The COVID-19 pandemic may have brought global sports leagues to a virtual standstill, but nothing can stop the rumor mill from turning, particularly when it comes to Europe’s biggest soccer clubs, with Barcelona linked to many potential big-name signings.
Heading into this weekend’s Matchday 25, Red Bull Leipzig sits just three points behind leader Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga standings. Are they good odds to win the title?
There’s much to play for as the Tampa Bay Lightning and Boston Bruins begin a home-and-home series Tuesday night in Tampa Bay. Goals are almost guaranteed as the two clash with the Atlantic Division up for grabs, and both looking for a leg up in the standings.
Odds Shorten on Bundesliga Clubs Bayer Leverkusen (+800) & Eintracht Frankfurt (+1400) After UEL Round of 32 Wins
Much like this season’s Champions League, there are seemingly no clear-cut favorites to win the Europe League. European giants Manchester United and Inter Milan remain the front-runners, but behind them are a number of intriguing choices, such as Wolves, who are back in the competition for the first time since finishing as runners-up in 1972.
Cincinnati has seen its division odds slashed in the last few weeks. The additions of Mike Moustakas, Nick Castellanos and Wade Miley should thrust the Reds into the 2020 NL Central race. But are they good betting value at roughly +250? Paul Attfield looks at the Reds’ offseason additions and how they compare with the Cubs, Cardinals and Brewers.
Despite signs of optimism, both the Cardinals & Padres have seen their playoff odds lengthen as spring camp has opened – should you bet them to make the postseason?
The 25th Major League Soccer season kicks off on Saturday and while there are numerous unknowns – from who will make the playoffs to who will finish as top scorer – the identity of the 2020 MLS MVP is chief amongst them.
The 2020 NL playoff odds favor four teams returning to the postseason from last year, plus the Mets! Paul Attfield analyzes the latest MLB futures and offers his advice on the best bets to make/miss the postseason in the National League.
Tottenham hosts RB Leipzig in the first leg of the last-16 Champions League matchup on Wednesday. It’s the first-ever meeting between the two clubs in European competition. Read our betting preview for odds, analysis and a prediction for this matchup.
Goals have been pretty easy to come by when these two sides have matched up in Serie A of late. In three of their last four contests – a run which included a pair of 3-3 draws – the teams have combined to go “Over” 2.5 goals.
Toronto entered the 2019-20 season full of hope. Despite a second straight first-round playoff exit at the hand of the Boston Bruins, optimism was overflowing in Toronto that not only were the Maple Leafs the team of the future, but they could well be the team of the present, too.
Two of the Eastern Conference’s best teams meet for the third and final time in the regular season on Tuesday night, as the Pittsburgh Penguins (34-15-5) host the Tampa Bay Lightning (36-15-5).
The Houston Astros won 107 games last year, yet their 2020 win total has been set at 93.5 games, down from 96.5 games just two weeks ago. Find out why this new number is worth wagering on.
The 2020 Major League Soccer season doesn’t begin in earnest until the end of the month, but some of the moves being made by the Columbus Crew are certainly making bookmakers sit up and take notice.
When it comes to picking a winner for this year’s Art Ross Trophy, it really is a toss-the-coin situation. Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl make up the two-headed monster that is the Edmonton Oilers right now, and with just a four-point gap between them in the scoring race, either could ultimately win the trophy.
With the Copa del Rey down to the last eight, Barcelona and Real Madrid remain the teams to beat, with odds of +165 and +225 respectively to lift the trophy. Let’s take a look at the current odds after the round of 16.
The updated 2020 NHL playoff odds favor the likes of the Blue Jackets, Islanders, and Hurricanes making it, while the Sabres, Canadiens, and Rangers are longshots, and the Maples Leafs are surprisingly considered a toss up. Read Paul Attfield’s analysis of the best value bets on the board.
Lille puts a 14-match unbeaten home run on the line Sunday as they host league leaders Paris Saint-Germain. The hosts have beaten PSG only once since 2012, which was a 5-1 thumping of the eight-time French champions at home last year.
With the release of 2020 MLB season win totals, here’s a look at some of the teams that look like the best bets to go over their projection.