MLB Picks

  • APRIL 23RD, 2011

    MLB Picks: Cincinnati Reds vs. St. Louis Cardinals Preview 4/23/11

    First place in the NL Central will be on the line in MLB betting action on Fox Saturday Baseball, as the Cincinnati Reds (10-10) take on the St. Louis Cardinals (11-9) at Busch Stadium. The Reds are definitely going in the wrong direction over the course of the last nine games, as they have lost seven of those nine games. Six of those losses came at home ag.....

  • APRIL 22ND, 2011

    MLB Betting: Reds vs. Cardinals Free Pick

    Cincinnati Reds (10-9) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (10-9) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Cardinals (-135) Reds (+125)Over/Under: 8 Starting Pitchers- Reds (Volquez) vs. Cardinals (McClellan) The Reds and the Cardinals have made it clear in the past that they don’t exactly like each other. These two are expected to contend for the Nation.....

  • APRIL 21ST, 2011

    MLB Betting: White Sox vs. Rays Free Pick

    Chicago White Sox (7-11) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (9-9) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: White Sox (-105) Rays (-105)Over/Under: 8Starting Pitchers- White Sox (Floyd) vs. Rays (Niemann)After a horrific start, the Tampa Bay Rays are now 9-9 on the year. The Rays have won nine of their last ten games overall. They will be looking to finish off .....

  • APRIL 20TH, 2011

    MLB Betting: Twins vs. Orioles Free Pick

    Minnesota Twins (6-10) vs. Baltimore Orioles (6-9) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Orioles (-132) Twins (+122)Over/Under: 8.5Starting Pitchers- Twins (Blackburn) vs. Orioles (Britton)The Baltimore Orioles started the year out red hot, but after eight straight losses they have fallen back near the bottom of the AL East. They did wallop .....

  • APRIL 19TH, 2011

    MLB Betting: Braves vs. Dodgers Free Pick

    Atlanta Braves (7-10) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (8-9) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Dodgers (-116) Braves (+106)Over/Under: 7Starting Pitchers- Braves (Beachy) vs. Dodgers (Kuroda)The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves both entered this series with a 7-9 mark, but it was the Dodgers who got the series started with a 4-2 win. Te.....

  • APRIL 17TH, 2011

    MLB Picks: Texas Rangers vs. New York Yankees Preview 4/17/11

    We're back with our Sunday Night Baseball betting preview this week for a fantastic clash in the Bronx, as the two teams that met in the ALCS last year square off. The Texas Rangers (10-4) will take on the New York Yankees (8-5). The Rangers have been able to split the first two games of this series, something that has to make them incredibly happy, espec.....

  • APRIL 16TH, 2011

    MLB Picks: Minnesota Twins vs. Tampa Bay Rays Preview 4/16/11

    Tropicana Field will be the site of another great MLB betting battle on Fox Saturday Baseball this weekend, as the struggling Minnesota Twins (4-9) pay a visit to the surging Tampa Bay Rays (5-8). Things just aren't going well right now for the Twinkies. They have already lost both games in this series, giving them three setbacks in a row and five out of .....

  • APRIL 13TH, 2011

    MLB Betting: Phillies vs. Nationals Free Pick

    Philadelphia Phillies (7-3) vs. Washington Nationals (5-5) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Phillies (-185) Nationals (+175)Over/Under: 7Runline: Phillies -1.5 (-110) Nationals +1.5 (-110) Starting Pitchers- Phillies (Halladay) vs. Nationals (Lannan) The Nationals took the first game of this three-game series, but now the Phillies h.....

  • APRIL 12TH, 2011

    MLB Betting: Rays vs. Red Sox Free Pick

    Tampa Bay Rays (2-8) vs. Boston Red Sox (2-8) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Red Sox (-174) Rays (+164)Over/Under: 8Starting Pitchers- Rays (Price) vs. Red Sox (Lester)These have typically been two of the best teams in the American League East in the last few years, but both Tampa Bay and Boston have gotten off to a miserable start in.....

  • APRIL 12TH, 2011

    MLB Betting: Dodgers vs. Giants Free Pick

    Los Angeles Dodgers (6-4) vs. San Francisco Giants (4-6) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Giants (-177) Dodgers (+167)Over/Under: 6.5Starting Pitchers- Dodgers (Billingsley) vs. Giants (Lincecum)It was Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers who dominated the first game of this rivalry series in San Francisco on Monday night. It is the Giants t.....

  • APRIL 10TH, 2011

    MLB Power Rankings: Ranking the 30 MLB Teams through 4/9

    The 2011 MLB betting campaign is just a handful of games old, and here at Bang the Book, we're making our MLB picks and ranking the teams from No. 1 to No. 30! 1: Philadelphia Phillies (6-2): When you've got the best pitching staff in the game, you're just not going to get beaten all that often. 2: Texas Rangers (7-1): That three game sweep of the powerf.....

  • APRIL 8TH, 2011

    MLB Picks: New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox Preview 4/9/11

    The Boston Red Sox (1-6) and the New York Yankees (4-3) have it in for the second time on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park a day after the Sox rolled up a 9-6 victory for their first win on the MLB lines on the year.The Yankees aren't in the greatest shape in the world right now either, as they are just a game above .500 and really haven't done a grea.....