Thursday Service Plays

Thursday Service Plays

Marc Lawrence

Play On: Dallas Mavericks

Mavs host the Rockets in their season opener at American Airlines Arena catching Houston off last night's season opening 11-point home victory over Memphis. That set the table for this game given the fact the Rockets are 4-11 ATS in this series when playing without rest. With Dallas 11-3 SU and ATS in its last 14 season openers we'll look for more of the same here this evening.

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Detroit Red Wings at San Jose Sharks
Prediction: San Jose Sharks

Something gotta give in this one tonight. The Wings are 7-1-1 on the year and are a perfect 5-0 on the road. The Sharks are 8-2 on the year and a perfcet 5-0 at home. One very good thing for San Jose is they are catching the Wings on back to back night's and their 4th game in 6 night's so expect them to be a little tired tonight. San Jose is 22-7 in their last 29 at home and will take advantage of a tired Detroit team. Play on the San Jose Sharks -.

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(24) South Florida (6-2, 2-5 ATS) at Cincinnati (5-2, 2-4 ATS)

Two Big East teams coming off losses hook up when South Florida travels to Nippert Stadium for a nationally televised meeting with Cincinnati.

The Bulls dropped 10 spots in the rankings after their 24-20 loss to Louisville as a four-point road chalk Saturday, and they’ve now alternated ATS wins and losses over the past five games. QB Matt Grothe (30 of 40, 344 yards) put South Florida up 20-17 early in the fourth quarter with his second TD pass, but Louisville responded with the winning TD two minutes later. Grothe threw two INTs, including one late in the game that allowed the Cardinals to run out the clock.

The Bearcats got pounded 40-16 at Connecticut laying three points Saturday, snapping a four-game SU winning streak and giving Cincy its second straight ATS defeat. Cincinnati had an eye-popping six turnovers – losing three of six fumbles and tossing three INTs – with the last of those picks going the other way for a touchdown. The Bearcats rushed for just 30 yards, were outgained 349-289 overall and lost the time-of-possession battle by more than eight minutes.

Cincinnati coach Brian Kelly, who has been dealing with injuries at quarterback all season, is uncertain who will go under center tonight. Junior Tony Pike, who took over for incumbent starter Dustin Grutza (season-ending leg injury) in September, returned from a broken left forearm last week against UConn and went 10-for-27 for 136 yards, one TD and one INT, but had to leave the game after a half because of the injury. If Pike is unable to play tonight, redshirt freshman Chazz Anderson (61.3 percent completion rate, 520 yards, 2 TDs, 3 INTs) will likely make his third start of the season for an offense that puts up 27 points and 384 total yards per game.

South Florida has no issues at quarterback, as Grothe has been solid most of the season, completing 66.8 percent of his throws for 1,896 yards with 14 TDs and five INTs. He leads an offense that averages 33.5 points and 425.8 total yards per game.

Cincinnati is on a 4-0 ATS run (3-1 SU) in this rivalry, winning 38-33 last year at South Florida as a 4½-point pup as the Bulls committed an astounding eight turnovers and gave up all 38 points in the first half. Two years ago, the Bearcats claimed a 23-6 home win as a one-point favorite.

The Bulls are in a 2-6 ATS slide overall and are burdened by additional pointspread skids of 0-8 against winning teams and 3-6 as a road chalk. The Bearcats are 2-5 ATS in their last seven games, but the pointspread trends turn positive from there, including 10-3 at home, 6-1-1 after a SU loss, 4-1 on Thursday and 10-4-1 against winning teams.

The over for South Florida is on runs of 11-4-1 overall and 7-3 against winning teams, but the under for Cincinnati is on stretches of 5-1 at home, 6-0 on Thursday and 9-1-1 in October.

