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June 2010

15

Boston at Los Angeles Lakers
Tuesday 06/15 09:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 188.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Boston Celtics found themselves in a 2-1 hole after three games in the NBA Finals, but dug in defensively and took the last two played in Boston this season. It has been the...

15

Boston at Los Angeles Lakers
Tuesday 06/15 09:00 PM Eastern
4 units on First Half UNDER 94.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Celtics have gotten to this point by going 11-6 vs. teams considered better than them in their last 17 in the playoffs. How have they done it? Primarily at the defensive end...

13

Los Angeles Lakers at Boston
Sunday 06/13 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Boston -2.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Boston Celtics got a much needed win in game four to even the series at two games apiece. What was impressive about the win is they survived the best performance by Kobe Bry...

10

Los Angeles at Boston
Thursday 06/10 09:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Boston -3.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Celtics find themselves behind the eight ball trailing in the series to the Lakers 2-1. They can find solace in the fact that they fell down by 17 points and came all the wa...

08

Los Angeles Lakers at Boston
Tuesday 06/08 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)Pick: 4 units on First Half UNDER 96.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Boston Celtics did what they needed to do by winning game two. It has basically now become a best of five series with three of the games in Boston. The Lakers have to be gri...

06

Boston at Los Angeles Lakers
Sunday 06/06 08:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Los Angeles Lakers -6 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Boston Celtics dropped the opener to the Lakers, and Los Angeles will look to do what Boston did in 2008 - try to hold serve and take a 2-0 lead before the series heads to B...

03

Boston at Los Angeles Lakers
Thursday 06/03 09:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 192 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Defense wins championships. Both of these teams know that. In 2008, the high-flying Lakers were supposed to beat the Celtics. Boston outplayed Los Angeles, especially on the def...

03

Boston at Los Angeles Lakers
Thursday 06/03 09:00 PM Eastern
2 units on First Half UNDER 96 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

It's finally here and I am psyched! Lakers-Celtics - it doesn't get any better in the NBA. The Lakers will try and redeem their 2007-08 NBA Finals loss to the Celtics, w...

May 2010

29

Los Angeles Lakers at Phoenix
Saturday 05/29 08:30 PM Eastern
5 units on Phoenix -1.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Phoenix Suns came so close to coming home with a 3-2 series lead, but a put back by the Lakers as time ran out gave the Lakers a two point win and series lead 3-2. While the...

28

Orlando at Boston
Friday 05/28 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on First Half UNDER 95 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The chess match continues. The Orlando Magic have made better use of Dwight Howard in the last two games, resulting in two wins. I look for the Celtics to counter with more help...

27

Phoenix at Los Angeles Lakers
Thursday 05/27 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Phoenix +8 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Los Angeles Lakers looked to be in total control of the series taking a commanding 2-0 lead in LA, with Phoenix showing to be very little threat in either game. The venue ch...

26

Boston at Orlando
Wednesday 05/26 08:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 186 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Boston Celtics certainly had their chances in game four to close out this series, but they fell in overtime and will head to Orlando for game five. The Magic did a much bett...

26

Boston at Orlando
Wednesday 05/26 08:35 PM Eastern
3 units on First Half UNDER 93.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Magic learned something from their first three games in this series. If they allow Rondo the freedom to drive and roam, he is going to hurt you. They are clamping down, and ...

25

Los Angeles Lakers at Phoenix
Tuesday 05/25 09:05 PM Eastern
3 units on First Half UNDER 110.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This series has played to higher-scoring games than expected, and the fair price in game one was set at 210.5, which has climbed over 10 points now, so the value turns to the UN...

25

Los Angeles Lakers at Phoenix
Tuesday 05/25 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Phoenix +1.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 221 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Phoenix Suns went down 0-2 in this series and in a pivotal game three at home, they got a huge win. That isn't surprising as the Suns have been a cash cow at home all se...

24

Orlando at Boston
Monday 05/24 08:35 PM Eastern
5 units on Boston -375 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 1.3)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 187 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Celtics have shocked the Magic, and are on their way to getting the payback from last season's ouster at the hands of Orlando. I really like the Celtics to close this ou...

24

Orlando at Boston
Monday 05/24 08:30 PM Eastern
4 units on First Half UNDER 94 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

This game has one signature written all over it - low-scoring. These teams have met 21 times over the past three seasons and 18 of those 21 games have gone UNDER in the first-ha...

23

Los Angeles Lakers at Phoenix
Sunday 05/23 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Phoenix -1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on First Half UNDER 109.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Phoenix Suns were hammered in the first two games of this series by the Lakers and many feel they are dead and buried. After watching Boston crush the Magic to go up 3-0 in ...

22

Orlando at Boston
Saturday 05/22 08:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Orlando +4 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)Pick: 3 units on First Half UNDER 96 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Looking at the first two games of this series, Boston appears to have it all over Orlando. Looking at another playoff in the NHL, we saw how quickly things can change in just on...

18

Boston at Orlando
Tuesday 05/18 08:30 PM Eastern
5 units on Orlando -7 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)Pick: 4 units on Game Total UNDER 189 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Boston Celtics surprised the Orlando Magic in game one in Orlando after the Magic had won eight straight playoffs games by an average of 16.7 points per game. One game does ...

17

Phoenix at Los Angeles Lakers
Monday 05/17 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Phoenix +6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on First Half UNDER 106.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Phoenix Suns have become a different team as this offensive machine has seen the light. Suddenly, this team is stepping up on the defensive, and the results have followed. T...

16

Boston at Orlando
Sunday 05/16 03:35 PM Eastern
3 units on First Half UNDER 95.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Celtics have been in the playoffs enough over the years to realize that the deeper you go, the more significant defense becomes. They will be out to show early that nothing ...

16

Boston at Orlando
Sunday 05/16 03:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Orlando -6.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 189.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This has the makings of a classic series with both teams playing at very high levels. The Magic have run the table in the playoffs, winning eight straight and 14 straight overal...

13

Cleveland at Boston
Thursday 05/13 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 196.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Celtics have surprised a lot of people by taking three of the first five games in this series. The Cavaliers have had problems producing points and have already been held in...

13

Cleveland at Boston
Thursday 05/13 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on First Half UNDER 99 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The heat is on the Cavaliers, as they face a must win in this one, which usually means defensive intensity right out of the gate. We saw it last game in which these teams combin...

11

Boston at Cleveland
Tuesday 05/11 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 194.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Boston Celtics made amends for their disastrous game three when they suffered their largest home playoffs loss ever, when the Cavaliers took them out by 29 points. They have...

11

Boston at Cleveland
Tuesday 05/11 08:00 PM Eastern
2 units on First Half UNDER 98.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

This series is now knotted at two games apiece and so much is on the line for both teams here. That means defenses are likely to take the court early in this one to gain an edge...

10

Los Angeles Lakers at Utah
Monday 05/10 10:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Utah -3 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)Pick: 3 units on First Half UNDER 103.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Unlike the Hawks, the Jazz have been in every game vs. the Lakers, but haven't been able to break through. They have had leads in all three games, but haven't been able ...

10

Orlando at Atlanta
Monday 05/10 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Orlando -6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on First Half UNDER 97 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The NBA playoffs have revealed some things to consider going forward. It would be hard to argue against one of those revelations, and that is the fact that Orlando has looked th...

09

Phoenix at San Antonio
Sunday 05/09 08:35 PM Eastern
3 units on San Antonio -4 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on First Half UNDER 104 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Phoenix pretty much wrapped up this series last game by winning game three. No NBA playoff team has ever lost a best-of-seven series when up 3-0. Knowing that, and coming off a ...

09

Cleveland at Boston
Sunday 05/09 03:35 PM Eastern
3 units on First Half UNDER 98.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

LeBron put to rest questions about his elbow injury last game as the Cavaliers came out and made a huge statement in game three. They crushed the Celtics on their home floor to ...

08

Los Angeles Lakers at Utah
Saturday 05/08 08:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Utah -4.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)Pick: 2 units on First Half UNDER 101.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Lakers have taken care of business at home winning the first two in this series, but that doesn't bode well for game three. Game threes have seen the team down 2-0 in th...

08

Los Angeles Lakers at Utah
Saturday 05/08 08:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Utah -200 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.5)

The Los Angeles Lakers have really struggled with consistency, and have now followed an ATS win with a 1-11 ATS mark. The Jazz has only failed to cover five times as a favorite ...

08

Orlando at Atlanta
Saturday 05/08 05:05 PM Eastern
2 units on First Half UNDER 98.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Magic have been one of the most solid under teams in the NBA off of one day of rest, as they have turned-in a 52-23-1 mark to the UNDER. The Hawks need this one, and that us...

08

Orlando at Atlanta
Saturday 05/08 05:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Atlanta +2.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 195 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Orlando Magic have looked scary good in their first two games in this series at home to open a 2-0 series lead over the Hawks. We have seen this many times before, and I wou...

07

Phoenix at San Antonio
Friday 05/07 09:30 PM Eastern
5 units on San Antonio -6.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)Pick: 2 units on Game Total OVER 205.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Phoenix Suns have taken charge with two wins at home. Now the Spurs come home where they have been down right nasty in their last 15 here, posting a 13-2 mark. They swept th...

07

Cleveland at Boston
Friday 05/07 07:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Boston +1 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)Pick: 2 units on First Half UNDER 98 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Cleveland Cavaliers may have had the best record in the NBA regular season, but they watched the Celtics claim home-court advantage in what is now a best of five series, wit...

06

Atlanta at Orlando
Thursday 05/06 08:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Orlando -9.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)Pick: 4 units on Game Total OVER 190 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Atlanta Hawks really fell hard in the series opener as Orlando controlled both ends of the court, and every aspect of the game. This isn't something new for the Magic, w...

05

San Antonio at Phoenix
Wednesday 05/05 09:15 PM Eastern
4 units on San Antonio +120 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4.8)Pick: 4 units on Game Total OVER 205.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Phoenix Suns took game one in this series and the Spurs look to rebound in game two. The Spurs are long in playoff experience in the Tim Duncan era as they have been here ba...

04

Utah at Los Angeles Lakers
Tuesday 05/04 10:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total OVER 199.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Jazz’s offense was slowed a bit by the Lakers but not much. This is a team that has been scoring at the rate of Phoenix and Denver through the second half of the seaso...

04

Atlanta at Orlando
Tuesday 05/04 08:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Orlando -9 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)Pick: 2 units on First Half UNDER 97 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Atlanta Hawks will be thrown from the frying pan and into the fryer as they open their series at Orlando in the NBA Eastern Conference semi-finals. The Hawks needed seven ga...

04

Orlando + Los Angeles
Tuesday 05/04 08:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Parlay -170 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.9)

The Magic will present a much stiffer test for Atlanta than did the Bucks. Orlando is 36-7 in this building this year, winning by over 11 points per game on average. When facing...

