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Jim Sez 5/4/2016 by Jim Hurley

Jim Sez Mid-Week Report

 

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HOOPS, HARDBALL AND MORE LOOKS INTO THE FUTURE

Okay, so we’re still relatively early into NBA Playoffs second-round action these days but there have definitely been some raise-your-eyebrows pointspread stats that we’ve noticed… here’s some of ’em:

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That’s the ATS (against the spread) mark of NBA Playoff Betting Favorites of 6-or-more points through the games of Monday, May 2nd. Folks, that’s a nifty .621 winning mark for what we’d call “prohibitive betting favorites” and just to put things into perspective we’ll add that the defending champion Golden State Warriors entered Tuesday night’s home game against the Portland Trail Blazers a perfect…

Sports Betting Notebook 4/22/2016 by Jim Hurley

DERBY TOP QUALIFIERS...INTRODUCTORY PROS AND CONS

 

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DERBY DOINGS 2016
VOL. 16 - NUMBER 6
Friday 4/22/16

DERBY TOP QUALIFIERS...INTRODUCTORY PROS AND CONS (Part 1)

With 15 days until the 2016 Kentucky Derby (May 7, Churchill Downs) it is time to gear up DERBY DOINGS and we'll start today with Part 1 of the "CLIFF NOTES" version of our Top Qualifier Outline.

Saturday's edition will publish the remaining 10 on the Top List as well as the also eligible and subsequent editions of DERBY DOINGS will go into much more detail and will be published on a regular basis...every other day is the plan.

So let's begin by producing a brief…

Hurley on Horses 5/2/2016 by Jim Hurley

Derby Doings - Running Style

 

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DERBY DOINGS 2016
VOL. 16 - NUMBER 8

DERBY PREP CIRCUIT RUNNING STYLES...HOW THEY TRANSFER TO CHURCHILL DOWNS AND THE KENTUCKY DERBY

With the Kentucky Derby just 6 days away the intricate fine-tuning that serves MORE AS ELIMINATION OF CERTAIN HORSES than it does inclusion, becomes a major factor in creating a SHORT LIST from the large number of contenders which have proven they belong in any conversation virtue of the promise they have shown in their Kentucky Derby Preps.

The question becomes, how does one evaluate the different Derby Prep Series and final races based on the circuits they are run at?

The…

Exclusive Coverage of all NBA 5/4/2016

LeBron has thought about playoffs matchup with Wade, Heat

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) LeBron James isn't looking too far forward in the NBA playoffs. He's taken a peek, however.

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Exclusive Coverage of all MLB 5/4/2016

Indians acquire catcher Chris Gimenez from Rangers

CLEVELAND (AP) The Indians acquired backup catcher Chris Gimenez from the Texas Rangers for cash considerations.

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