The 145th edition of the Preakness Stakes has arrived later than expected, but the 2020 race will finally take place at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday. Two different winners in the Kentucky Derby (Authentic) and the Belmont Stakes (Tiz the Law) means no Triple Crown will be handed out this year, though that’s where the certainties end ahead of the crescendo.
The Denver Broncos will open as favorites for the first time this season when they travel to East Rutherford, New Jersey, to face the New York Jets in Thursday Night Football. Both teams are still chasing their first win of the 2020 campaign and will be desperate to clinch it in Week 4.
An unprecedented field will descend upon Jackson, Mississippi, for the 2020 Sanderson Farms Championship on Thursday, competing for a PGA Tour event that’s grown in profile over recent years. The fourth tournament in this season’s Tour calendar offers a substantial $6.
The Los Angeles Lakers are clear favorites to beat the Miami Heat to this year’s NBA Championship, with the 2020 Finals set to tip off in Florida on Wednesday evening. 2020 NBA Finals Prediction: Lakers to win series 4-0 This will be the Lakers’ first trip to the best-of-seven decider since winning back-to-back crowns in 2009-10, with LeBron James leading their charge in his second season with the franchise.
The Miami Heat earned major plaudits for beating the Boston Celtics to reach the NBA Finals for the first time since 2014, but the majority of questions suggest it’s a matter of when and not if they lose to the LA Lakers. LeBron James has made it back to basketball’s biggest stage in his second season with the Lakers, who are major front-runners to lift this year’s crown after a seven-round hiatus from the play-offs.
Odds Prediction: UFC 253: Khadis Ibragimov (-160) vs. Danilo Marques (+135) UFC 253 kicks off the early prelims with a light heavyweight battle between Khadis Ibragimov and Danilo Marques, with the former opening as slim -160 favorite at William Hill.