Islanders facing off against rival Rangers

The New York Islanders doubled up on the rival New York Rangers in the first meeting of the season between the two teams as they get set to hit the ice together once again in NHL betting action on Tuesday night.

The Islanders topped the Rangers 6-3 as road underdogs on the NHL odds in their first meeting of the season on October 14 in an OVER result for totals bettors. The OVER, however, has only paid off four times in the last 10 games between the two division rivals.

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Oklahoma hits floor versus West Virginia

The Oklahoma Sooners are 5-1 both SU and ATS in their last six games against the West Virginia Mountaineers as those two schools hit the hardwood together in college basketball betting action on Tuesday night.

Oklahoma and West Virginia met twice last season, with the teams splitting those matchups 1-1 both SU and ATS at the online sportsbooks. The OVER has paid out for totals bettors in five of the last seven meetings between the teams dating back to 2005.

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Peyton Manning Betting: Will He Retire?

Peyton Manning seemed to get old really fast in the second half of the season.

And when he refused to commit to returning to the Denver Broncos next season in the wake of a home upset loss to the Colts, speculation ran rampant – is Peyton Manning going to retire?

The odds, at least those set this morning by Bovada, suggest not.

They set the ‘no’ answer as a big -700 favorite position (wager $70 to win $10) with the ‘yes’ as a 4-1 underdog bet (bet $10 and win $40).


NFL Opening Lines: Conf. Championships

The Seattle Seahawks covered a 4.5-point spread in a win over the Green Bay Packers to open up their season, and they're listed as even bigger favorites on the opening betting lines at the sportsbooks for their rematch with Aaron Rodgers and company in the NFC Championship Game.

The Seahawks topped the Packers 36-16 back in Week 1 for the SU and ATS home victory, and the sportsbooks set them as opening 7.5-point home favorites as Green Bay visits Seattle with a berth in the Super Bowl on the line on Sunday.


College Football Title Game Betting Props

It’s the Super Bowl of college football betting and sportsbooks are giving Monday’s game between Oregon and Ohio State the Super Bowl treatment in terms of props.

Online sportsbook Bovada leads the way as usual with dozens of fun college football championship betting props, team and player props. Some lines may surprise you.


Ohio State vs. Oregon Betting Preview

Marcus Mariota and the Oregon Ducks are favored over Cardale Jones and the Ohio State Buckeyes for the College Football Championship Game with that national title matchup set to hit the gridiron in Arlington on Monday, January 12.

The Ducks won and covered the posted spread in a 59-20 rout of Florida State in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day, while the Buckeyes are coming off a 42-35 upset win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl as betting underdogs.

The Buckeyes won and covered the posted spread in their last game against the Ducks in the 2010 Rose Bowl, grabbing a 26-17 victory in that contest as a 4.5-point underdog on the betting lines. That game produced an UNDER result for totals bettors.

The Oregon Ducks are 13-1 so far on the season, and 10-4 ATS vs the point spread. The Ohio State Buckeyes, meanwhile, are 13-1 and 9-5 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Oregon go 7-7 and the Ohio State Buckeyes go 12-2 on the totals.

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College Football Championship Game Odds

After demolishing the Florida State Seminoles in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day the Oregon Ducks are sitting as the favorites on the betting lines against the Ohio State Buckeyes for the College Football Championship Game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Monday, January 12.


Bulls get ready for a visit from the Magic

The Chicago Bulls are just 2-6 ATS over their last eight games against the Orlando Magic as those two Eastern Conference teams hit the hardwood together in NBA betting action on Monday night.

Chicago, however, is 8-1 SU over its last nine games against Orlando dating back to 2012, topping the Magic 98-90 but just failing to cover a 10-point spread at home in their first meeting of the season on November 4.

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Lightning take the ice in Philly on Monday

The Tampa Bay Lightning have won six games in a row against the Philadelphia Flyers as those two Eastern Conference clubs hit the ice together in NHL betting action at the sportsbooks on Monday night.

Overall the Lightning are 9-1 in their last 10 games against the Flyers dating back to 2011, and they won their most recent meeting by a 3-1 score as road underdogs in an UNDER result on December 16. The OVER, though, had paid out in their previous four matchups.

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Boxing Betting Odds: January Preview

The month of January will feature numerous world title matches for boxing betting fans. To start, on January 17 WBC Super Bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (28-0-1, 16 KO’s) will put his title on the line against Jesus Cruz (10-2) at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.



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