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Eastern Conference Finals: Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat Predictions

June 1st, 2013 by Adam Markowitz (Bankroll Sports Columnist) | Posted in NBA Basketball   Comments Off on Eastern Conference Finals: Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat Predictions
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The NBA playoff odds are posted all over the internet, and here at Bankroll Sports, we are going to be taking an updated look at the Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat series. We’ll go game by game and updated all of the NBA odds and final scores for each of the series, so be sure to join us throughout this series, as we will be keeping this and all of the posts up to date for the NBA playoffs.

Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat NBA Playoff Schedule

Heat Win Series 4-3

Game 1: Indiana Pacers 102 – Miami Heat 103 (OT)
Game 2: Indiana Pacers 97 – Miami Heat 93
Game 3: Miami Heat 114 – Indiana Pacers 96
Game 4: Miami Heat 92 – Indiana Pacers 99
Game 5: Indiana Pacers 79 – Miami Heat 90
Game 6: Miami Heat 77 – Indiana Pacers 91
Game 7: Indiana Pacers 76 – Miami Heat 99

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Game 1: Head Coach Larry Vogel is going to be questioned for this one for the rest of his coaching career. The Pacers had a chance to steal Game 1 of this series if it could have figured out how to stop the Heat on their last possession on one of two occasions. On one opportunity, Chris Bosh knocked down the shot that sent the game to OT, and in the other, with Roy Hibbert sitting on the bench, LeBron James drove to the hoop for a rather uncontested layup that won the game in the extra frame. It’s a shame too, because Indiana palyed as well as it really could have. Hibbert scored 19 points and pulled down nine boards, while Paul George and David West combined to put up 53 points. Still, it was a day for the King. King James scored 30 points and had 10 boards and 10 assists for his first triple-double of the playoffs. C Chris Andersen scored 16 points off of the bench in his biggest game as a member of the Heat. Heat 103 – Pacers 102 (OT) (Heat Lead Series 1-0)

Game 2: The second verse was largely the same as the first for the Heat and the Pacers. Miami couldn’t figure out how to get into an offensive rhythm in this game, and it ultimately paid the price. No one outside of LeBron James as all that memorable for the Heat. King James scored 30+ points for the second straight game in this series, but the team around him really gave him no help whatsoever. Roy Hibbert scored 29 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the way for Indiana, and he was really a difference maker on both sides of the court. If the Heat aren’t going to be able to contain him, there is a real chance that this series could be in some serious jeopardy when push comes to shove. Pacers 97 – Heat 93 (Series Tied 1-1)

Game 3: Had you told Head Coach Frank Vogel that his team was going to be +12 on the offensive glass and hold the Heat down to just six fast break points in Game 3, he probably would have told you that his team was going to be ahead 2-1 in this series going into this week. However, the Heat shot the ball incredibly well, knocking down 54.5% of their shots from the field and 6-of-14 from beyond the arc. LeBron James was relatively quiet with just 22 points, but the rest of the team around him was awesome. Chris Andersen went a perfect 4-for-4 from the field again, and Udonis Haslem had his best game of the postseason by shooting 8-of-9 and scoring 17 points. The Pacers allowed a season-worst 70 points in the first half against Miami, and now, they are in a 2-1 series hole and face what, for all intents and purposes, is a must win Game 4 on Tuesday night. Heat 114 – Pacers 96 (Heat Lead Series 2-1)

Game 4: Indiana is back on terms, and it is back on terms in a game in which Mario Chalmers was seemingly unstoppable. Chris Bosh is still nowhere to be found for the Heat, as he only shot 1-of-6 from the field and didn’t hit a single shot from inside the arc. All of the regulars did their thing for the Pacers, as all five starters scored in double digits, including another remarakble game with 23 points and 12 boards by Roy Hibbert, who is dominating this series in the low blocks. The Pacers shot 50.0 percent from the field, and in spite of the fact that they only knocked down three triples for the whole game, they walked away with a relatively easy win. Pacers 99 – Heat 92 (Series Tied 2-2)

