Tuesday Betting Recaps
With both the NBA Finals and NHL Stanley Cup Finals taking the day off, MLB favorites went 10-4 on Tuesday with one pick-’em, though the biggest news of the day (besides the PGA/LIV merger) was upsets by the A’s and Reds.
Let’s get to the specific details with our daily betting recaps, and then update the spread and total records in each current major team sport (including the NBA that resumes Wednesday and the NHL is off until Thursday).
MLB: Faves went 10-4 with Red Sox-Guardians closing pick-'em. The upsets were by the A's (+240 at Pirates in 2nd biggest upset this season), snapping a 5-game losing streak while the Pirates had their 6-game winning streak snapped); Reds (+160 with 9th inning rally to win 9-8 vs. Dodgers), White Sox (+123 at Yankees) and Mariners (+111 at Padres). Home teams went 9-6 on the night. Unders led 8-7.
More MLB: On the season, faves lead 524-376 with 14 PKs. Home teams lead 484-428 with2 neutral-site games. Unders improved slim lead to 442-438-33 with 1 no-action.
NBA (ICYMI): With the Heat upsetting Nuggets in Game 2 on Sunday to even the series at 1-1, faves/dogs are 1-1 SU and ATS in the the NBA Finals with faves dipping to 52-28 SU and 42-37-1 ATS (53.2%) overall in the playoffs with 1 game closing pick-'em. Home teams (also 1-1 SU and ATS) dipped to 49-32 SU and 44-36-1 ATS (55%). Overs retook the lead in totals wagering at 40-39-2. The "zig-zag" started this series 1-0 ATS as the Heat bounced back after losing Game 1 and improved to 36-29-1 ATS (55.4%) overall.
NHL (ICYMI): With the Golden Knights routing the Panthers 7-2 as -135 home favorties on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals, faves/home teams/Overs are all off to 2-0 starts in this round. Underdogs dipped to 43-38 overall in the playoffs with 4 games closing pick-’em. Road teams also dipped to 46-39 overall. Over improved slim lead to 43-41-1. The "zig-zag" started 0-1 this round but still 39-31 overall.