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Early season college football games are for getting the kinks worked out and correcting some miscues before the start of the conference season. Teams that make some mistakes are likely to spend a little bit more time on them in practice the following week.
Handicappers Kenny White and Brian Blessing preview the Friday nights NFL Preseason action the Vikings at Bills and the 49ers at Chiefs.
Week 2 of the NFL preseason has seen several noticeable trends over the years, but bettors should use a bit of caution based on the opening week results. Week 2 has seen the majority of games go over the total in recent years, although the sportsbooks were quick to make some upwards adjustments in their totals after watching overs go 12-4 so far this preseason. Every single total on the Week 2 slate opened at least 38.
Despite cruising to the Western Conference title with a 12-2 straight-up (10-4 against the spread) record in series victories over the Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State and Memphis, the Spurs came into the NBA Finals as +195 underdogs on the series price.
The Boston Bruins hold a 1-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals over the New York Rangers, but it wasn’t easy. The win in overtime was a big one for the Bruins, and now, they are trying to get a 2-0 series lead in NHL playoff betting action on Sunday afternoon in the game of the day on NBC
Less than 48 hours after both teams finished off their first round series, the New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers are going to be back on the court on Sunday to start the Eastern Conference Semifinals in NBA betting action.
The Knicks came into the playoffs as one of the hottest teams in the league with a 16-2 straight-up run to close-out the regular season. They were also extremely profitable to wager on during this run with a 15-3 record against the spread. New York did not take its foot of the gas for a minute in this series with an 85-78 victory in Game 1 as a 7.5-point home favorite followed by a dominating 87-71 rout on Tuesday night as a 6.5-point favorite. The total stayed UNDER in both of these games.