Tiger Not Favored Cadillac Odds

His adoring public turned on him, the sponsor public turned on him and general public turned on him in the wake his sexual exploits.

Now his leaky golf game has the betting public turning on Tiger Woods. For the first time since his return, the former best player in the world is not favored at the outset of a major golf tournament.

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Bellator 36 Fight Card Odds

The 155-pounders will be in action this weekend as Bellator 36 kicks off the 2011 Lightweight tournament quarterfinals. The card will feature former WEC Lightweight champ Rob McCullough in his Bellator debut as well as Toby Imada looking to make it to the tournament finals for the third straight year.


NBA Lines: Lakers vs. Heat

The visiting Lakers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at AmericanAirlines Arena against the Heat.

The Heat sport records of 43-21 and 28-35-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Lakers sit at 46-19 and 32-33 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 34-29-1 for the Heat and 26-39 for the Lakers.


Notre Dame on Big East odds


Cincinnati brings the nation's 5th-rated defense to the Big East party Thursday in trying to bust a 1-5 ATS funk against Notre Dame.

This is a conference playoff game in the Big East Tournament and will help decide where each team ends up on Selection Sunday. The game is being played at Madison Square Garden and sees Cincy trying to avenge an earlier loss this season.

The Fighting Irish sit at 25-5 (15-10 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Bearcats are currently 25-7 (14-10 ATS). Cincinnati has proven to be a reliable UNDER play with its tough defense, ending the season on a 8-16 OU mark.


Jeff Byrd 500 NASCAR Betting

Jimmie Johnson is the defending Sprint Cup champion and the early-season favorite to claim a sixth straight series title. He will also most likely be a favorite when the drivers of NASCAR take to the track for the Jeff Byrd 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 20.

Johnson sits in 12th place in the standings after three races, and after finishing 16th in the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas he is anxious to start moving up the NASCAR ladder.


Big East highlights college hoops betting

A pair of top seeds debut in conference tournament betting on Thursday as the Pittsburgh Panthers take the floor in the Big East and the Kansas Jayhawks gets things going in the Big 12.


NCAA Tournament Lines Updated

The Big East Tournament got off to a profitable start for underdog bettors as South Florida upset Villanova Tuesday and eyes now point to some of the other glam conferences.

The Big 12, where Kansas is the heavy favorite to claim the conference title, and Conference USA, where UTEP and UAB are neck and neck for the best tournament odds, tip off Wednesday.


Big East Lines: UConn Georgetown

UConn takes on Georgetown at noon Wednesday in what could be the day's most interesting tournament battle as the Big East has already claimed a significant upset victim.

Villanova was take out by SFU Tuesday and this battle pits a pair of Top 25-ranked schools trying to earn a spot against Pittsburgh tomorrow.

Georgetown has struggled of late, just 2-7 ATS in their past 9 games but the over under is where many bettors are focusing their attention. The most recent battles between the Hoyas and Huskies have seen UNDERs prevail for the most part.


Hornets battle Mavs on NBA odds

Visiting The Big Easy has not been easy of late for the Dallas Mavericks, who look to end a streak of misery at New Orleans Arena against the Hornets today.

Dallas has lost 10 in  row here with their last win being March 27, 2007. And it's not like their backers have enjoyed the streak by covering a lot of Hornets Mavericks point spreads, as the Hornets are 8-2 ATS during that stretch.

The scores prediction model here at OddsShark points to a Mavs win, with or without concussed Chris Paul in the lineup (he is day-to-day). The Hornets scored just 77 points in their first game without their stud point guard.


Big 12, Pac-10 Betting Preview

College basketball bettors will be chomping at the bit to pick their early favorites in the opening rounds of the Big 12 and Pac-10 conference tournaments in  betting action on Wednesday.

Colorado (19-12 SU, 13-11 ATS) is a 4.5-point favorite at Sportsbook.ag when they meet Iowa State (16-15 SU, 13-12 ATS) in an early Big 12 college hoops betting matchup. The Buffaloes have beaten the Buckeyes in two of the last three, but it was Iowa State who took last week’s meeting.



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