03

San Antonio at Phoenix
Monday 05/03 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 203.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The San Antonio Spurs have been a fixture in the playoffs since Tim Duncan donned a Spurs uniform. They have been here every year since 1997-98. They have amassed 83 road games,...

01

Boston at Cleveland
Saturday 05/01 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland -7 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Boston Celtics took a risk and somewhat mortgaged their future when they signed Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett. They got the championship they coveted in 2008, but slipped last...

April 2010

30

Denver at Utah
Friday 04/30 10:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Utah -5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Utah Jazz have had no problems scoring in this series as they have averaged over 110 points per game. That is a key marker for game six as the Utah Jazz have been virtually ...

30

Denver at Utah
Friday 04/30 10:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Utah -230 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.2)

Looking at this game and finding value is all about probabilities. Denver certainly isn't a defensive-minded team, and Utah has taken advantage of that to average over 110 p...

30

Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City
Friday 04/30 09:35 PM Eastern
5 units on Oklahoma City -1 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Oklahoma City Thunder may be on the brink of elimination down three games to two, but they are far from done. The Lakers are a very good offensive team, but they have yet to...

30

Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City
Friday 04/30 09:30 PM Eastern
5 units on Oklahoma City -120 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 4.2)

The Lakers have had all sorts of issues playing here this season. They have played four games, averaging just 87.5 points per game, discounting overtime, and have lost three by ...

29

Dallas at San Antonio
Thursday 04/29 08:05 PM Eastern
5 units on San Antonio -3.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The San Antonio Spurs look to close out the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavs seem to be a team that can’t get over the hump in the NBA playoffs. The Mavs ran off a string of 13 ...

29

Dallas at San Antonio
Thursday 04/29 08:00 PM Eastern
5 units on San Antonio -180 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.8)

The Mavericks went on a 13-game winning streak, but the team has struggled vs. good teams since. Dallas has posted a losing record of 5-7 in their last 12, and 1-3 on the road. ...

28

Utah at Denver
Wednesday 04/28 10:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Utah +290 (moneyline) (risk 1 to win 2.9)

The Jazz have taken a commanding 3-1 lead in this series and I like them to close this one out in Denver tonight. The Nuggets are a scoring team, which usually means they also g...

28

Utah at Denver
Wednesday 04/28 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Utah +7 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 215 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Utah Jazz have won the last three in this series and look to close out the Nuggets on the road. The Jazz have played well down the stretch and, in this series, their offense...

27

Oklahoma City at Los Angeles Lakers
Tuesday 04/27 10:40 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER 193.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Oklahoma City has done a good job scoring in this series to even things at two games apiece. They have scored more points progressively from game one through game four. The Lake...

27

Chicago at Cleveland
Tuesday 04/27 08:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Cleveland -12 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

This looks like a lot of wood to lay, but history shows it is the right side. Teams in the first round of the NBA playoffs as a 10+ point favorite, have an overwhelming track re...

27

Miami at Boston
Tuesday 04/27 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Celtics have a commanding 3-1 lead, and it is very important for them to close the door here tonight. The Celtics have some aging star players, and getting this done in five...

26

Portland at Phoenix
Monday 04/26 10:30 PM Eastern
5 units on Phoenix -320 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 1.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 202.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Phoenix Suns were shocked in the opener, but came back with a big 29-point win in game 2. The Suns were 32-9 at home this season and have a big advantage here. They have als...

26

Orlando at Charlotte
Monday 04/26 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Charlotte +170 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

Sometimes in a best of seven series, the hardest game to get is the last one. The Bobcats have their backs against the wall, and will not bow out in four straight without their ...

25

Denver at Utah
Sunday 04/25 09:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Utah -1.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Think the oddsmakers are living off last year when Denver was the darlings of the playoffs, covering their first 12 games, but since are just 2-5 ATS and have again been a poor ...

25

Dallas at San Antonio
Sunday 04/25 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on San Antonio -2.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The oddsmakers have labeled Dallas the better team here, with San Antonio playing at home and the line below what the normal home court advantage would be. The difference is the...

25

Cleveland at Chicago
Sunday 04/25 03:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Cleveland -5.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 194.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

It was pretty obvious after going up 2-0 in this series at home, that the Cavs came out flat in the first period and fell behind by 11 points. They found themselves down 21 poin...

25

Boston at Miami
Sunday 04/25 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 186 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This series appeared to open up in game three, but that was not really the case. The Heat shot over 50%, the Celtis 48% and the two combined to shoot 80% from the free throw lin...

24

Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City
Saturday 04/24 09:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Oklahoma City -2 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

This might be a No. 1 seed vs. a No. 8 seed, but the Lakers have really had a hard time holding off this young, but talented Thunder team. The Thunder was down 2-0, got off to a...

24

Atlanta at Milwaukee
Saturday 04/24 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee -1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Atlanta Hawks breezed through the first two games of this series with a pair of 10-point wins. That isn't what the story is about here however. The Hawks have an elongat...

24

Phoenix at Portland
Saturday 04/24 04:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 203 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

No writeup for this game.

24

Phoenix at Portland
Saturday 04/24 04:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Portland +2 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

No writeup for this game.

24

Orlando at Charlotte
Saturday 04/24 02:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Charlotte +2 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 184.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Charlotte Bobcats find themselves in a 0-2 hole coming home for game three vs. the Magic. It isn't much of a surprise however, as this young Bobcats team finished the se...

23

Denver at Utah
Friday 04/23 10:30 PM Eastern
5 units on Utah -2 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 215.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Denver Nuggets will have some fan appeal, and will be liked by bettors too after going 12-0 ATS to open the playoffs a year ago. That won't happen this year as they have...

23

Dallas at San Antonio
Friday 04/23 09:30 PM Eastern
3 units on San Antonio -3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Dallas Mavericks sizzled down the stretch, finishing the regular season at 23-6 over their last 29 games. Lost in the streak was the fact that they finished just 4-4 in thei...

23

Boston at Miami
Friday 04/23 07:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Miami -180 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.8)

The Celtics have been a playoff fixture the past three seasons since bringing in Garnett and Allen to compliment Paul Pierce, giving them the Big Three to compete for a champion...

22

Phoenix at Portland
Thursday 04/22 10:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Portland +1 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 204.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Portland Trailblazers got the game they needed in Phoenix to come home with the series tied at a game apiece. They really took it on the chin in game two, losing to the Suns...

22

Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City
Thursday 04/22 09:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Oklahoma City -3.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Lakers have a commanding 2-0 lead in this series, but I wouldn't count the Thunder out yet. This is a young team that many would have expected to cave-in on the road in ...

22

Cleveland at Chicago
Thursday 04/22 07:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 193 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Chicago Bulls aren't even close to being the same offensive team they were a year ago when Ben Gordon was lighting it up vs. the Celtics. This is much more of a half-cou...

21

Charlotte at Orlando
Wednesday 04/21 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Orlando -8.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Bobcats had to answer for Dwight Howard in game one. He blocked nine shots as the Magic won by nine points. I expect more of the same here as Charlotte is simply outmatched,...

20

Oklahoma City at Los Angeles Lakers
Tuesday 04/20 10:35 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total OVER 190.5 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The oddsmakers looked at the game one defensive struggle and prepared for a public rush to the under for game two. They lowered the number by an amazing eight points from what w...

20

Portland at Phoenix
Tuesday 04/20 10:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total OVER 204.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Phoenix Suns don't play too many games at home or, for that matter, anywhere with a total posted under the 210 mark. This year they have faced just 14 totals under the 2...

20

Miami at Boston
Tuesday 04/20 08:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Boston -1 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)Pick: 5 units on Game Total OVER 180.5 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Miami Heat came out strong and fast in the opening period scoring 29 points, but a ten point fourth quarter did them in. Don't be fooled by the low scoring of game one, ...

20

Milwaukee at Atlanta
Tuesday 04/20 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -7.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 4 units on Game Total OVER 187.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Atlanta Hawks made a resounding statement to the Bucks that they are here to win and are a rising power in the NBA East. The Hawks opened up a 17 point first quarter lead an...

19

Utah at Denver
Monday 04/19 10:30 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total OVER 212.5 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The playoffs are typically the time where you see teams bogged down in half-court sets, and games scoring inordinately low points. Neither of these teams have been built to play...

19

Chicago at Cleveland
Monday 04/19 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Cleveland -10.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 191 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Cleveland Cavaliers built a 22-point lead and it truly showed the difference between them and the Bulls. The talent on the Cavs won the game by 13 points despite being held ...

18

Portland at Phoenix
Sunday 04/18 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 204.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Portland did a great job, considering all the injuries they had to deal with this season. The Phoenix Suns know how to play just one way, and that is fast and they t about to ab...

18

San Antonio at Dallas
Sunday 04/18 08:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 194.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The San Antonio Spurs have an abundance of playoff experience, which should help them here opening on the road vs. the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavs made moves to improve their tea...

18

Charlotte at Orlando
Sunday 04/18 05:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Orlando -10 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Orlando Magic came close a year ago, but couldn't manage to get it done. They have however, gained a lot of playoff experience the past few years. While that experience ...

17

Utah at Denver
Saturday 04/17 10:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total OVER 207.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The intensity on defense usually picks up in the NBA playoffs, but with a game that features a pair of teams built on the offensive end, I'm not expecting to see that here. ...

17

Milwaukee at Atlanta
Saturday 04/17 05:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Atlanta -8.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Atlanta Hawks beat-out the Celtics for the No. 3 seed, and continue to make strides every season. The Milwaukee Bucks were hot over the second half of the season, despite lo...

17

Chicago at Cleveland
Saturday 04/17 03:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Cleveland -11 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 193 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Cleveland Cavaliers will have the best record in the NBA when the playoffs begin, so they will have the home court advantage as long as they last. They are facing a double-d...

14

Phoenix at Utah
Wednesday 04/14 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Utah -6 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This is a great match up between a pair of 53-28 teams with the winner moving up a seed for the playoffs.  It is, however, not an enviable spot for Phoenix, who has struggl...

14

Detroit at Minnesota
Wednesday 04/14 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit +3.5 (-105) (risk 3 to win 2.9)

The Minnesota Timberwolves are closing the season in a bad way as they have become the early season New Jersey Nets. The T-Wolves are a pathetic 1-22 in their last 23 games, so ...

14

New Orleans at Houston
Wednesday 04/14 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New Orleans +7.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Houston Rockets have had a losing record over their last 15 games. During this stretch they have been able to win just two games by eight or more points, so they are in a da...

13

Denver at Phoenix
Tuesday 04/13 10:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Phoenix -5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Denver Nuggets continue to excel on their home court, but the road is certainly not paved with gold for this team as their 19-21 mark is indicative of their struggles. A clo...

