Week 5 Record 1-8 (Dogshit I know) or 11%. Final August Record 21-29-1 or 41%
Pick One: San Francisco Giants -1.5 (+100) at the Colorado Rockies
Giants starter Kevin Gausman has a 2.52 ERA to Rockies starter Kyle Freeland’s 4.22 ERA giving the big edge on the mound to San Fran. Outside of being close a second to Colorado in batting average the other batting stats favor the Giants. In on-base percentage the Giants lead .322 to .315, in slugging they lead, .432 to .411, and they lead in OPS, .754 to .727. Take the Giants tonight as they are 81-55 against the spread.
Hit: Giants win 10-5
Pick Two: Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 (-125) at the St. Louis Cardinals
Every edge belongs to the Dodgers tonight as they have Max Scherzer (2.40 ERA) on the mound against Miles Mikolas (4.41 ERA). In batting average the Dodgers lead closely, .242 to .240, but separate more in on-base percentage, .330 to .313, in slugging percentage, .420 to .400, and in OPS, .750 to .713.
Hit: Dodgers win 5-1
All stats and odds are from BetMGM https://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/majors/2021.shtml https://www.espn.com/mlb/scoreboard