This weekend, UFC, Bundesliga, and NASCAR will again show the way. But great news means we must start sharpening our hockey and hoops handicapping skills. The NBA and NHL have real plans to return. So, while wagering on horses, soccer, and mixed-martial arts make sure to study both NBA and NHL futures.
What You Can Bet On June 5th – June 7th
UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer
UFC puts on their fifth event since May 9 when champion Amanda Nunes battles Felicia Spencer. Nunes hasn’t lost since dropping a match to Cat Zingano back in 2014. Right now, Amanda might be the best MMA fighter on the planet.
Cris Cyborg beat Felicia Spencer in 2019 at UFC 240. Spencer tuned up for this with a knockout victory against Zarah Fairn in February.
In the co-main event, 11-3 Cody Garbrandt takes on 27-7 Raphael Assuncao. Garbrandt is favored to end his 3-fight losing streak. Check out UFC odds for 4 of the top bouts at UFC 250.
- Formiga +105 / A. Perez -135
- Clark +185 / A. Menifield -225
- Assuncao +125 / C. Garbrandt -155
- Spencer +385 / A. Nunes -575
On Thursday, June 11, La Liga is back at it when Sevilla FC takes on Real Betis. Then on Friday, Juventus battles AC Milan at the Italian Coppa Italia.
This weekend, it’s still all about the German Bundesliga. Check out Bundesliga odds for 4 of the top matches.
Saturday, June 6
- Hertha Berlin +1 ½ (-120) / Dortmund -1 ½ (-109)
- Mainz +234 / Frankfurt +102
- Bayern -1 ½ (+106) / Leverkusen +1 ½ (-138)
- VFL Wolfsburg -102 / Werder Bremen +263
NASCAR Folds of Honor Quicktrip 500
NASCAR hits the pavement in Georgia on Sunday. Drivers head to Atlanta Motor Speedway on June 7 for the Folds of Honor Quicktrip 500.
Kevin Harvick is the +500 favorite. After Harvick, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., and Chase Elliott offer NASCAR odds of less than +800. See below for a list of the top 10 favorites to win Sunday’s Folds of Honor Quicktrip 500.
- Kevin Harvick +500
- Kyle Busch +600
- Chase Elliott +600
- Brad Keselowski +800
- Alex Bowman +900
- Joey Logano +1000
- Martin Truex Jr. +750
- Denny Hamlin +1200
- Ryan Blaney +1500
- Jimmie Johnson +1200
Brad Keselowski won at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 24. A week later, he took the race at Bristol. Will Brad make it 3 in a row? Or, will one of his competitors take the checkered flag?
Australian National League RugbyMyBookie has posted National League Rugby odds, Australian NLR, for Saturday through Monday matches. Rugby is a great sport to get into.
Fans are fervent just like American NFL and NBA fans. Check out odds and then get your rugby on!
eSports and Sports SimulationsCheck on MyBookie each day for updated FIFA 20, NBA2K, and Madden 20 battles. Also, League of Legends Summer Splits starts this weekend.
eSports Odds are up for LPL and CBLOL League of Legends matchups. ESEA Premier Division Counter Strike competitions happen over the weekend as well.
Horse racing at four major U.S. tracks
The four major U.S. racetracks, Churchill Downs in Kentucky, Gulfstream Park in Florida, Santa Anita Park in California, and Belmont Park in New York, are all in action. Keep reading for the top Saturday races at each one of those horse racing venues and Horse Racing Odds.
- Race 6 – $100,000 Soldier’s Dancer Stakes
- Race 8 – $100,000 Ginger Punch Stakes
- Race 9 – $75,000 Game Face Stakes
- Race 8 – $100,000 Aristides Stakes
- Race 10 – $100,000 G3 Dogwood Stakes
Santa Anita Park
- Race 8 – $400,000 G1 Runhappy Stakes
- Race 9 – $150,000 Cinema Stakes
- Race 10 – $300,000 G1 Hollywood Gold Cup
- Race 6 – $150,000 G2 Fort Marcy Stakes
- Race 7 – $100,000 G3 Westchester Stakes
- Race 8 – $100,000 G3 Intercontinental Stakes
- Race 9 – $250,000 G1 Carter Handicap
NBA & NHL Futures
Both the NHL and NBA have plans to return. MLB is close. But as of right now, owners and players continue to battle over money.
Let’s concentrate on the positive! Check out NBA odds for the 22 teams that are part of the NBA’s return to action plan.
NBA Championship Odds
- Los Angeles Lakers +200
- Milwaukee Bucks +275
- Los Angeles Clippers +300
- Boston Celtics +1200
- Toronto Raptors +1400
- Houston Rockets +1500
- Denver Nuggets +2400
- Philadelphia 76ers +2400
- Miami Heat +2400
- Dallas Mavericks +4000
- Utah Jazz +4000
- Brooklyn Nets +5000
- Indiana Pacers +8000
- New Orleans Pelicans +9000
- Oklahoma City Thunder +9000
- Portland Trail Blazers +15000
- Memphis Grizzlies +17500
- Orlando Magic +17500
- San Antonio Spurs +17500
- Phoenix Suns +20000
- Sacramento Kings +25000
- Washington Wizards +30000
All games happen at the Disney Resort in Orlando, Florida. No team, except maybe the Magic, has homecourt advantage. Does that mean underdogs have a chance? It’s up to you to decide.
Things are looking up. Like the U.S. economy, sports are returning.
Have a great weekend!