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    The 88th Oscars Awards: will air this Saturday and promise to show a good deal of surprises. While last year’s edition presented big shocks in Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay, as “Birdman” edged out favorite “Boyhood” for both, this year could see even more unexpected results. And back with momentum is last year’s big winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu, who has his new movie “The Revenant” nominated for 12 Academy Awards, the most this year.  

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    Oscars Odds: You can bet on who you think will win the Oscar in a number of different categories at Diamond sportsbook including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress. The 87th Academy Awards will be announced on February 22nd in Los Angeles on ABC. “Boyhood” is the odds-on favorite to win Best Picture. Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything” is the odds-on favorite to win Best Actor while Julianne Moore is a heavy favorite to win Best Actress for her performance in “Still Alice.”Let’s take a look at all of the categories on the board at Diamond sportsbook and Oscars odds.  

Football

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    Super Bowl 50 Odds: The Carolina Panthers are favored vs. the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, February 7th on CBS. The Panthers finished the regular season with the best record in the NFL at 15-1 and they rolled over Seattle and Arizona to reach the Super Bowl. The Broncos finished the regular season 12-4 and defeated Pittsburgh and New England to reach the title game. This game will have quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Cam Newton who were each No. 1 draft picks making this the first Super Bowl in history to feature quarterbacks selected first overall.Let’s look at the game, Super Bowl 50 odds and Super Bowl 50 picks.Bet on NFL at BetDSI  

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    NFL Odds: The NFL Conference Championship games take place on Sunday, January 24th with the AFC title game starting at 3:05 pm Eastern on CBS as the New England Patriots visit the Denver Broncos while the NFC Championship game starts at 6:40 pm Eastern on FOX as the Arizona Cardinals visit the Carolina Panthers. The Patriots are 3-point favorites at the Broncos while the Panthers are 3-point favorites as they host the Cardinals.Here is a look at both games and NFL picks.Bet on NFL at BetDSI  

Surfing

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    Surfing Odds: The 6th event of the 2016 WSL season gets underway on Wednesday, July 6th in South Africa with Mick Fanning favored to win the J-Bay Open. Fanning will be getting a lot of attention in this event because last year he was attacked by a shark while competing in the finals. Fanning is listed as the favorite with odds of 4.5-1 while Jordy Smith is the second choice in the betting at odds of 7-1.Here is a look at the J-Bay Open and surfing predictions.Bet on Surfing at BetDSI  

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    Surfing Odds: John John Florence will look to win his second straight event when the Fiji Pro begins on Sunday, June 5th. Florence is coming off a win at the Oi Rio Pro which moved him up to third in the standings behind Matt Wilkinson. Florence is listed as the 5-1 favorite to win in Fiji with only two other surfers listed with single-digit odds as Gabriel Medina is 7-1 while Kelly Slater is 8-1.Here is a look at the event and surfing predictions.Bet on Surfing at BetDSI  

Soccer

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    MLS Odds: There is just one game in Major League Soccer for Wednesday, July 6th as the New England Revolution host New York City FC. The Eastern Conference Standings are really tight with eight of the ten teams separated by just seven points. New York City was 6-5 with 6 draws in their first 17 games for a total of 24 points while New England was 4-5 with 7 draws in their first 16 games for 19 points. The teams played to a 1-1 draw in New York earlier this season.Here is a look at Wednesday’s game and MLS predictions.Bet on MLS at BetDSI  

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    Euro 2016 Odds: The Euro 2016 quarterfinals conclude this weekend as Italy plays Germany on Saturday, July 2nd in a game that can be seen on ESPN 2 while Iceland plays France on Sunday, July 3rd on ESPN. The match between Italy and Germany is expected to be a great one with Germany listed as a slight favorite. In the other match, France is listed as a big favorite to defeat Iceland.Here is a look at both games and Euro 2016 picks.Bet on UEFA Euro at BetDSI  

Motor Racing

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    F1 Odds: The Austrian Grand Prix is set for Sunday, July 3rd with Lewis Hamilton listed as the 6-5 favorite. This race that can be seen on CNBC is the 9th race of the Formula One season and it has been almost all Mercedes this year with Nico Rosberg winning five times, Hamilton winning twice with only Max Verstappen breaking up the Mercedes domination. It is expected to be another Mercedes show on Sunday with Hamilton the 6-5 top choice and Rosberg the 8-5 second choice.Here is a look at Sunday’s race and F1 predictions.Bet on Formula 1 at BetDSI  

