Sunday, Jan. 4

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Today's Preview
Sunday is the second half of wildcard weekend, accompanied by college hoops, NHL, and an NBA prop. A total of nine potential plays, distributed throughout the afternoon and evening.

The Streak's day begins at noon with a Big Ten matchup between the Fighting Illini and the Michigan Wolverines. Michigan has already pulled a couple of huge upsets this year, and are looking for yet another feather to put in their cap.

If you prefer the professional game, we've got a 12:30 PM prop pitting Dwight Howard against Chris Bosh. This time, both players get their rebounds and their points. The season averages would suggest this is a dead even proposition, but Bosh is at home.

For those of you who want to wait until 1 PM, the NFL card opens with Baltimore at Miami. Most analysts expect this to be a low-scoring affair, with the coaches preferring to rely upon stout defenses. Joe Flacco would prefer that his rookie playoff debut goes better than Matt Ryan's debut yesterday.


NFL Playoffs - Philadelphia Eagles @ Minnesota Vikings
This game is scheduled to kick off at around 4:30 PM on FOX. Two of the most explosive running backs in football are on opposite sides of the ball: Brian Westbrook for the Eagles and Adrian Peterson for the Vikings. Peterson will probably win that matchup, but the Eagles have the edge in the passing game with Donovan McNabb. We expect this to be a slugfest that could come down to which team has the ball last.

The night ends in the Bay Area, where Cal and Stanford host the Arizona schools in Pac-10 basketball action. Stanford takes on Arizona, while Cal faces #14 Arizona State. The states split Friday's round one of the action, as Cal beat Arizona while Arizona State embarrassed then-undefeated Stanford by 30 points. It's hard to win conference road games back-to-back; will the Sun Devils be up to the task?

Yesterday's Results
Streakers had another poor day, winning about a third of their selections. This time the blame rested on the Atlanta Falcons, the Indianapolis Colts, and the Georgetown Hoyas. However, two Streakers have already built up streaks of 11 straight wins - keep your eye on the Leaderboard!