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How to bet Friday's tourney games

It's going to be another crazy NCAA tournament for the Las Vegas sportsbooks. ESPN Illustration

After a thrilling start to the 2016 NCAA tournament on Thursday, favorites went 9-6 against the spread, with Wichita State covering as a pick-em against Arizona.

Dave Tuley and Andrew Lange are back with their analysis on how to bet every one of Friday's 16 tourney games, with lines courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

And if you're looking for more analysis, be sure to check out PickCenter, which has projections on every NCAA tournament game, and the Chalk home page.


ATS picks for every game

Note: Picks marked with an asterisk (*) are best bets. All times are ET.

9:57 p.m.

No. 8 Saint Joe's Hawks vs. No. 9 Cincinnati Bearcats (-2)

Current total: 136
PickCenter consensus pick: 62 percent pick St. Joe's to cover
BPI: Cincinnati has 63.4 percent chance to win

Tuley: Here's another of the four 8-9 matchups with the No. 9 seed favored; however, the public has been siding with No. 8 Saint Joe's and the line is down to Cincinnati -1.5 at most books, so this is getting closer to a pick 'em that we expect from these matchups.