Indianapolis Colts vs. Detroit Lions NFL Preseason Odds


NFL Preseason Games Odds at Gambling Advisor blogThe Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit Lions will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Ford Field.

Oddsmakers at currently have the Colts listed as 3-point favorites versus the Lions, while the game's total is sitting at 39½.

Peyton Manning threw two TD passes in leading the Colts to a 23-15 victory over the Eagles in Week 2 of the preseason. The Colts won the game as 3.5-point underdogs, and the 38 points made it OVER the night's posted total of 36.5.

The Lions were tamed 27-10 by the Browns in Week 2 of the preseason last time out, as 3.5-point underdogs. That game's 37 points went UNDER the posted total of 38.5.

Team records:
Indianapolis: 12-4 SU, 7-9 ATS

Detroit: 0-16 SU, 7-9 ATS

Next up:
Indianapolis at Cincinnati, Thursday, September 3

Detroit at Buffalo, Thursday, September 3

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Bayern Munich to Sign Arjen Robben


Real Madrid Betting News at Gambling Advisor blogBayern Munich is close to signing to the end Dutchman Arjen Robben of Real Madrid.

It is true that we are interested in signing Arjen Robben, said Thursday the German club manager Uli Hoeness.

Will undergo medical tests this evening or tomorrow morning, he said. He said the parties agree on most points.

Hoeness said that even Robben could make his debut on Saturday against Wolfsburg.

In the best case, could be tomorrow in the transfer list and could theoretically play on Saturday, he said.

The Spanish press reported on Thursday Robben traveled to Munich to seal the deal. At the airport in Madrid, the attacker Dutchman told reporters he preferred to stay with the Spanish club.

I did not want to leave but the club wanted to sell, "said Robben, as published daily Marca. There have been many lies, but ultimately I've got to decide what is best for me because I also want to play and show the player I am.

Bayern Munich has had a rough start to the season in Germany, winless in their first three games.

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Johan Santana Will have to be Operated


Mets Betting News at Gambling Advisor blogJohan Santana will have to be operated by bone chips in his left elbow and Zambrano was the New York Mets will miss the rest of the baseball season.

The Mets said their 30 years as should be fit in time for training camp next year.

The Mets general manager Omar Minaya said that Santana was evaluated by the All-Star break and said the injury worsened in recent weeks, especially after his last outing.

"Above all it's pain," Minaya said.

"We all want to see Johan Santana throwing in September. But this is the right decision because we want to see him pitching for a long time, "he added.

The Mets feared that the southpaw had a serious injury, but instead undergo minor arthroscopic surgery.

The winner of two Cy Young Awards still has four years remaining on his contract for six seasons and $ 137.5 million.

Santana is the 12th. Mets player ending the disabled list, joining David Wright, Carlos Beltrán, José Reyes, Carlos Delgado, Jeff Francoeur, Putz and Maine, among others.

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St. Louis Rams vs. Cincinnati Bengals Betting Odds & Stats


NFL Preaseason Odds - Gambling Advisor blogThe St. Louis Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Paul Brown Stadium.

Oddsmakers currently have the Bengals listed as 2½-point favorites versus the Rams, while the game's total is sitting at 34.

The Rams were defeated 20-13 by the Falcons in Week 2 of the preseason as 2.5-point underdogs. That game's 33 points fell UNDER the posted total of 36.

J.T. O'Sullivan scored the only touchdown of the game in Week 2 of the preseason for the Bengals, as they defeated the Patriots 7-6. The Bengals won the game as 6.5-point road underdogs, while the teams played UNDER the posted total of 36.

Team records:
St. Louis: 2-14 SU, 6-10 ATS

Cincinnati: 4-11-1 SU, 7-9 ATS

Next up:
St. Louis home to Kansas City, Thursday, September 3

Cincinnati home to Indianapolis, Thursday, September 3

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Linebacker Angelo Crowell Out All Season


NFL Betting - Gambling Advisor blogThe linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Angelo Crowell will miss the season due to the rupture of the biceps muscle.

He was injured against Jacksonville.

The seventh year player was injured during the victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaners the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second week of the preseason.

The former Buffalo defensive captain, signed a free agent with the Bucs after not playing for the entire 2008 season due to a knee injury.

Crowell was slowed for much of training camp because of pain in the hamstring. The third-year player Quincy Black becomes the owner likely strong-side linebacker.

The 28 years he spent six seasons in Buffalo after reaching the NFL drafted in the third round of the 2003 draft.

He had his best season in 2007, leading the Bills with 126 tackles, two sacks and an interception.

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Federer shows that their new Family Life helps his Tennis


Tennis Betting - Gambling Advisor blogThe two-handed backhand to Serbian Novak Djokovic crashed into the network center court at the Lindner Family to illuminate not only the fourth title in the season of Roger Federer, but the conclusion that their new family life aid tennis displayed by the Swiss.

For the final Grand Slam of the year, the U.S. Open which starts on Monday 31, the victory 6-1 7-5 over Djokovic puts the best player on the planet as a big favorite for the traditional appointment of Flushing Meadows, which will first arrive as the father of the twins Charlene and Myla, born on July 23.

"I had a good set-up good mental and had nine months to get ready for this. It helped me," Federer said of his new life, which maintains the importance of women as emotional fulcrum.

