A pair of tennis masters and an NHL team with a penchant for late goals highlight some of the hotter plays in sports recently. Here is a quick look at some athletes and teams to consider going forward.
(Odds courtesy of Bet365.com)
The Spanish tennis ace has won five titles on the ATP tour since coming back from a knee injury. Rafa heads into the French Open as the 4/7 favorite.
The Rays southpaw has made nine starts this season and the team has won all nine games. He is 8-0 with a 2.29 ERA on the year.
Ottawa Senators last to score
The Senators have outscored their opponents by, get this, a tally of 17-5 in the third period and overtime during the playoffs. They have been the last team to score in seven of their nine games in the postseason.
The Bavarian giants are 28-1-1 in their last 30 matches in all competitions. They are -133 to win the Champions League final against Bundesliga rival Borussia Dortmund Saturday.
Serena has won four straight titles and 24 straight matches heading into the French Open. The American is the favorite in the women's draw at +100.
Any $100 bettor would be up $1,438.42 if they'd bet the Tribe since April 28. Cleveland has won 18 of their 24 games since the second game of the double header on that date.
**All odds prior to events Wednesday May 22.