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Dallas Mavericks to Win
These two teams are going in opposite directions, but I still like the Mavericks in this one. The Mavs are 8-3 at home, meanwhile, the Warriors are 2-9 on the road. Luka gets back in the win column. Mavericks to win!
The Parlay Kid
Tampa Bay Lightning/Boston Bruins under 6.5
The Lightning played in a high-scoring affair last night and tonight will have number one goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy in net. On the second night of a back-to-back, the Lightning will look to slow the pace down against the best team in hockey, the Boston Bruins. Vasilevskiy played poorly against the Bruins just a week ago and will rebound with a big effort to help keep this game under.
Iran has 4 goals in this World Cup and the offense just hasn't been there for the United States (just 1 goal in their first 2 matches). The Iranians can move on to the round of 16 with just a draw and I think they will be focused more on that. The USA will have a really hard time getting to 2 goals if they give up just 1 in this match. In the USA's last 5 matches played they have only 2 total goals. Also, in the USA's last 8 matches versus teams in this year's field in the WC, the Americans have a total of 1 goal scored (this WC against Wales). The USA on determination and grit finds a way to put one in the net but Iran will as well and we wind up with a juicy +230 draw.