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|11-05-19||George Washington +6.5 v. Towson||58-72||Loss||-110||11 h 15 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on George Washington +6½ -110
Both the George Washington Colonials and Towson Tigers struggled throughout the season last year. Tonight, both teams will aim to start a new campaign on the right foot as they face off on Towson’s home floor.
In the Atlantic Ten, George Washington managed just four conference wins as part of their 9-24 overall record. Meanwhile, Towson earned a similar record of 10-22 while going 6-12 in the Colonial Athletic Association.
After last year’s underperformance, the Colonials decided a change was needed at head coach. So, George Washington opted to hire Jamion Christian, who spent a single year in Siena, where he led the Saints to a record of 17-16 and 11-7 in conference play.
Christian will try to open things up for guard Maceo Jack, who returns as the team’s third-leading scorer form a year ago with 11.5 points per game.
Towson played decent defensive basketball last year, holding opponents to 43.6% shooting from the field. However, the Tigers’ offensive production was severely lacking. By shooting 32.7% from three and 43.5% from the field, Towson struggled to outscore anyone.
Senior Brain Fobbs led the team with 17.5 points and 5.9 rebounds per game.
|11-05-19||Virginia Tech v. Clemson -6.5||67-60||Loss||-105||11 h 35 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Clemson -6½ -105
Neither the Virginia Tech Hokies or the Clemson Tigers will be ranked as the 2019-20 college basketball season gets underway. Tonight, these two teams will go head to head on Clemson’s home court.
Last year, Clemson finished with a record of 20-14 and went 9-9 in ACC play. Virginia Tech finished the season with a 26-9 record that included a 12-6 performance in the conference.
These two squads most recently met back in February. Although you can’t necessarily glean too much from a contest between last year’s teams, it’s worth noting that Clemson earned a 59-51 victory at home.
After a trip to the Sweet 16, head coach Buzz Williams departed Virginia Tech in favor of Texas A&M. Now, new coach Mike Young will have to see what he can do without the team’s top five scorer from a season ago, all of whom are no longer with the Hokies.
Finding offense will be tough for a Virginia Tech team that ranked 170th in the nation with 73.5 points per game last season.
By allowing just 63.9 points per game last year, the Tigers ranked 23rd in scoring defense. Offensively, Clemson will be counting on Curran Scott, who scored 8.9 points a game at Tulsa, and Tevin Mack, who scored nine points per game at Alabama.
|11-05-19||VMI v. East Carolina -7.5||68-80||Win||100||10 h 37 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on East Carolina -7½ -109
After a 10-21 season, the East Carolina Pirates are aiming for a more successful season this year. To start towards that goal, the Pirates will play host to the VMI Keydets in the first game of the new campaign.
VMI finished the 2018-19 season as one of the worst teams in the Southern Conference. Only Western Carolina was worse in a conference that featured the likes of Wofford, UNC Greensboro, and Furman.
The Keydets don’t have a lot to build on, and it’s gotten even worse after guard Bubba Parham, who led the Southern Conference in scoring, decided to transfer away from VMI to Georgia Tech. Without another scorer averaging even 11 points per game a season ago, VMI will miss the 21.4 points per game Parham racked up last year.
East Carolina only managed three wins out of 18 conference games last season to finish 13 games back of the AAC-leading Houston Cougars.
Second-year head coach Joe Dooley is spearheading one of the biggest rebuilds in the country with only two players returning from last year’s squad: Seth LeDay, who scored 11 points per game, and Jayden Gardner, who scored 16.3 points per game. 11 newcomers are joining this Pirates team.
|11-05-19||Louisville v. Miami-FL +7||87-74||Loss||-105||9 h 29 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Miami-FL +7 -105
After finished with a record of 20-14 a year ago, the #5 Louisville Cardinals are set to kick off the college basketball season against the Miami Hurricanes in Coral Gables.
While both teams will be short-handed to start the season, Louisville will have the biggest of the losses with the absence of center Malik Williams, who averaged 9.8 points and 8.4 rebounds per game in his last five games. After breaking his foot in September, Williams is likely to return later this month.
In Williams’ place will be Steven Enoch, who averaged 10 points and 5.6 rebounds per game from the bench over the Cardinals last 20 games.
Miami is looking to rebound from a 14-18 season, and they should have more talent and depth in that endeavor. Last season, the Hurricanes played the majority of their games with a seven-man rotation. This year, Miami should have more to offer with center Rodney Miller and forwards Sam Waardenburg and Anthony Walker in the frontcourt.
Last season, guard Chris Lykes led the Hurricanes with 16.2 points per game in addition to his 3.2 assists and 2.7 rebounds per game. Guard Dejan Vasiljevic was the best shooter on the team, hitting 91.8% of his free throws and 36.7% of his attempts from three.
|11-04-19||Coyotes v. Oilers -115||Top||3-2||Loss||-115||11 h 46 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Oilers -115
After a slight lull, the Oilers (10-4-1, 21 points) have gotten back on track and remain one of the NHL’s best teams through the early section of the season. Tonight, the Oilers will host the Coyotes (8-4-1, 17 points) in Edmonton.
Arizona has been a solid team over the recent part of the schedule, but they still trail five teams in a strong Pacific Division. The Coyotes have won three of their last four, including a 3-0 shutout over the Avalanche their last time out.
On average, the Coyotes are scoring 2.85 goals per game (20th) while allowing 2.15 goals per game (2nd).
Darcy Kuemper has been one of the best goaltenders in the NHL this season. With a save percentage of .942, Kuemper has allowed only 1.67 goals per game.
The Oilers have bounced back from their toughest stretch of this young season with a pair of wins over Columbus and Pittsburgh. Edmonton was good on defense in both games, holding the opponent to a single goal in each contest.
On average, the Oilers are scoring 2.87 goals per game (19th) while allowing 2.47 goals per game (7th).
With a team-leading 13 goals in addition to his 13 assists, center Leon Draisaitl is tops on the Oilers with 26 points.
|11-04-19||Rockets v. Grizzlies UNDER 234||Top||107-100||Win||100||11 h 5 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Rockets/Grizzlies under234 -110
While the Rockets (3-3) continue to struggle on defense, the Grizzlies (1-4) are just, plain struggling. Tonight, these two teams will go head to head in Memphis. The over/under is set at 234 points.
Houston is set for its fourth-straight game on the road after playing in Washington D.C., Brooklyn, and Miami. In all three contests, the Rockets showed they’ll need a lot of offense to overcome their weak defense. In losses to the Heat and Nets, Houston allowed 123 points or more. In their victory over the Wizards, the Rockets allowed 158.
On average, the Rockets are scoring 121.3 points per game while allowing 127 points per game.
It’s no surprise to see James Harden leading the Rockets in scoring with 35.3 points per game. In addition to a team-high 9.8 rebounds and 9.2 rebounds per game, Russell Westbrook has added another 21.2 points per contest.
The Grizzlies needed overtime to take down Brooklyn and earn their first win of the season. Memphis has been unable to win or surpass 105 points in any of their four other games.
On average, Memphis is scoring 106.6 points per game while allowing 119.4 points per game.
With a team-leading 18.8 points per game, Ja Morant has gotten off to a great start to his NBA career. However, the Grizzlies don’t have another player averaging more than 13.2 points per game.
|11-04-19||Bucks -6 v. Wolves||134-106||Win||100||11 h 35 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Bucks -6 -109
A pair of strong NBA rosters will face off in Minnesota this evening when the Timberwolves (4-1) play host to the Bucks (4-2).
Milwaukee has regained some of its preseason shine with a pair of victories over Orlando and Toronto. The Bucks won both those games handily, despite having to play them on consecutive days.
On average, the Bucks are scoring 119.2 points per game while allowing 111 points per game.
Milwaukee will go as far as Giannis Antetokounmpo takes them, and that will likely be enough for a deep postseason run. So far, Giannis leads the Bucks with 26.7 points, 13.8 rebounds, 7.7 assists, and 1.3 steals per game.
In Milwaukee’s most recent game, Giannis had a game-high 36 points in addition to 15 rebounds and eight assists. Three other Bucks starters pitched in with at least 11 points in the game.
Only a loss to the 76ers that featured a scuffle between Karl-Anthony Towns and Joel Embiid has kept Minnesota from earning a perfect record through five games. Most recently, the Wolves defeated the Wizards 131-109.
On average, the Wolves are scoring 118 points and allowing 112 points per game.
Towns has been Minnesota’s best player through the opening part of the season. With 27.2 points and 11.5 rebounds per game, Towns leads the Wolves.
|11-03-19||Mavs -4.5 v. Cavs||Top||131-111||Win||100||13 h 31 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Mavs -4½ -109
It’s been a strong start to the season for the Mavericks (3-2), who took the Lakers to overtime two night ago. Tonight, Dallas will go into Cleveland to take on the Cavaliers (2-3).
That overtime loss to Los Angeles was one of just two Dallas losses, with the other coming in a two-point game against a strong Portland team. The Mavericks have been able to take down the Pelicans, Wizards, and Nuggets so far this season.
On average, the Mavericks are scoring 113.8 points per game while allowing 112.4 points per game.
Of the star duos in the NBA, the pair of Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are often forgotten behind the offerings of the Lakers, Clippers, or Rockets. However, the Dallas duo has been very strong. While Porzingis leads the team with two blocks per game in addition to his 21 points per game, Doncic leads the Mavs with 26.2 points, 9.6 rebounds, 8.4 assists, and 1.8 steals per game.
The Cavaliers have an interesting collection of talents, but they’re currently trying to get back to .500. Most recently, Cleveland lost to Indiana after having beaten the Pacers earlier in the season.
On average, the Cavaliers are scoring 103.8 points per game while allowing 107 points per game.
Kevin Love is back to averaging a double-double so far this year with his 17.2 points and 16.8 rebounds per contest. Tristan Thompson is also off to a solid start with 17.6 points and 11.4 rebounds per game.
|11-03-19||Kings +1 v. Knicks||113-92||Win||100||9 h 28 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Kings +1 -114
An early-evening NBA matchup will feature two of the worst teams in the league when the Knicks (1-5) host the Kings (1-5) in New York. No matter what, one of these squads will start the year with just one win out of their first seven games.
After dropping their first five contests of the season, Sacramento was able to scrape together their first victory in a one-point game against a strong Utah team. De’Aaron Fox led the Kings in that contest with his game-high 25 points.
On average, the Kings are scoring 99.2 points per game and allowing 113.2 points per game.
Fox leads the team on the season with his 17.7 points per game in addition to his 6.3 assists and 3.8 rebounds per contest. Buddy Hield struggled from the three-point line in the team’s win over the Jazz, but he’s normally very capable from that range, which is why he’s averaging 16.3 points per game.
Since defeating Chicago towards the end of October, the Knicks have lost two straight to Orlando and Boston. In that contest against the Magic, New York only scored 83 points.
On average, the Knicks are scoring 100.8 points per game while allowing 108 points per game.
While Julius Randle leads New York in both rebounds, with 11 per game, and assists, with five per game, young RJ Barrett is the team’s leading scorer with 17.7 points per game.
|11-03-19||Vikings v. Chiefs UNDER 48.5||Top||23-26||Loss||-110||24 h 25 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Vikings/Chiefs under48½ -110
When the Chiefs (5-3) host the Vikings (6-2) in Kansas City, they’ll do so without their MVP at quarterback yet again as he recovers from a kneecap dislocation. The over/under is set at 48.5 points.
After a touchy start with some turmoil between offensive stars, the Vikings have ripped off four-straight wins while holding opponents to 20 points or fewer in three of the four. In their most recent game, which came against Washington, Minnesota was unable to reach 20 points.
On average, the Vikings are scoring 26 points per game on 409 yards of offense while allowing 17 points per game on 336 yards.
Minnesota has the benefit of offensive firepower between the likes of Stefon Diggs (706 yards, four TDs) and Dalvin Cook (823 yards, nine TDs), but quarterback Kirk Cousins has only managed to throw for 254 yards per game. Cook has been better of late, throwing for 13 touchdowns and three picks.
The Kansas City offense has been OK without Mahomes, but they’re not the same without the MVP. Against Green Bay last week, Kansas City scored 24 points. They’ll be facing another daunting defense against Minnesota this week.
On average, the Chiefs are scoring 28 points per game on 403 yards of offense while allowing 23 points per game on 401 yards.
While completing 60.7% of his passes, backup Matt Moore has thrown for 384 yards with three touchdowns and no picks.
|11-03-19||Texans v. Jaguars OVER 46.5||26-3||Loss||-110||15 h 21 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Texans/Jaguars over46½ -110
Another NFL game in an international venue will provide us with some clarity within the AFC South when the Texans (5-3) and Jaguars (4-4) face off in London. The over/under is set at 46.5 points.
Houston has been a difficult team to figure out. Behind an offensive line that always has him running for his life, quarterback Deshaun Watson has been good enough to earn his team three wins over their last four, with the only loss coming to the division-leading Colts.
On average, the Texans are scoring 27 points per game on 412 yards of offense while allowing 24 points per game on 378 yards.
Watson, who’s been sacked 24 times, has been impressive on his way to 2,231 passing yards, 16 touchdowns, and five interceptions. As one of the league’s best receivers, DeAndre Hopkins has caught 60 balls for 617 yards and three TDs.
The Jags dropped a pair of contests versus Carolina and New Orleans before winning two in a row against Cincinnati and the Jets. In each of those victories, Jacksonville scored at least 27.
On average, the Jaguars are scoring 22 points per game on 392 yards of offense while allowing 20 points per game on 365 yards.
The combination of Gardner Minshew and DJ Charke Jr. has been explosive for Jacksonville. Of Minshew’s 1,976 yards and 13 touchdowns (two picks), Charke has racked up 660 yards and six touchdowns.
|11-03-19||Fresno State v. Hawaii -2||Top||41-38||Loss||-109||28 h 36 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Hawaii -2 -109
With a win today, the Fresno State Bulldogs (3-4) could get back to .500. Tonight, they’ll attempt to do so against the high-flying Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (5-3) in Hawaii.
Fresno State appeared to be on a good run of form after winning three of four, but they’ve now dropped two of their last three games. In those losses, the Bulldogs allowed 43 points to Air Force and 41 points to Colorado State.
On average, Fresno State is scoring 33 points per game on 401 yards of offense while allowing 31 points per game on 388 yards.
Quarterback Jorge Reyna leads the Fresno State attack. On the season, Reyna has thrown for 1,655 yards with 10 touchdowns and six interceptions.
Hawaii has continued their long-standing tradition of trying to outscore opponents with a fast-paced offense. After losses to Air Force and #14 Boise State, the Rainbow Warriors returned to their winning ways with a 45-31 victory over New Mexico.
On average, the Rainbow Warriors are scoring 37 points per game on 488 yards of offense while allowing 35 points per game on 437 yards.
Completing 65.5% of his passes, quarterback Cole McDonald continues to chuck the ball all over the field. On the year, McDonald has 2,521 yards with 24 touchdowns and 11 picks.
|11-02-19||Blues v. Wild -105||Top||4-3||Loss||-105||12 h 5 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Wild -105
The Blues (8-3-3, 19 points) have recently taken ownership of the top spot in the Central Division. If they want to extend that lead, they’ll need to earn a result against the Wild (4-9-0, 8 points) in Minnesota.
The defending champs are riding a three-game winning streak, but they’ll be playing their second game in as many days after yesterday’s 4-3 win over Columbus. St. Louis also played on October 30th, which makes tonight’s contest their third in four days.
On average, the Blues are scoring 3.07 goals per game (17th) while allowing 3.00 goals per game (tied for 13th).
