Analyzing The Picking Best Matches For Coming NCAA Basketball Weekend
Saturday, February 25No. 13 Florida at No. 11 Kentucky Analysis: Kentucky has won five straight and wants revenge for their 88-66 smackdown loss against Florida on Feb. 4, but the Gators have won nine straight and don’t look like they plan on losing any time soon. No. 23 Creighton at No. 2 Villanova Analysis: Creighton has alternated wins and losses over their last four games and will take on a Villanova team that has won seven straight and bet the Bluejays by 10 the last they met. No. 5 UCLA at No. 4 Arizona Analysis: UCLA has won five straight and wants revenge for their 96-85 home loss to the Wildcats on Jan. 21, but Arizona has won four straight and nine of its last 10.
Sunday, February 26Syracuse at No. 6 Louisville
Analysis: On the surface, this matchup would seem like a lock for No. 6 Louisville – until you consider the fact that Syracuse nearly beat the Cards in their heartbreaking 76-72 overtime loss on Feb. 13.No. 22 Butler at Xavier Analysis: No. 22 Butler will look stay nationally ranked as they take on a Xavier team that was ranked an ironic 22nd two weeks ago. Butler has won two straight but while Xavier has lost three in a row. No. 15 Wisconsin at Michigan State Analysis: Wisconsin is clearly the better team and a legitimate title contender, but Michigan State is completely desperate and beat the Badgers the last time they met a year ago.