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Arizona (+125) at CHICAGO

By Chris Jordan, Featured Handicapper

Who is ready for NBA Playoff Winner # 13 of 20?

After hitting last night's 500♦ Winner to stop a little bleeding of late, the Warriors' cover in Game 2 helped push my postseason run to 12-7.

Tonight I have another 500♦ Winner for you, but it's with the Eastern Conference Final's Game 3, with the Heat and Celtics meeting in Boston.

I love this Over/Under tonight, and will deliver the goods once again.

This is hands down the best play on the entire card tonight.

NBA 
Playoff Winner # 13 of 20 Overall

500♦
NBA Wiinner # 31 of 50

Eastern Conference
Lock Total

Heat-Celtics Over/Under
Goes at 8:30 Eastern

MATCHING Friday's 500♦ NBA Winner # 30 of 49
Warriors (-6) 126-117 over Dallas

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My free play for today is the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Chicago Cubs.

And let's go ahead and list Madison Bumgarner over Justin Steele in this one.

Mad Bum is 2-2 with with a 2.29 ERA in eight starts this season, and hasn't allowed more than three earned runs in any of his outings. He's only allowed four home runs, he's struck out 21 and he's limited six of his opponents to 1 or fewer earned run.

I trust he'll get the run support considering the Diamondbacks have won the first two games of this series, winning 3-1 on Thursday and 10-6 on Friday in Wrigley. Yes, this is their seventh straight road game, but adrenaline is flowing perfectly in this series and it'll mesh perfectly with how well Bumgarner has been throwing.

Arizona should get to Steele, who is 1-4 in seven starts with a 4.50 ERA this season. Over his last five outings, he is 0-4 with a 5.79 ERA. And he's only allowed one home run, which tells me teams are able to scatter hits and manufacture runs against him.

I like the Diamondbacks to keep their offensive flow going, and to top the Cubs here.

3* DIAMONDBACKS



St. Louis at PITTSBURGH (8'-Over, -120)

By Jack Brayman, Featured Handicapper

The best play on the entire card is an MLB Total, and I'm ready to add to the bankroll with this easy winner.

Ready for 40 Dime Total Winner # 6 of 8? Let's make money with the best play on the entire card from any sport.

My $10 bettors are up $13,557 in MLB since 2019 after losing my 100 Dime play on Giants (-120) against the Padres on Friday.

Tonight the best play on the entire card is the total between the Mariners and Red Sox. I'll scale it back with it being an Over/Under, but I do love this play.

$10 Bettors have won $13,557
with my MLB plays the L/4 seasons

40 DIME
Total Winner # 6 of 8

A.L. Total of the Week

Seattle-Boston Over/Under
Starts at 4:10 Eastern

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Let's roll with the Over in the National League Central showdown between the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Redbirds are averaging 4.5 runs per game, which ranks in the top 10. And while Pittsburgh starter Jose Quintana has shown tremendous productivity with a 1-1 mark and 2.19 ERA, he's catching an awfully hot Cardinals lineup that has scored 19 runs the last four games, and recently threw a 15 spot on the board against the Giants.

The Pirates will bring their bats to life to challenge this team, and will be out for revenge after St. Louis won the series lid-lifter, 5-3. The Bucs will get a crack at Matthew Liberatore, who is making his MLB debut tonight. And while I always lean toward a rookie starter making his debut, I also think this kid could turn in a quality start, allowing three over six, but then seeing the bullpen fall apart.

Either way, I love this total to go high.

1* OVER Cardinals-Pirates