The Astros won their Wild Card Game and now face the reigning American League Champion Royals in the ALDS, where a perceived Houston pitching edge can lead to an upset.
One of the best pitchers in baseball can key an ‘under’ when ace David Price and the Toronto Blue Jays host Yovani Gallardo and the Texas Rangers in Game 1 of the ALDS.
The Dodgers may have the best 1-2 punch among Major League starting rotations, but the Mets have the deepest staff of all the playoff teams and could pull the series upset.
The National League Cy Young favorite Jake Arrieta is on the hill for the Cubs in the NL Wild Card Game, but his opponent Gerrit Cole of the Pirates could possibly match him!
The Oregon Ducks are not nearly as good this year as they were during the Marcus Mariota era, especially defensively, so the big points seem worth taking with Washington State.
The Blue Jays slugged their way to an American League East title and now have the good fortune to draw perhaps the worst playoff starting rotation in Texas in the ALDS.
This is obviously a down season for the South Carolina Gamecocks under Steve Spurrier, but they may muster enough energy to cover as double-digit home underdogs to LSU.
The Astros have been a great story this season and they have the AL Cy Young favorite on the bump for the Wild Card Game, but the Yankees may still hold value as home dogs.
There is nothing like being forced to play a doubleheader the final day of the season, and we do not expect much scoring in the second game between the Cardinals and Braves.
In the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams, look for the Troy Trojans to put their bye week following a covering loss at Wisconsin to good use hosting South Alabama.