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Sports Betting Picks to Consider After Super Bowl LV

By Hank Blaine

We all know that football is the top sport to bet on in any online sportsbook. We have College Football that ends in January with the National Championship. And on the first Sunday of February, Super Bowl is always played. It’s one of the most watched sporting events in the United States, and has slowly gained more international popularity.

But once the NFL season is over, what can you bet your Bitcoin on? We’re going to check out the other remaining active sports and analyze their upcoming events where you can definitely earn BTC. Be sure to check out our online BTC sportsbook for the latest betting odds, lines and props.

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College Basketball

One of the next big sports event after Super Bowl will be March Madness. We’re basically reaching the end of the season and Selection Sunday will be on March 14th. As of now, the Gonzaga Bulldogs are in the lead in the 2021 March Madness odds at +250.

They are followed by the Baylor Bears at +350. The Villanova Wildcats stand in third as favorite to win the 2021 March Madness tournament at +1300. Keep an eye out for these odds since they will change most likely within the last few weeks of the season.


The 2020/21 NBA season kicked off on December 22nd, 2020 and will last until May 16th, 2021. The NBA Playoffs will start on May 18th and end on July 22nd, depending on the NBA Finals results. There are a reduced amount of games, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which are currently 72 games. As of now, the Los Angeles Lakers lead the 2021 NBA Championship odds at +250. They are followed by the Brooklyn Nets at +375, the Los Angeles Clippers at +530 and the Milwaukee Bucks at +650.


The 2020/21 NHL season started on January 13th, 2021 and was reduced to 56 games during the regular season, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will have the NHL Playoffs during May through July in a 16 team format, with the four top teams of each division.

As of now, the current favorites to win the 2021 Stanley Cup are the Colorado Avalanche at +750, followed by the reigning champions Tampa Bay Lightning, also at +750. Next in line are the Vegas Golden Knights at +800 and the Toronto Maple Leafs at +900.


2020 was a complicated one for MLB. But they were able to make it happen and get through another season, with a reduced amount of games. For 2021, it seems that it will get back to its usual calendar schedule, having the experience from last year, they know how to handle the pandemic much more, to avoid any delays. It’s planned to start on April 1st, ending around November with the World Series.

Speaking of the 2021 World Series, the current favorites to win are the Los Angeles Dodgers, who just won 7th World Series. They stand at +450 in the 2021 World Series odds. Next are the New York Yankees at +550. Tied as third place as favorites are the New York Mets, Chicago White Sox and San Diego Padres.


The next top event in the world of soccer is the UEFA Champions League. As of now, the Round of 16 is about to kick off on February 16th, with the tournament ending on May 29th. Bayern Munich leads the 2021 Champions League odds at +275, followed by Manchester City at +375, then Liverpool at +550.


We’re going to take a quick look at the Grand Slam events for 2021, as they are about to start. On February 8th, the Australian Open will start. The current favorite to win on the 2021 Australian Open Men’s Tournament is Novak Djokovic at +125, with Daniil Medvedev at +450 and Rafael Nadal tied with Dominic Thiem at +500.

In the Women’s Tournament, Naomi Osaka leads at +550. Ashleigh Barty is second favorite at +700 and Serena Williams in third at +800

The next Grand Slam events will be Roland Garros, from May 23rd to June 6th. Wimbledon will be played from June 28th to July 11th. Last but not least, the US Open will be played in New York from August 30th to September 12th.


There are no exact golf betting odds for the upcoming major tournaments. But we’ll take a quick look at those events and they will be played. First up is The Players Championship, which will be held from March 4th to 7th. Next up is the Master Tournament, being played from April 1st to 4th.

The PGA Championship will start on May 20th, ending on May 23rd. Next is the U.S Open from June 17th to 20th. The Open Championship will be played from July 15th to 18th. Lastly, the TOUR Championship will close the season and will run from September 2nd to 5th.


A major fight that is coming up on February 27th is Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim for the WBC Super Middleweight Title and WBA title. After Canelo won the titles against Callum Smith via unanimous decision back in November, he announced a few weeks ago he would be defending his titles against mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim. This will be his first title defense.


On Saturday, February 13th, UFC 258 hits Pay-Par-View with Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns in the main event. Usman is defending his UFC Welterweight Championship for a third time. He’s currently favorite in the UFC odds at -294, while Burns is +221.

Less then a month later, UFC 259 comes with a triad of championship matches. The main event will be UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz vs. UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya, for the Light Hevayweight Championship. Adesanya is favorite at -294 and Blachowicz is at +221. The second title bout is Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson for the UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship. Nunes is favorite in the UFC odds at -1420 , while Anderson is +690. The last title bout is Petr Yan vs Aljamain Sterling for the UFC Bantamweight Championship. The champ, Yan, is favorite to win at -139, with Sterling as underdog at +110.

Check out our sports betting guides and sports betting news sections for more previews and insights.

Remember to always have fun with all the action. Feel free to visit our online BTC Sportsbook with all the latest Sports Betting odds.