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After an incredible start to the season by going 6-1, the Blues have hit a wall. They have lost four straight games, three coming in regulation, and one look at he scores will tell you why. They have allowed at least five goals in each game and backup goalie Brian Elliott is responsible. The good news is that starting goalie Jaroslav Halak has been activated after missing time with a groin injury and he has been very solid. He was 3-0 with a 2.10 GAA in his first three starts and he looks to keep that momentum going. Halak is 6-2-0 with a 1.70 GAA and two shutouts lifetime against Los Angeles. The Kings are coming off a devastating loss in Detroit as they tied the game with under a minute left in regulation only to give up the game winning goal with just five seconds remaining. They are now 3-5-2 on the season including 2-4-1 on the road and that loss to the Red Wings is going to be tough to recover from. Scoring has been a major issue for Los Angeles as it is 25th in the NHL with just 2.10 gpg, and goalie Jonathan Quick hasn’t been nearly as good as he was last season as he is ranked 46th in the league in save percentage at .891. The Blue will be out for some payback after the Kings swept them out of the playoffs a season ago, all game decided by two or more goals. The Kings didn’t face Halak in last year’s playoffs as he missed the round because of an ankle injury so that is an added asset here. St. Louis is 12-4 in its last 16 games against teams with a winning percentage below .400 and the Kings are 1-4 in their last five games against teams with a winning record.

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Brooklyn is falling apart before our eyes.  They’ve lost six of nine, snapping any momentum they had gained from their strong run when PJ Carlesimo initially took over for Avery Johnson as the head coach.
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The worst part of the Nets recent decline has been their complete lack of effort once they fall behind.  Their six losses during this skid have come by 25, 15, 9, 20, 13 and 24 points.  In other words, when things start to go south for this team, they tend to go south in a hurry!
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Nets shooting guard Joe Johnson doesn’t sound too convinced that his team will be able to turn it around on the second night of back-2-backs on the road against an elite level foe.  Shooting guard Joe Johnson: “I don't know what it is, but you know, it just seems when a team makes a run on us, man, it just takes the air out of us. It shouldn't be that way. We should be able to respond, but it hasn't been the case.”
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The really bad news for Brooklyn is that Indiana is pumped up for tonight’s game after seeing their winning streak snapped last Friday vs. Toronto in the mother of all bad scheduling spots.  Head coach Frank Vogel: ‘The bigger picture for us is we felt like we let one slip away the other night.  Every game matters, it doesn't matter who our opponent is. Every game is huge right now. We're a half-game ahead of Chicago right now in our division."  For a team that is 19-10 ATS as favorites this year, we can expect another comfortable win and cover in that role tonight.  Take the Pacers.

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Weber State is still in chase mode in the Big Sky as it looks to collar Montana for the top spot in the league table; the next showdown vs. the Grizzlies comes later this week.  But in this tune-up game at Logan, don't expect the Wildcats to go falt against a beatable Idaho State squad. The Bengals are hard-pressed to reach 50 points most nights; indeed, they're reached the 60-point plateau only five times in 22 games!) and own no shot-creating elements other than G Melvin Morgan.  Weber State's full-court pressure can turn opponents quickly, and the Wildcats' 50.6% FG shooting ranks third in the country.  Deep and well-balanced WSU, which already won by 16 at Pocatello on Jan. 14, extends the margin at the Dee Events Center.  Play Weber State

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This line is an overreaction to LA's 102-88 win over the Knicks yesterday. Prior to that win, the Clippers had lost 4 of 6 on their current road trip with those wins coming against the struggling T-Wolves and Magic. Chris Paul is back after a lengthy spell on the sidelines, but this will be his third game in 4 days and I believe he will be feeling the effects. Philly is quietly playing well. It has won 5 of 7 with wins over the Knicks and a greatly improved Washington squad during this stretch. It also has a 3-point loss to a very good Memphis team during this span. Philly has won 2 of the last 3 meeting in this series with the loss coming by a single point. Also, the 76ers have won or lost by less than 5.5 points in 15 straight home meetings against the Clippers. Take the points.

