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The second season of the post-Joe Paterno era kicks off for the Penn State Nittany Lions as they take to the field at MetLife Stadium to try to beat the college football betting lines against the Syracuse Orange in Week 1 of the campaign.
Syracuse went all the way to the Big East Tournament Championship before losing to Louisville, so its current run all the way to the Final Four in this tournament is not that big of a surprise. Along the way, the Orange beat Montana and California as heavy favorites in their first two games before posting a stunning 61-50 upset over No.1 Indiana as five-point underdogs.
Syracuse made it perfectly clear that it is more than capable of winning it all this season with a dominating 61-50 victory over No.1 Indiana as a five-point underdog this last Thursday night in the Sweet 16 Round. The Orange are now 6-1 straight-up in their last seven games and 4-3 against the spread.
Syracuse opened its NCAA Tournament play by completely dismantling Montana 81-34 as a 13-point favorite. The going got a bit tougher the next time out, but the Orange still came away with a 66-60 victory over California as 7.5-point favorites. They are now 6-2 straight-up in their last eight games and an even 4-4 against the spread. The total has gone OVER in four of their last six games.
On the final day of the Big East season, the Georgetown Hoyas and the Syracuse Orange will go to battle with all sorts of implications for the Big East Tournament and the NCAA Tournament on the line.
Two of the four teams that have a realistic chance of winning the Big East title are going to meet in college basketball betting action on Big Monday, as the Marquette Golden Eagles host the Syracuse Orange.
Syracuse and Georgetown will meet Saturday afternoon in the Carrier Dome for the final time as Big East rivals. This has been of the most consistent rivalries in the game, because both of these teams are always good. These teams don’t like each other a bit, and Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams gave the Hoyas some bulletin board material this week. Carter-Williams said, “We’ve always been better than them, always will be better than them.” Here’s another chance for Syracuse to prove they are better than Georgetown. Can they do it?
The conference tournaments are on the horizon and the college basketball landscape is starting to take shape. Bang the Book Bracketology will take a look at current events in college basketball and examine how they shape the betting world when March Madness is concerned. This week the focus will be on road losses.
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