ATS Report for Saturday, June 17: Updated records for spreads and totals in MLB, USFL




Saturday Betting Recaps

Saturday was another long day of sports betting with the third round of the U.S. Open teeing off early, along with a 14-game MLB schedule (Yankees-Red Sox was postponed).

We’ll leave the golf recaps and in-tournament picks to our VSiN colleagues. For our purposes here, let’s get to our daily MLB recap and update the fave/dog, home/road and Over/Under records on the season, plus add the USFL with the spring football league playing the first half of its regular-season-ending Week 10 on Saturday.

MLB: Favorites/underdogs split 7-7 on the day with the biggest upsets by the Giants (+145 in a 15-0 rout at the Dodgers), Royals (+140 in 10-9 win vs. Angels as they snapped a 10-game losing streak), Cardinals (+137 in 5-3 win at the Mets) and White Sox (+130 in 4-3, 11-inning win at Mariners). Home teams went 8-6. Unders led 8-4-2 with pushes in CHW-SEA (9) and CLE-AZ (9). On the season, faves lead 609-435 with 16 games closing pick-’em. Home teams lead 558-500 with 2 neutral-site games. Unders improved slim lead to 514-504-41 with 1 no-action.

USFL: Pittsburgh Maulers (3.5-point underdogs) upset the New Jersey Generals 26-6 to kick off Week 10 and clinch a playoff spot (game stayed Under the betting total of 40.5 points; cha-ching as it was our play of the day in our “Tuley’s Takes” column at In the second game, the Birmingham Stallions (4-point favorites) covered in their 27-20 win vs. the Memphis Showboats to clinch the No. 1 overall seed in the playoffs (went Over 44 points). Faves/dogs split 1-1 SU and ATS on the and Over/Unders also split 1-1. On the season, dogs lead 21-17 SU and 26-12 ATS (68.4%). Unders still lead 20-17-1 (54.1%).