12

Dallas at Los Angeles Clippers
Monday 04/12 10:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 198 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Los Angeles Clippers have gone just 3-17 down the stretch, winding down yet another disappointing season. Their problem is generating offense as they have averaged 94.4 poin...

12

Oklahoma City at Portland
Monday 04/12 10:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Portland -130 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.1)Pick: 4 units on Game Total UNDER 187 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Portland Trailblazers have faced a lot of injury obstacles, but it hasn't slowed them down. In fact, it has given them some good team depth to take into the playoffs. Th...

12

Atlanta at Milwaukee
Monday 04/12 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 188.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Milwaukee Bucks have gone 27-11 over their last 38 games, and this is a team that brings intensity to the defensive end of the court virtually every night.  They are su...

12

Charlotte at New Jersey
Monday 04/12 07:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 191.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

I'm not sure if anyone was asked which NBA team has allowed the fewest points per game, if the Charlotte Bobcats would come up often, but they in fact are the NBA’s be...

12

Toronto at Detroit
Monday 04/12 07:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Toronto +120 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4.8)

The Detroit Pistons have won just five of their last 24 games, so posted as a favorite here gets immediate attention on the other side. That gets some quick support when you loo...

12

Washington at New York Knicks
Monday 04/12 07:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Washington +3.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Knicks made a nice 12-6 run around the first of the year, but have slipped badly since. The Knicks, over their last 45 games, have been a woeful 13-32. They did manage a 5-3...

12

Miami at Philadelphia
Monday 04/12 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 193.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Heat have been impressive on the defensive end during their late surge that shows them at 10-1 over their last 11 games. The Heat have strangled opponents, holding them to 8...

10

Dallas at Sacramento
Saturday 04/10 10:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 197 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Dallas Mavericks have scored well at home, but their last 5 on the road shows them at just 97ppg. The Kings exploded for 116 vs the LA Clippers who have seemingly quit at 2-...

10

Atlanta at Washington
Saturday 04/10 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 195.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Washington Wizards lost a lot of offense when Gilbert Arenas was suspended, then they traded away their best scoring options to Dallas for Josh Howard, who is also now on th...

10

Golden State at Los Angeles Clippers
Saturday 04/10 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Golden State +120 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4.8)

The Golden State Warriors haven't done much winning on the road with just seven in the win column all season. They are playing much better now, winning three of their last f...

09

Dallas at Portland
Friday 04/09 10:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Portland -4 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Dallas Mavericks have the worst record of any team in the league when it comes to getting the money as a favorite. The Mavs are a woeful 15-33 ATS in their last 48 as a favo...

09

New York Knicks at Orlando
Friday 04/09 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on New York Knicks +11.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Much to the chagrin of their fans, the Knicks have not put a competitive team on the floor for many years. That comes with a price to fans, but to their backers they remain a so...

07

San Antonio at Phoenix
Wednesday 04/07 10:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Phoenix -6.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Spurs have played everyone tough at home, but stand just two games over the .500 mark on the road. Phoenix is 29-9 at home and charging late with a 10-1 mark in their last 1...

07

Golden State at Minnesota
Wednesday 04/07 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Golden State +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

Hard to see the T-Wolves being favored in this one. This is a team that has shown a lot of quit, and stand in at 2-24 over their last 26 games. The quit shows up on the defensiv...

07

New Jersey at Milwaukee
Wednesday 04/07 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on New Jersey +8 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The New Jersey Nets are still a horrible team in the eyes of the public, but what they don't see is what this team has done as a sizable dog. The Nest are playing as good, o...

07

New York Knicks at Indiana
Wednesday 04/07 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Knicks +10 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Indiana Pacers have played much better of late, but let's take a close look at what the oddsmakers are doing here. The Knicks were a smaller dog on the road recently wit...

07

Washington at Orlando
Wednesday 04/07 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +14.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

There is nothing about Washington that will inspire the Magic's "A" game in this one, especially with less than a week to go in the regular season. The Magic are p...

06

Oklahoma City at Utah
Tuesday 04/06 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Utah -5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Jazz have a very strong home-court advantage. They seldom take the night off on their home court where they have now won nine straight, covering eight of those, failing only...

06

Milwaukee at Chicago
Tuesday 04/06 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee +6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Milwaukee Bucks are arguably the most-improved team in the NBA from the beginning of the season to this point in early April. The Bucks once stood at 18-25, but are now eigh...

06

Detroit at Philadelphia
Tuesday 04/06 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit +4 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Pistons have not been much on the road, but the Sixers really haven't done anything at home. Philadelphia comes into this one with a 6-16 ATS mark in their last 22 in th...

06

Toronto at Cleveland
Tuesday 04/06 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland -6 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Toronto Raptors played at a high level after the All-Star break, but have lost the consistency and edge, and have fallen fast. They are just 7-14 in their last 21 games, aft...

04

New York at Los Angeles Clippers
Sunday 04/04 09:05 PM Eastern
3 units on New York +105 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.2)

No playoffs for either of these teams, so what is there to play for? Well, these teams knew early in the season that the playoffs weren't in the picture, so not a whole lot ...

04

Golden State at Toronto
Sunday 04/04 06:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Golden State +7.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Raptors have won three in a row and five of eight, but four of those five wins came against losing teams so they really aren't playing that spectacular. Golden State has...

04

New Jersey at Washington
Sunday 04/04 06:05 PM Eastern
3 units on New Jersey +150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.5)

A week ago, the Nets were in jeopardy of setting the dubious record for fewest victories in an NBA season. But now they have won four of their last six games. Meanwhile, the Wiz...

04

Cleveland at Boston
Sunday 04/04 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -125 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.4)

This one appears to be all Cleveland. Cleveland has covered 14 of the last 18 vs. Boston, including seven of nine here in Boston. The Cavs have become only the ninth NBA franchi...

03

New Orleans at New Jersey
Saturday 04/03 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on New Jersey +2.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New Jersey Nets won't get respect from the oddsmakers this season, but this certainly has been a team on the improve. The Nets have won three of their last five games. H...

02

Utah at Los Angeles Lakers
Friday 04/02 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 204.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Over the last 40 games, the Utah Jazz has been one of the best teams in the NBA. The Jazz have put together a 31-9 mark in those 40 games, and the offense has been clicking in a...

March 2010

31

New York Knicks at Portland
Wednesday 03/31 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Knicks +10 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New York Knicks have not produced a good team in many years, and this year is no exception. What they have produced is a team that stays in games when least expected as they...

31

Sacramento at Minnesota
Wednesday 03/31 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Sacramento +2.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Sacramento Kings have not done much on the road this season as they come into this one with just seven road wins on the season. That doesn't mean they have not been kind...

31

Phoenix at New Jersey
Wednesday 03/31 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on New Jersey +7 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New Jersey Nets will finish this year as either the worst team in NBA history, or one of the worst. They have just eight wins, and as the season winds down they need two mor...

30

Sacramento at Indiana
Tuesday 03/30 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Sacramento +7 (+100) (risk 3 to win 3)

The Sacramento Kings have not done a lot of winning all season, especially on the road where they have posted just seven to the win column all season. There is however, another ...

29

New York Knicks at Utah
Monday 03/29 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Utah -11.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New York Knicks had been a good cover team when getting a ton of points, but as the season winds down that fight is starting to disappear. They are just 1-4 ATS in their las...

28

Chicago at Detroit
Sunday 03/28 06:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago +2 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Detroit Pistons have fallen hard and fast and look to be nearing rock-bottom. They are off a loss to the New Jersey Nets who have but eight wins on the season, running the w...

28

Indiana at Atlanta
Sunday 03/28 03:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Indiana +8 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Don't look now, but the Pacers have won five in a row. They have shown that they are not giving up on the season. Last game they were down at half by 7 to the Jazz but fough...

26

Miami at Milwaukee
Friday 03/26 08:30 PM Eastern
5 units on Milwaukee -140 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 3.6)

The Bucks looked doomed after a 4-15 stretch, but they have really come together and have been a vastly improved team as witnessed by their 15-3 mark over their last 18 games. T...

26

Detroit at New Jersey
Friday 03/26 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit +1.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New Jersey Nets have played much better of late, but with just eight wins on the season it’s hard to find any value with them in the favorite role. Despite the better ...

26

Sacramento at Boston
Friday 03/26 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Sacramento +12 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Sacramento Kings have played well at home. And looking at the ledger, it may appear that they are a horrible road team with only seven road wins on the season. That is true ...

25

Los Angeles Clippers at Houston
Thursday 03/25 08:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Los Angeles Clippers +7 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Houston Rockets have done a reasonably good job, but the injury issues have played into their lack of success at home vs. the poor teams. It's a team that is in need of ...

24

Sacramento at New Jersey
Wednesday 03/24 07:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Sacramento -1.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Nets have played better basketball of late, but the reality is they are still falling short and have just seven wins on the season, making this line is a bit suspect.  ...

24

Denver at Boston
Wednesday 03/24 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -4.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Denver Nuggets have dropped two straight games and overall have been a poor road team entering here under .500. The Celtics will be playing with revenge here and, more impor...

24

Orlando at Atlanta
Wednesday 03/24 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Atlanta -1 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

This line is testament of just how far the Atlanta Hawks have come over the last few years and they continue to improve. The Hawks have dropped just seven all season at home and...

23

Indiana at Detroit
Tuesday 03/23 07:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Indiana +4.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Indiana is in the midst of their worst season since 1988-89. But, they are actually playing good ball right now having won three of four games. "Teams come in here and...

23

Charlotte at Washington
Tuesday 03/23 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total OVER 184.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Charlotte has the best defense in the NBA, allowing just 93.6 points per game. Their offense has been weak all season and has been low-scoring of late. They now face the hapless...

22

Atlanta at Milwaukee
Monday 03/22 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta +5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Milwaukee Bucks have now become a product of their own success. Where the pendulum of value was once on them, is now heading away from them. The Bucks have over-achieved and...

22

Miami at New Jersey
Monday 03/22 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Miami -6 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Nets could be on their way to the worst team in NBA history in spite of the fact that they have played a tad better of late. This team has fared well getting a bundle of poi...

21

Washington at Los Angelels Lakers
Sunday 03/21 09:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Washington +13 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)Pick: 4 units on Game Total OVER 196 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

21

San Antonio at Atlanta
Sunday 03/21 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

21

Detroit at Cleveland
Sunday 03/21 06:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit +12.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

20

Boston at Dallas
Saturday 03/20 09:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Dallas -4 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Dallas Mavericks made some moves to position themselves to compete all the way to the Western Finals and beyond. Caron Butler and Brendon Haywood have given them 26 points p...

20

Boston at Dallas
Saturday 03/20 09:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Dallas -180 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.8)

The Mavs added Haywood and Caron Butler 14 games ago, and have proceeded to go 13-1 with the new additions. The Celtics are just 21-19 in their last 40 games, and against .600+ ...