Brayden Schenn leads St. Louis with 10 goals, Ryan O’Reilly leads the team with 11 assists, and David Perron leads the team with 15 points.
The Wild haven’t played since October 30th, when they fell to the Blues by a single goal in St. Louis. They’ll look for revenge tonight in their first home game since a 5-1 victory over the Kings.
On average, the Wild are scoring 2.31 goals per game (29th) while allowing 3.46 goals per game (23rd).
Center Eric Staal has been the go-to player for Minnesota. With four goals, five assists, and nine points, Staal leads the team in all three categories.
|11-02-19||Oregon -4 v. USC||56-24||Win||100||34 h 15 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Oregon -4 -109
The #7 Oregon Ducks (7-1) are the Pac-12’s best chance of having a representative in the College Football Playoff. The Ducks will face one of their toughest tasks of the season when they go on the road to take on the USC Trojans (5-3) Saturday evening.
Oregon’s lone loss of the season came on a neutral site game to open the year when they allowed #16 Auburn to earn a comeback victory. Since then, the Ducks haven’t lost. Oregon recently survived two tough games against #25 Washington and then Washington State.
On average, the Ducks are scoring 36 points per game on 466 yards of offense while allowing 15 points per game on 308 yards.
Quarterback Justin Herbert has been getting plenty of NFL draft chatter, and for good reason. On the year, Herbert has thrown for 2,104 yards with 21 touchdowns and just one interception while completing 68.3% of his passes.
USC has trudged through a difficult schedule that’s included a stretch of games against #10 Utah, #17 Washington, and #10 Notre Dame. To get to 5-3, the Trojans recently took down both Arizona and Colorado.
On average, the Trojans are scoring 31 points per game on 442 yards of offense while allowing 25 points per game on 429 yards.
A trio of receivers has accounted for 16 of USC’s touchdowns so far this year. Michael Pittman Jr. has racked up 755 receiving yards and seven touchdowns to lead the group.
|11-02-19||Nuggets v. Magic UNDER 202||Top||91-87||Win||100||12 h 4 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Nuggets/Magic under202 -105
A team with championship aspirations will face off with a team on the rebuild tonight when the Nuggets (3-2) head into Orlando to take on the Magic (2-3). The over/under is set at 202 points.
Since a strong 3-0 start to the season, Denver has dropped two straight to Dallas and New Orleans. Including an overtime win against Phoenix, the Nuggets have failed to score more than 108 points through their first five games.
While the Nuggets have six scorers averaging double-digit points, no players has more than Jamal Murray’s 17.8 points per game. Nikola Jokic is having the largest all-around impact with his 15 points, 11.2 rebounds, and 6.4 assists per game.
The Nuggets are averaging 106 points per game and allowing 106.4 points per game.
Orlando is aiming to get back to .500 after dropping three of their last four, and it isn’t likely they’ll do so if they allow Denver to get over 100 points. Through five games, the Magic have yet to score more than 99 points.
Only three Orlando players are averaging at least 10 points, led by Evan Fournier’s 18 points per game.
On average, the Magic are scoring 94.8 points per game while allowing 99.6 points per game.
|11-02-19||Senators +290 v. Bruins||2-5||Loss||-100||10 h 29 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Senators +290
One of the NHL’s best is set to take on one of the NHL’s worst this evening when the Bruins (9-1-2, 20 points) host the Senators (3-7-1, 7 points) in Boston.
Ottawa is currently the sole owner of last place in the Atlantic Division, looking up at everyone from the nine-point Red Wings to the division-leading Bruins. Despite their lack of points, the Senators were able to score five and take down the Sharks in their last contest, and they’ve now won two of their last three.
On average, the Senators are scoring 2.64 goals per game (24th) while allowing 3.27 goals per game (19th).
Connor Brown, who leads the team with nine assists and 10 points, added to his totals with a goal and assist against San Jose. Left winger Nick Paul was able to score two goals and add an assist in that contest.
Ottawa is also coming off a ton of rest, having last played on October 27th.
The Bruins are currently riding a four-game winning streak. Boston’s last win came against San Jose, although that contest took place two days after the Sharks fell to Ottawa.
On average, the Bruins are scoring 3.42 goals per game (10th) while allowing 2.00 goals per game (1st).
With a team-leading 12 goals and another 12 assists, David Pastrnak leads the Bruins with 24 points.
|11-02-19||Pelicans v. Thunder OVER 228.5||104-115||Loss||-110||10 h 57 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Pelicans/Thunder over228½ -110
After losing their duo of stars in the offseason, the Thunder (1-4) have gotten off to a rough start to the season. In a late afternoon matchup, the Thunder will host the Pelicans (1-4) in Oklahoma City. The over/under is set at 228.5 points.
With first overall pick Zion Williamson yet to return from injury, New Orleans dropped their first four games of the season. However, they’re fresh off their first win of the year in which they cruised to victory over a strong Nuggets team.
Brandon Ingram, Jahlil Okafor, and Frank Jackson all pitched in with at least 21 points. Okafor’s 26-point performance was the best on the night, and helped him earn a plus/minus of +19. On the season, Ingram is leading the way with a team-high 26.8 points and 8.2 rebounds per game.
Oklahoma City got in on the Warriors-bashing parade with a 120-92 win, but that’s been their only victory of this young season. Since then, the Thunder have lost a pair of games to Houston and Portland.
The Thunder are trying to win with a true team effort. While Shai Alexander leads the team with 21.6 point per game, Steven Adams is tops on the team with 11.8 rebounds per game, and Dennis Schroder has a team-high 4.4 rebounds per game.
While New Orleans is scoring 121.2 points per game, Oklahoma City is scoring 102.2 points per game.
|11-02-19||Oregon State v. Arizona OVER 70.5||56-38||Win||100||30 h 11 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Oregon State/Arizona over70½ -110
Both the Oregon State Beavers (3-4) and the Arizona Wildcats (4-4) have been involved in some of the highest-scoring contests of the college football season. Saturday night, these two squads will go head to head. The over/under is set at 70.5 points.
An outlier in Oregon State’s season was their most recent victory, which was a 21-17 win over California. In the two games prior, the Beavers allowed 52 points to #15 Utah and defeated UCLA in a game that had a combined 79 points scored.
On average, the Beavers are scoring 30 points per game on 411 yards of offense while allowing 32 points per game on 426 yards.
For the offense-first Beavers, quarterback Jake Luton spearheads the team. On the season, Luton has thrown for 1,602 yards with 16 touchdowns and only a single interception.
In three straight losses to Washington, USC, and Stanford, the Wildcats have allowed 41 points or more. Their most recent game was the loss to the Cardinal, in which a total of 72 points were scored.
On average, the Wildcats are scoring 32 points per game on 492 yards of offense while allowing 35 points per game on 469 yards.
Offensively, Arizona does just about everything by committee. In the running game, five different players have at least 197 rushing yards. In the passing game, five different receivers have racked up at least 200 yards, three of which have three touchdowns.
|11-02-19||UNLV v. Colorado State OVER 64.5||Top||17-37||Loss||-110||30 h 29 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on UNLV/Colorado State over64½ -110
Both the UNLV Rebels (2-6) and Colorado State Rams (3-5) are below .500. Saturday, these two squads will face off against one another. The over/under is set at 64.5 points.
UNLV is coming off two straight losses to Fresno State and San Diego State, both of which came after a 34-10 victory over Vanderbilt. The Rebels haven’t been able to limit opposing offenses with much success. For example, Wyoming was able to put up 53 on UNLV.
On average, UNLV is scoring 24 points per game on 375 yards of offense while allowing 34 points per game on 426 yards.
With 793 yards and seven touchdowns, running back Charles Williams heads up the UNLV ground game. Receiver Randal Grimes is the team’s biggest offensive threat with 474 yards and five touchdowns through the air.
Colorado State haven’t racked up many wins throughout the season, but they’re now entering this week after back-to-back victories over New Mexico and Fresno State. Over the past two games, the Rams have scored a combined 76 points.
On average, the Rams are scoring 31 points per game on 473 yards of offense while allowing 34 points per game on 396 yards.
While two quarterbacks have gotten significant time for Colorado State, they’ve both had success throwing to Warren Jackson and Dante Wright. Jackson has hauled in 49 passes for 719 yards and six touchdowns, and Wright has earned 615 yards and three touchdowns of his own.
|11-02-19||Rutgers v. Illinois OVER 49||10-38||Loss||-109||28 h 9 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Rutgers/Illinois over49 -109
Two bottom-half teams of the Big Ten Conference will face off Saturday afternoon when the Illinois Fighting Illini (4-4) host the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (2-6). The over/under is set at 49 points.
Thus far, the Scarlet Knights have book-ended their season with a pair of wins filled with a six-game losing streak. Most recently, Rutgers beat up on Liberty to win 44-34. In their other win on the season, Rutgers scored 48 against UMass.
On average, the Scarlet Knights are scoring 15 points per game on 281 yards of offense while allowing 37 points per game on 444 yards.
Rutgers quarterback Johnny Langan had a big day in the win over Liberty. In addition to 192 yards and two touchdowns through the air, Langan ran for 118 yards and another TD.
Illinois is coming off two-straight victories, the most impressive of which was a one-point win over #6 Wisconsin. In the past two games, the Fighting Illini put up 24 points against better defenses than they’ll be facing this Saturday.
On average, the Fighting Illini are scoring 29 points per game on 326 yards of offense while allowing 27 points per game on 412 yards.
Reggie Corbin and Dre Brown lead the Illinois rushing attack. Corbin has 526 yards and five touchdowns, and Brown has added another 411 yards and two touchdowns.
|11-02-19||Rangers +215 v. Predators||2-1||Win||215||7 h 4 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Rangers +215
While the Rangers (4-5-1, 9 points) are one spot from the bottom of the Metropolitan Division, the Predators (8-3-2, 18 points) are one spot from the top of the Central Division. This afternoon, these two teams will face off in Nashville.
New York hasn’t been the strongest team throughout the first part of the NHL season, but they’ve earned two wins out of their last three contests. Over the past three games, the Rangers have scored 14 goals.
On average, the Rangers are scoring 3.30 goals per game (12th) while allowing 3.50 goals per game (24th).
New York is likely to get some offensive output from one three players with double-digit points on the season. While Mika Zibanejad leads the team with 11 points, both Artemi Panarin and Ryan Strome have earned 10 points each.
Nashville’s four-game winning streak came to an end with a 6-5 overtime loss to Calgary. On average, the Predators are scoring 4.08 goals per game (1st) while allowing 3.00 goals per game (tied for 13th).
To earn seven wins in goal, Pekka Rinne is allowing 2.19 goals per game with a save percentage of .920. Offensively, defenseman Ryan Ellis is leading the team with 12 assists and 14 points.
|11-02-19||Nebraska v. Purdue OVER 57||27-31||Win||100||27 h 44 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Nebraska/Purdue over57 -110
Scott Frost’s second year in Nebraska hasn’t gone exactly according to plan, but he has a chance to get his team over .500 on Saturday when the Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-4) go on the road to take on the Purdue Boilermakers (2-6). The over/under is set at 57 points.
After a bounce-back 13-10 win over Northwestern, Nebraska dropped back-to-back games against Minnesota and Indiana. Although the Cornhuskers lost by a touchdown in that contest against Indiana, they managed to put up 31 points.
On average, Nebraska is scoring 26 points per game on 413 yards of offense while allowing 29 points per game on 400 yards.
Nebraska should have starting quarterback Adrian Martinez back on the field after missing time due to injury. On the season, Martinez has thrown for 1,245 yards, seven touchdowns, and five interceptions.
After a big win over Maryland a few weeks ago, Purdue has dropped two straight to #23 Iowa and Illinois. If Rondale Moore is able to play meaningful minutes at the running back position, the Boilermakers will like their chances to score points against a vulnerable Nebraska defense.
On average, the Boilermakers are scoring 24 points per game on 369 yards of offense while allowing 29 points per game on 412 yards.
|11-02-19||Buffalo v. Eastern Michigan UNDER 50.5||43-14||Loss||-110||26 h 48 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Buffalo/Eastern Michigan under50½ -110
A noon kickoff will pit two identical records against each other as the Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-4) play host to the Buffalo Bulls (4-4). The over/under is set at 50.5 points.
After starting the season with a record of 2-4, the Bulls have gained some momentum with wins over Akron and Central Michigan. Defensively, Buffalo has been very good. In five of their eight games, the Bulls have held their opponent to 22 points or fewer.
On average, the Bulls are scoring 26 points per game on 355 yards of offense while allowing 23 points per game on 304 yards.
A strong Buffalo defense that earned five turnovers against Central Michigan will aim to once again assist an offense that hasn’t been very explosive. The Bulls only have one receiver with more than 162 yards.
Eastern Michigan started the year strong but has most recently lost three of its last four games. In each of their last two games, the Eagles scored 34 points.
On average, Eastern Michigan is scoring 28 points per game on 398 yards of offense while allowing 32 points per game on 443 yards.
While the Bulls struggle in the passing game, the Eagles haven’t offered much by way of a running game. Only Shaq Vann, who’s rushed for 318 yards and two touchdowns, has more than 191 rushing yards for Eastern Michigan.
|11-02-19||Northern Illinois v. Central Michigan UNDER 50.5||10-48||Loss||-110||26 h 39 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Northern Illinois/Central Michigan under50½ -110
The Central Michigan Chippewas (5-4) are set to host a team sitting below them in the Mid-American Conference as the Northern Illinois Huskies (3-5) come to town. The over/under is set at 50.5 points.
Northern Illinois is coming off a 49-0 blowout victory, but it came against lowly Akron, who has yet to win a game through eight contests. Prior to the Akron game, the Huskies fell to Miami of Ohio in a 27-24 matchup.
On average, Northern Illinois is scoring 25 points per game on 377 yards of offense while allowing 25 points per game on 342 yards.
Running back Tre Harbison has led the Huskies in rushing in each of the past four games. On the season, Harbison has rushed for 724 yards and seven touchdowns. Quarterback Marcus Childers threw for three touchdowns against Akron, but he managed just 71 passing yards in the game.
Before last week’s loss to Buffalo, the Chippewas won three straight against Eastern Michigan, New Mexico State, and Bowling Green. Central Michigan held opponents to 28 points or fewer throughout that three-game winning streak.
On average, the Chippewas are scoring 28 points per game on 419 yards of offense while allowing 29 points per game on 365 yards.
Quinten Dormady leads the Central Michigan offense from the quarterback position. On the year, Dormady has thrown for 1,022 yards, eight touchdowns, and four interceptions.
|11-01-19||Stars +140 v. Avalanche||Top||2-1||Win||140||14 h 5 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Stars +140
Central Division rivals are set to take the ice this evening in Colorado as the Avalanche (8-2-2, 18 points) will be hosting the Stars (5-8-1, 11 points).
Dallas is just third from the bottom in the division, but they’ve picked up their play significantly after starting with only a single win in the team’s first nine games. Since then, the Stars have won four of their last five, including a 6-3 victory over the Wild three days ago.
On average, the Stars are scoring 2.21 goals per game (last in the NHL) while allowing 2.71 goals per game (10th), but they’ve been very good defensively over the last five games.
Ben Bishop has been the best of Dallas’ two goaltenders, allowing 2.48 goals per game with a .916 save percentage. Offensively, the Stars have four players with at least eight points, led by Tyler Seguin’s nine.
The Avalanche are tied with Nashville atop the Central Division standings, but they’ve not been their best lately. Colorado has lost two straight home games, and three of their last four contests. The Avalanche have only scored more than three goals once in their last four games.
