When the calendar flips to March, Tom Izzo’s teams seem to ratchet up their games and this year’s Michigan State squad looks to be no different. The Spartans (21-9) have won four straight and have a chance to earn a share of the regular-season Big Ten title this afternoon as they host the Ohio State Buckeyes (21-8). OSU is also getting hot at the right time and comes in having won four in a row following the Buckeyes’ 71-63 win over Illinois on Thursday. Tip off is 4:30 p.m. EST at Breslin Center. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NCAA Basketball schedule, click HERE.
The Indiana Pacers (38-25) are beat up right now, but still finding ways to win on the road. Despite missing Malcolm Brogdon (hip) and TJ Warren (leg), Nate McMillan’s team got past the Bulls on Friday to improve to 3-1 on the current trip. The Pacers will wind up the road swing tonight as they visit the Dallas Mavericks (39-25), who are coming off a 121-96 win over Memphis on Friday behind Kristaps Porzingis’ 26 points and 11 rebounds. Tip off is 7:00 p.m. EST at American Airlines Center. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NBA schedule, click HERE.
On the ice, the Columbus Blue Jackets (32-22-15) and Vancouver Canucks (35-25-6) will face each other for the second time in a week when the meet tonight in Vancouver. The Blue Jackets came away with a 5-3 home victory in the first meeting on March 1 when they scored four unanswered goals in the third period. The Canucks rebounded well from that disappointment and are coming off a 6-3 win over the Avalanche on Friday. Face off is 10:00 p.m. EST at Rogers Arena. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NHL schedule, click HERE.
And a full weekend of English Premier League action continues with a pair of matches on the card capped off with Manchester United (11-9-8) hosting Manchester City (18-3-6). Kick off is 12:30 p.m. EST at Old Trafford. To get Dunkel’s pick for this match and the full EPL schedule, click HERE.