Archive | February, 2019

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

Kevin Knox: Cavs vs NY Knicks PredictionsSometimes even bad teams can play well for a few games. The 14-47 Cleveland Cavaliers and 13-48 New York Knicks have the two worst records in the Eastern Conference, but both squads have looked pretty solid in the past week.

Cleveland has won two of its last three games. New York is on a two-game winning streak and more …

Golf Betting Preview: Honda Classic Odds Guide, Predictions & Picks 2019

Brooks Koepka: Honda Classic PredictionsWe enjoyed some drama at last week’s WGC Mexico and from a betting point of view, it was interesting to note that two of the biggest favorites came to the fore. Dustin Johnson eventually eased home ahead of Rory McIlroy so there were no shocks down Mexico way.

We took a return ourselves with more …

NBA Betting Preview: Philadelphia 76ers at New Orleans Pelicans Picks & Predictions

Anthony Davis: Philadelphia 76ers vs New Orleans Pelicans PredictionsToday’s game between the 38-22 Philadelphia 76ers and 27-34 New Orleans Pelicans could have been a marquee matchup between the 76ers’ Joel Embiid and the Pelicans’ Anthony Davis. However, Embiid is currently sidelined with a knee injury and won’t play in the contest (8 p.m. ET on NBATV).

There are still compelling reasons to more …

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

Megan Rapinoe: USWNT vs Japan PredictionsThe United States Women’s National Team kick off their 2019 SheBelieves Cup campaign against Japan in the Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pennsylvania on Wednesday (7PM ET, live on FS1).

The fourth running of the annual, four-team tournament provides the USWNT with the ideal opportunity to more …

Premier League Soccer: Man Utd vs Liverpool Preview, Predictions & Betting Picks

Paul Pogba: Man Utd vs Liverpool PredictionsIf Liverpool are to take advantage of their game in hand to jump ahead of Manchester City back to the summit of the Premier League soccer table, they need to take at least a point away to historical rivals Manchester United on Sunday (9.05am ET).

Liverpool have dropped points in three of their last six league fixtures, which has allowed Man City to more …

NBA Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Toronto Raptors Picks & Betting Predictions

DeMar DeRozan: San Antonio Spurs vs Toronto Raptors PredictionsThe San Antonio Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan called the Toronto Raptors his home squad for nine years. Now, he will return to Toronto today to play his former team on the road for the first time (7 p.m. ET Friday on ESPN).

The 33-26 Spurs and 43-16 Raptors met in San Antonio at the beginning of January. The Spurs won that more …

Golf Preview: WGC Mexico Odds Guide, Predictions & Betting Picks 2019

Bubba Watson: WGC Mexico PredictionsYou can almost sense the Masters approaching as we come to the first World Golf Championship of the year. The WGC Mexico 2019 is the tournament this week and it has naturally attracted most of the game’s best players.

JB Holmes’ methodical style of play earned him the Genesis Open title on Sunday and a jump of 58 places in more …

Champions League Soccer Preview: Schalke vs Man City Betting Picks & Predictions

Raheem Sterling: Schalke vs Man City PredictionsManchester City can be expected to open up an advantage ahead of the return fixture when they travel to Germany to take on Schalke in the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 clash on Wednesday (3pm ET).

Man City progressed to the knockout stages as group winners ahead of Lyon and were rewarded with a more …

FA Cup Soccer: Chelsea vs Man Utd Predictions, Picks & Betting Preview

Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea vs Man Utd PredictionsA brace of teams locked in a battle for fourth place in the Premier League meet in the FA Cup fifth round when Chelsea host Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Monday (2.30pm ET).

In the league, just one point separates Man Utd in fourth from Arsenal and Chelsea in fifth and sixth. Chelsea held a more …

NBA Betting Preview: Charlotte Hornets at Orlando Magic Picks & Predictions

Kemba Walker: Charlotte Hornets vs Orlando Magic PredictionsOutside of the top five teams, the Eastern Conference hasn’t been very competitive this season. Two of the squads in that cluster between sixth and 10th place in the East are the 27-29 Charlotte Hornets and 26-32 Orlando Magic.

The Hornets and Magic will meet today in Orlando for their final game before the annual All-Star more …

NBA Preview: OKC vs New Orleans Pelicans Picks & Betting Predictions

Anthony DavisIt may be Valentine’s Day but there is certainly no love going around the locker room of the New Orleans Pelicans. Trapped in a free fall and a situation where players are questioning the team’s effort, the All Star break can’t come soon enough.

Before they get there, the Pelicans have one more game to worry about as they host surging Oklahoma City Thunder today (8 PM ET Thursday). more …

NBA: Milwaukee Bucks vs Indiana Pacers Predictions, Preview & Betting Picks

Giannis Antetokounmpo: Milwaukee Bucks vs Indiana Pacers PredictionsWith the NBA All-Star Weekend just a few days away, teams are continuing to jockey for position in the Eastern and Western conference playoff races. Such is the case for today’s showdown between Central Division rivals, the (42-14) Milwaukee Bucks and (38-19) Indiana Pacers (7:05 PM ET Wednesday).

Entering this game, the Bucks are more …

Golf Betting Preview: Genesis Open Predictions, Odds Guide & Picks

Dustin Johnson: Genesis Open PredictionsOne of the oldest tournaments on the west of the Atlantic goes off on Thursday as the historic Genesis Open returns to the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California. First held in 1926, the roll call of winners includes some of the greats of the game and the event tends to see fewer absentees from the World’s top 10 players.

Tiger Woods is here along with more …

Champions League Soccer: Man Utd vs PSG Predictions, Preview & Betting Picks

Kylian Mbappe: Man Utd vs PSG PredictionsThe Champions League round of 16 gets underway when Manchester United host Paris Saint-Germain at Old Trafford on Tuesday (3pm ET).

When the knockout-round draw was made back in mid-December, Man Utd were in a dreadful run of form, having lost three, drawn three and won just two of their last eight matches in all more …

NBA Betting Preview: Los Angeles Lakers vs Boston Celtics Predictions & Picks

Gordon Hayward: LAs Lakers vs Boston Celtics PredictionsTwo bitter interconference rivals will hit the floor in Boston tonight as the 35-19 Boston Celtics host the 27-27 Los Angeles Lakers (8 p.m. ET Thursday on TNT).

These two teams are headed in opposite directions. Boston has won 10 of 11 games to move up from fifth to third in the Eastern Conference, while the Lakers have lost six games in eight contests to more …

Golf Preview: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Predictions, Betting Odds & Picks

Tony FinauThe appearance of 156 amateur golfers adds some entertainment to the Pebble Beach Pro-Am but it can also be a distraction for serious golf fans. However, this is a historic tournament, steeped in tradition set by the likes of Bob Hope and Bing Crosby and somehow, the Tour just wouldn’t be the same without it.

Rickie Fowler held on to more …

NBA Betting Preview: Miami Heat vs Portland Trail Blazers Picks & Predictions

Jusuf Nurkic: Miami Heat vs Portland Trail Blazers PredictionsMost pundits had very similar expectations for the Miami Heat and Portland Trail Blazers this year. Both squads were supposed to be right around the league average in terms of competitiveness.

Instead, the 24-27 Miami Heat have failed to crack the .500 mark even in a weak Eastern Conference, while the more …