March has arrived, which means every college basketball game is becoming critically important for every team’s national championship dreams.
Here are online sports betting insights for the New York Knicks playing the Boston Celtics in the NBA on Sunday and Arizona facing UCLA and Pitt taking on Miami in men’s college basketball.
New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics
Sunday, March 5 | TV: ESPN | 7:30 p.m. ET
Both the Knicks (37-27) and Celtics (45-18) were in the top five in the Eastern Conference standings as of Thursday, March 2. At that point, the Celtics had won eight of their last 10 games while the Knicks had dropped just one contest in their last 10.
Jayson Tatum (30.3 points per game) and Jaylen Brown (26.3 points per game) have been Boston’s best offensive options all season. Tatum also was leading the team with 8.7 rebounds per game while reigning Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart had a team-best 6.7 assists and 1.4 steals per contest.
Jayson Tatum drops a 40 piece as the Celtics win in Boston ☘️ pic.twitter.com/RIPWK5PZJz
— NBA (@NBA) March 2, 2023
Julius Randle was pacing the Knicks with 25 points and 10.5 rebounds per contest. Jalen Brunson had a team-high 6.2 assists and 0.9 steals to go with 23.8 points per game.
Arizona Wildcats vs. UCLA Bruins
Saturday, March 4 | TV: ESPN | 10 p.m. ET
The No. 4-ranked Bruins (25-4, 16-2 Pac-12) and No. 8 Wildcats (24-5, 13-5) were at the top of the conference standings as of Thursday. This will also be a battle between two top-10 ranked programs.
Jaime Jaquez Jr. had a UCLA-best 17 points and eight rebounds per contest. Jaylen Clark had the second-most points (13 per game) and rebounds (6.1 per game).
A thing of beauty from Jaime @Jaquez_Jr in his final home rivalry game.
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— UCLA Men’s Basketball (@UCLAMBB) January 6, 2023
Azuolas Tubelis was leading Arizona with 19.6 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. Oumar Ballo was second in both categories with 14.3 points and 8.8 rebounds per contest.
Pitt Panthers vs. Miami Hurricanes
Saturday, March 4 | TV: ACC Network | 6 p.m. ET
As of Thursday, No. 16-ranked Miami (23-6) and No. 25 Pitt (21-9) were tied at the top of the ACC standings with 14-5 conference records.
Isaiah Wong (16.2 points per game) and Jordan Miller (15.1 points per game) have been leading Miami on offense. Norchad Omier had a team-high 9.9 rebounds per game.
Blake Hinson was leading Pitt with 15.8 points and 6.4 rebounds per game. Jamarius Burton was second on the team with 15.6 points.
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