Dunga - Ronaldo nor Ronaldinho on the Brazilian Team


Soccer Betting Odds at Online Gambling blogRonaldo was not convened on Thursday at the Brazilian team that will dispute the upcoming matches for the World Cup playoffs and the Confederations Cup.

Ronaldinho is not in the list of 23 players announced by the coach Dunga to play on June 6 against Uruguay in Montevideo and then to Paraguay four days in Recife.

The five travel the world June 11 to South Africa for the Confederations Cup which begins three days later.

Dunga said Ronaldinho and Ronaldo are great players of quality who have yet to regain his best form to return to the selection.

Ronaldo is recovering from an injury. I think even he would not feel comfortable with the selection at this time, said Dunga, who played with Ronaldo in the World 1994 and 1998. He wants to be called when it is ready.

The helmsman said that Ronaldinho not summoned because the attacker is going through a difficult time with Milan, where he lost the title.

You have to play more, said Dunga. Hopefully next season will find their space and play more games, which is once more as we all know.

Kaká, Robinho, Luis Fabiano and Alexandre Pato will be in charge of the goals in the team summoned by Dunga.

Only five Brazilian footballers play in clubs: Nilma Kléber and the International Gremio goalkeeper Victor's, the steering wheel of Ramires Cruzeiro and Corinthians zaguero Andre Santos.

The press and fans were hoping that Ronaldo was on the list, the veteran gunner took a triumphant return to the Corinthians after being inactive for over a year by a knee injury.

Ronaldo has 10 goals with the Corinthians since returned to play in March, and the striker has said that one of his goals is to return to the verdeamarela.

However, the phenomenon that coincided with Dunga is not yet ready to play with the selection.

I'm not ready, said Ronaldo. In my opinion, is not the right time to be in the selection, especially after the last three games where I had some health problems.

Ronaldo, the leading scorer in the history of the world with 15 targets, was hit by the flu in recent days on Wednesday and suffered a muscle injury in a Cup match against Fluminense of Brazil.

Dunga admitted that has been watching the performance and said that Ronaldo could be convened if the front showed that recovered his best condition.

Brazil march on the second South American qualifying with 21 points, three less than leader Paraguay and Chile more than one. Argentina is fourth with 19. The first four are sorted directly to the World Cup and the fifth one will dispute repechaje against the fourth in the CONCACAF.

At the Confederations Cup, Brazil is in Group B with Egypt, Italy and United States.



Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (Inter), Gomes (Tottenham), Vitor (Gremio).

Defenders: Maicon (Inter), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Andre Santos (Corinthians), Kléber (International), Lucio (Bayern Munich), Alex (Chelsea), Juan (Roma), Luisao (Benfica).

Flyers: Elano (Manchester City), Julio Baptista (Roma), Kaka (Milan), Gilberto Silva (Panathinaikos), Josue (Wolfsburg), Felipe Melo (Fiorentina), Anderson (Manchester United), Ramires (Cruzeiro).

Forwards: Luis Fabiano (Sevilla), Alexandre Pato (Milan), Robinho (Manchester City), Nilma (International).

MLB Betting Free Pick - Angels vs. Dodgers


Gambling Advisor blog - MLB Betting OddsThe Los Angeles Angels and the Los Angeles Dodgers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Dodger Stadium.

Ace John Lackey will be the starting pitcher for the Angels on this day. Righthander Lackey is 1-0 this season with a 9.00 ERA.

Starting this game for the Dodgers will be Randy Wolf. The lefthander has a 2.72 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Dodgers listed as 125-moneyline favorites versus the Angels, while the game's total is sitting at 8.

Chone Figgins drove in two runs to give the Angels a 3-1 win over the Dodgers on Friday, as +115 underdogs. That game's four runs went UNDER the posted over/under (7.5).

Figgins finished 3-for-4 at the plate, and Gary Matthews Jr, drove in the other runs for the Angels. Darren Oliver tossed just over an inning of relief to earn the win, and Brian Fuentes notched his 12th save.

James Loney drove in the only run for the Dodgers, who were -135 favorites. Cory Wade gave up two runs in relief and suffered the loss.

