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    CFL Betting Odds: ESPN 2 will be showing the game between the Toronto Argonauts and Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday. The home team is listed as a 6.5 point favorite with the total at 51. The Toronto Argonauts come into the contest at 1-3 even though they have the top quarterback in the league in Ricky Ray. The Saskatchewan Roughriders have started slowly this season as they enter this contest with a record of 1-2. These two teams met three weeks ago in Toronto and the Toronto Argonauts won by a score of 48-15.Here is a look at Saturday’s game and CFL picks.  

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    CFL Odds: The winless Hamilton Tiger-Cats host the Ottawa RedBlacks on Saturday. Even though the Hamilton Tiger-Cats come into the game at 0-3 they are still listed as the favorite against the 1-2 Ottawa RedBlacks. As if things were not already bad enough for the home team, they will not even be playing at their new stadium, as Tim Hortons Field is not ready. They will instead be playing their first two home games at McMaster University’s Ron Joyce Stadium.Here is a look at Saturday’s contest and CFL picks.  

Basketball

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    WNBA Odds: The Minnesota Lynx are road favorites as they visit the Connecticut Sun on Sunday. The Minnesota Lynx have played really well of late but they are still trailing the Phoenix Mercury in the Western Conference. On the other side, the Connecticut Sun are in a battle in the East as every team in the conference is still in playoff contention. There are three games in the WNBA on Saturday, three on Sunday and there is also a game on Monday.Let’s look at all seven games and WNBA predictions.  

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    WNBA Odds: The Phoenix Mercury are road favorites on Tuesday as they visit the Seattle Storm on ESPN 2. The Phoenix Mercury have the best record in the league but they have no margin for error as they are just barely in front of the Minnesota Lynx in the Western Conference. The Seattle Storm are having a disappointing season so far and need to make a second half run to get into playoff contention. There are four games on Tuesday and two on Wednesday in the WNBA.Here is a look at all six games and WNBA predictions.  

Baseball

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    MLB Spreads: The Washington Nationals visit the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday in a game that can be seen on FS1. It should be a pitcher’s duel with Gio Gonzalez set to get the start for the Washington Nationals while the Cincinnati Reds go with Johnny Cueto. Gonzalez has an ERA of 3.74 on the season while Cueto has a 2.18 ERA. This should be an interesting series as the Washington Nationals are battling with the Atlanta Braves for the NL East lead while the Cincinnati Reds are trying to stay close to the Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Central.Here is a look at the matchup and MLB predictions.  

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    Betting on Baseball: MLB Network will be televising the game between the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees on Saturday afternoon. The New York Yankees have dominated the Toronto Blue Jays in the Bronx in recent years. Before this series began on Friday, the New York Yankees had won the last 16 games against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. It may not get any better for the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday as they are set to send struggling Drew Hutchison to the mound.Here is a look at the game and baseball picks.  

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.  

Soccer

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    Soccer Odds: FC Dallas visits the Vancouver Whitecaps in one of the MLS games this weekend. FC Dallas is one of the hottest teams in the league of late with three wins and two draws in their last five games. Even with their good play of late, FC Dallas is just two points ahead of the Vancouver Whitecaps in the West. There are two games in the MLS on Saturday and two on Sunday. There is also a game on Monday between the Los Angeles Galaxy at the Seattle Sounders on ESPN 2.Here is a look at all of the games and soccer picks.  

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    Soccer Odds: The Chicago Fire visits the San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday night in a match that can be seen on NBCSN. Both teams are currently out of playoff position but the Chicago Fire still have a chance to make up some ground in the Eastern Conference. The other two weekday matches have the Montreal Impact visiting Real Salt Lake on Thursday night while Chivas USA travels to take on the Colorado Rapids on Friday night.Here is a look at all three matches and soccer picks.  

Motor Racing

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    NASCAR Betting Odds: ESPN will be televising the Nationwide Lilly Diabetes 250. Many of the Sprint Cup regulars did not race last week in the Nationwide Series since the Sprint Cup Series was off but that is not the case this week. A number of drivers will be pulling double-duty this weekend and they are in the top spots in the betting odds. They are Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano. Other Cup regulars in the race are Paul Menard, Josh Wise and David Ragan.Here is a look at Saturday’s race and NASCAR predictions.  

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    F1 Odds: Lewis Hamilton is the favorite and Nico Rosberg is the second choice in Sunday’s German Grand Prix that can be seen on CNBC. It has been all Hamilton and Rosberg this season as Mercedes has dominated Formula One. It could very well be another Mercedes domination on Sunday but it is worth noting that Formula One made a change as they have banned FRIC systems for the rest of the season. Perhaps this is the week where a longshot is worth considering in F1 betting.Here is a look at the race and F1 picks.  

Tennis

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    WTA Tennis Odds: The Baku Cup and the Zhonghong Jiangxi International Women’s Open begin on Monday. Many of the top players in the world are bypassing these two events since they take place in Azerbaijan and China so the competition should be pretty even. Sorana Cirstea is the top ranked player expected to compete in the Baku Cup while the Zhonghong Jiangxi International Women’s Open will feature a number of the best Chinese and Japanese players in the world.Here is a look at both of these WTA tennis tournaments.  

