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Weekend Basketball 3-Pack By SPORTSBETTING.COM Sportsbook

March Madness is slowly creeping up on us and top ranked college basketball teams are fine tuning and getting ready for the big dance.
In the NBA a number of high profile players have changed zip codes in anticipation of the trade deadline which could affect the line.
There should be some good hoops action from both the pro and college ranks in the next little while.

NCAA Basketball
Saturday, February 23, 2008
Tennessee at Memphis
The most anticipated matchup of the weekend will take place when the nation’s No. 2 ranked team (AP and ESPN/USA Today polls) takes on the nation’s No. 1 and the fact that both schools are from the state of Tennessee should add spice to an already crucial game.
Prior to a Wednesday matchup against Auburn, the Tennessee Volunteers sported 12-9-0 against the spread and 9-12-0 Over/Under records and were led in scoring by senior guard Chris Lofton who averaged 15.5 ppg.
When you’re the top team in the nation like Memphis, it’s just like you have a big red bullseye around your neck and more so since the Tigers are undefeated both overall and in conference play.
While Memphis is a top team in terms of rankings, they aren’t nearly as highly regarded in terms of betting numbers.
Before a Wednesday game against Tulane, the Tigers owned a 13-12-2 ATS mark and were 13-12 on the Total.
If Memphis is to grab a win and earn backers a payday, leading scorer Chris Douglas-Roberts (17.5 ppg) will have to be sharp.

Sunday, February 24, 2008
Wake Forest at North Carolina
North Carolina head coach Roy Williams is fighting mad after interpreting remarks from Duke bench boss Mike Krzyzewski, about injury reporting, as a jab at the Tar Heels.
Add to the fact that UNC lost its last tilt against the Blue Devils both SU and ATS by a final count of 89-78 (Tar Heels -4Ѕ) and you get a great build up to the two teams’ season finale in Duke on March 8.
In the meantime Williams and his Tar Heels will face the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Sunday and could begin a trail of terror leading up to the finale against Duke.
The Tar Heels last faced the Demon Deacons a little over a year ago and more than adequately covered the 13Ѕ-point spread in a 104-67 victory.

NBA Hoops
Friday, February 22, 2008
Boston at Phoenix
After missing a seemingly infinite number of games with injury Shaquille O’Neal made a return to the NBA with the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday.
He couldn’t have chosen a better (or worse) time to return either as The Big Cactus’ first two opponents will be the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics.
After the Wednesday matchup against his former team, O’Neal will face the Eastern Conference’s top team, Boston, who are welcoming back a big man of their own, Kevin Garnett.
The Suns were 24-27-2 ATS prior to the Lakers game as opposed to the Celtics who are 31-18-2 and fittingly enough, Boston’s primary jersey color is green.
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Enjoy your weekend.