College Basketball Predictions & Picks Today – March 3

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 3, 2024

In one of the many compelling matchups on the college basketball slate on Sunday, the Michigan Wolverines and the Ohio State Buckeyes take the court at Value City Arena. Before putting any money down, take a look at the best bets for the day’s action.

Scroll down to find the best spread, total, and moneyline bets in college basketball based on our computer projections and make your bets with DraftKings Sportsbook.

Spread Pick: Michigan (+11.5) at OSU

The spread for this matchup suggested by the model (8.1 points) is considerably less than the 11.5-point edge DraftKings gives to Ohio State, though the data still has them as the favorite. Put your money on Michigan to cover.

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Michigan Ohio State
ATS Record 8-21-1 13-16-1
Favorite ATS Record 4-9-0 8-11-1
Underdog ATS Record 4-12-1 5-5-0
Home ATS Record 5-9-0 7-9-1
Away ATS Record 2-8-1 3-6-0
Conference ATS Record 4-15-0 8-11-0

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Total Pick: East Carolina at North Texas Over (122)

The model predicts a total (132.9 points) much higher than the one set by DraftKings for this game (122 points). Take the over.

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North Texas East Carolina
O-U-P 13-12-1 17-13-0
Home O-U-P 7-5-0 9-5-0
Away O-U-P 5-4-0 6-5-0
Conference O-U-P 8-8-0 8-11-0

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Moneyline Pick: UMKC (+124) at Oral Roberts (-148)

Score Prediction: UMKC 75, Oral Roberts 74

UMKC Oral Roberts
ML Fave. Record 6-2 5-8
ML Und. Record 8-11 3-11
Home ML Fave. Record 4-2 5-5
Home ML Und. Record 3-1 1-1
Away ML Fave. Record 2-0 0-3
Away ML Und. Record 5-7 2-10
Conf. ML Fave. Record 4-2 3-8
Conf. ML Und. Record 7-4 2-4

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Today’s Top 25 Schedule

Matchup Game Time TV Favorite Total
Seton Hall (18-11) at No. 3 UConn (26-3) 12:00 PM ET CBS UConn (-14.5) 138

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