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It's been a rollercoaster ride the L9 days in MLB, as Larry's had a 10-1 run and an 1-5 run but off a 2-1 Wed, he does check in at 13-7, +$5,145 (at $100/unit) with all MLB plays s/April 13. Thursday doubleheader.
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Larry enters Thursday off a 2-1 MLB Wednesday. It's been a rollercoaster ride the last nine days but Larry does check in at 13-7, +$5,145 (at $100/unit) with all MLB plays since April 13. Larry opens his Thursday with an Afternoon Delight (3-0 run) but "closes the show" with a top-rated 10* PERFECT STORM. "Batten down the hatches" and W-I-N with Larry!

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Matchup Selection W/L
NBA  |  Apr 22, 2021
Lakers vs. Mavs
-2 -110
in 5h

My free play is on the Dal Mavs at 9:40 ET.

The 35-23 Lakers expect to have Anthony Davis back on Thursday night when they visit Dallas to take on the 31-26 Mavericks. However, LBJ is still a couple of weeks away from returning, according to a recent report by ESPN. The Lakers have gone 14-16 without A.D. (22.5 & 8.2)and are 7-9 without him and LBJ (25.4-7.9-7.9). LA has fallen to the No. 5 seed in the West, 8 1/2-games back of the Jazz (No. 1 seed). Denver owns the No. 4 seed (final seed to get the home court edge in the first round) and LA would sure like to catch them but the Nuggets do own a three-game edge. The Mavs own the No. 7 and would like to avoid the "Play-In" tournament (seeds 7-10) and have closed to within a half-game of the No. 6 Blazers, who have lost SEVEN of nine.

PG Schroder (15.4-3.5-5.5) and PG Harrell (13.9 & 6.6) have been excellent additions this season, while SF Kuzma (12.9 & 6.50 remains an underrated talent. LA acquired center Drummond from Cleveland at the end of March and in his six April games, he has averaged 12.8 & 10.2 in 26 minutes. How he'll mesh with A.D. and LBJ when they are both back, is to be determined.

Dallas has NOT had the kind of season expected of them, as their 127-117 win over the Detroit Pistons last night snapped a four-game home losing streak! Doncic (28.6-8.0-8.7) has led Dallas all season and last night just missed a triple-double (30-10-9). Kristaps Porzingis (20.4 & 9.3) has been  an excellent 'side-kick' to Doncic all season and had 19 points and seven rebounds in Wednesday's win. Three other players are averaging double digits for Dallas in SF Hardaway (15.8), plus guards Brunson (12.9-3.6-3.5) and Richardson (12.2).

Will A.D. definitely play? We don't know that for sure and if he does, how effective will he be? I believe this is an excellent spot for Dallas but the Mavs have underachieved all season at home, going just 14-14 SU, as well as a money-burning 10-18 ATS. I'm make a small play on Dallas.

Good luck...Larry

Matchup Selection W/L
NBA  |  Apr 21, 2021
Wolves vs Kings
-4½ -110 at Mirage
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My 9* Las Vegas Insider is on the Sac Kings at 10:10 ET.

Here's what I wrote in taking the Kings over the T-wolves last night.

The Sacramento Kings were 22-25 entering their final game of March at San Antonio. That put then]m squarely in the 'hunt' for a spot in the West's "Play-In" tournament (seeds 7-10) to determine the West's No. 7 and 8 seeds. However, they were routed by the Spurs that night and that defeat was the first of a NINE-game losing streak. The Kings snapped that slide with a convincing fashion Sunday night in Dallas. The Kings never trailed in a 121-107 over the Mavericks. I'm not sure if the Kings can get back in the "Play-In" race, as they are currently 5 1/2 games back of the current No. 10 seed and only have 15 games remaining in the season.

The Kings welcome the Minnesota Timberwolves to Sacramento for back-to-back home games on Tuesday and Wednesday. Minnesota is 15-43 on the season, tied with the Houston Rockets for the NBA's worst record. The T-wolves 'limp' into Sacramento on a SEVEN-game road losing streak without their second-leading scorer, Malik Beasley. Beasley is averaging 19.6 PPG but has been out since April 2 with a hamstring injury. Center Towns (24.7 & 10.8), PG Russell (19.0 & 4.9 APG) and the 2020 Draft's No. 1 selection, SF Anthony Edwards (18.1), will be on hand. However, as noted, the T-wolves have lost seven straight on the road by an average margin of 10.0 PPG.

