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|Date||Match Up||Rating||Score||Result||Profit||Lead Time||Analysis|
|08-22-19||Packers v. Raiders +3||Top||21-22||Win||100||33 h 34 m||Show|
10 Unit Play. Take #260 Oakland Raiders over Green Bay Packers (8p.m., Thursday, August 22) The wrong team is favored in this game and we will gladly take the points. QB Aaron Rodgers is expected to play in this game but he was also expected to play last week and did not. Either way his limited action will not be enough to allow Green Bay to cover this number. Oakland has just three quarterbacks on the roster and they have looked impressive all exhibition season long entering this game at 2-0. Nathan Peterman looks like a different quarterback in Oakland and the Raiders have a major edge in the second and third strings. Green Bay opens the season with two divisional games and thus I do not expect them to show much in this game.
|08-22-19||Wings v. Lynx -7||70-86||Win||100||9 h 16 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #648. Take Minnesota over Dallas (Thursday at 8:00 pm).
As per your selection on Minnesota, no bet on the Lynx at home is a bad bet. While they have lost three straight games, this is the game they get their game right and blow out a Dallas team who comes to town after getting beat by Connecticut. Minnesota just went 0-2 on their mini western road swing, so a return home will have them playing good basketball and getting victories. Look, Minnesota is 9-4-1 ATS in their last 14 home games and 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 Thursday games. Dallas is just 6-15-1 ATS in their last 22 following an ATS loss and just 5-16 ATS in their last 21 road games. The Lynx also have revenge on their mind after they were beaten in Dallas by the Wings 89-86 - a game in which they led by 13 at half time. Make no mistake about it, the Lynx haven't forgotten about that game and will come out tonight and make a statement. Take the Lynx tonight.
|08-22-19||Rays -1.5 v. Orioles||Top||5-2||Win||100||8 h 20 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #959 Tampa Bay (-1.5 RL) over Baltimore (7:05 p.m. Thursday, August 22)
Tampa Bay has beaten the Orioles eight out of the twelve times they have faced each other this year and I expect the Rays to pick up another win in this matchup. Ryan Yarbrough has been lights out in his three appearances in August allowing just one earned run on 10 hits over 19.2 innings pitched with Tampa winning all three of those contests. Yarbrough has been really good on the road this season as well going 9-1 with a 2.22 ERA across 56.2 innings and I think he can shut down the Orioles offense that has been lackluster for most of the season. Asher Wojciechowski will be on the mound for Baltimore and he has been roughed up in four August starts going 0-3 with a 6.63 ERA. I think the Rays continue their push for the playoffs with a victory in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-21-19||San Jose v. Los Angeles FC -1.5||0-5||Win||106||3 h 42 m||Show|
7-Unit Play. #508 (5Dimes) Competition: MLS. Take Los Angeles FC -1.5 (+100) over SJ (Wednesday @ 10:30 pm). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time. For this selection to win, LAFC must win by two or more goals.
As per your selection on LAFC, we know that they are the best team in the MLS by far, but this is more of a fade of SJ who come into this game as their third road game in 11 days, having lost both previous games by a score of 2-1. Playing three straight away matches in soccer is tough and with all the travel they've done over the last 11 days, to they are simply going to run out of gas here tonight. Look, LA is on one of those rolls right now where they are scoring at will and winning games. They've won four straight and have scored 2, 4, 2, and 4 in those games. Now they get to take on an SJ squad who has given up 14 goals in four straight losses to LAFC over the last two seasons, and we have the makings of a potential blowout here tonight. We are going to take LAFC on the goal line in this one as we see them racing out to a scoreline of 4-1.
|08-21-19||White Sox v. Twins UNDER 9||4-0||Win||100||2 h 22 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take Under 9 Chicago (AL) at Minnesota (1:10 p.m. Wednesday, August 21)
The Twins have had the White Sox number so far this season taking 8 out of the 12 matchups but Chicago has to like their chances with Lucas Giolito taking the mound today. Giolito has been really good on the road this season going 8-2 with a 2.91 ERA over 12 starts, and in 8 day starts he has an ERA of 1.92. He will have to be on his game as Minnesota boasts one of the best offenses in the league. Jake Odorizzi will be opposing Giolito on the mound and he has been fantastic in his last four starts allowing more than 1 run just once. Odorizzi has been very good in day games as well going 5-0 with a 1.30 ERA over 6 starts. I think the pitchers will be able to limit these offenses and keep this total under.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-20-19||Nationals -1.5 v. Pirates||Top||1-4||Loss||-100||9 h 38 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #901 Washington (-1.5 RL) over Pittsburgh (7:05 p.m. Tuesday, August 20)
Washington put it on Pittsburgh last night and I think they will keep it rolling in this one. The Nationals have bopped 12 home runs in their last two games, scored 62 runs in their last 5 games, and with the way Chris Archer has pitched this season I can see them producing like that tonight. Archer is 0-4 with a 5.26 ERA over his last twelve starts and is having a hard time getting guys out. Stephen Strasburg will be on the bump for Washington and he is looking to set a career high in victories going for his 16th win. Strasburg has fared well against the Pirates in his career going 6-2 with a 2.40 ERA over 9 starts and I like him to pick up another win in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-20-19||Sky -5.5 v. Dream||87-83||Loss||-110||8 h 36 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #642. Take Atlanta over Chicago (Tuesday at 7:00 pm).
As per your selection on Atlanta, call me crazy, but I believe Atlanta gets the win tonight and snaps their 11 game losing streak. They come into this game rested off a three-game road trip where, to be honest, they didn't play all that bad, losing by a combined 9 points to Indiana and Vegas before losing by 9 to Phoenix in the last game. Now they get to play in front o their home fans against a Chicago team that was just lambasted vs Vegas, and we believe that brought them down a peg in the confidence department. Traveling to this before returning home to take on another top team in Washington, this is a classic sandwich spot, so we are going to grab all the points and take Atlanta to stay within the number.
|08-19-19||49ers v. Broncos -2.5||24-15||Loss||-109||128 h 55 m||Show|
1 Unit Play. Take #432 Take Denver Broncos over San Francisco 49ers (8p.m., Monday, August 19 ESPN) This will be the Broncos third exhibition game and they have a defensive minded coach that likes to win these type of games. Denver is a home for the first time this year and they always have a great home crowd edge in a filled stadium even during the exhibition season. The 49ers cannot afford another quarterback injury and they played well last week against Dallas and I now expect a letdown in this game on Monday Night Football.
|08-19-19||Nationals -114 v. Pirates||Top||13-0||Win||100||8 h 45 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #901 Washington over Pittsburgh (7:05 p.m. Monday, August 19)
The Nationals are playing some of their best baseball of their season winning nine of their last twelve and I think they will keep it rolling in this one. Joe Ross has had a great three game stretch run, winning all three starts and allowing just one run over 18 innings. Two of those starts were on the road and I think he can limit a Pirates team that has struggled to build any momentum this season. Trevor Williams has an ERA over 6 at home this season and he has allowed 11 earned runs over his last two starts. I don't think this bodes well for Pittsburgh as the Nationals have been swinging the bats really well and I like Washington to pick up the win.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-18-19||Aces -1 v. Sky||100-85||Win||100||6 h 9 m||Show|
7-Unit Play. #635. Take Las Vegas -1 (-110) over Chicago (Sunday at 6:00 pm).
As per your selection on Las Vegas, we have no problem going against Chicago here in this spot despite backing them in their last game against the Sparks. Look, Vegas is one of the best teams in the league and come into this game rest and on a mini-two game winning streak after beating Connecticut and Atlanta. They also have revenge on their mind as they were beaten on their home court by Chicago, 87-84, a game in which they shot extremely poorly - 37% from the field including 24% (4/17) from beyond the arc. We don't see that being the case here tonight as they are fresh and will want to keep their winning streak going. Chicago, on the other hand, has won four of their last give games, but we believe they are going to run into a buzzsaw today in Vegas and just won't have enough gas playing on 1 days rest to contend with the plethora of scoring options that Vegas possess. The Aces are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS loss and are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 meetings in Chicago.
|08-17-19||Twins -1.5 v. Rangers||12-7||Win||100||10 h 36 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take #925 Minnesota (-1.5 RL) over Texas (8:05 p.m. Saturday, August 17)
Minnesota has taken the first two games of this series and now they send All-Star Jose Berrios to the mound. Berrios hasn't been at his best lately but he is due for a good outing and I think he can ride the momentum the Twins have right now. Minnesota has hit five home runs in the first two games of this series and I expect them to club some more off scheduled starter Ariel Jurado. Jurado's ERA at home this year is 5.58 and he has allowed 5 home runs in his last three starts which bodes well for the Twins who have hit the most in the majors this season. I like Minnesota to pick up the win in this one.
|08-17-19||Browns v. Colts UNDER 43||21-18||Win||100||76 h 56 m||Show|
1 Unit Play. Take #418 Take Under in Cleveland Browns @ Indianapolis Colts (4p.m., Saturday, August 17) Everyone is on the Browns bandwagon, but I believe this total is a little inflated. Washington looked inept last week, and I do not see Indianapolis being that bad. The Colts will try and run the football on Saturday and that should chew up the clock and keep the score low. The Browns played aggressive on defense last Thursday and look for them to be a tough team to score points on again this week.
|08-16-19||Sparks v. Sky +1.5||81-91||Win||100||9 h 50 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #624. Take Chicago over Las Angeles (Friday at 8:00 pm).
As per your selection on Chicago, we expect them to bounce-back after squandering a big lead against LA in their last game - a game they ended up losing by just three points. Now they return home where they are 9-3 on the season and we expect them to get back in the win column tonight. Look, Chicago is among the top team's in the league in all offensive categories and as they are rested - having not played in 5 days, they should be fresh and ready to take advantage of a traveling LA team who had to make a stop in Dallas two days ago (a loss) before coming to Chicago. The Sky are also in a great spot tonight to back as they are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS win, 9-1-1 ATS in their last 11 games following a SU loss and 11-2-1 ATS in their last 14 games vs a team with a winning SU record. The Sparks are just 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games while playing on one day's rest. We like the fresher team in this spot which is the Sky and as they are at home, we see them running away to a victory over the Sparks to exact some revenge.
|08-16-19||Bears v. Giants -1.5||13-32||Win||100||55 h 28 m||Show|
1 Unit Play. Take #414 New York Giants over Chicago Bears (7:30p.m., Friday, August 16) The Giants looked impressive in Week 1 of NFLX and people have jumped on the Daniel Jones bandwagon. Do not expect the Bears to play their starters much at all in the preseason, as that was the plan last year and that got them 12 regular season wins. The Giants went up and down the field against the Jets last Thursday gaining 7.4 yards per play. That will be good enough to earn them the victory on Friday in East Rutherford.
|08-16-19||Cubs -138 v. Pirates||2-3||Loss||-138||8 h 54 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take #955 Chicago (NL) over Pittsburgh (7:05 p.m. Friday, August 16)
The Cubs are now tied with the Cardinals for the National League Central lead after getting swept in a 3 game series against the Phillies. I think they will bounce back today and pick up a win against the last place Pirates. Kyle Hendricks hasn't been great on the road but he is 2-2 with a 3.34 ERA over seven career starts at PNC Park and I think he can limit a Pittsburgh lineup that lacks a lot of firepower. Joe Musgrove has an ERA of 5.40 in 12 starts at home this season and he has allowed 13 earned runs in his last two starts in Pittsburgh. The Cubs need a win and I think they will get one tonight.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-15-19||BC v. Winnipeg -9.5||Top||16-32||Win||100||9 h 1 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. #681. Take Winnipeg over BC (Thursday at 8:30 pm)
Huge spot for us tonight as we look to extend the perfect season to 11-0!
