Saturday’s school basketball slate ought to be a doozy with loads of pleasure potential all through the day. With 14 ranked groups enjoying on the street, most of that are both slender favorites or slender underdogs, we is perhaps in for a loud day within the sport that would shake issues up as soon as once more only a week after a Saturday slate that noticed 11 ranked groups stumble — probably the most in a single day since 2011.
Within the ACC, No. 10 Virginia and No. 17 Miami are on the street at Wake Forest and Duke, respectively. Within the Huge 12, No. 7 Texas attracts a troublesome roadie at West Virginia, whereas No. 12 Iowa State and No. 21 Baylor journey to the Sooner State to face Oklahoma and Oklahoma State, respectively. Within the SEC, No. 4 Alabama is at Missouri, No. 9 Tennessee heads to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to face LSU and No. 16 Auburn attracts a proficient South Carolina group at Colonial Life Area.
Chaos abounds, so put together yourselves accordingly.
Under, our consultants have picks and predictions for the day’s greatest video games in what appears to be like to be among the best standalone slates of the season thus far.
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No. 7 Texas at West Virginia
Featured Sport | West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Texas Longhorns
6 p.m. | ESPN, fuboTV (Strive without spending a dime) — West Virginia’s a stingy group to play in Morgantown, West Virginia, however this can be a line that appears out of whack. Texas has extra expertise, a greater general roster and physique of labor that trumps that of WVU, which outdoors of a win over TCU this week has misplaced 5 of its final six. Texas +1.5
No. 4 Alabama at Missouri
Featured Sport | Missouri Tigers vs. Alabama Crimson Tide
6 p.m. | SEC Community, fuboTV (Strive without spending a dime) — My favourite upset decide of the week right here. Bama’s 16-2 and received 11 of 12 whereas Mizzou’s fallen off of late with three losses in its final 5 after a 12-1 begin. The Tigers, outdoors Kansas blasting them at dwelling earlier this season, have been nails at dwelling. I like them to provide Bama an enormous push on this spot. Missouri +6 — Boone
Featured Sport | Arizona Wildcats vs. UCLA Bruins
2 p.m. | ABC, fuboTV (Strive without spending a dime) — This has the prospect to be the most effective sport of the slate on Saturday. UCLA, winners of 14 straight behind a top-five protection, heads to the desert to tackle an Arizona group that, when proper, has arguably probably the most explosive offense within the sport. Zona’s appeared mortal at factors this season, even at dwelling, so I am using with the street group because the Bruins look to remain scorching. Prediction: UCLA -1 — Boone
No. 17 Miami at Duke
12 p.m. | ESPN, fuboTV (Strive without spending a dime) — Inside Cameron Indoor Stadium and coming off a loss to Clemson with per week to organize, Duke looks as if the chalk play right here as a slender favourite to defend its home-court benefit. However a number of of us, myself included, like Miami on this spot to tug off the W straight up. With Jeremy Roach again however coming off an harm after lacking a number of weeks, the Blue Devils’ backcourt should still be a sore spot and Miami’s guard play, among the many finest within the ACC, is positioned properly to take benefit. Prediction: Miami +5.5 — Boone
Featured Sport | Kansas Jayhawks vs. TCU Horned Frogs
1 p.m. | CBS, CBSSports.com, CBS Sports activities App (Free) — These groups cut up their sequence final season, and TCU practically pulled off its first-ever win at Kansas earlier than the Jayhawks obtained a late defensive cease in a detailed sport. The Horned Frogs are a veteran squad that will not be intimidated by the raucous ambiance inside Allen Fieldhouse. They have already got one Huge 12 street win at Baylor and can consider they’ll get one other one. The Jayhawks are a greater guess to win straight-up due to how dominant they’re at dwelling, however it might be a shock if TCU folded simply on this top-15 battle. Prediction: TCU +7.5 — David Cobb
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