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NCAAB Odds: Wisconsin Visits Michigan in Big Ten Battle

by Bovada - 2/15/2017 10:16 AM

The Big Ten has seen better times on the hardcourt, but the top team in the conference will be in action Thursday night (7 PM ET, ESPN) when the Wisconsin Badgers visit the Michigan Wolverines. The No. 11-ranked Badgers lead the way at 21-4 SU and 11-11 ATS; the Wolverines are in the middle of the pack at 16-9 SU and 9-13 ATS. Although Michigan has fallen to +20000 on the March...

 

NBA Odds: Beleaguered Knicks Travel to Oklahoma City

by Bovada - 2/15/2017 10:15 AM

The New York Knicks are making news for their off-court troubles these days, and they're struggling on the court as well. They'll hit the road on Wednesday to face an Oklahoma City Thunder team that's also slumping. The Knicks are 25 th in the league in points allowed, which offsets their 12 th -place ranking in points scored. Despite being the subject of trade rumors and...

 

NHL Odds: Islanders-Flyers in Patrick Division Classic

by Bovada - 2/9/2017 2:21 PM

They might play in the Metropolitan Division now, but the New York Islanders and Philadelphia Flyers will always be remembered as Patrick Division rivals under the old format. They'll meet again Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBCSN) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia; the Flyers have already beaten the Islanders twice in New York this season, each by a final score of 3-2. This...

 

NBA Odds: James, George Go Head-to-Head in Indiana on Wednesday

by Bovada - 2/7/2017 3:07 PM

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Paul George of the Indiana Pacers are both headed to the All-Star Game on February 19. But before that, these two will face off on Wednesday when the Cavaliers visit Indiana. James is going to his 13 th All-Star Game, ranking in the top 10 in both scoring and assists, along with an average of 7.9 rebounds per game. He's also secon...

 

Patriots Open as 3 Points Favs and Total at 58

by Bovada - 1/25/2017 11:44 AM

After one of the most dominant regular seasons in NFL history, the New England Patriots (16-2 SU, 15-3 ATS) are headed for their seventh Super Bowl in the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady era. And they've opened as 3-point favorites against their opponents at Super Bowl 51, the Atlanta Falcons (13-5 SU, 12-6 ATS). Kick-off from NRG Stadium in Houston is at 6:30 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, February 5, with...

 

NBA Odds: Harden, Thomas Go Head-to-Head in Boston

by Bovada - 1/24/2017 3:29 PM

SG James Harden of the Houston Rockets and PG Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics have been two of the top guards in the NBA this season. The two meet for the second time this season on Wednesday, this time in Boston. Harden entered the week leading the league in assists and sitting in third place for scoring. He was named a starter in the upcoming All-Star Game. Harden also pow...

 

Patriots Favored by 6 Over Red-Hot Steelers

by Bovada - 1/19/2017 1:51 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have captured the attention of bettors with nine straight wins at 7-1-1 ATS. But they'll face their toughest challenge of the season this Sunday (6:40 PM ET, CBS) when they visit the New England Patriots in the Conference Championships. The Patriots are 6-point favorites at press time with a total of 51. New England (15-2 SU, 14-3 ATS) is also on a tear,...

 

Falcons Open at -4 Versus Packers

by Bovada - 1/18/2017 2:52 PM

Offense has ruled the NFL playoffs thus far, and the league's top two offenses will clash this Sunday (3:05 p.m. ET, FOX) when the Green Bay Packers visit the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta opened as a 4-point favorite and drew enough early action to move the juice from -105 to -115 at press time. When these same two teams met in Week 8, it was the Falcons (12-5 SU, 11-6 ATS) win...

 

Patriots Enormous Favourites Over Texans

by Bovada - 1/12/2017 2:58 PM

The last time an NFL playoff team was laying this many points, Bill Clinton was the US president. The New England Patriots have opened as 16-point home favourites for Saturday's Divisional Round matchup (8:15 PM ET, CBS) with the Houston Texans. That's the biggest postseason spread since January 1999, when Randall Cunningham and the Minnesota Vikings beat the Arizona Cardinals 41-21 in Divisio...

 

NBA Odds: Timberwolves Aim to Slow Down Rockets

by Bovada - 1/11/2017 3:51 PM

Shooting guard James Harden of the Houston Rockets is one of the top candidates for the Most Valuable Player award this season. On Wednesday, he'll lead the Rockets to Minnesota, where they'll face the Timberwolves. Bet on basketball at Bovada and get a 50% bonus. Harden is flourishing under head coach Mike D'Antoni, ranking third in the league in scoring,...

