The best Major League Baseball pick from Friday comes from the National League contest between the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies. The Giants and Phillies will begin from Philadelphia at 7PM Eastern Time with the MLB Network providing the live national television. With our MLB best bet we will play on the Philadelphia Phillies -119 odds against the San Francisco Giants. The odds used from this top betting pick today came courtesy of Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The betting odds from the NL contest opened up in the series opener with the home club Philadelphia Phillies lined as a -120 betting favorite with the take back on the San Francisco Giants at +100 odds. The run total is lined at 8 runs. Early money from the betting public has landed on the side of the road club as Philadelphia is now lined by -119 odds with the return on the San Francisco Giants now set at +109 odds. The run total has seen movement higher to a current total of 8 ½ runs. Those wagering on the Philadelphia Phillies on the run line and laying the -1 ½ runs will get back +170 odds. Bettors playing the San Francisco Giants and taking the +1 ½ runs will have to lay -185 odds for their run line wager. The first five inning lines has the home club Philadelphia Phillies lined at -120 odds with the take back on the San Francisco Giants set at +100 odds. The run over under is set for 4 ½ runs after a full nine innings of play.
The pitching matchups for this Friday night affair will find right hander Tim Lincecum on the hill as he will oppose Vance Worley for the Phillies. It has been a terrible year for Tim Lincecum in 2012 as the right hander has an ERA of nearly 6 on the year and a WHIP of 1.52. His road numbers have been atrocious as the Giants starting pitcher has an ERA of 9 runs and a WHIP approaching 2 in ten starts in 2012. In this past two road starts Lincecum allowed a combined 13 earned runs in just 6 2/3rds innings of work. In two starts in 2011 Worley allowed San Francisco four earned runs total in 16 innings pitched and winning both games. With Tim Lincecum’s struggles on the road and the Phillies getting healthy and playing better since the All Star Break play Philadelphia tonight at best online sportsbooks.