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Best Games to Bet on Today: Los Angeles Angels vs. Chicago Cubs & Croatia vs. Argentina – August 9, 2016

Best Games to Bet on Today: Los Angeles Angels vs. Chicago Cubs & Croatia vs. Argentina – August 9, 2016


The Olympics is in full swing and basketball action in the event is getting hotter each passing day. Later tonight, a heavyweight battle between undefeated squads in Croatia and Argentina is set to happen with each team looking to gain solo lead in their group. Before that, the Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago Cubs engage in an interesting showdown at Wrigley Field. Read more about this pair of games below.

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Los Angeles Angels vs. Chicago Cubs (8:05 PM ET)

Line: Los Angeles Angels (+190) vs. Chicago Cubs (-220) – view all MLB lines


Jered Weaver and John Lackey lock horns in an intriguing pitching matchup between two veteran starters later tonight. Weaver is 8-8 with an undesirable 5.11 ERA on the season, though the Angels are 2-0 in his last two starts, wherein he allowed four earned runs across 11.2 total innings.

Lackey has been much sharper than Weaver this season, though. The 13-year-veteran is 8-7 with a 3.70 ERA on 22 starts. Lackey has a record of 5-4 to go with a 2.83 ERA in 11 home starts this year.

Writer’s Prediction

Chicago wins (-220) wins, 6-3.

Croatia vs. Argentina (9:30 PM ET)

Line: Croatia (+3) vs. Argentina (-3); total: 158.5view all Olympic Mens Basketball lines

Croatia looks to down another basketball giant later tonight, as they take on Argentina. The Croatians defeated Spain, 72-70, in the opener, while the Argentinians beat Nigeria on Sunday, 94-66. Croatia expect Bojan Bogdanović to deliver anew after the Brooklyn Nets forward dropped 23 points. The Argentinians feature a deep roster, one that boasts of the tandem of of Facundo Campazzo and Luis Scola, who combined for 37 points in the Nigeria game.

Writer’s Prediction

Argentina (-3) wins, 77-72

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Written by Rex

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