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.


Bellator Odds

Bellator remains the second biggest promotion behind the UFC, making Bellator odds much sought after for each Bellator Fighting Championships event.

Check out the latest fights and betting lines, with opening numbers courtesy of 5Dimes.

Bellator 97 Odds - Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho, New Mexico


Cards at Braves Sunday Night MLB

Shelby Miller will head to the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night as they take on the Atlanta Braves to close out the MLB betting schedule for the week.

Miller is 10-6 with a 2.77 ERA on the season, and he held the Phillies scoreless on three hits over six innings while striking out six batters in his last trip to the mound. Overall the Cardinals are 7-3 in Miller's last 10 starts.

Kris Medlen (6-10 on the year) will take to the mound for the Braves.


Phillies at Tigers interleague odds

The Detroit Tigers have righthander Max Scherzer as their probable pitcher for Saturday night as they continue their home MLB betting set against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Scherzer is 14-1 with a 3.14 ERA on the season, and he beat the White Sox last time out by giving up just two runs on four hits over his eight innings of work. Overall the Tigers have managed to win eight of Scherzer's last 10 trips to the mound.

Raul Valdes gets the ball for Philadelphia; he's 0-0 so far this season.


UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Moraga Odds

Demetrious Johnson has proven to be a worthy inaugural UFC Flyweight Champion so far, successfully defending his title in his last bout against John Dodson.


He’ll look to defend the belt once again when he squares off against John Moraga on July 27.


NFL MVP Odds: Bets on Tebow

Tim Tebow for MVP? Some bettors think the New England Patriots' backup has a shot.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada, the book has taken approximately a “half a dozen” bets on Tebow winning the MVP award at 250-to-1. Amazing.


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