Killin’ the Odds & the Regular Season
16 July 2011
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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 7/16/11
Cleveland Indians (-117) @ Baltimore Orioles (+107) My Pick: Cleveland Indians Money Line
The Indians are going for three in a row in Camden against the Orioles who have lost nine straight games. Carrasco’s last two outings have been a little shaky but he has been money on the road (5-1, 2.59 ERA, 1.11 WHIP). Alfredo Simon is not a starter as he has only started one game this year and gave up 3 ER in 4.2 IP. The Indians are 37-28 against right-handed starters and everyone is healthy except Choo.
Results from 7/9/11
Minnesota Twins (+136): LOSS -100
We coughed up a 3-2 lead in the 8th.
Daily Total: -100
Brian “Killboy” Kilpatrick is 11-3, +892 imaginary dollars since June 8th!
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