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04/05/2013 06:00 PM

MLB
Armadillo's Write-Up

Friday, April 5

Hot pitchers
-- Zito is 7-0, 2.12 in his last eight starts (surprised, double-checked it).
-- Hefner is 2-0, 1.26 in his last two starts; he was 1-0, 2.70 in couple starts against Marlins LY.
-- Bailey is 3-1, 1.78 in his last eight starts, allowing five hits in last 20 IP.
-- Minor is 4-0, 0.87 in his last five starts.
-- Lohse is 7-0, 1.97 in his last eleven home starts.
-- Greinke is 5-0, 2.04 in his last eight starts.

-- Kendrick is 7-3, 2.57 in his last ten starts.

-- Fister has a 1.40 RA, no wins in his last three starts.
-- Texas is 8-2 in last ten Holland starts (5-0, 4.34).
-- JJohnson has a 3.36 RA in his last dozen starts.
-- Beavan is 2-2, 2.04 in his last four starts.

Cold pitchers
-- Marquis is 2-2, 5.40 in his last five starts. Francis is 1-3, 6.43 in his last five outings.
-- Westbrook is 1-2, 7.53 in his last four starts.
-- Sanabia is 5-3, 3.67 in 14 career starts, last of which was 9/24/11.
-- Haren is 2-3, 4.91 in his last five starts.
-- Feldman is 0-5, 7.19 in his last eight starts.
-- Miley is 2-2, 5.70 in his last six starts.
-- JSanchez is 0-8, 9.99 in his last ten starts.

-- Davis was a reliever LY; he was 23-20, 4.26 in 58 starts in 2010-11 for the Tampa Bay Rays.

-- Nova is 1-2, 6.93 in his last five starts.
-- Vargas is 1-3, 5.23 in his last seven starts.
-- Hendriks is 1-8, 6.81 in his last fifteen starts. Arrieta is 0-1, 7.08 in his last four outings.
-- Doubrant is 1-6, 6.56 in his last eleven starts.
-- McAllister is 1-4, 6.37 in his last seven starts. Moore is 1-4, 5.61 in his last seven outings.
-- Straily is 1-1, 5.24 in his last four starts. Peacock allowed seven hits, one run in 12 IP in two starts for the 2011 Nationals. He pitched for the A's AAA team in Sacramento LY (12-9, 6.01/25 starts).
-- Quintana is 0-2, 8.31 in his last three starts.

Totals
-- Six of last eight Marquis starts went over the total.
-- Seven of last ten Westbrook starts went over total.
-- Under is 2-0-1 in first three Miami games.
-- Four of last five Haren starts stayed under the total.
-- Four of last five Minor starts stayed under the total.
-- Eight of last ten Lohse home starts stayed under total.
-- Seven of last eight JSanchez starts stayed under total.

-- Six of last eight Kendrick starts stayed under the total.

-- Four of last five Fister home starts went over the total.
-- Last four Vargas road starts went over the total.
-- Four of last five Hendriks road starts went over the total.
-- 10 of last 14 Johnson road starts stayed under total.
-- Last five Moore starts went over the total.
-- Over is 3-0-1 in last four Straily starts.
-- Under is 6-2-2 in last ten Quintana starts.

Hot teams
-- Nationals won first two games, allowing one run. Everyone else in the NL is either 1-2 or 2-1.

-- Everyone in AL is either 2-1, 1-2 or 2-2.

Cold teams
-- Miami lost its first two games, scoring a total of one run. Everyone else in the NL is either 1-2 or 2-1.

-- Everyone in AL is either 2-1, 1-2 or 2-2.

Umpires
-- Unknown for first game of a series.

