Today's Sports News
Having paid out against the Oakland Athletics in two of their three matchups last week the Texas Rangers will get a chance to turn a profit against their division rival once again this week as the teams highlight the MLB betting slate with a three-game series.
Coming back to the pack in the AL East standings, the Boston Red Sox will be looking for a good result against the division-rival Tampa Bay Rays early this week in one of the highlight series on the MLB betting schedule.
The road teams in every remaining NBA playoff series each managed to split the first two games of the conference semifinals on the road. This weekend the Bulls, Warriors, Grizzlies and Pacers will try to expand upon their new-found advantages when they host the next two games of their respective series.
Baseball bettors have plenty of streaking teams to choose from heading into this week, with nearly a dozen clubs riding (or dragging) steaks of at least three games.
Leading the way are the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants, both of whom have won six games in a row. The Cardinals just swept four games from the Brewers in Milwaukee, and the Giants just swept three games at home from the rival Dodgers.
The Triple Crown season begins Saturday with the first of the jeweled races, the 139th edition of the Kentucky Derby, from Churchill Downs in Louisville.
Saturday's Run for the Roses, the 11th race on the Churchill Downs card, is expected to start at around 6:24 pm ET, and will be televised by NBC.
After a slow start to this abbreviated NHL regular-season the Washington Capitals finished with a flourish, winning 11 of their last 13 games and the Southeast Division title.
The New York Rangers stumbled through most of this season, and for a long time played in danger of missing the playoffs. But a 9-3-1 finish got New York to the NHL's second season.
Divisional matchups headline this week's baseball betting action, as early-season contenders clash. Here's a quick look at the next few days in baseball, including some series odds to ponder.
First-round play continues in the NBA playoffs as the eight series make their first change of venues starting Thursday night. Here's a quick look at what's happening in the Association over the next few days, with of course some NBA betting odds for consideration.
Major League Baseball jumps right into a new week of action with nearly a full Monday slate, featuring several intriguing matchups. Here's how some of this week's early happenings on the diamond shape up, with associated MLB betting odds.
The NBA's “second season” tips off this weekend with the start of eight first-round, best-of-seven playoff series.
Here's a quick look at how things shake out for this first weekend of NBA playoff action, with betting odds to ponder.
Play begins Saturday in New York as the Knicks, the two seed in the East, host the seventh-seeded Boston Celtics (3 pm ET, ABC).