Tuesday NBA Playoffs Breakdowns / NFL Draft Guide: Youmans Mock, Lombardi on First Round

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Curious to get a free preview of the kind of analysis you can expect? Check out Matt Youmans’ Mock Draft 2.0 HERE.

Features for current and new subscribers include Michael Lombardi’s thoughts on the first round HERE and Dave Tuley’s sage NFL Draft advice HERE. Want more from Youmans? He also shared his favorite draft prop bets HERE. Access to these articles and more can be yours for $10 with the Draft Betting Guide.

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What’s Happening On Tuesday?

Three Enormous Game 5s Tonight

Our first casualty of the NBA Playoffs took place on Monday, as the Celtics completed a sweep of the Nets. Will we see our second team eliminated when the Heat host the Hawks in the first of three games set for Tuesday evening. The Timberwolves and Grizzlies are tied 2-2 and so are the Pelicans and Suns, as life without Devin Booker continued for the favored Phoenix team.

Lines for Tuesday’s games:

7:00 p.m. ET – Hawks at Heat (-7, 217.5) (Heat lead 3-1) (VIDEO PREVIEW)
7:30 p.m. ET – Timberwolves at Grizzlies (Series tied 2-2) (VIDEO PREVIEW)
10:00 p.m. ET – Pelicans at Suns (-6.5, 215.5) (Series tied 2-2) (VIDEO PREVIEW)

Jonathan Von Tobel: Every day throughout the playoffs, you can find JVT’s daily best bets and market report HERE.

Steve Makinen: OurPoint Spread Weekly editor offers betting trends for the first round HERE.

All 30 MLB Teams Back in Action

There were only seven games on the baseball betting board to start the work week, but 15 games are set for Tuesday’s MLB menu. Several aces are on the docket, including Brandon Woodruff (MIL), German Marquez (COL), Max Fried (ATL), Logan Gilbert (SEA), Kevin Gausman (TOR), Eduardo Rodriguez (DET) and Carlos Rodon (SF).

Speaking of Rodon and Fried, we’ve got a video preview HERE for A’s vs. Giants and also a look at Cubs vs. Braves HERE.

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VSiN Programming: Special Draft Preview Show Available On-Demand


Our Draft Betting Preview is available whenever you want to watch or listen on-demand. Hosts Tim Murray and Shaun King welcomed Brent Musburger, Mike Golic Sr., Michael Lombardi and Johnny Avello from DraftKings Sportsbook.


WATCH HERE (subscribers only)

YouTube Clips: First Overall Pick | Quarterbacks | Wide Receivers | Running Backs/Offensive Line

And don’t forget to join Gill Alexander and Matt Brown for VSiN team coverage of Thursday’s first round, starting at 7 p.m. ET.

Tuesday’s VSiN schedule is HERE. Today’s highlights:

  • Follow The Money (7 a.m. ET) will be NFL-heavy with our own Matt Youmans on the Draft, followed by Jaguars beat writer John Shipley, Lions beat writer Benjamin Raven and Texans beat writer John McClain
  • Host Gill Alexander welcomes a variety of guests on A Numbers Game (10 a.m. ET), including NBA thoughts from Drew Dinsick and Mark Besbris, soccer with Paul Carr and MLB with Mark Borchard
  • Afternoon shows and highlights include NY CityCast host Will Hill and KC Sports Talk’s Soren Petro on The Lombardi Line (Noon ET), former USMNT soccer player and current analyst Christian Sullivan on Odds On (2 p.m. ET), NBA Playoff and NFL Draft talk on Betting Across America (3 p.m. ET), and Ben Brown from Pro Football Focus on The Edge (4 p.m. ET)
  • My Guys in the Desert (5 p.m. ET), with host Stormy Buonantony, features Stations Sportsbook’s Chuck Esposito and MLB handicapper John Laghezza
  • Evening and nighttime highlights include Paul Sporer of FanGraphs and NHL expert Nick Alberga on Rush Hour (6 p.m. ET), four guests, including Rotowire’s NBA analyst Nick Whalen, our NHL wizard Andy MacNeil and Rotoworld’s NFL/CFB analyst Thor Nystrom on Prime Time Action (7 p.m. ET), Eric Eager of PFF on The Night Cap (10 p.m. ET) and a slew of guests including betting analyst Jared Smith and ESPN’s Mackenzie Kraemer on The Lookahead (1 a.m. ET)

Josh Appelbaum’s Market Insights

Josh takes a look at the betting markets for sharp action and the line moves for Tuesday’s NBA Playoffs action. READ MORE

Catch the latest edition of the Market Insights podcast (posted around Noon ET). LISTEN HERE

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  • Jason Weingarten: Jason looked at a few interesting long shot picks for Rookie of the Year in MLB. READ MORE

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