NFL Betting Preview: Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions Predictions & Picks

Case KeenumWith their season on the line, the (6-4) Detroit Lions host the (8-2) Minnesota Vikings as part of the annual tradition of Thanksgiving football (12.30pm ET Thursday).

Football on Thanksgiving is a tradition almost as old as the game itself. In 1934, G.A. Richards became the first owner of the Lions and had the idea for the team to play a game on more …

NFL Betting Preview: Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers Predictions & Picks

Marcus Mariota: Tennessee vs Pittsburgh PicksIt’s a showdown of division leaders as this week’s edition of Thursday Night Football features a clash of the (6-3) Tennessee Titans, who are in first place in the AFC South, and the (7-2) Pittsburgh Steelers, who top the AFC North (8:25pm ET).

When the Titans opened their season with a loss at home against the Oakland Raiders, it seemed like more …

NBA Betting Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves at Utah Jazz Betting Predictions & Picks

Donovan Mitchell: Wolves at Jazz PredictionsA couple of middle-tier Western Conference squads face off tonight as the 7-5 Minnesota Timberwolves visit the 6-7 Utah Jazz (9pm ET Monday).

The Timberwolves are 7-5 but they have underwhelmed in many of their games. Their point differential of minus-3 per game actually ranks them 11th in the Western Conference. Minnesota’s defense remains more …

NFL Betting Preview: New Orleans Saints at Buffalo Bills Predictions & Picks

Alex OkaforTwo of football’s better teams meet head-to-head this week for just the 11th time in their NFL history, as the (6-2) New Orleans Saints travel to New Era Field in New York to take on the (5-3) Buffalo Bills (1pm ET Sunday).

In 2009, after decades of fans wearing paper bags over their heads in embarrassment, the New Orleans Saints, led by more …

NBA Betting Preview: Brooklyn Nets at Portland Trail Blazers Predictions & Picks

Jusuf Nurkic: Brooklyn vs Portland PicksRising young teams in their respective conferences, the 4-7 Brooklyn Nets take on the 6-5 Portland Trail Blazers tonight (10pm ET Friday).

Brooklyn has one of the least talented rosters in the league, but it has gradually added solid players over the last couple of seasons. Considering the squad’s respectable start led by its youth, the future for more …

NFL Preview: Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals Betting Predictions & Picks

Russell WilsonThe NFC West is on center stage this week as the (4-4) Arizona Cardinals host the (5-3) Seattle Seahawks in a Thursday night showdown that looks to have early implications on the NFC wildcard spots (8:25pm ET).

The Seahawks and Cardinals are on the outside looking in when it comes to the playoff race. Seattle, at 5-3, is more …

NBA Betting Preview: LA Lakers at Boston Celtics Predictions & Picks

Jordan Clarkson: Lakers vs Boston PicksAnother chapter in the NBA’s most epic rivalry will be written as the 5-5 Los Angeles Lakers begin a four-game road trip against the 9-2 Boston Celtics today (8pm ET Wednesday on ESPN).

Both teams have been pleasant surprises to start the season. The Lakers’ defense has been way better than more …

NFL Betting Preview: Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers Predictions & Picks

Brett Hundley: Detroit vs Green Bay PicksThe (3-4) Detroit Lions are headed to Lambeau Field to take on the (4-3) Green Bay Packers in a Monday night NFL showdown that could have playoff implications (8:30 PM ET).

Currently both the Lions and Packers are on the outside looking in when it comes to the NFC North. The Minnesota Vikings have a more …

NBA Betting Preview: Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets Picks & Predictions

Ryan Anderson: Utah vs Houston PicksA couple of strong Western Conference teams meet tonight as the 5-4 Utah Jazz visit the 7-3 Houston Rockets (7pm ET Sunday).

Both teams are good, but they are very different in style. Houston is a fast, offensive-minded squad, while Utah is slow and defensive-minded. These two teams perfectly exemplify the two ends of more …

NBA Betting Preview: Cavs at Wizards Picks & Predictions

Jae Crowder: Cavs vs Wizards PicksThere is a matchup today of two of the Eastern Conference’s most talented teams when the 3-5 Cleveland Cavaliers visit the 4-3 Washington Wizards (7pm ET Friday on ESPN).

Neither team has looked great to start the season, though Washington has been decent. The Wizards have more …

NBA Betting Preview: Golden State Warriors at San Antonio Spurs Predictions & Picks

Draymond Green: Warriors at Spurs PicksA 2017 Western Conference Finals rematch occurs today as the 5-3 Golden State Warriors visit the 4-3 San Antonio Spurs (8pm ET Thursday on TNT).

Golden State is easily the best team in the NBA, but it has been lazy on defense and with its ball-handling early on. When the Warriors have really turned it on, they’ve looked unstoppable. more …

NBA Betting Preview: Houston Rockets at New York Knicks Picks & Predictions

Kristaps Porzingis: Houston Rockets vs NY Knicks PicksThe 5-3 Houston Rockets are in a slump, losing their last two contests by eight points or more. The 3-3 New York Knicks are not, however, with three straight wins under the belt. The two teams will face each other tonight at Madison Square Garden (8pm ET Wednesday on ESPN).

Kristaps Porzingis has been a more …

NBA Betting Preview: Detroit Pistons at Los Angeles Lakers Predictions & Picks

Stanley Johnson: Pistons vs Lakers PicksIt’s not the late 1980s or 2004, and it’s not the NBA Finals anymore, but two bitter inter-conference rivals will meet in Los Angeles today. The 5-2 Detroit Pistons and 2-4 Los Angeles Lakers will square off, as each squad is hoping to get back to its former glory (10:30 p.m. ET Tuesday on NBATV).

Detroit has been excellent early this season. It has more …

NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves at Miami Heat Preview, Picks & Betting Predictions

Jimmy Butler: Minnesota vs Miami PicksPositioned in the middle of their respective NBA conferences, the 3-3 Minnesota Timberwolves visit the 2-3 Miami Heat today (7:30pm ET Monday).

Minnesota’s defense has struggled immensely in the early going. However, it has been much better in the games Jimmy Butler has played, and he is getting back to full strength from his more …

NBA: New York Knicks at Cleveland Cavaliers Predictions, Betting Preview & Picks

Tristan Thompson: Knicks at Cavs PicksThe 1-3 New York Knicks take on the 3-3 Cleveland Cavaliers today in a battle between two teams with very different aspirations this season (7pm ET Sunday).

New York just got its first win of the season on Friday, beating the Brooklyn Nets 107-86 after losing its first three contests by an average of more than 15 points. The team shouldn’t be expecting to more …