On average, the Avalanche are scoring 3.92 goals per game (2nd) while allowing 2.83 goals per game (11th).
Center Nathan MacKinnon has done it all for Colorado offensively. With seven goals, 10 assists, and 17 points, MacKinnon leads the Avalanche in all three categories.
|11-01-19||Navy v. Connecticut UNDER 55||Top||56-10||Loss||-115||22 h 21 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Navy/Connecticut under55 -115
Only a loss to Memphis has kept the Navy Midshipmen (6-1) from a flawless record through seven games. Tonight, Navy will head into Connecticut to take on the Huskies (2-6) of UConn. The over/under is set at 55 points.
Navy has ripped off four straight wins and now aims for a fifth against a struggling Huskies squad. On their current winning streak, the Midshipmen have scored at least 34 points in every game, and have held their opponent to 25 points or fewer in three of the four.
On average, the Midshipmen are scoring 38 points per game on 440 yards of offense while allowing 19 points per game on 310 yards.
With four touchdowns and three picks, quarterback Malcolm Perry hasn’t been great in the passing game. However, he’s been outstanding in the running game with a team-leading 934 yards and 14 touchdowns.
UConn registered one of the team’s two wins in their last contest, which came against UMass. Before that 56-35 win, the Huskies had failed to score more than 24 points in any game this year.
On average, the Huskies are scoring 22 points per game on 344 yards of offense while allowing 38 points per game on 429 yards.
From the running back position, Kevin Mensah is UConn’s biggest threat. On 150 carries, Mensah has rushed for 696 yards and nine touchdowns.
|11-01-19||Bucks v. Magic UNDER 216||Top||123-91||Win||100||12 h 5 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Bucks/Magic under216 -110
It’s been a disappointing start to the season for the Bucks (2-2), who don’t figure to lose many games this year. Tonight, Milwaukee will be on the road to take on the Magic (2-2) in Orlando. The over/under is set at 216 points.
The Bucks haven’t faced the easiest schedule in the world to start the 2019-20 season, but they would have expected better results. Although Milwaukee earned wins over Houston and Cleveland, they fell to Miami and Boston.
Thus far, the Bucks are averaging 119.3 points per game while allowing 117.5 points per game.
Khris Middleton has gotten off to a strong start with 20.8 points per game, but this is Giannis Antetokounmpo’s team, and he’s showing it. With 23.8 points, 13.5 rebounds, and eight assists per game, Giannis leads the Bucks in all three categories.
Generally speaking, the Magic have been involved in low-scoring affairs so far this season. Orlando’s two wins came in a 94-85 win over Cleveland and a 95-83 win over the Knicks. In their four games, the Magic have yet to score 100 points.
On average, the Magic are scoring 95.8 points per game while allowing 93.8 points per game.
While Orlando doesn’t have a dominant player in the lineup, Nikola Vucevic has been a strong performer with 15.8 points and a team-leading 11.2 rebounds per game.
|11-01-19||Flyers +105 v. Devils||4-3||Win||105||12 h 38 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Flyers +105
It’s unlikely that we’ll be treated to the best hockey of the evening when the Flyers (5-5-1, 11 points) go into New Jersey to take on the Devils (2-5-3, 7 points) tonight.
Sitting third from the bottom in the Metropolitan Division, the Flyers are in desperate need of a win after dropping two straight to the Islanders and Penguins. Philadelphia’s performance against Pittsburgh was less than impressive, as they allowed seven goals.
On average, the Flyers are scoring 3.27 goals per game (13th) while allowing 3.36 goals per game (20th).
Center Travis Konecny has led the way for Philadelphia with his team-leading six goals, seven assists, and 13 points.
Despite a six-goal effort, the Devils lost their most recent game by a score of 7-6 to the Lightning two days ago. That loss to Tampa Bay marks New Jersey’s second in as many games, while allowing 12 total goals.
On average, the Devils are scoring 2.80 goals per game (20th) while allowing 4.10 goals per game (30th).
It’s been a touch season so far for goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood, who’s allowed 3.31 goals per game with a .871 save percentage.
|11-01-19||Cavs v. Pacers OVER 212||95-102||Loss||-109||11 h 43 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Cavs/Pacers over212 -109
Both the Cavaliers (2-2) and Pacers (1-3) will need to keep pace with the Bucks if they want to compete for the division title. Tonight, the Pacers will host the Cavs in Indiana. The over/under is set at 212 points.
Cleveland is coming off a 117-111 win over the Bulls after losing at Milwaukee the game before. For a preview of tonight’s matchup, we can look at the Cavaliers’ second game of the season in which they took down the Pacers by a score of 110-99.
On average, the Cavaliers are scoring 106 points per game while allowing 108.3 points per game.
A lack of star power has allowed center Tristan Thompson to spread his wings. Thus far, Thompson is scoring a team-leading 20.3 points while reeling in 11.8 rebounds per game. Kevin Love has been productive as well, scoring 16 points and adding a team-leading 16.8 rebounds per game.
The Pacers finally got a win in a 118-108 game against Brooklyn after starting the season with three straight losses. Tonight’s game against Cleveland will be Indiana’s first home game since the season opener.
On average, the Pacers are scoring 105.3 points per game while allowing 108.3 points per game.
Domantis Sabonis and Malcolm Brogdon lead the way for Indiana. While Sabonis is averaging 22.8 points and 10 rebounds per game, Brogdon is averaging 22 points and 11.3 assists per game.
|10-31-19||Spurs v. Clippers OVER 226||Top||97-103||Loss||-109||13 h 14 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Spurs/Clippers over226 -109
When Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers (3-2) play host to Leonard’s first team, the Spurs (3-0), they’ll be facing an undefeated squad. The over/under is set at 226 points.
San Antonio hasn’t played many games yet, but they’ve won them all. All at home, the Spurs took down the Knicks and Wizards before winning by three against a good Trail Blazers team three nights ago. Thus far, the Spurs have scored at least 113 in every contest.
Earning an average of 119 points per game, San Antonio is able to lean on five double-digit scorers and two players averaging more than 20 points per game. With 22 points per game, DeMar DeRozan leads the Spurs alongside LaMarcus Aldridge, who’s averaging 21.3 points, eight rebounds, and 2.7 blocks.
The Clippers have lost two of their last three games, but they’ve scored at least 111 points in every contest aside from yesterday’s loss to the Jazz. On average, the Clippers score 116 points per game while allowing 112 points per game.
In Paul George’s absence, the trio of Leonard, Lou Williams, and Montrezl Harris continue to lead Los Angeles in scoring. In addition to Harris’ 18.4 points and Williams’ 22.6 points per game, Leonard is averaging 27 points, 7.5 assists, and 6.5 rebounds per game.
|10-31-19||Canadiens +170 v. Golden Knights||Top||5-4||Win||170||13 h 28 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Canadiens +170
Only two points separate the Canadiens (6-4-2, 14 points) and Golden Knights (8-5-0, 16 points) as both squads try to keep pace with their respective division leaders. Tonight, the Knights will host Montreal in Vegas.
Sitting fifth in the Atlantic Division, the Canadiens are winners of their last two contests with a 5-2 victory over Toronto before defeating the Coyotes by a score of 4-1. As they get set for their second straight road game, Montreal could use a nice winning streak to help them in the race with the Maple Leafs and Panthers.
On average, the Canadiens are scoring 3.67 goals per game (5th) while allowing 3.00 goals per game (tied for 15th).
Right winger Brendan Gallagher has scored a team-high six goals, none of which came on the power play, and leads Montreal with 11 points.
Vegas is tied with Anaheim for third in the Pacific Division, looking up at Edmonton and Vancouver. The Golden Knights have now won four of their last six, with two wins coming via a shootout.
On average, the Golden Knights are scoring 3.08 goals per game (15th) while allowing 2.77 goals per game (12th).
Right winger Mark Stone has been the most productive man on the ice for Vegas. With seven goals, nine assists, and 16 points, Stone leads the Golden Knights in all categories.
|10-31-19||West Virginia v. Baylor OVER 56||Top||14-17||Loss||-110||11 h 60 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on West Virginia/Baylor over56 -110
The well-rested #12 Baylor Bears (7-0) will be aiming to extend their lead in the Big 12 this evening when they host the West Virginia Mountaineers (3-4). The over/under is set at 56 points.
Let’s start with the Mountaineers, who’ve lost three straight to tough competition. Although West Virginia only scored 14 points in each of their games against #5 Oklahoma and Iowa State, they managed to put up 31 points against a strong #11 Texas team.
On average, the Mountaineers are scoring 23 points per game on 314 yards of offense while allowing 33 points per game on 407 yards.
West Virginia’s biggest weakness is the running game. With running backs Kennedy McCoy and Leddie Brown leading the charge, the Mountaineers don’t have a single rusher over 200 yards. However, quarterback Austin Kendall has thrown for 1,429 yards and 11 TDs with seven picks.
The Baylor Bears coming to town must be a scary sight for a West Virginia team that’s allowing 33 points a game. Thus far, the high-flying Baylor offense has been held to less than 31 points just twice this season. Although they haven’t played a ranked team, the Bears have beaten every team that’s lined up in front of them this year.
On average, Baylor is scoring 39 points per game on 484 yards of offense while allowing 19 points per game on 358 yards.
Throwing to a pair of 500-yard receivers, quarterback Charlie Brewer has been a beast all season. By completing 66.3% of his passes, Brewer has thrown for 1,866 yards, 12 touchdowns, and three interceptions.
|10-30-19||Clippers v. Jazz -1.5||Top||96-110||Win||100||15 h 5 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Jazz -1½ -105
The Clippers (3-1) are the favorites to win the Western Conference as well as the NBA Finals, but there’s plenty of good competition aiming for an upset. One of those good competitors is a talented Jazz team (3-1). Tonight, the Jazz are hoping to prove they can play with anyone when they host Los Angeles.
After opening the season with a pair of relatively comfortable wins over the Lakers and Warriors, the Clippers fell to the Suns before rebounding against Charlotte with a 111-96 victory.
With a 52% field goal percentage, the Clippers are averaging 121.5 points per game while holding their competition to 112.5 points per game.
There’s a sharp drop off in scoring without Paul George on the floor for Los Angeles. Kawhi Leonard, Lou Williams, and Montrezl Harrell are all averaging at least 20 points per game, but the next scorer on the list is Landry Shamet, who’s scoring just 10.3 points per game.
The Jazz have every chance to compete for a Western Conference championship, especially if Donovan Mitchell can take the next step towards superstardom. So far, he’s helped Utah to three wins out of four, with only a loss to the Lakers blemishing the record.
Mitchell, who’s averaging 24 points, five rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game, is getting help from CJ McCollum, who’s scoring 23.7 points per game of his own.
The most impressive aspect of the Jazz in the early part of the season is their ability to hold all four opponents to 95 points or fewer.
|10-30-19||Panthers v. Avalanche -130||4-3||Loss||-130||13 h 47 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Avalanche -130
Two of the league’s better teams are set to face off this evening when the Avalanche (8-2-1, 17 points) host the Panthers (5-3-4, 14 points) in Colorado.
Florida has the misfortune of playing in the Atlantic Division alongside the Bruins and Sabres, both of whom have 20 points, but they’re currently sitting in fourth. The Panthers have given up plenty of goals lately while winning just one of their last three, most recently allowing seven in a loss to Vancouver.
On average, the Panthers are scoring 3.50 goals per game (tied for 7th) while allowing 3.75 goals per game (29th).
Struggling to keep the puck out of their own net, the Panthers have relied on outscoring opponents to win. In that endeavor, Aleksander Barkov has been an integral player with his 13 assists.
The Avalanche won their first five games of the season, and have recently won three of their last five contests to earn them a tie for the top spot in the Central Division. Through 11 games, Colorado has proven that it’s going to be one of the most explosive offensive teams in the NHL.
On average, the Avalanche are scoring 4.00 goals per game (tied for 1st) while allowing 2.73 goals per game (11th).
Nathan McKinnon has been the most consistent player for the Avalanche. Thus far, McKinnon has scored six goals and added nine assists for 15 points, all of which are team highs.
|10-30-19||Nationals +125 v. Astros||Top||6-2||Win||125||13 h 8 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Nationals +125
After another come-from-behind win on the road, the Nationals (93-69) won Game 6 by a score of 7-2 to send the World Series to a deciding Game 7. It all boils down to this as the Nationals now go into Houston one last time for a showdown with the Astros (107-55).
Juan Soto and Anthony Rendon will be looking to stay hot after delivering a Game 6 win on the back of a masterful start from Stephen Strasburg. Soto hit the go-ahead home run, and Rendon did just about everything else by going 3-for-4 and earning five RBIs.
On the mound we’ll have Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer (11-7, 2.92 ERA) up against Astros right-hander Zack Greinke (18-5, 2.93 ERA).
It must feel like destiny for Scherzer, who was unable to pitch in a Game 5 he was scheduled to start after neck and back spasms rendered him unavailable. With 34 strikeouts in 25 October innings, Scherzer owns a 2.16 ERA in his five appearances this postseason.
Featuring a five-pitch arsenal, Greinke will hope for similar results from his Game 3 outing. In that contest, Greinke was able to put out fires throughout his 4 2/3 inning start in which 10 Nationals reached base but only one run was scored.
|10-30-19||Blazers -1 v. Thunder||102-99||Win||100||12 h 54 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Blazers -1 -109
Through four games of the NBA season, the Trail Blazers (2-2) are a .500 team. Tonight, Portland will travel into Oklahoma City to take on the Thunder (1-3).
Portland is now set for its third-straight road game after going 2-1 against the Kings, Mavericks, and Spurs, with their only loss coming in the second game of a back-to-back against San Antonio. Before this road trip, the Blazers opened the season with a 108-100 loss to Denver.
On average, the Blazer are scoring 113.3 points and allowing 113 points per game.
The scoring duo of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum has picked up where it left off a season ago. So far, Lillard is averaging 30.8 points per game while McCollum is adding another 23.3 points per game.
Hassan Whiteside has gotten off to a great start for Portland, as he’s dominated the boards with 12.3 rebounds per game while pitching in offensively with 13 points per contest.
The Thunder haven’t found much success in this early season. Of their three losses, Oklahoma City failed to score more than a 95 points in two of them. On average, the Thunder are scoring 103 points per game while allowing 101.3 points.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has been the top scorer for Oklahoma City, averaging 23.8 points per game. The only other Thunder player over 14 points per game is Danilo Gallinari, who’s scoring 19.3 points per game.
|10-30-19||Bucks v. Celtics UNDER 223||105-116||Win||100||12 h 11 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Bucks/Celtics under223 -110
As the Celtics (2-1) continue their opening stretch of games against Eastern Conference contenders, they’ll host the Bucks (2-1) in Boston this evening. The over/under is set at 223 points.
Milwaukee kicked off the season with a 117-111 win over Houston before falling to Miami in an overtime contest. The Bucks then rebounded with a 129-point performance in a victory against Cleveland two days ago.
Thus far, the Bucks are averaging 124 points while allowing 118 points per game.
As expected, Giannis Antetokounmpo is the main man in Milwaukee. With 24.3 points, 13.3 rebounds, and nine assists per game, the Greek Freak leads the Bucks in all three categories. Khris Middleton is the second scoring option for the Bucks right now, as he’s averaging 19 points per game alongside his 6.7 rebounds per contest.
The Celtics opened the season against two teams that figure to compete for some of the higher playoff seeds. After falling to Philadelphia in the season opener, Boston took down Toronto by a score of 112-106. With a good defensive performance, the Celtics held the Knicks to fewer than 100 points in a win on Monday.
