Matt Severance
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Matt Severance is a well-connected writer and handicapper who has worked in the industry since 2005. After joining SportsLine, Matt quickly established himself as a top expert in multiple sports. Over the past two MLB seasons, Matt is up an incredible $6,966 for $100 bettors. Over the past two college basketball seasons, Matt is 391-286 (plus $2,714). Over the past two NHL seasons, he is up $1,855. Matt also went 213-159 (plus $868) in the 2021-22 NBA season. He believes in buying points in football to get off a push number like 3 or 7. He understands that oddsmakers don't do as much homework on lower-tier FBS games, creating betting opportunities. And he says homefield advantage is underrated in some markets and overrated in others. For Matt Severance media inquiries, contact SportsLine@CBSInteractive.com.
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MLB | N.Y. Mets @ Miami | 04/02 | 5:40 PM UTC



ANALYSIS: The Mets finish their series in Miami on Sunday. ...

+479 7-2-1 IN LAST 10 MIA O/U PICKS

MLB | Cleveland 2 @ Seattle 0 | 04/02 | 1:40 AM UTC

Seattle -135


ANALYSIS: The first 20,000 fans at T-Mobile Park tonight will receive a Julio Rodríguez AL Rookie of the Year Bobblehead so there's no way the Mariners lose. Right? Right? Seattle's Logan Gilbert could be one of those guys who comes out full bore from spring as he had a 0.40 ERA last April, the lowest ERA in a month in Mariners history. Cleveland's Aaron Civale was 1-5 with a 5.88 ERA on the road last year. He wasn't good in his Seattle outing (4ER, 6.1 IP).

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CBB | Miami 59 @ UConn 72 | 04/02 | 1:16 AM UTC

Miami +5.5


ANALYSIS: Miami might be the most disrespected ACC regular-season champion in NCAA Tournament history as the Canes were barely Round 1 favorites vs. Drake and haven't come close to being favored since. Yes, UM will be at a size disadvantage here, but it also was vs. Texas and the Canes' stellar backcourt took control. That could easily happen again. And maybe Huskies guard Jordan Hawkins is well less than 100 percent with the illness that kept him out of practice on Friday.

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NBA | L.A. Clippers 114 @ New Orleans 122 | 04/02 | 12:30 AM UTC

New Orleans -165


ANALYSIS: LA will let Kawhi Leonard play the second of a back-to-back after he was limited to 18 minutes Friday but realistically how many minutes will he be good for tonight considering he hasn't played a B2B in so long? Eric Gordon joins Paul George and Marcus Morris as out for LA.

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MLB | L.A. Angels 13 @ Oakland 1 | 04/01 | 8:07 PM UTC

L.A. Angels -165


ANALYSIS: If the Angels start 0-2 by losing again at the Pathetics, Shohei Ohtani might decide then and there he's not re-signing this offseason. I'm a bit surprised at this number as Halos starter Patrick Sandoval was quite good last year with a 2.91 ERA and 1.80 in 25 innings vs. the A's. It's the MLB debut of Shintaro Fujinami. He was good but not Ohtani good in Japan and rather wild this spring with 10 walks in 15.1 innings. The under 8 is tempting too ...

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