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Sixers Celtics Bucks with best NBA Futures odds to bet on

Part of the reason the NFL playoffs are so heavily bet on is that pro football these days has so much parity. Sure, the Patriots keep landing in the Super Bowl. But there is a new NFC champion crowned basically every year and it’s no sure thing that the Pats are actually going to seal the deal in...

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 4:03pm

NFL Draft Rumors Kyler Murray to Patriots Raiders or Cardinals

NFL writer Peter King fancies himself as an old school journalist who is above the reckless speculation that often crowds NFL news feeds. That’s why it was interesting in his Football Morning in America column this week that he signaled out two particular franchises that will be looking at landing...

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 3:34pm

Southwest Stakes latest odds Jersey Agenda Six Shooter more

Metro breaks down Monday’s Southwest Stakes, the second stepping stone on Arkansas’ road to the Kentucky Derby.   Oaklawn Race 9 (Post time: 6:09 p.m. Eastern) The Grade III, $500,000 Southwest Stakes 1 1/16th-miles on dirt The Southwest Stakes, a race worth 10 Kentucky Derby points to...

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 2:37pm

Daytona 500 odds Harvick Hamlin Stenhouse advice

The 61st renewal of the Daytona 500 is set for Sunday at Daytona International Speedway in Florida. The pole sitter will be 21-year-old William Byron (20-1), who will start alongside Hendrick Motorsports teammate Alex Bowman (22-1) in this year’s running of “The Great American Race.” Bryon pilots...

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 2:03pm

Villanova St Johns Arizona Colorado basketball odds line spread advice

MetroBet takes a look at a pair of NCAA games on the Sunday slate.    Villanova Wildcats (-4) at St. John’s Red Storm Moneyline: Wildcats -185, Red Storm +165 Betting Total: 145.5 points  Time (Eastern), TV: 5 p.m., FS1 The 13th-ranked Villanova Wildcats (20-5)...

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 11:20am

When does March Madness NCAA basketball tournament start?

The 2019 March Madness men’s college basketball tournament is right around the corner. Teams like Duke, Tennessee, North Carolina, Michigan, Gonzaga, Virginia, Michigan State and Kentucky are all in the mix for a No. 1 seed. Regional sites in 2019 include Washington DC which will host the East,...

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 9:56am

Eagles Patriots Giants Odell Beckham Nick Foles NFL rumors heat up

The first quarterback domino in the NFL offseason to fall was Joe Flacco to the Broncos. It was thought that the Giants would be interested in bringing in Flacco but now that that ship has sailed New York’s attention will surely be on Nick Foles. It appears unlikely that the Eagles will franchise...

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 2:03pm

NBA All Star Game MVP odds Joel Embiid LeBron Kevin Durant

Joel Embiid has already established himself as a top 10 player in the NBA and is extremely close to being a bona fide MVP candidate. The regular season MVP trophy looks like it’s going to either James Harden or Giannis Antetokounmpo this year, but Embiid can lock up a different kind of MVP award...

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 9:27am

Horse Racing: Risen Star Stakes War of Will Country House odds

Louisiana’s road to the Kentucky Derby continues this Saturday with the Risen Star Stakes, a race worth 50 Derby points to the winner.  Fair Grounds Race 12 (Post time: 7:02 p.m. Eastern)  The Grade II, $400,000 Risen Star Stakes 1 1/16th-miles on dirt The Risen Star Stakes, another...

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 9:23am

Devils Blackhawks Capitals Sharks NHL Thursday odds

MetroBet previews a pair of games on the NHL slate for Thursday night.    New Jersey Devils at Chicago Blackhawks Moneyline: Devils +150, Blackhawks -165 Puckline: Devils +1.5 goals (-175), Blackhawks -1.5 goals (+155) Betting Total: 6.5 goals (Over -115, Under -105)...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 6:16pm

Phillies land Bryce Harper for real this time: Las Vegas?

The Phillies’ acquisition of catcher J.T. Realmuto last week is an interesting case study in the sports betting world. Obviously a catcher is not going to have the same amount of impact on futures odds as a top of the line pitcher or a prized free agent like a Bryce Harper or Manny Machado. But...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:59pm

Kyrie Kemba Walker NBA rumors Celtics Knicks swap in July?

There are two alleged doomsday scenarios for the Celtics in the coming months. The first is that Kyrie Irving walks out the door in July and the Celtics are left scrambling. The second is that the Celtics land Anthony Davis in a trade but Davis walks out the door in 2020 after the Celtics traded...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:18pm

Wednesday NBA odds Heat Mavericks Kings Nuggets advice

MetroBet previews a pair of games on the NBA slate for Wednesday as the Heat take on the Mavericks and the Kings face the Nuggets.   Miami Heat at Dallas Mavericks (-2.5) Moneyline: Heat +120, Mavericks -140 Betting Total: 208 points Time (Eastern): 8:30 p.m. The Dallas...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 12:16pm

Celtics 76ers Lakers Hawks NBA Tuesday odds spread line advice

MetroBet takes a look at a pair of key NBA games on the Tuesday night slate.   Boston Celtics at Philadelphia 76ers (-7) The Boston Celtics (35-21) were cruising right along, having won 10 of 11 games (with the lone loss coming to the Warriors), before a hiccup against the hated Lakers on...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 2:07pm

Penguins Flyers Sharks Canucks NHL odds line spread advice

MetroBet takes a glance at a pair of games on the NHL slate include the Penguins at the Flyers and the Sharks at the Canucks.   Pittsburgh Penguins at Philadelphia Flyers Moneyline: Penguins -115, Flyers -105 Puckline: Penguins -1.5 goals (+220), Flyers +1.5 goals (-260)...

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 5:41pm

Glen Macnow: Bet on Phillies to go over 84.5 wins this season

I’ve been walking around since November with $100 in my back pocket. I host my radio show at a Delaware casino every Saturday, and I’ve earmarked that C-note to slap down at the betting window once I decide which way to wager on the Phillies in 2019. The bill is frayed after all these months. So...

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 4:47pm

Bet on the Oscars Academy Awards odds prop bets

With sports betting now legal in more and more states within the U.S., online sportsbooks are now targeting broader audiences. DraftKings Sportsbook, for instance, took thousands of bets a couple weeks back on how long Gladys Knight’s Super Bowl National Anthem would last. People now bet on...

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:58pm

Suns Kings Heat Warriors NBA Sunday odds line spread advice

MetroBet takes look at the betting info and make picks for a pair of games on the Sunday NBA slate.    Phoenix Suns at Sacramento Kings (-9.5) Moneyline: Suns +360, Kings -450 Betting Total: 228.5 Time (Eastern): 6 p.m. The Sacramento Kings (29-26) are on a nice run...

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 2:51pm

Sam F Davis Stakes horse racing odds line advice

The Sam F. Davis Stakes, the local prep for March’s Tampa Bay Derby, takes place this Saturday. It’s worth 10 Kentucky Derby points to the winner.   Tampa Bay Downs Race 11 (Post time: 5:25 p.m. Eastern) The Grade III, $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes 1 1/16th-miles on dirt The Sam F. Davis...

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 11:17am

Nuggets 76ers Knicks Pistons NBA Friday odds line spread advice

MetroBet takes a glance at a pair of NBA games on the slate for Friday night.   Denver Nuggets at Philadelphia 76ers (-4.5) Moneyline: Nuggets +165, Sixers -190 Betting Total: 229 points Time (Eastern), TV: 7 p.m., ESPN The Philadelphia 76ers (34-20) will try to bounce...

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 3:24pm