A balanced Boston team features a slew of scorers, but without anyone who figures to compete for a scoring title. The Celtics can boast four players with at least 16 points per game between Kemba Walker (22 points), Jayson Tatum (20.3 points), Jaylen Brown (17.3), and Gordon Hayward (16.3 points).
|10-30-19||Oilers +140 v. Blue Jackets||Top||4-1||Win||140||11 h 43 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Oilers +140
The Oilers (8-4-1, 17 points) have encountered their first rough patch of the season, and they’ll try to get back on track on the road against the Blue Jackets (5-4-2, 12 points) in Columbus this evening.
Despite losing four of their last five games, Edmonton still remains in the lead of the Pacific Division with Vegas and Anaheim trailing behind by a point. The Oilers lost both of their past two contests while being outscored 9-3.
On average, the Oilers are scoring 2.85 goals per game (19th) while allowing 2.69 goals per game (9th).
Even with this poor stretch of team performances, the duo of Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl are producing at a high level. While McDavid leads Edmonton with 16 assists, Draisaitl leads the team with 10 goals and 22 points.
With three losses out of their last five, the Blue Jackets are in danger of letting the four top teams in the Metropolitan Division get away from them. The Islanders and Penguins are both four-points clear of Columbus.
On average, the Blue Jackets are scoring 2.73 goals per game (21st) while allowing 3.55 goals per game (26th).
The Blue Jackets haven’t had an offensive star to rely on so far this season. With five goals and seven assists, Pierre-Luc Dubois leads the team.
|10-29-19||Nationals +165 v. Astros||Top||7-2||Win||165||13 h 6 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Nationals +165
If the Astros (107-55) can earn the first home victory of the series, they’ll become World Series Champions. We’ll find out if they can capitalize on their 3-2 lead tonight when they host the Nationals (93-69) in Houston.
Game 5 never felt like a fair contest once Washington pitcher Max Scherzer was unable to go. So, rather than a Game 1 rematch, Gerrit Cole was able to dominate the game while fill-in pitcher Joe Ross struggled against a strong Houston offense.
After three straight losses, the Nationals will now aim to get back on track by sending out right-hander Stephen Strasburg (18-6, 3.32). With an ERA of 1.93 this October and a career ERA of 1.34 in his postseason career, there aren’t many pitchers Washington would rather have on the mound.
Strasburg has already defeated the Astros once in this World Series by settling in after a first-inning home run to throw six innings of two-run ball in a Game 2 victory.
Opposite Strasburg will be Astros co-ace Justin Verlander (21-6, 2.58 ERA). With a loss in Game 2, the Houston right-hander became the first pitcher in MLB history to lose his first five decisions in the World Series. In six career World Series starts, Verlander is 0-5 with a 5.73 ERA.
|10-29-19||Lightning v. Rangers +175||Top||1-4||Win||175||12 h 58 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Rangers +175
In what will be their fifth home game in a row, the Rangers (3-5-1, 7 points) are set to host the Lightning (5-3-2, 12 points) in New York this evening.
Tampa Bay enters this contest fresh off a three-game home stand in which they lost two, the last of which came in overtime. In that stretch, the Lightning were outscored 11-7. Tampa Bay currently sits fifth in the Atlantic Division, level on points with Montreal.
On average, the Lightning are scoring 3.30 goals per game (10th) while allowing 3.20 goals per game (20th).
Tampa Bay has yet to have anyone step up and claim the role of consistent goal scorer, but center Steven Stamkos is the most likely man to do it. So far, Stamkos leads the team with five goals (three on the power play) and 11 assists.
The Rangers lost their most recent game to Boston, but they’ve been scoring goals lately. Over the past two games, New York has netted 10 goals.
On average, the Rangers are scoring 3.22 goals per game (14th) while allowing 3.78 goals per game (tied for 29th).
Center Mika Zibanejad continued to be at the forefront of the Rangers attack. So far, Zibanejad has scored four goals and leads the team with seven assists and 11 points.
|10-29-19||Hawks v. Heat -8||Top||97-112||Win||100||10 h 4 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Heat -8 -105
Through three games, the Hawks (2-1) and Heat (2-1) have identical records. Tonight, the Heat are set to host the Hawks in Miami.
Atlanta opened the season with a pair of wins over Detroit and Orlando. Most recently, the Hawks took their first loss in a tight 105-103 game against Philadelphia. With a win this evening, the Hawks would take control of the Southeast division.
Through three games, Trae Young has been exceptional for Atlanta. Young leads the team in both points, with 34 points per game, and assists, with nine per game. However, it’s hard to find a second scorer on the Hawks right now. John Collins, who leads the team with 10 boards per game, is second on the team with 14.3 points per game.
The Heat have followed the same path to 2-1 as the Hawks by winning their first two contests before dropping the third. It’s easier to forgive Miami’s loss, though, as it came in the second game of a back-to-back.
In the Heat’s overtime win against Milwaukee, Goran Dragic led the team in scoring from the bench with 25 points. On the season, Dragic is tied with Justice Winslow as the second-leading scorer with 19 points per game.
Playing less than 32 minutes per game, Kendrick Nunn leads Miami with 22.3 points per game.
|10-29-19||Capitals +105 v. Maple Leafs||4-3||Win||105||11 h 38 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Capitals +105
The Maple Leafs (6-5-2, 14 points) certainly haven’t been bad through the opening segment of the NHL season, but the Capitals (8-2-3, 19 points) have been significantly better. Tonight, these two teams will face off in Toronto.
With five wins out of their last six games, Washington has vaulted itself into first place in the Metropolitan Division with three points to spare. Most recently, the Capitals outscored Vancouver 6-5 to win a tight game away from home.
On average, the Capitals are scoring 3.77 goals per game (3rd) while allowing 3.31 goals per game (22nd).
Helped by three power play goals, Alex Ovechkin leads Washington with nine goals on the season. Yet the star of the show has been defenseman John Carlson, who leads the team with 16 assists and 21 points.
The Maple Leafs got off to a similar start to the season, but they’ve not been able to keep up their level of play recently. With one win out of their last four games, Toronto has slipped into the middle of the pack in the Atlantic Division.
On average, the Maple Leafs are scoring 3.54 goals per game (6th) while allowing 3.38 goals per game (24th).
While center Auston Matthews leads the team with nine goals, center Mitch Marner is tops on the team with 12 assists and 15 points.
|10-28-19||Nuggets v. Kings OVER 218.5||Top||101-94||Loss||-109||14 h 17 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Nuggets/Kings over218½ -109
As the Kings (0-3) go in search of their first win of the season, they’ll host the Nuggets (2-0) in Sacramento this evening. The over/under is set at 218.5 points.
The undefeated Nuggets have scored exactly 108 points in each of their first two games. Most recently, Denver defeated the Suns by a single point in overtime.
In that Phoenix game, Jamal Murray led all Nuggets players with 27 points. Murray also added seven rebounds and three assists on his way to a +3 plus/minus.
However, the star of the game was Nikola Jokic, who earned a triple-double with 23 points, 14 rebounds, and 12 assists.
The winless Kings are allowing 119.7 points per game while scoring an average of just 96 points. Most recently, Sacramento lost to Utah by a score of 113-81 with a dreadful shooting performance that included shooting 37% from the field and 26.9% from three.
When you only score 81 points, you likely don’t have any big-time scorers. That was certainly the case for the Kings, who only had two players in double digits – Dewayne Dedmond (11 points) and Bogdan Bogdanovic (10 points).
The Nuggets should be able to score relatively easily on a poor Sacramento defense, and the Kings aren’t likely to be as bad shooting the basketball as they were two days ago.
|10-28-19||Blazers v. Spurs OVER 220||110-113||Win||100||11 h 2 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Blazers/Spurs over220 -109
One of the better teams in the West is set to face off with a perennial powerhouse in the conference as the Blazers (2-1) go into San Antonio to take on the Spurs (2-0). The over/under is set at 220 points.
Since losing to the Nuggets in the season opener, Portland has responded with a pair of wins over Sacramento and Dallas. In those two recent games, the Trail Blazers scored 122 and 121 points. On average, the Blazers are scoring 114.3 points per game while allowing 113 points per game.
Early in the season, Portland appears to have a very strong trio in the starting lineup. While CJ McCollum offers a second scoring option with 22 points per game, Damian Lillard leads the team with 31.7 points and six assists per game. The surprise has been Hassan Whiteside, who’s been a beast in the post with 14.7 points and 14 rebounds per game.
The ever-steady Spurs opened the year with wins over the Knicks and Wizards, scoring 120 and then 124 points. On average, San Antonio is scoring 122 points per game while allowing 116.5 points per game.
The Spurs offer a talented trio of their own between LaMarcus Aldridge, who leads the team with 24.5 points per game, DeMar DeRozan, who is averaging 19.5 points per game, and Dejounte Murray, who leads the team with nine rebounds and five assists per game in addition to his 18.5 points.
|10-28-19||Dolphins v. Steelers OVER 42.5||Top||14-27||Loss||-110||25 h 17 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Dolphins/Steelers over42½ -110
It’s not often that you see a 2-4 team enter an NFL contest as a two-touchdown favorite, but that’s what we’ll get this evening when the Steelers (2-4) host the winless Dolphins (0-6) in Pittsburgh. The over/under is set at 42.5 points.
Miami started the season with a slew of dreadful performances, but they’ve managed to earn better results despite being unable to claim a victory. Most recently, the Dolphins lost to the Redskins by a single point before taking a 10-point loss in Buffalo.
On average, the Dolphins are scoring 11 points per game on 280 yards of offense while allowing 35 points per game on 423 yards.
Although nobody is expecting Miami’s offense to set the world on fire, they should continue to improve if the offensive line keeps performing well. Last week against Buffalo, the Dolphins rushed for more than 100 yards for the first time and didn’t allow quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to get sacked.
The Steelers were winless through the first three games of the season, but they’ve picked up their play enough to win two of their last three contests, with their loss coming in overtime against a good Ravens team. Most recently, Pittsburgh took down the Chargers.
On average, Pittsburgh is scoring 21 points per game on 281 yards of offense while allowing 22 points per game on 377 yards.
After taking three weeks to recover from injury, quarterback Mason Rudolph looks ready to go. Rudolph looked relatively good before getting hurt, as he threw for 646 yards with seven TDs and two picks while completing 67% of his passes.
|10-28-19||Bulls v. Knicks UNDER 223||98-105||Win||100||9 h 19 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Bulls/Knicks under223 -109
The winless Knicks (0-3) are set to host their second home game of the season this evening as they welcome the Bulls (1-2) to New York. The over/under is set at 223 points.
Since taking a tough, one-point loss to Charlotte to open the season, Chicago took down Memphis by eight and lost a 108-84 game that came as the second game in as many days. On average, the Bulls are scoring 106.3 points per game while allowing 112 points per game.
With 21.3 points per game, Zach LaVine leads all Bulls in scoring. It’s been a decent start to the year for LaVine, who also leads the team with five assists per game in addition to his 4.3 rebounds.
Lauri Markkanen offers the second part of Chicago’s one-two punch alongside LaVine. With 11.7 rebounds per game, Markkanen leads the Bulls on the boards.
New York managed just 95 points in their most recent game – a 118-95 loss to Boston – but it came on the latter end of a back-to-back. The night prior, the Knicks only lost by four points to Brooklyn.
It’s been a very bright start to the season for rookie RJ Barrett. Through his first three games, Barrett is averaging 21 points, five rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.
Julius Randle has been another solid player for the Knicks, scoring an average of 16.3 points per game while bringing in a team-leading 10.7 rebounds.
|10-27-19||Blazers v. Mavs UNDER 221||Top||121-119||Loss||-115||12 h 4 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Blazers/Mavs under221 -115
Tonight, the Trail Blazers (1-1) will have the chance to hand the Mavericks (2-0) their first loss of this young season when they tip off in Dallas. The over/under will be set at 221 points.
Portland followed up a 108-100 opening night loss against Denver with a 122-112 win over Sacramento. Now, the Trail Blazers are set for their second road game in three days.
Against the Kings, both Damian Lillard and Hassan Whiteside earned a plus/minus of +23. Lillard finished the game with 35 points, five rebounds, and five assists. Whiteside was second on the Blazers in scoring with 22 points in addition to his nine rebounds and three assists.
In their two victories, Dallas scored 108 and then 123 points. A field goal percentage of 47.3% has allowed the Mavericks to outscore their opponents by seven and eight points.
Luka Doncic leads the Mavericks in nearly every major category with 29.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 6.5 assists per game. Against New Orleans, Kristaps Porzingis was a huge presence with 24 points, four rebounds, three assists, and five blocks.
On average, the Trail Blazers are allowing 110 points per game and the Mavericks are allowing 108 points per game.
|10-27-19||Kings +130 v. Blackhawks||1-5||Loss||-100||10 h 22 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Kings +130
Both the Kings (4-7-0, 8 points) and Blackhawks (2-5-2, 6 points) have gotten off to rough starts in the 2019-20 season. Tonight, they’ll face off against one another in Chicago.
Los Angeles will be playing its second game in two nights after taking a 5-1 loss in Minnesota yesterday. That was the team’s second straight loss after taking a 5-2 beating in St. Louis two nights prior. A bad beginning of the season has earned the Kings the last spot in the Pacific Division.
On average, the Kings are scoring 2.73 goals per game (tied for 20th) while allowing 4.00 goals per game (last in the NHL).
With four goals, seven assists, and 11 points, Anze Kopitar leads Los Angeles in all major offensive categories from the center position.
Worse than Los Angeles’ two-game losing streak is the four-game losing streak of the Blackhawks. In losses to Washington, Vegas, Philadelphia, and Carolina, Chicago has been outscored 15 to 5. With that current run of form, it’s no surprise to see Chicago in last place of the Central Division.
On average, the Blackhawks are scoring 2.22 goals per game (29th) while allowing 3.22 goals per game (20th).
Right winger Patrick Kane is tops on the Blackhawks with three goals, five assists, and eight points.
|10-27-19||Blues -158 v. Red Wings||Top||5-4||Win||100||9 h 38 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Blues -158
The earliest game of today’s NHL slate pits the Blues (5-3-3, 13 points) against the Red Wings (3-8-0 6 points) in Detroit.
Prior to yesterday’s 3-0 loss in Boston, St. Louis took down both Colorado and Los Angeles. Currently sitting third in the Central Division, a win today could pull the Blues level with Nashville in second place.
On average, the Blues are scoring 2.91 goals per game (17th) while allowing 3.09 goals per game (17th).
Center Brayden Schenn has been the biggest producer for St. Louis on the attack. In addition to his three assists, Schenn leads the Blues with eight goals and 11 points.
Jordan Bennington is the team’s top netminder right now by allowing 2.53 goals per game and earning a save percentage of .916.
A struggling Red Wings team has lost seven straight contests. Most recently, Detroit was shut out by Buffalo on Friday. In the Atlantic Division, Detroit sits above only Ottawa.
On average, the Red Wings are scoring 2.09 goals per game (30th) while allowing 3.64 goals per game (29th).
Right winger Anthony Mantha leads the Red Wings with seven goals and 11 points.
|10-27-19||Browns v. Patriots UNDER 44.5||Top||13-27||Win||100||31 h 55 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Browns/Patriots under44½ -110
Coming off back-to-back losses, nobody is expecting the Browns (2-4) to go into Foxborough and take down the Patriots (7-0) when these two teams clash on Sunday afternoon. The over/under is set at 44.5 points.
After an embarrassing 31-3 loss to San Francisco, Cleveland kept it tight in a 32-28 loss to the Seahawks at home. A late-September win at Baltimore pulled the Browns level for the lead in the AFC North, but they’ve since fallen by the wayside.
