Top Weekend Events: UFC 252 Headline

Top Weekend Events: UFC 252 and Stanley Cup Playoffs Headline

Written by on August 14, 2020

Top Sports Events for theWeekend: UFC 252 and the Stanley Cup Playoffs Headline

Lots of awesome sports happen this weekend. UFC 252takes place on Saturday, August 15. Also on Saturday, the NHL Stanley CupPlayoffs and Major League Baseball continue. Then on Sunday, we’ve got aFormula 1 and NASCAR race. A couple of Champions League soccer matches alsohappen over the weekend. Check out highlights of this weekend’s top events!

MMA Betting
UFC 252: Miocic vs Cormier

  • 8:00pm ET /
  • Saturday, August 15

Check out odds on UFC’s main event between StipeMiocic and Daniel Cormier!

In the first bout, Daniel got to Stipe with a short,overhand, right hook. The punch came from above. Like a diving hawk ready tosnatch a rabbit from the ground.
But in the second fight, Miocic wore down Cormier. Hekept his distance and then used extended, long punches, to knock out Daniel.Who takes the third fight? Make sure to handicap before laying down yourhard-earned dollars!

Hockey Betting
NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

  • 12:00pm ET – 8:00 pm ET
  • Saturday, August 15

The National Hockey league has 4 matches on Saturday.

The Bruins and Hurricanes are knotted 1-1. So are the Lightningand Blue Jackets. Vegas has rolled the Blackhawks. The Golden Knights are up2-0 while Colorado is up 1-0.
Expect Bruins-Canes and Lightning-Blue Jackets toprovide awesome entertainment. The Avalanche and Knights should dominate.

Baseball Betting
Major League Baseball

  • 6:05pm ET – 9:40 pm ET
  • Saturday, August 15

Saturday is baseball heaven. Check out the mostcompetitive matchups from our point-of-view.

  • New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
  • Texas Rangers at Colorado Rockies
  • Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs
  • L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers
  • Bet on the Game Now!

Also, the Boston Red Sox battle the New York Yankees.That’s always a tough one to handicap because it’s the biggest rivalry in allof sports.
In addition, the St. Louis Cardinals play adouble-header against the Chicago White Sox. The Cards are back on the diamondafter a Covid outbreak. That’s excellent news!

Soccer Betting
UEFA Champions League

  • 3:00pm ET
  • Saturday, August 15

Manchester City vs Lyon
Man City battles Lyon on Saturday. Check out odds!

Is it us, or is Man City playing with a chip on theirshoulder? They dominated Real Madrid in their last Champions League matchup.They should trounce Lyon on Saturday.
That’s what happens when rival Liverpool thoroughlydominates you in EPL play. Manchester City wants to show that they remain oneof the best teams on the planet. Don’t expect Lyon to challenge that assertion.

Formula 1 Betting
Spanish Grand Prix

  • When: 9:00am ET
  • Sunday, August 16

Check out odds on the top 3 choices.

Valtteri Bottas took the first restart race, theAustrian GP, in early July. Hamilton won the next three. Max Verstappen tookthe Rolex British Grand Prix 2, the last race, though. Will Lewis get back tothe top podium? Will Max take his second in a row? Or, will Valtteri grab thecheckered flag?

Hockey Betting
NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

  • 12:00pm ET – 10:30 pm ET
  • Sunday, August 16

Here’s a list of Sunday’s hockey playoff matchups.

As of August 13, the Islanders, Flyers, and Canuckshave 1 game leads over their respective opponents. We know where Vegas andChicago stand in their series.
The Stars and Flames are tied 1-1.

Baseball Betting
Major League Baseball

Sunday’s top MLB matchup could be Dodgers versusAngels. The Los Angeles Dodgers send Dustin May to the mound. May has that lookof LAD’s next great starting pitcher.
He’s 1-1 with a 2.75 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP.

Soccer Betting
UEFA Europa League Soccer

  • 3:00pm ET
  • Sunday, August 16

Sevilla FC vs Man United
Manchester City’s top rival, Manchester United, takeson La Liga squad Sevilla FC in a great Europa League match on Sunday. Check outodds on remaining Europa League participants to win the tournament!

NASCAR Betting
Cup Series: Go Bowling 235

  • 3:00pm ET
  • DaytonaInternational Speedway – Road Course
  • Sunday, August 16

Finally on Sunday, NASCAR drivers head to Daytona’sroad course for the Go Bowling 235.

  • Chase Elliott +400
  • Martin Truex Jr. +550
  • Kevin Harvick +600
  • Denny Hamlin +600
  • Kyle Busch +650
  • Bet on the Game Now!

What’s interesting about this Sunday’s race is that there’sno qualifying. Also, drivers are unfamiliar with Daytona’s road course. If youwish to wager on Sunday’s NASCAR event, make sure to figure out which driversare best over road courses.

Have a great weekend and enjoy your UFC betting!


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