VI Consensus College Basketball Line. The VegasInsider.com Consensus College Basketball Line is just as important as the Open Line and also a key resource on odds platform. The Consensus column could simply be called a "Median Line" since it shows the most consistent number provided by the sportsbooks on VegasInsider.com. The consensus line will be the same as the open line but once the wagers start coming in, this number is often different than the openers.
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Also known as the line or spread, college basketball point spread betting is one of the most exciting ways to bet on a game. Not a big surprise, since the sport is so exciting even without the betting aspect. With NCAA basketball spreads, a negative point spread value (-25.5) means that team is favored by 25.5 points.
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The odds on college basketball futures wagers are generally expressed similar to a moneyline. For example, Wisconsin could be posted at +1800 to win the national championship.
The process for setting NCAA basketball lines is consistent with other sports including the NFL and college football. Essentially, casinos and bookmakers try to set a line that balances the dollars being wagered on each side of the proposition so that they are somewhat equal, and the casino has no (or minimal) principal risk.
A moneyline bet in college basketball is a wager on the winner of the game, adjusted for each team’s strength. Duke might be a -350 favorite against North Carolina in that same game where the Blue Devils are favored by 8.5 points. The minus sign indicates Duke is favored. North Carolina would be around +275.