NFL on Saturday, 1-14-2017

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Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons will battle Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks in the Divisional Playoff Saturday afternoon from the Georgia Dome. ... Read More

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The Atlanta Falcons are set to host the Seattle Seahawks in this NFC divisional round matchup. These teams met on Oct. 26, with Seattle coming out on top at home, 26-24. Seahawks QB Russell Wilson led the way with 270 yards passing, while Christine Michael (now with Green Bay) had two rushing TDs. Matt Ryan completed 27 of 42 for 335 yards and three TDs with one pick for the Falcons. Last week, Atlanta had a bye, while Seattle ripped apart Detroit at home, 26-6.... Read More

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The Houston Texans will look to slow down Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the AFC Divisional Playoff game Saturday night from Gillette Stadium.... Read More

NBA on Saturday, 1-14-2017

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It’s a battle of the two teams from the City of Angels in a Pacific Division matchup. The Los Angeles Lakers are the visiting team in their own building as they face the LA Clippers Saturday afternoon. The Lakers lost their second straight in blowout fashion as they were dusted 134-94 on the road by the Spurs Thursday. LA won its fifth in a row by downing the Magic 105-96 at home Wednesday night. The Lakers dominated the all-time regular season series with a 145-64 advantage. Their 111-102 win as the hosts on Christmas Day snapped an 11 game Clippers win streak in the series.... Read More

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An inter-conference matchup of teams battling to improve their playoff chances takes place in the Windy City. The New Orleans Pelicans are on the road as they take on the Chicago Bulls Saturday night. New Orleans won their second straight to improve to 2-1 on their five game trip by beating the Nets 104-95 on Thursday night. Chicago lost their third straight game as they were defeated 104-89 at the Knicks Thursday night. The Bulls have a 20-12 edge in the all-time regular season series, including a 121-116 road win in the most recent matchup on April 11, 2016.... Read More

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The Phoenix Suns will be hoping to halt a two-game losing streak when they go up against the San Antonio Spurs at Mexico City Arena on Saturday.... Read More

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It’s a matchup of Eastern Conference foes hoping to pick up a win and move upward in the standings in the nation’s capital. The suddenly hot Philadelphia 76ers are on the road as they travel to face the Washington Wizards Saturday night. Philadelphia won their third straight and fifth in the last six games with a 102-93 home win over the Hornets Friday night. Washington fell back to the .500 mark with a 117-108 road loss to the Celtics Wednesday night. Philadelphia owns a solid 176-118 edge in the all-time regular season series between the teams. Their 109-102 home win on November 16, 2016 in the first meeting this season snapped Washington’s six game win streak in the series.... Read More

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It’s an inter-conference matchup out in the Beehive State. The Orlando Magic continues a road swing as they battle the Northwest Division leading Utah Jazz Saturday night. Orlando snapped a four game slide with a 115-109 road win over the Trail Blazers Friday night. Utah won their second straight by pasting the Pistons 110-77 at home Friday night. The Jazz holds a 33-22 edge in the all-time regular season series between the teams. Utah has won nine of the last 12 meetings, including an 87-74 win on the road in the first meeting this season on November 11, 2016.... Read More

NCAAB on Saturday, 1-14-2017

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The Duquesne Dukes are hosting their neighbors to the west in this conference matchup with the Dayton Flyers. The Dukes are floating just above .500 at 9-8 this season. They've split their first four games in the Atlantic 10, so they have a 2-2 conference record. The Dayton Flyers, on the other hand, have looked pretty impressive this season. The Flyers are 12-4, and they've gone 3-1 early on in their Atlantic 10 schedule. Will Dayton pick up their fourth conference win in this trip to Pittsburgh?... Read More

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The Duke Blue Devils have lost two of their last four games heading into a road date with the Louisville Cardinals on Saturday afternoon.... Read More

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Virginia is coming off a 79-62 win over Wake Forest at home on Sunday. They bounced back from two straight losses to Florida State (60-58) and Pittsburgh on the road in overtime (88-76). Clemson has lost three straight after getting upset by Georgia Tech on Thursday night. Clemson faced Virginia just one time last season and fell on the road, 69-62.... Read More

