NBA Odds: Rockets vs. Grizzlies

Houston shocked the Lakers with a come-from-behind victory on NBA odds on Wednesday, and as a 5-point underdog against the Grizzlies they could be poised for another betting upset on Friday night.

Memphis lost to Atlanta 112-109 on the road Wednesday, but a return home could help them get back into the win column at Sportsbook.ag. They are 6-4 in their own barn, but with five straight losses to Houston it will be a game they won’t be taking for granted.

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Red Wings, Ducks NHL line

Back-to-back wins for Detroit over Anaheim is enough for sportsbooks to list the Red Wings as -135 favorites on hockey odds for Friday night against the +115 home underdog Ducks.

Anaheim has done well with seven wins when pegged with underdog status on the NHL line this year, while Detroit is a staggering 13-5 as a favorite on hockey odds. The smart money is with the Red Wings on that Bovada line, but it’s hard to ignore the Ducks' 9-4-1 home record.

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Big 12/Pac-10 Challenge Odds

The Big 12/Pac-10 Challenge and MWC/MVC Challenge continue over the weekend and should get plenty of action at sportsbooks.

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Grey Cup: Alouettes Win Again

Congrats to the Montreal Alouettes, who won their second straight title, but did not cover the Grey Cup odds in beating the RoughRiders.

Just like last season Montreal beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders and also like last season the game was a close one. Alouettes' WR Jamel Richardson was named the game's MVP and his 37-yard catch set up Avon Cobourne's TD run that put Montreal up for good.

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Eagles vs. Texans Betting

It’s been a long time since betting on the playmaking skills of Michael Vick has been a winning proposition, but with a 9-point spread to cover against the Houston Texans this Thursday night at Bovada the Philadelphia Eagles could be easy money at home.

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LeBron James Return to Cleveland Odds

LeBron James tried to appease Cleveland fans by thanking them this week, but it hasn't stifled the hype around his return as a member of the Miami Heat.

So while the Cavaliers try to assemble a tampering case against the Heat for their pursuit of James before free agency, sportsbooks try to appease bettors with an interesting assortments of LeBron James prop odds tonight.

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Bears Lions Betting Picks from SIA

There was so much NFL betting action on the Bears to cover the spread against the Lions that one sportsbook had to take the game off the board temporarily.

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Maryland vs. Temple Betting

The 16th annual BB&T Classic will run its tripleheader format again on December 5, and the field includes several major schools that should excite NCAA basketball betting sharps.

All eyes will be on Temple versus Maryland, arguably the day’s biggest matchup, at 8:00 p.m. ET on Sunday. Maryland is 5-0 at home through Tuesday’s action and Sunday’s game, played at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., could almost be a home-like atmosphere for them. Look for Maryland to be favored as a result.

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NFL Week 13 Power Rankings

There's a new leader atop the Power Rankings this week as the Chargers have wrestled away the top spot from the Eagles.

With the Chargers owning both the No. 1 offense and the No. 1 defense in the league right now, they could be on top for quite awhile, especially if they maintain their annual second-half resurgence.

1. San Diego (3) – The Chargers' late-season surge is on again after winning four straight both SU and ATS. Upcoming games against Oakland and Kansas City will be key in determining the division.

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Blue Devils vs. Spartans Odds

The ACC/Big Ten Challenge rages on alongside a few other notable tournaments to wager on in NCAA basketball this week.

In ACC/Big Ten action, all eyes will be on No. 1 Duke vs No. 6 Michigan State at 9:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Bovada favors the defending champs by 11 points at home. Duke has been a dominant force so far this season, going 6-0 (4-1 against the spread) and outscoring opponents by an average margin of 91-63. Bovada has the over/under at 151.5.

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