Pick One: San Francisco Giants -1.5 (-125) vs the Arizona Diamondbacks
Kevin Gausman the Giants starter has a 2.31 ERA compared to D-Backs starter Merrill Kelly’s 4.13. The Giants have a batting average advantage of .245 to .232 and a slugging percentage edge of .436 to .374. In run line performance the Giants are 34-34 but the D-Backs are 45-52 as the underdog. Against the spread, the Giants are 71-42 and Arizona is 55-59. Take the Giants.
Hit: Giants win 7-2
Pick Two: Cincinnati Reds Money Line (+100) at the Atlanta Braves
The Reds have the pitching and batting advantage tonight. Wade Miley has a 2.75 ERA compared to Touki Toussaint’s 4.43. In batting average, the Reds have a .253 average compared to the Braves .242. The Braves are 52-61 against the spread and a miserable 26-50 as the favorite. The Reds are 30-21 as the underdog. Put some money on Cincy to take this one.
Miss: Braves win 8-6
Pick Three: St. Louis Cardinals -1.5 (-110) at the Pittsburgh Pirates
Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright has a 3.48 ERA compared to Pirates starter Wil Crowe’s 5.47. Batting average gives St. Louis a slight edge, .236 to .234, a slugging percentage edge of .389 to 3.62. Against the spread, the Cardinals are 57-55 while Pittsburgh is 49-64. The Pirates have also lost four of their last five by 3 or more runs.
Hit: Cardinals win 4-0
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