COVID-19 KOs Rahm, but some books show mercy
Leading the Memorial by six strokes after Saturday’s third round, Jon Rahm was forced to withdraw because of a positive COVID-19 diagnosis. MORE DETAILS.
- VSiN’s Ben Fawkes explains how sportsbooks are treating Rahm’s withdrawal. CONTINUE READING.
Today’s VSiN lineup (ET)
- 10 a.m. The Lombardi Line, presented by BetMGM, with Michael Lombardi and Patrick Meagher.
- Noon THE Pre-game Show with Adam Candee and James Salinas
- 1 p.m. Betting Across America, presented by BetMGM, with Adam Candee and James Salinas
- 3 p.m. The Green Zone, presented by BetMGM,with Dave Ross and Wes Reynolds
- 6-9 p.m. VSiN BetCenter with Ben Wilson, Josh Towers and Greg Peterson.
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Dave Tuley’s ATS Report
- MLB: Favorites went 8-6 with Twins-Royals closing pick-’em; biggest upset by Tigers (+205 at White Sox) with smaller upsets by Red Sox, Indians, Blue Jays, Pirates & Braves; faves lead 469-364 (56.3%) with 32 PKs; Unders 8-7, so O/U back to .500 at 418-418-26. RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NBA: Nets (-4) covered in 115-107 win in first game of second round (stayed Under 239.5); faves improved to 30-13 SU & 28-15 ATS (65.1%); home teams took 22-21 ATS lead; no zigzag in Game 1 (15-19 ATS with Mavs the play on Sunday); Overs dip to 22-20-1. RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NHL: Islanders (+124) upset Bruins 4-1 to even their second-round series at 2-2; Lightning (-155) beat Hurricanes 6-4 to take 3-1 lead; faves/dogs split 1-1 while home teams went 2-0; Overs went 1-0-1 with CAR-TB flying Over 5.5 while BOS-NYI pushed on 5 goals. Underdogs still lead 7-6 in 2nd round, but favorites still lead 29-26 overall in playoffs; road teams’ lead was cut to 7-6 in this round & home/road now tied 29-29; Unders still lead 7-5-1 in round & 31-26-1 (54.4%) overall. RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
Ron Flatter: A dream ending for Triple Crown
Not many realized it, but thoroughbred racing’s nightmare may have ended the moment Essential Quality won Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. CONTINUE READING.
Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights
Josh breaks down today’s NBA playoff games. CONTINUE READING.
Also on VSiN.com
- Betting splits: Handle/ticket count for NBA, NHL and MLB. GO HERE. (I will update it as soon as I get the info, hopefully by mid-day.)
- Jonathan Von Tobel: Handicapping Round 2 of the NBA playoffs. CONTINUE READING.
- Derek Carty: Daily MLB betting report, posted mid-day. GO HERE.
- Steve Makinen: Updated simulation for today’s Toyota Save Mart racxe at Sonoma. DOWNLOAD HERE.
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