What Sports Bettors Should Know for Tuesday, April 29

1. MLB

– Washington Nationals OF will have surgery today to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to miss at least 8-10 weeks.

-Notable injuries for Tuesday’s games include:

Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez, Thumb, Probable
Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo, Ankle, Probable
Athletics OF Yoenis Cespedes, Hamstring, Questionable
Padres 2B Jedd Gyorko, Personal, Out
Brewers 3B Aramis Ramirez, Elbow, Questionable

– Ryan Braun (Side) and Jean Segura (Face) are both out indefinitely for the Brewers. With Kyle Lohse on the mound, Milwaukee is a +135 underdog against Lance Lynn and the St. Louis Cardinals. Make sure to view our free MLB betting trends for the latest odds and public betting data.

– View our MLB injury page for the latest updates.

2. NBA

– After losing Game 4 to the Washington Wizards 98-89, the Chicago Bulls now trail their first round series 3-1. The Bulls opened as a 4.5-point home favorite for Tuesday’s Game 5 at the market-setting Pinnacle sportsbook.

Currently receiving just 25% of spread bets, the Bulls fit the criteria for our updated Zig-Zag Theory system. The table below shows the public betting trends from our seven contributing sportsbooks.

Bulls Wizards


– Last night the Atlanta Hawks defeated the Indiana Pacers 107-97, moving the Hawks one step closer to a shocking first round upset.

3. NHL

– The Boston Bruins opened as -215 favorites in their series with the Montreal Canadiens and are currently receiving 75% of public bets. This lopsided betting has pushed the Bruins to -240 at most offshore sportsbooks. Boston is a -175 favorite at Pinnacle for their Game 1 matchup but, as always, make sure to check in with our free NHL betting trends.

4. NFL

– On Wednesday the NFL released their schedule for the upcoming season and many sportsbooks have already sprung into action. Get ready for the upcoming season by viewing:

a) Week 1 NFL Betting Lines
b) 2014-15 Super Bowl Futures
c)  2014-15 NFL Win Totals
d) 2014 NFL Draft Prop Betting 

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David Solar

David Solar has been the Content Manager at Sports Insights for over four years. He specializes in sports betting analytics and has created several popular data-driven betting systems. He can be reached directly at david@sportsinsights.com or on twitter at @TheDavidSolar.

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