College Basketball Picks NCAA Tournaments Predictions Previews Odds From Mitch on Tonys Picks TV 3-15-2016

March 22, 2016

Mitch from Sports Chat Place guests on the Tonys Picks TV Show and offers his picks, predictions, previews and odds from all of the top games from NCAA Tournament college basketball.

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Guest handicapper Mitch from Sports Chat Place joins Tony T each week for an against the point spread breakdown of all the big games scheduled this week.

NCAA Tournaments covered are from Wednesday March 16th through Sunday March 20th 2016.

Show Date: March 15th 2016
Tony and Mitch break down the big college basketball games this week from a Las Vegas point spread angle.
NCAA Tournament:
Thursday March 17th—
12:40PM ET—Butler vs. Texas Tech—(TRU TV—Raleigh NC)
Butler -4 O/U 147 points.
This is an 8 versus 9 seeded game. Both teams had quick exits in their conference tournament. Red Raiders had a bad loss to TCU losing 67-62.
1:30PM ET—UCONN vs. Colorado—(TNT—Des Moines Iowa)
UCONN -3 O/U 132
We talked last week about Connecticut being a tough out in the AAC conference tournament. They ended up winning it.
Colorado went 3-4 in their final seven games. With the Mountain West and WCC down the PAC 12 got extra bids.
2:45PM ET—Yale at Baylor—(CBS—Providence Rhode Island)
Baylor -5 O/U 136 ½ points
Yale was outright winner of the Ivy League. They finished with five straight wins down the stretch.
Baylor had a win against Texas and loss to Kansas in the Big 12 tournament.
7:30PM ET—Fresno St vs. Utah—(TRU—Denver Colorado)
Utah -8 ½ points O/U 138 ½ points.
Fresno St a much improved team beat San Diego St in the Mountain West tourney and is the leagues only rep in the dance.
Utah a three seed fell 88-57 to Oregon in the PAC 12 tournament final. They beat Cal and USC in the tourney and were a hot team down the stretch.
9:50PM ET—Providence vs. USC—(TBS—Raleigh North Carolina)
Providence -1 ½ points O/U 150 ½ points.
USC is in an 8 versus 9 seeded game. They struggled down the stretch but got a huge win against UCLA in the PAC 12 first round. With their loss to Utah in the quarterfinals it marked their seventh loss in ten games.
Providence beat Butler in the Big East tournament then lost to Villanova in the semifinals. The finished winners of four of five.
10PM ET—Gonzaga vs. Seton Hall—(TRU—Denver Colorado)
Pick O/U 145 ½ points.
Gonzaga an 11 seed with a 26-7 record got past Saint Mary’s by 10 for the automatic berth.
Seton Hall is hot winners of the Big East tourney by beating Villanova by two points.
Friday March 18th—
12:15PM ET—Syracuse vs. Dayton—(CBS—St Louis Missouri)
Dayton -1 O/U 131
Syracuse is a controversial entrant with a record of 19-13. A losing record against the ACC. They are losers of three straight and five of six games after a first round loss to Pittsburgh as they lose to the Panthers three times.
Dayton made it as far as the Semifinals of the A10 tourney as they were beaten by St Joes by three points. They enter 25-7 overall.
1:30PM ET—VCU vs. Oregon St—(TNT—Oklahoma City Oklahoma)
VCU -4 ½ points O/U 141
Oregon St a seven seed has many scratching their heads. A much improved team.
VCU had an impressive victory by 22 points against Davidson in the semifinal round before losing to St Joes.
2PM ET—Hawaii vs. California—(TBS—Spokane Washington)
Cal -7 O/U 143
The Warriors got past Long Beach St in the Big West tourney to earn a berth.
Cal is 23-10 overall. They battled Utah into overtime in the PAC 12 semifinals before losing.
3:10PM ET—Temple vs. Iowa—(TRU—Brooklyn NY)
Iowa -7 ½ points O/U 140 points.
A big number for Iowa to get the money in this matchup. Temple ran into a buzz saw in UCONN in the AAC tournament.
Iowa has lost five of six down the stretch with a loss to Illinois to open play in the Big Ten tournament.
6:50PM ET—Pittsburgh vs. Wisconsin—(TNT—St Louis Missouri)
Wisconsin -2 O/U 131
Pittsburgh dropped three of four after a 17 point loss to North Carolina. They had road losses at Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech.
Wisconsin got hot late but dropped games to Purdue then fell to Nebraska in their Big Ten conference tournament opener.
9:50PM ET—Northern Iowa vs. Texas—(TBS—Oklahoma City Oklahoma)
Texas -4 ½ points O/U 124 ½ points
Northern Iowa red hot right now as they Wichita St and Evansville in the MVC tournament to win it.
Texas a much improved team had an early exit to Baylor in the Big 12 tournament.
10PM ET—Cincinnati vs. St Joseph—(TRU—Spokane Washington)
Cincinnati -1 ½ points O/U 136 ½ points.
St Joes beat Dayton then VCU to win the A10 tournament.
Cincinnati did battle UCONN into overtime in their opener of the AAC Tourney
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