Welcome to 2021
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Other stories in this week’s Point Spread Weekly, which are also posted to VSiN.com for subscribers:
Today’s VSiN lineup
(All Times ET)
- 7-10 a.m. Follow The Money with Mitch Moss and Pauly Howard (Replay of New Year’s Eve show)
- 10 a.m.–Noon A Numbers Game with Gill Alexander. Don’t forget Gill’s Beating The Book podcast with the Week 17 Megapod. LISTEN HERE.
- Noon–1 p.m. The Lombardi Line with Patrick Meagher and Michael Lombardi
- 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, Scott Kellen, Erin Rynning and Danielle Alvari
- 7-8 p.m. Rush Hour with Danny Burke
- 8-10 p.m. Prime Time Action with Gill Alexander, Matt Brown and Danielle Alvari
Dave Tuley’s ATS Report
- NCAAFB: West Virginia (-10) rallied to beat Army 24-21 in Liberty Bowl, but did NOT cover; earlier, Ball St. (+8.5, +250 ML) routed/upset San Jose St. 34-13 in Arizona Bowl; Mississippi St. (-1) beat Tulsa 28-26 in Armed Forces Bowl, closing/covering as short fave. So far in the bowl season, favorites lead 13-4 SU & 11-6 ATS heading into New Year’s Day while Overs lead 10-6-1. RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NCAAMB: No. 6 Wisconsin beat No. 21 Minnesota 71-59 in the marquee Top 25 matchup on New Year’s Eve. Badgers also covered as 8.5-point home favorites (stayed Under the betting total of 141.5 points). RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NBA: Favorites went 5-2 SU but just 4-3 ATS as Bulls (+7.5, +245 ML at Wizards) & Suns (+4, +150 ML at Jazz) pulled upsets while Kings (+5 at Rockets) covered in SU loss; underdogs still lead 34-31 ATS on season with 2 PKs; Under 5-2 & take 34-32-1 lead. RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NFL: Week 17.MATCHUPS.
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Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights
Josh evaluates the line movements on today’s key bowl games. CONTINUE READING.
Listen to the VSiN Market Insights Podcast with Josh. He posts it every weekday by noon ET. GO HERE.
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Ron Flatter on horse racing
A new year of Kentucky Derby preps come this week, and they are the main topic of the Ron Flatter Racing Pod. Trainer Bob Baffert discusses his top prospect Life Is Good as well as the ups and downs of the past year. XBTV’s Zoe Cadman previews featured stakes at Santa Anita. Rampart Casino’s Duane Colucci handicaps weekend races. LISTEN HERE.
It might not be all about value. There is another possible reason why bettors want Life Is Good to fail as the favorite in the Kentucky Derby. CONTINUE READING.
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VSiN betting resources
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- Betting sheets from South Point and Circa. HERE.