Coyotes hit the ice in Anaheim

The Phoenix Coyotes have picked up the win on the NHL betting lines in four of their past five games against the Anaheim Ducks as those two teams meet on Friday night.

The Coyotes went 3-1 against the Ducks in their four matchups last season, with the OVER/UNDER going 3-1 for totals bettors in those contests. Overall the OVER/UNDER is 6-4 in the past 10 games between the Coyotes and Ducks.

Supporters of the Coyotes have seen them go 4-2-1 so far this season, while the Ducks are at 5-1-0. In totals betting, the Ducks are 3-3, while the Coyotes are 4-2-1.

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Leafs visit the Hawks on Saturday

An Original Six matchup will highlight the NHL betting board for Saturday night this week as the Chicago Blackhawks get a visit from the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The Maple Leafs and Blackhawks haven't met since February 2012, when Chicago won 5-4 as a -157 home favorite on the NHL odds. Overall the Maple Leafs are just 3-7 in their past 10 games against the Blackhawks.

Chicago battles the Maple Leafs, currently with a 6-2-0 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 1-6 for the Blackhawks and 3-5 for the Maple Leafs.

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Auburn underdogs to Texas A&M

The Aggies will do battle with the visiting Auburn Tigers on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.

Backers of the Aggies have seen them go 5-1 and 3-3 ATS so far this season, while the Tigers are at 5-1 and 4-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Tigers are 2-4, while the Aggies are 5-1.

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Notre Dame vs USC Betting Preview

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish host Southern Cal on Saturday, looking to build on their 1-4-1 ATS mark against the 4-2 Trojans in NCAAF action at Notre Dame Stadium.

The Fighting Irish currently sports a record of 4-2, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-4-1 ATS. The Trojans are 4-2 and 2-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Fighting Irish post a 4-2 over under record this season, while the Trojans have gone 3-3 against the number.

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UFC 166: Velasquez vs. dos Santos

Sportsbooks have a wide array of moneyline and prop bet options available for the UFC 166 card.

Headlining the card will be the long awaited trilogy match between current UFC Heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and former champ Junior dos Santos.

As of Friday, online sportsbook Bovada was seeing about 55% of the betting action on the champion with 45% on the challenger as a +170 underdog.


ALCS Game 5: BoSox, Tigers square

The Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers are all square at two victories apiece in the ALCS as that best-of-seven MLB betting series continues at Comerica Park on Thursday night.

The Tigers pulled even with the Red Sox in the set on Wednesday night with a 7-3 win, getting two RBI from each of Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera, and Austin Jackson in the contest. Doug Fister picked up the victory on the mound.

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Penguins, Flyers renew hostilities

The Pittsburgh Penguins have managed to pay off on the NHL betting lines in four of their last five games against the Philadelphia Flyers with the teams meeting Thursday night.

Sidney Crosby and company went 3-1 against Claude Giroux and the Flyers last season, with the OVER/UNDER splitting at 2-2 for totals bettors in those contests. The OVER/UNDER is 5-4-1 in the last 10 Penguins vs. Flyers NHL matchups.

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NFL Odds: Week 7 Betting Trends

Last February, quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck teamed up on the AFC's Pro Bowl team.

But Sunday night's nationally televised game will receive a lot more hype and is the biggest game on the NFL card this weekend, as it marks the first time Manning returns to Indianapolis since being released by the Colts and signed by Denver in March 2012.

Both offensive leaders have avoided talking about one another, but it's unavoidable - the top billing for this weekend is Manning vs. Luck.


NFL Week 7: Potential Upsets

For the second week in a row underdogs outdid the favorites in the NFL, going 8-7, with three of the pups winning outright. The favorites are 45-44-3 after the first six weeks of the season while 29 of the underdogs have won outright.

Four of this week's underdogs have not only been decent at the window when catching points, but they've also won a fair share of games outright. Arizona, Buffalo, Cincinnati and Indianapolis are a combined 12-4-1 ATS as an underdog, with nine of those covers being outright wins.


NFL Odds: Bet against the Texans

Through six weeks the best wagers in the NFL have been betting against the Houston Texans and betting the OVER in Minnesota Vikings and Denver Broncos games.



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