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2024 March Insanity predictions: Professional picks towards the unfold, NCAA odds in Saturday second-round video games

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The second spherical of the 2024 NCAA Match has arrived, which suggests there can be a lot continuous March Insanity motion coming into the weekend. Video games proceed Saturday at 12:45 p.m. ET, as the sphere will shrink from 32 to 24 groups forward of contests being performed Sunday to wrap up the second spherical.

The sun-up to sun-down schedule continues by the weekend, although there can be fewer video games performed head-to-head, which permits for a extra full viewing expertise. Whereas we all know you now not have an ideal bracket (do not lie), hopefully you might be nonetheless in competitors to win your bracket pool. Both approach, it by no means hurts to make sure you have a cause to be tuned into every recreation apart from the pleasant competitors.

Our CBS Sports activities consultants have convened to offer you additional perception into Saturday’s second-round video games with picks straight up and towards the unfold. Our knowledgeable brackets might supply some assist, too, particularly for those who’re contemplating seed-line upsets.

The NCAA Match is all about surviving and advancing, however for these plunking down on their coach or pulling as much as their desk to eat as a lot March Insanity content material as doable — particularly over the following two days — which groups cowl their spreads can be fairly essential as effectively. The CBS Sports activities school basketball consultants have been protecting the game for years and definitely all season since November, and they aren’t shy with their picks for these video games.

Be sure you follow CBS Sports activities for the remainder of the month as NCAA Match protection continues by the top of the Last 4. Let’s check out our knowledgeable picks because the second spherical begins Saturday.

Odds through SportsLine concensus | All occasions Jap

2024 NCAA Match picks

(2) Arizona vs. (7) Dayton

Saturday, 12:45 p.m. | CBS, March Insanity StayStylistically, this has an opportunity to be an actual oil-and-water scenario with Arizona an up-tempo, push-the-pace crew and Dayton at its finest dragging you thru the mud. Arizona’s stability on each ends could also be too powerful to beat for the Flyers, however their dimension within the frontcourt and depth within the backcourt could possibly be sufficient to make this nearer than anticipated late. Decide: Dayton +9.5 — Kyle Boone

Unfold ZONA -9.5 DAY +9.5 ZONA -9.5 ZONA -9.5 DAY +9.5 ZONA -9.5

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ZONA

ZONA

ZONA

ZONA

ZONA

ZONA

(4) Kansas vs. (5) Gonzaga

Saturday, 3:15 p.m. | CBS, March Insanity StayWhereas it did not present in Kansas’ first-round win over Samford due to the tempo and magnificence employed by the undersized Bulldogs, the Jayhawks aren’t themselves offensively with out Kevin McCullar Jr. The injured star wing is the perfect isolation shot-creator on KU’s roster. With out him, the Jayhawks can wrestle to seek out high quality appears. Gonzaga would not have nice guard depth, however the Zags are moderately well-equipped to bang inside with KU star middle Hunter Dickinson. Gonzaga can also be taking part in with confidence proper now, and it is secure to say Kansas isn’t throughout what’s been a tumultuous season. Decide: Gonzaga -4 — David Cobb

Unfold KAN +4 ZAGS -4 ZAGS -4 ZAGS -4 ZAGS -4 ZAGS -4

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ZAGS

ZAGS

ZAGS

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ZAGS

(2) Iowa State vs. (7) Washington State

Saturday, 6:10 p.m. | TNT, March Insanity StayThe Cyclones haven’t let up on the gasoline from their Massive 12 Match tear, and their high gear is greater than able to placing collectively one other double-digit win. Washington State stormed again after Drake left the door open late within the second half, and Iowa State is not the type of crew that may let that occur.  Decide: Iowa State -7 — Chip Patterson

Unfold ISU -7 WSU +7 ISU -7 ISU -7 ISU -7 WSU +7

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ISU

WSU

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ISU

(2) Tennessee vs. (7) Texas

Saturday, 8 p.m. | CBS, March Insanity StayRick Barnes vs. his old-fashioned steals headlines, however Texas and its potent offense drawing a matchup towards this stingy Volunteers protection is the actual story. Coming off an abysmal 56-point outing vs. Colorado State within the first spherical, the Longhorns are due for a bounce-back effort on offense with the offensive weaponry to show this right into a shootout. Decide: Texas +6.5 — Kyle Boone

Unfold TENN -6.5 TENN -6.5 TEXAS +6.5 TEXAS +6.5 TEXAS +6.5 TEXAS +6.5

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TENN

TENN

TENN

TENN

TENN

TENN

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(3) Illinois vs. (11) Duquesne

Saturday, 8:40 p.m. | TNT, March Insanity StayThe trick for Duquesne in taking out BYU was defending the 3-point line and taking defenders 1-on-1 off the dribble in key conditions. Slowing down Illinois will not be so easy. The Illini have two of the perfect pure scorers within the event: Terrence Shannon Jr. and Marcus Domask. Defending them each possession over the course of 40 minutes will takes its toll on the Dukes. Whereas Illinois has its struggles defensively, its gamers have the bodily instruments to cease straight-line drives to the basket in a approach that BYU could not. Decide: Illinois -10.5 — David Cobb

Unfold DUQ +10.5 DUQ +10.5 ILL -10.5 DUQ +10.5 ILL -10.5 ILL -10.5

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ILL

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ILL

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(3) Creighton vs. (11) Oregon

Saturday, 9:40 p.m. | TBS, March Insanity StayThe Geese have a solution to neutralize Ryan Kalkbrenner just a little bit with star huge man N’Faly Dante, and there is sufficient perimeter versatility to assume Oregon may be disruptive on the perimeter. If the Bluejays cannot get into the movement of their offense, they’re greater than beatable, and this can be a 50-50 recreation to me. That is worth on the underdog. Decide: Oregon +5 — Chip Patterson

Unfold CREI -5 CREI -5 CREI -5 ORE +5 ORE +5 CREI -5

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CREI

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