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04/11/2012 12:09 PM

MLB

Wednesday, April 11

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Hot lines: Wednesday's best MLB bet
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Los Angeles Angels at Minnesota Twins (+145, 7.5)

The Twins are trying to stay calm, even though this season hasn’t started the way they had hoped.

Manager Ron Gardenhire insisted that his team’s offense was going to be better this year, now that some of his big sluggers were healthy again. However, that hasn’t happened yet. Minnesota has scored just six runs this season.

"You don't ever want to start 0-4 and put yourself in a big hole, so it's frustrating," Gardenhire told the Twins' official website. "We need to win a ballgame. But it's not the end of the world right now. We can go on a five- or six-game winning streak and we're back above .500. The game can turn quickly."

Carl Pavano climbs the hill looking to snap the skid after suffering a 4-2 loss to Baltimore in Minnesota’s season opener. Pavano gave up four runs over seven innings, striking out one.

He’ll have his work cut out for him against Jered Weaver, who threw eight shutout innings and struck out 10 in his first outing of the season.

Pick: Under


San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies (+115, 8.5)

Tim Lincecum is looking to bounce back from a tough start to begin the season.

He hit the showers in the sixth inning after giving up five earned runs in San Francisco’s 5-4 loss to Arizona.

"On opening day, that's tough to take," Lincecum told reporters. "I misplaced a couple of pitches, and that was it. Giving up three runs in the first inning is not the way to start off the season."

Maybe he’ll pick up where Barry Zito left off. The veteran lefty chucked a complete-game shutout, striking out four while giving up four hits in San Francisco’s 7-0 win over Colorado Monday.

San Francisco has scored at least four runs in each of its games this season, while the Rockies are really struggling to push runs across.

Pick: Giants

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MLB
Long Sheet

Wednesday, April 11

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ST LOUIS (5 - 1) at CINCINNATI (2 - 3) - 12:35 PM
JAIME GARCIA (L) vs. JOHNNY CUETO (R)
Top Trends for this game.
ST LOUIS is 65-85 (-30.3 Units) against the money line in road games after 3 or more consecutive wins since 1997.
ST LOUIS is 96-90 (-35.7 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a losing record over the last 3 seasons.
GARCIA is 13-22 (-20.5 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a losing record over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
ST LOUIS is 18-10 (+9.9 Units) against the money line as a road underdog of +100 to +125 over the last 2 seasons.
ST LOUIS is 56-41 (+17.6 Units) against the money line in road games over the last 2 seasons.
ST LOUIS is 15-6 (+9.9 Units) against the money line in road games in April games over the last 2 seasons.
ST LOUIS is 55-39 (+18.4 Units) against the money line in road games in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
ST LOUIS is 83-57 (+13.9 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
CINCINNATI is 80-85 (-17.4 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
ST LOUIS is 2-0 (+2.0 Units) against CINCINNATI this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+2.0 Units)

JAIME GARCIA vs. CINCINNATI since 1997
GARCIA is 6-1 when starting against CINCINNATI with an ERA of 2.70 and a WHIP of 1.177.
His team's record is 6-1 (+5.2 units) in these starts. The OVER is 4-3. (+1.0 units)

JOHNNY CUETO vs. ST LOUIS since 1997
CUETO is 4-4 when starting against ST LOUIS with an ERA of 4.94 and a WHIP of 1.423.
His team's record is 7-6 (+1.6 units) in these starts. The OVER is 10-3. (+6.8 units)

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WASHINGTON (3 - 2) at NY METS (4 - 1) - 1:10 PM
STEPHEN STRASBURG (R) vs. JOHAN SANTANA (L)
Top Trends for this game.
WASHINGTON is 83-84 (+10.4 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
WASHINGTON is 21-17 (+14.7 Units) against the money line in road games against division opponents over the last 2 seasons.
WASHINGTON is 83-84 (+10.4 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
WASHINGTON is 39-33 (+17.7 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons.
NY METS are 256-257 (-68.5 Units) against the money line in home games against division opponents since 1997.
NY METS are 17-29 (-15.2 Units) against the money line in home games after a loss over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
NY METS is 1-1 (-0.1 Units) against WASHINGTON this season
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=-0.1 Units, Under=-0.2 Units)

STEPHEN STRASBURG vs. NY METS since 1997
STRASBURG is 0-0 when starting against NY METS with an ERA of 3.60 and a WHIP of 1.400.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 0-1. (-1.2 units)

JOHAN SANTANA vs. WASHINGTON since 1997
SANTANA is 6-2 when starting against WASHINGTON with an ERA of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.167.
His team's record is 6-3 (-2.1 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 5-4. (+0.5 units)

