When two great competitors go head-to-head you wish there could be two winners, but that’s not how things go. Iowa State completes the regular season sweep of K-State with a convincing 14 point W giving me the W and leaving Grill deflated like a boob job gone bad. OUCH. To pile on Grill’s misfortune Louisville struggled against Clemson squeaking out a 1 point victory that came real close to not happening. Clemson had two shots to win the game in the closing seconds but could not convert. It wasn’t all roses for me as Providence showed no defensive pride at home letting Xavier put up 75 in a 14 pt loss blowing the Under by a bucket. Too bad the Foxy Lady got shut down for the local Friar faithful.
Additionally in retrospect, Maryland was a bad call but the A&M/Gamecock game went OVER with ease. On the ice Colorado got shutout 3-0 at home and the Blues just keep on rolling. We’ll be chasing their next loss for sure, but this may be the last time I bet on the Avalanche to win this season.
I didn’t get a chance to see Chardonnay’s picks before going to press EARLIER, but he managed some nice wins as he went heavy in A-10 action with Duquesne covering the -8 vs GW and VCU getting the huge win on the road in Dayton. Nice work Chardonnay! Save that cork!
AS the day draws to a close its time to hit the lights and see who in the crew OWNS THE NIGHT!
In what’s easiest the biggest game of the weekend #1 Tennessee plays in Kentucky against the #4 Wildcats. John Calipari is probably still butt-hurt over the “controversial” loss to LSU the other night which is something he & his team will have to let go if they’re gonna compete against a Volunteers team that hasn’t lost a game since Black Friday…as in the day AFTER Thanksgiving.! Kentucky’s favored by 4 but I’m all about this Tennessee team so I’m riding the ROAD DAWG +4!!! If you’re feeling warm & toasty it’s a good call to also ride the Tennessee MONEYLINE +151, I’d do it but I have emotional issues that prevent me from making that call.
To no surprise Jack, or as he likse to be called “Mr. Hog Wild”, is going HOG WILD again tonight taking Arkansas at home against a struggling Mississippi State team. The Razorbacks are the Home Dawg +2 and although Jack wasn’t clear (typical) whether he wants the cover or the W at +110 we’re advising either one!
Grill’s loving the west coast intrastate rivalries tonight as he’s rolling with Washington(-8) to bring the D at Washington State and Oregon(+1) to grab the road win @ Oregon St and tighten the Pac-12 standings. If you’re looking for a little extra Pac-12 action I’d go with the UNDER 143.5 in the Washington game and the OVER 132.5 in the Oregon match-up.
A few extra sleeper picks to watch tonight are the OVER 138 in TANTALIZING Ivy League action as Harvard & Penn face off, Seattle to cover the +13.5 @ New Mexico State and my sleeper pick of the night…ELON +5 as the HOME DAWG versus William & Mary.
Tennessee +4 at Kentucky
Razorbacks +2 & or MONEYLINE +110 vs Miss St
Washington -8 @ Washington St
Oregon +1 @ Oregon St
Harvard/Penn OVER 138
Seattle +13.5 @ New Mexico St
ELON +5 vs William & Mary
Good Luck and as always….enjoy the SCORCHING HOT ACTION!!!