The Braves will look to even the weekend series and cool out the Dodgers who have taken all four meetings this season. It won’t be easy with the sizzling Hun-Jin Ryu getting the start. Ryu has recorded a quality start in all but three of his 22 starts this season and tossed a complete game shut out last time he faced Atlanta. Read on to get Zank’s prediction on the game.
The Brewers and nationals open a three-game series in Washington tonight. The Brewers took the first three meetings back in May and will now try to extend that streak on the road. The Nats come into this game on a roll winning seven of their last nine, but the Brewers line-up has had a lot of success against Corbin in the past. Read on to get Dan’s suggested wager.
The Yankees host the Indians in the first of a four-game set at Yankees Stadium. In the opener Cleveland goes with Adam Plutko who pitched well in his only start versus the NYY back in early June. The Yanks will go with Chad Green to open the game and hope that he continues his scoreless inning streak in that role. Handicapper Dan Jamison weighs it out and gives out his free pick to bet.
The Phillies took the opener as a +121 dog and will look to double it up as -121 favorite tonight. Cubs starter Cole Hamels has been sketchy in his two starts since his return from injury allowing five runs (four earned) over eight innings. Philadelphia starter Aaron Nola gives his team the chance to win most times out and appears to have the edge in form over his rival. Get Dan’s insight plus game prediction.
Both these teams had a travel day yesterday and that might be exactly what the Twins needed after a rough stretch that saw them lose five of their last six. The Brew Crew has the polar opposite record going 5-1 losing only a pitcher’s duel in their latest. Milwaukee appears to have a big edge in starting pitching tonight, but does that justify laying the -140 plus price? Read on to get Dan’s moneyline play.
The Red Sox looked like they may be turning a corner after a nasty slump taking the first two of a four-game set against the Angels, but then dropped the next two. They send out Eduardo Rodriguez but he like his club is not in in his best form. Zach Plesac goes for the home side and the Indians have taken the money in his last six starts. Is Cleveland the play here? Read what our capper is on with today’s free MLB pick.
The Phillies will look to get the split of the four-game series with a with a win tonight over the Giants at Oracle Park. It hasn’t been vintage Jake Arrieta, but he has been pitching better as of late. The Giants go with rookie Conner who will make his third career start. Get Zank’s stats break down and prediction.