I think T-Mac is going to miss Yao big-time tonight!
After a 3-1 Saturday on the college/pro hardwood, it’s going to be hard to watch the National Championship game with the regular-season clash between bitter-rivals the LA Clippers and NO Hornets tonight. While I do think Urban Meyer will utilize the 7 points the Buckeyes are giving him, my only interest will be in the winner of our inaugural Bowl Spectacular. (BTW, the football guru The Cougar disagrees...check out his breakdwon below) If Ohio St covers, we’ll have three gentlemen knotted up with 22 wins so the over/under total will decide the outcome (Kfunk 69, Damian Cougar 58, Gator Mike 45). If Florida covers (which will happen), the Cash Money Brothers will be added to the mix with a total of 59 for tonight’s game. With that, I’ve got 2 NBA winners to help pass the time during the long, boring-azz halftime…Make Money-Money, Make Money-Money$$$. www.insideplays.com
HOUSTON ROCKETS @ CHICAGO BULLS (-6)
I know the young Bullies scare sports investors across the land, but Pax, Skiles, & Co. are actually 13-5 ATS at home this season…including a perfect mark over their last 5. While the Yao-less Rockets have actually played quite well in his absence, they lost a tough battle against KG in Minnesota last night and I don’t think another night in a cold-city will do much to help McGrady’s creaky-back. If the Bulls get out of the gate early, this one could be a blow-out. Oh yeah…and this game is on TV so I have to make a play…Bulls by 9-15 points
LOS ANGLELES CLIPPERS (-6) @ NEW ORLEANS HORNETS
Yes you guys are seeing a pattern here…I’m betting against the CBA players left on New Orleans about 70% of the time. I know the Clippers have sucked lately, including a blown-out by Atlanta Saturday, but that will keep the line a little low for us tonight. Elton Brand and Co. have lost the first 4 games on their road-trip and will be desperate for a win tonight…The Clip by 8-12 points
GREG GAMBLE’S HOOP TOTALS- NBA 43-24 ATS ; NCAA 12-10 ATS