Plaza Delivers On Fall Boxing
Mike Colbert and the gang at the Plaza have put up some early lines on boxing "ACM" (After Cotto-Margarito).
Heres the list straight from downtown:
Aug. 2: Joshua Clottey -270 vs Zab Judah (+230).
Sept. 13: Juan M. Marquez -300 v Joel Casamayor (+250).
Sept. 20: Joe Calzaghe -330 vs Roy Jones (+270).
Oct. 11: Shane Mosley -600 vs Ricardo Mayorga (+500).
Nov. 22: Ricky Hatton -260 vs Paulie Malignaggi (+220).
UFC 87 on Aug. 8: ex-wrestler Brock Lesnar -260 vs Heath Herring (+220)
UFC 88 on Sept. 6: Chuck Liddell -230 vs Rashad Evans (+200).
UFC 89 on Oct. 18: Michael Bisping -175 vs Chris Leben (+155).
British More Open Without Tiger
With Tiger Woods out of the British Open, its doubtful an USA golfer will win this week at Royal Birkdale. But give Anthony Kim (40-1) and Stewart Cink (18-1) a look. Sergio Garcia is the 7-1 favorite at Caesars Palace. Phil Mickelson, Padraig Harrington and Ernie Els are 8-1. Lee Westwood is 12-1. Watch Graeme McDowell at 80-1.
MATCHUPS: Here are some of the top matchups found at the Hilton SuperBook. Note that Phil Mickelson is not on the list. Garcia -130 vs Els (+110), Westwood -115 vs Harrington (+105), Justin Rose -110 vs Adam Scott (-110).
A-ROD/MADONNA PROP: No, not marriage. Luckys Race & Sports Book at Renos Grand Sierra Resort/Casino has a prop on how many career homers Alex Rodriguez has by Aug. 16, Madonnas 50th b-day. Over 544½ is -110 as is the Under. A-Rod has 537.