This weekend features busiest sports betting slate since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic with NASCAR races, UFC fights, EPL matches, and the Belmont Stakes all taking place.

  • Tiz the Law is a -130 favorite to win the 2020 Belmont Stakes.
  • Alexander Volkov is a +305 underdog against Curtis Blaydes (-405) in the UFC Fight Night’s main event on Saturday.
  • Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano are tied with +1000 odds to win the Geico 500 at Talladega this weekend.

LAS VEGAS – This weekend is poised to be a busy one for sportsbooks globally as the Belmont Stakes takes place, the UFC is hosting a Fight Night and NASCAR has a doubleheader of racing events among other sports on being welcomed back to sports betting menus.

This will be the first-time sportsbooks have simultaneously had this many sports available to bet on since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Whether betting on Saturday or Sunday, there are a wide variety of sports to bet on for both days. Below is a preview of odds for some of the biggest events happening this weekend.

2020 Belmont Stakes

Fans of horse racing betting get a true treat this weekend as the 2020 Belmont Stakes will be run as the first leg of the Triple Crown. The field here won’t be as competitive as the Kentucky Derby, but there are still some great Belmont Stakes betting odds. Tiz the Law is favored to win at -130 odds, well above the rest of the field, but if looking for an underdog horse to roll the dice on take the +700 odds on Sole Volante.

Current Belmont Stakes Betting Odds

  • Tiz The Law -130
  • Sole Volante +700
  • Dr. Post +750
  • Tap It To Win +750
  • Pneumatic +1400
  • Max Player +1800
  • Farmington Road +2500
  • Fore Left +3300
  • Modernist +3300
  • Jungle Runner +6600

English Premier League – Brighton vs. Arsenal (-.5)

The English Premier League returns to action this weekend giving soccer fans a new league to bet on outside of the German Bundesliga. Arsenal is a half goal favorite to beat Brighton Saturday morning. Both teams have struggled in the Premier League this season as Arsenal (9-13-7) owns the ninth spot in the standings and Brighton (6-11-12) has the 15th spot. Take the -.5 odds on Arsenal to win this matchup on Saturday with confidence as both teams will have to knock some of the rust off.

UFC Fight Night: Heavyweight Main Event – Blaydes vs. Volkov

The UFC betting slate features two up and coming heavyweight fighters against each other as Curtis Blaydes (13-2) takes on Alexander Volkov (31-7) at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Blaydes is a -405 favorite to come out of this match victorious, while a Volkov victory comes with a return on +305 odds. This fight should be tightly contested, and the winner will likely get a shot at the heavyweight title held by Stipe Miocic.

NASCAR Betting

NASCAR has two events happening this weekend with the Xfinity Series having the Unhinged 300 on Saturday while the Monster Cup Series will have the GEICO 500 on Sunday.

NASCAR Xfinity Series – Unhinged 300

  • Ross Chastain +700
  • Chase Briscoe +800
  • Juatin Allgaier +800
  • Noah Gragson +800
  • AJ Allmendinger +1000

The Unhinged 300 see Ross Chastain with +700 odds at the top of the odds board followed by three drivers tied at +800 odds. If looking for a driver in the top 5 to bet on take the +800 odds on Noah Gragson who is the Xfinity Series points leader right now.

NASCAR Monster Cup Series – Geico 500

  • Denny Hamlin +1000
  • Joey Logano +1000
  • Brad Keselowski +1100
  • Chase Elliott +1100
  • Kyle Busch +1200

The Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway takes place this Sunday with Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano tied as favorites to win the race with +1000 odds. Denny Hamlin (+1000) is in a good position to win the Geico 500 as he’ll start the race from the two-position but if bettors are looking for an option with longer odds, a bet on Kyle Busch at +1200 odds may be worth it since he’s starting from the three position.

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