Lakers Spurs betting preview

The San Antonio Spurs host Los Angeles on Wednesday, a team that has been a money pit for bettors lately, failing to cover in 10 of their past 11 games overall.

And while the head-to-head trend has been UNDER the total (8-2 past 10 meetings), the Lakers have seen the total go OVER in 15 of their last 20 game.

The Spurs look to build on their 40-15 mark against the 36-22 Lakers in NBA action at AT&T Center. Kobe Bryant is day-to-day with a sore shin, check on his status before making any plays and watch for the opening line later at TopBet.


Heat vs Bulls NBA Odds Preview

A likely East final preview is on the NBA betting menu tonight as the visiting Miami Heat look to cover the spread at United Center against the Chicago Bulls.

Miami is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road as they take on the league's best rebounding team. The teams have met twice this season with the home team winning by four points each time.

Expect the point spread to be very close when it opens this morning at 5Dimes.

The Bulls sit at 44-14 (33-24-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Heat are currently 40-16 (27-29 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Chicago is 31-27 OU, and Miami is 24-30-2 OU.


Detroit Nashville NHL Playoff Odds

One team boasts a very limited playoff pedigree while their foe owns a decades-long record of post-season prosperity.

The Nashville Predators, however, are a real threat to advance here in the Stanley Cup playoffs as they meet the Detroit Red Wings in the four-vs.-five series in the Western Conference.


Penguins Flyers Odds: Series Preview

In what should be the nastiest first-round NHL playoff series of this season the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers meet for an all-Pennsylvania Eastern Conference contest.


Stanley Cup Odds: Penguins Top List

When you have the best player in the league, you will always be considered a favorite, whether its Stanley Cup odds or college football odds.

When you have the best two players in the league, your odds get shorter.

That’s the situation in Pittsburgh where oddsmakers and bettors alike have caught on to the fact that Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby give the Pens the best 1-2 punch in hockey.


Blue Jays face Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox opened the season 1-3 and are favorites again today as they pay a visit to Rogers Centre.

The Blue Jays will turn to Kyle Drabek in this one, while the Red Sox send Daniel Bard (0-0) to the hill.

In two starts last year against Drabek, Boston scored 21 runs against him and the Jay bullpen.

View Boston vs Toronto Odds and Stats.


Bulls big chalk vs visiting Knicks

A key NBA battle sees the New York Knicks travelling to Chicago Tuesday trying to repeat their upset of the Bulls from tthe weekend.

Carmelo nailed the winner in a 100-99 victory, but the Knicks opened as 9.5-point underdogs. They were bet down but are still big road dogs.

Of note, the Knicks are 3-0 ATS this season against Chicago and 5-1 ATS in past six meetings. The Bulls are the league`s best home rebounding team and the second-best defensive team.

View New York vs Chicago Odds and Stats.


Penguins favored on Eastern NHL odds

The Pittsburgh Penguins weren't the best team in the NHL's Eastern Conference during the regular season, but they're favored at the sportsbooks to advance to the final as Stanley Cup playoff betting gets underway this week.

The return of Sidney Crosby to active duty wasn't quite enough to march the Penguins into the top spot in the Eastern standings, so they've had to settle for the fourth seed and a date with the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round of the playoffs this week.


Blues listed atop the Western NHL odds

The St. Louis Blues hold a slight edge on the Vancouver Canucks in the NHL's Western Conference according to the sportsbooks as Stanley Cup playoff betting gets underway with first-round matchups this week.

The Blues were one of the top stories in the league this season, hiring head coach Ken Hitchcock and then proceeding to roll to second place in the Western Conference standings and first place in the Central Division with an impressive 109 points.


Rays vs Yankees: baseball wagering

The New York Yankees will look to rebound from their 9th-inning collapse yesterday when they take on the Rays in Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field on Saturday in baseball odds action.

The match puts starter Hiroki Kuroda for the Yankees (making his first AL start) on the hill facing David Price for the Rays.

Tampa has now won five six straight against the Yankees after rallying for two against Mariano Rivera yesterday.

View NY Yankees vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.



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