Lakers vs. Heat odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Nov. 10 predictions, best bets from model on 110-73 roll

The Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers square off in a high-profile NBA showdown on Wednesday evening. The Lakers host the proceedings at the STAPLES Center, with Los Angeles seeking a second straight win. Miami...

Duke vs. Kentucky odds, line, spread: 2021 college basketball tipoff picks, predictions from proven model

Two of the top programs in men’s college basketball square off on Tuesday. The No. 10 Duke Blue Devils take on the No. 9 Kentucky Wildcats in the nightcap of the 2021 Champions Classic as Coach...

College basketball predictions: Expert picks for 2022 Final Four and NCAA Tournament champion

It’s been two years since college basketball had a normal opening day. But we are finally back. Hallelujah, praise be to Bill Raftery. A sport that has waited 20 months to hold games under mostly normal...

SEC expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, most overrated and underrated teams

Some conferences have an obvious preseason favorite. For instance, in the Big East, it’s clearly Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats. In the Pac-12, it’s clearly Mick Cronin’s UCLA Bruins. But nothing seems quite as certain in the...

Bucks vs. Wizards odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Nov. 7 predictions from proven computer model

The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Washington Wizards at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday at the Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. Both teams have surprised this season, but for different reasons. Washington is off to...

Nuggets vs. Rockets odds, line: 2021 NBA picks, Nov. 6 predictions from proven computer model

The Houston Rockets will take on the Denver Nuggets at 5 p.m. ET on Saturday at Ball Arena. Denver is 4-4 overall and 2-1 at home, while the Rockets are 1-7 overall and 0-5 on the...

Nets vs. Pistons odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Nov. 5 predictions, best bets from model on 106-71 roll

The Brooklyn Nets (5-3) hit the road to face the Detroit Pistons (1-7) on Friday evening. Brooklyn completed a six-game homestand on Wednesday with a win over the Atlanta Hawks. The Nets have won three straight games, improving...

Pac-12 expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, most overrated and underrated teams

The Pac-12 made a loud resurgence onto the national scene during the 2021 NCAA Tournament by sending three teams to the Elite Eight, including No. 11 seed UCLA, which advanced from the First Four to the...

Best of the Rest: Mid-major college basketball preview, picks, predictions for teams outside power conferences

Over the previous two weeks we’ve thoroughly previewed and predicted what to expect in men’s college basketball’s Major Seven conferences; linked here you will find said previews for the AAC, ACC, Big 12, Big East, Big...

Big East expert picks 2021-22: Projected order of finish, bold predictions, overrated and underrated teams

The Big East is coming off, statistically, its weakest season since, well, maybe the 1990s. It’s not just the barely acceptable four bids to the NCAA Tournament (matching lowest the league’s had in three-plus decades). Beyond...