MLB Pick of the Day Record: 45-43-1 -407 units

GAME: Cincinnati Reds at New York Yankees

DATE/TIME: Friday, July 18 – 7:05 PM EST

WHERE: Yankee Stadium, Bronx NY

PITCHING MATCHUP: CIN - Mike Leake (R) vs NYY - David Phelps (R)

LATEST ODDS: Yankees -110 Total 8.5

The New York Yankees are just 5 games behind first place in the Eastern Division of the American League. Meanwhile, the Cincinnati Reds are limping into the second half of the season with injuries galore.

With their current lineup in disarray, the Reds will struggle versus Yankee Right hand pitcher David Phelps who has only allowed 5 earned runs in his last 18.2 frames!!!!!!!!!!

MLB Pick: New York -110 Under 8.5

GAME: New York Mets at San Diego Padres

DATE/TIME: Friday, July 18 – 10:10 PM EST

WHERE: petco Park, San Diego, California

PITCHING MATCHUP: NYM - Bartolo Colon (R) vs SD - Ian Kennedy (R)

LATEST ODDS: Padres -125 Total 6

The New York Mets have 37 extra base hits this month, tied for the 3rd most in the National League and tied for the 7th most in Major League Baseball The Mets have a .433 slugging percentage this month, the 3rd best mark in the National League. The New York Mets’ bullpen ranks 8th in baseball with a 3.20 earn run average. The Mets had a 4.27 earn run average on May 6th, ranking 24th.

The San Diego Padres have won only 5 games out of 12 so far this month. During the last 15 encounters since June 27th, San Diego’s starters have posted a 1.74 earn run average which equates to 19 ER, 98.0 IP & a .193 (65-for-337) opponents’ batting average with 88 strikeouts against 29 walks.

MLB Pick: New York +115 Under 6