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The Detroit Pistons are playing arguably their best basketball of the season right now. They are coming off back-to-back wins over playoff contenders. They beat San Antonio 109-99 at home as a 5-point dog on Friday before going on the road and knocking off Milwaukee 105-100 as a 7.5-point dog Saturday.
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Now, I look for the Pistons to make easy work of the New Orleans Hornets tonight. New Orleans is coming off an 89-102 loss at Toronto Sunday, and this is a tired team. The Hornets will be playing the second of a back-to-back and their 3rd game in 4 days.
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New Orleans is just 9-19 on the road this season, while Detroit is a very respectable 14-13 at home. Making matters worse for the Hornets is the fact that they are expected to be without second-leading scorer Eric Gordon (16.4 PPG), who is listed as doubtful with a knee injury.
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The home team is 6-0 SU & 5-1 ATS in the last six meetings between Detroit and New Orleans. Detroit is 13-3 ATS in home games versus horrible foul drawing teams - attempting <=21 free throws/game over the last 2 seasons. The Pistons are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record. The Hornets are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest. Bet the Pistons Monday.

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Charlotte is 0-17-1 ATS w/no more than 1 day of rest off a road loss in which they scored less than eleven percent of their points from behind the arc. Bobcats are 1-11 ATS hm off rd gm. Bobcats are 34-62 ATS at home including 7-17 ATS their last 24. No reason to believe the Bobcats can handle a red-hot Celtics squad on Monday night. TPR Index projects a point differential of 6.4-points in favor of Boston. Boston improves to 6-0 both straight up and against the spread tonight!

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Minnesota at Calgary
Pick: Calgary -110

Minnesota has been a .500 team in the early going, thanks to a favorable early slate that has seen them on home ice for the bulk of their games. They have not been finding the net in recent games, having scored just 5 goals in their last four. They have been awful on the road, where they have yet to win in four tries and have allowed 15 goals in the four roadies, not a good sign for a struggling offense. Calgary, after a very sluggish start, has been showing some energy and getting a boost having now won two of their last three games. The Wild has had problems getting out of scoring droughts and are now own a woeful 11-32 mark in their last 43 after scoring 2 or less in their last game. Take Calgary in this one.

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The Carolina Hurricanes are 5-4-1 on the season and come into this game off a 4-3 loss in Philadelphia on Saturday.  The Hurricanes have scored 3+ goals in their last 4 games.  The Islanders are 4-6-1 on the year and just 1-4 at home.   They've scored just 5 goals over their last 4 games, but they've had their chances with 28+ shots in their last three games.  They had 43 shots on goal in their game vs Buffalo on Saturday but only managed to get 2 pucks by a hot Ryan Miller.  Despite the recent scoring slump the Islanders are still 8th in the NHL with 2.91 goals per game.  Carolina is 12th with 2.80 goals per game.  The Hurricanes are 22nd in the league in goals against per game, while the Islanders are 26th.  Also take note that the Hurricanes lead the league in shots per game with 36.5 but are giving up a league worst 34.1 shots against per game.  I wouldn't be surprised to see b0th teams have plenty of chances to score tonight.  We aren't sure who is net for either team, but both of their starters have a GAA of 3.00 or higher.  Take note that the OVER is 14-6-1 in the Islanders last 21 overall.  The OVER is also 4-1 in their last 5 meetings and 6-2 in their last 8 meetings in New York. I'm on the OVER.
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The Coyotes are coming off a 1-0 shootout victory yesterday in San Jose with Mike Smith recording the shutout.  Phoenix has won 3 of their last 4 games despite only scoring 7 goals over that 4 game span.  The Avalanche are losers of 2 straight games, and are coming off a 3-0 shutout loss vs Anaheim.  The Avs have lost 5 of their last 7 games and in those 5 losses they have just 3 goals.  Colorado is 25th in the league with just 2.10 goals per game, while the Coyotes are 20th with 2.58.  The Avs are giving up just 2.60 goals per game which is good for 13th in the NHL, while the Coyotes are 17th with 2.67 goals against per game.  Take note that the UNDER is 5-2 in the Coyotes last 7 games overall, and 8-3-2 in their last 13 road games including last season.  The UNDER is 7-1-1 in the Avalanche's last 9 overall and 4-0-1 in their last 5 home games.  The UNDER is 9-4-1 in these two teams last 14 meetings overall and 6-1 in their last 7 meetings in Colorado.  Semyon Varlamov is confirmed for Colorado and he has a solid 2.55 GAA and .910 SV%.  The Coyotes might go back to Mike Smith even on a back to back, and he is coming off a shutout win yesterday.  We are going to lay a bit of chalk getting the UNDER at 5.5.

