..

2011 Sweet 16 Odds: BYU-Florida Line Opens at -2.5

Written by:
Dan Shapiro
Published on:
Mar/20/2011
2011 Sweet 16 Odds

2011 Sweet 16 odds were now available as we head into the Regional Semifinals this coming March 24.  Some of the games were still to be determined but BYU-Florida has been set with a line that opened at Florida -2.5 at Bookmaker.com, the oldest established North American online sports betting site.  Very early action had around 80 percent of those betting the spread backing Florida.  Heavy lopsided action was on the OVER 149.  Gambling911.com has determined that BYU should be favored by 3 assuming one of their key players was not out serving a suspension.  The line has therefore been adjusted by nearly 6 points. 

The Brigham Young Cougars easily covered the spread Saturday, getting their first Sweet 16 birth in more than 30 years by beating Gonzaga.

The nation’s leading scorer, Jimmer Fredette, nailed 34 points in that game. 

"He can shoot it from anywhere, as soon as he steps on the floor," said Gonzaga's Steven Gray.   

With the win, BYU improved to 9-0 against WCC schools in the past five years and beat a WCC school in the tournament for the first time.

 

Florida, meanwhile, heads into the Sweet 16 following a 73-64 win over number 7-seeded UCLA.

They advance for the first time since winning back-to-back National Championships in 2006 and 2007.

Ervin Walker scored 21 points included 10 of Florida’s final 12 points. 

"He's so quick. He's very fast. He's athletic, and he's very skilled," UCLA coach Ben Howland said. "He can really shoot it. He shoots a very high percentage from 3 and he's a fearless little guy."

Additional 2011 Sweet 16 odds appear below courtesy of Bookmaker.com.  (to claim your FREE CASH when joining, you know what to do:  Use Bonus Code: GAMBLING911)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL - Mar 24 

NCAA TOURNAMENT - REGIONAL SEMIFINALS LOUISIANA SUPERDOME - NEW ORLEANS, LA

12:00 AM

805



BYU

+2½-110

o149-110

+125

806



FLORIDA

-2½-110

u149-110

-145

12:00 AM

807



BUTLER

+4-110

o123½-110

+160

808



WISCONSIN

-4-110

u123½-110

-190

NCAA TOURNAMENT - REGIONAL SEMIFINALS HONDA CENTER - ANAHEIM, CA

12:00 AM

809



CONNECTICUT

PK-110

o129½-110

-110

810



SAN DIEGO ST

PK-110

u129½-110

-110

- Ean Lamb, Gambling911.com

 

Gambling911.com has been serving the gambling community with news around the clock since September 2000.

Follow us on Twitter for all the latest breaking gambling news

Follow us on Facebook.  Become a fan here.

Basketball Odds News

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Specials Part 4

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Specials Part 4

We’ll take a break from a busy NFL and college football season to look at some more of the NBA playoff props.  We’ve been running down the list over the past month trying to find some value positions.  This is the best time of the year to look for value in futures betting for both basketball and hockey.

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting 2019 2020: Playoff Specials Part 3

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting 2019 2020: Playoff Specials Part 3

We hit the first few teams on our NBA Playoff Prop list last week and we’ll continue with more teams in this preview.  As we’ve noted this is the best time of the year to look for value in futures betting for both basketball and hockey.  Another important concept is to stay focused on value. 

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Sports 2019 Part 2

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Sports 2019 Part 2

While the majority of the sports betting world focused on the start of college football and the NFL this is the perfect time to stake out positions in the preseason basketball and hockey markets.

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Sports 2019 Part I

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Sports 2019 Part I

Every year about this time someone will ask me ‘why worry about NBA and NHL now’?  The answer is simple—the name of the game is finding value.  The best time to find value is well before the season begins and with everyone focused on the start of college and pro football season. 

Early MVP Odds for the NBA 2019 – 2020 Season

Early MVP Odds for the NBA 2019 – 2020 Season

We know the NBA season is a couple of months away, however, here at Gambling911 we are already excited about those early MVP odds for the 19/20 NBA season. 

Syndicate