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May 28 2014

Basketball Betting Tips: Thunder Get Even, Thanks to Ibaka

The Oklahoma City Thunder had no answer for the San Antonio Spurs or the NBA betting lines. The Thunder dropped the first two games of their Western Conference Finals, each by double digits, and it seemed like the Spurs were well on their way. Then Serge Ibaka showed up. Uh-oh. Now it’s the T...
May 28 2014

Michael Vick Concedes Jets Starting Quarterback Job to Geno Smith

There were three quarterbacks taken in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft: Blake Bortles by Jacksonville, Johnny Manziel by Cleveland and Teddy Bridgewater by Minnesota. The Jaguars and Browns have already stated that their rookies are backups. Bridgewater hasn't officially been designa...
May 26 2014

Betting Baseball: Blue Jays Are AL’s Hottest Ticket after A’s Sweep

Maybe the Toronto Blue Jays just needed more time. Their 2013 season didn’t go as planned after some major upgrades, but the 2014 Blue Jays are 29-22 as we go to press, two games up on the rest of the American League East Division. Toronto’s also the most profitable AL team on the baseball ...
May 26 2014

NHL Playoffs – Kings Get to Top of Cup Odds

Having won each of the last two games in the NHL's Western Conference final the Los Angeles Kings now find themselves atop the hockey betting odds to win the Stanley Cup. The Kings will get the chance to improve those odds once again on Monday night as they play host to the Chicago Blackha...
May 26 2014

NBA Playoffs Betting – Heat Headed for NBA Finals?

LeBron James and the Miami Heat suffered an 11-point loss to the Indiana Pacers in the opening game of the Eastern Conference Finals last week, but since then they've reasserted themselves in the series with back-to-back victories in Games 2 and 3 to grab a 2-1 series advantage. The Heat g...
May 26 2014

California Chrome Preps for Triple Crown Try

With the $1.5M Belmont Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park just on the horizon, potential Triple Crown champion California Chrome is making final preparations for a shot at history. But the 3-year-old chestnut colt will face some strong competition; as many as 12 others could take the field. The third ...
May 22 2014

World Cup Betting - Tournament Prop Bets

Bettors looking to get the most bang for their buck this World Cup 2014 betting season should consider prop bets that cover the entire tournament. With 64 games in total there will be plenty of individual World Cup betting opportunities, but tournament-wide prop bets cover totals accumulated ac...
May 22 2014

MLB Betting News: Pitching Injuries Piling Up

The Major League Baseball season is moving toward the one-third point, with nearly two months having been completed at this point. The accumulation of games is leading to an accumulation of injuries and a lot of teams are beginning to feel the stress of attrition with June not being too far awa...
May 21 2014

NHL Playoffs Betting – Conference Finals Update

The New York Rangers are halfway to the Stanley Cup finals after winning the first two games of the Eastern Conference final against the Montreal Canadiens, and the updated series odds at Bovada have them pegged as big favorites to close out the best-of-seven series over the next week. New York...
May 21 2014

No Ibaka, No Hope for Thunder in Game 1

The basketball odds were already against the Oklahoma City Thunder, but after Monday night, their chances of winning the Western Conference Finals may have vanished. The Thunder have lost Serge Ibaka to a strained left calf that could keep him out for the playoffs, and without their starting po...
May 21 2014

Argentina Star Lionel Messi Favored as Leading Scorer at World Cup

It would be hard to argue against the fact that Argentina's Lionel Messi is the greatest soccer talent in the world right now. Messi won the FIFA World Player of the Year Award for four straight years starting in 2009 – a first in soccer history. No other player has ever won four, much l...
May 21 2014

California Chrome Wins Preakness Stakes

On Saturday, May 17, California Chrome won the $1.5M Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Racecourse. Now, with two jewels of the Triple Crown (he won the Kentucky Derby just two weeks earlier), California Chrome will look ahead to the Belmont Stakes (G1) in three weeks to try to become the first Tr...
May 21 2014

World Cup Betting - Top Goalscorers By Teams

World Cup 2014 betting props such as top goalscorer in the tournament can be fun to bet on, but also come with unique challenges. Because bettors don't know how many games each goalscorer will get to play based on when their team gets eliminated, a World Cup bet on certain players expected...
May 21 2014

NBA Playoffs Betting - Heat Look to Avoid Cooling

The Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers were dead even in their matchups during the regular season, and not much separated them in the Eastern Conference Finals in last year's NBA playoffs. That could have bettors expecting a long series in this year's Eastern Conference Finals as well,...
May 15 2014

World Cup Betting - France Favored in Group E

Group E doesn't have as much star power as many of the other groups in the World Cup 2014 pool with France as the most prolific team in the bunch. However, with talented squads like Switzerland and Ecuador in the mix, Group E could provide some interesting World Cup 2014 betting options in...
May 15 2014

NHL Playoffs - Underdog Rangers Among Advancing Teams

The New York Rangers were back at 20/1 odds to win the Stanley Cup for those who bet on hockey back when the league's playoffs got underway in the middle of April, and at 10/1 a couple of weeks ago, but their NHL betting futures are now on the rise thanks to their big comeback victory over...
May 13 2014

World Cup Betting – Top Teams By Continent

Every team participating in the 2014 soccer World Cup hopes to eventually be crowned as the world’s best team by winning this tournament. But on a smaller level, each country also wants to be the best performer of its continent in the soccer World Cup 2014, earning that country’s team inter...
May 13 2014

NBA Playoffs Betting – Spurs Set for a Sweep?

The San Antonio Spurs could become the first team to advance to the NBA conference finals on Monday night as they take on the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4 of their best-of-seven set. That's just one of the NBA betting matchups on tap for this week as the league's postseason contin...
May 13 2014

Betting on the 2014 Preakness Stakes

With just two weeks’ rest, 2014 Kentucky Derby champion California Chrome will return to the track to try to win the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) on Saturday, May 17. The 1 3/16 mile race is the shortest leg of the Triple Crown and the second of the three-race series. California Chrome i...
May 09 2014

Description: A betting preview of key early matches at the 2014 World Cup, which will get underway in Brazil on June 12.

Many of the games taking place in the first week of the 2014 soccer World Cup project out to be pretty one-sided with one squad looking clearly superior to the other on paper. But not all of the World Cup soccer 2014 games in the first week will be lopsided affairs; some games have huge implica...

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