Basketball

NBA Western Conference Playoff Predictions, Picks & Betting Preview

James Harden: Western Conference PredictionsThis preview concentrates on the Western Conference playoff series and this year there is a new #1 at the top of the bracket.

Meet the Houston Rockets, who have always been a good team, but this year transcended into something great. For the first time since the Golden State Warriors began their more …

NBA Eastern Conference Preview, Betting Predictions & Picks

Kyle Lowry: NBA Eastern Conference PredictionsThe NBA postseason is upon us as 16 of the league’s top teams prepare for stiff competition en route to crowning the champion.

Eight of these teams come from the Eastern Conference, which this year has provided for quite a surprising playoff bracket. You can read about the Western Conference bracket and more …

NBA Betting Preview: Boston Celtics vs Washington Wizards Predictions & Picks

Kelly OubreThe 54-26 Boston Celtics and 42-38 Washington Wizards are rival Eastern Conference teams that faced each other in a tense seven-game series just a year ago. The Celtics won the series and they are having a much better season in 2017-18.

An injury-plagued Boston squad will attempt to get a road win against a slumping Washington today more …

NBA Betting Preview: Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets Predictions & Picks

Jusuf Nurkic: Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets PredictionsIt has been a long time since the NBA has seen a playoff race as hectic as what is going on in the Western Conference this season. Despite being just three games apart in the standings, the 48-32 Portland Trail Blazers are the third seed and the 45-35 Denver Nuggets are ninth. They will play each other in Denver today (9 p.m. ET Monday).

Portland is on a more …

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

Malik Monk: Charlotte Hornets vs Orlando Magic PredictionsSome NBA teams are playing for playoff berths right now. Others have been out of that race for a while.

The 34-45 Charlotte Hornets and the 24-54 Orlando Magic have both known for at least a couple of weeks that they weren’t going to be occupying playoff spots in the Eastern Conference. However, the squads must more …

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

Dante Exum: LA Clippers at Utah Jazz PredictionsSeeds four through 10 in the NBA’s Western Conference are still a mess with one week left in the 2017-18 season. The two teams on the edges of that group, the 45-33 Utah Jazz (fourth seed) and the 42-36 Los Angeles Clippers (10th seed), will play in Utah today (9 p.m. ET Thursday).

This game is important for more …

March Madness Preview: Final Four Predictions & Betting Picks

Mikal Bridges: Final 4 PredictionsJust four teams are still standing in the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship and just three games remain before the 2017-18 champion is crowned. Two of these March Madness games tip-off this Saturday as college basketball’s Final Four is upon us.

Here we recap the more …

NBA Betting Preview: Indiana Pacers vs Golden State Warriors Predictions & Picks

Nick YoungThe 43-31 Indiana Pacers aim to continue their storybook season tonight in a road game against the 54-19 Golden State Warriors (10:30 p.m. ET Tuesday).

Indiana was supposed to be near the bottom of the league this season after trading away star forward Paul George for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis. However, both have taken more …

NBA Betting Preview: Denver Nuggets vs Philadelphia 76ers Predictions & Picks

Joel Embiid: Nuggets vs Sixers PredictionsThe 40-33 Denver Nuggets are fighting for their playoff lives right now. They are currently seeded ninth in the Western Conference and need every win they can get. Defeating the 42-30 Philadelphia 76ers on the road today will be a very tough task (7 p.m. ET Monday on NBA TV).

Denver has played decently as of more …

March Madness: Sweet 16 Day 2 Predictions, Previews & Betting Picks

Devonte Graham: Sweet 16 PredictionsDay one of the Sweet 16 produced just as much excitement and drama as the entire tournament has so far. Day two is today (Friday, March 23) and features the stronger half of the bracket in terms of top seeds.

But as March has taught us so far, no one is safe when it comes to the madness of the NCAA Division more …

Sweet 16 Betting Preview with Predictions & Picks for Day 1

Jordan Poole: Sweet 16 PredictionsAfter a tumultuous two rounds of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, just 16 teams remain from the original field of 64. This year’s Sweet 16, which arguably is one of the most upset-heavy in recent basketball memory, takes place on Thursday and Friday (March 22-23) on the networks of TBS and CBS.

There’s a reason this more …

NBA Betting Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder vs Boston Celtics Predictions & Picks

Russell Westbrook: OKC vs Boston Celtics PredictionsInjury problems have plagued this NBA matchup, but the 43-29 Oklahoma City Thunder and 47-23 Boston Celtics should still play a very entertaining game in Boston today (8 p.m. ET Tuesday on TNT).

Oklahoma City is on a six-game winning streak, solidifying its position as the Western Conference’s fourth seed. While the season-ending more …

NBA Betting Preview: Miami Heat vs LA Lakers Predictions & Picks

Julius Randle: Miami Heat vs LA Lakers PredictionsThe Miami Heat possess a respectable 36-33 record and are currently in the Eastern Conference’s final playoff position. However, they have an ugly nine-game losing streak in road games that they’ll hope to end against the 31-37 Los Angeles Lakers today (10:30 p.m. ET Friday on NBA TV).

Miami is nearly a more …

2018 March Madness Betting Preview, Predictions & Picks

Trevon Bluiett: March Madness PredictionsMarch Madness returns today for two weeks of jam-packed action and excitement. Sixty four teams enter, but only one will leave as national champion.

Now that the First Four is in the books, the NCAAB Men’s Division I Championship aka March Madness 2018, can officially begin. The tournament kicks off in a big way with 16 first round games, the first of more …

NBA Betting Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Phoenix Suns Predictions & Picks

Elfrid Payton: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Phoenix Suns PredictionsWe are now in the final month of the NBA regular season, at which point most teams have decided whether they are going for wins or tanking for position in the draft lottery.

The 38-28 Cleveland Cavaliers are one of the teams looking for wins. Thanks to some injuries and general laziness, they have lost four of their last six games. Their defense has been more …