Killin’ the Odds & the Regular Season
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In the “Today’s Games” section, you will see my picks to win for the day. I will post either the “Money Line” or the “Run Line”. The money line is always a “straight up” bet which means your team will never need to win or lose by a specific amount of runs. The money line odds represent what amount has to be wagered or what can be won. For example, if there is a minus sign (-) next to an amount, you have to wager that amount to win 100. If there is a plus sign (+) next to an amount, you will receive that amount for every 100 wagered. When you see a “Run Line”, that means a spread is involved. In Baseball, the spread is always 1.5 runs but you can find alternate run lines on some websites. When I post a run line of -1.5, that means our team must win by two runs. When you see a run line of +1.5, that means our team can lose by one run and still win the wager. Listen to our show from April 5th,
2011 for more explanation and tips.
Today’s Games (6/8/11)
Colorado Rockies (-107) @ San Diego Padres (-103) My Pick: Colorado Rockies Money Line
I know it’s not always wise to trust a pitcher just coming off the DL but, Aaron Cook is 14-4 with a 2.86 ERA in his career against the Padres. The Rockies haven’t seen much of Dustin Moseley but what they have seen, they have liked. Carlos Gonzalez, Todd Helton, Jonathan Herrera, Seth Smith, Troy Tulowitzki and Ty Wigginton are a combined 9/19 (.474 AVG) with 2 HR and 7 RBI. The Padres are bad at home (13-22) and against right-handed starters (19-27).
Results from 6/6/11
Seattle Mariners (-104): LOSS -100
John Danks’ first win, go figure.
Daily Total: -100
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