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Chi Sox Making Big Moves in MLB Futures

With teams passing the 20 game mark of the season, we’re starting to see who’s made progress since the end of last season, who’s gotten worse and who’s pretty much stayed the same. While the Cubs are who we thought they were as they remain atop the World Series Futures odds list at +500, a few teams have seen significant shifts in their odds.

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Profile on Kentucky Derby Favorite Nyquist

He is perfect and he is heading to Churchill Downs on the first Saturday of May as the betting favorite for the Kentucky Derby (G1).

His name is Nyquist and after being temporarily overtaken in early Kentucky Derby futures wagering by Mohaymen back in January, the Doug O’Neill trainee disposed of that rival easily in his final prep, the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park on April 2. That race can be viewed here.

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Worst Pitchers You May Want to Bet on

Watching for the best pitching matchups is a key to finding profits in MLB betting, but pitching stats can only go so far. Sometimes mediocre, or downright bad pitchers are some of the most profitable.

Whether it is because of run support, inflated lines or a whole host of reasons, some pitchers are worth more than their ERA can tell you. With one month nearly done of the 2016 MLB season, we look at the worst pitchers you may want to be backing moving forward.

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Red-Hot UNDER Trend in NBA Playoffs

Kemba Walker Charlotte Hornets

The story of the NBA playoffs, at least at the betting window, continues to be a red-hot UNDER trend. If you haven't been paying attention, listen up.

Heading into Friday's action, the UNDER is a sizzling 27-12 through the first 39 postseason contests. Tonight's game between the Toronto Raptors and Indiana Pacers opened at 196 but has been getting slowly bet down as the day has gone on. Four of the five games in this series have gone UNDER.

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NHL Playoffs: Stanley Cup Series Prices

TJ Oshie Capitals NHL

April 29, 2016

Nashville Predators (+160) vs San Jose Sharks (-180)

Both of these teams were underdogs in their first round series, but here they are, about to faceoff with a trip to the Western Conference Finals on the line. Nashville won two of three games vs San Jose this season, and they've met twice before in the playoffs in 2006 and 2007, with San Jose coming out on top each time. 

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SB51 Odds Shift With Brady Suspension

– Get the latest Super Bowl futures to help you make the right choice when picking your team to win the Super Bowl.

Game of Thrones Dead Pool Odds

The Game of Thrones series can be largely summed up in two words: nudity and murder. Sure there are complex political manoeuvrings and emotional drama, but nudity and murder are big cornerstones of the series.

With death playing such a massive role in the progression of storylines in the land of Westeros, there is certainly money to be made by going in on a dead pool for the series. There is a huge list of characters that could meet their demise, but Bovada has tabbed Jorah Mormont as the favorite.

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History of NBA 1st Round Playoff Sweepers

By completing sweeps of their first round opponents, the Spurs and Cavaliers have bought themselves a few extra days of rest as they wait for their second round series’ to begin. Watching two of the top playoff contenders easily dispose of their first round opponents made me wonder how teams who sweep in the first round have performed historically and if the extra time off gives them an edge.

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MMA Fighter Rankings: Pound-for-Pound

For decades, boxing observers attempted to pin a Best Pound-For-Pound Fighter label on one boxer. Whether it was Tyson in his heyday, Roy Jones in numerous weight classes, or the Pacquiao vs Mayweather debate, fans wanted to pick one fighter as the best. It’s the same for MMA, with even more heated debate as the UFC now dwarfs boxing in popularity.

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Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Odds

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

The Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest is the premier event in competitive eating and this is a landmark year. The 100th edition of the event will take place, as always, on July 4 and the spotlight will be on the biggest rivalry in the history of competitive eating.

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