Steve Brewers7

Been handicapping the NBA since 1983... I will be covering a plethora of handicapping angles... Picks?... Sure, I will be easing back into making picks and will be adding fantasy information as I get settled in at GMS... You will often hear me remind people that, "Past results do not guarantee future performance" and "Do your homework" among others as we go... Best of Luck to you...

Hawks, Millsap Look to Even Things Up Monday in Game 4

Millsap Wizards at Hawks

NBA Preview: Atlanta wants to even up the series, while Paul Millsap may want some revenge for a post-game comment made by the Wizards’ Markieff Morris. #4 Washington Wizards (51-34) at #5 Atlanta Hawks (44-41), Saturday, 8 p.m. EST Line: Hawks -2.5. Total 211.5. Series: Wizards 2-1. Out of the eight first-round playoff series, it is fairly safe to say …

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Celtics, Jazz Look to Get Even Sunday Night

Celtics Bulls Clips Jazz

NBA Preview: The Celtics and Jazz are hoping to even their individual series at 2-2 in a pair of Game 4’s Sunday night. #1 Boston Celtics (54-41) at #8 Chicago Bulls (43-42), Sunday, 6:30 p.m. EST Line: Celtics -2.5. Total 204. Series: Bulls lead 2-1. The thumb injury to the Bulls’ Rajon Rondo was just the boost the Celtics needed …

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Zig-Zag Theory in Play for Two NBA Games Saturday

NBA Zig-Zag Theory

NBA Preview: The Zig-Zag Theory is in play for 2 playoff games on Saturday, April 22. The Wizards vs the Hawks, Game 3 and the Spurs vs the Grizzlies, Game 4.   The NBA Zig-Zag Theory is well known in betting circles. This theory can also be used in the NHL. The Zig-Zag Theory in its purest form is a …

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Celtics Look to Rebound Against the Bulls in Game 3

Celtics vs Bulls

NBA Preview: Boston is in a must-win game Friday night as the Bulls have dominated the boards and the Celtics in this series. Boston Celtics (53-41) at Chicago Bulls (43-41), Friday, 7 p.m. EST Line: Bulls -1.5. Total 207.5. Series: Bulls lead 2-0. When I previewed Game 1, which was a mini-preview for this series, I said, “This is not …

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LeBron Looking to Continue First-Round Dominance

LeBron Cavaliers vs Pacers

NBA Preview: LeBron James has been the King of the first-round playoffs in his career. He has a record of 46-7 and has 19 straight wins coming into tonight’s game at Indiana. Cleveland Cavaliers (53-31) at Indiana Pacers (42-42), Thursday, 7 p.m. EST Line: Cavs -2.5. Total 210.5. Series: Cavs lead 2-0. LeBron James owns the first round of the Eastern …

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Westbrook, Thunder look to Bounce Back at Houston

Westbrook Thunder vs Rockets

NBA Series Preview: Russell Westbrook and the Thunder try to even the series in Game 2. #6 Oklahoma City Thunder (47-36) vs. #3 Houston Rockets (56-27). Line: Rockets -7.5. Total 224. Series: Rockets lead 1-0. Houston dismantled the Thunder in the second half of Sunday’s game, outscoring them 59-33. James Harden came out strong in the third quarter, taking the …

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LA Clippers in Must-Win Situation for Game 2

Jazz vs Clippers

NBA Preview: Blake Griffin and the Clippers need to show up and play four good quarters against Utah on Tuesday night. #5 Utah Jazz (52-31) vs. #4 Los Angeles Clippers (51-32). Line: Clippers -9. Total 195.5. Series: Jazz lead 1-0. Utah’s Rudy Gobert injured his left knee during the opening possession of Game 1. The boxscore says Gobert played 17 …

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LeBron, Cavaliers Look to Build Momentum in Game 2

Pacers vs Cavaliers

NBA Preview: The Cavaliers are hoping to continue their winning ways after escaping with a 109-108 victory in Game 1. Indiana Pacers (42-41) at Cleveland Cavaliers (52-31), Monday, 7 p.m. EST Line: Cavs -7.5. Total 210. Series: Cavs lead 1-0. Paul George is on fire. George, the 6-foot, 9-inch shooting guard / small forward for the Pacers, is shooting 56.8% …

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Rockets Set to Launch Three-Pointers at Thunder

Thunder vs Rockets

NBA Series Preview: Rockets and Thunder have their MVP candidates battle it out during prime time in Houston. #6 Oklahoma City Thunder (47-35) vs. #3 Houston Rockets (55-27). Series Odds: Rockets -390, Thunder +320. Series schedule (courtesy of cbs.com): Game 1 — Sunday, April 16, Oklahoma City at Houston, 9 p.m., TNT Game 2 — Wednesday, April 19, Oklahoma City …

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Warriors Ready for a Third Straight NBA Finals Appearance

Blazers vs Warriors

NBA Series Preview: The Warriors are rested and ready for a third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals. #8 Portland Trail Blazers (41-41) vs. #1 Golden State Warriors (67-15). Series Odds: Warriors -7000, Blazers +3000. Series schedule (courtesy of cbs.com): Game 1 — Sunday, April 16 Portland at Golden State, 3:30 p.m., ABC Game 2 — Wednesday, April 19 Portland …

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