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MILWAUKEE (3 - 2) at CHICAGO CUBS (1 - 4) - 2:20 PM
YOVANI GALLARDO (R) vs. RYAN DEMPSTER (R)
Top Trends for this game.
GALLARDO is 20-30 (-17.9 Units) against the money line in day games since 1997. (Team's Record)
DEMPSTER is 15-7 (+8.8 Units) against the money line after a loss over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
DEMPSTER is 39-27 (+15.3 Units) against the money line in home games when playing against a team with a winning record since 1997. (Team's Record)
MILWAUKEE is 85-53 (+24.9 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
MILWAUKEE is 63-26 (+29.2 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a losing record over the last 2 seasons.
CHICAGO CUBS are 1188-1270 (-237.7 Units) against the money line in all games since 1997.
CHICAGO CUBS are 76-92 (-30.9 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 3 seasons.
CHICAGO CUBS are 69-94 (-33.5 Units) against the money line against division opponents over the last 3 seasons.
CHICAGO CUBS are 646-651 (-123.9 Units) against the money line in day games since 1997.
CHICAGO CUBS are 76-92 (-30.9 Units) against the money line in home games in games played on a grass field over the last 3 seasons.
CHICAGO CUBS are 50-65 (-22.9 Units) against the money line in home games against right-handed starters over the last 3 seasons.
DEMPSTER is 12-20 (-14.6 Units) against the money line in day games over the last 3 seasons. (Team's Record)

Head-to-Head Series History
MILWAUKEE is 2-0 (+2.0 Units) against CHICAGO CUBS this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+2.0 Units)

YOVANI GALLARDO vs. CHICAGO CUBS since 1997
GALLARDO is 4-1 when starting against CHICAGO CUBS with an ERA of 2.93 and a WHIP of 1.272.
His team's record is 7-3 (+3.9 units) in these starts. The OVER is 7-3. (+3.8 units)

RYAN DEMPSTER vs. MILWAUKEE since 1997
DEMPSTER is 15-4 when starting against MILWAUKEE with an ERA of 3.04 and a WHIP of 1.248.
His team's record is 17-8 (+8.2 units) in these starts. The OVER is 14-9. (+4.4 units)

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ARIZONA (4 - 0) at SAN DIEGO (1 - 4) - 6:35 PM
JOE SAUNDERS (L) vs. CORY LUEBKE (L)
Top Trends for this game.
SAN DIEGO is 33-25 (+15.3 Units) against the money line in day games over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 101-72 (+30.1 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 44-41 (+11.0 Units) against the money line in road games over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 48-29 (+20.0 Units) against the money line against division opponents over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 101-72 (+30.1 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 63-38 (+25.0 Units) against the money line after a win over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 25-13 (+12.8 Units) against the money line after 3 or more consecutive wins over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 56-33 (+18.5 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a losing record over the last 2 seasons.
SAUNDERS is 97-69 (+22.5 Units) against the money line in all games since 1997. (Team's Record)
SAUNDERS is 93-66 (+21.1 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field since 1997. (Team's Record)
SAN DIEGO is 48-69 (-20.4 Units) against the money line when the total is 7 or less over the last 2 seasons.
SAN DIEGO is 36-50 (-17.4 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 2 seasons.
SAN DIEGO is 36-48 (-15.4 Units) against the money line at home when the total is 7 or less over the last 2 seasons.
SAN DIEGO is 28-50 (-18.5 Units) against the money line against division opponents over the last 2 seasons.
SAN DIEGO is 36-50 (-17.4 Units) against the money line in home games in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
ARIZONA is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against SAN DIEGO this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.0 Units)

JOE SAUNDERS vs. SAN DIEGO since 1997
SAUNDERS is 5-3 when starting against SAN DIEGO with an ERA of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.193.
His team's record is 5-3 (+2.2 units) in these starts. The OVER is 5-3. (+2.0 units)

CORY LUEBKE vs. ARIZONA since 1997
LUEBKE is 0-3 when starting against ARIZONA with an ERA of 4.76 and a WHIP of 1.412.
His team's record is 0-3 (-3.2 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 2-1. (+1.0 units)

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MIAMI (2 - 3) at PHILADELPHIA (1 - 3) - 7:05 PM
JOSH JOHNSON (R) vs. ROY HALLADAY (R)
Top Trends for this game.
MIAMI is 50-70 (-17.8 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
PHILADELPHIA is 39-15 (+19.4 Units) against the money line when playing on Wednesday over the last 3 seasons.
MIAMI is 73-67 (+26.6 Units) against the money line in road games when playing with a day off since 1997.
MIAMI is 507-509 (+45.0 Units) against the money line against division opponents since 1997.
MIAMI is 43-42 (+10.8 Units) against the money line in road games in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
MIAMI is 33-26 (+15.8 Units) against the money line in road games in night games over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
MIAMI is 1-0 (+1.3 Units) against PHILADELPHIA this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.0 Units)

JOSH JOHNSON vs. PHILADELPHIA since 1997
JOHNSON is 5-3 when starting against PHILADELPHIA with an ERA of 2.92 and a WHIP of 1.257.
His team's record is 7-5 (+2.5 units) in these starts. The OVER is 8-4. (+3.6 units)

ROY HALLADAY vs. MIAMI since 1997
HALLADAY is 4-3 when starting against MIAMI with an ERA of 2.51 and a WHIP of 1.015.
His team's record is 5-5 (-3.4 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 5-5. (-0.5 units)

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ATLANTA (1 - 4) at HOUSTON (3 - 2) - 8:05 PM
RANDALL DELGADO (R) vs. WANDY RODRIGUEZ (L)
Top Trends for this game.
ATLANTA is 26-39 (-19.1 Units) against the money line on the road with a money line of -100 to -125 over the last 3 seasons.
ATLANTA is 22-33 (-17.4 Units) against the money line in April games over the last 3 seasons.
ATLANTA is 20-35 (-19.8 Units) against the money line in road games against left-handed starters over the last 3 seasons.
HOUSTON is 29-21 (+15.3 Units) against the money line when playing on Wednesday over the last 3 seasons.
RODRIGUEZ is 37-20 (+15.2 Units) against the money line in home games after a loss since 1997. (Team's Record)
HOUSTON is 60-109 (-32.0 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
HOUSTON is 58-108 (-34.0 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
HOUSTON is 37-82 (-34.2 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
HOUSTON is 1-1 (+0.5 Units) against ATLANTA this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+2.0 Units)

RANDALL DELGADO vs. HOUSTON since 1997
No recent starts.

