Lions vs Jaguars Friday Night NFL Odds

The Detroit Lions are 7-3 both SU and ATS in their last 10 preseason games dating back to 2013 as they hit the road for their Week 3 exhibition contest on Friday night as slight underdogs against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the sportsbooks.

At 5Dimes the Lions are listed as 2-point road underdogs for their primetime matchup on Friday in Jacksonville on CBS at 8:00pm ET. The total for the contest is set at 41 points.


Mets 5-2 in Last Seven Starts by Harvey

The New York Mets are 5-2 in Matt Harvey's last seven trips to the mound as the righthander returns to the rotation off a 10-day break on Friday night to get the ball at home in baseball betting action against the Boston Red Sox.

Harvey (11-7, 2.57 ERA) last pitched on August 16, holding the Pirates to one run on seven hits over six innings of work in a no-decision that the Mets lost. Henry Owens (2-1, 4.50 ERA) is scheduled to start for the Red Sox on Friday.

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Money Leader Wacha on Mound Friday

Michael Wacha, the leader on the Pitcher Money Won list at OddsShark, will be looking to pad bettors' wallets once again on Friday night when he heads to the mound in a baseball betting matchup against the San Francisco Giants.

Wacha is 15-4 with a 2.80 ERA on the season, and he took a no-decision against the Giants on August 17 despite allowing just one run over seven innings of work. Mike Leake (9-6, 3.44 ERA) pitches for the Giants on Friday.

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Greinke Good Friend to UNDER Bettors

The UNDER has paid off for totals bettors in six of Zack Greinke's last eight trips to the mound as he gets the ball once again for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday afternoon in MLB odds action against the Cincinnati Reds.

Greinke is 13-3 with a 1.67 ERA on the season, and he beat the Reds on August 16 by allowing one run over seven innings of work. Anthony DeSclafani (7-9, 3.97 ERA), who was the losing pitcher on August 16, starts for the Reds.

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Giants Paying Off in Bumgarner Outings

The San Francisco Giants are 7-1 in starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner's last eight trips to the mound as the lefthander gets the ball again for them on Thursday afternoon in odds action at home against the Chicago Cubs.

Bumgarner is 15-6 with a 3.02 ERA on the season, and he picked up a win against the Pirates last time out by allowing three runs on six hits over 6 1-3 innings. Dan Haren (8-8, 3.76 ERA) will get the ball for the Cubs.

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NJ's Bid to Legalize Sports Betting Lost

Some major sports leagues defeated New Jersey’s latest bid to legalize sports betting within the state’s casinos and racetracks on Tuesday by a 2-to-1 majority decision.

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia sided with the leagues over those in favor of the bill, stating that it violated the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992. However, a petition filing for a hearing to further discuss the bill is expected soon.


NFL Preseason Week 3 Matchups, Odds

The New England Patriots got a strong effort from fill-in quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in last week's preseason win, and they'll kick off the NFL's Week 3 exhibition slate on Friday night at EVEN money on the betting lines at 5Dimes against the Carolina Panthers.


CFL Week 10 Trends and Betting Preview

The Montreal Alouettes have gone 7-1 ATS in their last eight games as a double-digit underdog dating all the way back to 1997, and they're facing a double-digit spread on the road on the early CFL betting lines at the sportsbooks for this week against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Here's a look at the CFL odds matchups on tap for Week 10 of the season.

Montreal at Hamilton - August 27

Last 10 Meetings: Hamilton 6-4 SU, 4-6 ATS | OU 4-6


Cueto Looks to Bounce Back vs Orioles

The Kansas City Royals are just 2-3 in Johnny Cueto's last five starts and he's coming off a particularly rough defeat last time out as he heads back to the mound on Wednesday night in MLB betting action against the Baltimore Orioles.

Cueto sits at 9-8 with 2.70 ERA on the season, and he was rocked for seven runs on 13 hits over six innings of work in his start against the Red Sox last time out. Wei-Yin Chen (7-6, 3.13 ERA) will start for Baltimore on Wednesday.

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Jays Price Rides Winning Run on Road

David Price has pitched his team to a victory in four of his last five starts on the road and three of his last four starts overall as he takes the ball for the Toronto Blue Jays in odds action against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday.

Price is 12-4 with a 2.40 ERA on the season, and he's coming off a victory over the Angels in which he gave up just two runs on six hits over eight innings. Colby Lewis (14-5, 4.29 ERA) will start for the Rangers on Wednesday.

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