College Basketball Previews, Picks: Your Full Betting Cheat Sheet for Saturday, Dec. 31
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Before the College Football Playoff takes center stage on New Year’s Eve, we have a deep slate of college basketball during the Noon and afternoon window.
Here at Action Network, we pride ourselves at covering it all, so without further ado, dive in below to find game guides, best bets and much, much more.
Get set for another monster college basketball 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|
|Texas Tech vs. TCU · 12 p.m. ET||Charlie DiSturco|
|UConn vs. Xavier · 12 p.m. ET||Doug Ziefel|
|Louisville vs. Kentucky · 12 p.m. ET||Keg|
|St. John’s vs. Seton Hall · 12 p.m. ET||Keg|
|Charleston vs. Towson · 12 p.m. ET||Keg|
|Harvard vs. Princeton · 1 p.m. ET||Tanner McGrath|
|UCF vs. Houston · 2 p.m. ET||Tanner McGrath|
|Arizona vs. Arizona State · 2 p.m. ET||Keg|
|Texas vs. Oklahoma · 2 p.m. ET||Cooper Van Tatenhove|
|Baylor vs. Iowa State · 2 p.m. ET||Cooper Van Tatenhove|
|Oklahoma State vs. Kansas · 2 p.m. ET||Jim Root|
|Florida State vs. Duke · 2 p.m. ET||Anthony Dabbundo|
|Marquette vs. Villanova · 2 p.m. ET||Tanner McGrath|
|San Diego State vs. UNLV · 4 p.m. ET||Anthony Dabbundo|
|West Virginia vs. Kansas State · 7 p.m. ET||Keg|
Our Staff’s 3 Best Bets for Saturday’s Slate
College Basketball Weekly Pick & Roll
Mike Calabrese and Tanner McGrath have put together a winning formula so far this season (15-9) as they spotlight four total games every weekend. This weekend, with Breese out of commission, McGrath provides his three top plays.
Keg’s Bottom of the Barrel Bets
We know about the Power Five schools and the high-majors, but what about the mid-majors, the potential Cinderellas and the dumpster games? Keg dives deep into mid-major games he’s betting on Saturday.
Other College Basketball Files
- First SEC State of the Conference | by Doug Ziefel
- ACC State of the Conference No. 1 | by Mike McNamara
- Mid-Major State of the Conference No. 1 | by Patrick Strollo & Keg
- Final Four Dark Horse Contender No. 1 | by Carmine Carcieri
- First AAC State of the Conference | by Brett Pund
- State of the Conference: A-10 First Edition | by Scott Schaeffer
- Breaking Down New Mexico, UNLV & Boise State | by Keg
- 3 National Title Contenders | by Alex Hinton
- Big 12 State of the Conference No. 1 | by Charlie DiSturco