OVER Trend as Ducks Battle the Flames

The OVER has paid off for totals bettors in six of the last eight games between the Anaheim Ducks and the Calgary Flames as those two teams prepare to hit the ice together on Thursday night in Game 1 of their second-round playoff set.

Anaheim went 3-2 against Calgary this past season, with the Flames topping the Ducks 6-3 as a +140 home underdog on the NHL betting lines in the most recent meeting between the two teams on March 11. Overall the Ducks hold the edge at 6-4 in the last 10 games between the teams dating back to 2013.

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Strasburg Has Had Success Against Mets

The Washington Nationals have managed to pick up a victory in five of Stephen Strasburg's seven career starts against the New York Mets as those two teams prepare to hit the diamond on Thursday in MLB odds action at the sportsbooks.

The Nationals, however, took a loss in Strasburg's start against the Mets on April 9 in which he allowed three earned runs over 5 1-3 innings of work. Strasburg enters Thursday's game at 1-2 with a 4.88 ERA on the season and he'll take on the Mets' Jacob deGrom (2-2, 2.96 ERA) in the matchup.

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Spurs Riding SU and ATS run vs Clippers

The San Antonio Spurs are on a 3-1 SU and ATS run against the Los Angeles Clippes as they try to advance to the second round of the NBA playoffs on Thursday night holding a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven first-round wagering matchup.

San Antonio got past Los Angeles by a 111-107 score as a 2.5-point road underdog in Game 5 of the series on Tuesday night in an OVER result for totals bettors at the sportsbooks. The OVER has now paid off four times in the last six games between the Spurs and Clippers for bettors.

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Rangers Hold a Payout Edge on the Caps

The New York Rangers have rolled to the victory in seven of their last 10 games against the Washington Capitals as those two teams hit the ice together on Thursday night in Game 1 of their best-of-seven second-round NHL playoff series.

New York went 3-1 against Washington in their four games this past season, with the OVER paying out for totals bettors in three of those games at the online sportsbooks. The Rangers and Capitals last met on April 11, with New York winning 4-2 as a road underdog on the NHL moneyline that day.

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Jones Odds Off: Cormier Johnson Opens

Jon Jones’ latest brush with trouble has earned him a UFC suspension and he is now off the May 23 UFC 187 card.

Instead, Anthony Johnson will battle Daniel Cormier for the Light Heavyweight belt vacated by Jones after he was charged in a New Mexico hit-and-run accident that injured a woman.

And surprisingly, Cormier opened as a solid -150 favorite at Bovada this morning. Johnson was priced at +120 (meaning a $100 wager would pay out a $120 profit).

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Kentucky Derby Best Picks & Best Value

The 141st Kentucky Derby is just days away, with the post position draw coming up on Wednesday afternoon and the two most exciting minutes in sports on tap Saturday at historic Churchill Downs.

It is not too early to get a wager in, with Bovada offering fixed odds on the Run for the Roses, giving horseplayers an opportunity to lock in their price on their Derby pick.

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Atlanta Winless ATS in Playoffs vs Nets

The Atlanta Hawks are now 0-4 ATS in their last four games against the Brooklyn Nets as those two teams hit the hardwood together on Wednesday night all square at 2-2 in their best-of-seven first-round NBA playoff series.

The Nets tied up the series on Monday night with a 120-115 victory as a 5.5-point home underdog on the NBA betting lines in an OVER result for bettors at the sportsbooks. Brooklyn was also the winner in Game 3 of the series on the weekend, claiming a 91-83 victory as a 3.5-point underdog.

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Blazers Seek Another SU and ATS Victory

With their long SU and ATS winning streak against the Portland Trail Blazers now a thing of the past the Memphis Grizzlies will try again to wrap up their best-of-seven first-round playoff series as home favorites on Wednesday.

The Trail Blazers cut the Grizzlies' series lead to 3-1 on Monday night with a 99-92 home win as a 6.5-point favorite on the NBA betting lines at the sportsbooks in an UNDER result for totals bettors. The Grizzlies had been 7-0 both SU and ATS in their previous seven games against the Blazers.

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Mariners Turning to Ace Against Rangers

The Seattle Mariners have surprisingly won just two of Felix Hernandez's last nine starts against the Texas Rangers as the ace hurler takes the mound against the division rival once again on Wednesday in odds action at the sportsbooks.

Hernandez, though, is a dominant 3-0 with a 1.61 ERA so far this season, and he beat the Rangers back on April 18 by allowing just one run on two hits over seven innings of work while striking out 12 batters. Wandy Rodriguez (0-0, 1.80 ERA) is set to get the ball for the Rangers on Wednesday.

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Red Wings & Lightning in Game 7 Battle

The Detroit Red Wings and the Tampa Bay Lightning have alternated wins and losses on the NHL moneyline at the sportsbooks so far in their first-round playoff series as the teams hit the ice in Game 7 of the set on Wednesday.

Tampa Bay forced Game 7 with a 5-2 road victory as a moneyline underdog on the NHL odds in Game 6 on Monday night, in an OVER result for totals bettors at the sportsbooks. The OVER, however, has managed to pay off just twice in the last eight games between the two teams.

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