Sunday Betting Recaps
Favorites and underdogs split 7-7 in MLB (with 1 pick-’em) and 1-1 in the USFLm then dogs finished the night with the Yankees beating Dodgers on Sunday Night Baseball and the Heat beating the Nuggets in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
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 NHL Stanley Cup Finals that resume with Game 2 on Monday night).
NBA: Heat beat Nuggets 111-108 in seesaw battle to even NBA Finals at 1-1. The ViewFromVegas is Heat did it after closing as 8-point road underdog and +275 on money line (game went Over the betting total of 216.5). Road/dog/Over went 1-0 the on night. The "zig-zag" (aka "loser of the last") also went 1-0 ATS as Heat lost previous game.
More NBA: Faves, 1-1 SU and ATS in the Finals, dipped 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 SY and ATS) dipped to 49-32 SU and 44-36-1 ATS (55%). Overs retook lead at 40-39-2. The "zig-zag" starts this series 1-0 ATS and improved to 36-29-1 ATS (55.4%) overall.
Faves/dogs split 7-7 on Sunday with Orioles-Giants closing pick-’em. The biggest upsets were by the Yankees (+153 in 4-1 win at Dodgers on Sunday Night Baseball), Pirates (+130 in 2-1 win vs. Cardinals) and Angels (+130 in 2-1 win at Astros). Road teams went 10-5. Unders led 9-6. On the season, faves lead 507-371 with 13 PKs. Home teams lead 469-420 with 2 neutral-site games. Unders took 430-428-32 lead with 1 no-action.
USFL: New Orleans Breakers beat Michigan Panthers 24-20 to wrap up Week 8. The ViewFromVegas is they also covered as 3.5-point favorites (also went just Over betting total of 43 points). Earlier Sunday, Memphis Showboats upset New Jersey Generals 25-16 as 2.5-point underdogs (pushed on consensus total of 41).
More USFL: Faves went 3-1 SU in Week 8, but dogs led 3-1 ATS. Dogs lead 19-13 SU on the season and even better at 24-8 ATS (75%). Overs led 2-1-1 in Week 8, but Unders still lead 17-14-1 (54.8% overall.
NHL (ICYMI): With the Golden Knights’ 5-2 win over the Panthers in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Saturday night, dogs dipped to 43-37 overall in the playoffs with 4 games closing pick-’em. Road teams also dipped to 46-38 overall. Over took 42-41-1 lead after being tied through 3 rounds. The "zig-zag" (aka "loser of the last") wasn't applicable in Game 1 as both teams won previous game, but still leads 39-30 (56.5%).