What Sports Bettors Should Know for Wednesday, May 14
– Today’s key MLB injuries:
— SportsInsights.com (@SportsInsights) May 13, 2014
– Other notable MLB injuries include:
Athletics OF Coco Crisp, Neck, Out
Pirates OF Starling Marte, Back, Questionable
Phillies RP Jonathan Papelbon, Neck, Probable
– For up to the minute injury and lineup information, check out our MLB injury page.
– With the help of a late controversial call, the Oklahoma City Thunder (-5.5) were able to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-104 to take a 3-2 series lead. According to our NBA Betting Trends, the Clippers have opened as 4.5-point favorites in Game 6.
– After losing their previous game, the San Antonio Spurs opened as 7.5-point home favorites for tonight’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers. This means the Spurs fit the criteria for our updated Zig-Zag Theory.
– The New York Rangers (who closed +135 at CRIS) upset the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 last night to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. They will face the winner of tonight’s Game 7 matchup between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins.
-Yesterday we tweeted out the following Game 7 betting trends from our Bet Labs account:
— Bet Labs Software (@Bet_Labs) May 13, 2014
– With the NFL Draft behind us, one sportsbook has posted 2014 Offensive Rookie of the Year odds along with numerous prop betting opportunities involving these first-year players.
– The market-setting Pinnacle sportsbook has released lines for every Week 1 game, so we’ve updated our NFL Week 1 betting lines.
5. Horse Racing
– California Chrome is listed as a -160 favorite to win the Preakness and +200 to win the Triple Crown. View our updated 2014 Preakness Stakes odds.
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