Game 5: The King has answered the call. LeBron James scored 30 points, and he really took over in a third quarter in which the Heat went from down four to up 13 to put Game 5 away for all intents and purposes. It was the first game in which Miami didn’t get crushed on the glass, as the Heat only lost the rebounding battle by one. They also shot the ball incredibly well for the game, knocking down 50.7 percent of their shots. Udonis Haslem and Chris Andersen combined to shoot 10-of-11 from the floor in this one, though Andersen could be facing some discipline from the league for inexplicably shoving Tyler Hansbrough. Paul George had his best statistical game of the series, scoring 27 points with 11 boards and five assists, but it wasn’t enough to get over the hump. Heat 90 – Pacers 79 (Heat Lead Series 3-2)

Game 6: You have to give the Pacers all sorts of credit in this series. Every time the Heat look like they are going to deliever a haymaker and finish this series, Indiana just keeps coming right back and pushing even harder. It wasn’t the prettiest game in the world, but the Pacers fended off the fact that Miami knocked down its first six three-point attempts to ultimately win by double digits. Frustration is written all over the faces of Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, who combined to shoot 4-of-19 from the field in this one. LeBron James scored his 29 points, but an offensive foul against him in the fourth quarter took away any chances of a comeback, especially when he committed a technical foul after the play. Three members of the Pacers logged at least 11 boards, the second time in this series that they have pulled off that feat. Paul George and Roy Hibbert continued their awesome series, as they scored 52 points between them in the win. Pacers 91 – Heat 77 (Series Tied 3-3)

Game 7: The Heat officially took this series over once and for all in the second quarter of Game 7 when they outscored Indiana 33-16. Miami went on to walk away from the Pacers, and it did so by actually dominating on the boards for the very first time in this series and forcing a whopping 21 turnovers. The Pacers only got seven points out of Paul George, who battled foul trouble the whole night, and that proved to be their ultimately demise. LeBron James attempted 16 free throws, only four fewer than the entire Indiana team, and he scored 32 points to lead the way. Dwyane Wade added 21 and nine boards in his best game of this series as well. Heat 99 – Pacers 76 (Heat Win Series 4-3)

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The Heat were more troubled by the Pacers last year in the playoffs than by any other team in the second season, and though they ultimately triumphed in the series, they were surely tested for the full six games that were played. Now, the two teams meet again, but this time, it’s in the Eastern Conference Finals, and the stakes are a heck of a lot higher.

The scariest part about this postseason to the Heat is that they really haven’t seemed to even remotely break a sweat in the playoffs yet. F LeBron James has averaged over 39 minutes per game, but no one else has been good for even 33 minutes. James is also the only man on the team averaging more than 14 points per game. He knows that he is going to have to do more than that here in the playoffs, as will G Dwyane Wade and F Chris Bosh. Wade is going to be happy to have basically a week off to rest his sore knee after putting away the Chicago Bulls. G Norris Cole is knocking down nearly 70% of his shots from the outside in these playoffs, and that’s really helping matters as well, and against an Indiana team that tries to force you to take outside shots, that’s of paramount importance.

The Pacers don’t have F Danny Granger this year, but they have figured out how to get the job done without him. They are almost at the point that they want to be at, but they still have one more huge hurdle to get over here in the form of the Heat. The statistics haven’t been overly pretty for Indiana in the second season thanks to the fact that its defense has locked down for the whole playoffs, but that has been the calling card for the team all season long. F Paul George has averaged 19.1 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game here in the second season, while we have really seen G George Hill, F David West, and C Roy Hibbert all come into their own, averaging at least 14 points per game apiece. G Lance Stephenson had the huge game in the close out game against the New York Knicks, and even he is averaging 9.8 points and 8.1 rebounds per game in the playoffs as well.

The regular season this year was one for the Pacers. Indiana won and covered two of the three games in this series, and the one loss came when the Heat were playing out of their minds during their 27-game winning streak. Five of the past six meetings have gone past the ‘total’ as well. That being said, we think that the Heat are the better of these two teams by a country mile, and we think that they are going to ultimately going to win this series going away. This is going to be at best a five-game series, though we think that this is going to end in an ugly sweep.

