Killin’ the Odds & the Regular Season
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 7/9/11
Minnesota Twins (+136) @ Chicago White Sox (-146) My Pick: Minnesota Twins Money Line
The Twins are back at it again going 8-2 in their last 10 but have not gained much respect. Brian Duensing will look to build on his shutout against the Rays last week and nudge the Twins closer to a playoff spot. In Duensing’s last three starts against the Sox he is 2-0 with a 2.46 ERA. The Sox have lost their last four (all home games) and they are 0-2 in Buehrle’s last two starts against the Twins.
Results from 7/8/11
Arizona Diamondbacks (+110): WIN +110
We nearly coughed up a 7-3 lead but still held on to win 7-6. Whew!
Daily Total: +110
Brian “Killboy” Kilpatrick is 11-2, +992 imaginary dollars since June 8th!
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