NCAA Basketball Iowa State Cyclones vs Iowa Hawkeyes Preview

December 5, 2018

Preview: Iowa State at Iowa Iowa State faces its first true road test of the season when it visits 19th-ranked Iowa on Thursday in the annual Cy-Hawk series. The Cyclones have won four consecutive games, including an 81-59 victory against North Dakota State on Monday, to move on the cusp on the national rankings after receiving the second-most votes (33) outside the Top 25, and hope to continue their upward…

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NCAA Basketball Maryland Terrapins vs Purdue Boilermakers Preview

December 5, 2018

Preview: Maryland at Purdue No. 24 Purdue looks to recover from back-to-back losses when it hosts 23rd-ranked Maryland on Thursday in Big Ten play. The Boilermakers dropped a 73-72 decision to No. 11 Florida State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge before they were routed 76-57 by fifth-ranked Michigan on Saturday to slide down the national polls and hope to avoid their fourth straight loss to a ranked opponent in the…

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NBA Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz Preview

December 5, 2018

Preview: Rockets at Jazz The Utah Jazz established a season high for points in their last outing and look to keep the offense churning when they host the Houston Rockets on Thursday. Utah has won four of its last six games and knocked down a franchise-record 20 3-pointers in Tuesday’s 139-105 trouncing of the visiting San Antonio Spurs. To play this game at FanPicks…click here The Jazz set their 3-point…

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NBA New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics Preview

December 5, 2018

Preview: Knicks at Celtics The Boston Celtics have won three straight games and figure to be fully refreshed when they host the New York Knicks on Thursday. The Celtics last played Saturday and then had four full days without a game to rest up for the Knicks’ arrival. To play this game at FanPicks…click here Boston won by an average of 19.7 points during its winning streak and guard Marcus…

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NBA San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Lakers Preview

December 5, 2018

Preview: Spurs at Lakers The San Antonio Spurs look to post their third straight win in the season series when they visit the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday for the opener of a home-and-home set. San Antonio recorded a 143-142 overtime victory in Los Angeles on Oct. 22 and registered a 110-106 home triumph over the Lakers five days later. To play this game at FanPicks…click here Both losses to…

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NBA Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies Preview

December 5, 2018

Preview: Clippers at Grizzlies An overtime loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Nov. 23 began a stretch of four setbacks in five games for the Memphis Grizzlies. Host Memphis will attempt to dig out of its slide when it clashes against the Clippers again on Wednesday. To play this game at FanPicks…click here The Grizzlies were off to a strong 12-5 start before the recent funk but point guard…

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NCAA Basketball Ohio State Buckeyes vs Illinois Fighting Illini Preview

December 5, 2018

Preview: Ohio State vs. Illinois Any concerns that No. 17 Ohio State might struggle after losing freshman Luther Muhammed to a dislocated shoulder were eased with a Big Ten-opening victory over Minnesota on Sunday. The Buckeyes will try to win their second straight conference game when they travel to Chicago to face Illinois on Wednesday night. To play this game at FanPicks…click here Muhammed was averaging the second-most minutes on…

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NBA Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers Preview

December 4, 2018

Preview: Warriors at Cavaliers It doesn’t have quite the same juice as it used to when LeBron James was around, but it’s still special when the participants in the last four NBA Finals get together in the regular season. The Cleveland Cavaliers will try to get some revenge when they host the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. To play this game at FanPicks…click here The Warriors beat the Cavaliers in…

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NBA Portland Trail Blazers vs Dallas Mavericks Preview

December 4, 2018

Preview: Trail Blazers at Mavericks The Portland Trail Blazers are experiencing issues after getting off to a strong start. Portland has dropped five of its last six games entering Tuesday’s road game against the Dallas Mavericks, who have won nine of their past 12 games. To play this game at FanPicks…click here The Trail Blazers have allowed 125 or more points three times during the six-game stretch and the issues…

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NCAA Basketball Oklahoma Sooners vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Preview

December 4, 2018

Preview: Oklahoma vs. Notre Dame Two 6-1 teams face off in the Jimmy V Classic as Oklahoma and Notre Dame meet on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Sooners enter the week winners of two straight, while the Fighting Irish are aiming for a fifth consecutive win. To play this game at FanPicks…click here With Trae Young moving on to the NBA, Oklahoma has become…

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NBA Houston Rockets vs Minnesota Timberwolves Preview

December 3, 2018

Preview: Rockets at Timberwolves The Houston Rockets are back to streaking in the right direction and are coming off back-to-back dominating wins over the San Antonio Spurs and the Chicago Bulls. The Rockets will try to make it three in a row when they visit the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday. To play this game at FanPicks…click here Houston surrendered an average of 124 points during a four-game slide but was…

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NCAA Basketball Iowa Hawkeyes vs Michigan State Spartans Preview

December 3, 2018

Preview: Iowa at Michigan State Michigan State looks to stay unbeaten in Big Ten Conference play when it hosts Iowa on Monday. The eighth-ranked Spartans won their league opener Friday night at Rutgers 78-67, while 15th-ranked Iowa comes into the contest looking for its first Big Ten victory after falling to No. 22 Wisconsin 72-66 Friday at home. To play this game at FanPicks…click here The Hawkeyes have a balanced…

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NBA Houston Rockets vs San Antonio Spurs Preview

November 29, 2018

Preview: Rockets at Spurs The Houston Rockets are one of the league’s biggest disappointments and they will look to halt a four-game slide when they visit the San Antonio Spurs on Friday. Houston has allowed an average of 124 points during the skid and was lambasted 128-108 by the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday. To play this game at FanPicks…click here Star guard James Harden isn’t overly concerned about the porous…

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