MLB Pick of the Day Record: 39-37 -342 units
GAME: Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals
DATE/TIME: Thursday, July 10, 2014 7:15 PM EST
WHERE: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
PITCHING MATCHUP: PIT – Edinson Volquez (R) vs STL – Shelby Miller (R)
LATEST ODDS: Cardinals -135 Total 8
This season’s series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals is now tied at 5-5. Each of the last 4 games has been separated by 2 runs or less. The Pirates have outscored the Cardinals 36 to 33 in the 10 encounters. Pittsburgh’s starting pitching staff has combined for a 3.38 earn run average which equivalent to 56 innings pitched and 21 earn runs this year versus St. Louis, including one earned run allowed in the last 13 frames over 2 games.
In 91 games the Cardinals have only accumulated 320 runs which is approximately 3 runs per encounter and that is 27th in the majors. Enough said.
MLB Pick: Pittsburgh +110
GAME: New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians
DATE/TIME: Thursday, July 10, 2014 7:05 PM EST
WHERE: Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio
PITCHING MATCHUP: NYY – David Phelps (R) vs CLE – T.J. House (L)
LATEST ODDS: Yankees -105/Indians -105 Total 9
The Bronx Bombers have won 4 of their last 6 games, accumulating at least 5 runs in each of those victories.
Cleveland is 4 and 9 in their last 13 games vs. a right-handed starter.
MLB Pick: New York -105 Over 8