NCAAF Betting sets up the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks and the Temple Owls meeting in a MAC conference clash on Wednesday at Lincoln Financial Field (8 pm ET, ESPN).

College Football Odds have the Owls as a 13-point favorite, up from the opening of -11.5. Temple is a -480 moneyline favorite and Miami a +400 underdog. The over/under total is at 44.

NCAAF Handicapping numbers show that head-to-head, Temple is 3-2 SU and 2-3 ATS in the past five meetings, four of which have stayed under the total. The teams last met on Nov. 23 last season when the Redhawks beat the Owls 23-3 and easily cashed as an 8.5-point home underdog. The score was under the total of 43.5

Miami (Ohio) is 4-5 SU and 5-4 ATS this season. The Redhawks beat the Akron Zips 35-3 in their last game last Thursday. They covered as a 14-point home favorite and the score was under the total of 48.5.

Temple is 5-4 SU and 6-3 SU and seven of the Owls’ nine games have gone over the total. Temple lost 35-31 against the Ohio Bobcats last Tuesday, Nov. 2. Temple failed to cover as a 3.5-point favorite and the score was over the total of 45.5.

Free Sports Picks stats show Miami (Ohio) is 4-1 SU in its last five games overall and 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road, but has been solid on the road recently, going 6-3 SU in its last nine away. The total has gone under in eight of the Redhawks last 10 on the road. Temple is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games at home

MLB Picks previews the New York Mets and the San Francisco Giants meeting on Sunday in the finale of a three-game series at AT&T Park (8:05 pm ET, ESPN).

The Mets will give the ball to Michael Pelfrey. The righthander is 5-7 with a 4.64 ERA this season and got his last start Tuesday, going six innings in a 6-0 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants will start Matt Cain, who is 7-5 with a 3.22 ERA. The righthander’s last start was Tuesday against the San Diego Padres, when he went seven innings in a 5-3 loss.

New York (46-43 SU) is 6-4 SU in its past 10 games and has won five of its past six. The Mets are in third place in the NL East division, 10 games behind the first-place Philadelphia Phillies. San Francisco (50-40 SU) is in top spot in the NL West division, but the Giants’ lead atop the division is down to one game over the second-place Arizona Diamondbacks, thanks to a 4-6 SU record in their past 10 games, including four losses in their past six .

The teams have met once already this season, when San Francisco won a three-game series May 3-5. New York won the opener 5-2 on Friday, covering as a -140 road favorite and the score went over the total of 6.5.

The Mets-Giants matchup is the last game on the MLB schedule before the All-Star break. Regular play resumes Thursday.

Sports Picks previews the Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies squaring off Saturday in the second game of a three-game series between the NL East division rivals at Citizens Bank Park (4:10 pm ET, FOX).

Atlanta will have Tommy Hanson, who is 10-4 with a 2.52 ERA, on the mound. The righthander’s last start was Monday against the Colorado Rockies. Hanson went seven innings in a 4-1 win. Philadelphia will start lefthander Cliff Lee, who is 9-6 with a 2.92 ERA. Lee last pitched on Sunday when he went seven and one-third innings in a 7-4 loss against the Toronto Blue Jays.

The division rivals have already met in three series this season, with the Braves winning five of the nine meetings. Only one of the past seven meetings has gone over the over/under total, with four unders and two pushes.

The Braves (53-36 SU) have been red-hot recently, going 9-1 SU in their past 10, the best run currently in Major League Baseball. Atlanta has won four straight and were 2.5 games behind first-place Philadelphia in the NL East division. The Phillies (55-33 SU) have the best record in the majors and are 7-3 SU over their past 10 games.

Atlanta is coming off a four-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies, and only gave up eight runs over the four matchups. Philadelphia beat the division rival Florida Marlins 2-1 in a three-game series this week. The Phillies outscored the Marlins 21-9 over the three games, including a 14-2 blowout in the second game.

MLB Picks previews the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees clashing on Friday in the second game of a four-game set between the AL East division rivals at Yankee Stadium (7:05 pm ET, FOX).

The Rays (48-39 SU) are in third place in the AL East, and were four games back of the Yankees heading into the opener Thursday. Tampa Bay is 5-5 SU in the past 10 games. The Yankees (51-34 SU) are in first place in the division but the second-place Boston Red Sox were only a half-game behind heading into action Thursday. New York is 7-3 SU in its past 10 games. Derek Jeter needs three more hits to reach 3,000.

