Are you ready for UFC 264?
- Lou Finocchiaro: Does Conor McGregor have the hunger to win Saturday’s trilogy vs. Justin Poirier? CONTINUE READING.
- Reed Kuhn: McGregor has hype, but Poirier has edge. CONTINUE READING.
- Coming later today: VSiN’s special digital guide to UFC 264 with analysis on every fight on the card. Will send email with a link later tonight when it’s ready.
- Coming Saturday: VSiN First Strike, a special one-hour preview of UFC 264 from noon-1 p.m. Join host Dave Ross plus analysts Lou, Reed and Jordan Sherwood along with DraftKings sportsbook director John Avello.
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 Brady Kannon and Josh Appelbaum
- 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 and Jonathan Von Tobel
- 7 p.m. Rush Hour, presented by BetRivers, with Scott Seidenberg
- 8 p.m. Prime Time Action with Gill Alexander, Matt Brown and Danielle Alvari
- 10 p.m. The Night Cap with Tim Murray and Jeff Parles
- 1-2 a.m. Gone Racin’ with Brendan Gaughan and Jeff Motley. Or try the podcast version of the show.
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Dave Tuley’s ATS Report
- MLB: For those who went to bed early, the Padres rallied to beat Nationals 9-8 after trailing 8-0 after 3.5 innings and Max Scherzer pitching for Washington; SD relief pitcher Daniel Camarena hit grand slam off Scherzer for 1st hit to really spark rally. Favorites went 5-4; Indians (-135) beat Royals 7-4 to snap 9-game losing streak; biggest upset by A’s (+161) to snap Astros’ 6-game win streak; faves 741-522 (58.7%); Over/Unders 4-4-1 with push on LAD-MIA (7); Overs lead 635-615-45 (50.8%). RECAPS & MATCHUPS.
- NBA: Suns (4.5-point home favorites) beat Bucks 118-108 to take 2-0 lead (went Over 221); faves/home/Overs 2-0 this round; faves lead 51-29 SU & 46-33-1 ATS (58.2%) in playoffs; home teams 45-36 SU & 42-38-1 ATS (52.5%); Overs take 40-39-2 lead. The zigzag fell to 30-36 ATS (45.5%) overall in the 2021 playoffs despite going 8-2 ATS in the conference finals round. RECAP & MATCHUP.
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Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights
Josh discusses where the money is moving for today’s MLB slate. CONTINUE READING.
- Get more market insights from Josh’s podcast, posted every weekday by 1 p.m. ET.LISTEN HERE.
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Check out the daily betting splits with % bets (tickets) and % handle (money) for the NBA, NHL and MLB. GO HERE. We now have a direct feed from DraftKings, the source of the data, so we will update it at least twice a day, starting at noon ET on weekdays.
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Derek Carty: Daily MLB betting report, posted mid-day. GO HERE.
Andy MacNeil: Best 2021-22 Stanley Cup futures bets right now. CONTINUE READING.
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Ron Flatter on horse racing
This week’s Ron Flatter Racing Pod looks ahead to next Thursday’s opening of the summer season at Saratoga. Tom Law of the Saratoga Special offers an on-the-spot preview. Horseplayers Association of North America president Jeff Platt discusses the evolving rules for Pick 6 wagers at Saratoga and Del Mar. Rampart sportsbook director Duane Colucci handicaps weekend races. LISTEN NOW.
When it came to hosts of nightly racing shows that permeated the TV landscape a generation ago, Harvey Pack was the OG. The voice of New York racing for a quarter-century, Pack died Tuesday at age 94, after spending more than half his life teaching the sport to countless fans in the Northeast. Plus: An examination of the new rules for the Pick 6 in time for next week’s openings at Saratoga and Del Mar. CONTINUE READING.
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Sports Betting 101: How to bet like a sharp
In previous newsletters we’ve discussed the benefits of being a contrarian bettor. However, if you want to become a successful sports bettor, going contrarian isn’t enough on its own. It’s a guiding philosophy and great foundational pillar. But it only gets you halfway. READ MORE.
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