As per your selection on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, look we had no problem going against them last week as they got the win but failed to cover the number. This week is a whole different ball game as they will put up a boatload of points against a piss poor BC defense. You know the Bombers offense is hungry to put up points as they were essentially shut out, as they scored two punt returns and four field goals. Nichols will have big day against a BC defense that ranks dead last in points allowed per game with 35.5. On the flip side, BC's Super Bowl was essentially last week and while many thought they were going to pull off the big upset over Hamilton, they faltered down the stretch and choked the game aways. That's a huge demoralizing loss for this team and now they have to play their third road game in five weeks and their second road game in 5 days. That's just too quick of a turn around to forget the sting of the Hamilton defeat. This is going to be a mailed-in effort and the finger point is going to start in BC (if it hasn't already). Winnipeg is going to win big and we are going to be on it. The Bombers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games, and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 following a SU win. They've also gone 9-2-1 ATS in their last 12 meetings vs BC including 4-1-1 ATS at home. The Lions are just 1-7 ATS in their last 8 vs the West and 1-4 ATS in their last five vs a team with a winning record.
|08-15-19||Packers v. Ravens -4||13-26||Win||100||31 h 28 m||Show|
1 Unit Play. Take #408 Baltimore Ravens over Green Bay Packers (7:30p.m., Thursday, August 15) The Packers never seem to play as well on the road in preseason compared to at home in front of their sold-out stadium. Baltimore is never a bad play in the exhibition season going 30-15 (1 push) in 46 games under John Harbaugh. Lay the points in this game as the Ravens will win it by double digits.
|08-15-19||Mets v. Braves -120||Top||10-8||Loss||-120||8 h 55 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #908 Atlanta over NY Mets (7:20 p.m. Thursday, August 15)
The Mets went on a serious run over the past couple of weeks and took advantage of playing against some of the weaker teams in baseball, but it has been a different story facing the Braves. Atlanta took the first two games of this series against New York and I think they are going to complete the sweep tonight. Julio Teheran has pitched really well over his last 7 starts going 2-1 with a 1.91 ERA allowing more than 2 earned runs just once. Teheran is notorious for pitching better at home than on the road and his ERA is a run and a half lower at home this season. Marcus Stroman will be on the bump for the Mets and he has allowed 7 earned runs on 16 hits over 10.1 innings in his first two starts for New York. I think Stroman is going to have a difficult time navigating the Atlanta lineup that is playing well right now.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-14-19||Sun -5.5 v. Mercury||78-71||Win||100||11 h 3 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #617. Take Connecticut over Phoenix (Wednesday at 10:00 pm).
As per your selection on Connecticut, you have to think they are due for a bounce-back performance tonight as they've been beaten in two straight road games by Vegas and Minnesota. Connecticut are still one of the best teams in the league and come into Phoenix pissed off and ready to get back in the win column. They are catching Phoenix at a perfect time, as they are dealing with suspensions of their best players and they are also slumping with losses in four of their last five games. Phoenix knows that they have Atlanta and New York on deck and they've likely circled those games as must-win games opposed to against the best team in the league. Connecticut dropped to second in the East with their mini two-game losing streak, so they'll be eager to get back in the win column and regain the top spot. This isn't a sexy pick as much as it a straightforward pick. We'll take the better team and benefit from this low point spread line.
|08-14-19||Cubs v. Phillies -115||Top||1-11||Win||100||8 h 6 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #956 Philadelphia over Chicago (NL) (7:05 p.m. Wednesday, August 14)
Philadelphia and Chicago both have playoff aspirations and are separated by 3 games in the standings so these games are very important. The Phillies won last night and with the way Aaron Nola has pitched at home this season I think they will take game 2 of this series as well. Nola is 5-1 with a 3.07 ERA across 15 starts at home this season and he has won the last two starts there. Cole Hamels hasn't been as sharp on the road as he is when he pitches at home this season and he wasn't at his best when he faced the Phillies on May 22nd only lasting 4 innings while allowing 3 runs on 9 hits. I like the Phillies in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-13-19||Cardinals -1.5 v. Royals||2-0||Win||100||10 h 18 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take #923 St. Louis (-1.5, -135) over Kansas City (8:15 p.m. Tuesday, August 13)
Jack Flaherty doesn't have much to show for it but he has figured something out over his last 6 starts. Flaherty has allowed just 4 runs over his last six starts spanning 38.1 innings but is just 1-1 over that time. The Cardinals get a big boost as Yadier Molina is supposed to be returning to the lineup after missing an extended period of time because he injured his thumb. Glenn Sparkman has not been very good as of late as he has allowed 4 earned runs or more in seven of his last eight starts going 1-4 over those games. St. Louis is in the thick of the Wild Card race and I think they will take the first game of this series.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-13-19||Lynx v. Liberty UNDER 157||89-73||Loss||-110||2 h 32 m||Show|
6-Unit Play. #609/610. Take Under in Minnesota/New York (Tuesday at 7:00 pm).
As per your selection on the Under in this spot, we are going to play contrarian once again, as most will be on the over in this game. Look, we said it last week, Minnesota is not the same team on the road as they are at home. However, they are pro athletes and we expect a bounce-back performance from them defensively in this one, as they won't be pleased with giving up 101 points last game to Washington. The Liberty is also banking on a big defensive effort from the Liberty as they've given up 84+ in four straight games. Offensively, New York has struggled for consistency, so we believe that Minnesota's defense is going to step up in a big way tonight. In this series, the Under has hit in 4 of the last 5 games in New York, while the Liberty are 19-7 to the Under playing on one day's rest and 4-1-1 to the Under in their last 6 vs the West. The Lynx are also trending under as they've played to the under in 29 of 39 road games and 20 of 29 games playing on 1 days rest. Both defenses step up tonight in a big way and the game stays well under the number.
|08-12-19||Reds v. Nationals -103||6-7||Win||100||8 h 46 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take #952 Washington over Cincinnati (7:05 p.m. Monday, August 12)
Washington was able to escape New York with a win against the Mets after blowing leads late in the first two games of the series. They will look to keep it going against the Reds as they return to Washington with Erick Fedde on the mound. Fedde has bounced back and forth between being a starter and the bullpen this season and allowed 2 runs over 4 innings against the Reds on June 1st of a 5-2 Nationals win. Anthony DeSclafani's ERA is a full run higher on the road as compared to when he pitches at home and I think the Nationals will play better in D.C. and pick up the win in the first game of this series.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-11-19||Lynx v. Mystics -8.5||78-101||Win||100||3 h 9 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. #602. Take Washington over Minnesota (Sunday at 83:00 pm). As per your selection on Washington, we were dead wrong when we went against Minnesota in their last game as they routed Connecticut. Now they have to go on the road to arguably the best team's home court and try and win a ball game again. We don't see that happening here tonight and we are going to take Washington. Look, Washington have won 7 of their last 8 games and come in on two days rest - a spot where they are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games. Minnesota comes into this game and we believe they suffer a let down after trouncing Connecticut in their last game, and shooting the ball at an extremely high clip - 54% from the field, 50% from three and 75% from the free-throw line. Washington is a better defensive team and the Lynx on the road are a completely different team than they are at home. We are going to lay the points in this one and enjoy a solid winner as Washington runs away with this game.
|08-11-19||Arsenal -0.5 v. Newcastle United||1-0||Win||100||22 h 53 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #104 (5Dimes) Competition: English Premier League. Take Arsenal -0.5 (-125) over Newcastle (Sunday @ 9:00 am). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time
This game is rather quite simple from a betting perspective. Arsenal is the better team. Newcastle will be fighting the relegation fight all year long. Arsenal has one of the best-attacking trios in the EPL while Newcastle lost most of their best-attacking threats. Yes, Arsenal can be prone to defensive errors, but we expect around 75% of possession in Arsenals favor, which will limit the amount of chances Newcastle have to break forward and really threaten the Arsenal net. We expect Arsenal to put in at least 3 here in this spot, and we don't see Newcastle being able to match that.
|08-10-19||Braves -1.5 v. Marlins||Top||6-7||Loss||-133||7 h 5 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #953 Atlanta (-1.5 RL) over Miami (6:10 p.m. Saturday, August 10)
The Braves knew they had a good pitcher in Mike Soroka but I don't think they expected him to be quite this good. Not only will Soroka be in the running for Rookie of the Year honors, but he will be in the discussion for the National League Cy Young as he has the third lowest ERA in the NL. Soroka has done his best work on the road as he is 6-0 with a 1.45 ERA over 12 starts, which includes going 2-0 at Marlins Park where he has allowed just one earned run while holding the Marlins to a .115 batting average across 15 innings. Sandy Alcantara will toe the rubber for Miami tonight and he hasn't been the same pitcher he was in the first half of the season. Over his last 7 starts, Alcantara is 0-4 with an ERA over 7 and he will have his hands full with the Braves lineup that doesn't have a weak spot. Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies have been on fire recently and I think they will continue their hot hitting and lead Atlanta to another win.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-09-19||Sun -2 v. Lynx||57-89||Loss||-105||9 h 31 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #649. Take Connecticut over Minnesota (Friday at 8:00 pm) As per your selection on Connecticut, it's not often you'll be able to back the best team on the money line at such a short price. We truly believe that Connecticut is the far superior team in this matchup and they should have no problems handling a Minnesota squad that is inconsistent. Look, Connecticut come into this game on a 7-game winning streak, and the best part is they are well rested after four days off since their last game. They have no injuries to speak of, which means they are fully healthy and will likely get production from all spots on the court tonight against a Lynx team who is known to give up 79+ on any given knight. Connecticut has covered the spread in 5 of the last 7 meetings overall in Minnesota and 9 of the last 13 meetings overall. The Lynx are just 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Friday games and just 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games playing on two days rest. Sometimes it's best not to overthink things and we have no problem playing one of the leagues best teams in this spot right here.
