What began as a best of 7 is now basically a best of 3 as the Boston Red Sox squared the MLB Baseball World Series with a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Red Sox are 1-1 at home. The Cardinals are 1-1 at home.
Matthew Stafford’s 1-yard lunge over a pile of linemen with 12 seconds left and Johnson’s 329 yards receiving lifted the Detroit Lions to a 31-30 win over the Cowboys on Sunday.
One of the most fascinating games of the season, with regard to powerful trends, will take place in St. Louis on Monday night when the Rams play host to the heavily favored Seattle Seahawks, who have the best record in the NFC.
The Arizona Cardinals have not covered as a favorite since the 2011 season. Here are some more NFL trends on the Cardinals, along with a cross section of teams playing this weekend.
Week 8 Brawl selections by GamingToday’s bravest analysts and handicapper friends willing to put up the five games they like the most off the Las Vegas college and pro football rotation.
2013 Breeders' Cup Classic Odds are provided by Wynn Sports Book for use by bettors and gamblers when wagering and betting on horse racing events.
V.I.P. NCAA Football’s Dirty Dozen | The worst NCAA Football teams against the spread coupled with bonehead decisions. We’ll settle on California’s Golden Bears a second straight week.
Bob Christ’s Thursday Pro Football breakdown | Is there supposed to be some mystique about playing midseason home games off mega-short rest on Thursdays? If so, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers might be worth backing.
Are You Kidding Me? | The Kansas City Chiefs are a perfect 7-0 and lead the heavily favored Denver Broncos in the AFC West. This Chiefs team won a total of 2 games a year ago.
Should Jacksonville relocate to London? The talk is that the Dolphins would swap and take the Jaguars’ spot in the AFC South, with Jacksonville/ London moving to the AFC East to make travel easier for them and its three annual division opponents.
Fantasy Football Fix | 18 NFL football players and teams to consider adding to your fantasy football roster in preparation for Sunday’s pro football action.
Wiseguy Report | None of the Carolina Panthers' mediocrity this year is related to poor play from Cam Newton, who was absolutely phenomenal against the St. Louis Rams. He threw only two incomplete passes while averaging 12 yards per attempt.
Feist Facts | The Big Four who reached the League Champion Series were no flukes. The Red Sox, Tigers, Cardinals and Dodgers all have power on offense and dominant aces on the mound to help anchor the pitching staffs and end losing skids.
Finish Line | Jimmie Johnson is home free for his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup title, according to updated odds posted at the LVH Super Book where he’s is an overwhelming 1-to-3 favorite over second place Matt Kenseth (2/1).
Ice Cubes | Despite playing a majority of games on the road, the Kings are 6-3-0 entering a stretch of nine games at home or in Arizona. And they’ve gone it with a single goal from any of their centermen.
The Sharp Approach | If Missouri finishes undefeated, they will have a SEC championship game victory on their resume. Their schedule has already been reasonably tough (SHARPSsports rating: 83).
Vegas Views | The only way to win at sports betting is by disagreeing with the majority. Consensus opinion is what sets the sports wagering market.
GamingToday's Bookies Battle the Point Spreads Week 8 | Las Vegas' top casino bookmakers picking the point spread winner of every NFL game. The Bookies Battle will be featured weekly throughout the 17-week pro football season.
Vegas Sports Books | While the Broncos game had the most action, the biggest roar from the sports book crowd came in the Chiefs-Texans game. Kansas City was able to withstand a solid outing from Texans quarterback Case Keenum.
Doc's Sports Service | The Boise State Broncos improved to 5-2 straight-up with this past Saturday’s 34-17 victory over Nevada, but they could not cover as 23½-point favorites at home.
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