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We are still a couple of months away from Bovada’s release of the futures odds for a college football team’s chances to win their respective conference title, but using its updated BCS Championship odds as a guide, we can project which teams will most likely open as the possible favorites, contenders and longshots to win the Big 12 title next season.
The Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox will meet in the final game of a three-game set at Fenway on Thursday night. Baltimore has given Boston all sorts of trouble in the past couple years, but the Red Sox are off to a nice start in 2013. This game will be televised on MLB Network. Let’s take a closer look at this matchup.
Sunday, April 7th will feature another great MLB betting battle on ESPN, as the Los Angeles Angels try to take down the Texas Rangers.
Through the first five rounds of this year’s NCAA Tournament one of the biggest story lines has been Wichita State. It started things off with an impressive 73-55 romp over Pittsburgh as a four-point underdog but this team was just getting started. Next, the Shockers took out No.1 seed Gonzaga 76-70 as 6.5-point underdogs before advancing to the Elite 8 with a 72-58 rout of La Salle as 4.5-point favorites.
Indiana brings a four-game winning streak into this matchup including a 112-104 victory over Phoenix this past Saturday as a 10.5-point favorite on the road. It was its third-straight road victory as part of four-game Western Conference swing. The Indiana Pacers are now 47-27 straight-up (41-33 against the spread) on the year and 18-19 SU (19-18 ATS) on the road.
Syracuse opened its NCAA Tournament play by completely dismantling Montana 81-34 as a 13-point favorite. The going got a bit tougher the next time out, but the Orange still came away with a 66-60 victory over California as 7.5-point favorites. They are now 6-2 straight-up in their last eight games and an even 4-4 against the spread. The total has gone OVER in four of their last six games.
The Dallas Mavericks are only two games behind the Los Angeles Lakers for the eighth spot in the Western Conference standings. They have won 7 of their last 10 games, but time is running out on them in their quest to get into the playoffs. The Los Angeles Clippers are fourth in the standings, but they are in a three-way battle for third with Denver and Memphis.
On Sunday, the Illinois Fighting Illini and the Miami Hurricanes are going to do battle in what should be a great clash in Austin, where both sides will be hoping to get to the Sweet 16.
The third round of the NCAA Tournament tips off on Saturday just after high noon with one of the most anticipated games in the East Region, as the VCU Rams try to unleash HAVOC against the Michigan Wolverines.
The fifth-seeded Wisconsin Badgers (23-11 straight-up, 13-18-1 against the spread) are coming off an impressive run in the Big Ten Conference Tournament that has gotten the attention of many college basketball fans who are busy filling out their brackets.