Picks for Best Games on Wednesday, February 19th
Tonight is a big night in College Basketball as there will be the big Tobacco Road showdown where North Carolina heads on the road to play their rival Duke. While that game will get all the headlines as it should, there are other games to watch and keep track of as well. Here are my against the spread picks for all of tonight’s biggest games.
Villanova at Georgetown
6:30 PM ET on Fox Sports 1
Line: Villanova -5.5
Against the Spread: Villanova
Final Score Prediction: Villanova 76 Georgetown 56
Why this pick? Villanova played one of their worst games in Big East play back in February and won handily, imagine what will happen if they play well in this game.
Florida at LSU
7 PM ET on ESPN2
Line: LSU -6
Against the Spread: LSU
Final Score Prediction: LSU 81 Florida 65
Why this pick? Florida is going to be a little hungover from their road win at Alabama, it would be hard to see them following that up with a good performance.
Xavier at Seton Hall
7 PM ET on CBS Sports Network
Line: Seton Hall -5
Pick: Seton Hall
Against the Spread: Seton Hall
Final Score Prediction: Seton Hall 76 Xavier 65
Why this pick? Give me the Pirates at home picking up another key Big East win.
Louisville at Syracuse
7 PM ET on ESPN
Line: Syracuse -2
Against the Spread: Syracuse
Final Score Prediction: Syracuse 67 Louisville 61
Why this pick? Louisville still hasn’t gotten over the Duke loss, this might be a situation where the Cardinals lose again on the road.
St. John’s at Providence
8:30 PM ET on Fox Sports 1
Line: Providence -1
Pick: St. John’s
Against the Spread: St. John’s
Final Score Prediction: St. John’s 78 Providence 71
Why this pick? St. John’s is playing their best basketball of the season, It think they get a win against a slumping Providence team.
Butler at Marquette
9 PM ET on CBS Sports Network
Line: Marquette -6
Against the Spread: Marquette
Final Score Prediction: Marquette 87 Butler 65
Why this pick? Marquette at home is an easy win, take Marquette in this one.
North Carolina at Duke
9 PM ET on ESPN
Line: Duke -9
Against the Spread: Duke
Final Score Prediction: Duke 114 North Carolina 94
Why this pick? This will be a high-paced game with both teams scoring points, I just think Duke winds up pulling away in Cameron Indoor.
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