Stanley Cup Final: Game 1, 8 ET tonight
VSiN hockey analyst Andy MacNeil writes: "For the first time since 1993, the Montreal Canadiens are in the Stanley Cup Final, and a nostalgic feeling has come over hockey fans across Canada. However, while the current team has been following a script similar to previous Canadians squads, they’re not the main characters. This is not an underdog story, as much as it’s a story about how pundits, fans—and bettors—are underestimating the Tampa Bay Lightning for the second year in a row." For Andy’s best bets, CONTINUE READING.
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Today’s VSiN lineup (ET)
- 7 a.m. ET Follow The Money with Mitch Moss and Matt Youmans
- 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 Danielle Alvari, Amal Shan and Vinny Magliulo
- 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.-1 a.m. The Night Cap with Tim Murray and Jeff Parles
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Dave Tuley’s ATS Report
- MLB: Favorites went 8-7 with biggest upsets by Tigers (+155 vs. Astros), Red Sox (+140 vs. Yankees), A’s (+140 at Giants) & Angels (+140 at Rays). Faves lead 652-466 (58.3%) on season; Unders went 8-5-2 but Overs have lead at 562-551-39 (50.5%). RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NBA: Bucks (-4.5) rallied in 4th quarter to beat Hawks 113-102 & also covered as they took 2-1 lead in Eastern Conference Finals (stayed Under 224); zigzag (aka "loser of last") dropped to 4-1 ATS in this round with ATL’s non-cover & falls to 26-34 (43.3%) ATS in playoffs. Faves are 47-26 SU & 42-30-1 ATS (58.3%) overall with 1 PK; Home teams 41-33 SU & 38-35-1 ATS (52.1%); Unders 38-34-2. RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
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Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights
Josh breaks down the key line movements for the MLB and NBA menu. CONTINUE READING.
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Derek Carty on MLB
You can find his daily MLB betting report, posted mid-day. HERE.
Today’s VSiN podcasting lineup
- VSIN Best Bets: Never miss a show. Get one-hour segments of every show in podcast format, posted shortly after they finish. LISTEN HERE.
- Hardwood Handicappers with Jonathan Von Tobel, VSiN’s senior NBA betting analyst. LISTEN HERE.
Sports Betting 101: What is Contrarian Betting
To make sports betting a successful and sustainable endeavor, you need to pick a strategy and stick with it. There are many different betting philosophies, but one of the best ways to win over the long haul is to embrace contrarian betting. READ MORE.
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