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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Basketball Picks, Oct 31st

The NBA season tips off tonight and unlike last year, we'll get to watch a full season.

This is the first time I've bet basketball, so proceed with caution if you're following along.

I have decided to change from dollar amount to "units" when describing my betting levels. That's how all the big boys do it, so I guess I'll fall in line with them. I'm certainly a "small potatoes" punter, so my units will be worth $5 each, just as they were this baseball season.

So, without further adieu,  here we go!

2 Units on Houston over Detroit @ +$135
The Rockets open in Detroit tomorrow night, pulling up the curtain on the "Linsanity" era. Newcomers Jeremy Lin and James Harden hope to improve on the Rockets' 34-32 record and make the playoffs after a three year absence. The Pistons feature Greg Monroe and an improved (judging from his preseason) Andre Drummond. Last year Detroit started slowly, opening with a 4-20 record on their way to a 25-41 season. However, they were tougher at home, posting an 18-15 record while Houston was 12-21 on the highway.

Starting Bankroll                300 units
Profit/Loss                             0 units
Current Bankroll                300 units

All picks are for entertainment purposes only with no guarantees implied. Any money wagered is at your own risk.

Good luck!

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