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Today’s VSiN lineup (ET)
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- 10 p.m. The Night Cap with Tim Murray and Nick Ashooh
- 1-2 a.m. Gone Racin’ with Jeff Motley and Brendan Gaughan. Or listen to the podcast posted later tofday.
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Dave Tuley’s ATS Report
- MLB: Angels (+105) rallied from 8-4 deficit in 9th inning to beat Yankees 11-8. Faves still went 8-7, including Padres (-189 at Reds in 7-5 win that was called in 6th inning; RL and O/U no-action); Tigers (+165 & +129) swept doubleheader at Indians. Faves lead 678-480 (58.5%). Overs went 9-5 Wednesday (SD-CIN no-action) to increase lead to 582-568-40 (50.6%). RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NBA: Suns (-1) pulled away to rout Clippers 130-103 to win Western Conference Finals 4-2 (went Over 214.5); zigzag (aka "loser of last") improved to 7-1 ATS in this round with Suns’ cover, but still only 29-34 (46%) ATS in playoffs. Faves 5-4 SU this round with 1 pick-’em, but dogs lead 5-4 ATS; faves 48-28 SU & 43-32-1 ATS (57.3%) in playoffs with 1 PK; home/road tied 5-5 SU this round, road teams lead 6-4 ATS; home teams 42-35 SU & 39-37-1 ATS (51.3%); Unders 6-4 in round, 39-36-2 (52%). RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NHL: Lightning (-205 home favorite) beat Canadiens 3-1 to take 2-0 lead in Stanley Cup Finals (stayed Under 5); faves lead 42-36 overall in playoffs with 3 PKs; home teams are 44-37 overall; Unders lead 39-35-7. RECAPS & MATCHUP.
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Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights
Josh breaks down the key line movement in tonight’s Bucks-Hawks game in light of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s doubtful status. Plus sharp action on the MLB slate. CONTINUE READING.
- Get more market insights from Josh’s podcast, posted every weekday by 1 p.m. ET.LISTEN HERE.
- Check out the daily betting splits with % bets (tickets) and % handle (money) for the NBA, NHL and MLB. GO HERE. (Usually posted by 1 p.m. ET and updated later in the day)
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Derek Carty on MLB
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Sports Betting 101: Contrarian Betting Fade the Trendy Underdog and Overs
Contrarian betting operates on the premise of first knowing where the public is. The vast majority of the time Average Joes will bet on the favorite, the home team and the over. However, this isn’t always the case. READ MORE.
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