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The Brooklyn Nets (29-21, 22-25-3 ATS) are in a rather brutal scheduling  situation here that may be extremely hard to overcome when they visit the Indiana Pacers (31-20, 28-23 ATS) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN  on Monday night at 7:05 ET. This would be a tough enough spot for the Nets  even under the best of circumstances, having to go on the road for the second  game of a back-to-back after hosting the team with the best record in the  NBA in the San Antonio Spurs Sunday. As fate would have it though, for the  second time in as many nights Brooklyn is facing a division leader that is  coming off of a streak-snapping loss, basically assuring that the Nets will  receive the team's best shot.
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Sunday, the Nets faced an angry Spurs team that just had an 11-game winning  streak snapped in an upset loss at Detroit on Friday. Now, they are facing  a Pacers' team that should be in an ornery mood after having its 15-game  home winning streak snapped in an upset overtime loss to the Toronto Raptors  here in Indianapolis in its last game, also on Friday. Even with that 100-98  defeat, Indiana is still 20-4 straight up and 15-9 ATS at home, where the  Pacers are limiting opponents to just 88.7 points per game, helping lead a  current 11-5 ATS run here. Indiana is currently second in the NBA in points  against overall at 90.2 per game and it impressively leads the league in both  field goal percentage against (41.9) and three-point defense (32.5 percent).  More importantly is that while the Pacers still rank just 28th in points  scored at 92.8 per game, the offense has been coming around nicely as of late  averaging 102.8 points over the last eight games! On top of all this, this is  a nice revenge spot for the Pacers as they actually outplayed the Nets for  the most part in a 97-86 loss at Brooklyn on January 13th, but they may have  been victims of some home cooking as the Nets had 31 free throw attempts in  that contest while making 25 of them while Indiana was only granted 12 foul  shots and made 10.
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Besides the tricky scheduling dynamic for Brooklyn in this spot, the Nets  are simply not playing as well right now as they were immediately after  interim coach P.J. Carlesimo took over for the fired Avery Johnson. Prior to  Sunday's home date with San Antonio, the Nets were coming off of an 89-74 road  less on Friday to the 14-35 Washington Wizards where Brooklyn hit on just  25-of-76 field goal attempts for an atrocious 32.9 percent. Yes that still  leaves the Nets at 15-7 straight up since the coaching change, but they have  been burning money as of late while going 2-6 ATS over the last eight games.  That streak includes going 1-3 both straight up and ATS on the road with all  three losses coming by double-digits and the only win being by thee points  over a bad Pistons team at Auburn Hills.
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The Nets are 12-25 ATS in their last 37 games vs. the Central Division and  4-10 ATS in their last 14 games playing the second of a back-to-back. The  Pacers are 4-0 ATS in their last four games vs. teams with winning straight up  records.

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New Orleans Hornets +5

Detroit is coming off back-to-back upset wins over the Spurs and Bucks and is being overvalued here as a result. The Hornets were kicked at Toronto yesterday but are 14-4 ATS off a road loss of 10 points or more over the last 2 seasons. Also, they are 18-9 ATS as a road underdog this season and 40-22 ATS as an underdog of 3.5 to 9.5 points over the last 2 seasons. Bet New Orleans.

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Los Angeles Clippers -4.5

The Clippers are showing some great value tonight even though they will be playing on no rest. Los Angeles is finally back to full strength and it's only a matter of time before they start playing like the team that had the best record in the Western Conference earlier this season. This is a big game for the Clippers, as they want to finish up their 8-game road trip at .500.