 

Why Internet Gambling is So Popular

by Free Picks USA - 1/5/2017 3:21 PM

Many people like to play games of chance from time to time. This could be the person that buys the occasional lotto ticket, the person that places the sports bet on the Super Bowl, or even the person that plays blackjack from the comfort of their own home. One thing is for sure, people have always loved gambling and the activity can be traced back as far as recorded human history. One really coo...

 

Streaking Packers Favoured Over Giants

by Bovada - 1/3/2017 5:54 PM

The Green Bay Packers are the most popular team on the NFL betting market, and after winning six straight games to take down the NFC North title, the Packers get to play at home during Wild Card Weekend. They'll host the New York Giants this Sunday, kicking off at 4:40 PM ET on FOX. Green Bay opened as a 4-point favourite before moving to -4.5 in early action. This will be a cla...

 

Bucks Visit Big Apple to Take on Knicks

by Bovada - 1/3/2017 5:45 PM

Two teams vying to stay in the Eastern Conference playoff picture clash on Wednesday, when the New York Knicks host the Milwaukee Bucks. Tip-off is at 7:30 PM ET. The Bucks have been powered by small forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and power forward Jabari Parker. Their recent ascents have contributed to the team's second-place league ranking in field goal percentage. On the other...

 

Seahawks Need a Win (and Some Help) in San Francisco

by Bovada - 12/28/2016 7:18 PM

The Seattle Seahawks (9-5-1 SU, 8-7 ATS) have already clinched the NFC West, but they have plenty to play for this Sunday when they visit the San Francisco 49ers (2-13 SU, 4-11 ATS). Seattle can claim the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the NFC playoffs with a win over the Niners; they also need the Atlanta Falcons to lose or tie their game against the New Orleans Saints. The ‘Hawks are 10...

 

Navy Looks for Redemption at Armed Forces Bowl

by Bovada - 12/22/2016 2:29 PM

After losing the Army-Navy Game for the first time since 2001, the No. 25 Navy Midshipmen (9-4 SU, 7-5-1 ATS) will try to save face this Friday when they meet the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (8-5 SU and ATS) in the Armed Forces Bowl. It won't be easy, though; Navy opened as 4.5-point underdogs at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, and have already moved to +6.5 at press time. Game time is 4:30...

 

Vikings-Packers in NFC North Playoff Battle

by Bovada - 12/21/2016 1:25 PM

The Green Bay Packers (8-6 SU, 7-6-1 ATS) can still win the NFC North. The Minnesota Vikings (7-7 SU, 8-6 ATS) are clinging to their playoff hopes. They'll meet Saturday at Lambeau Field in the most important game of the season for both teams; kick-off is at 1 PM ET on FOX, with the Packers laying seven points. These divisional rivals are heading in different directions with jus...

 

Westbrook Leads Thunder into New Orleans

by Bovada - 12/21/2016 1:24 PM

The top scorers in the NBA go head-to-head on Wednesday night, when Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder hit the road to take on Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans. As we go to press, Russell Westbrook leads the league in points per game and ranks second in assists per game. Amazingly, he's still averaging a triple-double for the season. The Thunder will need...

 

Hot Bucs Could Sink Dallas on Sunday Night Football

by Bovada - 12/16/2016 2:12 PM

After five straight wins straight up and against the spread, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-5 SU and ATS) suddenly find themselves in the thick of the playoff hunt. A tough test awaits the surging team Sunday night in Arlington, Texas, where they'll face the Dallas Cowboys (11-2 SU, 9-4 ATS). The Cowboys are 7-point favorites at press time with a total of 46.5. Bet on footbal...

 

Thunder, Jazz Square Off Wednesday Night

by Bovada - 12/13/2016 6:06 PM

The Thunder are powered by point guard Russell Westbrook, who's first in the league in scoring, second in assists and averages a triple-double. His rebounding prowess is a huge boost for the Thunder, who are fourth in the league in rebound differential at 3.8; only the Denver Nuggets, Chicago Bulls and Houston Astros are have better rebound differentials. The Jazz are hanging in...

 

Bengals Can Salvage Season by Beating Steelers

by Bovada - 12/13/2016 6:05 PM

After five straight trips to the playoffs, the Cincinnati Bengals (5-7-1 SU, 5-8 ATS) may have finally run out of gas. But they can make things very interesting this Sunday by beating the Pittsburgh Steelers, who lead the AFC North at 8-5 SU and ATS. The Bengals are 3.5-point home dogs at press time; kick-off is at 1 PM ET on CBS. Cincinnati's level of play has been better than...

