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2020 Betting Events Calendar

Below you will find the calendar for marquee betting events upcoming for the year 2020, including sports and entertainment as well as political.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/15/2020

Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal UFC 251 Fight Odds

Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal UFC 251 Fight Odds

With Gilbert Burns pulled from the main event of UFC 251 due to testing positive for coronavirus, the organization is negotiating what could prove to be an even better fight card: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal. 

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/04/2020

UFC 251: Who Will Fight Kamaru Usman With Gilbert Burns Out

UFC 251: Who Will Fight Kamaru Usman With Gilbert Burns Out

It was revealed Saturday morning that Gilbert Burns will not be fighting in UFC 251.  He was slated to face off against Kamaru Usman in the highly anticipated main event. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/04/2020

Jimmie Johnson to Miiss Brickyard 400, IndyCar Test After COVID-19 Diagnosis

Jimmie Johnson to Miiss Brickyard 400, IndyCar Test After COVID-19 Diagnosis

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss this weekend's race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. 

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/03/2020

NASCAR Betting – Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Odds

NASCAR Betting – Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Odds

Following last week’s doubleheader there’s only one race this weekend with the NASCAR Cup Series heading to famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Sunday’s Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400. NASCAR’s return to racing amid COVID-19 has been hugely successful with the season now into the second half of the schedule with only nine points races left before the playoffs start in September.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jul/03/2020

Novak Djokovic, Wife No Longer Positive for Coronavirus

Novak Djokovic, Wife No Longer Positive for Coronavirus

Novak Djokovic and his wife have tested negative for the coronavirus, his media team said Thursday, 10 days after announcing that the couple had contracted the disease.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/02/2020

NHL Focuses on Canadian Hub Cities for Summer Reboot, DraftKings Gains IL Access

NHL Focuses on Canadian Hub Cities for Summer Reboot, DraftKings Games IL Access

The NHL is looking to restart their season utilizing two hub cities in Canada: Edmonton and Toronto.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/01/2020

PGA Tour Picks – Odds to Win Rocket Mortgage Classic

PGA Tour Picks – Odds to Win Rocket Mortgage Classic

The fourth event since the PGA Tour reboot will have a different look than the first three. A number of big name players opted to take a week off leaving Bryson DeChambeau, one of three players in the OWGR top-10, as the betting favorite to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic, which gets underway from the Detroit Golf Club with first round action on Thursday.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jul/01/2020

Boxing Odds – Jose Pedraza vs. Mikkel LesPierre (Updated)

Boxing Odds – Jose Pedraza vs. Mikkel LesPierre (Updated)

The fight is back on – at least for now. Originally scheduled for June 18, the junior welterweight bout between former two-division champ Jose Pedraza and Mikkel LesPierre was postponed when LesPierre’s manager tested positive for COVID-19. Everything seems to be in order now and the two will be the main event of Top Rank’s Thursday showcase.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jun/30/2020

Indianapolis 500 to Run With Half Capacity

Indianapolis 500 to Run With Half Capacity

The Indianapolis 500 will run in August with 50% fan capacity, a total that could still hit six figures at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/26/2020

UFC Fight Night Odds – Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker

UFC Fight Night Odds – Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker

The main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker is the best matchup since the promotion’s reboot from the COVID-19 hysteria, and it has the potential to be the fight of the year.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jun/26/2020

NASCAR Betting – Pocono Organics 325 Odds

NASCAR Betting – Pocono Organics 325 Odds

Still trying to make up for lost time due to the COVID-19 outbreak, NASCAR will hold a double-header of Cup Series races this weekend at Pocono Raceway. We’ll kick things off with Saturday’s Pocono Organics 325 followed Sunday with the Pocono 350. This series of races isn’t new to the schedule, though. The back-to-back was set up by NASCAR last October, so it hasn’t been thrust on the drivers.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jun/25/2020

5 PGA Tour Players Withdraw Amid COVID-19 Concerns, Positive Tests

5 PGA Tour Players Withdraw Amid COVID-19 Concerns, Positive Tests

Brooks Koepka and Webb Simpson were among five players who withdrew from the Travelers Championship, four of them out of a chain-reaction abundance of caution over the coronavirus that put the PGA Tour on notice.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/24/2020

Alexis Lafreniere No. 1 Overall Pick 2020 NHL Draft Odds

Alexis Lafreniere No. 1 Overall Pick 2020 NHL Draft Odds

Alexis Lafreniere is the -500 favorite to be the Overall Pick for the 2020 NHL Draft at SportsBetting.ag. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/24/2020

More Athletes Test Positive for Covid-19

More Athletes Test Positive for Covid-19

More athletes across the spectrum of sports are reporting positive results for the coronavirus.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/24/2020

PGA Tour Picks – Odds to Win Travelers Championship

PGA Tour Picks – Odds to Win Travelers Championship

Some of the top golfers in the world competing on courses they don’t normally play led to some unexpected results in the first two tournaments since the PGA Tour restarted. We should soon see things return to a level of normalcy. That actually starts Thursday with the Travelers Championship, one event that wasn’t affected by the coronavirus going off on its regularly scheduled dates at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. 