19

Charlotte at Atlanta
Friday 03/19 07:30 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 191.5 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Charlotte Bobcats are a vastly improved team, and the most surprising aspect of that would be the fact that they lead the NBA in fewest points allowed per game. Couple that ...

17

San Antonio at Orlando
Wednesday 03/17 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Orlando -7 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 193.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Orlando Magic are bringing it down the stretch as they are 18-5 over their last 23 games. They are off a loss and, during this stretch, they are a perfect 4-0 SU & ATS, ...

17

Toronto + Orlando
Wednesday 03/17 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Parlay +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

I like these two teams to win their games outright and I see value on a moneyline parlay that pays out at dog odds. Toronto faces a Hawks team that is without their leading scor...

17

Atlanta at Toronto
Wednesday 03/17 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto -155 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Atlanta Hawks have played their last five road games against weak teams and, despite that, have found a way to lose two of them. The Raptors have become a very good home tea...

17

New Jersey at Philadelphia
Wednesday 03/17 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia -5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New Jersey Nets have become more competitive late in the season, but are still having difficulty finding the win column. They have done a good job ATS latelyl when they get ...

16

Charlotte at Indiana
Tuesday 03/16 07:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 197.5 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Indiana Pacers have been categorized as an offensive team the last several years. But this team doesn't even score 100 per game, and sits in the bottom half of the NBA i...

14

Indiana at Milwaukee
Sunday 03/14 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Indiana +9.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Bucks are on a great run and now get a terrible team that they have beaten three straight times - a team that has lost five of their last six. How can they get up for this g...

13

New York Knicks at Dallas
Saturday 03/13 08:30 PM Eastern
2 units on New York Knicks +10.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Dallas Mavericks have become one of the top teams in the NBA at 45-21. That doesn't mean that they are running away with games. This team has been the worst mid-level to...

13

Orlando at Washington
Saturday 03/13 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington +12 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

This is a total mismatch on paper, but when you get big road favorites against a poor home team, things seem to change. The road team is usually playing with less than their &qu...

12

Portland at Sacramento
Friday 03/12 10:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Portland -1.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Despite all of the injuries, the Portland Trailblazers are 11 games over .500 for the season, and carry a winning road mark as well. They have taken care of business vs. the und...

12

New Jersey at Oklahoma City
Friday 03/12 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total OVER 195 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The New Jersey Nets have become more competitive as their offense has improved steadily throughout the season. The Nets were scoring in the 80s or less in 11 of their first 17 g...

12

Utah at Milwaukee
Friday 03/12 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total OVER 196 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Utah Jazz continues to soar as they are now 23-5 in their last 28 games. This is a team that is now playing like Denver and Golden State as they are on their game offensivel...

10

New Jersey at Dallas
Wednesday 03/10 08:35 PM Eastern
4 units on New Jersey +11 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The public is lining up on Dallas here as if they knew the final score, with over 80% backing Dallas minus the points. Yes, the Mavs have won 12 in a row, but guess what? The va...

09

Sacramento at Portland
Tuesday 03/09 10:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Sacramento +8.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Kings carry into this game one of the worst road records in the NBA at just 6-27 on the season. That usually means a few padded points by the books, and value being served o...

09

Philadelphia at Indiana
Tuesday 03/09 07:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 211.5 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Sixers have lost eight of their last eleven games, scoring just 96.4 points per game during the span. On the season, Philly road games average 201 points per game while Indi...

08

New Jersey at Memphis
Monday 03/08 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New Jersey +8.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New Jersey Nets could have packed it in long ago, but to their credit they have fought through a horrifying season, and have advanced their play of late. The Nets are 11-7 A...

07

Portland at Denver
Sunday 03/07 10:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Portland +6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Portland's defense has been solid all season (94.9 points per game allowed). But they are suddenly finding some offense to go with that, having scored 100+ in six straight g...

07

Washington at Boston
Sunday 03/07 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 194 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Michael Finley should make his Boston debut in this one. The Celts are back to winning after facing three sub-par teams in a row in Detroit, Charlotte and Philadelphia. They get...

07

Houston at Detroit
Sunday 03/07 06:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston -1.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Detroit has had their problems on the court this season. Now they have an off-court issue to deal with in Rodney Stuckey's health. While he was released from the hospital, h...

06

Golden State at Charlotte
Saturday 03/06 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Golden State +9.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Charlotte Bobcats have turned the corner, especially at home where they are 21-8. They have not been so great lately at just 3-4 in their last seven at home, but are also of...

05

Golden State at Atlanta
Friday 03/05 07:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Golden State +13 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Golden State Warriors season has been plagued by so many injuries it is hard to keep track. They were not a competitive team anyway, but have been under-valued consistently ...

03

Sacramento at Houston
Wednesday 03/03 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Sacramento +7.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Rockets, once 20-13, are in danger of falling back to .500 with a loss tonight. They are playing poorly and have been just 10-16 over their last 26 games. That includes just...

03

Washington at Milwaukee
Wednesday 03/03 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Washington +10 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Washington Wizards are now without all of their big three. Arenas is suspended, they dealt Hayward, and Jamison. So what happens? The team gets more points and suddenly ever...

03

Cleveland at New Jersey
Wednesday 03/03 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on New Jersey +9.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Cavs aren't punishing teams the way they did a year ago as they realized it cost them valuable energy come playoff time, so they have carried the lunch pail, grabbed the...

02

Boston at Detroit
Tuesday 03/02 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit +4.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

It seems utterly amazing, but the Boston Celtics appeared to have aged overnight. They aren't getting the same production out of the Big 3 - already in year 3, and injuries ...

01

Portland at Memphis
Monday 03/01 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total OVER 195 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Portland Trailblazers were off to a good start but had to make due with numerous injuries, and have fallen off. It has begun to show up on the defensive end. Portland, in th...

01

San Antonio at New Orleans
Monday 03/01 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New Orleans +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Chris Paul definitely means a lot to this New Orleans Hornets team, but the oddsmakers have over-estimated just how much. The Hornets have played nine games at home without Paul...

February 2010

28

Miami at Orlando
Sunday 02/28 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total OVER 185.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Wade is out again and Miami has struggled to score without him. However, after several games without a star, teams adjust. This low total is an overreaction to the 71 points sco...

28

Toronto at Oklahoma City
Sunday 02/28 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 207 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Yes, both of these teams can score, and Toronto's defense is weak. But, there's another defense in this game. The Thunder's defense is very good, allowing just 95.9 ...

28

Phoenix at San Antonio
Sunday 02/28 01:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 207 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Suns are coming on having won 11 of their last 13 games. The problem for them was that they had a handful of cupcakes in there. This will be a still test this afternoon as t...

27

Houston at Utah
Saturday 02/27 09:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 203.5 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Jazz are just coming down from their most complete basketball of the season. They went through a 9-0 stretch scoring 111 points per game with no game under 105. Things have ...

27

Chicago at Indiana
Saturday 02/27 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 213.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Chicago Bulls took a long time to find a way to score without Ben Gordon. The Bulls’ highest scoring total of the season over their first 28 games was 101 points. This...

26

Orlando at New Orleans
Friday 02/26 09:30 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 201 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The New Orleans Hornets are a tough defensive team, especially on their homecourt, and don't play in front of too many 200+ totals in this building. When they have, they hav...

26

New York at Washington
Friday 02/26 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 206.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Knicks can't play defense, and it's getting worse. They average 104 ppg allowed on the season and over their past five games, it's jumped to nearly 110 per game....

26

Cleveland at Toronto
Friday 02/26 07:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 205.5 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Cavs have gotten into a good defensive rhythm of late. They have held 11 of their last 16 opponents to under 100 and during this stretch they are allowing under 95 points pe...

26

Dallas at Atlanta
Friday 02/26 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Atlanta -3 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Dallas Mavericks have fortified their roster adding Caron Butler and Brendon Hayward and the results have shown up in the win column.  However, this team remains over-p...

24

Detroit at Los Angeles Clippers
Wednesday 02/24 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 190.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Detroit Pistons went 28 straight games without scoring 100 points or the benefit of overtime. However, they have now gone over 100 in three of their last five. One of the re...

24

Charlotte at Utah
Wednesday 02/24 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Charlotte +8 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Charlotte Bobcats continue to improve and, although they have been better at home, they have only seven road wins on the season and four of them have come in their last eigh...

24

Orlando at Houston
Wednesday 02/24 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 204 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This number on the total here is simply too high. The Orlando Magic have allowed just two teams in their last 15 games to reach the 100 point mark. Those 15 teams saw 40% of the...

23

Phoenix at Oklahoma City
Tuesday 02/23 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 204 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Phoenix Suns are a high-scoring team, but a couple things playing against that tonight. First off, for the first time all season the Suns will be without Steve Nash. Nash sc...

23

New Orleans at Cleveland
Tuesday 02/23 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 200 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Cavaliers have lost three in a row and another loss could lead to panic. Luckily for them they have a home game against the Hornets. The Hornets average triple-digits on the...

22

Indiana at Dallas
Monday 02/22 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 210.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Indiana Pacers love to get it up and down the floor, but the problem is that they simply don't defend, and that is especially true on the road. The Pacers, in their last...

21

Atlanta at Golden State
Sunday 02/21 08:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER 213.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Hawks scored just 80 points last game and I look for a renewed offensive effort as a result. That should come easy against the Warriors who allow 110 points per game. The Wa...

20

Indiana at Houston
Saturday 02/20 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 209 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Rockets all of a sudden look a lot different after the acquisition of four new players. They are fresh off a 127-point performance in Milwaukee and I think the offense conti...

20

Miami at Dallas
Saturday 02/20 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Miami +10.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Dallas has made some changes, and those changes have already impacted the oddsmakers. But it is going to take some time for them to get into the offensive plays, and find some c...

20

Oklahoma City at New York
Saturday 02/20 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 205.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New York Knicks have dropped five straight and although they have the weapons on offense, they refuse to play defense. The last five teams have averaged 115.6 points per gam...

19

Dallas at Orlando
Friday 02/19 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Orlando -6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Dallas Mavericks were desperate for change as their season was beginning to get away from them. Help is on the way, but it is going to take time to get new players accustome...

18

Boston at Los Angeles Lakers
Thursday 02/18 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Lakers -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Lakers will likely be without Kobe tonight, but they have won three straight without him including one on the road, and one at home vs. winning teams. The Celtics have had i...

17

Atlanta at Los Angeles Clippers
Wednesday 02/17 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 196.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Atlanta Hawks have become a top tea, and when it comes to playing against the teams that are under .500, the one thing they do consistently is score. The Hawks have played 1...

