Should you Fade Keuchel on Short Rest?

American League Cy Young Candidate Dallas Keuchel was a lock to make the start for the Houston Astros in their win-or-go-home Wild Card game against the New York Yankees Tuesday. Despite Keuchel’s phenomenal pitching this season he will be taking the mound at Yankee Stadium on three-days rest for the first time in his career.


College Football Week 6 Odds Analysis

The Alabama Crimson Tide are 8-0 straight up and 5-3 against the spread in their last eight games against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Alabama hosts the Razorbacks this Saturday night at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Alabama is a 16.5-point home favorite over Arkansas at online sportsbook 5Dimes. Going off as the betting underdog for the first time in six years last Saturday, the Crimson Tide crushed Georgia 38-10 on the road.


Philbin Cashes as First NFL Coach Fired

Joe Philbin became the first coaching casualty of the 2015 NFL season on Monday after the Miami Dolphins relieved the embattled bench boss of his duties.

Prior to kickoff in Week 1, Philbin was +1200 to be the first coach fired at Bovada. But after a rough start to the campaign, Philbin became the +225 favorite to be removed from his position as of September 30 at the sportsbook.


USA Favored to Win the Presidents Cup

It doesn’t have the glitz and glamour of the Ryder Cup, but the 2015 edition of the Presidents Cup presents no shortage of value for golf bettors looking to get in on some action.

The United States are -210 favorites to capture the crown in the biennial tournament at Bovada, while the International team are listed as +210 underdogs.


Props: Yanks, 'Stros Score Lots of Runs

The New York Yankees have been one of the best offenses in the majors this season with a .251/.323/.421 slashline while plating 764 runs, which was good for second in the MLB.

However, the Houston Astros have not been a slouch when it comes to scoring runs. The ‘Stros are sixth in runs scored with the second-most home runs in baseball this season.


AL Wild Card Game Home Run Odds

There’s been plenty of talk about the firepower on the mound for Tuesday’s American League Wild Card Game, but if you’re looking to place a bet on some offensive props, Bovada has you covered.

The New York Yankees finished the season with the second best offense in baseball, while the Houston Astros came in at No. 6 on that list. Houston clubbed 230 home runs in the 2015 MLB campaign, just ahead of New York’s 212.


eSports Lines: LOL Group A Game Odds

Through the first weekend of play at the League Of Legends World Championship group stages, Group A has become the most hotly contested battleground. Both Counter Logic Gaming and the Koo Tigers are 2-1 with the Flash Wolves and paIN Gaming posting 1-2 records.

KOO and CLG to Determine Leader in Group A

These two teams met in their last game, with KOO controlling most of the action. The Tigers got the gold advantage at the eight-minute mark and did not relinquish the lead again.


MLB Futures: Baseball Pennant Odds

When it comes to postseason wagering in the MLB, there may be no safer play than the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cards have made the NLCS or World Series in each of the past four seasons and when you combine that with their MLB best record they are currently the +210 favorite to win the NL Pennant according to Bovada.


Alabama Struggling to Cover the Spread

Alabama may be 16-5 SU in their past 21 games, but they’ve been bad at covering the spread with a lowly 6-14-1 ATS record since November, 2013. The Crimson Tide will look to rebound from poor ATS play when they host the SEC-rival Arkansas Razorbacks.

Alabama struggled against Arkansas last year to a narrow 14-13 win, but entered that contest favored by nine points. The Tide has been facing massive chalk so far this season with an average closing line of -18.5.

Arkansas has been struggling offensively over their past four games and have just barely averaged more than 20 points per game.


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Pac 12 Showdown - Cal vs Utah Odds

The California Golden Bears currently sit atop the Pac-12 with a perfect 2-0 conference record and a 5-0 overall record. Cal has been lethal within the Pac-12 in recent games, with a 5-0 ATS record when visiting conference opponents. Cal will travel to Utah to take on the Utes this Saturday with a lot of confidence.

California quarterback Jared Goff and wide receiver Kenny Lawler have developed some of the best chemistry of any duo in the nation with the two connecting for eight touchdowns this season.

Utah enters this week’s game riding a high after dominating the No.13 Oregon Ducks 62-20 last week. Quarterback Travis Wilson was struggling this season, but emerged in a big way against the Ducks with four passing touchdowns while adding another on the ground.


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