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November 2009

04

Philadelphia at New York Yankees
Wednesday 11/04 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia +180 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 5.4)

The NY Yankees are a game away from their first World Series win since 2000. It won't come easy as the Phillies won't give up their reigning Championship easily. This is...

02

New York Yankees at Philadelphia
Monday 11/02 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Yankees +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The Yankees struggles in the postseason were all about the lack of pitching at the top of the rotation, so they went out and signed CC Sabathia and AJ Burnett in the off season....

October 2009

28

Philadelphia at New York Yankees
Wednesday 10/28 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER 7.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Yankees have played nine post-season games and have yet to be held under four runs. They have scored 23 in their last three and have averaged 5.3 runs a game. The playoffs a...

28

Philadelphia at New York Yankees
Wednesday 10/28 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Yankees -170 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The Philadelphia Phillies begin their quest to repeat as baseball's World Champions against the NY Yankees at the Stadium in game one. The Phillies will wheel out Cliff Lee,...

22

New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels
Thursday 10/22 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Yankees +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

The Angels have reached the brink as they are now in sudden death with the Yankees. The Yankees are looking like the Bombers of old, getting big hits and more importantly, getti...

21

Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia
Wednesday 10/21 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Los Angeles Dodgers +130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

The Dodgers are on the brink of elimination as the Phillies have captured a three games to one lead and look to close out the series tonight in Philadelphia. Cole Hamels will ge...

21

Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia
Wednesday 10/21 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Los Angeles Dodgers +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.2)

The Dodgers are on the brink of elimination, which means all in tonight. The bullpen will have everyone available. Padilla has led the Dodgers to an 8-2 mark, including 5-0 on t...

20

New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels
Tuesday 10/20 07:55 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

This is a very tough spot for the Yankees. They have really struggled to find the win column in Anaheim where they are just 8-21 over their last 29 games. That breaks down to a ...

20

New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels
Tuesday 10/20 07:50 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Yankees got a healthy dose of what they have been doing to teams all year as they were the victim of a walk-off hit that gave the Angels life in the series now facing a 2-1 ...

19

Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia
Monday 10/19 08:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Philadelphia -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.4)

The numbers the Phillies have been putting up in the postseason at home speak for themselves. They are now 9-1 in their last 10 home playoff games. They have only allowed 20 run...

19

Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia
Monday 10/19 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Phillies made the best move of all payoffs teams when they acquired Cliff Lee from the Indians and after his whitewash of the Dodgers last night, the dividends continue to b...

19

New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels
Monday 10/19 04:15 PM Eastern
5 units on New York Yankees +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 5 to win 2.9)

When you take a look at this line and add in the exchanges regarding this game on the moneyline, the value is quite apparent. The Yankees are a stunning 70-27 over their last 97...

19

New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels
Monday 10/19 04:10 PM Eastern
5 units on New York Yankees +120 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 6)

The New York Yankees look like the team that went on to win World Series as opposed to the ones that have been basically one-and-done of late. The difference has been the starti...

17

Los Angeles Angels at New York Yankees
Saturday 10/17 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Yankees -180 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

The Yankees have had such limited postseason success the past few years, but the change is becoming quite noticeable. The problem was the Yankees’ lack of quality at the t...

15

Philadelphia at Los Angeles
Thursday 10/15 08:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Philadelphia +1.5 runs -185 (runline) (risk 5 to win 2.7)

You have to like the chances here taking a run and a half on a team that has won outright 65% of the last 17 meetings. It’s even sweeter when you have a pitcher on the mou...

15

Philadelphia at Los Angeles
Thursday 10/15 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

There is definitely an added edge here with Hamels having a lot of winning experience for the Phillies in the postseason. He has also truly delivered vs. this Dodgers team as th...

11

Philadelphia at Colorado
Sunday 10/11 10:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Colorado +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.4)

The Rockies have been the best team in baseball over the last two thirds of the season and at home they have been especially tough going 26-9 in their last 35 games. They also h...

11

Philadelphia at Colorado
Sunday 10/11 10:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Colorado +100 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4)

Snow and freezing temperatures have moved this game out a day. But given the late scheduling time, it's still going to be very cold (around 40 degrees). The Rockies head hom...

11

New York Yankees at Minnesota
Sunday 10/11 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Minnesota +1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

We get basically even odds here on a +1.5 run line play on the Twins. Given the fact that this series should probably be even, and Minnesota has been playing great baseball for ...

11

New York Yankees at Minnesota
Sunday 10/11 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

The fix is in. The powers that be want the Yankees to win this year. How else can you explain that foul ball call last game that handed New York the win? Well, maybe that's ...

11

Los Angeles Angels at Boston
Sunday 10/11 12:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 9 +100 (risk 3 to win 3)

The Red Sox have really struggled to get hits in the first two games of this series (eight total). I like them to return to form at least today to avoid the dreaded sweep. Don&#...

10

Philadelphia at Colorado
Saturday 10/10 09:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado -1.5 runs +160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

The Rockies have been the best team in baseball over the last 2/3 of the season, and at home they have been especially tough going 26-9 in their last 35 games. They also have Ja...

10

Philadelphia at Colorado
Saturday 10/10 09:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Colorado Rockies head home after getting the game they wanted and erasing the Phillies home-field advantage. The series is now a best of three with the next two in Colorado....

09

Boston at Los Angeles Angels
Friday 10/09 09:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels -1.5 runs +190 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.7)

The Angels quieted the rumors of the Sox coming in here, laying their hats on the field and going back to Fenway up 2-0. It isn't quite that easy as the Angels hung a goose-...

09

Boston at Los Angeles Angels
Friday 10/09 09:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Los Angeles Angels -110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Red Sox opened this series amid the talk of their domination of the Angels in the post-season, but that didn't work out very well in the opener as they dropped a 5-0 dec...

09

Minnesota at New York Yankees
Friday 10/09 06:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Minnesota +260 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 5.2)

The Yankees came from behind to take the opener from the Twins and hold a 1-0 lead coming into game two. The oddsmakers are really making you pay a huge price if you like the Ya...

08

Boston at Los Angeles Angels
Thursday 10/08 09:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -1.5 runs +150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.5)

What is not to like about playing the runline on a team that is 40-17 with Lester on the mound? The Sawx are playing against a team that they truly have owned and gotten inside ...

08

Boston at Los Angeles Angels
Thursday 10/08 09:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Red Sox have certainly owned the Angels in the postseason, and I'm sure they are in their heads. You know how much confidence the Sox must have in Lester, to push Becket...

08

St. Louis at Los Angeles Dodgers
Thursday 10/08 06:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

The Dodgers struggled down the stretch, emerged to be what they were before - a tough team, and we have seen this before. The Dodgers pounded out 12 hits in this one chasin...

08

St. Louis at Los Angeles Dodgers
Thursday 10/08 06:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Los Angeles Dodgers +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.4)

The Dodgers have now won their last four divisional playoff games, and saw their bats reach one of the top pitchers and bullpen in baseball for 12 hits, while their bullpen...

08

Colorado at Philadelphia
Thursday 10/08 02:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

There are a lot of positives going here for this one. Aaron Cook has not pitched much because of shoulder problems, and he has been lit-up by the Phillies to the tune of a 1-5 c...

08

Colorado at Philadelphia
Thursday 10/08 02:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Phillies took a 1-0 series lead with a complete game performance by Cliff Lee, and will go woith Cole Hamels in game two. The Phillies lefthander was named the MVP of the NL...

07

St. Louis at Los Angeles Dodgers
Wednesday 10/07 09:40 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

Behind Carpenter, the Cardinals are always worth a shot on the runline because you can be pretty sure he is going to shut a team down. That is exactly what he has done all year....

07

St Louis at Los Angeles Dodgers
Wednesday 10/07 09:35 PM Eastern
4 units on St Louis -130 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.1)

The Cardinals open their NL Division series on the road in Los Angeles. The Dodgers were quick out of the gate this season, especially at home where they won their first 13 game...

07

Minnesota at New York Yankees
Wednesday 10/07 06:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Minnesota +320 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 6.4)

Everyone, including the oddsmakers, is playing the "fatigue" angle here on the Twins. Let's be real, these are kids in their 20s and 30s and trust me, they won'...

04

Houston at New York Mets
Sunday 10/04 01:15 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Mets -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The Mets will face some awful pitching today, giving them a real shot at a nice win to close the season. Wilton Lopez has walked six batters and given up four home runs and 26 h...

04

Houston at New York Mets
Sunday 10/04 01:10 PM Eastern
4 units on New York Mets -150 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.7)

It's been a season to forget for the New York Mets. Injuries have riddled them all season and it's not getting any better even at the end. Carlos Beltran and David Wrigh...

03

Texas at Seattle
Saturday 10/03 09:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Texas +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

I like the fact that the Rangers are a dog here with the better team and the better pitcher. They at least have something to play for, as a pair of wins will leave them with a r...

03

Texas at Seattle
Saturday 10/03 09:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Texas +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The Texas Rangers can finish the season with a winning road record if they win their last two in Seattle. That would be a big boost to this young team that hung in there most of...

03

Arizona at Chicago Cubs
Saturday 10/03 01:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs -1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Sometimes there is bad karma surrounding a player and a change of scenery helps. Then sometimes a player is simply not as good as those that give him a chance think he is. Danie...

03

Arizona at Chicago Cubs
Saturday 10/03 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs -200 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.5)

These teams thought at the beginning of the season that they would be playing into October, but it never materialized for either. The Diamondbacks lost interest a longtime ago, ...

02

New York Yankees at Tampa Bay
Friday 10/02 07:35 PM Eastern
2 units on Tampa Bay +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.5)

There is tremendous value here when you consider the Rays’ history. They have won six times at home against pitchers in the top 10 in the AL in ERA as well as one against ...

02

New York Yankees at Tampa Bay
Friday 10/02 07:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Tampa Bay +130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

The New York Yankees have clinched everything and are in the process of setting their rotation for the playoffs, resting players as well. CC Sabathia has pitched well of late, b...

02

Toronto at Baltimore
Friday 10/02 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Blue Jays and Orioles will square of in each team's final series of the season, and it can't come fast enough for either team. There will be a lot of rookies getting...

01

Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs
Thursday 10/01 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The Pirates swept the Cubs yesterday, so we get some juice in the line here, but I'm not going to base one day on a season of futility for the Pirates. This is a team that h...

01

Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs
Thursday 10/01 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Chicago Cubs -140 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.9)

The Pirates’ sweep yesterday has taken some of the air out of this line. But that was one day, and the old saying, "One day does not a season make" certainly app...

September 2009

30

Arizona at San Francisco
Wednesday 09/30 10:20 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

There are a lot of bad numbers for the Diamondbacks in this one and starting a pitcher with an ERA of close to nine is just one of them. Their history here is horrible, with jus...

30

Arizona at San Francisco
Wednesday 09/30 10:15 PM Eastern
5 units on San Francisco -165 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 3)

The Giants have won 50 home games on the season, the most of any National League team. The Diamondbacks have now gone 6-18 on the road in their last 24 vs a team with a winning ...

30

Toronto at Boston
Wednesday 09/30 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston +145 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.4)

The Toronto Blue Jays have their ace on the mound in Roy Halladay as they face the Red Sox in Boston. Halladay is on his way to the Hall of Fame five years after he retires, but...

30

New York Mets at Washington
Wednesday 09/30 04:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington -1.5 runs +165 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5)

The Mets have had such a disappointing season, I'm sure they can't wait for it to end. All the injuries, the attitudes and lack of chemistry turned hopes of an NL pennan...

30

New York Mets at Washington
Wednesday 09/30 04:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

This Met team is really in a funk. They had high expectations, but injuries, attitude, and lack of team chemistry has done them in. They have been no-shows on the road, and last...

29

Oakland at Seattle
Tuesday 09/29 10:15 PM Eastern
5 units on Oakland +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 5 to win 4.2)

The A's could have easily packed it in, but they have a lot of young players eager to make a splash down the stretch and have been pulling it off as they are 13-4 in their l...

29

Oakland at Seattle
Tuesday 09/29 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +185 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 5.6)

This is a very chalky line that is predicated on one thing, and one thing only - Felix Hernandez. Hernandez has been brilliant all season and deserves votes for the Cy Young awa...

29

New York Mets at Washington
Tuesday 09/29 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

It certainly has been a trying year for both of these teams. The Nationals’ struggles were expected. The Mets were not. The Mets have been plagued by injuries, but overall...

29

Minnesota at Detroit
Tuesday 09/29 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +1.5 runs -145 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

You have to like the prospects of the Twins here as they are playing with house money and playing loose and free, winning 11 of their last 13. The Tigers, meanwhile, have allowe...

29

Minnesota at Detroit
Tuesday 09/29 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.5)

The Tigers sure have been feeling the heat from the Twins’ 11-2 run that has closed the gap in the AL Central to just two games. The Tigers aren't doing themselves any...

28

Minnesota at Detroit
Monday 09/28 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The Twins are putting the pressure on the Tigers, taking two of three in Minnesota, running their current streak to 11-2 in their last 13, while the Tigers falter. The Twins hav...

28

Minnesota at Detroit
Monday 09/28 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Detroit Tigers have done everything they can to make a race out of the AL Central. They had virtually put away a few weeks ago, but going 8-11 down the stretch has left the ...

27

Minnesota at Kansas City
Sunday 09/27 02:15 PM Eastern
4 units on Minnesota +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 4 to win 3.1)

Zack Greinke is awesome. But, despite his amazing season, the Royals still are the Royals. They can't score and they are a losing team. Greinke has lost eight games despite ...

27

Minnesota at Kansas City
Sunday 09/27 02:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Minnesota +170 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 6.8)

Minnesota has a shot at the AL Central title. But they have to get through Zack Greinke to get there. Greinke is having a career season for sure. He's on pace to become just...

27

Philadelphia at Milwaukee
Sunday 09/27 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

While the Phillies have had closer issues with Brad Lidge, they haven't had problems with Joe Blanton who is 11-7 on the season. This is a game in which Philly can certainly...

27

Philadelphia at Milwaukee
Sunday 09/27 02:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Phillies are looking to avoid a third straight loss to Milwaukee here and they send Joe Blanton to the mound to stop the bleeding. Blanton is 11-7 on the season with a 3.82 ...

27

Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh
Sunday 09/27 01:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Pirates have packed it in. In the midst of their 17th straight losing season, they have lost 24 of their last 28 games. They average 3.9 runs per game on the season (3.5 vs....

27

Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh
Sunday 09/27 01:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -180 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

Some may worry about  LA's motivation here. The Dodgers have secured a playoff spot but they aren't done yet as they seek to clinch the West. This team is still abo...

26

Baltimore at Cleveland
Saturday 09/26 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

Jeremy Sowers has not been effective against the Orioles. For his career, the Orioles have beaten him up to the tune of a 6.46 ERA in the six starts he has made vs. them. T...

26

Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh
Saturday 09/26 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Pittsburgh Pirates were like the blind squirrel trying to finding an acorn last night and they did as they got a win. That may not be the good news as they have not won back...

26

Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh
Saturday 09/26 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -170 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.4)

The Pirates won for just the fourth time in 27 games last night, but they have not won two in a row in over a month. You also have to go back to the first two games after the al...

26

Boston at New York Yankees
Saturday 09/26 04:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Boston +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 4 to win 3.1)

The Red Sox have a lot going for them here as Dice-K Matsuzaka has gotten the velocity back that has made him a career 36-20 pitcher in the Big leagues. He also shines in this s...

26

Boston at New York Yankees
Saturday 09/26 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston +160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

The Red Sox have to be encouraged by what they got from Dice-K Matsuzaka coming back from injury. He has worked 11.1 innings and allowed just three runs for a 2.38 ERA. His velo...

25

Baltimore at Cleveland
Friday 09/25 07:20 PM Eastern
4 units on Cleveland -110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Cleveland might appear to be in the danger zone here, dropping 11 straight. But then again they are playing the Orioles, who have an even worse elongated fate on the road where ...

25

Boston at New York Yankees
Friday 09/25 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Yankees +1.5 runs -145 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

This is the grudge match of all grudge matches in MLB. These teams are heated, hated rivals and are always slugging it out for supremecy in the AL. The Yanks once again hav...

25

Boston at New York Yankees
Friday 09/25 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on New York Yankees +110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4.4)

When these teams get together, sometimes you can throw the stats out the door. This is a heated heated rivalry, one in which they have exchanged blows and seem to alternate gett...

25

Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh
Friday 09/25 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

I don't see any risk in going against a team on the runline that is on a 3-23 run and getting out-scored by three runs per game, in fact all I see is value. That i...

25

Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh
Friday 09/25 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -190 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.6)

The Pittsburgh Pirates are a complete joke, and they have just one player on their entire roster with even as many as 50 RBI. They also have just one player with as many as 20 H...

24

Chicago Cubs at San Francisco
Thursday 09/24 10:20 PM Eastern
2 units on San Francisco -1.5 runs +200 (runline) (risk 2 to win 4)

It isn't very often you can get a top home team, one that has won just about two of every three at home, against a team that has struggled on the road against a good te...

24

Chicago Cubs at San Francisco
Thursday 09/24 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

It isn't often that you get an opportunity to play on the best home team in the National League at what amounts to even, or slightly underdog odds against a team that has st...

23

Texas at Oakland
Wednesday 09/23 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2)

Oakland is fighting for everything right now. Yes they are out of the playoffs this year, but this young team is starting to gel and they are building momentum for next year. Th...

23

Texas at Oakland
Wednesday 09/23 10:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +115 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.5)

Oakland is in last place but they are playing with a purpose. They have clinched their first winning month in fifteen months as they have won 13 of their last 16 games. No team ...

23

Minnesota at Chicago White Sox
Wednesday 09/23 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +1.5 runs -190 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.6)

Minnesota is hot and Chicago is not. One team is striving for the playoffs, while the other is readying themselves for vacation. The chances of a big White Sox victory here, in ...

23

Minnesota at Chicago White Sox
Wednesday 09/23 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

We scored with Minnesota at +140 last night and look to back them as a dog again tonight. This team is focused on getting to the postseason after missing it last year. They'...

23

Baltimore at Toronto
Wednesday 09/23 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

On the road this season the Orioles have lost on average by a score of 4.2 to 5.7. Over their last six games they are averaging just 2.7 runs per game. They're facing a Blue...

23

Baltimore at Toronto
Wednesday 09/23 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Toronto -110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Toronto has beaten Baltimore seven of eight times already here at home this season. The Orioles have packed things in. They've lost 91 games already this season, they are 24...

23

Los Angeles Dodgers at Washington
Wednesday 09/23 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Dodgers are the much better team, still working hard to maintain momentum for the playoffs. The Nationals are done for the year, having lost 99 games already. They have pack...

23

Los Angeles Dodgers at Washington
Wednesday 09/23 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -180 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.2)

The Nationals record their 100th loss of the season with a loss here tonight. Chad Billingsley was named an All Star this year, but since receiving the recognition he has pitche...

22

Minnesota at Chicago
Tuesday 09/22 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The Minnesota Twins are hanging in the AL Central race, and need a win to at least stay within striking distance of the Detroit Tigers. They will summon Jeff Manship to start fo...

22

Baltimore at Toronto
Tuesday 09/22 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Toronto -140 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.4)

Baltimore was not winning on the road all season at just 24-48 and have now dropped five straight games with their loss to Toronto last night. The Birds have scored just 11 runs...

21

St. Louis at Houston
Monday 09/21 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on St. Louis +130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

The St. Louis Cardinals are chasing the LA Dodgers for the best record in the NL. The season is over for the Astros and it shows as they have now dropped their last seven games....

20

Chicago Cubs at St. Louis
Sunday 09/20 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

Chicago averages just 3.8 runs per game on the road. That's not good when facing a starter in Adam Wainwright that owns a 2.59 ERA on the season. It gets even better for Wai...

20

Chicago Cubs at St. Louis
Sunday 09/20 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on St. Louis -160 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.5)

The Cards have won seven of eight vs. the Cubs here at home this season and I like them to make it eight of nine with a win today. They go with Adam Wainwright who has been !GOO...

20

Cleveland at Oakland
Sunday 09/20 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland -1.5 runs +160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

Cleveland is just 35-41 vs. the run line on the road this season while Oakland is 38-35 at home. Over their past seven games, the Indians are 2-5 vs. the run line, scoring 2.4 r...

20

Cleveland at Oakland
Sunday 09/20 04:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Oakland -130 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.1)

The Indians have had a horrible season. Expected to make the playoffs back in April, they are in the midst of their worst season in about two decades. They have dropped ten stra...

20

Houston at Milwaukee
Sunday 09/20 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee -1.5 runs +115 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.5)

The starting pitching discrepancy here is big. Felipe Paulino owns a 0-5 road record and 8.37 road start ERA while Yovani Gallardo is 7-6 at home with a 3.31 ERA. If Paulino and...

20

Houston at Milwaukee
Sunday 09/20 02:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Milwaukee -180 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.2)

The Brewers won't be playing in October this year but that doesn't mean they are shutting things down just yet. They are shutting down Gallardo after this game and he an...

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Philadelphia at Atlanta
Sunday 09/20 01:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Atlanta -110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Both of these teams are red hot right now, but Atlanta is at home, with the better pitcher. Cliff Lee has been very good this season, posting a 14-11 mark and 3.00 ERA. But...

19

Toronto at Tampa Bay
Saturday 09/19 07:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.2)

The way the Rays have played at home for what seems like an eternity deems a runline play. The Rays' 102-46 mark seperates them from any other team in baseball right now at ...

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Toronto at Tampa Bay
Saturday 09/19 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -180 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

This gets to sound like a broken record, but the Rays, even last year when they went to the World Series had a losing record on the road and the situation hasn't changed, if...

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Chicago Cubs at St. Louis
Saturday 09/19 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -185 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.6)

There are a couple of things to look at here, and the one that stands out the most is Chris Carpenter. Carpenter, when healthy, is one of the best pitchers in the game and at 16...

