User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto Racing
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
Wednesday Matinee Action

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

Braves at Mets - 1:10 PM EST

Probables: A. Wood (2-2, 2.61 ERA) vs. J. Niese (5-6, 4.25 ERA)

Series recap: The Mets held off the Braves, 5-3 last night as $1.40 home underdogs, while the game finished 'over' the total of 7. New York has now won six of the past nine meetings with Atlanta, including three of the past four at Citi Field.

Pitcher notes: Since losing at New York last month as a short favorite, Alex Wood has turned in four consecutive quality starts for the Braves (3-1). Atlanta has drilled the 'under' in each of his last three outings, while Wood faces a Mets' squad that is 0-5 in their last five games against a left-handed starter.

Jon Niese makes his first start at Citi Field since mid-June, as the Mets have won each of his previous two outings as a road underdog at Arizona and San Diego. New York owns a dreadful 1-6 record in Niese's last seven home starts, as the Mets have scored just two runs or less six times in this stretch.

Cardinals at Brewers - 2:10 PM EST

Probables: J. Westbrook (7-8, 4.35 ERA) vs. T. Gorzelanny (3-4, 2.95 ERA)

Advertisement
Series recap:
After the Cardinals held off the Brewers in Monday's series opener, Milwaukee rallied back from a 3-0 deficit in Tuesday's 6-3 triumph as home underdogs. The victory by the Brewers was just the first in six tries this season against the Cardinals at Miller Park.

Pitcher notes: The Cardinals haven't been a profitable venture recently with Jake Westbrook on the mound, as St. Louis has dropped his last three starts. Not included in this stretch is the nine earned runs allowed by the right-hander in relief against the Dodgers, boosting his total to 24 earned runs given up in his last four appearances (21.1 innings). St. Louis owns a dreadful 0-5 mark in Westbrook's last five road starts, with four of those defeats coming to division opponents.

Tom Gorzelanny has become a steady part of the Milwaukee rotation since early July, as the Brewers have won three of his last four starts. The 'under' has cashed in three of four outings at Miller Park, as the lone 'over' hit in his previous outing, a 7-6 walk-off victory over the Reds. Gorzelanny's last start against the Cardinals came as a member of the Nationals in 2011, a 5-0 road defeat as a $1.45 underdog.

Mariners at Athletics - 3:35 PM EST

Probables: H. Iwakuma (11-6, 2.95 ERA) vs. A.J. Griffin (10-8, 3.76 ERA)

Series recap: The A's held off the Mariners in Monday's opener, 2-1, while building a 4-0 edge after the first inning on Tuesday night. However, Seattle rallied back to stun Oakland, 7-4 to cash as $1.80 road underdogs. The M's have won three of the last five meetings at O.Co Coliseum.

Pitcher notes: The Mariners have lost three of Hisashi Iwakuma's past four outings, but won his last start at Texas as a heavy underdog, 3-1. Seattle has split four starts by Iwakuma against Oakland this season, while allowing eight earned runs in his last two outings with the A's (0-2).

Following a rough June, A.J. Griffin has rebounded nicely for Oakland as the A's are 8-2 in his last 10 trips to the mound. Since losing a 4-0 decision to Seattle on June 15, the A's own a 5-1 record in Griffin's past six home starts. The A's keep winning in Griffin's daytime starts by cashing in four of his last trips to the mound in matinee action.

Red Sox at Giants - 3:45 PM EST

Probables: F. Doubront (8-6, 3.95 ERA) vs. C. Gaudin (5-2, 3.06 ERA)

Series recap: Boston blanked San Francisco in the opener, 7-0 on Monday, but the Red Sox were tripped up last night, 3-2. The Giants rallied from a 2-0 deficit, while the game-winning run came on a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth inning, helping San Francisco cash as $1.45 home underdogs.

Pitcher notes: Southpaw Felix Doubront is coming off his second-worst start of the season, allowing six earned runs in a 10-3 defeat to the Yankees. Doubront is making just his second road start since the All-Star break, while the Red Sox are 7-2 to the 'under' in his last nine outings overall.

Barry Zito has been moved up one day to take Chad Gaudin's spot in the rotation after Gaudin was placed on the 15-day disabled list. Zito makes his first start since late July after spending most of August in the San Francisco bullpen, as the southpaw last won against Oakland back in May. San Francisco is just 2-8 in Zito's last 10 starts, while his last quality start came against the Marlins in June.

You can reach Kevin Rogers via e-mail at rogers@vegasinsider.com

Kevin Rogers can be followed on Twitter at virogers.

  
HEADLINES
Lawrence: September Pitchers Report
Wainwright, Cards top Pirates at home
Tigers rally late to stun Indians, 4-2
Red Sox rout Yankees, 9-4
Reyes, Dickey lead Jays over Rays
Phillies shut out slumping Braves, 4-0
Mets hold off Marlins, 'over' cashes
Verlander addresses photo hacking
Indians activate OF Ryan Raburn
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
MLB Pro Baseball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
MLB Hot Streaks
4-1 L5, 33-18 +1,967 L51, +4,228
9-4 L7 Days, 21-8 G-Plays
17-8 L25 G-Plays, +3,520 TY
+2,443 Overall This Year
16-6 L22, 23-8 +1,568 Win Streak
24-13 Last 37 Guarantees
13-5 L18 G-Plays, 18-8 +1,167 Run
12-4 L16 Guaranteed Plays
6-3 +355 L5 Days, +2,385 TY
9-3 Last 12 Guarantees
4-0, +485 Yesterday
MLB Pro Baseball Expert Sports Picks - MLB Playoffs
2014 MLB SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 6633
Kevin Rogers + 4735
Doc's Sports + 3810
Underdog Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 2828
James Manos + 2758
Dave Cokin + 2104
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 1986
Tony Stoffo + 1628
Joe Williams + 643
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Doc's Sports + 2307
Dave Cokin + 1450
Kyle Hunter + 1420
Favorite Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 2022
Antony Dinero + 1932
Mike Rose + 1372
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Mike Rose + 3508
Kevin Rogers + 2653
Doc's Sports + 1325
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Daily Fantasy