Lakers Face Knicks With No Rest

The Lakers took care of business in Boston last night and look to do the same to the Knicks tonight with a victory at Madison Square Garden.

The Knicks sit at 26-25 (31-18-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Lakers are currently 37-16 (24-29 ATS) affter their win in Beantown last night where Kobe took over on the night Ray Allen set the NBA three-pointer mark. Looking to wager on the totals? New York is 25-25-1 OU, and Los Angeles is 21-32 OU.

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Wings vs. Bruins on NHL lines

Division leaders Boston and Detroit will meet in a rare home-and-home set on the weekend with the Bruins as -145 home favorites against the +125 underdog Red Wings in NHL betting action on Friday night.

Boston has the best goals-against average at 2.22, but until lately the team had struggled to find its groove offensively. The Bruins have found the back of the net 14 times in their last three games, and that should bode well for those considering an OVER wager on the posted OVER/UNDER total of 5.5 at betED.


UConn visits St. John's in Big East Clash

St. John's has knocked off three teams rated in the Top 15 this year when playing at Madison Square Garden and UConn looks to avoid that hex tonight against the Red Storm.

The Red Storm sit at 13-9 (8-13 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Huskies (No. 10 in the current AP poll) are currently 18-4 (10-6 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? St. John's is 9-11-1 OU, and Connecticut is 8-8 OU.

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Celtics vs Lakers: NBA Title Preview?

It's a rematch of last season's NBA final and both the Lakers and Celtics have some work to do if they plan to reprise that matchup this year.

But there is never any lack of drama and hype when Celtics Lakers odds appear on the NBA betting menu and tonight is no different.

Boston will face the 36-16 Lakers, who own a 23-29 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Celtics are 27-24 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Lakers are 21-31 favoring the OVER.


NASCAR Bud Shootout betting

The 2011 NASCAR betting season starts up its engine this weekend with the 2011 Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway.

The Budweiser Shootout drops the green flag on another NASCAR year. If you're a NASCAR betting fan and you plan on making a few wagers this weekend you have to put at least a couple bucks on Kevin Harvick.



Hoyas face Syracuse Orange

Syracuse will look to improve on its 20-4 record on Wednesday when they host Georgetown in Big East odds action at Carrier Dome.

But while the Hoyas are favored, the stats point to a possible outright win by Syracuse. Georgetown is 12-9 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Orange are 7-13 ATS. Georgetown is 10-9-1 against the total, while Syracuse is 7-12 versus the number.

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Magic visit 76ers in NBA clash

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goal for Orlando when they hit take on the 76ers on Wednesday in pro hoops betting action.

The 76ers are 24-27 so far on the season, and 32-18-1 ATS vs. the number. The Magic, meanwhile, are 33-20 and 22-29-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Philadelphia go 25-26 and the Magic go 23-27-3 on the totals.

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2011 Oscars Odds

In the race for the Oscars, which will take place on February 27th, there is not much hype since most of the big awards are likely in the bag. The Best Director and Best Supporting Actress awards are the only ones with somewhat even odds and it is interesting that betED does not have the Best Actress odds out even that is the closest race, but they will be posted soon.


Volunteers vs Wildcats Preview

Tennessee travels to Kentucky on Tuesday, hoping to boost its 15-8 record with a victory over the Wildcats.

Supporters of the Volunteers have watched them go 15-8 and 10-10 ATS on the year, while the Wildcats are at 16-6 and 8-9 ATS. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 6-10-1, while the Volunteers have a 9-11 mark.

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The visitors opened as 9.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.


Magic face surging Clippers

A year ago, the Orlando Magic would have been huge favorites hosting the Clippers but Blake Griffin has changed all that and made the other team in Los Angeles a threat to cover the NBA point spread each night.

This season the Magic are 32-20 overall and 21-29-2 ATS against the number, while the Clippers are 19-31 and 26-23-1 ATS. As for the totals, Orlando is 23-26-3 on the OU, and Los Angeles is 27-22-1.

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