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Cleveland at Oakland
Saturday 09/19 04:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Oakland -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

Looking at the state of these two teams right now, we see that one has packed it in and the other is playing as good as they have all season. The Indians have been punchless, an...

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Cleveland at Oakland
Saturday 09/19 04:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Cleveland Indians are seeing the results of their dealings before the trade deadline, which basically threw in the towel for '09. The Indians dealt their best pitcher Cl...

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New York Yankees at Seattle
Friday 09/18 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 7.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Felix Hernandez has had a brilliant season and will be gathering a lot of votes when the Cy Young voting takes place. That may be the case against everyone else, but hasn't ...

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Chicago Cubs at St. Louis
Friday 09/18 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Cubs and the Cards have both been surprises. The Cubs have surprised by how poorly they have played. The Cards, by how well they have played. The Cubs have feasted at home a...

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Philadelphia at Atlanta
Friday 09/18 07:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -105 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.9)

The Philadelphia Phillies have been a hot team, winners of five straight, but the Braves have been even hotter as they have won seven straight. J.A. Happ has been sidlined with ...

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Toronto at Tampa Bay
Friday 09/18 07:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -200 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.5)

One good note for the Rays is that they are back at home where they have been a tough to beat team for twoyears now. The Rays have raised the bar as they have become the winning...

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Washington at Philadelphia
Thursday 09/17 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

This one looks so easy on the surface as the Nats have been horrible while the Phil's are getting ready to defend their World Series title from a year ago. That is until you...

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Colorado at San Francisco
Wednesday 09/16 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 7.5 +100 (risk 3 to win 3)

The matchup has the makings of a low scoring game here with two top pitchers squaring off, but the fact is Matt Cain has produced a higher ERA at home than on the road for the s...

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Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs
Wednesday 09/16 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The Brewers have really been a sinking ship since running out on top of the NL Central early on. A 26-15 start raised some eye-brows, but the Crew has been a less than mediocre ...

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Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs
Wednesday 09/16 08:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Chicago Cubs -170 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.4)Pick: 3 units on Game Total OVER 7.5 -105 (risk 3 to win 2.9)

The Cubs are going to fall short of what was expected to be another playoff appearance, but it isn't the home resume that will keep them out of the playoffs, it is a 31-40 r...

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Tampa Bay at Baltimore
Wednesday 09/16 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore -1.5 runs +175 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.3)

The tank is empty for the Rays as they dropped out of the race and are just mailing it in. The Rays have lost 12 of their last 13 and are getting nothing from the offense or th...

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Tampa Bay at Baltimore
Wednesday 09/16 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Rays have basically packed it in. Even last year when they were the surprise of baseball and rode the magic all the way to the world series, there was no magic on the road a...

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Florida at St. Louis
Wednesday 09/16 02:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 7.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

There is always an anticipation of a pitcher's duel whenever two high caliber starters take the mound. Such is the expctation when Josh Johnson of the Marlins squares off vs...

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Arizona at San Diego
Tuesday 09/15 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

Sometimes looking at the opposing pitcher, in this case Dan Haren for the D-Backs, can make you a bit uncomfortable offering against him. Not the case here at all as the D-Backs...

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Tampa Bay at Baltimore
Tuesday 09/15 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

Tampa Bay finally won a game last night, but this team has lost its swagger. Last year, everything went perfectly and it took them right to the World Series. Now they amazingly ...

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Washington at Philadelphia
Tuesday 09/15 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

Cliff Lee has developed a reputation that puts the oddsmakers in a bad place. He has pitched very well for the past two years, but  like any other pitcher, he hits the wall...

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Colorado at San Francisco
Monday 09/14 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco -180 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

It is hard to make a bad choice when you back the Giants with Lincecum on the mound at home. The Giants are winning two of every three games at home on the season, and Lincecum ...

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Arizona at San Diego
Monday 09/14 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

Physically, the Arizona Diamondbacks aren't on the golf course yet, but mentally they have been there for weeks. This is a team that has lost nine of their last 10 games, an...

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Arizona at San Diego
Monday 09/14 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego -150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2)

It is down to playing out the string for these two teams. The Padres were not expected to do well in the NL West, but have done a great job all season at home where they stand a...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco
Sunday 09/13 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Dodgers own a 41-29 road record, scoring 5.2 runs per game (way more than they average at home). The Giants are good at home, but their offense is weak. Chad Billingsley has...

12

Seattle at Texas
Saturday 09/12 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Texas -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

The Texas Rangers are a scoring team with their best home pitcher on the hill in Kevin Millwood. Millwood owns a 7-2 mark at home with a 2.83 ERA. The Rangers are 55-23 wit...

12

Seattle at Texas
Saturday 09/12 08:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Texas -190 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.6)

No one thought the Texas Rangers would be around a playoff race in mid-September, but here they are putting pressure on the Red Sox, just two games behind them in the AL wildcar...

12

Toronto at Detroit
Saturday 09/12 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +180 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 5.4)

The Tigers are lucky to be in the AL Central where the competition this season is minimal, but they still seem to be trying to keep the race alive. The Tigers have dropped four ...

12

Washington at Florida
Saturday 09/12 06:15 PM Eastern
4 units on Washington +1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Washington Nationals are a poor team, but every once in awhile they rev it up and get hot and surprise some teams. Just ask the Yanks who dropped a pair to them at home. The...

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Washington at Florida
Saturday 09/12 06:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +190 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 5.7)

The Marlins have not been taking care of business at home as they are just 3-6 in their last nine. Last night they looked to be a breeze behind Josh Johnson, the ace of their st...

12

Chicago White Sox at Los Angeles Angels
Saturday 09/12 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

The Angels have been a lethal team against left-hand pitching. They have collected the win in 38 of their last 56 played against them and are on a nice 9-2 run against southpaws...

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Toronto at Detroit
Friday 09/11 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The Tigers are doing all they can to make a race out of the AL Central. They just went to Kansas City to face the lowly Royals, and came out of the three-game series winless. Th...

10

Cincinnati at Colorado
Thursday 09/10 03:15 PM Eastern
4 units on Cincinnati +1.5 runs +100 (runline) (risk 4 to win 4)

We have a failing pitcher here that has no longer proven effective. Can you find comfort in a pitcher that has seen teams score 9+ runs in one-third of his starts, and then...

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Cincinnati at Colorado
Thursday 09/10 03:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Cincinnati +200 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 6)

It is hard to ignore just how much Jose Contreras has slipped, and he is now trying to make a living in a ball park noted for offense. That doesn't justify better than 2-1 o...

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Minnesota at Toronto
Thursday 09/10 12:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

These are some pretty favorable odds on the runline when you consider the fact that the Twins on the road in their last 53 against a lefthander have just 14 wins. When you look ...

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Minnesota at Toronto
Thursday 09/10 12:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

Anytime you get a team with a poor road pedigree and playing against a team that has been seven games over .500 at home, and they are favored, you have to look for reasons to pl...

09

Seattle at Los Angeles Angels
Wednesday 09/09 10:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Seattle +1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

No matter how good a team is it is a long season, teams will streak and slump regardless of how good or bad they are. The Angel offense is really struggling right now as they h...

09

Seattle at Los Angeles Angels
Wednesday 09/09 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Seattle +190 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 5.7)

Looking back three weeks ago, the Angels offense was clicking. It may surprise most that the Angel offense had produced more runs than that of the high powered Yankees. That has...

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Seattle at Los Angeles Angels
Tuesday 09/08 10:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Los Angeles Angels -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

The Yankees are known as a huge offensive team, but right on their tail at 5.6 runs a game, are the LA Angels. There is something else that goes into this game, and that is the ...

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Minnesota at Toronto
Tuesday 09/08 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

The Toronto Blue Jays held their own early in the AL East, and actually had the division lead at one point as they opened the season 27-15. What has happened since hasn't be...

07

Tampa Bay at New York Yankees
Monday 09/07 07:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Tampa Bay +1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Yankees have distanced themselves from the Red Sox in the AL East by a considerable margin. That surely means that in game two of a doubleheader, the key Yankee's vetera...

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Tampa Bay at New York Yankees
Monday 09/07 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay +190 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 5.7)

The Yankees have put so much distance between themselves and the Red Sox, that game two here is going to be a substitute fest for coach Girardi, win or lose game one. He has eve...

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Minnesota at Toronto
Monday 09/07 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Blue Jays' bats woke up yesterday as they walked past the Yankees 14-8 on their way to a four-game split. During that four-game stretch, they tallied 29 runs, or ov...

06

Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
Sunday 09/06 01:15 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Mets +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Cubs have been a bad team to back on the road this season as they are just 28-39, thanks to an anemic offense. To ask them to win by 2+ runs here is really asking too much. ...

06

Chicago Cubs at New York Mets
Sunday 09/06 01:10 PM Eastern
2 units on New York Mets +130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

It's been a nightmare season for the Mets who are now 61-75 on the year. Despite their troubles, at home this team has a winning record and they face a Cubs team today that ...

06

New York Yankees at Toronto
Sunday 09/06 01:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Toronto +130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

The Yankees continue to win but I like Toronto's chances here. Sergio Mitre has a 6.40 ERA in three road starts this season and he's facing a Toronto offense that h...

06

Minnesota at Cleveland
Sunday 09/06 01:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Cleveland +115 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.3)

David Huff has struggled a bit of late but is coming off a confidence-boosting performance vs. these Twins last time out, giving up two runs in a 7-3 Indians win. Minnesota'...

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St. Louis at Pittsburgh
Saturday 09/05 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Pittsburgh +110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4.4)

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been a complete disaster on the road, as they have now gone 4-28 on the road in their last 32. They certainly have been a much more viable team at ho...

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Detroit at Tampa Bay
Saturday 09/05 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

The numbers here truly present an opportunity to cash in. The Tigers are just 23-56 as a road dog in their last 79, and the Rays have been crushing righthanders at home to the t...

05

Detroit at Tampa Bay
Saturday 09/05 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Tampa Bay -190 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.1)

Tampa lost a tough one at home but Justin Verlander has been tough all season. They should have a much easier go facing Armando Galarraga here, and his 5+ ERA. The Rays have own...

05

Texas at Baltimore
Saturday 09/05 04:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Baltimore +120 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4.8)

The Texas Rangers have held themselves in the wildcard race in the AL, but certainly not from their contributions on the road where they are a sub-.500 team. Kevin Millwood has ...

04

Los Angeles Angels at Kansas City
Friday 09/04 08:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Kansas City +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Angels have not been scoring much. After a torrid pace of scoring 5+ in 22 of 27 games, they are now in an expected downturn, having scored four or less in 10 of their last ...

04

Los Angeles Angels at Kansas City
Friday 09/04 08:15 PM Eastern
4 units on Kansas City +140 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 5.6)

The Angels started poorly with a lot of injuries, then went on a rampage - a pace virtually impossible to maintain and they have now started to slide. The Angels are now ju...

04

Philadelphia at Houston
Friday 09/04 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

A top-level pitching matchup goes in Houston tonight as Wandy Rodriguez squares off against the Phillies newl- acquired ace Cliff Lee. Lee showed his human nature last time out,...

04

San Francisco at Milwaukee
Friday 09/04 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The Giants have made some hay at home winning two of every three games they play, but are losers on the road. Their worst spot is right where they will be for this one as t...

04

San Francisco at Milwaukee
Friday 09/04 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Milwaukee -110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Brewers got a great performance from Jeff Suppan in his last outing as he yielded just one run over six innings. The Giants are not a team that scores a lot of runs, an...

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Cincinnati at Atlanta
Friday 09/04 07:45 PM Eastern
4 units on Atlanta -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 4 to win 4.8)

The Reds certainly come in here looking good off a four game sweep of the Pirates. A closer look shows the Pirates have packed it in at 4-28 in their last 32 on the road. Then y...

04

Cincinnati at Atlanta
Friday 09/04 07:40 PM Eastern
4 units on Atlanta -180 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.2)

The Cincinnati Reds looked good sweeping the Pirates in four straight, but the Pirates are 4-28 in their last 32 on the road. This is a Reds team that is 3-11 in their last 14 o...

04

Detroit at Tampa Bay
Friday 09/04 07:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The Rays at home are becoming almost an automatic play on, as they are 73-26 in their last 99 here against a righthand pitcher. The Tigers are futile on the road as they are jus...

04

Detroit at Tampa Bay
Friday 09/04 07:30 PM Eastern
4 units on Tampa Bay -110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

While Justin Verlander has to be respected, neither he nor his Tigers teammates have earned enough respect to be even-up vs. the Rays at home. The Rays are king of the home fiel...

04

Florida at Washington
Friday 09/04 07:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Washington +110 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 5.5)

The Washington Nationals have had their problems this season, and the worst of those problems have been on the road against right-hand pitching. The Nats consequently, find them...

04

Minnesota at Cleveland
Friday 09/04 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Cleveland Indians traded away their best hitter in Victor Martinez, and their best pitcher in Cliff Lee. The Tribe is now building for the future, and they are truly he...

04

Minnesota at Cleveland
Friday 09/04 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Minnesota -110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Minnesota Twins have played a lot better over their last 15 games as they have gone 11-4, and have even been winning on the road, taking five of their last six. The Indians ...

03

New York Yankees at Toronto
Thursday 09/03 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Yankees will move to Chad Gaudin to start vs. the Jays. Gaudin had no success in San Diego, and his biggest problem is his command. The Yankees are his sixth team in just se...

02

San Francisco at Philadelphia
Wednesday 09/02 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Giants have a reputation for being a poor choice on the road at 11 under .500, but all of that deficit to .500 was accrued during April and May from two horrible road trips....

02

San Francisco at Philadelphia
Wednesday 09/02 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco +190 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 5.7)

Anytime you can get a competent team like the Giants at a value of almost 2-1 you have to look for reasons they are better than the odds. The Giants road record is a bit deceivi...

02

Kansas City at Oakland
Wednesday 09/02 03:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Kansas City +145 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.4)

The Oakland A's send Trevor Cahill to the mound vs the Royals. Cahill, who has pitched an up and down season which spells a .500 record overall, has not fared well vs teams ...

02

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
Wednesday 09/02 12:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Cincinnati -1.5 runs +160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

This is becoming just about an automatic pull the trigger against the Pirates road disaster that has seen them drop 15 of their last 16 and 27 of their last 31. When you look at...

02

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
Wednesday 09/02 12:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Cincinnati -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Pirates have really mailed it in, especially on the road. They have dropped all six games on their current road trip and last night's game was essentially over in the 1s...

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Los Angeles Angels at Seattle
Tuesday 09/01 10:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Seattle +127 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 5.1)

The Seattle Mariners are certainly light years better than the team that lost over 100 games a year ago. They stand at seven games over .500 at home on the season. They have bee...

01

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
Tuesday 09/01 07:15 PM Eastern
2 units on Cincinnati -1.5 runs +190 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.8)

The Pirates have quit, especially on the road where they have now dropped nine straight games, 14 out of 15, and are just 3-23 in their last 26 games. This team was always !BAD!...

01

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
Tuesday 09/01 07:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Cincinnati -110 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Pittsburgh Pirates dropped both games yesterday, making their road record dip to 18-48. The Pirates have now lost their last nine on the road, and 14 of their last 15. It al...

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Kansas City at Seattle
Sunday 08/30 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 7 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Zack Greinke has posted a 2.43 ERA this season, going seven full innings on average in the process. He's allowed just 49 earned runs and 39 walks in 181 innings pitched, whi...

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Houston at Arizona
Saturday 08/29 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona -1.5 runs +166 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5)

The Astros have shown an inability to score or win on the road. They have scored three or less in 13 of their last 20, leading to a poor road mark of 5-15 in their last 20. The ...

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Houston at Arizona
Saturday 08/29 08:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Arizona -130 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 3.9)

The Houston Astros are imploding on the road as they are now just 5-15 in their last 20 on the highway. The offense is nowhere to be found as they have produced just three runs ...

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Cleveland at Baltimore
Saturday 08/29 07:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Cleveland -1.5 runs +145 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.9)

The Orioles have two huge negatives going against them in this one. They are at their worst after scoring 5+ runs in a game, as their inconsistent offense has trouble scoring an...

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Cleveland at Baltimore
Saturday 08/29 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Cleveland -110 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Jeremy Sowers has pitched much better for the Indians of late. Despite a poor performance in his last outing, his previous five outings showed an impressive 3.09 ERA. The Oriole...

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Kansas City at Seattle
Friday 08/28 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 7.5 -115 (risk 3 to win 2.6)

The Royals’ Felix Hernandez is going to get some Cy Young votes as he is maturing into a top starter. The under has been 11-4-1 in his last 16 starts on the season, and 6-...

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Oakland at Los Angeles Angels
Friday 08/28 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels -150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2)

The Oakland A's have not done much on the road all season, and right now a bad offense is struggling as much as they have all season. The A's have scored three runs or l...

28

Texas at Minnesota
Friday 08/28 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Texas -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The Twins have not been the kind of team this year that has fought off adversity like we have seen in the past. They are just 4-8 in their last 12 at home, and will have an unpr...

28

Texas at Minnesota
Friday 08/28 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Texas -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Twins have played themselves out of the AL Central race, and once a dominating force at home has only won four of their last 12 played here. Brian Duensing will make his thi...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati
Friday 08/28 07:15 PM Eastern
2 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Usually teams at home have played to a record similar to their opponent on the road, but that’s not the case here as the Dodgers are nine games over .500 on the road, whil...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati
Friday 08/28 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -180 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

The LA Dodgers’ Chad Billingsley went through a rough stretch, but he has been back on track. Billingsley has pitched to a 2.35 ERA over his last four starts. The Reds are...

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Tampa Bay at Detroit
Friday 08/28 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Tigers have become a very potent home team as they are now 25-9 here in their last 34 played at home, which has kept them atop the Central division. The Rays’ problems...

27

Kansas City at Seattle
Thursday 08/27 10:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Seattle -160 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 3.1)

The Seattle Mariners lost over 100 games a year ago. Now as the season turns long, they are still in the hunt for a wildcard berth, so this team has made great strides in just o...

27

Kansas City at Seattle
Thursday 08/27 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Seattle -1.5 runs +135 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.1)

The Kansas City road woes don't put them in the best of spots here. Their limited offense has been exposed in a big way for years against solid pitching. Pitchers with a WHI...

27

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh
Thursday 08/27 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Pittsburgh +1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

This line is way off. When you look at the five top pitchers the Pirates have faced at home this season, and the lines they the only side to be on here is Pittsburgh on the runl...

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Philadelphia at Pittsburgh
Thursday 08/27 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Pittsburgh +165 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 6.6)

Sometimes late in the season, the lines get quite chalky. Sometimes they are justified, other times not. This one is too chalky as overall, the Pirates are a team that is 20 gam...

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Washington at Chicago Cubs
Thursday 08/27 02:20 PM Eastern
5 units on Chicago Cubs -210 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.4)

The Washington Nationals are 18-43 on the road and sure have had their problems. Even bad teams make runs during the long MLB season and the Nats are no exception as they ran of...

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Houston at St. Louis
Thursday 08/27 02:15 PM Eastern
5 units on St. Louis -270 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 1.9)

This one is very chalky, but is it chalky enough? I say no. Chris Carpenter has made 21 starts for the Cards this season and in 19 of them, and adding in the bullpen, the oppone...

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Cincinnati at Milwaukee
Thursday 08/27 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Cincinnati Reds hung in the NL Central race for awhile, but those hopes have all disappeared as this team has sunk hard and fast, thanks to a bad run of 12-28 in their last ...

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Oakland at Seattle
Wednesday 08/26 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Seattle -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.4)

The Oakland A's find themselves in their worst position to win for their game in Seattle tonight. They are a poor road team that plays even worse when facing a team with a w...

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Tampa Bay at Toronto
Wednesday 08/26 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Toronto +110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4.4)

Last year the Tampa Bay Rays surprised everyone by making it all the way to the world series. They have been good this season, but not nearly as good as a season ago. One thing ...

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Houston at St. Louis
Tuesday 08/25 08:25 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The Cards are fast becoming the team to beat in the NL, especially with the Dodgers dropping off from their quick start. Chris Carpenter and Adam Wainwright is probably the top ...

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Houston at St Louis
Tuesday 08/25 08:20 PM Eastern
5 units on St Louis -170 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.9)

The St. Louis Cards were glad to get Chris Carpenter back, and he compliments their potential Cy Young winner in Adam Wainwright, to provide a solid one-two punch at the top of ...

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Baltimore at Minnesota
Tuesday 08/25 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The numbers are so lopsided here with Baltimore in their least-favorable position at 21-43 on the road, and converting just 26.9% of their last 52 against righties, and dropping...

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Baltimore at Minnesota
Tuesday 08/25 08:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Minnesota -160 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 3.1)

The Orioles have fallen off the face of the Earth on the road at 21-43, and appear to be on their way to a second-consecutive 50-loss season on the road. Those numbers get worse...

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Cincinnati at Milwaukee
Tuesday 08/25 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee -1.5 runs +150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.5)

The Cincinnati Reds have fallen hard and fast. This was a team playing .500 baseball about six weeks ago, and now have gone 8-24 in their last 32 games. They are not even in the...

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Cincinnati at Milwaukee
Tuesday 08/25 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Milwaukee -140 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.9)

The Cincinnati Reds hung in the NL Central race for quite awhile, but they have since totally fallen apart. They are just 8-24 in their last 32 games and are going through exper...

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Tampa Bay at Toronto
Tuesday 08/25 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Rays have been almost impossible to beat at home, but very suspect on the road where they are nine games below .500. It is also no secret that they are more vulnerable to le...

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San Francisco at Colorado
Monday 08/24 08:45 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Colorado Rockies aren't just winning with a 48-22 mark in their last 70 games, they are winning big. In the last 18 times the Rockies have won, they have won by two runs...