Always remember the 3 G's Girls,Golf, Gambling not in any particular order......:2thumbs:
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04/05/2013 06:01 PM

MLB

Friday, April 5

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Trend Report
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1:05 PM
NY YANKEES vs. DETROIT
NY Yankees are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games on the road
NY Yankees are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home

2:05 PM
LA ANGELS vs. TEXAS
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels's last 8 games when playing Texas
Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games at home

3:05 PM
MINNESOTA vs. BALTIMORE
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Baltimore is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Minnesota
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

4:05 PM
KANSAS CITY vs. PHILADELPHIA
Kansas City is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
Kansas City is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

4:10 PM
SAN DIEGO vs. COLORADO
San Diego is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Colorado's last 19 games

4:35 PM
ST. LOUIS vs. SAN FRANCISCO
St. Louis is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
St. Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Francisco's last 9 games at home
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing St. Louis

7:07 PM
BOSTON vs. TORONTO
Boston is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

7:10 PM
CLEVELAND vs. TAMPA BAY
Cleveland is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games when playing Tampa Bay
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games at home

7:10 PM
WASHINGTON vs. CINCINNATI
Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

7:10 PM
MIAMI vs. NY METS
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Miami's last 15 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Miami is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Mets's last 15 games when playing at home against Miami

7:30 PM
CHI CUBS vs. ATLANTA
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Atlanta's last 11 games when playing Chi Cubs

8:10 PM
SEATTLE vs. CHI WHITE SOX
Seattle is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Seattle is 2-15 SU in their last 17 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 15-2 SU in their last 17 games when playing at home against Seattle

8:10 PM
ARIZONA vs. MILWAUKEE
Arizona is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Arizona's last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Arizona

8:10 PM
OAKLAND vs. HOUSTON
Oakland is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland's last 12 games on the road
Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games at home

10:10 PM
PITTSBURGH vs. LA DODGERS
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
Pittsburgh is 1-9 SU in their last 10 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games at home

Always remember the 3 G's Girls,Golf, Gambling not in any particular order......:2thumbs:
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04/05/2013 06:05 PM

MLB

Friday, April 5

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MLB weather report: Pitcher's wind at Citi Field today
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New York Yankees vs. Detroit Tigers
Site: Comerica Park

Clear skies with temperatures in the low-40s. Seven mph winds headed out center field.

Los Angeles Angels vs. Texas Rangers
Site: The Ballpark in Arlington

Temperatures in the low-60s and five mph winds blowing in from right field. The over was 13-9-2 in the 24 games in 2012 when the wind blew in from right field in Arlington.

Minnesota Twins vs. Baltimore Orioles
Site: Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Clear skies, temperatures in the high-50s and winds between 10-13 mph blowing in from left field.

Kansas City Royals vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Site: Citizens Bank Park

Partly cloudy skies, temperatures in the mid-50s and winds blowing in from center field at 13 mph. The Phillies were 1-4 in 2012 when the wind blew in from center field.

San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies
Site: Coors Field

Temperatures in the low-70s with winds blowing to center, but moving towards right field at nine mph as the game goes on. The Rockies went 1-4 in 2012 when the wind blows towards right while the over went 4-1.

St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Francisco Giants
Site: AT&T Park

Winds picking up slightly throughout the game, going from seven to nine mph early into the game.

Washington Nationals vs. Cincinnati Reds
Site: Great American Ball Park

Winds blowing out to right field at six mph, with temperatures in the mid-50s. The Reds were 3-0 at home in 2012 when the wind blew out to right field.

Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets
Site: Citi Field

Temperatures dropping into the mid-40s as the game progresses, with winds blowing in from left field at 15 mph. The under was 7-3 in 2012 when the wind blew in from left field.

Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves
Site: Turner Field

Winds blowing in from center field at eight mph with temperatures in the high-50s. The average batting average in seven games at Turner Field when the wind blows in from center was .255 and an average of 1.71 home runs were hit per game.

Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox
Site: U.S. Cellular Field

Winds blowing in from left field at seven mph, with temperatures in the mid-30s. The White Sox were 10-2 in 2012 when the wind blew in from left field.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Site: Dodger Stadium

Slight winds blowing towards center field at three mph, with temperatures in the low-60s- to high-50s. The Dodgers were 25-19 in 2012 when the wind blew out to center field.