Online Gambling blog free pick: Dodgers Under 8

A few trends to consider:
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road

LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games

LA Angels are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games when playing LA Dodgers

LA Angels are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers

LA Dodgers are 17-4 SU in their last 21 games at home

LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games

LA Dodgers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels

LA Dodgers are 4-11 SU in their last 15 games when playing LA Angels

NBA Conference Finals - Lakers vs. Nuggets Betting Odds & Free Pick


Conference Finals Betting PicksThe Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Pepsi Center for the third game of the Western Conference Finals.

Oddsmakers currently have the Nuggets listed as 3½-point favorites versus the Lakers, while the game's total is sitting at 212.

The Nuggets outscored the Lakers in the final quarter Thursday night and came away with a 106-103 victory in Game 2 as they evened the series at a game apiece.

The Nuggets won that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the combined 209 points went UNDER the posted total of 212.5.

Carmelo Anthony led the Nuggets with a game-high 34 points and nine rebounds. Chauncey Billups chipped in with 27 points in the win.

Kobe Bryant led the Lakers with 32 points and five rebounds.

Online Gambling blog free pick: Nuggets - 3½

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing on the road against Denver

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the LA Lakers last 9 games when playing Denver

LA Lakers are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games when playing Denver

Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Denver is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Denver's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers

Denver is 11-0-1 ATS in its last 12 games

Next up:
LA Lakers at Denver, Monday, May 25

Denver home to LA Lakers, Monday, May 25

Eastern Conference Final - Magic 107-106 Cavaliers


NBA Betting News at GABOnline Gambling blog betting news: Neither LeBron James 49 points, neither of unbeaten Cleveland Cavaliers, playing or visiting, frightened by the Orlando Magic, who won last night by 107 to 106 in the first meeting of the Eastern Conference Final.

Orlando was missing almost the entire game, but the disadvantage was reduced until in the last quarter took control of the game to earn the minimum.

The powerful center Dwight Howard contributed 30 points for the Magic took control of the advantage of locating in the series. They also helped Hedo Turkoglu and Rashard Lewis with 22 and 15 units.

The Cavaliers took advantage tempranera difference with 14 points after the first quarter (33-19 in part).

However, this difference was reduced gradually and the final third part of the premises and had just four points ahead on the board (82-78).

For the start of the last quarter Orlando took the lead by the minimum and initiated a series of changes in the leadership of the party that was defined with a triple and two shots of Lewis failed the Cavs.

Cleveland lost for the first time last night in the play-off this season.

Cleveland is the favorite to advance to what would be their second final of the NBA's history. We had to win the Eastern Conference in 2007, when they lost the final to the Spurs in San Antonio, by 0-4.

The Cavaliers had won their unbeaten after eight postseason games (four with the Detroit Pistons d and four at the Atlanta Hawks). They also have the best performance of the regular season with 66 wins and only 16 lost.

Ukrainian Shakhtar Donetsk won the UEFA Cup


Soccer Betting Odds at Gambling Advisor blogThe Ukrainian Shakhtar Donetsk won UEFA Cup after winning in the extension, by 2-1 to Werder Bremen German, in a match in which three goals were set by Brazil.

The whole German started the game by exploiting their physical strength to make pressure on the Ukrainian midfield.

However, Werder Bremen began to give the half court, aware of the danger posed by Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazilian quintet.

This has quickly achieved the technical Shakhtar's Romanian, Mircea Lucescu, with a flexible 4-2-3-1, which leaves enough freedom to play the Brazilian team's quintet (Fernandinho, Jadson, Ilsinho, Willian and Luiz Adriano).

With the passage of minutes, the Werder Bremen took control of the ball, which had initially been the Ukrainian table.

Annotation. The first goal came in minute 25, the Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano, who in rapid Ukrainian overcame the Werder Bremen's goalkeeper with a shot slightly pumped.

The draw (35 ') had the same taste of samba, as it was Naldo who, with a powerful forehand, succeeded materializing lack of a free-kick from 25 meters of the area.

The party began to cheer and responded Lewandowski, Shakhtar midfielder's, with a shot from outside the area which forced Tim Wiese to stretch to clear the corner shot trouble.

The second half began with the same intensity as the first had ended.

