Standing On The Edge

2/2/13 in   |   pigskinfan   |   36 respect

It's been a very tough start to 2013, but I'm starting to see signs of life in the NBA numbers once again. That's certainly not going to help salvage January, but it certainly bodes well for the near future. And speaking of that, there's lots to get to for today as college hoops gets right to the edge of blowing out with 19 games available to us today. We're still not there for all conferences yet, but by the end of next week, things are going to get really busy. Let's get started.

 

 

THE NBA (8-4 last night and 22-22 so far for the week)

 

 

SU WINNERS (6-4 last night and 26-16 so far for the week)

Bulls, KNICKS, Thunder, ROCKETS, WOLVES, BUCKS, SPURS, BLAZERS and WARRIORS

 

 

TOTALS (5-7 last night and 24-20 so far for the week)

OVERS - Bobcats/ROCKETS (208 1/2), Hornets/WOLVES (187 1/2), Jazz/BLAZERS (193 1/2) and Suns/WARRIORS (201)

UNDERS - Bulls/HAWKS (181 1/2), Kings/KNICKS (202 1/2), Thunder/CAVS (203 1/2), Magic/BUCKS (202) and Wizards/SPURS (194)

 

 

BUTTA (1-1 last night and 4-3 so far for the week)

BLAZERS (-4) over Jazz - The Blazers are getting pretty familiar with this whole home and home scenario. This will be their 2nd one in less than a week. They were treated rudely in Salt Lake on the front end last night, but you know what they say about paybacks. Also, the Jazz are in a bit of a scheduling bind here as this will be their 6th game in the last 9 days. BLAZERS 104, Jazz 93

 

 

ALL THE REST

1. Bulls (+7) at HAWKS - The Bulls are greatly depleted, and this will also be a 6th game in 9 days for them as well. The problem is that you just can't count on the Hawks. Bulls 87, HAWKS 85

2. KNICKS (-11) over Kings - Another team in the Kings that will be playing their 6th game in 9 nights. I don't know if that's as big a deal for them as their youth is. This team just can't get out of it's own way sometimes, but that Knick defense can be a problem when trying to cover doubles. KNICKS 99, Kings 81

3. CAVS (+10) vs. Thunder - Sometimes I just can't explain why the numbers come out the way they do. About all I can do in those spots is to report them and move on. Thunder 102, CAVS 99

4. ROCKETS (-12) over Bobcats - It's doubles, so I'm not going to waste any time on it. ROCKETS 115, Bobcats 97

5. WOLVES (-3) over Hornets - Both teams are in a b2b and off losses last night. I really like this Hornet squad and the way they never quit coming at an opponent, but they look to be in a bad scheduling spot here playing their 4th game in 5 nights and their 5th in 7. WOLVES 100, Hornets 94

6. SPURS (-13) over Wizards - The Spurs just don't seem to miss a beat regardless of who's playing. SPURS 97, Wizards 81

7. WARRIORS (-8) over Suns - The Suns are a horrible b2b team (2-9 overall & 1-6 on the road), but the Warriors might be a little tired also. This will be Golden State's 4th game in 6 nights, so this chalk may be a little too heavy for them to carry, especially if Curry is sitting again tonight. WARRIORS 105, Suns 97

 

 

COLLEGE HOOPS (6-2 ATS & SU and 5-3 TOTALS so far for the week)

 

 

BUTTA (no plays so far for the week)

1. Colorado (-240) over UTAH

2. Utah St. (-1,) 69, SEATTLE 63

 

 

ALL THE REST

1. MARYLAND 70, Wake Forest (+11, O135) 68

2. N. CAROLINA ST. (+1, O134 1/2) 76, Miami-Fla. 71

3. Michigan (+4 1/2, O145) 80, INDIANA 71

4. Ohio St. 52, NEBRASKA (+12, U 119) 50

5. St. John's (+9, O120 1/2) 64, GEORGETOWN 58

6. PITT (-3, U126 1/2) 62 Syracuse 58

7. MISSOURI (-15 1/2, O138) 83, Auburn 62

8. ARK.-LITTLE ROCK (-5, O135) 77, S. Alabama 68

9. ARKANSAS ST. (-10, U127) 66, N. Texas 43

10. FLA.-ATLANTIC (+10 1/2,) 70, Middle Tennessee St. 64

11. FLA.-INT'L (-11 1/2, O124) 68, La.-Monroe 54

12. TROY ST. (+1, U137) 71, Lousiana 59

13. IDAHO (-9 1/2, U131) 71, San Jose St. 56

14. Tex.-Arlington (+9 1/2, O128) 75, LA. TECH 74

15. Denver (-11, U131) 76, TEXAS ST. 53

16. New Mexico St. 75, TEX.-SAN ANTONIO (+6 1/2, O137) 71

17. Colorado 59, UTAH (+5, U126 1/2) 55

18. Arizona (-7, U127) 66, WASHINGTON ST. 56

 

 

It's almost like a college football Saturday, huh? Have a fantastic day, be careful out there and I'll talk to you tomorrow.

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