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San Francisco at Colorado
Monday 08/24 08:40 PM Eastern
5 units on Colorado -170 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.9)

The Colorado Rockies have put together one of the longest and quietest positive runs in baseball this season. For what has amounted to a half-season of games, (their last 7...

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San Francisco at Colorado
Sunday 08/23 03:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Colorado -110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

It's still August but it feels like the September stretch run is here as the Giants and Rockies battle in a series that will likely have playoff implications. The Giants sen...

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Cincinnati at Pittsburgh
Sunday 08/23 01:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Pittsburgh -1.5 runs +150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.5)

On the run line this year, Cincinnati is 53-69 for -30.4 units (27-34 for -20.8 units on the road). Pittsburgh is 66-55 against  the run line overall and 36-24 for +13...

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Cincinnati at Pittsburgh
Sunday 08/23 01:30 PM Eastern
5 units on Pittsburgh -140 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 3.6)

Both of these teams sit at 51-71, but the outcome of this game shouldn't be as close. The Pirates looks for their sixth straight win here as the young players are starting t...

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Texas at Tampa Bay
Saturday 08/22 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

You don't have to look long and hard to find value here, as Tampa is in their best role as a chunky chalk, which is the Rangers worst role - as a chunky dog. The Rays a...

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Texas at Tampa Bay
Saturday 08/22 07:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Tampa Bay -170 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.9)

While the gap between these teams in the standings is minimal, when you consider the venue, the gap is substantial. The Rangers are 55-115 in their last 170 as a dog of +151 to ...

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New York Yankees at Boston
Saturday 08/22 04:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Boston +130 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 5.2)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The oddsmakers have a forced hand here after everyone watched these teams put up 31 runs last night, so this one is padded. You know the Red Sox are going to take last night'...

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Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers
Friday 08/21 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 runs +145 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.4)

The Dodgers are churning out wins as a home chalk at the rate of 70% winners. Randy Wolf on regular four days rest has turned in a !GOOD2! 21-7 mark for the Dodgers in his last ...

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Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers
Friday 08/21 10:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -145 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.8)

The Dodgers have been the team to beat all season in the NL West. While the Cubs, expected to do big things, have found the road to the 2009 playoffs full of land mines. The Cub...

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Milwaukee at Washington
Friday 08/21 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Washington +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.7)

There has been a distinct role reversal for these teams over the last month. The Brewers, once 25-14, have fallen fast and hard and are now just 33-48 in their last 81, and 16-2...

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Milwaukee at Washington
Friday 08/21 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

The Brewers lost Ben Sheets and CC Sabathia from last year's playoff team, but didn't skip a beat and surprised early by leading the NL Central. Reality has dealt a blow...

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Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers
Thursday 08/20 10:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Chicago Cubs +1.5 runs -180 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.2)

There are lots of reasons to play on the Cubs here. First, they will be breathing fire setting foot in here as the memory of the three-game sweep at the hands of the Dodgers las...

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Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers
Thursday 08/20 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The Dodgers have a deceptive record right now as they had the best record in baseball for a longtime, but have fallen rapidly as the season has moved along, and are just 9-15 ov...

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Colorado at Washington
Thursday 08/20 07:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Washington +1.5 runs -135 (runline) (risk 5 to win 3.7)

The Nats have played to a 17-11 mark in their last 28, including 10-2 in their last 12 at home. Those numbers are great, but get even better when you consider the would-be ...

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Colorado at Washington
Thursday 08/20 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +125 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.8)

The Washington Nationals have played very well in the second half of the season, and they have put together a season best 17-11 run, especially since they were 26-66 before that...

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Seattle at Detroit
Thursday 08/20 01:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Detroit -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

The Tigers are winning their way to the AL Central title at home, as they are 24-9 here over their last 33. They have an above .500 record playing to a would be -1.5 runlin...

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Seattle at Detroit
Thursday 08/20 01:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Detroit -165 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.2)

The Seattle Mariners hung in the wildcard race for quite awhile, but are slipping fast. This team that lost over 100 games last season is vastly improved, but now face the rest ...

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New York Yankees at Oakland
Wednesday 08/19 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

The Yankees are light years beyond what the A's are this season interms of talent, but much closer when you consider the Yankees 34-27 road mark vs the A's 28-31 home ma...

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New York Yankees at Oakland
Wednesday 08/19 10:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Oakland +120 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 6)

The Yankees will be in their most vulnerable spot as they call on newly acquired Chad Gaudin to face the A's tonight. Oakland is a team built around on base percentage and p...

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Minnesota at Texas
Wednesday 08/19 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

Looking at the track record the Twins have had against Kevin Millwood makes this one hard to pass up. Millwood has pitched the Rangers to just two wins in his last six starts, b...

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Minnesota at Texas
Wednesday 08/19 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Twins could have really caved in last night trailing 5-1 heading into the sixth, but ended up winning easily 9-6 and have the momentum coming in here after a 16 hit explosio...

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Baltimore at Tampa Bay
Wednesday 08/19 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Tampa Bay -240 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 1.7)

I keep saying this over like a broken record, but the oddsmakers can't make the Tampa lines at home chalky enough to take away the value. The Rays have been sizzling at home...

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Boston at Toronto
Wednesday 08/19 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Boston Red Sox have probably done a better job than any other team in baseball against Roy Halladay. What makes it an even more difficult position for the Blue Jays is they ...

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Seattle at Detroit
Wednesday 08/19 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Detroit -290 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 1.4)

All you had to see was what Justin Verlander did in his last game, especially late, to know this guy is zoned in and very strong right now. Verlander threw 123 pitches vs the Re...

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Baltimore at Tampa Bay
Tuesday 08/18 07:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -260 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.2)

The Tampa Bay Rays are becoming nearly automatic at home, while the Birds continue their road woes, especially against lefthand pitching where the Birds are just 62-132 in their...

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Colorado at Washington
Tuesday 08/18 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

The Washington Nationals are suddenly playing extremely well, and are now 11-3 over their last 14 games. They have even done a good job agaisnt righthand pitching of late a...

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Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland
Tuesday 08/18 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Cleveland +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.5)

I went through a littany of reasons why I like the Indians in this one, and getting the plus side of the runline just adds to the value here. The Tribe is playing much better at...

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Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland
Tuesday 08/18 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)Pick: 2 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 -105 (risk 2 to win 1.9)

The Indians have waited a longtime for Fausto Carmona to pitch the way he did in '07, when he won 19 games. He has battled through injuries, rebuilding arm strength, and app...

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St. Louis at Los Ageles Dodgers
Monday 08/17 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs +100 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3)

Chris Carpenter is always worth a look on the runline, because he is a shutdown top of the rotation pitcher in peak form. So are his St. Louis teammates that have not scored les...

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St. Louis at Los Angeles Dodgers
Monday 08/17 10:10 PM Eastern
4 units on St. Louis -160 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.5)

Chris Carpenter has become something special since arriving in St. Louis, and his track record on the road has been brilliant with the Cards at 28-16 in his last 44 road starts....

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Milwaukee at Pittsburgh
Monday 08/17 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Pittsburgh +110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4.4)

The Brewers started the season apparently not missing the big losses in their rotation, but it has caught up to them. Tonight it will be sometimes starter, and sometime-reliever...

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Chicago White Sox at Oakland
Sunday 08/16 04:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Oakland +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.7)

Asking Chicago to win on the road here by 2+ runs is asking a lot. Oakland is motivated to avoid the embarrassing home sweep and they have enough offense to keep this one close,...

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Chicago White Sox at Oakland
Sunday 08/16 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

It's been over 12 years since Chicago has recorded a road sweep vs. the As. I like Oakland to avoid it. John Danks is definitely the better starter here as Trevor Cahill has...

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Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs
Sunday 08/16 02:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 10 +120 (risk 2 to win 2.4)

This total is set at 10 but that doesn't jive with how these two starting pitchers have been tossing. Granted, neither has has a good year overall, but Ross Ohlendorf has po...

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San Diego at St. Louis
Sunday 08/16 02:20 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

St. Louis has found it easy to score against the Pirates, Reds and Padres. They've won seven of eight againt these teams, averaging 6.0 runs per game during the stretch, bat...

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San Diego at St. Louis
Sunday 08/16 02:15 PM Eastern
5 units on St. Louis -180 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.8)

We've cashed easily and big with the Cards in the first two games of this series and we're going big on them again here in the final game. Baseball is often about streak...

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Toronto at Tampa Bay
Sunday 08/16 01:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -180 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

The Blue Jays are just 24-34 on the road this season and in division games they are downright awful, having gone 16-28 on the season, scoring only 4.0 runs per game. At home, th...

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San Diego at St. Louis
Saturday 08/15 07:20 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

There are a lot of shortcomings to this game, in terms of excessive advantages to the Cards that point to tremendous value here. The Padres have managed just eight wins in St. L...

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San Diego at St. Louis
Saturday 08/15 07:15 PM Eastern
5 units on St. Louis -230 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.2)

Here we are with the Cards again as a heavy chalk, but is it heavy enough when they are in a situation that has led to a 134-38 mark over the last 172 and that is once agai...

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Houston at Milwaukee
Saturday 08/15 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The Brewers have the Astros in a place where they are at their worst, having dropped 10 of 11 when the total is set from 9-10.5 in their games, mainly because they just don'...

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Houston at Milwaukee
Saturday 08/15 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Milwaukee -140 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.9)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Houston Astros will send Brian Moehler to the mound against the Brewers. Moehler has not been effective in his last four starts resulting in four straight losses for the Ast...

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San Francisco at New York Mets
Saturday 08/15 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 7 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

What a pitching matchup here as Tim Cain squares off with Johan Santana. The extra benefit here is that the Giants are at their worst offensively on the road and against a lefth...

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Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs
Saturday 08/15 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs -170 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The Pirates have played well at home, but when they take to the road, the wins have been hard to come by as they enter this one at just 18-42 on the season, or winning at a 30% ...

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Chicago White Sox at Oakland
Friday 08/14 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The White Sox have a serious dilemma with Jose Contreras. They see him throw a good game once in awhile and begin to believe that he has found it, but his reality is a 32-52 tea...

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Chicago White Sox at Oakland
Friday 08/14 10:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Oakland -150 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.7)

When you look at the White Sox, they have to be concerned by what they haven't seen from Jose Contreras. Every once in awhile, he pitches a gem, so he seduces them into thin...

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San Diego at St. Louis
Friday 08/14 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs -105 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.9)

There are a lot of reasons why the runline makes sense here. The biggest being the fact that the Padres are a miserable road team. And when they face good competition on the roa...

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San Diego at St. Louis
Friday 08/14 08:10 PM Eastern
4 units on St. Louis -225 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 1.8)

The Cardinals have now had two aces at the top of their staff, with the return of Chris Carpenter and the emergence of Adam Wainwright. Wainwright has really turned into a No. 1...

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Houston at Florida
Thursday 08/13 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Florida -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

Mike Hampton has struggled in his last six starts, and the end might be creeping up on this once quality pitcher. Hampton is becoming bat shy, and his ERA has been a robust ...

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Houston at Florida
Thursday 08/13 07:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Florida -150 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 3.3)

There was a time that Mike Hampton was a highly-coveted pitcher. That was a longtime ago, and he hasn't been up to the 22-4 pitcher he was in Houston back in '99. What i...

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Tampa Bay at Los Angeles Angels
Tuesday 08/11 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

After a lot of early failures, mainly do to an injury depleted pitching staff, and their best player out of the lineup, the Angels have risen steadily to now hold the third-best...

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Pittsburgh at Colorado
Tuesday 08/11 08:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 10 +100 (risk 3 to win 3)

The Pirates have been one of the worst road teams in baseball for years, and this year is no exception as they enter here with a 17-39 mark on the season. Russ Olendorf has pitc...

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San Diego at Milwaukee
Tuesday 08/11 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The Milwaukee Brewers surprised everyone after the losses of CC Sabathia and Ben Sheets, to be holding down 1st place in the NL Central for awhile. They have reverted back to wh...

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Washington at Atlanta
Tuesday 08/11 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

It could be easy to get seduced into playing the Nats here on their eight-game winning streak, but they hit the road in their worst possible situation. They face a top pitcher a...

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Washington at Atlanta
Tuesday 08/11 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Atlanta -180 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.2)

The Washington Nationals have won eight straight games, but the last six have come at home. For the season, they remain a dreadful proposition on the road where they are 14-39. ...

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Detroit at Boston
Tuesday 08/11 07:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Boston -125 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 4)

The Sox rebounded nicely at home last night with a much-needed win over the Tigers. The Tigers have played great at home, but have really struggled on the road where they are no...

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New York Mets at Arizona
Monday 08/10 09:40 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total OVER 9 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Looking at this Mets’ offense, there’s nothing scary about it. They were a team that went through a stretch of 30 games where they were shutout eight times. What has...

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Chicago Cubs at Colorado
Monday 08/10 08:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado -1.5 runs +150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.5)

Anytime you have a team racking up wins at the rate of 71% of the time over 58 games, you have to look at runline value, especially when they are a perfect 8-0 against lefthande...

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Chicago Cubs at Colorado
Monday 08/10 08:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Colorado -140 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.9)

The Rockies have played better baseball than any other National League team for over the last 58 games, or better than a third of the season. They come into this one with a 41-1...

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Houston at Florida
Monday 08/10 07:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Houston +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.4)

The Florida Marlins wasted a big opportunity on their recent six-game road trip as they dropped the first three to lowly Washington, then went to Philly and got the three-game s...

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Boston at New York Yankees
Sunday 08/09 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on New York Yankees -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

It hasn't happened in 24 years. But today could be the day the Yankees get a four-game home sweep over the Red Sox. Yesterday's 5-0 win gave New York a 5.5 game lead ove...

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Arizona at Washington
Sunday 08/09 01:40 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.3)

The Nationals are pounding the ball right now (6.9 runs per game), and it's propelled them to a seven-game win streak. The likelihood of them losing by 2+ runs here at home ...

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Arizona at Washington
Sunday 08/09 01:35 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington +100 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2)

Don't look now but the Nationals are winning! They have posted seven straight wins and go for a sweep over the Diamondbacks this afternoon. I think they get it. Are the Nati...

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New York Mets at San Diego
Saturday 08/08 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

I certainly addressed the issues the Mets are having, and it is across the board. Their problems are deep, from key injuries, depleted starters, road woes, an ace closer that is...

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New York Mets at San Diego
Saturday 08/08 10:10 PM Eastern
4 units on San Diego -150 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.7)

What has happened to the Mets this season defies reason. The Mets opened a new stadium with big expectations, and the added strength in the bullpen figured to solve last year...

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Oakland at Kansas City
Saturday 08/08 07:15 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 8.5 -120 (risk 4 to win 3.3)

Two of the worst offenses in the AL square off, and each will be doing so with one of their top pitchers on the mound. Zack Grienke has made a splash this season, pitching to a ...

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Minnesota at Detroit
Saturday 08/08 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit -1.5 runs +100 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3)

The deck is stacked for the Tigers in this one. Anytime you can wheel out a pitcher that has made 10 home starts and allowed just 13 runs, you have to take a look at the runline...

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Minnesota at Detroit
Saturday 08/08 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Detroit -200 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2)

The Detroit Tigers with Justin Verlander on the hill may be justifiable at any price, especially with what is offered here. Minnesota is a failing road team that is a run less p...

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Cincinnati at San Francisco
Saturday 08/08 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

You have to love what the Giants have done at home this season, winning at a rate of better than two of every three games played here. Opportunity knocks for a runline play here...

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Cincinnati at San Francisco
Saturday 08/08 04:05 PM Eastern
4 units on San Francisco -150 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.7)

The San Francisco Giants are in playoff contention for a few reasons. One of them is the fact that they have been great at home, entering here with a 36-17 mark on the season. T...

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Tampa Bay at Seattle
Friday 08/07 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Seattle -1.5 runs +175 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.3)

The Mariners are quite an effective team with Hernandez on the mound. They have now won nine of his last 10 starts. Over Hernandez’s career, the Mariners sport a flawless ...

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Tampa Bay at Seattle
Friday 08/07 10:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Seattle -125 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.2)

The Seattle Mariners always knew they had a future star in Felix Hernandez, and this season that star has begun to shine. Hernandez has been the key figure in a team that went f...

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Milwaukee at Houston
Friday 08/07 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Milwaukee Brewers looked like contenders early on in the NL Central, when it was thought that the departures of Sheets and Sabathia would leave them on the outside looking i...

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St Louis at Pittsburgh
Friday 08/07 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 7 +110 (risk 4 to win 4.4)

The Cards are certainly glad to see Chris Carpenter back to form after being sidelined by injuries. Carpenter has pitched to a 2.10 ERA on the season, and 11 of his 17 starts ha...

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Colorado at Philadelphia
Wednesday 08/05 07:15 PM Eastern
5 units on Colorado +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 5 to win 3.1)

Colorado is 38-20 vs. the run line on the road this season. It doesn't get much better than that. Meanwhile, the Phillies are just 20-33 to the run line at home this year. T...

05

Colorado at Philadelphia
Wednesday 08/05 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

Colorado's Jorge De La Rosa has won seven straight starts allowing just two runs per game on average in those games. Philadelphia has scored three or fewer runs in five of t...

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Minnesota at Cleveland
Wednesday 08/05 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

There is a lot of negative forces at work here for the Twins. They are a poor road team and against lefthanders that has translated to 6-20 in their last 26. They score a full r...

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Minnesota at Cleveland
Wednesday 08/05 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

The Minnesota Twins were expecting a return to form of the Francisco Liriano that dominated AL hitters before surgery. It just hasn't materialized and at this point there ar...

04

Milwaukee at Los Angeles Dodgers
Tuesday 08/04 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.4)

This Dodgers are a 25-6 team as a small to moderate favorite from -110 to -150. They have been dominating at home for quite some time carrying a 58-23 mark as a favorite, s...

04

Milwaukee at Los Angeles Dodgers
Tuesday 08/04 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The LA Dodgers are clearly the best team in the NL and currently, they have the best record in baseball. They stand tall at home with a 34-18 mark on the season. The Brewers car...

04

Los Angeles Angels at Chicago White Sox
Tuesday 08/04 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Angels own a 58-45 record vs. the run line this season, including 31-20 on the road. They have put up 8.3 runs per game over their last seven games and start a very hot pitc...

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Los Angeles Angels at Chicago White Sox
Tuesday 08/04 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

The Sox put a 3-1 beatdown on the Yankees, outscoring them 27-11 over their four-game series. Can they do the same to another hot team? I don't see it happening tonight. Los...

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Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati
Tuesday 08/04 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

The Reds are just a bad team, even at home. They have a 23-29 record here, scoring only 3.9 runs per game. They produce even less offense vs. LHP like Gorzelanny (who has a 3-1 ...

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New York Yankees at Toronto
Tuesday 08/04 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Yankees +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The Toronto Blue Jays have really been struggling, and it is a struggle that even the arm of Roy Halladay can't solve. The Jays once sat atop the American League East, and h...

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Los Angeles Angels at Minnesota
Saturday 08/01 07:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Yes, Joe Saunders has had a rough go of it recently as he has given up 14 earned runs in his last three starts. But prior to that he was performing respectably. Antyhony Swarzak...

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Arizona at New York Mets
Saturday 08/01 07:15 PM Eastern
5 units on New York Mets +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 5 to win 3.6)

The D-Backs are not going to get a lot of offense tonight considering their 4.1 runs per game average on the road and 3.7 per game average against southpaws. To expect this team...

01

Arizona at New York Mets
Saturday 08/01 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Mets +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

After underperforming expectations for most of the season, the Mets are showing signs of improvement. Yes, they have dropped two straight, but prior to that they had put togethe...

01

Washington at Pittsburgh
Saturday 08/01 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Pittsburgh +105 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4.2)

Washington is 32-71 overall and 12-38 on the road. And we get to fade them at even money? I'll take that all day long. It's not as if we are backing an equally bad team ...

July 2009

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Seattle at Texas
Friday 07/31 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Texas -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Seattle Mariners will go with Jason Vargas in this one, who has been the weak link in their rotation. Vargas enters here with just a 6.92 ERA in his last three starts. The M...

31

Kansas City at Tampa Bay
Friday 07/31 07:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

There are lots of ingredients coming together here for a big Tampa Bay win. They are an amazing 89-37 at home in their last 126, as well as 65-22 against righthand starters. Syd...

31

Kansas City at Tampa Bay
Friday 07/31 07:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Tampa Bay -210 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 1.9)

This might look like a chalky number, but it is all about odds. The Rays have been better than this number at home against teams that are overall much better than the Royal...

31

Arizona at New York Mets
Friday 07/31 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on New York Mets -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

The Mets have struggled with injury issues all season long, and have finally begun to get hot as they have now won five of their last six games. The D-Backs are just 5-10 in the...

31

Detroit at Cleveland
Friday 07/31 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Cleveland +130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

The Indians have had a disappointing season, but have played much better of late. They have struggled on the road all season, but are coming off their most successful road trip....

31

Washington at Pittsburgh
Friday 07/31 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Pittsburgh +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

It's hard to even consider backing the Nationals on the road as a favorite, under any circumstances. They have their best pitcher in John Lannon on the hill, but it begins a...

30

Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis
Thursday 07/30 08:15 PM Eastern
2 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs +190 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.8)

The St. Louis Cardinals have saved their best efforts against the best teams. The Cards enter this one with an 18-4 mark against teams with a winning percentage of .600+. They h...

30

Colorado at New York Mets
Thursday 07/30 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

These teams have more or less traded places this season. The Mets were supposed to be contenders, but injuries have taken their toll leaving them three games below .500 for...

30

Colorado at New York Mets
Thursday 07/30 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Rockies are certainly a contender for the NL Wildcard while the Mets, with their myriad of injuries have faded and appear to be heading home. The Mets Jonathon Neise has all...

