Monday Betting Recaps
Monday was a pretty chalky day in the sports betting world as the Stars beat the Kraken in Game 7 of their NHL conference semifinal series while faves went 8-4 in MLB (30-11 the last 3 days), capped off by the Dodgers beating the Twins 9-8 in 12 innings late Monday in a game that lasted 3 hours, 48 minutes.
Let’s get to all the specific details with our daily recaps and also update the side and total records in each sport.
NHL: Stars beat Kraken 2-1 in Game 7 on Monday night as -195 home favorites to win their Western Conference semifinal series 4-3 (game stayed Under the betting total of 6 goals). Home/fave/Under all went 1-0, as did the "zig-zag" (aka "loser of the last") as Stars won after losing Game 6.
More NHL: Underdogs finished 12-11 in the 2nd round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Home teams finished 13-10. Overs dipped to 12-10-1. Overall in the playoffs, dogs lead 38-33 with 2 games closing pick-’em. Road teams have been even better at 41-32. Overs still lead 38-34-1. The zig-zag improved to 13-6 in the 2nd round and is 37-24 overall.
MLB: Faves went 8-4 on Monday (30-11 the last 3 days). The biggest upsets were by the Nationals (+140 in 10-3 win vs. Mets) and Yankees (+134 in 7-4 wins at Blue Jays). Home teams led 7-5. Overs dominated at 9-2-1 with the push in PHI-SF (9). On the season, faves 363-251 lead with 7 PKs. Home teams lead 323-296 with 2 neutral-site games. Overs took 301-294-26 with 1 no-action.
NBA (ICYMI): With the conference finals starting Tuesday, favorites finished 19-5 SU and 17-7 ATS (70.8%) in the 2nd round with 1 game closing pick-'em. Home teams led 18-7 SU and 16-9 ATS (64%). Overs finished 13-10-2 (56.5%). Overall in the playoffs, faves lead 47-20 SU and 40-26-1 ATS (60.6%) with 1 PK, home teams lead 44-24 SU and 40-27-1 ATS (59.7%) and Overs lead 34-32-2 (51.5%). The zig-zag finished break-even at 11-10 ATS in the round and is 30-25-1 ATS (54.5%) overall.