Vegas Writer's Daily Recap - May 27, 2023

by Vegas Writer

Saturday, May 27, 2023
Limited action to recap for Friday, as there was baseball and WNBA.

In the WNBA, the Washington Mystics barely snuck by the Chicago Sky, as the two battled to the end. The Mystics, who laid -5 1/2, won by just two points, 71-69. The final tally fell well below the posted 157.

The Dallas Wings, meanwhile, had their hands full in Seattle, as the Storm kept things tight before falling 95-91. The Wings failed to cover the 4 1/2 points, and the final score soared past the 161 total.

Two games on today's card, but I'm taking a pass.

Six of the 13 underdogs won Friday on the MLB diamond, while there were a couple of pick'em games. The most notable underdog victory had to be the Pittsburgh Pirates (+140 DraftKings) in their 11-6 win over the Seattle Mariners. The Bucs registered their second double-digit output in seven games, and have quietly split their last eight games behind an offense that is hitting .286 and scoring an average of nearly six runs per game since May 17. They've also stroked 10 home runs in that span.

A full slate of baseball and I have a top total from baseball. I'm still on an 89-77-4 run for $7,390 net profit since April 17. I'm also on a 23-19 run with ALL SPORTS TOTALS. Tonight I have my American League Total of the Month, the absolute best play I see on today's card.

No NBA or NHL last night, but certainly are a pair of teams that are looking to get to the championship round next.

The Miami Heat host the Boston Celtics tonight in Game 6 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

I have Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, where I have NBA Side Winner # 30 of 47. Despite yesterday's showing, I'm still on an 89-77-4 run for $7,390 net profit since April 17, including a 43-26-2 NBA roll for $14,350 net profit. Let's cash in with NBA SIDE WINNER # 30 OF 47.

And the Vegas Golden Knights host the Dallas Stars in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final.

NHL Notes:
  • Road teams are 44-37 in the postseason.
  • Underdogs are 38-41 in the postseason, with a $100 wager on the pups turning a profit of roughly $1200.
  • The Over is 41-39-1, but the Under has cashed 30 of the last 51 games.
  • There have been 23 overtime games, and road teams are 15-8 in those games.
  • NHL favorites higher than -150 are 14-33 on the puck line this postseason.

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