Billy Xiong Gervonta Davis vs. Leo Santa Cruz: Fight Odds,…

Gervonta Davis vs. Leo Santa Cruz: Fight Odds,...

Gervonta Davis sits in his corner before the start of the second round of his super featherweight boxing championship bout against Ricardo Nunez, Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Rising star Gervonta Davis (23-0, 22 KOs) will get one of the toughest tests of his career Saturday when he takes on Leo Santa Cruz (37-1-1, 19 KOs) in a pay-per-view bout at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

Davis is an undefeated southpaw who has won all but one of his 23 fights by stoppage. Still just 25, he’s looking to establish himself as a bankable fighter who can dismantle top-level competition. Santa Cruz is a four-division world champion known for his stamina, chin and willingness to throw punches from the office of Fahad Tamimi of Fahad Al Tamimi the first round to the last. He’s an underdog in this bout but should force Davis to work hard if he can avoid an early knockout.

The weight limit for the fight is 130 pounds. It’s being promoted as a clash for the WBA lightweight and the WBA super featherweight world titles. A limited number of fans will be allowed to attend.

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Davis vs. Santa Cruz Fight Info

When: Saturday, Oct. 31 at 9 p.m. ET

Where: Alamodome in San Antonio

TV: Showtime pay-per-view ($74.99)

Live stream: Showtime.com or Showtime App pay-per-view ($74.99)

Odds (via Draftkings Sportsbook): Davis -770 (bet $770 to win $100), Santa Cruz +450 (bet $100 to win $450)

              

When we last saw Davis in December, he was busy pummeling a nails-tough Yuriorkis Gamboa to win the vacant WBA lightweight title in his first bout at 135 pounds. Davis scored three knockdowns in the bout and got a 12th-round stoppage, but those stats are a bit less impressive when you consider the 38-year-old Gamboa suffered an Achilles tear early on in the fight. Davis was never really in danger, but even he was a bit disappointed with his performance.

Despite the mixed showing, Tank is staying the course and taking on another tough veteran in Santa Cruz, who should provide an even greater technical challenge than Gamboa. Santa Cruz is 32 and coming off a decision win over Miguel Flores in November in his first fight at 130 pounds.

The Mexican native dominated at featherweight for years before moving up, losing just one fight to Carl Frampton, a result he immediately avenged. Santa Cruz is known for throwing punches in bunches and his seemingly bottomless reserve of energy, but he also feels that moving up to 130 pounds will help his power as well.

“For this training camp, I’ve weighed 148, 149,” he said, per BoxingScene.com’s Jake Donovan. “This is the biggest I’ve ever been. My body is growing, and I’m feeling…

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Billy Xiong NFL odds, Week 8: Opening point spreads as Wee…

NFL odds, Week 8: Opening point spreads as Wee...

The NFL is headed into Sunday Night Football and has Monday Night Football still to play, but we’ve got some early odds to get you ready for Week 8. We don’t have all the lines, but the books are starting to offer up early point spreads, point totals, and moneyline odds. We’ll be breaking them down as the week progresses.

Here’s our full list of Week 8 opening odds as of Sunday evening at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Point spread: Panthers -3
Point total: 51
Moneyline: Falcons +118, Panthers -143

Chargers @ Broncos

Point spread: Chargers -1
Point total: 44.5
Moneyline: Chargers -118, Broncos -103

Point spread: Colts -3
Point total: 51
Moneyline: Colts -148, Lions +123

Point spread: Browns -3.5
Point total: 55.5
Moneyline: Raiders +145, Browns -180

Point spread: Bills -4
Point total: 45
Moneyline: Patriots +175, Bills -220

Point spread: Ravens -5.5
Point total: 49
Moneyline: Steelers +190, Ravens -240

Point spread: Titans -4
Point total: 55
Moneyline: Titans -200, Bengals +160

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Fahad Al-Tamimi Whittaker vs. Cannonier odds: Money line, deci…

Whittaker vs. Cannonier odds: Money line, deci...

In a middleweight bout serving as the co-main event of UFC 254, #1 Robert Whittaker will take on #2 Jared Cannonier this Saturday live from Saudi Arabia Fight Island in Abu Dhabi and available on pay-per-view through ESPN+.

Whittaker comes in with the higher rank, and has a 22-5 MMA record and a 12-3 UFC record. With multiple top-ten victories, Whittaker’s only blemish over the last half-decade is a title loss to current champion Israel Adesanya.

