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  • Betcris.com The San Francisco Giants will host the Colorado Rockies in the middle game of a three-game series on Tuesday night. The Giants will have Madison Bumgarner on the mound in another showcase for a potential trade. That’ll be the highlight for this one as the three-time World Series winner is one of the bigger names on the market. Can he pitch well and lead his team to a win or will the Rockies turn their fortunes on the road around with a victory?   More

  • Betcris.com Both in the playoff hunt in their respective leagues, the Los Angeles Angels and St. Louis Cardinals wrap up a weekend interleague series on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball and Mike Trout and the Angels look to stay afloat as they face a Cardinals’ team that—like the Angels—are floundering just around .500. Both teams continue to hang around here in late June, but neither have managed to gain any real momentum.   More

  • Betcris.com The New York Yankees will host the Houston Astros in the third game of a four-game weekend series on Saturday night on national television. This game, and series, could easily be a preview into October as both teams sit atop their respective divisions and rank second and third, behind Minnesota, for best record in the AL.   More

  • Betcris.com The Los Angeles Dodgers will host the Chicago Cubs in a four-game showdown between two of the top teams in the National League over the weekend culminating in the primetime ESPN Sunday Night Baseball matchup. The Dodgers hold a decisive advantage in the NL West while the Cubs remain in a heated battle for the NL Central, making this a potential playoff preview.   More

  • Betcris.com The Milwaukee Brewers and Houston Astros will wrap up a brief two-game interleague series on Wednesday night as the Astros play host to the Brewers. Both teams have postseason aspirations, looking to improve after each made it to the Championship Series in 2018 before failing to advance to the Fall Classic. Houston is currently sitting pretty in the AL West while the Brew Crew are in a battle in the NL Central.   More

  • Betcris.com It’s not exactly a matchup of powers for ESPN on Thursday night as they feature a pair of rebuilding teams from the AL Central in the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals. These two teams will be wrapping up a three-game series on Thursday in this showdown. Still, this game represents the start of the College World Series as these two MLB clubs square off in Omaha ahead of the battle to be crowned college baseball’s best.   More

  • Betcris.com The National League Central is the most tightly-bunched division in the Major Leagues, with all five MLB teams still alive for the crown. The Chicago Cubs currently lead the way and are hoping to hold off a group of challengers that include the St. Louis Cardinals. The two teams will face off on Sunday in a game that both sides would very much like to claim to better their standing.   More

  • Betcris.com The Cleveland Indians have enough talent to make a push for the MLB postseason this year, but they are going to have to pick up their play in a big way soon to make that a reality. The Indians have been hovering around .500 for much of this season but can make a statement by knocking off the New York Yankees on Saturday.   More

  • Betcris.com The Major League Baseball season is two months old, and the top contenders for the World Series have started to emerge. The Houston Astros are off to a fantastic start and have everything needed to make another championship run. They are the favorites to win the World Series, although teams like the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are right on their heels.   More

  • Betcris.com The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are the biggest and best rivalry in baseball and they’re set to wrap their latest head-to-head series on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball, closing out a four game set in the Bronx. The Yankees head into this game with the edge and the AL East lead while the Sox got off to a slow start. They heated up a bit, but still sit just a couple games over-.500, well back of the Bronx Bombers. Can the Sox get a statement win in this primetime showdown or will the Yankees continue to roll?   More

  • Betcris.com A pair of division leaders are set to matchup in a possible postseason preview series over the weekend with the Los Angeles Dodgers playing host to the Philadelphia Phillies. The two will meet for the middle game of a three-game set on Saturday night. Will the Dodgers continue to dominate the NL or will the Phillies prove a tougher competition than the rest of the league and get the better of the boys in blue?   More

  • Betcris.com The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals have one of the game’s best rivalries and while the Cardinals dominated the Cubs for years, Chicago has had the advantage the last couple seasons. The Cubbies head into their weekend series with the better record this season as well. These two teams will matchup for the middle game of three on national television on Saturday with the Cubs looking to build their lead in the NL Central while the Cards look to close the gap.   More

  • Betcris.com The Cubs and Cardinals are the big name MLB teams in the NL Central, but the Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates meet in the third game of a four-game weekend series on Saturday still in the thick of the division race. Surprisingly, this series marks the first meeting of the season between these two divisional foes. Can the Pirates get back on track after their recent struggles on Saturday or will the Brew Crew keep rolling?   More

