Creighton vs. Providence Sharp Betting Pick: Smart Money Moving College Basketball Spread
Photo by Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images. Pictured: Providence Friars guard David Duke (3) and Providence Friars guard Luwane Pipkins (12) celebrate
With the Super Bowl in the rear view, bettors are turning their attention to college basketball as we steamroll toward the madness of March.
While it’s still morning on the East Coast, ticket counts for tonight’s college hoops slate are impressive, showing just how ravenous the appetite for basketball is now with football out of the way.
This interest has not only translated into plenty of casual action, but pros, who are always lurking in the college basketball betting waters, are finding value as well.
Odds as of Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET and via FanDuel, where Action Network users get a risk-free bet up to $500.
Let’s break down tonight’s Creighton vs. Providence matchup, which is not only a popular target of recreational bettors, but one that is also seeing market-moving money from sharps.
Creighton vs. Providence College Basketball Sharp Betting Pick
This betting splits on this game aren’t too lopsided, with Creighton currently garnering 57% of spread bets.
However, sharp money is anything but balanced.
Sports Insights’ Bet Signals, which track and report professional betting action in real-time, are reporting three Steam Moves on Providence, highlighting three unique instances of market-moving money coming down on the Friars.
With wiseguys steaming Providence in multiple waves, oddsmakers have had no choice but to adjust this line from an opener of Creighton -1 to the Friars -2.
Please note that there have been no signs of sharp activity at the current line.
Sharp angle: Providence (moved from +1 to -2)