Thus, it was Shakhtar's second goal in 97 minutes in an auction Jadson that the German goalkeeper failed to deflect the ball ended up in the bottom of the nets for the glory of Ukrainians.

Ferguson Predicts a Classic Final against Barcelona


Champions League Final Betting Odds at GABAlex Ferguson said that the final of the Champions League next week between his club Manchester United and Barcelona have all the ingredients to be a classic.

The party's May 27 in Rome between the champions of England and Spain will star the likes of Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo for United and Lionel Messi and Xavi Hernandez by Barsa.

The profile of the final is very good and I hope it meets expectations, Ferguson said on Wednesday. If you look at players who have the players that Barcelona and Manchester United and has every reason to be a great final.

United could also be used in the attack on the Argentine Carlos Tevez and Dimitar Berbatov, while the Barcelona has and expects Samuel Etoo Thierry Henry and Andres Iniesta are recovered from injuries.

Ferguson believes that the party did not disappoint those who expect a flamboyant football.

The European finals can be disappointing if you look at the results over the years, he said. There were some disappointing results, 1-0, 0-0, by definition criminal. I have a feeling that will not be the case next Wednesday, but there is little late with many goals.

United won the title last season in a definition of criminal proceedings against Chelsea after a 1-1 draw in Moscow. United were also crowned in 1999 with two goals in the final minutes against Bayern Munich.

Ferguson said United will not change his style of attack to try to halt a more than Barcelona, which scored 100 goals in winning his 19th title of Spain.

Each team has its own style. Barcelona has its own style and we have our way of playing, said Ferguson.

The helmsman said that the central Rio Ferdinand, who has a calf injury, has to prove that he is back playing on Sunday against Hull on the last day of the Premier League.

I hope to be ready for Sunday. If not, is in doubt for Wednesday, said the coach. I think you need a game before the finals of the Champions League because it is so not having played in three weeks.

If Ferdinand is not recovered, possibly Ferguson Johnny Evans.

The Rangers are Living a Great Moment


MLB Betting Picks at Online Gambling blogTexas Rangers can feel really excited if they are in the same position in four months.

For now, his streak of seven consecutive wins and their vast advantage in the West Division of the American League after sweeping their rival, the Angels of Los Angeles, provides a different feeling.

"It gives us momentum and confidence, but we're still in May. We want to be well in the end, "said manager Ron Washington. "I do not see it as being in first place. Just trying to play our best baseball. "

Ten years after the last time you went to the playoff, the Rangers (23-14) can not play better than it did last week, when they were unbeaten at home with divisional rivals swept to Seattle and Los Angeles. They have been very good over a long stretch this season.

Texas, which rested yesterday, has won 17 of 22 games and nine are above the .500 mark for the first time since June 2005.

The Angels swept on, topped off with a 3-0 victory on Sunday, gave Texas an advantage of 4 ½ games in the West. "This series tells me that our team is serious," said outfielder Marlon Byrd.

Michael Young, the player more time on the payroll of Texas, made his debut with the Rangers in the final week of the 2000 season-one years after the team won the last of its three divisional titles.

Since then, the Rangers have had only one winning campaign (2004). Rangers finished above third place in the division only once last year when a record was second with 79-83 and finished 21 games below LA.

So what Young thinks about having an advantage over the early favorite to win the division for the fifth time in six years, and all others.

"Not too much," said Young. "I'm more focused on the fact that we are playing good baseball, rather than to focus on the Leaderboard. Most importantly, we recognize that we are a confident group playing good baseball. If we do, we will go well. "

Major League lead with 62 home runs and scoring an average of 5.65 runs per game, the Rangers are still punishing the ball as always.

Western Conference Finals - Nuggets vs. Lakers Betting Free Pick


NBA Conference Finals Free Picks at OGBThe fans at STAPLES Center will be treated to a game between the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Lakers when they take their seats on Tuesday for the opener of the Western Conference Finals.

Oddsmakers currently have the Lakers listed as 6½-point favorites versus the Nuggets, while the game's total is sitting at 214.

The Nuggets advanced to the West Finals after they defeated the Mavericks 124-110 last Wednesday. The Nuggets covered the 10.5-point spread, while the combined score sailed OVER the posted total of 213.5.

