GoodFellas CBB/NBA Notes Sunday, January 11, 2009

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GoodFellas CBB/NBA Notes Sunday, January 11, 2009

CBB

Minnesota vs Penn St.:

 -Minnesota is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games, but just 2-7 ATS in their L/9 games at home vs teams with a winning record-

-Penn St. has lost 7 straight games to Minnesota & are 2-5 ATS over those 7 games-

-Penn St. is 5-0 ATS vs Big Ten teams-

-Minnesota is 6-1 ATS in their L/7 games-

USC vs UCLA

-UCLA is riding a 8 game winning streak coming into this game-

-USC will be looking for some revenge here as UCLA knocked them out of the Pac-10 tournamemt last year-

-USC holds opponents to 59 ppg & 37% shooting at home-

-USC has covered 5 of the last 6 games between these 2 teams, all as underdogs-

NBA

San Antonio vs Orlando

-San Antonio is looking for revenge from a 12 pt loss to Orlando back on Dec. 18th-

-San Antonio has won 9 of their L/10 games, 22 of their last 28 & are playing great ball right now-

-Orlando has won 12 of their L/14 games & are red hot as well-

-Orlando has lost 14 of their last 16 in San Antonio-

-Orlando held the Spurs to a season-low 37.5 percent shooting in their 1st meeting this season, a game in which all 3 of the Spurs stars played in (Duncan, Parker & Ginobali)-

-Orlando is on a 14-3 ATS run & Orlando is 12-5-1 ATS on the road this season-

  • Good to see you Blogging!

    Keep em coming!!!!

  • Totally agree Chad, very tough stretch coming up for them. I realy like what that team has as a whole though. Jameer Nelson is playing out of his mind this year.

  • Thanks, GF. You got that mean teaser going in NFL that I'm in on, so there's action tonight. Good action with SD getting 14.5

  • Joe- I am going to pass on the NBA today...I dont like that short # at home for SA 2night to be honest....I am leaning Spurs, but the short line has kept me off of it......Spurs seem like the play to be honest, but Orlando is so good on the road....I am just going to pass.

  • Great info, GF. I'm wondering if you'll have an NBA play tonite. I'm looking at the under in the Orl / SA game.

  • Good info, Goodfella.  This could be a tough road test for Orlando.  Over the next four games, they play all 3 West coast division leaders.  Then they come home and have games against Boston and Cleveland.  So over their next 8 games, they'll have to face all 5 division leaders.  I guess we'll see what they're made of by the end of the month.