On average, the Browns are scoring 20 points per game on 372 yards of offense while allowing 26 points on 394 yards.
Much of the Browns inability to get it going offensively comes down to Baker Mayfield, who hasn’t been protecting the ball. While throwing for 1,496 yards, Mayfield has completed just 56.6% of his passes for five touchdowns and 11 interceptions.
Going up against what has statistically been the league’s best defense, Mayfield will need to be better than he’s been all year.
The Patriots recently continued their flawless start to the season with a 33-0 trouncing of the Jets. New England has scored between 33 and 35 points in each of their last three games.
On average, the Patriots are scoring 32 points per game on 388 yards of offense while allowing seven points per game on 247 yards.
Completing 65.9% of his passes, Tom Brady has thrown for 1,992 yards with 11 touchdowns and four picks.
|10-27-19||Jets v. Jaguars UNDER 41||15-29||Loss||-110||25 h 47 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Jets/Jaguars under41 -110
There hasn’t been a ton of offensive firepower throughout this 2019 season for either the Jets (1-5) or Jaguars (3-4). This afternoon, these two squads will face off in Jacksonville with the over/under set at 41 points.
New York followed up its lone win of the season over Dallas with a 33-0 demolition by the Patriots. In that New England game, quarterback Sam Darnold admitted to seeing ghosts as he threw for fewer than 100 yards and turned the ball over five times.
On average, the Jets are scoring 11 points per game on 236 yards of offense while allowing 26 points per game on 361 yards.
It hasn’t been a dream year for Darnold, who’s missed time with mono. On the season, the Jets QB has completed just 59% of his passes for 599 yards, three touchdowns, and five interceptions.
The Jaguars earned a 27-17 win over the Bengals last week, but own a record of 1-2 at home. On average, Jacksonville is scoring 21 points per game on 393 yards of offense while allowing 21 points per game on 380 yards.
If Jacksonville is explosive on offense, it’s likely because the ball is in DJ Chark Jr.’s hands. Of Chark’s 33 catches, 12 have gone for 20 yards or more. In total, Chark has racked up 581 receiving yards and five touchdowns.
|10-27-19||Eagles v. Bills UNDER 42||31-13||Loss||-110||25 h 47 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Eagles/Bills under42 -110
With last week’s loss at Dallas, the Eagles (3-4) tossed away a chance to take the lead in the NFC East. They’ll now have a tough matchup against a good Bills team (5-1) in Buffalo. The over/under is set at 42 points.
This will be Philadelphia’s third-straight game on the road, and the first two didn’t go according to plan. Before putting up just 10 points in Dallas, the Eagles lost a 38-20 contest in Minnesota. The offense hasn’t been very effective without the likes of DeSean Jackson and Jason Peters.
On average, the Eagles are scoring 24 points per game on 350 yards of offense while allowing 27 points per game on 377 yards.
Especially with Jackson sidelined, the Eagles have struggled to get production out of their receiving options. Zach Ertz leads all Philly pass catchers from the tight end position with 35 catches for 404 yards and one TD.
Other than a 16-10 loss to New England, the Bills have been perfect this season. Most recently, Buffalo took down Tennessee and Miami. The Bills have allowed 21 or fewer in every game this year.
On average, the Bills are scoring 20 points per game on 377 yards of offense while allowing 15 points on 306 yards.
Buffalo relies on its defense to win games, but quarterback Josh Allen has been good enough thus far. On the season, Allen has thrown for 1,324 yards with seven touchdowns and seven picks.
|10-27-19||Bengals v. Rams UNDER 47.5||10-24||Win||100||24 h 26 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Bengals/Rams under47½ -109
The winless Bengals (0-7) may very well be the worst team in the NFL. Saturday, they’ll have a chance to claim their first victory when they visit the Rams (4-3) in Los Angeles. The over/under is set at 47.5 points.
Cincinnati hasn’t been able to score more than 17 points over the past two weeks as they fell to the Ravens and then Jaguars. The Bengals have also failed to score more than 23 points in any contest this season.
On average, the Bengals are scoring 16 points per game on 327 yards of offense while allowing 27 points per game on 439 yards.
The biggest issue for Cincinnati’s offense is the lack of a running game. As the Bengals’ leading back, Joe Mixon has averaged just three yards per carry on his way to 254 yards and zero touchdowns through seven games.
An upgraded Rams defense held the Falcons to just 10 points in last week’s victory. That was a very welcome win after dropping three straight to the Bucs, Seahawks, and 49ers.
On average, the Rams are scoring 27 points per game on 385 yards of offense while allowing 23 points per game on 346 yards.
Quarterback Jared Goff has taken a step back from last season’s Super Bowl year. While completing 61.8% of his passes, Goff has thrown for 1,995 yards with nine touchdowns and seven picks.
|10-26-19||Flames v. Jets +105||Top||1-2||Win||105||14 h 41 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Jets +105
The Flames (6-5-1, 13 points) and Jets (5-6-0, 10 points) both find themselves several points off the leaders in their respective divisions, so they’re aiming to play catchup in tonight’s Heritage Classic outdoor game in Regina, Sask.
Trailing the Pacific Division-leading Oilers, who have 17 points, Calgary now aims to earn their second victory in a row after claiming a 6-5 victory over the Panthers two days ago. The Flames have now allowed 11 goals over their past two games.
On average, the Flames are scoring 2.75 goals per game (21st) while allowing 3.08 goals per game (14th).
While center Elias Lindholm has racked up a team-high six goals in the team’s 12 games thus far, left winger Matthew Tkachuk is tops on the squad with six assists and 10 points.
Winnipeg has hit a rough stretch after a strong start to the season. Recently, the Jets followed up a 1-0 win over Edmonton with a 3-2 loss at home against the Kings.
On average, the Jets are scoring 2.55 goals per game (24th) while allowing 3.27 goals per game (21st).
Center Mark Scheifele has been a steady contributor for the Jets, scoring a team-high four goals and adding eight assists on his way to racking up 12 points.
|10-26-19||Astros +106 v. Nationals||Top||8-1||Win||106||11 h 24 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Astros +106
It took three games, but the Astros (107-55) are finally on the board in the World Series. Tonight, Houston will attempt to tie the series as they get set for Game 4 in Washington.
With a 4-1 victory in Game three, the Astros ensured that both teams remain yet to win a game at home in this series.
In an effort to continue that streak this evening, Houston will send out right-hander Jose Urquidy (2-1, 3.95 ERA) to start. We last saw Urquidy on the mound in a relief appearance in the ALCS, pitching 2 2/3 innings and striking out five batters. Urquidy’s last start came in late September when he pitched six scoreless innings.
Opposite Urquidy will be Patrick Corbin (14-7, 3.25 ERA). The Nationals left-hander hasn’t had the smoothest of postseasons, posting an ERA of 6.91. In his last start, Corbin gave up four runs in five innings against the Cardinals in the NLCS.
In three career starts against the Astros, Corbin is 2-1 with a 5.21 ERA.
Houston will be hoping for another big performance out of Michael Brantley, who went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs in the Astros victory last night.
|10-26-19||Kings +120 v. Wild||1-5||Loss||-100||11 h 11 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Kings +120
Two teams sitting at the bottom of their respective divisions will be hoping to get out of the basement with a win this evening as the Kings (4-6-0, 8 points) take on the Wild (3-7-0, 6 points) in Minnesota.
Los Angeles lost a 5-2 contest against the Blues in their last game, but won both their previous games against the Flames and Jets. As a team, the Kings have looked less than solid on defense.
On average, the Kings are scoring 2.90 goals per game (18th) while allowing 3.90 goals per game (last in the NHL).
Anze Kopitar continues to lead this Kings team from the center position. With a team-high four goals and seven assists, Kopitar leads L.A. with 11 points.
The Wild have followed a similar pattern to that of Los Angeles recently. After two wins over Montreal and Edmonton, Minnesota fell to Nashville 4-0 in their last contest. The Wild are struggling on both ends of the ice.
On average, the Wild are scoring 2.10 goals per game (29th) while allowing 3.60 goals per game (tied for 27th).
A mediocre Minnesota offense has been led by defenseman Brad Hunt, who’s scored a team-high four goals, two of which came on the power play, on his way to racking up a team-high six points.
|10-26-19||Notre Dame v. Michigan UNDER 52||14-45||Loss||-110||34 h 20 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Notre Dame/Michigan under52 -110
Saturday’s premier matchup figures to be the #8 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (5-1) going into the Big House to take on the #19 Michigan Wolverines (5-2). The over/under is set at 52 points.
Since Notre Dame’s loss to #3 Georgia, the Irish have ripped off three straight victories. Most recently, Notre Dame took down USC by a score of 30-27.
On average, the Fighting Irish are scoring 39 points per game on 450 yards of offense, but they’ve only hit that point total once in the past four games. Defensively, Notre Dame is allowing just 17 points per game on 346 yards.
Completing 63.2% of his passes, Ian Book has been very good for the Fighting Irish at quarterback. On the season, Book has thrown for 1,419 yards while tossing 14 touchdowns and two interceptions. Averaging seven yards per carry, running back Tony Jones Jr. has rushed for 557 yards and four TDs.
Michigan has five wins in seven games, but they’ve failed to beat the toughest competition on the schedule. Before last week’s 28-21 loss to #7 Penn State, the Wolverines lost to #13 Wisconsin by a score of 35-14.
On average, the Wolverines are scoring 29 points per game on 391 yards of offense while allowing 19 points on 283 yards.
At quarterback, Shea Patterson leads the Michigan offense. Through seven games, Patterson has thrown for 1,522 yards, nine touchdowns, and four picks.
|10-26-19||Celtics v. Knicks OVER 212.5||118-95||Win||100||13 h 32 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Celtics/Knicks over212½ -110
With both teams playing the second game of a back-to-back this evening, the Knicks (0-2) are looking for their first win against the Celtics (1-1) in New York. The over/under is set at 212.5 points.
Boston followed up an opening night loss to the 76ers with a 112-106 win over the Raptors yesterday. The performance on the offensive end of the floor was a big step up from the Philly game, in which they managed just 93 points.
Against Toronto, the Celtics had three scorers over 20 points. While Kemba Walker scored 22, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown led the way with 25 points, nine rebounds, and four assists each.
Tatum led the way from the three-point line, making four of his seven attempts.
The Knicks will play their first home game of the season after losing on the road against San Antonio and Brooklyn. New York was competitive in both contests, scoring at least 109 points in each.
Against the Nets, six Knicks were in double digits. Allonzo Trier led all New York players with 22 points from the bench. Knicks fans will be excited to see RJ Barrett lead the starters with 16 points in addition to his three rebounds, three assists, and six steals.
|10-26-19||Missouri v. Kentucky UNDER 45||7-29||Win||100||34 h 47 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Missouri/Kentucky under45 -110
The Missouri Tigers (5-2) threw away what’s been a great season with a 21-14 loss at the hands of Vanderbilt last week. Saturday night, Missouri will try to get back on track on the road against the Kentucky Wildcats (3-4). The over/under is set at 45 points.
Although the Tigers have won five of their seven games, all five have come at home while their two losses have been on the road. Missouri’s 14-point dud against Vanderbilt showed a weak spot in an otherwise daunting passing attack.
On average, the Tigers are scoring 35 points per game on 448 yards of offense while allowing 17 points on 270 yards.
In addition to a strong defense, Missouri is led by a quarterback in Kelly Bryant who’s thrown for 1,715 yards, 13 touchdowns, and five interceptions. However, Bryant is coming off his worst game of the season in which he threw for just 140 yards.
Kentucky is coming off a loss, but they held #10 Georgia to just 21 points of offense in that contest. Before the Georgia game, the Wildcats won a 24-20 game over Arkansas.
On average, the Wildcats are scoring 20 points per game on 354 yards of offense while allowing 23 points per game on 364 yards.
Kentucky hasn’t been very explosive on offense throughout the season. The team’s leading receiver, Lynn Bowden Jr., has only 348 yards and one touchdown.
|10-26-19||Arkansas v. Alabama UNDER 56.5||7-48||Win||100||34 h 40 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Arkansas/Alabama under56½ -110
It hardly seems fair that the Arkansas Razorbacks (2-5) have to go into Tuscaloosa to take on the #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (7-0), yet these two squads will go head to head Saturday. The over/under is set at 56.5 points.
The Razorbacks are entering this contest on the back of a four-game losing streak, including a 31-24 loss to San Jose State. Most recently, Arkansas managed just 10 points against #11 Auburn.
On average, the Razorbacks are scoring 25 points per game on 385 yards of offense while allowing 31 points on 412 yards.
Ben Hicks has been at the helm for this Arkansas offense over the past three game and has struggled to get the offense rolling. Completing just 50.4% of his passes, the Razorbacks quarterback has thrown for 692 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception.
Alabama has yet to play some of their toughest opponents of the season, but they’ve beaten everyone that’s lined up in front of them. Most recently, the Crimson Tide defeated Tennessee 35-13.
On average, the Crimson Tide are scoring 49 points per game on 513 yards of offense while allowing 16 points per game on 321 yards.
The Alabama offense will get the opportunity to prove themselves as a unit rather than a quarterback-dependent team with starter Tua Tagovailoa out injured. Sophomore Mac Jones will start at quarterback in his place.
Although Alabama is still a big favorite to win this contest, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see the Crimson Tide offense take a step back.
|10-26-19||Heat v. Bucks UNDER 225.5||Top||131-126||Loss||-110||10 h 2 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Heat/Bucks under225½ -110
Either the Heat (1-0) or the Bucks (1-0) will suffer their first loss early in the 2019-20 season when they face off against one another in a late afternoon game in Milwaukee. The over/under is set at 225.5 points.
Without Jimmy Butler, who Miami brought over the Philadelphia in the offseason, the Heat posted a 120-101 victory over the Grizzlies in the season opener.
Justice Winslow was able to take that game over, scoring 27 points and adding seven rebounds and seven assists on his way to a +22 plus/minus in 37 minutes on the floor. Kendrick Nunn was close behind Winslow with 24 points of his own.
As a team, Miami took just 18 three-pointers and made only seven.
The Heat will be going into Milwaukee without Butler, Dion Waiters, and James Johnson.
The Bucks didn’t have the most explosive offensive performance against Houston in their season opener, but they did enough to win by a score of 117-111.
Beyond Giannis Antetokounmpo, who dominated the game with 30 points, 13 rebounds, and 11 assists, the Bucks didn’t offer much in the way of scoring. No other player on the Milwaukee roster had more than 14 points in the contest.
|10-26-19||Hawaii v. New Mexico +10||45-31||Loss||-110||30 h 3 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on New Mexico +10 -110
With Saturday’s game versus the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (4-3), the New Mexico Lobos (2-5) will try to begin digging themselves out of the basement of the Mountain West Conference.
Hawaii’s strong first half of the season came to a grinding halt with two straight losses to #14 Boise State and Air Force. In both games, the Rainbow Warriors gave up at least 56 points.
On average, the Rainbow Warriors are scoring 35 points per game on 475 yards of offense while allowing 36 points per game on 428 yards.
A dynamic Hawaii passing attack is led by quarterback Cole McDonald, who’s thrown for 2,284 yards with 23 touchdowns and 10 picks. The rushing attack is far inferior, with running back Miles Reed leading the team with just 273 yards and three touchdowns on the season.
New Mexico has lost four straight since the end of September while scoring 10 points in two of the contests and 21 points in the other two. On average, the Lobos are scoring 24 points per game on 417 yards of offense while allowing 37 points per game on 494 yards.
