MLB Pick of the Day Record: 52-51-1 -627 units

GAME: San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, July 22 – 7:05 PM EST

WHERE: Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

PITCHING MATCHUP: SF - Yusmeiro Petit (R) vs PHI - Fausto Carmona (R)

LATEST ODDS: Giants -115 Total 8.5

The San Francisco Giants have won 3 out of their last 4 matchups outscoring their opponents 24 to 12 and that mini run ties them for 1st in the Western Division of the National League. The San Francisco Giants' record of 25-18 (.581) on the road ranks as the 3rd best mark in the National League behind the Milwaukee Brewers (29-19, .604) and Los Angeles Dodgers (29-20, .592), and the 5th-best overall in Major League Baseball.

In their 48 home games, the Philadelphia Phillies have been held to 3 runs or less 27 times (56%), 2 runs or less 20 times (42%) and 1 run or fewer 14 times (29%).

Pick: San Francisco -115 Over 8.5

GAME: Texas Rangers at New York Yankees

DATE/TIME:Tuesday, July 22 – 7:05 PM EST

WHERE: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York

PITCHING MATCHUP: TEX - Nick Martinez (R) vs NYY - Chase Whitley (R)

LATEST ODDS: Yankees -160 Total 9.5

New York’s starting pitchers have allowed 3 earn runs or fewer in each of their last 8 encounters since July 9th going 3 and 1 with a 1.99 earn run average
(49.2IP, 11ER, 11BB, 46K) during the period of time.

As pathetic as it sounds, Texas is 2 and 14 for July.

Pick: New York -160 Over 9.5