Picks for Best Games on Tuesday, March 5th
It is a big night in College Basketball as conference races could be decided, bubble teams could move into better positions and other quality matchups will take place. Here are all my against the spread picks for the nights best games.
Xavier at Butler
6 PM ET on Fox Sports 1
Line: Butler -3.5
Against the Spread: Xavier
Final Score Prediction: Xavier 67 Butler 61
Why this pick? A red hot Xavier team against a struggling Big East team, give me the Musketeers in a close one.
Wake Forest at Duke
7 PM ET on ESPN
Line: Duke -26.5
Against the Spread: Duke
Final Score Prediction: Duke 89 Wake Forest 60
Why this pick? The Blue Devils are dominant, especially at home. I will take them to win this game.
Nebraska at Michigan State
7 PM ET on ESPN2
Line: Michigan State -14
Pick: Michigan State
Against the Spread: Michigan State
Final Score Prediction: Michigan State 76 Nebraska 60
Why this pick? I will take a good Spartans team to win comfortably on the road.
Virginia Tech at Florida State
7 PM ET on ESPNU
Line: Florida State -4.5
Pick: Virginia Tech
Against the Spread: Virginia Tech
Final Score Prediction: Virginia Tech 65 Florida State 60
Why this pick? The Hokies are playing well right now, I will pick them to win on the road at Florida State.
Purdue at Minnesota
8 PM ET on the Big Ten Network
Line: Purdue -5
Against the Spread: Minnesota
Final Score Prediction: Minnesota
Why this pick? The Gophers need a win desperately, I think they get it in this game.
Mississippi State at Tennessee
9 PM ET on the SEC Network
Line: Tennessee -8
Against the Spread: Tennessee
Final Score Prediction: Tennessee 78 Mississippi State 65
Why this pick? The Volunteers are back on track, plus they are playing at home, I will take them to win this game.
Auburn at Alabama
9 PM ET on ESPNU
Line: Auburn -2.5
Against the Spread: Alabama
Final Score Prediction: Alabama 76 Auburn 70
Why this pick? The Crimson Tide are in need of a big win, I think they will get it in this game.
Kentucky at Ole Miss
9 PM ET on ESPN
Line: Kentucky -5
Against the Spread: Kentucky
Final Score Prediction: Kentucky 76 Ole Miss 65
Why this pick? The Wildcats are in for a bounce back game in this game, I think they win by more than 5 points.
Kansas at Oklahoma
9 PM ET on ESPN2
Line: Kansas -1
Against the Spread: Oklahoma
Final Score Prediction: Oklahoma 67 Kansas 63
Why this pick? The streak will die in Norman tonight, the Jayhawks have struggled on the road and I don’t see it changing in this one.
Yesterday’s Picks: 2-2
Year to date: 335-280–17