Monday MLB preview: Astros at Reds, Mets at Braves

Houston Astros (48-24) at Cincinnati Reds (31-38), 7:10 p.m. ET Wade Miley (6-3, 3.14 ERA) (HOU) +110 / +1.5 runs (-200) / Over 8.5 runs (-105) Luis Castillo (6-1, 2.20 ERA) (CIN) -120 / -1.5 runs (+165) / Under 8.5 runs (-115) MLB Free Play: Astros moneyline The Astros' potent lineup should figure out a way to solve Cincinnati's Luis Castillo behind a solid outing from Wade Miley for a rare underdog victory Monday night. Castillo has gone beyond the [...]

Friday MLB preview: Phillies at Braves, Yankees at White Sox

Philadelphia Phillies (38-30) at Atlanta Braves (40-29), 7:20 p.m. ET Nick Pivetta (4-1, 4.93 ERA) (PHI) +125 / +1.5 runs (-170) / Over 9.5 runs (-105) Max Fried (7-3, 3.75 ERA) (ATL) -135 / -1.5 runs (+140) / Under 9.5 runs (-115) MLB free play: Phillies moneyline first five innings (+115) Based on the way Friday night's starters are trending, the Phillies have the upper hand over the Braves at SunTrust Park. Nick Pivetta will be on the hill for [...]

MLB Weekend Preview: Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals

The Atlanta Braves (28-23) and the St. Louis Cardinals (25-24) begin an intriguing three-game series on Friday night at Busch Stadium. Here’s what bettors should be watching for throughout the weekend. Friday, 8:15 p.m. ET MLB Free Play: Cardinals runline Mike Foltynewicz (0-3, 6.91 ERA) (ATL) +140 / +1.5 runs (-140) / Over 10 runs (-105) Miles Mikolas (4-4, 4.48 ERA) (STL) -155 / -1.5 runs (+120) / Under 10 runs (-115) The Cardinals are sizeable favorites in Friday night’s series [...]

MLB Wednesday Preview: Phillies at Cubs, Braves at Giants

Philadelphia Phillies (28-20) at Chicago Cubs (28-18), 8:05 p.m. ET MLB Free Play: Phillies moneyline Cole Irvin (2-0, 2.77 ERA) (PHI) +140 / +1.5 runs (-140) / Over 10.5 runs (-110) Cole Hamels (4-0, 3.13 ERA) (CHC) -155 / -1.5 runs (+120) / Under 10.5 runs (-110) Longtime Phillies starter Cole Hamels gets the ball for the Cubs against his old squad at Wrigley Field on Wednesday night. He takes on a promising rookie in Philadelphia's Cole Irvin. Hamels has [...]

MLB Wednesday Preview: Brewers at Phillies, Cardinals at Braves

Milwaukee Brewers (25-19) at Philadelphia Phillies (24-17), 7:05 p.m. ET MLB Free Play: Under Gio Gonzalez (1-0, 1.69 ERA) (MIL) -105 / +1.5 runs (-200) / Over 9 runs (-110) Jake Arrieta (4-3, 3.78 ERA) (PHI) -105 / -1.5 runs (+165) / Under 9 runs (-110) MLB Analysis Expect solid performances at Citizens Bank Park from two veteran starting pitchers, as Gio Gonzalez and the Brewers battle Jake Arrieta and the Phillies. Gonzalez has demonstrated he was well worth a [...]

MLB Friday Preview: Marlins at Mets, Braves at Diamondbacks

Miami Marlins (10-27) at New York Mets (17-20), 7:10 p.m. ET Pablo Lopez (2-4, 4.03 ERA) (MIA) +155 / +1.5 runs (-160) / Over seven runs (-115) Zack Wheeler (2-2, 4.64 ERA) (NYM) -170 / -1.5 runs (+135) / Under seven runs (-105) Two sagging offenses meet at Citi Field on Friday night as the Marlins kick off a three-game series with the Mets. Pablo Lopez has recovered from a shaky start to the season for Miami, allowing just four [...]

MLB Wednesday Preview: Padres at Braves, Orioles at White Sox

San Diego Padres (17-13) at Atlanta Braves (14-15), 7:20 p.m. ET Cal Quantrill (MLB debut) (SD) +135 / +1.5 runs (-150) / Over nine runs (-120) Max Fried (3-1, 2.30 ERA) (ATL) -150 / -1.5 runs (+125) / Under nine runs (EVEN) Two young starters take the hill at SunTrust Park on Wednesday night, as Cal Quantrill makes his major league debut for the Padres, while the Braves counter with outstanding pitching prospect Max Fried. Quantrill has a 4.02 ERA [...]

MLB Tuesday Preview: Reds at Mets, Padres at Braves

Cincinnati Reds (12-16) at New York Mets (14-14), 7:10 p.m. ET Luis Castillo (3-1, 1.23 ERA) (CIN) -120 / -1.5 runs (+135) / Over eight runs (-110) Jason Vargas (1-1, 7.20 ERA) (NYM) +110 / +1.5 runs (-160) / Under eight runs (-110) The Reds and their fireballing starter, Luis Castillo, appear to have Jason Vargas and the Mets outclassed Tuesday night. Castillo scattered eight hits when he held the Braves scoreless in six innings of work last time out [...]

MLB Wednesday Preview: Braves at Reds, Diamondbacks at Pirates

Atlanta Braves (11-11) at Cincinnati Reds (9-13), 6:40 p.m. ET Mike Soroka (0-1, 1.80 ERA) (ATL) -125 / -1.5 runs (+125) / Over 9.5 runs (-105) Tanner Roark (1-0, 3.60 ERA) (CIN) +115 / +1.5 runs (-150) / Under 9.5 runs (-115) The Braves turn to another quality young arm in Mike Soroka on Wednesday night, as they face a familiar foe in the Reds' Tanner Roark at Great American Ballpark. Soroka has a career ERA of 3.23 through six [...]

MLB Weekend Preview: Braves at Indians

An intriguing interleague series awaits this weekend, as the Atlanta Braves (9-9) head to Cleveland to take on the Indians (11-7). After rain postponed the opener Friday, here's what bettors should be watching for during the weekend series, with a doubleheader scheduled for Saturday. Saturday, Game 1, 4:10 p.m. ET Touki Toussaint (1-0, 0.00 ERA) (ATL) +130 / +1.5 runs (-170) / Over 7.5 runs (-115) Corey Kluber (1-2, 6.16 ERA) (CLE) -145 / -1.5 runs (+140) / Under 7.5 [...]