Top UFC Fight Night 166 predictionsAt UFC Raleigh, Marley is backing Angela Hill (-160) to defeat Hannah Cifers (+140) in a women's strawweight bout on the main card. Hill (10-7) is only 2-3 in her last five UFC bouts, but is coming off a strong performance with a technical knockout of Ariane Carnelossi in September. The 33-year-old is one of the promotion's most active fighters, with four bouts logged in 2019. … [Read more...] about UFC Fight Night 166 odds: MMA insider reveals picks for Blaydes vs. dos Santos, Chiesa vs. dos Anjos
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1. Los Angeles Lakers at Brooklyn Nets: Lakers -5.5Anthony Davis is questionable for this game, but the Lakers have generally acquitted themselves quite well without him this season. They just went 4-1 in a five-game stretch without him, and have outscored opponents by 8.4 points per 100 possessions with Davis on the bench. The Nets have the opposite problem. They have yet to solve their "too many cooks" dilemma, as Spencer Dinwiddie is shooting only 38.5 percent from the field in games Kyrie Irving has played since returning from his shoulder injury. The Nets haven't figured out how to balance their ball-handling, and until they do, they stand little chance against even a weakened version of the Lakers. … [Read more...] about Today’s Top Picks: Why Lakers cover on the road and more NBA best bets for Thursday’s slate
There are only a handful of names confirmed for the women’s Rumble as of mid-week. This leaves the door wide open for surprises, and some believe that Ronda Rousey will be making her return to the squared circle following a nine-month absence. In fact, at least one online oddsmaker is almost daring people to bet on her comeback by giving the former Raw Women’s and UFC Champion the second highest odds of winning, trailing only Shayna Baszler from NXT. Rousey has not closed the door on returning to wrestling, but made clear when she departed WWE following last year’s WrestleMania that she and husband Travis Brown would begin trying to have a child. There have been no reports of substance linking Rousey to a possible return in Houston, so don’t read too much into the silence. … [Read more...] about WWE Royal Rumble 2020 Picks: Can Brock Lesnar Go The Distance?