Philadelphia comes in having won 4 of five, but those four wins came against the likes of Charlotte, Orlando, Sacramento and Washington. Sandwiched in there was a horrible 69-88 loss at home to the Pacers, who were playing their 3rd game in three nights. The 76ers simply aren't a very good team and I wouldn't be surprised at all if the Clippers won this game by double-digits.

Los Angeles is 16-6 ATS as a favorite of 3.5-9.5 points this season, while the 76ers are a miserable 2-10 ATS after covering the number in three of their last 4 games this season.

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Delaware -7½

Old Dominion fired their long time head coach Blaine Taylor last week and like many professional sports teams, the Monarchs responded with a burst of better play. In fact, Old Dom won by 12 at Drexel as a 12-point dog before falling to Colonial leading Northeastern in overtime. That said, we wouldn't expect this to continue as the flat out just can't shoot. In fact, their three wins have come on the rare occasions that the team has shot better than 40% from the field. The teams met a month ago with the Blue Hens coming away with an 84-72 win. In that game, Delaware got to the foul line 50 times, knocking down 41. They also held Old Dom to 33% shooting from the field. In the end, we find Old Dominion just 1-11 ATS in conference, 2-7 ATS on the road, 6-11 as a dog and 6-15 versus the points overall. Delaware rocks a 7-3 mark as a bully, a 4-1 ATS mark on short rest and a perfect 4-0 against the number vs teams avvg less than 64 ppg. Lay the points.

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Los Angeles Clippers at Philadelphia 76ers
Pick: Philadelphia 76ers

The Clippers are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The 76ers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. Play The 76ers

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Brooklyn / Indiana Under 183

Brooklyn showed once again yesterday against San Antonio that their offense is super stagnant. Brook Lopez started the game very well and helped his team in dominating the game during the first quarter, but as soon as the Spurs's defense picked up their intensity level, Brooklyn's offense was clueless and scored just 29 points during the second half! They will play at Indiana tonight and the worst thing that they can happen to a stagnant offense like the Nets is to face a top defensive team on a poor spot and this is exactly what will happen to Brooklyn today. The Pacers have a great interior defense and so, they should be able to limit Brook Lopez tonight, while they are also very good in defending isolation plays, so this is definitely a game where Brooklyn's offense is likely to get shutdown from the beginning until the end of the contest. The only thing that will help Brooklyn tonight is the fact that the Pacers are a half court team and so, they won't explore the Nets's terrible transition defense. Indiana also lacks a guard with super skills on dribble penetrations, so the Nets's slow guards won't get outplayed tonight like they were last night by Tony Parker.

On the previous game between these two teams, Brooklyn won a relatively tight contest at home, but where Indiana was very competitive until the end of the fourth quarter. The Pacers were able to keep themselves in the fight for the win due to an excellent interior defense (Brook Lopez 5-14 FG, Reggie Evans 1-2 FG and Andray Blatche 1-8 FG for a combined of 7-24 FG), as the Nets only shot 11-23 FG at the rim and 4-19 FG from 3-9 feet! During the fourth quarter, Brooklyn made some adjustments and put Lopez further from the basket and decided to investing on Deron Williams's penetrations, something that allow them to have a 17-0 run during the fourth quarter. However, its important to notice that Indiana was on a back to back spot at the time, something that isn't happening today, so I believe they will be able to guard Deron Williams well, especially as he has been struggling as of late.

I expect this contest to be a slow paced game as that's the style of both teams, with the Nets's stagnant offense being completely limited by Indiana's great defense, while the Pacers's offense should also struggle in here, as their outside shooting has been great lately, but sooner or later they will regress on this area as well, as they don't really have great shooters on their roster. Therefore, I expect a super low scoring game in here and so, I'll be taking the Under.

