Monday's Betting Value Plays
(The Spread) – Why could the underdog Coyotes be a potential value play tonight versus the Blackhawks? Read on to find out.
Phoenix Coyotes vs. Chicago Blackhawks, 9:00PM ET
The Coyotes are 4-0 in their last four trips to Chicago and 6-2 in their last eight games overall versus the Hawks. The road team is also 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams while Chicago is just 1-4 in its last five home games. The Hawks are also 3-9 in their last 12 games versus the pacific, 0-4 in their last four games as a home favorite and 1-5 in their last six games as an overall favorite. Phoenix is a solid value play at +133, especially with the way goaltender Mike Smith has played up in this series.
NHL Value Play: Phoenix Coyotes +133
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Memphis Grizzlies, 8:00PM ET
The Cavs are 8-1 against the spread in their last nine games versus the Grizzlies and 4-1 against the number in their last five trips to Memphis. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, are just 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games overall, 1-5 ATS in their last six games as a favorite and 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games playing on one day of rest.
NBA Value Play: Cleveland Cavaliers +13
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs, 8:05PM ET
The Cubs are 6-0 in Matt Garza’s last six starts versus the National League Central and 4-1 in his last five home starts. The Cubs are also 7-2 in Garza’s last nine starts overall, 10-4 in their last 14 Monday games and 4-0 in Garza’s last four outings on four days of rest. The Cardinals, meanwhile, are 1-4 in Jaime Garcia’s last five road starts versus a team with a losing record and 3-7 in their last 10 Monday games. While the Cards keep winning, the injuries continue to pile up and at some point that will catch up to the defending champs.
MLB Value Play: Chicago Cubs +106
Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks, 8:00PM ET
The over is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings between these two teams, 4-1-1 in the Raptors’ last six Monday games and 7-3 in their last 10 games versus a team with a losing straight up record. The over is also 19-7 in the Bucks’ last 26 games versus the Eastern Conference, 14-6 in their last 20 games a favorite and 20-9 in their last 29 home games.
Total Value Play: OVER 201