Trade trims Dodgers' World Series odds

Even after their mega-trade, the Los Angeles Dodgers are still not the favorites on the baseball futures.


College football best home underdogs

America supposedly loves underdogs, yet the betting public generally gravitates toward favorites. 


Rangers vs Rays Betting Preview

The Texas Rangers battle the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Monday in MLB betting action at Rangers Ballpark and they face one of the league's top pitchers.

The Rangers will rely on Derek Holland to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while David Price will be his counterpart for the Rays. Derek Holland is 8-6 this season, and David Price is 16-4.


NASCAR Betting: AdvoCare 500 Odds

Jimmie Johnson is listed as the favorite on the NASCAR odds at the sportsbooks for this weekend as the Sprint Cup Series competes in the AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.

Johnson is favored at +600 at TopBet to take the checkered flag in the AdvoCare 500; he last visited Victory Lane at Atlanta in 2007, when he won both the Pep Boys Auto 500 and the Kobalt Tools 500.


Consensus Picks: Steelers and Texans

When more than 70 percent of the NFL betting public is on one side of the game, bettors must sit up and ask why.

And that's the scenario Saturday in Week 3 of the NFL preseason schedule when both the Pittsburgh Steelers and Houston Texans are seeing so much betting action.


Halladay vs Gonzalez Betting Preview

Philadelphia aims to play spoiler Saturday for the Washington Nationals when Gio Gonzalez and the Nats pay a visit to Citizens Bank Park.

For the Phillies, Roy Halladay gets the ball, charged with keeping the Nationals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Gonzalez, whose 16-6 mark on the year, looks more like Halladay numbers.


Cardinals at Titans betting preview

Tennessee settled its QB situation earlier this week. Arizona is still trying to figure out who its signal-caller is going to be.


Three College Football Win Total Bets

Not all online sportsbooks offer season win totals on every college football team, but one has taken the risk - and provided the wagering opportunity - in 2012.


Here are three win totals to consider for this season, with odds courtesy of 5Dimes:


Baylor Bears – Over 6.5 wins (+125)


Despite the loss of the prolific Robert Griffin III, some believe Baylor still has a ton of talent remaining.



Bellator 73: Vegh vs. Wiuff Odds

Bellator 73 on Friday night will feature two tournament final fights, and the sportsbooks are already offering moneyline action on the four main-card events.

In the Bellator 73 main event Attila Vegh and Travis Wiuff will battle for the tournament championship and a shot at Christian M’Pumbu’s Bellator Light Heavyweight title. This fight is closely matched and closely handicapped at 5Dimes with Wiuff a favorite at -185. With four straight wins in Bellator, including a unanimous decision over M’Pumbu, that price looks like a great value.


Chicago New York Betting Preview

The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Chicago and New York on Wednesday, with the host White Sox trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The match puts starter Philip Hughes for the Yankees on the hill facing Chris Sale for the White Sox. Hughes brings a 12-10 mark to the game, while Sale is 14-4 to date on the season.



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