|08-09-19||Royals -133 v. Tigers||2-5||Loss||-133||8 h 39 m||Show|
5-Unit Play. Take #923 Kansas City over Detroit (7:10 p.m. Friday, August 9)
It seems crazy to me with the rebuilding that the Tigers are doing that they don't have a pitcher in their farm system that they want to give a shot or take a closer look at rather than have Edwin Jackson make a start for them. Jackson was absolutely awful for the Blue Jays this season in the 8 appearances he made for them with an ERA over 11, a batting average against of .380, and Toronto going 1-7 over those contests. Detroit needed to use four relievers in last night's contest because starter Matt Boyd lasted just 2.2 innings so Jackson may need to stay out longer if and when he struggles. Brad Keller has been in a nice groove for Kansas City as of late with an ERA under 2.50 over his last six starts allowing more than 2 earned runs in just one of those starts. Kansas City let a lead get away from them multiple times in last night's game but I don't think that will happen tonight. Take the Royals here.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-08-19||Chargers v. Cardinals -2||13-17||Win||100||29 h 45 m||Show|
1 Unit Play. Take #270 Arizona Cardinals over Los Angeles Chargers (10p.m., Thursday, August 8 NFL NETWORK) A new coach with a lot to prove after getting a huge upgrade after being fired as a college head coach is the basis for this play on Thursday night. Anthony Lynn has covered the spread in just 38% of his games as a head coach. The Cardinals beat the Chargers by 7 points in the first game of the 2018 exhibition season and I see a similar result tonight in the desert.
|08-08-19||Mercury v. Sparks -6||74-84||Win||100||11 h 14 m||Show|
6-Unit Play. #646. Take Los Angeles over Phoenix (Thursday at 10:00 pm) As per your selection on Los Angeles, we like them in this spot to exact some revenge on a Phoenix team who beat them by 10 points in late June. That Sparks team wasn't fully healthy and now with a full squad, we are going to see who the better team is. LA has been playing some great basketball of late, posting three straight wins and 6 in their last 7 games. They've beaten good teams along the way too with back to back wins over Vegas and Seattle. They are also well-rested coming into his game as they haven't played in four days and we believe at home, where they are 7-2 on the season, they are a dominant force and will pull out the win tonight. Phoenix, on the other hand, doesn't play well away from home as noted by their 4-8 record. They are coming off an impressive win vs Washington, but they are due for a letdown tonight. Los Angeles is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games while hosting Phoenix and they are also 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 22-8-1 ATS in their last 31 while playing on 3 or more days rest. This is a great home spot to back the Sparks as they exact revenge on PHX and extend their winning streak to four games!
|08-08-19||Calgary v. Winnipeg -7||Top||24-26||Loss||-105||10 h 44 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. #681. Take Calgary over Winnipeg (Thursday at 8:30 pm) As per your selection on the Calgary Stampeders, we have three words for you. Too. Many. Points. This game is a matchup between the leagues best and with Calgary getting more than a touchdown we are inclined to believe they can keep this one close for the duration of the game. Look, Winnipeg is struggling lately, dropping b2b games against Hamilton and Toronto, the last was by way of a blown 20-point lead. There are leaks in that team and we aren't going to be caught betting them when they fall flat on their face. Calgary is finally starting to resemble the dominant team we expected them to be from the previous few seasons, despite having to start Arbuckle at QB over the injured Levi-Mitchell. Arbuckle will get the start tonight, but we expect him to continue to do what he does best and that is move the ball downfield and limit the turnovers. The running game for Calgary will play a huge roll in this game, as will their defense who is among the top units (specifically cornerbacks) in the league. Calgary is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs a team with a winning record and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs the West. Winnipeg is 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 meetings while hosting the Stamps and 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 August games. This spread is way too high and we believe Calgary has a chance to win outright. Grab the points and let's extend the run to 10-0!
|08-08-19||Texans +2 v. Packers||26-28||Push||0||3 h 54 m||Show|
1 Unit Play. Take #265 Houston Texans +2 over Green Bay Packers (8p.m., Thursday, August 8) Disfunction seems to be occurring between the coach and quarterback in Green Bay. Coach BOB has a solid resume in the preseason going winning and covering the spread around 62% of the time.
|08-08-19||Patriots v. Lions +1.5||31-3||Loss||-110||26 h 18 m||Show|
1 Unit Play. Take #256 Detroit Lions over New England Patriots (7:30p.m., Thursday, August 8) The Patriots held out most of their players in game one of exhibition season last year. They trailed 17-0 in the game before a late rally gave them the victory. That will not be the case tonight in Detroit against a team that features a former head coach that is already on the hot seat. The Lions only have 3 quarterbacks on the roster and should be able to win this game by 7-10 points.
|08-08-19||Redskins v. Browns OVER 35||10-30||Win||100||26 h 17 m||Show|
1 Unit Play. Take #258 Over in Washington Redskins @ Cleveland Browns (7:30p.m., Thursday, August 8) Just too many veteran quarterbacks for each team for this not to be a high scoring game and easily go over the posted total. The Redskins game in week one of NFLX totals 43 points and that is how we see this game going as well.
|08-07-19||White Sox -115 v. Tigers||8-1||Win||100||2 h 19 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. Take #915 Chicago (AL) over Detroit (1:10 p.m. Wednesday, August 7)
Ivan Nova has never beaten the Detroit Tigers in his career but I think today is the day he finally breaks through and gets it done. Nova has been fantastic over his last three starts, all White Sox wins, going 2-0 allowing just two earned runs over 20 innings and Nova always seems to pitch better as the season goes on. Detroit traded away one of its best players in Nick Castellanos at the trade deadline which hurt an already below average lineup. Rookie Tyler Alexander is still in search of his first major league win and is coming off back to back losses where he allowed 4 earned runs in each. The White Sox are a better team winning seven of the eleven matchups so far between these two teams and I think they get another win before they head out of town.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-06-19||Cardinals v. Dodgers -1.5||Top||1-3||Win||111||12 h 4 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #960 LA Dodgers (-1.5 RL) over St. Louis (10:10 p.m. Tuesday, August 6)
The Dodgers have the best record in all of baseball (75-40) in large part because they rarely lose at home (44-15) and I think they will pick up another dub in tonight's matchup. Clayton Kershaw has yet to lose a game at Dodgers Stadium this season as he is 7-0 with a 2.35 ERA over 11 starts. Kershaw has been dynamite over his last four starts going 6 innings in each while allowing a total of 5 runs and I think he will deliver against a Cardinals team he hasn't faced at all this season. Miles Mikolas hasn't been nearly as good this year as he was last year especially on the road where he is 2-6 with a 6.75 ERA over 11 starts, and I don't think it will get any better against the dangerous LA lineup. I think Kershaw and the Dodgers keep it rolling in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-06-19||Lynx -4 v. Dream||85-69||Win||100||9 h 53 m||Show|
7-Unit Play. #639. Take Minnesota over Atlanta (Tuesday at 7:00 pm).
As per your selection on Minnesota, we had no problem going against them in their latest loss to Indiana, but we are jumping on the train here in this spot against Atlanta. Look, out of these two teams, Minnesota is the better and more complete team. They score the ball at a high rate, ranking 3rd in FG% while Atlanta is dead last in the league in that category. Minnesota needs to step up in a big way tonight and win this game to get back to .500 before facing Connecticut and Washington in a three-day span. Those are likely two losses, so this game is all the more important to them. Atlanta meanwhile, is a terrible team who have lost seven straight and hasn't shown signs up getting their act together. It's one thing to lose close games, but it's another to get blown out in the majority of them. We love the fact that the Lynx are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS loss and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 following a SU loss. The Dream, on the other hand, are just 3-7 ATS in their last 10 vs the West, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 overall. Take Minnesota here tonight as they desperately need this win.
|08-05-19||Braves v. Twins UNDER 10||Top||3-5||Win||102||10 h 34 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take Under 10 Atlanta at Minnesota (8:10 p.m. Monday, August 5)
This is a meaningful matchup of two first place teams who are sending All-Star pitchers to the mound who are having great seasons. Jake Odorizzi is 12-5 with a 3.73 ERA over 21 starts and has provided Minnesota with some front line pitching, but he will have to be careful against a dangerous Braves lineup. Mike Soroka has done his best work on the road for Atlanta going 6-0 with a 1.20 ERA and he has never faced the Twins so I think that will play in his favor. Both teams have great offensive lineups but I think the pitching will win out in this one and stay under.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-04-19||Angels v. Indians -1.5||2-6||Win||100||2 h 40 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. Take #966 Cleveland (-1.5, -110) over LA Angels (1:10 p.m. Sunday, August 4)
The Indians have had a lot of moving parts recently with making trades at the trade deadline and figuring out who is going to pitch for them will all the injuries they've had. That hasn't stopped them from winning games though and it seems to have brought them closer together. Shane Bieber has been dealing lately with an ERA under 3 over his last 6 starts and the Indians going 5-1 over those starts. I think Bieber can take advantage of a Los Angeles team that is reeling right now losing seven of their last nine games. Jaime Barria will have his hands full with an Indians lineup that is producing from every spot 1-9. Barria has been downright awful on the road this season with an ERA of 10.62 over 20.1 innings and I don't think he will improve much on that today. I think the Indians complete the sweep and get it done today.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-04-19||Inter Milan +0.75 v. Tottenham Hotspur||1-1||Win||100||22 h 24 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. #102 (5Dimes) Competition: International Champions Cup. Take Inter Milan +0.5 (+110) over Tottenham (Sunday @ 10:00 am). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time. For this selection to win, Inter Milan must win or draw.
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As per your selection on the above to fixtures, we've spent plenty of time watching the ICC fixtures over the last two weeks or so and we like what we've seen from Inter Milan and Manchester United enough to trust them in these spots this weekend. Look, United is looking good on the field and off the field as well as they are bringing in reinforcements in the likes of Harry Maguire and possibly Paulo Dybala from Juve. United are going to be a solid team this year, and no better way to head into the EPL season than a win over a formidable opponent. The only problem is that AC Milan are has-beens and they are rumored to be shipping out more players before the transfer market closes. This is a team in turmoil internally and we don't see them keeping up with a fitter and fresh team in United.
Inter Milan, on the other hand, have had a good summer so far and while Tottenham has just secured the Audi Cup by beating Bayern on their home soil, we see this game as a bit of a flat spot for them as they rest up for the start of the EPL season. Two different teams coming into this game in different forms and with different motivation is enough for us to take the half-goal cushion and ride Inter Milan as we expect them to get us at least a draw in regulation time.
|08-03-19||Blue Jays v. Orioles +108||4-6||Win||108||7 h 28 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take #916 Baltimore over Toronto (7:05 p.m. Saturday, August 3)
The Blue Jays have won six games in a row but I think their winning streak is going to come to an end. Dylan Bundy has fared well against the Blue Jays in his career going 4-3 with a 3.23 ERA and I think he will come through and deliver a solid performance tonight. Thomas Pannone will be pitching for Toronto and he has been brutal on the road this season going 0-3 with a 7.89 ERA over 21.2 innings as he has been a starter and used out of the bullpen. Neither team is going to make the playoffs this season but I think the Orioles will bounce back after losing the first two games of this series.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-03-19||Lynx v. Fever +3||75-86||Win||100||7 h 24 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #. Take Indiana over Minnesota (Saturday at 7:00 pm).