 

NFL Odds: Raiders, Chiefs Fight for AFC West Lead

by Bovada - 12/6/2016 4:03 PM

With just four games left to go in the regular season, Thursday night's game (8:25 PM ET, NBC) between the Oakland Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs is easily the most important matchup on the calendar. First place in the AFC West will be on the line, but the loser also has to worry about missing the playoffs. Kansas City are 3-point home favourites at press time with a total of 46.5. ...

 

NBA Odds: Warriors, Clippers Square Off in Western Conference Showdown

by Bovada - 12/6/2016 4:02 PM

Wednesday's NBA schedule is highlighted by a pair of title contenders that happen to be massive rivals as well. The Golden State Warriors visit the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center for a 10:30 PM ET tip-off. The Warriors are, by far, the highest-scoring team in the league, averaging 119.1 points per game. Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry are both in the top 10 on the sco...

 

Luck Unlikely for Steelers-Colts Matchup

by Bovada - 11/23/2016 4:10 PM

The Indianapolis Colts are one of the most popular teams in the NFL, but it looks like they'll be without their star quarterback Thursday night (8:30 PM ET, NBC), when the Pittsburgh Steelers drop in for Thanksgiving. The Colts are 3-point underdogs at press time with Scott Tolzien expected to fill in for Andrew Luck. The 54-point total is the biggest on the Week 12 odds board. ...

 

Mississippi State Bulldogs at No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide

by Bovada - 11/10/2016 12:24 PM

Can anyone stop the Alabama Crimson Tide (9-0 SU, 7-2 ATS)? The defending champs are three games away from sweeping the regular season, and they'll probably be 10-0 after hosting the Mississippi State Bulldogs (4-5 SU and ATS) this Saturday, kicking off at noon Eastern on ESPN. Alabama opened as a 29-point chalk and remain there at press time. The Crimson Tide have beaten the odds a...

 

Broncos, Raiders in AFC West Pick "Em

by Bovada - 11/4/2016 11:31 AM

Who's better: the Denver Broncos (6-2 SU and ATS), or the Oakland Raiders (6-2 SU, 5-3 ATS)? Both AFC West teams have enjoyed a tremendous first half to the 2016 regular season, but the Broncos have been especially good - enough to make Sunday night's matchup in Oakland (8:30 PM ET, NBC) a pick 'em at press time. That's up from +1 at the open. While the two teams are tied for the di...

 

Toothless Colts in Tough Versus Packers

by Bovada - 11/1/2016 3:51 PM

The Indianapolis Colts may be headed for the glue factory. They're in third place in the AFC South at 3-5 SU and 3-4-1 ATS, saddled with one of the worst defenses in football - and a former Pro Bowl quarterback who's performing like a league-average quarterback. Andrew Luck and the Colts are 7-point road dogs at press time for Sunday's game against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers (4-3...

 

Cowboys Turn to Prescott for SNF Matchup with Eagles

by Bovada - 10/26/2016 2:55 PM

With Tony Romo still not healthy enough to practice, the Dallas Cowboys (5-1 SU and ATS) are expected to start Dak Prescott at quarterback when they host the Philadelphia Eagles (4-2 SU and ATS) on Sunday Night Football. Kick-off is 8:30 PM ET on NBC; at press time, the Cowboys are favored by 4.5 points, holding steady since the open, with the total set at 43.5. Bet on football at Bodog and...

 

No. 6 Texas A&M vs. No. 1 Alabama

by Bovada - 10/19/2016 3:14 PM

The biggest game on the Week 8 college football schedule is Saturday's SEC matchup (3:30 PM ET, CBS) between the No. 6 Texas A&M Aggies and the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide. At press time, Alabama are 18-point home favorites, up from -17 at the open; the Tide (7-0 SU, 5-2 ATS) were as high as -18.5 Tuesday afternoon before settling back down. There's little doubt that 'Bama is the best te...

 

NFL Odds: Cowboys Ride Hot Quarterback into Lambeau

by Bovada - 10/13/2016 2:51 PM

The Dallas Cowboys were staring at another lost season without QB Tony Romo, but with rookie Dak Prescott at the helm, they carry a 4-1 SU and ATS record into Sunday's matchup (4:25 PM ET, FOX) with the Green Bay Packers. Despite the strong start, Dallas is a 4-point road dog at press time, with a total of 47 points on the NFL odds board. Bet on football at Bovada and get a f...

