- NBA Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Game 2 Spread and Prediction
by Nikos Lagouretos With the 2nd-seeded the Boston Celtics (55-27) achieving an extremely easy win in game 1 against all odds and taking the 1-0 lead in the series, they are hosting once again last season’s finalists and 4th-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers (50-32), who will be looking to even the series in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Final.
- NBA Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets Game 1 Spread and Prediction
by Nikos Lagouretos The squads with the best two best record in the West are clashing in game 1 of the Western Conference Finals after both eliminating their rivals in the second round with 4-1 wins, as the first-seeded Houston Rockets (65-17), are hosting the defending champions and second-seeded Golden State Warriors (58-24).
- NBA Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Game 1 Spread and Prediction
by Nikos Lagouretos In this rematch of last season’s Eastern Conference Finals that ended with the Cavs advancing to the Finals with 4-1 wins, the 2nd Boston Celtics (55-27), who eliminated Philadelphia in the semifinals 4-1, are hosting the 4th Cleveland Cavaliers (50-32), who destroyed Toronto in the semifinals with 4-0.
- Italian Lega A Cantu vs Olimpia Milano Game 1 Spread and Prediction
by Nikos Lagouretos In the first round opener of the Italian Basketball League (Lega Basket Serie A) playoffs, the 2nd in the league and dethroned champions last season EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (22-8), who have won only once in their last four games going into the postseason, are hosting the 7th Pallacanestro Cantu (16-14), who are coming red-hot, having lost only once in their last six.
- Hoffenheim v Dortmund Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent One of the games on the last day of the Bundesliga campaign is at the WIRSOL Rhein-Neckar-Arena, as Hoffenheim host rivals Dortmund.
These two teams are currently fourth and third-place respectively. Dortmund are three points ahead of the home side and only need a point to confirm a spot in next seasons Champions League. BVB could still make Europe’s elite competition with a narrow defeat.
- Burnley v Bournemouth Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Sunday afternoon, Burnley host Bournemouth at Turf Moor, as the home side look to finish a stellar campaign with a win.
The Clarets have been the Premier League’s surprise-package this season. Sean Dyche’s team will finish seventh-place in the table, a position high enough to east the club from Lancashire a Europa League spot for next season.
- Tottenham v Leicester Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Sunday, Tottenham will be looking to seal a top-three finish in the Premier League as the north London welcome Leicester to Wembley.
The home side sealed a top-four spot with a nervy 1-0 home win against Newcastle last time out. Now Mauricio Pochettino’s side are looking for a victory that will confirm a top-three place and an automatic spot in the Champions League group stages next season.
- Swansea v Stoke Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Sunday afternoon, Swansea City host Stoke in the Premier League, as the home side look for a football miracle.
A 1-0 home defeat last time out against Southampton means that the Swans are three points and nine goals behind the 17thplace Saints in the table. The Welsh side would need an incredible turnaround in the goal difference to stay up.
- Southampton v Manchester City Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent Southampton have all-but secured their Premier League status after a 1-0 win at relegation rivals Swansea last time out. The win put moved the Saints three points clear of the Swans.
However, the south coast side has a superior goal difference of nine, so there would need to be an extraordinary swing in the goal difference to see Mark Hughes side suffer relegation.
- Newcastle v Chelsea Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Sunday afternoon, Newcastle host Chelsea in the Premier League, as the visitors are desperately trying to preserve their chances of a Champions League spot.
Newcastle are currently tenth-place in the Premier League and looking to seal a top-ten finish after a mixed campaign. Rafa Benitez’s side’s primary objective this season was to stay in the top-flight.
- Huddersfield v Arsenal Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent Arsenal football club will bid farewell to long-serving boss Arsene Wenger, as the Gunners visit the John Smiths Stadium to face Huddersfield on Sunday afternoon.
Huddersfield head into this game celebratory mood after a 1-1 draw with Chelsea on Wednesday secured their Premier League place for next season.
- West Ham v Manchester United Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Thursday night, West Ham host Manchester United at the London Stadium, as the visitors look for a point that would guarantee a second-place finish this season.
West Ham secured their Premier League status with a 2-0 at Leicester last time out. The win ended a four-game winless run in the top-flight for David Moyes sides, who have also won just won two of their last nine outings.
- NBA Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics Game 5 Spread and Prediction
by Nikos Lagouretos With the second-seeded the Celtics (55-27) having a commanding 3-1 lead, the series moves back to Boston for Game 5 of this Eastern Conference semifinal, as they will host once again the third-seeded Philadelphia 76ers (52-30), who managed to get their first victory in the series at home in game 4 and avoided the sweep.
- Tottenham v Newcastle Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Wednesday night, Tottenham face what could be a crucial home game against Newcastle at Wembley in the Premier League.
A 1-0 defeat at West Brom last time out coupled with Chelsea’s recent win over Liverpool has suddenly put Tottenham’s top-four position in doubt.
The North London club are now just two points clear of fifth-place Chelsea, so cannot afford any slip-ups in this clash
- Manchester City v Brighton Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Wednesday night, Premier League champions Manchester City play their last game of the season as the Citizens welcome Brighton to the Etihad Stadium.