We are traveling back across the country today so no time for a lengthy write-up As per your selection on Indiana, we like the fact that they opened up the second half of the season with a solid win at home over Atlanta. Now they get to stay on their home court and take on a Minnesota team who is dealing with major injury problems and come into this game loser of three straight prior to the All-Star break. Minnesota is below .500 on the road and we don't see them overcoming the injury bug in this spot. This is a game Indiana can win and they have revenge on their mind after a close four-point loss back in June. Take the Fever here and enjoy a solid WNBA winner.
|08-02-19||Mystics -5 v. Storm||99-79||Win||100||11 h 50 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. #625. Take Washington over Seattle (Friday at 10:00 pm) As per your selection on Washington in this spot, we love the fact that they continued to roll outta the All-Star break, posting nearly 100 points in a solid win over Phoenix. Now they get to travel to Seattle to face a Storm team who hasn't played in almost 10 days and we believe that they are going to come out rusty and fall behind the eight ball early in this one. The Mystics are a great offensive team and any lapses or dry runs in the game could spell disaster and that's exactly what we see happening in this spot. The Mystics are a solid 6-1 ATS in their last 7 following a SU win and are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and last 7 games vs a team with a winning straight up record. We expect a full mystics squad tonight and we expect a hungry squad exact some revenge on the Storm for losing to them on their own court back in June.
|08-02-19||White Sox v. Phillies -1.5||Top||4-3||Loss||-105||8 h 57 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #976 Philadelphia (-1.5 RL) over Chicago (AL) (7:05 p.m. Friday, August 2)
Philadelphia is in the thick of the National League Wild Card race and needs to win games at home against lesser opponents if they want to be playing in the postseason. Enter the Chicago White Sox with their 46-60 overall record and with them being 13 games under .500 on the road. Jason Vargas will be making his first start for the Phillies after being acquired a couple of days ago from the division rival New York Mets. Vargas has been dealing lately and it will help that Yoan Mocada is on the injured list and won't be in the lineup for Chicago. Ivan Nova will have the ball for the White Sox and has been pitching better as well but I think the Phillies lineup will be able to do some damage. Take the Phillies in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-01-19||Padres v. Dodgers -1.5||2-8||Win||100||12 h 34 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. Take #908 LA Dodgers (-1.5 RL) over San Diego (10:10 p.m. Thursday, August 1)
The Dodgers have a 15 game lead in the National League West in large part because of how dominant they have been at home this season as they are 40-14 so far this season. Clayton Kershaw has helped that home record as he has yet to lose there going 6-0 with a 2.30 ERA over 10 starts. Kershaw has been vintage Kershaw over his last 4 starts yielding just 4 earned runs over 25 innings and I think he will keep it going in this matchup against a divisional opponent. Joey Lucchesi will be on the mound for the Padres and he has been up and down this season. He has been mostly down when facing Los Angeles in his career as his ERA is 6.75 over 5 starts and I don't expect that to change in this contest.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|08-01-19||Hamilton v. Saskatchewan -3||Top||19-24||Win||100||11 h 50 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. #692. Take Saskatchewan over Hamilton (Thursday at 9:30 pm)
Huge spot for us tonight as we look to extend the perfect season to 9-0!
As per your selection on Saskatchewan Rough Riders minus the points, we had no problem backing the Tiger-Cats last week against the leagues best team and they rewarded us by winning outright. However, without their signal-caller and top receiver, the Tiger-Cats are in a very tough spot in this matchup and we believe the Roughriders are going to exact some revenge in a big way here tonight. Sask just completed a two-game sweep against the lowly Lions, but in those meetings, the offense showed up when called upon and so did the defense. The Tiger-Cats won't be as potent on offense without their top two guys, so we believe the Riders defense - a very good unit at that, can shut the door and limit the production. We love the fact that Saskatchewan has won 17 of the last 19 home games vs Hamilton, and has covered the spread in six of the last 7 at home. This is a great spot to jump on Saskatchewan and we will be bringing home another win with our first GOTY selection.
|08-01-19||Broncos v. Falcons +3||14-10||Loss||-115||32 h 52 m||Show|
1 Unit Play. Take #242 Atlanta Falcons over Denver Broncos (8p.m., Thursday, August 1 NBC) Football gets underway on Thursday night in Canton, OH in a game that will likely feature a bunch of players that you have never heard of. The Falcons have a better quarterback rotation and less bodies and that should bode well for them to get the lead and hand on for the victory in the fourth quarter. Denver is very young at the quarterback position and I expect them to turn over the football. Take the points in this game.
|08-01-19||Liberty v. Wings OVER 151||Top||64-87||Push||0||9 h 23 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. #621/622. Take Over in New York vs Dallas (Thursday at 8:00 pm).
As per your selection on the over in the spot, normally most people would side with the under as they see a Dallas team who simply can't score the ball right now. However, when New York plays on the road they give up well over 70 points per game and after Dallas got blown out in their last game and only put up 56 points, we expect a good bounce back from them in this spot. This is also the Liberty's first game since the All-Star break and they will be fresh and eager to start the second half on a winning note. They've not only given up a lot of points in losing four of their last 5 games, but they've managed to score some points in the process. New York has played to the over 10 time sin their last 12 games while playing on 3 or more days rest while the Over has hit in 5 of the Wings last 6 vs a team with a losing record. Great contrarian play tonight so we expect to cash another ticket!
|07-31-19||Pirates v. Reds -1.5||1-4||Win||100||2 h 7 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take #954 Cincinnati (-1.5, -110) over Pittsburgh (12:35 p.m. Wednesday, July 31)
The Reds and Pirates will meet for the rubber match of this three game series just over 12 hours after there was a bench clearing brawl between the two clubs. Luis Castillo will be going for his first win against Pittsburgh this season in three tries and with all the emotions and how important a win would be I think he will come through. Dario Agrazal will be making his seventh start of the season for the Pirates but he hasn't been as effective on the road where his ERA is over a run and a half higher than it has been at home. The Reds will be without Yasiel Puig today as he was traded but I think they still find a way to get it done and pick up the win.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-30-19||Diamondbacks v. Yankees -1.5||Top||4-2||Loss||-120||9 h 43 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #924 NY Yankees (-1.5 RL) over Arizona (7:05 p.m. Tuesday, July 30)
The Yankees were served a piece of humble pie this weekend when they lost three of four games to the Red Sox in Boston, but I think they are going to bounce back at home against an Arizona team that is reeling right now. The Yankees are 21 games over .500 at home and J.A Happ will be on the mound looking to add another win to his total. Happ has pitched very well against the Diamondbacks in his career going 3-1 with a 2.03 ERA over 6 appearances (5 starts) and I think he will come through tonight. Rookie Taylor Clarke will be making his 12 starts of the year but he hasn't faced a lineup quite like the Yankees and I think he will be overwhelmed. I like the Yanks in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-30-19||Sky +7.5 v. Sun||94-100||Win||100||9 h 39 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #613. Take Chicago over Connecticut (Tuesday at 7:00 pm). As per your selection on Chicago, the All-Star break couldn't have come at a worse time. They were rolling with 4 straight wins and now they get to keep the momentum going by taking on a Connecticut team who has also won four straight games over the likes of NY, ATL and IND - not exactly a murderers row of teams. We like the points in this spot as we think this is going to be a slow sluggish game as teams get back from the All-Star break and try to find their grove again. Chicago has shown the ability to clamp down defensively during key times of the game and we are going to bank on the defense showing up in a big way here tonight. The Sky are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 3 or more days rest and they are 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 games vs a team with a winning straight up record. The Sun are just 1-4 ATS while playing on 3 or more days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings vs the Sky. Grab as many points as possible in this one and take Chicago to stay within the number.
|07-28-19||Diamondbacks -155 v. Marlins||1-5||Loss||-155||2 h 46 m||Show|
2-Unit Play. Take #903 Arizona over Miami (1:10 p.m. Sunday, July 28)
Tensions will be running a little high in the rubber match of this three game series after Christian Walker was beaned for a second time in yesterday's game and the benches cleared. I think the biggest way the Diamondbacks can hurt the Marlins is by letting Robbie Ray do his thing and pick up the win. Trade rumors have been swirling around Ray who has not allowed many runs when facing Miami as his ERA is 2.28 over four starts against the Fish. Elieser Henrnadez will be on the mound for Miami and he has bounced back and forth between being a starter and working out of the bullpen this year. Hernandez hasn't been particularly effective at either one as his ERA is 5.24 across 34.1 innings and I think Arizona's offense will beat up on him. Take the D'backs in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-27-19||Columbus v. New York OVER 2.5||3-2||Win||100||33 h 47 m||Show|
5-Unit Play. #154 (5Dimes) Competition: MLS. Take Over 2.5 Goals (-120) - New York vs Columbus (Saturday @ 10:00 pm). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time.
We are traveling across the country today so no time for a lengthy writeup. We are banking on the fact that NYRB games have seen at least 4 goals scored in six of their last 8 games. We like the fact that Columbus comes into this game in desperate need of a win, so we expect them to try and attack which leaves them vulnerable at the back end. The opening goal has been scored within the first 20 minutes in three of the last four meetings between these two teams and we know Columbus can score as they've seen both teams score in three of their last four fixtures. We see this as a 3-1 type game.
|07-26-19||Tigers v. Mariners -130||Top||2-3||Win||100||11 h 34 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #928 Seattle over Detroit (10:10 p.m. Friday, July 26) No one is going to make the mistake of saying this is going to be a great pitching matchup as both of the starting pitchers have had their share of struggles. Daniel Norris hasn't picked up a victory since May 12th and has an ERA just under 6 over 12 starts. Additionally, Norris has never beaten the Mariners going 0-2 with a 5.79 ERA in 5 career starts and I think Seattle's offense will carry the momentum they have built up in the past couple of games. Yusei Kikuchi will be on the mound for the Mariners and he has won just once in his last 10 starts, but he has never faced the Tigers so I think that will be an advantage he will be able to exploit. I think Seattle keeps their winning streak going and gets the win.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-26-19||Winnipeg v. Hamilton +2.5||Top||15-23||Win||100||32 h 6 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. #686. Take Hamilton over Winnipeg (Friday at 7:00 pm)
Hugely important play for us tonight in this spot! Let's keep the momentum and undefeated season going in style.
