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Saturday’s College Basketball Betting Predictions: Smartest Picks Include Florida-Georgia & Butler-Marquette

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  • Saturday's college basketball slate includes 144 lined games with a handful of top-25 matchups as well.
  • However, while most of the high-profile games don't tip until later this afternoon and tonight, there is still plenty of action right off the bat on Saturday afternoon.
  • Using our college basketball predictions, we examine the smartest college basketball picks for Saturday's early games, including Florida vs. Georgia and Butler vs. Marquette.

The last couple of college basketball slates haven’t been all that interesting, but Saturday’s schedule is absolutely loaded.

There are currently 144 lined games on the board, including No. 3 Auburn vs. No. 17 Tennessee (4 p.m. ET), No. 5 Kansas vs. No. 10 Baylor (8 p.m. ET) and No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 23 Saint Mary’s (10 p.m. ET).

But for bettors who don’t want to wait until later this afternoon for Saturday’s biggest matchups, there is also plenty of action starting right at noon ET.

So with this in mind, let’s take a look at Saturday’s sharpest early college basketball bets.

College Basketball Picks & Predictions for Saturday

*Odds and betting data as of Saturday morning

Florida vs. Georgia Pick

12 p.m. ET | ESPN2

Right off the bat there’s agreement between sharp and public bettors.