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The Seton Hall Pirates travel to Providence, Rhode Island to tangle with the Providence Friars in a Big East Conference showdown this Saturday. Seton Hall enters this one .500 in Big East play (2-2), but winners of eight of their last ten. To the contrary, the Friars return home after a devastating 64-63 loss at DePaul. Not much has gone right for Providence lately: the Friars have lost five of their last six, and sit at 1-4 in Big East play. Providence looks to rise from the nadir of the stellar Big East Conference with a quality win versus a quality opponent: Seton Hall.... Read More

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It's two former Big East powerhouses meeting on Saturday afternoon in the nation's capital, but neither Connecticut -- now in the American Athletic Conference -- nor Georgetown is close to powerhouse status at the moment as both are going to miss the NCAA Tournament barring a run to their conference tournament title.... Read More

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The third ranked Villanova Wildcats will head to New York to take on the St. John's Red Storm Saturday afternoon from Madison Square Garden.... Read More

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The Pittsburgh Panthers will square off with the Miami-Florida Hurricanes in an ACC battle Saturday afternoon from the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh.... Read More

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Don't look now but Minnesota is now in the Top 25 for the first time in nearly four years. However, that may be short lived after the Gophers fell at Michigan State, 65-47 on Wednesday. Penn State is not a top 25 team, but they did beat a quality squad last week at home in Michigan State, 72-63. Penn State is 2-2 in the Big Ten, while Minnesota is 3-2. Last season, Penn State beat Minnesota, 86-77 at home in their only meeting.... Read More

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MAC college basketball action on Saturday afternoon and the Northern Illinois Huskies will brawl with the Bowling Green Falcons at the Stroh Center in Bowling Green, Ohio. The Huskies check in off a 74-70 OT road win over Kent State and they are now 2-1 in the MAC, while the Falcons are off a 81-53 home loss to Eastern Michigan and they are now just 1-2 in league play. The Under is 7-1 the last eight games in this series.... Read More

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The Florida Gators have won six games in a row heading into a home date with the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon.... Read More

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SEC college basketball action on Saturday afternoon and the Texas A&M Aggies will duke it out with the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Mississippi. The Aggies check in off a 92-62 win over LSU at home, but are still just 1-3 in the SEC, while the Bulldogs are off a 84-78 win over Arkansas on the road and they are now 2-1 in league play. ... Read More

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College basketball action on Saturday afternoon and the Bradley Braves will tangle with the Indiana State Sycamores at the Hulman Center in Terre Haute, Indiana. The Braves have started off league play at 3-2 and are off a 72-61 home win over Northern Iowa, while the Sycamores are 0-5 in the MVC so far and are off a 87-70 loss at Drake. The Under is 5-1 the last six games in this series. ... Read More

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Kent State travels to Kalamazoo, Michigan Saturday afternoon to clash in a MAC battle with Western Michigan. The visitors commenced conference play 1-2, while the hosts also sit at 1-2. One team's going to rise to .500, while the other will fall to .333 in the MAC Standings. Catch the action on ESPN3, starting at two o'clock eastern time. ... Read More

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In a Missouri Valley Conference showdown, the Southern Illinois Salukis head to Evansville, Indiana to face-off with the Evansville Purple Aces. The visitors enter this one having won three of their last four contests. SIU has commenced MVC play with a 3-2 record. On the flip side, Evansville looks to snap a three-game skid they're currently riding. The home team desperately needs a win because they're trending towards the basement of the Missouri Valley Conference standings. ... Read More

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Mountain West CBB action on Saturday afternoon and the New Mexico Lobos will head to Moby Arena in Fort Collins, Colorado to Grapple with the Colorado State Aggies. The Lobos have lost their last three games in a row, after starting league play at 2-0, while the Aggies have gone 3-1 in the MVC and have won their last two in a row. The Rams have won the last two games in this series.... Read More

