The road to the Big Ten championship looks to run through Michigan this afternoon as the Wolverines (24-3; 13-3 in Big Ten; No. 5 in Dunkel’s power rankings) host the Michigan State Spartans (22-5; 13-3; No. 6). The winner will remain tied atop the conference standings along with Purdue, which survived a tough challenge yesterday at Nebraska. The Wolverines come in having won the last three meeting between the two teams. For their part, the Spartans have won four straight conference games after going through a tough stretch of losing three in a row at the beginning of the month. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NCAA Basketball schedule, click HERE.
In the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs (33-27; No. 12 in Dunkel’s power rankings) are in the midst of their annual Rodeo Road Trip and having a tough time coming up with W’s after dropping five of their first six contests. They’ll look for a better outcome tonight as they head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks (11-48; No. 28). The Knicks have lost 18 straight at home and are one loss away from tying the league mark from home futility set by the 1993-94 Dallas Mavericks. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NBA schedule, click HERE.
On the ice, the Dallas Stars (30-26-5; No. 14 in Dunkel’s power rankings) have struggled with five losses in their last seven games and sit precariously at No. 7 in the Western Conference standings. They’ll face a team today trying desperately to get into the playoff picture as they head to Chicago to take on the Blackhawks (26-27-9; No. 28). To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NHL schedule, click HERE.
And Matchweek 27 of the English Premier League wraps up with Manchester United (15-5-6) taking on Liverpool (20-1-5) at Old Trafford. To get Dunkel’s pick for this match and the full Premier League schedule, click HERE.