17

Minnesota at Washington
Wednesday 02/17 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington -5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Wizards don't win a lot, but they do have a winning record at home vs losing teams. They have some extra incentive here tonight, facing a Timberwolves team that beat the...

17

Utah at New Orleans
Wednesday 02/17 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New Orleans +4 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Playing without Chris Paul for the long term isn't a healthy situation for the Hornets, but teams tend to over compensate for a loss of a key player. Such has been the case ...

11

San Antonio at Denver
Thursday 02/11 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on San Antonio +6 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Nuggets have put together an outstanding 23-4 run at home this season, but have not played all that great recently. Their last five here has seen a loss to Phoenix, a game t...

10

Boston at New Orleans
Wednesday 02/10 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New Orleans +5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Celtics have lost their last four games vs. winning teams and just don't seem right. They remain hobbled by injuries and aren't hitting on all cylinders. I think the...

09

Detroit at Milwaukee
Tuesday 02/09 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 189.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Milwaukee Bucks are a hot team right now, and it is an improving offense leading the way. Nowhere to be found in the upper half of the league, the Bucks over their last 15 g...

08

Dallas at Golden State
Monday 02/08 10:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Golden State +4.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

When you think of some of the toughest venues to play at in the NBA, certainly Golden State does not come to mind. The fact is that it has been a chamber of horrors for many goo...

06

New Jersey at Detroit
Saturday 02/06 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 188 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New Jersey Nets may go down as the worst team in NBA history, but they have come alive of late as almost any bad team plays well in spurts. The Nets have actually averaged o...

05

Phoenix at Sacramento
Friday 02/05 10:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Sacramento +2.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Suns have now won four straight games, three of them outright as a dog and all four vs. a winning team. Overall they have now played their last six games against winning tea...

05

Houston at Memphis
Friday 02/05 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston +5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Memphis Grizzlies have been a force at home where they have been 12-1 in their last 13 games. The problem is that when they have been a favorite in this same stretch of four...

05

Detroit at Indiana
Friday 02/05 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 200 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Pistons have not allowed anyone to score 100 points on them without the benefit of overtime in their last 11 games. There was one exception to that statement - this Indiana ...

03

Charlotte at L A Lakers
Wednesday 02/03 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 194 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Lakers are back at home where they are 23-3 after an eight-game road trip. That might be bad news for under bettors as the Lake Show has averaged 114 points per game in thei...

03

San Antonio at Sacramento
Wednesday 02/03 10:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Sacramento +4 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

This is the first of eight straight road games for the Spurs. I think they could get caught here napping. The Kings are 16-31 and the Spurs have won seven in a row against Sacra...

03

Phoenix at Denver
Wednesday 02/03 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 222.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This line is set sky high, but I still think the game goes OVER this total. Denver home games have averaged 214 points per game while Phoenix road games average 217 po...

03

Portland at Utah
Wednesday 02/03 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Portland +7.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Trailblazers have taken a lot of injury hits, but this team keeps punching back. This team saves their best basketball for playing top teams on the road. The Blazers, despit...

03

Golden State at Dallas
Wednesday 02/03 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Golden State +12 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

It would be easy to dismiss a play on Golden State when they take to the road as their 4-21 straight-up mark would make most look to the other side. The fact is that this team i...

02

Golden State at Houston
Tuesday 02/02 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Golden State +7 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Golden State Warriors have the public perception of being a poor road team. That is because they are just 4-20 on the road this season. What goes unnoticed is their ability ...

02

Detroit at New Jersey
Tuesday 02/02 07:30 PM Eastern
5 units on New Jersey +2.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

New Jersey could set the record for single-season losses this season. But, they aren't the only team with problems this season. Detroit has gone 4-19 in their last 23 games....

01

Boston at Washington
Monday 02/01 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +4.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Boston Celtics have gotten healthy, but they haven't found any more answers. They lost a heartbreaker in Boston yesterday as Kobe hit a fade away with seven seconds left...

January 2010

31

Phoenix at Houston
Sunday 01/31 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 218.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Yes, this is a high total, but it's not high enough for these teams. Phoenix games are averaging 117 points per game on the road this year. Their last five games h...

29

Washington at New Jersey
Friday 01/29 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on New Jersey +3.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

New Jersey is 4-40. How can they possibly fare well here? Well, they are facing another horrible team in Washington that remains distracted by the circus surrounding Gilbert Are...

29

Cleveland at Indiana
Friday 01/29 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 203.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Indiana Pacers have gone through a lot of injuries this season. Their running game was stalled, but is healthy again and they are back to fast-paced offense. After a nine-ga...

28

Boston at Orlando
Thursday 01/28 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Orlando -3.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Boston Celtics have suffered a lot of injuries this season and are finally getting healthy, but the injuries have certainly affected team chemistry and the C's have been...

27

Chicago at Oklahoma City
Wednesday 01/27 08:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 195 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Chicago Bulls are not the same offensive team they were a year ago with Ben Gordon's instant offense. The Bulls have touched the century mark in just 11 of 43 games this...

26

Charlotte at Phoenix
Tuesday 01/26 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 209 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

It just isn't very often you see a total this low for a Suns game. They have not disappointed over bettors this year as they are 4-0-1 this season to a total posted at 209 o...

24

Dallas at New York
Sunday 01/24 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on New York +2.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Mavericks are closing out a tough road trip and this is a spot where I think they can fall. This is their fifth straight road game and they have to be looking forward to get...

23

Golden State at Phoenix
Saturday 01/23 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Golden State +12 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

It would be easy to look past this Golden State team that is just 4-17 on the road. The problem is that they are 11-3 ATS in their last 14, including 4-1 ATS on the road as a do...

23

Orlando at Charlotte
Saturday 01/23 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Charlotte -1.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

If at the beginning of the season someone had told you that Charlotte would be favord over Orlando, it would have meant that Orlando’s plane had gone down and they were st...

23

Portland at Detroit
Saturday 01/23 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Portland +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

Both of these teams are banged-up and riddled with injuries, but the talent pool is much deeper in Portland, who has been able to win while Detroit has struggled. The Blazers ar...

22

Indiana at Detroit
Friday 01/22 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 199 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Indiana Pacers have gotten healthier and with that their offense is on the run again. Held back by injuries early on, the Pacers have now scored 104.5ppg over their last 12....

22

Dallas at Philadelphia
Friday 01/22 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia +2.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Looking at pure wins and losses, Dallas would be the obvious choice here and the public thinks so as well as over 70% are on the Mavs for this one. I'm in the other camp. Th...

20

Chicago at Los Angeles Clippers
Wednesday 01/20 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 194.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Bulls took a long time adjusting to the absence of Ben Gordon, who took them deep into the playoff series with the Celtics last year. The lack of offense saw the Bulls top o...

20

Dallas at Washington
Wednesday 01/20 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +4.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Dallas Mavs have been leaking oil of late as they have turned in a not so impressive 5-5 mark through their last ten games. They are also a not so impressive 6-15 ATS in the...

20

Miami at Charlotte
Wednesday 01/20 07:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Charlotte -170 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.9)

I don't think anyone would have taken the bet that the Charlotte Bobcats would have the 4th best home record in the entire NBA at the halfway point of the season, but such i...

20

Sacramento at Atlanta
Wednesday 01/20 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Sacramento +9.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Atlanta Hawks soared out of the gate, but have really been lackluster over their last 15 games where they have posted just a 7-8 mark. Sacramento meanwhile, hasn't done ...

19

Indiana at Miami
Tuesday 01/19 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 205 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Pacers were a high-flying offensive team last year, but they had a lot of injury issues which slowed this team down. Now are healthy and back to running again. The Pacers ba...

18

Phoenix at Memphis
Monday 01/18 05:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Phoenix +2 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

We were on Memphis big last time out and they took care of business vs. San Antonio. They have now won three in a row and 11 of their last 14. While Memphis may be ready to scor...

18

Chicago at Golden State
Monday 01/18 04:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 216.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Golden State Warriors have nine players on their injury list, but one thing it doesn't do is slow down their offense, but it also makes a bad defense worse, if that is i...

18

New Jersey at Los Angeles Clippers
Monday 01/18 03:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 195.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New Jersey Nets were scoring at the pathetic rate of 84.9 points per game through their first 13, but have certainly picked it up since averaging 92.8 ppg since. The problem...

18

Portland at Washington
Monday 01/18 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Portland +2 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Wizards are 13-26 and hosting a team that is 25-16. Why is Washington favored? Portland has injuries, yes, but Brandon Roy is expected back here. And, Washington has their o...

17

Dallas at Toronto
Sunday 01/17 12:35 PM Eastern
5 units on Toronto +1.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Mavs have been a good road team this season, but this is a spot where I really like the Raptors. Toronto has gone 12-6 at home this season including 6-1 in their last seven ...

16

Miami at Oklahoma City
Saturday 01/16 08:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 194 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Heat have gone OVER in three straight games with 215 points per game scored on average. So this game has to go OVER, right? Wrong. Those three games came against teams that ...

16

San Antonio at Memphis
Saturday 01/16 08:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Memphis -1 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Don't look now but the Memphis Grizzlies might be a good team! Memphis scored 135 points last game, routing Minnesota by 25 points. It was their third win in four games and ...

15

Orlando at Portland
Friday 01/15 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Portland +4.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Last year the Magic came up big time after time on the road vs. good teams. This season has not been nearly the same. Lately this team is playing poorly, winning just two of the...

15

New Orleans at Detroit
Friday 01/15 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Detroit +2 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

It seems like not so long ago, the Pistons were battling to cut down nets, now they are fighting for every win. They have had two huge losing streaks on the season that have rea...

15

San Antonio at Charlotte
Friday 01/15 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Charlotte +2 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Charlotte Bobcats are an improving team especially when they are at home as they are off to a 14-4 start. The Spurs are the "name" team here, so the line value is ...

13

Minnesota at Houston
Wednesday 01/13 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 203.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Rockets have changed their court demeanor, as with Yao in the middle this team was not about to run, but more suited to the half court, addressing and playing into the team&...

13

Los Angeles Clippers at New Orleans
Wednesday 01/13 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Clippers +7.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

New Orleans struggled through the Chris Paul injury, but has played much better of late. They have however lost two of their last three ATS, and overall are just 8-10 ATS in the...

13

Phoenix at Indiana
Wednesday 01/13 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Indiana +4 (-115) (risk 4 to win 3.5)

Phoenix certainly had the look early of a team putting themselves in the mix of the other NBA heavyweights, but it was a mirage. A team that started 14-3 has fallen off sharply ...

12

Orlando at Sacramento
Tuesday 01/12 10:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Sacramento +4 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

There is no doubt that this Kings team is a lot better than what they put on the floor a year ago, and it has shown especially at home. There is nothing like a top team coming i...

