Sunday Betting Recaps
Despite wrapping up the first weekend of the summer, Sunday was another action-packed day as we had baseball (pro and college), WNBA, soccer, golf, auto racing, etc.
For our purposes here, we’re going to stick with the full slate of 15 MLB games and the College World Series Championship Series and the USFL playoffs.
Let’s get the details with our daily recaps, plus also update the season-long betting stats, including the USFL with its playoffs continuing on Sunday.
MLB: Faves/dogs split 7-7 on Sunday with the Brewers-Guardians closing pick-'em. The biggest upsets were by the Nationals (+175 in 8-3 win at Padres), Rockies (+139 in 4-3 win vs. Angels), Cardinals (+135 in 7-5 win vs. Cubs in London) and Diamondbacks (+130 in 5-2 win at Giants). Home teams went 8-6 on the day (Cubs-Cardinals played on neutral field in London). Overs led 7-6-2 with the pushes in CHC-STL (12) and TEX-NYY (8).
More MLB: On the season, favorites lead 672-476 with 19 games closing pick-'em. Home teams lead 612-551 with 4 neutral-site games after Sunday's Cubs-Cardinals game in London. Unders still hold on to a slim lead at 564-556-46 with 1 no-action.
CWS: No. 2 Florida routed No. 5 LSU 24-4 Sunday in Game 2 of the College World Series Championship Series to tie it at 1-1 in the best-of-3 series. The ViewFromVegas is the Gators easily won as -120 favorites (flew way Over betting total of 9.5 runs as Gators more than doubled it themselves). LSU opened as around a -135 fave in Tuesday’s decisive Game 3.
USFL: Birmingham Stallions (-3) routed New Orleans Breakers 47-22 Sunday in Canton, Ohio, to advance to the USFL title game vs. the Pittsburgh Maulers (game flew Over the betting total of 45 points as the Stallions topped it themselves. Favorites/Overs are 2-0 so far in the playoffs. Including the regular season, underdogs still lead 22-20 SU overall and 27-15 ATS (64.3%). Unders still hold slim lead at 22-19-1 (53.7%).