Cubs vs. Cardinals MLB Betting

The Cardinals will play host to the Cubs on Sunday night as the teams hit the diamond under the lights to close out their series.

St. Louis is slated to start Jake Westbrook (9-4, 4.86 ERA) on Sunday, and he's coming off back-to-back wins over the Astros and Mets. Righthander Westbrook was beaten by the Cubs back on May 11.


MLB Odds: Pirates vs. Phillies

The Pirates and Phillies will continue their Pennsylvania clash on Saturday night in the middle contest of their MLB betting series.

Cliff Lee (9-7, 3.05 ERA) will take the mound for the Phillies on Saturday night, and he's coming off a loss to the Padres. The lefthander gave up five runs over four innings against San Diego.


Strikeforce: Fedor vs Henderson Odds

Size matters and MMA bettors are figuring that out as they study the latest Strikeforce odds on the headlining event - Dan Henderson vs Fedor Emelianenko.

They are legends in mixed martial arts albeit in different weight classes and that is the main reason that Fedor – coming off a pair of lame losses – is favoured at -220 at online sportsbooks such as Bovada and 5Dimes this week.


MLB Odds: Orioles battle Yankees

Winless over the past month, A.J. Burnett will get the ball for the New York Yankees on Friday as they host the Baltimore Orioles.

Righthander Burnett (8-8, 4.21 ERA) last won on June 29 against the Brewers, going 0-2 with two no-decisions since then. Burnett beat the O's on April 13 (four runs over 6 1-3 innings pitched).


Pirates vs. Braves Betting Preview

The Atlanta Braves will be looking for a quality start from Derek Lowe on Thursday night when they host the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Righthander Lowe (6-8, 4.49 ERA) has alternated wins and losses over his last four trips to the mound, giving up four runs in five innings pitched in a loss to the Cincinnati Reds last time out.


Baseball Betting: Twins vs. Rangers

The Texas Rangers will send Colby Lewis to the mound on Wednesday as they continue their series at home against the Minnesota Twins.

Righthander Lewis (10-7, 3.93 ERA) took on the Twins in Minnesota on June 11, getting roughed up for six runs in just 1 1-3 innings of work that day. Texas, though, is 5-0 in Lewis' last five starts.


NASCAR Odds: Brickyard 400

Jimmie Johnson has won three Sprint Cup races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in his career, and he'll be looking for his fourth victory on the track this weekend as the oddsmakers' favorite at the Brickyard 400.

Johnson sits at 6/1 at Bovada to visit Victory Lane at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday and pay off on the NASCAR odds. Johnson, currently in second in the Sprint Cup Series standings, won this race in 2009, 2008, and 2006.


Week 5 CFL Betting Odds

Winless British Columbia kicks off the Week 5 CFL betting schedule by visiting the Blue Bombers on Thursday night.


X Game Odds: Skateboard, BMX Betting

The thrill of the X Games returns this week and anywhere there is a thrill, there is probably a betting line to make it even more exciting.
That’s true for the X Games 17, where daredevil skateboarders and BMX riders gather to showcase their skills and vie for extreme-sport championships. In skateboarding, Bodog is offering up lines on who will win the Big Air Event with three of the sport’s top riders - Bob Burnquist , Jake Brown, Pedro Barros - listed.


Giants meet Phillies on MLB odds

The San Francisco Giants will send Tim Lincecum to the mound on Tuesday night as they look for a road win against the Phillies.

Righthander Lincecum has given up just three earned runs over his last three trips to the mound, going 2-1 in those contests. Overall, though, the Giants are just 5-5 in his last 10 starts.



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