College Basketball Betting Picks: Our Staff’s 5 Favorite Wednesday Bets

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Feb 12, 2020, 10:01 AM EST

Kansas vs. West Virginia highlights Wednesday’s college basketball slate, but key games in the Big East, AAC and SEC have our staff’s attention.

There are 52 Division I games on the card, giving bettors plenty to choose from. There’s even a midnight ET tip in Hawaii.

Here’s what we’re betting on Wednesday night.

College Basketball Betting Picks


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Mike Randle

  • Odds: UNH at Vermont -16
  • Over/Under: 130
  • Time: 7 p.m. ET
  • TV: ESPN3

Head coach John Becker always has his Catamounts peaking in February. Vermont (19-6) has reeled off nine consecutive America East wins after a 81-77 opening loss to Stony Brook. Since that game, they have won three consecutive home games by an average of 24 points per game.

Senior forward Anthony Lamb (16.8 ppg, 7.1 rpg) has scored 19 or more points in four of his past five games, while junior guard Stef Smith (14.3 ppg) is shooting a blistering 68% (17 for 25) from 3P range over the last five games.

New Hampshire (11-11) will travel to Burlington as the worst offensive team in the America East. The Wildcats rank last in almost every major offensive category in conference, while shooting a second-worst 66.7% from the free throw line in conference play.

Vermont is by far the best offensive team in the conference, so UNH will have a tough time keeping pace. UVM ranks first among all America East teams in:

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