Archive | November, 2016

NFL: Dallas Cowboys at Minnesota Vikings Predictions, Betting Picks & Preview

Xavier RhodesThere is no better team in the NFL right now than the (10-1) Dallas Cowboys, but even they aren’t immune to the schedule, which has them playing this Thursday against the (6-5) Minnesota Vikings (8.25pm ET on NFLN).

It will be Dallas’ third game in 12 days and even for a team riding a 10-game winning streak, that schedule is more …

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Philadelphia Eagles Predictions, Preview & Betting Picks

Aaron RodgersDesperately looking for a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, the (4-6) Green Bay Packers are headed to the (5-5) Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field where road wins have been anything but easy this year (8.30pm ET Monday).

In fact, Philadelphia has proven to be the toughest place for opposing teams this year as the Eagles are an more …

NFL: Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys Preview, Betting Predictions & Picks

Ezekiel ElliottLooking for 10 wins in a row, the Dallas Cowboys host the Washington Redskins for the sixth divisional clash on Thanksgiving (4.30pm ET Thursday on Fox). Here we preview this NFL game and finish up with a couple of betting predictions and picks.

As Thanksgiving approaches the Dallas Cowboys have quite a lot to be thankful for. Not only do they have the more …

NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Charlotte Hornets Betting Predictions, Preview & Picks

Kemba WalkerThe Charlotte Hornets (8-5) host the San Antonio Spurs (11-3) in a matchup between two defensive-minded playoff contenders (7.05pm ET Wednesday on ESPN). Charlotte is looking to rebound after two straight losses, while the Spurs are hoping to extend a six-game winning streak and maintain their undefeated home record.

The Hornets’ normally stingy defense has more …

NFL: Houston Texans vs Oakland Raiders Predictions, Betting Picks & Preview

Derek CarrIn July, the NFL made tickets available for this Monday’s showdown between the (7-3) Oakland Raiders and (6-3) Houston Texans, two teams who are respectively leading their divisions (8.30pm ET on ESPN).

They sold out in minutes due to this being the league’s first game in Mexico City since the Arizona Cardinals took on more …

NBA: Golden State Warriors at Boston Celtics Preview, Betting Predictions & Picks

Stephen CurryThe Golden State Warriors (9-2) visit the Boston Celtics (6-5) tonight in a matchup between two potential title contenders (8.05pm ET Friday on ESPN). Golden State has started to hit its stride of late, with wins in each of its last five games, while the Celtics have been plagued by injuries and haven’t found a groove yet.

Last season, both games the two teams played went more …

NFL: New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers Predictions, Preview & Picks

Brandin CooksWith their chances fading of overtaking the (6-4) Atlanta Falcons as the best team in the NFC South, the (4-5) New Orleans Saints travel to Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte to take on another team with falling playoff hopes, the (3-6) Carolina Panthers (8.25pm ET, Thursday on NFLN).

Settling down to write this preview and more …

Soccer: Costa Rica v USMNT Predictions, Preview & Picks

Bobby WoodThe United States need to bounce back from last week’s defeat by Mexico when they do battle with Costa Rica in soccer World Cup qualification this midweek (9pm ET Tuesday).

Jurgen Klinsmann’s side got off to a poor start as the fifth round of Concacaf’s qualifying process kicked off last week, with Mexico overcoming the United States by two goals to one at the Mapfre Stadium in more …

Women’s Soccer: USA v Romania Preview, Predictions and Picks

Tobin HeathRomania has the torrid task of tackling the U.S. women’s soccer team for the second time in four days at the Stubhub Centre in California on Sunday (9.30pm ET).

USWNT strolled to an emphatic 8-1 triumph in the first match between these two sides on Thursday. Strikes from Christen Press (three), Tobin Heath (pictured), Morgan Brian, Alex Morgan (two) and an more …

NFL: Dallas Cowboys at Pittsburgh Steelers Predictions, Picks & Betting Preview

Dak PrescottFor the first time in almost four years, the Dallas Cowboys (7-1; 1st in NFC East) will meet the Pittsburgh Steelers (4-4; 2nd in AFC North) for a showdown of two the most successful franchises in NFL history (4.25pm ET Sunday on Fox).

Here we give our preview for this game, culminating with our betting predictions and advised picks. more …

NBA: Chicago Bulls at Miami Heat Preview, Betting Picks & Predictions

Dwyane WadeThe Chicago Bulls (4-4) visit the Miami Heat (2-4) tonight in a matchup between two teams featuring several players in new roles (8.05pm ET Thursday on TNT). It will be Dwyane Wade’s first contest back in Miami after the future Hall of Famer left his team of 10 years for Chicago during the offseason.

The Bulls have been up and more …

NFL: Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens Preview, Predictions & Betting Picks

Cody KesslerStill desperate for their first win of the 2016 season, the (0-9) Cleveland Browns travel to M&T Bank Stadium to take on the (4-4) Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night (8.25pm ET on NFLN).

After a tough home win against the (4-4) Pittsburgh Steelers, the Ravens find themselves back in first place in the AFC North, a place where many early season predictions expected them to be at this point. This win, while critical to more …

Soccer: USA vs Mexico Predictions, Picks & Betting Preview

Juan Carlos OsorioUSMNT take on rivals Mexico at the MAPFRE Stadium in a crunch soccer World Cup 2018 qualifying fixture this weekend (7.45pm ET Friday, Fox Sports 1).

The CONCACAF qualification campaign has now reached its final stage, with the United States and Mexico among the six teams still in contention for a place in the finals (the others are Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica and more …

Women’s Soccer: USWNT vs Romania Predictions, Preview & Picks

Jill EllisThe USA women’s national soccer team take on Romania at the Avaya Stadium in San Jose this midweek in the first match of a non-competitive double-header against the European outfit (10pm ET Thursday, ESPN 2). Here is our preview with betting predictions and picks for a game in which USWNT will start strong favorites with the oddsmakers.

Jill Ellis’ (pictured) side made it four more …

NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens Picks, Predictions & Betting Preview

Ben RoethlisbergerWith the NFL season officially halfway in the books, the (4-3) Pittsburgh Steelers hit the road to renew a longstanding rivalry with the (3-4) Baltimore Ravens (1pm ET, Sunday on CBS). On the line for the winner is at least a share of the lead in the AFC North, which the Steelers currently hold over the second place (3-4-1) Cincinnati Bengals.

The Bengals may have won the more …

Breeders’ Cup Mile Preview, Predictions & Betting Pick

Mark CasseTepin is the 3/1 favorite for the Breeders’ Cup Mile at Santa Anita (4.40pm PDT Saturday) but can she overcome the strong challenge from Europe and retain her title? Here we take a look at her chances and those of the international opposition, concluding this preview with our betting predictions and picks.

Trained by Mark Casse (pictured), Tepin is more …