Thursday MLB preview: Nationals at Braves, Mets at Giants

Washington Nationals (50-44) at Atlanta Braves (58-39), 7:20 p.m. ET Stephen Strasburg (11-4, 3.46 ERA) (WSH) -125 / -1.5 runs (+115) / Over 9.5 runs (EVEN) Julio Teheran (5-6, 3.71 ERA) (ATL) +115 / +1.5 runs (-135) / Under 9.5 runs (-120) MLB free play: Over Two teams playing solid baseball in July, the Nationals (8-3 this month) and the Braves (8-4), meet at Georgia's hitter-friendly SunTrust Park on Thursday night. This looks like a prime opportunity for Over bettors. [...]

Wednesday MLB preview: Mets at Phillies, Rays at Twins

New York Mets (37-43) at Philadelphia Phillies (41-38), 7:05 p.m. ET Jason Vargas (3-3, 3.75 ERA) (NYM) +140 / +1.5 runs (-135) / Over 11 runs (-105) Nick Pivetta (4-2, 5.54 ERA) (PHI) -155 / -1.5 runs (+115) / Under 11 runs (-115) MLB free play: Over The Mets and Phillies have exceeded some lofty totals in the first two games of this series, and it looks like bettors should go back to the well Wednesday night. Jason Vargas' 4.65 [...]

Tuesday MLB preview: Mets at Phillies, Rays at Twins

New York Mets (37-42) at Philadelphia Phillies (40-38), 7:05 p.m. ET Walker Lockett (0-1, 23.14 ERA) (NYM) +140 / +1.5 runs (-135) / Over 10.5 runs (-110) Jake Arrieta (6-6, 4.12 ERA) (PHI) -155 / -1.5 runs (+115) / Under 10.5 runs (-110) MLB free play: Over The Mets and Phillies should not struggle to plate runs Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park. Walker Lockett will make his second start for the Mets, as Noah Syndergaard continues rehab for a [...]

Monday MLB preview: Mets at Phillies, Dodgers at Diamondbacks

New York Mets (37-41) at Philadelphia Phillies (39-38), 7:05 p.m. ET Steven Matz (5-5, 4.28 ERA) (NYM) +115 / +1.5 runs (-175) / Over 10 runs (-110) Zach Eflin (6-7, 2.83 ERA) (PHI) -125 / -1.5 runs (+145) / Under 10 runs (-110) MLB free play: Mets moneyline first five innings (+105) Mets starter Steven Matz was chased without recording an out in his last start at Citizens Bank Park, where he allowed six earned runs April 16. Having already [...]

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 [...]

Weekend MLB preview: Rockies at Mets

The Colorado Rockies (32-29) and New York Mets (30-32) meet at Citi Field this weekend for a three-game series. Each team is looking to make up precious ground in their divisions as the season creeps up to the halfway point. Here's what bettors should be watching for throughout. Friday, 7:10 p.m. ET Antonio Senzatela (4-4, 5.33 ERA) (COL) +180 / +1.5 runs (-130) / Over 7.5 runs (-115) Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.49 ERA) (NYM) -200 / -1.5 runs (+110) / [...]

Wednesday MLB preview: Giants at Mets, Rays at Tigers

San Francisco Giants (25-34) at New York Mets (28-32), 7:10 p.m. ET Tyler Beede (0-1, 7.82 ERA) (SF) +120 / +1.5 runs (-180) / Over 8.5 runs (EVEN) Jason Vargas (1-3, 4.46 ERA) (NYM) -130 / -1.5 runs (+150) / Under 8.5 runs (-120) MLB Free Play: Mets -0.5 runs first five innings (-105) The Mets' bullpen woes make them tough to trust in the full-time market, but they're a good bet to get out to an early lead against [...]

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 [...]

MLB Thursday preview: Indians at White Sox, Mets at Dodgers

Cleveland Indians (28-27) at Chicago White Sox (26-29), 8:10 p.m. ET MLB Free Play: Indians runline Carlos Carrasco (4-5, 4.60 ERA) (CLE) -190 / -1.5 runs (-115) / Over 8.5 runs (-120) Manny Banuelos (2-4, 7.71 ERA) (CHW) +170 / +1.5 runs (-105) / Under 8.5 runs (EVEN) The road team appears to have the upper hand, as the AL Central rivals square off for the first of a four-game series at Guaranteed Rate Field. Carlos Carrasco has had an [...]

MLB Wednesday preview: Blue Jays at Rays, Mets at Dodgers

Toronto Blue Jays (21-34) at Tampa Bay Rays (33-19), 7:10 p.m. ET MLB Free Play: Rays runline Trent Thornton (1-4, 4.42 ERA) (TOR) +210 / +1.5 runs (EVEN) / Over 7.5 runs (-115) Blake Snell (3-4, 3.07 ERA) (TB) -240 / -1.5 runs (-120) / Under 7.5 runs (-105) The surging Rays are a confident play against the blundering Blue Jays on Wednesday night. Defending AL Cy Young winner Blake Snell takes the hill for Tampa, and he one-hit Toronto [...]