Betting Picks

Champions League: Is This Manchester City's Year?

Article posted on Thursday 12 September - 09:31 EDT

Overlooking three recent past champions, the sportsbooks have put forth Manchester City as the favorites to win the UEFA European Champions League odds in 2019-20. It's a bold statement of faith in a side that has advanced as far as the semi-finals on just one occasion over the past eight seasons. Manchester City was established as the +350 chalk by Bovada. Defending champions Liverpool are the third betting choice at +650.

UFC 242: Nurmagomedov Returns To The Octagon 

Article posted on Friday 06 September - 14:02 EDT

UFC 242 will see the return of Khabib Nurmagomedov to the octagon. Nurmagomedov has not fought since UFC 229, when he defended his world lightweight title against Conor McGregor.

A post-bout brawl involving several people from both fighter's corners broke out. For his part in the mayhem, Nurmagomedov was suspended nine months and fined $500,000. Dustin Poirier, Nurmagomedov's opponent, won the interim UFC lightweight world title belt during Nurmagomedov's suspension. 

US Open 2019: Serena Takes Aim At Record 

Article posted on Monday 26 August - 13:25 EDT

With 23 Grand Slam titles, Serena Williams is one shy of tying Margaret Court's record for the most won by a female tennis player. A victory at the US Open would move Williams into a tie. Although she's captured a record-tying six titles there during the open era of the tournament, Williams hasn't won the US Open since 2014. She lost last year's final to Japan's Naomi Osaka 6-2, 6-4.

Travers Stakes 2019: Breeders' Cup Spot Up For Grabs 

Article posted on Tuesday 20 August - 08:05 EDT

The Travers Stakes is the oldest stakes race in US thoroughbred racing. It was first contested on August 2nd, 1864. Among the horses that have won the historic race was Whirlaway, the 1941 Triple Crown winner.

Other famous winners of the Travers States are Alydar, Arrogate, Buckpasser, Easy Goer, Man o’ War, Point Given, and Sword Dancer. The winner of this race also receives an automatic entry into the Breeders' Cup.

NFL Futures: Patriots Look For Record Super Bowl Win 

Article posted on Monday 12 August - 08:56 EDT

The NFL is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019. The league was born during a meeting in a Canton, Ohio car dealership in 1920, and has grown to become the most popularity sports betting entity in North America. The New England Patriots have won two of the last three Super Bowls. Super Bowl Sunday, slated this season for Miami's Hard Rock Stadium, is the biggest single sports wagering day of the year.

UFC 241: Heavyweight Showdown On Tap 

Article posted on Thursday 08 August - 08:29 EDT

The big boys will take center stage in the octagon at UFC 241. UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title against former champ Stipe Miocic.

Cormier defeated Miocic to win the title at UFC 236 on July 7th 2018. Miocic is listed as the No. 1 contender for the heavyweight title. His loss to Cormier was his first in the octagon since 2014. He's never lost two in a row.

UFC 240: Holloway, Cyborg Seek Redemption From Rare Setbacks 

Article posted on Tuesday 23 July - 10:10 EDT

Check out the odds and picks for the UFC 240 here.

British Open 2019: Rory McIlory Returning Home 

Article posted on Monday 15 July - 13:06 EDT

The British Open will take its 2019 championship to County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

For the first time in 68 years, the competition for the Claret Jug will be contested over the Dunluce Links at Royal Portrush.

England's Max Faulkner won the tournament the last time it was played here in 1951.

Will there be a home-course advantage for Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy, who holds the course record at Royal Portrush?

Wimbledon: Big Three Dominating Again 

Article posted on Thursday 11 July - 10:57 EDT

Over its history, Wimbledon has witnessed many players dominate centre court. Rod Laver in the 1960s, Bjorn Borg in the 1970s, Boris Becker in the 1980s and Pete Sampras in the 1990s all took their turns as kings of the All-England Lawn Tennis Club.

But the tournament has seen nothing like what's unfolded in men's singles over the past generation. Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have combined to win 14 of the last 16 men's singles titles.

MLB All-Star Game Odds 2019: Will American League Dominance Continue? 

Article posted on Monday 08 July - 09:43 EDT

The 90th Major League Baseball All-Star Game is slated for Tuesday, July 9th at Progressive Field in Cleveland. The history of the game is almost split down the middle.

The American League holds a slight 44-43 edge over the National League, with the 1961 and 2002 mid-season classics resulting in tie games. Last year's game at Nationals Park in Washington, DC saw the AL outscore the NL 8-6.