Game 5 Cup Final Preview

The New Jersey Devils are slight home favorites for Saturday night as they try to stave off elimination once again against the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 of the NHL's Stanley Cup final.

The Devils won Game 4 of the series by a 3-1 score in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, cutting their series deficit against the Kings to 3-1. Adam Henrique scored the winner for New Jersey that day, cheesy mustache and all.

The Devils sit at 48-28-6 on the season; in comparison, the Kings are currently 40-27-15. Looking to wager on the totals? New Jersey is 37-34-11 OU, and Los Angeles is 23-43-16 OU.


Pacquiao vs Bradley Odds

Two of boxing betting’s biggest studs will be back in the ring this weekend as Manny Pacquiao defends his WBO Welterweight title against the undefeated Timothy Bradley.

Following more failed attempts at a superfight between Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., the Pac Man has opted to give undefeated Bradley the next shot at becoming pro boxing royalty by being the first boxer to best him in over six years.


Belmont Stakes Head To Head Matchups

The casual sports bettor can find racebook betting terminology a little intimidating, but something everyone can understand is a matchup.

Editor Note: With I'll Have Another scratched, the following odds will be replaced with new horse matchups, follow the links below.

And that’s what many online racebooks offer to casual fans at Triple Crown time and in their Belmont Stakes odds menus.

[ See the current Belmont odds here at ]


Belmont Stakes Odds

Betting against I’ll Have Another has been a good way to lose money this year but horseplayers won't have to worry about that with the favored horse scratched.

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner was the big favorite on the 2012 Belmont Stakes odds menu, but a couple of horses have surged to the top of the morning line.

[ Click here for this year's Belmont Stakes betting preview ]


Mets Yankees Interleague Betting

Johan Santana followed up a complete game 4-hit shutout last week with a no-hitter five days later.

How can you top that, as the Mets clash with the hated Yankees to start off weekend interleague play?

The New York Mets will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Yankees in New York at Yankee Stadium on Friday in baseball action.

New York puts its faith in starter Santana to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-2. Getting the ball for the Yankees is Hiroki Kuroda, who owns a 4-6 record on the season with a 3.82 ERA.


MMA Odds: Johnson vs. McCall

The UFC returns to FX this weekend with a four-fight main card. MMA betting action is already available on the UFC on FX main card fights, and three of them are closely handicapped.

The headliner on the fight card is a rematch between Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall. The first fight was judged a draw, so the lines reflect that this time around. Johnson is once again a favorite to win, but at 5Dimes that will only cost -145.


Sabathia vs Price Baseball Odds

MLB wagering interest swings to the New York vs Tampa Bay battle on Thursday at Yankee Stadium as the Yankees try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Tampa Bay puts its faith in starter David Price to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 7-3. Getting the ball for the Yankees is CC Sabathia, who owns a 7-2 record on the season with a 3.68 ERA.


Celtics vs Heat Game 6 Betting

The underdog Boston Celtics will try to eliminate the Miami Heat from the postseason on Thursday night as they hit the hardwood at TD Garden in Game 6 of the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals.

The Celtics took a 3-2 series lead with a 94-90 road victory in Game 5 of the best-of-seven set on Tuesday night. Kevin Garnett scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for Boston in that win.

Supporters of the Heat have seen them go 46-20 and 32-34 ATS so far this season, while the Celtics are at 39-27 and 34-31-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Celtics are 29-37, while the Heat are 25-39-2.


Thunder vs Spurs Game 6 Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder can advance to the NBA Finals on Wednesday night with another win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals at home.

The Thunder are home favorites on the NBA lines at the sportsbooks for Wednesday after beating the Spurs 108-103 in San Antonio in Game 5 on Monday. That gave Oklahoma City a 3-2 lead in the series and puts the Spurs, winners of 20 straight just last week, needing a road win to stay alive.

Oklahoma City will face the 50-16 Spurs, who own a 42-20-4 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Thunder are 31-35 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Spurs are 39-26-1 favoring the OVER.


Stanley Cup Game 4 Betting

The Los Angeles Kings are favored on the NHL lines to close out the Stanley Cup final on Wednesday night as they play host to the New Jersey Devils in Game 4 of the best-of-seven series.

The Kings blanked the Devils 4-0 in Game 3 of the set on Monday night to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the Stanley Cup final. Jonathan Quick made 22 saves for the shutout in the contest.

The Kings currently sports a record of 40-27-15. The Devils are 48-28-6. Betting totals have seen the Kings post a 23-43-16 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Devils have gone 37-34-11 against the number.



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