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World Cup Favorites in Action in Group Stage Matches

Germany begin their quest for a fourth World Cup title on Monday when they take on Portugal in Group G action. According to the sportsbook at Bovada, Germany is a 1/1 moneyline favorite against Portugal and also sit among the favorites in World Cup futures wagering with odds of 13/2 to capture their first World Cup crown since 1990.

Old Rivalries Rekindled in World Cup Opening Weekend Matchups

The 2014 World Cup gets underway on Thursday with a Group A matchup featuring host nation and tournament favorites Brazil taking on Croatia. Brazil are pegged as 3/1 favorites to win their sixth World Cup title in futures wagering at Bovada. They enter their opening match as a strong 2/7 moneyline favorite against Croatia, who are making their first World Cup appearance since 2006.

Host Brazil Leads Way in World Cup Wagering

Host nation Brazil continues to sit atop the list of favorites to win the 2014 World Cup, owning odds of 3/1 to capture their sixth title in futures wagering at Bovada. Brazil has not won a World Cup since 2002, but is expected to reap the benefit of playing on home turf in hot and humid weather conditions that are expected to present a challenge for opponents, particularly Brazil’s European rivals.

NBA Finals Hit Floor With Heat Dogs

One of the biggest sports betting events of the year gets underway later this week with the start of the NBA Finals. It will be a rematch of last season’s best-of-seven instant-classic between the defending champion Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs.

Sports Betting Week: NBA Seeks Finals Matchup

The NBA's Eastern Conference Finals resumes on Monday night with Game 4 of a best-of-seven series between the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat. Miami is looking to take one more step towards nailing down its fourth straight Eastern Conference title and a trip to the NBA Finals with a win at home that would put them up 3-1 in this series.