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Major League Baseball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Saturday

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

From Major League Baseball for Saturday April 29th will feature all teams in action so 15 games on the schedule to the delight of MLB bettors worldwide. Three games air over national television.

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It all begins at 1PM Eastern Time on MLB Network as the Washington Nationals host the New York Mets. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Washington Nationals favored by -205 odds with the return on the underdog New York Mets at +180 odds. Run total is lined at 8 runs. The Mets will start right hander Zack Wheeler to oppose Nationals righty Stephen Strasburg. New York has been in a major slump losers of nine of ten as they entered this series. New York wins Game 1 with the 7-5 road victory at Washington. The Nationals had won nine of ten entering this series. Wheeler has struggled to start the season with an ERA of 5.40 in four starts.

At 4PM Eastern Time on FOX Sports 1 TV the Boston Red Sox are home to the Chicago Cubs. Chicago is favored by -110 odds with the Red Sox bringing back +100 odds. Run total is lined at 10 runs. Starting for the Cubs will be veteran right hander John Lackey as he opposes Red Sox righty Steven Wright. Boston wins Game 1 of this series on Friday 5-4 as a -108 favorite. Red Sox put up five runs in the first inning and it stood. Wright has had a poor start to the season with an ERA of 8.66 in four starts.

It will be an AL West showdown at 7:15PM Eastern Time on FOX Sports 1 as the Texas Rangers host the LA Angels. Texas is favored by -175 odds with the return on the LA Angels at +155 odds. Run total is lined at 8 ½ runs. Texas will start right hander Yu Darvish as he opposes Angels righty Jesse Chavez. The Angels are winners of the opener of this series on Friday 6-3 as a -116 betting favorite. Darvish is 2-2 in five starts with an ERA of 3.03. Chavez is 2-3 with an ERA of 4.12.

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Friday, April 28th, 2017

The NBA first round of the playoffs nears its end. On tap for Friday April 28th are three games on the schedule to the delight of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action gets underway at 7:30PM Eastern Time on ESPN U and NBA TV as the Atlanta Hawks are home to the Washington Wizards. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Atlanta Hawks favored by -3 points with a total set at 210 points. The home team has owned this series. Washington has the 3-2 series lead as they defeated Atlanta at home in Game 5 by the score of 103-99 but failing to cover the spread as a -6 point favorite. Dwight Howard after a good Game 4 was no factor offensively in Game 5. Wizards guard combo of Bradley Beal and John Wall combined for 47 points. Otto Porter had a good contribution with 17 points in victory.

It will be Game 6 at 8PM Eastern Time from the Eastern conference as the Chicago Bulls has a home date with the Boston Celtics on ESPN TV. Boston is favored by -2 points with a total set at 203 ½ points. Rajon Rondo’s injury for the Bulls has been huge in this series. Since leaving the lineup the Celtics have won three straight in this series to take the 3-2 lead. Bulls had 16 turnovers in their 108-97 road defeat in Game 5 at Boston. Celtics pulled away late in the victory outscoring the Bulls 29-16 in the final quarter.

The late night game tips at 10:30PM Eastern Time from Utah as the Jazz are home to the LA Clippers on ESPN TV. Utah is favored by -6 points with a total set at 192 ½ points. Utah goes up 3-2 in this series as they beat the Clippers on the road 96-92 as they cover as a three point underdog. Rudy Gobert returned to the lineup for the Jazz. Clippers will be without Blake Griffin for the rest of the playoffs with a broken toe. Utah got nine more possessions off rebounds as they pulled down 43 rebounds to the Clippers 34. Behind Joe Johnson and Rodney Hood 30 points combined the Utah bench outplayed the Clippers bench unit.

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Thursday, April 27th, 2017

The first round of the NBA playoffs is winding down and on tap for Thursday April 27th are two games over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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It all begins with Game 6 as the Milwaukee Bucks are home to the Toronto Raptors at 7PM Eastern Time on TNT TV. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Milwaukee Bucks favored by -1 ½ points with the over under odds lined at 194 ½ points. Toronto will be looking for the closeout as the Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-93 in Game 5 covering as a six point favorite. Toronto has won two straight games in this series limiting the Bucks to 93 point or less in each game. Toronto is up 3-2 and can close out the series with the victory. The Raptors had an outstanding shooting game hitting 58% and making 12 of 27 three pointers. Even at the free throw line Toronto made 24 of 26. The starting five for the Raptors all shot well in the victory hitting 50% or greater. Norman Powell scored 25 points. Serge Ibaka had 19 in the victory. Milwaukee did shoot 50% in defeat and had a good night from three making 10 of 22 three pointers. The difference in this game came on the boards as the Raptors pulled down 40 rebounds and Milwaukee grabbed 23 rebounds.