30

Houston at Chicago Cubs
Thursday 07/30 02:25 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

The Chicago Cubs are playing their best baseball of the season cashing 10 of their last 13. They have also been a top team as a home favorite, recording a 40-18 mark in their la...

30

Houston at Chicago Cubs
Thursday 07/30 02:20 PM Eastern
4 units on Chicago Cubs -190 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.1)

Everyone has been waiting for the Cubs to go on a tear and it is in progress right now. The Cubs have now gone 10-3 over their last 13 games. They have gotten a big lift in the ...

30

Oakland at Boston
Thursday 07/30 01:35 PM Eastern
5 units on Boston -1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 5 to win 2.9)

The Red Sox should be angry for this one as they saw ace reliever Jonathon Papelbon surrender three runs in the ninth in game one, then Brad Penny allowed five in the first that...

30

San Diego at Cincinnati
Thursday 07/30 12:40 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2)

The San Diego Padres have handled the Reds thus far, and may have their best chance yet in this one. The Reds are short of players and Johny Cueto is pitching about as bad as he...

30

Kansas City at Baltimore
Thursday 07/30 12:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Orioles have to feel good after beating Zack Grienke last night, scoring seven runs in the process. The Orioles have been a better-than-average team as long as they are play...

30

San Diego at Cincinnati
Thursday 07/30 12:35 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

After making a trade, the Reds  have a completely depleted outfield and will field a very thin lineup for this one against the Padres. The Reds have really taken a dive as ...

29

Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis
Wednesday 07/29 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.4)

The St. Louis Cards have ridden the arm of Joel Piniero to wins in each of his last four starts.  He has had terrific command and the results speak for themselves. Piniero ...

29

Colorado at New York Mets
Wednesday 07/29 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The New York Mets have had a very disappointing and frustrating season. The injury list is lengthy and reads like a whose-who of fallen stars and the lineup has lost a lot of it...

29

Kansas City at Baltimore
Wednesday 07/29 07:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Baltimore +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 5 to win 3.9)

When Zack Greinke's name appears in the probable pitchers list, it is hard to ignore what he has done on the season. It also must be noted that he is just one element in man...

28

Toronto at Seattle
Tuesday 07/28 10:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Toronto +100 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4)

The Toronto Blue Jays were in first place in the tough American League East for awhile, but went into a tailspin that saw them go 6-17 and dip below the .500 mark. They have now...

28

Philadelphia at Arizona
Tuesday 07/28 09:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona -1.5 runs +185 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.6)

When you have a pitcher that has pitched as well as Dan Haren, you have to look at the extensive favorable odds on the runline. Haren has allowed two runs or less in nine o...

28

Philadelphia at Arizona
Tuesday 07/28 09:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

This line would look shady a year ago when Cole Hamels pitched the Phillies to a World Championship. He suffered an injury setback and has not resembled the same pitcher this se...

28

Washington at Milwaukee
Tuesday 07/28 08:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The MLB season is a long one, and even the worst of teams like the Nationals will have their moments of sunshine during the course of the season. The Nats are in one of those sp...

28

Houston at Chicago Cubs
Tuesday 07/28 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs -1.5 runs +190 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.7)

The Chicago Cubs took a longtime to get things going this season, but are making their long anticipated run right now. The Cubs have now won five straight and nine of their...

28

New York Yankees at Tampa Bay
Tuesday 07/28 07:20 PM Eastern
5 units on Tampa Bay +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 5 to win 3.9)

You really have to take a look at what this Tampa Bay team has done on its home field. The Rays are an amazing 88-36 in their last 124 played here, so getting +1.5 runs is defin...

28

New York Yankees at Tampa Bay
Tuesday 07/28 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay +125 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.8)

Scott Kazmir has battled injuries and has not delivered his quality stuff most of the season, but he seems to rise with the challenge of facing the Yankees as he owns a 2.65 car...

28

Atlanta at Florida
Tuesday 07/28 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Florida +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Florida Marlins have to be feeling good about themselves right now as they completed a six-game road stand with a 5-1 record, which included winning two of three in LA,...

28

Oakland at Boston
Tuesday 07/28 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -1.5 runs -115 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.6)

Looking at the Red Sox track record at home against teams with a losing record, it might be enough in itself to pull the trigger here. Those numbers stand at 40-12, or they have...

28

Oakland at Boston
Tuesday 07/28 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Boston -240 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 1.7)

The Boston Red Sox don't lose too many games at home. When they are facing a team with a losing record on the season, those numbers jump off the page as they are 40-12, or h...

27

Toronto at Seattle
Monday 07/27 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +1.5 runs -135 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.2)

If your going to go against a pitcher the quality of Felix Hernandez, you better have a pitcher that can keep your team in the game, and Ricky Romero has been that pitcher for t...

27

Toronto at Seattle
Monday 07/27 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

The Seattle Mariners took a blow when Eric Bedard went on the DL with continued shoulder problems. Yopu have to wonder of wonder if it effects the team chemistry and psyche here...

27

Cleveland at Los Angeles Angels
Monday 07/27 10:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

Cleveland has been an offensive team and has held their own at home, but the offensive numbers tail off and on the road it has led to a 19-28-1 mark to the UNDER. While Carl Pav...

27

Philadelphia at Arizona
Monday 07/27 09:40 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 10 +100 (risk 4 to win 4)

The Arizona Diamondbacks have done nothing with lefthand pitching all season as they have a record of just 9-18, but more importantly, they score just 3.7 runs a game against th...

27

Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis
Monday 07/27 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

You have to seize the opportunity with a pitcher that has allowed nothing over his career at home as this season is no exception. Chris Carpenter has allowed xero runs in&n...

27

Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis
Monday 07/27 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Cards beefed up their lineup by acquiring Matt Holliday from the A's, and this will be a statement series for them against the Dodgers. They open with Chris Carpenter, w...

27

Washington at Milwaukee
Monday 07/27 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

The Brewers send a struggling Jeff Suppan to the mound, as the Brewers have now lost five of his last six starts on the season and overall, they are just 3-5 in his eight h...

27

Kansas City at Baltimore
Monday 07/27 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Baltimore -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 4 to win 4.8)

The Kansas City Royals are a bad team and they are playing at their worst right now. In contrast, the Orioles have been a tough team at home, entering with a 26-21 mark on ...

27

Kansas City at Baltimore
Monday 07/27 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Royals were playing decent baseball for awhile, but now they are mentally and physically beat up. The Royals have had a rough go of late, resulting in just one win in their ...

27

Oakland at Boston
Monday 07/27 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Boston -340 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 1.2)

The Boston Red Sox will ride the strength of Josh Beckett to open a series vs the Oakland A's. Beckett after a dismal start, has been on top of his game meaning he yields ve...

26

Minnesota at Los Angeles Angels
Sunday 07/26 03:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels -1.5 runs +150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.5)

The Angels offense is so good that it can still blow teams out despite the absence of Vlad, Hunter and Rivera. Over the past eight games, LA is putting up a ridiculous 7.8 runs ...

26

Baltimore at Boston
Sunday 07/26 01:35 PM Eastern
5 units on Boston -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 5 to win 6)

The Orioles average 4.1 runs per game ont he season on the road while Boston knocks in 5.6 per game at home. On the road, the Baltimore bullpen owns an ERA of 5.28 while Boston&...

26

Baltimore at Boston
Sunday 07/26 01:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -170 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

Prior to last game Boston had lost five straight. But, this team still is 57-39 on the season and those five losses were all on the road. The Sox have won five straight at Fenwa...

26

Oakland at New York Yankees
Sunday 07/26 01:10 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Yankees -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The A's will have a tough time scoring runs in this game while New York likely won't. Oakland's league's worst offense just got worse with the trade of Matt...

26

Oakland at New York Yankees
Sunday 07/26 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Yankees -170 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The Yankees finally lost after eight straight post-All Star wins and I look for them to bounce back here vs. the Athletics. The A's are 19-30 on the season on the road, aver...

26

Tampa Bay at Toronto
Sunday 07/26 01:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Toronto +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.4)

Toronto has lost 17 of their last 23 games and seven of eight vs. the Rays this season. But I like them to win here. Despite all that, and the big comeback win by Tampa Bay last...

25

San Diego at Washington
Saturday 07/25 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington -110 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The San Diego Padres opened some eyes when they got out of the gate at 9-3, especially when they won four of their first five on the road. What has happened since then is p...

25

Minnesota at Los Angeles Angels
Saturday 07/25 04:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

The Angels have gotten healthier as the year has progressed, and it has certainly showed up in the won/loss column. The Angels are playing about as good as anyone right now, and...

25

St. Louis at Philadelphia
Saturday 07/25 04:10 PM Eastern
5 units on St. Louis +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 5 to win 2.9)

The Phillies have begun to level off after a mjor hot streak. The Cards meanwhile, are on the rise and have the added bat of Matt Holliday to compliment Pujols and their No. 3 r...

25

St. Louis at Philadelphia
Saturday 07/25 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Cards are making a push to not only make the playoffs, but to win it all and the addition of Matt Holliday is just another All-Star piece to add to the puzzle. The Cards hav...

24

San Francisco at Colorado
Friday 07/24 09:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

The Giants have certainly opened some eyes this season. They have placed themselves in contention on the power of a 31-15 home mark. But when they take to the road, they don'...

24

Texas at Kansas City
Friday 07/24 08:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Texas +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.4)

It is hard to imagine a Royals' team that has dropped nine straight games to be offering a run and a half vs. a solid Rangers club, regardless as to who is taking the mound....

24

Texas at Kansas City
Friday 07/24 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Texas +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

Sometimes when a pitcher starts a season off the charts, that reputation sticks in the minds of all. As a result, the oddsmakers are forced to jack-up the price because of the i...

24

Chicago White Sox at Detroit
Friday 07/24 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

Bartolo Colon has alwats been a sought after pitcher, and has been a lure for many teams with the latest being the Chicago White Sox. Sometimes that lure isn't as attractive...

24

San Diego at Washington
Friday 07/24 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington -120 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.7)

This one is the battle of the inept as San Diego travels to Washington. These teams have been out of any playoff hopes very early, so where is the value here? It is certainly ha...

23

Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox
Thursday 07/23 02:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Chicago White Sox -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

The Tampa Rays have not been a great road team. Even as they have come into their own over the last two seasons, they are sitting at 16-19 against lefthand pitchers, which is an...

23

San Francisco at Atlanta
Thursday 07/23 01:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

I mentioned a lot of the logic on the moneyline side of this pick. The value transfers to the runline here as the Braves are winning big at home, and have taken 10 of their last...

23

San Francisco at Atlanta
Thursday 07/23 01:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -170 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

This is becoming a recurring theme, but it is because the Giants have dictated a distinct pattern, both favorable and unfavorable. The Giants have been under the radar and have ...

22

San Francisco at Atlanta
Wednesday 07/22 07:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 7 +100 (risk 2 to win 2)

Tim Lincecum has had a Cy Young season so far entering here 10-2 with a 2.27 ERA, but as good as that sounds he has been even better of late at 1.74 in his last three outings. L...

22

Florida at San Diego
Wednesday 07/22 03:35 PM Eastern
4 units on San Diego +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.9)

The Padres look to avoid the home sweep here. They have lost three in a row and 15 of their last 18 games. But let's not forget Florida has been struggling of late too, havi...

22

Minnesota at Oakland
Wednesday 07/22 03:35 PM Eastern
2 units on Oakland -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

July has seen the highest percentage of favorites win in any month in any year dating back to 2004. The Minnesota Twins aren't a likely source to offer resistance to that tr...

21

San Francisco at Atlanta
Tuesday 07/21 07:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -1.5 runs +100 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3)

I mentioned in my moneyline writeup the extensive difficulties the Giants have had winning on the road without their two aces on the hill. That win total is at just five more th...

21

San Francisco at Atlanta
Tuesday 07/21 07:15 PM Eastern
4 units on Atlanta -205 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2)

Ryan Sadowski has done a great job in his few opportunities with the Giants, but this is a Giants team that has surprised everyone in a positive way, but they remain with an Ach...

21

Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia
Tuesday 07/21 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia -1.5 runs +160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

When you look for a runline play on a team, it certainly doesn't hurt when they have won 13 of their last 14 and have outscored the opponent 91-33 in the process. That is a ...

21

Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia
Tuesday 07/21 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Philadelphia -120 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.3)

The Phillies have gotten to the point where they have to almost be considered an automatic play-on right now. They have now won 13 of their last 14, which includes nine straight...

20

Minnesota at Oakland
Monday 07/20 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2)

You have to look at this from an opportunistic point of view. I don't think anyone would dispute the fact that the Twins are the better team here, but they are not the team ...

20

Minnesota at Oakland
Monday 07/20 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

The Twins have been light years apart when they play at home vs. on the road. The Twins have been 81-48 at the Metrodome the past two seasons, while only 54-72 on the road. That...

20

Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia
Monday 07/20 07:25 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

There is lots of overwhelming numbers here that point to a big Philly win. With the Cubs at 3.8 runs per game on the road and struggling to win as a dog, the Phil's have the...

20

Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia
Monday 07/20 07:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Sometimes when you see a runaway freight train, you have to get on and go for the ride. The Phillies have been an explosive team over the last two weeks. They have been in one o...

20

San Francisco at Atlanta
Monday 07/20 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

To succeed on the runline, you have to find a team to play against in their worst possible circumstances. You also have to have a pitcher that has shutdown capabilities for the ...

20

San Francisco at Atlanta
Monday 07/20 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -180 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

The San Francisco Giants have been a surprise team all year, and the biggest three reasons are Cain, Lincecum, and home field. The Giants are 31-15 at home. Those three elements...

20

New York Mets at Washington
Monday 07/20 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

Both the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals have sure struggled over the last month or so, and the Mets have been reduced to a poor team because of multiple injuries to ...

19

Tampa Bay at Kansas City
Sunday 07/19 02:15 PM Eastern
2 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +115 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.3)

Kansas City simply doesn't have the offense to stay in this one. The Royals are averaging 3.9 runs per game this season and 3.5 per game in day games. It's hard to imagi...

19

Tampa Bay at Kansas City
Sunday 07/19 02:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2)

The Rays are 5-0 thus far this season vs. the Royals. I like them to make it 6-0 today. Kansas City averages just 3.9 runs per game compared to 5.4 for Tampa Bay. The Rays excel...

19

Detroit at New York Yankees
Sunday 07/19 02:05 PM Eastern
2 units on New York Yankees -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.8)

The Yankees go with Joba to complete the sweep of the Tigers today. Chamberlain is 4-2 thus far despite average pitching. The point is, he has the run support. He's facing E...

19

Chicago Cubs at Washington
Sunday 07/19 01:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Washington +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.5)

Expecting the Cubs to win by 2+ runs here on the road is expecting a lot. They have a losing road record both straight-up and vs. the run line. Given their low offensive product...

19

Chicago Cubs at Washington
Sunday 07/19 01:30 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington +100 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2)

The Nationals are horrible and things haven't gotten better even after the manager change. So no one wants to back this team. But this is a great opportunity to do just that...

19

Seattle at Cleveland
Sunday 07/19 01:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Seattle -110 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Mariners don't score a lot but their pitching and defense have been tremendous. They allow just 4.1 runs per game overall, 3.9 per game in day games and they have given ...

18

New York Mets at Atlanta
Saturday 07/18 04:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The past has led many to see Johan Santana post at almost even money and become a no-brainer pick. That has changed with this Mets team that has been riddled with injuries, the ...

17

Los Angeles Angels at Oakland
Friday 07/17 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland -105 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.9)

The A's thought Trevor Cahill was going to pitch well, but he has struggled bigtime of late, pitching to an 11.37 ERA in his last three starts. What gets shortsided here, is...

17

Tampa Bay at Kansas City
Friday 07/17 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

The Tampa Bay Rays seemed to begin the season with a hangover after so much unexpected success a year ago. They are 25-14 over their last 39 games, and back on track. James Shie...

17

Minnesota at Texas
Friday 07/17 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 +100 (risk 3 to win 3)

There is no question that the Texas Rangers are the biggest surprise this season as they are the top baseball team in games being played to the UNDERS. The Rangers have alw...

17

San Francisco at Pittsburgh
Friday 07/17 07:15 PM Eastern
4 units on Pittsburgh +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 4 to win 3.3)

The San Francisco Giants have certainly opened some eyes this season. They have done a lot of it with their play at home where they are 31-15 on the season, but have struugled t...

17

Boston at Toronto
Friday 07/17 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

There is a known and an unknown about Clay Buchholz, who will get the ball for the Red Sox tonight. He has great stuff and displayed it well in '07 when he threw a no-hitter...

17

Chicago at Washington
Friday 07/17 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Washington +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.9)

I like Nationals on the runline. Stammen has pitched very well and the Cubs have struggled on the road, even with Zambrano on the hill. In Zambrano's last eight road starts,...

17

Chicago Cubs at Washington
Friday 07/17 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington +120 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.4)

The Washington Nationals will look for answers as the second half gets underway. One such answer is Craig Stammen who has really pitched well as he begins to get comfortable and...

17

Seattle at Cleveland
Friday 07/17 06:55 PM Eastern
4 units on Cleveland +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 4 to win 3.3)

The Mariners' offense has been one of the least effective in baseball and weigh in at fewer than four runs per game on the road against righthanders. The Indians h...

17

Seattle at Cleveland
Friday 07/17 06:50 PM Eastern
2 units on Cleveland +140 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.8)

The Seattle Mariners certainly have a good one in Felix Hernandez. He has been in control over his last nine starts, but as good as he has been, Cleveland has reduced him from A...

16

Los Angeles Angels at Oakland
Thursday 07/16 10:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Oakland -1.5 runs +160 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.2)

This pitching matchup is probably about as favorable as it will ever get for the A's vs. the Angels. Braden has pitched brilliantly all season - especially at home, and Sant...

16

Los Angeles Angels at Oakland
Thursday 07/16 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

Second half action gets underway tonight with the Oakland A's hosting the Anaheim Angels. It has been a breakout season for Dallas Braden of the A's, who enters this one...

12

New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels
Sunday 07/12 03:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The New York Yankees have always had problems in LA facing the Angels. They are now 5-16 over their last 21 games here and the Angels have scored nearly seven runs a game over t...

11

Chicago White Sox at Minnesota Twins
Saturday 07/11 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota Twins -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

The Minnesota Twins have been a completely different team at home where they have produced +1.3 runs a game more than when they take to the road. They have used that scoring dif...

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New York Yankees at Los Angeles Angels
Saturday 07/11 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.4)

The New York Yankees have never done well playing against the Angels on the road. In their last seven trips here the Yankees have not won a series, and are just 5-15. The Angels...

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Florida at Arizona
Friday 07/10 09:40 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 8 -115 (risk 4 to win 3.5)

This is a great pitching matchup, and arguably between the two hottest pitchers in baseball. The D-Backs send Dan Haren to the mound with his league-leading ERA. Haren is a prov...

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Atlanta at Colorado
Thursday 07/09 08:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado -1.5 runs +160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

The Colorado Rockies have been playing great baseball over the past month. They have also been playing particularly well on their home field where they have turned in a nifty 14...

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Cleveland at Chicago White Sox
Thursday 07/09 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago White Sox -1.5 runs +165 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5)

Two years ago, the Indians looked like an up-and-coming team with CC Sabathia, and Fausto Carmona leading them to a playoffs series win over the Yankees. It has been all downhil...

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St. Louis at Milwaukee
Thursday 07/09 02:05 PM Eastern
5 units on St. Louis -110 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Milwaukee Brewers have a similar dilemma as the Yankees did with Chien Ming Wang. It is about Manny Parra who is in a fog right now. He began the season poorly, went through...

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St. Louis at Milwaukee
Wednesday 07/08 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

The Brewers haven't gotten the type of season out of Jeff Suppan that they expected, but every pitcher has a run in them and Suppan is off a one run, seven-inning gem. He ha...

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Florida at San Francisco
Wednesday 07/08 03:45 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.4)

The Giants have surprised a lot of folks this season, and their pitching has been outstanding. Their pitching will keep them in the race all season, especially if Ryan Sadowski ...

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Pittsburgh at Houston
Wednesday 07/08 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston -165 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The Astros have been waiting for Wandy Rodriguez to mature into the pitcher they believed he could be, and all of that has materialized this season. Rodriguez has pitched the As...

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Baltimore at Seattle
Tuesday 07/07 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Seattle -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

Sometimes when you look over a game, you try to seek out and play against a team that is in their worst possible position to win. The Orioles fit that description tonight. They ...

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Pittsburgh at Houston
Tuesday 07/07 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

The pitching matchup here is a bit deceptive, as both hurlers are heading in opposite directions with one moving up and the other on a slide. The Pirates got a great surprise wh...

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St. Louis at Milwaukee
Tuesday 07/07 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee -150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2)

The Milwaukee Brewers were supposed to be down this season, as they lost the services of CC Sabathia and Ben Sheets. That has been held in check due to the emergence of Yovani G...

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Baltimore at Seattle
Monday 07/06 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Seattle -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Seattle Mariners are off a two of three series win at Fenway over the Red Sox, and have to be feeling good about themselves right now. The Mariners lost the final game of th...

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Kansas City at Detroit
Monday 07/06 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Kansas City Royals are a completely different offense on the road than they are at home. The Royals offense has produced 4.5 runs per game at home, but when they take to the...

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Seattle at Boston
Sunday 07/05 01:35 PM Eastern
5 units on Boston -1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 5 to win 3.9)

The Mariners have never swept Boston at Fenway. Don't expect that to change here. Although they wouldn't admit it, Seattle knows deep down that they don't need to sh...

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Houston at San Francisco
Saturday 07/04 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 7 +100 (risk 3 to win 3)

Tim Lincecum is rapidly positioning himself as one of the top starters in baseball. He is off an impressive 18-4 season and enters this one at 8-2. When you consider the fact th...