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In a clash of Atlantic Ten Conference foes, VCU heads south to do battle with Davidson College this Saturday afternoon. The Rams are on a roll, having won eight straight contests. To the contrary, the Wildcats are reeling because of losses in three of their last four games. Davidson looks to right the ship Saturday afternoon, and pick up a monster win against the best the A-10 Conference has to offer: Virginia Commonwealth. ... Read More

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It’s a battle of a pair of Big East Conference foes in the Midwest. The DePaul Blue Demons head north as they take on the Marquette Golden Eagles Saturday afternoon. DePaul snapped a five game losing skid by nipping Providence 64-63 at home Tuesday night. Marquette snapped a two game slide with an 89-86 overtime win over Seton Hall at home Wednesday night. The Golden Eagles have won eight of the last ten meetings. It was the Blue Demons claiming a 57-56 win in the last matchup here on January 20, 2016.... Read More

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It’s a matchup in the Colonial Athletic Association down the east coast. The Hofstra Pride travel down the east coast as they battle the UNC Wilmington Seahawks Saturday night. Hofstra lost their fourth straight with a 96-80 road defeat to Elon Thursday night. UNC Wilmington won its fifth straight game by trashing William & Mary 101-77 at home Thursday night. The Seahawks won three of the last four meetings but it was Hofstra recording a 70-69 win in the last matchup here on February 25, 2016.... Read More

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It’s a Conference USA matchup on the hardwood. The Marshall Thundering Herd is on the road as they battle the UAB Blazers Saturday afternoon. Marshall had their four game win streak snapped with a 69-57 road loss at Middle Tennessee Thursday. UAB has won three straight after a 72-54 triumph at home over Western Kentucky Thursday. The Blazers have taken the last seven meetings between the schools, including a 95-91 home win in the last matchup on February 25, 2016.... Read More

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The second ranked Kansas Jayhawks will aim for their 16th straight win when they host the Oklahoma State Cowboys Saturday afternoon from the Allen Fieldhouse.... Read More

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The Michigan Wolverines will take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers in a Big Ten clash Saturday afternoon from the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, MI.... Read More

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It’s a clash of ACC programs on the parquet floor up in Blacksburg. The #20 Notre Dame Fighting Irish are on the road to battle the Virginia Tech Hokies Saturday afternoon. Notre Dame extended their win streak to six games with a 67-62 road win at Miami (FL) Thursday night. Virginia Tech stopped a two game slide with an 83-73 home win over Syracuse Tuesday night. The Fighting Irish have won the six previous meetings between the schools, including a 83-81 home win in the last matchup on January 20, 2016.... Read More

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The Xavier Musketeers will be hoping to get back on the winning track when they visit the Butler Bulldogs at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon.... Read More

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The Towson Tigers broke a four-game losing streak on Thursday night, with a dominating 83-56 win over Delaware at home. They'll have a much tougher challenge on Saturday afternoon against a Northeastern team that has won nine straight games. The latest victory took place on Thursday night at home against Drexel (92-75). Last season, the Huskies won two of three games, including defeating the Tigers, 71-60 in the CAA Tournament from Baltimore.... Read More

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Florida State is coming off an impressive 88-72 win over Duke at home on Tuesday. They face a Tar Heels team that has won three straight, including a 93-87 road win over Wake Forest on Wednesday. North Carolina has won six straight in this series, including a 106-90 win from Tallahassee last season.... Read More

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It looks to be a major mismatch on paper Saturday afternoon in Atlantic 10 Conference action when Saint Louis, easily the worst team in the league and the only one without an A-10 victory, visits George Mason. You can check it out on the NBC Sports Network.... Read More

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A little Horizon League college basketball action this afternoon and the Wright State Raiders will grapple with the Milwaukee Golden Panthers at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Raiders enter this contest off a 78-61 road loss to Green Bay, while the Golden Panthers come in off a 68-58 home win over Northern Kentucky. ... Read More

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Valpo has opened up 3-1 in the Horizon League after beating Youngstown State on the road, 78-62 on Thursday. Cleveland State has lost three straight games to open at 1-4 in the Horizon. They fell to UIC on Thursday, 59-54 at home.... Read More

