San Antonio Spurs: Working for return trip to finals
San Antonio has not been to the NBA Finals since the franchise won its fourth title back in 2007 and were two wins from the series last year before falling to the Thunder in the Western Conference Finals. The Spurs will be without the services of Manu Ginobili, who missed the team’s season opener, because of back spasms. He also missed four of eight pre-season games for the Spurs.
Oklahoma City Thunder: Playing on without Harden
Oklahoma City begins a new era of Thunder basketball Thursday night following the NBA Finals loss to the Heat and the trade of James Harden last weekend. Harden was sent to the Houston Rockets in a blockbuster deal and the Thunder will need to find a way to replace his production. Harden was so key last year that he won the Sixth Man of the Year Award.
San Antonio already has a win under their belt, making things much easier for them coming into tonight’s game. Getting the season’s first win is sometimes the hardest thing to do for a team. Sportsinteraction.com has the Spurs as -2 (-110) favorites to knock off the Thunder Thursday night. We like the Spurs at home over a Harden-less Thunder team with the spread.
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Week 8 of the 2017 NFL season is the biggest week of byes to date as six teams from around the league are off getting some much needed rest. That means that there are fewer games to dissect for bettors, but it also means we can zero in on a select few to hopefully get paid. Week 8 action kicks off with another London game getting things going at 9:30 am EST on Oct 29, 2017.
Week 19 means there are only one or two games left for CFL teams to finalize their playoff positioning and that means that bettors should be aware of playoff scenarios. But using the "must win" tag on teams can be problematic because pressure does funny things in this sport and upsets still can happen this late in the year to kill a team's season. Week 19 action kicks off at 7:00 pm EST on Oct 27, 2017.
The grueling marathon known as the MLB season has now reached its finale as the Houston Astros and L.A Dodgers square off for the right to be called World Champion. This 2017 World Series comes with plenty of storylines on both sides and there is no question that whatever team does come out on top, they'll definitely be deserving. So who will it be? Game 1's first pitch goes at 8:08 pm EST on Oct 24, 2017.
Week 7 of the 2017 NFL campaign has arrived and just like Week 5, we've got an entire board of NFL games with very tight spreads. No team is favored by more than 6 points this week, so expect the season of parity in the NFL to continue. The action on Sunday gets going at 1:00 pm EST on October 22, 2017.