ATS ADVANTAGE: CINCINNATI


NBA

Charlotte (0-0, 0-0) at Cleveland (0-1, 1-0 ATS)

The Cavaliers return to Quicken Loans Arena for their home opener following Tuesday’s 90-85 loss at Boston, though they covered as a six-point underdog. LeBron James (22 points) had a decent game, but he missed a couple of key free throws in the final minute, and Cleveland had just three players score in double figures, while Boston had five. The Cavs are now on a 6-0 ATS run dating to last season’s run to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

The Bobcats, playing their season opener, are coming off a 32-50 campaign last year (36-43-3 ATS) which included finishing the season on a 7-5 SU run just to break the 30-win barrier. Charlotte capped 2007-08 in a 3-6 ATS slump.

Cleveland has won seven of the last 10 meetings against the Bobcats, including the last three in a row. However, Charlotte is 5-3 ATS in the last eight battles, though the two teams split the cash in last season’s four contests, with the road team covering each time. The Bobcats are 5-1 ATS on their last six trips to Cleveland, and the underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last five clashes.

Along with the Cavaliers’ current 6-0 ATS run (all against Eastern Conference foes), they are on additional pointspread streaks of 5-0 when playing on one day’s rest and 5-1 at Quicken Loans Arena. Overall at home last year, Cleveland was 32-15 SU, but just 20-27 ATS.

The Bobcats finished last season in ATS ruts of 3-7 against the East and 2-6-1 against teams with a losing record, and they went 11-30 SU (17-22-2 ATS) as a visitor.

The under for Cleveland is on a bevy of tears, including 14-6 overall, 20-7 at home and 13-6 playing on one day’s rest. The under is also 9-3 in Charlotte’s last 12 roadies. However, the over is on a 4-1 overall run for the ‘Cats, and the total has gone high in four of the last five meetings between these two teams.

ATS ADVANTAGE: CLEVELAND


Houston (1-0, 0-1 ATS) at Dallas (0-0, 0-0 ATS

The Mavericks and new coach Rick Carlisle tip off their season at American Airlines Center, hoping to improve on last year’s 52-35 record (38-45-4 ATS). Dallas suffered a second straight first-round playoff exist, getting eliminated by New Orleans in six games, which led to the ouster of coach Avery Johnson. The Mavs ended last season in a 3-7 ATS slide (playoffs included), and while they had one of the league’s best home records at 35-8 (playoffs included), they went just 18-21-4 ATS in their building.

The Rockets opened their season last night at home against Memphis and led by just a single point going into the fourth quarter before breaking things open on the way to an 82-71 victory. However, Houston came up just short as a 12½-point favorite. The Rockies did finish last year on a spread-covering flourish, and despite last night’s non-cover, the team is still 28-14-1 ATS in its last 43 games (playoffs included).

In four head-to-head meetings against Houston last year, Dallas went 3-1 SU and ATS (1-1 SU and ATS at home), and the Mavs are 8-2 SU and ATS in the last 10 clashes in this rivalry. Dallas is 6-1 ATS in the last seven battles overall and 4-1 ATS in the last five at American Airlines Center, but the road team has cashed in four of the last five.

The Mavericks are 39-18-1 ATS in their last 58 games against Southwest Division foes, but they are on ATS skids of 3-7 at home and 3-7 against the Western Conference. The Rockets, meanwhile, are on ATS runs of 24-8-3 in Thursday contests, 5-3 inside the division and 7-3 in the second night of back-to-back games. Finally, the Rockets last season went 25-19 SU and 25-18-1 ATS on the highway.

Despite last night’s non-cover against Memphis, the SU winner is still 15-2 ATS in Houston’s last 17 games overall and 18-1 ATS in its last 19 on the highway.

The under cashed in five of Dallas’ last six home games last season, and the under for Houston is on a 9-3 overall run, with last night’s win over the Grizzlies staying well below the posted price.

ATS ADVANTAGE: DALLAS and UNDER


New Orleans (1-0, 0-1 ATS) at Phoenix (1-0 SU and ATS)

The Hornets, coming off a surprising season in which they reached the Western Conference semifinals, opened the 2008-09 campaign with Wednesday’s 108-103 victory at Golden State, though they came up short as a seven-point road chalk. Going back to last year’s seven-game playoff series loss to San Antonio, New Orleans is mired in a 1-5 ATS slump.

