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March Madness Betting - Tuesday First Four

March Madness betting excitement will begin with a new feature this year as the “First Four” games will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday.
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March Madness betting fans will get two games for both Tuesday and Wednesday nights before action gets into full swing with the March Madness betting line on Thursday.

Tuesday night will feature a double header telecast on TruTV from Dayton, Ohio as North Carolina Asheville will take on Arkansas Little Rock at 6:35 PM ET and Alabama Birmingham will face Clemson at 9:05 PM ET.

Sports Gambling opened with North Carolina Asheville as a 4 point favorite over Arkansas Little Rock while Clemson opened as a 5 point favorite over Alabama Birmingham.

Clemson and Alabama Birmingham may be the two most disputed and controversial at large selections for the NCAA tournament.  Many experts panned their selections into the Big Dance and argued that teams such as Virginia Tech and Colorado were more deserving for March Madness bet consideration.

Clemson finished fourth in the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season race and had an overall record of 21-11 straight up and 13-13-2 against the spread.  The Tigers are in decent form for this matchup as they have not lost against the spread in their last 4 games.  Clemson went over the total in just 10 of their 28 lined games this season.

The Tigers are an outstanding defensive team that ranked 20th in the nation for 60.9 points per game allowed.  The lost to North Carolina in overtime at the ACC tournament 92-87 as 5 point dogs for a push.

Alabama Birmingham was the regular season champion of Conference USA as they had a record of 22-8 straight up and 17-11-1 against the spread.  Alabama Birmingham, like Clemson, looks to be a solid bet March Madness under team as they went over the total in just 11 of their 29 lined games.  UAB also plays great defense as they allowed just 62.3 points per game.

NC Asheville enters March Madness betting action as the winner of the Big South Conference tournament while Arkansas Little Rock was the winner of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.  Arkansas Little Rock was 19-16 straight up and 17-16 against the spread while NC Asheville was 19-13 straight up and 3-1 against the spread as a team that is rarely on the board.