Penn State vs. Temple Line at -2.5: Owls Getting 65 Percent Backing on Spread

Written by:
Dan Shapiro
Published on:
Mar/16/2011
Penn State vs. Temple Line

The Penn State vs. Temple line was coming in at Owls -2.5 late Wednesday.  Some 65 percent of those betting the spread at SBG Global were backing Temple.  85 percent were on the UNDER 121.5.

Past trends heavily favor the UNDER where Penn State is concerned.  The UNDER is 4-14 over the past two seasons on neutral courts, and 4-13 in all tournament games played over this period of time.  This season the UNDER is 1-5 versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game.

Elsewhere, The spread on Northern Colorado vs. San Diego State was -15.5 in favor of the Aztecs and just over 65 percent of gamblers were backing San Diego on the spread.  This one had an OVER/UNDER of 130.

The Utah vs. Kansas State line was sitting at -2.5 favoring KS.  65 percent of those betting the spread were backing the Wildcats.  Total action was relatively even. 

Belmont vs. Wisconsin featured a spread of -5 with the Badgers a favorite.  60 percent of those betting the spread were backing Wisconsin.  The OVER 126.5 was getting around 85 percent of the backing. 

Trends do not favor the Badgers.  They are 4-12 Against The Spread playing on neutral courts, 9-22 ATS versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game after 15+ games, and 4-12 in all tournament games over the past three years. 


 

NCAA TOURNAMENT - SECOND ROUND MCKALE CENTER, TUCSON, AZ

1:40 PM

731



NO. COLORADO

+15½-110

o130-110

-

732



SAN DIEGO ST

-15½-110

u130-110

-

11:10 AM

733



PENN STATE

+2½-110

o121.5-110

+120

734



TEMPLE

-2½-110

u121.5-110

-140

6:55 PM

735



UTAH STATE

+2½-110

o128-110

+120

736



KANSAS STATE

-2½-110

u128-110

-140

4:25 PM

737



BELMONT

+5-110

o126½-110

+185

738



WISCONSIN

-5-110

u126½-110

-215

- Dan Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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