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College Basketball Trends for Monday: Biggest Public Betting Sides Include Kansas State vs. Texas Tech

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  • Monday's college basketball slate is a small one, but it's anchored by a huge matchup between No. 10 Baylor and No. 20 Texas.
  • Other than Baylor vs. Texas, it's unlikely that tonight's slate will attract a big betting handle.
  • However, there are still plenty of games landing one-sided public betting action, including a massively-lopsided underdog.

Monday’s college basketball schedule is a short one with just 19 lined games, nine of which are much smaller matchups.

Still, bettors looking for high-profile college basketball action do get No. 10 Baylor vs. No. 20 Texas which anchors Monday night’s slate at 9 p.m. ET.

The overall handle may not be anything to write home about, but there still are some big public sides on Monday.

Below we detail Monday night’s most popular college basketball betting picks, including the favorites and underdogs landing one-side public action.

Monday’s College Basketball Odds & Betting Trends

*Odds and public betting trends data as of Monday afternoon

Most Popular College Basketball Favorites

Northwestern vs. Iowa (-10.5)

8 p.m. ET

Bettors are having no issues laying a double-digit spread with No. 24 Iowa vs. Northwestern, which as struggled to a 13-14 record on the season.

The Hawkeyes are receiving 78% of the spread bets to this point on Monday afternoon.

Massachusetts vs. Fordham (-2)

7 p.m. ET

As a 2-point favorite, 67% of the spread bets have come in on Fordham as of the time of writing, however, this spread has curiously ticked down from its opener of -2.5 (click here for live college basketball odds) despite the one-sided action.

Kansas State vs. Texas Tech (-13)

9 p.m. ET

A 22-7 team at home taking on a 14-14 team? Yup, the public is on home favorite Texas Tech in the matchup to the tune of 67% of the spread action.

Most Popular College Basketball Underdogs

San Diego State vs. Wyoming (+1.5)

9 p.m. ET

It’s very rare that the most popular public side is an underdog, but that’s exactly what we have with San Diego State vs. Wyoming.

The Cowboys are garnering 86% of the spread action against the Aztecs, making Wyoming and the points the biggest public play of Monday’s college basketball slate.

New Mexico (+10) vs. Fresno State

10 p.m. ET

At +10 New Mexico is the second-most popular public dog on Monday, with 66% of bettors playing this spread expecting the Lobos to keep this game within single-digits.

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