The first weekend in November is jam-packed with sports betting action at America’s Bookie and for horse racing fans the 2016 Breeders’ Cup offers two days of major stakes racing with 13 events on the card at Santa Anita Park starting on Friday afternoon.
The highlight of the Breeders’ Cup is the $6 million Classic late Saturday afternoon. This year’s race features 10 of the top three-year old thoroughbreds and up led by 2014 Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome as a 1/1 morning line favorite. Arrogate has been opened as a 5/2 second-favorite followed by Frosted at 5/1 odds on the morning line.
The new NBA regular season is in full swing and the spotlight game on Friday’s betting card at America’s Bookie sends Derrick Rose back to Chicago with the New York Knicks taking on the Bulls in an 8 p.m. (ET) start on ESPN. Chicago has been listed as a six-point home favorite and the betting line for the total has been set at 210. The Knicks have stumbled out of the gate to a 1-3 start both straight-up and against the spread with the total staying UNDER in three of the four games. The Bulls are 3-1 on the year both SU and ATS and the total has stayed UNDER in three of their first four games as well.
Saturday’s NBA slate features a big battle out west between the Los Angeles Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs in an 8:30 p.m. tip on NBA TV and Sunday’s featured matchup on that same station pits Milwaukee on the road against Dallas in a 7 p.m. tip.
The college football season really heats things up in Week 10 with a huge SEC showdown between No. 1 Alabama and No. 13 LSU in an 8 p.m. start on CBS. America’s Bookie has listed the Crimson Tide as 7.5-point road favorites and the total for this game has been set at 45.5. Alabama has won the last four meetings SU with a 3-1 record ATS. It has also won four of its last five road games against the Tigers SU.
Another big matchup this Saturday takes bettors to the Big Ten with No. 10 Nebraska taking on No. 6 Ohio State. The Buckeyes are 17-point home favorites for this inter-division clash and the total line at America’s Bookie has been set at 52. Kickoff from Columbus is set for 8 p.m. on ABC. The home team has won the previous two meetings SU and Ohio State has the 2-0 edge ATS. The total went OVER in both games.
The 2016 NFL season kicks off the second half of its schedule with a number of key division battles this Sunday afternoon. The early games feature a big battle in the NFC East between 4-3 Philadelphia and 4-3 New York with the Giants listed as three-point favorites at home. The 4-4 Detroit Lions will try and close the gap in the NFC North as six-point road underdogs against the 5-2 Minnesota Vikings, who have now lost their last two games both SU and ATS as favorites on America’s Bookie closing betting odds.
One of the tightest division races is the AFC North and this Sunday the 4-3 Pittsburgh Steelers will try and create some breathing room as 2.5-point road underdogs against the 3-4 Baltimore Ravens in one of the more heated rivalries in the NFL.
Saving the best for last this Sunday night is a huge showdown in the AFC West between the 6-2 Denver Broncos and the 6-2 Oakland Raiders for the top spot in that division race. This game opened as a PICK but the early money at America’s Bookie has the Raiders favored by 1.5 points at home. The total line for this game now stands at 43.5. The Broncos have won their last five road games against their division foes (SU and ATS) and the total has stayed UNDER in three of the last five meetings overall.