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    Tennis Odds: Three men’s tennis tournaments start on Monday including the Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad in Switzerland. Defending champion Mikhail Youzhny leads the field for this ATP World Tour 250 event. Also starting on Monday are the BB&T Atlanta Open where John Isner is the favorite and the Vegeta Croatia Open Umag where Fabio Fognini should be the top seed. There will be a lot of tennis betting matchups on the board at Diamond sportsbook for these events.Here is a look at all three tournaments and tennis predictions.  

Golf

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    Golf Odds: The top choices to win the European Tour’s MTM Russian Open this week are Rikard Karlberg and Scott Jamieson. Very few of the top players on the European Tour are in the field this week so it should be a wide open tournament at Tseleevo Golf & Polo Club in Moscow, Russia. Both Karlberg and Jamieson are listed as lukewarm favorites with odds of about 14-1. You can easily make a case for taking a longshot this week with almost everyone in the field listed with odds of 20-1 or more.Here is a look at the M2M Russian Open and golf picks.  

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    PGA Odds: The co-favorites to win this week’s RBC Canadian Open are Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar. Considering last week was the British Open, it is pretty good field for the RBC Canadian Open which begins on Thursday. World #5 Matt Kuchar headlines the field which includes five of the top twenty players in the latest world rankings. A total of 24 players who played in last week’s British Open will be competing this week including the previously mentioned Johnson, Kuchar, Jim Furyk and Charl Schwartzel.Here is a look at the RBC Canadian Open and PGA picks.  

Boxing

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    Boxing Lines: WBO and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin is a big favorite to defeat Daniel Geale on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York. This fight that can be seen on HBO has Golovkin listed as a prohibitive favorite in boxing lines at BetDSI sportsbook. Golovkin comes into the bout at 29-0 with 26 knockouts while Geale is 32-2 with 16 knockouts. There is a good chance this fight won’t go the distance as Golovkin has knocked out his last 15 opponents.Here is a look at the fight and boxing predictions.  

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    Boxing Odds: The Phones 4U Arena in Manchester, Lancashire, UK is the site for Saturday’s heavyweight battle between Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora. It is a key fight for both men as the winner will get a title shot against world Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko. Oddsmakers have made Fury about at 2-1 favorite to win this bout with the rounds listed at 8.5 over. Fury and Chisora met just over three years ago when Fury won a unanimous decision.Here is a look at Saturday’s bout and boxing picks.  

Entertainment

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    Hot Dog Eating Contest Odds: The 4of July tradition continues on Friday in New York with the 2014 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Joey Chestnut is once again a big favorite to win this event that will be televised by ESPN News. Chestnut has won this event in the past seven years and last year he set a record by downing 69 hot dogs. Oddsmakers like his chances again as they have him listed as a huge favorite and they have the total number of hot dogs listed at 69.5.Here is a look at the contest and the odds available at Diamond sportsbook.  

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    Dancing With the Stars Betting: Season 18 of Dancing With the Stars will begin with Meryl Davis and Charlie White as the two favorites. Those two were an ice dancing pair at the 2014 Winter Olympics and won the gold medal. They have a huge edge against the rest of the field even though they will be competing against each other. Davis will be paired with Maksim Chmerkovskiy while White is paired with Sharna Burgess. Davis will likely begin Season 18 as the favorite with White a close second choice.Let’s look at the full cast for Season 18 and Dancing With the Stars Betting odds at the online sportsbook.  

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.  

Others

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    NRL Odds: The first place Manly Sea Eagles take on the New Zealand Warriors on Sunday in Round 20 action in the National Rugby League. The Manly Sea Eagles come into the contest with the best record in the league at 12-5. They have a one game lead over the Penrith Panthers and Canterbury Bulldogs, a two game lead over the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Sydney Roosters and they are three games clear of the New Zealand Warriors. It is a full schedule of games in Round 20 with two matches on Friday, three on Saturday, two on Sunday and one on Monday.Here is a look at all of the games and NRL predictions.  

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    NRL Odds: The Sydney Roosters are favored at home on Friday as they host the Penrith Panthers in Round 19 action. The Penrith Panthers are in a three-way tie for first place at 11-5 while the Sydney Roosters are two games back at 9-7. Every match is becoming critical as there are just three games separating the top 11 teams. There are three matches in Round 19 on Friday, two on Saturday; two on Sunday and on Monday it will be the Manly Sea Eagles at the St George Illawarra Dragons.Here is a look at all of the games for Round 19 and NRL predictions.  

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.  

Surfing

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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.  

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    Surfing Lines: Kelly Slater is favored to win the Fiji Pro that begins on Sunday. Slater has taken over the top spot in the ASP World Championship Tour men’s standings and he is the defending champion of the Fiji Pro. Consistency has been the key for Slater this season as he is leading the standings even though he has yet to win any of the first four events this year. Slater is the top choice in the betting to win the Fiji Pro, followed by Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson.Here is a look at this event that runs from June 1st through June 13th and the Round 1 Heat Draw.