College Basketball Betting Breakdown, Odds, Picks: ‘Trap Line’ Myths, Dreamstyle Arena, More
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Each day in this space, I’m going to highlight a few interesting betting-related storylines from that night’s college hoops slate, one PRO system from Bet Labs with a match for that day and one interesting note from the betting market.
Here’s Wednesday’s breakdown.
Odds as of Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. ET and via PointsBet, where Action Network users can access an exclusive promotion to get a 200% deposit match (deposit $50, bet with $150). No strings attached. No rollover required.
1. There’s No Such Thing as a ‘Trap Line’
- Baylor (-3.5) at Iowa State
- West Virginia at Texas Tech (-2)
You’ve heard the term “trap line” in the sports betting lexicon, surely. Someone argues that “Vegas” is trying to goat you into betting a side that seems like easy money. Oddsmakers will be laughing their way to the bank when the other side wins or covers easily.
But “trap” lines just don’t exist.