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Friday, July 27, 2012

MLB Picks, July 27th

Two games on the docket today that are worth a peek.

$15 on St. Louis (Lynn) over Chi Cubs (Wood) -1 1/2 @ -$105
Lynn is 12-4 with a 3.10 ERA this season and is 2-0, 0.47 in his last three starts. In his last outing he threw six innings of shutout ball against these same Cubs. Wood is a southpaw that has struggled recently, going 1-2 with an 8.64 ERA in his last three trips to the hill. The Cardinals roughed him up for six runs in six innings in his last start. St. Louis has won seven of their last 10 games and is 18-10 versus leftys.
$15 on Pittsburgh (Karstens) over Houston (Lyles) -1 1/2 @ +$110
Karstens is 2-0 with a 1.64 ERA in his last three outings and threw seven innings of shutout ball against Miami his last time out. Lyles is 2-7 with a 5.50 ERA this season. In his last start he gave up five runs in five innings against Arizona. The Pirates have won seven of their last 10 games and are 7-1 versus the Astros this season. Houston has lost 10 straight and 23 of their last 25.
Starting Bankroll           $1,500.00
Profit/Loss                     $ 227.25
Current Bankroll            $1,727.25

Action is considered dead unless both listed pitchers start.

All picks are for entertainment purposes only with no guarantees implied. Any money wagered is at your own risk.

Good luck!


  1. I hate it when they put someone else's head on my body.

    1. Sorry Linda Lou. I guess I should have gotten your permission before using your bod in the pic. I just assumed you'd want to show it off :)