If you don't like betting a full game, and you are looking to put a little action on the first half line then you are the right place. At BetQL we have picks for every game and every bet type. We also have score projects for the full game and the first half. Everything you need to be an expert college basketball first half bettor we have right here. Even if you just want to quickly check what the first half line is at right this second BetQL has that. We work closely with the sportsbooks to have the most updated first half lines, spreads, and odds. If the line moves at the sportsbook you better believe it is updated on our games table here.
If you are an advanced college basketball bettor who is looking to make some quick cash on 1st half lines for the NCAA tournament, BetQL has exactly what you need. With BetQL you can not only see the most updated first half lines but you can see our first half predictions. Once the odds, lines, and spreads are released for every game our college basketball model takes that data and runs thousands of simulations to provide you insights you can't find anywhere else. Not only does our model provide you with a 1st half score projection but it provides a star rating on how likely that bet is to hit, and how much value is in the play. Our model won't recommend that you lay down $500 at the chance to win $100 because there isn't a ton of value in that bet.
Don't forget that BetQL is here for you all throughout the NCAA tournament with our first half predictions. First Four, Round 1, Sweet Sixteen, Final Four, it doesn't matter our college basketball model is able to provide predictions as soon as the lines are released. If you don't want to follow our first half predictions you can take a look at all of the historical data we have for every team. If you are curious if a team covered the spread in their last five games our tool can tell you that.
If you are a college basketball bettor who is looking for value plays betting the first half may be perfect for you. All experienced bettors know that college basketball games can get a bit out of hand in the second half. The last few minutes end up taking an hour with all of the timeouts, fouls, free throws, and buzzer beater 3’s. For those reasons betting on a full college basketball game can be difficult. Betting only the first half can provide a lot of value since the game is a bit more controlled. Betting the first half you can place tickets on all the normal bet types like ATS, moneyline, and over unders. On this page we are going to go in depth and explain how those bets work and here you will find all the college basketball first half odds, spreads, and betting lines so if you are looking for full game college basketball odds make sure you check out our page specifically on that topic, and if you want to test your luck betting a college basketball 2nd half spread you can jump over there. .
Betting the college basketball moneyline for the first half is almost as easy as it sounds. You are simply picking which team will outright win the game. The favorite will be listed as a negative number (ie. -200) that means you will have to bet that amount to win $100. The underdog will be listed as a positive number (ie. +500) that means you will win that amount on a $100 bet. First half money line bets are the same as a full game money line bet except that they only apply to the first half. This means that any result in the 2nd half does not count towards the bet.
When you are betting the first half of a college basketball game against the spread it is almost identical to a moneyline bet,but now you have to factor in the 1st half spread.
If the first half spread is Villanova -6 / St. Mary’s +6 and you place a wager on the Villanova Wildcats that means you need the Nova to be leading by 7 points before the first half of the game ends. If the Wildcats are winning 47-40 that means you covered the first half line and you can cash your ticket! If you placed a bet on the other side and had St. Mary’s +6 and the first half score is still 47-40 with Villanova winning you didn’t cover your bet. In this example the first half spread was St. Mary’s +6 so you add 6 points to their score and that would make the score 47-46 with Nova still winning, and since St .Mary’s isn’t winning even with the first half point spread it means your bet did not cover and you can put that ticket in the trash.
One of the hardest parts of betting a college basketball first half is that the odds are constantly being updated. Most sites aren’t able to show you the most updated first half spreads but at BetQL we can. We work closely with the sportsbooks to provide you with the most updated college basketball first half odds, lines, and spreads. With a subscription to BetQL you can build a custom sports betting dashboard that focuses specifically on finding value for college basketball first half bets. For example on your college basketball first half dashboard you can add data for a team’s away record ATS or their away record straight up to see if a team really battles away from home. Putting that data next to our value bet stars is sure to help you find a winner when you are betting on the first half of a college basketball game.