WANDY RODRIGUEZ vs. ATLANTA since 1997
RODRIGUEZ is 3-2 when starting against ATLANTA with an ERA of 3.28 and a WHIP of 1.293.
His team's record is 5-5 (+0.1 units) in these starts. The OVER is 7-3. (+3.7 units)

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SAN FRANCISCO (1 - 3) at COLORADO (1 - 3) - 8:40 PM
TIM LINCECUM (R) vs. JEREMY GUTHRIE (R)
Top Trends for this game.
COLORADO is 117-98 (+29.5 Units) against the money line as a home underdog of +100 to +125 since 1997.
SAN FRANCISCO is 849-703 (+107.4 Units) against the money line in night games since 1997.
SAN FRANCISCO is 457-450 (+45.5 Units) against the money line in road games against right-handed starters since 1997.
COLORADO is 72-80 (-32.1 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a losing record over the last 3 seasons.
COLORADO is 74-94 (-34.7 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
COLORADO is 38-44 (-21.4 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 2 seasons.
COLORADO is 28-46 (-25.9 Units) against the money line against division opponents over the last 2 seasons.
COLORADO is 74-94 (-34.7 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
COLORADO is 103-119 (-37.0 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 3 seasons.
COLORADO is 48-70 (-33.3 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
SAN FRANCISCO is 1-0 (+1.5 Units) against COLORADO this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.0 Units)

TIM LINCECUM vs. COLORADO since 1997
LINCECUM is 8-6 when starting against COLORADO with an ERA of 3.27 and a WHIP of 1.345.
His team's record is 8-9 (-2.8 units) in these starts. The OVER is 9-8. (+0.9 units)

JEREMY GUTHRIE vs. SAN FRANCISCO since 1997
GUTHRIE is 0-1 when starting against SAN FRANCISCO with an ERA of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.667.
His team's record is 0-1 (-1.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 0-1. (-1.2 units)

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PITTSBURGH (2 - 2) at LA DODGERS (4 - 1) - 10:10 PM
ERIK BEDARD (L) vs. CHAD BILLINGSLEY (R)
Top Trends for this game.
PITTSBURGH is 132-233 (-49.3 Units) against the money line as a road underdog of +125 to +150 since 1997.
PITTSBURGH is 31-77 (-27.5 Units) against the money line in road games in night games over the last 3 seasons.
PITTSBURGH is 199-412 (-97.8 Units) against the money line in road games when playing against a team with a winning record since 1997.
LA DODGERS are 54-36 (+15.6 Units) against the money line when the total is 7 or less over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
LA DODGERS is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against PITTSBURGH this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.0 Units)

ERIK BEDARD vs. LA DODGERS since 1997
BEDARD is 0-0 when starting against LA DODGERS with an ERA of 1.80 and a WHIP of 1.600.
His team's record is 0-1 (-1.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 0-1. (-1.0 units)

CHAD BILLINGSLEY vs. PITTSBURGH since 1997
BILLINGSLEY is 4-1 when starting against PITTSBURGH with an ERA of 4.09 and a WHIP of 1.606.
His team's record is 4-2 (+1.1 units) in these starts. The OVER is 3-3. (-0.1 units)

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CHI WHITE SOX (2 - 2) at CLEVELAND (1 - 3) - 12:05 PM
JOHN DANKS (L) vs. JUSTIN MASTERSON (R)
There are no Top Trends with records of significance that apply to this game.

Head-to-Head Series History
CHI WHITE SOX is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against CLEVELAND this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.0 Units)

JOHN DANKS vs. CLEVELAND since 1997
DANKS is 3-7 when starting against CLEVELAND with an ERA of 4.79 and a WHIP of 1.282.
His team's record is 5-8 (-3.7 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 7-6. (+0.6 units)

JUSTIN MASTERSON vs. CHI WHITE SOX since 1997
MASTERSON is 3-4 when starting against CHI WHITE SOX with an ERA of 2.13 and a WHIP of 1.200.
His team's record is 4-6 (-1.3 units) in these starts. The OVER is 3-7. (-4.5 units)

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BOSTON (1 - 4) at TORONTO (3 - 2) - 12:35 PM
JON LESTER (L) vs. RICKY ROMERO (L)
Top Trends for this game.
BOSTON is 12-19 (-14.5 Units) against the money line in April games over the last 2 seasons.
BOSTON is 40-39 (-15.1 Units) against the money line after a loss over the last 2 seasons.
BOSTON is 27-13 (+14.3 Units) against the money line in road games when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
TORONTO is 1-1 (-0.1 Units) against BOSTON this season
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=-0.1 Units, Under=-0.1 Units)

