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College Basketball Odds, Top Picks, Previews: Your Full Betting Cheat Sheet for Saturday (Feb. 5)

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Grant Halverson/Getty Images. Pictured: R.J. Davis of the North Carolina Tar Heels.

We have officially reached the first Saturday of February, which means we are one step closer to the best month of the year: March.

Today, we have four top-25 matchups — including a top-10 duel between Baylor and Kansas — the first round of this year’s UNC-Duke rivalry and four top-10 schools traveling on the road to unranked opponents.

Here at The Action Network, we have you covered with previews, best bets and everything you need to know for Feb. 5 in the sport of college basketball.


The College Basketball Games We’re Betting On Saturday

Click on one of the matchups below to navigate to our betting preview for a specific game.

Game · Time Writer
UConn vs. Villanova · 12 p.m. ET Anthony Dabbundo
Illinois vs. Indiana · 12 p.m. ET D.J. James
Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State · 12 p.m. ET Mike McNamara
Tennessee vs. South Carolina · 1 p.m. ET Kyle Remillard
Texas Tech vs. West Virginia · 2 p.m. ET Anthony Dabbundo
Louisville vs. Syracuse · 2 p.m. ET Anthony Dabbundo
Dayton vs. Saint Louis · 2 p.m. ET Keg
Michigan vs. Purdue · 2:30 p.m. ET Ky McKeon
Notre Dame vs. NC State · 3 p.m. ET Kody Malstrom
Baylor vs. Kansas · 4 p.m. ET Doug Ziefel
Michigan State vs. Rutgers · 4 p.m. ET Anthony Dabbundo
Missouri vs. Texas A&M · 4 p.m. ET Keg
USC vs. Arizona · 5 p.m. ET Jim Root
Miami (FL) vs. Virginia · 5 p.m. ET Keg
Duke vs. North Carolina · 6 p.m. ET Shane McNichol
SMU vs. Wichita State · 6 p.m. ET Keg
Northern Iowa vs. Drake · 6 p.m. ET Doug Ziefel
UNLV vs. Utah State · 6 p.m. ET Kyle Remillard
Kentucky vs. Alabama · 8 p.m. ET D.J. James
UCF vs. Memphis · 8 p.m. ET Kyle Remillard
Mississippi State vs. Arkansas · 8:30 p.m. ET Keg
Gonzaga vs. BYU · 10 p.m. ET Alex Hinton

Our Staff’s 4 Best Bets for Saturday’s Slate

NCAAB Best Bets

Stuckey’s 7 Favorite Spots for Saturday’s Card

Check out analysis from Stuckey, who sees plenty of value in this weekend’s college basketball slate.

Stuckey’s 7 Favorite Spots

College Basketball Weekly Pick & Roll

Mike Calabrese and Tanner McGrath have put together a winning formula so far this season as they spotlight four total games every weekend.

Saturday Pick & Roll

Keg’s Bottom of the Barrel Mid-Major Bets

We know about the Power Five schools and the high-majors, but what about the mid-majors and the potential Cinderellas? Keg dives deep into the schools very few fans know about.

The Bottom of the Barrel

College Basketball National & Conference Futures

Mike Calabrese and Kody Malstrom dive into the national and conference future markets in preparation for what should be a wild March.

Betting Value on Oregon & Purdue

State of Conference Betting Reports & Other Files

Is Alabama Worth a Bet to Win National Title?

Other College Basketball Betting Resources


Saturday’s Top College Basketball Betting Promotions

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How to Bet on College Basketball

States Where You Can Legally Bet Online on In-State College Athletics

Click on one of the states below for more information about how to place bets in your state!


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