Welcome back to Killin’ the Odds & the Regular Season!
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 7/4/11
New York Mets (+102) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (-112) My Pick: New York Mets Money Line
The Mets have been a very dangerous road team recently. They put up football scores over a four game road stretch from June 25th – June 29th (4-0 record, 52 runs). Chris Capuano has been better than what his surface numbers indicate and has been very good in his last seven starts (4-2, 3.00 ERA, 38:9 K:BB). The Dodgers have been disastrous good-for-nothings, losing four of their last five. Ruby De La Rosa hasn’t shown us much and he has been awful in his past two home starts (0-2, 10.2 IP, 10 ER, 12:7 K:BB).
Results from 6/28/11
Houston Astros +1.5 (-110): Loss -100
I almost forgot what a loss felt like!
Daily Total: -100
Brian “Killboy” Kilpatrick is 9-2, +780 imaginary dollars since June 8th!
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