As per your selection on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats plus the points, we believe Hamilton should be slight favorites in this game, so we are going to grab the points as an extra cushion. Look, Hamilton is the CFL's best offensive team as they've posted an average of 37.4 points per game. You have a QB-WR duo of Masoli and Banks who are up near the top of the list in terms of offensive production, with Banks leading the CFL in receiving yards with 506 on 36 catches. Hamilton has defended their home field well this season and as they come off a bye last week, we expect them to come out hungry and ready to fight for every inch as we see this as a statement game for them against the team plenty of people are calling the best overall team in the league. Hamilton has posted a 4-0 ATS record in their last 4 home games, and they are an insane 10-1-1 ATS in their last 12 Friday games. Winnipeg comes into this game on the heels of dismantling of Ottawa at home by a 31-1 score. Ottawa is barely a team, so don't let the score or the performance fool you into thinking anything other than a complete mismatch. Winnipeg does have its fair share of struggles and we don't envision a scenario where Matt Nichols completes another franchise-high 19-passes in a row and 86.2 percent completions. That won't happen on the road against a good Tiger-Cats defense. This is a statement game for Hamilton and we will gladly take the points as we believe this line should be close to a PK if not a Hamilton favorite.
|07-25-19||Indians -144 v. Royals||5-4||Win||100||9 h 15 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take #961 Cleveland over Kansas City(8:15 p.m. Thursday, July 25) Adam Plutko has been really good against the Royals in two starts but he doesn't have a win to show for it, but I think the third time will be the charm for him. Plutko has held Kansas City to a .083 batting average allowing two earned runs on three hits over eleven innings and I think he can be just as good in this one. His offense hasn't given him to much run support but the Indians have been coming up with the big hits recently and I think they will come through for Plutko today. Mike Montgomery will be starting for Kansas City and it will be just his second start he will be making this season. He pitched out of the bullpen for the Cubs this season before being traded a couple of weeks ago so he will most likely be on a pitch count as he lasted just two innings in his first start. I think the Indians keep it rolling in this one and get the win.
|07-24-19||Indians -124 v. Blue Jays||4-0||Win||100||4 h 45 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. Take #917 Cleveland over Toronto (7:10 p.m. Wednesday, July 24) There is a lot on the line for both teams in tonight's matchup for different reasons. The Indians have been balling lately going 29-12 since June 4 to climb to within three games behind Minnesota for the American League Central lead. They need to win games like these and series like this if they want to keep their push for the playoffs going. The Blue Jays have no chance to make the playoffs but they can keep building for their future by making some trades at the deadline. Scheduled starter Marcus Stroman has been rumored to be moved and can bring in some nice prospects. Stroman has been pitching well lately but I think the Indians are going to keep it going and pick up the win. Shane Bieber will be on the bump for Cleveland and he is 6-2 with a 3.19 ERA in 9 starts on the road which is a full run lower than at home. Take Cleveland in this one.
|07-23-19||Padres -131 v. Mets||Top||2-5||Loss||-131||8 h 25 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #955 San Diego over NY Mets (7:10 p.m. Tuesday, July 23) The flight home from San Francisco was going to be grueling enough for the Mets, but the fact that they dropped a third game out of four to the Giants on the way out had to make the flight even worse. Things aren't going to get any easier when they show up to the ballpark tonight when the Mets have to face Chris Paddack who has been lights out recently. Paddack has allowed 2 earned runs over his last 19.1 innings which has resulted in three wins for the Padres. Paddack shut out the Mets earlier this season over 7.2 innings allowing just 4 hits in a 4-0 win and I think he will deliver a similar performance in tonight's contest. Jason Vargas will be on the mound for New York and he picked up a win his last time out, but that was more because his offense backed him up with 14 runs. Vargas has allowed 12 earned runs over his last three starts spanning 16.1 innings and I think the San Diego offense will do some damage against him tonight. I think the Dads in this one.
Best of Luck - Strike Point Sports
|07-22-19||Cardinals -110 v. Pirates||6-5||Win||100||8 h 25 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take #903 St. Louis over Pittsburgh (7:05 p.m. Monday, July 22) These two teams met just last week with the Cardinals taking two of three from them and they have been going in opposite directions since the All Star break. The Cardinals have scored 49 runs and went 7-3 since the All-Star break and they have Daniel Ponce de Leon taking the hill who has been impressive since being called up. Ponce de Leon owns a 2.80 ERA across 35.1 innings while holding opponents to a .187 batting average. Trevor Williams will have the ball for Pittsburgh and he has bee brutal since coming off the injured list going 1-2 with a 9.53 ERA over four starts. Williams hasn't fared well against St. Louis in his career and with the way the Cardinals have been playing lately I don't see that changing in this one. Take St. Louis.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-21-19||Lynx v. Aces -5||74-79||Push||0||7 h 5 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #646. Take Las Vegas -5 over Minnesota (Sunday at 6:00 pm).
As per your selection on Las Vegas, we know they are going to come out pissed off after letting their last game against Seattle slip away. Vegas didn't shoot particularly well in that game, but we do know how good offensively they are, so we expect a bounce-back tonight at home where they are 6-2 on the season. Minnesota is dealing with a slew of injuries and we believe they are just in over their head in this spot. Minnesota has been up and down over the last four games, splitting the pair including losses to Atlanta and Seattle. The Lynx are also a good fade on the road as they are just 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games and just 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 vs the Western Conference. This game feels very one-sided and we love the Aces in this spot to get back in the win column. They've only lost b2b games once this season and that was back on May 31/June 2 when they were dealing with some injuries woes themselves. Take Las Vegas and enjoy a nice WNBA winner!
|07-20-19||Brewers v. Diamondbacks -136||Top||8-3||Loss||-136||9 h 37 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #912 Arizona over Milwaukee (8:10 p.m. Saturday, July 20)
Most of the time I wouldn't have a lot of faith in Gio Gonzalez but I have even less confidence in him now that he is making his first start since May 27th due to arm fatigue. I also think the Diamondbacks have the advantage in this one with Zack Greinke being on the mound. Greinke was not at his best his last time out when he yielded 5 runs over 6 innings at St. Louis in a 5-2 loss, but I think he will fare better at home against the Brewers who he hasn't faced this season. The Brewers bullpen will be counted on tonight as Gonzalez won't last long but they used 4 relievers in last nights contest so I think that will be a factor as well. These teams split the first two games of this series and are separated by just a 1/2 game in the standings and I like the home team to pick up the win.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-20-19||Mercury -1.5 v. Wings||70-66||Win||100||8 h 26 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. #639. Take Phoenix over Dallas (Saturday at 8:00 pm) As per your selection on Phoenix over Dallas, you have to think that Phoenix will be eager to sweep the home and away series vs Dallas and get their record back to above .500. We know they've been dealing with injuries throughout the early part of the season, but it's time for them to make a push up the standings and games like this against lesser teams like Dallas are prime winnable games. We aren't worried about fatigue for Phoenix as they have had two days off before their last two games so we feel as they are a fresh team, they are also the better team. We know Dallas simply can't score and we we don't see them topping the 65 point mark once again. Their last two losses have been by identical 69-64 scores and they've been terrible ATS in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest (4-9 ATS). The Mercury are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 2 days rest and with that, we are go trust Phoenix more than we do with Dallas.
|07-20-19||BC v. Saskatchewan OVER 50||Top||25-38||Win||100||53 h 12 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. #695/696. Take Over in BC vs Saskatchewan (Saturday at 7:00 pm)
Great 2-0 week last week in the CFL. This week we have one key play for you as we look to keep our unbeaten record alive in Week 6.
As per your selection on the over 50.5 in this game between BC and Saskatchewan, we believe this is the most opportune time to back the BC offense and we believe a breakout game is coming from Mike Reilly and Co. Look, there were a lot of exceptions coming into this season for BC, but they've failed to live up to them so far. We know what Reilly is capable when he's on and if the Lions want to avoid dropping to 1-5 on the season, they are going to need a big effort offensively to keep up with Saskatchewan considering the BC defense is giving up over 30 points per game. Saskatchewan comes into this game following a bye and this is a very important game for them at home, as they too will want to avoid falling to 1-4 on the season. The offense is still in good hands with Cody Fajardo calling the shots for the injured Zach Collaros. Fajardo has thrown for 945 yards and four touchdowns vs two interceptions. It should be noted that the Over has hit in 3 of the last 4 road games for BC and 6 of the last 7 games for Sask following a bye week. Plenty of you will think the under is the play given the recent struggles of both teams on offense, but we see a breakout team for both games in this spot. These two teams are desperate for a win and they are going to pull out all the stops to put points on the board. Take the over and let's push our run to a great 7-0.
|07-19-19||Aces -2.5 v. Storm||66-69||Loss||-105||10 h 57 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #635. Take Las Vegas Aces over Seattle Storm (Friday at 7:30 pm).
We are starting to find our groove again in the WNBA as we are on a 4-2 run for +1020. Let's extend that run tonight.
As per your selection on Las Vegas over Seattle, you have to believe that we are going to always take the better team in this spot between two teams trending in the right direction. We love the depth that the Aces have on their bench and we believe that's going to be a big factor tonight against a Seattle team who is still can only comfortable rotate 6 players. The Aces are on a roll right now, winning five straight games and we don't see a let up coming any time soon as they have Seattle, Minny, and Seattle in their next three games - both teams they've beaten already this season. The Aces are starting to play like the powerhouse team they were built like and teams should fear them on a nightly basis. You have to like the fact that the Aces are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 5 Friday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 3 or more days rest. We are going to bank on depth in this once and side with the Aces to get another WNBA winner
|07-19-19||Nationals v. Braves UNDER 10.5||Top||3-4||Win||100||7 h 15 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take Under 10 Washington at Atlanta (7:20 p.m. Friday, July 19)
Atlanta and Washington are in a crucial series as they are in first and second place respectively in the National League East. They will both be sending pitchers to the mound that have been in a groove lately. Julio Teheran has allowed just 4 earned runs over his last three starts and he is 3-2 with a 2.66 ERA over 8 starts at home. Patrick Corbin has been fantastic recently allowing more than one run in just one of his last five starts, all National wins. These teams have only played each other six times so they still have thirteen matchups between them that will go a long way in determining who is going to win the East. I think this is going to be a close game and will be a low scoring contest.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-18-19||Tigers v. Indians -1.5||Top||3-6||Win||100||8 h 23 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #920 Cleveland (-1.5 RL) over Detroit (7:10 p.m. Thursday, July 18) There was talk of the Indians being sellers at the trade deadline when they were struggling, but they have turned things around and are just four games behind the Twins for the American Central lead. Cleveland has owned Detroit this season winning 11 of the 12 matchups and with Trevor Bauer taking the mound I think they will win this one and complete the sweep. Cleveland has won six of the last seven starts Bauer has made and he has 57 strikeouts over those games. Matthew Boyd has pitched well for the Tigers this year but he is catching the Indians at the wrong time as they are getting contributions all throughout their lineup and Jose Ramirez is starting to produce for the tribe. I like Cleveland to get it done in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-17-19||Bayern Munich v. Arsenal +0.5||1-2||Win||100||12 h 38 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #002 (5Dimes) Competition: International Champions Cup. Take Arsenal +0.5 (-105) over Bayern Munich (Wednesday @ 11:00 pm). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time. For this selection to win, Arsenal must win or draw.
As the Domestic seasons draw closer to kick-off, we are going to hone in on the International Champions Cup to get a good read on these big club teams. This tournament is classified as an exhibition but still serves as a useful platform for new transfers and clubs to prove their fitness and worth. We are extremely excited about what lies ahead in soccer and I encourage you to get signed up for a season-long package so that we can make money together!
As per your selection on Arsenal +0.5, we love the fact that they've been in the United States for a week and have already played a game vs Colorado. In the game, the veteran players were used sparingly with the youngsters getting the majority of the action and rewarding their coach. Now it's the veterans turn to get into match fitness and get a run in and we like their situation much better than we do Bayern's. Arsenal will feature what will essentially be their starting XI (bar one or two changes), with just Koscielny out of duty. Bayern will be without replacements for Ribery and Robben - both of whom helped the club to another Bundesliga title last season. With this being just the preseason and Bayern's first (un)official game, they will likely just be pleased with a 90-minute kickabout where nobody picks up any knocks and they can rotate the squad throughout the game. Arsenal has the better and deeper squad in the U.S and we believe their match fitness will see them through to at least a draw in this one.
|07-17-19||Storm v. Lynx -5||90-79||Loss||-101||9 h 39 m||Show|
5-Unit Play. #628. Take Minnesota over Seattle (Wednesday at 8:00 pm).
