The Monday sports card features action in NCAAF, NBA, NHL, and NCAAB.
The college football season concludes with the national championship game between TCU and Georgia on ESPN at 7:30 PM ET at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. The Horned Frogs advanced from the college football playoff semifinals with their 51-45 upset vicotry against Michigan as a 9-point underdog in the Fiesta Bowl last Saturday. TCU has a 13-1 record, with their lone loss this season being a 31-28 upset loss to Kansas State as a 1-point underdog in the Big 12 championship game on December 3rd.
The Bulldogs continued their unbeaten season with a 42-41 victory against Ohio State as a 4.5-point favorite in the Peach Bowl last Saturday. Georgia advanced to the college football playoff semifinals with their 50-30 victory against LSU as a 17-point favorite in the SEC championship game on December 3rd. Georgia is a 12.5-point favorite, with the total set at 63 (all odds from DraftKings).
The National Basketball Association has six games on its docket. The Washington Wizards host the New Orleans Pelicans at 7:10 PM ET as a 1.5-point favorite with an over/under of 228. Two more NBA games tip off at 7:40 PM ET. The Milwaukee Bucks visit New York to play the Knicks as a 2-point road favorite with a total of 222.5.
The Boston Celtics play at home against the Chicago Bulls on NBA-TV at 7:40 PM ET. The Celtics are on a two-game winning streak after a 121-116 victory at San Antonio as a 15.5-point favorite on Saturday. The win raised their record to 28-12. The Bulls are on a three-game winning streak after a 126-118 upset victory against Utah as a 2-point underdog on Saturday. They improved their record to 19-21 with the win. Boston is an 8.5-point favorite with an over/under of 237.5.
The Memphis Grizzlies are at home against the San Antonio Spurs at 8:10 PM ET as an 11-point favorite. The Denver Nuggets host the Los Angeles Lakers as an 8.5-point favorite with a total of 240. The Sacramento Kings play at home against the Orlando Magic at 10:10 PM ET as a 6-point favorite with an over/under of 239.5.
The National Hockey League has four games on its slate. The Buffalo Sabres are at home against the Philadelphia Flyers at 7:07 PM ET as a -225 money line favorite with a total of 6.5. Two more NHL games drop the puck at 7:37 PM ET. The Seattle Kraken travel to Montreal to play the Canadiens as a -180 money line road favorite with a total of 6.5.
The Ottawa Senators host the Nashville Predators at 7:37 PM ET. The Senators' two-game winning streak ended in a 8-4 loss to Seattle on Saturday. The Predators are on a three-game winning streak after their 3-2 vicotry at Washington on Friday. Ottawa is a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 6. The Los Angeles Kings play at home against the Edmonton Oilers at 10:37 PM ET as a -115 money line favorite with an over/under of 6.5.
The college basketball schedule has 13 games involving Division I programs. None of these games are broadcast on national television.