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NBA Picks And Odds: Houston Rockets at Sacramento Kings

Cousins has dominated but has to improve his decision making

Houston at Sacramento Time: 10:30 PM ET TV: TNT Spread: HOU -1 Total: 197 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Houston Rockets have been without star center Dwight Howard, but it really hasn’t seemed to matter much. Hot shooting from James Harden and his fellow perimeter Rockets has continued to make Houston a team to beat in […]

NBA Thursday Odds: Cleveland Cavaliers at Oklahoma City Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder need a huge game from point guard Russell Westbrook in Game 7

Cleveland at Oklahoma City Time: 8 PM ET TV: TNT Spread: OKC -2.5 Betting odds c/o Bovada Cleveland has been something of a disappointment this season in terms of expectations; or at least, they had been. The Cavaliers have made vast improvements since taking the ball out of Kyrie Irving’s hands and allowing LeBron James […]

NBA Picks: Miami Heat at Denver Nuggets

Wade will matchup with Manu Ginobili tonight

Miami at Denver Time: WED, 10:30 PM ET TV: ESPN Spread: DEN -6 Total: 203 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Miami Heat were not expected to be contenders after losing three-time MVP LeBron James. But that isn’t to say the team is a pushover by any means. The Heat have struggled at home, but have […]

NBA Odds and Predictions: New Orleans Pelicans at Dallas Mavericks

Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks are one win away from reaching the NBA Finals for the first time since 2006. The Mavericks are 6 1/2 point home favorites in game 5 against Oklahoma City

New Orleans at Dallas Time: WED, 8 PM ET TV: ESPN Spread: DAL -7 Total: 209 Betting odds c/o Bovada The 10-10 New Orleans Pelicans are making the trip to face a Dallas Mavs team that is 8-3 at home and trying to move up in the rugged Western Conference. The Pelicans have been a […]

NCAA Men’s Basketball Betting Preview: San Diego Toreros vs. UCLA Bruins

Big South Tournament

San Diego at UCLA Time: 7 PM ET TV: Pac-12 Network Spread: UCLA -10.5 Total: 143 Betting Odds c/o Bovada UCLA is 6-2 and 5-0 at home this season, sitting atop the Pac-12 conference. The Bruins are a strong team on the glass and move the ball well, and playing the San Diego Toreros is […]

NCAA Basketball Predictions: Eastern Kentucky Colonels at No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats

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Eastern Kentucky at Kentucky Time: 6 PM ET TV: SEC Network, ESPN Spread: KEN -26 Total: 132 Betting odds c/o Bovada It’s almost scary how good the Kentucky Wildcats are this season. With a team that boasts 9-10 future 1st round picks in the NBA draft, the Wildcats are off to an 8-0 start and […]

College Basketball Preview: No. 18 Arkansas Razorbacks at Clemson Tigers

The UNLV Runnin' Rebels return home and are 17-point home favorites in hosting the UCSB Gauchos on Wednesday night

(18) Arkansas at Clemson Time: 5 PM ET TV: ESPN U Spread: ARK -3 M/L: ARK -155; CLE +135 Total: 140 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Arkansas Razorbacks are back to being the dominant team they once were. The Razorbacks rank 5th in the nation in scoring with an average of 88.1 points per game […]

NFL Player Prop Bet Predictions and Odds: San Francisco 49ers at Oakland Raiders

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SF at OAK Prop Bets Time: 4:25 ET Odds c/o Bovada Colin Kaepernick 225.5 Passing Yards O/U Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers average 210.5 passing yards per game, but the Oakland Raiders surrender 228.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 9th best in the NFL. It should be easy for the Raiders to limit Kaepernick […]

NFL Player Prop Betting at Bovada: Buffalo Bills at Denver Broncos

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BUF at DEN Time:  4:05 PM ET TV: CBS Odds c/o Bovada Kyle Orton 229.5 Passing Yards Kyle Orton has thrown for 230 yards or more in each of his past five games and was good for 259 last week on 60.4 percent completion ratio. He threw one TD and no picks. Rivers has thrown […]

NFL Quarterback Prop Betting: New England Patriots at San Diego Chargers

Patriots Jets AFC Playoff Preview

NE at SD Prop Bets Time: 8:30 PM ET Odds c/o Bovada Tom Brady 279.5 Passing Yards Tom Brady has been struggling to get yardage lately. He’s been under 250 passing yards in four of his past five games, though last week he was good for 292 yards on 23-of-35 passing (65 percent) against the […]

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