ATS Report for Saturday, May 20: Updated records for spreads and totals




Saturday Betting Recaps

Underdogs continued to bark in the NBA and NHL playoffs on Saturday as the Nuggets and Panthers pulled outright upsets while favorites only held a slight edge in MLB.
Let’s get to all the specific details with our daily recaps and also update the side and total records in each sport.

NBA: Nuggets beat Lakers 119-108 Saturday night to take commanding 3-0 lead in Western Conference Finals. The ViewFromVegas is the Nuggets were 5.5-point road underdogs and +195 on the money line (game went Over betting total of 223.5 points). Road/dog/Over all 1-0 on the night. The "zig-zag" (aka "loser of the last") was 0-1 ATS with loss by Lakers after losing prior game.

More NBA: Dogs lead 3-2 SU this round and are a perfect 5-0 ATS vs. consensus closing lines. Faves still lead 49-23 SU and 40-31-1 ATS (56.3%) overall with 1 game closing pick-’em. Road teams are also 3-2 SU and 5-0 ATS this round, but home teams still lead 46-27 SU and 40-32-1 ATS (55.6%) overall. Overs improved to 4-1 this round and 38-33-2 overall. The zig-zag dipped to 1-2 ATS this round and 31-27-1 ATS overall.

NHL: Panthers beat Hurricanes 2-1 in OT to take 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals. The ViewFromVegas is they were +130 on the money line (stayed Under 5.5 goals). Road/dog/Under went 1-0 on night. The "zig-zag" (aka "loser of the last") went 0-1 as Hurricanes lost prior game. 

More NHL: Underdogs improved to 2-1 this round and 40-34 overall with 2 pick-’ems. Road teams improved to 2-1 this round and even better at 43-33. Unders 2-1 this round while Overs dipped to 39-36-1 overall. The zig-zag started round 0-1 and dipped to 37-25 overall.

MLB: Faves went 8-6 on Saturday with the biggest upsets by Marlins (+152 in 1-0 win at Giants) and Diamondbacks (+139 in 4-3 win at Pirates). Home/road teams split 7-7. Over/Unders were also 7-7. Faves 399-280 on season with 7 PKs. Home teams 362-322 with 2 neutral-site games. Overs 333-325-27 with 1 no-action.