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Spurs will be without Popovich, public and sharp bettors riding Warriors

Covers Apr 19, 2018 - 8:25 PM ET
Hoops and hockey roll on through first-round playoff series, with five games among the two sports tonight. Covers checks in on where the action and line movement is, with insights from D.J. Fields, odds consultant for offshore sportsbook Bookmaker.eu.

Thursday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds

Covers Apr 19, 2018 - 12:48 PM ET
The Stanley Cup Playoffs continue Thursday with a pair of Game 4's - the Maple Leafs are hosting the Bruins while, in Columbus, the Blue Jackets will take on the Capitals. We break down all of tonight's matchups to help you handicap the games like a pro.

Bettors backing the Cavaliers to bounce back in Game 2 vs. Pacers

Covers Apr 18, 2018 - 7:54 PM ET
Bettors aren't concerned with the Game 1 performance of the Cavs, and are still backing the defending Eastern Conference champs to cover the spread in Game 2 against the Pacers - and win the series outright. Ashton Grewal details all the line moves and sharp action on the hardwood and on the ice Wednesday night.

Wednesday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds

Covers Apr 18, 2018 - 12:16 PM ET
There are four Stanley Cup playoff games on Wednesday's NHL schedule, including Game 4 between the Penguins and Flyers with Philly looking to lock the series up at two wins apiece on home ice. We break down all of tonight's matchups to help you handicap the games like a pro.

NBA bettors backing dogs to rebound from disappointing Game 1 results

Covers Apr 17, 2018 - 9:22 PM ET
What's going on with all the line movement in the Bucks-Celtics game and why did the Blue Jackets go from faves to dogs in their Game 3 contest against the Capitals? Covers gives you all the details for all the betting action on Tuesday night on the ice and hardwood, including which teams the sharps are wagering on.

Tuesday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds

Covers Apr 17, 2018 - 1:16 PM ET
The Vegas Golden Knights look to win their first playoff series in franchise history Tuesday. The Knights hold a 3-0 series lead over the Los Angeles Kings and look to convert the sweep tonight. We break down all of tonight's matchups to help you handicap the games like a pro.

Sharps like Sharks, public choosing Ducks in Monday's NHL betting action

Covers Apr 16, 2018 - 8:36 PM ET
Only one team in the Stanley Cup Playoffs went on the road and stole the first two games. That team returns to home ice tonight in far-better-than-expected shape. Covers checks in on the action for that matchup and a couple more Game 3s, with insights from Will Bernanke, lead analyst for CG Technology in Las Vegas.

Monday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds

Covers Apr 16, 2018 - 12:38 PM ET
The opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs continues Monday with the puck dropping on four games. Home ice has dominated these series except out West where the Sharks won both games in Anaheim and look to put a stranglehold on the series. We break down all the matchups to help you handicap the games like a pro.

Home teams grabbing majority of Sunday's NHL Playoff betting action

Covers Apr 15, 2018 - 4:12 PM ET
The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions hit the road in the underdog role as part of today’s four-game Stanley Cup Playoffs slate. Covers checks in on the action and line movement for all four games, with insights from Scott Kaminsky, director of offshore sportsbook TheGreek.com.

Sunday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds

Covers Apr 15, 2018 - 5:22 AM ET
The opening round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues Sunday with four games on the ice, including the Jets and Golden Knights looking to take commanding three game leads in their respective series. We break down all the matchups to help you handicap the games like a pro.

Public prefers favorites ahead of Saturday night's Stanley Cup playoff action

Covers Apr 14, 2018 - 8:47 PM ET
Another slate of Game 2s is on tap today in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including two prime-time matchups expected to competitive contests. Covers checks in on the action and line movement for those games, with insights from Will Bernanke, lead analyst for CG Analytics in Las Vegas.

Saturday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds

Covers Apr 14, 2018 - 4:34 AM ET
The opening round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues Saturday with four games on the docket, including the Ducks looking to avoid losing the opening two games on home ice. We break down all the matchups to help you handicap the games like a pro.

Doughty's suspension affects Game 2 odds of Kings-Knights series

Covers Apr 13, 2018 - 7:43 PM ET
The Vegas Golden Knights catch a break in Game 2 of their playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings with Drew Doughty sitting the game out. The absence of the 2016 Norris-Trophy winner is causing movement in the odds. Covers senior writer Patrick Everson breaks down all the odds in Friday's NHL playoff action.

Friday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds

Covers Apr 13, 2018 - 12:34 AM ET
The opening round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs continue Friday night with three games on the schedule, including Game 2 between the Kings and Golden Knights from Las Vegas. We break down all the matchups to help you handicap the games like a pro.

Sharps backing Leafs in Thursday's Stanley Cup Playoffs betting action

Covers Apr 12, 2018 - 8:37 PM ET
Five more first-round series get underway tonight in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including what could shape up as a very interesting Eastern Conference battle. Covers checks in on action and line movement for three of those Game 1s, with insights from D.J. Fields, odds consultant for offshore sportsbook Bookmaker.eu.

Thursday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds

Covers Apr 12, 2018 - 2:07 PM ET
The puck drops Thursday on five more series openers, including the opening game of an Atlantic division battle between the Maple Leafs and the Bruins. We break down all the matchups to help you handicap the Stanley Cup Playoffs like a pro.

Sharps fading Golden Knights in first ever Stanley Cup Playoff game

Covers Apr 11, 2018 - 7:11 PM ET
This year’s playoffs still have 16 teams, and bettors are still certainly looking for angles on those teams. But there is one major difference: for the first time ever, postseason hockey will take place in the shadow of the Las Vegas Strip. As three series get underway tonight, Covers checks in on the action and line movement.

Wednesday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds

Covers Apr 11, 2018 - 12:51 AM ET
The puck drops Wednesday on the first three games of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, including the opening game of what should be a great series between the Los Angeles Kings and the Vegas Golden Knights. We break down all the matchups to help you handicap the postseason like a pro.

The Sharp 600: Welcome to the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Covers Apr 10, 2018 - 6:31 PM ET
The most underrated postseason in all of professional sports has arrived, as the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs commence Wednesday. For an inside look at both the first round of action and some potential sleepers to keep an eye on, Joe Fortenbaugh turns to Dustin Nielson, host of “The Nielson Show,” on TSN 1260.

Sportsbooks cheering against these three Stanley Cup contenders

Covers Apr 10, 2018 - 3:08 PM ET
It’s get-serious time in the NHL, with the Stanley Cup Playoffs on the ice beginning Wednesday night. Odds are on the move in the ever-shifting futures book, but as is always the case in Las Vegas and beyond, there are some teams sportsbooks would very much prefer not to hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup come June.
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