NBA Betting: Cousins Making Pelicans Debut

The NBA returns from the All-Star break on Thursday with six games on the schedule, highlighted by DeMarcus Cousins’ debut with the New Orleans Pelicans.

The Pelicans shocked the rest of the league last week when they acquired the ornery Cousins from the Sacramento Kings. He’ll form an impressive front court alongside Anthony Davis when they face the Houston Rockets on Thursday.

2017 Daytona 500 Odds and Betting Preview

The Daytona 500 gets the new NASCAR season started this weekend with Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. listed as the race co-favorites at the Bovada sportsbook.

The latest Daytona 500 odds list both Keselowski and Junior at +600.

CBB Weekend Betting: Kansas Battles Baylor

The Saturday college basketball schedule delivers a Top 5 matchup for bettors this weekend, as the No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks face the No. 4 Baylor Bears.

The Jayhawks are on a small three-game winning streak after defeating the West Virginia Mountaineers 84-80 as a 5-point favorite on Monday. By failing to cover the spread Kansas is 0-4-1 against the spread in its last five games. On the road Kansas is a solid 7-1 straight up in its last eight, but only 2-5-1 ATS.

NBA Betting: Wizards Highlight Thursday Slate

It’s a light night in the NBA on Thursday with only two games on the schedule, starting with the red-hot Washington Wizards at the Indiana Pacers.

Washington took down the Oklahoma City Thunder 120-95 as a 5.5-point favorite on Monday night to post their third straight win. That win also improved them to 10-1 straight up and 7-4 against the spread in their last 11 games. The Wizards have also been strong on the road lately, having won their last four and posting a 5-1 ATS mark in their last six.

NBA Betting: Cavs & Raptors Busy Week Ahead

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Toronto Raptors both have a busy week on their hands, as each has games on back-to-back nights starting Tuesday.