16 Results for year: 2012

NBA Heat – Spurs 2012 Showdown

NBA 502 15* Miami Heat -5.5 Fourth game in 5 nights for Spurs and this game could get ugly when San Antonio visits American Airlines Arena in Miami to battle the Heat. Highest total of year on San Antonio game and the Spurs have scored at least 104 points in five-straight games following their 110-89 win at Orlando last night; the Spurs 5th straight game over the total. Now the Spurs enter tired and legs won't be fresh; affecting defense. Coach Popovich has a tendency to rest his aging top ... More

Issue 7 – Carolina Panthers at Philadelphia Eagles – Monday November 26, 2012

The Eagles have lost 6-straight games while also on a 0-5 ATS slide. Philadelphia has been beaten by at least 13 points their last four games and now find themselves a 3-point home underdog on MNF to the 2-win Panthers (2-8). How far have the Eagles fallen? Philly was a 2 point home favorite over the Super Bowl Champs NY Giants on Sept 30. The long coaching tenure of Andy Reid is coming to a close following a season of high expectations that has turned into collapse and chaos. Chilly temps ... More

Issue 6 – Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ERS – Monday November 19, 2012

Backup QB's will lead the Bears (7-2) and 49er's (6-2-1) when Chicago visits San Francisco for a Monday Night Football marquee match-up. Weather will be a non-factor with game time temps near 60 degrees and lighter winds at Candlestick Park. Quarterbacks Jay Cutler and Alex Smith have both been ruled out with concussion symptoms following last week's games and Jason Campbell and Colin Kaepernick will make their first starts of the season in the national spotlight game. The betting lines have ... More

Issue 5 – Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburg Steelers – Monday November 12, 2012

The Chiefs have let us down enough already this season and we won't be betting on Kansas City Monday Night when they visit Pittsburgh. The Chiefs strength in running the ball (150 yards and 32x/game) figures to be slowed by the Steelers stop unit that allows just 88 rushing ypg. Pittsburgh enters this contest with the NFL's #1 defense in yards allowed (262 ypg) and passing defense (174 ypg). Quarterback Matt Cassel is back under center for the failing featherheads and once behind, the bottom ... More

Issue 4 – Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints – Monday November 5, 2012

The Saints defense is dreadful, and that makes them tough to support as a betting favorite; even at home. New Orleans ranks dead last in the NFL allowing 475 ypg including 170 rushing at 5.0 ypr. That's over 55 yards per game worse that the next closest Buffalo Bills. How bad is the Saints defense? They have already become the first NFL team to allow 400+ yards in 7-straight games, and once the Eagles reach 238 yards against them Monday night, the Saints will have allowed the most yards through ... More

Issue 3 – San Francisco 49ERS at Arizona Cardinals – Monday October 29, 2012

Arizona's 4-0 start is a thing of the past as the Cardinals have lost 3-straight and now host the best team in their division, San Francisco (5-2). The Cardinals defense has been terrific allowing less than 17 ppg and just 4.9 yards per play (yppl). That's very solid and even better when adjusted for opponent's offenses. In fact, the Cardinals are the only NFL team that has yet to allow an opponent to score more than 21 points. Arizona is also healthier with CB Mike Adams and now LB Reggie ... More

Issue 2 – Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears – Monday October 22, 2012

The Bears (4-1) sit on top of the NFC North and enter this division battle off a bye and extra week of rest and preparation. Chicago has the situational edge playing at home off a bye while the Lions travel for the second-straight week and are looking up at three teams in the division as Detroit is 2-3. Gutsy win and rally by Detroit last week as they overcame 16 penalties and a 10-point deficit in the final 5+ minutes, tied the game on a last second-FG and won 26-23 in overtime. Note too that ... More

Issue 1 – Denver Broncos at San Diego Chargers – Monday October 15, 2012

The Chargers (3-2) couldn't overcome some questionable officiating last week and a roughing the passer penalty was a game-changing play that proved costly in defeat to the previously winless Saints. Along with a loss to Atlanta, the Chargers have been less than impressive with wins over the Titans, Raiders and Chiefs (6 KC turnovers). Now they play division rival Denver (2-3), who has the stronger defense and top-10 offense led by QB Peyton Manning. The Broncos running game has not yet ... More