The New Mexico offense features a pair of solid running backs. Averaging 5.1 yards per carry, Ahmari Davis leads the team with 543 yards and four touchdowns. Averaging 6.3 yards per carry, Bryson Carroll has added another 444 yards and two touchdowns.
|10-26-19||Ohio v. Ball State UNDER 62||Top||34-21||Win||100||29 h 60 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Ohio/Ball State under62 -110
A Mid-American Conference showdown pits the Ohio Bobcats (3-4) against the Ball State Cardinals (4-3). The over/under for this matchup is 62 points.
Ohio has won two of its last three games, the most impressive of which was a 21-20 overtime victory against Buffalo. On average, the Bobcats are scoring 30 points per game on 406 yards while allowing 31 points per game on 460 yards.
Coming off his highest-yardage game of the year, quarterback Nathan Rourke has thrown for 1,612 yards with 10 touchdowns and four interceptions. Rourke also happens to lead the team in rushing with 409 yards and six touchdowns.
Shane Hooks is Ohio’s most explosive receiver. Averaging 20.7 yards per reception, Hooks has caught 17 balls for 352 yards and three TDs.
Ball State has finally earned some momentum with three straight wins over Northern Illinois, Eastern Michigan, and Toledo. In each victory, the Cardinals held their opponents to a maximum of 23 points.
On average, Ball State is scoring 35 points per game on 454 yards of offense while allowing 28 points per game on 391 yards.
Quarterback Drew Plitt has thrown for 1,868 yards with 16 touchdowns and six interceptions. Meanwhile, running back Caleb Huntley leads the offense with 711 yards and five touchdowns.
|10-26-19||Miami-FL v. Pittsburgh UNDER 44||16-12||Win||100||27 h 48 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Miami-FL/Pittsburgh under44 -110
It’s been a rough first year for head coach Manny Diaz, who recently said his Miami Hurricanes (3-4) team is in a rebuild. Saturday, Miami will be on the road to take on the Pitt Panthers (5-2). The over/under is set at 44 points.
Miami recently followed up a strong win over #20 Virginia with a 28-21 overtime loss to Georgia Tech. Offense has been the issue for the Hurricanes, who haven’t scored more than 21 in three of their last four games.
On average, the Hurricanes are scoring 28 points on 409 yards of offense while allowing 20 points on 298 yards.
N’Kosi Perry has been relatively good at quarterback since taking over. Completing 59.8% of his passes, Perry has thrown for 871 yards with eight touchdowns and one pick so far.
Pittsburgh finds itself on a four-game winning streak that started with a win over #15 UCF. The Panthers have allowed 20 points or fewer in two of their last three games.
On average, the Pitt Panthers are scoring 22 points per game on 390 yards of offense while allowing 22 points per game on 302 yards.
Without a terribly productive rushing attack, quarterback Kenny Pickett leads the offense with 1,602 yards, eight touchdowns, and four picks.
|10-26-19||Illinois v. Purdue UNDER 58.5||24-6||Win||100||27 h 42 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Illinois/Purdue under58½ -110
In a Big Ten matchup, the Purdue Boilermakers (2-5) will try to pull level with the Illinois Fighting Illini (3-4) on Saturday afternoon. The over/under is set at 58.5 points.
It’s largely been a season to forget for Illinois, but last week marked a milestone victory for Lovie Smith’s squad as they upset #6 Wisconsin by a single point at home. Despite that big win, the Fighting Illini haven’t scored more than 25 in any of their past three contests.
On average, the Fighting Illini are scoring 30 points per game on 334 yards while allowing 30 points per game on 432 yards.
Quarterback Brandon Peters, who threw for 174 yards against Wisconsin, has completed just 56.1% of his passes for 971 yards with 12 touchdowns and four interceptions on the season.
A poor Purdue team most recently fell to #23 Iowa by a score of 26-20. On average, the Boilermakers are scoring 26 points per game on 384 yards of offense while allowing 29 points per game on 432 yards.
The running game has been virtually non-existent for Purdue. Running back King Doerue leads the team with just 252 yards and three touchdowns.
|10-26-19||Liberty v. Rutgers UNDER 45||34-44||Loss||-110||26 h 51 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Liberty/Rutgers under45 -110
A glance at the standings of independent college football teams shows the Liberty Flames (5-2) ahead of Notre Dame. Saturday, the Flames will go on the road to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (1-6). The over/under is set at 45 points.
After dropping their first two games of the season, Liberty has won five straight against the likes of Buffalo and New Mexico State.
On average, the Flames are scoring 30 points per game on 408 yards of offense while allowing 24 points per game on 438 yards.
At quarterback, Stephen Calvert leads the Liberty attack with 1,920 yards, 15 touchdowns, and three interceptions. Antonio Gandy-Golden has been on the receiving end of 43 of Calvert’s passes, racking up 877 yards and five TDs.
Rutgers is at the bottom of the Big Ten barrel and has been absolutely dreadful on offense. In their past four games, all of which have been losses, the Scarlet Knights have scored a combined 14 points. Rutgers was shut out in two of those games.
On average, the Scarlet Knights are scoring 11 points per game on 255 yards of offense while allowing 37 points per game on 449 yards.
A bad Rutgers offense is led by Isaih Pacheco, who’s rushed for 434 yards and four touchdowns in seven games.
|10-25-19||Capitals v. Canucks -105||Top||6-5||Loss||-105||15 h 5 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Canucks -105
The Capitals (7-2-3, 17 points) are set to face off with the Canucks (6-3-0, 12 points) in Vancouver in Washington’s fourth-straight road game and second game in as many nights.
With seven wins on the season, the Capitals sit atop the Metropolitan Division without a team within less than four points. However, Washington is coming off an overtime loss to Edmonton in which they blew a 3-1 third-period lead.
On average, the Capitals are scoring 3.67 goals per game (3rd) while allowing 3.17 goals per game (18th).
The duo of Alex Ovechkin and defenseman John Carlson has been overwhelming for Washington this season. While Ovechkin leads the team with nine goals, Carlson has a team-high 16 assists and 21 points through the Capitals’ first 12 games.
The Canucks are coming off a few days of rest after back-to-back wins over the Islanders and Red Wings. On average, Vancouver is scoring 3.11 goals per game (14th) while allowing 2.11 goals per game (tied for 1st).
Center Bo Horvat leads Vancouver with five goals, three of which came via the power play. With four goals and six assists, center J.T. Miller leads the team with 10 points.
|10-25-19||Blazers -2.5 v. Kings||Top||122-112||Win||100||15 h 5 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Blazers -2½ -109
Two teams looking for their first when will face off this evening when the Trail Blazers (0-1) take on the Kings (0-1) in Sacramento.
Portland is coming off a relatively close home loss to a good Nuggets team. The Blazers didn’t shoot well, making just 41.4% of their shots from the field, but they showed their scrappiness with nine steals in the game.
Damian Lillard led all scorers in the game with 32 points, including three three-pointers. Lillard also added eight assists and four rebounds.
Hassan Whiteside put in an efficient shift for Portland, snagging 19 rebounds and scoring 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the field.
Sacramento had a tougher time in their season opener against the Suns. By shooting a dismal 39.1% from the field, the Kings were blown out by a score of 124-95.
By shooting 50% from the three-point line and putting up a high volume of shots from the field, guard Buddy Hield scored 28 points in addition to his five rebounds and two assists.
With 14 points, Marvin Bagley III was the next-highest scorer for Sacramento. By bringing down 10 rebounds, Bagley III earned a double-double.
|10-25-19||USC v. Colorado OVER 63||Top||35-31||Win||100||33 h 17 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on USC/Colorado over63 -109
Both having played seven games, the USC Trojans (4-3) and Colorado Buffaloes (3-4) have mirrored records, including in Pac-12 play, where USC has a 3-1 record. When they play under the lights on Friday night in Colorado, the over/under will be set at 63 points.
USC recently faced its toughest stretch of the season when they faced #10 Utah, #17 Washington, and #9 Notre Dame in three straight games. Although the Trojans only managed one win in that period, they followed it up with last week’s 41-14 domination of Arizona.
On average, the Trojans are scoring 31 points per game on 431 yards of offense while allowing 24 points per game on 416 yards.
Kedon Slovis, who’s back under center for USC, has thrown for 1,219 yards, nine touchdowns, and four interceptions this year. His two biggest weapons are Michael Pittman Jr., who’s caught 43 balls for 599 yards and five touchdowns, and Tyler Vaughns, who’s reeled in 42 passes for 534 yards and four touchdowns.
The Buffaloes are coming off three straight losses, one of which was a 45-3 pounding by #13 Oregon. On average, Colorado is scoring 27 points per game on 407 yards of offense while allowing 35 points per game on 482 yards.
USC will be chomping at the bit to face a Colorado defense that’s allowed at least 31 points in every game this season.
|10-25-19||Astros -135 v. Nationals||Top||4-1||Win||100||13 h 58 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Astros -135
With an 0-2 series deficit and their backs against the wall, the Astros (107-55) are in desperate need of a win this evening against the Nationals (93-69) in Washington D.C.
After taking surprising losses in the first two contests despite sending out Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander, Houston needs Zack Greinke (18-5, 2.93 ERA) now more than ever. When Greinke starts tonight, the Astros right-hander will get to show off his batting prowess. With three home runs and eight extra-base hits, Greinke led all pitchers from the plate this year.
Focusing on his arm, Greinke has been far from unhittable this postseason. In three starts, Greinke is 0-2 with a 6.43 ERA despite two solid performances his last two times out.
Right-hander Anibal Sanchez (11-8, 3.85 ERA) will start on the mound for the Nationals. In two October starts this year, Sanchez has posted an ERA of 0.71. Sanchez last appeared in the World Series in 2012, when he threw seven innings of two-run ball.
The Astros will be hoping for a good performance from Jose Altuve, who leads the team with 19 hits, a 3.58 average, and five home runs in addition to his eight RBIs in the postseason.
|10-25-19||Bulls -1 v. Grizzlies||110-102||Win||100||12 h 17 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Bulls -1 -109
Both the Bulls (0-1) and Grizzlies (0-1) will aim to avoid an 0-2 start when they take on one another this evening in Memphis.
These two teams opened up the 2019-20 season Wednesday night on the road, and while they both lost, Chicago fell by only a single point. By a score of 126-125, Charlotte bested the Bulls while the Grizzlies lost in Miami by a score of 120-101.
Although the outcomes were the same, the Bulls managed to display a better a shooting performance in their matchup. With a 46.7% field goal percentage, Chicago outshot a Memphis team that made just 42.7% of their shots from the field.
For the Bulls, Lauri Markkanen was a beast from everywhere on the floor aside from the three-point line, where he was 1-of-7. In 34 minutes, the Chicago big man scored 35 points and pulled down 17 rebounds, five of which came on the offensive end.
Both Thaddeus Young and Coby White added 17 points each from the bench, which was more than any starter not named Markkanen.
Even without Jimmy Butler in uniform, the Heat cruised to victory over the Griz on Justice Winslow’s 27-point performance.
Memphis didn’t have a single player get to the 20-point mark, but Ja Morant started his NBA campaign with 14 points and five rebounds.
|10-25-19||Coyotes +115 v. Devils||5-3||Win||115||9 h 22 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Coyotes +115
With a defense-first approach, the Coyotes (5-3-1, 11 points) have a roster that can do some damage in the Pacific Division. Tonight, Arizona will face off with the Devils (2-4-2, 6 points) in New Jersey.
A run of four straight wins was broken last night when the Coyotes fell to the Islanders by a score of 4-2. That was the most goals Arizona has allowed all season after allowing three goals just once, the last of which came in overtime.
On average, the Coyotes are scoring 2.89 goals per game (tied for 18th) while allowing 2.11 goals per game (tied for 1st).
Center Nick Schmaltz leads the Coyotes with nine points on three goals and six assists. Goaltender Darcy Kuemper has been good in goal, allowing 1.87 goals per game with a .934 save percentage.
The Devils haven’t played in nearly a week, when they won their second-straight game despite managing only a single goal. New Jersey is currently last in the Metropolitan Division.
On average, the Devils are scoring 2.38 goals per game (27th) while allowing 3.63 goals per game (29th).
Left winger Taylor Hall has been the team’s brightest spot thus far, posting a team-high five assists and six points.
|10-24-19||Wild v. Predators -185||Top||0-4||Win||100||13 h 5 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Predators -185
Tonight’s game in Nashville will give the Wild (3-6-0, 6 points) a chance to win three straight. The problem for Minnesota is that they’ll be facing a Predators (5-3-1, 11 points) team that’s been much better to start the season.
By edging out Montreal and shutting out Edmonton in two-straight home games, the Wild earned back-to-back victories and pulled even with Chicago in last place of the Central Division.
On average, the Wild are scoring just 2.33 goals per game (29th) while allowing 3.56 goals per game (tied for 26th).
Alex Stalock has been Minnesota’s best option at goaltender with a save percentage of .942 and allowing just 1.64 goals per game. Defenseman Brad Hunt leads the way offensively with four goals and six points.
The Predators are coming off a 6-1 throttling of Anaheim and are now set for their third-straight home game. Sitting second in the Central Division, Nashville relies on its offense to win games.
On average, the Predators are scoring a league-best 4.22 goals per game while allowing 3.44 goals per game (tied for 23rd).
Defenseman Ryan Ellis leads the team with 11 assists and 12 points.
|10-24-19||SMU v. Houston +14.5||Top||34-31||Win||100||33 h 8 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Houston +14½ -110
D’Eriq King and the Houston Cougars (3-4) were supposed to be a top AAC team this year. Instead, it’s the undefeated #16 SMU Mustangs who lead the conference. Tonight, these two teams face off in Houston.
Ever since opening the season with a 37-30 win over Arkansas State, SMU has scored at least 41 points in every single contest. That includes a win over #25 TCU and a 45-21 performance against a good Temple team.
On average, the Mustangs are scoring 44 points per game on 521 yards of offense while allowing 27 points per game on 370 yards.
Quarterback Shane Buechele leads the SMU offense. Completing 64.8% of his passes, Buechele has thrown for 2,122 yards with 18 touchdowns and six interceptions. Buechele is coming off a huge game against Temple in which he threw for 457 yards with six TDs and one pick.
The Cougars followed up a loss to #25 Cincinnati with a 24-17 win over UConn. On average, Houston is scoring 31 points per game on 393 yards of offense while allowing 31 points per game on 470 yards.
Houston features a running game with a pair of backs that have scored three touchdowns each. Kyle Porter leads the team with 448 yards, and Patrick Carr has racked up 301 yards of his own.
Although Houston doesn’t have the stingiest defense in the nation, giving 14.5 points to an offense that averages 31 is a dangerous affair.
|10-24-19||Hawks v. Pistons UNDER 222.5||Top||117-100||Win||100||12 h 5 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Hawks/Pistons under222½ -110
While the vast majority of the NBA played its first game on Wednesday, the Hawks (0-0) are set to open their season tonight in Detroit when they take on the Pistons (1-0). The over/under is set at 222.5 points.
After a 29-53 season a year ago, Atlanta enters its second year of a youth movement spearheaded by Trae Young. Last season, Young averaged 19.1 points, 8.1 assists, and 3.7 rebounds per game.
After an active offseason, Young will be joined by the likes of Evan Turner, Jabari Parker, Cam Reddish, and Vince Carter, who is set for the 22ndand final season of his productive career. If rookie De’Andre Hunter can provide a much-needed defensive presence, this team could take a huge step forward.
