Tag Archives: baseball

  • JUNE 9TH, 2011

    MLB National League ‘Futures’ Update

    As the calendar turns the page to June, the first two months of the 2011 MLB regular season have helped us separate the contenders from the pretenders in the National League. There really have not been too many surprises so far with the exception of Arizona, which currently leads San Francisco by half a game in the NL West.All three division races remain.....

  • JUNE 9TH, 2011

    MLB Umpire Update – June 9th

    The home plate umpire in a MLB game remains an important factor when it comes to handicapping a particular matchup so taking the time to understand the size of their strike zone can help provide an edge especially when it comes to mining value out of the ‘total’ line. There is no exact standard for the ‘strike zone’ in baseball so the main thing the .....

  • JUNE 8TH, 2011

    MLB Pick: Red Sox vs. Yankees

    Boston Red Sox (34-26) vs. New York Yankees (33-25) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Yankees (-120) Red Sox (+110)Over/Under: 10Starting Pitchers: Red Sox (Wakefield) vs. Yankees (Burnett)It’s all tied up atop the American League East after the Red Sox beat the Yankees in the series opener last night. Don’t be surprised if these two .....

  • JUNE 7TH, 2011

    MLB Pick: Red Sox vs. Yankees

    Boston Red Sox (33-26) vs. New York Yankees (33-24) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Red Sox (-116) Yankees (+106)Over/Under: 9.5Starting Pitchers: Red Sox (Lester) vs. Yankees (Garcia)Before the season started, most people assumed it would be the Red Sox and the Yankees fighting for first place in the American League East. Both Boston a.....

  • JUNE 3RD, 2011

    MLB Pick: Cubs vs. Cardinals

    Chicago Cubs (23-31) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (33-25) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Cardinals (-169) Cubs (+159)Runline: Cubs +1.5 (-140) Cardinals -1.5 (+120)Over/Under: 7.5Starting Pitchers: Cubs (Dempster) vs. Cardinals (Garcia)The Chicago Cubs are coming off a six-game homestand where they played the Pirates and the Astros. Tha.....

  • JUNE 1ST, 2011

    MLB Pick: Giants vs. Cardinals

    San Francisco Giants (29-25) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (33-23) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Giants (-115) Cardinals (+105)Over/Under: 7Starting Pitchers: Giants (Lincecum) vs. Cardinals (Westbrook)The San Francisco Giants lost Buster Posey last week, and that definitely leaves a big hole in the middle of their lineup. The team is bu.....

  • MAY 28TH, 2011

    MLB Pick: Phillies vs. Mets

    Philadelphia Phillies (32-19) vs. New York Mets (23-27) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Phillies (-150) Mets (+140)Over/Under: 7Starting Pitchers: Phillies (Hamels) vs. Mets (Pelfrey)The Philadelphia Phillies scored three runs in the ninth and held off a Mets comeback attempt in the bottom of the ninth to win the series opener on Friday.....

  • MAY 16TH, 2011

    MLB Pick: Phillies vs. Cardinals

    Philadelphia Phillies (25-14) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (22-19) MLB OddsMoneyline: Phillies (-125) Cardinals (+115)Over/Under: 7.5Starting Pitchers: Phillies (Lee) vs. Cardinals (Westbrook)The Phillies and the Cardinals are both coming off a series loss at the hands of their divisional rivals. The Phillies dropped two out of three in .....

  • MAY 13TH, 2011

    MLB Preview: Red Sox vs. Yankees Free Pick

    Boston Red Sox (17-20) vs. New York Yankees (20-15) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Yankees (-119) Red Sox (+109)Over/Under: 9.5Starting Pitchers: Red Sox (Buchholz) vs. Yankees (Colon)There isn’t a better rivalry in baseball. The Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees definitely have respect for each other, but there is plenty of ha.....

  • MAY 13TH, 2011

    MLB Preview: Cardinals vs. Reds Free Pick

    St. Louis Cardinals (22-16) vs. Cincinnati Reds (20-17) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Reds (-119) Cardinals (+109)Over/Under: 8.5Starting Pitchers: Cardinals (Lohse) vs. Reds (Arroyo)Last year it was the Cardinals and the Reds battling for the NL Central title and the Reds came out on top. The Cardinals are a game and a half up on the.....

  • MAY 9TH, 2011

    MLB – Futures Update

    Close to 25 percent of this year’s Major League Baseball season is in the books as teams approach the 40-game mark this week. While a couple of perennial favorites such as New York in the American League and Philadelphia in the National League are once again at the top of their division, there are a couple of surprise teams in control of their division as .....

  • MAY 4TH, 2011

    MLB Preview: Angels vs. Red Sox Free Pick

    Los Angeles Angels (16-14) vs. Boston Red Sox (14-15) MLB Betting LinesMoneyline: Red Sox (-180)Over/Under: 8.5Starting Pitchers: Angels (Santana) vs. Red Sox (Beckett)The Angels have been getting some terrific starting pitching this year, but they are being tested in a big way by the strong Red S.....