11

Miami at Utah
Monday 01/11 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Miami +7.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Miami Heat have already won in Phoenix, Portland and Orlando this season, so no reason to feel they can't hang inside of an inflated number in Utah. The Jazz homecourt i...

09

Denver at Sacramento
Saturday 01/09 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Denver +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

Denver lost to the Kings two weeks ago. They lost by one point here in Sacramento, without the services of Chauncey Billups who is back in the lineup tonight. Seeking revenge, I...

08

Sacramento at Golden State
Friday 01/08 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Sacramento +4.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Kings have lost six of seven, but mixed in those seven games are a win against Denver and OT losses to the Lakers and Cleveland. In addition to having to go against Los Ange...

08

Dallas at San Antonio
Friday 01/08 08:30 PM Eastern
5 units on San Antonio -4.5 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

Tim Duncan continues to play at a high level, even with his minutes declining in the regular season. Duncan has been even more productive as he is still posting a double-double ...

08

Indiana at Minnesota
Friday 01/08 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Indiana +4 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Since the benching of TJ Ford and the insertion of Roy Hibbert and Luther Head, this Pacers team has taken on new life. Head has averaged 21.8 points per game in four starts whi...

06

New Jersey at Atlanta
Wednesday 01/06 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 197 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The last time the Nets came to Atlanta the Hawks hung a 130 on them. This is a young, good team in Atlanta that likes to flex their muscles against the weak teams, unlike some o...

05

Phoenix at Sacramento
Tuesday 01/05 10:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Sacramento +2.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Looking at this one makes your initial reaction to the line posted say easy call on Phoenix. At this time, 76% of the public agrees with that assessment which is an immediate re...

05

Chicago at Charlotte
Tuesday 01/05 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago +6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

These clubs enter with identical 14-18 records, but certainly Charlotte has shined at home while the Bulls have struggled on the road. There is a piece here that shows value on ...

04

Portland at Los Angeles Clippers
Monday 01/04 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Portland +4 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Portland Trailblazers have been bitten hard by the injury bug this season. Very often you see teams play harder to compensate, and that has been the case here for Portland w...

04

Oklahoma City at Chicago
Monday 01/04 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Oklahoma City +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 194 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Oklahoma City Thunder is growing up fast as this team is light years better than the 2008 version that started the season 2-25. The Thunder are over .500, and that includes ...

03

Indiana at New York
Sunday 01/03 06:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Indiana +9.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The New York Knicks are favored by nearly double-digits? What? This team is 13-20 on the season. They have a losing record at home and they give up 103 points per game. Sure, In...

02

Denver at Utah
Saturday 01/02 09:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Denver +5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Both of these teams are glad to see 2009 come to an end. Denver dropped five of their final six games to close out the year and Utah lost five of nine. These teams aren't 5 ...

02

Houston at New Orleans
Saturday 01/02 08:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Houston +2.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Despite a triple-double from Chris Paul and a career-high scoring output from David West, the Hornets couldn't beat Houston earlier this week. I like Houston to get it done ...

02

Orlando at Chicago
Saturday 01/02 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago +3.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Orlando's offense slows down on the road and they are facing a very good defense here. Chicago allows just 93.4 points per game at home this season which is why they are 10-...

December 2009

31

Philadelphia at Los Angeles Clippers
Thursday 12/31 09:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 196.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Clippers have gone 13 of their last 14 games without reaching the century mark, overtime excluded. They are more capable of playing in the 70s and 80s as they have done so n...

31

Chicago at Detroit
Thursday 12/31 03:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago +4 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This Piston's team has fallen off rapidly as a few short years ago they were always in the Championship talk. Now they have fallen off the map and are more likely to be thin...

30

Boston at Phoenix
Wednesday 12/30 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston +2.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Boston has dropped two in a row in this road trip without Paul Pierce and will be fighting and clawing to avoid a third straight defeat. Let's not forget that Boston is stil...

30

Miami at New Orleans
Wednesday 12/30 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Miami -1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Miami has a chance to win four in a row for the first time this season. This team seemed to hit rock bottom midway through December when they suffered a 28 point loss to Memphis...

30

Atlanta at Cleveland
Wednesday 12/30 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta +5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This one seems like an easy pick on the Cavaliers. After all, they have won six straight SU and ATS and they've won 10 of 11 games. Meanwhile the Hawks have lost two of thei...

29

Indiana at Chicago
Tuesday 12/29 08:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Indiana +7 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Bulls are in turmoil. Their coach knows he is already fired and the delay is simply due to naming a replacement. How well can the players play and can he coach knowing that?...

29

Oklahoma City at Washington
Tuesday 12/29 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Oklahoma City -1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Thunder won eight road games last year in total. A win here and they surpass that before the new year. I like them to get it done vs. a Wizards team that is just 10-19 on th...

28

Philadelphia at Portland
Monday 12/28 10:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Portland -6 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The 76ers are 7-22 on the season and now they must face a 20-12 team that is rolling. Portland has posted four straight upset wins, beating Miami, Dallas, San Antonio and Denver...

27

Cleveland + San Antonio
Sunday 12/27 06:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Parlay +100 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4)

While these two teams may cover the spreads in their games, I am not confident enough in that to make them ATS plays. But, I really like each to win their game outright. So, I&#...

26

Phoenix at Golden State
Saturday 12/26 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Phoenix -3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The oddsmakers are hedging here because Golden State has done a terrific job as a home dog, but they have taken the value out of it posting them at just 3 vs. an elite team like...

26

New Orleans at Chicago
Saturday 12/26 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New Orleans +2.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Chicago Bulls sure do miss Ben Gordon as he single-handedly kept them in the Boston series during the NBA Playoffs last summer. Now they are struggling down the stretch of g...

26

Washington at Minnesota
Saturday 12/26 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This is obviously two bad teams, but the Timberwolves appear to be the worst of the two and a lot of that had to do with a 15-game losing streak. This team before and after the ...

25

Cleveland at Los Angeles Lakers
Friday 12/25 05:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Lakers -5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

LeBron v. Kobe on Christmas day. What could be better? This should be a good game but I like the Lakers to run away with it at some point. The Lakers are 16-2 here at home, winn...

23

Portland at San Antonio
Wednesday 12/23 08:30 PM Eastern
5 units on Portland +11 (-110) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Trailblazers are suffering from the injury bug, but the oddsmakers have over adjusted here. Teams with injured players usually rally, step up their level of play and play !G...

23

Utah at Miami
Wednesday 12/23 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Miami -1 (+100) (risk 3 to win 3)

I’m surprised that the Jazz are getting so much respect here as they have always been a favorable choice at home, but very suspect on the road where they are just 5-8 on t...

21

Cleveland at Phoenix
Monday 12/21 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Phoenix -2 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Last year all the buzz was on the Cavaliers’ unbeaten journey at home and now look what we have here. The Suns have a 10-0 mark on their home floor and not a word outside ...

21

Sacramento at Chicago
Monday 12/21 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Sacramento +4 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Chicago Bulls may resent the fact that Ben Gordon isn't here anymore as he single-handedly kept them afloat vs. the Celtics in the wild seven-game playoff series. They h...

21

Milwaukee at Indiana
Monday 12/21 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 198.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Sometimes a reputation is hard to shake as the Bucks started the season playing slow, and ugly, low-scoring games. Their first five resulted in UNDERs and that reputation has fo...

20

Cleveland at Dallas
Sunday 12/20 07:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Dallas +3.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Cleveland has gone 11-2 at home but they have already lost five road games out of 14. Dallas has a team that can definitely hang with the Cavs, especially at home. The Mavs are ...

20

Portland at Miami
Sunday 12/20 06:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Portland +5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Portland has had their struggles this season but over their last six games they have lost ATS just once. I believe they are a bit undervalued right now in the line. Miami has be...

20

Denver at Memphis
Sunday 12/20 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Memphis +2 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Nuggets are 12-1 at home but just 7-7 on the road where they barely have outscored their competition. Memphis is a good enough home team to get it done here. The Grizz are a...

19

Los Angeles Lakers at New Jersey
Saturday 12/19 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New Jersey +13 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This one looks ugly as we have arguably the best team in the NBA facing the worst team in the NBA. That often leads to one team mailing it in, while the other fights hard to get...

18

Washington at Golden State
Friday 12/18 10:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 222 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

These teams are both struggling, sitting at 7-16 and 7-18 on the season. The problem for both teams is defense as Washington is allowing 101.5 per game and Golden State 111.3 pe...

18

Utah at Atlanta
Friday 12/18 07:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Utah is .667 on the young season - pretty impressive, but let's dig one level deeper. At home this team is 11-4, but on the road they are just 4-6 SU and ATS. Their scoring ...

17

Orlando at Miami
Thursday 12/17 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Miami +4 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Orlando Magic is off to a good start as expected, but they had difficulties vs. Miami at home where they lost to the Heat, and their road schedule has been rather light. The...

16

Houston at Denver
Wednesday 12/16 09:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Houston +8.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Denver Nuggets started a roll last year at home and kept right on going into this season, where they are off to an 11-1 start. The problem this creates is the that oddsmaker...

16

Dallas at Oklahoma City
Wednesday 12/16 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Oklahoma City +2 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Oklahoma City Thunder is still under the radar despite the fact they are 12-11 on the season. It's hard to escape the team that went 2-25 to open the season a year ago, ...

16

Charlotte at Indiana
Wednesday 12/16 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER 192 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Charlotte Bobcats scored 59 points in their opener, and I think that performance still lingers in the oddsmakers’ eyes especially since they opened the season averagin...

15

San Antonio at Phoenix
Tuesday 12/15 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on San Antonio +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The Phoenix Suns have run the table at home at 8-0, but they really haven't had too many challenges as seven of the eight teams that they have faced at home are terrible roa...

15

New York Knicks at Charlotte
Tuesday 12/15 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 198.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Charlotte Bobcats are an improved team and have played tough at home all season, where they are 8-3. One of the reasons is that this is a team not afraid to play defense and...

13

Cleveland at Oklahoma City
Sunday 12/13 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Oklahoma City +3.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Oklahoma City has been the doormat of the Northwest Division for years, posting a 74-172 record over the last three seasons. But things have changed. Kevin Durant has emerged th...

12

Los Angeles Lakers at Utah
Saturday 12/12 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Lakers +2 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

It has grown apparent that the Lakers haven't taken this season for granted after their Championship a year ago. They went and added Artest and are playing at a level above ...

12

Portland at Milwaukee
Saturday 12/12 08:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Portland +4 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

I’m not sure if I agree with the Bucks being favored here, but understand the oddsmakers’ thinking with the loss of the Oden, and five of their last seven resulting ...

11

Oklahoma City at Memphis
Friday 12/11 08:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Oklahoma City +120 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.4)

These are two young teams and the Thunder has made great strides after opening at 2-25 a year ago, they have started this season an impressive 11-9. When you consider the fact t...

