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Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Aug 29, 2015
Baltimore Orioles vs Texas Rangers
Texas Rangers
+1½ -155 at 5Dimes
Won
$100
Play Type: Premium

Baltimore will play in Texas on Saturday night.  The Orioles will start Ubaldo Jimenez who is 3-6 with a terrible 5.12 ERA and an ugly 1.57 WHIP in his 14 road starts this season.  Jimenez comes into this game in poor current form; he has allowed 14 runs and 24 hits in his last three outings (15.2 innings) for a terrible 8.04 ERA and 1.98 WHIP during that span.  In his last start on Monday in Kansas City, Jimenez gave up 7 earned runs on 10 hits in just 5.2 innings of work.  Adrian Beltre (9-23), Prince Fielder (11-39), Mike Napoli (4-13), and Will Venable (5-15) have all hit Jimenez well.  The Rangers have scored 4 runs or more in six straight games while batting over .280 as a team, so they should have continued offensive success against Jimenez tonight.

Texas will start Martin Perez who comes in with extra rest as his last start came back on August 20th.  Perez is in good current form; he has allowed just 7 earned runs in his last three outings.  Over his last 25.1 innings of work, Perez has given up only 8 earned runs and just 23 hits with 16 strikeouts and only 5 walks.  Adam Jones (0-6) and Chris Davis (1-5) have struggled the most versus the southpaw.  Baltimore has been a much weaker team on the road this season, going 24-39 SU while scoring only 3.9 runs per game with a .240 batting average.  The Orioles are just 1-8 SU in their past nine games overall and the problem has been a weak offense that has scored just 27 totals runs during that span (3.0 runs per game).  Texas is 4-1 SU against Baltimore in their last five meetings and the Rangers present solid value in this game on Saturday night.

9* Play RANGERS (+1.5 runline).

Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Aug 29, 2015
Kansas City Royals vs Tampa Bay Rays
Total
7 un-125 at pinnacle
Lost
$125.0
Play Type: Premium

Tampa Bay will host Kansas City on Saturday night.  The Rays will start Jake Odorizzi who owns a solid 3.02 ERA and an outstanding 1.11 WHIP in his 21 starts this season.  The Under is 14-7 in those games.  Odorizzi has been fantastic at home this year where he has an excellent 2.20 ERA and an incredible 0.98 WHIP in nine starts.  In a home start against Kansas City last season, Odorizzi only gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits in 6 innings of work.  He had an 8/2 strikeout/walk ratio in that game.  The Tampa Bay bullpen has a sterling 1.14 WHIP at home with 26 saves in 31 chances on the season, so Odorizzi has plenty of support on the backend.

Kansas City will go with Kris Medlen who just made his first start of the season on Monday when he allowed only five hits in six innings of work versus Baltimore.  He had six strikeouts and zero walks in that outing.  Medlen has never started against Tampa Bay, and only five hitters in the Rays lineup have faced him before.  That gives the right-hander a nice matchup advantage in this game.  Tampa Bay’s offense is in poor current form as they have scored 2 runs or less in six of their past ten games, averaging just 3.1 runs per game during that span.  The Royals’ bullpen is one of the best in baseball with a .235 ERA and 1.09 WHIP, so Medlen has plenty of support on the backend.  With two solid starters backed by two strong bullpens, we expect a low-scoring game between the Royals and Rays on Saturday night.

10* Play UNDER the total (Royals/Rays).

Matchup Selection W/L
NFLX  |  Aug 29, 2015
Philadelphia Eagles vs Green Bay Packers
Philadelphia Eagles
-4½ -120 at Bovada
Won
$100
Play Type: Premium

Philadelphia has been an offensive juggernaut in the preseason under head coach Chip Kelly.  The Eagles have scored 28 points or more in their last six preseason games, including 36 and 40 points so far this season.  Philadelphia has a spirited quarterback battle going on in camp even though Sam Bradford will be the starter in the regular season.  The rotation of Bradford, Sanchez, Barkley, and Tebow doesn’t get much better for preseason.  Bradford will see the bulk of the plays in this game as Kelly has shown a pattern of playing his starting quarterback extended time in the third preseason game.  The first-team Eagles’ offense will likely play into the third quarter, and they will be facing the second and third string defense of Green Bay.  Philadelphia will continue their trend of scoring a lot of points in a preseason game, especially since Packers’ defensive coordinator Dom Capers said he will not game plan for the Eagles’ hurry-up offense. 

Green Bay comes into this game from the opposite end of the spectrum.  The Packers could care less about this game, and their main objective is to avoid any more injuries.  Green Bay head coach Mike McCarthy is not willing to risk QB Aaron Rodgers, especially since the Packers will be missing three starting offensive linemen.  Wide receiver Jordy Nelson was lost for the season in last week’s game, and that played a major role in McCarthy’s decision to sit his best players.  Backup QB Scott Tolzien is out with injury, so Green Bay will have a quarterback rotation of rookie Brett Hundley and Matt Blanchard who combine to have very little experience.  This game shouldn’t be close, so we’ll lay the points with Philadelphia on Saturday night. 

9* Play EAGLES (-).

