Braves open a road series in Philly

The Atlanta Braves are expected to go with Kris Medlen on Friday night as they open up a three-game MLB betting series on the road against the division-rival Philadelphia Phillies.

Medlen is just 7-10 with a 3.74 ERA on the season, but he picked up a win over the Cardinals last time out by allowing two runs over six innings of work. The righthander gave up six earned runs over 5 1-3 innings against Philadelphia on July 7.


Rangers host D-Backs in Arlington

Righthander Yu Darvish is the probable starting pitcher for the Texas Rangers on Thursday night as they play host to the Arizona Diamondbacks in MLB betting action at the sportsbooks.

Darvish was tagged with a hard-luck loss in his last trip to the mound, holding the Indians to just one run on three hits over six innings of work while striking out 11 batters. Darvish is 9-5 with a 2.80 ERA for the Rangers this season.

Zeke Spruill gets the ball for Arizona; he's 0-0 so far this season.


Boxing Odds: August Betting Preview

Boxing odds action for the month of August will include a highly-anticipated WBO Light Heavyweight title fight between Nathan Cleverly and Sergey Kovalev. Boxing betting lines are already available on at least six prize fights scheduled for the first couple weeks of August.

On August 2 a Featherweight matchup with potential top-contender implications will go down between undefeated Javier Fortuna (21-0, 15 KOs, 1 No Contest) and the lethal Luis Franco (11-1, 7 KOs). This one promises to be a war between two hungry contenders trying to earn a title shot.


Kershaw on the hill against the Yankees

Clayton Kershaw is expected to get the ball for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night as they continue their home MLB betting series against the New York Yankees.

Kershaw is 10-6 with a 1.96 ERA on the season, and he's coming off a strong outing against the Reds in which he gave up just one run on six hits over his eight innings of work. Overall the Dodgers are 6-2 over the lefthander's last eight outings.

Hiroki Kuroda will take the mound for the Yankees; Kuroda is 10-6 this season.


College Football Conference Odds

No team has an easier path through conference play than the Louisville Cardinals.
According to odds released Tuesday, Charlie Strong’s Cardinals are far superior to any other team in the new American Athletic Conference, a combination of leftover Big East teams and Conference USA upstarts.  

Strasburg, Nats start set in Detroit

Stephen Strasburg is the probable pitcher for the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night as they begin an MLB betting series on the road against Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers.

Strasburg is just 5-8 for the Nationals so far this season, but he has a 2.85 ERA and has managed to strike out 127 batters over his 123 1-3 innings of work. Washington has won just two of the righthander's last eight trips to the mound.

Getting the ball for the Tigers is Anibal Sanchez, who owns a 8-7 record on the season with a 2.68 ERA.


NFL Preseason Betting Overview

The NFL preseason kicks off on Sunday with plenty of betting storylines. Andy Reid may be the biggest.


How will the longtime Eagles coach handle his first preseason in Kansas City?


For the majority of Reid’s tenure in Philadelphia, the Eagles were a losing bet in the preseason. But with Reid’s job security dwindling, the Eagles went 7-1 straight-up and 6-2 against the spread in the last two preseasons.



CFL Week 6 & 7 Betting Preview

It's time for the bye weeks in the CFL betting schedule, with just two games each in Week 6 and Week 7 of the season. The action begins on August 2 with the Eskimos playing host to the Tiger-Cats, and continues through to August 9 when the Roughriders pay a visit to the Stampeders.

Find this week's CFL odds plus Grey Cup futures at Bovada.

Fri Aug 02 - Hamilton at Edmonton, 9:00pm ET
Last 10 Meetings: Edmonton 7-3 SU, 5-5 ATS | OU 6-4


NASCAR Betting: August Schedule

Jimmie Johnson has already paid off on the NASCAR odds four times this season, and he holds down the lead in the Sprint Cup Series standings ahead of Clint Bowyer, Carl Edwards, and Kevin Harvick heading into the month of August.

Here's a look at the upcoming races on the Sprint Cup Series schedule for the month of August. Find NASCAR betting lines and Sprint Cup Series futures for the events at Bovada. 400 (August 4)


Angels take the field in Arlington

The Texas Rangers will turn to righthander Matt Garza on Monday night as they open up a three-game MLB betting series at home against the division-rival Los Angeles Angels.

Garza is 7-1 with a 2.87 ERA on the season between the Rangers and the Cubs, holding the Yankees to one unearned run on five hits over 7 1-3 innings of work in his last outing. The righthander has earned the win in each of his last six starts.

Los Angeles puts its faith in starter Jered Weaver to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-5.



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