Archive | November, 2017

NBA Betting Preview: Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Clippers Predictions & Picks

Ricky RubioInjuries may have ravaged the 10-11 Utah Jazz and 8-11 Los Angeles Clippers, but the two Western Conference squads continue to charge through their schedule and face each other today (10:30 p.m. ET).

On top of the injuries, both squads are working with a lot of new personnel. Utah has new rotation players like more …

NFL Betting Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys Picks & Predictions

Josh DoctsonWhile winning the NFC East is likely out of the question, both the (5-6) Washington Redskins and (5-6) Dallas Cowboys still have a sliver of hope of making the playoffs, but for the losing team of this week’s head-to-head, that all ends on Thursday night (8:25 PM ET on NBC).

The rivalry between the more …

NBA Betting Preview: Washington Wizards vs. Minnesota Timberwolves Predictions & Picks

Markieff MorrisA matchup of teams with definite flaws happens in Minnesota today as the 10-9 Washington Wizards visit the 12-8 Minnesota Timberwolves (8pm ET Tuesday).

Washington has now lost four of its last five games, two of which came without All-Star point guard John Wall. He is now slated to miss about two weeks with a knee injury. The squad has more …

NBA Betting Preview: Los Angeles Lakers vs. LA Clippers Predictions & Picks

DeAndre JordanThe NBA’s two Los Angeles teams face each other today as the 8-11 Lakers and the 7-11 Clippers do battle at Staples Center (10:30 p.m. ET Monday).

As a team, the Lakers have mostly performed to expectations thus far this season. However, their defense has surprisingly been much better than their offense. The Clippers, meanwhile, have more …

NFL Betting Preview: Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens Predictions & Picks

Tom Savage: Texans vs. Ravens PredictionsThere may only be six weeks left of the NFL season but that is plenty of time for the playoff picture to change. One of these changes could happen this week when the (5-5) Baltimore Ravens take on the (4-6) Houston Texans for Monday Night Football (8.30pm ET).

If the postseason began more …

NBA Betting Preview: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Utah Jazz Predictions & Picks

Derrick FavorsThe 9-8 Milwaukee Bucks travel to face the 8-11 Utah Jazz today (9 p.m. ET on TNT). Despite them being a couple of middling teams, this should be an exciting and hard-fought NBA clash.

Both squads were expected to be slightly above-average outfits this year, but each of them have more …

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 …

NBA Betting Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers at Houston Rockets Picks & Predictions

Trevor ArizaA high-scoring duo meet in the NBA today when the 5-6 Cleveland Cavaliers travel to face the 8-3 Houston Rockets (8pm ET Thursday on TNT).

Cleveland has been a disappointment this season. The Cavaliers have the worst defense in NBA history in terms of points allowed per 100 possessions. The effort shown on 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 …