At 9:30PM Eastern Time on TNT TV the Memphis Grizzlies host the San Antonio Spurs. San Antonio is favored by -4 points with the total lined at 190. The home team has won all five games in this series. Memphis was done 0-2 then won back to back games at home to the Spurs to even this series at 2-2. I the pivotal Game 5 it was San Antonio with the 116-103 victory as the Spurs covered as a 10 ½ point favorite. San Antonio had difficulty gaining some distance from the Grizzlies until the fourth quarter as Patty Mills hit some key three pointers and finished off the bench with 20 points. It came down to Memphis being unable to get key stops in the final minutes of the game. The Spurs the best three point shooting team in the NBA made 14 of 21 in the win. Spurs are up 3-2 in this series and with the win will advance into the second round of the playoffs.

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Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

The NBA playoffs first round is winding down and on tap for Wednesday April 26th are two games scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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It all begins at 6PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Washington Wizards host the Atlanta Hawks in Game 5 of this best of seven series. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Washington Wizards favored by -5 ½ points with the over under line of 212 ½ points. This series has been dominated by home teams. Each home team has covered the point spread. The Hawks evened up this series with the 111-101 home victory in Game 4 to Washington. For the first three games of the playoffs Dwight Howard had not been much of a factor in the offense for the Hawks. In Game 4 the veteran center contributed with 16 points and no single digit performance like in the first three games of this series. Contributing off the bench was veteran guard Jose Calderon who got 20 minutes with 10 points and five assists. Six Hawks in the victory scored in double digits. Washington point guard John Wall struggled in the loss with 7 of 19 from the field.

At 8:30PM Eastern Time on TNT TV the Boston Celtics are home in Game 5 to battle the Chicago Bulls. Boston is favored by -7 ½ points with the over under line set at 202 ½ points. The road team has won all four games of this series. Boston evens this series after their 104-95 win at Chicago covering as a one point favorite. Chicago has dominated the glass in this series but the Bulls had only a two rebounding edge in Game 4. The Bulls have shot poorly all season and it showed in Game 4. Chicago hit only 42% with 5 of 24 going in from the three point line. Jimmy Butler played well in the loss leading Chicago with 33 points. Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points in the victory. Thomas went 9 of 12 from two and 1 of 9 from three.

NBA Pro Basketball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Tuesday

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

The NBA playoffs continue in the first round on Tuesday April 25th as there are three games on the schedule to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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It all begins at 8PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Houston Rockets will look to close out their series as they are home to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Houston Rockets favored by -7 ½ points with the over under line set at 223 points. Houston is up 3-1 and looking to advance to the second round after their 113-109 victory in Game 4 at Oklahoma City as a one point underdog. Oklahoma City Thunder all season has struggled shooting the three pointer and free throws. It cost the Thunder the critical Game 4 victory and could possibly cause the Thunder elimination from the first round. The Thunder missed 14 of 32 free throws and committed 17 turnovers. It was a huge lift from the Rockets bench in the victory with 68 of the Rockets 118 points.

At 9PM Eastern Time on NBA TV its Game 5 as the San Antonio Spurs host the Memphis Grizzlies. San Antonio is favored by -10 points with the total lined at 186 ½ points. Memphis evens this series at 2-2 with the 110-108 home overtime victory to the Spurs as a five point underdog. Kawhi Leonard was impressive in defeat with great defense and 43 points. Mike Conley had a huge game for Memphis scoring 35 points. Grizzlies held a 14 rebounding edge in victory.

The late night game tips at 10:30PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the LA Clippers are home to the Utah Jazz. LA Clippers are favored by -3 points with the over under line set at 196 ½ points. Utah has evened up this series at 2-2 with their 105-98 home victory to the LA Clippers as a five point favorite. The game saw the return to the lineup of Rudy Gobert who missed most of Game 1 along with Game’s 2 and 3. Blake Griffin missed this game and the rest of the playoffs with a toe injury. Jazz had a great shooting night hitting 54%.

