Magic vs. Heat on NBA odds

The Heat will be trying to slam the Magic and turn the tide on a 3-7 SU run at home against the Magic Thursday when the teams tip off at AmericanAirlines Arena in NBA betting action.

Supporters of the Magic have seen them go 39-22 but just 27-32-2 ATS so far this season, while the Heat are at 43-17 and 28-31-1 ATS. Of significance, the Magic is 7-3 SU in its past 10 visits to their Florida neighbors, but most of that was pre-LeBron.


Kentucky Derby Contender Odds Update

Betting on the Kentucky Derby is one of those things everybody wants to do, whether they are a casual horse fan or a regular racebook player.

And this year, the field of Derby contenders is huge and varied with a dozen horses rated as 20/1 or less in Kentucky Derby futures at

Last year's Juvenile winner Uncle Mo is still a favorite but Dialed In and Soldat have jumped up the odds board with recent wins in Derby prep races.


Kobalt Tools 400 Betting Preview

Jimmie Johnson ran away from the other drivers at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in last season’s race, claiming Victory Lane by nearly two seconds over runner-up Kevin Harvick. Johnson is the early favorite at +450 over at for this Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400.


Missouri Valley Tournament Betting Preview

After winning the Missouri Valley Conference tournament the last two years the Northern Iowa Panthers are underdogs to make it a three-peat when the tourney tips off on Thursday.

Missouri Valley Conference tournament betting begins with what are essentially two play-in games. On Thursday No. 10 seed Bradley takes on No. 7 Drake, while No. 8 Southern Illinois goes up against No. 9 Illinois State. The winners get the daunting task of facing the top seeds in the quarterfinals, while the losers go home.


Bautista MLB Home Run Prop Odds

Think Jose Bautista is going to crack 50-plus long balls again this season and lead the majors in home runs? The oddsmakers definitely don't.

Bautista, who just signed a contract extension in Toronto, is +1500 longshot to repeat as the home run leader, and his over/under total for home runs this season is nowhere near last year's total of 54.


Honda Classic Betting Preview

The PGA Tour is in Florida this weekend for the Honda Classic where Camilo Villegas is the defending champion and where SBG Global is offering some of the industry's best golf lines. 

It is a very strong field led by World No. 2 Lee Westwood and World No. 3 Luke Donald.  Europeans are dominating the World rankings and they also dominate this field.  

Westwood is the 11-1 favorite at Bovada l with Donald the second choice at 13-1.


Suns vs. Celtics betting lines

TD Garden features a battle between the host Boston Celtics, who defend the 3-ball better than any other NBA team, and the visiting Phoenix Suns, who are third-best in the league from behind the arc in hoops betting action on Wednesday.

The Suns have covered the spread in the past three meetings and have to cover 7 points today, and they are 6-2 ATS recently in games as an underdog of that size. They will face former teammate Shaq O'Neal in this one.


Jayhawks fly on NCAAB odds

The Kansas Jayhawks will hit the floor running against the visiting Texas A&M Aggies Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Jayhawks currently sports a 27-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 14-12 ATS. The Aggies are 22-6 and 9-9-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Jayhawks produce a 17-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Aggies have gone 6-12-1 against the number.


UFC Sanchez vs. Kampmann Betting Preview

If you like MMA odds on fights that are so close they are like pick-em bets, then the UFC on Versus card this week will have a few bets for you to choose from.

Martin Kampmann won’t have to worry about his fight turning into a nightmare this Thursday night now that Diego Sanchez has officially changed his nickname to “The Dream.”


NCAAB Odds: Ohio State vs. Penn State

Ohio State is back in the No. 1 spot in the nation, but they are in tough while trying to win their 15th straight game against Penn State.

“We’re trying to build our (NCAA tournament) resume, just like a lot of other teams are trying to build their resumes,” Penn State coach Ed DeChellis told AP. “We have to put our best foot forward and try to continue to win games, and the next one just happens to be Ohio State.”.



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