Archive | February, 2017

NBA: Golden State Warriors at Washington Wizards Preview, Picks, Betting Predictions

Javale McGeeThe (34-23) Washington Wizards play host to the  (50-9) Golden State Warriors in a game tonight that will serve as a measuring stick to decide if the Wizards are true playoff contenders (7pm ET Tuesday).

This is the toughest game the Wizards have played all year and unfortunately for them, it couldn’t have come at a more …

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

Alex MorganThe USA women’s national soccer team get their SheBelieves Cup campaign under way against Germany on Wednesday (7pm ET, Fox Sports 1).

USWNT were victorious in this competition 12 months ago, beating Germany 2-1 in the final thanks to goals from Alex Morgan (pictured) and Samantha Mewis in the first 45 minutes. A few months later, though, Jill Ellis’ charges succumbed to a more …

NBA: Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder Predictions, Betting Preview, Picks

Andre RobersonTwo members of the Western Conference upper class clash tonight as the 37-22 Utah Jazz are on the road to the 34-25 Oklahoma City Thunder (8pm ET Tuesday). Both squads have plenty of momentum, with three consecutive wins each, and will aim to continue those streaks.

Utah’s defense is rolling right now. The team has allowed 95 points or fewer in four consecutive contests, which is more …

NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers Predictions, Preview & Betting Picks

Gregg PopovichThe San Antonio Spurs take on the Los Angeles Clippers in a Western Conference showdown of two top-five teams today (10.30pm ET Friday on ESPN).

With the All-Star break over, the NBA is getting back into the swing of things. For the Clippers (35-22; 4th in the West), that means the second night in a row of a grueling back-to-back, which first took them to play the more …

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors Predictions, Betting Picks & Preview

Blake GriffinThe 35-21 Los Angeles Clippers visit the 47-9 Golden State Warriors tonight on opening night of the post-All Star break portion of the NBA season (10:30 p.m. ET Thursday). Los Angeles has started to find its stride without star point guard Chris Paul as of late, and the Warriors keep on cruising with their league-best record.

Paul may actually play for the first time in more …

NBA All-Star Game Predictions, Picks & Betting Preview 2017

Russell WestbrookWe are at the halfway stage of the NBA season and it is time for the mid-year showcase, the 2017 NBA All-Star game, pitting the might of the Eastern Conference against the Western Conference for bragging rights (8pm ET Sunday).

The West enters the 66th playing of this game as two-time defending champions, winning back-to-back contests behind more …

NBA All-Star 2017: Three-Point Contest Preview, Predictions, Betting Picks

Nick YoungThe three-point contest at NBA All-Star Weekend is always one of the most entertaining events (8 p.m. ET Saturday on TNT). The league does a great job picking most of the best shooters and they rarely disappoint with their downtown excellence despite having a time limit for every round.

The Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry, who has more …

NBA: Washington Wizards at Indiana Pacers Betting Predictions, Preview, Picks

John WallFollowing a close loss to the East’s best (39-16) Cleveland Cavaliers, the (29-26) Indiana Pacers return home to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play another tough challenge in the NBA’s hottest team, the (33-21) Washington Wizards today (7pm ET, Thursday). This will be the final game prior to the All-Star break for both teams.

After losing their first two games of more …

NBA: Golden State Warriors at Oklahoma City Thunder Preview, Predictions & Betting Picks

Kevin DurantFor the first time since Kevin Durant left the (31-23) Oklahoma City Thunder in the offseason, the 2007 second overall pick will be returning to the Chesapeake Energy Arena as a member of the visiting team. His (45-8) Golden State Warriors will take on the Thunder in a huge pre-All Star break showdown today (8.30pm ET Saturday).

This is the third meeting of the more …

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at New York Knicks Predictions, Betting Picks, Preview

DeAndre JordanThe Los Angeles Clippers (31-21) travel to the New York Knicks (22-31) tonight in a battle of teams in trade talks (8pm ET Wednesday). Los Angeles has been rumored to be pursuing Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, while New York is allegedly open to moving him despite his no-trade clause.

New York’s season hasn’t exactly gone according to more …

NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers Preview, Predictions, Betting Picks

LeBron JamesWith just a week or so remaining before the NBA All-Star break, the (35-15) Cleveland Cavaliers head to Bankers Life Fieldhouse for game three of a four game road trip, against the (29-22) Indiana Pacers in a Central Division showdown (7pm ET, Wednesday).

Sitting in first place in the Eastern Conference, the Cavaliers are coming off their biggest win of the season, a 140-135 defeat of more …

Super Bowl Specials & Prop Bets Preview, Predictions & Betting Picks

Julio JonesOne of the best parts about Super Bowl season, in addition to the game itself and the fanfare surrounding it are the prop bets and specials. Ranging from what color liquid will be poured on the winning coach to how long it will take Luke Bryan to sing the national anthem, there is pretty much no shortage of additional betting football fans can take part in this year.

So here is our look at the props available from more …

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies at Oklahoma City Thunder Preview, Betting Predictions & Picks

Victor OladipoIt is a clash of two Western Conference teams pushing for better playoff positioning when the 28-22 Oklahoma City Thunder host the 30-21 Memphis Grizzlies tonight (8pm ET Friday). They are seventh and sixth, respectively, in their conference, but neither squad is very far from the fourth seed.

Oklahoma City is current on a more …

Soccer: USA v Jamaica Predictions, Picks & Betting Preview

Bruce ArenaThe United States men’s national team welcome Jamaica to the W. Max Finley Stadium in Tennessee for an international friendly soccer fixture this Friday (7pm ET on Fox Sports 1).

Bruce Arena’s second spell in charge of the United States began with a 0-0 draw against Serbia last week. It was a solid if not spectacular performance from the home side at California’s Qualcomm Stadium, but more …

NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves at Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Preview, Predictions, Picks

Tristan ThompsonThe 32-15 Cleveland Cavaliers welcome the 19-29 Minnesota Timberwolves to town tonight in a clash between squads who are playing much differently than their records indicate right now (7pm ET Wednesday on ESPN). Cleveland has dropped seven of its last 11 games, while Minnesota is 8-3 in its 11 contests.

The Cavaliers are the defending champions, but it is more …