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Alabama is coming off an 80-67 home loss to Florida on Tuesday. The Tide are now 2-1 in the SEC but it's been a rough week for the hoops and football teams. LSU has now lost two straight after winning their first two conference games. They were crushed on the road at Texas A&M, 92-62 on Wednesday. Last season, LSU beat Alabama on the road by two but lost at home by seven.... Read More

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Ohio has won four straight to open up 3-0 in the MAC. They beat Buffalo on the road, 74-72 on Tuesday in their last game. Eastern Michigan is coming off an 81-53 win over Bowling Green on the road on Tuesday. They sit at 2-1 in the MAC.... Read More

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It’s a battle of schools from the Buckeye State as a pair of Mid-American Conference programs meet up. The Akron Zips travel to face the Miami (OH) RedHawks Saturday afternoon. Akron reeled off their sixth straight win with an 89-85 road win over Central Michigan Tuesday night. Miami (OH) dropped their second straight with an 85-74 road loss at Ball State Tuesday night. The RedHawks have won four of the last five meetings, including a 77-64 triumph in the last matchup here on February 23, 2016. ... Read More

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It’s a matchup in the Colonial Athletic Association down in the Low Country. The William & Mary Tribe travel down the east coast as they battle the Charleston Cougars Saturday afternoon. William & Mary had a two game win streak snapped with a 101-77 rout by UNC Wilmington on the road Thursday. Charleston won their sixth straight with a 53-51 road win over James Madison Thursday night. William & Mary has won five of the seven meetings between the teams. That includes a 63-61 win in the last matchup here on January 14, 2016.... Read More

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It’s a meeting of a pair of Pac-12 schools in the Golden State. The Washington State Cougars head down the Pacific coast as they tangle with the Cal Golden Bears Saturday afternoon. Washington State lost their second straight as they were routed 84-54 at Stanford Thursday night. Cal won their second straight game by dropping Washing 69-59 at home Thursday. The Golden Bears have won six of the last seven meetings, including an 80-62 road win in the lone matchup last year on February 21, 2016.... Read More

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The sixth-ranked Wildcats come into Saturday afternoon's game with a bit of revenge on their minds. Kentucky lost just five games in Southeastern Conference play a year and without a doubt, the most surprising one came at the hands of Auburn. The Tigers, meanwhile, only won five conference games, but again, none more shocking than their win over the 'Cats.  The victory snapped an 18 game-winning streak in series for UK.... Read More

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The Delaware Blue Hens hit the road to take on the Drexel Dragons for a Saturday afternoon showdown. This is a big matchup for both teams who are winless in Colonial Athletic Association Conference play. Both teams enter the contest with a five-game losing streak. Rodney Williams leads the Dragons as he is averaging 16.6 points and 6.9 rebounds. The Blue Hens are led by Ryan Daly who is putting up 13.9 points and 6.5 rebounds a game. Delaware is 333rd in the nation in scoring (63.8 ppg) and Drexel is 141st in offense (75.5 ppg). ... Read More

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No. 9 West Virginia has to be sky-high after crushing No. 1 Baylor on Tuesday at home, 89-68. Texas is just hoping for a win and a chance to get back to .500. They fell at home to TCU, 64-61 on Wednesday. Last season, Texas beat West Virginia twice, including an 85-78 win at home on Feb. 16.... Read More

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The Elon Phoenix are in their third season in the CAA and appear to have their best team, even though they've started out at 2-3 in the league. They are coming off beating Hofstra, 96-80 on Thursday. The Dukes lost their second straight game, falling at home to Charleston, 53-51 on Thursday... Read More

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Today in CBB action, the San Jose State Spartans will duke it out with the Air Force Falcons at Clune Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado. San Jose has gone 8-7 on the year overall, but they are just 1-3 in the MWC, while the Falcons have gone 2-2 in league play and they are 9-8 overall.... Read More

