NHL Betting Lines: Oilers vs. Bruins

The Edmonton Oilers are full of confidence as they head to Boston to play the Stanley Cup champion Bruins in NHL betting action on Thursday night.

It’s a different team which boasts rookie Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to go with young guns Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle, and they're coming together this season.

But they have been shut out two in a row here at Boston and have scored just four times in Beantown since 2000! Some experts have made the UNDER 5 and Bruins to win as their best NHL bet of the day.


NFL Odds: Weekly Injury Roundup

As is usually the case around the midway point of the season, injuries are piling up in the NFL.


It’s also difficult to determine who will be in and who will be out, with that dreaded “questionable” phrase popping up in a few key games.

In Thursday night’s AFC West showdown between Oakland and San Diego, Oakland looks like they will be without Darren McFadden for the third straight game as he is still considered doubtful with a foot injury.



Thursday NFL: Raiders vs Chargers

Thursday night football returns with an AFC West clash where many of the betting trends seem to favor the Oakland Raiders at San Diego.

But the public consensus does not agree as 82% of the betting votes here at OddsShark.com's consensus data have gone to the Chargers.

Both teams come off losses and the Raiders are 0-2 since the Carson palmer trade, but they are 5-1 ATS past 6 games as an underdog and 4-0 ATS past four games vs the Chargers. San Diego was scorched for 45 points by Green Bay last week, while the Raiders were picked apart by Tim Tebow.


Virginia Tech vs Georgia Tech Odds

The top spot in the ACC Coastal Division is on the line Thursday night when the Virginia Tech Hokies visit the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

The Hokies have been tough to beat over the last few years, boasting a 19-2 SU record and an 11-1 SU record in their last 12 games on the road.

Georgia Tech’s Tevin Washington rushed for 176 yards in their upset win over Clemson.

Supporters of the Hokies have seen them go 8-1 and 2-7 ATS so far this season, while the Yellow Jackets are at 7-2 and 5-3-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Yellow Jackets are 5-4, while the Hokies are 3-6.


Opening NFL Lines: Raiders Chargers

This week’s NFL action is loaded with important matchups including four rivalry games in which at least a share of first place in the division is on the line. It starts early with Thursday night’s game between the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers.


RedHawks vs Owls in MAC odds tilt

For the second straight Wednesday night, the Temple Owls will look to earn bowl eligibility, this time at home against the Miami-Ohio RedHawks.

The Owls are 3-1 SU and 2-2 ATS in their last four games against the RedHawks. Temple quarterback Chris Coyer rushed for 184 yards and passed for 123 yards and a touchdown in last Wednesday’s loss to Ohio.

The Owls currently sports a record of 5-4, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-3 ATS. The RedHawks are 4-5 and 5-4 ATS.

Betting totals have seen the Owls post a 2-7 over under record this season, while the RedHawks have gone 5-4 against the number.


CFL Betting Odds: Division Semis

Division semifinal opponents have now been determined and it’s time for the opening round of CFL playoff betting action on Sunday.

The East semifinal will go in Montreal with the Alouettes (10-8) hosting the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (8-10) in the opening CFL betting matchup on Sunday. The Alouettes are the 5.5-point favorites at 5Dimes, while the total is sitting at 55.5 points.


NASCAR Betting: Kobalt Tools 500

Tony Stewart has taken the checkered flag in each of the last two Sprint Cup Series races, and he's now tied with Carl Edwards atop the NASCAR betting board to win the championship with just two events left in the season.

Stewart has earned back-to-back wins at Martinsville and Texas and now sits just three points back of Sprint Cup leader Edwards in the driver standings. Edwards retained the lead by finishing second behind Stewart in the AAA Texas 500 over the weekend.


Opening Odds: Oregon Stanford Betting

Four games this week feature two ranked teams, and all four are rivalry games with conference implications on the line. None is bigger than No. 6 Oregon at No. 3 Stanford, which figures to have a whole lot more scoring than last week’s LSU at Alabama matchup.


Bears vs Eagles in Monday Night Bet

Philadelphia has begun looking like the team oddsmakers thought they were coming out of training camp, with back-to-back victories against division foes.

They get a Monday Night Football challenge from the Chicago Bears, a team that has covered the spread four of their past five visits to Philly. The Bears come off their bye week, a situation that has seen them play UNDER 5 of the past 7 seasons.



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