Friday, January 30, 2015

76ers - T'wolves Recap Quickie

The 76ers spoiled Thadeus Young's return to Philly by beating the Timberwolves 103-94 on Friday night. The 76ers were down two at the end of one 28-26, and were up two at the half 61-59, the most points they scored in a first half this season. The 76ers then outscored the T'wolves 42-35 in the second half to pick up their 10th win of the season, and sweep the season series against the T'wovles. The 76ers have a two game winning streak for the third time this season, and won back to back home games for the first time since the beginning of the 2013/14 season. Michael Carter-Williams picked up his fifth career triple double, 17pts, 10 rebounds, 10 assists. Nerlens Noel chipped in 14 pts, 6 rebounds, and a career high 6 blocked shots. The 76ers climb to 10-37, while the T'wolves drop to 8-37. Any chance the 76ers end the Hawks 18 game winning streak on Saturday night?

76ers Stat Leaders:

Mbah m Moute - 18 Pts.
Carter-Williams - 10 RB
Carter-Williams - 10 A
Noel - 4 S
Noel - 6 BS

NHL's Top 10 Plays of the Week - 1/30/15

Video Courtesy of the NHL

NFL Picks - 2/1/15

Here is The Sports Den's for the Super Bowl. The line is according to Sportsbook at the timer of this post.

Super Bowl XLIX                            Pick

Patriots vs Seahawks                        Seahawks      +1

Daily NHL Picks - 1/30/15

Here are The Sports Den's picks for the five games on tonight's NHL schedule. The money lines are according to Sportsbook at the time of this post.

              Friday Jan. 30, 2015

       Game                                Pick

Penguins vs Devils                  Penguins       -130
Blues vs Hurricanes                 Blues             -130
Predators vs Avalanche           Predators      +105
Blackhawks vs Ducks              Ducks            -110
Sabres vs Canucks                  Canucks         -400

Last Night: 3-2

Season: 253-174

Daily NBA Picks - 1/30/15

Here are The Sports Den's NBA picks for tonight. The lines are according to Sportsbook at the time of this post.

              Friday Jan. 30, 2015

       Game                              Pick

T'wolves vs 76ers                   76ers               +4
Trailblazers vs Hawks            Trailblazers    +6.5
Rockets vs Celtics                  Rockets         -6.5
Mavericks vs Heat                  Mavericks      -9
Warriors vs Jazz                     Warriors        -10

Last Night: 1-3


The Daily Doug: Breakfast

Will Russell Wilson's Passing Yards Beat Bitcoin's Value?

The innovative online sportsbook invites players to predict which value will be higher on Super Bowl Sunday.

 San Jose, Costa Rica – January 30, 2015 – Forget about betting on how many times the Super Bowl commentators will mention Deflategate. has just announced a new prop bet that's much easier to predict. The online sportsbook today released lines on a prop bet that asks which value will be higher at the end of the Super Bowl—Russell Wilson's passing yards or the value of one bitcoin.

"We think differently about prop bets at and our members have loved them all NFL betting season long," stated Dave Johnson, head oddsmaker at “Today we're introducing a very cool one that pits bitcoin's volatility against Russell Wilson's success as a QB."

The line for Russell Wilson's passing yards being higher than the price of one bitcoin is -110. The same goes for the line on price of one bitcoin being higher than Wilson's passing yards.