MLB Pick of the Day Record: 30-25 +72 units

GAME: St. Louis Cardinals @ San Francisco Giants

DATE/TIME: Thursday, July 3, 2014 3:45 PM EST

WHERE: AT&T Park, San Francisco CA

PITCHING MATCHUP: Cardinals - Carlos Martinez (R) vs Giants - Madison Bumgarner (L)

LATEST ODDS: Giants -145 Total 6.5

The St. Louis Cardinals are at the back end of a 10 game/11 day road swing through the Western Division of the National League. So far, they are playing under .500 ball at 3 and 5.
The San Francisco Giants are 1-6 (1-2 versus San Diego Padres and 0-4 against Cincinnati. Thus far on this home stand and have lost 12 of their last 14 home tilts. The San Francisco Giants
ended the month of June with a 10 and 16 record (.385), which ranked as the 4th lowest winning percentage in the Majors, behind the Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers and San Diego Padres.

MLB Pick: St. Louis +135

GAME: New York Yankees @ Minnesota Twins

DATE/TIME: Thursday, July 3, 2014 8:10 PM EST

WHERE: Target Field, Minneapolis MN

PITCHING MATCHUP: Yankees - Masahiro Tanaka (R) vs Twins - Philip Hughes (R)

LATEST ODDS: Yankees -150 Total 7

The New York Yankees have been victorious 11 of 14 regular season encounters at Target Field since it opened in 2010. The Bronx Bombers are 14-3 in their last 17 games at Minnesota and 29-14 in their last 43. Yankee’s Starter Tanaka Is facing the Twins for the 2nd time this season and earned a victory on May 31st in Bronx, New York in a 3 to 1 Yankees victory pitching 8 frames only 4 hits, no earn runs and giving up 4 passes to 1st base.

Minnesota has lost 7 out of their last 10 and being shut out twice. To add insult to “injury”, first baseman Joe Mauer has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique yesterday.

MLB Pick: New York -150 Under 7