Best CBB and NBA Teams to Bet On or Against. . . according to Margin of Cover

By Joe Duffy
Contributing Editor

Joe Duffy
Here is a Margin of Cover (MOC) breakdown for NBA and college basketball. Renamed "sweat barometer" in Chad Millman of ESPN's column, MOC is similar to scoring margin, but it is measured by how much a team covers or fails to cover the point spread.

Many sports handicappers believe MOC is invaluable in isolating under and overvalued teams.

As of: entering January 29 action.

Minimum number of lined games: 10.

Here are the top teams to bet on according to their MOC

                Team           ATS Record     Margin of Cover
                Miami (FL)     12-3              +8.6
                Florida        11-4              +7.4
                Southern Miss  12-6              +6.9
                Colorado State  9-7              +5.6
                Western Mich    9-6              +5.2
                Michigan       12-6-1            +4.8
These would be the best teams to best against according to MOC

                Team           ATS Record     Margin of Cover
                Marshall       3-11              -5.7
                Cleveland St.  6-12              -5.2
                Wisc-Milw      6-12              -5.2
                Old Dominion   5-11              -5.1
                Miss State     5-9               -5.0
                IUPUI          6-15              -4.8
Houston and the LA Clippers top the NBA with a MOC of (+2.4). San Antonio is next at (+2.1).

The best teams to bet against have been Boston at (-2.7), Sacramento at (-2.2), and Philadelphia at (-2.0).

The author, Joe Duffy has his picks part of GodsTips, anchor of A long-time veteran of the sports betting industry, Duffy trained under NFL legends-turned-handicappers Ray Scott and Hank Stram.

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