The Pistons will enter their home opener without the freshest of legs after playing in Indiana last night. Detroit was able to earn a 119-110 victory over the Pacers without Blake Griffin, and will now aim to do the same thing again.
Andre Drummond was a force for the pistons in that game, leading all scorers with 32 points and adding a monstrous 23 rebounds, seven of which came on offense. Yet after playing 41 minutes, don’t expect Drummond to duplicate that performance in his second game in as many nights.
|10-23-19||Nationals +170 v. Astros||Top||12-3||Win||170||11 h 55 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Nationals +170
Most expected the Astros (107-55) to start the World Series with a victory behind the nearly-unhittable arm of Gerrit Cole. Instead, the Nationals (93-69) stole Game 1 in Houston and now aim to make it two in a row.
Nationals outfielder Juan Soto was the difference maker on Tuesday, taking Cole deep to tie the game at 2-2 on his way to batting in three of Washington’s five runs. Soto, who turns 21 on Friday, leads the team with three home runs and 10 RBIs in the postseason.
After handing Cole his first loss in 26 starts, the Nationals will aim to steal another game in Houston by sending out right-hander Stephen Strasburg (18-6, 3.32 ERA). Among pitchers with at least five postseason starts, Strasburg’s 1.10 postseason ERA is the third-lowest in MLB history.
This postseason, Strasburg has allowed only one walk on his way to a 1.64 ERA.
Right-hander Justin Verlander (21-6, 2.58 ERA) gets the start for the Astros. Culminating in a 3.70 ERA, Verlander has a couple of losses in addition to a pair of strong outings so far this postseason. After yesterday’s loss, this suddenly feels like a must-win home game for Verlander and the Astros.
|10-23-19||Penguins +190 v. Lightning||Top||2-3||Loss||-100||10 h 53 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Penguins +190
After spending a year as the dominant team in the NHL a year ago, the Lightning (4-3-1, 9 points) have gotten off to a slow start this season. Tonight in Tampa Bay, they’ll aim to get back on track with a win over the Penguins (6-4-0, 12 points).
Pittsburgh is coming off two straight losses after being shut out by Vegas before losing 4-2 at the hands of the Panthers. However, the Penguins remain a top-three team in the Metropolitan Division.
On average, the Penguins are scoring 3.40 goals per game (8th) while allowing 2.70 goals per game (10th).
A solid, balanced Pittsburgh team is led by Sidney Crosby, who owns a team-high nine assists and 13 points through the first 10 games of the season.
Currently only ahead of the Senators and Red Wings in the Atlantic Division, the Lightning are having trouble keeping the puck out of their own net. Most recently, Tampa Bay allowed six goals in a loss to the Avalanche.
On average, the Lightning are scoring 3.50 goals per game (7th) while allowing 3.38 goals per game (21st).
Steven Stamkos has been at the forefront of the Tampa Bay attack to start the season. With a team-high four goals, Stamkos leads the Lightning with nine points.
|10-23-19||Celtics v. 76ers UNDER 211.5||Top||93-107||Win||100||12 h 26 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Celtics/76ers under211½ -110
Two teams aiming to contend for the Eastern Conference title will face off in the season opener as they Celtics (0-0) go into Philly to take on the 76ers (0-0). The over/under is set at 211.5 points.
This Atlantic Division showdown features a host of talent on either side of the ball, which is why only Milwaukee holds better odds than these two teams in the conference.
On the side of Boston, the departures of Al Horford and Aron Baynes will leave them thin at big man, and losing Kyrie Irving takes away a huge scoring threat. However, the Celtics were able to sign Kemba Walker and Enes Kanter to ease those losses.
Walker will be added to a talented roster that features Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Gordon Hayward. But with a number of players learning to play together, the Celtics may need some time to gel offensively.
Philadelphia’s big offseason losses included Jimmy Butler and JJ Redick, but the team was able to reload by adding Josh Richardson and Al Horford.
Those two players will join Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and Tobias Harris to send out a formidable squad with plenty to offer on both ends of the floor.
|10-23-19||Wolves v. Nets OVER 225.5||127-126||Win||100||10 h 23 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Wolves/Nets over225½ -109
Two teams aiming for low-end playoff seeds will face off to start the season when the Timberwolves (0-0) go up against the Nets (0-0) in Brooklyn.
After ending a 14-year playoff drought last year, the Wolves will once again rely on the All-Star talents of Karl-Anthony Towns. Last season, Towns averaged 24.4 points and a career-high 12.4 rebounds.
The NBA’s youngest head coach, Ryan Saunders, will be pushing his backcourt – Andrew Wiggins and Jeff Teague – to do more damage from the three-point line. Wiggins averaged 18.1 points with 33.9% shooting from three throughout the 2018-19 season.
Under Saunders, it’s highly likely that Minnesota will display a much faster pace than previous years.
The Nets may be a year away from competing for an NBA title, but they’ll be aiming to lay a foundation to build on starting this season.
Brooklyn may be the headliner of a wild offseason by acquiring the trio of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and DeAndre Jordan. However, the Nets lost both Jared Dudley and All-Star D’Angelo Russell.
Although Irving experienced a tumultuous year in Boston last season, he hit career highs with five rebounds and 6.9 assists per game in addition to averaging 23.8 points.
|10-23-19||Cavs v. Magic -8||85-94||Win||100||10 h 58 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Magic -8 -114
New Cavaliers (0-0) head coach John Beilein is set to make his debut for the franchise on the road against the Magic (0-0) in Orlando.
Beilein is taking over a team that has three remaining or returning players from the 2016 glory days: Matthew Dellavedova, Kevin Love, and Tristan Thompson. Love hasn’t been able to return to his 26 point, 13 rebound days from Minnesota, but he averaged 17 points and 10.9 rebounds a season ago.
With some young talent in the form of Collin Sexton and rookie Darius Garland, the Cavs have a shot at the playoffs if they get solid contributions from Larry Nance Jr. and Jordan Clarkson.
The Magic have made some moves that give them a great opportunity to make a second-straight postseason appearance for the first time since 2012. First of all, Orlando resigned Nikola Vucevic, who averaged 20.8 points, 12 rebounds, 3.8 assists, and 1.1 blocks per game last year.
Orlando simply offers more firepower than the Cavs, featuring Terrence Ross, Michael Carter-Williams, Markelle Fultz, Aaron Gordon, and Jonathan Isaac.
If Gordon, who shot 34.9% from three last year, and Isaac, who shot 32.3% from three last year, can improve from deep, this team could be dangerous.
|10-22-19||Lakers -2.5 v. Clippers||Top||102-112||Loss||-110||16 h 35 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Lakers -2½ -110
The NBA season will tip off with a bang as we get things started with the battle for Los Angeles between the Lakers (0-0) and Clippers (0-0).
While we’ll have to wait for the real war between LeBron James and Anthony Davis versus Kawhi Leonard and Paul George – George is out after undergoing surgery on his shoulders – tonight’s matchup will certainly quench a thirst that was created as soon as these two teams acquired their premier talent.
After sending a host of young players to New Orleans, including Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, and Brandon Ingram, the Lakers acquired Davis and became an instant favorite in the Western Conference. Davis joins LeBron and the up-and-coming talent of Kyle Kuzma in addition to veteran role players like JaVale McGee and Rajon Rondo.
The Clippers pulled off a pair of blockbuster moves to land free agent Kawhi Leonard and acquire Paul George from the Thunder. With the likes of Patrick Beverley leading the role players on the Clippers, this team is full of scrappy guys who’ll compliment their stars.
Without George on the floor, the advantage falls to the Lakers. Last year, Davis averaged 25.9 points, 12 rebounds, and 3.9 assists per game with the Pelicans, and LeBron averaged 27.4 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 8.3 assists per game for L.A.
As we get our first look at these two teams, keep an eye on Danny Green and what sort of contribution he can provide for the Lakers from three.
|10-22-19||Nationals v. Astros -183||Top||5-4||Loss||-183||13 h 8 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Astros -183
After sweeping St. Louis in the NLCS, the Nationals (93-69) are finally going on the road to take on the Astros (107-55) in Houston for Game 1 of the World Series.
On the mound, Washington will be sending out right-hander Max Scherzer (11-7, 2.92 ERA). The Nats starting pitching destroyed the Cardinals last series, and Scherzer played his part. Taking a no-hitter into the seventh, Scherzer ended the game with 11 strikeouts and just one hit allowed through seven innings.
After opting to save Gerrit Cole (20-5, 2.50 ERA) and not pitch him in Game 6 of the ALCS, the Astros right-hander gets the start in Game 1. In addition to not losing a game since May, Cole has been virtually unhittable throughout the postseason. Since beginning October baseball, Cole has notched 32 strikeouts and owns a 0.40 ERA in three starts.
The Nationals have counted on the offense of Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon throughout the postseason. While Kendrick has a team-high nine RBIs, Rendon is batting .375 with seven RBIs of his own.
For Houston, Jose Altuve is the main man. With a .349 average, Altuve has hit five homers and eight RBIs in the postseason.
|10-22-19||Kings +130 v. Jets||Top||3-2||Win||130||13 h 5 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Kings +130
The Jets (5-5-0, 10 points) have played two more games and earned two more wins than their opponents tonight. Hoping to cut into that deficit will be the Kings (3-5-0, 6 points), who are on the road in Winnipeg.
Los Angeles is currently tied with San Jose for last place in the NHL’s Pacific Division. However, the Kings got back on track after three straight losses with a 4-1 win over Calgary on the 19th.
On average, the Kings are scoring 3.00 goals per game (tied for 13th) while allowing 4.00 goals per game (tied for last).
With a save percentage of .897, goaltender Jack Campbell is allowing 2.77 goals per game. Offensively, center Anze Kopitar leads the Kings with three goals, six assists, and nine points.
Winnipeg has followed a similar recent schedule, having lost three straight before earning a 1-0 win over Edmonton two days ago. The Jets are chasing both Colorado and St. Louis in the Central Division.
On average, Winnipeg is scoring just 2.60 goals per game (22nd) while allowing 3.30 goals per game (19th).
With a team-high four goals, center Mark Scheifele has been the most productive player for the Jets by adding eight assists for 12 points.
|10-22-19||Coyotes v. Rangers +100||3-2||Loss||-100||10 h 53 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Rangers +100
For the first time in a week, the Coyotes (4-2-1, 9 points) will go on the road and visit the Rangers (2-4-0, 4 points) in New York.
In three straight wins over the Jets, Predators, and Senators, the Coyotes have outscored their opponents 14-6 over the last seven days. On average, Arizona is scoring 3.00 goals per game (tied for 13th) and allowing 1.86 goals per game (2nd).
The strength of the Coyotes thus far has been goaltender Darcy Kuemper, who’s allowing only 1.62 goals per game in addition to a .949 save percentage.
Offensively, center Nick Schmaltz doesn’t have the most goals or assists, but leads the team with eight points on three goals and five assists.
The Rangers have lost four straight contests and are eager to claim their third win of the season and climb out of last place in the Metropolitan Division. On the bright side, New York has managed at least two goals in each of their last three games.
On average, the Rangers are scoring 2.83 goals per game (19th) while allowing 3.67 goals per game (28th).
New York has been able to count on center Mika Zibanejad through the early portion of the season. With one power play goal, Zibanejad leads the team with four goals, seven assists, and 11 points.
|10-21-19||Senators +190 v. Stars||Top||1-2||Loss||-100||14 h 35 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Senators +190
You’ll only find three wins between the Senators (1-5-1, 3 points) and Stars (2-7-1, 5 points) as these two teams go into this evening’s contest in Dallas.
Ottawa has been outscored 10-4 in three straight losses, but they can pull confidence from a 4-2 victory over a good Lightning team just over a week ago. The Senators would rather be at home, but they’re playing a Dallas team that hasn’t won in its own building yet.
On average, the Senators are scoring 2.29 goals per game while allowing 3.71 goals per game.
Right winger Connor Brown leads Ottawa with five assists, and center Vladislav Namestnikov has the team-high in goals (three) and points (five).
Sitting above only the Wild in the Central Division, the Stars have had plenty of trouble sticking the puck in the back of the net this year. We’ll see if Dallas can keep up its performance coming off the team’s best outing of the year, a 4-1 win over Philadelphia.
On average, the Stars are scoring just 2.10 goals per game, which is last in the NHL, while allowing 3.00 goals per game.
With six goals and seven points, Roope Hintz leads the Dallas offense from the left wing.
|10-21-19||Patriots v. Jets +10||Top||33-0||Loss||-115||33 h 15 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Jets +10 -115
Two familiar opponents are set for a Monday Night Football brawl as the undefeated Patriots (6-0) go on the road to take on the Jets (1-4).
The double-digit favorite Pats are yet to drop a contest, but they’ve also played one of the easiest schedules in the NFL through six weeks of play. New England has had the pleasure of playing the likes of Miami, Washington, and the Giants thus far.
While it’s taken the Patriots offense awhile to get going, the defense has been dominant throughout the season. On average, New England is scoring 32 points per game on 399 yards of offense while allowing an NFL-lowest eight points per game on 260 yards.
After throwing for only 150 yards against Buffalo, quarterback Tom Brady has bounced back with 348 yards against the Redskins and 334 yards against the Giants. On the season, Brady has thrown for 1,743 yards with 10 touchdowns and three picks.
The Jets have only been better than Miami in the AFC East, but they’re coming off their first win of the season on Sam Darnold’s return and their best offensive performance of the year.
On average, New York is scoring 13 points per game on 250 yards of offense while allowing 25 points per game on 369 yards.
Although New England won a Week 3 matchup between these teams by a score of 30-14, Darnold was out of the game with mono. Now, the Jets will have their starter under center after going 23 of 32 for 338 yards, two TDs, and a pick against Dallas last week.
|10-20-19||Flames v. Ducks -120||Top||2-1||Loss||-120||12 h 19 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Ducks -120
Tonight’s game between the Flames (4-4-1, 9 points) and Ducks (6-2-0, 12 points) figures to have an impact on the Pacific Division standings, in which Anaheim sits second.
Calgary will play for the second time in two days after losing to the Kings by a score of 4-1 last night. On the road, the Flames are just 1-4 and face a good Ducks team in Anaheim.
On average, the Flames are scoring 2.56 goals per game while allowing 2.89 goals per game.
Center Elias Lindholm leads Calgary with five goals, but left winger Johnny Gaudreau has a team-high seven points with three goals and four assists.
With an extra day of rest, the Ducks are coming off a pair of wins over Buffalo and Carolina on a combined score of 9-4. Anaheim doesn’t sport the most prolific offense, but a strong defense makes up for it.
On average, the Ducks are scoring just 2.75 goals per game, but they can boast the NHL’s best overall defensive record by allowing just 1.75 goals per game.
With four goals and three assists, left winger Jakob Silfverberg leads the Ducks with seven points. With a matching save percentage of .941, goaltenders Ryan Miller and John Gibson have been solid in net all season.
|10-20-19||Jaguars v. Bengals UNDER 44.5||Top||27-17||Win||100||28 h 54 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Jaguars/Bengals under44½ -110
With a combined record of 2-10, the Jaguars (2-4) and winless Bengals (0-6) are set to go head to head in Cincinnati on Sunday afternoon. The over/under is set at 44.5 points.
Jacksonville has shown flashes of offensive prowess with Gardner Minshew leading the team, but they’ve failed to score more than 27 points in any game this year. Most recently, the Jags were held to six points by a good New Orleans defense.
On average, Jacksonville is scoring 20 points per game on 380 yards of offense while allowing 22 points on 392 yards.
Minshew has thrown for 1,442 yards with nine touchdowns and two interceptions, but much of Jacksonville’s big-play ability comes down to whether or not Minshew can find DJ Charke Jr. On 30 catches, Charke Jr. has 528 yards and five touchdowns with 11 big plays.
