Today’s Sharp Report On MLB / NHL Round 2 Preview / 1/st Bet & VSiN Best Bets

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Saturday Lineup

(All Times ET)​

  • 7-8 a.m. Gone Racin’ with Brendan Gaughan & Jeff Motley (OR WATCH IT HERE)
  • 8-9 a.m. Road to the Derby, presented by 1/st Bet, with Ron Flatter (OR WATCH IT HERE)
  • 9-10 a.m. Point Spread Weekly with Brady Kannon (OR WATCH IT HERE)
  • 10 a.m. – Noon The Lombardi Line with Michael Lombardi.and Patrick Meagher with reports from Josh Appelbaum [LIVE]
  • Noon – 2 p.m. The Lombardi Line [Replay]
  • 2-3 p.m. Best of VSiN
  • 3-4 p.m. Road to the Derby

Miss a segment today or this week? You’ll find it here in podcast format.

Dave Tuley’s ATS report

  • NBA: Clippers beat Mavericks 130-122 to take 2-1 lead in their first-round series. Clippers also covered as 5.5-point favorites as faves went 4-0 SU & ATS Friday (went Over 231.5 as only game to go Over as Unders went 3-1 & lead 12-8 in round). Faves improve to 14-5 ATS (73.7%) in playoffs with 1 PK as Raptors (-11 vs. Nets), Jazz (-1 vs. Nuggets after opening as underdog) & Celtics (-6 vs. 76ers) also covered as chalk; "zig-zag theory" plays (aka "loser of last") went 1-3 ATS & drop to 6-6 ATS. NBA MATCHUPS & RECAPS.
  • MLB: Dogs went 9-5 SU with Marlins (+175 at Nationals), Jays (+140 at Rays), Pirates (+128 vs. Brewers), Tigers (+175 vs. Indians), Royals (+128 vs. Twins), Reds (+100 at Cards), Mariners (+109 vs. Rangers), A’s (-104 vs. Angels) & Giants (+105 vs. Dbacks). Home teams went 8-6 and lead just 191-185 so far on the season with no fans in stands; Overs went 7-6-1 with the push on MIN-KC (9) and Overs now lead 183-179-12 with 2 no-action (NYY-WAS opener on July 23 & BAL-WAS on Aug. 9). MLB MATCHUPS & RECAPS.
  • NHL: Canucks beat Blues 6-2 to clinch first-round series 4-2 & eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champs. Canucks were +118 underdogs; earlier, Flyers (-140) beat Canadiens 3-2 to also clinch 4-2; faves/dogs 1-1 Friday & faves finish round at 26-17. Canucks’ 6-2 win over Blues flew Over 5.5 goals while Flyers’ 3-2 win over Canadiens pushed on the closing total of 5, so Overs led 1-0-1 Friday; however, Unders finished the first round with a 20-18-5 edge. NHL MATCHUPS & RECAPS.

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Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights

Today’s Sharp Report on MLB. CONTINUE READING.

Andy MacNeil on the NHL

With the Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars able to clinch their first-round series early, the NHL moved up the start time of their second-round series opener to tonight (6, NBC) in the Edmonton bubble. Andy previews the series that looks like a mismatch. WATCH NOW.

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Wes Reynolds on Indy 500

A new date (Sunday instead of Memorial Day weekend) and a new owner for Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Roger Penske instead of the Hulman-George family), this is the 2020 Indianapolis 500. Wes handicaps the race. CONTINUE READING.

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1/st Bet-VSiN Best Bets

Xpressbet’s Jeff Siegel and VSiN’s Dave Tuley & crew offer their top plays today. GO HERE.

ICYMI: Ron Flatter on horse racing

Next month’s Kentucky Derby and this weekend’s Pacific Classic are the focus of the Ron Flatter Racing Pod. XBTV analyst Jeff Siegel offers his thoughts about both races. Jockey Flavien Prat talks about defending his 2019 Pacific Classic victory and why he will not be defending his Kentucky Derby win. DraftKings Sportsbook’s Johnny Avello handicaps weekend races at Del Mar and Saratoga. LISTEN HERE.

With 15 days until the Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs Inc. and the Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association are still not talking to one another. So racebooks in Las Vegas are preparing to book the race on their own. CONTINUE READING.

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