College basketball is off to a fantastic start this year as we have already seen two upsets of the top ranked teams in the country. The time for midseason tournaments are upon us as the ninth annual Battle 4 Atlantis provides some intriguing early season matchups. It will feature four of the top ranked teams in the country. Here is a look at the best NCAAB Betting games of the upcoming week.
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Alabama Crimson Tide vs North Carolina Tar HeelsTwo of the better point guard in the nation faceoff in this matchup as The Crimson Tide take on the Tar Heels. Bama will look to sophomore guard Kira Lewis Jr. who is pacing the Tide with 21.5 points and five assists per game. Something to watch for in these games are that he has averaged 38 minutes a game, which could prove troublesome if they have to play three consecutive days.
Nate Oats first year with the team has gotten off to a rough start as the Tide are 2-2 so far with loses against Penn and Rhode Island. They will have their hands full as a talented Unc squad will rely heavily on freshman Cole Anthony who is on a tear to start the year with 22.8 points and 4.5 assists per game. Carolina should be able to pull away but look for a good matchup here.
Oregon Ducks vs Seton Hall PiratesOregon head coach Dana Altman may have his most talented team he has coached yet. Transfer guard Anthony Mathis is leading the team to start the year but freshman N’faly Dante could prove to be the difference in this one. This will be the first road game for the Ducks. Seton Hall is led by guard Myles Powell.
The preseason all american is averaging 22.5 and 4.5 assists per game on 52% shooting. Tyrese Samuel will need to continue playing complimentary ball off of Powell if Seton Hall hopes to pull the upset. Both of these teams are undefeated so far this year.
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Iowa HawkeyesChris Beards team is coming off a final four appearance and may actually have a deeper roster this year. They are averaging 85 points a game and leading the nation in assists per game with 22. Jahm’ius Ramsey has lead the team offensively while also averaging nearly three steals a game. Chris Clarke is also off to a much better start this year as he has 6.5 assists per game.
This will be a tough early season road test. Iowa comes into this game 3-1 with a blowout loss to depaul as their lone setback. Fran Mccaffrey will have to improve the defense if they hope to contend in this game. They are allowing 58% shooting from the field which could prove troublesome against the deep TTU team.
Forward Luka Garza is who the offense runs through on this team as he is averaging 21 and 10 on the year. Connor Mccaffrey will prove to be beneficial coming off the bench with some scoring and playmaking. Texas Tech will be pushed to the limit against a solid Iowa team on the road.