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...

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

Kansas won at least a share of the Big 12 Conference 15 times under Bill Self from 2004-2019, including a stretch in which it secured 14-straight regular-season championships during a dominant run unparalleled in the modern...

76ers vs. Pistons odds, line: 2021 NBA picks, Oct. 28 predictions from proven computer model

The Philadelphia 76ers will take on the Detroit Pistons at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday at the Wells Fargo Center. Detroit is likely to play without its two best players, Jerami Grant (elbow) and Cade Cunningham...

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

For a moment during last season’s AAC Tournament, the league’s prognosis looked particularly bleak, as Wichita State’s loss to Cincinnati in the semifinals put the Shockers on the NCAA Tournament bubble and moved the conference perilously...