Welcome to Lootmeister's free college basketball picks page! Here you'll find some of the sharpest predictions against the point spread found online! Our NCAA basketball handicappers have over 20 years of experience at forecasting point spreads. We took a ton of lumps over the years while learning the ins and outs of how to successfully handicap college basketball games properly. Coat tail our picks and let us help you skip that painstaking process of trying to learn how to win on your own. Handicapping college basketball games is a grind as there are TONS of games on the card each day. It's almost impossible for a guy with a 9-5 job to properly assess each day's card. We go over every game with a fine tooth comb to determine which odds offer the most wagering value. Often times, this leads to us backing small schools as the oddsmakers don't spend much time crafting these spreads as these games don't get much attention from the public. You're going to love our style! Please bookmark the Lootmeister site and check back daily! Plays are usually released by 5PM EST. Why so late? Because we need time to properly handicap all the games! Enjoy!
Monday, January 23rd Play: South Alabama Jaguars +8.5.
Sunday, January 22nd: Arizona St. Sun Devils +9.
Saturday, January 21st: Sacramento St. +6.5.
Friday, January 20th Prediction: Eastern Michigan Eagles +4.5.
Thursday, January 19th: Arizona St. Sun Devils +18.
Wednesday, January 18th: South Dakota State Jackrabbits +7.
Tuesday, January 17th: Miami-Ohio RedHawks +10.
Monday, January 16th: Providence Friars +6.5.
Sunday, January 15th: Georgia Tech +8.5.
Saturday, January 14th: Utah Utes +3.
Friday, January 13th: Rider Broncs -1.
Thursday, January 12th: James Madison Dukes +4.
Wednesday, January 11th: Seton Hall +5.5.
Tuesday, January 10th: George Mason +4.
Monday, January 9th: Appalachian State +5.
Sunday, January 8th: Oakland Golden Grizzlies/UIC Flames UNDER 153 points.
Saturday, January 7th: Passing.
Friday, January 6th: Iona Gaels +5.5.
Thursday, January 5th: SIU Edwardsville +6.
Wednesday, January 4th: Notre Dame Fighting Irish -1.
Tuesday, January 3rd: Texas Christian -11.
Monday, January 2nd: Western Carolina +8.
Sunday, January 1st: Drake +7.
Note: This season's picks will start around January 1st.
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The Short Window of a Single Game - Over the course of an entire season, the best and worst college hoops teams will reveal themselves. But over the course of just a single game, things won't always go according to form. In 40 minutes of play, anything can happen. In this article, Loot explains how to act accordingly when faced with the many weird things that can transpire in single games. Click here for more!
Monday NCAA Championship Game Pick: North Carolina Tar Heels -2.5.