We delivered home a nice winner last night as the Tampa Bay Rays and LA Angels stayed under the total of 7 ½ runs. We got a great pitching performance from David Price who threw seven shutout innings last night. Price now over his past three starts have allowed just a total of two earned runs in 22 innings pitched. The good Tampa Bay bullpen threw two scoreless innings to keep the Angels off the board. All meetings now between the Rays and Angels have fallen under the total. Our best betting pick from Friday comes from game 1 of the National League west series between the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres. First pitch from Petco is scheduled for 10PM Eastern Time and national television coverage is provided by the MLB package. The Major League Baseball best betting pick is playing on the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres to play under the total of 6 ½ runs. The betting odds used from this MLB pick came courtesy of Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The odds opened up in this Major League Baseball game with the road team San Francisco Giants favored by -153 odds with the return on the San Diego Padres at +143 odds. The run over under came out at 6 ½ runs. Money has shown early on the side of the home underdog Padres as San Francisco is now favored by -152 odds with San Diego returning +142 odds. The over under in this game has not moved off the opening line of 6 ½ runs. San Francisco Giants run line bettors laying the -1 ½ runs will get back +115 odds for their run line wager. Bettors who choose to take the +1 ½ run head start with the San Diego Padres will have to lay -125 odds for their run line wager.
The pitching matchups for Friday will feature Matt Cain on the hill for the Giants tonight as he opposes Ross Ohlendorf for the Padres. Historically Matt Cain has fared well throwing against the Padres hitters as the Giants right hander has allowed just one earned run in his past two starts working 13 1/3rd innings. Ross Ohlendorf has pitched very well at the pitcher friendly confines of Petco Park in San Diego as he sports an ERA of 1.93 and WHIP of 0.96 in his three starts. The pitching matchups and ballpark favors the under tonight at the best sports books.