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Old School Meets New School
Phil has been covering various sporting events at BookMaker for a year. Although his writing talents have lead him to other endeavors as a sports writer and editor, when he's not announcing, writing or publishing stats, he's handicapping professional and college football and basketball, plus NBA, NCAA hoops, Major League Baseball and NHL.
With a background in college and professional athletics, Phil knows a little bit about what he writes, though he doesn't have a copy of Gray's Sports Almanac, so wager at your own risk. Root with your heart and gamble with your head. Following Phil's rule and reading his articles will put you in a position to be profitable.
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Just like last week the NBA schedule for Sunday, March 3 features a double doubleheader with the league’s best teams and players facing each other on the national stage. The eight-game slate also offers some intriguing matchups with a plethora of NBA
parlay wagering opportunities. The festivities get started at 1 p.m. ET with a matinee between the Philadelphia 76ers and Dallas Mavericks on ABC. Both clubs are fighting to secure a top six in their respective conference thus avoiding the play-in tournament so there should be a sense of urgency. The Sixers are struggling with Joel Embiid on the shelf losing two straight and 12 of 16 following Tuesday’s loss to Boston. Philly is just 5-11 ATS in that span.
A rematch of the 2022 NBA Finals completes the first doubleheader with the Golden State Warriors visiting the league best Boston Celtics. The Cs have been the best team in the NBA all season but one of their rare setbacks came in San Francisco in mid-December with the Duds squeaking out a 132-126 payout. The evening doubleheader on ESPN starts at 7 p.m. ET with the Cleveland Cavaliers hosting New York and concludes with a Western Conference tussle between Oklahoma City and Phoenix. The Thunder stretched their SU and ATS winning streak to six games beating Houston on Tuesday emerging as the most profitable team with a cover rate of almost 65 percent.