We are starting to find our groove again in the WNBA as we are on a 4-1 run for +1570. Let's extend that run tonight.
As per your selection on Minnesota over Seattle, when we see a team play as well as Minnesota played in their last game, we have no problem going back to the well to grab another win. Look, Minnesota emphatically handed Phoenix in their last game and that brought their record to 10-7 on the season but perhaps more importantly 4-1 in their last five games. The Lynx are playing extremely good basketball of late and they've won their last three home games, to go with wins over Conn and Chi on the road. Now they get a Seattle team who has some internal issues to deal with surrounding their all-star forward Natasha Howard. Howard will likely be in the lineup tonight, but distractions can play a big part in derailing a team. Seattle has won two straight but against Dallas and NY. Now they have to step up in class to face a heavyweight and they do so in their first road game since June 25 (almost a month). We feel that this is a great spot to fade them and back Minnesota on their home court. The Lynx are 16-7 ATS in their last 23 meetings when hosting Seattle, while they are also 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games, 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs a team with a winning record. The Storm is just 2-6-1 ATS in tiger last 9 games following an ATS win. Let's roll with the home Lynx tonight and enjoy a nice WNBA winner.
|07-17-19||Pirates v. Cardinals -134||5-6||Win||100||2 h 55 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take #952 St. Louis over Pittsburgh (1:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 17)
Things have been pretty even with the Pirates and Cardinals this year as they both have beaten each other 4 times and the Cardinals are just 1.5 games up on the Pirates in the standings. I think the Cardinals are going to win tonight to win this series and take the lead in the season series. Chris Archer hasn't been very good for most of this season as he is 3-6 with a 5.42 ERA and I think the St. Louis offense is going to give him fits today. Daniel Ponce de Leon has been very good in his three starts at home this year allowing just 2 earned runs over 17.2 innings while holding opponents to a .121 average. St. Louis is a better team and I think they will prove that in this contest.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-16-19||Nationals -1.5 v. Orioles||Top||8-1||Win||100||8 h 22 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #925 Washington (-1.5 RL) over Baltimore (7:05 p.m. Tuesday, July 16)
The Baltimore Orioles knew this season was going to be a rebuilding year and they have had their struggles. Enter the Washington Nationals that are their interstate rivals and are one of the hottest teams in all of baseball right now. The Nationals have won 30 of 42 games to climb into second place in the National League East and I think they will dispose of the Orioles in this one. Austin Voth will be making a spot start for Max Scherzer who was placed on the disabled list with a back strain. Asher Wojciechowski will be making his third start for the O's and I don't think he will be able to limit the Washington offense that has been clicking lately. Take the Nats here.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-15-19||Tigers v. Indians -1.5||Top||6-8||Win||100||8 h 23 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #966 Cleveland (-1.5 RL) over Detroit (7:10 p.m. Monday, July 15)
Cleveland has dominated Detroit so far in the season series taking eight of the nine matchups they have had and I think there will be another Cleveland win tonight. The Indians are starting to make their move as they have been chasing the Twins for most of the season, winning seven of their last nine games. Adam Plutko will be on the mound for the Indians and he already beat the Tigers this year when he allowed 2 earned runs over 6 innings in a 13-4 win and I think he can match that performance in this one. Daniel Norris will have the ball for Detroit and he has lost his last three starts allowing 14 earned runs over 17 innings. I like the Indians here.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-13-19||Calgary v. Hamilton -3.5||Top||23-30||Win||100||30 h 20 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. #688. Take Hamilton -4 over Calgary (Saturday at 7:00 pm). As per your selection on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, we believe that last week's loss to Montreal was a not only a letdown spot for the Ti-Cats, but it will serve as a wake-up call for the team to let them know they haven't won anything yet. They come into this game with an extra two days of preparation and rest and they now have the film on what to expect from Stamps quarterback Nick Arbuckle. Hamilton - outside of the 36 points allowed last week had given up just 24 points total in their first two games. They do have a good defensive unit and we believe they are going to stand up and take this challenge head-on and succeed. Offensively, Hamilton is still among the top offenses in the league and they are led by QB Masoli who leads the CFL in passing with 94 completions in 134 attempts for 1,325 yards in four games. He's also thrown seven touchdowns. This is a great spot for the TiCats to bounce back in front of their home fans in a prime time CFL spot. The Stamps on the other hand, sure they beat up on a Saskatchewan team who was on a super short week and isn't really all that good. They may have chalked up 379 yards of offense, but that was buoyed by three interceptions by their defense (extra possessions). We don't expect them to win the turnover margin by that much in this spot. The TiCats have been a good bet in Week 5 as they are 3-0-1 ATS and they are also 4-2 ATS in their last 6 home games.
|07-12-19||Los Angeles FC +0.5 v. Houston Dynamo||3-1||Win||100||10 h 14 m||Show|
5-Unit Play. #054 (5Dimes) Competition: Champions MLS. Take Los Angeles FC +0.5 (-140) over Houston Dynamo (Friday @ 9:00 pm). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time. For this selection to win, LAFC must win or Draw As per your selection on Los Angeles FC, we simply believe that these two teams are even in terms of talent and as such we are going to side with the the team who is better at putting the ball in the back of the net. LAFC have scored a blistering 50 goals through just 19 games this campaign and that's 14 more than the next best team in the west and 11 more than any team in the east. Houston, while unbeaten in 10 at home have been poor defensively as of late and it should be especially concerning to Houston fans that the team has given up 3 to FC Cincinnati, 2 to New England, 2 to San Jose and 4 to Portland. Those teams are not very good and now they have to deal with the best attacking team in the league. LAFC has scored 6, 5, 3, 3, 4, 2 in their last 7 wins and we don't envision a scenario where they don't find the back of the net at least twice. We are grabbing the half goal as a cushion in this spot, but it wouldn't shock us to see LAFC win outright.
|07-12-19||Sparks v. Fever OVER 156.5||90-84||Win||100||8 h 15 m||Show|
5-Unit Play. #601/602. Take Over in Los Angeles vs Indiana (Friday at 7:00 pm). As per your selection on the over in tonight's game between Los Angeles and Indiana, we expect a bounce-back effort from both teams offensively after we correctly predicted a slumping performance for LA in their latest loss. LA was playing their first road game in about 2 weeks and had put up 86+ a three-game home winning streak. They understandably fell flat last game, but we like them to bounce back offensively against an Indiana team who isn't very good defensively and gives up a ton of second-chance points. Los Angeles is finally starting to look like the team we expected them to be coming into this season and with the return of all their key players, the offense has turned a corner. Indiana, on the other hand, need a win desperately and this should be the game they go all out to get it as they have Connecticut on deck and Washington after that. In an active underdog role like this one, we look to the over as the answer since we expect the underdog to perform well and score the basketball in front of their home crowd. We don't see them laying an egg here in this desperation spot, so both teams and their ability to score will get this game over the number. It should also be noted that the over has hit in 4 of the Sparks last 5 games overall and vs the Eastern Conference. The over has also hit in 5 of the last 6 games between these two teams in Indiana and 10 of the last 14 games overall.
|07-11-19||Edmonton -3 v. BC||33-6||Win||100||5 h 12 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. #681. Take Edmonton over BC (Thursday at 10:00 pm). As per your selection on Edmonton, we love the fact that they come off a bye week and now get to face a team that is playing on a short week, with cross country travel to boot. Edmonton already dominated this team on June 21 and we see no reason why they can't do the same here tonight. BC struggled hard to put away Toronto - needing a last-second FG-Miss Single to win the game 18-17. They showed no signs of life on offense and Mike Reilly is really starting to look old and slow. They had no trouble on defense holding the Argos to 17 points but the Argos offensive is pathetic (which is why we had the Under in that game). The Eskimos come into this game fresh and with Trevor Harris calling the shots, the offense looks unstoppable. Harris has thrown for six touchdowns and 1,086 yards in just three games this season and we love for that hot run to continue against a very overrated BC Lions team. The Lions are just 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs the West and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. They Eskis have covered the number in 5 of the last 7 meetings.
|07-10-19||Lynx v. Sky +1||73-72||Push||0||10 h 17 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #662. Take Chicago over Minnesota (Wednesday at 9:00 pm) We've hit back-to-back winners on the hardwood and we are excited about making it three in a row tonight. As per your selection on the Chicago - we have no problem going back to the well with this Sky team who got a much needed win last time out against Dallas. Now they get to feel the momentum of winning and play a second consecutive home game in front of their home crowd - a place where they are 5-2 on the season. This Chicago team, while their record may not show it, are top-3 in the league in all major offensive categories outside of offensive rebounds. They do know how to score points and we believe that they will come out excited and hungry to get above .500 tonight against a Minnesota team that is coming into this game in a prime letdown spot. The Lynx went on the road in their last game and beat a good Connecticut team 74-71. They need a massive 4th quarter (won 20-13) to propel them to victory and with travel and a short turn around, we don't believe they get up for this game as much as they did for Connecticut especially after exerting a tremendous amount of energy late in that ball game. It should be noted that the Lynx are just 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games and 5-11 ATS in their last 16 following a SU win. The Sky are a solid 8-1-1 ATS in their last 10 vs a team with a winning SU record and 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 vs the West. The Sky has also covered the number in 7 of the last 10 meetings while hosting Minnesota. Give me the more desperate team tonight and side with the home Chicago Sky.
|07-09-19||Sparks v. Wings UNDER 155||62-74||Win||100||3 h 36 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #653/654. Take Under in - Los Angeles vs Dallas (Tuesday at 1:00pm) Great winner on Chicago as they easily dispatched of Dallas last time out. Let's make it two in a row tonight. As per your selection on the Under 155.5, we are going to continue to fade Dallas until they show us they can consistently score points. We simply don't believe Dallas is good enough to flip the switch and have it click all of a sudden against a good LA team who is coming into this game on three-game winning streak. That streak has been buoyed by hot shooting as they've put up 86, 94 and 98 points in those three wins. Fortunately for us, laws of average say they are due for a cold shooting streak in their first road game since June 23. We don't believe Dallas is going to get hot and the fact that the Under has hit in 16 of the Sparks last 21 Tuesday games is promising. Add to the mix that the Under is 5-0 in the Wings last 5 games following an ATS loss, 7-1 in their last 8 following a SU loss, 6-1 in their last 7 home games and 9-3 in their last 12 games playing on 1 days rest - we think this game stays well under the number in this matinee affair.
|07-07-19||Wings v. Sky -5||66-78||Win||100||7 h 26 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. #652. Take Chicago over Dallas (Sunday at 6:00pm).
