UFC 133 Betting Preview

Can Tito Ortiz beat the odds and shock the MMA world again? He’ll get his chance this Saturday night against Rashad Evans at UFC 133.

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Ortiz steps into the Octagon on short notice as a replacement for the injured Phil Davis only five weeks after his shocking upset over highly ranked prospect Ryan Bader at UFC 132. Dana White has stated that a win will vault Ortiz back into the top three in the division, and Rashad Evans might be the perfect opponent for him to do it.

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MLB Betting: Braves vs. Mets

One of the National League's top betting options this season, the Braves continue their series at Citi Field on Saturday night.

The Braves have settled in as the top Wild Card contender in the Senior Circuit this season, and they have their supporters on the MLB futures for both the NL Pennant and the World Series.

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MLB Odds: Yankees vs. Red Sox

The top clubs in the American League will take the field on Friday at Fenway Park when the Red Sox get a visit from the Yankees.

Baseball bettors will be watching this series with interest this weekend, as the team that comes out on top could take control of the AL East standings and become the league's pennant favorite.

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MLB Betting Matchup: Phillies vs. Giants

The Phillies will take the best record in the league onto the field on Thursday as they open up an MLB betting series against the Giants.

Cliff Lee (10-7, 3.14 ERA) will be looking for only his second win in a month when he heads to the hill for the Phillies on Thursday. The lefthander is 1-2 with two no-decisions in his past five starts.

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Boxing Betting Odds: August Preview

August 13 will be a live date for boxing action with three fights on tap. Betting options range from a lopsided mismatch to a near-even opportunity on an undefeated up-and-comer.

5Dimes is offering action on the undefeated Abner Mares (21-0, 13 KOs) against Joseph Agbeko (28-2, 22 KOs). These two were originally set to meet back in April, but a health issue caused Agbeko to postpone the week of the fight. It will finally go down on the 13th at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Angels vs. Twins MLB Betting

The Los Angeles Angels will play host to the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night in the middle game of their MLB betting series.

Los Angeles hands the ball to Joel Pineiro (5-5, 4.91 ERA) on Wednesday, with the righthander not having picked up a win since July 9. The Angels, though, are 7-3 over his last 10 outings.

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NASCAR Betting: Gordon, Hamlin top odds

Jeff Gordon and Denny Hamlin have nine Cup wins between them at Pocono Raceway, and they're the oddsmakers' co-favorites for Sunday's Good Sam RV Insurance 500 at the track.

Gordon and Hamlin both sit at 5/1 on the Sprint Cup Series betting board at Bovada for Sunday's race. Gordon won the 5-Hour Energy 500 at Pocono in June and has five total Victory Lane trips in Cup events on the track. Hamlin has picked up four Cup wins at Pocono Raceway since 2006.

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Week 6 CFL Betting Odds

The 1-4 Toronto Argonauts will kick off Week 6 of CFL betting against the suddenly-vulnerable 3-2 Montreal Alouettes on Thursday night.

Montreal comes off their second straight loss at the hands of Hamilton, a 34-26 decision that saw the Tiger-Cats cover as 3-point home underdogs. The combined 60 points sent the total OVER the posted 53.5. The Argos hope to continue that slide and win their first at home but they are underdogs by 4.5 points at 5Dimes, with the total set at 52.

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Rangers vs. Tigers: MLB Odds

A pair of division leaders will meet on the field in Detroit on Tuesday night as the Tigers open up a home set against the Rangers.

Max Scherzer (11-6, 4.28 ERA) will be looking for his 12th win of the season on Tuesday. Scherzer last faced the Rangers back on June 6 in Texas, giving up five runs in five innings in a victory.

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MLB Lines: Cards vs. Brewers

The Cardinals and the Brewers will be battling for top spot in the NL Central as they open an MLB betting series in Milwaukee on Monday.

Zack Greinke (8-4, 4.50 ERA) is slated to start for the Brewers on Monday, and he picked up a win against the Cardinals back on June 11 by holding them to three runs on seven hits over seven innings.

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