Sacramento's surprising win at Dallas was accomplished without center Holmes (14.1 & 8.9), who has missed the last three games because of a hamstring injury. PF Bagley (13.9 & 7.4) has been sidelined since March 15. De'Aaron Fox scored 30 points vs the Mavs and leads the Kings in scoring (25,2) and assists (7.1 APG). Hield (16.5 & 4.5) and rookie Halliburton (12.6 & 5.0 APG) join Fox to give Sacramento an excellent perimeter trio. SF Barnes added 24 points in the win over Dallas and continues to be a significant contributor, averaging 15.7 & 6.6 on the season. Center Hassan Whiteside (8.1 & 6.1) made just his second start of the season on Sunday (finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds). One should take note that in a six-year span (2014-15 thru 2019-20), Hassan averaged 14.3 & 12.2. He's more than capable.

As noted above, the Kings face an uphill climb to get into the "Play-In" tournament but the win at Dallas at least gives them a glimpse of a 'light at the end of the tunnel.' I won't look further than tonight's game but will lay the modest points in this one vs the sad-sack T-wolves, considering the Kings lost 116-106 at Minnesota back on April 5. A little "payback" works here.

The Kings took a four-point lead into the 4th quarter last night and Timberwolves trailed by as many as six points early in the fourth. However, a late 14-0 run led them to outscore the Kings by a 35-17 margin. I talked about the Kings' excellent guard trio of Fox, Hield and Halliburton but they combined to shoot 10 of 38 (26.2%) from the floor. Meanwhile, Minnesota, which shoots 44.3% from the floor on the season (28th of 30 teams), shot 56.7%. I have to come back with the Kings again.

Good luck...Larry

Matchup Selection W/L
NBA  |  Apr 21, 2021
Suns vs 76ers
+1 -110 at BetCris
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My 10* Game of the Week is on the Phi 76ers at 7:10 ET.

The Phoenix Suns head to Philadelphia off a 128-127 overtime road win Monday over the Bucks, in a game that featured 24 lead changes. The Suns are 41-16 and the only team with a better record is the 43-15 Utah Jazz. However, no team owns a better ATS record than the Suns' 36-21 mark. The 76ers are 38-19 (top record in the East) and own one of the NBA's top home records at 22-6. Both teams are capable of challenging for an NBA championship, although for Philly to do so, the 76ers will have to stay healthy

Phoenix owns one of the NBA's best backcourts in Booker (25.4-4.2-4.5) and Paul (15.7-4.6-8.8) and both were outstanding in the win over Milwaukee. Booker finished with 24 points, while Paul added 22 points and 13 assists. Center Ayton is an unsung hero, averaging 15.2 & 10.8 on the season with 31 double-doubles. SF Bridges (12.9 & 4.5) is a fourth double-digit scorer, while forwards Crowder (9.9 & 4.9), Johnson (9.8 & 3.2) and Saric (9.3 & 4.1) just miss.

Philly played without Ben Simmons (illness) and Tobias Harris (knee) in Monday's 107-96 home loss to the Warriors (Steph ripped them for 49 points!). Both players are questionable for tonight's game but I'm expecting at least one of them to play. Harris (20.5 & 7.2) is having a strong season and Simmons (14.8-7.6-7.1) a typical All Star season Center Joel Embiid (29.9 & 11.2) had 28 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists in the loss to the Warriors and is a legitimate MVP candidate. However, his health is always a concern, as he's missed 18 games this season with a variety of injuries. Curry (12.1) typically starts with Simons in the backcourt plus the 76ers have excellent perimeter depth with guard Milton (13.4), Korkmaz (9.4) and even SF Green (9.7 & 3.8).

All season long we've been dealing with the question, "Who's playing tonight?" and it's getting old. I'm hoping Harris and Simmons will play but I'll go with Philly either way, as the Suns are off a HUGE win in OT at Milwaukee, as they continue a tough five-game road trip. 

Good luck...Larry

Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Apr 21, 2021
Braves vs Yankees
+115 at linepros
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My 9* IL Shocker of the Month is on the Atl Braves at 6:35 ET.

The Atlanta Braves opened the 2021 season looking for a FOURTH NL East title (last season led the Dodgers 3-1 in the NLCS before losing THREE in a row), However, as the Braves take the field tonight at Yankee Stadium to conclude a brief two-game IL series, they are just 7-10 after a 3-1 loos in the Bronx last night. The Yankees were favored to win the AL pennant entering 2020 but were just .500 after 42 games of the 60-game schedule. They were able to earn a wild card spot but after beating the Indians, lost in the ALDS to Tampa Bay in a deciding Game 5. Last night's win gives New York just a 6-10 record, leaving them in last-place in the AL East.