JON LESTER vs. TORONTO since 1997
LESTER is 10-4 when starting against TORONTO with an ERA of 3.06 and a WHIP of 1.128.
His team's record is 12-6 (+4.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 9-8. (+0.6 units)

RICKY ROMERO vs. BOSTON since 1997
ROMERO is 4-6 when starting against BOSTON with an ERA of 7.12 and a WHIP of 1.926.
His team's record is 4-9 (-3.7 units) in these starts. The OVER is 8-5. (+2.9 units)

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TAMPA BAY (3 - 1) at DETROIT (4 - 0) - 1:05 PM
JAMES SHIELDS (R) vs. JUSTIN VERLANDER (R)
Top Trends for this game.
DETROIT is 105-74 (+21.8 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
DETROIT is 109-64 (+27.0 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 3 seasons.
DETROIT is 45-25 (+18.6 Units) against the money line in day games over the last 2 seasons.
DETROIT is 109-64 (+27.0 Units) against the money line in home games in games played on a grass field over the last 3 seasons.
VERLANDER is 50-23 (+19.6 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 3 seasons. (Team's Record)
VERLANDER is 22-5 (+15.6 Units) against the money line in day games over the last 3 seasons. (Team's Record)
VERLANDER is 48-21 (+19.6 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 3 seasons. (Team's Record)
TAMPA BAY is 17-6 (+13.7 Units) against the money line in road games in April games over the last 3 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
DETROIT is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against TAMPA BAY this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.0 Units)

JAMES SHIELDS vs. DETROIT since 1997
SHIELDS is 4-0 when starting against DETROIT with an ERA of 3.74 and a WHIP of 1.223.
His team's record is 6-1 (+4.3 units) in these starts. The OVER is 4-3. (+1.0 units)

JUSTIN VERLANDER vs. TAMPA BAY since 1997
VERLANDER is 6-1 when starting against TAMPA BAY with an ERA of 3.60 and a WHIP of 1.200.
His team's record is 9-1 (+8.1 units) in these starts. The OVER is 4-5. (-1.2 units)

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KANSAS CITY (3 - 2) at OAKLAND (2 - 4) - 3:35 PM
BRUCE CHEN (L) vs. BRANDON MCCARTHY (R)
Top Trends for this game.
OAKLAND is 71-90 (-23.0 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
KANSAS CITY is 1-1 (+0.0 Units) against OAKLAND this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+2.0 Units)

BRUCE CHEN vs. OAKLAND since 1997
CHEN is 2-3 when starting against OAKLAND with an ERA of 4.65 and a WHIP of 1.402.
His team's record is 2-5 (-2.2 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 4-3. (+0.7 units)

BRANDON MCCARTHY vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
MCCARTHY is 0-1 when starting against KANSAS CITY with an ERA of 6.92 and a WHIP of 1.538.
His team's record is 1-1 (-0.2 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-1. (+0.0 units)

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NY YANKEES (2 - 3) at BALTIMORE (3 - 2) - 7:05 PM
C.C. SABATHIA (L) vs. JAKE ARRIETA (R)
Top Trends for this game.
NY YANKEES are 57-56 (-18.3 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 2 seasons.
BALTIMORE is 211-293 (-82.3 Units) against the money line in home games against division opponents since 1997.
BALTIMORE is 277-352 (-97.6 Units) against the money line in home games after a loss since 1997.

Head-to-Head Series History
NY YANKEES is 2-0 (+2.0 Units) against BALTIMORE this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+2.0 Units)

C.C. SABATHIA vs. BALTIMORE since 1997
SABATHIA is 16-2 when starting against BALTIMORE with an ERA of 2.74 and a WHIP of 1.078.
His team's record is 18-4 (+10.1 units) in these starts. The OVER is 12-8. (+3.5 units)

JAKE ARRIETA vs. NY YANKEES since 1997
ARRIETA is 2-1 when starting against NY YANKEES with an ERA of 3.99 and a WHIP of 1.432.
His team's record is 2-3 (+1.9 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-4. (-3.1 units)

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SEATTLE (3 - 3) at TEXAS (4 - 1) - 8:05 PM
KEVIN MILLWOOD (R) vs. COLBY LEWIS (R)
Top Trends for this game.
SEATTLE is 15-38 (-20.8 Units) against the money line in road games after a loss over the last 2 seasons.
SEATTLE is 29-57 (-24.2 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons.
SEATTLE is 132-199 (-59.0 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 3 seasons.
SEATTLE is 57-107 (-38.7 Units) against the money line in road games over the last 3 seasons.
SEATTLE is 41-79 (-33.5 Units) against the money line against division opponents over the last 3 seasons.
SEATTLE is 129-187 (-51.8 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 3 seasons.
MILLWOOD is 29-38 (-18.7 Units) against the money line in April games since 1997. (Team's Record)
MILLWOOD is 81-88 (-28.6 Units) against the money line against division opponents since 1997. (Team's Record)
TEXAS is 200-169 (+34.4 Units) against the money line when playing on Wednesday since 1997.
TEXAS is 43-16 (+22.6 Units) against the money line against division opponents over the last 2 seasons.
TEXAS is 82-49 (+19.2 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
SEATTLE is 101-84 (+28.0 Units) against the money line in road games in April games since 1997.
LEWIS is 7-12 (-12.7 Units) against the money line in home games after a win over the last 3 seasons. (Team's Record)

