USA and Russia are the lead contenders in Group A
Priming for what’s sure to be an epic USA vs Russia tilt on February 15th, Team Russia opens their Olympic tourney with a match vs. Slovenia while Team USA primes against a “dark-horse” Slovakia squad. Since any loss can be fatal to a medal chance, and being as goals count in tie-breakers, don’t expect the NHL stacked Americans or the Big Red Machine to hold back against their largely inferior opponents in these two games.
SBR Parlay Prediction #1: Team Russia -4.5 (-147) & Team USA -1.5 (-125)
It’s Canada and everyone else in Group B Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey
Stacked with an NHL squad that left Claude Giroux, Joe Thorton and the Staal brothers off the roster, Canada opens the Olympic tourney as big favorites over a decidedly under-manned Norway squad who they defeated 8-0 in Vancouver 2010. Finland, who have hit the medal podium in the last two Olympics, open their Sochi run versus Austria who are back in Olympic hockey competition for the first time since the 202 Utah, USA Games.
SBR Parlay Prediction #2: Team Canada -4.5 (-160) & Team Finland -3.5 (-130)
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Week 1 of the 2017 CFL season kicks off Thursday night and it should be the beginning of another great year of Canadian football. There are great games littered throughout the Week 1 card and without question the Grey Cup rematch between Calgary and Ottawa on Friday Night Football will get the bulk of the attention from fans.
The 2017 CFL season is just around the corner as the nine teams in the Canadian Football League begin another journey towards hoisting the Grey Cup in late-November. The Ottawa Redblacks enter 2017 as the defending champions after a thrilling Grey Cup victory, but there will be no shortage of teams looking to dethrone them this year.
After dismantling Golden State in game four of the 2017 NBA Finals, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will need another historic night to beat the Warriors in their hostile home environment. Tipping off at 9:00 PM EST on Monday, June 12, 2017, game five of the NBA Finals expects to be another high scoring, floor running, free shooting race to 125 points game – something that is equal parts entertaining and unpredictable.
After a dominating 6-0 win in Game 5, the Pittsburgh Penguins are one win away from back-to-back Stanley Cups. Winning in Nashville has been nearly impossible for visitors in these playoffs, as the Preds won't go down without a fight. Game 6 is scheduled for 8:05 pm EST on June 11, 2016.