The Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers took advantage of their home courts on Thursday night to stay alive in their respective conference semifinal series. But their reward is a pair of Game 7s on the road starting this afternoon as the Blazers travel to Denver to face the Nuggets, followed by the Sixers heading to Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to take on the Raptors. To get Dunkel’s picks for both these games, click HERE.
Home ice was kind to both the Boston Bruins and San Jose Sharks in their Game 1s of the NHL conference finals as each skated to three-goal victories. How the underdogs rebound begins to take shape this afternoon as the Carolina Hurricanes face the Bruins in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final at TD Garden. To get Dunkel’s pick, click HERE.
On the diamond, Braves’ manager Brian Snitker tried to shake up his slumping offense Friday night against Arizona by moving Ronald Acuna Jr to the leadoff spot. The results have been positive so far as the Braves took both games from the Diamondbacks with Acuna batting leadoff and will go for the four-game road sweep today at Chase Field. Atlanta sends Max Fried (4-2, 2.97) to the mound against the D-Backs’ Zack Godley (1-2, 7.49). To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full MLB schedule, click HERE.
And the final week of the EPL season is set for today with Manchester City leading Liverpool by a single point. Man City will try to claim the league title as it travels to Brighton, while Liverpool will host Wolverhampton. To get Dunkel’s picks for both these matches and the full EPL schedule, click HERE.