MLB Betting: Brewers vs. Red Sox

Divison leaders clash in the second game of a three-game set today when the Milwaukee Brewers take on the Boston Red Sox.

Randy Wolf (4-4, 3.20) starts for Milwaukee today and Jon Lester (9-2, 3.73) goes to the hill for Boston. Wolf pitched seven shutout innings with seven strikeouts in his last start against the Cubs. Lester picked up a win over Toronto last time out after allowing one run on two hits with eight strikeouts over eight innings..


MLB Odds: Phillies vs. Mariners

Interleague play returns tonight as the Philadelphia Phillies head west to face the Seattle Mariners.

Roy Oswalt (4-4, 3.14) will get the start for Philadelphia and rookie Michael Pineda (6-4, 2.72) goes to the mound for Seattle. Oswalt recorded a win over the Cubs last time out after allowing three runs on five hits in seven innings. Pineda was roughed up by the Tigers in his last start after giving up five runs on eight hits in 5 1-3 innings.


Tennis Betting: 2011 Wimbledon Odds

Get the grass cut. Wimbledon betting begins in England on Monday, with tennis' best looking to pick up a Grand Slam title at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.

On the men's side this year it looks like a three-man race for the championship. If you were to look at the results from the last eight years at Wimbledon you would probably want to put your money on either Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer. In the last eight years at Wimbledon either Nadal or Federer has won the men's title.


MLB Betting: Yankees vs. Rangers

The New York Yankees and Texas Rangers finish off a three-game series tonght at Yankee Stadium.

C.J. Wilson (7-3, 3.09) will start for the Rangers tonight, while the Yankees are expected to send minor leaguer Brian Gordon to the hill for his season debut. Wilson recorded a win over Minnesota last time out after allowing three runs on eight hits in seven innings.


Canucks Open As 2012 Stanley Cup Faves

They didn’t get the job done in Game 7, losing the Stanley Cup to Boston, but oddsmakers have faith in them to take another serious run in 2012.

Just moments after Boston raised the Cup, and just moments after drunken idiots tore half of downtown Vancouver apart, oddsmakers at Bovada installed the Vancouver Canucks as 5/1 favorites to win in 2012.

The Bruins, with young talent and savvy, hard-working veterans, are neck and neck with Washington as the second pick at 8/1 odds.


NASCAR Betting: Michigan Race Odds

The favorite to claim the checkered flag at this weekend's Sprint Cup Series race is current points leader Carl Edwards, who is set at 5/1 by the oddsmakers to win the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

Edwards has been watching his lead atop the standings shrink the last couple of weeks, and he suffered a big blow last week when he finished well back in 37th place at Pocono.


Stanley Cup Game 7 Odds Preview

When it comes to Game 7s in Stanley Cup Finals series, the home team has been a safe bet over the years.

So has betting under the total.

In 15 previous Game 7 Cup clinchers, the road team has won only three times (although it happened recently in 2009 when the Penguins won in Detroit). The fact Boston has lost five straight on the road and the Canucks have won six straight at home also factor into the -150 favorite status for Vancouver at shops like Bovada.


MLB Odds: Marlins vs. Phillies

The Florida Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies will play two today, with a doubleheader on tap at Citizens Bank Park.

In the second game Roy Halladay (9-3, 2.39 ERA) is scheduled to start for Philadelphia, and Anibal Sanchez (6-1, 3.06 ERA) will go for Florida. Halladay pitched seven shutout innings in his last start against the Cubs. Sanchez went 6 2-3 innings against Arizona last time out, allowing three runs on five hits.


Three Oklahoma Players on Heisman Odds

They have been the fashionable pick to win the 2012 college football championship ever since the season ended and now the Oklahoma Sooners also have three players among the Top 12 Heisman Trophy hopefuls.

Online sportsbook Bodog opened their odds to win the Heisman Trophy wagering this week and QB Landry Jones, WR Ryan Broyles and RB Roy Finch are all near the top of the board. [ See full college football futures at Bovada. ]


MLB Betting: Red Sox vs. Rays

The Boston Red Sox have won nine straight as they begin a three-games series with the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at Tropicana Field.

Tim Wakefield (3-1, 4.84) will start for the Sox tonight and James shields (5-4, 2.85) gets the ball for Tampa Bay. Wakefield recorded a win over the Yankees last time out after allowing five runs on five hits over 5 1-3 innings. Shields went seven innings in a no decision against the Angels last time out and gave up three runs on seven hits.



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