Weekend MLB betting preview: Brewers at Nationals

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: MLB, SportsWire|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A pair of teams with serious postseason aspirations will clash this weekend at Nationals Park when Washington hosts Milwaukee. The Nationals enter the series on a four-game winning streak but are 0-3 this year against Milwaukee and struggled mightily to put runs on the board against the Brewers when they tangled in early May.

Letmeno steps up in TwinSpires Ellis Park Juvenile Stakes

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: Betting Tips, Breeders' Cup, Horses, Kentucky Derby, Races, RacingWire, Thoroughbreds|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Trainer Ian Wilkes isn’t known for sending out ready-to-win first-time starters, which is why his 2-year-old #2 Letmeno looms as an intriguing contender in Saturday’s $100,000 TwinSpires Ellis Park Juvenile Stakes at Ellis Park.

Pacific Classic one of several Del Mar BC preps Saturday

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: Breeders' Cup, Horses, Races, RacingWire, Thoroughbreds|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It will be a classic East vs. West story when Del Mar hosts an exciting afternoon of Breeders’ Cup prep races Saturday.

Avie’s Flatter can take the spotlight in Breeders’ Stakes

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: Betting Tips, Breeders' Cup, Horses, Races, RacingWire, Thoroughbreds|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Avie's Flatter winning the Transylvania Stakes (G3) - Keeneland Photo The third time might be the charm for #7 Avie’s Flatter in the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes at Woodbine, the final leg of the Canadian Triple Crown. Avie’s Flatter performed admirably without a victory in the first two legs of the challenging series. In the 1 1/4-mile Queen’s Plate Stakes over the Woodbine Tapeta track, Avie’s Flatter tracked the pace but couldn’t quite wear down the leader on his [...]

Why I’m betting Varenka in the Lake Placid Stakes

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: Betting Tips, Breeders' Cup, Horses, Races, RacingWire, Thoroughbreds|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Handicappers have grown accustomed to watching trainer Chad Brown dominate North America’s major turf races for fillies and mares. But victory might not be a certainty for Brown’s fillies in Saturday’s $200,000 Lake Placid Stakes (G2) at Saratoga.

Colts-Browns game highlights Saturday’s NFL preseason slate

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: NFL, SportsWire|Tags: , , , |

Baker Mayfield may not get much playing time and likely won't have Odell Beckham Jr. on the field Saturday, but if he leads another touchdown drive, Browns fans will have even more reason to celebrate the upcoming season filled with playoff—and even Super Bowl—hopes.

Friday MLB preview, Dodgers at Braves, Indians at Yankees

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: MLB, SportsWire|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Yankees will try to bounce back from an ugly 19-5 defeat to the Indians when they host Cleveland tonight in the Bronx. Over in Atlanta, 22-year-old wunderkind Mike Soroka puts his 10-2 record on the line when he goes up against Kenta Maeda and the Los Angeles Dodgers. We have odds and picks for both Friday night games.

EPL game of the week: Manchester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur

By |August 16th, 2019|Categories: Soccer, SportsWire|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The English Premier League has another great matchup this weekend when defending champions Manchester City host their home opener against Tottenham Hotspur. Man City enters the match having won their last 15 dating back to February 3. They destroyed West Ham 5-0 in London last weekend to open the season.

BARN Podcast 8/16/19

By |August 15th, 2019|Categories: BARN, Podcast, RacingWire|Tags: , , , , , , |

We discuss the big cards coming up this weekend including Pacific Classic Day at Del Mar, Alabama at Saratoga, and the Monmouth Oaks.  Then the BARN Jury join us to talk about which NFL teams they think will over/under achieve. 

Why Point of Honor won’t lose the Alabama Stakes

By |August 15th, 2019|Categories: Betting Tips, Breeders' Cup, Horses, Races, RacingWire, Thoroughbreds|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A mile and a quarter is a distance fillies and mares rarely run on dirt in North America, which makes the $600,000 Alabama Stakes (G1) at Saratoga an intriguing handicapping challenge.