Friday MLB preview: Cardinals at Reds, Royals at Indians

St. Louis Cardinals (49-46) at Cincinnati Reds (43-51), 7:10 p.m. ET Adam Wainwright (6-7, 3.99 ERA) (STL) -105 / +1.5 runs (-200) / Over 10 runs (-105) Tyler Mahle (2-10, 4.82 ERA) (CIN) -105 / -1.5 runs (+165) / Under 10 runs (-115) MLB free play: Over Reds fans should brace for another high-scoring home game, as the Cardinals visit Great American Ball Park on Friday night. Adam Wainwright has a 6.20 ERA in eight starts away from Busch Stadium [...]

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 Thursday Preview: Cardinals at Nationals, Blue Jays at Angels

St. Louis Cardinals (20-10) at Washington Nationals (12-17), 4:05 p.m. ET Dakota Hudson (2-1, 5.63 ERA) (STL) +130 / +1.5 runs (-160) / Over nine runs (EVEN) Stephen Strasburg (2-1, 3.82 ERA) (WSH) -145 / -1.5 runs (+135) / Under nine runs (-120) Oddsmakers appear to have set a total that's far too high for Thursday afternoon's getaway game between the Cardinals and Nationals in Washington. Stephen Strasburg's biggest problem this year is stranding runners, as his 3.82 ERA is [...]

MLB Monday Preview: Cardinals at Nationals, Reds at Mets

St. Louis Cardinals (17-10) at Washington Nationals (12-14), 7:05 p.m. ET Michael Wacha (1-0, 4.64 ERA) (STL) +120 / +1.5 runs (-175) / Over 8.5 runs (-105) Patrick Corbin (2-0, 2.48 ERA) (WSH) -130 / -1.5 runs (+145) / Under 8.5 runs (-115) The Nationals should get the early jump on the Cardinals as they begin a four-game series at Nationals Park on Monday night. Wacha makes his first start for St. Louis since hitting the injured list with knee [...]

MLB Weekend Preview: Reds at Cardinals

The Cincinnati Reds (10-14) and the St. Louis Cardinals (15-9) meet at Busch Stadium for a three-game NL Central showdown. Here's what bettors should be watching for throughout the series. Friday, 8:15 p.m. ET Anthony DeSclafani (0-1, 5.59 ERA) (CIN) +130 / +1.5 runs (-150) / Over eight runs (-110) Miles Mikolas (2-1, 4.97 ERA) (STL) -145 / -1.5 runs (+125) / Under eight runs (-110) Miles Mikolas' pitch-to-contact style plays well at Busch Stadium, so the Cardinals appear poised [...]

MLB Friday Preview: Royals at Yankees, Mets at Cardinals

Kansas City Royals (7-12) at New York Yankees (8-10), 7:05 p.m. ET Jakob Junis (1-1, 6.14 ERA) (KC) +155 / +1.5 runs (-120) / Over nine runs (-105) C.C. Sabathia (0-0, 0.00 ERA) (NYY) -170 / -1.5 runs (EVEN) / Under nine runs (-115) The Royals bring their anemic offense into the Bronx. Jakob Junis, who's struggled in the early going, matches up with C.C. Sabathia, who was nearly flawless in his first start of 2019 (one hit allowed in [...]

MLB Tuesday Preview: Nationals at Phillies, Dodgers at Cardinals

Washington Nationals (4-5) at Philadelphia Phillies (7-2), 7:05 p.m. ET Stephen Strasburg (1-0, 2.84 ERA) (WSH) +125 / +1.5 runs (-180) / Over eight runs (-110) Aaron Nola (1-0, 7.00 ERA) (PHI) -135 / -1.5 runs (+160) / Under eight runs (-110) It will be tough sledding early for the lineups of the Nationals and Phillies on Tuesday night, as Washington’s Stephen Strasburg and Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola square off at Citizens Bank Park. Strasburg is 5-0 with a 2.96 ERA [...]

Colorado Rockies Zeroing In On Division Title

The Colorado Rockies continue their push for the National League pennant with five games remaining. The Rockies (87-70) won their 5th straight game Sept. 25 and are now just a half-game behind NL West division Los Angeles Dodgers (88-70). The 10-3 win over the Phillies also put the Rockies back in control of their playoff destiny, as Colorado is a half-game in front of the St. Louis Cardinals (87-71) for the second and final wild card spot. While Rockies manager [...]

NL MVP Odds – Yelich Has Massive Value Right Now

by Fairway Jay The National League still have division and wild card races to settle with 10 games remaining, and the Most Valuable Player award is also up for grabs. Less than a month ago, the Arizona Diamondbacks led the NL West by 1½ games and FanGraphs gave them a 43 percent chance of winning the division and 65 percent chance of making the playoffs. The D’backs have dumped going 4-13 in September to fall 6 full games behind the [...]

MLB Futures – National League Pennant Futures

by Fairway Jay  Tight Division Races Highlight September National League Pennant Futures! Two National League division races remain in the balance as the teams push for the pennant with just over two weeks remaining in the regular season. The odds at the sportsbook still favor the Los Angeles Dodgers to return to the World Series despite LA trailing the Colorado Rockies by 1.5 games in the NL West with 16 games remaining. The only team that has essentially secured the [...]