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Early 2024-2025 College Basketball Top 25
The dust has mostly settled around college basketball after the chaos of the transfer portal and the majority of rosters have their key pieces in place. The NCAA’s early entrant deadline is less than 24 hours away, which means we will see one last flurry of activity with players either returning or staying in the […]
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NCAA Basketball: Early Top 25 for the 2024/25 Season
The 2023-24 college basketball season is now in the rearview mirror, and that means we get to “sleep in May” as Jon Rothstein says. However, the expansion of transfer rules and the flurry of offseason activity means there is very little time to relax or even reflect on the past year.   The final horn […]
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NCAA Basketball: Picks and Best Bets for the 2024/25 Championship
The 2024 NCAA tournament has concluded, and even though the confetti hasn’t been cleared off the hardwood yet, 2025 championship odds have been released. Next year’s iteration of the tournament is set to begin March 18, 2025, and will end April 7 in San Antonio.   Now that we are fully into the offseason, there […]
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NCAA Tournament Title Game Best Bets (4/8)
And then there were two.  The 2024 NCAA Tournament Championship will be determined Monday night. The final matchup of the college season will feature the matchup we’ve been waiting for all season: No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 1 Purdue. Which teams will cut down the nets? Who should FTN bettors pick against the spread? Mike […]
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Best College Basketball Bets Today (Saturday 4/6)
And then there were four!   The 2024 NCAA Tournament is down to just four teams, with two fantastic matchups scheduled tonight. Both games feature heavy favorites with Purdue a 9.5-point favorite over NC State and Connecticut a massive 11.5-point favorite over Alabama.   Let’s take a look at tonight’s best bet for the Final Four! […]
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2024 NCAA Tournament Final Four Betting Breakdown
And then there were four.  The 2024 NCAA Tournament heads to Arizona this week with four teams competing for the National Championship. Our two penultimate matchups feature No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 4 Alabama and No. 1 Purdue vs. No. 11 NC State. Which teams will advance to Monday night’s championship battle? Who should FTN […]
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Best College Basketball Bets Today (Saturday 3/30)
And then there were eight!  The 2024 NCAA Tournament is down to just eight teams, with four fantastic Elite Eight matchups scheduled over the weekend. The first two games on Saturday feature a close point spread with Alabama a 3.5-point favorite over Clemson, and a larger difference between the freight train UConn Huskies and Illinois. […]
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Best College Basketball Bets Today (Sunday 3/31)
The 2024 College Basketball NCAA Tournament is in full swing, and we have some fascinating Elite Eight matchups. There haven’t been a  lot of upsets this year, but that sets up for some powerhouse matchups from here on out. Below is my favorite bet for Sunday’s Elite Eight matchups. Let’s have some fun.   Purdue […]
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Best College Basketball Bets Today (Friday 3/29)
The 2024 NCAA Tournament is in full swing, and we have some fascinating Sweet 16 matchups. There haven’t been a lot of upsets this year, but that sets up for some powerhouse matchups as the tournament progresses. Below is my favorite bet of Friday’s Sweet 16 matchups.    Tennessee vs. Creighton (Creighton +3, DraftKings Sportsbook) […]
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Best College Basketball Bets Today (Thursday 3/28)
Thursday brings us four incredible Sweet 16 matchups. The first two games feature big point spreads, with Arizona favored by 7.5 over Clemson and Connecticut favored by 12 over San Diego State. The night games are closer, with North Carolina favored by 4.5 over Alabama and Iowa State favored by just 1.5 over Illinois.  Let’s […]
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Top 25 NCAA Tournament Players to Watch in the Sweet 16
It was an interesting start to the tournament with plenty of drama in the first two rounds, but ultimately we ended up with a relatively chalky Sweet 16. There are still plenty of opportunities for upsets though, especially with a plethora of intriguing players remaining.   We are now going to revisit and update our […]
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2024 NCAA Tournament Simulations: Update After 2 Rounds
We have reached the start of the Sweet 16! The 2024 NCAA Tournament is providing exactly what the public wants: upsets early and Blue Bloods late. We already discussed our pre-tournament favorite futures bets, but there is still value left for with just four victories until a national champion is crowned.  Here a look at our […]
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March Madness: Most Likely Upsets in the Sweet 16
We are now in the Sweet 16 of March Madness, with a field loaded with favorites. For only the fifth time in NCAA Tournament history, all of the Nos. 1 and 2 seeds have reached the second weekend. The last three times that occurred (2019, 2009, 1995), a No. 1 seed won the National Championship. […]
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March Madness Power Rankings: Update as of the Sweet 16
(Follow along with our whole NCAA Tournament coverage!) The Sweet 16 is set. Here at FTN, our incredible team of college basketball experts have continued to take you through each bracket, talking favorites, sleepers and upsets. Make sure you check out our March Madness Betting Guide that includes all our incredible content for the 2024 NCAA […]
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2024 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Betting Breakdown: Midwest Region
(Follow along with our whole NCAA Tournament coverage!) It’s been an incredible start to March Madness, with opening weekend providing the public with upsets galore and multiple overtime matchups.  Here at FTN our incredible team of college basketball experts will take you through each Sweet 16 region, providing their favorite picks for the Final Four. […]
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2024 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Betting Breakdown: West Region
