Today’s Sharp Report On NBA Playoffs / NHL Round 2 Previews / Handicapping Indy 500

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Dave Tuley’s ATS report

  • NBA: Lakers beat Blazers 116-108 to take 2-1 lead in their first-round series. Game pushed on consensus closing line of Lakers -8, though plenty of Laker backers cashed at -7.5 (stayed just under consensus closing total of 225). Favorites went 2-1-1 ATS as Bucks (-12.5 vs. Magic) & Heat (-5 vs. Pacers) both covered; Thunder (+2, +110 ML vs. Rockets) only dog to cover; faves lead 16-6-1 ATS (72.7%) w/ 1 PK in round of 16; Overs 3-1, but Unders still lead 13-11. NBA MATCHUPS & RECAPS.
  • MLB: Underdogs went 8-7 SU with upsets by Pirates (+150 vs. Brewers), Angels (+138 at A’s), Rays (+104 vs. Blue Jays), Orioles (-105 vs. Red Sox), Braves (+100 vs. Phillies), Marlins (+155 in Game 2 at Nats), White Sox (+165 vs. Cubs), Giants (+148 vs. D-backs. Home teams went 11-4 and improve to 202-189 in season without fans in stands; Unders went 8-7, but Overs still hold a narrow 190-187-12 lead on the season with 2 no-action totals. MLB MATCHUPS & RECAPS.
  • NHL: Stars beat Avalanche 5-3 in the opening game of NHL’s 2nd round. Stars were +135 underdogs (flew over 5.5 in 2nd Period); dogs start 1-0 after favorites were 26-17 in 1st round; Overs start 1-0 after Unders led 20-18-5 in 1st round. NHL MATCHUPS & RECAPS.
  • UFC: Frankie Edgar beat Pedro Munhoz by split decision in main event of UFC Vegas 7. Edgar was a consensus +235 underdog. Dogs went 5-3 after favorites have dominated most cards since UFC restart May 9.

Bonus ATS report from Ben Fawkes

  • Shana Dobson beats Mariya Agapova in undercard of UFC Fight Night. Dobson closed as a +1150 underdog at Circa Sports, which would make it the biggest upset in UFC history (per ESPN). Biggest previous upset was Holly Holm (+870) over Ronda Rousey.

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Today’s Sharp Report on the NBA playoff games. CONTINUE READING.

Andy MacNeil on the NHL

Two more second-round series start today: Boston-Tampa Bay and Vegas-Vancouver. Andy breaks them down. WATCH NOW.

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Wes Reynolds on Indy 500

A new date (today 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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