Basketball

NHL Thursday: Lightning Takes on Maple Leafs

Tampa Bay NHL Hockey

Leafs Look to Catch NHL Leading Lightning The top team in the NHL gets set to take on their Atlantic Division rivals. The Tampa Bay Lightning welcome the Toronto Maple Leafs to town Thursday night.  The Leafs have gone through some recent struggles that has led to a .500 record over their past 10 games. Meanwhile, the Lightning have continued with ...

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LA Lakers vs. OKC Thunder NBA Preview

OKC Thunder

Lakers and Thunder Both Struggling Thursday, January 17 at 9:30 PM ET Chesapeake Energy Arena Coverage: TNT — Line: Thunder 10; O/U 227. The Los Angeles Lakers visit the reeling Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night. The Lakers snapped their two-game losing streak with a hard-fought 107-100 home win against the Bulls. The Thunder have lost four of their last ...

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AAC Hoops: Houston Cougars vs SMU Mustangs

SMU Mustang Athletics

SMU Needs to Slow down Houston Offense The Houston Cougars and the SMU Mustangs will both meet on Wednesday at Moody Coliseum-Dallas. Both teams are in a five-way tie for second place in the conference. TV: 9 p.m. ET, ESPNews LINE: Pick; O/U: 137. Point guard Galen Robinson Jr. is the engine of No. 17 Houston’s high-tempo offense. Robinson needs three ...

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Raptors vs Celtics on ESPN

Boston Celtics

Celtics Looks to Get Back on Track at Home Just when the Toronto Raptors (33-12 SU, 20-25 ATS) were getting healthy, a key rotation player has hit the injured list ahead of Wednesday’s big matchup with the Boston Celtics (25-18 SU, 22-21 ATS). Fred VanVleet is listed as day-to-day with a hip/thigh contusion. TV: 8 p.m. ET, ESPN, TSN (Toronto), ...

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Free Pick: Orlando Magic vs. Detroit Pistons

Detroit Pistons Basketball

Pistons and Magic Look to Make Playoff Push Wednesday, January 16 at 7:00 PM ET Little Caesars Arena TV: 7 p.m. ET, FS Florida (Orlando), FS Detroit, NBA League Pass LINE:Pistons -4; O/U: 208 The Orlando Magic visit the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Both teams looking to stay in the Eastern Conference playoff race.  Magic and Pistons making playoff ...

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Nuggets Host Warriors

Denver Nuggets Basketball

Nuggets and Warriors are Top in West Right Now The Golden State Warriors battle the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on Tuesday night. Both teams are starting to break away from the pack in the crowded Western Conference. Both are playing well heading into a showdown on Tuesday. The Warriors will try to take back the lead in the conference ...

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Virginia Hosts Virginia Tech in ACC Play

Virginia Cavaliers Athletics

Early ACC Top-Ten Matchup The Virginia Tech Hokies and the Virginia Cavaliers will meet on Tuesday at John Paul Jones Arena. Virginia hasn’t broken much of a sweat while beginning ACC play with three straight wins for the second straight season. They are using its trademark recipe of precision offense and suffocating defense. The 7th-ranked Hokies look to have something ...

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Pac-12 Hoops: Southern Cal vs Oregon State

Oregon State Athletics

Southern Cal Going for 5th Straight Victory The Southern Cal Trojans and the Oregon State Beavers will battle at Gill Coliseum on Thursday night. The Pac-12 Looks to be a dead-even type of conference this season with no one wanting to take charge so every game is important. TV: 11 p.m., ESPNU LINE: Oregon State -3; O/U: 139 After a home ...

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Resurgent Rockets Visit Warriors

Warriors NBA Basketball

Red Hot Harden Leads Rockets against Warriors Just when it looked like the season was getting away from them, the Houston Rockets (21-15 SU, 18-17-1 ATS) have won nine of their last 10 games. They are at 8-1-1 ATS in that span to take over first place in the Southwest Division. They’ll visit the top team in the Pacific, the ...

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Trail Blazers Host 76ers on Sunday

Trail Blazers Basketball

76ers are Banged up Heading into Portland The Philadelphia 76ers and the Portland Trail Blazers will meet on Sunday at Moda Center. The 76ers may be battling tonight without a key piece to their lineup. TV: 9 p.m. ET, NBCS Philadelphia, NBCS Northwest (Portland), Line: Portland -1.5; O/U: 223. Philadelphia could be without star center Joel Embiid when they continue ...

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