ATS Report for Tuesday with Golden Knights winning Stanley Cup, plus MLB: Updated spread, total records

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Tuesday Betting Recaps in NHL Stanley Cup, MLB

Favorites had a winning day on Tuesday led by the Vegas Golden Knights clinching their first Stanley Cup title in just their 6th season as home favorites of more than -200, plus chalk going 8-6 in MLB.

 

While the Golden Knights were favored to clinch the title in Tuesday’s night’s Game 5 and were around -125 faves heading into the championship round, they were not always favored as they opened around 16-1 to 18-1 after not making the playoffs last year. Even after having the best record in the Western Conference, they were still only the third betting choice entering the playoffs at around +550.
But they got the job done and the city-wide celebration began Tuesday night and Lord Stanley’s Cup (@StanleyCup) even Tweeted out that he was beginning his one-year Las Vegas residency.
Let’s get to the specific details of Tuesday’s night’s action with our daily betting recaps, and also update the spread and total records in each current major team sport (including wrapping up the betting stats in the NBA Finals and overall in the playoffs).

NHL: Golden Knights routed the Panthers 9-3 on Tuesday night to win the expansion franchise’s 1st StanleyCup in only their 6th season by 4-games-to-1. The ViewFromVegas is they closed as -205 home favorites (flew Over 5.5 goals) in the Game 5 clincher. Home/fave/Over went 1-0 on the night. The “zig-zag” (aka “loser of the last”) went 0-1 as the Panthers also lost the previous game.

More NHL: Faves swept 5-0 in the Stanley Cup Finals round, but underdogs still led 43-41 in the playoffs with 4 pick-’ems. Home teams finished 4-1 in this round, but road teams led 47-41. Overs finished 2-2 in this round and ended up leading 44-43-1 overall. The “zig-zag” dipped to 2-2 in the final round, but still led 41-32 overall.

MLB: Faves went 8-6 on Tuesday with the biggest upsets by the A’s (+185 in 2-1 win vs. Rays on “reverse boycott night” for their 7th straight victory), Rockies (+185 in 7-6, 10-inning win at Red Sox) and Yankees (+140 in 7-6 win at Mets). Home teams also went 8-6. Overs led 10-4. On the season, faves lead 575-415 with 15 PKs. Home teams lead 533-470 with 2 neutral-site games. Unders’ lead dipped to 487-482-35 with 1 no-action.

NBA (ICYMI): With the Nuggets’ wrapping up their 1st championship on Monday night (though they didn’t cover after closing as 8-point home faves vs. the Heat), faves finished 4-1 SU in the Finals, but just 3-2 ATS with the non-cover. Faves also finished 55-28 SU and 44-38-1 ATS (53.7%) overall in the playoffs with 1 game closing pick-’em. Home teams finished 50-34 SU & 44-39-1 ATS (53%). Unders went 4-1 in the series and led 42-40-2 overall. The zig-zag went 3-1 ATS in the series and led 38-30-1 ATS (55.9%) overall.