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Spurs host the Grizzlies in Game 2

The San Antonio Spurs will be looking to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night as they take on the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 2 of the best-of-seven series.

San Antonio won Game 1 by a score of 105-83 as a 4.5-point home favorite on Sunday afternoon, with Tony Parker scoring 20 points and Kawhi Leonard adding 18 points in that contest. Marc Gasol had 15 points and seven rebounds in the loss for Memphis.

The Grizzlies will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 46-34-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Spurs are 39-41-2 ATS. Memphis is 33-48-1 against the total, while San Antonio is 36-45-1 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Rangers get visit from the Athletics

The Texas Rangers and the Oakland Athletics will continue their MLB betting series in Arlington on Tuesday night as those two clubs hit the diamond in the middle game of a three-game set.

Texas will turn to probable starter Yu Darvish for Tuesday's game, with the team posting a stellar 8-1 record over the righthander's first nine starts of the season. Darvish is 1-2 with a 4.50 ERA over his three career starts against Oakland.

Daniel Straily gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Athletics on this day; he's 1-2 on the season.

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Sharks seek to tie series with Kings

The San Jose Sharks will be trying to tie up their best-of-seven second-round playoff series with the Los Angeles King on Tuesday night as those teams meet in Game 4 of the set.

San Jose avoided a 3-0 series hole in Game 3 on Saturday with a 2-1 home win as a -133 favorite on the NHL betting lines at the sportsbooks. Logan Couture scored in overtime to give San Jose that victory, with Jonathan Quick making 38 saves for the Kings.

The Sharks bring a 25-16-7 record to the battle against the 27-16-5 Kings. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Jose go 15-23-10 so far and the Kings go 19-18-11.

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Red Sox open set against White Sox

The Boston Red Sox will remain on the road early this week as they open up a three-game series on the MLB betting lines against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.

The Red Sox and White Sox have yet to meet on the diamond so far this season, but MLB betting trends show that Boston has dominated this matchup recently. Overall the Red Sox are 8-2 in their past 10 against the White Sox, with the OVER/UNDER 4-5-1.

Chicago hands the ball to starter Dylan Axelrod in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-3 mark on the year. Boston counters with Jon Lester, who will try to quiet the fans and the White Sox bats at the same time.

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Hawks, Red Wings take ice in Game 3

The Chicago Blackhawks and the Detroit Red Wings will return to the ice on Monday night as the Original Six rivals battle in Game 3 of their best-of-seven second-round playoff series.

The Red Wings tied up the series at 1-1 on Saturday afternoon with a 4-1 road victory as a +190 underdog on the NHL betting lines at the sportsbooks. Detroit had lost Game 1 as a +175 road underdog against the Blackhawks back on Wednesday night.

The Red Wings bring a 24-16-8 record to the battle against the 36-7-5 Blackhawks. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 17-25-6 so far and the Blackhawks go 18-26-4.

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Grizzlies, Spurs open up third round

The Memphis Grizzlies and the San Antonio Spurs will tip off the third round of the NBA playoffs on Sunday afternoon as the teams meet down in Texas in the opener of the best-of-seven set.

The Grizzlies upset the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games in the second round of the playoffs, while the Spurs needed six games to get past the Golden State Warriors in the second round. The teams split their games 2-2 SU and ATS this season.

The Spurs bring a 58-24 record (39-41-2 ATS) to the battle against the 56-26 Grizzlies, who are 46-34-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Antonio go 36-45-1 so far and the Grizzlies go 33-48-1. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Tigers, Rangers Sunday Night Baseball

The Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers will close out the MLB betting schedule for the week on Sunday night as the teams meet in the fourth game of their series down at Rangers Ballpark.

And the Tigers are expected to turn to Doug Fister on Sunday night, with the team 6-2 over his first eight starts of the 2013 season. Fister has started seven times against Texas in his career, going 2-4 in those contests with a high 5.61 ERA.

The Rangers, meanwhile, will counter with Derek Holland, who will be looking to improve on his 3-2 mark.

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Senators, Penguins hit ice in Ottawa

The Ottawa Senators will be looking to dig out of an 0-2 series hole on Sunday night as they return home to host the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third game of their second-round playoff series.

Pittsburgh took the 2-0 series lead on Friday night with a 4-3 home victory as a -185 favorite on the NHL betting lines at the sportsbooks. Sidney Crosby had a hat trick for the Pens in that win, with Kris Letang adding a pair of assists in the contest.

Ottawa battles the Penguins, currently with a 36-12 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 11-30-7 for the Senators and 23-24-1 for the Penguins.

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UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold Odds

Former elite Strikeforce fighters will be making their UFC debuts on May 18 on the UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold card, and sportsbooks are already offering some affordable lines on three main card fights.

Headlining the event will be two of the top Middleweight fighters in the world. Former Strikeforce Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold looks to start his bid for a UFC Middleweight title shot with a win over “The Phenom” Vitor Belfort.

 

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Knicks seek to tie up series in Indiana

The New York Knicks will get the chance to tie up their best-of-seven second-round playoff series on Saturday night as they play Game 6 of the set against the Indiana Pacers.

The Knicks staved off elimination on Thursday night with an 85-75 victory as a 5-point home favorite at Madison Square Garden over the Pacers. Carmelo Anthony poured in a game-high 28 points for New York, and J.R. Smith added 13 points.

Supporters of the Knicks have seen them go 54-28 and 46-35-1 ATS so far this season, while the Pacers are at 49-32 and 42-39 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Pacers are 39-42, while the Knicks are 40-40-2.

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