The Suns, who were ousted by the Spurs in the first round of last season’s playoffs, got a small measure of revenge in last night’s season opener, winning 103-98 in San Antonio as a one-point road underdog. Amare Stoudemire (22 points), Steve Nash (13) and Shaquille O’Neal (15 points) all scored in double figures for Phoenix, with Nash chipping in a game-high 13 assists and O’Neal contributing a game-high 13 rebounds. The Suns are on a 16-5 roll in regular-season action (13-7-1 ATS), including 9-1 at home (8-2 ATS).

New Orleans went 4-0 SU and ATS in four clashes with Phoenix last season, winning and covering the first three games in the underdog role. The Hornets are on additional ATS runs in this rivalry of 6-0 overall and 9-2-1 in Phoenix, and the underdog is 5-1 ATS in the last six contests.

The Hornets are a sterling 26-7-2 ATS in their last 35 games when playing on no rest and 22-7 ATS in their last 29 against the Pacific Division, but they are 1-6 ATS in their last seven roadies. The Suns ended last season in a 1-4-1 ATS slump when playing on no rest, but in addition to their 8-2 ATS run at the U.S. Airways Center, they’re 17-6-2 in their last 25 against Western Conference opponents.

The under for Charlotte is on streaks of 6-3-1 overall, 4-2 against the Pacific Division, 6-3-1 in the West and 5-3 on the highway, and in this rivalry, the under is on tears of 9-3 overall and 9-3 in Phoenix.

ATS ADVANTAGE: NEW ORLEANS and UNDER

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Charlotte Bobcats at Cleveland Cavaliers

You have to like Cleveland tonight considering that Charlotte has never won in this building in their exsistence and due to the fact that the Bobcats just went through an awful, winless preseason. Expect some growing pains for this young team in the first year under new HC Larry Brown, meanwhile, the Cavs are 34-18 ATS at home coming off a cover where they team lost straight up as an underdog. King James and company win big tonight.

Play on: Cleveland

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NEW ORLEANS HORNETS / PHOENIX SUNS
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The new look Phoneix Suns begin the Terry Porter era with a new mission statement. Defense!! Terry Porter takes over as the Suns coach and while he has lots of offensive talent to work with, he's looking for the defense to do something is hasn't been used to doing, playing defense! He's also looking for the second unit players to contribute to this team. "When you look at good teams, that second unit is always motivating or pushing the first guys, keeping them sharp in practice and not letting them slip. That's very important," Porter said. "On all the good teams I've been on, sometimes that's the key. Those veterans won't have a chance to slip. Every day, they've got to come ready, because they've got somebody young going at them and attacking them." The Suns do have the depth to meet Porter's expectations. They have their top seven players back from last year and have added F Louis Amundson, F Matt Barnes and G Goran Dragic. There are high expectations in New Orleans as the team fully expects a run for the NBA crown. The Hornets have good reason to expect the best, they finished with a franchise record 56 wins in 2007 and their first division championship. They beat Dallas in the playoffs before losing in seven to San Antonio. The Hornets return all their key players, including Chris Paul, David West and Tyson Chandler. The club added James Posey from Boston for some added depth. The strength of this team will once again be their perimeter shooting. Olympic star, Chris Paul, has Peja Stojakovic and Morris Peterson joining him again to make a formidable trio of long range shooters. Now you add in Posey, who shot 38 percent last year from long range. A good test here on Thursday for Porter's new defensive philosophy against a very good shooting Hornets team. We'll take the UNDER here and believe that Porter can change the stripes on his tiger.

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DAVE COKIN

NEW ORLEANS HORNETS / PHOENIX SUNS
Take NEW ORLEANS HORNETS

The Hornets and Suns collide in Phoenix tonight, with the Suns no doubt feeling great after a terrific effort at San Antonio on Wednesday night. Things may not go as well as they entertain New Orleans. The Hornets have been a thorn in the side of the Suns, having covered the last six meetings in the series, including four consecutive straight up wins. The Suns look to me like a team that could have some problems going back to back, and I also have New Orleans as the better team. Looks to me like the oddsmakers are giving a little indicator here with the number being as low as it is, and I.5?m going to dive in with a call on the Hornets.

