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  • AUGUST 17TH, 2010

    Tuesday MLB Betting Preview – Giants at Phillies

    San Francisco hopes its offense can get back on track after hitting .200 over the weekend and dropping two of three games to the Padres.  The Giants are averaging 4.3 runs per game and hitting for a .270 average over their last seven games, which has produced a 4-3 record over that stretch (-90).  The team is tied with the Phillies for the NL Wild Card lea.....

  • AUGUST 16TH, 2010

    Monday MLB Betting Preview – Dodgers at Braves

    Los Angeles suffered a 13-1 blowout defeat in Sunday’s contest against the Braves at Turner Field and have lost 13 of 16 on the road.  “We had opportunities, couldn’t get the big hit, nothing you can do about it,” manager Joe Torre said.  The loss was the largest margin of defeat this year, as the team is without regulars Casey Blake, Jamey Carroll.....

  • AUGUST 15TH, 2010

    Sunday MLB Betting Preview – Padres at Giants

    San Diego had its five-game winning streak snapped with Saturday’s 3-2 loss to San Francisco at AT&T Park.  “We had our chances,” said manager Bud Black, whose team lost to the Giants for just the second time in 10 chances this season.  The Padres left a season-high 16 runners on base and were 2-for-18 with runners in scoring position.  The club.....

  • AUGUST 15TH, 2010

    Sunday MLB Betting Preview – Tigers at White Sox

    Detroit picked up a 3-2 comeback victory on Saturday night over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field and giving the team a chance to end a streak of 10 straight road series losses.  The win in the second game of the series was also just the club’s second win in 15 road games.  “I’ve been around this game long enough to know we’ve got to start putti.....

  • AUGUST 14TH, 2010

    Saturday MLB on FOX Betting Preview – Cubs at Cardinals

    Chicago has lost 14 of its last 16 games including a 6-3 defeat in the first game of this three-game series against its main NL Central rival.  “We just didn’t hold the game in check,” manager Lou Piniella said.  The Cubs are now also 1-7 in their 17-game stretch in which they face teams that either rank first or second in their division.  The club .....

  • AUGUST 13TH, 2010

    Friday MLB Betting Preview – Padres at Giants

    San Diego travels up to San Francisco leading the Giants by 2 1/2 games and are riding a four-game winning streak into this pivotal series.  “We’re feeling good about ourselves,” said pitcher Jon Garland.  “We can’t get a little overexcited.  We just need to go up there an continue to play good baseball.”  The Padres picked up their seventh s.....

  • AUGUST 11TH, 2010

    Wednesday MLB Betting Preview – Yankees at Rangers

    New York fell 4-3 in the first game of this short two-game series last night, as closer Mariano Rivera was unable to keep the Rangers at bay in the ninth inning.  “You have to be careful,” he said after the game.  “You want to make the right pitch.  You just need a ground ball and I fell behind.”  The Yankees are now 32-23 on the road (+80) this .....

  • AUGUST 11TH, 2010

    Wednesday MLB Betting Preview – Dodgers at Phillies

    Los Angeles may have finally broken out of its offensive slump, scoring a combined 23 runs in the last two games, including 15 in a Tuesday night victory over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.  “We hope to give the pitching staff a little confidence and let them know their offense is clicking,” outfielder Andre Ethier said.  “At the same time, it g.....

  • AUGUST 9TH, 2010

    Monday MLB Betting Preview – Rays at Tigers

    Tampa Bay was nearly no-hit in a 1-0 road loss to the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon and have managed to hit for a combined .149 average in dropping five straight games.  This recent skid is the club’s longest losing streak of the season, after the team had gone 10-1 in their previous 11 games.  “I was beginning to think no-hitters were commonplace,” .....

  • AUGUST 7TH, 2010

    Saturday MLB on FOX Betting Preview – Red Sox at Yankees

    Boston moved to five games back of the Yankees with a 6-3 win last night at Yankee Stadium.  “We have to keep winning - have to keep winning games,” designated-hitter David Ortiz said.  “Everything else takes care of itself.”  The All-Star slugger has been doing his part of late, hitting safely in 14 of his last 15 games, knocking six home runs an.....

  • AUGUST 6TH, 2010

    Friday MLB Betting Preview – Angels at Tigers

    Los Angeles held a closed door meeting after a 5-4 loss in Baltimore last night, which led to the club being swept in a three-game series by the worst team in the league.  “This is obviously a disappointing series and a disappointing game tonight,” said manager Mike Scioscia after the game.  The Angels now move onto Detroit and bring a 7-12 record sinc.....

  • AUGUST 6TH, 2010

    Friday MLB Betting Preview – Reds at Cubs

    Cincinnati won the series rubber match with the Pirates on Wednesday, 9-4, at PNC Park to give the team a 10-1-1 record in its last 12 series.  The Reds have won six of their last eight games overall and currently lead the division by a half game.  “Yeah, we’ve got to keep winning series and hopefully you’ll throw a sweep or two in there somewhere,.....