Today bettors have a loaded betting menu to choose from including 8 NBA games, 4 NHL games and roughly 40 College Basketball games. For an updated breakdown of Wednesday's betting action, be sure to tune in to the VSiN Market Insights Podcast with Josh Appelbaum. It will be posted by 2:40 p.m. ET. I'll also be co-hosting Betting Across America with Mike Pritchard from 3 to 4 p.m. ET.
In the meantime, let's discuss several College Basketball games receiving sharp action tonight...
6:30 p.m. ET: Xavier at St. John's
Both of these Big East foes are looking to snap losing skids and get back on track. Xavier (17-11 SU, 13-15 ATS) has lost four straight and just fell to Seton Hall 82-66, losing outright as 4.5-point home favorites. Similarly, St. John's (15-13 SU, 13-14-1 ATS) has dropped two straight and just lost to DePaul 99-94, losing outright as 2.5-point road favorites. This line opened with St. John's listed as a short 1-point home favorite. Respected money has laid the chalk with the Johnnies, steaming the Red Storm up from -1 to -2. St. John's holds the edge offensively (80 PPG vs 73 PPG). St. John's is 11-6 at home this season. Xavier is 4-5 on the road. Ken Pom has St. John's winning by one point (78-77). These teams met back on February 16th and St. John's won 86-73.
7 p.m. ET: Oklahoma State at Iowa State
These Big 12 rivals are trending in opposite directions. Oklahoma State (13-15 SU, 10-18 ATS) has lost three of their last four games and just fell to Oklahoma 66-62, failing to cover as 3.5-point road dogs. On the other hand, Iowa State (20-9 SU, 16-13 ATS) has won four straight and just edged Kansas State 74-73, winning outright as 2.5-point road dogs. This line opened with Iowa State listed as a 3-point home favorite. Pros have laid the chalk, pushing the Cyclones up from -3 to -3.5. Some shops are even moving to -4. Iowa State has the edge defensively (63 PPG allowed vs 67 PPG allowed). Iowa State is 14-4 at home this season. Oklahoma State is 2-8 on the road. Ken Pom has Iowa State winning by four points (65-61). Iowa State beat Oklahoma State 84-81 back on January 26th.
9 p.m. ET: Wichita State at Tulsa
Both of these AAC opponents have struggled as of late. Wichita State (13-12 SU, 10-15 ATS) has lost three straight and just got blown out by Memphis 81-57, failing to cover as 8.5-point road dogs. Similarly, Tulsa (9-18 SU, 12-15 ATS) has dropped two straight and just fell to East Carolina 64-59, failing to cover as 1.5-point road dogs. This line opened with Wichita State listed as a short 2-point road favorite. Wiseguys have backed the Shockers, steaming Wichita up from -2 to -2.5. Some shops are even inching higher to -3. Wichita State has an edge on the boards (37 RPG vs 32 RPG). Ken Pom has Wichita State winning by three points (69-66). He has Wichita State ranked 93rd and Tulsa 165th. Wichita State beat Tulsa 58-48 on February 1st.