MLB Pick of the Day Record: 14-19 -846
GAME: Detroit Tigers (40-32) at Texas Rangers (35-40)
DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 8:05 PM EST
WHERE: Globe Life Park in Arlington, Arlington, Texas
Pitching Matchup: DET - Anibal Sanchez (R) vs TEX - Joe Saunders (L)
LATEST ODDS: Tigers -130 Total 9
In the last 10 games, the Detroit Tigers have won 6 out of their last 10 to increase their lead in the American League Central Division over the Kansas City Royals. In their last 4 encounters the Tigers have outscored their opponents 23 to 13 and have average 5.5 runs per matchup. Detroit is 21-8 in their last 29 during game 2 of a series.
The Texas Rangers have dropped 4.5 games in the standings the last 5 days to go from 7.0 to a season high 11.5 games behind the 1st place Oakland Athletics. This is the team’s largest deficit at any point in a season. This is due to the enormous list of injuries. Texas is 0-5 in their last 5 games vs. a right-handed starter.
MLB Pick: Detroit Tigers
GAME: Minnesota Twins (36-38) at Los Angeles Angels (41-33)
DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 10:05 PM EST
WHERE: Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California
Pitching Matchup: Twins - Yohan Pino (R) vs Angels - Garrett Richards (R)
LATEST ODDS: Angels -185 Total 8
The surging Angels have ben victorious in 3 consecutive games outscoring the opposition 15 to 7 which should help their bullpen regenerate and more of to re-evaluate their entire relievers. Los Angeles is 17-4 in their last 21 home games vs. a team with a losing road record and 7-1 in Richards' last 8 starts vs. a team with a losing record.
Much like the Halo’s, the Minnesota Twins have their winning ways in high gear as of late accumulating 19 runs but giving up 14 in 4 games. Minnesota is 0-4 in their last 4 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
MLB Pick: Over 7.5