 

Politics Odds: Trump Still Potent After Poor Debate

by Bovada - 9/29/2016 2:49 PM

Despite a poor performance in the first presidential debate, Donald Trump hasn't given back all that much of the support he's gained over the past month. At press time, Trump is +200 to win the presidency; the Republicans were +250 in early September. Hillary Clinton is the -275 favorite, while "Other" is available at +1600. Bet on politics at Bovada and get a free 100% bonus. ...

 

Bell Returns as Steelers Host Chiefs

by Bovada - 9/29/2016 8:44 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have one of their best players back on the field this Sunday night (8:30 PM ET, NBC) when running back Le'Veon Bell makes his season debut against the visiting Kansas City Chiefs. The Steelers opened as 5.5-point favorites before moving to -6 in early betting. Bet on football at Bovada and get a free 100% bonus. Bell was suspended for the first th...

 

Panthers 7-Point Favorites in Week 3

by Bovada - 9/21/2016 3:06 PM

As the Minnesota Vikings plan their first week without RB Adrian Peterson, they'll be up against the defending NFC Champions, the Carolina Panthers. Cam Newton has picked up where he left off last season, throwing for five touchdowns with a 92.7 quarterback rating so far in the 2016 season. The Vikings come to Carolina sporting an undefeated record through the first two weeks, having def...

 

NCAAF Odds: No. 1 Alabama at No. 19 Ole Miss

by Bovada - 9/15/2016 2:26 PM

So far, so good for the defending champions. The Alabama Crimson Tide have started the 2016 season at 2-0 SU and ATS; this Saturday, they'll be at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford to face the Ole Miss Rebels, starting at 3:30 PM ET on CBS. Alabama is laying 11 points at press time, up from -10 at the open. Bet on college football at Bovada and get a free 100% bonus. The Reb...

 

MLB Odds: Kershaw, Dodgers Visit Pineda, Yankees in New York

by Bovada - 9/13/2016 4:32 PM

The New York Yankees were in the thick of the AL wild-card race going into the week, and they'll continue it on Wednesday, when they host the Los Angeles Dodgers in the finale of a three-game series. Bet on baseball at Bovada and get a 100% bonus. The Dodgers will go with Clayton Kershaw (11-3, 1.89), who lasted just three innings in his last outing...

 

Alabama Kicks off Title Defense Against USC

by Bovada - 8/31/2016 4:05 PM

The Alabama Crimson Tide are still the favorites at +600 to defend their National Championship, but the competition is closing in, and the Crimson Tide could easily get knocked off their perch this Saturday (8 PM ET, ABC) when they play the USC Trojans at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Bet on college football at Bovada and get a free 50% bonus. At press time, USC are 1...

 

Politics Odds: Trump Still Behind Clinton, But Gaining

by Bovada - 7/21/2016 3:44 PM

We could be just four months away from electing Donald Trump as the 44th President of the United States. At press time, the Republican Party is still the +190 underdog to beat Hillary Clinton and the Democrats, but Trump continues to gain ground, while Clinton's approval ratings have been slipping. Bet on politics at Bovada and get a free 50% bonus. Trump's...

 

Another Way of Playing with Sports to Win

by Free Picks USA - 6/21/2016 3:48 PM

Betting on sports is an exciting activity, which can add extra excitement to any game. But your favorite game is not always on, and it only lasts for an hour or so. What can you do with the rest of your time? Where can you find the best sports-related entertainment, which may even put some cash in your pocket? Grizzly Canada gambling may have a solution for you: slot machines, with quite a lot of...

 

Soccer Odds: Real Madrid, Manchester City in Champions League Semifinal

by Bovada - 5/4/2016 9:18 AM

Real Madrid and Manchester City played to a stalemate in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal last week in England. The two move to Spain for the second leg on Wednesday at 2:45 PM ET with a spot in the finals on the line. Madrid is -230 to qualify for the finals on the futures market, while City is +175. Bet on soccer at Bovada and get a free 50% bonus. Real Ma...

 

NHL Odds: Caps Need Game 4 Win in Pittsburgh

by Bovada - 5/4/2016 9:17 AM

The Washington Capitals may have been the top team in the NHL during the regular season, but if they don't beat the Pittsburgh Penguins this Wednesday (8 PM ET, NBCSN) in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal, it could mean an early trip to the golf course. Pittsburgh carries a 2-1 series lead into Wednesday's game at the Consol Energy Center after beating the Caps 3-2 Monday nig...

 

NBA Odds: Pistons Provide Cleveland"s First Playoff Hurdle

by Bovada - 4/13/2016 1:59 PM

There's still one game left to go in the 2015-2016 regular season, but some of this year's playoff matchups have already been determined - including the 1-8 matchup in the Eastern Conference. The Cleveland Cavaliers (57-24 SU, 37-41-3 ATS) will host the Detroit Pistons (43-38 SU, 41-38-2 ATS) this weekend in Game 1 of their first-round series, date and time to be determined. ...

