Where: Moda Center at the Rose Quarter, Portland When: April 11, 2021, at 10 pm EST Odds: According to BetMGM Spread: Miami +1 (-115) | Trail Blazers -1 (-110) Money Line: Miami (-110) | Trail Blazers (-110) Over/Under: Over 221.5 (-110) | Under 221.5 (-105)
Heat vs Trail Blazers Prediction: The Miami Heat (27-25) will travel to Portland to face the Trail Blazers (31-21) for the beginning of a four-game road trip out West.
Both squads come into this game as the sixth seed for their respective conferences. The playoff race in the West is a lot tighter and more competitive than in the East.
This will be the second meeting between [...]
National & American League Rookie of the Year Predictions: With Opening Day now behind us the race for yearly MLB awards has begun and with it a new class of rookies fighting to earn their spots on major league rosters. This year The pool of candidates for the two Rookie of the Year awards will be more diluted than usual.
The MLB voted to prorate the rookie eligibility rules in order to include players from last season. The players with the best odds to win the awards include some you grew familiar with a year ago.
This is an important development because the second-year players despite a shortened season still have experience at the major league [...]
Registration for Sports Betting: We all know the old saying “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” well that is everyone except Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker. In a head-scratching move, the Illinois governor opted to not renew Executive Order 2020-41 among his series of renewals Friday.
This means the in-person requirement to obtain access for mobile sports betting in Illinois, as part of the bill signed into law in June 2019, goes back into effect Sunday. The remote digital sportsbook sign-up authorization was one of several dozen such orders approved by the [...]