This is the biggest middleweight championship fight in nearly a decade as the king, Israel Adesanya takes on fellow undefeated striker Paulo Costa. There is no shortage of bad blood between the two and combined with the small cage, the stakes couldn’t be any higher. Co-headlining are Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz fighting for the vacant light heavyweight belt. Let’s break down the UFC 253 odds.
Rangers vs Bruins: Eastern Conference NHL Foes Battle in the Big Apple
Boston Bruins: Running hot in the new calendar year
A sluggish season start is quickly becoming a thing of the past in Beantown as the Bruins rolled through January with a sparkling 8-1-3 record. The hot streak, during which Boston took down Cup contenders such as the Penguins, Lightning and Islanders, included a 3-0 shut victory at home over the Rangers two weeks ago. Boston has not lost a road contest since the end of December as they are 4-0-2 in their last six contests away from the TD Garden arena. A nice mix of defense, supported by steady scoring, has fueled the Bruins winning run as the B’s have outscored their opponents by a 33-21 margin over their last 13 games.
New York Rangers: On a roll of their own as the playoff race heats up
Though they have stumbled a bit recently, following a white hot 13-1-0 run, New York is solidly placed in the NHL playoff race. The Rangers, who are 4-4-0 over their last eight games, are fresh off back-to-back blowout wins at home over Carolina (4-1) and Florida (6-3) and they have posted a 16-7-3 record at The Garden this season. Though the numbers a little skewed, due to New York playing the fewest games of any team thus far, the Rangers (48 GP) have quietly moved to within one goal of Montreal’s league low 114 goals allowed. New York also lights the lamp consistently as the Blueshirts are 6th overall with a 2.98 GPG scoring average. Bruins vs Rangers Prediction: We get a rock solid goaltending matchup here as Henrik Lundqvist (2.25 GGA) is slated to face Tuukka Rask (2.31 GAA) in a brilliant battle between the pipes. That is one of the prime reasons to expect a close contest tonight. Sticking with our need to avoid greed, we are going to back the Bruins with a 500 unit wager on the puck line price posted at the SportsInteraction sportsbook.
SportsInteraction NHL Puck Betting Prices – New York Rangers vs Boston Bruins
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An in-depth look at the Toronto Blue Jays’ postseason hopes with the regular season about to come to an end.
The betting odds don’t get any better than this for the main event in UFC 252. Two-time champion Stipe Miocic, who is 1-1 against former champion Daniel Cormier and defends his heavyweight belt against him in their trilogy match on Aug. 15, offers the exact same odds (-110) as his rival in a mixed martial arts event which will be held at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.