|Dave Tuley’s ATS report . . .
CBB Top 25: All 5 ranked teams in action won while going 3-2 ATS; No. 13 Villanova (-10.5), No. 15 Texas Tech (-6.5) and No. 17 Florida St. (-18) covered; No. 1 Tennessee (-15.5) and No. 22 Virginia Tech (-12.5) did not.
NBA favorites went 6-5 ATS with 3 outright upsets by the Heat (+3, +135 on money line) over Mavericks, Timberwolves (+4, +155 ML) over Rockets and Blazers (+2.5, +120 ML) over Warriors; Overs went 10-1 with Bucks-Pacers being the only Under.
NHL favorites/underdogs split 1-1 with Penguins beating Oilers 3-1 as home faves & Ducks beating Canucks 1-0 as home dogs; home teams 2-0; Unders 2-0; 1st Period Overs 0-2; no #FollowtheMoney5 teams were in action though #6 Pittsburgh went Under again.
Golf . . .
Brady Kannon previews the Genesis Open — A star-studded Tour stop that can signal Masters success so it is especially important to keep an eye on it this weekend. This piece appeared in the new Point Spread Weekly, but is free to all today.
Seen & Heard on VSiN
Wes Reynolds, also a Point Spread Weekly contributor, discusses his expectations for Tigers Woods at the Genesis Open.
Chris Andrews gives us an update on the "Big 4 vs the Field" college hoops prop at South Point.
Michigan got off to a blazing start this college basketball season, but appear to have cooled off a little bit. Jonathan Von tobel asked ESPN’s Myron Medcalf if the Wolverines peaked too early, and his response was anything but cold.
Finally . . .
Episode 3 of "Shootin’ Hoops with Matt Youmans & Greg Peterson" may have been brief, but it definitely delivered. Get to know Greg — perhaps more than you wanted.