Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Expert Analyst Bobby Wallace. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball Point Spread news and notes. NCAA Basketball Tournament Premium 500-star Picks are winning at a 76.6% rate and will continue through the 2016 NCAA Basketball March Madness Finals in April of 2016.The (22-12) and number 16 seed Southern Jaguars of the Southwestern Athletic Conference will be in the “BIRTHPLACE OF AVIATION” for their opening round in matchup. The Southern play’s the (14-19) and sixteenth-seed Holy Cross Crusaders of the Patriot League in 2016 March Madness action. Tip-off is 6:40 PM EST on the Tru Television Network. The game is on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. The teams will play at the University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio. The best Sports Handicapper believes the Southern Jaguars will be playing with a chip on their shoulders. Southern is coming off of an NCAA ban from the tournament. The Holy Cross Crusaders are the real Cinderellas of the Tournament. The Crusaders ran the table in the Conference Tournament as a nine-seed. The Opening Betting Line has Southern University as a two and a half-point Favorite Against The Spread on a neutral court. The Betting Odds Total is 129 for Wednesday’s matchup.
2016 Southern University Jaguars beat Jackson State 54-53 in Houston, Texas to get in the March Madness Tournament. The Jaguars are making their first appearance in four years. In 2013, the Jaguars gave number-one seed Gonzaga everything they could handle before losing 64-58. Southern has plenty of athletes on their roster; it ‘s raw and not necessarily basketball talent. They can run and jump but have trouble scoring the ball with consistency. Head Coach Roman Banks expects his team to advance. Trelun Banks, son of the coach poured in nineteen points in the victory over Jackson State. The Junior guard from Shreveport is the SWAC Tournament Most Valuable Player. The Jaguars have won four of their last five coming into the matchup with Holy Cross. The key to a Southern University victory is to play with intensity. The Jaguars can’t take Holy Cross lightly just because they have more talent.
The Holy Cross Crusaders are on a four-game winning streak. Holy Cross beat Lehigh on the road for the opportunity to play at the UD Arena. The players at the Worcester, Massachusetts Institute, found their legs late in the season. Holy Cross is capable of bringing their A-game when necessary. Holy Cross, led by 6’7″ Junior Malachi Alexander their leader in scoring and rebounds. Alexander can take over the game and can match Southern’s athleticism. Just in case you didn’t know, Holy Cross won the 1947 NCAA Tournament beating Oklahoma 58-47, but this is the modern era of College Basketball. What an excellent run for a team with a losing record. The keys to a Holy Cross victory is to play their style. The Crusaders can’t sway from what they do best.
Holy Cross is 3-8 Against The Spread their last eleven on a neutral court.
The Betting Odds Under The Total are 9-3 Southern University last twelve overall.
Free Pick: Side and Total. Also Play Online Poker Plus Other Casino Games and enter some of the best Tournaments on the World Wide Web. Bet Here.