MLB Betting Articles

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Joe Freda - Chicago cruised to an 11-1 win as 135 favorites in Tuesday’s opener of a three-game home set against the Mets.  Cubs shortstop Starling Castro cracked a triple en route to a 3-for-5 night, while Soriano and Montanez both went 2-for-4.
 
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Joe Freda - The San Francisco Giants have won five straight games, with the ‘under’ going 3-2.  Bruce Bochy’s club hosts a three-game set this week with the Florida Marlins, who make their first west coast road swing of the season after last week’s 2-3 homestand.
 
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Bob Harvey -

The Phillies haven’t been playing great baseball lately going 5-5 in their last 10 but it’s been enough to keep them atop the National League East. If Monday night’s demolition of the Reds is any indication then they look ready to pull away from the rest of the division.

 
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Bob Harvey -

Josh Hamilton is back and that’s bad news for the rest of the American League.

 
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Jim Feist -

There are hundreds of sports statistics available and it’s important to sift through data to find valuable edges. When it comes to baseball handicapping, it’s essential to analyze lefty-righty breakdowns. 

 
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Joe Freda - The Cardinals are 6-1 in their last seven games, with the ‘under’ also going 6-1.  Tony La Russa’s squad heads west for Monday night’s opener of a three-game set against the Padres, who are on a 1-4 slide in the first five contests of their present homestand.
 
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Bob Harvey -

The American League West has proven to be the tightest of all the division races with the four teams separated by a mere 2.5 games. No one has been able to put together a winning streak that could bring with it a little breathing room. 

 
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Chance Harper -

When the Cleveland Indians swept the Boston Red Sox at Progressive Field in April, many dismissed it as an early-season fluke.  The Red Sox, after all, entered the 2011 campaign as the heavy favorites in the American League while the Indians were projected to battle the Royals for the basement in the AL Central Division.

 
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Bob Harvey - The NY Yankees are coming off of two straight wins over their cross town rivals, the Mets. They now are the top homerun hitting team in the MLB, with 71 on the season. Tonight they meet the Toronto Blue Jays, who are close behind with 51.
 
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Bob Harvey - The first meeting in 93 years between the Cubs and Red Sox was expected to be on the best matchups on the interleague scheduled. So far it’s live up to expectations and then some.