..

Murray State-Marquette Line at Golden Eagles -5

Written by:
Don Shapiro
Published on:
Mar/15/2012
Murray State-Marquette Line at Golden Eagles -5

NCAA Basketball Tournament betting continues Saturday with Bookmaker.eu already releasing the Murray State-Marquette line. Bookmaker.eu has been serving the sports betting public since 1985 and will be offering betting on all tournament games in addition to many prop bets.

Marquette manhandled BYU on Thursday with an 88-68 victory.

Marquette’s Jae Crowder finished with 25 points and 16 rebounds, while Darius Johnson-Odom scored 12 of his 20 points in the second half.

Crowder became only the fourth player in the past five seasons to score at least 25 points and grab at least 15 rebounds in an NCAA tournament game.

Meanwhile, Murray State managed a definitive win over Colorado State, 58-41.  Murray State covered the spread in this game as well, causing bookies fits as they were one of the most wagered on sides coming into Thursday’s tournament play. 

The Racers ran off 23 straight wins as the nation's last unbeaten team but many pundits questioned whether the Ohio Valley Conference champions would have difficulty playing after a long layoff. 

"I thought our toughness level was tremendous," said first year head coach Steve Prohm, who coached for the first time with his mentor and former boss, Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy, watching in person from the stands.

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

Basketball Odds News

Chris Paul Trade Odds - Unlikely But....

Chris Paul Trade Odds - Unlikely But....

It's highly doubtful that Chris Paul is dealt before the NBA trade deadline in 10 days, but there were some silly rumblings over the weekend that he could find his way further West if the Suns.

Syndicate