NBA on TNT picks: Trail Blazers vs. Bucks, Pelicans vs. Suns

The NBA returns to TNT, with an intriguing double-header Thursday that will feature the second stop in Carmelo Anthony's redemption tour and a good ol' fashioned shoot-out between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Phoenix Suns. We have odds and picks for both matchups.

Scully’s Week 3 NFL picks: Fading backup QBs, AFC South

Pittsburgh and New Orleans each had offensive questions even before they lost their franchise quarterbacks to injury, and with backups taking over in Week 3, both have as much chance at success as the Jets did last week.

Scully’s NCAAF Week 3 picks: Maryland, USC poised to keep rolling

This week’s quartet of college football picks includes a pair of hot teams outperforming expectations. We also expect a rebound performance from a Big 12 squad that squeaked by in its opener and will fade an ACC team in Week 3.

James Scully’s NCAAF free picks: Week 1

A pair of games took place last Saturday, but Week 1's full slate of games begins Thursday, and we’re excited to build upon a successful first season at BetAmerica (35-21-1 ATS) with a weekly four-pack of free picks.

Weekend MLB preview: Astros at Cardinals

Two of baseball's hottest teams, the Houston Astros (66-38, won seven of last eight) and St. Louis Cardinals (55-47, won eight of last nine), collide at Busch Stadium for a crucial three-game interleague series that begins Friday night. Here's what bettors should be looking for throughout. Friday, 8:15 p.m. ET Jose Urquidy (1-0, 5.54 ERA) (HOU) -105 / -1.5 runs (+145) / Over 8.5 runs (-120) Jack Flaherty (4-6, 4.24 ERA) (STL) -105 / +1.5 runs (-175) / Under 8.5 [...]

Friday MLB preview: Yankees at Red Sox, Rangers at A’s

New York Yankees (66-36) at Boston Red Sox (57-47), 7:10 p.m. ET, MLBN James Paxton (5-5, 4.20 ERA) (NYY) -120 / -1.5 runs (+115) / Over 11 runs (-120) Andrew Cashner (9-5, 4.19 ERA) (BOS) +110 / +1.5 runs (-135) / Under 11 runs (EVEN) MLB free play: Yankees moneyline The Yankees were embarrassed by the Red Sox in a 19-3 loss Thursday at Fenway Park, but they should extract some revenge against Andrew Cashner. James Paxton dominated the Red [...]

NASCAR: Erik Jones a live longshot in Gander RV 400 at Pocono

This week the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series s heads to the "Tricky Triangle" for the Gander RV 400 at Pocono Raceway, a track that can deliver exciting, four-wide racing or a nail-biting fuel mileage race. We've got our eyes on a longshot for Sunday, who we believe can find his way to victory this weekend. Let's consider some trends before we get to our picks. Nine of the last 11 races at Pocono were won from a top-10 starting [...]

MLS game of the week: Orlando City at New England Revolution

  The MLS game of the week features the hottest team in the league trying to keep a foot in the final playoff spot, while its opponent attempts to creep closer to that playoff line. Saturday-night soccer takes flight with the New England Revolution squaring off against Orlando City. Orlando City at New England Revolution, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN+ (New England -175, Orlando +435 , Draw +310) MLS free pick: New England (-175) Back on May 10, New England was [...]

UFC 240 preview: Holloway vs. Edgar, Cyborg vs. Spencer

It's a Canadian stampede this weekend, as the UFC heads to Edmonton for UFC 240 Saturday. In the main event, the long-gestating clash between Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar headlines the card, which also features an intriguing and potentially explosive clash between Cris Cyborg and Felicia Spencer. Max Holloway (20-4) -425 vs. Frankie Edgar (23-6-1) +300 MMA free pick: Holloway It's better late than never for Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar, who have seen this clash materialize, and then fall [...]

Weekend boxing preview: Ramirez vs. Hooker, Davis vs. Nunez

A junior welterweight title unification and the return of a rising star highlight the in-ring action Saturday. Jose Carlos Ramirez and Maurice Hooker will put their undefeated records and titles on the line on DAZN, while Gervonta Davis will take on the rugged Ricardo Nunez on Showtime. Jose Carlos Ramirez (24-0, 16 KOs) -120 vs. Maurice Hooker (26-0-3, 17 KOs) -105 Boxing free pick: Ramirez (decision) This junior welterweight title unification features two undefeated champions who will look to establish [...]