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MLS soccer odds spread line: United Union Timbers

D.C. United v. Philadelphia Union Two of Major League Soccer’s hottest teams collide at Audi Field in the nation’s capital as D.C. United (7-6-10) hosts Philadelphia Union (11-3-11) at 8 p.m. Wednesday night. D.C. exits a 1-0 loss to the Red Bulls on Sunday, but prior to that they had...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 5:32pm

College football UConn UCF line odds spread and pick

The AAC offers the most high-profile match on Thursday’s slate of college football action, as the Central Florida Knights take on the Connecticut Huskies in Hartford (7 p.m., ESPNU). UCF is a consensus 23-point favorite as of Tuesday afternoon, and the over/under is set at 73.5 points....

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 5:31pm

Michigan State Utah State odds spread line college football pick

The Utah State Aggies travel to East Lansing to take on the 12th-ranked (coaches poll) Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium as the two clubs open their respective seasons on Friday night (7 p.m., BTN). The consensus line on the game is Michigan State -23.5, with the total set at 50.5....

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 5:30pm

Sixers GM rumors: Larry Harris, Gersson Rosas, Justin Zanik

It's been a while since we last received information about the Sixers' vacant general manager position. The last thing we heard was that in July the Sixers were reportedly interested in San Antonio Spurs general manager R.C. Buford and former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 5:29pm

Stanford San Diego State college football betting advice

The Stanford Cardinal and the San Diego State Aztecs open their respective seasons in Stanford Stadium on Friday night (9 p.m., FS1). The Cardinal is favored by 14 points in the majority of sportsbooks, while the consensus total is 48.5.    Stanford, last seen losing 39-37 to TCU in the...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 5:28pm

Odds spread line for Oregon Bowling Green college football

Oregon’s road back to relevance begins with a soft opponent in Bowling Green at the friendly confines of Autzen Stadium in Eugene.   The contest takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday evening. Oddsmakers have hung a big number, 32 points, on Oregon in this game, while the over/under is 72.5....

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 5:27pm

Odds spread and line for Washington Auburn college football

The marquee matchup of college football’s opening weekend takes place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, as the Washington Huskies clash with the Auburn Tigers. Kickoff is slated for 3:30 p.m., with ABC televising the game nationally. The consensus spread is Auburn -2.5,...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 5:26pm

Eagles name Nick Foles as starting quarterback against Falcons

After two weeks of fiery press conferences between head coach Doug Pederson and the media about the status of quarterback Carson Wentz and who will be under center for the Eagles to begin the season. The team officially announced Monday that defending Super Bowl MVP quarterback Nick Foles will be...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 4:05pm

Win totals: New York Islanders Minnesota Wild NHL over unders

Last week, Metro suggested future wagers on the Penguins, Blues and Sharks. Here are three more NHL future plays to consider as the start of the 2018-’19 season draws closer.    New York Islanders Over 83.5 points (-110)  The departure of John Tavares was a heartbreaker, but...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 3:26pm

Tyler Seguin NHL trade rumors: Contract issues ahead

Things look to be precariously perched between the Dallas Stars and No. 1 center Tyler Seguin. Entering the final season of a six-year, $34.5 million deal and with unrestricted free agency looming, Seguin and his current team have made no progress in coming to terms on a long-term contract...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 3:14pm

Villanova upsets Temple in season opener

Right around the time they were breathing a huge sigh of relief in Happy Valley on Saturday night, up on North Broad St. at Temple, they were kicking themselves. Unlike Penn State’s nationally ranked Nittany Lions against Appalachian State, Geoff Collins Owls’ could not avoid the upset...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 2:07pm

Glen Macnow: My guide to predicting Eagles 2018 win total

Vegas lists the Eagles over/under at 10.5 wins this season. Hey, what do those guys know? Those dopes predicted 8 wins last year and we recall how that turned out. Here’s my better way to forecast how the Birds perform in 2018. For each of these 16 questions, count a “yes” answer...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 12:12pm

John Isner last American man standing at US Open

NEW YORK -- There is plenty of good news for John Isner these days.   His wife, Maddy, is due with their first child, a girl, on Sept. 22   Luckily for Isner, that is about two weeks after the US Open men's final, for which he still remains alive.   "I...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 9:37am

It is Lombardi or bust now for Sam Darnold: Dyer

It is now Sam Darnold’s team. It is now officially the ‘Samchise.’ Not only is Darnold the Week 1 starting quarterback for the New York Jets, he is now the present, not just the future of the team. The first-round pick, third overall, will now carry the weight of nearly five...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 9:17am

Serena Williams advances to 2018 US Open quarters

NEW YORK -- Serena Williams stepped onto the Arthur Ashe Stadium court wearing a lavendar tutu and matching high-top sneakers on Sunday afternoon. She then gave the crowd three sets to enjoy her dress — and her stellar play. Williams, the six-time US champion and No. 17 seed, beat Kaia...

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 9:13am

Hopeful Stakes Del Mar Futurity spread odds line horse racing picks

Saratoga and Del Mar close down their iconic summer meets on Labor Day.    Potential Kentucky Derby runners will be on display at Saratoga and Del Mar on Monday in the Grade I Hopeful and Grade I Del Mar Futurity. The Hopeful, a seven-furlong event worth $350,000, will be run as Race 10...

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 8:08pm

Spread line odds Florida State Virginia Tech football gambling

Labor Day features a Monday night college football contest between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Florida State Seminoles. Oddsmakers have pegged Florida State as seven-point favorites in this all-ACC affair, while the Over/Under is 55.5 as of Sunday afternoon, though potentially stormy weather...

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 7:54pm

Last minute sports gambling changes coming?

One of the most influential members of Congress has something to say about more and more states, including New Jersey, allowing legalized sports gambling. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is imploring for sports betting to get a federal structure … ASAP. In a memo sent to ESPN...

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 11:26am

The Sports gambling boom is here: Legal online sites popping up

The sports gambling boom is happening much faster than many believed it would since the Supreme Court ruled in May that legalization would be up to individual states instead of being restricted on a federal level. Things are already up and running in New Jersey, Delaware and Mississippi, and New...

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 10:51am

Free Tennessee West Virginia live stream college football

Can Will Grier elevate his game enough for West Virginia to take the next step up the college football ranks? That’s one of the questions that will be answered when the 17th-ranked Mountaineers kick off their 2018 season facing Tennessee on Saturday (September 1) at 3:30 p.m. EST. Below are...

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 10:23am