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Tampa Bay finished the 2012 season with a 7-9 record straight up and it was 9-6-1 against the spread. Despite the fact that the Buccaneers play in the same division as Atlanta and New Orleans, they remain more than confident that they can successfully compete for the NFC South title this season. They may want to reevaluate those plans after last Thursday’s 44-16 loss to Baltimore as three-point home favorites in their first preseason game.
The defending 2012 Grey Cup champs fast start has turned into a 1-2 record both straight-up and against the spread after last Thursday’s 39-28 loss to Saskatchewan as a two-point home favorite. This followed Toronto’s 24-16 loss to British Columbia in Week 2 as a seven-point road underdog. The total has gone OVER in two of its first three games.
The Atlanta Falcons finally took the big leap last year and emerged as a contender instead of a pretender. Quarterback Matt Ryan took the role as leader to an entirely new level, guiding this team deep into the playoffs.
We have our finger on the pulse of all of the horse racing betting action this year, and we know that this year’s Belmont Stakes odds are going to be amongst the toughest to beat. Today, we look at the post positions and morning line odds for all 14 horses in the field, and we make our Belmont Stakes picks for the horses that we think will and will not be able to challenge in the third leg of the Triple Crown.
Two of the best teams in the NL East are set to go to battle for the second time this year on Saturday night, as the Washington Nationals try to beat the MLB betting odds against the Philadelphia Phillies.
San Antonio dug itself into what appeared to be an insurmountable 16-point hole in Game 1 of this best-of-seven Western Conference Semifinal series with less than five minutes to play. Behind veteran leadership and some clutch shots down the stretch, it was able to pull-out a 129-127 double overtime victory as a nine-point home favorite.
Los Angeles comes into Game 3 of this best-of-seven opening round series holding a 2-0 edge, but it has to feel somewhat lucky after surviving a close call this past Monday in a 93-91 win as a 5.5-point home favorite. This was after it blew the Grizzlies out 112-91 as a 5.5-point favorite at home in last Saturday’s Game 1. The total has gone OVER in both games.
The Baltimore Orioles snuck up on everyone in the AL East last year, but the rest of the division should be ready for them this season. The Orioles and Yankees have split the first two games in this year, so this one will be the rubber match. Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN will be at Yankee Stadium for this one.
The last time the Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat got on the court together, it was the Bulls that were ending Miami’s 27-game winning streak, the second longest in NBA history. Now, the two meet again in South Beach for their final regular season meeting in what could be a precursor to a second round meeting in the postseason.
Teams that are very likely to meet in the first round of the playoffs face off in a critical NBA betting showdown on Saturday night at the FedEx Forum, as the Memphis Grizzlies take on the Los Angeles Clippers.