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    Emmy Odds: The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday night on NBC will be highlighted by the competition between the AMC series Breaking Bad that wrapped up its final season last year and HBO’s True Detective which wrapped up its first season in March. Emmy odds are available at Diamond sportsbook on a number of the categories including Outstanding Drama Series which has Breaking Bad heavily favored, lead actor, lead actress, Outstanding Comedy Series and much more.  

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    World Series of Poker Betting Odds - The final event of the 2014 World Series of Poker is down to the final nine players who will return in early November to the Rio in Las Vegas to play for the title. Jorryt van Hoof is listed as the 3-1 favorite at BetDSI sportsbook with Felix Stephensen the second choice.In addition to odds on which player will win the final table, you can also wager on which player you think will be eliminated first, the nationality of the winner and you can pick the two players you think will finish first and second.  

Football

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    NCAA Football Spreads: The Temple Owls visit the Vanderbilt Commodores on Thursday night in a game that can be seen on SEC Network. The Vanderbilt Commodores are laying more than two touchdowns in this game which seems a little high considering they have a new head coach and just 10 starters returning. The Temple Owls should be able to score points but whether they can stop an SEC team like the Vanderbilt Commodores is the question.Here is a look at Thursday’s game and NCAA football picks.  

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    College Football Lines: The Mississippi Rebels are laying 10 points to the Boise State Broncos on Thursday night in a neutral site game in Atlanta that can be seen on ESPN. The Mississippi Rebels begin the season ranked 18th in the country while the Boise State Broncos are unranked. A lot is expected from this year’s Mississippi Rebels as they have the most experienced quarterback in the SEC in Bo Wallace and a defense that returns 9 starters from last year.Here is a look at the contest and free college football picks.  

Baseball

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    Baseball Betting Lines: The Toronto Blue Jays are favored on Wednesday as they host the Boston Red Sox. The Toronto Blue Jays are trying to stay alive in the American League Wild Card race but they have not played well in recent weeks and time is already starting to run out on them. They will hope to take care of a Boston Red Sox team that has already written off this season. It is a full schedule of games on Wednesday in Major League Baseball including two matinees.Here is a look at all of the action for Wednesday and baseball picks.  

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    Baseball Odds: It should be a good pitching matchup on Tuesday night when the Tampa Bay Rays visit the first place Baltimore Orioles. Alex Cobb should be getting the call for the Tampa Bay Rays and he has been one of their top pitchers this season. The Baltimore Orioles will likely be going with Wei-Yin Chen who leads the team in wins with 13. It is a full slate of games on Tuesday in Major League Baseball with all of the action under the lights.Here is a look at all of the games and baseball picks today.  

Tennis

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    US Open Betting Odds: The top choice to win the US Open on the women’s side is Serena Williams. She is listed with odds of about 7-5 at BetDSI sportsbook. Maria Sharapova is the second choice in the betting at about 5-1, followed by Simona Halep, Victoria Azarenka, Eugenie Bouchard and Petra Kvitiva. There is a big gap between Serena and the next five women in the betting odds and then another big gap to the rest of the players who are listed with odds of 20-1 or more.Here is a look at the women’s US Open and US Open picks.  

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    US Open Odds: Novak Djokovic is the favorite to win the US Open with Roger Federer and Andy Murray the second and third choices in the betting. Since Rafael Nadal is not playing due to injury, there are no other players listed with single-digit odds. Djokovic is the #1 seed while Federer is the #2 seed. Murray is the third choice in the betting but he is actually the #8 seed at the US Open. The third seed is Stanislas Wawrinka while the number four seed is David Ferrer.Let’s look at the tournament and US Open predictions.  

Motor Racing

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    IndyCar Odds: Will Power leads the IndyCar standings with just two races remaining in the season and he is the favorite to win the Go Pro Grand Prix of Sonoma on Sunday. The race that can be seen on NBCSN should be a good one for Power considering he has won at Sonoma in three of the past four years. With two races remaining, there are six drivers still alive for the championship although realistically the battle is between Will Power and Helio Castroneves.Here is a look at Sunday’s race and IndyCar predictions.  

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    F1 Odds: Formula One gets back into action after about a month off with Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix on NBCSN. Lewis Hamilton is the odds-on favorite to win the race with Nico Rosberg the second choice. Mercedes has dominated Formula One this season, winning all of the races but two. It is no surprise to see Hamilton and Rosberg the top choices but if there was ever a week to take another driver it could be this week as the Spa in Beligum has the longest lap which should suit the Williams team.Here is a look at Sunday’s race and F1 predictions.  

Soccer

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    Premier League Odds: Arsenal visits Everton in one of the marquee matches in Week 2. The game can be seen on NBC with Arsenal a slight road favorite at Diamond sportsbook. It is not a great spot for Arsenal as they had to play on Tuesday in the Champions League. Everton could be a very live underdog in this contest. There are six games set for Saturday in the Premier League, three on Sunday and on Monday it is Liverpool at Manchester City on NBCSN.Here is a look at all ten matches and Premier League predictions.  

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    MLS Odds: The top two teams in the East meet in Kansas City on Saturday as D.C. United visits Sporting Kansas City. KC has a two point lead over United at the top of the standings so this is a huge match for both teams. Kansas City is also tied for the best overall record in the league with Real Salt Lake. There are six matches on Saturday in the MLS and two on Sunday including the Cascadia rivalry match between the Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers on ESPN 2.Here is a look at all eight matches and MLS picks.  

