RV: NBA SYSTEM GAME OF THE WEEK + BIG EAST GAME OF THE MONTH
Portland vs. San Antonio,
01/13/2012 20:30 EDT,
Score: 83 - 99
Point Spread: +1½/-105 Portland
On Friday in the NBA The Power System Side is on Portland. Game 813 at 8:35 eastern. This game fits a solid play against system for teams like the Spurs that at home with 1 day of rest and a spread line of -3 to +3 that scored 90 or more as a home favorite in their last game and shot 45% or higher from the field and are taking on an opponent like Portland that scored 90 or more as a home favorite of -4 or less that also shot 45% or higher from the field. These home teams are an anemic 2-14 straight up and 3-13 ats. Portland has won 6 of 7 vs winning teams and has been very impressive this season. The Spurs have held their head above water thus far without Manu Ginobli, however this is a tough spot. Look for The Blazers to get the cash tonight. Play Portland.
On Friday the Big East Beast is on Seton Hall. Game 841 at 7:00 eastern. The Pirates head down south to take on South Florida here tonight knowing they are 11-2 vs winning teams and have won and covered 3 of the last 4 as a road favorite of 3 or less. The Pirates have won 5 of 6 the last 3 seasons vs teams who score less than 64 per game and 6-2 vs teams who allow 64 or less. South Florida is a terrible 4-23 straight up vs good defensive teams who allow less than 64 per game and have lost 7 of the last 9 vs winning teams. In the series they have lost 8 of the last 9 vs Seton Hall. The Pirates have won 4 straight shot an incredible 58% from the field last out. Look for Seton Hall to come way with the win here tonight. Take Seton Hall.