Heading east has not been a problem so far for the Portland Trail Blazers, who have started their seven-game road trip with a 4-0 record. Overall, the Blazers (38-23; No. 9 in Dunkel’s power rankings) are 18-4 against Eastern Conference opponents. But both those trends will get a test tonight as the Blazers face an equally hot Toronto Raptors club. The Raptors (45-17; No. 3) finished off a strong 8-1 February with a 118-95 thrashing of Boston on Tuesday. Portland comes in with a 13-6 ATS mark in the last 19 games between the two teams. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NBA schedule, click HERE.
In the Ivy League, Harvard squeaked out an 88-86 win over Yale on Saturday that pulled the Crimson to within a game of the Bulldogs in the standings. Harvard (14-9; 7-3 in the conference; No. 130 in Dunkel’s power rankings) is home tonight against the Penn Quakers (16-10; 4-6; No. 120). The Crimson are 9-3 ATS in the last 12 games versus the Quakers. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NCAA Basketball schedule, click HERE.
The NHL features a battle between the top two teams in the Central Division, but neither is playing particularly well right now. The Winnipeg Jets (37-22-4; No. 5 in Dunkel’s power rankings) have dropped two straight and are just 1-4-1 in their last 6 games. They’ll host Nashville tonight with the Predators (37-24-5; No. 6) having dropped two of their last three. The road team is 5-1 in the last six games in the series. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NHL schedule, click HERE.
And Matchweek 29 in the English Premier League starts on Saturday with an early-morning contest between Tottenham Hotspur (20-8-0) and Arsenal (17-6-5). To get Dunkel’s pick for this match and the full Premier League schedule, click HERE.