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March Madness Betting Guide: First Round, Friday

Marshall likes to launch it from deep. Per our models, what are the Thundering Herd's chances of covering against Wichita State?

There is no time to recover from day one of the NCAA Tournament with another 16 games on the slate Friday. If you were not feeling Thursday's games from a betting perspective, or maybe you did so well that you want to come back for more -- because clearly those are the only two options there -- we have some more recommendations to make 12 hours of basketball even more exciting.

We are once again feeling the underdogs on Friday, which is probably a result of that "there are not any great teams this year" narrative. Lots of high point spreads for our favorites to go far in the big dance, but March Madness did not get its name by having a bunch of big schools beat up on the little ones -- so let's root for some dogs!

Using our models as a guide, here are our best bets for Friday.

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