It’s another great day for baseball betting! Here, we’re taking a look at the top five games on Monday’s schedule.
San Francisco Giants at Milwaukee Brewers – 6:10 PM ET
The Giants, currently 11-5, will begin their series against the Milwaukee Brewers tonight. They’re coming off a sweep of the Washington Nationals and are ready for another series. The Giants batters are doing very well this year and, as a team, is batting .241. We’ll get to see Sam Long make his first start as a pitcher for the Giants tonight. They’ll hope he can secure a win.
On the mound for the Brewers is the 1-0 Corbin Burnes. Burnes has thrown 22 strikeouts in 19 innings pitched. Through those 19 innings, he’s allowed 11 hits and three home runs. Against the batters of the Giants, Burnes will have his work cut out for him. The Brewers are 5-2 at home this season, while the Giants are 7-3 on the road.
Colorado Rockies at Philadelphia Phillies – 6:45 PM ET
Our next game of the night is between the Colorado Rockies and Philadelphia Phillies. The Rockies are 10-5 to start the season, quite the impressive showing. However, the 0-2 Kyle Freeland will take the mound for the Rockies tonight. With Freeland on the mound, the Phillies could have a shot at winning this game.
Although the Phillies are 6-10, they did beat the Rockies in a previous series. On April 20th, the Phillies beat the Rockies 9-6. On the mound today is Kyle Gibson, who is 1-1 this season. Through 17.2 innings pitched, Gibson has thrown 19 strikeouts and has allowed 13 hits. Gibson is the best chance for the Phillies to win here.
Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays – 7:07 PM ET
The Boston Red Sox has a tough series coming up against the Blue Jays. With a record of 7-9, the Red Sox have lost four of their last five games. Now, they face some of the best batting in Major League Baseball when they face the Blue Jays.
The Toronto Blue Jays are 10-6 and have a record of 4-2 at home this season. Their batters, as a team, have a .250 batting average. The 1-0 RHP Jose Berrios will take the mound for the Blue Jays today. Berrios will go against Nathan Eovaldi, who is also 1-0 and pitching for the Red Sox.
New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals – 7:45 PM ET
Max Scherzer gets the start for the Mets tonight and is 3-0 to start the season. Not only do the Mets have great pitching this year, but their batting is great as well. They rank third in runs with 81 and rank fourth overall in team batting average at .256. Perhaps their best statistic is ranking second in on-base percentage at .343.
The St. Louis Cardinals are 9-5 this season with a 3-1 record at home. On the mound is Miles Mikolas, who is 1-0 this season with an ERA of 1.76. The Cardinals have a few strong batters, but it doesn’t compare much to the Mets. Between these two, the Mets are the likely victor, especially with Scherzer on the mound.
Houston Astros at Texas Rangers – 8:05 PM ET
Framber Valdez, the LHP of the Houston Astros, will get the start tonight. Houston is 7-8 overall this season but has lost four of their last five games. In order to get the team in the right direction, they’ll need a few key wins over the Texas Rangers. The good news for Houston is Texas is 1-5 when playing at home.
The Rangers, 5-10 this season, face an injured Astros team tonight. Currently, one of the Astros’ best hitters, Jose Altuve, is on the 10-Day IL. The Rangers need to take advantage of this and secure a few wins in this series. The 0-1 Dane Dunning will be on the mound tonight, looking to win his first of the year.
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