A hardcore sports junkie since the 1987 Super Bowl (his first heartbreaking L of many), Eric officially embarked on a career in sports journalism in 1997 and has written for a number of top websites and media outlets since. He jumped to the betting side of sports coverage in 2016 and will watch just about anything that's competitive.
Sport to bet on: NBA
Sports movie: He Got Game
Sports snack: Nachos
Covers feature: Matchup Trends
Despite being listed as a 4.5-point underdog in College Station, South Carolina is by all accounts the better team. We break down the matchup and more in our college basketball picks below.
The Bulls are sure to get their third straight win when the Pistons come to town tonight but the 12-point spread is both inflated and undeserving. Read our NBA picks below to find out if Detroit can hang around.
Texas and Texas Tech meet as Big 12 rivals for the final time on Tuesday night, with the Red Raiders favored in Lubbock. Our college basketball betting picks believe the Longhorns' struggles with good teams will continue here.
The Oilers are in need of a win after dropping three straight games last week and with the Kings coming to town as +125 underdogs, Edmonton will certainly have its chance. We break down the matchup in our NHL betting picks below.
Temple and Wichita State both live in the basement of the AAC standings and we're not sure the latter should be giving 6.5 points to the former. We break down the Owls and their chances of covering this spread in our NCAAB betting picks below.
The current versions of the Bucks and 76ers are far from the teams that met in Milwaukee back in October. Read our NBA picks below to find out how those changes impact tonight's matchup.
UNC's been struggling to hold onto its top status in the ACC, but our college basketball picks think RJ Davis won't shy away from the spotlight in a big matchup with Virginia.
Houston's looking to fend off challengers for its Big 12 title, but Baylor's coming for the crown. See which of these predators our college basketball picks are backing when they face off on Saturday.
Are the Hornets onto something? Our NBA picks are skeptical if they can topple the Warriors against such a huge spread tonight, but there could still be value in these buzzing underdogs.
St. John's is in freefall after a hot start and it's wearing on coach Rick Pitino. However, a date with Georgetown could be just what the doctor ordered. The Hoyas have lost 10 straight and haven't even enjoyed a homecourt advantage.
Two top-shelf Big 12 offenses square off in Provo tonight as the Baylor Bears look to make it two in a row against these BYU Cougars. Can the home squad split the season series? Either way, this has the makings of a shootout.
The Bruins have struggled since the All-Star break and suddenly look vulnerable on home ice, which seemed unthinkable for most of the season. Today, they welcome the NHL's best offense to town as the Stars look to upset their hosts.
Rangers vs Islanders Odds, Picks, and Predictions Tonight: Blueshirts Solve Isles in Stadium Series Showdown
The Islanders have had the Rangers' number the last two seasons, but MetLife Stadium hosts their first meeting of the year and the Blueshirts have been playing some inspired hockey of late. Our NHL betting picks see Chris Kreider making an impact for NYR.
The South Florida Bulls have put together 10 straight wins but will put that streak to the test when No. 24 Florida Atlantic comes to town as 5.5-point favorites. We break down their chances in our NCAAB betting picks below.
The Canucks have been a sincere two-way threat, which isn't something the Jets can claim. Will Winnipeg clamp down enough on D? Our NHL picks break down the matchup.
Texas Tech is ready to shake up Iowa State's current win streak — can the Red Raiders pull it off? Our college basketball picks think Darrion Williams & Co. will at least make things interesting.
While FAU will most assuredly lock up their 21st victory of the season tonight, this spread is pushing 20 and its opponents haven't often gotten blown out. Read more in our college basketball betting picks below.
Trae Young's been slumping by his standards, but the Hawks All-Star shown a knack for snapping out of it, and our NBA picks feel the Hornets aren't going to be able to do much to stop him.
Coming off a stunning finish vs. Phoenix, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors travel to Utah as slight underdogs against the Jazz. Both offenses are putting in work, and we look at whether or not that has us veering toward a lot of points.
Duke is a massive favorite tonight against Wake Forest and this will be a battle between two potent offenses. The Demon Deacons are second in the ACC in scoring while the Blue Devils are just behind them. Will Duke's defense be the difference?