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Both teams have had difficult starts. Tulsa is 2-1 in the AAC, while Temple is a disappointing 1-4. Tulsa upset Memphis at home in their last game, 81-71 on Wednesday. The Owls fell at UConn, 73-59 on Jan.11. Last season, these team split the season series with both teams winning on its home court. ... Read More

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It’s a matchup of Big 12 Conference foes down in the Lone Star State. The Iowa State Cyclones are on the road as they take on the TCU Horned Frogs Saturday night. Iowa State has won two straight and five of their last six after knocking off Oklahoma State 96-86 on the road Wednesday night. TCU had lost two of three before knocking off Texas 64-61 on the road Wednesday night. Iowa State has taken the last eight meetings and has an 8-1 edge in the all-time series. That includes a 92-83 home win in the last matchup on February 20, 2016.... Read More

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Maryland beat Illinois on Dec. 27 from College Park, 84-59. Illinois shot just 35.6 percent from the floor and the Terps made 55.9 percent of their shots. Since then, Illinois has gone 2-1, beating Ohio State and Michigan (86-69) but losing at Indiana (96-80). The Terps bounced back from a rough last-second loss to Nebraska on New Year's Day to beat Michigan and Indiana (75-72) this past Tuesday.... Read More

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South Florida is off to an 0-4 start in the American Athletic Conference. They fell at home to lowly Tulane on Wednesday, 82-67. Memphis is coming off an 81-71 loss at Tulsa on Wednesday to break a three-game winning streak. Last season, USF beat Memphis at home by nine, but lost at Memphis by 15.... Read More

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There's just one team in the weak SEC that doesn't have a conference win yet this season and it's also the school with the only losing overall record in the conference: the sorry Missouri Tigers. They take a trip to Arkansas on Saturday night, and I don't expect much to change.... Read More

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The Nevada Wolf Pack are coming off one the most remarkable comebacks in the history of well, comebacks. Nevada was down by 25 points against New Mexico in the second half last week and 14 with just over a minute. They ended up winning the game in overtime, 105-104 on a last-second shot by Jordan Caroline. This was considered the eight-greatest comeback from a second-half deficit in the history of college basketball. Wyoming is coming off a boring 95-87 win over Utah State at home on Wednesday.... Read More

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Ole Miss is desperate for a win after starting out 1-3 in the SEC. South Carolina is 3-0 in the SEC and appears to be pushing for elite status in the league. Ole Miss fell at Georgia, 69-47 at home in their last game. South Carolina is coming off a 70-60 road win over Tennessee on Jan. 11.... Read More

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Boise State has won seven straight games and is 4-0 in the Mountain West Conference. They beat San Diego State at home last Saturday, 78-66. Fresno State is coming off two straight losses, including an 81-72 defeat at Air Force on Wednesday. Last season, Boise State beat Fresno by 11 in their only meeting from Idaho. ... Read More

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UCLA goes out on the road again after crushing Colorado, 104-89 on Thursday. They've now won four straight to improve to 4-1 in the Pac-12. Utah dominated USC, 86-64 at home to improve to 3-1 in the Pac-12. Last season, Utah beat UCLA on the road, 75-73 in their only meeting.... Read More

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It’s a battle of Conference USA foes on the hardwood in the Tar Heel State. The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles are on the road to battle the Charlotte 49ers Saturday night. Southern Mississippi had their two game win streak snapped with a 54-50 road loss to Old Dominion Thursday night. Charlotte dropped their fourth straight as they fell 79-73 at home to Louisiana Tech Thursday night. The 49ers have taken nine of the last 10 matchups, including an 82-76 road win in the most recent meeting on January 7, 2016.... Read More

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The Washington Huskies have lost three of their last four games heading into a road date with the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday evening.... Read More

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Both the Wichita State Shockers and the Illinois State Redbirds have won six games in a row heading into a showdown at Redbird Arena on Saturday night.... Read More

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Santa Clara heads to Pepperdine to take on the Waves on Saturday night. It's a battle of two teams who aren't likely to finish in the upper echelon of the WCC, but the Broncos Jared Brownridge is fun to watch on a nightly basis. ... Read More