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Karl Garrett

Charlotte +9' at CLEVELAND

Going to grab the points with the Bobcats, as the Larry Brown era gets underway for Charlotte.

If there is one thing we have learned with Larry Brown coached teams, it is that Brown can definitely get a team motivated in a one game situation, and I think the Bobcats are going to be motivated in their first game under Brown tonight.

The Bobcats do own some positive spread numbers in the recent series meetings against the Cavaliers, as Charlotte has covered in 5 of the last 8 meetings, including their last pair, and 3 of their last 4 at the Quicken Loans Arena.

Once again the points look enticing, as Cleveland usually lays an inflated price when playing on their home hardwood, and last season's 20-27 home spread mark certainly isn't awe-inspiring.

Take the points with the Bobcats in this one.

3♦ CHARLOTTE

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Houston +4 at DALLAS 

Houston already has a win under their belt, as the Rockets were an 11-point winner last night at home against Memphis.

We will back the Rockets plus the points tonight against Dallas, as the Mavericks play their first game under new head coach Rick Carlisle.

Dallas was only 18-21 against the spread at home last season, while the Rockets were able to go 25-18 against the spread on the road last year.

In the last meeting of the season last year, Houston snapped a series losing streak of 6 in a row both straight up, and against the spread.

With the Rockets having played last night, and looking solid in their victory, we will grab the points with Houston, as they get the early jump on the Mavericks who have yet to play, and stay inside of this impost.

Play on Houston.

2♦ HOUSTON

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New Orleans +1' at PHOENIX 

Both the Hornets and Suns are coming into this one off wins Wednesday night, but the young guns in the New Orleans lineup can bounce back for a second night of action a lot quicker than Phoenix. We'll play the Hornets to get this one.

New Orleans beat Golden State 108-103 in Oakland last night while the Suns were in San Antonio getting a 103-98 victory. But how tired will the legs of Steve Nash and Shaq be tonight? Nash played 34 minutes on Wednesday and Shaq played 30. They're not youngsters anymore.

Meanwhile the Hornets got big minutes and big points from Chris Paul, David West, Peja Stojakovic and Tyson Chandler last night, but no worries about these guys. Paul is the best point guard in basketball and had 21 points and 11 assists against the Warriors on Wednesday. He'll be ready to go up against Nash tonight.

New Orleans swept four games from the Suns last year and they are on a 6-0 ATS run against Phoenix. The Hornets have had their way with Phoenix, scoring 118 points or more in the last three games, including a 132-130 win the last time they went to the desert as a four-point 'dog.

The Hornets are 20-6 ATS in their last 26 against Pacific Division teams and they'll get this one tonight. Play New Orleans.

2♦ NEW ORLEANS

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South Florida at Cincinnati

Last week the Bulls lost to Louisville 24-20 while the Bearcats lost to Connecticut 40-16. Both teams are coming off losses and need to get back in the win column to garner a chance at a decent Bowl game. This is a must win game for the Bulls if they want to win the Big East, as they are only 1-2 in conference play. The Bulls are led by QB Matt Grothe (1896 yds 14 TD 5 INT) and his main targets are Taurus Johnson (28 rec 386 yds 4 TD) and Jessie Hester (34 rec 350 yds 3 TD). The Bulls rushing attack is led by RB Mike Ford (289 yds 5 TD) and QB Grothe (289 yds 3 TD). The Bearcats are led by QB Tony Pike (770 yds 7 TD 2 INT), who may not play because of an injury. The Bearcats main threats though the air are WR's Marshwan Gilyard (39 rec 587 yds 6 TD) and Dominick Goodman (43 rec 530 yds 5 TD). The Bearcats rushing attack is led by Jacob Ramsey (394 yds).