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jun/24/2020

NHL Down to Six Hub City Options

NHL Down to Six Hub City Options

The NHL has narrowed its list of two hub cities down to six for the resumption of the 2020 season, one for the East and one for the West.  Hockey has been halted due to the coronavirus.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/23/2020

NHL Tampa Training Camp Could Reopen This Week, Clemson Taking Precautions

The NHL looks to return shortly, however, they hit a bump in the road over the weekend when a number of Tampa Bay Lightning players tested positive for the coronavirus.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/23/2020

Novak Djokovic Has Tested Positive for Coronavirus After Criticizing Safety Protocols

Novak Djokovic Has Tested Positive for Coronavirus After Criticizing Safety Protocols

Top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic announced Tuesday he and his wife have COVID-19 after he played in a series of exhibition matches he organized in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/23/2020

Boxing Odds – Andrew Moloney vs. Joshua Franco

Boxing Odds – Andrew Moloney vs. Joshua Franco

A super flyweight title fight between undefeated champ Andrew Moloney and challenger Joshua Franco serves as the main event for Top Rank’s Tuesday card from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jun/23/2020

PGA Championship Confirms No Fans for Harding Park

PGA Championship Confirms No Fans for Harding Park

Brooks Koepka will try to become the first player to win the PGA Championship three straight times in stroke play, and there won't be anyone at Harding Park to cheer him on.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/22/2020

NFL Betting – Baltimore Ravens Win Total

Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens proved they can dominate the regular season. Doing the same in the playoffs has been a different story. Winning their last 12 games to finish with an NFL-best 14-2 record last year, the Ravens floundered in the postseason losing their divisional round matchup to the underdog Titans, a second straight playoff flameout.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/22/2020

Could Growing Number of Positive Covid Cases Affect NHL’s Return?

With three players and some staff tested positive for COVID-19 at the Tampa Bay Lightning's facility Friday, the question needs to be asked:  Will this affect the return of the NHL next month?

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/19/2020

Sports Leagues Hit By Tampa Covid Outbreak

Sports Leagues Hit By Tampa Covid Outbreak

Players for two Major League Baseball teams and the Tampa Bay Lightning have been affected by a coronavirus outbreak.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/19/2020

Golfer Nick Watney Pulls Out of RBC Heritage, Tests Positive for Covid

Golfer Nick Watney Pulls Out of RBC Heritage, Tests Positive for Covid

Nick Watney became the first player on the PGA Tour to test positive for the coronavirus, and he withdrew from the RBC Heritage before his Friday afternoon tee time.  He was listed with 300-1 odds of winning this week's tournament.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/19/2020

Latest Fight Island odds favor Gustafsson, Whitaker, Gastelum and Figueiredo

Latest Fight Island odds favor Gustafsson, Whitaker, Gastelum and Figueiredo

SportsBetting.ag has released odds for the Fight Island bouts announced by the UFC yesterday.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/19/2020

NASCAR Betting – GEICO 500 Odds

NASCAR Betting – GEICO 500 Odds

This week’s venture on the revamped NASCAR Cup Series schedule has everyone in Alabama for the GEICO 500, taking place Sunday at legendary Talladega Superspeedway. After a couple of recent short track races, drivers will contend with the behemoth 2.66 mile quad oval that is Talladega, the longest race track on the Cup Series circuit.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jun/19/2020

UFC Fight Night Odds – Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov

UFC Fight Night Odds – Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov

The UFC continues its assault on the coronavirus with the promotion’s seventh event following a two-month layoff. The UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas will host a heavyweight bout between top contenders Curtis “Razor” Blaydes (13-2) and Alexander “Drago” Volkov (31-7) in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Volkov. Blaydes enters on a three-match winning streak and is aiming to align himself for a shot at the title. Unfortunately with both losses coming to Francis Ngannou he’s positioned back in the pecking order.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jun/18/2020

PGA Tour Picks – Odds to Win RBC Heritage 2020

PGA Tour Picks – Odds to Win RBC Heritage 2020

Following a successful return to the links the PGA Tour continues with its adjusted schedule on Thursday with the opening round of the RBC Heritage from Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The Tour couldn’t have asked for much more than a sudden-death playoff won by an 85/1 longshot and no positive coronavirus tests.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jun/17/2020

Gov Gives Go Ahead for US Open Tennis in NY

Gov Gives Go Ahead for US Open Tennis in NY

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the go-ahead Tuesday for the U.S. Open tennis tournament to be held in his state starting in late August — but without spectators — as part of the reopening from shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/16/2020

Breaking News

BetOnline's Dave Mason Frank Assessment: 'We Got Smoked' With Nathan's Contest

BetOnline's Dave Mason Frank Assessment: 'We Got Smoked' With Nathan's Contest

BetOnline's Dave Mason revealed via Twitter that his company "got smoked" by Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest bettors this 4th of July.

Where Can I Bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Online From My State

Where Can I Bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Online From My State

You can bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest online at BetOnline

No Social Distancing at Meadowlands With Covid-19 Questionnaire Line

If you showed up at the Meadowlands Race Track Friday evening, chances are you had to participate in a Covid-19 screening that could best be described as an "epic fail".