Archive | April, 2019

NBA Playoffs: Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets Game 1 Picks, Predictions & Betting Preview

Enes Kanter: Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets predictionsThe intensity of the NBA playoffs has increased to another level as we have moved from the first round to the second. Now, only eight teams remain.

Two of the four Western Conference squads still fighting are the third-seeded Portland Trail Blazers and the second-seeded Denver Nuggets. Their series kicks off today in Denver (10:35 p.m. ET Monday on TNT). more …

Premier League Soccer: Leicester vs Arsenal Preview, Picks & Betting Predictions

Sokratis Papastathopoulos: Leicester vs Arsenal predictionsLeicester City begin a tough trio of season-ending Premier League soccer fixtures when they host Arsenal at the King Power Stadium on Sunday (7am ET).

On paper, at least, Leicester are still very much in the hunt to finish seventh and possibly claim a place in next season’s Europa League. They are one of four teams separated by just more …

F1 Preview: Azerbaijan Grand Prix Picks & Betting Predictions 2019

Carlos Sainz: Azerbaijan GP predictionsFerrari will have to hope that the unpredictability of previous races at the Baku City Circuit plays to their favor as they seek to make up ground on Mercedes at this weekend’s Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019 (Race: 8:10am ET Sunday).

Mercedes have recorded one-two finishes in all three of the races in 2019 to date, becoming the first team in more …

NBA Betting Preview: Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers Game 5 Predictions & Picks

Joe Harris: Brooklyn Nets vs Sixers Game 5 PredictionsThe Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets played one of the most entertaining games of this year’s NBA playoffs in Saturday’s Game 4 matchup.

Brooklyn led almost the entire way and had Sixers’ star Jimmy Butler ejected, but the Sixers stepped up on defense in the fourth quarter and got a huge go-ahead three-pointer from more …

Golf: RBC Heritage Preview, Odds, Picks & Betting Predictions

Ian Poulter: RBC Heritage predictionsThe RBC Heritage does well to retain a fair percentage of the world’s best golfers after last week’s Masters. It celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019 and is therefore one of the more established and respected events on Tour.

There is no Tiger as you might expect but we have a strong declaration led by Dustin Johnson who shoots straight to more …

NBA Betting Preview: Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors Game 2 Predictions & Picks

Kyle Lowry: Magic vs Raptors predictions, Game 2On the first day of NBA playoff action on Saturday, three of the four games featured the lower seed upsetting the higher seed on the road. None of those upsets was more surprising than the seventh-seeded Orlando Magic defeating the second-seeded Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.

The series will remain in more …

F1 Preview: Chinese Grand Prix Picks & Betting Predictions

Charles Leclerc: Chinese Grand PredictionsMercedes have recorded one-two finishes in both of the opening two races of the 2019 Formula One season, and rivals Ferrari will be desperate to hit back by taking victory at this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix (Race: Sunday, 2:10am ET).

Ferrari were the pre-season pace-setters but already find themselves trailing in both championships. They were more …

NBA Preview: Indiana Pacers at Atlanta Hawks Predictions & Betting Picks

Trae Young: Indiana Pacers vs Atlanta Hawks predictionsThere are other games with more seeding intrigue today, the last night of the regular season. Even so, there are reasons to watch the 47-34 Indiana Pacers and 29-52 Atlanta Hawks square off in Atlanta (8 p.m. ET Wednesday).

Both squads are scrappy and have done well this season, considering the circumstances. The Pacers started the more …

Golf: The US Masters Predictions, Betting Odds Guide, Picks & Preview 2019

Rory McIlroy: The Masters predictionsThe wait is almost over and on Thursday, the world’s best golfers will be teeing it up once again down in Augusta. The 83rd edition of The US Masters is almost underway and it is our task to try to pick some winners from what will be an exceptional field for this 2019 renewal.

Corey Connors was our more …

NBA Picks: Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder Preview & Betting Predictions

Eric Gordon: Houston Rockets vs OKC predictionsThere is no shortage of Western Conference seeding drama with two days of NBA games left. Seeds two through eight are not decided yet, and seeds three through eight all have at least three teams that can achieve those spots.

The 53-28 Houston Rockets and 47-33 Oklahoma City Thunder are both in the thick of the chaos. Houston can finish between second and more …

Champions League Soccer: Tottenham vs Man City Picks, Predictions & Preview

Riyad Mahrez: Spurs vs Man City predictionsTottenham Hotspur’s shiny new stadium hosts the first leg of an all-English Champions League quarter-final when Manchester City visit on Tuesday (3pm ET).

It is seven years since an English side last won the Champions League. With all four Premier League entrants having made it through to the last eight for the first time since 2009, there is a more …

Premier League Soccer: Chelsea vs West Ham Preview, Predictions & Betting Picks

Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea vs West Ham predictionsA victory for Chelsea would keep them firmly in the top-four race when they host West Ham at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Monday (3pm ET).

With just six matches left (seven for Arsenal), very little separates the four teams competing for the two remaining places in the top four. Tottenham Hotspur lead the way in third, with Arsenal and more …

Final Four Preview, Betting Picks, Guide & Predictions

Cassius Winston: Final 4 PredictionsThen there were four. After a chaotic, wild and madness-filled first several rounds of the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament, the field is down to four teams: #Virginia, #2 Michigan State, #3 Texas Tech and #5 Auburn. The action starts today, Saturday, April 6th (6:09pm ET & 8:49 PM ET live on CBS).

In a lot of ways, this isn’t the more …

NBA Game Picks: Cleveland Cavaliers at Sacramento Kings Preview & Betting Predictions

Tristan Thompson: Cavs vs Sacramento Kings predictionsThe end of the NBA regular season is an interesting time for teams not in playoff contention. The 19-59 Cleveland Cavaliers and 38-40 Sacramento Kings have guaranteed spots in the lottery this season, but their final few games of the season are not meaningless. They face off in Sacramento today (10pm ET Thursday).

Cleveland is likely to keep its more …

NBA Betting Preview: Denver Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors Picks & Predictions

DeMarcus Cousins: Denver Nuggets vs Golden State Warriors PredictionsWhich team is going to earn the Western Conference’s No. 1 seed this season? It’s likely coming down to two teams: the 52-24 Golden State Warriors and 51-25 Denver Nuggets. The squads will face each other today in Golden State for a very important matchup (10:30 p.m. ET Tuesday on TNT).

If the Warriors win, they will be more …