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Monday, April 24th, 2017

The NBA playoffs will feature on Monday April 24th three games on the schedule to the delight of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action gets underway at 7PM Eastern Time on NBA TV as the Toronto Raptors are home to the Milwaukee Bucks for Game 5 of this series. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Toronto Raptors favored by -6 points with the over under odds of 191 ½ points. Toronto was able to even this series at 2-2 after their 87-76 victory at Milwaukee in Game 4. Milwaukee went ice cold from the field in the loss hitting 37% with 5 of 21 from three. Bucks committed 21 turnovers and were held to just 35 points in the second half. DeMar DeRozan bounced back from a poor Game 3 as he scored 33 points in the victory.

At 8PM Eastern Time on TNT TV the Atlanta Hawks welcome into town the Washington Wizards for Game 4 of this opening round series. Atlanta is favored by -2 ½ points with the over under odds of 211 ½ points. The Hawks moved within 2-1 of the Wizards after their 116-98 home victory in Game 3 in a must win situation. Atlanta started strong in the victory with their backs up against the wall by going on a 30-10 run to open the game. Paul Millsap had 29 points and 14 rebounds in the victory. Dennis Schroder scored 27 points. Atlanta Hawks shot 49% in the victory. Dwight Howard has still not been a major part of the offense in the playoff series as he finished with five points on just 2 of 4 shooting.

The late night game tips at 10:30PM Eastern Time from Portland for Game 4 as the Trailblazers will be home to the Golden St Warriors. Golden St is favored by -7 points with the total set at 220 points. Golden St is looking for the series sweep as they go up 3-0 after beating Portland 119-113 in Game 3. Stephen Curry was huge in the fourth quarter in the victory as the point guard scored the final nine points for the Warriors.

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Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

The NBA playoffs continue on Sunday April 23rd with four games on the schedule to the delight of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action begins at 1PM Eastern Time on ABC TV in Game 4 as the Indiana Pacers will look to stay alive in their series as they host the Cleveland Cavaliers. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road side Cleveland Cavaliers favored by -3 ½ points with the over under line of 212.5. Indiana is down 3-0 in this series as they blew a 26 point lead in Game 3 in their 119-114 defeat at home to Cleveland. Indiana allowed the Cavs to comeback on poor defense on three pointers and the Pacers inability to convert their offense near the bucket.

At 3:30PM Eastern Time on ABC TV the Oklahoma City Thunder will host in Game 4 the Houston Rockets. Oklahoma City is favored by -1 ½ points with the over under line of 224. Oklahoma City Thunder survived a three point shot by James Harden as time expired to preserve their 115-113 home victory to Houston to get within 2-1 of the Rockets in this series. Russell Westbrook got his teammates involved in the offense in the Thunders victory.

The Chicago Bulls will be the home team in Game 4 against the Boston Celtics at 6:30PM Eastern Time on TNT TV. Celtics are favored by -2 ½ points with the total set at 204 points. Boston had a must win situation in Game 3 as they were down 0-2 to the Bulls in this series. Celtics got within 2-1 with their 104-87 road victory at Chicago. With Rajon Rondo out injured in this series, Chicago committed 18 turnovers in defeat.

The late night game tips at 9PM Eastern Time as Game 4 has Utah Jazz at home against the LA Clippers on TNT TV. Utah is favored by -2 points with the total set at 198 ½ points. Behind a strong game from Chris Paul the Clippers took the 2-1 series lead with the 111-106 victory at Utah. Bad news for the Clippers as Blake Griffin with his toe injury is out for the season.

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Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

The NBA playoffs are winding down in the first round and on tap for Saturday April 22nd are four games on the schedule to the delight of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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It all begins with Game 4 of the playoff series at 3PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Milwaukee Bucks host the Toronto Raptors. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Milwaukee Bucks favored by -2 points with the total lined at 195 ½ points. Milwaukee plays extremely hard for their head coach Jason Kidd. As a result, they have taken a 2-1 series lead after the 104-77 home victory in Game 3.

At 5:30PM Eastern Time on TNT the Atlanta Hawks have a home date in Game 3 with the Washington Wizards. Atlanta is favored by -2 ½ points with the over under line of 209 ½ points. John Wall and Bradley Beal have been outstanding as the Wizards have taken a 2-0 series lead on the Hawks. Dwight Howard has been a huge disappointment thus far.

