Basketball

NBA Betting — Clippers and Lakers Healthy – Maybe – For Christmas Showdown

By Charles Jay With much in the way of pomp and circumstance, the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers opened up the NBA season. And while Danny Green came up huge with 28 points, […] Read More

NBA Betting — Kings Welcome Back Fox as They Visit Hornets

By Charles Jay The Sacramento Kings are expected to be welcoming back their point guard to the lineup on Tuesday night, and it’s going to change the way they look out on the floor…..sooner or […] Read More

College Basketball Betting — Gonzaga Looks to Go “Over the Top” Against U-Dub

By Charles Jay The Washington Huskies have thus far ridden the talents of two of the very best recruits in this year’s incoming freshman class. But will that, along with the matchup zone Mike Hopkins […] Read More

NCAA Basketball Preview – DePaul Looks to Stay Unbeaten Against Texas Tech

By Charles Jay Here’s an interesting encounter for you. In Division I basketball, there are four post-season tournaments. The runners-up in two of those will face off in a game that is absolutely critical for […] Read More

Basketball Picks — Virginia Tries to Suffocate Purdue

By Charles Jay The Virginia Cavaliers went all the way last season, winning the national title one year after suffering a humiliating defeat to a 16th seed (Maryland-Baltimore County) in the Big Dance. But they […] Read More

NCAA Basketball Preview — Can FSU Muscle Its Way Past Indiana?

By Charles Jay I always liked Leonard Hamilton, and wondered why my alma mater, the University of Miami, let him go. And then of course I realized that he bolted THEM for the Washington Wizards […] Read More

College Basketball Predictions — Weighing in on Duke-Michigan State

By Charles Jay It was a nice evening last night as we made a tiny little WagerWAR comeback, as the Seattle Seahawks held off Minnesota, dropping Kirk Cousins’ Monday Night Football record to 0-8 straight-up […] Read More

NBA Finals Preview — A Dozen Things You Need to Know About Game 6

By Charles Jay (1) FIRST, THE ODDS In the odds we use that govern the WagerWAR competition (powered by PPHVIP), the Warriors are the 2.5-point favorites at home, with a posted total of 212 points. […] Read More

NBA Finals Game 3 — Much Still Uncertain About Warriors’ Rotation

By Charles Jay It has now gotten to the point where you really can’t tell the players without a scorecard for the Golden State Warriors. If we are going to operate under the assumption that […] Read More

NBA Picks — Raptors Need Burst of Energy vs. Bucks in Game 4

By Charles Jay This actually amounts to a desperate situation for the Toronto Raptors, who face the prospect of having to go back to the home territory of the Milwaukee Bucks with elimination imminent. So […] Read More