City lifted the Premier League trophy after a slightly lacklustre 0-0 home draw against Huddersfield last time out
- Chelsea v Huddersfield Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Wednesday night, Chelsea host Huddersfield at Stamford Bridge, in a massive game at both ends of the table.
Chelsea pulled themselves back into the fight for a Champions League spot by recording a 1-0 home win over Liverpool last time out. The win means the Blues have a game in –hand on the third-place Merseysiders, while being just three points behind them.
- NBA Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets Game 5 Spread and Prediction
by Nikos Lagouretos With the top-seeded team of the West and the whole NBA Rockets (65-17) being up 3-1 wins after winning both Utah games, the series moves back to Houston once again as they are hosting the Utah Jazz (48-34), who are now facing the impossible in Game 5 of this Western Conference semifinal.
- Sevilla v Real Madrid Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Wednesday night, Sevilla host Real Madrid at the Sanchez Pizjuan, as the home side look to get back into the European picture.
Sevilla have endured a rather inconsistent campaign so far. A run of just one win in eight La Liga outings has seen the Andalucian’s slip down to eighth-place in the table. In fact, a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad last time out ended a winless run of seven games in La Liga.
- Barcelona v Villarreal Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Wednesday night, Spanish champions Barcelona host Villarreal at the Nou Camp in La Liga, as the visitors look to secure a top-six spot.
Barcelona have been outstanding this season and remain unbeaten in La Liga, having already been crowned Spanish champions. The Blaugrana are now in fact 42 league games undefeated dating back to last season.
- Leicester v Arsenal Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Wednesday night, Leicester host Arsenal at the King Power Stadium, as Leicester to get back winning ways before the end of the campaign.
Leicester City’s campaign has rather died a death in recent months. The Foxes are currently ninth-place in the table and the highest position they can now claim is eighth, but Claude Puel’s side currently trail eighth-place Everton with a game in-hand.
- Swansea v Southampton Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Tuesday night, relegation rivals Swansea and Southampton go head-to-head at the Liberty Stadium in a game that could prove crucial in the Premier League relegation battle.
There is only goal difference separating the 18th place home side from the 17th place visitors in the table, with just two games remaining this game could decide both teams fate.
- NBA Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz Game 4
by Nikos Lagouretos In this exciting Western Conference semifinal, we have the 5th Utah Jazz (48-34), hosting once again the top-seeded team both of the conference and of the whole league Houston Rockets (65-17), who bounced back after a shocking home defeat in game 2 with a dominating performance, re-taking the lead in the series with 2-1 wins.
- Arsenal v Burnley Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Sunday, Arsenal and Burnley go head-to-head at the Emirates Stadium, as the home side look to secure a top-six spot.
This will be Arsene Wenger’s last home game in charge of Arsenal, so the Gunners players will look to give their boss one last victory in front of the Emirates Stadium.
- NBA Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers Game 3
by Nikos Lagouretos In this Eastern Conference semifinal that turned out to be a LeBron James monologue and display of strength, as he leads the 4th in the East Cleveland Cavaliers (50-32) in a dominating 2-0 lead with back-to-back wins in Toronto. The series moves to Cleveland for game 3 as they host the team that had the best record in the East, the Toronto Raptors (59-23).
- NBA Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers Game 3 Spread and Prediction
by Nikos Lagouretos Even without their star player Kyrie Irving, the Boston Celtics (55-27) managed to make a big step in advancing to the Eastern Conference Final by winning both home games and taking a 2-0 lead as the series moves to Philly for the next two games as Philadelphia 76ers (52-30), will need to step up and bounce back.
- Chelsea v Liverpool preview and prediction
by David Nugent On Sunday afternoon, Chelsea and Liverpool go head-to-head at Stamford Bridge, with the home side needing a win to make up ground on the visitors. To claim a Champions League spot, the fifth-place Blues have to record a win in this clash.
- NBA Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz Game 3 Spread and Prediction
by Nikos Lagouretos In this Western Conference semifinal, the top-seeded team in the West and the whole league the Houston Rockets (65-17), who lost the home court advantage after a shocking game 2 defeat, are moving to Utah for Game 3 against the 5th Jazz (48-34), who will be looking to do a better job than their rivals in defending their home court.
- Everton v Southampton preview and prediction
by David Nugent Everton and Southampton go head-to-head in the Premier League’s late kick-off on Saturday, as the Saints look to escape the relegation zone.
The home side are in decent form despite the fans dislike of boss Sam Allardyce. The Toffees are now eighth place in the table and four games unbeaten in the top-flight.
- Bournemouth v Swansea Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent On Saturday afternoon, Swansea face a potentially vital trip to the south coast to face Bournemouth, as the Swans look to move away from the relegation zone.
The Welsh side are now just a point above the drop zone, with three Premier League games remaining. A six-game winless run in the top-flight has seen Carlos Carvalhal’s side dragged back into the relegation dogfight.
- Stoke v Crystal Palace Preview and Prediction
by David Nugent In the Premier League early kick-off, Stoke host Crystal Palace at the Bet365 Stadium in a game that could prove vital at the bottom of the table.
Stoke are currently three points away from safety after drawing their last three Premier League games. A run of 12 games without a victory in the top-flight has made survival difficult for the Potters.
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