NFL Week 7, MLB Playoffs, and NBA Season Tip

Each week, the “What on Tap” series premieres next week in The world of sports betting. Come here for a summary of upcoming financial events, legislative and regulatory meetings, industry conferences, top games scheduled for the week, and much more. Also check out the weekly review »control yourselfFor a look at last week’s notable news.

Monday October 17

The Yankees face the Guardians in ALDS elimination

New York’s Gerrit Cole won eight over seven rounds Sunday night, leading the Yankees to a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Guardians. With the win, the Yankees forced the crucial 5 game in the MLS series. Jameson Tellon will take the pile in the Bronx for the home team against Aaron Seval of the Guardians. Yankees are 156 favorites in line Vandel To defeat Cleveland (+132).

The winner will face the Houston Astros on Wednesday in the first game of the MLS Series. The Astros, who defeated the Mariners 1-0 in 18 rounds Saturday night to advance to the ALCS, have claimed the world championships in three of the past five years.

World Futures Championship Odds (FanDuel)

  • Astros: +140
  • Padres: +320
  • Phillies: +340
  • Yankees: +500
  • Guardians: +1300

Tuesday 18 October

Curry Warriors raise the NBA logo

On the eve of the NBA regular season, the Golden State Warriors signed Andrew Wiggins and Jordan Bull for long-term extensions, paying nearly $260 million on four-year deals. Both will be pivotal to Golden State’s attempt to replicate. in kingsThe Warriors (+600) are the contenders with the Clippers and Celtics to win the 2023 NBA Championship.

Steve Curry and the Warriors host the Lakers in game two of their season opener Tuesday, after a game between the Celtics and the 76ers in Boston. Curry, who set an NBA record last season for field goals with three points, is the favorite to lead the league with three points. He has -175 odds in DraftKings to lead the NBA in this category, far ahead of Damien Lillard, second choice at +800. Despite making only 64 appearances last season, Curry finished in 285 games, 23 more than runner-up Buddy Hield.

The regular season begins amid reports that the DraftKings are approaching Huge deal with ESPN to acquire rights to the network’s sports betting brand. An analyst from Oppenheimer & Co believes a deal could be reached by or near the opening on Tuesday night. On Tuesday, TNT will host the only two games on the NBA schedule. On Wednesday night, ESPN will broadcast a double header featuring the Knicks-Grizzlies and Suns-Mavericks.

Upstart Phils and Padres met in Game 1 of NLCS

At the start of the MLB playoffs, few expected Padres or Velez—the fifth and sixth seed, respectively, in the National League—to reach the World Championships. The Phillies had odds of 35/1, the worst of the 12 teams to achieve post-season. With odds of 28/1, Padres were also seen as long shots. But one will represent NL in the world championships, after Phillies eliminated the Braves on Saturday and Padres pooled to shock the Dodgers.

The Phillies snuck into the playoffs with 87 wins, finishing last in the NL Wild Card. Prior to this year, only four teams in MLB history had achieved the LCS League with as few regular season victories as the Phillies. The Padres, meanwhile, had +190 odds for a lead after the Dodgers’ 111 wins, the second-highest team to win a playoff game over the past decade.

Ahead of Tuesday’s first game, the Padres will be favorites for 120 in points To defeat Velez (+100) in the NLCS. The last time Philadelphia competed in the World Championships was in 2009, while San Diego has not competed in the Fall Classic since 1998. The Padres have never won a World Championship.

Thursday 20 October

Colorado Vulnerable Licensing Hearing

After unveiling a $35 million Series B funding round in July, fantasy sports company Underdog Sports is preparing to launch sports betting operations in at least two states next year. The weak will come close to living in it Colorado If the company obtained the license in the Thursday session. Among the licensing considerations on Thursday’s agenda, the Colorado Limited Game Control Commission (LGCC) will review the first license for temporary internet operator Underdog Sports.

Colorado LGCC will also consider temporary vendor licenses for BetMakers, PropSwap and Amazon Web Services at Thursday’s monthly meeting. BetMakers is an Australia based company, the exclusive provider of fixed-probability horse racing for Monmouth Park in New Jersey. The Australian company is looking to expand into several additional states in 2023.

Saturday October 22

Undefeated Syracuse faces a difficult task against Clemson.