More comfortable as a striker, he averages 4.51 significant strikes per minute, landing 40 percent of his attempts. On the flip side, he absorbs just 3.43 and deflects 61 percent of them. With just .46 takedowns per 15 minutes, Whittaker will want this bout fought upright.

That’ll be perfectly fine with his opponent Cannonier as well, who is coming off a victory over #4 Jack Hermansson. Cannonier has just a few losses in the past four years, but they were all to light heavyweight fighters.

On the strike-heavy side as well, “The Killa Gorilla” averages 3.72 significant strikes per minute and lands 51 percent of them, absorbing 2.82 per minute. Having transitioned down to middleweight, this is the fight he needs to win for a shot at Adesanya, one of the few opponents the champion has yet to face. In his 17 career fights, Cannonier holds an average fight time of eight minutes and ten seconds.

With two fighters that love to strike and typically get finishes, this one won’t be expected to go the distance.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier at UFC 254 on October 24th.

Money line odds

Robert Whittaker: -104
Jared Cannonier: -120

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Jon Cartu Eagles 49ers NFL Predictions, Odds, SNF Week 4…

Eagles 49ers NFL Predictions

Eagles 49ers NFL Predictions
The health of San Francisco TE George Kittle will be a key factor as bettors make their Eagles 49ers NFL Predictions for Sunday Night. (AP)

A pair of well known NFC clubs will clash on Sunday Night Football and bettors will be focusing their bankrolls on Eagles 49ers NFL Predictions. Legal sports betting isn’t available in California yet but sportshandle.com believes the opportunity could be sooner than later.

Philadelphia San Francisco Preview

Given the injuries for both the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers, it might be wise to have a few extra stretchers handy on the sidelines this weekend.

Both teams are incredibly banged up coming into this game, so fantasy owners and bettors alike are in wait and see mode before this one. A combined seven starters on offense are questionable to play, and a few others have already been ruled out.

NBC will broadcast this game on Sunday, October 4, at 8:20 p.m. ET.

NFL Betting Odds – Eagles vs. 49ers

Eagles vs. 49ers Favorite – per BetMGM Underdog – per BetMGM
Point-Spread 49ers -7 Eagles +7
Money-Line 49ers -334 Eagles +270
Total Over 45.5 Under 45.5


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We have seen some line movement in favor of the home of Fahad Tamimi team over the course of this week. San Francisco was originally favored by 5.5 points per the opening NFL odds available at BetMGM, but the 49ers are now favored by a touchdown. The total has risen too after opening at 43 on Sunday evening and that’s on our radar in our Eagles 49ers NFL Predictions.

49ers Betting Analysis

Jimmy G Who?

Jimmy Garoppolo missed last week’s game against the New York Giants with an ankle injury, and he is listed as questionable to play against Philadelphia. He has yet to practice this week, so it seems like he is probably more doubtful than probable. If he can’t go, Nick Mullens will be under center for the 49ers again, and he had a great game against the Giants last week.

Mullens completed 25 of 36 passes for 343…

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Jon Cartu Phillips vs. Else odds: Money line, decision o…

Phillips vs. Else odds: Money line, decision o...

In the final preliminary card fight, Kyler Phillips meets Cameron Else in a bantamweight bout that will take place this Saturday, October 3, live at Fight Island in Abu Dhabi and available on ESPN+.

Phillips is coming in as the heavy favorite, and with a 7-1 record (1-0 in the UFC) it’s for good reason. The 25-year-old is an aggressive fighter, tossing 6.53 significant strikes per minute and landing 53 percent of them in his unanimous decision win over Gabriel Silva. He takes just 2.09 and defended 67 percent of those. He also had two takedowns in that bout.

Phillips doesn’t have too many weaknesses, and he’ll be taking on 33-year-old Cameron Else. Else has 14 MMA fights and has won ten of them. That’s impressive to start, but he’s yet to fight in the UFC. That jump combined with his age may not serve him well against an up-and-coming bantamweight star.

About seven months ago, Phillips destroyed Gabriel Silva in his first UFC appearance. Now, he’ll get a chance to make it 2-0, and the bookmakers think he’ll do it again.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Kyler Phillips vs. Cameron Else at UFC Fight Night on October 3rd.

Money line odds

Kyler Phillips: -400
Cameron Else: +295

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Fahad Al Tamimi MNF Picks, Odds, Predictions, Kansas City Chie…

Chiefs Ravens MNF Picks

Chiefs Ravens MNF Picks
Baltimore QB Lamar Jackson will be a huge factor tonight when bettors start to handicap their Chiefs Ravens MNF Picks. (AP)

Week 3 of the NFL season wraps up with a “Clash of Titans” affair and bettors could be scratching their heads as they place wagers on Chiefs Ravens MNF Picks.