Head-to-Head Series History
TEXAS is 2-0 (+2.0 Units) against SEATTLE this season
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+0.0 Units)

KEVIN MILLWOOD vs. TEXAS since 1997
MILLWOOD is 0-2 when starting against TEXAS with an ERA of 4.95 and a WHIP of 1.100.
His team's record is 1-2 (-1.6 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 2-1. (+0.8 units)

COLBY LEWIS vs. SEATTLE since 1997
LEWIS is 6-4 when starting against SEATTLE with an ERA of 3.43 and a WHIP of 1.269.
His team's record is 8-5 (+3.9 units) in these starts. The OVER is 3-9. (-6.9 units)

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LA ANGELS (2 - 2) at MINNESOTA (0 - 4) - 8:10 PM
JERED WEAVER (R) vs. CARL PAVANO (R)
Top Trends for this game.
LA ANGELS are 77-88 (-24.9 Units) against the money line after a win over the last 3 seasons.
PAVANO is 149-130 (+23.2 Units) against the money line in all games since 1997. (Team's Record)
PAVANO is 6-0 (+7.9 Units) against the money line when playing on Wednesday over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
LA ANGELS are 623-612 (+66.5 Units) against the money line in road games since 1997.
LA ANGELS are 514-504 (+65.1 Units) against the money line in road games in games played on a grass field since 1997.
MINNESOTA is 12-33 (-19.4 Units) against the money line after 3 or more consecutive losses over the last 2 seasons.
MINNESOTA is 63-104 (-30.1 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
MINNESOTA is 33-50 (-18.7 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 2 seasons.
MINNESOTA is 9-21 (-12.4 Units) against the money line in April games over the last 2 seasons.
MINNESOTA is 61-99 (-27.4 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
MINNESOTA is 42-78 (-29.2 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
MINNESOTA is 33-69 (-30.2 Units) against the money line after a loss over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
LA ANGELS is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against MINNESOTA this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.0 Units)

JERED WEAVER vs. MINNESOTA since 1997
WEAVER is 5-2 when starting against MINNESOTA with an ERA of 3.90 and a WHIP of 1.090.
His team's record is 6-4 (+0.8 units) in these starts. The OVER is 4-5. (-1.2 units)

CARL PAVANO vs. LA ANGELS since 1997
PAVANO is 4-2 when starting against LA ANGELS with an ERA of 4.31 and a WHIP of 1.104.
His team's record is 5-2 (+4.3 units) in these starts. The OVER is 5-2. (+2.8 units)

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04/11/2012 12:14 PM

MLB
Short Sheet

Wednesday, April 11

National League

St. Louis at Cincinnati, 12:35 ET
Garcia: St. Louis 15-6 TSR away in April
Cueto: Cincinnati 18-28 SU off 4+ home games

Washington at NY Mets, 1:10 ET
Strasburg: Washington 4-22 SU away off a win by 4+ runs
Santana: Mets 25-11 Over off a loss by 4+ runs

Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 ET
Gallardo: Milwaukee 54-19 SU as a favorite of -125 to -175
Dempster: 12-20 TSR in day games

Arizona at San Diego, 6:35 ET
Saunders: Arizona 31-14 SU off 3+ wins by 2 runs or less
Luebke:

Miami at Philadelphia, 7:05 ET ESPN2
Johnson: Miami 2-14 SU off 3+ games with 2+ stolen bases
Halladay: 20-3 TSR after having 0 walks in his last start

Atlanta at Houston, 8:05 ET
Delgado: Atlanta 12-2 SU after losing 4 of their last 5 games
Rodriguez: Houston 14-33 SU at home off 3+ home games

San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 ET
Linecum: San Francisco 27-13 Over away vs. division opponents
Guthrie: Colorado 18-39 SU as an underdog of +150 or less

Pittsburgh at LA Dodgers, 10:10 ET
Bedard: Pittsburgh 17-8 SU revenging a one-run loss
Billingsley: 18-24 SU as a home favorite of -125 to -175


American League

Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 12:05 ET
Danks: 8-3 TSR after having 0 walks in his last start
Masterson: 10-17 TSR in day games

Boston at Toronto, 12:37 ET
Lester: Boston 16-29 SU playing with revenge
Romero: Toronto 42-25 Over off BB home games

Tampa Bay at Detroit, 1:05 ET
Shields: Tampa Bay 14-3 Over away off BB Unders
Verlander: 22-5 TSR in day games

Kansas City at Oakland, 3:35 ET
Chen: Kansas City 18-36 SU after winning 2 of their last 3 games
McCarthy: Oakland 36-18 SU at home after scoring 2 runs or less

NY Yankees at Baltimore, 7:05 ET
Sabathia: 13-4 Over with a total of 8.5 to 10 runs
Arrieta: Baltimore 52-110 SU off a one-run division loss

Seattle at Texas, 8:05 ET
Millwood: Seattle 6-20 SU away off a loss by 2 runs or less
Lewis: Texas 16-4 SU after scoring 1 or 0 runs

LA Angels at Minnesota, 8:10 ET
Weaver: 13-3 Under pitching off a team win
Pavano: Minnesota 7-19 SU at home after scoring 1 or 0 runs