Golf

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    Golf Betting Odds: Jamie Donaldson is the top choice to win this week’s D&D Real Czech Masters. With all of the top players in the world playing in The Barclays, the field for this week’s European Tour event only has European Tour regulars. Donaldson is the favorite with Bernd Wiesberger and Joost Luiten the co-second choices. This will be the first European Tour event in the Czech Republic since 2011. It is a huge week for a number of players who are trying to qualify for next month’s Ryder Cup.Here is a look at the tournament and golf predictions.  

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    PGA Odds: Rory McIlroy is the favorite to win The Barclays which begins on Thursday. It is the first event of the FedExCup playoffs which means the top 125 players in points qualify for the event. Three players will not play which means 122 players are in the field. McIlroy is the solid favorite to win the tournament as he is listed with odds of 4-1. Everyone else in the field is listed at double-digit odds so if you believe McIlroy will lose this week you can get some great value.Here is a look at the tournament and PGA picks.  

Basketball

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    WNBA Odds: The WNBA playoffs get underway this week with two best-of-three series starting on Thursday and two on Friday. The Thursday matchups have the Washington Mystics visiting the Indiana Fever while the San Antonio Silver Stars visit the Minnesota Lynx. Both of those games can be seen on ESPN 2. The two series that begin on Friday have the Chicago Sky at the Atlanta Dream and the Los Angeles Sparks visiting the Phoenix Mercury. Both of those games can be seen on NBA TV.Here is a look at the first round schedule and WNBA picks.  

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    WNBA Odds: The WNBA regular season wraps up with eight games this weekend including the Los Angeles Sparks at the Phoenix Mercury on NBA TV. There is a lot on the line this weekend with playoff spots yet to be determined in both conferences. This game on Saturday between the Los Angeles Sparks and Phoenix Mercury could be a first round playoff preview and that would not be good for L.A. as they have dropped the last five meetings in the series.Here is a look at all of the weekend games and WNBA predictions.  

Others

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    NRL Odds: Two of the top five teams in the National Rugby League meet on Monday night as the Melbourne Storm visits the Penrith Panthers. The Melbourne Storm are 12-9 and tied for fifth, two games behind the Penrith Panthers who are 14-7 and tied for second. The action in Round 24 begins on Thursday with the Wests Tigers at the Canterbury Bulldogs. There is one game on Friday as the Manly Sea Eagles visit the Parramatta Eeels, three games on Saturday, two on Sunday and the one game on Monday.Here is a look at Round 24 and NRL predictions.  

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    NRL Odds: Two of the top five teams in the National Rugby League meet on Monday as the North Queensland Cowboys visit the Penrith Panthers. The Penrith Panthers are 13-7 and just a game out of first place while the North Queensland Cowboys are 11-9 and one the hottest teams in the league having won four straight. Week 23 begins on Thursday as the Brisbane Broncos visit the South Sydney Rabbitohs and concludes on Monday with the game between the North Queensland Cowboys and Penrith Panthers.Here is a look at all of the games and NRL predictions.  

Surfing

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    Surfing Betting: The 7th event of the 2014 ASP World Tour season is the Billabong Pro Teahupoo in Tahiti from August 15th through August 26th. Kelly Slater and Mick Fanning are the top two choices to win what has been called the most dangerous surfing event on the schedule. Slater has won this event four times but Fanning comes in with momentum as he won the J-Bay Open. Both surfers trail Gabriel Medina who currently leads the ASP World Tour standings.Here is a look at the Billabong Pro Teahupoo and also the current surfing betting odds at BetDSI sportsbook to win the overall championship.  

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    Surfing Odds: Jordy Smith is the favorite to win the J-Bay Open in South Africa which runs from July 10th through July 21st. Smith has won this event twice and he really needs a kick start to his season as he is currently 11th in the standings after five events. Other contenders in South Africa should include Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson. The current point’s leader, Gabriel Medina is not among the favorites to win the J-Bay Open even though he has two wins this season. Here is a look at the J-Bay Open and surfing predictions.  

Boxing

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    Boxing Odds: Anthony Dirrell is favored to defeat Sakio Bika on Saturday night in a WBC super middleweight title fight. This has the potential to be a great fight as the two fought to a draw last December. Dirrell is undefeated in his career but it is Bika who is the current WBC middleweight title holder. This fight on Saturday takes place at the StubHub Center in Carson, California and is part of a good card of fights that will be broadcast on Showtime.Here is a look at the fight and boxing picks.  

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    Boxing Betting Odds: Shawn Porter will defend his IBF Welterweight title on Saturday night as he takes on unbeaten Kell Brook. This fight that can be seen on Showtime takes place from the StubHub Center in Carson, California and is scheduled for 12 rounds. The two fighters come into this bout with a combined record of 56-0-1 with 36 knockouts so this has the potential to be a great fight. Porter is listed as about a 2-1 favorite in boxing odds at BetDSI sportsbook.Here is a look at the fight and boxing predictions.  

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.  

Hockey

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    NHL Odds: The St. Louis Blues are one of the top contenders to win the Stanley Cup next season behind the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks and they helped themselves a lot in free agency getting Paul Statsny. It was a wild opening day of free agency in the NHL as more players changed teams than anytime in recent memory. Many teams made some definite upgrades that could impact their NHL odds on the board next season at Diamond sportsbook. Here is a look at some of the teams that really won in NHL free agency.  

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    NHL Betting: The 2014-2015 NHL schedule begins on October 8th with the Los Angeles Kings raising their Stanley Cup banner as they host the San Jose Sharks. It will be a great night for the Los Angeles Kings and a bitter night for the San Jose Sharks who led the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 in a playoff series last season but then lost four straight. One of the highlights on the schedule is the Winter Classic which will have the Chicago Blackhawks visiting the Washington Capitals on January 1st. Here is a look at some of the key games and dates to remember for next season.  

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.