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Monday, August 6, 2012

MLB Picks, August 6th

There are a couple of games on the menu today that look good.

$20 on Washington (Jackson) over Houston (Keuchel) -1 1/2 @ -$115
Edwin Jackson takes the ball for the Nats in Houston tonight, bringing a 1.83 ERA in his last three starts to the dance. Dallas Keuchel starts for the Astros, and has posted a 1-4 record this season, with a 5.77 ERA. In his last four outings Keuchel is 0-4 with a hefty 10.89 ERA. He has also surrendered 6 long balls in his last 19 innings of work. Washington has won 12 of their last 16 games and are 3-1 against Houston this year. The Astros have dropped 17 of their last 19.
$10 on Cincinnati (Arroyo) over Milwaukee (Gallardo) @ +$120
Bronson Arroyo toes the rubber for the Redlegs in Milwaukee tonight. In his last three outings, Arroyo is 3-0 with a 2.89 ERA. The Brew Crew counters with Yovani Gallardo, who is 1-2 with a 6.11 ERA in his last three trips to the mound. Cincy is 15-2 in their last 17 games while Milwaukee is 4-12 in their last 16. The Reds have won 7 of the 9 match ups between the two teams this season.
Starting Bankroll           $1,500.00
Profit/Loss                     $ 286.50
Current Bankroll            $1,786.50

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!

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