Archive | October, 2018

Golf Betting Preview: Shriners Open Predictions, Odds Guide & Picks

Gary Woodland: Shriners Open predictionsThis week’s PGA Tournament heads to Las Vegas for the 36th edition of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Patrick Cantlay returns to defend the title he won a year ago and while some big names sit this one out, we have a strong field marked by the first appearances of the season from more …

NFL Betting Preview: New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills Predictions & Picks

Tom Brady: New England Patriots vs Buffalo Bills predictionsPerhaps the hottest team in the NFL, the (5-2) New England Patriots head to Ral­ph Wilson Stadium to take on the (2-5) Buffalo Bills in Monday Night Football action (8:15 PM ET).

After a slow start (the Patriots went 1-2 to begin their season), fans began to question if the once vaunted dynasty still had what it more …

NBA Betting Preview: Boston Celtics vs Oklahoma City Thunder Predictions & Picks

Steven Adams: Boston Celtics vs Oklahoma City Thunder predictionsSometimes great teams don’t get their seasons off to the best starts. That has been the case so far for the 2-2 Boston Celtics and the 0-3 Oklahoma City Thunder.

Both squads were expected to finish near the top of their respective conferences this season and will meet in Oklahoma City today (8 p.m. ET Thursday on TNT).

For both, the big problem has more …

F1 Betting Preview: Mexican Grand Prix Predictions & Picks

Carlos Sainz: Mexican Grand Prix predictionsLewis Hamilton was forced to put the champagne on ice last weekend, but he can be expected to seal the 2018 Formula One Drivers’ Championship at this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix (Race: Sunday, 2.10pm ET).

Kimi Raikkonen took victory for Ferrari in the United States, nipping past Hamilton at the start and more …

Golf Betting Preview: WGC-HSBC Champions Odds Guide, Predictions & Picks

Brooks Koepka: WGC predictionsAfter a long spell away from the game post-Ryder Cup, the majority of the top ten are back to contend the first World Golf Championship event of the new season. The WGC-HSBC tournament is co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour, the European Tour and the Asian Tour so we have a strong global field ahead of Thursday’s first tee time.

In fact, it is such a more …

NBA Preview: Charlotte Hornets vs Toronto Raptors Predictions & Betting Picks

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Charlotte Hornets vs Toronto Raptors predictionsLast year’s No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors, are off to a roaring start again in 2018-19. The 3-0 Raptors will host the 2-1 Charlotte Hornets tonight (7:30pm ET Monday).

Toronto has some key new pieces on its roster, including former San Antonio Spurs Kawhi Leonard and more …

NBA Betting Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Portland Trail Blazers Predictions & Picks

Nik Stauskas: San Antonio Spurs vs Portland Trail Blazers predictionsA battle of likely fringe Western Conference playoff teams do battle in Portland today as the 1-0 Trail Blazers host the 1-0 San Antonio Spurs (10 p.m. ET Saturday on ESPN).

Both the Trail Blazers and Spurs had solid home wins in their openers. Portland outlasted the LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers 128-119. The Spurs edged the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-108 with more …

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers NLCS Game 6 Predictions, Preview & Picks

Hyun-Jin Ryu: LA Dodgers vs Milwaukee Brewers predictionsThe Los Angeles Dodgers are just one win away against the Milwaukee Brewers from booking a trip to the World Series and it could get done in Game 6 today (8:39 PM ET Friday live on FS1). The Boston Red Sox, who finished off the Houston Astros to win the ALCS, are already waiting there.

Up 3-2 in the NLCS, Los Angeles will need to more …

Premier League Soccer Preview: Chelsea vs Man Utd Predictions & Betting Picks

Jose MourinhoChelsea can continue their good start to the season when they host Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in the English Premier League on Saturday (7.30am ET).

Eleven points separated the sides last season, with United in second and Chelsea fifth, but the tables look likely to turn this time around. Chelsea have made an unbeaten start to the campaign and more …

F1 Betting Preview: United States Grand Prix Predictions & Picks

Max Verstappen: US Grand Prix predictionsLewis Hamilton is very close to securing his fifth Formula One Drivers’ Championship and could even seal it at this weekend’s United States Grand Prix (Race: Sunday, 2.10pm ET; Qualifying on ESPN, Race live on ABC).

