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College Basketball Odds, Top Picks, Previews: Full Betting Cheat Sheet for Jan. 29

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Saturday is the biggest and best day of college basketball of every week. This weekend, we’ve got the Big 12/SEC Challenge, including a matchup between No. 12 Kentucky and No. 5 Kansas in Lawrence.

With betting on our mind, our staff will help you prep for the long day of college hoops with best bets, previews, analytics and more.

Included below are the best links to help formulate your winning betting card for Saturday.


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
Duke vs. Louisville | 12 p.m. ET Kody Malstrom
LSU vs. TCU | 12 p.m. ET Mike McNamara
Michigan vs. Michigan State | 12:30 p.m. ET Anthony Dabbundo
Oklahoma vs. Auburn  | 2 p.m. ET Shane McNichol
Missouri vs. Iowa State | 2 p.m. ET Ky McKeon
NC State vs. North Carolina | 2 p.m. ET Alex Hinton
West Virginia vs. Arkansas | 2 p.m. ET Doug Ziefel
Arizona State vs. Arizona | 2:30 p.m. ET Kyle Remillard
Virginia Tech vs. Florida State | 3 p.m. ET Kody Malstrom
Baylor vs. Alabama | 4 p.m. ET Anthony Dabbundo
North Texas vs. Louisiana Tech | 4 p.m. ET Keg
St. John’s vs. Villanova | 4:30 p.m. ET Doug Ziefel
Illinois vs. Northwestern | 4:30 p.m. ET D.J. James
Kentucky vs. Kansas | 6 p.m. ET Shane McNichol
Mississippi State vs. Texas Tech | 6:30 p.m. ET Mike McNamara
UAB vs. Marshall | 7 p.m. ET Keg
Houston vs. UCF | 8 p.m. ET Tanner McGrath
Tennessee vs. Texas | 8 p.m. ET Doug Ziefel
Wake Forest vs. Syracuse | 8 p.m. ET Anthony Dabbundo
Grand Canyon vs. New Mexico State | 9 p.m. ET Keg
Stanford vs. UCLA | 9:30 p.m. ET Alex Hinton
BYU vs. Pacific | 9:30 p.m. ET D.J. James
Oregon State vs. Oregon | 10 p.m. ET Keg

Our Staff’s 5 Best Bets for Saturday’s Slate

College Basketball Best Bets for Saturday, Jan. 29

Stuckey’s 9 Favorite Spots for Saturday’s Card

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

How Stuckey is Approaching College Hoops on Saturday

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.

Calabrese & McGrath’s 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.

Keg’s Bottom of the Barrel Mid-Major Selections for Jan. 29

Dark Horse Final Four Contenders

Jim Root dives into three teams that could potentially make a run to the Final Four based upon analytical parameters.

Can Oregon & 2 Others Really Make a Run?

State of Conference Betting Reports & Other Files

NCAAB Midseason Betting Trends

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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Free picks from proven pros

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