1:48 PM ET: Clarification on Total Bases
Streak Headquarters has been flooded with e-mails about the scoring ruling from last nights matchup between Brandon Webb and Kemp/Manny. The score was indeed correct with Webb recording 3 strikeouts and Kemp only scoring a single. Walks do not count towards total bases, nor do runs scored. The scoring for total bases is the following: Single: 1, Double: 2, Triple: 3 and Home Run: 4. Keep this in mind for future props of this sort.
Happy Labor Day Streakers. While many of you will be watching some sports at your friends BBQ, I will stay captive in hiding, creating more matchups that will demolish your streaks. Golf kicks off our morning with the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship. The first matchup on the board features Scott Verplank against Robert Allenby at 9:10 a.m. Our big golf matchup is at 1:30 p.m. on CBS featuring a rematch of Friday's prop between Vijay Singh and Sergio Garcia. We all know Sergio's final round habits, but can he finally come through in the clutch? The U.S. Open kicks off its fourth round today and we decided to put American Mardy Fish against Frenchman Gael Monfils at 11:00 a.m.. Fish is the slight underdog here, but he has the momentum to take down the ranked favorite. Also, some big college football matchups on our board starting with Fresno State +4 on the road at Rutgers. Some MLB lines: Mets -120 and Indians -175. Lastly, keep in mind the monthly challenge starts today for September. The most correct picks from now until September 30 will win the $2,500 prize.
NCAA Football: Which side willl record a HIGHER TOTAL?
On ESPN at 8:00 p.m. Tennessee takes on UCLA in Rick Neuheisel's debut as Bruins head coach. The Vols are favored to win the game by 8, so we put a fan favorite prop on the game: Tennessee's winning margin versus UCLA's longest rushing touchdown. Tennessee should win this game by more then 8, therefore I am giving them the edge here but anything can happen with these kinds of props. Plus, UCLA will definitely come ready to play. It will be a good one.
Yesterday's Notes: Another tough day for Streakers as the total winning PCT sits at 41.8%. The top streak breaker were the Louisville Cardinals who got routed by Kentucky. The top streak extender was Brandon Webb who got rocked by the Dodgers but still somehow came out with the victory. Webb managed to get 3 K's and was helped out by 3 walks to Manny and a Matt Kemp single.