Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets 4/17/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More MLB Picks Predictions Previews Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets—Free pick is New York Mets +108 odds. New York will send right hander Zack Wheeler to the hill on Tuesday. The Mets hurler is 1-0 in his lone start. Wheeler faced Miami and allowed one earned run with two hits with seven strikeouts in a 4-1 road win. Washington counters with Gio Gonzalez. He has dropped his past two starts dealing with control issues with six walks in 10 1/3rd innings of work. Mets are getting great work from…

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Miami Marlins vs. New York Yankees 4/17/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More MLB Picks Predictions Previews Miami Marlins vs. New York Yankees—MLB free pick is playing on New York Yankees on the run line -1.5 runs at -140 odds. Yankees opened up this series by pounding the Marlins 12-1. Miami has lost three straight and eight of their past ten games. On the mound for the Yankees will be Masahiro Tanaka. He is 2-1 in three starts with a good WHIP of 1.04. Marlins will counter with Jarlin Garcia. He works his second game of his career and had a walk…

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Kansas City Royals vs. Toronto Blue Jays 4/17/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More MLB Picks Predictions Previews Kansas City Royals vs. Toronto Blue Jays—MLB pick is playing on Toronto Blue Jays on the run line -1.5 runs at +120 odds. Jaime Garcia takes the hill for the Blue Jays. Toronto is 2-0 in his two starts. Garcia has an ERA of 3.18 in 11 1/3rd innings of work at home to the White Sox and at the Rangers. Royals send Eric Skoglund to the hill for his second start of the season. He worked at home to Seattle and allowed five…

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets 4/18/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More NBA Picks Predictions Previews Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets—NBA pick is playing on Minnesota Timberwolves +10.5. Minnesota did not back down from the challenge that Houston poses to them in this series. Jimmy Butler didn’t have a good game going 4 of 11 for 13 points. But Timberwolves were strong on the glass pulling down ten more rebounds than the Rockets. It was a total team effort on the glass for Minnesota which was very encouraging to see. A big loss for Houston is their power forward Luc Mbah at…

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Utah Jazz vs Oklahoma City Thunder 4/18/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More NBA Picks Predictions Previews Utah Jazz vs Oklahoma City Thunder—Free pick is Oklahoma City Thunder -4. Oklahoma City showed strength down the stretch with key wins at Houston and Miami. They opened up this playoff series with a 116-108 home win to Utah behind a good shooting performance. Team hit 48.2% with 14 of 29 from three. OKC worked the glass effectively and got 36 points from Paul George on 13 of 20 shooting. Russell Westbrook had 29 points with 13 assists. Like the way Steven Adams works the…

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Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers 4/18/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More NBA Picks Predictions Previews Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers—NBA free pick is Indiana Pacers +8. Pacers show why they are an improved team on the season after their 98-80 road win at Cleveland in the opener of this series. Pacers jumped out to the 33-14 lead after one quarter. Indiana has improved defensively in the second half of this season. In Game 1 the Pacers held the Cavs to 14 in the first quarter and 15 points in the final quarter. Pacers closed the door in the fourth quarter by…

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Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics 4/17/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More NBA Picks Predictions Previews Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics—NBA pick is playing on Boston Celtics -2.5. Celtics were able to cover in the overtime period against Milwaukee winning 113-107 in the opener. It was a sloppy game by the Bucks as they committed 20 turnovers in the defeat. Boston win despite connecting on only 41.5% from the field. They were aided by 11 of 26 shooting from three and connecting on 24 of 27 free throw attempts. Milwaukee has been a poor defensive team this season and to hold Boston…

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LA Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres 4/16/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More MLB Picks Predictions Previews LA Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres—MLB free pick is LA Dodgers +100 odds. LA hits the road salvaging the final game of their three game road trip by beating Arizona at home 7-2. We have seen the Dodgers offense generate six runs or greater in three of their past four games. Hyun Jin Ryu hits the mound. The LA lefty is 1-0 in two starts with an ERA of 2.79. Ryu looked good last time out at home to Oakland allowing no earned runs with…

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Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets 4/16/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More MLB Picks Predictions Previews Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets—Free pick is New York Mets -110 odds. New York is a hot team as the have won 12 of their first 14 games in the season. They win two of three at home to Milwaukee after their 3-2 victory on Sunday afternoon. Nationals lost three of four at home to Colorado and hit the road losing seven of ten at home. Mets send Jacob deGrom to the mound The New York righty is 2-0 in three starts with an…

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St Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs 4/16/2018 Picks Predictions Previews This game was postponed on Monday and the series continues on Tuesday. More MLB Picks Predictions Previews St Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs—Free MLB pick is Chicago Cubs -135 odds. It will be Adam Wainwright on the hill for the Cardinals in the series opener. Wainwright has struggled to open the season with and 0-2 record in two starts with ERA of 5.06. He is only striking out 14.6% which is a career low at any level. His walk rate has jumped to 8.3%. Chicago counters with Tyler Chatwood who…

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Miami Marlins vs. New York Yankees 4/16/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More MLB Picks Predictions Previews Miami Marlins vs. New York Yankees—MLB pick is playing on New York Yankees on the run line -1.5 runs at -145 odds. New York will send Luis Severino to the mound on Monday. The Yankees right hander in his lone home start held Tampa Bay to two earned runs and five hits in 7 1/3rd innings in a 7-2 victory. Lefty Caleb Smith is on the hill for the Marlins. Marlins are 0-2 in his past two starts. He carries and ERA of 4.72 and…

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New Orleans Pelicans vs. Portland Trailblazers 4/17/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More NBA Picks Predictions Previews New Orleans Pelicans vs. Portland Trailblazers—NBA pick is playing on New Orleans Pelicans +6.5. Pelicans stole Game 1 of this series with the 97-95 victory. Pelicans put on a good defensive effort in the win limiting the Trailblazers to 36 first half points and holding off a late rally by the Trailblazers who nearly fought back down 12 after three periods. Trailblazers shot just 37.8% in defeat with 12 of 39 from three. The Portland guard duo of Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum combined for…

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Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors 4/17/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More NBA Picks Predictions Previews Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors—Free pick is playing on Toronto Raptors -7. Raptors took Game 1 behind a solid team effort as the Toronto bench outscored the Wizards bench by 21 points. Depth has been an issue for this Washington team for some time. Toronto a very good home team shot 53.2% from the floor with 16 of 30 going in from three. Wizards have struggled with defense for much of the past few seasons. Tough to lose despite hitting on 47.7% in the postseason from…

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San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden St Warriors 4/16/2018 Picks Predictions Previews More NBA Picks Predictions Previews San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden St Warriors—NBA pick is Golden St Warriors -9.5. San Antonio poor play on the road reared its ugly head in Game 1 as the Warriors win 11392. Playing a meaningful game for the first time in a while the Warriors shot 54.2% with 10 of 22 from three point range. Key defensively was putting JaVale McGee on LaMarcus Aldridge as the Spurs impact players was only 5 of 12 from the field and led all starters with 14 points….

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Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers 4/16/2017 Picks Predictions Previews More NBA Picks Predictions Previews Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers—Free NBA pick is playing on Miami Heat +6.5. It was a hot shooting game from Philadelphia in the opener as they have a huge second half rally in their Game 1 victory. Hard to replicate the 18 of 28 from three from Philadelphia. This is a good Miami Heat team that is well coached. With a rout they went deep into their bench in the opener. Heat and 76ers have not met five times in about a two-and-a-half-month time period so…

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