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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Rangers Ride 5-1 Run in Lewis vs Astros

The Texas Rangers have gone 5-1 in Colby Lewis' last six outings against the state-rival Houston Astros as they prepare to send the righthander to the mound on Saturday night with the clubs hitting the field in MLB betting action.

Lewis sits at 8-4 with a 4.77 ERA, and he's coming off a no-decision against the Padres in which he allowed three runs on five hits over seven innings pitched. Scott Feldman (4-4, 4.80 ERA) is Houston's probable Saturday starter.

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UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs Leites Odds

MMA betting action comes out of Glasgow, Scotland this weekend and the UFC Fight Night 72 card is stacked with U.K. based talent. The card will be headlined by Michael Bisping and Thales Leites in what promises to be an exciting stand-up battle between two talented strikers as well as the co-main event between Ross Pearson and Evan Dunham.


Kovalev Mohammedi: July Boxing Odds

The biggest boxing betting matchup of July has to be Sergey Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KO’s) defending his stack of Light Heavyweight titles (WBA, IBF, WBO) on Saturday, July 18 against Nadjib Mohammedi (37-3, 23 KO’s) at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.


CFL Week 4 Trends and Betting Preview

The Tiger-Cats are perfect ATS heading into Week 4 of the CFL betting slate while the Stampeders and the Roughriders are both still looking for their first payouts. Here's a look at the four CFL betting matchups on tap for Week 4; find game lines and futures at Bovada.

Hamilton at Montreal - July 16

Last 10 Meetings: Montreal 3-7 SU, 5-5 ATS | OU 5-5



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