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Tobacco Road rivalry ready for renewal on Wednesday night

This college basketball season just keep getting crazier, with upsets and half-court buzzer-beaters and the like coming almost on a daily basis. All of which makes for good buildup as the Madness of March approaches. 

Here's a quick look at some this week's college basketball action, with a few betting-related tidbits.

Hoosiers hoping for bounceback effort at Ohio State

March Madness is just about a month away, and with top-ranked teams dropping like flies the battle for good seedings is wide open. Here's a tasty sampling of what's happening this weekend in college basketball.

Saturday's action begins, among other places, in the Big Ten when No. 3 Michigan hits Madtown to take on 16-7 Wisconsin (Noon ET, ESPN). 

Wolfpack looking to rebound against rival Blue Devils

Now that football season is over we turn our full attention to college basketball, and the ongoing battles for conference championships and NCAA tournament berths.

Here's a quick preview of what's happening in college hoops this week.

Monday night's big game takes place in the Big East as No. 9 Syracuse, losers of two games in a row, hosts No. 25 Notre Dame. The Orange are also just 1-5 ATS over their last six games.

Super Bowl XLVII Preview: 49ers Favored to Beat Baltimore

It's almost hard to believe but the exciting 2012-13 National Football League season comes to an end this Sunday evening when the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens meet in Super Bowl XLVII at the Superdome in New Orleans (6:30 pm ET).

How does this Super Bowl betting matchup break down? Here's a quick preview.

Super Bowl XLVII Betting Preview: The Prop Board

Most bettors probably already know which team they're going to back in this Sunday's Super Bowl, matching the Ravens and 49ers. So maybe it's time to take a look at the Super Bowl XLVII prop betting board.

Yes, we know there are six days to go before the Big Game, but some of us might need six days to go through all the offerings.

Ravens, Falcons are Conference Championship underdogs

The NFL's version of the Final Four will play out this Sunday with the two Conference Championship games deciding the matchup for Super Bowl XLVII (that's 47, for all you non-Romans out there).

NFL Divisional Round matchups in betting spotlight this weekend

It might be the best weekend of pro football each season. Eight teams - generally regarded as the eight best teams in the league - hook up in four Divisional Round playoff games with berths in the Conference Championship games on the line.

For this weekend the NFL offers up three rematches from earlier this season, and one very interesting inter-coastal matchup between a top seed and a hot team.

Wild Card weekend: Packers big chalk despite loss to Vikings

The college football postseason comes to an end this weekend, while the NFL playoffs are just getting started. Here's a quick look at this weekend's football betting action, with pointspreads current as of Friday morning.

Underdog Cowboys visit Redskins to settle NFC East

The college football bowl season really gets rolling this weekend and the NFL is down to its final Sunday before the playoffs start. Let's take a quick look at some of the marquee betting action, with pointspreads to ponder (as of Friday morning).

Surprising Seahawks sitting as slight home dogs Sunday night

With the almost-daily barrage of college football bowl games under way, as well as the playoff races in the NFL, football bettors have plenty to choose from this weekend. Here's a quick look at some of the better football betting action available over the next three days, with pointspreads current as of Friday morning.



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