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TCU +16

Each of these teams were responsible for Kansas losses in the last week…But while TCU had their letdown game at home vs WVU on Sunday, the Sooners are just 48 hours removed from defeating Kansas on this very court. Where is their incentive in defeating a TCU team that remains firmly entrenched at the bottom of the league standings. Under first year HC Johnson, the Frogs suffered critical injuries to their best offensive players at the first part of the season. Johnson understood that if they had any opportunity to be successful, it would come by slowing the pace. That TCU has done, by allowing opponents just 58 PPG on 42% shooting. Sixteen points is a mountain for a disinterred favorite, with short rest following a huge upset win. Frogs 3-0 ATS, taking 14 or more points, in Big 12 play this season. While all road dogs of 14+ points in 2013 are 93-68 ATS. Frogs as Dogs!!


Philadelphia +5

In this game, I am well aware that LAC is 22-13 ATS / win, following their underdog victory vs New York yesterday. But this team is not the same since multiple injuries have sapped their offensive cohesion. Tonight they are at the end of an eight game, thirteen day road trip. And they are playing a far improved Phila team who enters on a 8-3 ATS run. They are also 7-3 SUATS recently on this court. And are playing the best defense of any NBA team, allowing only 78 PPG L5 games. Upset no surprise.

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Boston/ Charlotte Under 193: The Celtics are off a tiring 3 OT game last night, with travel so I don't expect them to push tempo at all in this one. Last night vs a faster paced Denver squad the Celts held them to just 93 points in regulation and they will be facing a Charlotte squad that has averaged just 88 ppg in their last 7 games. The Bobcats have averaged 96.1 ppg at home, but just 91.7 ppg in their last 5 on their home floor. Boston's offense has been up their last couple games, but that was a 3OT game vs Denver and vs a bad Lakers defense in those two games. For the year Boston has struggled to score on the road as they average 93.9 ppg away from home and with this team being a bit tired I don't expect them to be able to take too much advantage of  weak Bobcats defense. These teams played earlier in the year and 189 points were scored in that one, meaning now that no more than 193 points have been scored in 8 of the last 9 meetings, with an average of just 179.9 ppg being scored in the last 9 meetings. This one should be played in the 180's.

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San Antonio +2 over CHICAGO: Tough spot for the Bulls here as they are off a long road trip in which two of the games were in high altitude and now must take on a Spurs team that is rolling as they have won 12 of their last 3 games overall and 5 of their last 6 on the road. Chicago hasn't played great at home this year as they are just 15-11 on their home floor and while they did recently crush GS here they also barley beat Charlotte, barley bet Detroit and lost to Milwaukee and Phoenix, all within their last 8 home games. Just too inconsistent a team to think they can win this one, especially coming home off the long road trip, which is Marco's favorite situational spot to fade teams. I look for the spurs to win this one late.

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KANSAS -7.5 over Kansas State: I had Kansas vs Oklahoma the other day and they disappointed me, but I will come right back with them tonight. This is a team that is struggling and taking on another top 25 team yet they are still an 8 point favorite. Hmmm. Well I think it’s justified. This is a team with plenty of talent and just hit a big bup in the road. Now back playing at home vs their instate rivals you can bet that this will be their best game they will have played in their last 4. Kansas is 23-7 ATS the last 30 meetings and they have been solid at home this year going 11-1 SU, while outscoring their opponents by 17.4 ppg on this floor. The Wildcats come in on a 4 game winning streak, but they are taking on a ticked off and very talented Kansas squad that really needs to put a hurtin on someone. Look for that to happen tonight at Kansas wins by 13+.


Delaware/ Old Dominion Under 140: Blue Hen home games this year have averaged just 133.3 ppg, including an average of just 130.2 ppg in their 5 conference home games, while ODU road games have averaged just 131.2 ppg. The Blue Hens have played solid defense this year at home, allowing just 63 ppg, including allowing just 56 points in each of their last 2 conference home games. Their defense should have anther good showing tonight vs an ODU squad that averages just 60.8 ppg on 38.5% shooting on the road. This not a good scoring or shooting ODU squad and their offensive efficiency is 257th in the nation. Delaware has averaged 70.4 ppg at home and 68.5 ppg overall, but they are not a great shooting team as they rank 237th in the nation in shooting (42 %). This game also features 2 of the worst 3 point shooting teams in the land as the Blue Hens rank 308th, while ODU ranks 340th. Neither team is really run and gun, both teams shoot poorly and Delaware plays great defense.  expect around 130 points in this one. 


