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Matt Rooney

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Contributing Since: 13 Jan 2023

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Matt is from the Chicagoland area and has been working in Chicago sports since 2015 with stops at WGN Radio, the Chicago Blackhawks, Stadium, and NBC Sports Chicago prior to landing at Betsperts. Matt covers just about everything for Betsperts and Bleacher Nation but focuses on the NHL and college football.

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Cavaliers vs. Bulls Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Central Division foes meet when the Cleveland Cavaliers (38-19) visit the Chicago Bulls (27-31) at United Center, beginning at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. The Bulls are 4.5-point underdogs in the game, the fourth matchup between the...

Timberwolves vs. Grizzlies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The Memphis Grizzlies (20-38) visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (41-17) after losing four road games in a row. The Timberwolves are heavy favorites by 12.5 points in the contest, which begins at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. The...

Mavericks vs. Raptors Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The Toronto Raptors (22-36) will attempt to build on a three-game win streak when they host the Dallas Mavericks (33-25) on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at Scotiabank Arena as only 3-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 7:30 PM ET on...

Pacers vs. Pelicans Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The New Orleans Pelicans (35-24) visit the Indiana Pacers (33-26) after winning three road games in a row. The Pacers are favored by 5.5 points in the contest, which begins at 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. The...

Nuggets vs. Kings Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The Denver Nuggets (39-19) will try to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the Sacramento Kings (33-24) on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at Ball Arena as 8-point favorites. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET on NBCS....

Clippers vs. Lakers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Wednesday, February 28, 2024

The Los Angeles Clippers (37-19) host the Los Angeles Lakers (31-28) in a matchup of Pacific Division teams at Crypto.com Arena, tipping off at 10:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. The Clippers are 3.5-point favorites in the game,...

Pre-Gamin’: Detroit Pistons at Chicago Bulls (7:00 CT), Projected Lineups, How to Watch, More

After a surprisingly fun win in New Orleans, the Bulls come back home to take on a very angry Pistons team. https://twitter.com/chicagobulls/status/1762492970845327548?s=20 Game Info Detroit Pistons (8-49) at Chicago Bulls (27-30) – 7:00 p.m. CT on NBC Sports Chicago (TV)...

Bulls Weekly Preview: Pistons, Cavaliers, and Bucks – February 26-March 3

This feels like a very strange final stretch of the season to me. Usually, with games against the Cavaliers and Bucks on the horizon it would feel like a big week and an opportunity to take a step forward. But,...

Best NBA Prop Bets for Tuesday, February 27, 2024

In a Tuesday NBA slate that includes 11 compelling matchups, the Philadelphia 76ers versus the Boston Celtics is a game to catch.Interested in NBA player prop bets for today's games? This article features NBA player props for every contest, so...

Pelicans vs. Knicks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The New Orleans Pelicans (34-24) are favored by 6.5 points against the New York Knicks (35-23) on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 7:30 PM ET. The matchup airs on MSG. The over/under is 214 for the matchup.Pelicans vs. Knicks OddsPelicans...

Magic vs. Nets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Brooklyn Nets (22-35) are 9-point underdogs against the Orlando Magic (32-26) at Amway Center on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. The game tips at 7:00 PM ET on BSF. The over/under in the matchup is set at 213.Magic vs. Nets...

Heat vs. Trail Blazers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Miami Heat (32-25) will attempt to build on a four-game winning streak when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers (15-41) on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at Moda Center as 7.5-point favorites. The matchup airs at 10:00 PM ET on...

Bulls vs. Pistons Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Detroit Pistons (8-49) are big, 10.5-point underdogs as they try to break a six-game losing streak when they visit the Chicago Bulls (27-30) on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at United Center. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on...

Warriors vs. Wizards Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Washington Wizards (9-48) host the Golden State Warriors (29-27) after losing 14 home games in a row. The Warriors are double-digit favorites by 10.5 points in the contest, which begins at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 27, 2024....

Cavaliers vs. Mavericks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Tuesday, February 27, 2024

A pair of the league's best scorers take the court when Donovan Mitchell (fourth, 28.1 PPG) and the Cleveland Cavaliers (37-19) host Luka Doncic (first, 34.3 PPG) and the Dallas Mavericks (33-24) on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 7:00 PM...

Timberwolves vs. Spurs Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The San Antonio Spurs (11-47) are heavy underdogs (+13) as they attempt to stop a four-game losing streak when they visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (40-17) at 8:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at Target Center. The contest airs...

Bucks vs. Hornets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Milwaukee Bucks (37-21) are double-digit, 13.5-point favorites against the Charlotte Hornets (15-42) on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup airs on BSW. The over/under is set at 219.5 for the matchup.Bucks vs. Hornets OddsBucks odds...

Celtics vs. 76ers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Boston Celtics (45-12) are heavy favorites (-11.5) as they try to build on a four-game home win streak when they take on the Philadelphia 76ers (33-24) on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at TD Garden. The contest airs at 7:30...

Thunder vs. Rockets Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Houston Rockets (25-32) are heavy underdogs (-10) as they look to break a seven-game road losing streak when they square off against the Oklahoma City Thunder (40-17) on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at Paycom Center. The contest airs at...

Hawks vs. Jazz Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats and Best Bets – Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Utah Jazz (27-31) are slight underdogs (by 2 points) to end a three-game road losing streak when they visit the Atlanta Hawks (25-32) on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 7:30 PM ET. The point total for the matchup is...