Tag Archives: baseball

  • JULY 14TH, 2011

    MLB Betting Trends: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not for Baseball Picks

    Here at Bang the Book, we're locked and loaded for the second half of the MLB betting campaign, and we're taking a comprehensive look at the first half of the season that was and what we can expect as we come down the stretch of this year! Top Honors The team with the best record in baseball in the first half of the season was the Philadelphia Phillies at .....

  • JULY 11TH, 2011

    MLB Second Half Futures Update

    Major League Baseball’s’ All-Star break is this week as all 30 teams get a chance to rest up before grinding through the ‘dog days’ of summer. Looking at the standings, there are around eight teams in each league, or a little over half that can still legitimately entertain thoughts of winning this year’s World Series. Out of those 16 teams, there a.....

  • JULY 9TH, 2011

    San Diego Padres vs Los Angeles Dodgers – Fox Saturday Baseball

    Struggling Southern California rivals continue a three-game series Saturday afternoon as the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers hook up for the middle game of their weekend encounter at Chavez Ravine (4:10 pm Eastern, Fox). The Dodgers took the opener of this series Friday night 1-0 behind eight shutout innings from starting pitcher Chad Billingsley.....

  • JULY 5TH, 2011

    NL West Rivals: San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres

    A couple of very hot pitchers hook up in one of those National League West rivalry bouts Tuesday when Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants go against Tim Stauffer and the San Diego Padres in game two of a four-game series at AT&T Park (10:15 pm Eastern). As of Tuesday morning Sportsbook.com is listing the Giants as -160 favorites for Tuesday night's gam.....

  • JULY 5TH, 2011

    MLB Pick: Reds vs. Cardinals

    Cincinnati Reds (43-43) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (46-40) MLB Betting Lines Moneyline: Cardinals (-147) Reds (+137) Over/Under: 8 Starting Pitchers: Reds (Volquez) vs. Cardinals (Garcia) Monday’s opening game of this three-game set between the Reds and Cardinals was as good of a game as you’ll see. Cueto and Carpenter both pitched a g.....

  • JULY 2ND, 2011

    MLB Pick Preview – New York Yankees at New York Mets

    Lines provided by VietBet New York Yankees -120 New York Mets  +115 Total 8.5o -105 The Subway Series between the Yankees and the Mets continues this afternoon with Game 2 of a three-game weekend interleague series at Citi Field. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:10 p.m. (ET) and the game will be broadcast nationally on FOX. The Yankees drew.....

  • JULY 1ST, 2011

    MLB Preview – Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angles Angels

    Odds provided by VietBet: Los Angeles Dodgers +101 Los Angles Angels -111 Total: 7o -115 The Dodgers and the Angels renew their crosstown interleague rivalry tonight in Game 1 of a three-game weekend Freeway Series in Anaheim. The first pitch is scheduled for 10:05 p.m. (ET) and the game will be available on MLB Network. The Dodgers’ finan.....

  • JUNE 30TH, 2011

    MLB Previews- St. Louis Cardinals at Baltimore Orioles

    St. Louis Cardinals -110 Baltimore Orioles -110 Total - 9.5o -110 The St. Louis Cardinals will go for the sweep tonight in their three-game interleague series with the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards. Game time is set for 7:05 p.m. (ET) and it will be broadcast nationally on the MLB Network. St. Louis came into this series with just one win in .....

  • JUNE 30TH, 2011

    Phillies Look to Sweep Sox

    The Philadelphia Phillies have taken the first two games of their interleague series with the Boston Red Sox, and will be shooting for the sweep when the teams meet for that series finale Thursday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park (1:05 pm Eastern). As of Thursday morning 5Dimes.com is listing Philly as a -118 favorite for Thursday afternoon's game, with an.....

  • JUNE 30TH, 2011

    Brewers Look to Avoid Brooms

    The Milwaukee Brewers may be in first place in their division, and they're really good at home, but they've struggled mightily on the road this season. And after dropping the first two games of an interleague series in the Bronx the Brew Crew will be looking to avoid a sweep when they meet the Yanks in that series finale Thursday afternoon (1:05 pm Eastern)......


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