11

Portland at Cleveland
Friday 12/11 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland -10 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Cavaliers, like so many good teams take some nights off knowing they will be in the upper tier come playoffs time. But when they get a team at home that gets their attention...

11

Atlanta at Toronto
Friday 12/11 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -3.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Atlanta Hawks took a step up a year ago and made the playoffs. They have now elevated off that season to a 15-6 mark through 21 games this year. This team is a real player i...

11

Houston at Philadelphia
Friday 12/11 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Houston -150 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.7)

The Sixers don't have much on the Nets as they have run their losing skid to 11 straight, and it isn't too likely that the Rockets will give one up here. The Sixers are ...

11

New Jersey at Indiana
Friday 12/11 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Indiana -3.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

It’s hard to understand the logic to this one. The Nets have won just one game on the road all season and just two overall. Now all of a sudden are given respect by the od...

10

Boston at Washington
Thursday 12/10 08:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Boston -285 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 1.4)

The Boston Celtics aren't playing with the killer attitude they had when they assembled their star-cast lineup two years ago. What they are doing is winning games and playin...

09

Cleveland at Houston
Wednesday 12/09 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston +2.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Cavaliers just aren't dominating the season, having already lost four road games. Houston should be able to score enough to stay within this number. The Cavs are just 1-...

09

New Orleans at Minnesota
Wednesday 12/09 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The NBA has its ebbs and flows. After an opening night win by one basket against lowly New Jersey, the T-Wolves went on to lose fifteen straight games. However, they have won tw...

08

Denver at Charlotte
Tuesday 12/08 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 201 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Charlotte Bobcats opened the season by scoring just 59 points vs. the Celtics and it seemed to take them a long time to shake that off. They went their first 12 games scorin...

07

Denver at Philadelphia
Monday 12/07 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 216.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Denver Nuggets have had the offense rolling as they have topped the century mark in eight straight games. The problem is because they are considered such a high paced, high-...

06

Miami at Sacramento
Sunday 12/06 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Sacramento +1.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This is a reputation line. Miami is supposed to be good and Sacramento not so good. But the fact is, Miami is barely over .500 on the season and they've lost four of their l...

05

Philadelphia at Charlotte
Saturday 12/05 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Philadelphia +6 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Charlotte Bobcats have played well at home most of the year, but are off a very damaging loss to the previously 0-17 New Jersey Nets. The Sixers have a solid starting five, ...

04

Boston at Oklahoma City
Friday 12/04 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Oklahoma City +4.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Celtics turned it up a notch as they usually do vs. the good teams on the road where they are now 13-4 ATS getting points. This is a veteran team and we have seen they don&#...

04

New York at Atlanta
Friday 12/04 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on New York +11 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Atlanta Hawks keep getting better and better and have built off of last year's playoff appearance to open the season at 13-5, and are a sterling 8-1 at home thus far on ...

04

Charlotte at New Jersey
Friday 12/04 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 181 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New Jersey Nets have a record they don't want, and one they want to dispose of as soon as possible. They have set the mark for NBA futility to start the season at 0-18. ...

02

Indiana at Sacramento
Wednesday 12/02 10:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 215.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Kings are really making strides, especially at home where they are now 7-2. They are really playing an up-tempo game, averaging 107.4 ppg in their last 13. The Pacers are no...

02

Milwaukee at Washington
Wednesday 12/02 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 196.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Bucks have to keep changing their identity with injuries once again ruling the roost. They opened the season as a half-court team and played five straight UNDERS. Then the i...

02

Phoenix at Cleveland
Wednesday 12/02 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Phoenix +7.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Phoenix Suns were held to under 100 points for the first time last night vs. the Knicks as they were sleep-walking through the game, and got caught looking ahead. That gives...

01

Boston at Charlotte
Tuesday 12/01 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Charlotte +3.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Boston Celtics’ new cast of stars is learning an important reality. They came out excited and hot, but they learned that the season is long, and the value of every gam...

November 2009

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New Orleans at Sacramento
Sunday 11/29 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New Orleans +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

After a horrible start, everyone got down on the Hornets. All they have done is gone out and won four of their last five games, covering the spread in all five. The only game th...

29

Phoenix at Toronto
Sunday 11/29 03:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +2.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 229.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Everything seems to be going perfect for Phoenix, but I think they get a fight tonight in Toronto from the Raptors. This Toronto team lost to Phoenix by just one point. Phoenix ...

28

Orlando at Milwaukee
Saturday 11/28 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee +6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Bucks have had to overcome so many injuries the last couple years that it is actually helping them become a better team. Michael Redd has gotten back and should get into the...

28

Portland at Utah
Saturday 11/28 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Portland +5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Two seasons ago, the Utah Jazz was virtually unbeatable at home. Last season they lost a bit of that edge and this season apparently a bit more at just 5-3. Portland is an up-an...

28

Charlotte at Washington
Saturday 11/28 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 193 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Charlotte Bobcats were struggling to get out of the 70s and low 80s most of the season, but the light has come on and they have averaged just shy of 105 points per game in t...

27

Phoenix at Minnesota
Friday 11/27 09:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +9.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

12-3 meets 1-14 = massive blowout, right? Maybe, but laying nearly double digits on the road is a tough task. This line is inflated thanks to the play of both teams. But, a slig...

27

New York at Denver
Friday 11/27 09:00 PM Eastern
2 units on New York +12.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)Pick: 2 units on Game Total OVER 218.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The New York Knicks just don't have the talent to win. They play hard, have some scorers, and run the court well, but always manage to come up short. That is the good part o...

27

Los Angeles Clippers at Detroit
Friday 11/27 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Detroit -3.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)Pick: 2 units on Game Total OVER 181.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Detroit has lost six in a row but this is a perfect spot to get healthy. During their losing streak, they faced five teams with 11 or more wins. The one team that didn't hav...

27

Toronto at Boston
Friday 11/27 07:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Toronto +9.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Celtics are a team that is aging and because of it, they are picking their spots and not trying to trample every team that comes in their path. They opened solid showing wha...

27

Milwaukee at Oklahoma City
Friday 11/27 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER 198 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

These teams have combined for an 8-2 OVER mark in their last five games. Oklahoma City is averaging 102 points per game over that span while allowing 100 per game. When facing a...

25

New York at Sacramento
Wednesday 11/25 10:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New York +4 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Knicks are great for playing on when they hit the road. They are a very poor team that seems to play better out of the media circus in New York and have done a great job cov...

23

Sacramento at Memphis
Monday 11/23 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Sacramento +5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Both of these teams are young. Because of lackluster seasons, these teams have been at the top of the draft for a while, and have some good young players. It does look however, ...

22

New Orleans at Miami
Sunday 11/22 06:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New Orleans +9.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This is a classic over-reaction to early-season performance. What has happened to the Heat? They started 6-1 but have since dropped four of five games. They just aren't dese...

21

New York at New Jersey
Saturday 11/21 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New York +2.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New Jersey Nets are a bad team, losing their confidence, and getting bad breaks. That all results in an 0-12 start. Their is a win out there on the horizon for the Nets some...

20

Denver at Los Angeles Clippers
Friday 11/20 10:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER 206 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Nuggets are a difficult team to slow down as they want to run and wear teams down, and are relentless in that pursuit. They closed the season with 16 straight last year over...

20

Charlotte at Milwaukee
Friday 11/20 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee -3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Milwaukee Bucks suffered the loss of Michael Redd once again, but this time they have an answer in rookie Brandon Jennings. Jennings has been quite the surprise as he has al...

20

Orlando at Boston
Friday 11/20 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Boston -260 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 1.5)

The Celtics have failed to cover in six of their last seven despite winning four of them. This is a savvy veteran team that knows it is a long season and will pick their spots t...

20

Cleveland at Indiana
Friday 11/20 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER 200 +100 (risk 2 to win 2)

The Cleveland Cavaliers are playing differently this season. I think that there is more of a pace this season as they feel like they were a worn-down team heading into the playo...

20

Miami at Toronto
Friday 11/20 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 197.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

This will be an interesting match of wills as the Raptors like up-tempo, while the Heat prefers a half-court game. Whoever controls the tempo will have a say in the total here a...

19

Utah at San Antonio
Thursday 11/19 08:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER 197.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The last four times these teams have met, an average of 209 points per game were scored. This season, Jazz games have averaged 202 points per game while Spurs games have average...

18

San Antonio at Dallas
Wednesday 11/18 09:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Dallas -1 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

It’s hard to figure this one as the Mavericks own their home court. Going back to last year, they are now 23-3 here in their last 26 regular season games, and won the two ...

18

New York Knicks at Indiana
Wednesday 11/18 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 218 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Knicks’ running game is not translating into wins as they have just one to show for the first 10 games of the season. Maybe what they need is a willing dance partner t...

18

Cleveland at Washington
Wednesday 11/18 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington +170 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 3.4)

The Cleveland Cavaliers were supposed to be a better team with Shaq patrolling the paint for 25-30 minutes a night, but the team chemistry appears to have taken a hit with the c...

17

Toronto at Denver
Tuesday 11/17 09:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Toronto +9 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Nuggets are coming off of a huge emotional revenge game vs. the Lakers. I'm sure they had circled that game since the schedules came out, as the Lakers took them out of ...

17

Phoenix at Houston
Tuesday 11/17 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Phoenix +3.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

It seems like everyone is exorcising demons at the Lakers’ expense these days. The Denver Nuggets took them apart, getting a bit of redemption for the Lakers taking them o...

14

Portland at Charlotte
Saturday 11/14 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 171 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Charlotte Bobcats have been seriously challenged on the offensive end as they have averaged just a scant 81ppg excluding overtime. It is a team that likes to play in the hal...

13

Houston at Sacramento
Friday 11/13 10:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Sacramento +170 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 3.4)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 206 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Kings finished 3-16 last season, but they are obviously a much-improved team. They already own two straight-up wins as a home dog and another as a one-point favorite. T...

13

Dallas at Minnesota
Friday 11/13 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 199.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Timberwolves cast of young players just hasn't come together the way that they had hoped. They continue to struggle on the offensive end, managing just 92 points per gam...

13

Utah at Philadelphia
Friday 11/13 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 196.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Jazz have shown some offensive woes of late and are off to a slow 3-5 start, but in spite of that they have still played five of eight over the total. This bodes well for a ...

12

Cleveland at Miami
Thursday 11/12 08:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Miami +1 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 180.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Miami Heat proved in the playoffs that their commitment is on defense and has carried that over to the opening of this season. The Heat has held five of their last seven opp...

11

Dallas at San Antonio
Wednesday 11/11 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on San Antonio +1.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

We get some line value on the Spurs here as Tim Duncan and Tony Parker are likely to sit this one out, but the Spurs are winning differently this season and are 3-0 at home. Whi...

