Sunday - August 3, 2008

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Today's Preview: Our soccer matchup today features the Grasshoppers making their streak debut this morning in Vaduz as the favorites to win on the road. What looks like a pitching mismatch takes center stage in the Bronx at 1:05 p.m. between the Angels and the Yankees. John Lackey comes into the game on fire, winning his last 3 starts including his two-hit performance against the Red Sox last week, while Darrell Rasner has struggled on the mound since June. In Pocono, Nascar hopes their tires perform better then last week while we hope to have a close matchup between Jimmy Johnson and Kasey Kahne for the best final pole position. Both are listed at 11/2 odds, but Streakers overwhelmingly seem to like Johnson here, so far. The final pairing of the Bridgestone Invitational of Lee Westwood and Vijay Singh tee off at 2:10 both notched at -8, going into their final round. Also, Big Brown makes his race track comeback tonight at 6:00 at Monmouth Park and our first taste of football takes place tonight at 8:00 with the Peyton Manning-less Colts versus the Washington Redskins in the Hall of Fame game. Best Bets: Angels, Rays, Utley and Burrell.

Yesterday's Notes: A mediocre day of streaking with an average of 56.3% correct picks. We saw two leaders with 10 wins get knocked off the STREAK leaderboard, one by FC Dynamo who tied FC Khimki and the other was the loss in strikeouts by Johan Santana. Not by coincidence, those two matchups were the top Streak breakers of the day. The biggest winner was Carl Edwards after a long, wet day at Montreal. Jacques Villeneuve had the matchups locked up until one of the final laps where he slammed into another car and destroyed his front bumper. A few leaders sit at 9 and have a chance to make it a 4-win day today.