Friday MLB preview: Yankees at Blue Jays, Diamondbacks at Dodgers

Expect a low-scoring affair in Toronto as the Yankees take on the Blue Jays and a lopsided matchup at Dodger Stadium as L.A. puts its five-game win streak on the line against Arizona.

Wednesday MLB preview: Cardinals-Dodgers, Phillies-Diamondbacks

Wednesday's baseball focus is in the West, as the Dodgers host the Cardinals in what should be a low-scoring affair, and the Diamondbacks will take on the Phillies with new faces on the mound.

Tuesday MLB preview: Brewers at Pirates, Phillies at Diamondbacks

Milwaukee Brewers (58-56) at Pittsburgh Pirates (48-64), 7:05 p.m. ET Chase Anderson (5-2, 3.73 ERA) (MIL) -150 / -1.5 runs (EVEN) / Over 10 runs (-105) Steven Brault (3-1, 4.15 ERA) (PIT) +135 / +1.5 runs (-120) / Under 10 runs (-115) MLB free play: Pirates moneyline Pittsburgh starter Steven Brault returns from a one-month IL stint (shoulder), and he faces a familiar foe in Milwaukee. He's seen the Brewers more than any other team this year and has held [...]

Monday MLB preview: A’s at Astros, Orioles at Diamondbacks

Oakland Athletics (57-43) at Houston Astros (64-37), 8:10 p.m. ET Homer Bailey (8-6, 4.69 ERA) (OAK) +200 / +1.5 runs (EVEN) / Over 9 runs (EVEN) Gerrit Cole (10-5, 3.12 ERA) (HOU) -225 / -1.5 runs (-120) / Under 9 runs (-120) MLB free play: Astros runline Homer Bailey will be hard-pressed to replicate his first start with the A's (six innings, two earned runs, seven hits) against the Astros at Minute Maid Park on Monday night. Having Gerrit Cole [...]

MLB weekend preview: Rockies at Diamondbacks

Two National League West rivals, the Colorado Rockies (44-42) and Arizona Diamondbacks (43-45), meet at Chase Field for their final weekend series before the All-Star break. Will either team be able to create distance between one another and improve their wild card chances? Here's what bettors should be looking for. Friday, 9:10 p.m. ET Antonio Senzatela (7-5, 4.83 ERA) (COL) +165 / +1.5 runs (-120) / Over 9 runs (EVEN) Zack Greinke (9-3, 2.90 ERA) (ARZ) -185 / -1.5 runs [...]

Tuesday MLB preview: Red Sox at Twins, Rockies at Diamondbacks

Boston Red Sox (40-34) at Minnesota Twins (47-24), 8:10 p.m. ET David Price (4-2, 3.52 ERA) (BOS) -120 / -1.5 runs (+125) / Over 9.5 runs (-115) Michael Pineda (4-3, 5.04 ERA) (MIN) +110 / +1.5 runs (-150) / Under 9.5 runs (-105) MLB free play: Twins moneyline The Twins, still hanging with the top teams in baseball, appear to be getting disrespected by oddsmakers Tuesday night, as they're slight underdogs against the Red Sox. Michael Pineda will start for [...]

Thursday MLB preview: Diamondbacks at Nationals, Cubs at Dodgers

Arizona Diamondbacks (36-33) at Washington Nationals (31-36), 7:05 p.m. ET Zack Greinke (7-2, 2.87 ERA) (ARZ) -120 / +1.5 runs (+135) / Over 9 runs (EVEN) Erick Fedde (1-0, 2.93 ERA) (WSH) +110 / -1.5 runs (-160) / Under 9 runs (-120) MLB free play: Diamondbacks moneyline Erick Fedde has done a decent job since he joined Washington's rotation, but Arizona ace Zack Greinke holds the edge in this Thursday night matchup. Fedde's batting average against in four starts this [...]

Wednesday MLB preview: Diamondbacks at Phillies, Brewers at Astros

Arizona Diamondbacks (35-33) at Philadelphia Phillies (38-29), 7:05 p.m. ET Merrill Kelly (6-6, 4.12 ERA) (ARZ) +125 / +1.5 runs (-175) / Over 9 runs (-115) Zach Eflin (6-5, 2.88 ERA) (PHI) -135 / -1.5 runs (+145) / Under 9 runs (-105) MLB free play: Phillies -0.5 first five innings (EVEN) Based on the home and road splits of the respective starters, the Phillies are a good bet to secure an early lead over the Diamondbacks in Wednesday's series finale [...]

MLB Tuesday preview: Blue Jays at Orioles, Diamondbacks at Phillies

Toronto Blue Jays (23-42) at Baltimore Orioles (20-45), 7:05 p.m. ET Trent Thornton (1-4, 4.73 ERA) (TOR) -115 / +1.5 runs (-225) / Over 8.5 runs (-115) John Means (5-4, 2.67 ERA) (BAL) +105 / -1.5 runs (+185) / Under 8.5 runs (-105) MLB free play: Orioles moneyline The Blue Jays and Orioles are each 5-15 their last 20 games, tied for the worst mark in the majors. But bettors should confidently back Baltimore and their best starter, John Means, [...]

MLB Friday preview: Brewers at Pirates, Mets at Diamondbacks

Milwaukee Brewers (32-25) at Pittsburgh Pirates (27-28), 7:05 p.m. ET MLB Free Play: Over Jhoulys Chacin (3-6, 4.88 ERA) (MIL) -115 / -1.5 runs (+130) / Over 9.5 runs (-110) Chris Archer (1-5, 5.75 ERA) (PIT) +105 / +1.5 runs (-155) / Under 9.5 runs (-110) There should be runs aplenty in Friday night's series opener at PNC Park. Milwaukee's Jhoulys Chacin has been terrible in six road starts this year, pitching to a 5.90 ERA and .274 opponent batting [...]