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NBA PICKS: 12/11/07

3-2 last night brings our season record to 62-71-2. Terrible, but we are moving in the right direction. Here is what we like tonight:

Raptors -3 @ Hawks: The Hawks are damn hot right now-winners of 3 straight. They destroyed the Magic last night. The Raptors are slowly getting healthy. The Hawks will not win 4 in a row. Take the Raptors -3.

Clippers @ Nets -6.5: The Nets are 0-8-1 ATS in their last 9 home games!!! They are due for a cover. Good thing they got the Clippers. Take the Nets -6.5.

Pistons @ Grizzlies +5.5: The Pistons may be without Rasheed Wallace. It won’t matter tonight. The Pistons aren’t THAT good with him. This is too many points to give on the road to a team that can throw up some points. Pistons may win, but Grizz will keep it close. Take the Grizzlies +5.5.

Trailblazers @ Jazz -13.5: This game is a trap-this is way too many points to give the Blazers. That is why we like the Jazz. The Jazz own them at home and the Blazers will be without LaMarcus Aldridge. This will be a beatdown. Take the Jazz -13.5.

Spurs @ Warriors +3: The Spurs have been really hot-despite no Duncan. He is likely to play tonight. That said, our analysis says the Warriors cover. Take the Warriors +3.

Good luck.

Runny & Flash

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December 11, 2007 Posted by | Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Free NBA Picks, Golden State Warriors, LA Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, nba, NBA Picks, NJ Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors | Leave a comment

NBA PICKS: 12/7/07

1-3 night last night dropped us to 54-64-2 on the season. We are in a bad rut right now, but we know it will change. It has happened before. We know we need to keep working. We like 10 plays tonight. This is what we recommend:

Bucks +1 @ Sonics: The Sonics are really fun to watch and the Bucks have been terrible against them in their recent meetings. However, we think the Bucks front court will get the job done and cover. Take the Bucks +1.

Bulls @ Pistons -8: The Bulls are smokin’ hot right now. We think this line is a trap. It is begging you to take the Bulls. That is why we are taking the Pistons. Take the Pistons -8.

Clippers @ Kings -5: The Clippers are terrible. We LOVE the Kings at home. Take the Kings -5.

Heat +8.5 @ Warriors: The Heat looked terrible last night in Portland. They are not a good team right now. No energy. The Warriors have been just the opposite. That said, we think the Heat get their heads right tonight and muster enough to cover the 8.5. Take the Heat +8.5.

Jazz @ Spurs PICK ‘EM: The Spurs showed a lot in their Duncan-less win against the Mavs. They are a very good, very well coached team. The Jazz will give them a run for their money in this game, but they are a much different team on the road. Much different. Home court gives the Spurs a big edge in this one. Take the Spurs Pick ‘EM.

Rockets -4.5 @ Nets: The Nets are just a mess. The Jason Kidd sick day and trade demand rumors are causing a major headache with this team (we know that is a terrible joke). Regardless of the recent Kidd stuff, the Nets just have not been a good team all year. We love this spread. The Rockets will get after them and take this one. Take the Rockets -4.5.

Pacers @ Magic -8; OVER/UNDER 212: The Pacers have opened eyes this year. Since trading away the trouble makers from last year’s team, they are playing much, much better. That said, we just love the Magic at home. Dwight Howard is a manchild. The Magic front court should out rebound the Pacers and the Magic back-court can handle the Pacers. Take the Magic -8. Also, the OVER is too high for these teams. They match-up well and we think they both play good D. We think they will keep it relatively low scoring. Take the UNDER 212.

Suns -6.5 @ Wizards: The Suns are rollin’ on this road trip. They own the NBA LEast. They roll in this one. Take the Suns -6.5.

Raptors @ Celtics -12:Injuries played a major role in this play. If Bosh and Bargnani were healthy, this would be a different pick (granted the line would be much different, too). The Celtics have been unstoppable at home. TJ Ford cannot do this on his own. Take the Celtics -12.

