Hawks, Flyers on NHL lines

Two top teams that have been slightly off their games of late clash in NHL betting action on Thursday with the Chicago Blackhawks in Philadelphia to play the Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center.

Philadelphia will be a slight home favorite at 5Dimes in this contest, but without Chris Pronger and Jaromir Jagr in the lineup things become tougher - and more responsibility gets downloaded to other players.


Online Texas Holdem Introduction

So, you've finally decided to jump on the bandwagon and learn about online Texas Holdem. Don't worry. Learning the game is easy. It's winning and mastering it that is so hard.

A game of Texas Holdem is simply a series of hands. A hand begins by the placing of blind bets before any cards are dealt. There is a small and a big blind. The small blind is to the player to left of the dealer and the big blind is to the left of them.

Typically the big blind is double the small blind and is the lowest amount a player may bet.


Wild Card Betting: Lines and Injuries

The NFL's regular season has finally come to a close as we move into NFL playoffs betting this week.


Four interesting Wild Card matchups leave bettors with plenty to consider this weekend.


Wild Card Weekend Betting Picks

For the first time in eight weeks, the Odds Shark NFL scores predictor had a losing record, going just 7-8 ATS on the week (the Pittsburgh-Cleveland game was not counted due to the late posting off odds for that game).

But in six of those eight weeks, it produced a winning record and points itself at Wild Card Weekend where the odds are intriguing and the handicapping regime changes. [ See the latest Wild Card props listings as well ]


Rockets vs. Clippers: NBA Odds

Points could be at a premium on Wednesday night as the Los Angeles Clippers play host to the Houston Rockets in NBA betting action.

Each of the last five matchups between the Rockets and Clippers have paid off for UNDER bettors in totals betting dating back to 2010. Houston went 3-2 ATS against Los Angeles in those games.


Strikeforce Odds: Rockhold vs. Jardine

With no UFC fight cards this weekend MMA betting fans can get action on the Strikeforce Middleweight title fight between champion Luke Rockhold and Keith Jardine.

Saturday night’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine fight card will be headlined by a title bout between Middleweight champion Rockhold and former UFC Light Heavyweight contender Jardine. 5Dimes has been offering action on the fight for weeks and during that time the lines have bounced around in price.


NBA Betting: Hawks visit Bulls

The Atlanta Hawks will be looking to beat the NBA trends on Tuesday night as they head up to Chicago to battle with the Bulls.

The Hawks are just 4-6 both straight up and against the spread in their last 10 meetings with the Bulls, including last year's playoff defeat. The OVER/UNDER went 5-5 over those 10 matchups.


NCAAB Betting: UConn vs. Seton Hall

College hoops betting action heats up on Tuesday as the Connecticut Huskies look to beat the Seton Hall Pirates for the 12th straight time in a Big East matchup at the Prudential Center.

Connecticut (12-1 SU, 3-5-1 ATS) will likely be a small road favorite at Bovada in this contest with its undefeated head-to-head record against Seton Hall (12-2 SU, 7-3 ATS).


Red Wings, Stars on NHL lines

Detroit will open a four-game road trip on Tuesday with a visit to Texas, where they'll face off against the Dallas Stars in NHL betting action. The Stars will be a favorite in this contest at home, where they have won three of four head-to-head.

The Red Wings have been spectacular at home with 12 straight victories, but they have lost six of their past nine road games. Detroit did win the opener in the season series with Dallas 5-2, but that came at Joe Louis Arena in the Motor City.


NBA Odds: Mavs host Thunder

Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks will play host to the Oklahoma City Thunder in NBA betting action on Monday night.

The Mavs knocked out the Thunder in five games in the Western Conference Finals last season, and they're 6-4 against the spread in the last 10 meetings between the teams.



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