Stats of the day-TUE0416

ON THIS POST: STATS OF THE DAY COVERING THE NUMBERS FROM 5 SPORTS

  • Running: 123rd Boston Marathon

  • NBA: Zion WIlliamson enters draft;

    Record rally for Clippers vs. Warriors

  • NHL: Lightning must strike

  • Golf: Woods pays off for bettor

  • Horses: Kentucky Derby standings


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123RD BOSTON MARATHON

1, 6

Lawrence Cherono of Kenya won the Boston Marathon in his 1st attempt; 6th career marathon title

20

Illinois student Daniel Romanchuk, became the youngest man to win the wheelchair division

BOSTON MARATHON WINNERS
TIME WINNER NATION
2:07:57: Lawrence Cherono Kenya
Beat Ethiopa's Lelisa Desisa by .02 seconds
2:23:30: Worknesh Degefa Ethiopia
8th Ethiopian woman to win; 3rd in 7 years
1:21:36: Daniel Romanchuk U.S.
1st U.S. men’s wheelchair champ since 1993
1:34:19: Manuela Schar Switzerland
Won her 2nd wheelchair title in Boston

3:05:18

Time for 2-time Boston Marathon winner Joan Benoit Samuelson on 40th anniversary of her 1st win

2:35:15

Time for Samuelson, now 61 and wearing bib 1979, when she won the 1979 marathon

3:09:07

Time for 43-year-old NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson, wearing bib 4848, in his marathon debut

3:45:55

Time of the 2019 Daytona 500 race in which Johnson finished 9th

2:42:24

Time of double amputee Marko Cheseto, the All-American distance runner lost both his feet after being stranded in an Alaskan blizzard


NBA

4

Top players declaring on April 15 for NBA Draft; deadline

to enter is April 21

96

Underclassmen who have declared for draft; can return to school if they don’t hire agent

60

Total players to be drafted by NBA teams in 2-round draft on June 20

  • 22.6, 8.9: Points, rebounds per game at Duke for presumptive No. 1 pick Zion Williamson

  • 2: Players leaving national champion Virginia — forward De'Andre Hunter and guard Ty Jerome

  • 19.7: Points per game for West Coast player of year Rui Hachimura of Gonzaga


31

Largest rally in NBA playoff history by Clippers in Game 2 of series vs. Warriors

  • 1-1: The West’s No. 8-seed evened the series against No. 1 Golden State

  • 29: Previous record comeback by by Lakers over Seattle in the 1989 West semifinals

51

76ers tied playoff record for points in quarter with 51 in 3rd of 145-123 win over Nets to even series

  • 18, 12, 10: Triple-double line for Ben Simmons of Philadephia

  • 23, 10: Points, rebounds for Sixers’ Joel Embiid


NHL PLAYOFFS

0

Teams that have won Presidents’ Trophy for most points being swept in first round of playoffs

62

Tampa Bay won record 62 games in regular season and had not lost 3 straight since March 24-29, 2018

4

190 teams in NHL history have faced 0-3 playoff deficits; 4 have rallied to win best-of-7 series

  • 1942: Toronto vs. Detroit

  • 1975: NY Islanders vs. Pittsburgh

  • 2010: Philadelphia vs. Boston

  • 2014: LA Kings vs. San Jose

0-for-4

Blue Jackets are only current NHL team never to win a playoff series

  • 10: Since taking 3-0 lead in 1st period of Game 1, the Lightning have been outscored 12-2

  • 3-0: Lightning record vs. Columbus this season

  • 1.62: GAA of Islanders goalie Robin Lehner in 3 straight wins vs. Pittsburgh

  • 3:17: Total time Penguins have held a lead in series; have not scored consecutive goals


GOLF

14-1

Odds that a Wisconsin bettor risked

$85,000 on that Tiger Woods would win the Masters

$1.19 million

Sportsbook operator William Hill US says the bettor's win is largest golf payout in the company's history

8-1

Vegas has installed Woods as favorite for May 25 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black


Odds to win PGA Championship


Odds to win 2020 Masters

16-1: Justin Rose, Rickie Fowler

HORSE RACING

1

Improbable, 1 of trainer Bob Baffert’s potential trio of starters, arrived at Churchill Downs

11

Improbable is 11th in prep race point standings for the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby on May 4

KENTUCKY DERBY STANDINGS
PTS HORSE TRAINER
150 Tacitus William Mott
137½ Omaha Beach Richard Mandella
110 Vekoma George Weaver
100 Roadster Bob Baffert
100 By My Standards W. Calhoun
100 Maximum Security Jason Servis
85 Game Winner Bob Baffert
74 Code of Honor Claude McGaughey
70 Haikal Kiaran McLaughlin
65 Improbable Bob Baffert
60 War of Will Mark Casse
53½ Long Range Toddy Steven Asmussen
52 Tax Danny Gargan
50 Cutting Humor Todd Pletcher
50 Win Win Win Michael Trombetta
50 Country House William Mott
40 Spinoff Todd Pletcher
40 Bodexpress Gustavo Delgado
38 Signalman Kenneth McPeek
38 Anothertwistafate Blaine Wright

Source: ba.com, nhl.com, baa.com; vegasinsidercom; kentuckyderby.com