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Tennessee heads to Vanderbilt to take on the Commodores in a matchup of two teams who have basically had the same season. Tennessee is 8-8 overall and 1-3 in conference, while Vandy is also 8-8 overall, but are a game up in the SEC at 2-2. Both teams have about a +3 point differential, but Tennessee likes to score just a little bit more as they come in at 76.9 points per game while the Commodores average 72.8 points per game.... Read More

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Texas Tech is coming off a solid home win against Kansas State, 66-65 to improve to 2-2 in the Big 12. They are now 11-0 at home, but just 1-2 on the road. Oklahoma is 0-4 in the Big 12 and has lost seven straight games. They fell at home to Kansas, 81-70.... Read More

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The Florida Atlantic Owls are headed across the Gulf of Mexico to El Paso, Texas for a date with the UTEP Miners in this C-USA clash. The Owls have had a really tough season thus far. FAU is just 5-10, and they've gone 1-3 in their first four conference games. UTEP has been even worse. The Miners have dug themselves in quite the hole. They're 3-13 on the season. The UTEP Miners are also 1-3 in conference play. Which one of these struggling teams will pick up their second conference win on Saturday night? ... Read More

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The Brigham Young Cougars are visiting the west coast as they take a trip out to San Diego to face off with the Toreros. BYU has looked great this season. The Cougars are 13-5, and they've gone 4-1 in conference play. Brigham Young is currently 3rd place in the West Coast Conference standings. The San Diego Toreros have had a tougher time this season. The Toreros are just 8-9, and they've gone 1-3 in the conference. Will the Toreros find a way to upset the BYU Cougars for their second conference win in this one?... Read More

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The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos are hosting the Cal Poly Mustangs in this matchup between in-state rivals. These two conference rivals have struggled in the Big West this season. The Gauchos are 2-12 on the season, and they're still winless in the Big West with a 0-2 conference record. The Mustangs have had a bit more success. Cal Poly is 5-11, but they've also failed to win a conference game. Which one of these Big West bottom dwellers will pick up their first conference win of the season on Saturday night in Santa Barbara?... Read More

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Pacific travels west from Stockton to play San Francisco in a WCC conference game. Pacific pulled a nice win out of the hat on Thursday, holding off Pepperdine numerous times in the second half to win a close one. The win raised the Tigers record to 8-10 overall and 2-3 in conference. The Dons lost by 10 at BYU which all things considered isn't that bad a result. It's still dropped the Dons to 1-4 in the WCC however.... Read More

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Utah State heads to San Diego to take on the Aztecs on Saturday night. The Aggies are 8-8 overall and 2-3 in the Mountain West conference. The Aztecs are not the team of recent years, but they did get off the mat to post their first win of the conference season, beating San Jose State 76-61 on Tuesday night. The win raised their record to 9-7 overall and 1-3 in the Mountain West.... Read More

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The Lions of Loyola Marymount head to Portland to take on the Pilots on Saturday night. Both teams have aspirations of finishing in the top half of the WCC, but the conference is a lot more than Gonzaga and St. Mary's, and they will have a tough time doing so. Loyola played Gonzaga on Thursday and got waxed 93-55. The loss dropped the Lions to 8-8 overall but only 1-4 in conference.... Read More

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No. 21 St. Mary's takes on No. 5 Gonzaga in one of the best rivalries in mid-major basketball. Though these squads play like high-major schools. St. Mary's has won nine straight, including taking down Portland on the road, 74-33 on Thursday. Gonzaga is 16-0 after beating Loyola Marymount, 93-55 at home on Thursday. Last season, St. Mary's took both regular season games, but Gonzaga got their revenge in the WCC Tournament, 85-75.... Read More

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The Aggies of UC Davis head to Cal State Northridge to take on the Matadors on Saturday night. The Aggies have been much better than expected and are the only team as of this writing that has a winning overall record who plays in the Big West conference. It was an awful out of conference year for the teams of the Big West. ... Read More