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    NASCAR Odds: Kurt Busch is listed as the 5-1 favorite to win the Toyota-Save Mart 350 on Sunday that can be seen on FS1. NASCAR has only two road course races each season with this one in Sonoma and the one at Watkins Glen in early August. Since this is a road course race there are a few drivers who might get more action than they normally would in NASCAR betting. AJ Allmendinger is considered a road course specialist and he is the co-second choice in the betting with odds of 7-1. Tony Stewart has also done well on road courses and he is listed at 12-1.Let’s look at Sunday’s race, NASCAR odds and picks.Bet on NASCAR at BetDSI  

Baseball

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    MLB Odds: The Major League Baseball schedule for Wednesday, July 6th features 15 games including the Texas Rangers at the Boston Red Sox on ESPN. The Rangers are leading the AL West and have the best record in the American League while the Red Sox are battling for second place in the AL East. The Red Sox should be listed as home favorites as they are expected to have Steven Wright on the mound.Here is a look at all of Wednesday’s games and MLB predictions.Bet on MLB at BetDSI  

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    Baseball Odds: It is a full slate of games in baseball for Tuesday, July 5th including the Pittsburgh Pirates at the St. Louis Cardinals on ESPN. The Pirates are just behind the Cardinals in the NL Central with both teams trailing the Chicago Cubs in the division. The Pirates should be sending rookie Jameson Taillon in this game while the Cardinals counter with Mike Leake.Let’s look at the 15 games for Tuesday and baseball picks.Bet on MLB at BetDSI  

Golf

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    Golf Odds: Rory McIlroy is the favorite to win the 100th Open de France which begins on Thursday, June 30th. A solid field is assembled for this event that takes place opposite the WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio. Some of the big names joining McIlroy are Masters Champion Danny Willett, Martin Kaymer, Pablo Larrazábal, Graeme McDowell, Bernd Wiesberger, Lee Westwood, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Cabrera Bello, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Andy Sullivan and Chris Wood.Let’s look at the event and European Tour golf picks.Bet on Golf at BetDSI  

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    Golf Odds: Jason Day is the 5-1 favorite to win the WGC Bridgestone Invitational which gets underway on Thursday, June 30th. This is a smaller field than a normal PGA Tour event with just 59 players and it doesn’t help that the schedule was changed this year to put this event opposite the Open de France. A number of top European players have chosen to play in France including Rory McIlroy and Danny Willett.Here is a look at the event and PGA golf picks.Bet on Golf at BetDSI  

Boxing

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    Boxing Odds: The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York is the site for the battle between Shawn Porter and Keith Thurman on Saturday, June 25th on CBS. Porter comes into this fight with just one loss in his career while Thurman is unbeaten and the current WBA welterweight champion. These two were supposed to fight in March but Thurman had to pull out due to injury. This will be the first bout for both fighters in nearly a year as Thurman defeated Luis Collazo last July while Porter beat Adrien Broner last June.Let’s look at the fight and boxing picks.Bet on Boxing at BetDSI  

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    Boxing Odds: Ruslan Provodnikov takes on John Molina Jr. at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York on Saturday, June 11th. This fight that can be seen on Showtime has Provodnikov listed as a big favorite. Molina Jr. comes into this fight with a record of 28-6 with 23 knockouts while Provodnikov is 25-4 in his career with 18 knockouts. Provodnikov has split his last six fights while Molina Jr. has split his last ten bouts.Here is a look at the bout and boxing picks.Bet on Boxing at BetDSI  

Tennis

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    Wimbledon Odds: Serena Williams is the favorite to win Wimbledon which begins on Monday, June 27th. Serena is the defending champion and has won Wimbledon six times in her career but she has won just one tournament since last September and she lost in the finals of the Australian Open and French Open. Serena is listed as the 8-5 favorite with Garbine Muguruza and Petra Kvitova the co-second choices in the betting at 6-1.Here is a look at Wimbledon odds and Wimbledon predictions.Bet on Tennis at BetDSI  

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    Wimbledon Odds: Novak Djokovic is the odds-on favorite to win Wimbledon which gets underway on Monday, June 27th. Djokovic is the most dominant men’s player in the game today and one of the greatest players of all time. He has already won six tournaments this year including the Australian Open and the French Open. He is now trying to become the first man to complete the calendar Grand Slam in 47 years.Here is a look at the tournament, Wimbledon odds and picks.Bet on Tennis at BetDSI  

Olympics

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    2014 Olympic Hockey Odds: The United States takes on Slovenia while Russia plays Slovakia in Group A action on Sunday at the 2014 Winter Olympics. The USA and Russia are the top teams in Group A and they will be favored in their respective games on Sunday. The Russian team might have the tougher game as Slovakia has some talent and could surprise. The Unites States is not expected to get much of a test against a week Slovenia squad. Here is a look at both of the games in Group A for Sunday and Olympic hockey picks.  

