Saturday’s NCAA Final Four
Baylor (-5) vs. Houston (135), 5:14 p.m. ET CBS. MATCHUP.
UCLA (145) vs. Gonzaga (-14), 8:34 p.m. ET CBS. MATCHUP.
- Steve Makinen: 3 sets of power ratings. GO HERE.
- Greg Peterson: handicapped lines. GO HERE.
- VSiN experts: Top plays for Saturday’s doubleheader. GO HERE. VSiN’s Ben Fawkes reports that they are 54-37 (66.7%) so far in the tourney.
- Aaron Moore: How will Lucas Oil Stadium affect the totals in the Final Four? FIND OUT THE ANSWER.
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Today’s VSiN lineup (ET)
- 7 a.m. ET Follow The Money with Mitch Moss and Pauly Howard
- 10 a.m. A Numbers Game, presented by BetMGM, with Gill Alexander
- Noon The Lombardi Line, presented by BetMGM, with Patrick Meagher and Michael Lombardi
- 2 p.m. The Nutz with Mike Palm and Amal Shah
- 3 p.m. Betting Across America, presented by BetMGM,with Mike Pritchard and James Salinas
- 5 p.m. My Guys in the Desert with Matt Youmans, Jeff Parles and Danielle Alvari
- 7 p.m. Rush Hour, presented by BetRivers, with Danny Burke
- 8 p.m. Prime Time Action with Gill Alexander, Matt Brown and Danielle Alvari
- 10 p.m. The Night Cap with Tim Murray and Adam Hill
- 1-2 a.m. College Hoops Preview with Ben Wilson, Jeff Parles and Greg Peterson
>>HOW TO WATCH AND LISTEN
Dave Tuley’s ATS Report
- MLB: Underdogs went 7-5 with Astros-A’s closing pick-’em; biggest upsets by Pirates (+190 at Cubs) & Rockies (+190 vs. Dodgers), plus Blue Jays (+170 at Yankees); Overs went 8-5 despite "deadened ball" & most aces starting; First 5 Overs went 7-5-1. RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NBA: Favorites/underdogs split 3-3 SU & ATS with Wizards-Pistons closing pick-’em; biggest upset by Magic (+5 at Pelicans); faves still hold slim lead at 349-346-8 ATS (50.2%) on season with 9 games closing PK; Unders went 4-3, but Overs still lead 355-352-5 (50.2%). RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NHL: Favorites went 7-2 SU with only upsets by Penguins (+105 at Bruins) & Wild (+140 at Golden Knights); Unders went 6-2-1 with the push coming in Stars-Predators (5) game & lead 276-260-20 (51.5%) on season; 1st-Period Unders went 5-4 & lead 295-260-1 (53.2%). RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
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MLB betting info on VSiN.com
How did Opening Day go for everyone?
VSiN.com has resources to help your baseball handicapping.
- Today’s MLB matchups, with Steve Makinen’s estimated scores and lines, HERE.
- Live lines from across Las Vegas sportsbooks HERE.
- Live lines from legal states across the rest of the U.S. HERE.
As the season goes on, we’ll build up a database of advanced stats for teams, players and the all-important umpires.
We have more in-depth coverage of the MLB betting angles in this week’s Point Spread Weekly.
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Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights
Josh sorts through today’s MLB menu to find the sharp action. CONTINUE READING.
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Ron Flatter on horse racing
From Santa Anita this week’s Ron Flatter Racing Pod provides a preview of Saturday’s three major Kentucky Derby preps. XBTV’s Zoe Cadman analyzes the Santa Anita Derby. Trainer John Sadler discusses undefeated Rock Your World’s move from turf to dirt. VSiN’s Vinny Magliulo handicaps the Santa Anita Derby, the Blue Grass Stakes and the Wood Memorial. CONTINUE READING.
For the first time in more than a year, spectators will be admitted to Santa Anita Park starting Friday. They will add to a scene that is looking more and more like the good old days at the Great Race Place. CONTINUE READING.
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Today’s VSiN podcasting lineup
- VSiN Market Insights with Josh Appelbaum: Fresh updates on the line movement for today’s sports betting menu, posted every weekday by 1 p.m. ET.LISTEN HERE.
- VSIN Best Bets: Never miss a show. Get one-hour segments of every show in podcast format, posted shortly after they finish. LISTEN HERE.
- Gone Racin’ with Jeff Motley and Brendan Gaughan: The podcast version of the show will be available this evening. LISTEN HERE.
- Hardwood Handicappers with Jonathan Von Tobel, VSiN’s senior NBA betting analyst. This week’s episode is on Embiid’s Back & Harden’s Hammy. LISTEN HERE.
VSiN betting resources
- Video replays are posted HERE.
- Audio replays are posted HERE.
- Find all the ways to listen to VSiN. GO HERE.
- Live odds comparison from legal states HERE.
- Parlay calculator HERE.
- Betting sheets from South Point and Circa. HERE