NFL Betting: Week 5 Injury Updates

The rash of injuries is catching up to several teams around the National Football League, and has a few of them on alert for Sunday's card.


Georgia Tech vs Miami Betting Odds

Miami will look to improve on its 4-0 record this week when they host Georgia Tech in Week 6 action at Sun Life Stadium on Saturday.

They battle the Yellow Jackets, currently with a 3-1 mark (3-1 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 2-2 for the Hurricanes and 1-3 for the Yellow Jackets.

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World Series Exact Matchup Odds

A Los Angeles vs. Boston World Series matchup is the most popular betting pick according to sportsbooks who posted baseball playoff betting lines Thursday.

That matchup is a 13/2 bet today at Bovada with the Dodgers vs. the Detroit Tigers a close second at 7/1.

While the Dodgers had held the top spot in World Series betting for the past month or more, Boston slipped past them into top spot this week.


NFL Week 5 Odds: Line Movement

Bettors have Carolina fever. The Panthers have gone from 3-point underdogs to 2-point favorites in their game at Arizona on Sunday.

Carolina bounced back from opening losses to drub the New York Giants in Week 3 and then enjoyed a bye week before heading to Arizona to take on the Cardinals. Cam Newton has not be able to get the passing game going, but the Panthers are third in the league in rushing. The defense has been the most impressive part of coach Ron Rivera’s team, though. The Panthers rank sixth against the run and 12th against the pass.


Tigers in Oakland to start ALDS

Max Scherzer will carry his 21-3 record to the hill in Oakland on Friday night as his Detroit Tigers open their five-game ALDS on the road against the Oakland Athletics.

Scherzer is 2-1 with a 4.20 ERA in six career starts against the A's, while Oakland starter Bartolo Colon is 8-10 with a 5.40 ERA in 27 career appearances against Detroit. The OVER has gone 9-1 in the past 10 games between these two AL teams.

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NLDS Betting: Dodgers at Braves

After falling as a home underdog in Game 1 of their NLDS on Thursday night the Atlanta Braves will be looking for a better result against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday.

Los Angeles topped Atlanta 6-1 on the road on Thursday to go up 1-0 in the best-of-five set. Zack Greinke gets the ball for the Dodgers on Friday; the righthander is 1-1 with a 3.50 ERA over his three career starts against the Braves.

The Braves will turn to Mike Minor and his 13-9 regular-season record as they look for a win in this one.

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Rays open up ALDS at Fenway Park

Matt Moore will take the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday afternoon as they open up their best-of-five ALDS on the road at Fenway Park against the Boston Red Sox.

Moore is 2-2 with a 3.86 ERA over his five career appearances against the Red Sox, while Boston scheduled starter Jon Lester is 12-9 with a 4.30 ERA in 26 career starts against Tampa Bay. The OVER/UNDER is 1-9 for totals bettors in the 10 most recent Boston vs. Tampa Bay matchups.

View Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox Odds and Stats.

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ALDS Game 2: Rays trail Red Sox

David Price will head to the hill for the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night as they look to even up their best-of-five ALDS against John Lackey and the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

Tampa Bay was bounced 12-2 by Boston in Game 1 of the series on Friday. Lefthander Price is 10-6 with a 2.93 ERA over his 20 career starts against the Red Sox; he held them to two runs on three hits over eight innings back on September 10.

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NLDS Odds: Pirates Cards Game 2

The St. Louis Cardinals will be looking to pay off on the MLB betting lines for the second straight day on Friday as they continue their NLDS against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Cardinals topped the Pirates 9-1 in Game 1 of the best-of-five series at home on Thursday night, and they'll turn to Lance Lynn for Game 2 on Friday. Lynn is 4-2 with a 5.03 ERA over his 11 career appearances against Pittsburgh.

Gerrit Cole brings a 10-7 ledger to the game for the Pirates as he tries to quiet the Cardinals bats.

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Devils play host to the Islanders

The OVER/UNDER has gone 3-6-1 over the past 10 games between the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils as those teams hit the ice together in NHL action on Friday night.

The Islanders went 3-2 against the Devils in their five meetings last season, improving them to 5-5 over their past 10 games against New Jersey. Three of last year's five Islanders vs. Devils matchups turned into UNDER results.

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