Always remember the 3 G's Girls,Golf, Gambling not in any particular order......:2thumbs:
cnotes Posts:27450 Followers:33
04/05/2013 06:14 PM

Evening Best Bets:


Boston - 7:07 PM ET Boston +136 500 POD # 3
Toronto - Over 8.5 500

Cleveland - 7:10 PM ET Tampa Bay -153 500
Tampa Bay - Over 7.5 500

Washington - 7:10 PM ET Cincinnati -121 500
Cincinnati - Under 8 500

Miami - 7:10 PM ET NY Mets -152 500
NY Mets - Under 7.5 500

Chi. Cubs - 7:30 PM ET Atlanta -193 500
Atlanta - Under 7.5 500

Arizona - 8:10 PM ET Arizona +124 500 POD # 2
Milwaukee - Under 8.5 500

Seattle - 8:10 PM ET Chi. White Sox -142 500
Chi. White Sox -

Oakland - 8:10 PM ET Oakland -145 500
Houston - Under 8.5 500

Pittsburgh - 10:10 PM ET Pittsburgh +173 500 POD # 1
LA Dodgers - Over 7 500

Always remember the 3 G's Girls,Golf, Gambling not in any particular order......:2thumbs:
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04/05/2013 11:28 PM

With a few games left on the board...here is Aprils Record and POD's for tomorrow....I won't be around till later in the day......GOOD LUCK !!

Date WLT Pct Net Units Record

04/05/13 16-­8-­0 66.67% +­3845 Detail
04/04/13 15-­7-­0 68.18% +­4160 Detail
04/03/13 15-­15-­0 50.00% -­350 Detail
04/02/13 8-­6-­0 57.14% +­1305 Detail
04/01/13 10-­13-­0 43.48% -­1935 Detail

Totals 64-­49-­0 56.64% +7025

Saturday, April 6

Game Score Status Pick Amount

Boston - 1:07 PM ET Boston +131 500 POD # 2
Toronto - Under 9 500

Seattle - 1:10 PM ET Seattle -130 500
Chi. White Sox - Over 7.5 500

Washington - 1:10 PM ET Cincinnati -113 500
Cincinnati - Over 8.5 500

Miami - 1:10 PM ET NY Mets -156 500
NY Mets - Under 7 500

NY Yankees - 4:05 PM ET Detroit -165 500
Detroit - Under 8 500

LA Angels - 4:05 PM ET Texas -115 500
Texas - Over 9.5 500

St. Louis - 4:05 PM ET San Francisco -137 500
San Francisco - Under 7 500

Minnesota - 7:05 PM ET Baltimore -148 500
Baltimore - Under 9 500

Kansas City - 7:05 PM ET Kansas City +126 500 POD # 1
Philadelphia - Under 9 500

Arizona - 7:10 PM ET Milwaukee -128 500
Milwaukee - Under 8.5 500

Chi. Cubs - 7:10 PM ET Chi. Cubs +143 500 POD # 3
Atlanta - Under 8 500

Cleveland - 7:10 PM ET Tampa Bay -163 500
Tampa Bay - Over 8 500

Oakland - 7:10 PM ET Oakland -130 500
Houston - Under 8.5 500

San Diego - 8:10 PM ET Colorado -142 500
Colorado - Under 10.5 500

Pittsburgh - 9:10 PM ET LA Dodgers -235 500
LA Dodgers -

Always remember the 3 G's Girls,Golf, Gambling not in any particular order......:2thumbs:
cnotes Posts:27450 Followers:33
04/05/2013 11:34 PM

Saturday, April 6

Game Score Status Pick Amount

Philadelphia - 3:00 PM ET Philadelphia +117 500 POD # 2
Winnipeg - Over 5.5 500

Chicago - 3:00 PM ET Nashville +115 500 POD # 1
Nashville - Under 5 500

Edmonton - 4:00 PM ET Edmonton +159 500 POD # 3
Los Angeles - Over 5 500

Boston - 7:00 PM ET Montreal -114 500
Montreal - Under 5 500

Toronto - 7:00 PM ET Toronto +110 500 POD # 4
New Jersey - Over 5.5 500

Tampa Bay - 7:00 PM ET NY Islanders -120 500
NY Islanders - Over 5.5 500

Washington - 7:30 PM ET Washington -116 500
Florida - Under 5.5 500

Colorado - 9:00 PM ET Colorado +133 500 POD # 5
Phoenix - Over 5.5 500

Calgary - 10:00 PM ET Vancouver -260 500
Vancouver - Over 5.5 500

Always remember the 3 G's Girls,Golf, Gambling not in any particular order......:2thumbs:
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04/07/2013 11:23 PM