We are travelling today so no time for a lengthy write up. The Chicago Sky come into this game after a three-game road trip in which they dropped all three games. They were competitive in two of them, so we believe they come home to their home fans and put in a very good performance and get a much needed win. Dallas was just blown out by a mediocre Indiana team on their home court and they continue to show us how terrible they are offensively - putting up just 56 points. The Wings have been a brutal bet on Sunday, covering just 1 of their last 6 games, and they are also 2-11 ATS in their last 13 road games and 2-11-1 ATS in their last 14 following an ATS loss. The Sky are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a SU loss and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 meetings vs the Wings - including 4-1 ATS in their last 5 on home soil. Take Chicago here to end their losing streak in a big way.
|07-07-19||Cardinals v. Giants OVER 8||Top||0-1||Loss||-104||5 h 29 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take Over in St. Louis at San Francisco (4:05 p.m. Sunday, July 7)
There have been plenty of runs in the first two games of this series with each team winning one game. I think there will be a bunch more runs scored in this contest as well with the two pitchers on the mound. Jack Flaherty has been awful lately going 0-2 with a 7.82 ERA over his last 5 starts, and in his two previous starts in San Francisco he has allowed 8 runs over 6 1/3 innings. Jeff Samardzija will be on the bump for the Giants and he has allowed at least 4 earned runs in three of his last four starts and I can see the Cardinals offense producing like that in this contest. I like the over here.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-07-19||Netherlands (W) +1.25 v. USA (W)||0-2||Loss||-116||48 h 50 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #104. Competition: Women's World Cup. Take Netherlands to Win Women's World Cup over USA (Sunday @ 11:00 am). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time + Extra Time and/or Penalties if required. For this selection to win, Netherlands must win by any means and lift the trophy.
As per your selection on the Netherlands to Win the World Cup - the value is simply too good to pass up. In the Netherlands, you have a really talented team that has depth at every position on the field. They have excellent attacking options and as we've seen against the US in the last few games, attacking teams can get after them and cause them a few problems. Unlike Sweden, the extra 30 minutes of football shouldn't affect the Dutch squad because this is a once in a lifetime opportunity and we don't see fatigue being a factor - only adrenaline. The pressure is squarely on the United States coming into this game as they are hot favorites, but outside of a few capitalized chances against England, they mostly sat back and let the play come to them. That will be a mistake against the Dutch and we think the USA fold under the pressure. Take the Netherlands and grab a nice big winner.
|07-06-19||Cardinals v. Giants -120||Top||4-8||Win||100||11 h 33 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. Take #908 San Francisco over St. Louis (10:05 p.m. Saturday, July 6)
There have been plenty of rumors that Madison Bumgarner could be traded before the trade deadline so this could be an audition of sorts for him. He will be facing a Cardinals team that hasn't been playing their best ball and will be without one of their best players as Marcell Ozuna is still on a rehab assignment. Miles Mikolas will be pitching for St. Louis and he hasn't been able to recapture his pitching form that led him to 18 wins last season. The Giants lost last night's contest but I think they are going to bounce back in this game and even up the series.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-06-19||BC v. Toronto UNDER 55.5||Top||18-17||Win||100||32 h 53 m||Show|
10-Unit Play. #693/694. Take Under in BC vs Toronto (Saturday at 7:00 pm).
We are going to be extremely selective in our approach for the first few weeks as we develop an understanding of each team. We look to keep our unbeaten record alive in Week 4.
As per your selection on the Under 56 points in this game between BC and Toronto, you have a Toronto team that has essentially picked up right where it left off last season and that is being atrocious on offense. The Argos have scored just 24 points in their first two games combined and now have to make a QB switch after James Franklin got injured in last week's loss to Saskatchewan. The Argos simply don't have any offensive weapons to take advantage of a BC defense who has been torched for 108 points in their 0-3 start. You have to expect the Lions pride to be on the line in this one and we expect their defense to show up in a big way and clamp down defensively. Offensively, the offense hasn't exactly meshed together like many hoped it would before the season started. Mike Reilly has thrown just four touchdowns against three interceptions in three games - so we don't see a sudden outburst from him and the rest of the offense against an Argos defense that was respectable last week. It should be noted that the under is 14-2 in the last 16 meetings in Toronto and 22-6 in the last 30. The Argos are 4-1 to the under in their last 5 games following a SU and ATS loss, while the Under is 8-3-1 in the Lions last 12 Saturday games. It's going to be hot in Toronto on Saturday night and this game is going to stay well under the inflated total.
|07-06-19||Sweden (W) v. England (W) -0.5||2-1||Loss||-135||24 h 51 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #052 (5Dimes) Competition: Women's World Cup. Take England -0.5 over Sweden (Saturday @ 11:00 am). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time. For this selection to win, England must win in regulation time.
As per your selection on England - we are going to keep this short and sweet. As a team, they are simply better. They were unlucky not to have at least forced extra time vs the United States, and two bonehead mistakes cost them in the end. We believe they have the team spirit to bounce back in this spot and claim third place. Sweden just went throw 120 minutes of grueling football vs Netherland only to lose. We see no bounce back from that and we like England to win comfortably 3-0.
|07-05-19||Fever v. Wings OVER 148.5||76-56||Loss||-110||9 h 56 m||Show|
5-Unit Play. #635/636. Take Over in Indiana vs Dallas (Friday at 8:00 pm).
As per your selection on the over, we think this game is going to shoot over the total for a few reasons. The first being that both of these teams had excellent shooting games in their last outing with Indiana notching 97 and Dallas notching 89. As the season progresses and teams start to find their rhythm offensively, we can see teams go on extended runs where their offense simply can't miss. Both teams come into this game well rested having not played since last week, and so we expect to see two rested and focused squads for this contest. It should be noted that Indiana loves to play to the over following a SU loss, where they are 8-2 in the last 10. They also play to the over against the West (5-2 L7) and they come out firing on 3 or more days of rest with an Over record of 4-1. Another key stat we feel pushes this number over the Total is that both teams are in the Top-3 in offensive rebounds which translates into second-chance points. Both teams also shoot free-throws well and so every single foul will add free points to the total. We look for both teams to come out and continue to fire on offense. Indiana needs a win desperately so we will get their best effort, while Dallas should be feeling confident after a beating Conn and Minn over the last 10 days. Take the Over and enjoy a nice WNBA Winner.
|07-05-19||Orioles v. Blue Jays -125||4-1||Loss||-125||8 h 56 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take #964 Toronto over Baltimore (7:10 p.m. Friday, July 5)
The Blue Jays and Orioles have both struggled this year as they are both in the midst of rebuilding. The Jays have some promising young players that they have called up including Vladimir Guerrero Jr and Cavan Biggio. Aaron Sanchez is in desperate need of a good start as he hasn't won a game since April 27th. Facing the Orioles could help as Sanchez is 6-3 with a 3.90 ERA over 18 appearances (13 starts) against them in his career. Dylan Bundy will be pitching for Baltimore and he hasn't been very good for most of the season. Bundy went 1-4 with a 5.68 ERA over 5 starts in June and I think his struggles will continue in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-04-19||Twins -131 v. A's||2-7||Loss||-131||6 h 43 m||Show|
7-Unit Play. Take #915 Minnesota over Oakland (4:10 p.m. Thursday, July 4)
The Twins have a big advantage in the rubber match of this series between teams who both have playoff aspirations and its with the starting pitching. Jose Berrios will be on the mound making his final start before he heads to the All star game. Berrios had an ERA of 2.06 in five starts in June allowing 2 earned runs or fewer in four of those starts. Tanner Anderson will be making his fifth start for the A's and Oakland has lost his four previous starts. Anderson has allowed 14 earned runs over 17.2 innings and he will have to be careful facing the offense that has scored the most runs in the American League. I think the Twins head back to Minnesota after taking the rubber match of this series.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-03-19||Sweden (W) v. Netherlands (W) OVER 2||0-0||Loss||-144||4 h 57 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #101/102 (5Dimes) Competition: Women's World Cup. Take Over in Sweden vs Netherlands (Wednesday @ 3:00 pm). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time. For this selection to win, there must be at least 3 goals scored. Two goals is a push.
As per your selection on the over 2 goals in this game between Sweden and Netherlands, we watched the tournament long enough to know exactly how each team has success. They attack, attack and then attack some more. Sweden has scored in every game this tournament outside of a 2-0 loss to the USA - which isn't something to hang your head about. They feature an abundance of attacking talent and we believe this game is going to be as free flowing a game as any, especially with the way the Dutch like the move the ball around the field and attack via their trio of attacking players. Look, the Dutch have scored at least 2 gaols in their last 4 games, and 7 of their last 8 if you extend it to pre-tournament warmup games. The Dutch know how to put the ball in the back of the net and in a knockout game, while most think it will be a cagey affair, we expect both teams to go for it from the onset and for there to be plenty of counter opportunities at the other end. We will gladly lay the -155 line here as we believe this game as 2-1 written all over it.
|07-03-19||Tigers v. White Sox -139||5-7||Win||100||3 h 7 m||Show|
3-Unit Play. Take #982 Chicago (AL) over Detroit (2:10 p.m. Wednesday, July 3)
The White Sox fans get to finally see what the hype is all about as Dylan Cease is going to be making his major league debut today. Cease is being brought up to help bolster a pitching staff that hasn't had much behind All-Star Lucas Giolito. It will help that Cease is facing Detroit who has scored the fewest runs in all of baseball. The Tigers have gone 1-9 in their last 10 games and will send Daniel Norris to the mound. Norris has had success against the White Sox in the past, but he has struggled recently. He had an ERA over 5 in six June starts and hasn't won a game since May 12th and I think he will struggle in this matchup. I like Chicago in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|07-02-19||USA (W) v. England (W) +0.5||Top||2-1||Loss||-100||16 h 33 m||Show|
7-Unit Play. #102. Competition: Women's World Cup. Take England +180 to Qualify for Next Round vs the USA (Tuesday @ 3:00 pm). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time + Extra Time and/or Penalties if required. For this selection to win, England must win by any means and advance to the next round.
As per your selection England to qualify for the next round - available on 5Dimes - we believe it's time for another team to step up and end the US' reign as the best team in the world. Look, England has looked great at times this tournament and then a little sloppy for moments, but the one thing remains constant - they play great defense and we believe that is going to be the key here as they shut down the US. England has kept four straight clean sheets and their last goal allowed came in the opening group stage game. They've also scored more at least 2 goals in three straight and four of their five tournament games, which tells us that they can attack when needed and be potent enough to finish their chances. I wrote about England having a solid shot at redemption this tournament after falling in the Semi's in 2015, so the Lionesses know that this is their shot at redemption and we see them taking it vs a US team that is coming off a very emotional game vs France - one where they were on the back foot for most of the game, and one where a fluke free-kick and a counter attack were the difference. (We had over 2.5 goals so we aren't complaining). The point is, we've seen the US field better versions of their squad and this year, the attack looks very stagnant and as was on display vs France and Spain - the defense can be had - it's only a matter of taking your chances - and that's something England does well - scoring 2.67 goals across their last three games. It's going to be a battle, but ultimately we believe England is the more complete team on the field and at this price we need to make this a max play.
|07-02-19||Sky v. Aces UNDER 160||82-90||Loss||-110||5 h 51 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #629/630. Take Under - Chicago vs Las Vegas (-110) (Tuesday at 3:00pm).