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Atlanta at Washington
Saturday 07/04 01:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Washington +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 5 to win 3.1)

The Nats certainly are a far cry from being a good team as their pitching is amongst the worst in baseball. That changes when John Lannon takes to the mound. Lannon has been the...

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Houston at San Francisco
Friday 07/03 10:15 PM Eastern
2 units on San Francisco -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

I like the fact that the Giants are rolling at home with a 24-12 mark, but what doesn't get seen is what they have done overall. The Giants are tied with the Rockies for the...

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Houston at San Francisco
Friday 07/03 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Giants have to be one of the biggest surprises in baseball this season. They have played well above expectations and continue to get outstanding pitching. They are an amazin...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego
Friday 07/03 10:05 PM Eastern
2 units on San Diego +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.4)

The Padres have been dreadful on the road this season, but certainly much more competitive at home where they have matched the Dodgers road win total at 22. The Dodgers have 50 ...

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Arizona at Colorado
Friday 07/03 08:15 PM Eastern
4 units on Colorado -1.5 runs +150 (runline) (risk 4 to win 6)

The Rockies have been on fire, and still under the radar. You don't look at this team like the Red Sox or Yankees, but the numbers don't lie, as when they win, they win ...

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Arizona at Colorado
Friday 07/03 08:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Colorado -130 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.1)

The Arizona Diamondbacks have been futile on the road as they have a 1-5 mark in their last six road games. One of the biggest reasons is that they have scored just 16 runs, or ...

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Chicago White Sox at Kansas City
Friday 07/03 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago White Sox +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

There are a lot of folks out there with a man-crush on Zack Greinke. How else would you explain a team that is 33-45 being instilled as a nice-sized favorite against a winning t...

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Atlanta at Washington
Friday 07/03 06:35 PM Eastern
5 units on Washington +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 5 to win 3.6)

The Atlanta Braves have not been a good road team over the last year and a half, and have won just three of their last nine on the road. Kenshin Kawakami has pitched reasonably ...

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New York Mets at Pittsburgh
Thursday 07/02 12:35 PM Eastern
5 units on New York Mets +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 5 to win 3.1)

Both starting pitchers have struggled to this point of the season, but Maholm has been the worst of the two, especially of late with an ERA in the sevens over his last three sta...

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New York Mets at Pittsburgh
Thursday 07/02 12:30 PM Eastern
2 units on New York Mets +130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

Paul Maholm was pitching to a 3.30 ERA through starts of May 20. He has since really struggled, and has been getting pounded. Maholm has allowed 54 hits in the 42 innings, along...

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Seattle at New York Yankees
Wednesday 07/01 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on New York Yankees -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.2)

The Seattle Mariners finally caved into the Yankee bats last night as they kept constant pressure on Morrow, and company, and the Bombers prevailed 8-5. The Mariners rely on pit...

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Arizona at Cincinnati
Tuesday 06/30 07:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Cincinnati +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

I mentioned the struggles of the Diamondbacks right now as they have dropped five straight, and eight of nine. I also mentioned Haren's teams mediocre road record at 31-28. ...

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Arizona at Cincinnati
Tuesday 06/30 07:15 PM Eastern
5 units on Cincinnati +130 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 6.5)

Dan Haren has put up some exceptional numbers over his career, and has to be considered a top pitcher in MLB right now. He is 71-57 for his career with an ERA of 3.57. There is ...

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Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh
Tuesday 06/30 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Pittsburgh +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.7)

Someone is not paying attention here, and it is the oddsmakers. Ohlendorf has led the Pirates to a 6-1 mark in his last seven home starts. Against a Cubs team that has just 15 r...

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Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh
Tuesday 06/30 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Pittsburgh +115 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.3)

We approach the midway point of the 2009 MLB season, and two things are apparent. The Chicago Cubs aren't the same team we saw last year, and their road struggles have been ...

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Houston at San Diego
Monday 06/29 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego +1.5 runs -135 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.2)

The San Diego Padres have most definitely been a tale of two teams this season. There is the road version of this team that is a very disappointing 12-26, but then there is the ...

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Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh
Monday 06/29 07:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Pittsburgh +1.5 runs -165 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.2)

It has been a long time since the Pirates have put together a winning season, so it is easy for the oddsmakers and public to dismiss this team. This year’s Pirates are a m...

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Minnesota at Kansas City
Monday 06/29 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Kansas City +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

I shared my thoughts on the Royals moneyline here, but I also like them on the runline. The Twins have not been getting it done on the road this season at all, and over Nick Bla...

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Minnesota at Kansas City
Monday 06/29 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Kansas City +125 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.8)

The Twins have not been good on the road this season, and with Nick Blackburn on the hill tonight for this one, those numbers get even worse. Blackburn has put up good numb...

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Los Angeles Angels at Arizona
Sunday 06/28 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The Angels are a winning team and the Diamondbacks are not. On the road the Angels are 20-17 while Arizona is horrible at home at 15-27. Against the run line, LA is 21-16 on the...

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Minnesota at St. Louis
Sunday 06/28 02:15 PM Eastern
2 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.4)

Francisco Liriano has gone 3-8 with a 5.88 ERA. On the road his ERA is 6.32. Joel Pineiro has a losing record but that's no fault of his own. He's put up a 3.40 ERA over...

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Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox
Sunday 06/28 02:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Chicago White Sox -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

This looks like a pretty even matchup between a 35-36 team and a 36-38 team. Both pitchers have been very good. Zambrano has the name but I like Danks here. He's got a highe...

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San Francisco at Milwaukee
Sunday 06/28 02:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Milwaukee -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

Milwaukee goes for the sweep and I like them to get it win some cushion. Outside of a fluky 2-7 run prior to this series, the Brewers have gone 18-9 at home this season. The Gia...

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Kansas City at Pittsburgh
Sunday 06/28 01:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Pittsburgh +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 4 to win 3.1)

Zack Greinke started the season on fire, posting eight wins in his first ten starts and putting up a ridiculous 0.84 ERA over that span. Then something happened which we see oft...

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Philadelphia at Toronto
Sunday 06/28 01:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -140 (risk 2 to win 1.4)

Philadelphia's bats have been alive this season but they've cooled of late. In their last eleven games, they put up 10 runs twice (including last game). In the other nin...

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San Diego at Texas
Saturday 06/27 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Texas -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.2)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 +100 (risk 3 to win 3)

The Padres have been a surprising team at home with a 21-15 record, but have been as expected on the road, at 10-26. They simply don't have any offense and have already been...

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Washington at Baltimore
Saturday 06/27 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Baltimore -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.2)

What can you say about the Nationals, as they are simply not a competitive team? They win 25% of their road games with a negative 37% ROI. Last season they reached the century m...

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Boston at Atlanta
Saturday 06/27 04:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Boston +1.5 runs -165 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.2)

Tim Wakefield just keeps getting it done for the Red Sox and leads them in wins with nine on the season. He almost always pitches deep into games, and allows the Sox’ top-...

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Los Angeles Angels at Arizona
Saturday 06/27 04:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Arizona +110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4.4)

John Lackey is a top pitcher, but since coming off the DL, he has not built the arm strength or exhibited the same velocity and command that made him a top pitcher before the in...

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Minnesota at St. Louis
Saturday 06/27 01:10 PM Eastern
4 units on St. Louis +1.5 runs -155 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.6)

The Minnesota Twins will go with Kevin Slowey this afternoon against the Cardinals’ Todd Wellemeyer. Solwey has a deck full of aces so far as he is 10-2 on the season desp...

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Detroit at Houston
Friday 06/26 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

I pointed out Houston to be a live dog in my moneyline writeup, but how do you resist these numbers? Rodriguez has made seven home starts and in six of them has allowed one run ...

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Detroit at Houston
Friday 06/26 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Houston +110 (moneyline) (risk 1 to win 1.1)

The Tigers have made a nice run as they have now won seven straight games. What doesn't show up is the last six of those were at home where they have been good all year, but...

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Cincinnati at Toronto
Thursday 06/25 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto -1.5 runs +160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

The Cincinnati Reds will have Johny Cueto on the mound who has had a good season so far, but there are other issues at work here. The Reds have struggled in interleague play on ...

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Boston at Washington
Thursday 06/25 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +1.5 runs -155 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

I like Washington going up against John Smoltz, someone who they are familiar with but, at the same time, a pitcher that is going to be on a pitch count and hasn't been in a...

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Boston at Washington
Thursday 06/25 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington +110 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.2)

John Smoltz hasn't set foot on a big league mound in over a year and, at 42 years of age, will be trying to come back from surgery. We have seen this many times, it takes pl...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago White Sox
Thursday 06/25 02:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago White Sox +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

I like the value on the White Sox in the role of a live dog, but also like them on the runline here. The White Sox own an 8-2 mark vs the Dodgers in the last ten meetings and th...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago White Sox
Thursday 06/25 02:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Chicago White Sox +135 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.7)

Chad Billingsley has established himself as a solid pitcher and will face the White Sox this afternoon in Chicago. The problem is the Dodgers just haven't been good on the i...

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San Francisco at Oakland
Wednesday 06/24 10:20 PM Eastern
2 units on Oakland -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

The runline holds a lot of value in this one as well. Johnson has been serving up HR's like soft-serve at a Dairy Queen and the A's have been 20-6 vs lefties in interlea...

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San Francisco at Oakland
Wednesday 06/24 10:15 PM Eastern
5 units on Oakland -110 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The San Francisco Giants have had a much better year than most expected, but it has everything to do with the two pitchers Matt Cain and Tim Lincecum. The Giants are a combined ...

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Texas at Arizona
Wednesday 06/24 10:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Arizona -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.2)

I like the Diamondbacks here not only on the moneyline but the runline as well. They have Dan Haren on the mound, where in the team's 22 wins when he gets the ball they have...

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Texas at Arizona
Wednesday 06/24 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona -180 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

Dan Haren hasn't worn a Diamondback uniform for long, but his impact has been huge. The D-Backs have won 16 of the 24 games he has pitched at home, and this season he is mow...

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St. Louis at New York Mets
Wednesday 06/24 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -105 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.9)

The Mets have gotten some borrowed innings out of Fernando Nieve who has pitched rather well, but the truth is he couldn't make it in Houston and has bounced around the mino...

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Boston at Washington
Wednesday 06/24 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington +1.5 runs +100 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2)

It has been a challenging year for Jon Lester, who looked like he was ready for a long career of winning big but has stumbled and taken a step back in '08. He is just 5-6 on...

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Chicago Cubs at Detroit
Wednesday 06/24 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Detroit -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.4)

The Tigers have to be riding momentum here after a game winning homer in the bottom of the 9th to shock the Cubs. Rick Porcello has been putting up numbers that merit rookie of ...

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San Francisco at Oakland
Tuesday 06/23 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 7 -120 (risk 3 to win 2.5)

A pair of top notch young righthanders square off in Oakland tonight with Tim Lincecum facing rookie Vin Mazzaro. Lincecum has been lights out for the Giants this season with a ...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago White Sox
Tuesday 06/23 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago White Sox -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.4)Pick: 4 units on Game Total OVER 8.5 -115 (risk 4 to win 3.5)

The Chicago White Sox went through a four game losing streak, getting shutout in three of them and outscored 23-3. The offense has since come alive as they have scored four plus...

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Minnesota at Milwaukee
Tuesday 06/23 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.4)

Looking back a few years ago when Francisco Liriano came over from the Giants, it looked like the Twins had the heir-apparent to Johan Santana. Liriano was 12-2 and then the arm...

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Boston at Washington
Tuesday 06/23 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.3)

The Boston Red Sox appeared to have plans for Penny to be traded or released, but they opted to put a struggling Matsuzaka on the DL, so Penny survives to start again. Penny has...

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Chicago Cubs at Detroit
Tuesday 06/23 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs +1.5 runs -180 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

What should be a classic pitchers duel, gives an edge to the +1.5 runline here on the Cubs. Carlos Zambrano has given up just a tick above 1.5 runs a game over his last three st...

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Philadelphia at Tampa Bay
Tuesday 06/23 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.4)

The Phillies have really hit a bad slump, having now lost six straight and eight out of nine. The pitching has been horrible, allowing five runs or more in eight of the nine gam...

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Colordao at Los Angeles Angels
Monday 06/22 10:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Los Angeles Angels -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.4)

The Rockies look like the team that closed out '07 on a huge run as they have now won 16 of their last 17, but as baseball goes each day is different and brings a new challe...

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St. Louis at New York Mets
Monday 06/22 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Mets -105 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.9)

The St. Louis Cardinals have done what few teams have done this season and that is achieve a winning record on the road. All isn't quite as it appears however, as the Cards ...

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Texas at San Francisco
Sunday 06/21 04:05 PM Eastern
2 units on San Francisco +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.4)

The Giants are 40-27 to the run line this season including 20-15 at home. They don't score a lot but they also don't give up a lot of runs thanks to good starting pitchi...

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Texas at San Francisco
Sunday 06/21 04:00 PM Eastern
2 units on San Francisco +120 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.4)

Yes, Kevin Milwood has been outstanding and Barry Zito has been pedestrian. But right now, the Giants are playing better baseball. And, both of these starters will be watching f...

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Atlanta at Boston
Sunday 06/21 01:35 PM Eastern
2 units on Boston -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.4)

We hit with the Sox yesterday and I'm coming right back with them today. The Braves are averaging just 3.6 runs per game this season vs. RHP and today they face Tim Wakefiel...

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Baltimore at Philadelphia
Sunday 06/21 01:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore +160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

Baltimore did it for us last game as a dog so why not again? Despite posting a very good 21-17 road mark, the Phillies are just 10-20 at home this season. They are just 1-7 duri...

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Chicago White Sox at Cincinnati
Sunday 06/21 01:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Cincinnati -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.4)

The White Sox are a losing road team that has put up the following offenseive numbers this season: 4.2 runs per game overall, 4.2 vs. RHP and 4.0 in day games. The Reds' off...

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Milwaukee at Detroit
Sunday 06/21 01:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Detroit -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.4)

Both Yovani Gallardo (2.93 ERA) and Justin Verlander (3.39 ERA) are putting together great seasons. The edge here however goes to Verlander who has been unhittable at home (3-0 ...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angeles Angels
Saturday 06/20 09:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total OVER 9 +100 (risk 2 to win 2)

The battle of tinsel town is on once again, with the Angels taking a leg-up with last night's 5-4 win. I was on the OVER in that one, and I'm coming right back with it a...

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Houston at Minnesota
Saturday 06/20 07:15 PM Eastern
4 units on Minnesota -200 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2)

The Minnesota Twins have gone 24-13 so far on the season at home, and that includes 15-5 in their last 20. Those numbers are outstanding, but pale in contrast to some others the...

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Atlanta at Boston
Saturday 06/20 07:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Boston -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.4)

If there is a place to hop aboard this Red Sox team on the runline, this is this spot. The 46-13 mark against right handers during interleague play, combined with the Brave...

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Atlanta at Boston
Saturday 06/20 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Boston -170 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.4)

The Red Sox will have ace Josh Beckett on the hill tonight against the Braves. Beckett has been lethal for opponents when taking the hill at Fenway, and enters this one with a 3...

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Baltimore at Philadelphia
Saturday 06/20 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The Phillies are an upside down team this season. They are blistering good on the road where they lead the majors with a 23-9 mark, but at home there is only one team in basebal...

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Tampa Bay at New York Mets
Saturday 06/20 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Mets -1.5 runs +195 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.9)

Johan Santana got hit harder than he ever has in his life allowing nine earned runs, and an early departure against the Yankees. That certainly has held down the price in this o...

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Milwaukee at Detroit
Saturday 06/20 04:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Detroit -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

There is a lot going for this Tigers’ team right now, and facing Dave Bush with a hot offense should be lethal. Bush enters with a 9.42 ERA in his last three, and 9.60 in ...

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Milwaukee at Detroit
Saturday 06/20 04:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Detroit +100 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4)

The Tigers’ offense has been heating up, and last night scored 10 in a rain-shortened game in their win over the Brewers. They will give the ball to rookie pitcher Alfredo...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angeles Angels
Friday 06/19 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total OVER 8 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Dodgers have been great defensively all season. But their offense is wicked. They average 5 runs per game (5.1 on the road and 5.7 vs. LHP). The Angels average 5.1 per game ...

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Pittsburgh at Colorado
Friday 06/19 09:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The red-hot Rockies are 13-1 over their last 14 might be enough to know, but they are also outscoring opponents by 86-46 in the process, and 82-34 in the 13 wins or by 6.3-2.6. ...

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Pittsburgh at Colorado
Friday 06/19 09:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

It’s not hard to argue a position on the Rockies right now, as this team is on a huge roll and have now gone 13-1 in their last 14 games. The Rockies are getting it done o...

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Atlanta at Boston
Friday 06/19 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

Amongst the thoughts I shared on the moneyline here, are what the Sox have done to losing teams this year. They carry a 9-2 record with eight of the wins by two runs or more, an...

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Atlanta at Boston
Friday 06/19 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Boston -150 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.7)

The Red Sox have to feel a bit cheated as they dropped a 2-1 decision to the Marlins last night in a game called after five innings due to rain. The Red Sox certainly haven'...

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Milwaukee at Detroit
Friday 06/19 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Milwaukee +1.5 runs -185 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.2)

I put together my thoughts on the moneyline here, but it’s hard to overlook the ice cold Tigers’ offense, and what that means on the -1.5 runline. The oddsmakers are...

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Milwaukee at Detroit
Friday 06/19 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Milwaukee +100 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2)

The Detroit Tigers are playing like a travel-weary team, and an 11 game road trip could certainly have that effect on a team. The Tigers have dropped four out of five, and overa...

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Detroit at St. Louis
Thursday 06/18 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on St. Louis -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

The Tigers’ rotation has gotten a lift from Ricky Porcello, but they are slumping having dropped the first two in this series and the last two at Pittsburgh – losing...

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Arizona at Kansas City
Thursday 06/18 08:15 PM Eastern
4 units on Kansas City +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 4 to win 3.1)

I certainly showed Kansas City to be a live dog on the moneyline in this one because of their prowess at home in interleague play as well as the D-Backs failure to sustain momen...

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Arizona at Kansas City
Thursday 06/18 08:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Kansas City +130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

The Arizona Diamondbacks will have their ace on the mound when they square off with the Kansas City Royals tonight. That ace may be drawn from the bottom of the deck however, as...

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Houston at Texas
Thursday 06/18 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Texas -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Texas Rangers are a vastly improved team, and it has shown up at home where they are now 22-13. That mark includes going 16-7 against teams with a losing record on the seaso...

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Arizona at Kansas City
Wednesday 06/17 08:15 PM Eastern
2 units on Kansas City -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.8)

There just isn't too many times your gonna get a home team with the top pitcher in baseball thus far this season, at this price on the runline vs a team that has not been pl...

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Arizona at Kansas City
Wednesday 06/17 08:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Kansas City -160 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 3.1)

The Royals will be going with Zack Greinke today after a few rough outings, which had to be expected, because no one pitches the way he did to start the season and sustains it. ...

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Atlanta at Cincinnati
Wednesday 06/17 07:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Cincinnati +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.7)

The Reds have to feel good as they broke a four game slide last night against the Braves, beating their ace Jair Jurggens in the process and hitting him hard. The Reds have now ...

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Florida at Boston
Wednesday 06/17 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

The Boston Red Sox have an unusual park and they certainly have used it to their advantage as they are off to a 22-8 start at Fenway. What makes that even more impressive is the...

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Washington at New York Yankees
Wednesday 06/17 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 11 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Yankee bats have been quiet of late outside the outburst against Johan Santana and the Mets. The Yankees will start Chien Ming Wang who hasn't had success this season, b...

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Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs
Wednesday 06/17 02:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago White Sox +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

While these teams were both in first place a year ago when they met for the first time in interleague play, both have struggled to meet those expectations this season. The Cubs ...

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New York Mets at Baltimore
Tuesday 06/16 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The New York Mets have to be mentally anguished after blowing a game to their rival Yankees on a dropped pop-up that should have ended the game. Then in the series finale with t...

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Milwaukee at Cleveland
Tuesday 06/16 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

I wrote and shared plenty of thoughts on the moneyline here. We have an undervalued home team that has shown the propensity to win in a dog role of this nature. They are winning...

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Milwaukee at Cleveland
Tuesday 06/16 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The Indians have certainly had their injury problems this season, losing their top three players in Haffner, Martinez and Sizemore, all for at least a few games. Martinez is bac...

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San Diego at Los Angels Angels
Sunday 06/14 03:35 PM Eastern
2 units on Los Angels Angels -1.5 runs +115 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.3)

Jared Weaver should keep the Padres in check today. They can't score (4.0 runs per game) and he has allowed just seven runs in 45 innings pitched at home. Over the past two ...

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San Diego at Los Angels Angels
Sunday 06/14 03:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angels Angels -190 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.6)

The Angels cruised to a 9-1 win yesterday and I like them to do it again today. The Padres are just 9-22 on the road this year where they are allowing opposing teams to rack up ...

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Seattle at Colorado
Sunday 06/14 03:15 PM Eastern
2 units on Colorado -1.5 runs +150 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3)

With Colorado averaging their past ten wins by 3.9 runs per game, there's no reason to not back them here on the runline at +150 odds. Dating back to last season, Seattle is...

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Seattle at Colorado
Sunday 06/14 03:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Colorado -130 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.1)

The Colorado Rockies go for win number 11 in a row and I think they get it. How does a team that sits at 20-32 reel off ten straight? Is it Jim Tracy (12-4 since replacing Clint...

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San Diego at Los Angels Angels
Saturday 06/13 09:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angels Angels -1.5 runs +100 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3)

If you look at Joe Saunders overall numbers they are fairly pedestrian, but when you break them down into what he has done vs. good teams (.500+), and poor teams (under .500), h...