Wednesday's pitching matchup will be Atlanta's Ian Anderson (0-0, 4.70 ERA) facing off against New York's Corey Kluber (0-1, 6.10 ERA). Anderson made six starts as a rookie in 2020 and went 3-2 with a 1.95 ERA, striking out 41 and walking only 14 in 32.1 innings (1.08 WHIP). He then made four playoff starts, allowing just two ERs on 11 hits over 18.2 innings (0.96 ERA) with a KW ratio of 24-10 (1.13 WHIP) and an opponent's BA of average .172. Atlanta has won two of his three 2021 starts but he's yet to earn a  decision and his numbers are NOT what they were in 2020 (4.70 ERA / 1.43 WHIP / .259 BAA).

Kluber won 18 games three times and 20 games once, in a five-year stretch between 2014-18. He won two Cy Young awards in that span, in 2014 and 2018 (20-7). However, Kluber fractured his right arm after being hit by a line drive during a game against the Miami Marlins on May 1, 2019 and his season ended after just seven starts. Cleveland traded Kluber to the Texas Rangers on July 26, 2020, Kluber made his Rangers debut but lasted just 1 inning after experiencing shoulder tightness. New York signed Kluber to a one-year $11 million contract on January 27, 2021. He's had three starts in 2021, pitching four innings twice, while lasting just 2.1 innings in a third start. He's allowed 16 hits and 10 runs (seven earned) in his 10.1 innings for a 6.10 ERA and 2.23 WHIP.

The Yankees snapped a FIVE-game losing streak last night, by scoring twice in the eighth for a 3-1 win. It marked just their THIRD win in their last 11 games. Kluber takes the mound on six days' rest but he's shown us NOTHING so far in his first three starts! Anderson is off to a so-so start but I believe this guy's "the real deal." He comes into this contest with some "good memories,", as his major-league debut came against the Yankees back on Aug 26 of last season, with him allowing just ONE run (on a solo HR) in six innings of a 5-1 Atlanta win.

Good luck...Larry

Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Apr 21, 2021
Cardinals vs Nationals
-155 at BetCris
Play Type: Top Premium

My 8* Pitching Mismatch is on the Was Nationals at 4:05 ET.

The StL Cardinals were kept off the field from July 30 through August 14 last season but the Cards somehow managed to earn a wild card spot with a 30-28 record It was the team's SEVENTH postseason appearance over the previous 10 years. Meanwhile, the Washington Nationals followed the franchise's first-ever World Series win in 2019 with a 26-34 record in 2020, finishing in last-place in the NL East. The Cards are 8-9 and the Nats 6-9 as the teams square off in the rubber match of this three-game series.

Wednesday's starting pitchers are Carlos Martinez (0-3, 7.80 ERA) for St Louis and Max Scherzer (0-1, 2.37 ERA). St Louis turned Martinez into a starter and he won 42 games with ERAs of 3.01, 3.04 and .364 over a three-year span (2015-17). However, he was back in the bullpen in 2019 (all 48 appearances were in relief). He then made just five starts in 2020's shortened season and was just AWFUL, going 0-3 in five starts (Cards were 1-4) with a 9.90 ERA and 2.10 WHIP. Martinez has pitched exactly five innings in each of his three 2021 starts, allowing 13 ERs for a 7.80 ERA and 1.40 WHIP.

Scherzer is a three-time Cy Young award winner (2013, 2016 and 2017) but has yet to earn a win in three starts this season. He went six innings in his 2021 debut and allowed just four hits but all four were solo HRs. However, in his last two starts, he's pitched 13 innings, allowing five hits and one ER (0.69 ERA) with a 15-3 KW ratio. Scherzer is overdue to earn his first win of 2021, while Martinez looks completely 'lost.'  Martinez pitched exclusively out of the bullpen in 2019 and in 2020 and 2021, has made just eight starts, allowing 35 ERs over 35 innings (9.00 ERA). He hasn't won a game as a starter since July 7, 2018!! Sounds like a pitching mismatch to me.

Good luck...Larry

Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Apr 21, 2021
Brewers vs Padres
OVER 7 -124 Lost
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My MLB 10* Total of the Week is on Mil/SD Over at 4:10 ET.