The Bengals have been nothing short of dreadful this year. Sitting last in the AFC North, Cincinnati has yet to score more than 23 points in any game.
On average, the Bengals are scoring 16 points per game on 331 yards of offense while allowing 27 points per game on 434 yards.
With just 56.5 yards rushing per game, the Cincinnati offense doesn’t scare anyone. The Bengals running game only has two touchdowns on the year, both of which came from quarterback Andy Dalton.
|10-20-19||Raiders v. Packers OVER 46.5||24-42||Win||100||24 h 34 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Raiders/Packers over46½ -114
The Raiders (3-2) have been a pleasant surprise in the AFC West, but they face a tough task this afternoon as they go into Green Bay to face the Packers (5-1). The over/under is set at 46.5 points.
Oakland is coming off a bye week after winning two straight over Indianapolis and Chicago, the latter of which was played in London. On average, the Raiders are scoring 21 points per game on 357 yards of offense while allowing 25 points per game on 368 yards.
Quarterback Derek Carr has thrown for 1,117 yards with six touchdowns and three interceptions. Running back Josh Jacobs had his biggest game of the season against the Bears by rushing for 123 yards. On the season, Jacobs has 430 yards and four TDs.
Only a loss to Philly has kept the Pack from remaining perfect. With 34 and 23-point performances, Green Bay last defeated the Cowboys and Lions.
On average, the Packers are scoring 24 points on 370 yards of offense while allowing 19 points per game on 384 yards.
After a slow start, Aaron Rodgers has come on strong. On the season, Rodgers has thrown for 1,590 yards, eight touchdowns, and two interceptions. Most recently, Rodgers threw for 283 yards against the Detroit.
|10-19-19||Air Force v. Hawaii OVER 66||56-26||Win||100||37 h 9 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Air Force/Hawaii over66 -110
Identical records will be put on the line when the Air Force Falcons (4-2) go on the road to take on the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors (4-2) on Saturday night. The over/under is set at 66 points.
Air Force is coming off one of their better offensive performances of the season, defeating Fresno State by a score of 43-24. On average, Air Force is scoring 34 points per game on 424 yards of offense while allowing 24 points per game on 310 yards.
The Air Force triple option is led by quarterback Donald Hammond III, who’s thrown for 655 yards, five touchdowns, and three picks in addition to his 249 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground. The Falcons have two 400-yard rushers in Taven Birdow and Kadin Remsberg.
Most recently, the Rainbow Warriors followed up a 54-3 win over Nevada with a 59-37 loss to #14 Boise State. Hawai’i has scored 35 or more in each of their past three games.
On average, the Rainbow Warriors are scoring 37 points per game on 473 yards of offense while allowing 33 points on 412 yards.
No stranger to high-scoring affairs and airing it out, Hawai’i quarterback Cole McDonald is on pace for a huge year. With a 66.7% completion percentage, McDonald has thrown for 1,880 yards, 20 touchdowns, and nine picks.
|10-19-19||Boise State v. BYU OVER 45||25-28||Win||100||37 h 59 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Boise State/BYU over45 -110
The BYU Cougars (2-4) will have their hands full this weekend as the undefeated #14 Boise State Broncos (6-0) come to town. The over/under is set at 45 points.
Boise State hasn’t lost a single game thus far, and has scored at least 30 points in all but one game this year. BYU’s biggest issue is that the Broncos are coming off their highest-scoring game of the season after putting up 59 points on Hawai’i.
On average, the Broncos are scoring 37 points per game on 488 yards of offense while allowing 20 points per game on 327 yards.
Between John Hightower and Khalil Shakir, the Broncos have a pair of 400-yard receivers for quarterback Hank Bachmeier to throw to. On the season, Bachmeier has thrown for 1,547 yards with nine touchdowns and three interceptions.
After taking down #24 USC, BYU has lost three straight games to #22 Washington, Toledo, and USF. In each of those three losses, the Cougars have allowed at least 27 points to their opponent.
On average, the Cougars are scoring 22 points per game on 386 yards of offense while allowing 31 points per game on 413 yards.
BYU quarterback Zach Wilson has thrown for 1,312 yards with five touchdowns and four picks.
|10-19-19||Panthers v. Predators -140||3-2||Loss||-140||12 h 10 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Predators -140
Just a single point separates the Panthers (2-2-3, 7 points) and Predators (4-3-0, 8 points) through seven games. Both teams will face off this evening in Nashville.
With enough points to place them ahead of only Detroit and Ottawa in the Atlantic Division, the Panthers are currently looking up at a host of teams, including Buffalo at 13 points. Florida has won just one of their past five games, and will be playing for the second time in as many days.
On average, the Panthers are scoring 3.29 goals per game while allowing 3.86 goals per game.
Center Aleksander Barkov leads the Panthers with six assists, and left winger Mike Hoffman leads the team with five goals and eight points.
Nashville tends to find itself in high-scoring games, including a 7-4 loss to the Kings a week ago. Since then, the Preds have defeated the Knights and lost to the Coyotes.
On average, Nashville is scoring an NHL-best 4.29 goals per game while allowing 4.00 goals per game.
Center Matt Duchene leads the team with nine points, but center Filip Forsberg has a team-high five goals and defenseman Ryan Ellis has a team-high eight assists.
|10-19-19||Avalanche v. Lightning -160||Top||6-2||Loss||-160||11 h 21 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Lightning -160
The Lightning (4-2-1, 9 points) were the NHL’s best team throughout last year’s regular season. The Avalanche (6-0-1, 13 points) have taken that title for the opening part of this season. Tonight, these two clubs will get to settle it all on the ice in Tampa Bay.
Keeping up an exceptional goal rate, Colorado has earned at least a point in each one of their seven games thus far. And last night’s 5-4 win over the Panthers helped them extend their lead in the Central Division.
On average, the Avalanche are scoring 4.14 goals per game, which is good enough for second in the NHL. Defensively, Colorado is allowing 2.71 goals per game (10th).
Nathan McKinnon has been the main man for Colorado thus far. From the center position, McKinnon has scored four goals and added six assists for 10 points, all of which are team highs.
The Lightning are coming off back-to-back victories over Montreal and Boston as they aim to find last year’s form. Sitting third in the Atlantic Division, Tampa Bay will be on an extra day of rest after taking last night off.
On average, the Lightning are scoring 3.71 goals per game (6th) and allowing 3.00 goals per game (14th).
Tampa Bay goalminder Andrei Vasilevskiy has allowed just 2.58 goals per game on top of a save percentage of .921.
|10-19-19||Kentucky v. Georgia UNDER 47||0-21||Win||100||32 h 29 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Kentucky/Georgia under47 -110
We’ll find out how rattled the #10 Georgia Bulldogs (5-1) are after their first loss of the season when they host the Kentucky Wildcats (3-3) on Saturday. The over/under is set at 47 points.
In the world of college football, the Wildcats are generally involved in low-scoring games. None of Kentucky’s last four games have gone over 50 total points, and the Wildcats haven’t scored more than 24 in any of them.
On average, the Wildcats are scoring 24 points per game on 384 yards of offense while allowing 24 points per game on 380 yards.
After six games, Kentucky doesn’t have a running back over 420 yards or a receiver over 350 yards. However, the Wildcats offer a perfectly balanced offense that averages 192 rushing yards and 192 net passing yards per game.
Before last weekend, Georgia was considered one of the best teams in the nation with a clear path to the College Football Playoff. Then, the Bulldogs scored just 17 against South Carolina.
On average, Georgia is scoring 39 points on 504 yards of offense while allowing 12 points per game on 281 yards.
The 20 points Georgia gave up to South Carolina is the most any team has put on the Bulldogs all season long. In addition to a couple of 17-point performances, other Georgia opponents have scored 14, six, and zero points in the remaining games.
|10-19-19||Baylor v. Oklahoma State OVER 67.5||45-27||Win||100||31 h 59 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Baylor/Oklahoma State over67½ -110
The Oklahoma State Cowboys (4-2) will face their third ranked opponent in four games when they host the undefeated #19 Baylor Bears (6-0) on Saturday. The over/under is set at 67.5 points.
Although the Bears remained unscathed, it took two overtimes for them to earn a three-point victory over Texas Tech last week. Over the past two weeks, Baylor has scored a combined 64 points.
On average, the Bears are scoring 38 points on 475 yards of offense while allowing 18 points per game on 340 yards.
With 1,554 yards, 11 touchdowns, and three picks, quarterback Charlie Brewer leads the Baylor attack. Receiver Denzel Mimz, who has 32 catches for 503 yards and five touchdowns, is Brewer’s favorite target.
Coming off a 45-35 loss to Texas Tech, Oklahoma State has the benefit of an extra week of preparation with a bye last week. On average, the Cowboys are scoring 40 points per game on 528 yards of offense while allowing 28 points per game on 415 yards.
This Oklahoma State offense is powered by Chuba Hubbard. The Cowboys running back has already rushed for 1,094 yards and 13 touchdowns through six games of the season.
|10-19-19||Temple v. SMU OVER 59||Top||21-45||Win||100||30 h 29 m||Show|
100* Sharp Money Syndicate Play on Temple/SMU over59 -110
Two of the top teams in the American Athletic Conference are set to face off Saturday when the Temple Owls (5-1) take on the #19 SMU Mustangs (6-0). The over/under is set at 59 points.
Only a single loss to Buffalo has kept the Owls from a perfect season through six games. With wins over #21 Maryland and #23 Memphis, Temple can now boast two wins over ranked teams. They’ll aim for a third on Saturday.
On average, the Owls are scoring 30 points per game on 446 yards of offense while allowing 19 points per game on 325 yards.
Quarterback Anthony Russo has led Temple to five victories on his 1,502 yards, 13 touchdowns, and six interceptions. Running back Re’Mahn Davis has rushed for 575 yards and four touchdowns.
Apart from a 37-30 victory to open the season, SMU has scored at least 41 points in every game this year. The Mustangs now enter this contest after a bye week that followed their comeback win over Tulsa a couple of weeks ago.
On average, the Mustangs are scoring 44 points per game on 498 yards of offense while allowing 28 points per game on 386 yards.
The balanced SMU attack is led by quarterback Shane Buechele, who’s thrown for 1,665 yards, 12 touchdowns, and five picks. Buechele has two 500-yard receivers in Reggie Roberson Jr. and James Proche.
|10-19-19||South Florida v. Navy UNDER 52||3-35||Win||100||30 h 18 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on South Florida/Navy under52 -110
With only a single loss on the record, the Navy Midshipmen (4-1) have gotten off to a great first half of the season. Saturday, they’ll host the South Florida Bulls (3-3) in an American Athletic Conference contest. The over/under is set at 52 points.
South Florida has gotten it going over the past couple of weeks with wins over UConn and BYU. On average, the Bulls are scoring 27 points per game on 339 yards of offense while allowing 29 points on 383 yards.
Coming off a 150-yard performance a week ago, running back Jordan Cronkrite will aim for another big game. On the season, Cronkrite has 382 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Jordan McCloud is the team’s second-leading rusher with 167 yards and four touchdowns on the ground.
With two straight wins over Air Force and Tulsa, Navy has improved to 4-1 with their only loss coming against a good Memphis team. On average, Navy is scoring 38 points per game on 434 yards of offense while allowing 19 points per game on 286 yards.
In addition to quarterback Malcolm Perry’s 489 yards, three touchdowns, and zero interceptions through the air, he’s the team’s leading rusher with 604 yards and 12 touchdowns on the ground.
With good defenses that have allowed more than 25 points just twice in the last 10 combined games, points should be at a premium in this one.
|10-19-19||Canadiens +135 v. Blues||5-2||Win||135||7 h 50 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Canadiens +135
The Canadiens (3-2-2, 8 points) and Blues (3-1-3, 9 points) have six wins and five overtime losses between them. Tonight, these two teams will battle in St. Louis.
Montreal is coming off a shutout victory over the Wild, giving them two wins out of their last three contest. In those three games, the Canadiens have outscored their opponents 11-6. Meanwhile, the Blues have lost three straight to the Canadiens (6-3), Islanders (3-2), and Canucks (4-3).
The Canadiens and Blues last met one week ago. With that 6-3 score line, Montreal outperformed their season averages.
Thus far, the Canadiens are scoring 3.57 goals per game while allowing 3.29 goals per game. St. Louis is scoring 3.14 goals per game while allowing 3.29 goals per game.
Offensively, Montreal is currently led by the trio of right winger Brendan Gallagher, right winger Joel Armia, and center Jonathan Drouin. Gallagher leads the team with seven points on three goals and four assists, Armia is the goals leader with four, and Drouin has a team-high five assists.
The Blues have counted on a pair of centers for much of their offensive production. While Ryan O’Reilly leads St. Louis with six assists, Brayden Schenn continues to lead the team with five goals and eight points.
|10-19-19||Coastal Carolina v. Georgia Southern UNDER 45.5||27-30||Loss||-110||29 h 20 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Coastal Carolina/Georgia Southern under45½ -110
An all-Sun Belt contest on Saturday features the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (3-3) on the road against the Georgia Southern Eagles (2-3). The over/under is set at 45.5 points.
It’s been an interesting 30-day stretch for the Chanticleers coming into this matchup. After putting up 46 and 62 points in wins over Norfolk and UMass, Coastal Carolina dropped back-to-back games against App State and Georgia State.
On average, the Chanticleers are scoring 34 points per game on 423 yards of offense while allowing 27 points on 319 yards.
Without a receiver with more than 309 yards through the air, the Chanticleers rely on the running game more often than not. If Georgia Southern can suffocate running back CJ Marable, who has 508 rushing yards and five touchdowns, they’ll have a good chance in this one.
The Eagles enter this contest with the momentum of a 20-17 double-overtime win over South Alabama. On average, Georgia Southern is scoring 21 points per game on 278 yards of offense while allowing 32 points per game on 380 yards.
Georgia Southern has been inept when it comes to a passing game. Without a single 100-yard receiver, both Georgia Southern quarterbacks have thrown for a combined 277 yards.
|10-19-19||Central Michigan v. Bowling Green OVER 52.5||38-20||Win||100||28 h 20 m||Show|
50* Powerhouse Play on Central Michigan/Bowling Green over52½ -110
Despite a four-game losing streak, the Bowling Green Falcons (2-4) have a chance to catch Kent State in the Mid-American Conference. To do so, they’ll need a win over the Central Michigan Chippewas (4-3) on Saturday. The over/under is set at 52.5 points.
Central Michigan is coming off two wins over Eastern Michigan and New Mexico State. Scoring 42 points in both contests, the Chippewas outscored their opponents 84-42 in those games. On average, Central Michigan is scoring 28 points per game on 411 yards of offense while allowing 28 points per game on 367 yards.
The Central Michigan offense is led by the duo of Jonathan Ward and Kobe Lewis at the running back position. While Ward has 531 yards and five touchdowns, Lewis has 491 yards and seven touchdowns on the ground.
With a 20-7 win over Toledo last week, Bowling Green halted a four-game skid in which they were outscored 201 to 27. 52-0 losses to both #9 Notre Dame and Kansas State attributed to much of that disparity.
On average, the Falcons are scoring 16 points per game on 343 yards of offense while allowing a whopping 35 points per game on 459 yards.
With 28 catches for 337 yards and two touchdowns, receiver Quintin Morris is Bowling Green’s leading threat in the passing game.
With a defense that’s been torched for at least 52 points on three separate occasions, the Falcons will need their offense to keep up with Central Michigan in this one.
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