Maria Kirilenko: +30000
As a sports bettors, our wagers shouldn't be affected by appearances but that doesn't mean it doesn't happen. We here in the Covers.com news room often find ourselves betting on the hotter women on tour even when it's a bad bet. Here are a few lovely ladies we'll be rooting for during Wimbledon which starts Monday. Russian beauty Maria Kirilenko kicks off our list at 300/1 at bet365.com.
Julia Goerges: +8000
There's something we need to get off our chests. We love boobs... I mean, we love Julia Goerges. The 16th-ranked woman in the world has never made it past the second round of Wimbledon but we're betting on a deeper run this year for the 22-year-old German.
Dominika Cibulkova: +12500
An abdominal injury took away this Slovakia native's chance of doing some damage at the French Open but she's looked good in the grass warm-up tourneys.
Ana Ivanovic: +6600
If looks could kill, our girl Ana wouldn't have to worry about her dying talents. She'd just stare down her opponents and they'd crumble to her goddess beauty. Anyway, Ivanovic used to be a candidate to win at every slam event but this is 2011, not 2008.
Caroline Wozniacki: +1000
Wozniacki has owned the top ranking in women's tennis for the better part of a year but she can't seem to maintain her focus or up her game in the later stages of slam tourneys. She's made it to the fourth round at Wimbley the past two years. She's never sniffed a final at the All-England Club.
Maria Sharapova: +450
Outside of vintage 90s Anna Kournikova, it doesn't get any sexier than Maria Sharapova on the courts. And unlike her Russian comrade, Sharapova can play. It's been a few years since her last major tourney win, but she's been knocking on the door. bet365.com have her as the second favorite, behind Serena Williams, to win Wimbledon.
5/21/2014 10:25:00 AM
Hottest WAGS Of World Cup 2014: Part I
The World Cup is not only a chance to bring together the top soccer nations in the world every four years but it's also a perfect opportunity to reinforce the fact that footballers have - hands down - the hottest wives and girlfriends in all of sports. Here's Part I of our Hottest WAGS Of World Cup 2014.
5/27/2014 11:26:00 AM
Hottest WAGS Of World Cup 2014: Part II
We continue to highlight some of the hottest wives and girlfriends that will be watching their men compete in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Check out Part II of our World Cup WAGS.
5/5/2014 4:03:00 PM
Monday Night Football: NFL Odds & Cheerleaders
It may be only spring time but sportsbooks are already posting odds on the biggest games of the 2014 NFL schedule. And no games are bigger than those played on Monday nights. We look at the odds for all of the Monday Night Football matchups and the cheerleading squads for the teams involved.
5/8/2014 11:43:00 AM
FHM Sexiest Woman In The World 2015 Prop Odds
FHM just named actress Jennifer Lawrence the "Sexiest Woman in the World" for 2014 and already the good folks at PaddyPower.com have odds out on 2015's SWIW field. We look at the odds on which beauty will beat them all next year.
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Martin should be in a competitive bout against opponent Beneil Dariush, but he has several distinct advantages that should put him over the top come fight time. The biggest advantage is his overall size. Martin is a physical specimen at lightweight and will be significantly bigger and stronger than Dariush when they clash inside the Octagon. The other key component will be Martin's chin strength. He can take a punch much, much better than Dariush can, and should both men land a big shot at the same time, it'll be Martin who stands tall.
Both men have had conditioning issues in the past, so their faults should cancel each other out and while Dariush has a deservedly-hyped submission game, Martin is no slouch on the ground either and should be able to neutralize the submission game when you factor in his size. We feel Martin could win via knockout or by decision here and expect him to put on a solid performance in his second UFC appearance.
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