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             By J. McCarthy
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Minnesota is 1-5 against the spread its last 6 games overall. The Timberwolves are 10-24 against the spread their last 34 games playing on 2 days of rest. Detroit is 4-1 against the spread its last 5 games overall. The Pistons are 22-8-1 against the spread their last 31 games vs. a team with a losing record. Take Detroit -1 1/2 for another Best Bet winner.

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                   NFL
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 Favorite         Points    (O/U)      Underdog
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            Thursday, Dec 12th.
                  Week 15
 DENVER             10 1/2  (56)      San Diego
             Sunday, Dec 15th.
                  Week 15
 ATLANTA            6       (51)     Washington
 San Francisco      5 1/2   (41)      TAMPA BAY
 Arizona            2 1/2   (42)      TENNESSEE
 New Orleans        6       (48)      ST. LOUIS
 Seattle            7       (41)      NY GIANTS
 CLEVELAND          2       (43)        Chicago
 INDIANAPOLIS       6       (46)        Houston
 Buffalo            2 1/2   (43)   JACKSONVILLE
 New England        2 1/2   (45)          MIAMI
 Philadelphia       4 1/2   (51)      MINNESOTA
 CAROLINA           11      (41)        NY Jets
 Kansas City        4       (41)        OAKLAND
 x-DALLAS          OFF      (XX)      Green Bay
 Cincinnati         3       (41)     PITTSBURGH
             Monday, Dec 16th.
 DETROIT            6       (49)      Baltimore
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x-Green Bay QB A. Rodgers is questionable.

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              College Football
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 Favorite          Points   (O/U)      Underdog
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             Saturday, Dec 14th.
   Lincoln Financial Field-Philadelphia, PA.
 Navy                12     (55)           Army