Staff Pick: The Bulls rose to as high as No.10 in the AP poll, but conference losses to Pittsburgh and Louisville killed their chances at a BCS berth. In last week's loss to Louisville Bulls' QB Matt Grothe had a decent game, but the Bulls rushed for a whopping 8 yards. The Bulls rank 11th in the nation in defense, while the Bearcats rank 39th. The Bulls offensive line has to protect Grothe, as last week they played poorly and Grothe was sacked 5 times. The Bulls have to rush the ball tonight or the Bearcats D will only focus on stopping the passing game. The Bearcats rank 17th in the nation in passing yards per game, but it remains to be seen if Pike will be able to play. If the Bulls can contain the passing game of the Bearcats they will be sitting pretty, as the Bearcats only rank 87th in rushing yards per game. The winner of this game keeps their hopes alive of a decent Bowl game while the loser will be lucky just to play in a Bowl game period. The Bearcats are 3-0 at home this season and in 5 all time meetings with South Florida they have won 3. South Florida's offense is better than their stats indicate and Grothe will come out tonight and have a good game, as the Bulls will win this away game and stay in the top 25.

Bulls 31 Bearcats 21

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DUNKEL

Houston at Dallas

Houston looks to spoil the Mavericks' opener and take advantage of Dallas' 6-8 ATS record over the last three years as a home favorite between 3 1/2 and 6 points.  The Rockets are the underdog pick (+4) according to Dunkel, which has the game even.  Dunkel Pick: Houston (+4). 

Game 501-502: Charlotte at Cleveland
Dunkel Ratings: Charlotte 114.265; Cleveland 126.629
Dunkel Line & Total: Cleveland by 12 1/2; 187
Vegas Line & Total: Cleveland by 9 1/2; 184
Dunkel Pick: Cleveland(-9 1/2); Over

Game 503-504: Houston at Dallas
Dunkel Ratings: Houston 123.583; Dallas 123.792
Dunkel Line & Total: Even; 187
Vegas Line & Total: Dallas by 4; 191
Dunkel Pick: Houston (+4); Under

Game 505-506: New Orleans at Phoenix
Dunkel Ratings: New Orleans 124.026; Phoenix 128.122
Dunkel Line & Total: Phoenix by 4; 192
Vegas Line & Total: Phoenix by 2; 196
Dunkel Pick: Phoenix (-2); Under


NCAAF

Game 305-306: South Florida at Cincinnati
Dunkel Ratings: South Florida 93.726; Cincinnati 94.511
Dunkel Line: Cincinnati by 1; 55
Vegas Line: South Florida by 2 1/2; 51
Dunkel Pick: Cincinnati (+2 1/2); Over

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FREE - Hornets

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1 Unit on Hornets/Suns OVER 195.5

I like both teams to go over the century mark tonight to beat this number.  Both the Hornets and the Suns scored better than 100 points last night with relative ease.  The average total score between these two teams over the last 3 games they have played is 238.7 ppg.  It likely doesn't get that high tonight, but when you have Steve Nash and Chris Paul running their respective teams, there is not much early season lag as these guys know how to run the offense and how to get the ball in the hands of their teammates in a position to score.  The Over is 18-8 in Suns last 26 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game.  Bet the Over.

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1 Unit on Rockets/Mavs UNDER 191

Any game that Houston is involved in can be an opportunity to cash with the under and that's what we'll look to do here. Houston is 51-38 UNDER in all games over the last 2 seasons. Houston plays halfcourt basketball the entire game and tries to wear its opponents down with solid defense at the other end. This style of play has proven to be very conducive of unders situations. Last night we saw typical Houston basketball as the Rockets won 82-71 and the final score came in 38.5 points under the number. This will be the first time on the floor for Dallas in the regular season so you will see some rust in the early going offensively. These factors cater to an Unders spot here. Take the UNDER.

