MLB Pick of the Day Record: 17-18 -436

GAME: New York Mets @ Pittsburgh Pirates

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 26, 2014 7:05 PM EST

WHERE: PNC Park, Pittsburgh PA

Pitching Matchup: Mets - Daisuke Matsuzaka (R) vs Pirates - Vance Worley (R)

LATEST ODDS: Pirates -135 Total 8.5

The New York Mets have won 5 of their last 6 games. They are 7 and 4 in their last 11 games. In their last 7 games New York’s starters have recorded a 1.74 earn run average which correlates to 8 earned runs in 41.1 frames. Overall, the Mets starters have posted a earn run average of 3.64 185 earned runs in 457.1 innings) and that ranks 9th in Major League Baseball.

After scoring an abundance of runs versus a Tampa Bay Pitching Staff that is 20th in ERA, their hitters will have a much tougher time against a Met Staff that is 9th in earn run average.

MLB Pick: New York +125

GAME: St. Louis Cardinals @ Los Angeles Dodgers

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 26, 2014 10:10 PM EST

WHERE: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles CA

Pitching Matchup: Cardinals - Adam Wainwright (R) vs Dodgers - Josh Beckett (R)

LATEST ODDS: Cardinals -115 Total 7

Winners of 3 out of their last 4 encounters, the St. Louis Cardinals are in the Central Division of the National League just 4.5 games behind of the Milwaukee Brewers. St. Louis is 7 and 2 in Wainwrights last 9 starts with 4 days of rest. The under is 5-1 in Wainwrights last 6 road starts versus Dodgers.

While the Los Angeles Dodgers have won 3 out of their last 4, their offense has been nothing to write home about as their bats only generated 11 runs in 36 innings during June 2st to 24th time frame. The under is 5-1 in Becketts last 6 starts overall.

MLB Pick: St. Louis -115 Under 7