(Follow along with our whole NCAA Tournament coverage!) It’s been an incredible start to March Madness, with opening weekend providing the public with upsets galore and multiple overtime matchups.  Here at FTN our incredible team of college basketball experts will take you through each Sweet 16 region, providing their favorite picks for the Final Four. […]
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2024 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Betting Breakdown: East Region
(Follow along with our whole NCAA Tournament coverage!) It’s been an incredible start to March Madness, with opening weekend providing the public with upsets galore and multiple overtime matchups.  Here at FTN our incredible team of college basketball experts will take you through each Sweet 16 region, providing their favorite picks for the Final Four. […]
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2024 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Betting Breakdown: South Region
(Follow along with our whole NCAA Tournament coverage!) It’s been an incredible start to March Madness, with opening weekend providing the public with upsets galore and multiple overtime matchups.  Here at FTN our incredible team of college basketball experts will take you through each Sweet 16 region, providing their favorite picks for the Final Four. […]
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Best College Basketball Bets Today (Sunday 3/24)
The NCAA Tournament already provided excitement and superb upsets from the opening round of games. No. 14 seed Oakland shocked No. 3 Kentucky, and No. 13 Yale pulled the upset of the tournament in a thrilling 78-76 upset over No. 4 Auburn. After a 2-1 day on my Friday night picks, here are three picks […]
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Best College Basketball Bets Today (Saturday 3/23)
After a wild opening round of the NCAA Tournament, 32 teams remain trying to survive the first weekend and punch their ticket to the Sweet 16. Saturday marks the beginning of the second round, and we have a ton of fascinating games throughout the day. Below is my favorite bet of Saturday’s second-round games. Let’s […]
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Best College Basketball Bets Today (Friday 3/22)
The NCAA Tournament already provided excitement and superb upsets from Thursday’s slate of games. 14 seed Oakland shocked No. 3 Kentucky, and three No. 11 seeds advanced, with NC State eliminating No. 6 Texas Tech, Oregon rolling No. 6 South Carolina, and Duquesne starting the day with a 71-67 defeat of No. 6 BYU. Here […]
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Best College Basketball Bets Today (Thursday 3/21)
The bracket is set, and the 2024 college basketball NCAA Tournament is finally underway. Thursday marks opening day, and we have a ton of fascinating games to begin March Madness. Below is my favorite bet of Thursday’s opening round.    Creighton vs. Akron (Creighton -12.5, DraftKings Sportsbook) We get a super intriguing matchup in the […]
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Mike Randle & Mike Cutri’s March Madness Bracket Picks (Final Version)
Today is the day!  The 2024 NCAA March Madness college basketball tournament has arrived, and we have you completely covered at FTN Bets. Our incredible team has all the information you need to help you place your bets. Here at FTN our incredible team of college basketball experts will take you through each bracket, talking […]
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March Madness 2024 Betting Guide – NCAA Tournament
The 2024 NCAA March Madness college basketball tournament has arrived, and we have you completely covered at FTN Bets. Our incredible team has all the information you need to help you place your bets.   Which teams are making the Final Four? Who are this year’s Cinderellas? Which teams will score those critical first-round upsets? […]
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2024 NCAA Tournament Simulations
We are just a day away from the start of the 64-team March Madness field. The college basketball betting world has turned their full attention to March Madness, investing in brackets and wagers. However, please make sure you don’t overlook the incredible value of NCAA Tournament futures.  After an incredible run in the Conference Tournaments, […]
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Mike Cutri’s Full 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracket
The bracket is set, and March Madness has finally arrived. After studying these teams all season day in and day out, hours of games watched, diving into the metrics and potential matchups and much debate, my official 2024 NCAA Tournament bracket is complete. Check out how I see things shaking out below.   2024 NCAA […]
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Best College Basketball Bets Today (Wednesday 3/20)
The NCAA Tournament bracket is set, and March Madness got officially underway Tuesday night with the First Four games in Dayton, Ohio. After a thrilling win by underdog Wagner over Howard and a destruction by Colorado State over Virginia, Wednesday brings us two additional matchups before the regular tournament kicks off at 12:15 p.m. ET […]
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Mike Randle’s Full 2024 NCAA Tournament Bracket
I am thrilled to announce it is officially “Bracket Time.”  The 2024 NCAA Tournament has officially arrived, and I have completed my research into the multitude of metrics, supplemented with my year-long observations from an endless amount of games, debated with myself, and finally have my official 2024 NCAA Tournament bracket.   All of our […]
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Best College Basketball Bets Today (Tuesday 3/19)
The NCAA Tournament bracket is set, and the 2024 college basketball March Madness is finally underway. Tuesday marks the opening day, where we get two Play-In-Games in Dayton to determine the final field of 64. Below is my betting analysis of each game.    NCAA Tournament Play-In Games Best Bets Wagner vs. Howard (Howard -3.5, […]
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FTN Final Four Staff Picks
The March Madness brackets are live, and our FTN Staff is already making their picks for the Final Four! Will it be favorites, Cinderellas, or a mixture of both? We asked our entire FTN family to make their Final Four picks, along with their rationale. We certainly received a wide variety of responses.   Here […]
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Top 25 NCAA Tournament Players to Watch
Now that Selection Sunday is behind us, it’s time to endlessly analyze the bracket, matchups and individual players. I have watched a ridiculous amount of games this year and essentially use KenPom player pages as bedtime stories for my kids. It’s because of the constant ingesting of hoops data that we felt it would be […]
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