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Boston Boston Logo at Dallas Logo Dallas
Pick - Prop
Dereck Lively II o8.5 rebounds (+114)

Closing out to Kristaps Porzingis is much more difficult than to Al Horford, and Lively can better split the difference of guarding Al outside while still getting back to owning the defensive glass since Horford has a much slower release. Horford is also going to be straining under increased minutes and just a single day off between games. Lively's rebounding O/U of 8.5 isn't accounting enough for Porzingis’ likely absence, which will ultimately see Lively stay closer to the rim in Game 4.

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Rory Breasail - Pick Made 13 hrs, 13 min ago.

Best Odds +114
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Boston Boston Logo at Dallas Logo Dallas
Pick - Prop
Boston Jayson Tatum u3.5 threes (-148)

In Game 3, the Celtics looked like they had come to rely on five-out spacing provided by 48 minutes of either Al Horford or Kristaps Porzingis to generate their offense. Eventually, they snapped out of it and got better looks inside, which means Tatum should drive and kick more on Friday, rather than jack up contested threes without bending the defense. Boston's star forward also took just seven attempts from deep in both Games 1 and 2 combined, and with a normalized number of attempts in Game 4, it’s difficult for me to imagine him hitting four again.

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Rory Breasail - Pick Made 13 hrs, 11 min ago.

Best Odds -148
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Boston Boston Logo at Dallas Logo Dallas
Pick - Prop
Luka Doncic u32.5 points (-105)

Reports that the Dallas Mavericks superstar is receiving a painkilling injection pre-game due to his thoracic injury track with the eye test. Doncic has come out strong early in every game of the series, only to wear down substantially as the game goes on, presumably as the painkiller wears off and his sprained knee bothers him more and more. He began Game 3 shooting 5-of-7 from the field, and went just 6-of-20 the rest of the way. The state of Doncic's body reminds me of his play in the Oklahoma City Thunder series when he averaged just 24.7 points, making the Under on his points prop one of my best plays for Thursday.

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Rory Breasail - Pick Made 13 hrs, 10 min ago.

Best Odds -105
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Scotland Scotland Logo vs Germany Logo Germany
Pick - Total
Scotland vs Germany o2.5 (-138)

There's always pressure on the hosts to perform well in the opening of a major tournament, but with the way this German side is built to attack and the players at its disposal, three points and three goals should be no issue. Scotland is a team struggling for form having gone seven games in all competitions without a win, and the defense has been poor allowing 20 goals in that span. This has 3-0 Germany written all over it. 

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Chris Vasile - Pick Made 22 days, 12 hrs, 9 min ago.

Best Odds o2.5 -150
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Scotland Scotland Logo vs Germany Logo Germany
Pick - Spread
Germany Germany -1 (-120)

Home advantage and a more talented roster should be enough to get Germany a relatively straightforward win here, and with the likes of Leroy Sane starting from the bench, they should have the players to change the game if Scotland can hold them off early.

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Sam Farley - Pick Made 1 day, 14 hrs, 4 min ago.

Best Odds -120
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Switzerland Switzerland Logo vs Hungary Logo Hungary
Pick - Moneyline
Hungary Hungary (+250)

Hungary enters the weekend with just one loss in their last 16 games, coming in a 2-1 friendly defeat to Ireland earlier this month. I can let that result slide because they topped their qualifying group, one of just six teams to go unbeaten, alongside more acclaimed teams such as Portugal, England, and France. This Hungary team might not have as many household names as Switzerland, but they operate as more than the sum of their parts. This is a strong team who are exceptionally well-drilled and tactically smart. They averaged two goals scored per game in qualifying, and Dominik Szoboszlai is the straw that stirs the offensive attack. At +265, we have to back the Hungarians.

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Sam Farley - Pick Made 12 hrs, 13 min ago.

Best Odds +250
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Montreal Montreal Logo at Edmonton Logo Edmonton
Pick - Spread
Montreal Montreal -4.5 (-110)

Early money has come in on the Elks and this is a letdown spot after the Als destroyed the Blue Bombers in Winnipeg last week. That said, it's tough to fade the Als with how they've been playing since last year and it's even tougher to back the mistake-prone Elks. The Als are 9-0 SU and 8-0-1 ATS in their last nine games and they are the defending Grey Cup champs for good reason. Meanwhile the Elks are coming off another sloppy loss when they collapsed in the fourth quarter and they are 0-5 SU and ATS in their last five. They're also just just 2-25 SU and 5-22 ATS in their last 27 games at home.

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Rohit Ponnaiya - Pick Made 1 day, 9 hrs, 26 min ago.

