Odds and Predictions to Win 2011 MAC Tournament – Mid-American Conference Tournament Schedule and MAC TV Listings plus Expert Picks: Vegas oddsmakers have released the 2011 MAC Tournament Championship Odds for this week’s 2011 Mid-American Conference Postseason Tournament at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio and the vegas sportsbooks have installed Kent St the +250 favorite(odds from BetUs Sportsbook) to win this year’s MAC Tournament 2011 Championship Trophy. Other top Mid-American Conference teams with good odds to bet on at the vegas sportsbooks to win this week’s MAC Conference Tournament include Miami Ohio at +350 odds, Buffalo at +400 odds, Akron at +450 odds, Western Michigan at +450 odds and Ohio at +500 odds. Kent St(#1 seed), Western Michigan(#2 seed), Miami Ohio(#3 seed) and Ball State(#4 seed) all earned 1st round byes and will bein 2011 MAC Tournament play in the Quarterfinals on Thursday, March 10th in Cleveland. 1st round games begin Tuesday, March 8th with #5 seed Ohio hosting #12 seed Toledo, #6 seed Akron hosting #11 seed Eastern Michigan, #7 seed Bowling Green hosting #10 seed Northern Illinois and #8 seed Buffalo hosting #9 seed Central Michigan. The Semifinals take place on Friday, March 11th and the 2011 MAC Tournament Championship Game is scheduled for Saturday, March 12th at 6PM EST on ESPN2. No MAC team is a lock to make it as an at-large bid into this year’s 2011 NCAA Tournament Bracket when the 68 team field is announced this Sunday, March 13th so this tournament should be highly competitive with all the top teams knowing they have to win it to go dancing in March. You can view NSAwins.com’s 5 handicapping experts’ predictions to win the 2011 Mid-American Conference Tournament as well as the current 2011 MAC Tournament Odds and TV schedule below. NSAwins.com is your 2011 NCAA Tournament and March Madness Championship Week Betting guide so check back often each day all month long for free NCAA Tournament 2011 picks as well as March Madness 2011 Bracket Pool Picks(filled-out by our experts).
2011 Mid-American Conference(MAC) Tournament Predictions from NSAwins.com’s 5 Experts:
Sonny LaFouchi(aka THE LEGEND): WINNER Kent St +250 odds
Gerry “BIG CAT” Andino: WINNER Akron +450 odds
Lou Panelli: WINNER Buffalo +400 odds
Steve Kendall: WINNER Miami Ohio +350 odds
William E. Stockton: WINNER Kent St +250 odds
2011 NCAA Basketball Post Season Tournaments – Mid-American Conference(MAC)
Odds to win the 2011 MAC Tournament Championship
Ball State +650
Bowling Green +1200
Central Michigan +1500
Eastern Michigan +8000
Kent State +250
Northern Illinois +2500
Western Michigan +450
2011 Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH
First Round (Tuesday, March 8th)
No. 12 Toledo at No. 5 Ohio, 7 p.m.
No. 11 Eastern Michigan at No. 6 Akron, 7 p.m.
No. 10 Northern Illinois at No. 7 Bowling Green, 7 p.m.
No. 9 Central Michigan at No. 8 Buffalo, 7 p.m.
First Round (Thursday, March 10)
No. 2 Western Michigan vs. No. 7/No. 10 Winner, Noon
No. 3 Miami vs. No. 6/No.11 Winner, 2:30 p.m.
No. 1 Kent State vs. No. 8/No. 9 Winner, 7 p.m.
No. 4 Ball State vs. No. 5/No. 12 Winner, 9:30 p.m.
Semi-Finals (Friday, March 11)
No. 2/7/10 vs. No. 3/6/11 Winner, 7 p.m.
No. 1/8/9 vs. No. 4/5/12 Winner, 9:30 p.m.
Championship (Saturday, March 12)
Championship Game, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)