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04/11/2012 12:14 PM

NBA
Dunkel

New York at Milwaukee
The Knicks look to take advantage of a Milwaukee team that is coming off a 109-89 loss to OKC and is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games following a SU defeat of more than 10 points. New York is the pick (+4) according to Dunkel, which has the Bucks favored by only 2 1/2. Dunkel Pick: New York (+4). Here are all of today's picks

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

Game 501-502: Philadelphia at Toronto (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Philadelphia 118.705; Toronto 113.660
Dunkel Line & Total: Philadelphia by 5; 175
Vegas Line & Total: Philadelphia by 3 1/2; 179
Dunkel Pick: Philadelphia (-3 1/2); Under

Game 503-504: Indiana at Cleveland (7:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Indiana 121.291; Cleveland 112.338
Dunkel Line & Total: Indiana by 9; 199
Vegas Line & Total: Indiana by 7 1/2; 194
Dunkel Pick: Indiana (-7 1/2); Over

Game 505-506: Atlanta at Boston (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Atlanta 122.807; Boston 124.405
Dunkel Line & Total: Boston by 1 1/2; 173
Vegas Line & Total: Boston by 3; 179
Dunkel Pick: Atlanta (+3); Under

Game 507-508: New York at Milwaukee (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: New York 120.343; Milwaukee 122.767
Dunkel Line & Total: Milwaukee by 2 1/2; 208
Vegas Line & Total: Milwaukee by 4; 201 1/2
Dunkel Pick: New York (+4); Over

Game 509-510: Utah at Houston (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Utah 120.596; Houston 124.641
Dunkel Line & Total: Houston by 4; 202
Vegas Line & Total: Houston by 5 1/2; 197
Dunkel Pick: Utah (+5 1/2); Over

Game 511-512: Sacramento at New Orleans (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Sacramento 111.805; New Orleans 113.353
Dunkel Line & Total: New Orleans by 1 1/2; 189
Vegas Line & Total: New Orleans by 3; No Total
Dunkel Pick: Sacramento (+3); N/A

Game 513-514: Phoenix at Memphis (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Phoenix 119.076; Memphis 126.139
Dunkel Line & Total: Memphis by 7; 191
Vegas Line & Total: Memphis by 5 1/2; 194 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Memphis (-5 1/2); Under

Game 515-516: LA Clippers at Oklahoma City (8:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: LA Clippers 120.385; Oklahoma City 129.379
Dunkel Line & Total: Oklahoma City by 9; 194
Vegas Line & Total: Oklahoma City by 8; 197
Dunkel Pick: Oklahoma City (-8); Under

Game 517-518: LA Lakers at San Antonio (8:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: LA Lakers 121.182; San Antonio 129.232
Dunkel Line & Total: San Antonio by 8; 186
Vegas Line & Total: San Antonio by 9 1/2; No Total
Dunkel Pick: LA Lakers (+9 1/2); N/A

Game 519-520: Minnesota at Denver (9:00 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Minnesota 114.679; Denver 120.629
Dunkel Line & Total: Denver by 6; 207
Vegas Line & Total: Denver by 7 1/2; 212 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Minnesota (+7 1/2); Under

Game 521-522: Golden State at Portland (10:30 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Golden State 111.280; Portland 115.724
Dunkel Line & Total: Portland by 4 1/2; 204
Vegas Line & Total: Portland by 6; 199
Dunkel Pick: Golden State (+6); Over

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04/11/2012 12:17 PM

NBA
Armadillo's Write-Up

Wednesday, April 11

Hot Teams
-- Pacers won five of their last six games.
-- Boston won nine of its last ten home games (8-0-1 vs spread in last nine). Hawks won four of their last five games.
-- Milwaukee won four of its last five games. Knicks are 11-4 under Woodson but lost three of last four on road.
-- Rockets won/covered five of their last six games.
-- Memphis won six of its last seven games (5-2 vs spread). Suns won/covered five of their last six games.
-- Oklahoma City covered five of its last seven home games. Clippers won eight of their last ten games.
-- San Antonio won its last eight home games (7-0-1 vs spread). Lakers won six of their last eight road games.
-- Nuggets won last three home games, scoring 116-105-123 points.
-- Golden State covered ten of its last 12 road games.

Cold Teams
-- Toronto covered three of its last nine home games. 76ers lost four of their last five games.
-- Cavaliers lost six of last seven home games, but covered last four in a row overall.
-- Jazz lost six of their last eight games.
-- Hornets lost seven of their last ten games. Sacramento lost its last five games (0-4-1 vs spread).
-- Minnesota won/covered once in last seven road games.
-- Portland covered twice in its last seven home games.

Wear-and-Tear
-- 76ers: 4th game/5 nites. Raptors: 6th game/9 nites.
-- Pacers: 8th game/12 nites. Cavaliers: 3rd game/4 nites.
-- Hawks: Last three nites off. Celtics: 6th game/8 nites.
-- Knicks: 3rd game/4 nites. Bucks: 4th game/6 nites.
-- Jazz: 3rd game/4 nites. Rockets: 3rd game/4 nites.
-- Kings: 4th game/5 nites. Hornets: 4th game/6 nites.
-- Suns: 6th game/9 nites. Grizzlies: 4th game/6 nites.
-- Clippers: 3rd game/5 nites. Thunder: 3rd game/4 nites.
-- Lakers: 8th game/12 nites. Spurs: 3rd game/4 nites.
-- T'wolves: 3rd game/5 nites. Nuggets: 4th game/6 nites.
-- Warriors: 6th game/9 nites. Blazers: 4th game/6 nites.

