Sports Betting Week: Cavaliers Big Chalk

The Toronto Raptors will make their Eastern Conference Finals debut on Tuesday night, but they’re big underdogs against the Cleveland Cavaliers on the NBA betting lines.

Sports Betting Weekend: NBA, NHL, & UFC

The Toronto Raptors could advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history with a win over the Miami Heat on Friday night.

The Raptors hold a 3-2 series lead after winning Game 5 by a score of 99-91 as a 4.5-point favorite. The oddsmakers at online sportsbook Bovada are favoring the Raptors to take the series at -350. The Heat are a +275 underdog. If Miami can pull it out on Friday it would set up a winner-take-all Game 7 in Toronto on Sunday.

Sports Betting Week: Thunder Try to Roll

In the NBA on Tuesday night the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs square off in a pivotal Game 5 of their opening-round series. The series is tied 2-2 following a 111-97 win by the Thunder in Game 4 as a 2-point home favorite at online sportsbook Bovada. Kevin Durant netted a game-high 41 points to will Oklahoma City to the win and even the series.

Sports Betting Weekend: Derby on Docket

Bettors will turn their attention to Churchill Downs this weekend for the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby. And whoever wins the Derby will have big horseshoes to fill after American Pharoah’s Triple Crown win last year.

The Derby favorite at online sportsbook Bovada is Nyquist at +300. During his short racing career all Nyquist has done is win with seven first-place finishes. That includes victories in the Florida Derby, San Vicente Stakes and Breeders' Cup Juvenile

Sports Betting Week: NBA Playoff Action

In the NBA on Tuesday night the last second-round series finally gets started when the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors clash in Game 1 of their set. The Raptors needed seven games to knock off the Indiana Pacers in Round 1, while the Heat took out the Charlotte Hornets in seven games.