Taking the nervously uttered words of Kathryn Erbe in D2, it is time for me to "change it up!" I tried to add some spice to my picks with the over/unders but it just hasn't been working this week as I have lost four out of my five picks from that discipline. That included two duds from New York's "finest" last night as the Knicks stunk out the joint AT HOME against the Magic and the Nets forgot that you had to play defense in the second half against the Suns. Therefore, today all my picks will be done against the spread. They will also have another common theme.
I am picking all home favorites this evening. All four of the games ranging from close numbers (Toronto and Chicago) to potential blowouts (Dallas and Philadelphia) I have put my faith in the home teams to TCOB. The only one I had a second thought about was Toronto laying two against Chicago but with Derrick Rose's availability always seeming to be a game-time decision, I am taking the Raps to cover. On to the picks!
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All picks made on the NY Post Line. Home team in all CAPS.
TORONTO -2 Chicago
MEMPHIS -6 Sacramento
DALLAS -13.5 Philadelphia
GOLDEN STATE -8.5 Brooklyn
Last Day's NBA Record: 2-2
2014-15 NBA Record: 21-23
All-Time NBA Record: 95-66-1
Last Day's All Picks Record: 4-2
All-Time Picks Record: 286-248-5