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February 25, 2021

PiRate Ratings College Basketball Spreads

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

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HoustonWestern Kentucky12.9
Sacramento St.Weber St.-6.5
Northern ColoradoPortland St.2.4
Idaho St.Montana-3.1
MichiganIowa1.8
IllinoisNebraska18.1
Michigan St.Ohio St.-7.3
MinnesotaNorthwestern5.0
DetroitRobert Morris10.7
Youngstown St.Illinois-Chicago3.8
Green BayPurdue Fort Wayne5.3
MilwaukeeIUPUI3.6
Western MichiganMiami (O)-3.3
OhioEastern Michigan12.4
BuffaloCentral Michigan14.3
South Carolina St.Florida A&M-10.4
San Diego St.Boise St.5.3
MerrimackSt. Francis (NY)4.6
St. Francis (PA)Mount St. Mary’s-1.9
Sacred HeartFairleigh Dickinson2.5
BryantLong Island University8.1
Central ConnecticutWagner-8.1
SIU EdwardsvilleUT Martin6.8
Morehead St.Tennessee St.14.0
Eastern KentuckyBelmont-7.1
Jacksonville St.Murray St.-0.3
Eastern IllinoisSoutheast Missouri St.0.7
Tennessee TechAustin Peay-5.8
Arizona St.Washington8.0
UtahUCLA-1.1
ColoradoUSC0.7
StanfordOregon0.2
CaliforniaOregon St.-2.0
ArizonaWashington St.7.8
Prairie View A&MMississippi Valley St.27.1
Texas SouthernArkansas-Pine Bluff13.6
GonzagaSanta Clara30.3
BYUSan Francisco11.0
PepperdineLoyola Marymount2.4
San DiegoPortland11.9
Saint Mary’sPacific5.8

Bracketnomics 2021 is Coming!

Our most popular feature at the PiRate Ratings is coming soon. Our annual Bracketnomics series will commence once conference tournament action begins. We made a major upgrade to the system last year, incorporating a host of new back-tested factors that separated contenders from pretenders in the past.

This new back-engineered data was ready to debut last year, but the virus ended up defeating the Big Dance. This year, the virus still brings special situations to the tournament, as everybody will be brought into a small area of Central Indiana, much like an Olympiad. But, we expect the Bracketnomics data to hold its weight in determining which teams have the best chances to win six games in 17 days.

For what it’s worth, here’s a little tease. The top two teams, the undefeated Gonzaga and undefeated Baylor, currently do not have the ideal resumes for a national champion. On the other hand, if the tournament commenced today, no team would have a perfect resume, but two teams have better resumes than the rest. Those two teams are Michigan and Illinois. A lot can change in the next two weeks, so don’t go placing wagers on the Wolverines and Ilini to make the Final Four. Just remember to check here daily once the conference tournament action begins.

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