Mavs, Lakers on NBA lines

Can the Dallas Mavericks stop their skid at six games? The task won’t be easy on Wednesday when they face the Los Angeles Lakers in a marquee NBA betting matchup.


St. John's vs. Louisville Odds

St. John’s will head to Louisville as a road underdog against the Cardinals in one of many matchups in college basketball betting for Wednesday night.

St. John’s (+7.5 at Bovada) dominated the Cardinals in a 74-55 victory last season, so the Red Storm (11-5 SU, 7-8 ATS) could provide the best underdog bet of the night.


Hawks vs Heat NBA Game Preview

The Heat will try to pay off for their supporters on Tuesday when they play host to the Hawks at AmericanAirlines Arena in NBA wagering action.

Only thing is, we need to wait on the status of LeBron James before anyone will set a Hawks Heat point spread for us.


NBA Power Rankings - Spurs Lead Way

The Lakers boast the most powerful base number in this week's NBA Power Rankings, but strength of schedule drops them to third overall and vaults the Spurs into top spot.

The Top 6 NBA teams in this week's poll are among the league's elite with no other team with much of an NBA title shot in 2011.
San Antonio rates No. 1, with the Heat right behind them. The Lakers are third and the Bulls push past Orlando into fourth spot.


Colorado at Nebraska Basketball Betting

Colorado will try and remain unbeaten in the Big 12 as they travel to face Nebraska on Tuesday night in a game that can be seen on ESPN 2.  [ Article courtesy of ]

The Buffaloes have been a major surprise so far this college basketball betting season and they are finally starting to get some national attention. Colorado came from 12 points down on Saturday in front of a sold out Coors Events Center to beat Oklahoma State 75-71.

Now the Buffs will try and keep their momentum going at Nebraska on Tuesday night.


Conference Championship Odds

And then there were four. The NFL odds are posted for the NFC and AFC Conference Championship games, both of which will draw plenty of action this week at sportsbooks.

The Green Bay Packers were so dominant against the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday night that they find themselves road favorites for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game at the Chicago Bears. And more than 60% of the wagering community seemed to be siding with the Packers early in the week.


NFL Weekend Betting Trends

There are a boatload of NFL trends for Conference Championship Weekend that could help the betting public add a much-needed boost to their bankroll just in time for the Super Bowl.

Let's start in the NFC, where the Green Bay Packers will face the Chicago Bears. The NFC North rivals split the regular-season series with a win apiece at home.

However, the Bears were 2-0 ATS in those two games and despite home-field advantage this weekend they're a 3-point underdog at Bovada.


Flyers vs. Caps on NHL lines

The Philadelphia Flyers look to extend their conference lead and win a third straight game on Tuesday as -145 home favorites in NHL betting action against the struggling Washington Capitals.

Washington (+125) has dropped four of six and the last time these teams met it was the Capitals who owned the conference lead - while the Flyers are now within a point of Vancouver in the overall NHL standings. Philadelphia has to stay out of the box as it scores nearly a goal a game more than the Capitals when five-on-five.


Daytona 500 Odds Preview

Jimmie Johnson kick-starts his pursuit of another Sprint Cup win as a favorite in early Daytona 500 odds.

"The Great American Race" at the Daytona International Speedway will take place on Valentines Day February 14th, but there is action before that with the Daytona Shootout on the sixth and the Gatorade Duel 1 and 2 on the 11th.


Huge underdog in Jets Patriots Odds

The New England Patriots host New York Sunday, looking to prove that Monday Night rout early this season was no fluke and that the Patriots Jets odds deserve to be -10.

The Pats are double-digit favorites, which has proven to be a dangerous spot in the past 11 seasons (underdogs are 9-2 ATS in those 11 games). [ Matchup Report ]



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