Posted Saturday, January 28, 2012 11:36 PM
Just two picks for you guys today - we're killing the Under-12s this week! Let's keep it rolling...
Trenton Falls Winter Rec League
Raiders vs. Gryffindor Griffins (+3, 36.5)
Coach Ed’s Raiders have cruised in four straight, but with Cody Lewis battling the mumps, the silver and green will be without their 5-foot-1 behemoth. Raider guard Jesse Schwartz provided some bulletin-board material for the Griffins, calling Brian Olson a ‘crybaby’ in reference to his sobbing tantrum after last Friday’s loss to the Red Hornets.
Analysis: The 12-and-under division is home to some of the sloppiest play in the entire Trenton Falls Winter Rec League, and today’s matchup should be no exception. Expect a low-scoring affair as the uncoordinated pre-teen competitors stagger awkwardly through the game, already mentally unwrapping their post-game granola bar. I see some value on the Raiders, laying only three despite clearly having more non-Caucasians on the roster than the lily-white Griffins.
Coach Ed is perhaps the division’s foremost strategist, having recently expanded the Raiders’ already-jammed playbook to two plays. If the Griffins can’t figure out how to stop Coach Ed’s baseline pick mismatch move, it could be a lo... [More]