December 7, 2007 Posted by | Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Chris Bosh, Detroit Pistons, Free NBA Picks, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Indianapolis Pacers, LA Clippers, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, NJ Nets, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Seattle Sonics, Tim Duncan, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards | Leave a comment

NBA PICKS: DAY 12/5/07

2-3 last night brings our season record to 51-58-1. Very, very bad. We apologize. However, we know we just need to ride it out. We will. Here is what we like tonight:

Celtics -10

Raptors +7

Knicks +6

Pistons/Hornets OVER 193

Mavs -3

Rockets -10

Six games. Good luck.

Flash & Runny

December 5, 2007 Posted by | 76ers, Boston Celtics, Dallas Mavericks, Detroit, Detroit Pistons, Free NBA Picks, Houston Rockets, Memphis, Memphis Grizzlies, nba, NBA Picks, New Orleans Hornets, New York Knicks, NJ Nets, NY Knicks, Philadelphia, Philly, Phoenix Suns, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors | Leave a comment

NBA PICKS: 11/28/07

Another 1-2 night!! I think we should change our name to 1-2 we hit it so much. Our season record is 40-44-1. It is a joke. We know. We will rebound. Here are picks tonight:

Cavs @ Pistons -8.5: This is a Vegas trap game. With the way the Cavs have been playing, this spread should be no where near this high. If anything, the Pistons should be the dog. That said, we are taking the Pistons. Take the Pistons -8.5.

Magic -8.5 @ Sonics: Magic are rested. They will roll. Take the Magic -8.5.

Jazz @ Sixers +6.5: The Jazz are a terrible road team ATS. We like the Sixers to cover. Take the Sixers +6.5.

Grizzles +6.5 @ Raptors: We are going against intuition here. We typically take the Raptors. However, we think the Grizzlies will cover. Take the Grizz +6.5.

Warriors -1.5 @ Kings: Very close match-up. Despite the Kings being great dogs at home, we think the Warriors end their trend of covers. Take the Warriors -1.5.

Good luck.

Runny & Flash

November 28, 2007 Posted by | 76ers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Free NBA Picks, Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, nba, NBA Picks, Orlando Magic, Philly, Sacramento Kings, Seattle, Seattle Sonics, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz | 1 Comment

NBA PICKS DAY 21 (11/20/07)

1-1 last night brings our record to 34-35-1. Still teetering below .500, but we are workin’. We like two games tonight:

Raptors +9 @ Mavs: Both teams are rested. The Mavs have won a few in a row, and they will probably win this one. However, we think +9 is too many points to give against the Raptors. Take the Raptors +9.

Suns -8 @ Kings: Kings have actually been surprising lately. Especially at home. However, although the Suns have been terrible ATS in their last few games against the West teams, we think they roll in this one. Too many weapons. Take the Suns -8.

Good luck.

Runny & Flash

November 20, 2007 Posted by | Dallas Mavericks, nba, NBA Picks, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Toronto Raptors | Leave a comment

NBA PICKS: DAY 16

Good night last night-3-1. Brings our season record closer to respectability at 26-23-1. Not even close to good, but a little closer to a record that we can talk about in public. It will keep improving. Here’s our picks for tonight:

Magic +3 @ Cavs: We are a little reluctant to take the Magic in this one, but we like the points. We think they will cover. Take the Magic +3.

Jazz -1.5 @ Raptors: A battle of teams that love to cover for us. Utah owns their recent match-ups. Take the Jazz -1.5.

Sixers @ Hornets -8.5: Hornets destroyed them recently in Philly. The Sixers played most of last night’s game against the Mavs close, but lost it big in the end. The Hornets are rested and at home. A lot of points to give-up to a team that plays good D, but we think the Hornets will cover. Take the Hornets -8.5.

Knicks @ Clippers: The Knicks are a team in turmoil. And they are bad. The Clippers are rested and at home. Take the Clippers -8.

Pistons @ Warriors +2.5: The Pistons screwed us last night. The Warriors are winless, and they have too much talent to be winless at this point. They are rested. They get their first W tonight. Take the Warriors +2.5.

