Wednesday Betting Value & Trends
(The Spread) - In today’s edition of “Spotting Value,” will the Penguins be worth a look as an underdog despite trailing the Flyers 3-0 in the NHL playoffs?
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets, 9:00PM ET
The Clippers are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games in Denver and 6-2 against the number in their last eight games overall versus the Nuggets. The road team, meanwhile, is 6-2 against the spread in the last eight meetings between these two teams while the underdog is 7-1 ATS in the last eight meetings. The Clippers have also covered in 10 of their last 14 overall.
NBA Value Play: Los Angeles Clippers +3
Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers, 7:30PM ET
The road team is 17-7 in the last 24 meetings between these two teams while the underdog is 5-1 in the last six meetings. Pittsburgh is also 4-0 in its last four games as an underdog and 4-0 in its last four games as a road underdog. One would think the Pens won’t go quietly into the night and will at least win one game against their in-state rivals before being bounced in the playoffs.
NHL Playoffs Value Play: Pittsburgh Penguins +118
Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Angels, 10:05PM ET
The Angels are just 1-4 in Ervin Santa’s last five home starts and 0-5 in his last five outings when they’re the favorite. The Halos are also 0-6 in Santana’s last six starts overall and 0-5 in his last five starts when he’s on four days of rest. The A’s, meanwhile, are 5-1 in their last six contests during Game 3 of a series.
MLB Value Play: Oakland Athletics +151
Vancouver Canucks vs. Los Angeles Kings, 10:00PM ET
The under is 3-0-2 in the last five meetings between these two teams and 6-2-3 in the last 11 meetings. The under is also 7-1-3 in the Canucks’ last 11 road games and 5-2-2 in their last eight games as an underdog.
Total Value Play: Under 5