Warriors Superstar Curry Set To Return In Game 5 Against Trail Blazers
Warriors Superstar Curry Set To Return In Game 5 Against Trail Blazers
Braves Chasing A Record No Team Wants Standing 1-15 At Home This Season
Southern California Has Replaced New York As Horse Racing Capital Of Country
Two Chicago Teams Baseball Bettors Bet Friends While Twins Are Biggest Money Burners
By Kelso Sturgeon
The Golden State Warriors have said superstar point guard Steven Curry (30.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, 6.7 assists per game) will sit again tonight when the defending champions take the floor in Portland against the Trail Blazers but most likely will return in game five Wednesday night when the series returns to Oakland. Curry suffered a rather severe knee injury in game four of Golden State’s first-round series against Houston and has not played since.
It is important for bettors to understand that even if he plays Wednesday, his minutes will be limited as he tests the knee and tries to get up to playing speed in his conditioning. How long he plays and how effective he will be will impact the outcome of the game. Regardless, the betting line will be dramatically higher than it has been.
Golden State is in action again tonight at Portland and is a 5-point favorite. In the other game, Miami is favored by 5.5 over visiting Toronto.
I split my 50-unit NBA parlay last night, winning with Oklahoma City (-2) over the San Antonio Spurs, 111-97, while missing with cover with the Cleveland Cavaliers (-5.5) who beat the Atlanta Hawks by a single point, 100-99. Tonight I am releasing both nationally televised games and am confident I will win both in rather easy fashion. (See schedule below)
I will be releasing both games, one as a 25-unit play, the second as a 15-unit bet, and you can win them with me for just $20, charged to your major credit card.
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Monday Night Schedule
Eastern Conference Semifinals
Toronto Raptors (62-30) at Miami Heat (53-39)
Tips at 8:00 Eastern…On TNT
Raptors Lead Best-Of-7 Series 2-1
Western Conference Semifinals
Golden State Warriors (79-11) at Portland Trail Blazers (49-42)
Tips at 10:30 Eastern…On TNT
Warriors Lead Best-Of-7 Series 2-1
Braves Chasing Record No One Wants
The Atlanta Braves (7-23) have fallen of the edge of the Major League’s Baseball world and actually look hopeless and little like the big league club they used to be. When the lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-3, in 11 innings last night it left them with a 1-15 record at home this season. They are the first team since the 1913 New York Yankees who went 0-17-1 in their first 18 games to lose 15 of their first 16 home games.
It’s bad everywhere for the Braves who have now lost 10 straight overall, stand 3-14 in their last 17 games and are off to the worst 30-game start in the 140-year history of the franchise. They won’t lose anywhere tonight because they do not play but will get a chance to work on their record tomorrow night when the host he surprising Philadelphia Phillies (18-14).
Pitching for the Braves in that one will be right-hander Mat Wisler (1-2, 3.24) while the Phillies will go with righty Adam Morgan (0-0, 6.00).
Twins Biggest Baseball Money Burners
As poorly as Atlanta has performed this season, they still are not the biggest money losers, having left that honor to the Minnesota Twins (8-23) and Houston Astros (12-10).
If you had bet on the Braves at the $100 level in each game they played you would have lost $1,130 for the season. That save wager on the Minnesota Twins would have produced MLB’s biggest loss at $1,520, followed by the Astros at a minus $1,460.
The Chicago Cubs (24-6) and the Chicago White Sox (22-10), both in first place in their divisions, are the big money earners. A $100 level bet on the Cubs has produced a profit of $1,380 while the White Sox are up $1,310.
Baseball Underdog Of Week Wins On 2-0 Monday
The Bookmakers Made A Big Mistake On One Game Tonight Giving Bettors And Underdog That Has 90% Chance To Win
My Best Bets Baseball Investment Club went 2-1 Sunday, winning a 15-unit play with the Arizona Diamondbacks (-148) who handed Atlanta its 15th home loss of the season, 5-3, and 10-unit play with the Baltimore Orioles (-152) who dominated the Oakland Athletics, 11-3, while losing a 10-unit game with the Reds who lost by a single run to Milwaukee.
I expect to go 2-0 tonight with my top play a 15-unit bet on an underdog that grades out with a 90% chance to win. You can win this game, plus a 10-unit contest, for just $15 or, better yet, get on board for the entire season with a club membership for just $299 and play every day right through the World Series in October.
Right Back With Another Winning 25-Unit Side/Total Parlay Tonight
My Chairman’s Baseball Investment Club Cashed Last Night With A Winning 25-Unit Side/Total Parlay On Yankees-Red Sox…The Encore Is Tonight
All the ingredients were there for a winning 3-0 side/total parlay last night when the underdog Boston Red Sox (+105) met the New York Yankees in the Bronx and the stats lived up to their power and accuracy as the former knocked off the latter, 5-1, and the game went “under” 8 runs. There is a single game on tonight’s baseball schedule that should give us our second straight 3-0 night. The ingredients are all there for a winning side/total parlay and I am confident I will get it done. Win this parlay—10 units on the side, 10 units on the total and 5 units on the parlay for just $15, charged to your major credit card.
California Has Replaced New York As Top Horse Racing State
It is a given there is little chance any state or country will ever replace Kentucky as the top producer world-wide of top Thoroughbreds. It has been that way for ever and seems destined to remain so. Not so in the world of horse racing.
New York, with Aqueduct, Belmont Park and Saratoga were where the champions resided but the state has fallen far behind Southern California in that department. Consider this:
When undefeated 8-for-8 Nyquist won the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby Saturday he became the fourth California-based winner in the last five runnings of the American Classic. It was Nyquist this year, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah last year, California Chrome the year before that and then two years before that it was I’ll Have Another. The only New York based horse to win it was in 2013 when Orb got the job done.
The first two finishers this year were based in California and the third-place horse from Louisiana and the Midwest.
It also is of note the best mare in the country, Beholder had her coming out party Sunday at Santa Anita and coasted home an easy winner in the $100,000 Adoration States. This California-based distaffer is now 16-3-0 in21 starts and has earned $4,496,600 and most of that came in winning 11th graded stakes.
And, there is more. The best 3-year-old filly in the land, the undefeated Songbird, is also a resident of San Anita.
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