Gambling Guide

Bookie busters: Plays for the weekend with a heavy focus on soccer

Ronaldo should score a goal this weekend. Photo courtesy of Nike, Inc.

Let's jump into a weekend primed for gambling with Playoff action and a few soccer bets I love. Come with me; I'll take you around the world!

Tuesday Champions League Semi-Finals 2nd leg

Real Madrid -Bayern Munich        1:45   PM

The highly anticipated grudge match, in which the away team will be looking to overcome a 2-1 home loss in the first leg. Having allowed two away goals, Bayern Munich knows the task at hand, and that will be to score quickly. I don't think they are capable of shutting down Madrid in the Bernabeu. Both teams will have chances with Real Madrid ultimately putting the nail in the coffin through counter attacks.

Both teams to score

Over 3

Scores in both halves

Ronaldo scores goal

NBA

Utah Jazz vs. Oklahoma City Thunder            Friday 9:35 PM

An elimination game, with the world watching, brings us everything we want out of a playoff NBA game. Now you would think teams in "have to" win situation would go out and win but the truth is in the last five years teams facing elimination are 53-71 straight-up and 58-64 (47.5percent) ATS. Sometimes the added pressure of needing to win doesn't relate to better play. Utah set the pace at home; the 6 point spread might be a little too much so I'll go with the under.

Jazz games went under the total 52.3 percent of games during the season, while at home the number skyrocketed to 60.5 percent.

Under 207

Australia

Friday 4:50 AM

Melbourne City vs. Newcastle Jets

Newcastle has scored 10 goals in the past 5 matches but also has allowed 12.

Over 3

Germany

Saturday 11:30 AM

Bayer Leverkusen vs. Stuttgart

Leverkusen last three over. Visitors last 3 road games over total 2.5

Over  3

England

Sunday  10:30 AM

Plays Of The Weekend

Manchester United vs. Arsenal

United has scored 2+ goals in 8 of last 9 games in English competitions. Arsenal 23 goals in the last 8 matches also scoring 2+ in 9 of the last 10 matches.

Over 2.5

Both teams to score

MLS

Saturday 7 PM

Minnesota vs. Houston Dynamo

Minnesota's last two matches have seen a combined nine goals, Not a good trend hosting the league's top 5 scoring team. The only problem is the Dynamo defense has allowed 14 goals, landing them in bottom 10 in the MLS.

Both Teams to Score

Over 3

France

Sunday 2 PM

PSG vs. Guingamp

Guingamp have netted 13 goals in the last 6 matches; The home team is one of the highest scoring squads in European football. PSG has scored 15 goals in the last 5.

Over 3.5

For any questions  or comments reach me @JerryBoknowz on twitter. Follow for live/halftime plays.

 

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