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San Diego at Los Angels Angels
Saturday 06/13 09:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angels Angels -210 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.4)

The Angels will go with Joe Saunders against the Padres in this one. Saunders has had his ups and downs this season, but when he faces losing teams with weak lineups, he has exc...

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Washington at Tampa Bay
Saturday 06/13 06:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

I pointed out in my moneyline writeup for this one all the huge tendencies for these teams. With 71%+ odds of winning combined we get a lot of value on the Rays at + odds on the...

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Washington at Tampa Bay
Saturday 06/13 06:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

Anyway you look at this one, the numbers are pretty ugly for the Nationals. Their road futility has led them to a 94-176 mark in their last 270 games. This year they are 6-21. T...

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Oakland at San Francisco
Friday 06/12 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 7 -120 (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Bay-area rivalry starts action tonight, with the A's playing in San Francisco. It takes shape as a pitching duel as two weak offenses square off against top pitchers. Ti...

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Cincinnati at Kansas City
Friday 06/12 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Kansas City -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Kansas City Royals will be glad to get home, as over the past several years this young team just hasn't responded on the road. They have been 3-15 in their last 18 games...

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St. Louis at Cleveland
Friday 06/12 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

I like the Tribe on the moneyline as I pointed out, but I also like them on the runline. The Indians have played 68% baseball in series openers, and have really had success at h...

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St. Louis at Cleveland
Friday 06/12 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland -115 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.6)

The Cleveland Indians open their series against the St. Louis Cardinals, and Joel Pineiro. Pineiro has not been pitching well at all, with a 5.63 ERA over his last three starts....

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Kansas City at Cleveland
Thursday 06/11 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

I shared my thoughts on this one with the moneyline play, and I also like the Indians on the runline. The Royals’ offense has been really silenced as they have scored thre...

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Kansas City at Cleveland
Thursday 06/11 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

Zack Greinke came out of nowhere to begin the '09 season. He allowed zero runs over his first four starts, and just four over his first eight. There isn't a pitcher in b...

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Detroit at Chicago White Sox
Thursday 06/11 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago White Sox +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2)

This one figures to be a low-scoring game with both pitchers on their game right now. The Tigers’ offense has not been producing on the road as they have been held to two ...

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Detroit at Chicago White Sox
Thursday 06/11 02:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago White Sox +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

The Chicago White Sox will send Gavin Floyd to the mound against the Tigers. Floyd got off to a miserable start, but has been lights out recently as he has pitched to a 2.49 ERA...

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Detroit at Chicago White Sox
Wednesday 06/10 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago White Sox +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Tigers have gotten what they had hoped for with Justin Verlander who was lights out in '07, but really struggled last year and started poorly this year. He has been pitc...

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San Francisco at Arizona
Tuesday 06/09 09:45 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

Asking the Giants, a team that gets outscored on the road by over one run per game, two win by 2+ runs is asking a lot. They are not likely to score more than a few runs tonight...

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San Francisco at Arizona
Tuesday 06/09 09:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona +105 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.2)

Matt Cain has been outstanding but as his wins mount, the chances that he continues his streak diminish. Let's not forget that prior to this season he put up a 24-45 mark ov...

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Philadelphia at New York Mets
Tuesday 06/09 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Mets -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Mets and Phillies square off in New York in a big early season matchup. The Mets will start their ace, Johan Santana, who always has to be considered in games he starts. San...

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Detroit at Chicago White Sox
Monday 06/08 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit -1.5 runs +145 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.4)

I put together my thoughts on the moneyline in this game, and the runline becomes equally valuable here. We have an opposing pitcher that can't get anyone out and is pitchin...

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Detroit at Chicago White Sox
Monday 06/08 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Chicago White Sox will start Jose Contreras in game two of their doubleheader vs. the Tigers. Contreras will be 38-years-old before the year ends, but many feel he is much o...

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San Francisco at Florida
Monday 06/08 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco +1.5 runs -180 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

Don't look now, but the San Francisco Giants are the sixth best team in the National League, and are now three games over .500. They are just one game out of the wildcard ra...

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Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati
Sunday 06/07 01:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Cincinnati +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

In a game in which they have a good chance of winning outright, getting +1.5 on Cincinnati with Arroyo on the mound offers a lot of value. The Reds are 17-10 to the run lin...

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Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati
Sunday 06/07 01:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Cincinnati +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

After winning the NL Central last season, the Cubs are struggling this season. On the road, the Cubbies are just 11-16 averaging only 3.9 runs per game. They have lost eight of ...

06

Baltimore at Oakland
Saturday 06/06 09:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Oakland -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.4)

I like the A's to win this game by 2+ runs. This team is 20-14 to the run line against RHP while Baltimore is just 10-16 to the run line on the road this season. Baltimore i...

06

Baltimore at Oakland
Saturday 06/06 09:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Oakland is rolling right now finally putting together good batting and pitching. The Orioles continue to perform very poorly on the road. They are just 8-18, averaging 3.9 runs ...

06

New York Mets at Washington
Saturday 06/06 07:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 9 -119 (risk 2 to win 1.7)

The New York Mets are really getting bitten by the injury bug. Two key cogs in their offense, Reyes and Delgado are on the shelf, and now Gary Sheffield is questionable today wi...

06

Pittsburgh at Houston
Saturday 06/06 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Houston -1.5 runs +135 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.7)

In division games this season, the Pirates are just 12-17 to the run line, scoring only 3.6 runs per game. They are just 47-63 over the past two seasons vs. division opponents. ...

06

Pittsburgh at Houston
Saturday 06/06 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

In his last ten starts vs. the Pirates, Roy Oswalt has gone 7-1 with a 1.46 ERA. He had a rough May but is off a win in his last start, allowing just one run. Paul Maholm has be...

06

Kansas City at Toronto
Saturday 06/06 01:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

I presented my thoughts on the moneyline for this one, but I also love the runline here. It is hard to resist fading a team that is being hammered by an average of five runs per...

06

Kansas City at Toronto
Saturday 06/06 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Kansas City Royals are a young team. Over the last few seasons, they have gotten into prolonged slumps, as the fragile egos of their young players are put to the test. They ...

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Philadelphia at Los Angeles Dodgers
Friday 06/05 10:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Philadelphia +120 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.4)

The Phillies are playing like world champions, and have gotten red-hot. They have won seven in a row and are the best road team in baseball. They have now taken 12 of their last...

05

Baltimore at Oakland
Friday 06/05 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

The Orioles’ struggles on the road add significantly to the runline value in this one. They have really been at their worst recently as eight of their last nine road losse...

05

Baltimore at Oakland
Friday 06/05 10:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Orioles have been a bit better than advertised this season, but that hasn't translated for them on the road where they are 8-17. They are getting outscored on the road b...

04

Chicago Cubs at Atlanta
Thursday 06/04 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Chicago Cubs +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.4)

I pointed out the value of the Cubs here on the moneyline, but I also like what I see on the runline. This is expected to be a pitchers-dominated game with a total posted at 8.5...

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Chicago Cubs at Atlanta
Thursday 06/04 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Chicago Cubs +130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

It isn't often you get the Cubs with Carlos Zambrano on the mound as a dog. He should be fired up after getting suspended for disputing a bad call too vigorously, and would ...

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Kansas City at Tampa Bay
Thursday 06/04 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

I provided some thoughts on my moneyline side of this, and a couple of them certainly open the eyes to value on the runline as well. The Royals’ offense has been a colossa...

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Kansas City at Tampa Bay
Thursday 06/04 04:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -170 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

The Tampa Bay Rays have the wheels in motion at home once again and they have been tough here. They have blitzed Kansas City in the first two games of this series by a combined ...

03

Boston at Detroit
Wednesday 06/03 07:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

I pointed out the value on the Tigers in my moneyline depiction of this situation and the runline presents value as well. The Red Sox bats have been very quiet over the last 15 ...

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Boston at Detroit
Wednesday 06/03 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

If your gauging this one by reputation, this line makes sense.  When you gauge this by what is happening on the field, it does not. The Red Sox are 13-16 on the road while ...

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Kansas City at Tampa Bay
Wednesday 06/03 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

I spoke of the Royals futility on the road in my moneyline writeup. That futility may be approaching an all-time low. The Royals have been outscored 46-14 in their last nine roa...

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Kansas City at Tampa Bay
Wednesday 06/03 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

The Royals for the last couple of years have been trying to get over the hump, but never seem to do so and one reason is they simply struggle on the road. This year they are 8-1...

03

Los Angeles Angels at Toronto
Wednesday 06/03 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2)

Most would have thought at this stage of the season the Angels would have the Blue Jays record and visa versa. The problem for the Angels has been the injury bug and the Jays ha...

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Los Angeles Angels at Toronto
Wednesday 06/03 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

The Toronto Blue Jays have lost the respect from the oddsmakers as they are just a few days out of a nine game losing streak. What isn't noted is all nine of those losses oc...

02

Arizona at Los Angeles Dodgers
Tuesday 06/02 10:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

I respect the pitching ability of Dan Haren, but on the road he has been very ordinary and his teams actually have a losing record over his last 57 road starts. Couple in the fa...

02

Arizona at Los Angeles Dodgers
Tuesday 06/02 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

When you can get the best home team in baseball at almost break-even odds, you have to give it a very close look. That value is more enticing when you consider the fact that the...

02

Colorado at Houston
Tuesday 06/02 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Houston +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.5)

It’s hard to pass up the runline here as the Rockies are a .400 baseball team this season. The Rockies are a team that has been built for their home park and often struggl...

02

Texas at New York Yankees
Tuesday 06/02 07:15 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 -120 (risk 5 to win 4.2)

You have to respect both of these teams offensively, and most consider being each team's respective strength. What has been overlooked, however, is the pitching. The Yankees...

02

Kansas City at Tampa Bay
Tuesday 06/02 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Kansas City Royals have been an improving team, but they have a long way to go on the road. The Royals are strong at the top of the rotation with Meche, Greinke, and Bannist...

02

San Francisco at Washington
Tuesday 06/02 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Washington +1.5 runs -125 (runline) (risk 4 to win 3.2)

I pointed out some things that make Washington attractive on the moneyline, but many of those same things point to great value on the runline. We are laying basically 6-5 odds f...

02

San Francisco at Washington
Tuesday 06/02 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington +140 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.8)

The Washington Nationals have struggled at home, but they have a chance facing a team that has struggled even more so on the road. The Giants have the dubious distinction of hav...

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Arizona at Los Angeles Dodgers
Monday 06/01 10:15 PM Eastern
2 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 runs +125 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.5)

The Dodgers are averaging 2.0 runs per game more at home than Arizona averages on the road. They have a big pitching advantage and they have shown they take care of business vs....

01

Arizona at Los Angeles Dodgers
Monday 06/01 10:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -170 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.4)

The Dodgers own the best record in the Majors at 35-17. In May they went 20-9 and sit atop the standings with an 8.5 game lead. Tonight they get back their opening-day starter i...

01

Milwaukee at Florida
Monday 06/01 07:15 PM Eastern
2 units on Florida -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

Florida has won six of their last seven against the runline as they have really picked up their pitching and defense. Jeff Suppan is just not pitching well this season. He's...

01

Milwaukee at Florida
Monday 06/01 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Florida -110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The Brewers come off a sweep of Cincinnati but let's not forget prior to that they had lost five of six. The Marlins have been trading wins and losses for six games now and ...

01

New York Yankees at Cleveland
Monday 06/01 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +1.5 runs +100 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3)

The Indians can say with New York here. Even if they don't win, I like them to keep it close at a minimum. Over the past two seasons, the Yankees are just 30-50 vs. the runl...

01

New York Yankees at Cleveland
Monday 06/01 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Cleveland +160 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 3.2)

We got the moneyline and runline wins last night on the Indians and we're coming right back with them again today. The Yankees and Joba Chamberlain are good but not deservin...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs
Sunday 05/31 08:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 9.5 -120 (risk 5 to win 4.2)

We cashed big with a 5-unit pick on the UNDER yesterday between these two clubs and I'm coming back with another big UNDER pick again. The Dodgers are the highest-scoring te...

31

Oakland at Texas
Sunday 05/31 03:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Texas -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

Texas has the advantage in this game in every possible category including home field, hitting, scoring, starting pitching and bullpen. They are playing loose and with confidence...

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Oakland at Texas
Sunday 05/31 03:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Texas -150 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 3.3)

Oakland is 18-29. Texas is 30-19, leading their division, and off to their second-best start in club history. Dallas Braden has been solid for the Athletics but despite his good...

31

Minnesota at Tampa Bay
Sunday 05/31 01:40 PM Eastern
5 units on Tampa Bay -160 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 3.1)

Matt Garza was last year's ALCS MVP and this season, he's picked up where he left off. He's going 6.7 innings per start and has allowed just 48 hits in 67 innings. A...

31

Washington at Philadelphia
Sunday 05/31 01:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 11 -120 (risk 4 to win 3.3)

Jamie Moyer has been getting rocked this season for sure but the Phillies on Nat's aren't hitting anyone right now. They are averaging just 3.4 runs per game over their ...

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New York Yankees at Cleveland
Sunday 05/31 12:45 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Yankees are just 22-27 this season to the run line. Dating back to last season they are 13-28 to the run line after 5+ straight road games. Cleveland is 26-16 at home to the...

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New York Yankees at Cleveland
Sunday 05/31 12:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +125 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.8)

The wrong team is favored here and it's thanks to a Yankees win streak, the name on their jersey and a 10 run performance last game. The fact is, Cleveland is playing as wel...

30

St. Louis at San Francisco
Saturday 05/30 09:05 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Cardinals will have their ace on the mound tonight against the Giants. Chris Carpenter, when healthy, is as solid as they come. The problem here is that Lohse was forced to ...

30

San Diego at Colorado
Saturday 05/30 08:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Colorado -125 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.6)

The San Diego Padres have been surprising a lot of people, and have put themselves in second place in the National League West with a hot second half of May. The problem is that...

30

Oakland at Texas
Saturday 05/30 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Texas -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

I shared many thoughts on my moneyline assessment of this game, and I like the runline here as well. The Rangers are the best team in the AL right now and are red-hot winning 19...

30

Oakland at Texas
Saturday 05/30 08:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Texas -150 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.7)

Here we are almost a third of the way into the MLB season, and the Rangers own the best record in the American League. The bats were never in question, but the pitching was. Sud...

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New York Yankees at Cleveland
Saturday 05/30 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Cleveland +1.5 runs +100 (runline) (risk 4 to win 4)

My thoughts were shared on the moneyline value for this one, but I also like the runline here. Anytime you can get a team that has won nine of 12 as a home dog, and 19 of 28 aga...

30

New York Yankees at Cleveland
Saturday 05/30 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Cleveland +155 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 3.1)

The Yankees will send their ace to the mound tonight with CC Sabathia matched up against Fausto Carmona. Sabathia has pitched better of late, but he will be facing a stiff chall...

30

Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs
Saturday 05/30 04:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -110 (risk 5 to win 4.6)

Many thought that the Cubs would dominate the National League Central, but here we are after Memorial Day, heading for June and the Cubs are looking up at three teams in the div...

30

Minnesota at Tampa Bay
Saturday 05/30 04:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Tampa Bay -135 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3)

The name on the back of the uniform sometimes holds the line down on the opposing team. Francisco Liriano has one of those names, but since his injury, he simply has not been an...

29

San Diego at Colorado
Friday 05/29 09:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

San Diego has risen from the ashes with 11 wins in their last 12 games. They are a light-hitting team that is getting great pitching as just seven of their last 25 games have pr...

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Chicago White Sox at Kansas City
Friday 05/29 08:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Kansas City -120 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.3)

The Royals were the top team in baseball last year against left-hand pitching. They faced Clayton Richard just once, but they had to leave some doubt as he came away from that g...

29

Minnesota at Tampa Bay
Friday 05/29 07:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Tampa Bay -140 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.9)

The Twins are one game shy of .500 for the season, but that doesn't speak of the problems they have had on the road. The Twins come to Tampa with the fewest road wins in bas...

29

Florida at New York Mets
Friday 05/29 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Mets -1.5 runs +125 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.8)

I like the Mets on the moneyline, but I also see plenty of wiggle room here to grab the action on the runline as well. The Mets are really scoring against lefthanders at 6.2 run...

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Florida at New York Mets
Friday 05/29 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Mets -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The New York Mets are getting comfortable in their new ballpark as they have won three straight, and nine of 11. They will start Mike Pelphrey, who has really pitched well after...

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Boston at Toronto
Friday 05/29 07:00 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -120 (risk 4 to win 3.3)

Believe it or not, Tim Wakefield has the best ERA among the Red Sox five-man rotation, but what makes it better is that he is backed by the top bullpen in baseball. The Jays are...

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Atlanta at San Francisco
Wednesday 05/27 10:15 PM Eastern
4 units on San Francisco +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.4)

The 1.5 runs we get on San Francisco here on the +1.5 runline represents nearly 20% of the expected 8 total runs in this game. This season the Giants are 21-11 to the runline in...

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Atlanta at San Francisco
Wednesday 05/27 10:15 PM Eastern
2 units on San Francisco +100 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2)

Randy Johnson has been inconsistent this season but at home he's been solid, posting a winning record and getting 35 strikeouts to just 3 walks over 28 innings of action. Ke...

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San Diego at Arizona
Wednesday 05/27 09:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The Padres have been playing way over their head and with Jake Peavy on the mound you would expect that wouldn't change. Then you look inside the numbers and, despite the fa...

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New York Yankees at Texas
Wednesday 05/27 08:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 11 +100 (risk 4 to win 4)

The Texas Rangers have quietly gone 17-6 over their last 23 games and, as a team that is best known for offense, is getting it done on the mound. Something that hasn't happe...

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Washington at New York Mets
Wednesday 05/27 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 7.5 -120 (risk 3 to win 2.5)

We cashed yesterday on the Mets on both the moneyline and runline but today we'll look to the total. Johan Santana goes for New York and this guy has been virtually untoucha...

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Seattle at Oakland
Tuesday 05/26 10:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Oakland -1.5 runs +150 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3)

The Mariners’ offense is just about at rock bottom right now. The Mariners have produced one run or less in their last 13 road games, over half the time, and three runs or...

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Seattle at Oakland
Tuesday 05/26 10:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Oakland -140 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.4)

The Mariners have to wonder what to expect from Jerrod Washburn who was scratched from his Saturday start and pushed back to tonight because of a bad left knee. Washburn is a le...

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New York Yankees at Texas
Tuesday 05/26 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Rangers’ offense was scoring runs at an alarming rate to opponents, but they have really cooled off as they have produced just 27 runs in their last eight games, or ju...

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Washington at New York Mets
Tuesday 05/26 07:10 PM Eastern
2 units on New York Mets -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.8)

I had shared my thoughts on the moneyline here, but the runline is too juicy to pass up. The Mets are home, and the Nats are 31-71 on the road in their last 102. The Nats also g...

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Washington at New York Mets
Tuesday 05/26 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on New York Mets -150 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.3)

The Washington Nationals are quickly establishing themselves as the worst team in baseball once again, and certainly the road adds to their misery. The Nats are 6-15 on the road...

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Seattle at Oakland
Monday 05/25 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

The weakest link in the Mariners’ rotation this season has been Chris Jakubauskas. He pitched well early in relief, but since being placed in the rotation his ERA has been...

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San Diego at Arizona
Monday 05/25 03:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The San Diego Padres have won nine games in a row, but every one of the nine were at home. They have been a completely different team on the road. How different? The Padres are ...

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Los Angeles Angels at Los Angeles Dodgers
Sunday 05/24 04:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -180 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.2)

Chad Billingsley leads the NL in wins having started out 6-1 with a 2.51 ERA. Matt Palmer has reached five wins, but that also comes with a bit of luck as his ERA has been pedes...

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Texas at Houston
Sunday 05/24 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 -120 (risk 3 to win 2.5)

We got the UNDER in this game yesterday and will go for it again here. The pitchers in this game aren't very good but neither are the offenses. Houston has been bad all seas...

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Baltimore at Washington
Sunday 05/24 01:35 PM Eastern
2 units on Baltimore +110 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.2)

Washington has been in some good spots this season at home against teams they should beat, and they have fairly consistently failed. They seem to be getting worse as they are ju...

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New York Mets at Boston
Sunday 05/24 01:35 PM Eastern
4 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 -110 (risk 4 to win 3.6)

The combined ERA for these two pitchers is 6.59. Tim Redding hasn't pitched much but in his limited action, he's posted a 3.00 ERA. Wakefield has been tremendous, especi...

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Cleveland at Cincinnati
Sunday 05/24 01:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Cincinnati +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

Cleveland is in last place for a reason and it has to do with allowing 5.6 runs per game (6.3 per game on the road). Even Cliff Lee has had his problems. Despite a nice ERA, the...

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Colorado at Detroit
Sunday 05/24 01:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Detroit -160 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.5)

Colorado ended Detroit's six-game winning streak last game. That was a fluke and I really like the Tigers to rebound here with Dontrelle Willis on the mound. Detroit is 15-6...

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Arizona at Oakland
Saturday 05/23 09:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

I shared some thoughts on Oakland on the moneyline, and the difficulty this D-Backs team has had scoring runs on the road. Getting the plus side of the runline, at just over str...

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Arizona at Oakland
Saturday 05/23 09:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

When Dan Haren is healthy, he is certainly one of the top pitchers in baseball. But, when you pitch behind a lineup that produces the second-fewest runs on the road in baseball ...

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Milwaukee at Minnesota
Saturday 05/23 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 10 +100 (risk 3 to win 3)

The Minnesota Twins have rebounded nicely off a six-game losing streak to win their last two. The Brewers are off a seven-game winning streak and have now dropped two of their l...

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Colorado at Detroit
Saturday 05/23 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Detroit -140 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 2.9)

You have to really look hard at this one and toss out anything that may apply, because this is one of the strongest matchup trends in interleague play. The Tigers are the kings ...

