Thursday's Betting Values
(The Spread) – Despite being down 0-2 in their first-round playoff series, the underdog Knicks are a value tonight versus the Heat.
The Knicks are 8-1 against the spread in their last nine games following a straight up loss and are 5-1 ATS in their last six games as a home underdog. They’re also 20-6 ATS in their last 26 home games and 7-1 ATS in their last eight games following an ATS loss. On the other side, the Heat are just 1-5 against the number in their last six road games and 1-5 ATS in their last six road games versus a team with a winning home record.
NBA PLAYOFFS VALUE PLAY: NEW YORK KNICKS +5
The over is 4-1 in the Thunder’s last five games overall, 4-1 in their last five games versus the Western Conference and 4-1 in their last five games versus the Southwest. The over is 6-0 in the Mavericks’ last six games following a straight up loss, 5-1 in their last six games versus the NBA Northwest and 5-1 in their last six versus the Western Conference.
NBA PLAYOFFS TOTAL PLAY: OVER 194.5
The Devils are 6-0 in their last six Thursday games, 6-1 in their last seven home games and 11-4 in their last 15 games overall. They’re also 42-18 in their last 60 games as a favorite, 9-4 in their last 13 games versus the Eastern Conference and 8-3 in their last 11 games playing on one day of rest. The Flyers, meanwhile, are 3-8 in their last 11 games as a road underdog, 1-5 in their last six conference semifinals games and 4-9 in their last 13 games following a loss of three or more goals.
NHL PLAYOFFS VALUE PLAY: NEW JERSEY DEVILS –110
The Blues are 4-1 in thie rlast five games overall, 4-1 in their last five games versus the AL West and 4-0 in Brandon Marrow’s last four road starts. On the other side, the Angels are 1-5 in Dan Haren’s last six starts, 0-4 in his last four starts as a home favorite and 0-4 in his last four home starts overall. Despite Jered Weaver’s ability to no-hit Toronto on Wednesday night, look for the Jays to bounce back on Thursday.
MLB VALUE PLAY: TORONTO BLUE JAYS +119