Totals
-- Four of last five Toronto games stayed under the total.
-- Six of last seven Indiana games went over the total.
-- Six of last eight Atlanta road games went over total.
-- Under is 7-4 in New York's last eleven games.
-- 10 of last 13 Utah road games went over the total.
-- Five of Kings' last six road games went over the total.
-- Under is 4-0-1 in last five Memphis home games.
-- Six of last seven Thunder games stayed under the total.
-- Last four Laker games went over the total.
-- Six of last eight Minnesota games stayed under total.
-- Six of last seven Golden State road games stayed under total.

Back-to-Back
-- 76ers are 7-9 vs spread if they played the night before.
-- Cavaliers are 1-3 vs spread if they won the night before.
-- Boston won/covered four of six at home if they played night before.
-- Knicks are 2-4 vs spread playing second night in row on road.
-- Sacramento is 4-3 vs spread on road if it lost the night before.

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04/11/2012 12:19 PM

NBA

Wednesday, April 11

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Trend Reports
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7:00 PM
INDIANA vs. CLEVELAND
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing at home against Indiana
Cleveland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home

7:00 PM
PHILADELPHIA vs. TORONTO
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Philadelphia is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 10 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

8:00 PM
ATLANTA vs. BOSTON
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
Atlanta is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta

8:00 PM
SACRAMENTO vs. NEW ORLEANS
Sacramento is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games when playing New Orleans
New Orleans is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 6 games

8:00 PM
NEW YORK vs. MILWAUKEE
New York is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Milwaukee
New York is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing New York

8:00 PM
UTAH vs. HOUSTON
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Utah's last 11 games on the road
Utah is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Utah

8:00 PM
LA CLIPPERS vs. OKLAHOMA CITY
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
LA Clippers are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oklahoma City's last 7 games
Oklahoma City is 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games when playing LA Clippers

8:00 PM
PHOENIX vs. MEMPHIS
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing on the road against Memphis
Memphis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games at home

8:30 PM
LA LAKERS vs. SAN ANTONIO
The total has gone OVER in 9 of the LA Lakers last 10 games on the road
LA Lakers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
San Antonio is 7-0-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
San Antonio is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games when playing at home against LA Lakers

9:00 PM
MINNESOTA vs. DENVER
Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Minnesota's last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 6 games at home
Denver is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games when playing at home against Minnesota

10:30 PM
GOLDEN STATE vs. PORTLAND
Golden State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Portland
Golden State is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
Portland is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 6 games at home


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04/11/2012 12:20 PM

NBA

Wednesday, April 11

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Fullcourt Report: NBA betting news and notes
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Dallas Mavericks

The defending NBA champs have had a tumultuous season. Going into their Tuesday night home game against the Kings, the Mavericks were just five games over .500 (31-26) with a losing record on the road at 11-16. Dallas has been playing without point guard Jason Kidd; he has missed four games with a strained right groin muscle.

The Mavericks lost three of those four games without Kidd on the court, with their lone ATS win came in a 95-85 win over Memphis as a 5.5-point favorite. Dallas does have some good news though as Kidd is slated to return to the lineup against Sacramento.

“He's not going to play a full menu of minutes,” head coach Rick Carlisle said. “It's pretty obvious what he means to us. In his absence, this past week, it's been very tough. So getting him back is very important.”

On a side note, the Mavericks have decided to part ways with Lamar Odom. He averaged 6.6 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 20.5 minutes per game in his 50 games as a Maverick. Those are all career-low numbers.

Denver Nuggets

One of the deepest teams in the NBA has been severely hampered by injuries all season. The Nuggets suffered another injury on Monday night when Al Harrington left the Nuggets 123-84 win over the Warriors in the third quarter with a torn meniscus in his knee.

His loss would be a major blow to the Nuggets if he’s out for an extended time. Harrington has been one of the team’s best players and leaders all season long. He has played in all 57 games this season while averaging 14.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. Denver has been hit or miss against the spread lately as the Nuggets are just 5-5 ATS over their last 10 games.

The Nuggets did get Danilo Gallinari (15.2 ppg) back on Monday night after he missed the previous 10 games with a thumb injury. Head coach George Karl just wants his team to play fundamental basketball.

“My team tries to be spectacular,” Karl said. “They try to be fancy, they try to be cute. Just play solid, smart basketball and you'll win a lot of basketball games. We need to get more comfortable with solid, not spectacular.”

Orlando Magic

This team has been plagued with more distractions recently as word leaked out that Dwight Howard wants head coach Stan Van Gundy fired. Orlando has been dealing with the uncertainly of Howard’s future all season, and things got worse at a shootaround press conference when Van Gundy revealed what he was told Howard said.

“It was weird,” Jameer Nelson said of the situation. “There is nothing you can do about it. It’s done and over with. The rest of the guys have moved on.”

Orlando was mired in a five-game losing streak when this news broke, but the Magic had won two straight games going into their Tuesday night game at Washington. Orlando went 2-0 ATS in those two games while crushing the pointspread by a whopping 34.5 points.

Howard is dealing with back spasms, and he missed Orlando’s 30-point win over the Pistons on Monday night and it will be interesting to see if the Magic play with the same purpose once he returns to the lineup.

