Friday, November 24, 2017

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...

NBA Handicapping Preview for Friday, October 24

NBA Handicapping Preview

NBA Handicapping Preview: A Summary for some of Friday’s action and first-blush thoughts. Portland Trail Blazers (10-8) at Brooklyn Nets (6-11). Line: Blazers -3.5, Total: 211 (12 p.m. EST). The Blazers had an awful game against the Sixers last time out in a 101-81 loss. CJ McCollum had the worst shooting game of his career as a starter, going 1-for-14 …

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NBA Handicapping Previews for Wednesday, October 22

NBA Handicapping Previews

NBA Handicapping Previews: A Summary for some of Wednesday’s action and first-blush thoughts. Wizards (10-7) at Hornets (7-9): Washington comes into this game with 9 straight unders. The Timberwolves just had a 9-game under streak come to an end Monday at Charlotte. So I am quite sure this has a chance to be an NBA first. Can the Hornets end …

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Sixers vs Warriors: The Process vs The Dynasty

Sixers vs Warriors

NBA Preview: The Process meets The Dynasty as the Sixers travel to Golden State. Philadelphia 76ers (6-5) at Golden State Warriors (9-3), Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST  Line: Warriors -14. Total: 230. This game between Philly and Golden State has all the makings of a classic. The contest will certainly be entertaining at minimum. We have star power on both sides. …

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Clippers, Thunder Looking to Hit Their Stride

Clippers vs Thunder

NBA Preview: The Clippers and Thunder are two teams looking to find their way early in the season. Los Angeles Clippers (5-5) at Oklahoma City Thunder (4-7), Friday, 9:00 p.m. EST Line: Thunder -6.5. Total: 209.5. When Carmelo Anthony was traded from New York to Oklahoma City, Paul George proclaimed that the Thunder now have a championship team. The prognosticators …

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Upstart Lakers Look to Sweep the Wizards

Lakers vs Wizards

NBA Preview: The slow-starting Wizards are looking for revenge against the upstart Lakers for a loss at Staples Center two weeks ago. Los Angeles Lakers (5-6) at Washington Wizards (5-5), Thursday, 7:00 p.m. EST Line: Wizards -10.5. Total: 220. Washington is off to another slow start this season. At 5-5, they are three wins ahead of their 2-8 start from …

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Knicks Bring Their Own Magic to Orlando

Knicks vs Magic

NBA Preview: The New York Knicks are off to a surprisingly good start thanks to the scorching hot start of their new leader Kristaps Porzingis. New York Knicks (6-4) at Orlando Magic (6-4), Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. EST Line: Magic -5. Total: 214. The Knicks are clearly one of the big surprises early in the season. After starting the regular season …

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NBA Previews and Picks for October 31

NBA Previews

NBA Previews for Tuesday, October 31. Oklahoma City Thunder (3-3) at Milwaukee Bucks (4-2), Tuesday, 8:00 p.m. EST Line: Thunder -1.5. Total: 212. Oklahoma City is clearly in adjustment mode early in the campaign with their two big offseason acquisitions. Paul George and Carmelo Anthony join Russell Westbrook to create the Thunder’s version of the Big 3. Westbrook has proven …

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NBA Previews and Picks for October 30

NBA Previews

NBA Previews for Monday, October 30. Denver Nuggets (3-3) at New York Knicks (2-3), Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST Line: Nuggets -4. Total: 210 (5dimes). Both teams have woken up with two-game winning streaks. Denver beat Atlanta and Brooklyn on the road, while the Knicks beat Brooklyn at home and Cleveland on the road. New York’s win over the Cavaliers was …

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NBA Previews and Picks for October 29

NBA previews

NBA Previews for Sunday, October 29. San Antonio Spurs (4-1) at Indiana Pacers (2-3), Sunday, 4:30 p.m. EST Line: Spurs -7. Total: 207. Both teams are coming off their worst shooting game of their season. Ironically, both teams shot 33.7% in their previous game. The Pacers lost 114-96 to Oklahoma City, while the Spurs lost to Orlando 114-87. When a …

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NBA Previews and Picks for October 28

NBA Previews

NBA Previews for Saturday, October 28. Cleveland Cavaliers (3-2) at New Orleans Pelicans (2-3), Saturday, 7:00 p.m. EST Line: Cavs -2.5. Total: 217.5. It was just announced that Anthony Davis will play for the Pelicans. A star player returning to the lineup after an injury does not guarantee his team will win and cover the spread. Vegas only adjusted this …

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