As per your selection on the Under, we like this game to be a very slow and sleepy affair this afternoon at the Mandalay Bay Events Centre. Look, Vegas comes into his game after posting 102 points in a thrilling OT win vs Indiana. In that game, they got to the foul line a whopping 32 times and made 26 of them. We just don't see that happening again. Chicago, on the other hand, has lost three straight and the defense has been questionable in each one of those games. We expect a more complete performance here in this spot as we believe they can keep up with the tired legs of Vegas who will be suffering from a bit of a letdown spot in today's afternoon game. The Chicago offense also hasn't been up to par of late and against a good defensive team in Vegas, we don't see them scoring more than 70 which would put this game right under the number. It should be noted that the Under has hit in 4 of the Sky's last 5 games, while the Aces are 5-0 to the under when playing on two days rest and 7-3-1 to the under while playing at home. Let's cash a nice winner on the Under here as these two teams sleepwalk through this afternoons game.
|06-30-19||Mercury v. Storm +2||69-67||Push||0||7 h 29 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #628. Seattle Storm over Phoenix (Saturday at 7:00pm) As per your selection on the Seattle Storm, we've already seen this Storm team beat the Mercury on their home court and we expect them to do it again tonight, but we will gladly take the 2.5 points as a cushion. Look, Seattle is one of two remaining teams who are undefeated at home and we believe that continues tonight against a Phoenix squad who travels into tonight's game winners of two straight against LA - not very good and Indiana - also not very good. Phoenix will step up in class tonight and having lost three of their last four road games - we don't see a scenario where they get the win tonight. Seattle has played very well lately, beating a good Chicago team, losing a close one to a good Vegas team and beating a great Washington team on the road. We believe they are better in every facet and that will come to the forefront once again tonight. We love the fact that Seattle is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 vs the West and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. The Mercury are just 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a SU win. Take Seattle at home and enjoy a nice winner.
|06-30-19||Phillies -129 v. Marlins||13-6||Win||100||2 h 40 m||Show|
2-Unit Play. Take #901 Philadelphia over Miami (1:10 p.m. Sunday, June 30)
The Marlins have had the Phillies number recently beating them five straight times, but I think that is going to come to an end today. Jake Arrieta has already beaten Miami twice this season and I think he can come through for them again. Arrieta hasn't been spectacular recently but the Phillies have won three out of his last four starts and I think they get out of Miami with a win. Trevor Richards was rocked in his only start against the Phillies this season allowing 5 runs on 6 hits (2 home runs) in a 12-9 loss. Philadelphia snaps their losing skid to the Marlins in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|06-29-19||Diamondbacks -138 v. Giants||4-3||Win||100||11 h 56 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. Take #961 Arizona over San Francisco (10:05 p.m. Saturday, June 29)
Arizona doesn't have any time to waste if they are going to get back into the Wild card or divisional race. Having Zack Greinke take the mound certainly doesn't hurt, especially when he is facing the Giants in San Francisco. Greinke has never lost in San Francisco in seven starts as he is 5-0 with a 1.37 ERA and I think he can have similar success in this one. Drew Pomeranz had a season best 11 strikeouts his last time out, but he has been mostly bad this season as his ERA stands at 6.79. I like the Diamondbacks in this one.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|06-29-19||Netherlands (W) v. Italy (W) +0.5||2-0||Loss||-135||22 h 16 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #055. Competition: Women's World Cup. Take Italy +160 to Qualify for Next Round vs the Netherlands (Saturday @ 9:00 am). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time + Extra Time and/or Penalties if required. For this selection to win, Italy must win by any means and advance to the next round.
As per your selection Italy to qualify for the next round - available on 5Dimes - we watched both the Italy/China and Netherlands/Japan game and the one thing we took away from both those games is how fresh Italy look, while the Netherlands labored to get through 90 minutes against an OK Japan team- needing a late penalty to secure their spot in this game. Italy has looked very impressive throughout the entire tournament, netting at least 2 goals in each of their three wins to this point. They play a free-flowing attacking brand of football that is very pleasing to watch. Against a tiring Netherlands squad, we believe the Italians have the upper hand as they were able to coast through their Round of 16 match with China and get rest for their top players towards the end of the game. The Netherlands looked absolutely gassed in their last game and we believe that carries over into this game and it is ultimately their downfall. When these two teams meet, goals are the answer and we just like what Italy has done offensively, so we'll gladly take great odds on them to advance.
|06-28-19||Wings v. Liberty -2.5||68-69||Loss||-110||9 h 46 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #611. Take New York Liberty over Dallas (Friday at 7:30 pm) As per your selection on the New York Liberty - we are going to bank on home/road splits to get us a win on the hardwood tonight. Look, we all know what Dallas was able to do in their last game vs Connecticut - they stunned the best team in the league by a point on their home court as +360 underdogs. That was a great win, but the fact of the matter remains, this Dallas team is brutal on the road. They manage just 66.5 road points per game and shot a brutal 35.7 percent from the field. They've also yet to win a game o the road going 0-4 and their average loss is by more than 15 points. The Liberty isn't anything special either, but at home, we believe they offer up great value as they've gone 3-1-1 ATS in their last five home games. You have the perfect storm for a Liberty team who has lost two straight to get back in the win column against a Dallas team that is brutal on the road and is walking into what is going to be a huge letdown spot after Wednesday's huge win. The Liberty are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 vs the West while the Wings are a brutal 1-11 ATS in their last 12 road games, 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 day rest and just 3-12 ATS in their last 15 vs the East. Plug your nose, take the Liberty and enjoy a nice winner to start the weekend off!
|06-28-19||Cubs -109 v. Reds||3-6||Loss||-109||8 h 12 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. Take #901 Chicago (NL) over Cincinnati (7:10 p.m. Friday, June 28) The Cubs are in first place in the National League Central while the Reds are in last place, but just a mere 6.5 games behind them. Cole Hamels has been fantastic in his 5 June starts going 2-1 with a 1.00 ERA and furthermore he has dominated the Reds in his career. Hamels is 11-1 with a 1.91 ERA across 17 starts he has made against Cincinnati in his career and I think he can lead the Cubs to a victory in this one. Sonny Gray has an ERA of 4.50 against Chicago over two starts and the Cubs got a recent boost with Craig Kimbrel picking up a save in last night's contest. I think Chicago picks up the win in game 1 of this series.
Best of Luck - Doc's Sports
|06-28-19||USA (W) v. France (W) OVER 2.25||2-1||Win||100||4 h 17 m||Show|
5-Unit Play. #201 (5Dimes) Competition: Women's World Cup. Take Over 2.5 Goals (+120) - USA vs France (Friday @ 3:00 pm). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time. For this selection to win, there must be at least 3 goals scored.
As per your selection on the over 2.5 in this game between the USA vs France - many expect a knockout game of this magnitude to be a tight cagey affair. Not us. Both of these times find their success in pushing the ball up field and attacking relentlessly over the course of 90 minutes. In the USA, you have some of the best players on the planet, and one of the best strikers in the game today in Alex Morgan. In France, you have world-class talent all around the pitch and a player like Eugenie Le Sommer who is extremely experienced and knows what it takes to win big games. These two teams are going to provide us with the game of the tournament today and goals will follow. France has scored two or more goals 13 of their last 15 matches, while the USA have scored 2 or more goals in 9 straight games. Both teams are extremely good via set pieces, so it wouldn't shock us to see one of them grab a goal from a free-kick or corner routine. Let's grab another WWC winner and extend our run.
|06-27-19||Aces -140 v. Sparks||74-86||Loss||-140||11 h 7 m||Show|
4-Unit Play. #601. Take Las Vegas over Los Angeles (Thursday at 10:30 pm) As per your selection on the Las Vegas Aces to get the job done tonight - we don't mind laying an extra few cents when the spread is so low and grab the money line instead of laying -2. There's no mistaking who the better team is in this matchup and we aren't scared by the weird low line - we believe the talent discrepancy between the two teams is too much for the Sparks to overcome. Look, everyone was high on Vegas before the season began calling for them to be crowned champs already. They've stumbled a bit out of the gates, but have won four of their last 5 games. They are starting to mesh together and Liz Cambage - the shiny new toy - is starting to leave her mark in these games. Vegas has been at home for a while now and they only make the short trip to take on LA - whereas LA has lost four straight including the last two on the road where they stunk up the joint completely. They now return home to face a hungry and motivated Vegas squad and we just don't see them simply scoring enough to keep pace with an Aces squad that is now up to second in the WNBA in offense, registering 83.2 PPG and first in 3pt shooting percentage (38.2) and first in field-goal percentage defense, allowing opponents to just 38% of their shots. This is a mismatch on paper and it will be a mismatch on the court. Don't overthink this one.
|06-27-19||Edmonton v. Winnipeg UNDER 56.5||Top||21-28||Win||100||6 h 28 m||Show|
7-Unit Play. #681/682. Take Under in Edmonton vs Winnipeg (Thursday at 8:25 pm). As per your selection on the Under 58 points in this game between Edmonton and Winnipeg, you have to admire the way Edmonton has started the season with a new QB in Trevor Harris who has tossed 6 touchdowns already and 741 yards to boot. At some point - those numbers are going to start to even out and we believe it's tonight as he goes up against a very good Winnipeg defense team who limited BC to just 23 points. This is going to be Edmonton's first road game of the season and they typically don't go as smoothly as the home games do. We wouldn't be shocked if it was the Eskimos' defense that comes to the forefront tonight and keeps them in the game. The Eskimos gave up just 202 yards of total offense against BC - so we know how good they can be. On the flip side, the Bombers have been off for a week - and with an extra week of preparation for the Edmonton offense, we believe they will limit Edmonton in this spot and hold them to their lowest output of the season. We like the fact that the under is 4-1-1 in the Eskimos last 6 road games, while it is also hit in 5-straight Bombers games following a bye week (great defensive preparation) and has hit in 5 of the last 7 Bomber games vs the West division. We believe this game is going to be much lower scoring than most people think, so we'll side opposite the public.
|06-27-19||England (W) +110 v. Norway (W)||3-0||Win||110||28 h 6 m||Show|
5-Unit Play. #051 (5Dimes) Competition: Women's World Cup. Take England to Qualify for Next Round vs Norway (Thursday @ 3:00 pm). Includes 90 Minutes + Injury Time + Extra Time and/or Penalties if required. For this selection to win, England must win by any means and advance to the next round. As per your selection on England to advance to the next round - this selection can be found on Bovada or 5Dimes - we simply believe that they are the better team and after easily dispatching Cameroon, England will be up for the challenge against Norway who needed an extra 30-minutes of expended physical and mental energy to get past Australia. We've seen it from England all tournament, the ability to attack and the ability to attack from various different angles. Norway simply does not have the attacking abilities that England possess, as they haven't scored more than once in a QF fixture since 1991. In England, you also have a team that has registered three straight clean sheets and hasn't given up a goal since game one of the tournament - a last-minute consolation prize vs Scotland. We believe that England was one of the teams to watch out for at the start of the tournament and there is no way we are jumping off the train now. Take them to advance and enjoy a great soccer winner to start the week.