Saturday, August 02, 2014

MLB Saturday

Pittsburgh Pirates at Arizona Diamondbacks
We have NL Central contending Pittsburgh on the road against Arizona Diamondbacks. The D-Backs are 48-62 and 14 games back of front runner Los Angeles. Arizona doesn't have much to play for, but the fact these guys are Major Leaguers. Any losing team is capable of taking down a contender, maybe the costly error or the lone hero in the line up or the pitchers or the umps, there are so many variables. The Diamondbacks Chase Anderson is on a roll going 19 innings in last 3 games with 1.89 ERA and 21 strikeouts. He carved the Reds in his last start. Opposite is Vance Worley with 0.98 WHIP on the road. We like Pittsburgh. The Bucks are very good 4-1 after scoring 5 or more in last 5. 12-4 as road favorite of -110 to -150, 17-6 against losing teams.  The D-Backs 3-13 as home dog of +110 to +150, 5-11 against winning teams.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES -123 for 1 unit(W)

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