Nover’s View: Houston-South Florida Free Play

On January 5, 2022, in Free Picks, NCAAB, by Stephen

South Florida plus 15 hosting Houston The 12th-ranked Cougars give up the seventh-fewest points in the country. They are off a 66-61 victory against Temple this past Sunday and host Wichita State in an early morning Saturday game. But first there is this game, which I see as a rest stop for Houston. South Florida […]

Nover’s View: UW-Green Bay at Minnesota

On December 22, 2021, in Free Picks, NCAAB, by Stephen

Minnesota minus 17 hosting UW Green Bay These teams met 13 months ago and Minnesota buried Green Bay, 99-69, at home. The Gophers are much better this season, a huge early surprise under first year head coach Ben Johnson with nine wins in their first 10 games. Minnesota’s only loss came to then 19th-ranked Michigan […]

Nover’s View: CBB Friday Free Play

On March 12, 2021, in Free Picks, NCAAB, by Stephen

Ohio State-Purdue Under 142 1/2 (Early Start)  We have history with these two teams. Purdue beat Ohio State twice this season – 67-60 at home and 67-65 on the road for combined totals of 127 and 132.  I don’t see a big uptick in scoring given that Purdue plays at a slow pace, this is […]

Nover’s View: Purdue-Michigan State Free Friday Play

On January 8, 2021, in Free Picks, NCAAB, by Stephen

Michigan State minus 4  hosting Purdue The buy sign is back on Michigan State after the Spartans won their second straight game beating 15th-ranked Rutgers, 68-45, at home this past Tuesday. It wasn’t just the Spartans winning, but how they won. This probably was Michigan State’s best defensive game of the season. The Spartans held […]

Oakland-Green Bay Free Thursday Play

On March 5, 2020, in Free Picks, NCAAB, by Stephen

By Stephen Nover Oakland plus 4 at Green Bay Green Bay is playing well. But so is Oakland. I consider this Horizon League tournament game a toss-up so I’m grabbing the points with Oakland. The Golden Grizzlies are peaking at the right time going 5-1 SU, 4-2 ATS in their last six games. Oakland defeated […]

Illinois-Northwestern Free Thursday Play

On February 27, 2020, in Free Picks, NCAAB, by Stephen

By Stephen Nover Illinois minus 6 at Northwestern  Here’s my ticket. Now boarding the Northwestern fade train. The Wildcats have lost 11 in a row going 4-7 ATS during this span with eight of those defeats being by at least nine points. Illinois is 18-9, 10-6 in the Big Ten. The Illini remain in the […]