The MLB wild cards wrapped up last night with the Tampa Bay Rays pulling off the upset against the Oakland A’s, 5-1. The divisional round begins tonight with two NL matchups capped off by the Washington Nationals facing the LA Dodgers. Washington advanced with a thrilling, come-from-behind 4-3 win over Milwaukee in the NL Wild Card. But their reward to is head out west and face the NL’s best in the Dodgers (106-56, No. 2 overall in the Dunkel Index). Patrick Corbin (14-7, 3.25) will make the start for Washington, while LA will counter with Walker Buehler (14-4, 3.26). First pitch is 8:37 p.m. EST at Dodger Stadium. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game as well as the St. Louis-Atlanta playoff contest, click HERE.
Week 5 of the NFL schedule kicks off tonight with a big NFC West showdown between the LA Rams (3-1, No. 3 in the Dunkel Index) and Seattle Seahawks (3-1, No. 13). The Rams are trying to bounce back from an ugly 55-40 home loss to Tampa Bay as the usually reliable defense was torched by Jameis Winston for 385 yards and 4 TDs. The Seahawks felt a lot better about their 27-10 win over Arizona that was highlighted by a pick six from new addition Jadeveon Clowney. Kick off is 8:20 p.m. EST at CenturyLink Field. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NFL slate for Week 5, click HERE.
The college football schedule for Week 6 also gets started tonight with a pair of games, including an American Athletic Conference matchup between the Temple Owls (3-1, No. 59 in the Dunkel Index) and East Carolina Pirates (3-2, No. 114). Both teams come in riding high as the Owls knocked off Georgia Tech at home, 24-2, while the Pirates upset Old Dominion on the road, 24-21. Kick off is 8:00 p.m. EST at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full FBS and FCS schedules for Week 6, click HERE.
The NHL regular season started last night with the Washington Capitals upsetting the defending-champion St. Louis Blues, 3-2, in overtime. Eight games are on the schedule for tonight, including the Winnipeg Jets opening up in New York against a Rangers team that is looking to get back to the playoffs after missing the last two campaigns. The puck drops at 7:00 p.m. EST at Madison Square Garden. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NHL schedule, click HERE.
Week 17 of the CFL starts on Friday with the Edmonton Eskimos (7-7) traveling to Hamilton to face the top-ranked Tiger-Cats (11-3). Kick off is 7:00 p.m. EST at Tim Hortons Field. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full CFL schedule, click HERE.
And Matchweek 8 in the English Premier League begins on Saturday with six matches capped off by West Ham (3-3-1) hosting Crystal Palace (3-2-2). Kick off is 12:30 p.m. EST at London Stadium. To get Dunkel’s pick for this match and the full EPL schedule, click HERE.