MLB Pick of the Day Record: 42-39-1 -282 units
GAME: Pittsburgh Pirates at Cincinnati Reds
DATE/TIME: Saturday, July 12 - 7:15 PM EST
WHERE: Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
PITCHING MATCHUP: PIT - Charlie Morton (R) vs CIN - Mike Leake (R)
LATEST ODDS: Cincinnati -115 Total 7.5
The blistering Pittsburgh Pirates are 19 and 11 in their last 30 matchups and 23 and 14 in their last 37 encounters. The Pirates are 38 and 26 in their last 64 games since May 2nd after going 10 and 18 in their first 28 games. Since the start of last month, the Pittsburgh’s starting staff have combined to go 19 and 9 with a 2.99 earn run average which equates 228.2 frames 76 earn runs, and that’s tied for the 2nd most wins in Major League Baseball along with Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals.
Although Cincinnati have won 5 out of their last 6 games, they are a dismal 1 and 4 in Leakes last 5 home starts vs. a team with a winning record.
MLB Pick: Pittsburgh +105 Under 7.5
GAME: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners
DATE/TIME: Saturday, July 12 - 10:10 PM EST
WHERE: Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington
PITCHING MATCHUP: OAK - Jesse Chavez (R) vs SEA - Hisashi Iwakuma (R)
LATEST ODDS: Seattle -110 Total 7
Both are coming into this matchup heading in opposite directions, but Seattle needs to prove to their selves more in order to gain “additional” confidence to make post season play.
MLB Pick: Seattle -110 Under 7