Miami Florida vs Marquette Odds

Published on March 28th, 2013 11:41 am EST

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Marquette will do battle with Miami Florida later today in one of this year's "Sweet Sixteen" games in the NCAA tournament. The game, which will take place at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, will be broadcast live on CBS, with an expected tip-off time of 7:15 pm EST.

In the Eastern region, the top four seeds (Indiana, Miami Florida, Marquette and Syracuse) have all advanced to the "Sweet Sixteen". Miami Florida (#2 seed) and Marquette (#3 seed) will be squaring off for the right to face the winner of Indiana vs Syracuse in the next round.

Miami (FL) earned their way into the "Sweet Sixteen" by beating Pacific and Illinois, while Marquette advanced by defeating Davidson and Butler.

Miami (FL) finished their season with a record of 29-6, which was good enough to make them the fifth ranked team in the nation heading into the tournament, while Marquette went 25-8, which was good enough to give them the #15 seed.

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Miami Florida enters this game as a 5 1/2 point favorite:

Marquette, +5 1/2
Miami Florida, -5 1/2

The moneyline, which is the "straight up" odds to win, currently look like this:

Marquette, +195
Miami Florida, -235

These odds mean that a successful $100 bet on Marquette would yield a total profit of $195, while a successful $235 bet on Miami Florida would return $100.

Finally, the over/under odds for the game:

Line - 127 points

Over 127 Points, -115
Under 127 Points, -105

So, if you think that the game is going to go over 127 points, a successful $115 bet would yield a total profit of $100.

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