Calgary Calgary Logo at BC Logo BC
Pick - Spread
BC Lions -7.5 (-118)

Calgary is just 1-4 ATS in its last five matchups against BC, including last year's West-Semi Final when quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. shredded the Stampeders to the tune of 431 passing yards and two touchdowns through the air. Although the Stamps are feeling good off of the backs of a 32-24 win over Hamilton in their Week 1 opener, the defense remains largely unchanged sans the addition of DB Demerio Houston. It's a stop-unit that gave up an average of 26.7 points per game in 2023 and allowed 459 yards of net offence to Hamilton last week. Meanwhile, QB Jake Maier also struggled against BC last year, sporting a 73.0 passer rating and 53.4% completion percentage in three regular starts against the Lions. The Stamps starter also turned the ball over far too many times in 2023, finishing with a shaky 19-15 TD/INT ratio.

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Trevor Knapp - Pick Made 14 hrs, 44 min ago.

Best Odds -118
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Calgary Calgary Logo at BC Logo BC
Pick - Spread
Calgary Calgary +9 (-108)

This spread is too large given how we saw both of these teams perform in their season openers. The Stampeders came into this season with low expectations but beat the Hamilton in Week 1. Quarterback Jake Maier completed 21 of 26 passes for 252 yards and two TDs without any picks, and the Stamps added another 117 yards on the ground. The Leos have an explosive offense but were upset in Week 1 because of their leaky defense. They allowed 31.8 ppg in their final nine regular-season games last year, and that poor play continued in the season opener — especially their issues against the run.

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Rohit Ponnaiya - Pick Made 2 days, 15 hrs, 39 min ago.

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Tennessee Tennessee Logo at Chicago Logo Chicago
Pick - Prop
Tennessee at Chicago Under 43.5 (-110)

There are a lot of new pieces on both offenses and things could take a while to gel in Tennessee. Brian Callahan will be making his first HC gig but also trying to pull off play-calling duties which is never an easy task. It will be a big change in offense for Will Levis as well. The Bears also have a huge curve to overcome with a new QB and new OC. In this game alone, there is a rookie QB with a new OC, QB coach, and passing game coordinator, and the Titans have a 2nd year QB with all new offensive pieces, a new HC, and OC. This could be a messy offensive performance from both sides. 

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Josh Inglis - Pick Made 9 days, 17 hrs, 47 min ago.

Best Odds -110
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Houston Houston Logo at Indianapolis Logo Indianapolis
Pick - Spread
Houston Houston -1.5 (-110)

Anthony Richardson is back at QB for the Indianapolis Colts in Week 1, but how much will that help one of the league's worst defenses in 2023... which bolstered the front seven but is running it back with a young (and volatile) secondary. A Week 1 matchup vs. Houston — with  C.J. Stroud, Nico Collins, and offseason acquisition Stefon Diggs — will not do them any favors, plus the Texans also beefed up the defense with veteran defenders Danielle Hunter and Denico Autry.

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Jared Hochman - Pick Made 10 days, 15 hrs, 59 min ago.

N.Y. Jets N.Y. Jets Logo at San Francisco Logo San Francisco
Pick - Spread
San Francisco San Francisco -5 (-113)

Kyle Shanahan, at home, vs his former defensive coordinator with a spread inside six points? Sign me up! The 49ers don't mess around on their home field where they have 15 double-digit wins in their last 21 regular season games. San Fran came out flying in their season opener last season when they obliterated the Steelers, in Pittsburgh, by 23 points and I wouldn't be shocked to see a similar result against the Jets. Aaron Rodgers is now 40 years old and a few seasons removed from MVP-caliber play. Many are once again buying the hype on the Jets, but I'm not one of them. 

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Joe Osborne - Pick Made 10 days, 12 hrs, 26 min ago.

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Florida State Florida State Logo at Georgia Tech Logo Georgia Tech
Pick - Spread
Florida State -12.5 (-110)

The summer buzz will focus on how much Florida State lost from last year’s team robbed of a Playoff spot, and understandably so, given the Seminoles return only 58% of last year’s production. But do not overlook how deep of a roster Mike Norvell has built in his five years in Tallahassee. Brent Key will never enjoy such talent at Georgia Tech, and he certainly does not after just one year. Norvell is one of the best game callers in the country, so anytime he has more than a week to prep, he should be given some further credit. Until this spread crosses two touchdowns, trust in Norvell and trust in Florida State’s talent make this an easy choice.

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Douglas Farmer - Pick Made 1 day, 13 hrs, 53 min ago.

Best Odds -110
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SMU SMU Logo at Nevada Logo Nevada
Pick - Spread
SMU SMU -21.5 (-110)

SMU transitions to the ACC this season and while the move to a Power Five (now Four) conference hasn't gone smoothly for some other programs in recent years, not many teams are the Mustangs. They leave the AAC as the reigning champs and return almost every key player from that roster, including quarterback Preston Stone. But these Ponies are powered by defense. This unit ranked sixth in defensive success rate and seventh in EPA last season and their front seven led by Elijah Roberts will be a problem for a Nevada offensive line that ranked 121st in sacks allowed per game. Once we get closer to kickoff I'll probably look at SMU on the first half spread or Nevada to go Under its team total, but for now I'm laying the points with the Ponies on a number that will almost certainly go up.

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Andrew Caley - Pick Made 1 day, 15 hrs, 44 min ago.

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