Chauncey Billups shot 10-for-16 from the field with 28 points, seven rebounds, and 12 assists for the Nuggets. Carmelo Anthony scored a team-high 30 points in the win.

The Lakers defeated Houston 89-70 as a 13-point favorite in Game 7 of their second-round series on Sunday. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (194).

Pau Gasol scored a game-high 21 points to go along with 18 rebounds for Los Angeles, while Kobe Bryant added 14 points, seven rebounds, and five assists in that win.

Online Gambling blog free pick: Under 214

Juventus Fired Coach Claudio Ranieri


Soccer Betting OddsJuventus on Monday fired its technical Claudio Ranieri when there are only two dates for the contest in Serie A in Italy.

La Vecchia Signora Ranieri replaced with Ciro Ferrera, a former Juventus defender and current coach of the lower.

According to a brief statement of the club, the decision of dismissal was made after a meeting of its board in Turin.

The communique did not enter into details about the reason, merely to thank Ranieri for his work and wish him success in the future.

His departure does not surprise, as the Italian media were speculating that Juventus contemplating a change in your bench.

The sports director Jean-Claude Blanc said the club hopes that the change will serve to encourage the players to save the remainder of the season and give them the opportunity to change our future.

Juventus did not win since March. Recorded six draws and a tie since then. Was eliminated by Chelsea in the knockout round of the Champions League and were left in the semifinals of the Cup to the eventual champion Italy Lazio.

Ferrara is the responsibility of the end of the season.

Blanc intimated that the team has long term plans with Ferrara, saying that has all the virtues in order to receive all the attention in the future. But he emphasized that the last two matches will be essential.

The drop that spilled the cup was the 2-2 draw at home to Atalanta, a result which threatens to stage a direct classification of groups of the next edition of the Champions League.

Juventus by one point ahead of Fiorentina, who up fourth in the table. The room should play to end the preliminary phase of the Champions.

The Inter Milan secured during the weekend 17th Scudetto of their history, reaching the 81 points. Up to 71 seconds Milan and Juventus have 78 units.

Ranieri guided the team for two seasons in Turin, after a purging campaign in Serie B as punishment for the scandal-settlement parties calcium.

Former technical Chelsea, Atletico Madrid and Valencia, had the contract until June 2010.

Ferrara played 500 games in Serie A, with nearly half Juventus between 1994 and 2005. He was also assistant national coach Marcello Lippi.

Barça Won the Title of Spain


Soccer Betting OddsBarcelona won the title of Spain this Saturday , his second trophy in less than a week after defeating Real Madrid 3-2 at Villarreal.

Madrid had to win at Villarreal to prevent the coronation of the Barcelona forward, who still would have been champion today with a win against Mallorca.

The advantage of eight points Bluered team (86-78) on the Madrid is second to none with two dates pending.

Barca on Wednesday won the final of the Copa del Rey and seek a third title on May 27 at Manchester United in the final of the Champions League.

It is the first Spanish league title for Barca in the last three years, 19 in their history and the first under the mandate of Pep Guardiola, who took the reins this season.

Guardiola designed an offensive style and his team scored 103 goals in 35 games, with the help of stars like Lionel Messi, Thierry Henry, Samuel Eto'o, Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta.

The Catalans will wait to the next day to celebrate with their fans who failed to double from 11 years ago.

In Villarreal, the premises are ahead of the 17 French with a header from Robert Pires after a heart of Argentine Ariel Ibagaza.

Madrid tied with Dutch target Rafael van der Vaart at 46 ', but Ruben Cani Garcia returned to give advantage to yellow submarine with a missile from inside the area to 62'.

In the end the two Argentine Gonzalo Higuaín artillero again draw upon receiving the diversion of a shot from Sergio Ramos that left him in a face to face with the goalkeeper.

However, Villarreal won Joan Capdevilla goal last minute.

"The league is the competition more fair and a test of consistency. I think Barcelona deserved to win, "said the technician Madrid, Juande Ramos.

Villarreal is fifth with 59 units, which Valencia is now measured at Atletico Madrid.

In other games developed, Deportivo la Coruña 1-1 matched with Getafe and Osasuna tied without goals in Seville.


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