Pacers vs. Heat Series Prediction: Miami Heat in 4

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NBA Playoffs: Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks Series Update

May 16th, 2013 by Adam Markowitz (Bankroll Sports Columnist) | Posted in NBA Basketball   Comments Off on NBA Playoffs: Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks Series Update
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Knicks vs. PacersThe 2013 NBA playoffs are set to continue, and today at Bankroll Sports, we are going to be keeping a close eye on the series between the New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers. These two should be going at it in a great set of battles, and we are going to have our NBA playoffs predictions and scores update on a nightly basis for this and all of the great series throughout the playoffs. Check back to this page often, as we will be updating our final scores and our series analysis so you can make the most informed NBA picks every step of the way in this series.

Indiana Pacers vs. New York Knicks NBA Playoff Schedule

Pacers Win Series 4-2

Game 1: Indiana Pacers 102 – New York Knicks 95
Game 2: Indiana Pacers 79 – New York Knicks 105
Game 3: New York Knicks 71 – Indiana Pacers 82
Game 4: New York Knicks 82 – Indiana Pacers 93
Game 5: Indiana Pacers 75 – New York Knicks 85
Game 6: New York Knicks 99 – Indiana Pacers 106

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Game 1: Home court advantage has already flipped hands. The Pacers outscored New York 59-38 in the second and third quarters combined, and the Knicks simply had no answer whatsoever. G DJ Augustin came off the bench and knocked down four threes, scoring 16 points. The five starters for Indiana also scored at least 11 points apiece. Not surprisingly, when the Knicks lose, F Carmelo Anthony and G JR Smith just didn’t shoot the ball well. These two went just 14-of-43 between them. That won’t cut it against this Indiana team, which is a heck of a lot better than the recently banished Celtics. Pacers 102 – Knicks 95 (Pacers Lead Series 1-0)

Game 2: Believe it or not, Game 2 was a relatively close game until the Knicks went on a 30-2 run to put things away in the fourth quarter. New York ended up outscoring the Pacers by 20 in the final stanza, and things could have been a heck of a lot worse had that run come earlier in the game. F Carmelo Anthony played an efficient game, as he shot 13-of-26 from the field and scored 32 points. G JR Smith still struggled, but Indiana just couldn’t get things going. The team uncharacteristically only pulled down 35 boards (largely thanks to New York shooting 49.4% from the field), and it turned it over 21 times. The telling stat of the game? Indiana had 66 shots. The Knicks had 89 shots. You’re not going to win games when you don’t shoot the basketball as many times as your opponents. Knicks 105 – Pacers 79 (Series Tied 1-1)

Game 3: If you didn’t believe in how good the Pacers were defensively before, you certainly do now. It feels like the whole shot chart has been littered with bad shot selection for New York, but the Knicks are only taking what the Pacers are giving them looks at. New York shot just 35.2 percent from the field, and though Indiana didn’t do any better at 35.0 percent, it had 13 more rebounds, thus nine more shots from the floor. C Roy Hibbert scored 24 and pulled down 12 boards to lead the way for Indiana. The Knicks only had one double digit point scorer, and that was F Carmelo Anthony with 21. Pacers 82 – Knicks 71 (Pacers Lead Series 2-1)

Game 4: It’s more of the same story for the Knicks and the Pacers in this one. Indiana has figured out how to dominate on the defensive side of the court, and New York hasn’t figured out how to counter that. G JR Smith only scored 19 points, and it took 22 shots for him to do that. F Carmelo Anthony scored 24 points, but that took 23 shots to accomplish. G Iman Shumpert, F Kenyon Martin, and G Jason Kidd combined to shoot 0-for-11 from the field. Meanwhile, the Pacers weren’t fantastic offensively, but they won because they dominated on the boards, they only turned the ball over 12 times, and they took advantage of their opportunities. Getting 26 points from G George Hill didn’t hurt either. Indiana is on the verge of a date with the Heat. Pacers 93 – Knicks 82 (Pacers Lead Series 3-1)

Game 5: At least for one more night, the Knicks have survived. With G George Hill out with a concussion, G DJ Augustin was forced into the starting lineup for the Pacers, and though he knocked down three triples in the game, he wasn’t the most effective player in the world. Instead, F Paul George led the way with 23 points, but he didn’t get a heck of a lot of help from anyone else on his team. F Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points on 12-of-28 shooting, and though that was far too many shots for that many points, the team picked up the slack on the defensive side of the court by forcing 19 turnovers. The Pacers were just a mess offensively, and they are going to have to play better ball than this if they want to win this series still. Knicks 85 – Pacers 75 (Pacers Lead Series 3-2)