The San Diego Padres were expected to give the LA Dodgers a run for their money' in 2021 but with a four-game series in LA looming Thursday through Sunday, the Padres are just 10-9, while the Dodgers are 14-4. The Padres were able to avoid a three-game sweep at home this past Sunday against the Dodgers with a 5-2 win but have now lost the first two contests of this three-game home series with the Brewers, scoring just ONE run in losses on Monday and Tuesday. The visiting 10-7 (.588) Milwaukee Brewers shoot for a three-game sweep Wednesday afternoon, just percentage points behind the 9-6 Cincinnati  Reds (.600) in the NL Central.

Milwaukee's team ERA is 2.75 (3rd) and its WHIP is 1.03 (2nd). San Diego's team ERA is 2.50 and its WHIP is 1.01, 1st in both categories in MLB.  Adrian Houser (1-2, 3.14 ERA) will start for the Brewers, while Dinelson Lamet will make his 2021 debut for the Padres. Houser is a modest 8-15 in 60 career appearances (32 starts) with a 4.06 ERA and was a poor 1-6 with a 5.30 ERA and 1.50 WHIP. His 3.14 ERA in three 2021 starts is solid but his 1.54 WHIP is troublesome. Lamet was 3-1 in 12 starts (Padres were 10-2) last season with a 2.09 ERA, an 0.86 WHIP and a .161 opponents' batting average (93-20 KW ratio).

Clearly, Lamet's pitching helped the Padres end a 13-year postseason drought in 2020 but he left his final regular-season start clutching the elbow that underwent Tommy John surgery in 2018. He did not pitch in the 2020 playoffs and has been brought along slowly in spring training while rehabbing his elbow (no more surgery). This marks his first appearance since September 25th of last season. What to expect? This over/number is VERY low and I expect the Padres to avoid the home sweep by "getting to" the so-so Houser. I'm willing to play the over in this one.

Good luck...Larry

Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Apr 22, 2021
Pirates vs Tigers
OVER 8½ -113
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My 9* Afternoon Delight is on Pit/Det Over at 1:10 ET.

The Pirates opened the 2021 season having missed the playoffs the previous FIVE season, coming off back-to-back seasons of playing .396 baseball (88-134). Pittsburgh has nothing on Detroit, which has missed the last SIX postseasons, finishing below .400 in FOUR of them. The teams split a doubleheader on Wednesday (Tuesday's game was postponed) and will cap this three-game series this afternoon. Pittsburgh is 8-10 and Detroit 7-11, after its 5-2 (7 inn) win in the second-half of Wednesday's doubleheader snapped a FIVE-game slide.

Both teams struggle offensively, as the Pirates are averaging just 3.89 RPG (23rd) and the Tigers averaging 3.44 RPG (28th). As for their pitching staffs, Pittsburgh's team ERA of 4.91 ranks 29th and Detroit's team ERA of 4.95 ranks last (30th). Pittsburgh will send Mitch Keller (1-2, 8.74 ERA) to the mound, while Detroit counters with Jose Urena (0-3, 5.52 ERA). Keller's first MLB season was 2019 and he's made just 19 career starts, going 3-8 (team is only 5-14). He has not made it past the fifth inning in any of his three starts of 2021 and owns an 'ugly' 2.12 WHIP to go along with his 8.74 ERA, as opponents are batting .333 against him. His career numbers (19 starts) reveal a 6.22 ERA, 1.72 WHIP and .300 BAA.

Urena spent his first six seasons with Miami and this is his first with Detroit.  Urena struggled badly in his first two starts of 2021 (7 ERs allowed in 7.2 IP) but  had a strong outing last Friday at Oakland (2 ERs allowed over 7 innings). That said, his ERA is 5.52 and his WHIP 1.70 entering this game in 2021. Looking back at his career, if one were to exclude his 14-7 record in 2017, his career record is 18-42 and his ERA in 4.98. Two struggling pitching staffs sending two struggling starters to the mound (also note that Detroit also owns the highest bullpen ERA of 6.56 in MLB) equals an OVER!

Good luck...Larry


Age: 65 (turns 66 in November).

Years in handicapping: Larry entered his 36th year as a professional handicapper in August of 2019.

Achievements in handicapping: 1985 Castaway’s Pro Football Challenge Champion, then the most prestigious handicapping contest in Las Vegas; 1999 Stardust Invitational semi-finalist.