PICKS IN PROGRESS
Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Aug 30, 2015
Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Total
6½ un+109 at pinnacle
Play Type: Premium

The Cubs and Dodgers will play in Los Angeles on Sunday Night Baseball.  The Cubs will start Jake Arrieta who is 16-6 with a terrific 2.22 ERA and an outstanding 0.98 WHIP in his 26 starts for Chicago this season.  Arrieta is 10-1 with a 1.94 ERA and 0.97 WHIP in his fourteen road starts this season with a powerful 98/21 K/BB ratio.  He has allowed just 4 runs and 13 hits in his last three starts overall, earning a 0.96 ERA and 0.91 WHIP in those outings.  Jimmy Rollins (0-7), Chase Utley (0-6), Andre Ethier (1-4), and Howie Kendrick (1-4) have all struggled versus the right-hander.  The Dodgers’ offense has scored 2 runs or less in six of their past eleven games, averaging just 3.0 runs per game during that span.  Los Angeles is 9-2 to the Under in those last eleven games, so they are likely to struggle versus a solid pitcher like Arrieta tonight.

Los Angeles will start Alex Wood who comes into this game in good current form.  He is 2-1 with a 3.57 ERA and 1.30 WHIP in his last three starts for the Dodgers.  Wood has given up just 7 earned runs on 14 hits in his last 17.2 innings of work.  The Dodgers' bullpen has been stronger at home this season with a 3.35 ERA and 1.11 WHIP, so Wood has support on the backend.  Chicago is only hitting .233 against left-handed starters this season.  The Cubs’ offense is in terrible current form; they’ve scored just 6 total runs in their past four games (1.5 runs per game) while batting under .200 as a team.  Chicago has now scored 2 runs or less in five of their last six games overall.  These two teams are a perfect 6-0 to the Under in their six meetings this season.  Look for another low-scoring game between the Cubs and Dodgers on Sunday night.

9* Play UNDER the total (Cubs/Dodgers).

Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Aug 30, 2015
Baltimore Orioles vs Texas Rangers
Texas Rangers
-125 at pinnacle
Play Type: Premium

Texas will conclude their 3-game home series against Baltimore on Sunday afternoon.  The Rangers will start Derek Holland who will be making his fourth start of the season.  The southpaw has a solid 9/1 strikeout/walk ratio in 13.1 innings of work this year.  Holland is 4-2 with a 3.65 ERA in six career starts against the Orioles.  Chris Davis (0-7, 6 K's), JJ Hardy (2-13), Adam Jones (4-17), and Matt Wieters (2-15) have all struggled mightily versus the southpaw.  Baltimore comes into this game in terrible current form on a 1-9 SU slide while scoring 3 runs or less in nine of those past ten games.  The Orioles have also been a much weaker team on the road this season, going just 24-40 SU with a .240 batting average.

The Orioles will start Miguel Gonzalez who is 5-6 with a terrible 4.97 ERA and 1.47 WHIP in his twelve road starts this season.  Gonzalez comes into this game in poor current form; he has allowed 13 runs and 20 hits in his last three starts while earning a woeful 7.16 ERA and a horrendous 1.72 WHIP in those outings.  Back on June 30th, the right-hander gave up 6 earned runs on 8 hits to the Rangers in just 4.1 innings of work.  In four career starts versus Texas, Gonzalez has a 4.76 ERA and a weak 1.59 WHIP.  Elvis Andrus (3-11), Mitch Moreland (4-10), and Shin-Soo Choo (3-8) have all had success versus the right-hander.  Texas is 6-2 in their last eight games, while batting nearly .300 as a team during that span.  The Rangers are also 5-1 SU against Baltimore in their last six meetings.  We’ll lay the price with Texas in this game on Sunday afternoon.

9* Play RANGERS (-) (action).

Matchup Selection W/L
MLB  |  Aug 30, 2015
Detroit Tigers vs Toronto Blue Jays
Total
9½ ov-105 at pinnacle
Play Type: Premium

Toronto will host Detroit on Sunday afternoon.  The Blue Jays will start Mark Buehrle who comes into this game in poor current form.  Buehrle has allowed 11 runs and 21 hits in his last three starts with just seven strikeouts in 17 innings of work.  He earned a terrible 5.82 ERA and 1.41 WHIP in those outings.  The lefty has allowed 19 runs and 26 hits in his last three starts against Detroit.  In a start last season, Buehrle gave up 5 runs and 9 hits to the Tigers in just 3.1 innings of work.  Miguel Cabrera (10-31), Rajai Davis (6-20), Ian Kinsler (6-22), JD Martinez (3-5), and Victor Martinez (28-78, 4 HR) have all had success versus Buehrle.  The Tigers are hitting a solid .281 while averaging 4.5 runs per game against left-handed starters this season.  Detroit has been especially strong in daytime games this year, going 31-18 to the Over while averaging 5.1 runs and batting .286 as a team.

Detroit will start Alfredo Simon who comes into this game off a terrible performance in his last outing; he gave up 8 runs on nine hits to the Angels in just 4.1 innings.  Overall, Simon is 6-5 with an awful 5.77 ERA and an ugly 1.61 WHIP in twelve road starts this season.  The Over is 8-4 in those games.  Jose Bautista (3-8, 1 HR) and Troy Tulowitzki (2-5) have hit Simon well.  Detroit's bullpen has been awful on the road this season with a 5.38 ERA and 1.54 WHIP, so Simon has no support on the backend.  Toronto’s offense is in excellent current form; they’ve scored 75 total runs in their last eight games, averaging an incredible 9.4 runs per game during that span.  Overall, the Blue Jays are averaging 5.6 runs per game at home this season with a .276 team batting average.  These two teams are 14-4 to the Over in their last 18 meetings, including 4-1 to the Over in five meetings this season.  Look for another high-scoring game between the Tigers and Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon.

10* Play OVER the total (Tigers/Blue Jays).

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