Game 6: The Knicks had one of their best quarters of basketball in the third quarter when they really needed it, scoring 34 points and drawing level in a game that they had to win. Unfortunately for them, they didn’t end up capitalizing on it. G Raymond Felton didn’t hit a single shot from the field, and G JR Smith hit just 4-of-15 to kill New York’s chances. G George Hill was back in the lineup, and even though he only shot 2-of-10 from the field, the game looked a lot more normal for the Pacers. G Lance Stephenson led the way with 25 points, while F Paul George had 23, and C Roy Hibbert scored 21 with 12 boards and five blocks. Indiana hit 34 foul shots in the game and turned the ball over just nine times. New York didn’t have a single fast break point in what turned out to be its last game of the season. Pacers 106 – Knicks 99 (Pacers Win Series 4-2)

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The Knicks and the Pacers both struggled just a bit in their opening round series against the Boston Celtics and the Atlanta Hawks respectively. Both took big series leads. New York was up 3-0 and ended up needing six games to finish off the Celtics, while the Pacers were up 2-0 on the Hawks before ultimately needing six games to get the job done.

New York played some fantastic defensive ball in this opening round series against Boston, particularly early on. The team held the Celtics down to just a total of 54 points in a span of four quarters of basketball from the third period of Game 2 through the second quarter of Game 3. However, when the defense started to slip, the offense started to get a bit more erratic. F Carmelo Anthony and G JR Smith tried to literally do everything, and the end result is that both ended up shooting just 38 percent from the field for the series. Both put up good scoring numbers, especially Anthony and his 29.2 points per game. However, it all isn’t going to mean anything if the rest of the supporting cast can’t help out. G Raymond Felton had a good first series, averaging 17.2 points per game, but aside from him, there wasn’t another supporting player that averaged more than the 9.0 points per game of G Iman Shumpert and the 6.0 points per game of G Pablo Prigioni. Look for F Amare Stoudemire to come back in this series at some point, perhaps as early as Game 3 in Indianapolis.

The Pacers didn’t play all that well on the road all season long, and that stayed the case in the postseason as well. The team was beaten badly in the first two games at Phillips Arena before finally figuring out how to finish the deal in Game 6 on the road. F Paul George had himself a great opening series, averaging 18.7 points, 9.5 boards, and 5.0 assists per game, and he started off with a triple-double in the opening game of the set. Four players averaged at least 14.7 points per game, but more importantly, three averaged at least 8.0 rebounds per game as well. Indiana continued to move the basketball all over the court, and if it keeps that up here in the second round, it will have a shot of winning this series.

The home team won the last five games in this series dating back to last year, and it is 4-1 ATS in that stretch as well. The Pacers have come up with some huge efforts at Bankers Life Fieldhouse over the years, and we think they will ultimately find a way to win this series in six games. There will be too much of “I before Team” basketball in the Big Apple, and Melo and Smith will ultimately be the death of this team once the Pacers figure things out.

Knicks vs. Pacers Series Prediction: Indiana Pacers in 6

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2013 Atlanta Hawks vs. Indiana Pacers Playoffs Series Predictions

May 2nd, 2013 by Adam Markowitz (Bankroll Sports Columnist) | Posted in NBA Basketball   Comments Off on 2013 Atlanta Hawks vs. Indiana Pacers Playoffs Series Predictions
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Hawks vs. PacersConsider this page your one stop shop for all things related to the Atlanta Hawks vs. Indiana Pacers NBA playoffs series! These two teams are going to be squaring off in what should be a fantastic first round playoff series, and regardless of whether you are looking for a series preview, our Hawks vs. Pacers predictions, the NBA playoffs series prices for the Hawks and Pacers, or just an up to date listing of all of the final scores with recaps of all of the games, you’ve come to the right place. Be sure to bookmaker this page if you’re a fan of either of these teams, or if you’re just a generic NBA fan, but this is your official handicapping home of the Hawks vs. Pacers series.

