ATS Report for Thursday, May 4: Updated records for spreads and totals




Thursday Betting Recaps

Welcome to our daily recap of the sports betting action from the day before.
The Warriors bounced back to rout the Lakers and cover as 7-point home favorites. Meanwhile faves/dogs split 1-1 in the NHL playoffs and dogs came out ahead for the third day in a row in MLB.
Without further ado, let’s get to the details in our sport-by-sport recaps as well as updating the side and total records in each sport.

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NBA: Warriors routed Lakers 127-100 to even their Western Conference semifinal series at 1-1. They easily covered as 7-point home favorites (the game pushed on the closing betting total of 227 points). NBA home playoff teams trailing 1-0 improved to 17-1 SU and 16-2 ATS the last 3 years (aka “zig-zag”).

More NBA: Faves 5-3 SU in 2nd round and now 4-4 ATS. Home teams lead 5-3 SU and 4-4 ATS. Overs 4-3-1. Overall in playoffs, faves lead 33-18 SU and 28-23 ATS (54.9%). Home teams lead 31-20 SU and 28-22-1 ATS (56%). Over/Unders still .500 at 25-25-1;. The zig-zag (aka “loser of the last") is 2-2 ATS this round and 21-17-1 ATS (55.3%) overall.

NHL: Stars (-220) beat Kraken 4-2 late Thursday to even their second-round series at 1-1 (went Over the betting total of 5.5 goals). Earlier, Panthers (+177) upset Maple Leafs 3-2 to take a 2-0 lead in their series by stealing both games in Toronto (stayed Under 5.5).

More NHL: Dogs lead 4-2 in this round. Home/road teams have split 3-3. Overs lead 4-2. Overall in playoffs, dogs lead 30-24 with 2 games closing pick-’em. Road teams still lead 34-22. Overs lead 30-26. The "zig-zag" starts this round at 1-1 with Thursday night’s split and is 25-19 overall.

MLB: Dogs went 6-4 (24-16 last 3 days) with biggest upsets by Red Sox (+180 vs. Blue Jays), Tigers (+150 vs. Mets) and Angels (+150 at Cardinals). Home/road teams tied 5-5. Overs 6-4. On the season, faves lead 281-185 with 7 PKs. Home teams lead 247-224 with 2 neutral-site games. Overs lead 231-220-21 (51.2%) with 1 no-action.