We delivered another winner for our Sportsbook Room followers as the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs play under the total of 8 ½ runs. It was another quality start from Arizona left hander Wade Miley who allowed the Cubs just one earned run and three hits in eight innings of work with seven strikeouts. He has now allowed one earned run in each of his past four starts working no less than seven innings in any one outing. The Cubs continued their poor performance hitting left handers as they fail to deliver much offense in defeat. We got a quality start from Cubs right hander Matt Garza who allowed three earned runs in seven innings to preserve the under on Sunday. He continues to limit his base runners as only six Diamondbacks were able to reach base in his seven innings. Our best betting pick from Monday comes from the National League West showdown between the LA Dodgers and San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers and Giants will begin from San Francisco at 10PM Eastern Time and the MLB package is where you can watch this game. With our best betting prediction on Monday we will play on the LA Dodgers at -103 odds against the San Francisco Giants. The odds used for this top betting pick came courtesy of BetOnline sportsbook.
The betting odds opened up in this MLB contest with the home club San Francisco Giants favored by -110 odds with the LA Dodgers take back at +100 odds. The total came out at 7 ½ runs. Money early has shown on the side of the Dodgers as San Francisco is now favored by -107 odds and the LA Dodgers will return -103 odds. The over under has held firm and not moved off the opener of 7 ½ runs. Those betting on the San Francisco Giants on the run line and laying the -1 ½ runs will get back +200 odds. Those taking the +1 ½ runs with the LA Dodgers on the run line will have to lay -220 odds for their wager.
The Dodgers have won seven of their past ten games against the San Francisco Giants. They send right hander Nathan Eovaldi on the hill on Monday. The LA hurler has pitched in tough luck and is very due to break through here with a win. Eovaldi sits with an ERA of just 2.35 in 30 2/3rds innings of work on the season. He has allowed two earned runs or less in four of his past five starts in the 2012 year.
The San Francisco Giants will throw left hander Barry Zito tonight for this showdown against their divisional rival. Zito has struggled mightily with an ERA of nearly 11 runs over his past three starts working 14 1/3rds innings. Zito is allowing over 2 base runners per inning in his past three starts and is 0-3 during this span. Offensively the Giants have struggled in their home park for runs with just a 3.3 average per game on the 2012 campaign. LA has a good edge in the starting pitching department tonight and with their recent success against the Giants they are the best bet today so before wagering read a sports book review.