Atlanta Hawks vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Playoff Schedule

Pacers Lead Series 3-2

Game 1: Atlanta Hawks 90 – Indiana Pacers 107
Game 2: Atlanta Hawks 98 – Indiana Pacers 113
Game 3: Indiana Pacers 69 – Atlanta Hawks 90
Game 4: Indiana Pacers 91 – Atlanta Hawks 102
Game 5: Atlanta Hawks 83 – Indiana Pacers 106
Game 6: Indiana Pacers 81 – Atlanta Hawks 73

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Game 1: The Hawks proved that they never really had all that much of a chance to take Game 1 of this series. They came out of the blocks in the first and third quarter totally flat, getting outscored 60-45 in those two quarters to get hammered. Seven players had at least nine points for the Pacers, but the hero was clearly F Paul George, who had 23 points, 12 assists, and 11 rebounds, leading the team in all three categories. Pacers 107 – Hawks 90 (Pacers Lead Series 1-0)

Game 2: If the Hawks are going to get back into this series, they are going to need F Josh Smith to stay out of foul trouble. Smith picked up five fouls in just 20 minutes of works and was never really a factor in the game. Indiana didn’t have a particularly great offensive game, though F Paul George scored 27 points, while G George Hill scored 22. G Lance Stephenson hurt his hip in the game, and he is up in the air for next several days. Pacers 113 – Hawks 98 (Pacers Lead Series 2-0)

Game 3: What a disaster Game 3 was for the Pacers… They shot just 27.2 percent from the field for the game, and they never had anything going offensively. We have to give credit to the Atlanta defense, as it came out with its hair on fire, forcing 22 turnovers on the night to cut the series deficit in half. F Al Horford had a huge game for the hosts, scoring 26 points and pulling down 16 boards in one of the biggest games that he has had in quite some time in a crucial spot. There’s a lot of work to be done, but at least Atlanta is off to mark. Hawks 90 – Pacers 69 (Pacers Lead Series 2-1)

Game 4: Give Atlanta all of the credit in the world for fighting back in this series. The Hawks could have been dead in the water coming back home to Phillips Arena down 0-2, but they fought back in both Games 3 and 4 and are now level once again. Save for a 15-1 run in the third quarter, there was never a doubt as to who the superior team was in this game. The Hawks got five three pointers from F Kyle Korver and 29 points and 11 rebounds from F Josh Smith on the day, making up for the fact that the rest of the team between them only made 17 field goals. Indiana only shot 38.1 percent from the field for the game, and it turned the ball over 13 times. All five starters scored in double figures for the Pacers, but it was never really nearly enough. Hawks 102 – Pacers 91 (Series Tied 2-2)

Game 5: Any time a team loses Games 1, 2, and 5 on the road, we always wonder whether the stuffing has been knocked from it. We have seen it happen time and time again, and we might be seeing it happen with Atlanta as well. The Hawks only made 25 shots from the field and shot 33.3 percent for the game, and they put forth a horrid effort in Game 5. F Paul George had another double-double with 21 points and 11 boards, while F David West led all scorers with 24. Indiana amazingly won this game by 23 points in spite of the fact that it lost the turnover battle 16-6. Pacers 106 – Hawks 83 (Pacers Lead Series 3-2)

Game 6: To think that the Pacers could win a game on the road in this series was shocking in itself. To think that they could do it with the bench contributing just three field goals and F Paul George shooting 2-of-10 from the floor is stunning. It was the defense that finally took over for Indiana, holding Atlanta down to just nine points in the second quarter and no more than 23 points in any given quarter. The Hawks shot just 33.3 percent from the field, and now, they go into the offseason, trying to figure out what they are going to do with free agent to be F Josh Smith. Pacers 81 – Hawks 73 (Pacers Win Series 4-2)

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The Hawks and the Pacers are both defense first teams, and that should really show when push comes to shove with the final scores in this series. These two clubs also have a history of playing quite tight games with one another, knowing that the average margin of victory in the last five games between these two has been just 6.8 points per game.

Indiana is a team that has been growing quite a bit over the course of the last few years, and winning the Central Division title in 2012-2013 is a great accomplishment. However, for the first time in quite some time, there is a massive target on this team’s back as well, and it is expected to perform well in this series and in the playoffs. Anything less than reaching the Eastern Conference Finals would be a bad result. The Pacers finished the year going 1-5 SU and 0-6 ATS in their final six games of the campaign, and they are going to need to play better ball on the defensive side of the court than they did in their last eight, when they allowed over 102 points per game. Without F Danny Granger in the fold, there really are no bona fide stars to work with, and that could be an issue if the big boys for the Hawks get going.

