NHL Dallas Stars vs Tampa Bay Lightning Preview

February 14, 2019

Preview: Dallas vs Tampa Bay One of the major reasons the Tampa Bay Lightning have a healthy lead on everyone else in the league with 88 points is their depth and they hope to put it on display again Thursday night against the visiting Dallas Stars. The Lightning had six goal scorers, including at least one from each forward line, and 11 players posted a point in Tuesday’s 6-3 triumph…

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NCAA Basketball Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs Virginia Tech Hokies Preview

February 13, 2019

Preview: Georgia Tech at Virginia Tech Things could be better for No. 16 Virginia Tech, which enters Wednesday’s home contest against Georgia Tech riding a two-game losing streak and remaining without senior standout Justin Robinson. The point guard injured his left foot in a victory over Miami on Jan. 30 and has missed the past three games, a stretch in which the Hokies are 1-2 and are averaging just 54…

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NBA Golden State Warriors vs Portland Trail Blazers Preview

February 13, 2019

Preview: Warriors at Trail Blazers The Golden State Warriors look to wrap up play before the All-Star break with their 17th victory in the past 18 games when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday. The Warriors have scored at least 100 points in 27 straight games after registering a 115-108 home win over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday. To play this game at FanPicks…click here Golden State has…

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NCAA Basketball South Carolina Gamecocks vs Tennessee Volunteers Preview

February 13, 2019

Preview: South Carolina at Tennessee Tennessee puts its No. 1 ranking – and its program-record 18-game winning streak – on the line when it hosts South Carolina for an SEC matchup on Wednesday. The Volunteers have matched the best start to conference play in school history by winning their first 10 SEC games, including eight by double digits. To play this game at FanPicks…click here That includes a 92-70 rout…

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PGA Genesis Open 2019 Preview

February 12, 2019

Mickelson has made the last nine cuts at Riviera The Genesis Open golf tournament is set for Feb. 14-17 at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. That means it’s time to pick your optimal FanPicks fantasy golf lineup. Fortunately, our fantasy golf experts are ready to help. To play this tournament at FanPicks…click here Here’s what our best Genesis Open 2019 lineup looks like: Phil Mickelson ($7,000) A loaded field…

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NCAA Basketball Michigan State Spartans vs Wisconsin Badgers Preview

February 12, 2019

Preview: Michigan State at Wisconsin It will be a battle to stay in contention for the Big Ten regular-season title Tuesday night when No. 12 Michigan State travels to face No. 23 Wisconsin. The Spartans, who broke a three-game losing streak with a 79-55 victory over Minnesota on Saturday, are a game behind first-place Michigan entering this contest while the Badgers, who fell to the No. 7 Wolverines 61-52 in…

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NBA Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers Preview

February 11, 2019

Preview: Celtics at 76ers The Philadelphia 76ers made significant improvements at last week’s trade deadline and have since played like a team that is headed in the right direction. The Boston Celtics, who visit the 76ers on Tuesday, failed to make any upgrades prior to the deadline and are looking like a team that needed a shake-up. To play this game at FanPicks…click here After a quiet deadline day last…

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UEFA Champions League Round of 16 predictions

February 11, 2019

This is it. The UEFA Champions League kicks back off this week as the knockout rounds are here. With all four Premier League teams competing in the last 16, three of them (Man City, Liverpool, Tottenham) face Bundesliga opponents over two legs in the coming weeks, while Manchester United square off with Paris Saint-Germain. Huge clashes between Ajax and Real Madrid, plus Atletico Madrid v. Juventus, Roma v. Porto and…

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NBA Dallas Mavericks vs Houston Rockets Preview

February 11, 2019

Preview: Mavericks at Rockets James Harden will try to push his streak of 30-point games to 30 in a row when he leads the Houston Rockets into a home matchup with the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. Harden continued his phenomenal scoring run with 42 points in Saturday’s 117-112 loss to Oklahoma City, leaving him two 30-point games away from tying Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest such streak in NBA history….

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Ranking the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Matchups

February 10, 2019

With the Champions League group stage in the books, the Round of 16 draw produced some juicy matchups. Trash talk, compare notes and/or talk football during all champions league fantasy contest. It’s new and available at FanPicks Highlighting the results is a trio of clashes between English and German sides, plus Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Madrid. Based on current form, competitiveness and best storylines, we’ve ranked each of the eight final…

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NCAA Basketball UConn Huskies vs Memphis Tigers Preview

February 10, 2019

Preview: Connecticut at Memphis Connecticut has had its share of ups-and-downs in the first year under coach Dan Hurley, but it is about to face perhaps its biggest challenge playing without senior star guard Jalen Adams for the next four to six weeks – which could mean the season. Looking for a new leader, the Huskies will take to the road Sunday to play a Memphis team that is 11-2…

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NBA Los Angeles Lakers vs Boston Celtics Preview

February 7, 2019

Preview: Lakers at Celtics The Los Angeles Lakers are at the center of a media circus in front of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, and the rumors seem to be getting to some of the young players on the team. The Lakers might look like a completely different team when they visit the rival Boston Celtics on Thursday. To play this game at FanPicks…click here Los Angeles is reportedly in hot…

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NCAA Basketball Houston Cougars vs UCF Knights Preview

February 7, 2019

Preview: Houston at Central Florida It didn’t take long for Central Florida to get rid of the bad taste in its mouth from a 20-point loss to Memphis as the Knights went out and beat Connecticut 73-67 last Thursday for their 11th victory at home. But now the going gets tougher for the Knights as they welcome 12th-ranked Houston to Orlando on Thursday for a battle between two of the…

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