A member of the original cast of Proline (began in 1985), the nation’s longest running pre-game handicapping show on the USA-TV network (also hosted Sports Desk on the same network from 1996-98). In then joined the panel of The Winning Edge in the early 2000s. Although well-known on TV for his expert game analysis and no-nonsense handicapping style, Larry may be best known for his radio work. He hosted his own syndicated call-in radio show, Sports Central. It aired live from Bally's Casino in Las Vegas in the early to mid-90s and at one time was heard in more than 100 markets.

Systems used for handicapping a game: Fundamental and statistical analysis. "I'm not typically a trend and system kind of guy," Ness says. "I look at team strengths and weaknesses and compare them. It’s an all-encompassing thing and over 35-plus years, you get good at it."

Star Ratings: 9 and 10*s are considered "Best Bets." All other plays are rated between 6 and 8*s, depending on strength and/or price.

Release Times: Larry releases "daily sports" (MLB, NBA, NCAAB and NHL) on the day of the game. His full card is almost always available by 10:00 ET (save Late-Breaking games). In the FB season, Larry begins releasing plays as early as Tuesday. His full CFB card is typically complete by Thursday (on Friday, at the latest) and his full NFL card will be mostly complete by Friday (definitely by Saturday at 3:00 ET). 36-Club Play: It represents Larry's 36 years in the business and gets his highest star rating (10*s). Expect no more than one of these plays per month, per sport during the regular season. LEGEND Play: Larry's often been referred to as a Las Vegas legend and he's 'borrowed' the title for his other "signature play.". Larry's LEGEND Plays were previously available to only a select group of private clients but they are now available to all, via the internet. Like his 36-Club plays, expect no more than one play per month, per sport (rated 10*s). Game of the Month and Game of the Year Plays: Always rated 10*s. Las Vegas Insider: Throughout his 36 years "in the business," Larry has become known as "the ultimate Las Vegas insider." The contacts he's developed over more than three decades (on both sides of the 'counter'), are arguably "unmatched!" He confers daily with 'his 'friends' and when "all the stars align on the same game," Larry releases an exclusive Las Vegas Insider (rated between 7 and 10*s). Oddsmaker's Error Plays: Larry uses this term with "great respect" (and not very often), as he counts among his very closest friends many of Las Vegas' most famous and respected Sport Book directors (past and present). However, when Larry feels "the line is significantly off," he'll release one of these "not to be missed" plays (rated 9 or 10*s). Situational Stunners: Larry's a fundamental handicapper at heart but he does pay attention to team and situational trends (especially in MLB). When his fundamental handicapping and a strong trend or situation match up, he releases a Situational Stunner. He began releasing these plays in MLB '09 and he's expanded them since,to all sports (rated from 7-10*s, based on strength and/or price for moneyline sports). PERFECT STORM: Larry just added these plays the last few years and his accompanying expert analysis makes these popular plays self-explanatory (typically rated 9 or 10*s but moneyline sports may be rated 7 or 8*s due to price). Weekly and Weekend Wipeout Winners: Larry added this self-explanatory moniker just a few years ago. They've become immensely popular and why not? Who wouldn't want a game that has "blowout written all over it," supported by Larry's expert analysis (rated between 7 and 10*s, depending on strength and price). Superstar Triple Play: Over the years, many of Larry's regular clients have clamored for more three-game reports. You asked for it and Larry's responded. Back in the late 1980s and into the mid 1990s, 900-numbers became "the rage." While a panel member of Proline (see above), Larry created the Superstar Triple Play. One call got you three Superstar Triple Plays (in a particular sport). For almost a decade, anywhere from 1,500 to 3,500 callers responded each weekend, when Larry offered his famous "Superstar Triple Play" pitch on Proline. Starting in 2009, Larry began going "Back to the Future!" Look for 3-game reports this FB season on Saturday (college) and Sunday (NFL). Get three plays on a single report from Larry (many will be TV games), the originator of the "Superstar Triple Play!". Late-Breaking Plays: Larry will always go back and take a "second look" at each day's card, after posting all his games. When he finds something he missed the first time around, he'll release a Late-Breaking Play. These plays are more prevalent in sports like baseball and basketball than football (typically rated at 8 or 9*s).

Quote: "No one works any harder and my work-product speaks for itself," Ness says. "I have a no-nonsense style and my logic is easy to follow. Anyone buying my plays will know exactly what I was thinking when I made the selection. After 34 years, the Larry Ness brand is instantly recognizable and my analysis ranks with the best in the industry."


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