It’s another great day for baseball betting! Here, we’re taking a look and betting on the top five games on Saturday’s schedule.
Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies – 4:05 PM ET
Our best bets of the day begin with the game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies. The Braves have lost their last three games, going 2-3 over their last five. Two of these losses were to the Phillies, dropping their record to 93-58. On the mound for the Braves is Kyle Wright, who has a record of 19-5 with an ERA of 3.18.
Getting the start for the Phillies is Bailey Falter, who has a 3.68 ERA. Falter has a record of 5-3 this season, not quite as good as Wright. At the plate, the Phillies have a batting average of .255, slightly better than the Braves. Although they’re coming off of a 9-1 win over the Braves, we’ll take Atlanta -135.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays – 6:10 PM ET
With an 84-67 record, the Toronto Blue Jays are third in the AL East. Tonight, they’ll face the Tampa Bay Rays, who have the same record. Alek Manoah, who has a 14-7 record with an ERA of 2.40, will get the start tonight. At the plate, the Blue Jays have a .262 batting average, one of the best in the league.
The Tampa Bay Rays have beaten the Toronto Blue Jays in their last two games. This is how the Rays ended up taking the second-place position in the AL East. On the mound tonight, the Rays are starting Drew Rasmussen, who has an ERA of 2.92. This will be a close game but we’ll take Tampa Bay Rays at home -115.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cincinnati Reds – 6:40 PM ET
The 10-8 Corbin Burnes will get the start for the Milwaukee Brewers tonight. They’ll face the Cincinnati Reds, who they’ve already beaten twice. With an 81-70 record, the Brewers are second in the NL Central. The only area where the Reds have an advantage is at the plate. Still, the Brewers are likely the better bet.
After losing their last two games, the Reds are struggling to earn a win. Over their last five games, the Reds have a 2-3 record. On the mound tonight is Graham Ashcraft, who has a record of 5-3 with an ERA of 3.97. We’ll take the Brewers at -225 over the Reds tonight.
Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles – 7:05 PM ET
The Houston Astros have a record of 99-53 heading into this game. Ranking first in the AL West, the Astros are sending out Framber Valdez, who has a 16-5 record. With an ERA of 2.57, Valdez is giving the Astros their best chance to win this game. Houston has a batting average of .246, significantly better than the Baltimore Orioles.
The Orioles have a record of 79-71 this season, ranking fourth in the AL East. They’ll likely miss the postseason this year but they still have a few games left. On the mound for the Orioles is Tyler Wells, who has a 7-7 record and an ERA of 4.25.
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers – 9:10 PM ET
The final game we’re going to look at is the St. Louis Cardinals against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cardinals, with a record of 89-63, rank first in the NL Central. Jordan Montgomery, who has an 8-5 record, also boasts an ERA of 3.26. Yesterday, they pulled off an 11-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers will send out their best pitcher tonight, Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw has a record of 9-3 with an ERA of 2.39, over the course of 109.1 innings. The Dodgers have a .259 batting average, one of the best in the league. Since they’re at home tonight, we’ll take the Dodgers -190 over the Cardinals.
All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!
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