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Texas at Houston
Saturday 05/23 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Texas Rangers may be leading the American League West, but they have gotten there by taking advantage of their hitter-friendly home park, as they are just 10-11 on the road ...

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New York Mets at Boston
Saturday 05/23 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -113 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The New York Mets will take on the Red Sox at Fenway tonight, with an offense that has been sputtering. The Mets have managed just 11 runs in their last five games, and will fac...

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San Francisco at Seattle
Friday 05/22 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Seattle -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

In need of pitching, the Giants took a flyer on Randy Johnson, but it looks like the $8 million on a soon-to-be 46-year-old pitcher, has been a huge mistake. Johnson has pitched...

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Chicago Cubs at San Diego
Friday 05/22 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 7 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Jake Peavy nixed a deal in place between the Padres and White Sox yesterday, and will take the mound tonight in a Padres uniform. So what happens when you get two struggling off...

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Baltimore at Washington
Friday 05/22 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Washington Nationals will have their "beltway" series begin tonight with the Orioles. Rich Hill, who has pitched well for the O's, gets the ball, but he has no...

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Colorado at Detroit
Friday 05/22 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit -145 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

Colorado is 16-24 and 9-14 on the road. Detroit is 23-16 and 14-5 at home. Given those numbers, this line provides value. But it gets better. Detroit has been lights-out in inte...

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Philadelphia at New York Yankees
Friday 05/22 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Yankees -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

I think that most thought it would be a matter of time before the Yankees started putting things together, and they certainly have done just that by rattling off nine straight. ...

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Arizona at Florida
Wednesday 05/20 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

I like Arizona in game one as a dog, and I see no reason to change course here. I see value playing against Florida as a favorite, where they are just 3-9 on the season since th...

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Oakland at Tampa Bay
Wednesday 05/20 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

Oakland has not been winning on the road for quite some time now. And with a struggling rookie pitcher on the mound, the Rays should be able to tee off and score an abundance of...

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Oakland at Tampa Bay
Wednesday 05/20 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -175 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

Scott Kazmir has struggled so far this season, but the realization is that his struggles won't continue. He gets an opportunity to right the ship against the soft-hitting A&...

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Texas at Detroit
Wednesday 05/20 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Tigers are heating up, and as we saw last night, the Rangers bats aren't nearly as potent on the road as they are at home. Justin Verlander has awakened from a 1+ year s...

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Arizona at Florida
Wednesday 05/20 05:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona +125 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.8)

The Florida Marlins have the lowest payroll in baseball, but the way they started the season, they sure didn't show it. The Marlins roared out to an 11-1 start and shocked t...

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Chicago Cubs at St. Louis
Tuesday 05/19 08:15 PM Eastern
2 units on St. Louis +110 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.2)

The Cardinals are getting a bump in the line after getting swept at home in three straight by the Brewers. It must be noted that the Cards ran into a buzz saw, as the Brewers ar...

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Baltimore at New York Yankees
Tuesday 05/19 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Baltimore +1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.4)

The Yankees have been playing hot but the Orioles have been up for the challenge. They beat the mighty Yankees in two of three games in New York already this season. They have a...

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Pittsburgh at Washington
Tuesday 05/19 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

Jeff Karstens came over from the Yankees in the trade that sent Marte and Nady packing. Karstens promptly stepped into the rotation and pitched two scoreless games in his first ...

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Colorado at Atlanta
Monday 05/18 07:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Atlanta -1.5 runs +120 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.4)

There are lots of favorable things here to put value on the runline. The Rockies reached 50 road losses a year ago. They are producing 2.5 runs per game less on the road than th...

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Colorado at Atlanta
Monday 05/18 07:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -180 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

The Colorado Rockies are a continuing saga of home vs. away. While they pose a big threat at home offensively where they are producing 6.4 runs a game, their attack gets pretty ...

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Oakland at Tampa Bay
Monday 05/18 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The Rays are off and running and the A's are getting pounded on the road once again. The Rays wins at home have been big, as they have just one game at home that they h...

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Oakland at Tampa Bay
Monday 05/18 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

The Tampa Bay Rays have it going now, and have won three straight games. The A's are getting pounded on the road where they are just 2-10 in their last 12. Neither pitcher h...

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Pittsburgh at Washington
Monday 05/18 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington -1.5 runs +160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.8)

The Nationals’ offense has really been on a roll. They have plated five runs or more in their last eight games. It goes back further than that. This team has now crossed t...

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Pittsburgh at Washington
Monday 05/18 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

Things looked encouraging for the Pirates as they ran out of the gate at 11-7, but their fortunes have turned to what amounts to their expectations this season, another sub-.500...

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Chicago White Sox at Toronto
Monday 05/18 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

The Jays are really stroking the ball, and have been hot at home at 15-6 on the season. They are catching a White Sox team struggling to score, as they have not topped the three...

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Chicago White Sox at Toronto
Monday 05/18 01:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Toronto -170 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 2.9)

The Blue Jays are crushing the ball and getting solid pitching. That has translated to the best record in the American League at 26-14. The Jays 5.8 runs per game sits atop all ...

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Cincinnati at San Diego
Saturday 05/16 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2)

Edinson Volquez has pitched reasonably well for the Reds, but he has definitely had control issues that have led to his self-destruction on the season. Volquez has issued 28 fre...

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Baltimore at Kansas City
Saturday 05/16 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Kansas City -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Orioles are desperate for pitching, and tonight they will go with Rich Hill. Hill is fresh off the DL with elbow problems, and will likely be on a strict pitch count. That w...

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Chicago White Sox at Toronto
Saturday 05/16 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

Bartolo Colon may have his best days behind him, and not in front of him. He had a four-year stretch where he was 73-41, but over the last four years he has won just 13 games, f...

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Cincinnati at San Diego
Friday 05/15 10:10 PM Eastern
4 units on San Diego +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 4 to win 2.5)

Sometimes things aren't always as they appear, and such is the case here. Harang has been an up-and-down pitcher, and often follows a good start with a bad one. He is off a ...

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Cincinnati at San Diego
Friday 05/15 10:05 PM Eastern
2 units on San Diego +110 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.2)

Aaron Harang has been pitching well and Kevin Correia not so well for the Padres. When you look at the big picture Harang has a career ERA of just .40 runs per game better than ...

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Arizona at Atlanta
Friday 05/15 07:35 PM Eastern
2 units on Atlanta -180 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.1)

Doug Davis has pitched well for the Diamondbacks, but is 2-5 on the season, and you don't have to look too hard to find the answer why. The D-Backs have had a monumental str...

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Arizona at Atlanta
Friday 05/15 07:35 PM Eastern
2 units on Atlanta -1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.2)

Anytime you can venture in on the runline at plus odds against a team that is scoring 2.2 runs a game on the road, you have to jump on it. There is added value in the fact that ...

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Cleveland at Tampa Bay
Friday 05/15 07:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -160 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

Cleveland’s pitching on the road has not been pretty. The Tribe’s rotation has lit the summer barbeque by allowing 63 runs in their last nine road encounters or seve...

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Houston at Chicago Cubs
Friday 05/15 02:25 PM Eastern
2 units on Chicago Cubs -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.8)

I posted my thoughts on the moneyline here, but getting a chance to flip the line from -145 to +145 on the runline is full of value as well. Brian Moehler was hit hard vs. the C...

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Houston at Chicago Cubs
Friday 05/15 02:20 PM Eastern
2 units on Chicago Cubs -150 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.3)

The Chicago Cubs are beginning to get it going. Last season, they were the only National League team to win over 50 games at home, and they did it by a lot at 55. This season, t...

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Baltimore at Kansas City
Thursday 05/14 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Kansas City -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Baltimore Orioles finished last year with the most road losses of any American League team outside of Seattle, and their best road effort over the last three years has been ...

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New York Yankees at Toronto
Thursday 05/14 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Toronto +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

One start does not a season make, and the oddsmakers are giving too much respect for the injury riddled Yankees and CC Sabathia. Sabathia pitched a nine inning shutout his last ...

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Detroit at Minnesota
Thursday 05/14 01:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Justin Verlander has pitched lights-out for three games, but is that the measuring stick to use over his last 30+ starts that have been mediocre? By the same token, Scott Baker ...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia
Thursday 05/14 01:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Philadelphia -140 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.4)

Looking back to a year ago, Cole Hamels propelled the Phillies to a World Series Championship. He is not getting the respect early, as he is off an injury and has taken some tim...

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Kansas City at Oakland
Wednesday 05/13 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

This is a young Kansas City team with a fragile ego. When they get on a roll, and play with confidence, they seem to over-achieve. When they get in a rut, and begin to pile up t...

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Cincinnati at Arizona
Wednesday 05/13 09:40 PM Eastern
4 units on Arizona +120 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 4.8)

The Arizona Diamondbacks will go with rookie pitcher Bryan Augenstein. Augenstein will replace Yusmeiro Petit in the rotation, who is out with shoulder problems. Augenstein dese...

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Houston at Colorado
Wednesday 05/13 08:40 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 11 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

The Astros continue to struggle for runs as they are third from the bottom in runs scored in all of baseball, at 3.9 a game. To make matters worse their road production has been...

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San Diego at Chicago Cubs
Wednesday 05/13 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 11.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

This one is hard to figure. The Padres shocked everyone with a 9-3 start, but have been just 4-17 since. The big problem is knowing where their next run is coming from as they h...

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Seattle at Texas
Wednesday 05/13 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Texas -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

The Texas Rangers are on an offensive tear that has helped them go 8-2 over their last ten. Seattle opened the season surprising everyone, but have dropped back to reality with ...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia
Wednesday 05/13 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -120 (risk 2 to win 1.7)

The Dodgers were really rolling and then Manny goes and gets himself suspended for 50 games, the result is 1-4 in the next five games. The Dodgers have been a menace at home to ...

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New York Yankees at Toronto
Wednesday 05/13 07:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Toronto -110 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.6)

There is probably no other team besides the Yankees that could come into a game vs a 23-12 team on the road with a pitching matchup that is favorable by name, but not results, a...

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Houston at Colorado
Tuesday 05/12 08:40 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Historically, the Rockies have been a big-scoring team at home over the years, but right now they are in an offensive slump. They have played their last four games at home and h...

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Florida at Milwaukee
Tuesday 05/12 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

You don't see an abundance of totals in the National League in games outside of Colorado and Philadelphia. When you do, it requires a watchful eye for value on the under. Th...

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San Diego at Chicago Cubs
Tuesday 05/12 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego +1.5 runs -180 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.7)

Anytime you can get a pitcher of the quality of James Peavy spotted a run and a half, you have to take a close look. The Cubs were dominating teams at home last season, but have...

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Tampa Bay at Baltimore
Tuesday 05/12 07:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

I put together the value on the O's at home in this matchup. I also like them on the runline. As good as the Rays were a season ago, they still finished below .500 on the ro...

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Tampa Bay at Baltimore
Tuesday 05/12 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

Andy Sonnanstine has not given the Rays the type of start they had hoped for and in general, the Rays are having a hard time duplicating what they did a year ago. Sonnanstine ha...

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Chicago White Sox at Cleveland
Tuesday 05/12 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

Richard has never proven anything as a starter in his brief big league career. We get positive value in Jeremy Sowers because he was making his first start, and the numbers look...

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Chicago White Sox at Cleveland
Tuesday 05/12 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland -150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2)

The Indians were glad to get home, as they broke a four game losing streak, all on the road. The White Sox have decided to push Mark Buehrle back a day, and will give Clayton Ri...

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Chicago White Sox at Cleveland
Monday 05/11 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

I provided my thoughts and value on the moneyline in this one, but I also like the runline here as well. Gavin Floyd has had trouble locating all season and his ERA is more than...

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Atlanta at New York Mets
Monday 05/11 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 7 +100 (risk 3 to win 3)

The way Johan Santana has pitched this season, the Mets may have to score all eight runs to push this game over the total. He is allowing less than a run per game through six st...

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Chicago White Sox at Cleveland
Monday 05/11 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Indians will be glad to get home after a road trip that saw them drop their last four games and six of their last eight. They will go with Carl Pavano who showed some signs ...

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Tampa Bay at Boston
Sunday 05/10 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

Boston has struggled against the Rays this season but they are still the better team and should win this game. Josh Beckett has struggled as well but he won't continue as he...

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Atlanta at Philadelphia
Sunday 05/10 12:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Braves are 12-6 UNDER this season vs. RHP as they are averaging just 3.7 runs per game in those contests. Philly is 9-2 OVER on the road, but 8-7 UNDER at home. This is no b...

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Kansas City at Los Angeles Angels
Saturday 05/09 09:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Kansas City -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 2 to win 2.8)

Kansas City is 21-9 on the runline this season. That includes a 9-4 mark on the road and a 10-3 mark against LHP. This season they are also 8-3 on the -1.5 runline. After a loss...

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Kansas City at Los Angeles Angels
Saturday 05/09 09:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Kansas City -120 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.7)

The Tampa Bay Rays made it to the World Series last year. But prior to that, they were a very bad team. The one thing they had back in their worst days was one ace who couldn...

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Florida at Colorado
Saturday 05/09 08:20 PM Eastern
2 units on Colorado +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.4)

Colorado is averaging 6.5 runs per game at home and winning by one run per game. The chance that they get blown out here is low. Over the past three seasons, the Rockies are 105...

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Florida at Colorado
Saturday 05/09 08:15 PM Eastern
2 units on Colorado +110 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.2)

The Rockies have always been a much better team playing in Colorado. It is a unique place for a visitor to come in. Florida has the lowest payroll in baseball, but after a 10-1 ...

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Washington at Arizona
Saturday 05/09 08:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Arizona -1.5 runs +160 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.2)

I provided input for the moneyline play in this game, but I like what I see in terms of value on the runline as well. The Nats, over the past several years have been the worst a...

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Washington at Arizona
Saturday 05/09 08:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Arizona -120 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 4.2)

The Nationals have won two in a row on the road, but I wouldn't get too excited about it, as they remain 4-11 on the road overall, and last year led the major leagues with 5...

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New York Yankees at Baltimore
Saturday 05/09 07:15 PM Eastern
2 units on Baltimore +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.7)

In the past seven games, the Yankees are 1-6 to the run line. They are 8-14 to the runline on the season when facing a RHP and 4-10 vs. division opponents. Asking them to win in...

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New York Yankees at Baltimore
Saturday 05/09 07:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Baltimore +130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

A-Rod is back and they won their first game with him back thanks in part to his home run. His return brings more offense but it also brings back a lot of Yankees-backers who ove...

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San Diego at Houston
Saturday 05/09 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Houston -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.6)

I gave my reasoning for the moneyline play here, and I see some very solid value on the runline as well. The Padres are having trouble scoring, especially on the road, where the...

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San Diego at Houston
Saturday 05/09 07:00 PM Eastern
5 units on Houston -110 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The San Diego Padres have landed. They surprised everyone with a 9-3 start, but the reality has set in quickly that this is not a good team. Since that impressive start, they ar...

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Tampa Bay at Boston
Saturday 05/09 03:45 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

I am gonna back Boston on the runline here too. Given the advantages Boston has, there's no reason they can't win this game by 2+ runs. Tampa Bay is 8-10 on the road thi...

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Tampa Bay at Boston
Saturday 05/09 03:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Boston -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

Tampa Bay has a losing record overall and on the road. Boston is 19-11 on the season and 12-3 at home. Yet we are laying just -140 here. Boston has gone 17-5 in their last 22 ga...

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Toronto at Oakland
Friday 05/08 10:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Oakland +100 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2)

The Toronto Blue Jays are off to a big start, and are the first team in baseball to reach 20 wins. Are they the Tampa Bay of this year? I don't think so. They lost 200+ inni...

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Washington at Arizona
Friday 05/08 09:40 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 -110 (risk 2 to win 1.8)

This one is hard to figure from the total standpoint. The Diamondbacks are averaging a major league low in runs scored at 3.6 a game, but at the same time are !GOOD2! on defense...

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Florida at Colorado
Friday 05/08 09:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Game Total UNDER 11 -130 (risk 2 to win 1.5)

It has been a rough start for Ricky Nolasco of the Marlins, as he has yet to produce a quality start in six appearances on the season. His saving grace here is that he is facing...

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Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee
Friday 05/08 08:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Milwaukee -1.5 runs +160 (runline) (risk 2 to win 3.2)

I shared my thoughts on the moneyline in this one, but I'm also turning to a runline opportunity here. Dave Bush has had somewhat of a pedestrian career, but he has been muc...

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Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee
Friday 05/08 08:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Milwaukee -130 (moneyline) (risk 4 to win 3.1)

The Milwaukee Brewers were expected to take a step back without Ben Sheets and CC Sabathia in the rotation, but here they are with the same number of wins as the Cubs through th...

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New York Yankees at Baltimore
Friday 05/08 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore +1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

I wrote significantly about what I liked about the Baltimore value here, but that confidence increases on the runline. CC Sabathia has struggled all season, and now he must thro...

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New York Yankees at Baltimore
Friday 05/08 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The news for the Yankees just keeps getting worse. Last night Jose Molina pulled a quad muscle, and that leaves the Yankees with no experienced big league catcher, with Jorge Po...

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Washington at Los Angeles Dodgers
Thursday 05/07 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2)

The Dodgers took a real blow with the news that Manny Ramirez will be suspended for 50 games, due to testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. That may be the only bad...

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Detroit at Chicago White Sox
Thursday 05/07 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago White Sox -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Mark Buehrle is 4-0 so far and a win tonight gives him something he has never achieved, even in 2002 when he won 19 starts - five straight wins to start a season. He's pos...

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Chicago Cubs at Houston
Thursday 05/07 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Cubs continue to be a different team on the road than they are at home. While they have dominated opponents at home, they were basically a breakeven road team last year an...

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Milwaukee at Cincinnati
Thursday 05/07 07:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Cincinnati +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 5 to win 2.9)

Milwaukee tries to win their fifth straight but I like the Reds here. While the Brewers' bats have gotten the attention for their performance over the past seven games, wh...

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Philadelphia at New York Mets
Thursday 05/07 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Mets -135 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.2)Pick: 3 units on Game Total UNDER 10 -110 (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Mets and Phillies played a real pitching duel yesterday as the Mets prevailed 1-0 on an unearned run. The Mets send Mike Pelphrey to the hill to square off against Jamie M...

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Texas at Oakland
Thursday 05/07 03:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Texas Rangers carry a potent lineup, but their hitting hasn't been able to out-hit their poor pitching, especially on the road where they have been outscored by nearly...

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Minnesota at Detroit
Tuesday 05/05 07:10 PM Eastern
4 units on Detroit -1.5 runs +170 (runline) (risk 4 to win 6.8)

I pointed out the Twins struggles on the road with Blackburn on the mound. They have struggled to a 0-8 mark in his last eight starts on the road against a winning team. Over ...

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Minnesota at Detroit
Tuesday 05/05 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Detroit -110 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

Nick Blackburn has pitched respectfully well for the Twins, but it has not shown up in the win column when he takes the mound on the road. He has made 24 career road starts, a...

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San Francisco at Chicago Cubs
Tuesday 05/05 02:25 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs +1.5 runs -170 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.8)

gave an account of my take on this game on the moneyline. The Cubs are a big-winning team at home, and if you’re taking them to win, the runline makes sense as they hav...

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San Francisco at Chicago Cubs
Tuesday 05/05 02:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

Tim Lincecum has become a top pitcher for the Giants and you certainly have to admire his credentials. The problem is that he pitches for a team that isn't highly competit...

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Arizona at Los Angeles Dodgers
Monday 05/04 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 runs +150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.5)

You may have to apply some physics to the Dodgers here who are 10-0 at home on the season. Physics laws state that an object in motion tends to stay in motion, so the perfect ...

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Arizona at Los Angeles Dodgers
Monday 05/04 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

The Los Angeles Dodgers are flying at home as they stand at a perfect 10-0 on the season. The offense has been lethal as they have produced nearly seven runs a game at home th...

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Minnesota at Detroit
Monday 05/04 07:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit -1.5 runs +150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 4.5)

This is a bad recipe for the Twins here, as they have a struggling Liriano facing a surging Edwin Jackson. The Tigers have eaten up lefthanders and to face a struggling one, t...

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Minnesota at Detroit
Monday 05/04 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

This could be a seductive pick to back Minnesota here with Liriano on the hill. The problem is that the young lefthander that looked like the next Johan Santana for the Twins,...

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Cincinnati at Florida
Monday 05/04 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Cincinnati +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

I like what Aaron Harang has done, as he looks like the Harang of '07 early on. This means that the Reds are going to win, or be in most games he pitches. When the Marlins...

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Cincinnati at Florida
Monday 05/04 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cincinnati +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

Aaron Harang had Cy Young numbers in '07 for the Reds and had an injury-plagued '08 but has come out healthy in '09 and has pitched to a 3.09 ERA in five starts. W...

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Milwaukee at Pittsburgh
Monday 05/04 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Pittsburgh +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

The Pirates have to be pleased with the effort of Paul Maholm so far this season. Maholm is 3-0 with a 3.09 ERA, and overall the Pirates’ staff is allowing a major-leagu...

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Chicago White Sox at Texas
Sunday 05/03 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Texas +115- (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.5)

Texas' offense has gotten back on track the past three games as they scored 14 runs in those three games. They are averaging 5.9 runs per game on the season, 6.9 at home a...

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Arizona at Milwaukee
Sunday 05/03 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee -150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2)

Milwaukee looks to avoid a third-straight loss and series loss to the D-Backs after winning the opener. They put Dave Bush on the mound who has been solid in five appearances,...

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New York Mets at Philadelphia
Sunday 05/03 01:35 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 11 -105 (risk 3 to win 2.9)

The Phillies can score. But, they actually have been doing it more on the road (7.0 runs per game) than at home (5.3 per game). They have also been pounding left-handers while...