Monday, April 8

Game Score Status Pick Amount

Baltimore - 2:05 PM ET Baltimore +125 500 POD # 2
Boston - Under 9 500

NY Yankees - 4:05 PM ET Cleveland -124 500
Cleveland - Over 8 500

Minnesota - 4:10 PM ET Minnesota +124 500 POD # 4
Kansas City - Under 8.5 500

Cincinnati - 4:15 PM ET Cincinnati +102 500 POD # 1
St. Louis - Under 8 500

NY Mets - 7:05 PM ET NY Mets +105 500
Philadelphia - Under 7.5 500

Atlanta - 7:10 PM ET Atlanta -155 500
Miami - Under 8 500

Tampa Bay - 8:05 PM ET Tampa Bay +141 500 POD # 3
Texas - Over 9 500

Pittsburgh - 9:40 PM ET Arizona -147 500
Arizona - Under 8.5 500

Houston - 10:10 PM ET Seattle -170 500
Seattle - Under 7.5 500

Colorado - 10:15 PM ET San Francisco -153 500
San Francisco - Under 7 500

Always remember the 3 G's Girls,Golf, Gambling not in any particular order......:2thumbs:
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04/09/2013 11:44 AM

Around the Horn - Tuesday

April 8, 2013




NATIONAL LEAGUE
Los Angeles at San Diego - 6:40 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Los Angeles Dodgers Beckett (0-1, 4.50 ERA) 4-2 UNDER 4-2 L6
San Diego Padres Richard (0-1, 14.54 ERA) 1-5 UNDER 4-0 L4

-- Dodgers beat Pirates, 6-2 on Sunday
-- Padres lost to Rockies, 9-1 on Sunday
N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia - 7:05 PM EST (Game 2/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
New York Mets Gee (0-1, 1.42 ERA) 5-2 0-4 L4 vs. PHI
Philadelphia Phillies Lee (1-0, 0.00 ERA) 2-5 OVER 4-2 L6

-- Mets beat Phillies, 7-2 on Monday
Atlanta at Miami - 7:10 PM EST (Game 2/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Atlanta Braves Medlen (0-1, 3.60 ERA) 6-1 8-2 L10 vs. MIA
Miami Marlins LeBlanc (0-1, 3.60 ERA) 1-6 Scored 3 runs or less five times

-- Braves beat Marlins, 2-0 on Monday
Milwaukee at Chicago - 8:05 PM EST (Game 2/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Milwaukee Brewers Peralta (0-1, 6.75 ERA) 2-5 10-1 L11 vs. CHC
Chicago Cubs Wood (1-0, 0.00 ERA) 2-5 UNDER 5-2 L7

-- Brewers beat Cubs, 7-4 on Monday
Cincinnati at St. Louis - 8:15 PM EST (Game 2/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Cincinnati Reds Arroyo (1-0, 4.50 ERA) 5-2 OVER 6-1 L7
St. Louis Cardinals Lynn (0-0, 9.00 ERA) 3-4 3-1 L4 vs. RHP

-- Reds beat Cardinals, 13-4 on Monday
Pittsburgh at Arizona - 9:40 PM EST (Game 2/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Pittsburgh Pirates McDonald (0-1, 1.29 ERA) 2-5 UNDER 5-1 L6
Arizona Diamondbacks McCarthy (0-0, 10.80 ERA) 5-2 5-0 vs. RHP

