Picks for Best Games on Wednesday, February 27th
It is the last day of February and while the excitement of march isn’t quite there, tonight’s games should excite. The headline game will be when Marquette hopes to end Villanova’s reign of the Big East, while the rest of the slate is pretty good. Here are my against the spread picks for all of tonight best games.
Maryland at Penn State
6:30 PM ET on the Big Ten Network
Line: Maryland -1.5
Against the Spread: Maryland
Final Score Prediction: Maryland 73 Penn State 67
Why this pick? Maryland is the better team, I am willing to give a small amount of points to pick them.
Tennessee at Ole Miss
7 PM ET on the SEC Network
Line: Tennessee -4.5
Pick: Ole Miss
Against the Spread: Ole Miss
Final Score Prediction: Ole Miss 72 Tennessee 65
Why this pick? The Volunteers could be looking ahead to their Kentucky game, while a win at Ole Miss is going to be tough, it might be smart to take the points and Ole Miss in this one.
UCF at South Florida
7 PM ET on ESPN3
Line: UCF -2.5
Against the Spread: UCF
Final Score Prediction: UCF 73 South Florida 62
Why this pick? The Knights are playing their best basketball of the season, I think now is the time to roll with the Knights.
Oklahoma State at Texas Tech
7 PM ET on ESPNU
Line: Texas Tech -16
Pick: Texas Tech
Against the Spread: Texas Tech
Final Score Prediction: Texas Tech 83 Oklahoma State 56
Why this pick? I am going to take the free money and take Texas Tech with a small spread.
Texas at Baylor
9 PM ET on ESPN2
Line: Baylor -4.5
Against the Spread: Texas
Final Score Prediction: Texas 72 Baylor 68
Why this pick? I hyped up Texas in my latest article for @CBBToday, I think I have to chose the Longhorns in this one.
Cincinnati at SMU
9 PM ET on CBS Sports Network
Line: Cincinnati -3.5
Against the Spread: Cincinnati
Final Score Prediction: Cincinnati 76 SMU 64
Why this pick? SMU just got blown out by like 50 at UCF, I think I’ll take the Bearcats to beat SMU in this one.
Marquette at Villanova
9 PM ET on Fox Sports 1
Line: Villanova -4.5
Against the Spread: Marquette
Final Score Prediction: Marquette 69 Villanova 65
Why this pick? The Wildcats are struggling big time right now, I am going to take Marquette in this one.
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