Tag Archives: mlb picks
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.....
APRIL 8TH, 2011
MLB Preview: Phillies vs. Braves Free Pick
Philadelphia Phillies (5-1) vs. Atlanta Braves (3-4) MLB Betting Lines Moneyline: Phillies (-110) Braves (+100) Over/Under: 7 Starting Pitchers- Phillies (Lee) vs. Braves (Hudson) The Phillies and the Braves will see a lot of each other this year. The first meeting of the year will take place in Atlanta on Friday, and this one is a match.....
APRIL 8TH, 2011
What’s Wrong With the 0-6 Tampa Bay Rays & Boston Red Sox?
Needless to say, the 2011 MLB betting campaign has not gotten off to the start that the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox had hoped for. Coming into Friday, both teams are 0-6 out of the chute, and both teams could really be in a heck of a lot of trouble. There are only two teams in the history of baseball to start 0-4 and make the playoffs, but both of thes.....
APRIL 5TH, 2011
MLB Preview: Giants vs. Padres Free Pick
San Francisco Giants (1-3) vs. San Diego Padres (2-1) MLB Betting Lines: Moneyline: Giants (-125) Padres (+115) - Over/Under: 7 Starting Pitchers- Giants (Bumgarner) vs. Padres (Harang) The Giants were only able to manage one win in their four-game opening series against the Dodgers. The Padres went to St. Louis and took two out of three. The Gian.....
OCTOBER 15TH, 2008
Philadelphia Phillies at Los Angeles Dodgers NLCS Game 5
NLCS Game 5 Betting Preview Philadelphia Phillies at Los Angeles Dodgers (Phillies lead 3-1) Wednesday, 8:05 pm Eastern – FOX SBG Global Opening Line: Phillies - 120 , Total 7.5 Under -120 The Los Angeles Dodgers are suddenly facing elimination after blowing a lead in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series and now must win on Wednesday ni.....
OCTOBER 14TH, 2008
Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox Game 4 ALCS Pick
ALCS Game 4 Betting Preview Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox (Rays lead 2-1) Tuesday, 8:05 pm Eastern – TBS SBG Global Opening Line: Red Sox - 145, Total 9 Flat The Boston Red Sox suddenly face what is almost a must-win game on Tuesday night as they host the Tampa Bay Rays. Boston is down 2-1 in the series and now must count on veteran knuckle.....
OCTOBER 11TH, 2008
Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays ALCS Game 2 Pick
ALCS Game 2 Betting Preview Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, 8:05 pm Eastern – TBS The outcome of the American League Championship Series could be decided by the pitching of Josh Beckett. If he pitches like he did last year then the Red Sox may end up in the World Series again. If he pitches like he has down the stretch then anything is possi.....
OCTOBER 10TH, 2008
ALCS Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays Game 1
ALCS Game 1 Betting Preview Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays Friday, 8:35 pm Eastern – TBS SBG Global Opening Line: Red Sox - 115 , Total 8 Over - 115 Two teams that know each other very well meet in the American League Championship Series. Boston and Tampa Bay met 18 times this season and the Rays won 10 while the Red Sox won 8. Game 1 of .....
OCTOBER 9TH, 2008
NLCS – Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies – Game 1
NLCS Game 1 Betting Preview Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies Thursday, 8:20 pm Eastern – FOX SBG Global Opening Line: Phillies - 155 , Total 7.5 Flat The National League Championship Series gets underway on Thursday as the Philadelphia Phillies host the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Phillies will send their ace, Cole Hamels to the mound wh.....