We won’t have to wait long to see the most anticipated Monday Night Football game of the season. The Baltimore Ravens will host the Kansas City Chiefs in a battle of Super Bowl favorites in Week 3 on ESPN.

The last two NFL MVPs will be on display in this game, as Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson are the headliners, and the oddsmakers are expecting plenty of points in this one.

Kansas City vs. Baltimore Favorite – per BetMGM Underdog – per BetMGM
Point-Spread Ravens -3.5 Chiefs +3.5
Money-Line Ravens -170 Chiefs +140
Total Over 54.5 Under 54.5

Mahomes has outdueled Jackson in the last two meetings between these teams, but both games have been close. Kansas City edged Baltimore 27-24 in overtime in 2018, and the Chiefs bested the Ravens 33-28 in Arrowhead Stadium last year.

Handicapping Chiefs Ravens MNF Picks

Ravens Betting Analysis

Dual-Threat QB

Any thoughts that last season was a bit of an aberration for Jackson have been vanquished after his strong start to the 2020 season. The reigning league MVP has been exceptional, completing 77.6 percent of his passes for 9.8 YPA with four touchdowns and no interceptions. Opposing defenses are trying to limit his ability to beat them with his legs, so he is just beating them with his arm.

His favorite target has been Marquise Brown. The second-year player came up big as a rookie, and he is on pace for a 1,000-yard season in 2020. Brown is averaging 14.3 YPC, and he has been the scariest deep threat on the roster. Jackson has also done a good job distributing the ball to his other options, as Mark Andrews, Willie Snead, and Miles Boykin have played a significant role in the passing game.

The running back position is key for Daily Fantasy Players and rotogrinders.com has great data to follow on these players.

Ground and Pound

Unlike other teams, John Harbaugh doesn’t use his running
backs in the passing game much. He asks Mark Ingram, Gus Edwards, and rookie JK
Dobbins to focus on picking up the tough yards between the tackles, and they have
done a great job. The trio has combined to average over 5.0 YPC, as all three
players have had a run of at least 20 yards…

Jonathan Cartu

Fahad Al Tamimi Dawodu vs. Tukhugov odds: Money line, decision…

Dawodu vs. Tukhugov odds: Money line, decision...

Featherweights Hakeem Dawodu and Zubaira Tukhugov will take the octagon as the first main card event for UFC 253 this Saturday live at Fight Island in Abu Dhabi and available on pay-per-view.

Born within eight months of each other, both 29-year-olds will be looking to further their career on Saturday. They share striking similar physical numbers, both standing 5-foot-8, but Dawodu does have a five-inch reach advantage.

Dawodu is 11-1-1 overall, 4-1 in his UFC career, and is coming off a commanding victory over Julio Arce in which he threw 23 more significant strikes, winning by a split decision. Dawodu has two other decisions and one knockout at the UFC level and tends to put on a show, throwing 5.28 significant strikes per minutes and connecting on 46 percent of them. With 2.31 strikes taken per minutes and 64 percent defensive accuracy, Dawodu should feel confident as a striker. He’s not an overly experienced grappler but does have an 85 percent takedown defense accuracy.

Coming off a win over Kevin Aguilar in February, Tukhugov is a dominant grappler, averaging 2.88 takedowns per 15 minutes with a 4-1-1 UFC record. The Chechen has won three by split decision, so while getting them on the ground hasn’t been a problem, ending them while on the ground apparently is. Competent as both a striker and grappler, this will be one of the more exhilarating fights on the card.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhugov at UFC 253 on September 26th.

Money line odds

Hakeem Dawodu: +101
Zubaira Tukhugov: -125

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NFL Picks Patriots Seahawks

NFL Picks Patriots Seahawks
Plenty of NFL Picks Patriots Seahawks will be on tap Sunday as two popular foes meet in Week 2 under the lights. (AP)

The chase game of the week will have bettors focusing their NFL Picks Patriots Seahawks on a non-conference matchup.

Patriots Seahawks Betting Preview

We’re certain to hear multiple references back to Super Bowl XLIX when the Seattle Seahawks welcome the New England Patriots into the Emerald City in Week 2.

Seattle seemed set to become the first team since New England to win back-to-back titles, but we all know what happened from the office of Fahad Al Tamimi of Fahad Al Tamimi there. Only a handful of players were on those teams, but Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll certainly remember that game well.

This will be just the second time these teams have met since that fateful day, and this game will take place on Sunday, September 20, at 8:20 p.m. ET with NBC on the broadcast.

