MLB Play of the Day: Astros at Blue Jays

Astros (-110) at Blue Jays (+100)  4:07pm pacific (Rogers Centre Toronto) Astros starting pitcher Framber Valdez continues to be Houston’s workhorse – he’s as reliable as they come. Valdez has allowed only one run over his last 22 innings pitched and that success is likely to continue today vs a Blue Jays team whose hitters hold one of … [Read more...]

MLB Play of the Day: Mariners at Padres

Mariners (+100) at Padres (-110) 1:10 PM (Petco Park) Seattle hitters have been striking out at a high clip over the past 14 days. Also, with a .224 batting average in day games – good for 4th worst in all of MLB – Mariners bats are likely to be kept in check today by Padres starter Michael Wacha. Wacha, who has allowed 3 runs or less over … [Read more...]

College Football Free Pick Saturday SMU vs North Texas

SMU at North Texas +10.5 North Texas took care of UTEP last week in a game the oddsmakers believed would be a close one - it wasn't. What was impressive to me was the adjustments the North Texas defense made in the second half to completely stymie UTEP's offense. Sure, SMU is a different animal and will pose a greater challenge than UTEP did, … [Read more...]

College Football Free Pick: Northwestern vs Nebraska

Northwestern vs Nebraska Saturday 12:30pm Eastern Time TV: Fox Current Line: Nebraska -12.5 Northwestern has the pieces to make the ball control strategy work in Dublin on Saturday with a strong running back corps led by junior Evan Hull. Hull rushed for 1,000 yards last season and is poised for a strong 2022 behind a Wildcats offensive … [Read more...]

MLB Free Pick Friday

MLB Free Pick Reds at Rockies: Over/Under 10 Reds starter Hunter Greene is still looking for a KO pitch vs lefties as his secondary offerings haven't been effective vs left handed batters. The good news today is that the Rockies present a right-handed heavy batting lineup and Greene should have some level effectiveness vs. Rockies batters … [Read more...]

MLB Free Pick Tuesday

White Sox starter Vincent Velasquez will take the mound as a fill-in for injured Lucas Giolito's spot in the rotation. The -130 White Sox number on opening day in the South-Side is enticing for many (as of this writing, 81% of the money is on Chicago) but Velasquez is a fill in for a reason. Velasquez will get his strike outs today - however the … [Read more...]

MLB Free Pick Sunday

Braves starter Ian Anderson's strike out rate headed south last season. The second second half regression last year could very well have been due to shoulder issues. However, the 7.88 ERA and 2.00 WHIP in 8 innings this spring could indicate that Anderson hasn't come all the way back yet. Also, Anderson is sub .500 in day games for his … [Read more...]

Today’s Baseball Picks

Baseball Free Pick  Reds (+162) at Braves (-174) Today’s Reds starting pitcher Tyler Mahle has performed much better away from his home diamond at Great American ballpark:  Mahle has a career 3.72 ERA on the road, which is over a point lower than his home ERA. Mahle also comes out of the gate strong holding a 10.3 K per 9 inning mark in … [Read more...]

Saturday College Basketball Best Bets

College Basketball Best Bets Tulane +13.5  Michigan State +6.5  St. Peter's -2  SMU +5  LB State +2   … [Read more...]

Thursday College Basketball Best Bets

College Basketball Best Bets - East Carolina +5 - MARQUETTE -2.5 - FORDHAM +5 - IOWA STATE +7 - MIAMI of OHIO +5.5 - BAYLOR -8.5 … [Read more...]