2015 MAC Football Betting Preview

After capturing their fifth straight Mid-American Conference West Division title the Northern Illinois Huskies proved they were the class of the MAC in 2014, dismantling the Bowling Green Falcons 51-17 in the conference championship game.

More of the same is expected from the Huskies this season, as they sit as slim +300 favorites to win their fourth conference crown in five years in Mid-American Conference futures betting at BetOnline.


2015 C-USA Football Betting Preview



2015 FBS Independents Betting Preview

The FBS Independents includes just three squads in 2015 following the departure of the Navy Midshipmen for the American Athletic Conference.

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish climbed as high as No. 6 in the AP Top 25 rankings last year before ending their regular season schedule with four straight losses to finish at 7-5 and well out of College Football Playoff contention.


Cubs Ride an 8-2 Run Against the Reds

The Chicago Cubs have managed to pay out on the baseball betting lines in eight of their last 10 games against the Cincinnati Reds as those division rivals hit the diamond together at Great American Ball Park on Monday night.

Chicago will send Clayton Richard to the mound for Monday's series opener, with the lefthander at 1-0 with a 5.79 ERA through his first two starts of the season. Michael Lorenzen (3-4, 3.53 ERA) gets the ball for the Reds on Monday night.

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Royals Look to Buck the Trends Monday

The Kansas City Royals have been tagged with a loss on the MLB odds at the online sportsbooks in seven of Yordano Ventura's last nine trips to the mound as he gets the ball for them on Monday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Ventura is 4-6 with a 4.73 ERA on the season, but he did manage to pitch the Royals to a win last time out when he held the Rays to three runs in five innings of work. A.J. Burnett (7-3, 2.11 ERA) starts for the Pirates on Monday.

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Golf Odds: British Open Betting Update

Jordan Spieth is back atop the odds to win the British Open at the sportsbooks heading into the final round of the tournament on Monday, but he's one stroke back of the lead at the event as he searches for his third straight major victory.

Spieth is at 9/4 at Bovada on the updated British Open odds after shooting a 66 in the third round on Sunday to sit at 11-under for the tournament.


Super Bowl 50: Early Spread Released

The AFC has produced the champion in two of the last three Super Bowls, but the early betting odds for Super Bowl 50 at the online sportsbooks have the NFC set as the small favorite to win the championship in 2016.

At Bovada the NFC is set as a 2.5-point favorite over the AFC on the early Super Bowl 50 spread. The NFC's Seattle Seahawks fell 28-24 to the AFC's New England Patriots at last year's Super Bowl, with the Seahawks winning the title the previous year with a 43-8 trouncing of the Denver Broncos.


Santiago Rolls Heading into SNB Game

Hector Santiago has pitched the Los Angeles Angels to four consecutive wins and payouts on the baseball betting lines as he takes the ball for them once again on Sunday Night Baseball in top odds action against the Boston Red Sox.

Santiago (6-4, 2.33 ERA) is coming off a strong win over the Mariners in which he gave up just one run on eight hits over seven innings while fanning seven batters. Eduardo Rodriguez (5-2, 3.59 ERA) will take the mound for Boston on Sunday.

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Dominant Greinke: Another MLB Cash?

Zack Greinke hasn't given up a run in any of his last five regular-season starts with the Los Angeles Dodgers going 4-1 in that stretch as he takes the mound on Sunday against the Washington Nationals and their ace pitcher Max Scherzer.

Greinke (8-2, 1.39 ERA) gave up a run in two innings of work at the All-Star Game, but prior to that he hadn't allowed a run since June 13 vs the Padres. Scherzer (10-7, 2.11 ERA) has pitched the Nats to a 4-2 mark in his last six starts.

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Kershaw vs Nats: Dodgers are Profitable

The Los Angeles Dodgers have rolled to eight payouts in Clayton Kershaw's last 10 starts against the Washington Nationals as the lefthander prepares to hit the hill at Nationals Park on Saturday afternoon in top MLB odds action.

Kershaw is 6-6 with a 2.85 ERA on the season, and his last outing was actually at the All-Star Game when he gave up two runs on three hits in his one inning of work. Doug Fister (3-4, 4.08 ERA) will pitch for Washington on Saturday.

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