Syracuse turned NC State on Saturday 24-9 to go 6-0 for the first time since 1987. Orange No. 14 will travel to South Carolina to face No. 5 Clemson in a battle between the ACC’s last two undefeated teams. . Tigers are preferred by 13 in Caesar’s sports bookSo the total is 51.5 points.

After Alabama’s stunning loss to Tennessee, the Ole Miss stands as the only team undefeated in SEC West. The Rebels now control their destiny to gain a berth in the SEC Championship. No. 7 Ole Miss travels to Baton Rogue to take on LSU, where the Rebels are a 1.5 point favorite. After a raucous celebration at Nieland Stadium on Saturday night, third seed Tennessee needs to replace the goal post in Saturday’s game against UT Martin. Vols now have 20/1 odds of winning the National title.

Outside the West, the ninth in UCLA will also be looking to stay undefeated in a Pac-12 showdown against No. 10 Oregon. UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson Robinson has emerged as a potential MVP candidate for the conference. Through six games, he threw 15 touchdowns to just two interceptions. ducks are preferred with 6; The total is a whopping whopping 70.5.

UCLA is one of eight unbeaten in FBS, including No. 8 TCU, the last unbeaten team in the Big 12. The Horned Frogs edged out Oklahoma State on Saturday, 43-40 in double overtime. The TCU will face another tough test in Week 8 against No. 17 in Kansas State. TCU is a 5-point favorite; Total 59 points.

Sunday 23 October

Verstappen preferred at the US Grand Prix

While Max Verstappen has already finished the 2022 Formula One championship, the Red Bull driver will not be out of the last four races of the season. By winning the US Grand Prix on Sunday in Austin, Verstappen dominated his thirteenth race of the season, tying Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel for the most victories in a season.

Verstappen has -200 odds of winning in Austin, ahead of Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez, at +400 and +800, respectively. in winbet, bettors can bet on the driver who will finish the second season behind Verstappen. Leclerc has -227 odds for the feat, just ahead of Perez at +160. The top five are rounded off by George Russell (66/1), Carlos Sainz Jr. (100/1) and Lewis Hamilton (150/1).

The Giants are looking for an unlikely start 6-1

Despite only a +14 points difference by six games, the New York Giants improved to 5-1 in Week 6 with a 24-20 victory over the Ravens. With the Giants out of the 4-13 season in 2021, BetMGM He set their winning total in 2022 at 7.5 in pre-season, which means the Giants need to win just three of their last eleven games to win. Brian Daboll’s team plays Jacksonville on Sunday and is a three-point underdog in BetRivers.

Three other teams – the Eagles, Vikings and the Bells – opened the season with a score of 5-1 or better. All three are off with farewell weeks into the seventh week.

The 49ers will host the Premier on Sunday in the rematch of Super Bowl LIV, with both teams unbeaten in Week 6. The injury-plagued Niners lost key players in a 28-14 loss to the Hawks: cornerback Charvarius Ward (thigh) and tackle Offensive Mike McClinchy (calf). The Niners were already without a rim pusher Nick Bosa (thigh), corner Emmanuel Moseley (knee), and safety Jimmie Ward (hand). Kansas City is a favorite of 3 points in Unibet; Total 47 points.

Major injuries in Week 7 of the NFL season:

  • Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott said after Sunday’s loss to the Eagles that he expects to play in Week Seven against the Lions. Tell Prescott Mike Garavolo of the NFL Network That his thumb felt “cool” While doing a pre-match warm-up on Sunday. The streak may fluctuate throughout the week depending on Prescott’s official availability against Detroit.
  • Dolphins midfielder Teddy Bridgewater replaced Skylar Thompson in Sunday’s loss against the Vikings after Thompson sustained a thumb injury. Prior to the game, the Dolphins announced that both Bridgewater and Tua Tagovailoa had exited the NFL’s concussion protocol. Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel did not address the condition of Tagovailoa in his week seven rush hour match against the Steelers in his post-match press conference. Dolphins are favorites from 7 points in SI Sportsbook.
  • The Cardinals’ wide left Marques Brown left Sunday’s loss to the Seahawks with a foot injury. Brown, who was seen in walking shoes on Sunday night, told reporters afterwards that the initial X-ray images were negative. The Cardinals hope to be able to line up Brown alongside Pro Bowl recipient DeAndre Hopkins on Thursday against the Saints, where Hopkins returns after a six-game suspension. Arizona is a two-point favorite in Super Buck Sports. Total 45 points.

Have a good week all!

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