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3 Chicagoans outsmart Vegas with NCAA tournament bets

3 Chicagoans outsmart Vegas with NCAA tournament bets

RedEye tracked the wagers of three Chicago residents who were in Las Vegas for the first weekend of the NCAA tournament.

In general, you would have made money if you followed their advice; they were 50-for-74 with two pushes on their wagers and all three hit on more than 50 percent of their bets. Northern Iowa was an underdog that paid off for each while Michigan State, well, we know how that turned out.

Here's a look at all their bets and how they fared:

 

FIRST ROUND, DAY 4

Scott Boruff, 33, Lakeview

Villanova vs. Iowa: Over 68.5 1st half ... paid

Expect a track meet to...

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