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Detroit Red Wings at San Jose Sharks
Prediction: Detroit Red Wings

Detroit is 8-3 in the second of back to back games and they are 35-17-5 after allowing 5 or more goals in their last game. The Red Wings are 65-31-4 their last 100 games vs. the Pacific Division. San Jose is 1-6 their last 7 meetings vs. Detroit including going 0-4 their last 4 games at home against the Wings. The Sharks are 1-5 vs. a team with a winning percentage of over 60%. PLAY ON DETROIT

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DUNKEL

Houston at Dallas

Houston looks to spoil the Mavericks' opener and take advantage of Dallas' 6-8 ATS record over the last three years as a home favorite between 3 1/2 and 6 points.  The Rockets are the underdog pick (+4) according to Dunkel, which has the game even.  Dunkel Pick: Houston (+4). 

Game 501-502: Charlotte at Cleveland
Dunkel Ratings: Charlotte 114.265; Cleveland 126.629
Dunkel Line & Total: Cleveland by 12 1/2; 187
Vegas Line & Total: Cleveland by 9 1/2; 184
Dunkel Pick: Cleveland(-9 1/2); Over

Game 503-504: Houston at Dallas
Dunkel Ratings: Houston 123.583; Dallas 123.792
Dunkel Line & Total: Even; 187
Vegas Line & Total: Dallas by 4; 191
Dunkel Pick: Houston (+4); Under

Game 505-506: New Orleans at Phoenix
Dunkel Ratings: New Orleans 124.026; Phoenix 128.122
Dunkel Line & Total: Phoenix by 4; 192
Vegas Line & Total: Phoenix by 2; 196
Dunkel Pick: Phoenix (-2); Under


NHL

Ottawa at Florida

The Panthers return home after a 4-0 loss in St. Louis and will look to build on their 3-0 record this season after a loss by two goals or more in the previous game.  Florida is the underdog pick (+100) according to Dunkel, which has Florida favored straight up by 1.  Dunkel Pick: Florida (+100).   

Game 1-2: Atlanta at NY Rangers
Dunkel Ratings: Atlanta 11.169; NY Rangers 10.601
Dunkel Line & Total: Atlanta by 1/2; 5
Vegas Line & Total: NY Rangers (-230); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Atlanta (+190); Under

Game 3-4: NY Islanders at Philadelphia
Dunkel Ratings: NY Islanders 10.032; Philadelphia 13.188
Dunkel Line & Total: Philadelphia by 3; 6
Vegas Line & Total: No Line
Dunkel Pick: N/A

Game 5-6: Tampa Bay at Buffalo
Dunkel Ratings: Tampa Bay 10.971; Buffalo 11.977
Dunkel Line & Total: Buffalo by 1; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Buffalo (-175); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Buffalo (-175); Under

Game 7-8: Ottawa at Florida
Dunkel Ratings: Ottawa 10.627; Florida 11.799
Dunkel Line & Total: Florida by 1; 6
Vegas Line & Total: Ottawa (-120); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Florida (+100); Over

Game 9-10: Montreal at Minnesota
Dunkel Ratings: Montreal 12.800; Minnesota 11.524
Dunkel Line & Total: Montreal by 1 1/2; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Montreal (-125); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Montreal (-125); Under

Game 11-12: Edmonton at Nashville
Dunkel Ratings: Edmonton 10.241; Nashville 12.050
Dunkel Line & Total: Nashville by 2; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Nashville (-135); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Nashville (-135); Under

Game 13-14: Carolina at St. Louis
Dunkel Ratings: Carolina 11.276; St. Louis 10.498
Dunkel Line & Total: Carolina by 1; 5
Vegas Line & Total: St. Louis (-125); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Carolina (+105); Under

Game 15-16: Boston at Calgary
Dunkel Ratings: Boston 11.256; Calgary 13.470
Dunkel Line & Total: Calgary by 2; 6
Vegas Line & Total: Calgary (-140); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Calgary (-140); Over

Game 17-18: Columbus at Colorado
Dunkel Ratings: Columbus 10.856; Colorado 12.680
Dunkel Line & Total: Colorado by 2; 6
Vegas Line & Total: Colorado (-175); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Colorado (-175); Over

