Doug Upstone (Doug's on a sweet 102-73 long term run #makingmoney)

Let's move ahead on line moves today with NBA Playoff action and the baseball games on the docket. Take a minute to review all the betting trends and our free picks (169-136-5 run) to see what we are thinking today. See you back here tomorrow.

NBA (505) UTAH at (506) HOUSTON *8:05 ET* TNT

Even if you include the outlier game in which Utah scored 116 points against Houston in Game 2 of this series, the Jazz has averaged 97.4 PPG in their last five contests. Coming off a pair of rough scoring games at home against the Rockets, oddsmakers are following that path and lowered the total from 209.5 to 208. Other than Donovan Mitchell, it is hard to imagine where the Utah points will come from and Houston is at 109.2 PPG in home playoff games. I'll say the Rockets better*21-9 UNDER mark after covering three of their last four against the spread this season.

Betting Trend - 75% backing Over

Doug's VPID Take - Lean Under

MLB (907) WASHINGTON at (908) SAN DIEGO* 10:10 ET *MASN2, FSSD

Count me as no fan of the Nationals Jeremy Hellickson (0-0, 3.00 ERA), but I'm still flabbergasted Washington has sunk from -140 to a -120 favorite at San Diego, Sure Hellickson has an ERA over six against the Padres in eight starts. Nonetheless, the Friars Clayton Richard (1-4, 6.21) has an ERA of 7.34 since his Opening Day start. The left-hander has a solid 3.67 ERA vs. Washington, the lowest of any club he faced with a minimum of eight starts, but the Nats are on an 8-1 tear and win again.

Betting Trend - 88% backing Washington

Doug's VPID Take - Washington wins

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