The Warriors have begun one of the hardest stretches in their season with their victory yesterday over the grizzlies, just to travel to the Rockets, with the Spurs and the rockets following. The Warriors have turned around a nerve wracking stretch in the post KD injury days, stronger on defense with Steph back on his MVP behavior in the last 5 games dropping 24 and 8.5 assist, the team looks poised to go into the playoffs. The Rockets are impressive as well putting up threes at an impressive clip, led by James Harden having a career years with 29.4, 8 rbs, and 11.2 assists per game dropping him squarely in the MVP race neck and neck with Russell Westbrook. They play the same up and down pace the Warriors do, and actually get off more three's per game than the warriors, which is one of the reasons they are favored in vegas for tonights game. All of this is shaping up for a HUGE win by the Warriors, this is the exact type of game they get up for, I expect to see huge games from Steph and Klay. Bet the house on Dubs +1.5.
Sidenote: What ever the over is, hammer it, this will not be a defensive minded game.
Its midterm SZN so im just dropping strait up picks this week.
Celtics + 8
Bonus Golf Pick
Justin Thomas +1000
NBA Pick Em is byke on the heals of the terrifying KD injury that will leave him out for at-least 4 weeks, but the good news is it seems he will be making it back for the playoffs. I look forward to seeing how the vegas adjust lines for the Warriors so we can maybe get out of the days of monstrosities of -19 games that are won by 17. Either way, one thing is forsure, 2015-16 Steph needs to come back fast, all these terrible shooting nights have to become more and more of an aberration. Either way, we took a break last week because there weren't any games on Wednesday last week due to the All Star break. With out further ado, lets get to the pics
Wizards vs Raptors -4.5
After a late victory off of the Warriors yesterday, this Wizard team will most likely be tired coming into Toronto against a Raptors team that is truely gelling. Easy $
Cavs vs. Celtics +1
Most likely the top two teams in the east face off and this is exactly the type of game Lebron gets up for. Look for him to make a statement after the KD injury to shift the national focus back to Cleveland by trying to reclaim his "throne". Have a feeling the Celtics are gonna run into a 35+ point game for bron tonight.
Bucks vs. Nuggets (+3)
I hate to do this to yall, but today seems like a very heavy favorite day. One thing has become clear to me: I have no idea why the bucks aren't better than they are. The pieces on this team are absolutely stacked and it literally makes zero sense to me why they are not contending. This being said, the nuggets are truly boo boo and only show up for the warriors.
Nets vs. Kings -2.5
In the battle at the bottom, the Kings face off against the lowly Nets in a game you can get into for less than $8, I see lots of value here for a game vegas obviously did not give to much thought into setting the line of.
Rockets vs Clippers -2
This is a game I will bet the over on as well no matter the line, because I expect 0 defense from either of these two teams. I really like what Houston is doing and the way they put up three's at an insane clip. The Clippers are coming off a couple injuries, and I am not conviced they can slow down Harden.
Thats it for my picks, and may the odds forever bee in your favor!
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