Utah Jazz

The Jazz received some bad news on Monday afternoon - point guard Earl Watson needs surgery to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. Watson is the inspirational backbone of the team's second unit, and his loss is a major blow to the Jazz.

Utah will be without another key contributor as C.J. Miles will be sidelined for at least a week with a moderate strain of his left calf.

“They've been great for us all year,” Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin said. “We're really going to miss them.”

With Watson and Miles out, Utah becomes an extremely thin team at guard and wing because the Jazz are already missing Raja Bell and Josh Howard. In Utah’s win over the Spurs on Monday night, forward Jeremy Evans sprained his right ankle and his availability on their upcoming 3-game road trip is unknown.

Utah is just 2-4 SU and 2-3-1 ATS in their last six road games. Overall, the Jazz are just 4-6 SU and 3-6-1 ATS over their last 10 ballgames heading into Wednesday night's road game at Houston.


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04/11/2012 12:22 PM

NBA

Wednesday, April 11

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Game of the day: L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City Thunder
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Los Angeles Clippers at Oklahoma City Thunder (-8, 196.5)

THE STORY: The Oklahoma City Thunder seek to maintain their position of having the best record in the Western Conference when they host the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. Oklahoma City has a one-game lead over the San Antonio Spurs after stringing together back-to-back victories following its first three-game losing skid of the season. The Clippers are 1 1/2 games behind the Los Angeles Lakers in the battle for the Pacific Division lead after losing to the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday.

TV: 8 ET, Prime Ticket (Los Angeles), Fox Sports Oklahoma

ABOUT THE CLIPPERS (34-23): Forward Blake Griffin had just six rebounds in the loss to Grizzlies in his second-lowest output of the campaign. Griffin figures to be highly motivated in his return to his hometown of Oklahoma City after struggling badly in his visit earlier this season. Griffin scored a season-low seven points as Los Angeles lost by 23 points. Griffin is averaging just 7.0 rebounds in two games against the Thunder this season. Griffin is averaging 22.7 points and 10.2 rebounds in six career games against Oklahoma City.

ABOUT THE THUNDER (42-15): Guard Russell Westbrook had 26 points in Monday’s 109-89 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks but the real stars were guard Thabo Sefolosha and forward Serge Ibaka. Sefolosha scored 14 points but did his real damage on the defensive end, recording a career-high seven steals and holding Bucks guard Monta Ellis to nine points on 3-of-12 shooting. “Thabo was all over, he was basically a one-man wrecking crew,” Thunder coach Scott Brooks said. “He just caused havoc on the entire defensive end of the floor.” Ibaka blocked five shots, including four in the opening quarter as Oklahoma City built a 17-point lead.

TRENDS:

- Los Angeles is 7-3 against the spread in its last 10.
- The Thunder are 8-19 against the spread in their last 27 meetings with the Clips.
- The over is 10-3 in Oklahoma City's last 13 against the NBA Pacific.

BUZZER BEATERS:

1. Oklahoma City has won the last three home meetings with the Clippers.

2. Thunder forward Kevin Durant is averaging 34.0 points in two games against Los Angeles this season to raise his 16-game career clip against the Clippers to 27.8.

3. Clippers point guard Chris Paul has 15 steals over the past three games.

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04/11/2012 12:23 PM

NBA

Wednesday, April 11

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Pick 'n' roll: Wednesday's best NBA bets
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Oddsmakers have yet to set a line for Wednesday's Timberwolves-Nuggets matchup. Pick should be considered an early lean.

Minnesota Timberwolves at Denver Nuggets (N/A)

The Denver Nuggets continue to live on the edge in the Western Conference, while the Minnesota Timberwolves are rapidly sinking to the bottom.

The Nuggets are the highest-scoring team in the NBA but rank near the bottom in scoring defense, making for an exciting style of play but some inconsistent results.

Denver is the type of team that can lose to the Warriors 112-97 on the road Saturday and come back with a dominating home performance in a 123-84 victory over the same team on Monday.

The big difference was on the inside, where rookie Kenneth Faried bounced back from a one-point, four-rebound performance on Saturday with 27 points and 17 boards on Monday. The Nuggets also got a key piece of their rotation back Monday, with Danilo Gallinari returning from a 10-game absence.

Denver has traded wins and losses over the past five games, winning each time it eclipse the century mark. Denver topped the Timberwolves, 103-101, in overtime at the Pepsi Center on Feb. 20.

With Minnesota spinning out of control with six straight loses and eight straight defeats against the spread, the Nuggets won’t mind kicking them when they’re down.

Pick: Nuggets


Phoenix Suns at Memphis Grizzlies (-5.5, 194)

The Phoenix Suns and Memphis Grizzlies have been two of the NBA’s hottest teams in the second half.

Memphis is closing in on the No. 4 seed in the West, while Phoenix is still trying to nail down any sort of playoff spot. If the Suns’ bench keeps producing the way it has lately, there’s a good chance we’ll see this team in the playoffs.

Phoenix’s reserves have averaged 40.2 points per game since March 18.

"These last four or five games, I mean, they've carried us," forward Jared Dudley said of the team’s bench. "They've carried the starters, they've done well."

The Suns have won the first two of their meetings with Memphis so far this season and we’ll happily take them getting 5.5 points to play with.

Pick: Suns


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