"I knew that Mirka would be relaxed when the baby arrived and was going to be a great support. He would not mind traveling if necessary."

But so far no move was on the agenda of Mirka, something that did not affect the Swiss, has always followed closely by his wife in the box of any court in the world. Knowing that "her girls" are fine and calm at home what has relaxed.

"It lets me free my mind and be able to do what I do best," Federer said after turning a negative Djokovic, with whom he had lost the last two duels.

Much of this you should live it to the extra effort he made during his forced break, spending time caring for her family but also tennis.

"I made a hard work between Wimbledon and Montreal and things were great. I spent three weeks in hospital, but also went almost every day to train me, except of course the day of birth and beyond".

An additional motivation is the greeting of his own team. "My trainer is really happy with the work we did," he reveals, emphasizing the good feelings that had all week to train with Stefan Koubek of Austria come specially.

After a 2008 ill-fated, which won a single Grand Slam title and ceased to be number one after four consecutive seasons of being the undisputed king, Federer reaches U.S. Open, the balm of last year, again as head of the ranking of ATP, with trophies at Roland Garros and Wimbledon in the tennis on display and promotion.

"I'm thrashing very well. I always felt confident after winning these major titles in a row. I knew when I came here (to the U.S. tour after the U.S. Open) was not only show, but actually do something."

Surprised by the speed with which she managed to get in tune his game, U.S. Open and is in his head: "Now I hope for New York." From Switzerland, Charlene and Myla will power to see his father win for the sixth time the "Big Apple".

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Inter Stumbles in Debut First League Game


Soccer Betting at Gambling Advisor blogInter started the defense of their Scudetto with a meager 1-1 tie on Sunday of his own San Siro stadium in Bari, just team up to Serie A after eight years in the B.

In its first league game with Inter, Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o converted a penalty the opening goal on 56 minutes.

But Bari won the tie at 75 with Vitali Kutuzov, that goal came when Inter was controlling the match.

However, the counterattacks of Bari were always dangerous, especially thanks to the speed of Honduran midfielder Edgar Alvarez, well accompanied by Argentine Emanuel Benito Rivas, who entered the 60th minute.

At the end of the meeting, Rivas even had the winning goal on his feet, but lifted the shot from an enviable position or the ball could have happened to Alvarez, who was alone in front of goal for Inter.

But its biggest star Zlatan Ibrahimovic, transferred to Barcelona for Eto'o, the new Inter crashed with a well-armed, with personality, who played without fear against the champions.

The Nerazzurri were presented with four new players, Brazilians Thiago Motta and Lucio, the Argentine Milito and Eto'o.

Bari retired with a more than satisfactory result, which certainly was not expected.

On Saturday, AC Milan won 2-1 at Siena and Bologna and Fiorentina drew 1-1.

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Barrichello back to Second in the World Cup with Win in Valencia


F1 Betting at Gambling Advisor blogRubens Barrichello (Brawn GP) take the second place again in the Formula 1 World by winning in Sunday's European Grand Prix in Valencia, ahead of Briton Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) and Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari).

The veteran, 37, could not hide his great emotion at the podium, touching his chest when the anthem sounded in his country.

Thus, GP retells Brawn and his two men in the top two positions, with the Brazilian leader to eighteen points highlighted, Jenson Button, who finished seventh in the Mediterranean city.

Despite his lack of success in recent races, compared to their brilliant start to the season, the English strengthened their position by the poor performance of its main rivals, the Red Bull, who bemoaned the ninth Australian Mark Webber and abandonment of Germany's Sebastian Vettel.

Barrichello was able to answer the apparent dominance of McLaren-Mercedes, with Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen had monopolized the front row of the grid and appeared before a golden opportunity to repeat the victory of the current world champion in the previous race in Hungary.

The success of the pilot of Sao Paulo was conceived largely by a bug in the McLaren mechanics in the pits the last step of Hamilton, forgetting to change the cover of a wheel, which damaged the options of English, to then dominating the race.

The six or seven seconds lost in the incident expensive cost to Hamilton, who was overtaken by Barrichello, who thereafter made no ruling and claimed his first victory since the China Grand Prix in 2004.

The big local hero Fernando Alonso, had to settle for sixth place, behind the Finn Kovalainen, fourth, and German Nico Rosberg of Williams, who signed a good performance and was fifth.

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Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics Betting Odds & Picks


MLB Betting - Gambling Advisor blogThe Detroit Tigers and the Oakland Athletics will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Rick Porcello in this game. Porcello has a 10-7 record and a 4.21 ERA this season.

Porcello's opponent in this one will be Brett Tomko. The Athletics righthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Athletics, while the game's total is sitting at 9.

Kurt Suzuki drove in the winning run to give the A's a 3-2 win over the Tigers on Saturday, as a -110 pick'em. The five runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5).

Adam Kennedy went 3-for-5 at the plate with a run scored for the A's. Andrew Bailey tossed a scoreless ninth for his sixth win in relief.

Miguel Cabrera and Carlos Guillen drove in one run apiece for the Tigers.

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A few trends to consider:
Detroit is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games

Detroit is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games on the road

Detroit is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Oakland

Oakland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Detroit

Oakland is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at LA Angels, Monday, August 24

Oakland at Seattle, Monday, August 24


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