Hamilton posted his fourth consecutive victory in Japan two weeks ago, leading his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas home from more …

NBA Betting Preview: New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets Predictions & Picks

James Harden: New Orleans Pelicans vs Houston Rockets predictionsTwo teams that could lead the NBA’s Southwest Division this season get their seasons started today. The New Orleans Pelicans will attempt to upset the Houston Rockets in Houston (8pm ET Wednesday on ESPN).

New Orleans’ roster is pretty similar to last season, when it won 48 games and a playoff series. The Pelicans’ big move was more …

Golf Betting Preview: CJ Cup Predictions, Picks & Odds Guide

Xander Schauffele: CJ Cup predictionsThe fields for the new PGA Tour season are getting stronger with each passing tournament and for this week’s CJ Cup in South Korea, Justin Thomas and Brooks Koepka headline the list of entrants.

Both men are popular with bettors for the CJ Cup but as we saw last week in Malaysia, ranking alone is no more …

NFL Betting Preview: San Francisco 49ers at Green Bay Packers Predictions & Picks

Aaron Rodgers: San Francisco 49ers vs Green Bay Packers predictionsReeling from a loss last week, the (2-2-1) Green Bay Packers welcome the (1-4) San Francisco 49ers to Lambeau Field today in hopes of getting their season back on track under the Monday night lights (8:15 PM ET on ESPN).

The Packers opened their season on a spectacular note. After falling behind 17-0 thanks to a more …

Soccer Friendly: U.S. vs Peru Predictions, Preview & Betting Picks

Bobby Wood: US vs Peru predictionsTwo teams in very different places in their development cycles meet when the United States host Peru in the Pratt and Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Connecticut on Tuesday (7:30PM ET, live on ESPN2 / UniMas / UDN).

Team USA are in the midst of a regeneration process following their surprise failure to qualify for the more …

NFL Betting Preview: Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots Predictions & Picks

Tom Brady: Kansas City Chiefs vs New England Patriots predictionsOne of the most anticipated matchups of the NFL season thus far takes place on Sunday night. The 3-2 New England Patriots will host the 5-0 Kansas Chiefs in a battle of Super Bowl contenders (8:20 p.m. ET on NBC).

The tables have turned in this matchup. Usually, Kansas City is the slightly above-average team, and New England is more …

Women’s Soccer: USWNT vs Jamaica Predictions & Betting Picks

Alex Morgan: USA women vs Jamaica predictionsUnited States’ Women’s National Team made predictably light work of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship Group Stage and would confirm their qualification for the 2019 soccer World Cup with victory over Jamaica on Sunday (8PM ET, live on FS1 / UDN).

The US are the dominant power in more …

Golf Betting Preview: CIMB Classic Predictions, Odds Guide & Picks

Ryan Moore: CIMB predictionsThe new PGA Tour season crosses over to Malaysia this week for the ninth edition of the CIMB Classic. The West Course at TPC Kuala Lumpur is our host once again and while we still have some notable US absentees after a sapping Ryder Cup, the fields are starting to get stronger.

We came agonizingly close to an more …

Soccer Friendly: USA vs Colombia Picks, Preview & Betting Predictions

Tim Weah: USMNT vs Colombia predictionsA young United States national soccer team will again be tested against Latin American opposition when they host Colombia in the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on Thursday (7:30 PM ET, live on FS1 / Univision).

After matches against Paraguay, Bolivia, Brazil and Mexico already this calendar year, this international break brings more …

NBA: Player Prop Bet Preview, Predictions & Betting Picks 2018-19

Damian Lillard: NBA prop bet predictionsThe 2018-19 NBA season is about one week from starting. Teams are going through their preseason schedules in hopes of establishing chemistry, getting back into game shape and avoiding injuries.

Many prop bets heading into the season are projecting which players will win key awards, like MVP or more …

NFL: Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles Predictions, Betting Preview & Picks

Kirk Cousins: Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles predictionsA few months ago, the (2-2) Philadelphia Eagles routed the (1-2-1) Minnesota Vikings en route to winning their first Super Bowl in franchise history. This Sunday (4:25 PM ET), again in front of the Philly faithful, Minnesota have their chance at redemption.

While the Vikings would love to get a win over the champs on their own home turf, they will have a more …