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Western Conference Semis Game 1: L.A. Clippers vs. Houston Rockets


LA Clippers vs. Houston Rockets Time: 9:35 PM EDT Spread: HOU -6.5 M/L: HOU -265; LAC +225 Total: 212 Betting odds c/o Bovada Chris Paul came through one of his biggest professional games in Game 7 against the San Antonio Spurs, willing the Clippers to advance to the Semis and this matchup against the Houston […]

Eastern Conference Semis: Chicago Bulls v. Cleveland Cavaliers —Game 1

Derrick Rose is shooting just 35% from the floor in the two Bulls losses this series

Chicago vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Time: 7 PM EDT Spread: CLE -4.5 M/L: CLE -190; CHI +165 Total: 196 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Chicago Bulls got by the Milwaukee Bucks 4-2 while the Cleveland Cavaliers routed the Celtics in four games. The Cavs will hold home court advantage in this best of 7, with NBA […]

Selected NBA Prop Bets: Brooklyn Nets at Atlanta Hawks


Brooklyn at Atlanta Time: 7 PM CST TV: ESPN Let’s take a look at several selected prop bets from tonight’s playoff matchup between the Atlanta Hawks and Brooklyn Nets. It is Game 6 and the Hawks lead the series 3-2. The home team has won every game in this series, and this will be played […]

MLB Odds, Picks: Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers

Ethier went 1 for 3 last night and is batting .313 on the season

Arizona Diamondbacks at L.A. Dodgers Time: 9:10 PM CST Line: LAD -1.5 M/L: LAD -150; ARI +135 Total Runs: 8 Betting odds c/o Bovada The L.A. Dodgers are 13-8 and rank atop the majors with 32 home runs, 19 of which have come at home. MLB oddsmakers favor the Dodgers at a moneyline of -150, […]

MLB Odds, Preview: Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals

Cabrera will be resting tonight.  Just as well since he is 0 of 14 against Dodgers starter Chad Billingsley

Detroit Tigers At Kansas City Royals Time: 8:10 PM EDT Line: KC -1.5 M/L: KC -117; DET +107 Total runs: 8 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Detroit Tigers and K.C. Royals are both off to hot starts. Detroit is 15-7 and hosting Kansas City is 14-7. Early odds at Bovada featured the Royals as favorites […]

Game 6 Western Conference Playoffs: Los Angeles Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs


L.A. Clippers at San Antonio Spurs Time: 9:35 PM EDT Spread: SAS -5.5 M/L: SAS -245; LAC +205 O/U: 207 Betting odds c/o Bovada The San Antonio Spurs snuck out of Game 5 with a huge victory, courtesy of DeAndre Jordan’s basket interference robbing the Clippers of a chance to tie the game, with the […]

Game 5 Western Conference Odds: Portland Trail Blazers at Memphis Grizzlies


Portland Trail Blazers at Memphis Grizzlies Time: 8:30 PM CST TV: TNT Spread: MEM -6 M/L: MEM -240; POR +200 Total: 190 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Portland Trail Blazers emerged with its first series victory in Game 4, to pull the series to 3-1 Memphis. No team has ever come back from an 0-3 […]

Game 5 Western Conference Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs at L.A. Clippers


San Antonio Spurs at L.A. Clippers Time: 10:35 PM EST TV: TNT Spread: LAC -2 Total: 204 (Series tied 2-2) Betting odds c/o Bovada The L.A. Clippers won game 4 after suffering a horrible blowout loss in Game 3. The win tied the series 2-2 as it shifts back to Los Angeles for Game 5. […]

NBA Western Conference Preview: Memphis Grizzlies at Portland Trail Blazers


Memphis Grizzlies at Portland Trail Blazers Time: 10:35 PM EDT TV: TNT Spread: POR -3 O/U: 192 (Memphis leads 3-0) Betting odds c/o Bovada The Memphis Grizzlies are expected to be without Mike Conley for Game 4, as he is dealing with both a foot injury and suffered a big blow to the face. The […]

Game 4 Eastern Conference Playoffs: Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards


Toronto at Washington Time: 6 PM CST TV: TNT Spread: WAS -5.5 Total: 198 Betting odds c/o Bovada Most expected this series to be the intriguing series of the first round, but it has hardly lived up to those expectations. The Washington Wizards have more or less taken care of business against the Toronto Raptors […]

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