It should feel like an early playoff game tonight in Sacramento as the Kings (28-36) and New Orleans Pelicans (28-36) each try to gain ground on the Memphis Grizzlies for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Both teams trail the Grizz by four games in the standings and have been playing solid basketball. New Orleans has won two straight following its 120-107 win at Minnesota on Sunday, while Sacramento has won seven of its last 10. Tip off is 10:30 p.m. EST at Golden 1 Center. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NBA schedule, click HERE.
The college basketball onference tournaments are in full swing with most of the major conferences getting started today, while the mid-majors are heading toward their finals. That’s the case in the Sun Belt, which has a pair of quarterfinal matchups tonight, including the Appalachian State Mountaineers (18-14) heading to Texas State to face the Bobcats (20-11). App State advanced with a 70-65 win over Coastal Carolina on Monday, while Texas State is looking to bounce back from a regular-season-ending 58-54 loss to South Alabama on March 3. Tip off is 8:00 p.m. EST at Strahan Arena. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and all of today’s conference tournament games, click HERE.
Postseason will also be on the minds of the Winnipeg Jets (36-28-6) and Edmonton Oilers (37-24-9) as they meet on the ice tonight. Edmonton missed an opportunity to tie Vegas for the top spot in the Pacific Division when they fell to the Golden Knights, 3-2, in overtime on Monday. Winnipeg is trying to separate itself from a clump of four teams vying for the two conference wild card spots and is coming off a 4-2 win over Arizona on Monday. Face off is 9:00 p.m. EST at Rogers Place. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NHL schedule, click HERE.