Has there been a pitcher who’s been more unlucky than Chris Sale this season? At this point, the Red Sox starter has to be wondering what in the world he has to do in order to get a win. In his past seven starts, he’s allowed no more than five hits, and he only did that one time. Does he finally get the W as a +108 underdog tonight? DJ has your MLB pick.
First place in the East meets first place in the West when the Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers kick off an intriguing three-game series at Chavez Ravine Friday night. Online sportsbooks have the Dodgers at -160 and Darin Zank has your LA/Philly breakdown and pick!
The New York Yankees are rolling, while the Red Sox are struggling just to tread water as they head into the opener of this four-game rivalry series, Thursday night in the Bronx. Sportsbooks have the Sox as a -165 favorite tonight and Darin Zank has your Sox/Yanks Rivalry pick!
What do you do when the defense behind you has the lowest fielding percentage in the National League? Not give them the chance to screw things up. That’s been the formula that Kyle Hendricks has followed in his past four starts, as he’s managed at least seven strikeouts in three of them. His success was not enough for the bookmakers to crown Chicago the favorites. Should they be? DJ has your MLB pick.
Max Fried has been outstanding at SunTrust Park this season. In five home starts this season, the left-hander is 3-1 and has conceded just seven runs in 30.1 innings. In two of his starts, he didn’t allow a single run, and in a third outing, he held the Padres scoreless aside from one single home run. Fried has also been remarkably consistent at staying in the game, as he’s made it into the sixth inning in seven of 10 appearances. 5Dimes Sportsbook using their dime line, has both the Nationals and Braves at -105. DJ gives his pick!
The New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers open a four-game series at Chavez Ravine with a great pitching match-up Monday night, lefty Cy Young Award winner vs. righty Cy Young Award winner. Sportsbooks have the Dodgers as -165 favorites and Darin Zank has your Monday MLB free pick!
The Cards host the Braves in the rubber match of a three-game set at Busch Stadium. Julio Teheran gets the start for Atlanta and Jack Flaherty takes the mound for St. Louis. The linemaker has the Braves as a -145 favorite with the posted at 9 runs. Read on to see who our MLB handicapper Zank has bet for tonight’s game.