Wise n' Shine: What you need to know to bet better on Sunday, May 29

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Phil Agius

NBA · 1 month ago

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I've been writing about the NFL and a host of other sports for the UK's top daily betting paper the Racing Post for more than 20 years. An incurable Browns fan (1-31 survivor), I also specialise in all kinds of motorsport betting including F1, MotoGP, IndyCar and NASCAR.

We have another huge sporting Sunday ahead of us with a massive NBA Game 7 between the Heat and Celtics, a big MLB slate, French Open tennis and a landmark day of auto racing with the Indianapolis 500, NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 and the Monaco F1 Grand Prix. Let’s get straight to making your next bet better!

About Last Night

Rangers and Hurricanes going to the wire
We have another Game 7 coming up on Monday after the Rangers beat the Hurricanes 5-2 last night to set up a deciding game in Raleigh. FanDuel Sportsbook has the Rangers at +122 odds to win that game, with the Hurricanes at -146. Connor O’Brien’s player prop play of over 0.5 Mika Zibanejad goals at +175 odds cashed.

JutPicks’ MLB props hit again
JutPicks went 2-0 on Saturday’s MLB prop plays, taking his run to 11-3 in that market. Nathan Eovaldi pitched a complete game as the Red Sox beat the Orioles 5-3 in the first game of their split double-header, while the Rays ended the Yankees’ winning run with a 3-1 victory. The slate ended with a couple of upset wins for the Mariners (6-0 over the Astros) and Pirates (4-2 over the Padres).

Today’s Slate

The heat is on in Miami
The Celtics and Heat have a final chance to book a place in the NBA Finals tonight, as Game 7 of their series tips off at 8:30 pm ET on ESPN. Read our full game preview.

Full slate of MLB
We have a 15-game slate of MLB, with Peacock showing the early game between the Giants and Reds at 11:35 am ET and the Phillies meeting the Mets on Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN2 at 7:0o pm ET. ESPN+ has Rangers vs A’s at 4:07 pm ET. Check out our picks for all today’s MLB action.

Indy 500, F1, NASCAR, tennis and soccer all happening too!
If it has 4 wheels, it’s racing today. Check out our picks for the Indianapolis 500, F1 Monaco Grand Prix, and NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600.  We also have tennis tips for Day 8 at the French Open and picks for today’s MLS soccer.

Best Bet of the Day

Los Angeles Angels ML vs Toronto Blue Jays
4:07 pm ET, MLB Network

Jose Berrios might be the biggest disappointment in baseball right now. The supposed ace has a 4.75 ERA and a 6.70 xERA through 47.1 innings and has been a letdown as the #1 starter for Toronto. The Blue Jays have lost 3 of Berrios’ last 4 starts and although he has been better in his recent starts, he’s due for negative regression. Contrary to Berrios, LA’s Patrick Sandoval is building on his stellar 2021 season. The lefty has surpassed all expectations with a 1.78 ERA and a 3.05 xERA this year and will face a Toronto lineup that has struggled of late. Check out our full preview of Blue Jays vs Angels.

Must-watch

You can get great advice for all today’s action by watching our great daily betting show Let’s Bet It! at 10:00 am ET.

Jared Smith and Mark Zinno are your hosts today, and they will be giving their thoughts on today’s NBA and MLB games and giving their Plays of the Day.

Check out the show on our YouTube channel at youtube.com/c/Pickswise. You can also access the show through Spotify and Apple Podcasts (search for Let’s Bet It Presented By Pickswise)

Must-read

Our Celtics vs Heat package includes a same game parlay (+1123 odds), our first-basket best bet, and JutPicks’ best player prop. We have our same game parlays for Sunday Night Baseball and a huge mega parlay on today’s big 3 auto racing events in IndyCar, NASCAR and F1.

Read all our great sports analysis as it arrives throughout the day on the Analysis tab.

Stat of the Day

Only 1 of the last 10 pole-sitters has won the Indianapolis 500.

Pickswise is the home of free sports picks, news, and best bets. Check out our expert NBA pickscollege basketball picks, NHL picks and Soccer picks for the latest game picks.

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