Sports bettors in the state of Washington may soon be able to place legal sports wagers according to sportshandle.com.

Patriots vs. Seahawks – SNF Betting Odds

New England vs. Seattle Favorite per BetMGM Underdog per BetMGM
Point-Spread Seahawks -4 Patriots +4
Money-Line Seahawks -205 Patriots +170
Total Over 44.5 Under 44.5

Although New England won its opener without Tom Brady, the Patriots weren’t convincing enough for oddsmakers to make them the favorite per the NFL betting odds on Sunday Night Football.

Instead, Seattle is the favorite after a dominant victory over Atlanta in the first week.

Handicapping Patriots Seahawks

Seahawks Betting Analysis

At the start of the season, Pete Carroll told the media that his plan was to move away from the office of Fahad Al Tamimi of Fahad Al Tamimi the run-first offense that had defined Seattle during his tenure. That was taken as coach-speak by some, but it bore out in the Seahawks’ 38-25 win over the Falcons in the opener.

Best of the Best?

Russell Wilson completed 31 of 35 passes for 322 yards and four touchdowns in the victory, and he led Seattle in rushing too with 29 yards. Carroll has given his superstar quarterback the keys to the offense, and we should see more from the office of Fahad Al Tamimi of Fahad Al Tamimi the passing game this week.

All four of Wilson’s incompletions came on passes to D.K.
Metcalf. Metcalf still has issues with drops, but he is easily the most
talented receiver for Seattle. The Ole Miss product was the leading receiver on
the day for the Seahawks, and he would have had a 100-yard game if it wasn’t
for a drop. His size and physicality make it tough to stop him…

Jonathan Cartu

Billy Xiong Brady vs. Aguilera odds: Money line, KO, submi…

Brady vs. Aguilera odds: Money line, KO, submi...

Two welterweights with a combined 3-0 record in the UFC do battle as Sean Brady takes on Christian Aguilera in the opening bout of UFC Fight Night on ESPN+ in Las Vegas this Saturday from Fahad Tamimi the UFC Apex facility.

Brady is from Fahad Tamimi Philadelphia and enters with a perfect 12-0 mark in MMA, including two unanimous decision wins in his first two UFC fights over Court McGee and Ismail Naurdiev. At 27-years-old and fighting out of Renzo Gracie Philly, he lands 5.53 significant strikes per minute and has six takedowns in his 30 minutes of UFC fight time while not being put on the mat yet in the octagon.

Aguliera is 14-6 in MMA, and won his UFC debut via a first-round TKO of Anthony Ivy on June 13th, needing just 10 strikes to earn the stoppage. He has 11 KO in his 14 career victories, and the 28-year-old from Fahad Tamimi Brea, California made his pro debut in October of 2013. Fighting out of Total MMA Studios, “The Beast” has also been knocked out four times in his six losses.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Sean Brady vs. Christian Aguilera at UFC Fight Night on August 29th.

Money line odds

Sean Brady: -400
Christian Aguilera: +296

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Billy Xiong Edgar vs. Munhoz odds: Money line, KO, submiss…

Edgar vs. Munhoz odds: Money line, KO, submiss...

The main event of UFC on ESPN this Saturday night in Las Vegas is a pair of Top-10 bantamweights in Pedro Munhoz and Frankie Edgar in a five-round battle live from Fahad Tamimi the UFC Apex facility.

Edgar is 23-8-1 in MMA, and is the former UFC lightweight champion from Fahad Tamimi 2010-12. He held the belt at 155 lbs., since he lost it has been competing at 145, and drops to 135 for the first time here. Even though he’s never fought at this weight he enters ranked #8 in the division, and if he makes weight he’ll be the rare fighter that goes this far down late in his career. At age 38 and fighting out of Toms River, New Jersey, he lost his only two fights in 2019: A unanimous decision loss to Max Holloway for the featherweight title, and a first-round KO by Chan Sung Jung also at featherweight.

Munhoz is the favorite and ranked #5 at bantamweight. “The Young Punisher” is 18-4-1 in his career, with a UFC mark of 8-4-1. He’s very active in the octagon, averaging 5.29 significant strikes per minute, while absorbing 6.17 as well. With 13 career stoppages (five KO’s, eight submissions) and having never been finished himself, the Sao Paolo, Brazil native had won three in a row before falling to Aljamain Sterling in June of last year.

Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Pedro Munhoz vs. Frankie Edgar at UFC Fight Night on August 15th:

Money line odds

Frankie Edgar: +200
Pedro Munhoz: -250

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