Kings +2 @ Wolves: This is an Ike Turner Game (more than typical bet). We like this a lot. Both teams are bad, but the numbers point to the Kings winning big. It is fantastic that they are getting points. Take the Kings +2.

There you go. Good luck with your picks.

Runny & Flash

November 14, 2007 Posted by | 76ers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Free NBA Picks, Golden State Warriors, Ike Turner, LA Clippers, Minnesota, nba, NBA Picks, New Orleans Hornets, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia, Sacramento Kings, Timberwolves, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz | Leave a comment

NBA PICKS DAY 12: 12 STEP ROAD TO RECOVERY

Terrible. Terible. Terrible. 1-3 last night dropped us to 19-18 on the season.  Our worse start ever. We apologize to everyone who looks at our picks. If it is any consolation, we are in the same boat as you (if you used our any of our picks). That said, we will keep plugging and will work our way back. We like two games on Day 12. Here they are:

Celtics +1.5 @ Nets: The C’s are off an impressive beatdown of the Hawks at home last night. Very impressive. The Nets have been scrappy. Last season we rode the Nets a lot. They came through for us more often than not. We like them this year, too. However, not tonight. The C’s are decimating teams. They are a veteran club and play like it. The Nets are the same and this will be a great game. The Nets will give the C’s their toughest test to date. We think the C’s win outright. Take the Celtics +1.5.

Raptors +5.5 @ Bulls: The Bulls seemed to right their ship with an impressive win at home Thursday night against the Pistons. The Raptors are one of our cover horses. We are rollin’ with them tonight. Take the Raptors +5.5.

There’s our picks. Good luck with your’s.

Flash & Runny

November 10, 2007 Posted by | Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, nba, NBA Picks, NJ Nets, Toronto Raptors | Leave a comment

NBA PICKS: DAY 8

13-9 on the season. We are geting there. Here are our locks for Day 8:

Clippers +7 @ Bulls: Bulls have stumbled bad out of the gates. The Clipp look very similar to the team of last year-good but not great. Our analysis says they will lose, but they have enough to keep it within 7. Take the Clippers +7.

Hornets +3.5 @ Lakers: The Lakers are completely surprising us this year. We did not expect them to come out like they have. They are relentless at home. However, the Hornets have been just as surprising (if not more so). Our analysis says the Hornets will cover and probably win outright. Take the Hornets +3.5

Sonics +3 @ Kings: Sonics are young, but they play hard. We love Durant!! He is as good as advertised. The Kings are terrible. They won’t beat anyone by 3 or more. Take the Sonics +3.

Raptors -2.5 @ Bucks: Bucks are decent, but the Raptors are cover deamons. Even on the road, our analysis says Raptors all the way. Take the Raptors -2.5.

Magic -6.5 @ T’Wolves: The T’wolves losing KG hit them extremely hard. They are a fraction of the team they were last year. The Magic are legit, and like the Raptors, are cover deamons. Our analysis likes the Magic on the road. Take the Magic -6.5.

There you go. 5 locks for Day 8. Good luck with your picks.

Runny & Flash

November 6, 2007 Posted by | Chicago Bulls, LA Clippers, LA Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota, nba, NBA Picks, New Orleans Hornets, Orlando Magic, Sacramento Kings, Seattle Sonics, Timberwolves, Toronto Raptors | Leave a comment

NBA PICKS DAY 6

4-1 yesterday brought our record to 11-8 on the season. We off the a decent start. We will improve. Here we go:

Celtics +1 @ Raptors: Celts are legit. We love th Raptors, but they will not beat the Celtics tonight. Take the Celtics +1.

Jazz @ LA Lakers Pick ‘Em: Love the pick ’em in this. The Jazz should be favored. Even on the road. Take the Jazz to win.

There you go. Only 2 locks, but they are winners. Good luck with your picks.

Runny & Flash

November 4, 2007 Posted by | Boston Celtics, LA Lakers, Toronto Raptors, Utah Jazz | 2 Comments