Once again, sports bettors will be spoiled for choice during the weekend which promises to be quite rich in twists and turns, especially with a few dollars at stake.
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Some will thus want to place their balls on the teams participating in the association finals in the National Hockey League, while others will prefer to take a look at the adventures of the Rocket de Laval, one of the formations of the square of ace of the American League (AHL). Elsewhere in the world of sport, the French Tennis Open will crown their champions on the clay courts of Porte d'Auteuil.
Here are some sporting events likely to capture the attention of bettors this weekend.
The Edmonton Oilers will come back in front of their fans and a victory will be imperative on Saturday to maintain a logical chance of defeating the Colorado Avalanche in the third round. Friday noon, the Mise-o-jeu site favored the Denver team to triumph in Alberta, under an odds of 1.71. That of the premises was set at 2.00. In addition, it is possible to decide on the total number of goals scored in the match: the barrier here is set at seven. Therefore, those who accurately predict a number lower or even higher than this figure will obtain 1.85 times their stake.
In tennis, the women's final of the French Open will take place on Saturday and the world number 1, the Polish Iga Swiatek, leaves with a head start in the eyes of many. The same betting site is of this opinion, because it granted Friday a low odds of 1.11 for a gain of the player having won her last 34 clashes within the WTA circuit. Some bettors might be tempted by the idea of betting on her rival, the American Coco Gauff. The 18th seed in the tournament was entitled to odds of 5.20. Also, according to the platform, Gauff will not win a single round, a scenario quoted at 1.41, compared to 2.55 for his opposite.
To the delight of many supporters of the Montreal Canadiens, its subsidiary will play in the semi-finals of the AHL. However, the Eastern Conference final promises to be tough for the Rocket, facing the fearsome Springfield Thunderbirds. The series will begin there on Saturday, and head coach Jean-François Houle's team will be somewhat favored for the first game, with odds of 1.78 on Mise-o-jeu; that of his opponents was 1.86 the day before the game. People accurately predicting overtime will get 3.95 their starting money. The opposite option was valued at 1.22.