The Tuesday sports card features healthy action in college basketball, the NBA, and the NHL.
The college basketball card tips off at 2 PM ET with Georgia State playing at home against South Alabama as a 5.5-point favorite with the total set at 143.5 (all odds from BetOnline
The nationally-televised college basketball card tips off at 7 PM ET. Kentucky hosts Arkansas on ESPN. The Wildcats, 5-12, have lost three in a row after their 82-71 loss to Tennessee as a 3.5-point underdog on Saturday. The Razorbacks, 14-5, have won four of the last five games with their 61-45 victory against Mississippi State as a 7.5-point favorite last Wednesday. Kentucky is a 2-point favorite with an over/under of 142.
Michigan State is at home against Penn State at 7 PM ET on ESPN2. The Spartans, 9-7, ended a four-game losing streak on Saturday with a 66-56 win against Nebraska as a 12.5-point favorite. The Nittany Lions improved to 7-8 with their 55-50 win against Maryland as a 3-point favorite on Friday. Michigan State is a 2.5-point favorite with the total at 143.5.
Kent State visits Bowling Green at 7 PM ET on the CBS Sports Network. The Golden Flashes dropped to 10-5 on Friday with a 72-61 upset loss against Akron as a 2.5-point favorite. The Falcons, 10-8, have lost five in a row after their 76-70 upset loss to Western Michigan as a 13-point favorite last Wednesday. The game is a pick ‘em with an over/under of 157.
Texas Tech hosts West Virginia at 9 PM ET on ESPN. The Red Raiders, 14-5, won their third in a row on Saturday with their 73-62 victory at Kansas State as a 15.5-point favorite. The Mountaineers rank 14th in the Associated Press poll with a 13-5 record. They have won four of their last five games with their 91-79 win against Kansas as a 2.5-point favorite on Saturday. Texas Tech is a 5.5-point favorite, with the total at 140.5.
Creighton travels to Georgetown at 9 PM ET on the CBS Sports Network. The Bluejays rank 14th in the nation with a 14-5 record. They have won four of five after their 71-68 win at Marquette as a 5-point favorite on Saturday. The Hoyas dropped to 5-9 on Saturday with an 84-74 loss at home to Villanova as a 13.5-point underdog. Creighton is a 7-point road favorite with an over/under of 150.5.
Butler plays at home against St. John’s at 9 PM ET on FS1. The Bulldogs, 6-10, ended a three-game losing streak on Saturday with a 60-58 win against DePaul as a 5.5-point favorite. The Red Storm, 13-7, have won six in a row on Saturday with their 92-81 upset win at Providence as a 2-point underdog. Butler is a 3-point favorite with a total of 139.5.
TCU is at home against Iowa State on ESPNU at 9 PM ET. The Horned Frogs, 10-7, snapped a five-game losing streak last Wednesday with their 81-78 upset win against Oklahoma State as a 4.5-point underdog. The Cyclones, 2-11, have lost seven straight after their 79-72 setback at Oklahoma as a 14-point underdog on Saturday. TCU is a 6-point favorite with an over/under of 142.5.
Colorado State hosts New Mexico on FS1 at 11 PM ET. The Rams, 14-4, have won four of their last five games with their 68-59 victory at Wyoming as a 6.5-point favorite on Saturday. The Lobos, 5-11, have lost three in a row after their 65-55 setback at Fresno State on January 30th as a 6.5-point underdog. Colorado State is an 18-point favorite with the total at 133.
Seven games are on the NBA docket, including a double-header on TNT. Houston visits New Orleans in the TNT opener at 7:35 PM ET. The Rockets come off a 119-94 upset loss at Charlotte on Monday as a 1.5-point favorite. The Pelicans have won three in a row after they upset Memphis on Saturday, 118-109, as a 1-point underdog.
The nightcap on TNT has Utah hosting Boston. The Jazz have won fifteen of their last sixteen games with their 103-95 win at Indiana as a 4.5-point favorite on Sunday. The Celtics have lost four of six after their 100-91 loss at Phoenix as a 3-point underdog.
Eight games are on the NHL schedule with a double-header on the NBC Sports Network. Philadelphia plays at Washington in the opener at 6:08 PM ET. The Flyers have won five of their last seven in a 7-4 victory on Sunday against the Capitals. Washington has lost three in a row. Philadelphia is a -116 money line road favorite with an over/under of 6.
Tampa Bay is at Nashville in the nightcap on the NBC Sports Network at 8:38 PM ET. The Lightning defeated the Predators on Monday, 4-1.