Atlanta’s guard play is spotty at best thanks to the departure of G Joe Johnson. G Jeff Teague and G Devin Harris have done what they can in the backcourt, but the truth of the matter is that this team only will go as far as C Al Horford and F Josh Smith take them. These two men are combining for 34.9 points and 18.6 boards per game, and they are both very good interior defenders and distributors as well. They have both been here and done that, and they have a lot more playoff experience between them than most on the Pacers do. Atlanta has gotten out of the first round quite a bit over the course of the last few seasons, as the team has racked up 19 playoff wins in the last five years.

Indiana hasn’t won a game at Phillips Arena since 2006, going 0-11 SU and just 2-9 ATS to show for its work in those games. The Hawks meanwhile, are just 6-14 SU and 10-10 ATS in their last 20 visits to Bankers Life Fieldhouse dating back to 2002. Needless to say, home court advantage is going to be key in this series, and we have a hard time seeing how either team is going to be able to scratch out a win on the other’s home court. Go with the home team to win all seven in this one, which should make for a great NBA playoffs series.

Pacers vs. Hawks Series Prediction: Indiana Pacers in 7

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C’mon Man! (for week ending 1/31/10)

February 1st, 2010 by Adam Markowitz (Bankroll Sports Columnist) | Posted in General Handicapping   Comments Off on C’mon Man! (for week ending 1/31/10)
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The week before the Super Bowl generally doesn’t have much action in the way of sports betting, but in the seven days just completed, there were plenty of players, coaches, and teams that just fell on their faces that cost we, the basketball betting or hockey wagering fans some scratch. So to all of the following people, I only have two words to say… C’mon Man!!!

Hey Edmonton Oilers, are you ever going to win a game in 2010? Remember when you were riding high after a five-game winning streak that wrapped up on December 11th? Since then, all you’ve done is win exactly one… that’s right… ONE game. You’ve been outscored by the aggregate score of 84-39 in that stretch, and now you’ve hit the low of all lows. Facing a Calgary team that had lost nine straight games itself, you came out and got thrashed 6-1 on Saturday night. So until you pick up a ‘W’ and make yourselves even remotely relevant again in the NHL betting world… C’mon Man!!!

The Indiana Pacers played a fantastic NBA betting affair on Friday night at home against LeBron James and Co. Not only were they outscored 36-18 in the opening stanza, they also only dropped nine points for the entire fourth quarter. But they had to expect better out of F Danny Grainger, right? Grainger is averaging 22.9 points per game, but the only thing that was more uninspiring than his 14-point effort against the Lakers on Wednesday was his 6/23 shooting performance against the Cavs on Friday. You know kid, I know you want to get the heck out of town, but can you at least try a little bit harder and shoot just a tad better than 26% from the field for a game in which you take so many shots? Pacers betting fans appreciate it… C’mon Man!!!

Does anyone know what’s going on with the Texas Longhorns? All of a sudden, they’ve allowed three straight teams to hang 80+ points on them even though they’re only conceding 67.5 points per game on the season. Once upon a time, this team was ranked #1 in the nation. Now, with three losses in its L/4 games, the worst of which came at home to Baylor on Saturday, the Horns will be lucky to hold in the Top-10. What makes matters worse? Texas hasn’t covered a college basketball betting line since December 22nd against Michigan State. Tickets to a Longhorns game: $10. Losing NCAA basketball betting ticket: $550. Watching a team fail to beat the number in eight straight games: Priceless… C’mon Man!!!

Let’s hear it for the Los Angeles Clippers, who became the first team in the NBA all season to lose to both the Minnesota Timberwolves and the New Jersey Jets this season! However, what made that feat all the more impressive is the fact that they did all of that in a span of three nights! Want an even better one? Check out the margins of victory for the two worse teams in the NBA… The T’Wolves won by 14, while the Nets won by 16. There’s never any excuse for play this… oh wait… It’s the Clippers… C’mon Man!!!