Western Carolina/ Wofford Over 123.5: Wofford's road games have averaged 124 ppg, while their last 4 away from home have put up 129.5 ppg. Wofford does struggle to score away from home, as they average 57.1 ppg on the road, but Western Carolina allows 69.5 ppg at home and they have allowed 72 ppg in their last 5 games overall, so i do expect 60+ from Wofford in this one. The Catamounts have put up 68 ppg overall and 66.8 ppg at home, while Wofford has allowed 64.9 ppg on 46.6% shooting on the road, so I clearly expect 64+ points out of the Catamounts in this one. Western Carolina's home games have averaged 136.3 ppg on the year and I would not be surprised at all if this one hit that average, but I will call for just over 130 points to be scored tonight

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Carolina at NY Islanders
Recommendation: Over

Carolina has scored 3+ goals in each of their last four games with Eric Staal and Jeff Skinner off to good starts to the season. The Hurricanes will be facing Rick DiPietro in net for the Islanders. He’s only started once this season due to injury and he wasn’t very good allowing four goals on just 27 shots in a 4-2 loss to the Boston Bruins back on January 25th. He’s been battling injuries for years and hasn’t played enough over the last few years to expect him to be razor sharp in between the pipes. I expect Carolina to have success finding the back of the net against an Islanders team allowing 3.36 goals per game.

The NY Islanders are coming off a 3-2 loss to Buffalo but it’s worth noting they had 43 shots on goal in that game and were absolutely stoned by Ryan Miller who played a terrific game. New York is still averaging nearly three goals per game on the season and they have plenty of young and talented firepower up front with John Tavares, Kyle Okposo, Matt Moulson, Brad Boyes and Michael Grabner leading the way. Cam Ward is expected to be in net for Carolina tonight and he’s played well over the last week but Carolina continues to give up too many quality scoring chances as well as too many shots on goal (NHL-worst 34.1 shots on goal per  game). That isn’t a formula for keeping the puck out of your net on a long-term basis and I’d expect the Islanders to do a better job of converting their scoring chances into goals tonight which is something they didn’t do against Buffalo.

These teams have gone 4-1 to the Over in the last five head-to-head meetings and I’d expect that trend to continue.

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Harry Bondi

KANSAS (-8) over Kansas State

This is truly a "circle the wagons" type of game for the Jayhawks, who are in unchartered territory after losing their third-straight game on Saturday. Luckily for Kansas, intra-state rival Kansas State comes to Phog Allen Fieldhouse and that's good news since the Jayhawks have dominated this series, going 35-3 straight up in and 27-11 against the spread. With the Jayhawks putting a huge emphasis on this game, and the Wildcats historically struggling on the road against winning teams, we think there's real value in this pointspread. Lay the points and bet the Jayhawks to bounce back big.

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Los Angeles Clippers -5

There is no way the Sixers can match the talent level on this Clippers team. The only way the Sixers win this game is if the Clippers take the night off. They are at the end of a long road trip, but this same Sixers team proved that doesn’t matter as they lost badly to a Pacers team playing back to back to back. Take the Clippers.


Oklahoma -16

The problem that TCU had in beating Kansas is now everyone they play wants to beat them badly and wont take this team light. This TCU team is just not good from the start and maybe we jumped the gun on how good of a team Kansas really might be. TCU scores under 50 pts a game on the road. That is pathetic. Oklahoma should put them away nice and early. Take Oklahoma.


Kansas State +7.5

This Kansas team can’t lose 4 in a row right? Well why not? They have been playing awful and now are playing a rivalry game with no confidence. This Kstate team is very good this year and plays great defense. If Kansas does get back on the winning track its just hard to see them doing it by double digits. Take Kansas State.

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