  • Betcris.com The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees kick off their next installment of their storied rivalry on Thursday night in the Bronx, starting a four game weekend series. After a slow start, the defending World Series Champion Red Sox have picked up their play, but the Yankees still lead the way in the AL East despite a catalogue of injuries. Aaron Boone has done a fantastic job with his makeshift roster, but will the Sox be able to take advantage of the injuries or will the Yankees win this series opener at home?   More

  • Betcris.com The Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs wrap up a potential MLB World Series preview series on Wednesday night in Houston, closing out a three-game series. The Astros and Cubs have been two of the hotter teams in baseball and each have the second best record in their respective league. Which of these powerhouse offenses will come out on top and which pitching staff will be able to slow the powerful bats?   More

  • Betcris.com Memorial Day Weekend is one of the first points in the season where you can really stop and take the lay of the land. The sample sizes are starting to get big enough to really have merit and as we evaluate the 2019 season to date a few teams stand out.   More

  • Betcris.com After a weekend series in Houston, the Boston Red Sox return home on Monday for a late-afternoon showdown against a vulnerable Cleveland Indians’ team. Both these teams have been perennial playoff teams of late, but are dealing with some pressure in their respective divisions. Can the Tribe get the better of the Red Sox to open up this series or will the Sox be the ones to walk away with the holiday win on Memorial Day?   More

  • Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

    Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals MLB Picks

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    Betcris.com Monday is Memorial Day and the team in the Nation’s Capital will host the Miami Marlins in this holiday showdown. It’s not a battle between two particularly great teams with the Marlins in a deep rebuild and the Washington Nationals struggling compared to preseason expectations, but the game should still offer some intrigue as Max Scherzer and Jose Urena take the ball with both pitchers throwing better this year than their records would suggest.   More

  • Betcris.com The Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals will close out a three-game weekend series on ESPN’s Sunday Night showdown. The Braves come in playing well while the Cardinals will be looking to turn their fortunes around after a rough month of May. Can the Cardinals defend their home stadium or will the Braves grab the victory as they look to keep pace in the NL East with the Philadelphia Phillies?   More

  • Betcris.comThe Los Angeles Dodgers boast the best record in the National League and are the early favorites to make it back to the Fall Classic after having gone—and lost—each of the last two years. The Dodgers have a deep team and should provide a challenge to the Pittsburgh Pirates who will host the boys in blue on Saturday evening in the middle game of a three-game weekend series. Can the Pirates defend their home field against the powerhouse Dodgers or will Los Angeles  More

  • Betcris.com The Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants meet in their second head-to-head series of the year over the weekend and are set to play the middle game on national television on Saturday afternoon. Arizona has struggled of late and are desperately trying to right the ship. Can the Diamondbacks get back on track against the NL West cellar dwellers or will the Giants take advantage of their home field advantage?   More

  • Betcris.com For the second straight weekend, the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros will battle it out in an ALCS rematch. The Astros took two of three in Fenway last weekend with the Sox salvaging a game in the series finale. These two will now meet in Houston with the middle game broadcast nationally on FOX. Boston will try to return the favor to Houston this weekend—including on Saturday—but the Astros are playing inspired baseball right now.   More

  • Betcris.com The Chicago Cubs are returning home after a road trip that yielded mixed results to take on the Philadelphia Phillies after a bit of a back-and-forth home stand. Tuesday will be the middle game of a three-game series between the two division leading teams as the Chicago Cubs look to build their lead in a difficult NL Central and the Phillies are trying to gain ground on the Atlanta Braves in the NL East. Will Bryce Harper and the Phillies get the upset on the road or can the Cubbies defend Wrigley Field?   More

  • Betcris.com The Atlanta Braves kick off a seven-game road trip with a cross country trip to northern California to take on the San Francisco Giants. The second MLB game of a four game set by the bay is slated for Tuesday and will be broadcast on national television. The Braves make the trip as one of seemingly two teams still standing in the NL East and are looking to close the gap with the Phillies while the Giants seem stuck in another losing season.   More

  • Betcris.com There are two teams clearly breaking ahead of the pack, setting up a possible rematch of the 2017 World Series if things continue as they’ve been trending. The Houston Astros have been red hot, winning 10 straight heading into Sunday and improving their winning percentage and run differential to the best in baseball. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Dodgers lead the NL in both those areas, leaving these two teams on a seeming collision course for the Fall Classic.   More

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