Posts Tagged: Patriots

On June 3, the Cleveland Indians sat 11 1/2 games back of the Minnesota Twins in the AL Central and appeared to be going nowhere fast. But Terry Francona’s team has gone a blistering 39-16 over its last 55 games to put the Tribe (68-46) just 2 games back of the Twins (70-44) as the two teams open up a… Read more »

Fans of the 1991 World Series classic between the Atlanta Braves and Minnesota Twins always look forward to a rematch when the interleague schedule brings them together. This week’s series at Target Field hasn’t disappointed so far as the Twins (70-43) took the opener, 5-3, and the Braves (67-48) bounced back last night with a 12-7 offensive outburst. The rubber… Read more »

A critical West Coast road trip for the St. Louis Cardinals did not start off well last night as the Redbirds were manhandled by the Oakland A’s, 8-3. The loss dropped St. Louis (58-51) a half-game behind the Chicago Cubs in the NL Central race. The Cards will try to rebound today with Adam Wainwright (7-7, 4.47) on the mound…. Read more »

In the NBA, the Milwaukee Bucks (35-12) are on the road against the Oklahoma City Thunder (30-18). The Bucks will look for their seventh win in a row after they beat Charlotte 108-99 at home. The Thunder are heating up again, with four straight wins after they had lost five of six. OKC is 5-2 ATS in their last seven… Read more »

In the NBA, the Toronto Raptors (36-14) are on the road against the Houston Rockets (27-20). The Raptors will look to get back in the win column after they had a three game winning streak snapped by the Pacers. The Rockets just barely escaped from New York, beating the Knicks 114-110 at the Garden in their last matchup. Houston is… Read more »

In the NBA, the Minnesota Timberwolves (23-24) are in Los Angeles to play the Lakers (25-23). The Wolves have won six of their last nine games to bring themselves into the playoff picture. The Lakers been maintaining relatively well without LeBron James, going 4-4 in their last eight games overall. However, the Lakers are just 1-4-1 ATS in their last… Read more »

Get Your GOAT

Usually a conversation about greatest NFL quarterbacks of all-time includes both Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. That debate will get a little extra juice tonight as the two QBs face off with the Packers heading to Foxboro to take on the Patriots. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full NFL schedule, click HERE. After posting a franchise-best 7-0… Read more »

Book On The Irish

While Notre Dame’s defense started off the season playing up to expectations, the offense looked to be shaky behind QB Brandon Wimbush despite some early season wins. But that has changed since coach Brian Kelly inserted Ian Book as the starter at QB. Book has thrown for 7 TDs and no INTs over the last two games and has the… Read more »

In Need Of Some Luck

While the Colts-Patriots rivalry was very competitive when Peyton Manning was still in Indianapolis, it has gotten significantly less so since Andrew Luck took over at QB. In fact, Luck has never beaten the Pats, going 0-for-5 in head-to-head matchups against Tom Brady. He’s a significant underdog again tonight as the Colts (1-3; No. 25 in Dunkel’s NFL rankings) head… Read more »