On ESPN TV at 8PM Eastern Time the Memphis Grizzlies will host in Game 4 San Antonio Spurs. San Antonio is favored by -3 ½ points with the total lined at 187 ½ points. After the first two games of this season it looked like the San Antonio Spurs were primed for a four game sweep of the Memphis Grizzlies. Zach Randolph has been used as the sixth man for the Memphis Grizzlies this season coming off the bench. After falling behind 0-2 in this series that strategy was scrapped and Zach Randolph got the start and the Grizzlies are back in this series trailing 2-1 after their 105-94 victory against the Spurs in Game 3.

The late night game starts at 10:30PM Eastern Time for Game 3 as the Portland Trailblazers are home to the Golden St Warriors. Golden St is favored by -6 points with the total set at 217 points. Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum had huge Game 1 performances and it wasn’t enough to beat Golden St. In Game 2 Lillard and McCollum failed to put up the numbers they did in the opener and the Trailblazers got crushed 110-81 to fall behind 0-2 in this series.

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Friday, April 21st, 2017

The NBA playoffs for Friday April 21st features three games on the schedule to the delight of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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It all begins at 7PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Chicago Bulls host the Boston Celtics in Game 3. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Chicago Bulls favored by -1 ½ points with the over under odds of 207 ½ points. The Chicago Bulls have a 2-0 lead against the number one seeded Boston Celtics as they earned the 111-97 victory in Game 2. The Bulls have been powered by a size advantage that has led to a distinct rebounding advantage. Chicago a poor shooting team in the regular season has shot well in their first two playoff games. Dwyane Wade is shooting 46.4% in the playoffs and averaging 16.5 points per game. It was a tough night for the guard tandem of Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley in Game 2 as they combined to shoot 11 of 30.

On ESPN TV at 9:30PM Eastern Time it’s the Oklahoma City Thunder at home in Game 3 to battle the Houston Rockets. Oklahoma City is favored by -3 ½ points with the total set at 224. In Game 2 the Thunder failed to hold a 15 point lead. Russell Westbrook finished with 51 points but his fourth quarter performance resulted in 4 of 18 shooting and coupled with a huge game from the Rockets bench put the Thunder down 0-2 in this series.

The late night game starts at 10PM Eastern Time on ESPN2 TV as the Utah Jazz have a home date with the LA Clippers. LA Clippers are favored by -1 ½ points with the total lined at 197 points. The Clippers evened this series at 1-1 with the victory in Game 2. Rudy Gobert missed the game with his hyper extended knee. With that the LA Clippers drove the ball inside for 60 points in the paint and finished the night going 52.4% from the floor. Gobert status for Game 3 is listed as out with his knee injury.

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

The NBA playoffs continues on Thursday April 20th with three games scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action begins at 7PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Indiana Pacers host the Cleveland Cavaliers. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road team Cleveland Cavaliers favored by -2 ½ points with the over under lined at 211 ½ points. Cleveland has won the first two games of this series as they earn the 117-111 home victory in Game 2 as a 9 point favorite. The Cavaliers have failed to cover the spread in each of the first two games of this season. Defensive has been the issue all season long for the Cavaliers and why the Boston Celtics passed them in the standings for the top seed in the Eastern conference. Cleveland has allowed over 50% shooting in the playoffs thus far and has gotten by Indiana thus far with their offense. After each loss Paul George of the Pacers have called out his teammates probably signaling that he will sign elsewhere in the offseason when he is a free agent.

At 8PM Eastern Time on NBA TV the Milwaukee Bucks are home to the Toronto Raptors. Milwaukee is favored by -1 ½ points with the total lined at 196 points. Toronto has evened up this series at 1-1 with the 106-100 home victory to Milwaukee in Game 2. It was a better shooting performance by the Raptors in the victory. Kyle Lowry after a poor Game 1 in this series was able to bounce back with a better offensive performance. Milwaukee an eight point underdog in each game covered the spread each time.

The late night game begins at 9:30PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Memphis Grizzlies will be home to the San Antonio Spurs. San Antonio is favored by -3 ½ points with the total set at 185 points. San Antonio goes up 2-0 in this series with the 96-82 victory in Game 2 to the Grizzlies. San Antonio has covered the spread in both games with victories in double digits each time. Memphis is the worst shooting team in the NBA and shooting poorly in the playoffs.