Game 19-20: Pittsburgh at Phoenix
Dunkel Ratings: Pittsburgh 11.681; Phoenix 10.563
Dunkel Line & Total: Pittsburgh by 1; 6 1/2
Vegas Line & Total: Phoenix (-115); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Pittsburgh (-105); Over

Game 21-22: Detroit at San Jose
Dunkel Ratings: Detroit 13.140; San Jose 11.792
Dunkel Line & Total: Detroit by 1 1/2; 5
Vegas Line & Total: San Jose (-145); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Detroit (+125); Under

Game 23-24: Vancouver at Los Angeles
Dunkel Ratings: Vancouver 10.908; Los Angeles 12.870
Dunkel Line & Total: Los Angeles by 2; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Los Angeles (-110); 5 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Los Angeles (-110); Under


NCAAF

South Florida at Cincinnati
Trying to bounce back from their loss last week at UConn, the Bearcats will look to build on their 6-0 ATS record following a road loss and take advantage of South Florida's 0-8 ATS streak against teams with a winning record.  Cincinnati is the underdog pick (+2 1/2) according to Dunkel, which has the Bearcats favored straight up by 1.  Dunkel Pick: Cincinnati (+2 1/2). 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30

Game 305-306: South Florida at Cincinnati
Dunkel Ratings: South Florida 93.726; Cincinnati 94.511
Dunkel Line: Cincinnati by 1; 55
Vegas Line: South Florida by 2 1/2; 51
Dunkel Pick: Cincinnati (+2 1/2); Over

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Anyone have Kelso's 50* yet for Thursday night?

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Game: Charlotte Bobcats at Cleveland Cavaliers
Prediction: Over

This total has fallen slightly from it's opening number. I feel it's a little too low. Looking at the recent series history and we find that four of the last five meetings eclipsed the total. All five games produced a minimum of 189 combined points and they averaged a whopping 207.4.

Naturally, the Cavs are significant favorites here. They're currently laying either 10 or 10.5 points at most shops. That's worth noting as they have typically played high-scoring games when listed as large favoirtes. In fact, the 'over' is a proiftable 29-14-2 the last 35 times that they were listed as home favorites in the -9.5 to -12 range, including 8-3 since 2006. Consider the OVER

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Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks
Play: Houston Rockets +5

Even though this series has been somewhat lopsided it seems like when the Texas teams play each other the games go right down to the wire. This is the biggest spread we have received between these teams in the last five meetings. And we really think that the Rockets are the better team this season and we think that this line should be a little shorter. We think this game will be decided at the end of the 4th and that Houston has a great chance for the straight-up win. The Rockets have been nothing but money on TNT Thursday as they have posted a 24-8-3 ATS record on Thursday night games. 

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Montreal Canadiens @ Minnesota Wild
PICK: Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens are catching the Wild in a tough spot here. Sure, Minnesota has the advantage of playing on home ice but they were in Dallas last night. That makes this the second night of a back to back and plus, since they were on the road yesterday, travel was involved. It would be bad enough if it was a back to back on home ice but the way this one sets up makes it an even tough spot for the Wild and the Canadiens will take advantage. Last night’s defeat for Minnesota was their first regulation loss of the season. The Canadiens just recently suffered their first regulation loss too. They responded by getting a shootout win over Carolina in their very next game and that gives them some momentum heading into this match-up. The Habs beat the Hurricanes on Tuesday but their first regulation loss came on Saturday so they had a couple of off days to get ready for the bounce back. In this case it’s more of an unbeaten letdown for the Wild and they get no chance to regroup as they play a very strong Canadiens team on the very next night. While it is true that the Wild are tough at home, it’s also true that the Canadiens are a rock solid road team. Last season the Canadiens won 25 games away from the Bell Centre. No other Eastern Conference team won more than 21 games away from home. The Habs get the job done on the road here and take advantage of the Wild in a tough scheduling spot. Minnesota was outshot last night, gave up a power play goal (to see their penalty killing streak come to an end), and they did not score an even strength goal as they were outscored 3-0 at even strength last night. Play Montreal on the money line on Thursday night!

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