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April 2010

Friday evening is moving day in NBA Playoffs

April 30, 2010

One of two things happens to start the weekend in professional basketball, either a series will conclude and the winning squad can start thinking about their next series and opponent or the competing teams will return to familiar locale for a Game 7 on Sunday. This makes for real drama as a trio of series [...]

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Baseball Series Wagering – Mets at Phillies

April 30, 2010

The New York Mets are doing EVERYTHING right. New York has flown to the top of East Division standings on the strength of seven straight wins. The Mets pitching staff has been imperious, allowing 13 runs in this stretch, which includes hanging all zeros on two occasions. After a slow start, New York’s offense is [...]

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NHL Western Conference Playoff Preview

April 29, 2010

All four series favorites captured their first round conflicts and moved on to the next round. This sets up a pair of excellent matchups and each is expected to be a long series. Oddsmakers really have these teams bunched to emerge as finalist in the Stanley Cup from the West. Off their still unsteady play, [...]

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Time Restraints for Thursday

April 29, 2010

Short on time today so will go with Cliff Notes version. (18-7 last eight posts) Best System – San DiegoTop Trend – TorontoSteve’s Free Pick (six straight winners)- Toronto

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Dallas and Portland looking to survive

April 29, 2010

The Mavericks and Trailblazers enter their respective contests Thursday with a singular thought, force a Game 7. Dallas passed their first test, routing San Antonio at home, now they will have to elevate their game to stave off elimination as the No. 2 seed in the West. Portland suffered their third “Whose your daddy” pasting [...]

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Top Totals System in NL Central Matchup

April 29, 2010

After a 0-8 start to 2010, the Astros finally got off the launching pad and won eight of their next 10 to have a respectable record for April. Unfortunately the next opponent after the hot stretch was Cincinnati, their kryptonite when they start to play like Superman. The Reds were off a .500 homestand but [...]

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Hump Day plays and rapid fire thoughts

April 28, 2010

Got back on winning track with 2-1 Tuesday, taking recent record to 16-6. This evening let’s look at 80.3 percent system in the Lone Star State on the base paths. The Top Trend in on the ice for the last first round contest of the playoffs and Steve of the Left Coast Connection tries to [...]

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Base Hits can lead to Big Profits

April 28, 2010

While going thru Bill James 2010 “Gold Mine” book, came across statistical information that only baseball nuts would enjoy. Part of James wisdom is taking something simple and applying it in common sense manner. For example if you score more runs than your opponent you will win 100 percent of the time. Pretty straight forward. [...]

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Montreal and Washington Game 7 Final

April 28, 2010

Doesn’t it just figure, even the team with the best record in the NHL this past regular season is having a hard time in the playoffs. The irony is this team is based in Washington, D.C. area, the very place where a great many people have questionable faith about is going on in that location. [...]

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NBA Game 5's are pivotal

April 28, 2010

Four teams in professional basketball have a huge stake in the outcome of tonight’s games. The winner in Milwaukee and Atlanta takes series lead and the loser faces elimination in next contest. Denver is already facing the possibility of having their season end tonight, while the gutty and determined Utah Jazz are looking to advance [...]

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