Lessons Learned From Back-Door Cover / Handicapping Stanley Cup Final & Lakers-Nuggets

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Today’s Lineup

(All Times ET, schedule for SiriusXM 204)​

  • 7 -10 a.m. Follow The Money with Mitch Moss and Pauly Howard
  • 10 a.m.–Noon A Numbers Game with Gill Alexander
  • Noon–1 p.m. The Lombardi Line with Michael Lombardi and Patrick Meagher
  • 1-3 p.m. The Edge with Jonathan Von Tobel
  • 3-5 p.m. Betting Across America with Mike Pritchard and James Salinas
  • 5-7 p.m. My Guys in the Desert with Matt Youmans and Danielle Alvari
  • 7-8 p.m. Rush Hour with Danny Burke from Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Ill.
  • 8-10 p.m. Prime Time Action with Gill Alexander, Matt Brown and Danielle Alvari
  • 10-11 p.m. Point Spread Weekly with Brady Kannon and Ben Fawkes
  • 11 p.m.-midnight Sunday Preview with Tim Murray, Amal Shah and Danielle Alvari

Miss a segment today or this week? You’ll find it HERE.

Dave Tuley’s ATS report

  • NFL: Browns beat Bengals 35-30 to kick off Week 2. Bengals got the back-door cover as 6-point road underdogs on Joe Burrow’s 9-yard TD pass to Tyler Boyd with :43 to play, plus Randy Bullock’s PAT kick (game flew way Over 44.5 points). Dog/Over result on TNF: Favorites/dogs back to .500 at 7-7-1 ATS with 2 pick-’ems (SEA-ATL & DAL-LAR in Week 1). Faves are 10-5 SU with the 2 PKs); home teams 9-8 SU & 9-7-1 ATS; Overs improve to 10-7. MATCHUPS & RECAPS.
  • NBA: Heat rally to beat Celtics 106-101 & take 2-0 lead in Eastern Conference Finals. Heat closed as 3-point underdog & +135 on money line (stayed just Under 208); dogs 2-0 SU & ATS this round & cut favorites’ lead to 34-31-2 ATS in playoffs with 1 PK. Unders lead 42-25-1 (62.7%) overall in the playoff. MATCHUPS & RECAP
  • NHL: Lightning beat Islanders 2-1 in OT to clinch Eastern Conference Finals 4-2, advance to Stanley Cup Finals. Lightning closed as a -175 favorite (stayed Under 5 goals); underdogs still led 6-5 SU in round though faves lead 43-33 in playoffs with 4 PKs. Unders went 8-2-1 in the conference finals and Unders lead 40-33-7 overall in the playoffs. MATCHUP & RECAP.
  • MLB: Favorites 9-3 with only upsets by White Sox (+155 vs. Twins), Mets (+104 vs. Phillies) & Pirates (+145 vs. Cardinals); home/road teams split 6-6; O/U split 5-5-2 with pushes on AZ-LAA (10) & LAD-COL (12); Overs hold 358-354-32 lead with 2 no-action.MATCHUPS & RECAPS.

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  • NCAAFB and NFL consensus picks from Tuley, Youmans and based on Makinen’s 3 sets of power ratings
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Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights

Today’s Action Report on MLB and NBA, plus lessons learned from the back-door cover in the Bengals-Browns game. CONTINUE READING.

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Jonathan Von Tobel on NBA

JVT previews the Western Conference finals and has a play on tonight’s Game 1. CONTINUE READING.

Andy MacNeil on the NHL

Andy says the price will determine whether he backs the Stars or Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final. CONTINUE READING.

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Ron Flatter on horse racing

Breeders’ Cup qualifiers and the Triple Crown are the focus of the Ron Flatter Racing Pod. Jason Portuondo of Woodbine TV previews the three Grade 1 qualifiers Saturday and Sunday in Canada. Breeder Peter Blum discusses what led to the foaling of Kentucky Derby winner Authentic. Johnny Avello of DraftKings Sportsbook handicaps weekend races at Belmont Park and Woodbine. LISTEN HERE.

Futures markets show 3-year-olds Tiz The Law and Authentic have become shorter-priced consensus choices for the Breeders’ Cup Classic than Maximum Security. That does not necessarily add up. CONTINUE READING.

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