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Cleveland at Detroit
Sunday 05/03 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

Yes, it's Cliff Lee but c'mon! The Indians are 9-15 on the season including 4-8 on the road and 1-3 with Lee on the Mound. Why are they not bigger dogs here? Detroit i...

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Oakland at Seattle
Saturday 05/02 09:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Seattle -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

It seems strange to see the Mariners in the favorite’s role as often as they have this season, after last year's nightmare campaign. This is an Oakland team that has...

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Chicago White Sox at Texas
Saturday 05/02 08:05 PM Eastern
4 units on Texas -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 4 to win 5.6)

Somewhere along the line, Jose Contreras has lost it. After compiling a 41-25 mark in ‘04-‘06 he simply has not been the same pitcher. Many question his age which ...

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Kansas City at Minnesota
Saturday 05/02 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota -150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2)

A good pitching matchup in Minnesota tonight features the Royals’ Brian Bannister, and his 0.69 ERA on the season, against Glen Perkins of the Twins. Perkins hasn't ...

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Arizona at Milwaukee
Saturday 05/02 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

Dan Haren is one of the top pitchers in baseball, and his 1.21 season-to-date ERA is a testament to that. It would be hard to imagine a pitcher with that low of an ERA to have...

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Cleveland at Detroit
Saturday 05/02 03:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

After looking like a team on the rise in '07, the Indians came back and had an injury-plagued '08, and are looking much like that team to open the '09 season with ...

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Houston at Atlanta
Saturday 05/02 03:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

Roy Oswalt may have the name in this pitching matchup, but Jair Jurrgens is the name to come in the National League. Jurrgens is plowing through lineups with a 1.72 ERA so far...

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Los Angeles Angels at New York Yankees
Saturday 05/02 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on New York Yankees -1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Yankees have really got it rolling right now, and when the lineup begins to click, they out hit poor pitching performances. They rallied for four runs in the eighth, and t...

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San Diego at Los Angeles Dodgers
Friday 05/01 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

This game is a mismatch, but from both sides. The Dodgers certainly stack-up better than the Padres player for player, but when you look at the starters, Kershaw does not stack ...

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Arizona at Milwaukee
Friday 05/01 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The Diamondbacks will send Jon Garland to the mound to face the Brewers and Manny Parra. Both of these starters have a good track record against each other, as Garland is at 2.5...

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New York Mets at Philadelphia
Friday 05/01 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 11 -120 (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Mets and the Phillies get their rivalry underway in Philly tonight. These teams are both considered to be big explosive offenses, but their games seldom materialize that way...

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Los Angeles Angels at New York Yankees
Friday 05/01 07:05 PM Eastern
5 units on New York Yankees -1.5 runs +130 (runline) (risk 5 to win 6.5)

I like the Yankees on the moneyline for the various reasons stated in the moneyline write-up, but I also like them on the runline. The Angels are struggling in all facets of the...

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Los Angeles Angels at New York Yankees
Friday 05/01 07:00 PM Eastern
2 units on New York Yankees -150 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.3)

The Los Angeles Angels are a crippled team right now. Their starting rotation is in shambles with injuries. They are also missing their big-bopper in the middle of the lineup in...

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Florida at Chicago Cubs
Friday 05/01 02:20 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs -1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Marlins have the smallest payroll in MLB, but started the season like a team with the highest, as they jumped out of the gate with a 10-1 mark, but have been just 3-7 since....

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San Diego at Los Angeles Dodgers
Thursday 04/30 10:15 PM Eastern
5 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 runs +140 (runline) (risk 5 to win 7)

The Dodgers are catching the Padres being the Padres. San Diego is losing a lot of games, but even when the Dodgers played them hot and on the road, they managed to take two out...

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San Diego at Los Angeles Dodgers
Thursday 04/30 10:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Los Angeles Dodgers -150 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.3)

The San Diego Padres shocked everyone with a 9-3 start, but most knew it would simply not last, and it hasn't. The Padres have settled into being what they really are, and t...

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Arizona at Milwaukee
Thursday 04/30 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

Max Scherzer may have the best stuff in the big leagues without posting a win. He has been snake bitten in the early going, losing his last start when a HR that hooked around th...

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St. Louis at Washington
Thursday 04/30 07:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2)

I provided my thoughts on the Nationals on the moneyline, but I also like them on the runline here. Cabrera always gives you a chance because of his stuff to pitch a low hit, lo...

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St. Louis at Washington
Thursday 04/30 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

The Cardinals are off to a very solid start, but have had the luxury of playing a lot of the early schedule at home, and are just 2-3 in their last five on the road. Mitchell Bo...

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Boston at Tampa Bay
Thursday 04/30 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.9)

The Rays may not be off to the start they would like, but are coming off a 10-game road trip. This is a team that flourished at home last year, winning a major league best 57 ga...

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Boston at Tampa Bay
Thursday 04/30 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

The Red Sox will go with Josh Beckett to open the series against the Rays. Beckett won 20 games for the Sox in '07 and finished with just a 12-10 record in ‘08, and a ...

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Oakland at Texas
Thursday 04/30 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Texas -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Athletics are 7-11 on the season including 3-6 on the road, yet they are nearly even money here? Yes they have the pitching advantage but the Rangers have been pounding left...

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Boston at Cleveland
Wednesday 04/29 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

The Red Sox had it going and had won 11 straight before their loss in Cleveland last night. Often times we see teams that are on a winning streak bring a high intensity to each ...

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New York Yankees at Detroit
Wednesday 04/29 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

Joba Chamberlain does not look like the pitcher with the same swagger as a starter as he did coming out of the pen blowing gas at 99 MPH. His fastball as a starter is topping ou...

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Washington at Philadelphia
Wednesday 04/29 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

Brett Myers of the Phillies definitely has a fragile psyche and last year it cost him a trip to the minors to get things figured out. When he is going good he is a top pitcher, ...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco
Tuesday 04/28 10:15 PM Eastern
5 units on San Francisco +1.5 runs -110 (runline) (risk 5 to win 4.6)

The Giants are beginning to see the development of Johnathon Sanchez. Sanchez did not allow a run in his last start and pitched a perfect inning in relief in his last outing. Th...

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Tampa Bay at Minnesota
Tuesday 04/28 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

Francisco Liriano has started 0-4 with a 7.06 ERA but that won't continue. He's happy to see the Rays across the field as he's got a lifetime 0.57 ERA vs. Minnesota....

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Toronto at Kansas City
Tuesday 04/28 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Kansas City -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

Toronto is coming back down to earth somewhat having lost two of their last three after starting 13-5 on the season. Tonight I look for them to drop back-to-back games for the f...

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Pittsburgh at Milwaukee
Tuesday 04/28 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee -150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2)

Paul Maholm has raced out to a fast start with a 3-0 record and 2.03 ERA. Unfortunately those numbers are a stark contrast of what he has delivered against the Brewers. He start...

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St. Louis at Atlanta
Tuesday 04/28 07:15 PM Eastern
5 units on Atlanta +1.5 runs -160 (runline) (risk 5 to win 3.1)

I shared my thoughts on the moneyline for this game, but I also see value on the runline here as the Braves are a much better team at home. Last year the Braves came so close in...

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St. Louis at Atlanta
Tuesday 04/28 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

The St. Louis Cardinals are off to a fast 14-6 start and sit atop the NL Central Division. The schedule has been very favorable, as 13 of their first 20 games have been played a...

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Houston at Cincinnati
Tuesday 04/28 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cincinnati -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

We have very good pitching matchup in Cincinnati tonight, featuring Wandy Rodriguez vs. Aaron Harang. Rodriguez is off to his best start ever with a 1.89 ERA entering the contes...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco
Monday 04/27 10:15 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

It took the Giants 10 Barry Zito starts to notch their first win a year ago. They ended up going 13-10 in his last 23 starts. Zito found the magic in his last outing as he pitch...

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Chicago Cubs at Arizona
Monday 04/27 09:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Arizona -150 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2)

The Arizona Diamondbacks made a solid investment when they signed Dan Haren a year ago. They won 20 games when he started, and at home they finished with a 12-5 mark. Haren is o...

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Seattle at Chicago White Sox
Monday 04/27 07:40 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago White Sox -190 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 1.6)

John Danks is on his way to being one of the top pitchers in the AL. After closing '08 with an ERA in the low 3's, Danks is allowing less than a run a game this season a...

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New York Yankees at Detroit
Monday 04/27 07:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Detroit +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 5 to win 3.9)

I certainly offered up a lot of goodies that show just how bad the Yankees have been overall, and what has happened to them immediately after playing the Red Sox in a series. Th...

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New York Yankees at Detroit
Monday 04/27 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit +125 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.8)

You have to wonder about the psyche of this Yankee team right now. They led all three games vs. the Red Sox, and ended up getting swept in the series. They even had Mr. Automati...

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Tampa Bay at Oakland
Sunday 04/26 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

Oakland got a much needed win last game and I look for them to carry that momentum into this one as they have a chance to win a series. Tampa Bay is sitting 2B Akinori Iwamura a...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado
Sunday 04/26 03:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Colorado +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

Colorado has lost 10 of their last 12 games. Thank goodness for them they face LA with Jason Marquis this afternoon. Marquis is off a bad start but overall he's 2-1 for a te...

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Detroit at Kansas City
Sunday 04/26 02:10 PM Eastern
5 units on Kansas City +140 (moneyline) (risk 5 to win 7)

This is the ninth straight road game for the Tigers and they are off an 8-run win which puts less urgency on this game as the players look ahead to getting home to their familie...

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Milwaukee at Houston
Sunday 04/26 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

Manny Parra, who is 0-3 with an 8.16 ERA goes for Milwaukee here. Yet, the Brewers, on the road, where they are averaging just 4.2 runs per game, are favored here. This line is ...

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Toronto at Chicago White Sox
Sunday 04/26 02:05 PM Eastern
5 units on Chicago White Sox +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 5 to win 4.2)

These teams have traded blowout wins in the first two games of the series with Toronto winning 14-0 in game one and Chicago taking game two 10-2. Today it's Roy Halladay and...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado
Saturday 04/25 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Game Total UNDER 10.5 +100 (risk 3 to win 3)

The Los Angeles Dodgers have gotten off to a good start, and it is their pitching that has carried them for the most part. The Dodgers have allowed three runs or less in over ha...

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Texas at Baltimore
Saturday 04/25 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore -120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

The Texas Rangers can score some runs, but they may need to score a lot here. Scott Feldman has pitched three games, all out of the bullpen, and has been torched in each appeara...

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Chicago Cubs at St. Louis
Saturday 04/25 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Chicago Cubs seek redemption from their one-run loss to the Cardinals last night in St. Louis. They send Sean Marshall to the hill. Marshall has a good track record against ...

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Tampa Bay at Oakland
Saturday 04/25 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +105 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.2)

The Oakland A's are back to some young pitchers. Dallas Braden may be the most proven on their staff and is off to a solid start. Braden has started three games and has pitc...

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Washington at New York Mets
Saturday 04/25 01:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

I gave a lot of my thoughts on taking the Nats on the moneyline, but I also like them on the runline here. Despite the fact that Cabrera has had mediocre numbers, and pitched fo...

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Washington at New York Mets
Saturday 04/25 01:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +170 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 5.1)

The Nationals almost stole one against the Mets yesterday facing their top two pitchers in Santana and closer Rodriguez, but fell short at 3-2. The Mets go with Mike Pelphrey to...

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Tampa Bay at Oakland
Friday 04/24 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Rays are really struggling right now and have dropped seven of their last nine, and look nothing like the team that shocked the baseball world by making it all the way to th...

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Chicago Cubs at St. Louis
Friday 04/24 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Chicago Cubs +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

Ryan Dempster pitched well all season long for the Cubs a year ago and finished the season at 17-6. He hasn't pitched well yet, but the Cubs have still managed to go 2-1 in ...

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Texas at Baltimore
Friday 04/24 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore -130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

There is a good side and a bad side to the Texas Rangers. They have scored 6.6 runs per game which leads the AL, but their downside is that their pitching staff has allowed the ...

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Detroit at Los Angeles Angels
Thursday 04/23 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

Edwin Jackson of the Tigers has impressed early. But when you consider his MLB track record isn't so great, and who he beat, the numbers are not what they appear to be. Jack...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at Houston
Thursday 04/23 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

Wandy Rodriguez has always been considered to have plus stuff. Now, he has he finally matured and come of age on the mound, and harnessed that stuff. If his first three games ar...

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Minnesota at Boston
Wednesday 04/22 12:35 PM Eastern
2 units on Boston -160 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.3)

The Red Sox got out of the gate slow, but have it rolling now. They will call on Tim Wakefield to continue the streak (currently at 5) today. Wakefield is off of a very good sta...

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Florida at Pittsburgh
Tuesday 04/21 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Pittsburgh +1.5 runs -145 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

I produced my thoughts on Pittsburgh to win here, but I also see value on the runline, as Anibel Sanchez has not been an effective road pitcher in his short major league career....

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Florida at Pittsburgh
Tuesday 04/21 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Pittsburgh +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Florida Marlins are the toast of baseball right now, but they obviously won't continue to win at the rate they are. When teams are over-achieving, the pendulum of value ...

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Oakland at Toronto
Sunday 04/19 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Oakland +1.5 runs -190 (runline) (risk 3 to win 1.6)

The A's have a good shot at winning this but I really like their chances at keeping it close at a minimum. Dallas Braden goes for the Athletics and he was very impressive ag...

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Florida at Washington
Saturday 04/18 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +1.5 runs -120 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.5)

We scored with the Nats on the runline yesterday, and will be coming right back with them here. Florida, at this point, is over-valued by their 9-1 start. The Nats are under-val...

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Florida at Washington
Saturday 04/18 01:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

The Florida Marlins may have one of the smallest payrolls in MLB, but when you look at the standings and see 9-1, it makes you wonder how long that can last. The Nationals are o...

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Florida at Washington
Friday 04/17 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

Ricky Nolasco has been shaky despite having posted a 1-0 mark through two starts. He has allowed more hits than innings worked and his ERA stands at 7.36. John Lannan hasn't...

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Toronto at Minnesota
Thursday 04/16 08:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Minnesota +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

What should be a great pitching matchup in Minnesota features Roy Halladay vs. Francisco Liriano. Liriano has not started out very well, but he is still a career 19-11 pitcher, ...

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San Francisco at Los Angeles Dodgers
Wednesday 04/15 10:10 PM Eastern
3 units on San Francisco +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

Tim Cain has been a hard luck pitcher the last few years, despite maintaining one of the best ERA's in either league during the period. If a player could sue his team for la...

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Baltimore at Texas
Wednesday 04/15 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Texas -110 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.8)

There isn't much doubt the Rangers are going to score some runs, it is just a matter of their pitching providing a reasonable opportunity for those runs to hold up. Mark Hen...

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Philadelphia at Washington
Wednesday 04/15 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Washington +120 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.4)

The Phillies have certainly scored some runs this season, but by the same token they haven't given up less than four to anyone and have allowed 46 runs already in seven game...

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New York Yankees at Tampa Bay
Wednesday 04/15 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay -1.5 runs +180 (runline) (risk 3 to win 5.4)

I covered just how dominating this Tampa team has been at home winning 22 of their last 24 series in '08. Andy Sonnanstine was hit hard on the road in his first outing, noth...

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New York Yankees at Tampa Bay
Wednesday 04/15 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

The Yankees and the Rays have exchanged big wins here in the first two games of this series, now it comes down to game three. The Yankees have not been a good road team over rec...

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Chicago White Sox at Detroit
Tuesday 04/14 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Detroit +1.5 runs -150 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2)

The Detroit Tigers had a misplaced year last season as they were expected to win the AL Central, but ended up in the basement. This year gives us some good early value on the Ti...

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Philadelphia at Washington
Monday 04/13 03:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Washington +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

The Washington Nationals are the only team to not find the win column so far this season. Daniel Cabrera gets the ball for the Nats. Cabrera has a very live arm, but control pro...

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Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee
Sunday 04/12 08:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

I've been on Milwaukee in the first two games and will continue with that here in the rubber match. Jeff Suppan is 21-9 vs. the runline vs. division foes the past three seas...

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Houston at St. Louis
Sunday 04/12 02:15 PM Eastern
2 units on St. Louis -130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 1.5)

In this one we lay a very small amount considering we are on the 4-2 club facing the 1-4 club. Wandy Rodriguez goes for the Astros and this guy is just 37-40 with a 4.76 lifetim...

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New York Yankees at Kansas City
Sunday 04/12 02:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Kansas City +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 2 to win 1.4)

I'm also going to back the Royals on the runline. New York is just 17-28 to the runline on the road in day games over the past three seasons. Gil Meche is 62-35 against the ...

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New York Yankees at Kansas City
Sunday 04/12 02:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Kansas City +120 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.4)

The Yankees have been very slow-starting now for years as they have been below .500 in their first ten games for four straight seasons prior to 2009. In fact over the past three...

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Minnesota at Chicago White Sox
Sunday 04/12 02:00 PM Eastern
2 units on Minnesota +140 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.8)

Minnesota got embarrassed yesterday losing 8-0. I like taking teams to bounce back after losses like that. Their pride will lead them to bringing a top performance today while t...

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New York Mets at Florida
Sunday 04/12 01:10 PM Eastern
2 units on Florida +130 (moneyline) (risk 2 to win 2.6)

Johan Santana is a scary guy. He hasn't lost a start in about ten months and he's never lost to Florida. But that's why we have value here folks. Streaks don't l...

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Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee
Saturday 04/11 07:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

I put together the logic of the play on the Brewers and I will also take them on the runline which offers equal value. Dave Bush has been a good starter for the Brewers at home,...

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Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee
Saturday 04/11 07:00 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee +120 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.6)

The Brewers were second in the National League last season in home wins with 49, and they showed yesterday it takes more than a top pitcher like Harden to beat this Milwaukee te...

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Toronto at Cleveland
Saturday 04/11 01:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +1.5 runs -140 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.1)

I outlined the value on the Indians moneyline pick, but I also like the Indians on the runline here as well. It is hard to ignore the fact that Cliff Lee was 12-2 at home last s...

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Toronto at Cleveland
Saturday 04/11 01:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

We have a great pitching matchup in Cleveland today with Roy Halladay of the Blue Jays squaring off against Cliff Lee of the Indians. Both have been Cy Young award winners and L...

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Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee
Friday 04/10 04:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee +1.5 runs -130 (runline) (risk 3 to win 2.3)

I like the Brewers as indicated on the moneyline pick, but I also like them on the runline. What I had mentioned before, this is a dominant home team against a team that is not ...

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Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee
Friday 04/10 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Milwaukee +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The Cubs were a tough team to beat at home last year, but on the road their vulnerability was much greater as they finished just four games over .500. The Brewers were equally d...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego
Thursday 04/09 03:35 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

Calyton Kershaw had a so-so rookie season, and the Dodgers were just a 7-7 team with him on the mound on the road. They will look for the sweep against the Padres’ Kevin C...

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Cleveland at Texas
Thursday 04/09 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Cleveland +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

Is Carl Pavano finally healthy? The answer from his velocity and final spring start would be yes! And when he is healthy, he has proven to be a top of the rotation pitcher, and ...

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New York Mets at Cincinnati
Thursday 04/09 12:30 PM Eastern
3 units on Cincinnati +105 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.2)

The Mets have won the first two here, and will go for the sweep this afternoon behind Oliver Perez. Perez is a high-risk pitcher, as he walked four or more batters in one-third ...

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Oakland at Los Angeles Angels
Wednesday 04/08 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Los Angeles Angels +100 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3)

Getting the Angels at home at plus or even money is always worth a strong look as this team has averaged 52 home wins over the last two seasons and are are a strong candidate to...

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Pittsburgh at St. Louis
Wednesday 04/08 08:15 PM Eastern
3 units on Pittsburgh +140 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 4.2)

Zach Duke proved he has the stuff to be a top level big league pitcher in his rookie year when he went 8-2 with a 1.81 ERA. Is this the year it all comes together for him? He is...

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Chicago Cubs at Houston
Wednesday 04/08 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The Cubs were lethal at home last season where they won an NL best 55 games. They were very ordinary on the road. The Astros are hoping to get what they saw from Brian Moeh...

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Tampa Bay at Boston
Wednesday 04/08 07:10 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

The Rays surprised everyone last season and tonight will have Scott Kazmir on the hill, who always gives the Rays a chance to win. The Rays won two of their last three last year...

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Atlanta at Philadelphia
Wednesday 04/08 03:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Philadelphia -110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 2.7)

The Braves have taken the first two in this series and will send Javier Vasquez to the mound to go for the sweep. Vasquez is mostly an innings eater, that saw his American leagu...

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Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego
Tuesday 04/07 10:05 PM Eastern
3 units on San Diego +110 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

Chris Young had a season riddled with injury in '08. If you look back to '07 when he was healthy, he was dominating hitters to the tune of a 1.97 at the All-Star break. ...

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Chicago Cubs at Houston
Tuesday 04/07 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Houston +105 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.2)

Ryan Dempster had a career year last season posting 17 wins to just six losses. Can he do it again? One would think he will not, as Dempster is a career loser at 76-81 and his 4...

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New York Yankees at Baltimore
Monday 04/06 04:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Baltimore +1.5 runs +110 (runline) (risk 3 to win 3.3)

The Yankees missed the playoffs for the first time in more than a decade. As a result, they went out and retooled their pitching staff. The one thing that the Bombers have been ...

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Tampa Bay at Boston
Monday 04/06 02:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Tampa Bay +130 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.9)

While the Tampa Bay Rays won't be surprising anyone this season, they still are a very good team. James Shields gets the start for the Rays. Last year, he became the Rays ac...

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Atlanta at Philadelphia
Sunday 04/05 08:05 PM Eastern
3 units on Atlanta +115 (moneyline) (risk 3 to win 3.5)

The Atlanta Braves will open the season at last year’s World Series Champion - Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies will go with Brett Myers who has a high ceiling, but als...