11

Denver at Milwaukee
Wednesday 11/11 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee +4.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Denver Nuggets were on fire to start the season at 5-0, but they are one point away from losing their last three and have covered none of them. The early long road trip is b...

11

Atlanta at New York Knicks
Wednesday 11/11 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 4 units on Game Total UNDER 207.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Knicks are off to a poor start and the Mike D'Antoni running game isn't working for anyone except Knicks' opponents. The Knicks haven't topped the 93 point m...

11

Philadelphia at New Jersey
Wednesday 11/11 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on New Jersey +6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The longer a team goes without a win, the greater the value becomes on them. Let's face it, the Nets aren't going to go winless for the season and getting a bundle of po...

10

Oklahoma at Sacramento
Tuesday 11/10 10:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 199.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This is a tough total to understand, but I like the value it offers. The Thunder, over their last 30 games going into last season, has scored 100 points or more just four times....

10

Houston at Dallas
Tuesday 11/10 08:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Dallas -6.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Houston Rockets have made the best of life without Yao and Tracy McGrady. Sooner or later playing on the road against the good teams will take its toll. The Mavericks certai...

10

Orlando at Charlotte
Tuesday 11/10 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Charlotte +160 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 3.2)Pick: 4 units on Game Total OVER 185.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

There are two ways to look at this game. One way is that Orlando is the better team. The second is that Charlotte at home is coming off a 23-18 home mark a year ago and is 3-0 t...

09

New Orleans at Los Angeles Clippers
Monday 11/09 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 195 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New Orleans Hornets haven't started very well and are still looking for their first road win. They enter this one at 0-4 on the road. The Clippers have played 10 of thei...

08

New Orleans at Los Angeles Lakers
Sunday 11/08 09:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 201.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Lakers expect both Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum back for this game. But neither will be without rust, especially on the offensive side. New Orleans has been struggling on defe...

08

Golden State at Sacramento
Sunday 11/08 09:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Sacramento +3.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Golden State is 1-3, they are without Brandan Wright and Ronny Turiaf, and Andris Biedrins is nursing a sore back. Yet, they are favored on the road. This presents a live home d...

08

Minnesota at Portland
Sunday 11/08 09:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER 188 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

This game should get out of hand quickly. Yes, Minnesota's offense will struggle. But, Portland's should not. The T-Wolves are going to give up triple-digits here, and I...

07

New York Knicks at Milwaukee
Saturday 11/07 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 194.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Since Mike D'Antoni brought in his run and gun offense, it's rare to see a Knicks game with a posted total of less than 200 but we have one here. Certainly the...

07

Denver at Atlanta
Saturday 11/07 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Denver +3 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 211.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Nuggets finally lost a game last night, but this team has come on fast and loud since late last season. They gave the world-champion Lakers a handful in the playoffs an...

06

Cleveland at New York Knicks
Friday 11/06 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 204 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

There is only one way Mike D'Antoni coaches and that is a high-paced, quick-shooting offense designed to tire out the opponent and break them down defensively. The problem i...

06

Milwaukee at Minnesota
Friday 11/06 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee +2.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Think the T-Wolves are regretting passing on Brandon Jennings in the draft - twice? Jennings has put up 22 points and 5.3 assists per game thus far. I like the Bucks here becaus...

06

Toronto at New Orleans
Friday 11/06 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 207.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

I'm really shocked at this total as the New Orleans Hornets have played better defense at home vs. teams that want to run than any other team in the league. The Toronto Rapt...

06

New Jersey at Philadelphia
Friday 11/06 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER 192.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The New Jersey Nets are looking for their first win as they are off to a 0-5 start. They have already allowed over 120 points twice in the young season. The Philadelphia 76ers a...

05

San Antonio at Utah
Thursday 11/05 10:35 PM Eastern
3 units on San Antonio +1 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 197.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Utah Jazz made no real changes from their team a year ago, and sometimes that status quo leads opponents to figure out vulnerabilities and attack weaknesses with a lot to go...

04

Memphis at Golden St.
Wednesday 11/04 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Memphis +6 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Nothing has apparently changed in Golden St. as the Warriors are off of two straight losses to open the season. They love to run up and down the floor, but the commitment on the...

04

Atlanta at Sacramento
Wednesday 11/04 10:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 208.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Last year the Atlanta Hawks shot 47.3% from three in their game at Sacramento and yet it failed to go over the total. I think we have seen some misleading offensive laden games ...

04

Dallas at New Orleans
Wednesday 11/04 09:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Dallas +5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

There is no doubt the New Orleans Hornets are struggling early and a loss to the Knicks just made that a bit clearer. The Mavericks have started fast and already own a win on th...

04

Denver at New Jersey
Wednesday 11/04 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on New Jersey +10 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 199 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Two teams with identically opposite starts will meet in New Jersey tonight as the 4-0 Denver Nuggets face the 0-4 New Jersey Nets. The Nets are off of their worst performance of...

04

Detroit at Toronto
Wednesday 11/04 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Detroit +9 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Hard to understand this line, with or without Richard Hamilton and Tayshaun Prince for the Pistons. I think the oddsmakers have really padded this one beyond what is r...

04

Miami at Washington
Wednesday 11/04 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Miami +2 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Miami Heat seem to save their best basketball for the Washington Wizards. They swept the three games vs the Wizards a year ago and over the long haul they have now gone 19-5...

03

Atlanta at Portland
Tuesday 11/03 10:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 191 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

If you look at this Portland team, they are built for defense. Finishing up last season, they went over 93 points just three times in their last 12 games. Two of those were to H...

03

Utah at Dallas
Tuesday 11/03 08:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Utah +5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Dallas Mavericks won impressively at LA and came back with a win over the Clippers, but they will have an angry Jazz team to deal with here, seeking redemption for a 130-101...

03

Milwaukee at Chicago
Tuesday 11/03 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Milwaukee +8.5 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Chicago Bulls looked impressive in their playoff series last year vs. the Celtics, but something is missing. The missing piece is Ben Gordon, and already the Bulls are feeli...

03

Boston at Philadelphia
Tuesday 11/03 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia +7 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Celtics can feel comfortable as they locked up Rajon Rondo in a long-term deal. They have also opened the season strong at 4-0, but will be challenged by an improved Sixers ...

02

Minnesota at Los Angeles Clippers
Monday 11/02 10:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Minnesota +9 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Looking back at the database archives, I see just one incidence where a 0-4 team has been posted as more than a seven point favorite, and that team lost the game outright. I'...

02

Houston at Utah
Monday 11/02 09:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Houston +9 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 205.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Houston has shown some resolve as they are missing some key parts, but sometimes that adds focus to a team and everyone steps up. So far that has been the case here for the Rock...

02

New Jersey at Charlotte
Monday 11/02 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on New Jersey +8 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 178 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Neither of these teams has gotten on track yet, but the Hornets have not topped the 82-point mark yet in regulation and offensively, this team is a mess. They are shooting just ...

01

Orlando at Toronto
Sunday 11/01 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Vince Carter took Hedo Turkoglu's spot in Orlando and they face each other today. The Magic are certainly the better team here but this is too many points to give the Raptor...

October 2009

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Detroit at Milwaukee
Saturday 10/31 08:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Detroit +3 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

This is a completely different team from what we have grown accustomed to in the past from the Pistons. They now are looking very much like the University of Connecticut turned ...

31

Philadelphia at New York Knicks
Saturday 10/31 07:35 PM Eastern
3 units on First Half UNDER 103.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Under Mike D'Antoni, the Knicks are no surprise. They are going to come out running and gunning, and that makes for an opponent mindset to try to take control of the game te...

30

Dallas at Los Angeles Lakers
Friday 10/30 10:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Dallas +8 (-110) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

After winning it all and adding Ron Artest to the fold, there will be a lot of overlays with the Lakers this season. The Mavs added to that as they got caught off guard by the W...

30

Chicago at Boston
Friday 10/30 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -12 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

It would be easy to look at this line and remember the way the Bulls challenged the Celtics a year ago in every game, seeing double-digits posted and jump on the Bulls. Things h...

30

Oklahoma City at Detroit
Friday 10/30 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Oklahoma City +5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Ben Gordon and Charlie Villanueva make their Detroit home debuts in this game. But, they'll be facing another great young player in Kevin Durant - the NBA's rookie of th...

30

Orlando at New Jersey
Friday 10/30 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New Jersey +10.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Nets lost their opener to Minnesota, but they had a 19-point fourth quarter lead at one point. They really aren't that bad to deserve a double-digit line at home. Yes, O...

30

Washington at Atlanta
Friday 10/30 07:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

You can already see that Washington is going to be an improved team with Gilbert Arenas back on the floor. Arenas scored 29 points in the opener on the road in a big win over a ...

30

New York Knicks at Charlotte
Friday 10/30 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Charlotte -1.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Charlotte Bobcats couldn't get anything going on offense in their first game as their dreadful 31% shooting backed by a frigid 0-10 mark from the arc lead to an offensiv...

29

Denver at Portland
Thursday 10/29 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Denver +8 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This should be an interesting matchup as two teams on a big up-tick square off in Portland tonight. The Nuggets really came together as a team late in the season, closing out 14...

28

Houston at Golden State
Wednesday 10/28 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston +6.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Despite the injury issues Houston faces to start the season, getting this many points from a Golden St team certainly sparks interest and value. The Warriors managed just 29 win...

28

Utah at Denver
Wednesday 10/28 10:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Utah +5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Nuggets were last seen making a deep playoff run and looking invincible at home until they encountered the Lakers, so getting a lot of push from the oddsmakers in this one v...

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Sacramento at Oklahoma City
Wednesday 10/28 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Sacramento +7.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Two teams that combined to win just 40 games a year ago will open the season with each other trying to make a turnaround. It is hard to justify this line to be this chalky, espe...

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New York Knicks at Miami
Wednesday 10/28 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Knicks +5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Miami Heat made a big turn around last year and made the playoffs, but will be shorthanded for their opener vs the Knicks as Jamaal Migliore is suspended until November 1st,...

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Cleveland at Toronto
Wednesday 10/28 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +5.5 (-110) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Cleveland Cavs opened last night with a battle that many feel would be a prelude to the NBA Eastern Conference Final vs the Celtics. The Cavs dropped just two games all year...

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Houston at Portland
Tuesday 10/27 10:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Houston +9.5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Houston got some bad news in the off-season and realized they will have to play without Yao for the entire season. That isn't new for the Rockets as they faced the Blazers i...

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Boston at Cleveland
Tuesday 10/27 07:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Boston +5 (-110) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The NBA season gets underway tonight with perhaps a preview of what many feel will be the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. The Cavaliers took a chance and signed Shaq to team-up w...