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Villanova (-11.5), Duke (-9.5), Kentucky (-5.5) — big favorites on Saturday in the Round of 32 — all won and covered as public sides. Is this the exception or rule during the first weekend of March Madness?

 

Using the Bet Labs software, I answered that question and identified a profitable betting trend involving six games on Sunday’s slate.

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Feb 20, 2018; East Lansing, MI, USA; Michigan State Spartans guard Miles Bridges (22) reacts during the first half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports