Giants-Brewers Odds Preview

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A winning streak will be on the line for the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday when they battle the San Francisco Giants at Miller Park.
Lefthander Jonathan Sanchez will take the mound for the Giants to start this game. Sanchez is 2-8 this season with a 5.62 ERA.
The Brewers will counter Sanchez with Jeff Suppan. Righthander Suppan has a 4.65 ERA to go along with a 5-5 record this season.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
After giving up two runs in the top of the ninth, the Brewers scored three in the bottom of the inning to get past the Giants 7-6 on Saturday, as -150 favorites. The game’s 13 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (9).
Prince Fielder belted a three-run home run and finished with four RBIs for the Brewers. Trevor Hoffman allowed four hits and two runs in relief and earned the win.
Pablo Sandoval belted two home runs for the Giants, who were +130 underdogs. Brian Wilson surrendered three runs in the ninth to suffer the loss.
Current streak:
San Francisco has lost 2 straight games.
Milwaukee has won 2 straight games.
Team records:
San Francisco: 39-34 SU
Milwaukee: 40-34 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 9-1
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
San Francisco is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing Milwaukee
San Francisco is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Milwaukee is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing San Francisco
Next up:
San Francisco at St. Louis, Monday, June 29
Milwaukee home to NY Mets, Monday, June 29

 

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Cubs-White Sox Lines Preview

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The Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Cubs will give the ball to ace starter Carlos Zambrano in this one. Righthander Zambrano is 4-2 this season with a 3.48 ERA.
It’ll be John Danks toeing the rubber for the White Sox in this contest. Lefthander Danks is 5-6 with a 4.43 ERA so far this season.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
Gordon Beckam hit a walk-off single to give the White Sox an 8-7 win over the Cubs on Saturday, as -135 favorites. That game’s 15 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (8.5).
Scott Podsednik went 4-for-5 at the plate with a solo home run and three runs batted in for the White Sox. Bobby Jenks tossed a scoreless ninth to earn the win.
Alfonso Soriano went 2-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs for the Cubs. Sean Marshall gave up the winning run in relief.
Team records:
Chicago: 35-36
SU
Chicago
: 36-38 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 2-8
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
Chi Cubs are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
Chi Cubs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Chi Cubs are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games
Chi Cubs are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Chi White Sox are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
Chi White Sox are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home
Next up:
Chi Cubs at Pittsburgh, Monday, June 29
Chi White Sox at Cleveland, Monday, June 29

 

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Tigers-Astros Odds Preview

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The fans at Minute Maid Park will be treated to a interleague game between the Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros when they take their seats on Sunday.
The Tigers will give the ball to starter Edwin Jackson in this one. Righthander Jackson is 6-4 this season with a 2.40 ERA.
The Astros will counter Jackson with Russ Ortiz. Righthander Ortiz has a 4.08 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
The Astros scored five runs in the third inning to defeat the Tigers 8-1 on Saturday, as a -105 pick’em. That game’s nine runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).
Kazuo Matsui went 2-for-4 at the plate with a two-run homer for the Astros. Felipe Paulino fanned nine batters and allowed just three hits over seven innings for the win.
Ramon Santiago homered in a losing effort for the Tigers. Alfredo Figaro gave up eight runs off 10 hits in six innings.
Current streak:
Detroit has lost 2 straight games.
Houston has won 3 straight games.
Team records:
Detroit: 41-33
SU
Houston
: 35-37 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Houston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Detroit is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
Houston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Houston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
Next up:
Detroit at Oakland, Monday, June 29
Houston at San Diego, Monday, June 29

 

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Marlins-Rays Odds Preview

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The Florida Marlins and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Tropicana Field.
The Marlins will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Andrew Miller in this game. Miller has a 2-3 record and a 4.18 ERA this season.
The Rays will counter Miller with David Price. Lefthander Price has a 4.45 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
Willy Aybar drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly to give the Rays a 3-2 victory over the Marlins on Saturday, as -155 favorites. The Rays won the game as -155 favorites, while the five runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).
Carlos Pena homered for the Rays, while J.P. Howell earned the win in relief for the Rays.
Brett Carroll belted a solo home run for the Marlins, who were +135 underdogs. Burke Badenhop gave up the winning run and was tagged with the loss.
Current streak:
Florida has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay has won 4 straight games.
Team records:
Florida: 38-38 SU
Tampa Bay: 41-35 SU
Florida most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 8-2
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Florida are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
Florida is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Florida is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Tampa Bay is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Florida
Tampa Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Florida
Next up:
Florida home to Washington, Monday, June 29
Tampa Bay at Toronto, Monday, June 29

 

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Nationals-Orioles Lines Preview

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The Washington Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Camden Yards.
Lefthander John Lannan will take the mound for the Nationals to start this game. Lannan is 4-5 this season with a 3.44 ERA.
Starting this game for the Orioles will be David Hernandez. The righthander has a 3.95 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
The Orioles rallied with three runs in the fifth inning and went on to double the Nationals 6-3 on Saturday, as -185 favorites. That game’s nine runs went UNDER the posted over/under (10.5).
Gregg Zaun went 3-for-4 at the plate with a solo home run for the Orioles. Jeremy Guthrie tossed five innings in the win, and George Sherrill collected his 16th save.
Josh Willingham had two hits and scored once for the Nationals, who were +165 underdogs. Shairon Martis surrendered four runs off six hits in five innings of work.
Current streak:
Washington has lost 2 straight games.
Baltimore has won 2 straight games.
Team records:
Washington: 21-51
SU
Baltimore
: 34-40 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Florida are 2-8
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 1-9
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Baltimore
Washington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Washington is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Baltimore is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Baltimore is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Next up:
Washington at Florida, Monday, June 29
Baltimore home to Boston, Monday, June 29

 

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Royals-Pirates Lines Preview

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The Pittsburgh Pirates will be trying to extend a winning streak on Sunday when they take on the Kansas City Royals at PNC Park.
The Royals will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Zach Greinke in this game. Greinke has a 9-3 record and a 1.90 ERA this season.
The Pirates will counter Greinke with Charlie Morton. Righthander Morton has a 3.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
The Pirates won their fourth straight overall on Saturday by defeating the Royals 6-2, as -165 favorites. The eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9).
Delwyn Young belted a three-run homer and drove in four runs for the Pirates. Paul Maholm allowed just two runs over seven innings for the win.
Billy Butler drove in both runs for the Royals, who were +145 underdogs. Bruce Chen gave up four runs over 6 1-3 innings in the loss.
Current streak:
Kansas City has lost 3 straight games.
Pittsburgh has won 4 straight games.
Team records:
Kansas City: 31-42 SU
Pittsburgh: 35-39 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Kansas City is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Kansas City is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Next up:
Kansas City home to Minnesota, Monday, June 29
Pittsburgh home to Chi Cubs, Monday, June 29

 

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Red Sox-Braves Odds Preview

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The Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Turner Field in an interleague contest.
Brad Penny will be the starting pitcher for the Red Sox on this day. Righthander Penny is 6-2 this season with a 4.93 ERA.
The Braves will counter Penny with Tommy Hanson. Righthander Hanson has a 3.13 ERA to go along with a 3-0 record this season.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
Mark Kotsay drove in the only run in the ballgame as the Red Sox defeated the Braves 1-0 on Saturday, as a +130 underdog. The team’s played UNDER the posted over/under (8.5).
Tim Wakefield allowed just three hits over six shutout innings for the victory, and Jonathan Papelbon closed out the game with his 18th save of the season.
Javier Vazquez gave up six hits and one run over 7 2-3 innings in the loss for the Braves, who had been -150 favorites in that contest.
Current streak:
Boston has won 2 straight games.
Atlanta has lost 4 straight games.
Team records:
Boston: 46-28 SU
Atlanta: 34-40 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Boston is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston
Atlanta is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Boston
Next up:
Boston at Baltimore, Monday, June 29
Atlanta home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, June 30

 

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Phillies-Blue Jays Odds Preview

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The fans at Rogers Centre will be treated to a interleague game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays when they take their seats on Sunday.
The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Jamie Moyer in this game. Moyer has a 5-6 record and a 5.97 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it’ll be Brian Tallet who starts for the Blue Jays. Lefthander Tallet is 5-4 with a 4.21 ERA so far this season.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
A.J. Happ tossed a complete-game five-hit shutout on Saturday, as the Phillies pounded the Blue Jays 10-0. The Phillies won that game as -125 favorites, and the 10 runs went as a PUSH against the posted over/under (10).
Jayson Werth went 4-for-4 at the plate and belted two home runs for three RBIs for the Phillies. Happ improved to 5-0 with the victory.
Brad Mills was rocked for eight hits and eight runs over four innngs on the mound for the Blue Jays, who were +105 underdogs.
Team records:
Philadelphia: 38-34 SU
Toronto: 41-35 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Toronto most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Philadelphia is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
Philadelphia is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Next up:
Philadelphia at Atlanta, Tuesday, June 30
Toronto home to Tampa Bay, Monday, June 29

 

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Reds-Indians Lines Preview

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The Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Progressive Field in an interleague contest.
Micah Owings will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Righthander Owings is 4-7 this season with a 5.12 ERA.
Owings’s opponent in this one will be David Huff. The Indians lefthander has a 5.71 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
The Reds scored four runs in the second inning en route to a 7-3 victory over the Indians on Saturday as +125 underdogs. The 10 runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (10.5).

Grady Sizemore drove in two runs in a losing effort for the Indians. Tomo Ohka gave up eight hits and six runs over four innings in the loss.

Team records:
Cincinnati: 36-37
SU
Cleveland
: 31-45 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 8-2
After a win are 2-8

Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Cleveland
Cincinnati is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Cincinnati is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Cleveland is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games when playing Cincinnati
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Cleveland is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
Next up:
Cincinnati home to Arizona, Tuesday, June 30
Cleveland home to Chi White Sox, Monday, June 29

 

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Mariners-Dodgers Lines Preview

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The fans at Dodger Stadium will be treated to a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Dodgers when they take their seats on Saturday.
Felix Hernandez will be the starting pitcher for the Mariners on this day. Righthander Hernandez is 7-3 this season with a 2.74 ERA.
It’ll be Eric Milton toeing the rubber for the Dodgers in this contest. Lefthander Milton is 2-0 with a 2.89 ERA so far this season.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
Andre Ethier belted three home runs with six RBIs as the Dodgers defeated the Mariners 8-2 on Friday, as -165 favorites. That game’s 10 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (8).
Casey Blake had two hits, including a solo home run with two runs scored for the Dodgers. Clayton Kershaw fanned eight batters over six innings for the win.
Jose Lopez went 3-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs for the Mariners, who were +145 underdogs. Jason Vargas gave up nine hits and five runs over 4 2-3 innings in the loss.
Team records:
Seattle: 37-36 SU
Los Angeles: 48-26 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Seattle is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Seattle is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing LA Dodgers
Seattle is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
LA Dodgers are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games when playing Seattle
Next up:
LA Dodgers home to Seattle, Sunday, June 28

 

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