MLB Pick of the Day Record: 33-27 +197 units
GAME: Tampa Bay Rays @ Detroit Tigers
DATE/TIME: Saturday, July 5, 2014 4:08 PM EST
WHERE: Comerica Park Detroit MI
PITCHING MATCHUP: Tampa Bay - Chris Archer (R) vs Detroit - Anibal Sanchez (R)
LATEST ODDS: Tigers -145 Total 8
The 1st place American League Central Division Detroit Tigers enter tonight’s game having won 15 of their last 21 games over Tampa Bay Rays dating back to August 11, 2010. During the period of time, Deroit’s pitchers have compiled a 2.42 earn run average which correlates to 189 frames 51 earn runs against the Rays. Their rotation enters tonight’s game having recorded a quality start in 12 of their last 14 games dating back to June 18. Over the last 14 encounters the Tiger’s pitching staff have atoned for a 2.28 earn run average which equates to 90.2 innings 23 earn runs with 85 base hits allowed, and 14 passes on balls and 71 punch outs. Their 2.28 earn run average is the lowest in the aforementioned time frame.
For the Rays, it is all about a vastly improved Pitching Staff. In their last 24 games since June 8, Tampa Bay’s starting pitchers have pitched to a 2.89 earn run average which is 149.1 frames, 48 earn runs and that is 3rd best in the entire league. However, before that in their first 63 games, Tampa Bay’s starters were 21st in the majors in earn run average with a 4.23 mark.
MLB Pick: Detroit -145 Under 8
GAME: Houston Astros @ Los Angeles Angels
DATE/TIME: Saturday, July 5, 2014 10:05 PM EST
WHERE: Angel Stadium of Anaheim
PITCHING MATCHUP: Astros - Scott Feldman (R) vs Angels - Hector Santiago (L)
LATEST ODDS: Angels -170 Total 8.5
In their last 12 games, the Angeles have won 9 outscoring their opposition 71 to 48. The Angels when playing against a team with a losing record are 24-11 this season and 102-63 Last 3 seasons.
The Houston Astros are batting .240 or worse over their last 20 game.
MLB Pick: Los Angeles -170