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NCAA Tournament 2017 Opening Line: (11) Providence PK vs (11) USC

Providence is 20-12 on the court this season and the Friars are 20-12 ATS. USC is 24-9 on the court and 16-16 ATS. Kenpom has this game as Providence winning, 70-69, and he gives USC a 49% chance of winning.

The oddsmakers have weighed in on this matchup that tips at approximately 9:10pm on Wednesday:

Opening Line

Pick ‘Em

Opening O/U

140

Opening Moneyline

Prov +100/USC -120

Stay tuned for updates as the line moves.

Trends

  • Providence is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games
  • Providence is 12-4 ATS when an underdog this season
  • Over is 5-4-1 in Providence’s last 10 games
  • USC is 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games
  • USC is 9-8 ATS when a favorite this season
  • Over is 5-5 in USC’s last 10 games

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Big East Tournament 2017 Opening Line: (3) Providence +2 vs (6) Creighton 3/9/17

Providence is 20-11 on the court this season and the Friars are 20-11 ATS. Creighton is 23-8 on the court and 18-11 ATS. Kenpom has this game as Creighton winning, 74-70, and he gives Providence a 35% chance of winning.

The oddsmakers have weighed in on this matchup that tips at 9:30pm on Thursday:

Opening Line

Providence +2

Opening O/U

146

Opening Moneyline

Prov +120/Creighton -140

Stay tuned for updates as the line moves.

Note: The line opened at Providence +2 at 12:25pm ET on Wednesday but quickly moved to a Providence +3 at 12:33pm ET.

Trends

  • Providence is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games
  • Providence is 12-3 ATS when an underdog this season
  • Over is 6-3-1 in Providence’s last 10 games
  • Creighton is 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games
  • Creighton is 12-6 ATS when a favorite this season
  • Over is 5-4-1 in Creighton’s last 10 games

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Opening Line: Providence +1 at St. John’s 3/4/17

Providence is 19-11 on the court this season and the Friars are 19-11 ATS. St. John’s is 13-17 on the court and 14-14-1 ATS. Kenpom has this game as St. John’s winning, 74-73, and he gives Providence a 49% chance of winning.

The oddsmakers have weighed in on this matchup that tips at 8:30pm on Tuesday:

Opening Line

Providence +1

Opening O/U

148.5

Opening Moneyline

Prov -125/SJU +105

Stay tuned for updates as the line moves.

Note: The line opened at Providence +1 at 3:34pm ET on Friday but quickly moved to a PK at 3:36pm ET.

Trends

  • Providence is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games
  • Providence is 8-4 ATS on the road this season
  • Over is 5-6-1 when Providence is on the road this season
  • St. John’s is 4-6 ATS in their last 10 games
  • St. John’s is 7-7-1 ATS at home this season
  • Over is 6-9 when St. John’s is at home this season

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Opening Line: Providence -13 vs DePaul 2/28/17

Providence is 18-11 on the court this season and the Friars are 19-10 ATS. DePaul is 9-20 on the court and 12-15-1 ATS. Kenpom has this game as Providence winning, 73-61, and he gives DePaul a 12% chance of winning.

The oddsmakers have weighed in on this matchup that tips at 8:30pm on Tuesday:

Opening Line

Providence -13

Opening O/U

135.5

Opening Moneyline

Prov -735/DP +570

Stay tuned for updates as the line moves.

Trends

  • Providence is 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games
  • Providence is 11-6 ATS at home this season
  • Over is 8-8-1 when Providence is at home this season
  • DePaul is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games
  • DePaul is 4-5-1 ATS on the road this season
  • Over is 3-6-1 when DePaul is on the road this season

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Opening Line: Providence -2 vs Marquette 2/25/17

Providence is 17-11 on the court this season and the Friars are 18-10 ATS. Marquette is 17-10 on the court and 14-13 ATS. Kenpom has this game as Providence winning, 75-74, and he gives Marquette a 47% chance of winning.

The oddsmakers have weighed in on this matchup that tips at 4:00pm on Saturday:

Opening Line

Providence -2

Opening O/U

TBA

Opening Moneyline

TBA

Stay tuned for updates as the line moves.

Trends

  • Providence is 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games
  • Providence is 10-6 ATS at home this season
  • Over is 8-7-1 when Providence is at home this season
  • Marquette is 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games
  • Marquette is 4-4 ATS on the road this season
  • Over is 5-3 when Marquette is on the road this season

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Opening Line: Providence +8 at (23) Creighton 2/22/17

Providence is 16-11 on the court this season and the Friars are 17-10 ATS. Creighton is 22-5 on the court and 17-8 ATS. Kenpom has this game as Creighton winning, 79-69, and he gives Providence an 18% chance of winning.

The oddsmakers have weighed in on this matchup that tips at 9:00pm on Wednesday:

Opening Line

Providence +8

Opening O/U

148

Opening Moneyline

Prov +315/Creighton -375

Stay tuned for updates as the line moves.

NOTE: The line quickly moved to Providence +9 or +9.5 after opening at Providence +8.

Trends

  • Providence is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games
  • Providence is 7-4 ATS on the road this season
  • Over is 5-5-1 when Providence is on the road this season
  • Creighton is 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games
  • Creighton  is 10-6 ATS on at home this season
  • Over is 9-6-1 when Creighton is at home this season

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Opening Line: Providence -3 vs Xavier 2/15/17

Providence is 15-11 on the court this season and the Friars are 16-10 ATS. Xavier is 18-7 on the court and 11-13 ATS. Kenpom has this game as Xavier winning, 70-69, and he gives Providence a 48% chance of winning.

The oddsmakers have weighed in on this matchup that tips at 6:30pm on Wednesday:

Opening Line

Providence -3

Opening O/U

139.5

Opening Moneyline

Prov -155/ Xav +135

Stay tuned for updates as the line moves.

Trends

  • Providence is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games
  • Providence is 5-4 ATS as favorites this season
  • Over is 7-2 when Providence is a favorite this season
  • Xavier is 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games
  • Xavier is 3-7 ATS on the road this season
  • Over is 7-3 when Xavier is on the road this season

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