-- Pirates beat Diamondbacks, 5-3 on Monday
Colorado at San Francisco - 10:15 PM EST (Game 2/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Colorado Rockies Nicasio (1-0, 3.00 ERA) 5-2 Scored 5+ runs in five of last six games
San Francisco Giants Lincecum (1-0, 0.00 ERA) 4-3 8-1 L9 vs. COL

-- Giants beat Rockies, 4-2 on Monday

AMERICAN LEAGUE
Toronto at Detroit - 1:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Toronto Blue Jays Morrow (0-0, 1.50 ERA) 2-4 UNDER 3-1 L4 vs. RHP
Detroit Tigers Sanchez (0-0, 0.00 ERA) 3-3 4-0 L4 vs. TOR

-- Blue Jays lost to Red Sox, 13-0 on Sunday
-- Tigers lost to Yankees, 7-0 on Sunday
N.Y. Yankees at Cleveland - 7:05 PM EST (Game 2/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
New York Yankees Pettitte (1-0, 1.13 ERA) 3-4 OVER 5-1-1 L7
Cleveland Indians Carrasco (0-0, 0.00 ERA) 3-4 2-5 L7 vs. NYY

-- Yankees beat Indians, 11-6 on Monday
Tampa Bay at Texas - 8:05 PM EST (Game 2/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Tampa Bay Rays Hernandez (0-1, 5.40 ERA) 3-4 OVER 4-2 L6
Texas Rangers Tepesch (0-0, 0.00 ERA) 5-2 Allowed 4 runs or less five times

-- Rangers beat Rays, 5-4 on Monday
Minnesota at Kansas City - 8:15 PM EST (Game 2/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Minnesota Twins Pelfrey (1-0, 0.00 ERA) 4-3 1-4 L5 vs. KC
Kansas City Royals Guthrie (1-0, 1.50 ERA) 4-3 3-1 L4 vs. RHP

-- Royals beat Twins, 3-1 on Monday
Oakland at Los Angeles - 10:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Oakland Athletics Parker (0-1, 7.20 ERA) 5-2 OVER 6-0 L6
Los Angeles Angels Wilson (0-0, 4.50 ERA) 2-4 OVER 4-1 L5

-- Athletics beat Astros, 9-3 on Sunday
-- Angels lost to Rangers, 7-3 on Sunday
Houston at Seattle - 10:10 PM EST (Game 2/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Houston Astros Bedard (0-0, 0.00 ERA) 1-6 Scored 3 runs or less six straight games
Seattle Mariners Maurer (0-1, 9.00 ERA) 4-4 3-5 L8 vs. division as home favorite

-- Mariners beat Astros, 3-0 on Monday

INTERLEAGUE
Chicago (A) at Washington - 7:05 PM EST (Game 1/3)
Teams Pitcher Notes Team Record Betcha Didn't Know
Chicago White Sox Peavy (1-0, 1.50 ERA) 4-2 UNDER 5-2 L7 vs. NL
Washington Nationals Gonzalez (1-0, 0.00 ERA) 4-2 10-6 L16 vs. AL

-- White Sox beat Mariners, 4-3 on Sunday
-- Nationals lost to Reds, 6-3 on Sunday

Always remember the 3 G's Girls,Golf, Gambling not in any particular order......:2thumbs:
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04/09/2013 11:48 AM

Diamond Trends - Tuesday

April 9, 2013

SU TREND OF THE DAY:

-- The Tigers are 13-0 since June 07, 2012 at home when they blew a lead in their starter’s last start and lost for a net profit of $1305.

OU TREND OF THE DAY:

-- The Mariners are 0-11-1 OU since June 19, 2010 as a home favorite after a win in which they allowed 1 or fewer walks and it is not the first game of a series for a net profit of $1100 when playing the under.

PITCHER TREND OF THE DAY:

-- When Jake Peavy starts the White Sox are 0-11 since July 26, 2011 as a dog vs a team that has hit more grounders than fly balls season-to-date for a net profit of $1100 when playing against.

ACTIVE TREND:

-- Josh Beckett has produced a team record of 12-0 (+$1,200) since 2011 as a favorite or even money play coming off a start where he faced less than 25 batters.

