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GREG GAMBLE’S 2008 PIGSKIN PICKS: 62-43 ATS...59%
NFL 23-18 - NCAA 19-15 - Teasers 20-10 - Lovely Ladies 69-0
GREG GAMBLE’S 2008 HARDWOOD PICKS: 23-18 ATS…56%
NBA 14-12 - NCAA 5-7 - Teasers 4-0 - Church League 69-0

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Against these two aggressive D's tonight, I'll take the 240-lb QB that's rushed for 1932 yrds & 43 TD the last 3 years!

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While I don't always agree, tonight, bigger is better!

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FLORIDA GATORS vs OKLAHOMA SOONERS
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Because of his all around game and D, I honestly believe Mr. Maynor has a brighter NBA future than Mr. Curry!

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Because just like Jenny, top-to-bottom he's MFin solid!

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VCU RAMS (-3.5) @ DREXEL DRAGONS
Usually at the mid-major level we see quite a few 20 ppg scoring guards, but the majority of them always seem to have horrible A/TO ratios and horrendous shooting percentages. The exception, not named Stephen Curry, is a kid you might remember from the Big Dance two season ago in 6-2 PG Eric Maynor. Check out his redonkulous offensive numbers this year:

Eric Maynor 23 ppg, 6 apg, 2 spg, 48 fg%, 78 ft%, 41 3pt%

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Just like it took her awhile to learn how to play pool, its taken the VCU newcomers time to learn to play with Maynor!

While Maynor has seen a hefty turnover the last few years, after a mediocre start to this year, his teammates seem to have found a groove playing alongside the future NBA baller. After losing a tough contest with Vanderbilt to end November, the Rams went on a four-game winning streak before losing a solid battle at Oklahoma 81-70. Since then they’ve gone 2-1 with a disappointing 1-point road loss to Delaware sandwiched between the two wins. As result of the conference loss, and coming off a dominating performance Monday (W 88-59 at UNC-Willmington), I expect Mr. Maynor & Co. to get things back on track against (5-7) Drexel who is only 2-2 at home this year.

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Just like these were easy to cover for Jenn, similarly the Drexel guards are easy to cover cause they can't shoot!

Drexel is similar to most average mid-major teams as they are led in scoring by two guards who shoot 36% & 33% from the field and 28% & 17% from behind the arc. In contrast, VCU’s other starting guards are able to let Maynor set them up with pretty looks and open lanes for easy buckets (Joey Rodriguez: 11 ppg, 47 3pt%, 93 ft% - Bradford Burgess: 8 ppg, 49 fg%, 41 3pt%). As for the frontcourt players, I’d consider it a wash…with the exception that the Rams star PG actually gets them involved...VCU RAMS BY 7-11 POINTS

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This little pimp had no trouble raising up when WST was great last year...how you think he'll do now that they're not!?

CALIFORNIA BEARS (+1.5) @ WASHINGTON ST. HUSKIES
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If Lisa's wearing a Cal Bear top that works for me!

CALIFORNIA BEARS (+1.5) @ WASHINGTON ST. HUSKIES
With the loss of two frontcourt focal points to the NBA (Ryan Anderson-Nets DeVon Hardin-Oklahoma City) and a new coach (former Stanford & GST Warriors headmaster Mike Montgomery), many felt the Bears were in for some PAC-10 struggles this season. But guess what…led by a dynamic backcourt thriving without the bigs, a brilliant teacher/coach of the game giddy to be back at his collegiate roots, and the miraculous return of 2006-07 star 6-6 Theo Robertson (12 ppg, 4 rpg, 48 fg%, 62-3pt%) from hip surgery, the Golden Cubbies have been unbelievable to the tune of 13-2.

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Just like Luana's look, the Bears looked focused!

Speaking of that dynamic backcourt, 5-10 So. Jerome Randle (20 ppg, 5 apg, 54 fg%, 56-3pt%) might be the most unheralded point guard in the nation and 6-5 Jr. Patrick Christopher (15 ppg, 48 fg%, 88 ft%, 38-3pt%) has a great overall game and rarely forces a bad shot. And tonight, they face a (8-5) Washington St. squad still recovering from losing the heart-n-soul of their backcourt in Derrick Lowe & Kyle Weaver. The Cougars have lost 5 of 8 since opening the season against mid-major bottom-feeders and still can’t find a consistent rhythm offensively. The one-dimension shooting wizard 6-1 Sr. Taylor Rochestie has suffered the most this season shifting more to a pure-PG role and not having the luxury of camping around the outside (this season: 37 fg%, 29-3pt%). And considering he’s paired with a freshman guard still learning the ropes, I expect Coach Montgomery to attack their guards all night and to neutralize the Cougars low-post option, 6-10 Aaron Baynes (11 ppg, 6 rpg), with a bevy of athletic bigs.…GOLDEN BEARS BY 6-12 POINTS

With a nice lil football game and some ATS action...
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...I'm suggesting you stay in relax...Take it light Homeboys!

Posted by Greg Gamble on January 8, 2009 12:22 PM |


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