NBA Playoffs 2017 Second Round Preview

NBA playoffs 2017 Second Round
May 1, 2017

NBA Playoffs 2017 Second Round Preview Round number 2 is already under way, so lets get to it (Play now).  Washington Wizards (49-33) vs. Boston Celtics (53-29)  Season matchups (2-2 Tie) The backcourt in this semifinal takes center stage in perhaps the most interesting of the four second round series in these NBA playoffs. Talk about this year’s Boston squad begins with Isaiah Thomas, who punches far above his weight class and…

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NFL Draft Preview – NFC West biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft

AFC East Biggest Needs - 2017 nfl draft
April 27, 2017

NFC West biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft Every team in the NFL’s worst division has serious question marks The Seahawks, Cardinals, Rams and 49ers collectively finished the 2016 NFL season – playoffs included – with a combined 24 wins. To put that in perspective, the New England Patriots won just seven fewer games than the entire NFC West combined. As you might have expected, the NFC West was…

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NFL Draft Preview – NFC South biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft

AFC East Biggest Needs - 2017 nfl draft
April 26, 2017

NFC South biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft The league’s most wide-open division looks to get even more competitive after the draft You could argue that the NFC South is the NFL’s most talented and competitive division from top to bottom. The Falcons and Panthers have represented the NFC and each of the last two Super Bowls, and all four teams have franchise quarterbacks on their roster. Be that…

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NFL Draft Preview – NFC North biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft

AFC East Biggest Needs - 2017 nfl draft
April 26, 2017

NFC North biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft All four teams in the division have serious holes that could be filled in the draft Thanks to what could only be called “widespread mediocrity” across the NFC, the NFC North got two teams into the playoffs this past season. Be that as it may, the division — outside of Green Bay with Aaron Rodgers under center — is full of…

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NHL 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Second Round Preview

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff
April 25, 2017

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Second Round Preview It’s on to the second round with 8 remaining teams in the hunt for the Stanley Cup. Join the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs fantasy draft starting this Wednesday (Enter Now). Here are some insight into each series, we break them down one by one.  PITTSBURGH PENGUINS (50-21-11) vs. WASHINGTON CAPITALS (55-19-8)  Season series (2-0-2 WAS) A rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference semifinal will take place between the Pittsburgh…

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NFL Draft Preview – NFC East biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft

AFC East Biggest Needs - 2017 nfl draft
April 24, 2017

NFC East biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft The Cowboys look like they have long-term stability, while the other three teams in the division are looking for an identity The Dallas Cowboys returned to on-field relevance in 2016 on the back of two outstanding rookies and elite offensive line play. Suffice to say, the 2016 NFL Draft was kind to them. The other three teams in their division would…

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NFL Draft Preview – AFC West biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft

AFC East Biggest Needs - 2017 nfl draft
April 22, 2017

AFC West biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft The right addition by any team could be the difference in the NFL’s most competitive division The AFC West was a two-team race for the most part in 2016, with the then-defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos ending up in third place. The talented and now newly re-located Chargers pulled up the rear with a 5-11 record that was not necessarily…

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NFL Draft Preview – AFC South biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft

AFC East Biggest Needs - 2017 nfl draft
April 21, 2017

AFC South biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft Four teams stacked with young talent still need some key pieces to get over the hump The AFC South is a division long on potential yet short on results. The Houston Texans are back-to-back champions of the division, but are just 18-14 over that period. The division is young, but youth alone cannot be blamed for the lackluster results. Each team…

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NFL Draft Preview – AFC North biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft

AFC East Biggest Needs - 2017 nfl draft
April 20, 2017

AFC North biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft While the Steelers remain the class of the division, even they have holes to fill The Pittsburgh Steelers were within one game of playing for the Lombardi Trophy last season. As for the rest of the AFC North, there appears to be a lot of work to do and holes to fill during the NFL draft on April 27th 2017. Only…

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NFL Draft Preview – AFC East biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft

AFC East Biggest Needs - 2017 nfl draft
April 19, 2017

AFC East biggest needs in the 2017 NFL Draft The Bills, Dolphins and Jets have work to do if they want to close the gap on the Super Bowl champions The New England Patriots won the AFC East by a wider margin than any other division champion in the NFL in 2016. That’s pretty much how things went over the last decade and a half, as Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and Co….

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NBA Playoffs 2017 First Round Preview

NBA playoffs 2017 First Round
April 14, 2017

NBA Playoffs 2017 First Round Preview The NBA Playoffs starts Saturday. FanPicks will offer fantasy basketball post-season draft for every matchup. We’ve got you covered with the key storylines for the first-round hoop action. Get ready and reserve your spot for the upcoming contests now (Play now).  Memphis Grizzlies (43-39) vs San Antonio Spurs (61-21)  Season matchups (2-2 Tie) The San Antonio Spurs weren’t very sharp while ending the regular season with three…

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2017 First Round Preview

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2017 First Round
April 10, 2017

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2017 First Round Preview There are plenty of intriguing and exciting matchups that should make for tough decisions in your FanPicks NHL cash league (Enter Now). To help you out and give you some insight into each series, we break them down one by one.  MINNESOTA WILD (49-25-8) vs. ST. LOUIS BLUES (46-29-7)   Season series (3-2 STL) Trade deadline buyer (Minnesota) versus trade deadline seller…

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NCAA March Madness Preview – Final Four Breakdown

Final Four March Madness
March 28, 2017

Final Four Breakdown There was noise about the lack of drama in the initial weekend. Fair or not, we can all agree that the Elite Eight and Sweet 16 delivered in a big way. Here’s what we can take away from the second weekend as we try to project what might happen in Phoenix. Defense, defense, defense. It matters. Kansas and UCLA were popular picks to win it all. The…

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