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Friday's Betting Tips

Friday's Betting Tips

Five Things You Need to Know in Oct. 12

Five Things You Need to Know in Sports

Want to start your sports day off right? Looking for some action and the most exciting matchups of the day? There is one college football games on national TV and could be two key baseball playoff games along with NBA preseason action. Here are the top matchups of the day along with future odds.

1)Navy at Central Michigan, Kelly/Shorts Stadium, Mt. Pleasant, Mich

The Mids are coming off a 28-21 overtime win over Air Force on the road, while Central Michigan lost at Toledo, 50-35.The Navy defense forced three turnovers in the first half and their offense finally picked up with freshman quarterback Keenan Reynolds, who is 10-of-13 on the year as a passer. Central Michigan (2-3) can score but they have one of the worst defenses in all of college football as they allow 457 yards and nearly 41 points per game. Central Michigan is 0-5 ATS L5 home games. Central Michigan is a 2-point favorite with a total of 60.

2)Baltimore at NY Yankees, Yankee Stadium

If this series goes to a Game 5, the Yankees will send their ace C.C. Sabathia to the mound against one of the Orioles' best pitchers in Jason Hammel. Sabathia (16-6, 3.32 ERA) won the first game of the series 3-2, going 8 2/3 IP. Hammel is 8-6 with a 3.42 ERA this year and went 5 2/3 IP in Game 1, allowing just 2 runs. Yankees are 13-3 last 16 with Sabathia as the starter vs. Baltimore. .

3)St. Louis at Washington, Nationals Park

If this series goes five (only if Washington wins on Thursday), Washington will send their ace Gio Gonzalez against Adam Wainright. Gonzalez is 21-8 with a 2.91 ERA. He struggled in Game 1, walking seven batters, but the Nats won 2-1. Wainright had 10 strikeouts in Game 1, but the Cards' bullpen lost the game. Wainright is 14-13 with a 3.88 ERA this year.  The OVER is 13-3 last 16 in series.

4)NBA Preseason Continues with seven games

The Friday schedule is highlighted by New Orleans at Houston at 8pm. Rookie Anthony Davis starts at center for the Hornets. Davis had 22 points and nine boards against the Bobcats on Tuesday, which was much better than the 8 points he dropped in his first game against Orlando in Mexico City on October 7. Another intriguing contest would be Portland at Phoenix on CSNN. Rookie Damian Lillard of Portland goes up against Goran Dragic, the new starter from Phoenix.

5)Odds to win the 2012-13 Men's NCAA Basketball Championship

College basketball practice tips-off on Friday with Midnight Madness. Kentucky is once again the favorite to win the Championship despite losing all their key players. Indiana is the second favorite, followed by Louisville and UCLA.

Kentucky 13/2
Indiana 8/1    
Louisville 17/2    
UCLA 12/1    
North Carolina 14/1    
Duke 18/1    
Kansas 20/1    
Michigan 20/1    
North Carolina State 20/1    
Ohio State 20/1    
Syracuse 20/1    
Arizona 25/1    
Florida 25/1    
Florida State 25/1   
Michigan State 25/1
Missouri 30/1
Memphis 35/1    
UNLV 35/1    
Stanford 40/1
Texas 40/1    
Baylor 50/1    
Cincinnati 50/1    
Creighton 50/1    
Georgetown 50/1    
San Diego State 50/1    
Tennessee 50/1    
Wisconsin 50/1    
Gonzaga 55/1
Pittsburgh 60/1
Alabama 65/1    
Minnesota 65/1    
Notre Dame 65/1
St. John's 65/1    
Butler 75/1    
California 75/1
Kansas State 75/1    
Marquette 75/1    
St. Louis 75/1    
Texas A&M 75/1    
VCU 75/1
Wichita State 75/1    
Davidson 100/1
Illinois 100/1    
Iowa State 100/1    
Purdue 100/1    
Seton Hall 100/1    
St. Joe's 100/1    
Vanderbilt 100/1    
Villanova 100/1    
Virginia 100/1    
Washington 100/1    
West Virginia 100/1    
Arizona State 125/1    
Arkansas 125/1    
BYU 125/1    
Maryland 125/1    
Miami FL 125/1
Oklahoma 125/1    
Xavier 125/1
Clemson 150/1    
Colorado 150/1    
Iowa 150/1    
New Mexico 150/1    
Oklahoma State 150/1    
Oregon 150/1    
St. Mary's 150/1    
Temple 150/1    
Georgia Tech 200/1    
Mississippi 200/1    
Mississippi State 200/1    
Oregon State 200/1    
South Florida 200/1    
Colorado State 250/1    
Dayton 250/1    
Georgia 250/1    
LSU 250/1    
UMass 250/1    
Virginia Tech 250/1    
Harvard 300/1
South Carolina 300/1
USC 300/1

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