2 for Tuesday

December 26, 2017 3:53 PM
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2 for Tuesday by Richard Saber

1) Cleveland at Sacramento (NBA Wednesday)

After emotional matchup with Golden State just don’t see the Cavs getting up for playing the Kings. Plus Sacramento almost beat Cleveland, blowing a 14-point lead. SACRAMENTO

2) Missouri -3.5 vs. Texas at Houston (college FB)

A Wednesday bowl matchup in Houston should work well for the Longhorns. Head coach Tom Herman is a super motivator so losing the 2 suspended UT players shouldn’t matter. TEXAS

Richard Saber: Last week: 0-2; 2017 season record: 54-44-4

2 for Tuesday by Mark Mayer

1) Detroit NL at New Jersey (NHL Wednesday)

Once every seven years the holidays throw us back a day but hopefully we can close 2017 on a winning note. The Devils are on four-game win streak and the Wings are struggling. NJ

2) Ottawa NL at Boston  (NHL Wednesday)

Same scenario in Beantown as the home standing Bruins are riding a four-game winning streak while Ottawa is just 4-9-3 on the road. Sens are over-working Karlsson. BOSTON                Mark Mayer: Last week: 0-2; 2017 season record: 49-50-1