Thursday MLB betting preview: Rays at Astros, Padres at Giants

The Houston Astros hose the Tampa Bay Rays in afternoon action, while the San Francisco Giants will host divisional rival San Diego to wrap up Thursday's baseball slate.

Wednesday MLB betting preview: Padres at Reds, Indians at Mets

Straight-up moneyline wagers are the plays for the MLB today, as the Padres and Reds meet for day-game action in Cincinnati, while the red-hot Mets and Indians square off in New York.

MLB Monday preview: Phillies at Padres

Philadelphia Phillies (33-26) at San Diego Padres (30-29), 10:10 p.m. ET Aaron Nola (6-0, 4.18 ERA) (PHI) -135 / -1.5 runs (+120) / Over 7.5 runs (-115) Eric Lauer (4-4, 4.45 ERA) (SD) +125 / +1.5 runs (-140) / Under 7.5 runs (-105) MLB Free Play: Padres moneyline Aaron Nola's 6-0 record for the Phillies belies how shaky he's been on the mound this season, so the Padres offer good value as home underdogs. Opponents are batting .272 against Nola [...]

MLB Tuesday preview: Padres at Yankees, Rangers at Mariners

San Diego Padres (28-26) at New York Yankees (35-18), 6:35 p.m. ET MLB Free Play: Yankees runline Eric Lauer (3-4, 4.72 ERA) (SD) +170 / +1.5 runs (-110) / Over 9.5 runs (-105) Masahiro Tanaka (3-3, 2.94 ERA) (NYY) -190 / -1.5 runs (-110) / Under 9.5 runs (-115) Betting on the Yankees has been like printing money of late, as they're 12-2 in their last 14 games and 11-3 on the runline. Giving the 1.5 runs looks like the [...]

MLB Thursday Preview: Blue Jays at White Sox, Pirates at Padres

Toronto Blue Jays (17-25) at Chicago White Sox (19-22), 8:10 p.m. ET Marcus Stroman (1-6, 3.12 ERA) (TOR) -130 / -1.5 runs (+120) / Over 9.5 runs (EVEN) Dylan Covey (0-2, 5.91 ERA) (CHW) +120 / +1.5 runs (-140) / Under 9.5 runs (-120) The White Sox turn to a woeful starter in Dylan Covey on Thursday night, but they're worth a play as home underdogs against the struggling Marcus Stroman and the blundering Blue Jays. Covey is 5-23 in [...]

MLB Tuesday Preview: Brewers at Phillies, Padres at Dodgers

Milwaukee Brewers (24-19) at Philadelphia Phillies (24-16), 7:05 p.m. ET MLB Free Play: Under Brandon Woodruff (5-1, 4.25 ERA) (MIL) -115 / +1.5 runs (-225) / Over 8.5 runs (-105) Jerad Eickhoff (2-1, 1.50 ERA) (PHI) +105 / -1.5 runs (+185) / Under 8.5 runs (-115) Two overachieving starters will be on the mound at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday night, as Brandon Woodruff and the Brewers take on Jerad Eickhoff and the Phillies. Woodruff has settled into a groove [...]

MLB Tuesday Preview: Giants at Rockies, Mets at Padres

San Francisco Giants (15-20) at Colorado Rockies (16-19), 8:40 p.m. ET Madison Bumgarner (1-4, 3.92 ERA) (SF) +105 / +1.5 runs (-180) / Over 10 runs (-120) Antonio Senzatela (2-1, 4.03 ERA) (COL) -115 / -1.5 runs (+150) / Under 10 runs (EVEN) The Giants hold the edge against their division rival at Coors Field on Tuesday night, as Madison Bumgarner takes the hill against Antonio Senzatela. Bumgarner has pitched to a 3.28 FIP (fielding independent pitching) in his first [...]

MLB Monday Preview: Nationals at Brewers, Mets at Padres

Washington Nationals (14-19) at Milwaukee Brewers (20-16), 7:40 p.m. ET Max Scherzer (1-4, 4.08 ERA) (WSH) -105 / -1.5 runs (+160) / Over 7.5 runs (-115) Jhoulys Chacin (3-3, 5.24 ERA) (MIL) -105 / +1.5 runs (-195) / Under 7.5 runs (-105) The slumping Nationals (3-7 in their last 10 games) take on the surging Brewers (7-3 in their last 10 games) at Miller Park on Monday night. Jhoulys Chacin's ERA is frightening at first glance, but his home splits [...]

MLB Friday Preview: A’s at Pirates, Dodgers at Padres

Oakland Athletics (14-19) at Pittsburgh Pirates (14-14), 7:05 p.m. ET Brett Anderson (3-2, 4.35 ERA) (OAK) EVEN / +1.5 runs (-200) / Over 8 runs (-105) Joe Musgrove (1-2, 1.54 ERA) (PIT) -110 / -1.5 runs (+165) / Under 8 runs (-115) Joe Musgrove has had a fine first five starts for the Pirates, but wins have been hard to come by because of Pittsburgh's lackluster offense. However, Musgrove should get some early run support, as Brett Anderson takes the [...]

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 [...]