 

LA Lakers @ New Orleans (4/8/16)

by Mr Profits Picks - 4/8/2016 7:24 PM

I think that the wrong team is favored in this spot. The Pelicans have their 3 major scoring contributors out of the lineup, and I think that the LA Lakers are gonna help give Colby and nice farwell send-off for the remaining games, I think Colby goes off! LA Lakers+3 @-118 (5 Dimes)

 

MLB Odds: Giants Host Dodgers on FS1

by Bovada - 4/7/2016 12:20 PM

One of the greatest rivalries in sports continues this Saturday (4:05 PM ET, FS1) when the San Francisco Giants host the Los Angeles Dodgers. It'll be a classic pitcher's duel between San Francisco lefty Madison Bumgarner, the three-time World Series champion, and Los Angeles southpaw Clayton Kershaw, the three-time National League Cy Young Award winner. Bet on baseball at Bovada...

 

Thursday NHL Odds: Bruins, Red Wings on the Bubble

by Bovada - 4/6/2016 10:15 AM

Will an untimely, late-season collapse prevent the Boston Bruins from making the playoffs? Their fate could be decided Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBCSN) when they host the Detroit Red Wings in a pivotal Atlantic Division clash. The Red Wings have won six of their last nine games to seize third place from Boston, who went 2-7 during the same span. This will be Game No. 81 of the regular season fo...

 

MLB Odds: Mets-Royals in Season Opener

by Bovada - 4/1/2016 9:57 AM

After butting heads in the 2015 World Series, the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets will meet again Sunday night (8:30 PM ET, ESPN) in the 2016 season-opener for both teams. Kansas City beat the Mets in five games to win the Fall Classic for the first time since 1985. This year, New York (+1200) is a step above the Royals (+1400) on the World Series futures market. Bet on base...

 

Additional NBA Props

by Sportsbook Advisor - 3/17/2016 4:11 PM

Bovada has just added some more NBA props to bet on:List of additional props: Will the Golden State Warriors go Undefeated at home in 2015-2016 Regular Season?Yes +200No -300 Will the Golden State Warriors loose back to back games in the 2015-2016 Regular Season?Yes +400No -600 Will the Golden State Warriors Break the Record for most Regular Season wins in the 201...

 

Top Two NHL Western Conference Teams in Friday Showdown

by Free Picks USA - 3/11/2016 6:20 AM

The NHL regular season is winding its way to a close. Most teams have played 65 or more games of their 82-games schedule. The two top teams in the Western Conference collide on Friday night when the Chicago Blackhawks visit the Dallas Stars. Only one point separates the top three teams in the Western Conference with Chicago and Dallas tied and St. Louis just one point back. ...

 

Diamondback and Red Sox Had Most Successful Offseason

by Free Picks USA - 3/10/2016 6:00 AM

As spring training is being played prior to the start of the 2016 Major League Baseball regular season, it is time to think about teams that have done well over the winter and could be strong contenders this year for a division, pennant or World Series title. With the futures for the World Series, division champions and total wins already released, many bettors have a good idea of w...

 

Pac 12- Arizona and Oregon Favorites to Win Conference Tournament

by Free Picks USA - 3/9/2016 5:51 AM

The Pac-12 tips off its end of the season tournament on Wednesday with Arizona, Utah, Oregon and California expected to battle in the semifinals and eventually for the title. However, every tournament has its dark horse and in this one, that title is held by Oregon State. It appears as if the Pac-12 is much weaker this season. Nine players from the conference were chosen in the NBA...

 

Favorites to Win NCAA Basketball National Championship

by Free Picks USA - 3/6/2016 7:15 AM

The NCAA basketball tournament, known affectionately as March Madness, will tip off in less than two weeks. Fans around the country have their opinions on who the favorites are and who the top seeds will be. At the same time, odds makers have continually updated each week the favorites to win the national title. There have been five teams that have remained in the mix for most of th...

 

Preview 2016 ACC Basketball Tournament

by Free Picks USA - 3/3/2016 1:21 PM

The ACC basketball tournament will start Tuesday March 8. The regular season of the ACC has gone nearly to script as North Carolina, the preseason favorite to win the national championship, holds the inside track as the top seed of the tournament while Virginia, Duke and Louisville are all teams in the top 25. One exception however jumps out and that is the Miami Hurricanes. The Canes are ra...