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As an independent, the BYU Cougars have a chance to take on a lot of teams that they wouldn’t normally have gotten a chance to face. They’ve got the Texas Longhorns this week in Provo in what amounts to be one of the biggest clashes of the year for the boys from the Beehive State on the college football betting lines
The Cincinnati Bearcats throttled the Purdue Boilermakers at home last weekend. This week they’ll face another team near (or at) the bottom of the Big Ten standings in the Illinois Fighting Illini. This time the Bearcats will be on the road, but they are still a pretty heavy favorite in this one. Can the Illini pull off the upset at home?
The Rams face a tall task of making their presence felt in the same division as San Francisco and Seattle, but optimism for a winning season after going 7-8-1 last season remains high. They started the preseason with a 27-19 loss to Cleveland as 3.5-point road underdogs and fell to 0-2 with a 19-7 loss to Green Bay last Saturday as four-point favorites at home.
ESPN Sunday Night Baseball features the Boston Red Sox at the NY Yankees, BangTheBook’s expert cappers breakdown the game and offer up their prediction.
There was a time that the Los Angeles Angels and the New York Yankees were considered two of the favorites on the odds to win the American League. Now, both are just considered overpaid monstrosities that need to be blown up. The two will meet in the first of four games on Monday night in a telecast that will be seen live on ESPN.
The Dodgers bring a four-game winning streak into this series after rolling over the Cubs four times in the past four days. They are now 5.5 games ahead of Arizona for the lead in the NL West with an overall record of 61-49. Los Angeles is 8-2 in its last 10 games and the total has stayed UNDER in four of its last five games.
Hamilton will head on the road this Friday night looking to snap a two-game skid after dropping both ends of a home-and-home series against Saskatchewan the past two weeks both straight-up and against the spread. It is now 1-4 SU and a very costly 0-5 ATS on the year with the total staying UNDER in its last four games.
Edmonton fell to 1-3 both straight-up and against the spread on the year with a 31-21 loss to British Columbia last Saturday night as a nine-point road underdog. It was its second-straight loss to the Lions as part of a home-and-home series and while the total did go OVER the 47.5-point line, it did stay UNDER in its previous two games.
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 Los Angeles Angels and the Boston Red Sox are the teams that will be going to war on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball betting action this week, as the two clubs are both trying to take a step forward going into the last week of play prior to the All-Star Break.