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NBA Odds, Preview: Houston Rockets at Charlotte Hornets

The UNLV Runnin' Rebels return home and are 17-point home favorites in hosting the UCSB Gauchos on Wednesday night

Houston Rockets at Charlotte Hornets Time: 7:05 PM ET Spread: HOU -12 Total: 200 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Houston Rockets have won seven of its past 10 games and will enter tonight’s matchup in Charlotte as 12-point favorites over the Hornets. NBA live lines also showed the total at 200, and for an explanation […]

NBA Odds: Orlando Magic at Miami Heat

Erik Spoelstra isn't panicking.

Orlando Magic at Miami Heat Time: 7:35 PM ET Spread: MIA -7 Total: 196 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Orlando Magic have been trying to play spoiler as this season winds down. Orlando knocked off Milwaukee, Minnesota and Chicago before falling in a horribly played game to the New York Knicks, which featured both teams […]

MLB Betting Preview: Tampa Bay Rays at Toronto Blue Jays

Evan Longoria still has yet to find the groove, and is hitting .238 on the season

Tampa Bay Rays at Toronto Blue Jays Time: 7:05 PM ET Line: TOR -1.5 M/L: TOR -150; TAM +135 Total: 8.5 runs Betting odds c/o Bovada The Tampa Bay Rays have already been hit by the injury bug. The hope is that starting Jake Odorizzi will minimize the Toronto Blue Jays enough to sneak out […]

NBA on TNT Betting: Phoenix Suns at Golden State Warriors

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Phoenix Suns at Golden State Warriors Time: 10:35 PM EST TV: TNT Spread: GSW -13 Total: 210 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Phoenix Suns have all but fallen out of playoff contention while the Golden State Warriors have clinched the Western Conference. That makes tonight’s nationally televised game little more than a tune up for […]

NBA Western Conference Odds: Houston Rockets at Dallas Mavericks

Dirk is going to have to have a huge series to keep the Mavs in this one

Houston Rockets at Dallas Mavericks Time: 8:35 PM EST TV: NBA League Pass Spread: DAL -2 Total: 211 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Houston Rockets are currently situated No. 3 in the Western Conference and are looking to welcome Dwight Howard back into the lineup. Such will serve a great purpose in tuning up for […]

NBA Betting Preview: Brooklyn Nets at New York Knickerbockers

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Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks Time: 7:35 PM ET Spread: BRO -10 M/L: BRO -550; NYK +375 Total: 194 Betting odds c/o Bovada One of these teams needs a ‘W’ to make the postseason; the other needs one just to prove to the city it is a team worth believing in. Brooklyn, which could […]

NBA TV Preview: Indiana Pacers at Boston Celtics

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Indiana Pacers at Boston Celtics Time: 7:35 PM ET Spread: BOS -3.5 TV: NBA TV Total: 201 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Boston Celtics enter a home matchup against the Indiana Pacers looking to solidify its grasp on a postseason bid. Boston sits at 33-41and welcomes one of its playoff rivals to the TD Garden. […]

NBA Odds: San Antonio Spurs at Orlando Magic

Ginobili is having a career year at age 33

San Antonio Spurs at Orlando Magic Time: 7 PM EDT Spread: SAS -10.5 TV:  League Pass (FS San Antonio, FS Florida) Total: 197 Betting odds c/o Bovada The Orlando Magic are just 22-52 on the season and struggling just to stay in games. Getting a victory over San Antonio would be a good way for […]

NCAA Basketball Odds: (3) Notre Dame v. (1) Kentucky

Alabama meets Wichita St for the NIT Championship in New York. Wichita St is a 2 point favorite.

(3) Notre Dame vs. (1) Kentucky Time: 8:49 PM EST TV: TBS Spread: KEN -11.5 Total: 137 Betting odds c/o Bovada Kentucky Wildcats sitting at a firm 37-0 this season, college basketball oddsmakers aren’t expecting even a good team like Notre Dame to do much about it. Kentucky closed its season in strong fashion by […]

South Region NCAA Odds, Picks: (11) UCLA v. (3) Gonzaga

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UCLA vs. Gonzaga Opening Odds: GON -8.5 Odds (3:45 PM): GON -9 Time: 7:15 PM EDT Total: 146 College basketball oddsmakers are setting the line 9-points in favor of Gonzaga with an O/U of 146 in the contest.  It will air at 7:15 on CBS.  UCLA BRUINS UCLA snuck by SMU in the second round […]

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