Tampa Bay will give the ball to Jeremy Hellickson. The righthander is 8-7 with a 3.21 ERA this season, and he last pitched Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals, going seven and one-third innings in an 8-3 win. New York will have righthander Freddy Garcia on the mound. Garcia is 7-6 with a 3.07 ERA and he last pitched Sunday against the New York Mets. He went seven innings in a 3-2 loss as the Yankees and Mets closed out the latest edition of the Subway Series.

The teams have met once already this season, when the Rays won a three-game series May 16-19. Each team has won five of the past 10 clashes, and four of the past six have gone over the over/under total.

The Rays are coming off a three-game series loss against the Minnesota Twins. New York also lost a three-game series against the Cleveland Indians.

MLB Picks previews the Cleveland Indians and the San Francisco Giants clashing Saturday in the second tilt of a three-game interleague series at AT&T Park (4:10 pm ET, FOX).

The Indians will start righthander Justin Masterson, who is 5-5 with a 3.18 ERA this season. Masterson’s last start was Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, when he went five innings in a 5-2 win. The Giants will counter with righthander Matt Cain, who is 6-4 with a 3.44 ERA. His last start was Sunday against the Oakland A’s. He went seven innings in a 2-1 loss.

Cleveland (40-33 SU) leads the AL Central division by one game over the Detroit Tigers, while San Francisco (41-34 SU) is a half game behind the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks in the NL West division.

Head-to-head, the teams last met in June, 2008, when San Francisco won a three-game series 2-1. All three games stayed under the over/under total.

Also Saturday, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels clash in the second game of a three-game interleague series at Dodger Stadium (4:10 pm ET, FOX).

The Angels will give the ball to righthander Tyler Chatwood, who is 4-4 with a 3.84 ERA so far this season. Chatwood’s last start was Sunday against the New York Mets. He went seven innings in a 7-3 win. The Dodgers will counter with righthander Hiroki Kuroda, who is 5-8 with a 3.07 ERA. Kuroda’s last start was Sunday, when he went seven innings in a 1-0 win against the Houston Astros.

Sports Picks previews the Los Angeles Angels and the Los Angeles Dodgers meeting Friday to open a three-game interleague set at Dodger Stadium (10:10 pm ET, FOX).

MLB Betting has the Angels as a -140 moneyline favorite and the over/under total at 6.5.

The Angels (37-39 SU) are 6-4 SU in their past 10 games and sit third in the AL West, three games behind the first-place Texas Rangers. The Dodgers (34-42 SU) are 4-6 SU in their past 10 and are fourth in the NL West, 7.5 games back of the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Angels will have righthander Dan Haren on the mound. Haren is 5-5 with a 2.99 ERA this season, and got his last start Sunday against the New York Mets, lasting just four innings in a 6-1 loss. The Dodgers will go with Rubby De La Rosa, who is 2-1 with a 5.52 ERA. The righthander’s last start was Sunday against the Houston Astros, when he went four and two-thirds innings in a 7-0 loss.

Also Friday, the Colorado Rockies and the New York Yankees open a three game interleague series at Yankee Stadium (7:05 pm ET, FOX).

MLB Odds have the Yankees as a -145 moneyline favorite and the over/under total at 9.

The Rockies (37-37 SU) are in third place in the NL West division, 3.5 games back of the first place Arizona Diamondbacks, while the Yankees (43-30 SU) are second in the AL East, but are just a half-game of the first-place Boston Red Sox.

Colorado will start righthander Ubaldo Jimenez, who is 2-7 with a 4.68 ERA. New York will start righthander AJ Burnett, who is 7-5 with a 4.05 ERA.

Baseball Picks previews the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Kansas City Royals squaring off in the finale of a three-game interleague set on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium (8:10 pm ET, FOX).

MLB odds have the Diamondbacks as a -130 moneyline favorite and the over/under total at 8.5.

Arizona (40-34 SU) is 6-4 SU in its past 10 games, and is in first place in the NL West division, but held just a slight, half-game lead over the second-place San Francisco Giants heading into action Wednesday.

Kansas City (31-42 SU) has struggled mightily, sitting in last place in the AL Central division, 8.5 games off the pace. The Royals have lost three straight and five of their past six games.

Arizona will give the ball to righthanded pitcher Daniel Hudson, who is 8-5 with a 3.56 ERA. He last pitched Friday against the Chicago White Sox, when he went the full nine innings in a 4-1 win.

