Howard Bison

  • The 2024 March Madness Tournament begins on Tuesday with two First Four matchups.
  • Odds favor the Howard Bison by 3.5 points against the Wagner Seahawks in the first game of March Madness tipping off at 6:40 p.m. ET.
  • Colorado State is a 3.0-point favorite against Virginia in a battle of 10 seeded teams.

DAYTON, Ohio – The first game of the 2024 March Madness Tournament features Howard as a 3.5-point favorite against Wagner in the First Four. The Bison have -175 legal sports betting odds to win and clinch a spot against No. 1 seed North Carolina in the West Region.

Wagner Vs Howard Betting Lines

Team Spread Moneyline Total
Wagner +3.5 (-110) +150 O128.5 (-110)
Howard -3.5 (-110) -175 U128.5 (-110)

Howard finished the season with an 18-16 record and a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title, but the Bison are just 12-19-1 against the spread. A better wager is on the 128.5-point college basketball betting total to go over Tuesday night, as Howard’s last 11 games soared over this number.

Betting Odds Favor Colorado State Vs Virginia

The Virginia Cavaliers received a surprising invite to the 2024 March Madness Tournament after posting a poor 2-7 Quad 1 record. Meanwhile, the Colorado State Rams are the net ranked 36 team in the country, 18 spots ahead of Virginia and a rightful 3.0-point favorite on a neutral court.

Colorado State Vs Virginia Betting Lines

Team Spread Moneyline Total
Colorado State -3.0 (-115) -160 O121.0 (-110)
Virginia +3.0 (-105) +135 U121.0 (-110)

Virginia 3-6 in their last nine games against the spread, the same record against the spread as Colorado State in that span of games. Strong defense and low scoring offenses favor the 121.0-point March Madness betting total to go under.

Virginia games went under 58% of the time this season. 10 of the last 13 Colorado state games went under the total.

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