Wednesday Betting Recaps
After MLB favorites went 9-6 coming out of Memorial Day Weekend on Tuesday, underdogs rebounded by going 9-5 on Wednesday.
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 (with the NBA Finals starting on Thursday and the Stanley Cup Finals starting on Saturday).
MLB: Dogs dominated 9-5 on Wednesday with the biggest upsets by the Nationals (+200 in 10-6 win at Dodgers), Twins (+162 in 8-2 win at Astros), Reds (+144 in 5-4 win at Red Sox), Brewers (+140 in 4-2 win at Blue Jays) and Tigers (+140 in 3-2 win vs. Rangers). Road teams and Unders also went 9-5. On the season, faves lead 477-353 with 9 games closing pick-’em. Home teams lead 441-396 with 2 neutral-site games. Overs lead 409-398-31 with 1 no-action.
NBA (ICYMI): After the Heat (7.5-point road dogs) upset the Celtics 103-84 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Monday, dogs finished an impressive 7-4 SU and 10-1 ATS in the conference championship round, but faves still lead 51-27 SU and 41-36-1 ATS (53.2%) overall in the playoffs with 1 pick-’em. Road teams went 7-4 SU and 8-3 ATS in the round, but home teams still lead 48-31 SU and 43-35-1 ATS (55.1%) overall. Unders finished 6-5 in the round, but Overs still lead 39-38-2. The zig-zag improved to 5-4 ATS in the round and 35-29-1 ATS overall.
NHL (ICYMI): After the Golden Knights (+110 road dogs) upset the Stars to clinch the Western Conference Finals on Monday, dogs finished 5-3 in the round with 2 pick-'ems and lead 43-36 in playoffs with 4 PKs. Home/road teams split 5-5 in the round, but road teams improved to 46-37 overall. Unders went 6-4 in the round, but Over/Unders are back to .500 at 41-41-1. The zig-zag improved to 2-6 this round and leads 39-30 overall.