V.I.P. NBA Betting Capsule | The San Antonio Spurs look to extend their winning streak against the Memphis Grizzlies when the two teams meet in Game 3 of their Western Conference opening round series. The Spurs are favored by -11.5 with the total at 182.view
V.I.P. NBA Betting Capsule | The Dallas Mavericks look to take a 2-1 series lead when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder. Tip-off is set for 4 pm PT at American Airlines Arena where OKC is favored by -8.5 with the total at 196.5.view
V.I.P. NBA Betting Capsule | The Miami Heat look to open up a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven series against the Charlotte Hornets. Game time is slated for 7 PM ET at American Airlines Arena where Miami is favored by -4.5 with the total at 199.view
V.I.P. NBA Betting Capsules | The Atlanta Hawks look for their second straight victory when they host the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of their opening round series. Game time is 4 pm PT at Phillips Arena where the Hawks are favored by -7 with the total at 205.5.view
Wiseguy Report | When it comes to the chase for the NBA Championship this year, Golden State Warriors has taken all the oxygen in the room. What little hype that has been able to escape the Warriors vortex has gravitated toward San Antonio Spurs.view
Beyond the Arc | The first weekend of the NBA playoffs was a playground for those who enjoy lopsided results. Of the eight Game 1s that were played, six were decided by double-digits.view
The Takeover | Wow, what is going on in the NHL Playoffs? Los Angeles and Anaheim down 2-0 after getting swept at home by San Jose and Nashville, respectively! Crazy start, much better than this NBA first round. Are you kidding me with these games?view
I'm Just Saying | The NBA is having a tough time right now. Out of the eight games played this weekend, only two were worth watching. As the playoffs continue, there will be other good games but the problem of bad games will continue to surface.view
Feist Facts | The NBA playoffs have started, which means endless full court action every night as the league crowns another champion. Let’s take a look at the best of the West, the conference that has won 12 of the last 17 NBA titles, including last season.view
V.I.P. Iskoe's NBA Basketball Records and Scoring Averages Iskoe's NBA Basketball Records and Scoring Averages for the 2016 season through last Sunday nightview
V.I.P. Parry’s NBA Basketball Power Guide is an excellent tool for gamblers to calculate a betting line near the anticipated point spread at Vegas sports books. Know what the betting line should be before placing your wager.view
V.I.P. NBA Betting Capsule | The Golden State Warriors made it look easy in Game 1 of their first-round series against the Houston Rockets cruising to a 26-point victory. Tonight the Warriors are favored by -13 with the total at 218.5.view
V.I.P. NBA Betting Capsule | The fourth and fifth seeds in the Western Conference open their first round playoff series as the Los Angeles Clippers host the Portland Trail Blazers. The higher seeded Clippers are favored by -8 with the total at 209.view
V.I.P. NBA Betting Capsule | The Golden State Warriors begin their quest for a second consecutive NBA title when they host the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of their opening round series.view
V.I.P. NBA Betting Capsules | Kobe Bryant plays the final game of his illustrious 20-year career when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Utah Jazz. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. PT at Staples Center where the Jazz are favored by -5.5.view
Beyond the Arc | Whenever anyone looks up from what Golden State has managed to accomplish long enough to address the Eastern Conf., the question that typically follows has remained the same for months. If not the Cavs, then who?view
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FREE PREVIEW! VIP Pigskin Picks | The NFL practice games, otherwise known as the exhibition, er, preseason, are halfway complete. This week’s games traditionally feature starters playing into the third quarter in what have been labeled dress rehearsals for most teams.
Track Phantom | While the Pacific Classic was a race for the fans, the Travers will be a race for the bettors. The Pacific Classic, Del Mar’s marquee event, wasn’t much of a betting proposition. It was, however, a fantastic race to watch.
NFL Previews | For the past three seasons, the AFC South has been the league punching bag, going a cumulative 44 games under .500, including last year’s league-worst 25-39 mark when Houston won the loop at 9-7.
Jim Feist's Football Top 40 | It’s time to kick off a new football season! College football begins for most schools on Sept. 1, so here’s a look at the top teams starting with my top 21-40. And check back next Tuesday for my Top 20