Tag Archives: mlb

  • 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 10TH, 2011

    2011 MLB All-Star Game Preview

    The ‘Boys of Summer’ take a break from regular season action early next week as the top players from both the National League and the American League clash in the 82nd Major League Baseball All-Star Game this upcoming Tuesday, July 12. This year’s Midsummer Classic will be played at Chase Field in Phoenix starting at 8 p.m. (ET) and the game will be br.....

  • JULY 9TH, 2011

    National League East Showdown

    Round one of this weekend's National League East showdown series between the Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves went to the Phils Friday night. Round two features a great pitching matchup Saturday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park (4:10 Eastern, Fox). The Phillies won the opener of this series Friday night, which was delayed for two hours at the start.....

  • 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 6TH, 2011

    MLB Pick: Yankees vs. Indians

    New York Yankees (51-33) vs. Cleveland Indians (45-39) MLB Betting Lines Moneyline: Yankees (-105) Indians (-105) Over/Under: 9   Starting Pitchers: Yankees (Hughes) vs. Indians (Masterson)   The Indians took the first game of this series, but it was the Yankees who piled up nine runs on 17 hits to take the second game of the series last .....

  • 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 3RD, 2011

    MLB On TBS: Yankees vs Mets

    The New York Yankees are doing just great, thanks you very much, without Captain Jeter, and they've taken the first two games of their weekend interleague Subway Series with the Mets. So the Yanks will be looking to break out the brooms when they meet the Mets for their series finale Sunday afternoon at Citi Field (1:10 pm Eastern, TBS). The Yankees won .....

  • 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.....