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Cal State Fullerton heads to Irvine in a battle of Big West teams on Saturday night. Tre Coggins had a monster game for Fullerton in the win over Cal Poly on Thursday night. He had 34 points and made six three pointers in the 87-74 win. The win improved the Titans to 8-8 overall and 2-1 in the Big West. Irvine beat UCSB 66-62 on Thursday and improved to 3-0 on conference and 10-9 overall.... Read More

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My pick to win the 2017 National Championship takes on Oregon State on Saturday night in Eugene. That's right, I like the Oregon Ducks to win it all this year. Before you laugh, I picked Villanova several times last year on this very same site. After starting the season 2-2, the Ducks have rattled off 13 straight wins. They should make it 14 versus a Beaver team that is 0-4 in the Pac 12 and 4-13 overall.... Read More

NHL on Saturday, 1-14-2017

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NHL action within the Eastern Conference this afternoon and the Philadelphia Flyers will rumble with the Boston Bruins at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Flyers enter off a 5-4 home win over Vancouver in SO, while the Bruins enter off a 2-1 loss at Nashville. The Under is 3-1-3 the last seven games in this series.... Read More

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Friday night NHL action and the Nashville Predators will duke it out with the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. The Predators enter this contest off a 2-1 home win over the Bruins, while the Avs are off a 4-1 home loss to the Ducks. The Over is 4-0-1 the last five meetings between these teams here in Colorado.... Read More

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The Columbus Blue Jackets are struggling a bit at the moment as they have won just one of their last four games, prior to playing Tampa Bay on Friday night and they look to get back on track tonight when they invade BB&T Center to grapple with the Florida Panthers, who have a home game vs the Islanders of Friday night. The Under is 6-1 the last seven meeting between these teams here in Florida.... Read More

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NHL Action on Friday night and the New York Islanders invade PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina to battle it out with the Carolina Hurricanes. The Islanders will be playing a game in Florida on Friday night, while the Hurricanes have a home date vs the Sabres on the same night. Both teams are playing with no rest here.... Read More

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Big battle in the Eastern Conference this evening as the New York Rangers brawl with the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec. The Rangers are off a home loss to the Maple Leafs, while the Canadiens enter off a real bad 7-1 road loss at the hands of Minnesota. The Under is 15-6-6 the last 27 games in this series.... Read More

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Two quality teams will battle it out in Ottawa on Saturday, with the hosting Senators (3rd in Atlantic Division) coming off two huge wins, while the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs (5th in Atlantic) have recently written themselves back into the playoff contention…... Read More

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The Detroit Red Wings (8th in Atlantic Division) are returning home after a horrid time on the road, which brought just two wins in seven outings. The visiting Pittsburgh Penguins (3rd in Metropolitan), meanwhile, will be looking to bounce back after two heavy back-to-back defeats…... Read More

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The pretty decent home form of the Dallas Stars (5th in Central Division) will be put up to a serious test against the Minnesota Wild (2nd in Central), who show no signs of slowing down…... Read More

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One of the meanest teams in the league is meeting one of the weakest. After winning five of their last six games, the Anaheim Ducks (1st in Pacific Division) are paying a visit to the Arizona Coyotes (7th in Pacific), who will host them just 25 hours after seeing of Winnipeg…... Read More

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With just three points separating both teams in the Pacific Division, this will be a huge game for the visiting Calgary Flames (4th in Pacific), who will be battling the Edmonton Oilers (3rd in Pacific) just 25 hours after a game against New Jersey…... Read More

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The Los Angeles Kings will host the Winnipeg Jets in a Western Conference matchup Saturday night from the Staples Center.... Read More

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It’s a battle of Western Conference foes chasing playoff berths out in the Golden State. The St. Louis Blues are on the road to face the San Jose Sharks Saturday night. St. Louis lost their second straight as they opened their road trip with a 5-1 loss to the Kings Thursday night. San Jose lost for the fourth time in six games with a 3-2 road defeat to Calgary Wednesday night. The Blues won the first meeting this season, taking a 3-2 home win on November 17, 2016. That was the first matchup since last season’s Western Conference Finals, which San Jose took in six games.... Read More