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    2014 Winter Olympic Odds: Finland takes on Canada in one of the two games in Group B action for Sunday. Canada isn’t expected to get tested until at least the quarterfinal round but this game against Finland could be their toughest in Group B. At least Finland has some really good goaltenders who could keep them in this game. The other game on Sunday in Group B should have Austria listed as the favorite in Olympic hockey odds against Norway. Here is a look at both of the games in Group B for Sunday and Olympic hockey predictions.  

Basketball

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    NBA Finals Odds: The Cleveland Cavaliers take on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals which begin on Thursday, June 2nd. This best-of-seven game series will be a rematch of last year’s NBA Finals that the Warriors won in six games and it is a high profile matchup between superstars LeBron James and Stephen Curry that can be seen on ABC television. The Warriors are listed as about 2-1 favorites to win this series.Here is a look at the matchup, NBA Finals odds, series schedule and NBA Finals picks.Bet on NBA at BetDSI  

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    NBA Playoff Odds: The Cleveland Cavaliers are big favorites to defeat the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Raptors had to go seven games to get past Indiana and Miami while Cleveland swept through the first two rounds of the playoffs with ease against Detroit and Atlanta. The Cavaliers did not have an easy time against Toronto in the regular season as the Raptors won two of the three meetings this season.Let’s look at the matchup, series price, series schedule and NBA Playoff picks.Bet on NBA at BetDSI  

Hockey

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    Stanley Cup Finals Odds: The 2016 Stanley Cup Finals begin on Monday, May 30th as the San Jose Sharks visit the Pittsburgh Penguins. It is the first-ever appearance in the Finals for the Sharks while the Penguins will be playing for the title for the first time since 2009. It is a matchup between two high-powered offenses as the Penguins were third in the NHL in goals scored this season while the Sharks were fourth. The Penguins are a slight favorite and they will have home ice advantage in this best-of-seven series.Here is a look at the matchup, Stanley Cup Finals odds, schedule and Stanley Cup Finals picks.Bet on NHL at BetDSI  

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    Stanley Cup Playoffs Odds: The San Jose Sharks will play the St. Louis Blues in the Western Conference Finals. The Blues will have home ice advantage in this best-of-seven game series and they are slight favorites at Diamond sportsbook to win the series. The Sharks are coming off a 7-game series win against Nashville while the Blues took out Dallas in 7 games. The Sharks will be looking to play in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in their history while the Blues will be looking to play for the title for the first time since 1970.Here is a look at the series, Stanley Cup Playoff odds, series schedule and Stanley Cup Playoff predictions.Bet on NHL at BetDSI  

Others

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    NRL Odds: The NRL Grand Final is set for Sunday, October 4th as the Brisbane Broncos play the North Queensland Cowboys at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia. This will be the seventh time the Broncos will be playing in the Grand Final and they have a superb record as they are a perfect 6-0 in the title game. This will be just the second appearance in the Grand Final for the North Queensland Cowboys and they lost their previous appearance in 2005.Here is a look at the matchup and NRL picks.  

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    NRL Odds: It is down to the final four in the National Rugby League with the Preliminary Finals this weekend as the Sydney Roosters visit the Brisbane Broncos while the North Queensland Cowboys are at the Melbourne Storm. Both of the road teams are getting a lot of respect as each team is listed as a small favorite. The Sydney Roosters are 2-point favorites on Friday at the Brisbane Broncos while the North Queensland Cowboys are 1.5 point favorites at the Melbourne Storm.Here is a look at both games and NRL picks.  

Cycling

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    Tour de France Odds: The 2014 Tour de France gets started on Saturday with the first stage taking place in Leeds, England. Defending champion Christopher Froome is the favorite to win the Tour de France which begins on July 5th with the first stage and concludes on July 27th with Stage 21 in Paris, France. Froome is a slight favorite to win the race with Alberto Contador a close second choice. The only other rider given much of a chance is Vincenzo Nibali who is listed with odds of 9-1. Let’s take a look at the main contenders and a few longshots that might surprise in the 2014 Tour de France.  

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    Cycling Betting: The third and final Grand Tour of the cycling season is the Vuelta a Espana which begins on Saturday. The race takes place over three weeks and has a number of tough mountain stages. There will be 11 summit finishes including the Alto de L’Angliru in Stage 20. The race appears to be wide open with Vincenzo Nibali a slight favorite in cycling odds at Diamond sportsbook. This race begins on Saturday, August 24th and concludes on Sunday, September 15th. Let’s look at the race, some of the contenders and cycling odds available at Diamond sportsbook.