Doc's Weekly Prescription
by Doc's Sports Services - 04/17/2007
There's a natural letdown that occurs from all the hair-raising, blood-boiling, shock-inducing, gleeful dancing, and general mayhem that occurs through a weekend's worth of gambling action. And it's a scientific fact that Monday's are the most difficult day of the week for sports and gaming fans across the world, with Monday Sports Syndrome linked to illness and famine across the globe. OK, so I made that last part up. But it the start of a new week can be a cold splash of water to the face for Men of Action like you and I.
Fortunately, our team of handicappers at Doc's Sports Services has precisely the cure: DOC'S WEEKLY PRESCRIPTION. Each week we'll be bringing you a quick recap of the insanity that engulfed the industry over the weekend and a short preview of some key matchups in the week ahead. It's exactly what you need to keep your instincts heightened and your eyes firmly fixed on upcoming opportunities to keep your bankroll growing.
Oh, and Doc's is currently offering a Stanley Cup Playoffs Special for only $149 and this will take you through the final game in June. You will also receive series predictions, plus the team we think will win it all. That's two months of action and the recent results speak for themselves.
Here's the inside scoop from the guys who get it done over at Doc's Sports:
Doc's Sports has been on fire in the NHL & NBA. NBA is currently hitting at a clip of 90+ percent while the NHL has picked up +110 units since Feb. 18. With the playoffs taking center stage in both sports, Doc's wants you aboard for all four rounds of excitement. This is the best time of year to bet these sports, as the players actually go all out in hopes of winning it all.
New Jersey at Tampa Bay (7 p.m., Wednesday, April 18)
This series continues to get no love by the Versus network, meaning the only way to watch it is if you have NHL Center Ice or live in New Jersey or Florida. The Lighting has come to play and took the second game of this series in Jersey. It is important that they protect home ice and if they get good play from the goaltender this is a series they can win. Tampa Bay has already shown the can score goals and Martin Brodeur is not getting much help from his defensemen. This is a series I suspect will go six or seven games and watch out for a selection in this department.
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Just wanted to give a quick shout out to all of those fine folks that I had the pleasure of speaking with this weekend. I hope you guys were satisfied with your service and enjoyed all the winners we were handing out. I always say that the first month of any sport is the best time to make money in said sport and thus far we've been living up to that with nearly $36K in profits out of the gate.
In the meantime, here are some things I'll have my eye on this week:
Pittsburgh at Milwaukee
The Brew Crew is my adopted team this season and I'm interested in how they react in their first game back home after seven straight on the road. Ben Sheets is on the hill and - little known fact here - he's been awful against divisional opponents over the past three years. Milwaukee is just 5-17 in his starts against NL Central foes. We'll look to see if that trend is snapped or continues.
Atlanta at New York
The Braves used a pair of fluky one-run wins in Hotlanta to steal the first series win of the year between these two NL East heavyweights. These teams are going to be trading blows all season and I expect a rude reception from the Amazin's, who are going to be teeing off on the back end of the Braves rotation.
VEGAS SPORTS INFORMER
I'm typing this and I'm still in shock of what happen to me on Sunday with the New York Yankees against the Oakland Athletics. Here it is bottom of nine and the Yankees are up 4-3 and we have the under 8.5. With one stunning swing against Mariano Rivera the Oakland A's win the game 5-4 with a homer by a backup infielder Marco Scutaro. Scutaro hit it on a 0-2 count and hit the foul pole. From a gambling point of view what are the odds of this happening? At least we are still banking positive units in baseball this year, as we are 16-8 for +26 Units. NBA regular season ends this Wednesday and the playoffs start this weekend so check back to my home page for NBA playoff plays.
Here are three games that I have my eye on this week:
St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs
A Central Division battle will be brewing in Chicago this weekend as St. Louis comes to town. If the Cubs want to steal some victories this weekend they need to continue quality-starting pitching. Hopefully the Cubs will be playing with a healthy Aramis Ramirez (3B). This series is always big for me because my heart bleeds Cubs blue and losing to the Cardinals is like kissing your sister. It's just WRONG!!!!
NBA Finales - Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Last day of the regular season in the NBA and some of these games are still key. The Bulls are trying to lock up the No. 2 Seed in the East and the Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to steal it from them. Golden State and the LA Clippers are fighting for the last and final spot in the West and both teams play on Tuesday and Wednesday. Either team as a No. 8 seed in the West could cause Dallas trouble in the playoffs. If you were Dallas you would probably want to play the Clippers.
STRIKE POINTS SPORTS
We followed up baseball's opening week with an encore that was just as good. After picking up +27 units in the first seven days, we added +18 more, bringing a total of over $36,000 made for dime bettors! We also hit our Game of the Week, making that play 2-0 on the year. The MLB season is a marathon, so we'll remain focused and continue to produce at a positive rate.
Here are several match-ups we'll be eyeing this week:
New York at Philadelphia
The Phillies get their second shot at the defending NL East champs. Jimmy Rollins continues to back up his statement, now with six home runs, however the rest of the offense has yet to come back from Spring Training. It's still so early, but confidence would only stay at a minimum if Philly drops another series to the Mets.
Cleveland at New York
The Yankees continue to be lackluster when it comes to starting pitching. Yeah, they have had a couple of quality starts, but it has gotten worse with Mike Mussina and Carl Pavano now on the DL. Things will be awful if their minor league replacements get worn out, and certainly the Indians are the wrong team to play when looking to improve your team ERA.
Los Angeles at Arizona
Baseball's top two teams are on the west coast as far as we're concerned. The Dodgers were the popular pick coming into the season while 'Zona was our sleeper to take the division and we love this team the more we see them. Both pitching staffs have been extremely impressive, but even better is the young core of hitters that both teams possess.