Okafor Leads NBA Rookie of Year Odds

The Philadelphia 76ers' Jahlil Okafor was just the third overall pick in this year's NBA Draft, but the former Duke center sits as the favorite at the online sportsbooks to win the 2015/16 NBA Rookie of the Year award.

At Bovada Okafor is set as the 7/2 favorite on the odds to win the NBA Rookie of the Year award in the upcoming season, with point guard D'Angelo Russell second at 4/1 odds on that list. Russell was taken second overall in the NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers.


Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Odds

Joey Chestnut won the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest for the eighth consecutive time last year, but he failed to top his recent performances in the victory with 'only' 61 hot dogs eaten at the competition.

How will Chestnut perform on the Fourth of July at Coney Island this year? Early odds at online sportsbook Bovada have his OVER/UNDER for hot dogs eaten pegged at 65.5, with the OVER and the UNDER both at -120.


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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.


Hamilton Leads Formula 1 Champ Odds

Is Lewis Hamilton a lock to win the 2015 Formula 1 drivers championship? The Mercedes driver is the F1 standings leader and the heavy favorite at the online sportsbooks to win the title heading into this weekend's British Grand Prix.

At Bovada Lewis is the 1/5 favorite on the updated odds to win the 2015 F1 drivers championship, with teammate Nico Rosberg at 7/2 on those betting lines, and Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel sitting third at 33/1.


Nats are Riding Payout Streak vs Braves

The Washington Nationals have managed to pick up the victory and payout in each of their last eight games against the Atlanta Braves as those NL East division rivals hit the diamond together in baseball betting action on Tuesday night.

Washington will send Jordan Zimmermann (5-5, 3.42 ERA) to the mound on Tuesday night, with the righthander having blanked the Braves on six hits over eight innings on June 24. Shelby Miller (5-3, 1.94 ERA) will start for the Braves.

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Gonzalez Rides Run at Home for Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles have earned a win in each of starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez's last five outings at home as he gets the ball for them once again on Tuesday night against the Texas Rangers in MLB odds action at the sportsbooks.

Gonzalez is 6-4 with a 3.58 ERA on the season, and he's coming off a win over the Red Sox in which he allowed four runs on eight hits in five innings of work. Colby Lewis (7-3, 4.10 ERA) is Texas' probable starter for Tuesday night.

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FIFA Women's World Cup Odds Update

The top two favorites remaining at the Women's World Cup will square off in a semifinal matchup at the tournament on Tuesday in Montreal as the United States takes on Germany.

At Bovada the Germans are the 3/2 favorites on the updated odds to win the Women's World Cup, with the Americans at 7/4. Germany topped France in penalty kicks in the quarterfinals, while the United States blanked China 1-0 to claim a berth in the semifinals.


NASCAR: Coke Zero 400 Betting Preview

Joey Logano will get a crack at a second straight payout on the NASCAR betting lines at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday night as he hits the track in the Coke Zero 400.

Logano raced to the victory in the Daytona 500 to open up the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season back in February, holding off Kevin Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. to take that checkered flag. Denny Hamlin was fourth at the Daytona 500, while Jimmie Johnson ended the day in fifth place.


CFL Week 2 Trends and Betting Preview

Week 2 of the Canadian Football League betting slate offers up four games in four days, starting on Thursday with the Blue Bombers hosting the Tiger-Cats. Here's a look at the four betting matchups on tap for this week; find game lines and updated CFL futures at Bovada.

Hamilton at Winnipeg - July 2

Last 10 Meetings: Winnipeg 4-6 SU, 5-5 ATS | OU 3-7



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