Kansas City will counter with righthander Felipe Paulino, who has a 0-0 record and a 2.78 ERA this season. He last pitched on Friday, when he went six innings in a 5-4 win against the division rival St. Louis Cardinals.

Arizona won the opener 7-2 on Tuesday. This is the first series between the teams since a three-game set in June, 2009, which the Diamondbacks won 2-1. After getting shut out 5-0 in the opener of that series, the D-Backs blasted the Royals in the final two games, outscoring them 24-10.

Sports Picks sets up the Philadelphia Phillies and the St. Louis Cardinals opening a three-game set on Tuesday at Busch Stadium (8:15 pm ET, FOX).

MLB Odds have the Phillies as a -155 moneyline favorite for the opener, with the over/under total set at 7.5.

This matchup features a pair of National League division leaders, as the Phillies (45-28 SU) are in first place in the NL East, and the Cardinals (40-33 SU) are tied with the Milwaukee Brewers for first place in the NL Central.

But Philadelphia has been playing much better ball than St. Louis in recent games, with the Phillies going 8-2 SU in their past 10 and St. Louis going 3-7 SU.

Roy Halladay will get the start for the Phillies on Tuesday. The righthanded ace is 9-3 and has a 2.56 ERA, and his last start was Wednesday against the Florida Marlins, when he went seven innings in a 5-4 win. The Cardinals will have Kyle MCclellan on the mound. The righthander is 5-3 with a 4.05 ERA. He last pitched Wednesday against the Washington Nationals, lasting just five innings in a 10-0 blowout loss.

Head-to-head, the Cards are 6-4 SU in the past 10 meetings. Philadelphia and St. Louis have met once earlier this season, when the Cardinals swept a two-game series May 16-17. The under has hit in all four of the past four meetings, and in seven of the past 10.

The Phillies are coming off a 2-1 series loss against the Seattle Mariners, while the Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 in their three-game set.

Sports Picks previews the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs clashing in the second game of a three-game interleague series on Saturday at Wrigley Field (1:10 pm ET, FOX).

MLB Odds have the Yankees as a -135 moneyline favorite while the Cubs are a +155 underdog.

The pitchers in this matchup are righthander AJ Burnett for the Yankees and righthander Ryan Dempster for the Cubs.

So far this season, Burnett is 6-5 with a 4.09 ERA this season. His last start was Monday against the Cleveland Indians, when he went seven and two-thirds innings in a 1-0 loss. Dempster sports a 5-5 record with a 5.48 ERA, and he last pitched Monday when he went seven innings in a 1-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

New York is 39-28 SU and sits second in the AL East. The Yankees entered play Friday 1.5 games back of the first-place Boston Red Sox, and are 6-4 SU in the past 10 games. Chicago is 28-40 SU this season and is fifth in the six-team NL Central division, 10 games behind the co-leading St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cubs are 5-5 SU in their past 10.

Head-to-head, the teams have not met since 2005, when New York swept a three-game set at home. The Yankees are 4-2 SU in the past six meetings.

In their last action, the Yankees swept the Texas Rangers in a three-game series, winning the finale 3-2 as a +103 underdog on Thursday. Chicago is coming off a 3-1 series win against the Brewers.

Sports Picks sets up the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks meeting in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday at Rogers Arena (8 pm ET, NBC).

NHL odds have the Canucks as a -150 moneyline favorite and the over/under total at 5.

The winner will hoist the Stanley Cup, the Holy Grail of pro hockey. The Canucks have never won the Cup in their 40-year existence, while the Bruins last won the NHL title in 1972.

Boston evened the series at 3-3 with a 5-2 win in Game 6 on Monday at the TD Garden in Boston. The Bruins cashed as a -145 favorite and the score went over the total of 5.

Both teams have picked up a lot of injuries, throughout the playoffs and in the final. Boston forward Nathan Horton (head injury) was injured in Game 3 and is out for Game 7, while Vancouver defenseman Alexander Edler (Day-to-Day, undisclosed) and forward Mason Raymond (Out For Season, back injury) were both injured in Game 6 on Monday. Vancouver defenseman Dan Hamhuis (Day-to-Day, undisclosed) was injured in Game 2 and defenseman Aaron Rome (Out For Season, suspension) was handed a four-game suspension for his hit on Horton.

Boston is 6-2-0-2 in the past 10 head-to-head meetings but is 2-4 SU in the last six meetings in Vancouver.  

Boston is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games overall, but is 0-5 SU in its last five games on the road. Vancouver is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games overall, and 5-0 SU in its last five games at home.

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