ACTIVE TRENDS:

-- When Brandon Morrow starts the Blue Jays are 8-0 since August 02, 2010 as a dog after his team lost the last time he started vs this opponent for a net profit of $1003.

-- The Astros are 0-11 since July 31, 2011 on the road after a loss in which they allowed 1 or fewer walks for a net profit of $1100 when playing against.

Always remember the 3 G's Girls,Golf, Gambling not in any particular order......:2thumbs:
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04/09/2013 11:51 AM

Armadillo: Tuesday's six-pack

The six highest-paid college basketball coaches this season………

6) Thad Matta, Ohio State $3,194,000

5) Billy Donovan, Florida $3,589,200

4) Tom Izzo, Michigan State $3,745,769

3) Bill Self, Kansas $4,960,763

2) Rick Pitino, Louisville $4,973,343

1) Mike Krzyzewski, Duke $7,235,976


*****

Armadillo: Tuesday's List of 13: Nobody asked me, but........

13) Louisville 82, Michigan 76-- Really fun game to watch; teams went at it to the point where it became a tough game to officiate. The eight subs who played in this game combined to 9-11 from the arc. Kind of amazing.

12) I'm not big on cameras in locker room at halftime of a game; Michigan doesn't need that kind of exposure for recruiting. Also hoping the good part of John Beilien's halftime talk was off-camera, because what CBS showed wasn't very impressive. CBS has five guys sitting at a table waiting to talk at halftime- let them talk, let the teams make adjustment out of the public eye.

11) CBS has to do something about Clark Kellogg, let him work games during the week on CBS College Sports or something, because working one game or week, he's become a terrible analyst who does nothing but try and yell like Dick Vitale. Seriously, I didn't listen to the second half, just hit the mute button and listened to a radio sports talk show with earplugs.

10) When you’re watching the draft, remember that Tom Brady was taken in the 6th round, Joe Flacco was taken #16 in the ’08 draft, Dan Marino was the 6th QB taken in ’83, Kurt Warner wasn't drafted. Despite all the time and money that goes into it, scouting/drafting remains an inexact science.

9) Major league baseball teams who walk more batters than they strike out are 1-10 so far this season; teams that don’t walk any batters are 7-4.

Just like any other sport, teams that win make opponents earn whatever they get. Teams that lose give away a lot.

8) According to some database I saw on Twitter today and forgot to write down where it was from, Mike Krzyzewski earned $2.3M more ($7.2M+) than any other coach in America this year; Rick Pitino, at around $4.9M, was second. Top six earners are listed in the box on top of this page.

7) Hall of Fame basketball classic next fall: Louisville-North Carolina. Pretty good game. Defending champs against a rebuilding Tar Heel team.

6) Oakland Raiders, thanks to the ill-fated Carson Palmer trade, have one draft pick in the first 65 selections this year. Things start getting better financially for the Silver and Black after this season.

5) If the AD at Rutgers got $1.2M to leave, why did he take his IPad too? Is there something on there he doesn’t want people to see? IPads cost $500 or so; he got $1.2M to go away. He could afford another one.

4) Lebron James earned $17.6M from the Miami Heat LY; he earned another $40M off the court. Wow.

3) They packed 80,676 humans into Swamp Stadium in New Jersey Sunday night for Wrestlemania 29, with fans from all 50 states and 34 countries (how do they know this?). Amazing.

2) Want a sleeper QB for the NFL Draft in two weeks? Mike Glennon of NC State; after all, Tom O’Brien put his coaching career on the line (and eventually lost his job) when he cut Russell Wilson loose before his senior year so that Glennon could start for two seasons. Have to think the kid has pro ability—O’Brien got fired after a 7-5 season that wasn’t the QB’s fault.

1) Went out at noon Monday to the park in front of the building where I work to buy some lunch; 30-ish guy hands me a pamphlet and says “God loves you.” Pamphlet says, “Hope for Hard Times.”

Dude must’ve followed my college basketball picks this winter. Go figure.

Always remember the 3 G's Girls,Golf, Gambling not in any particular order......:2thumbs: