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Injuries, 2021
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Dodgers’ Buehler gets start off IL against the Athletics on Thursday

by Mike Spector | Dodgers Correspondent |
Thu, Sep 24th 11:27am ET

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler is making his first start since coming off the injured list on Thursday night against the Oakland Athletics. The Dodgers are -215 moneyline favorites according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Injuries

Rockies look to keep winning streak alive against Giants without an injured Arenado

by Mike Spector | Rockies Correspondent |
Tue, Sep 22nd 1:43pm ET

The Colorado Rockies aim for their third consecutive win against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. Currently, the Giants are -148 moneyline favorites per BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Marlins and Red Sox to meet in rubber match on Thursday

by Mike Spector | Red Sox Correspondent |
Thu, Sep 17th 8:03am ET

The Boston Red Sox and Miami Marlins have split the first two games of their three-game series. They play their rubber match at Marlins park on Thursday afternoon... View More

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Braves big favorites in Hamels' team debut against the Orioles

by Mike Spector | Braves Correspondent |
Wed, Sep 16th 9:48am ET

The Atlanta Braves are -177 moneyline favorites over the Baltimore Orioles, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Yankees look to end longest losing streak in three years against Mets on Saturday

by Mike Spector | Yankees Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 29th 10:13am ET

The New York Yankees are in the midst of a seven-game losing streak after getting swept in a doubleheader by the New York Mets yesterday. The seven-game losing streak is the Yankees' longest since 2017... View More

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Red Sox' Eovaldi will not make scheduled start against the Blue Jays on Wednesday

by Mike Spector | Red Sox Correspondent |
Wed, Aug 26th 8:46am ET

Boston Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi will not make his scheduled start Wednesday as he continues to nurse a calf injury. The team hopes he will be able to start on Saturday against the Nationals... View More

Injuries

Cubs' Chatwood makes his first start off the IL against the Tigers

by Mike Spector | Cubs Correspondent |
Tue, Aug 25th 10:49am ET

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood is making his first start since coming off the IL Tuesday. He was out because of a mild back strain and has not appeared in a game since August 6th. He will face the Detroit Tigers in the second game of the series... View More

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Yankees open as -182 favorites over the Braves

by Mike Spector | Yankees Correspondent |
Tue, Aug 25th 10:30am ET

The New York Yankees have opened as -182 moneyline favorites over the Atlanta Braves, according to odds posted by DraftKings Sportsbook and PointsBet... View More

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Majority of early betting action supporting the Yankees against the Red Sox

by Mike Spector | Yankees Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 16th 3:08pm ET

The New York Yankees have received 78% of the bets and 65% of the money wagered in advance of their Sunday night meeting with the Boston Red Sox... View More

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Mets odds vs. Phillies plummet after deGrom scratched from start

by Mike Spector | Mets Correspondent |
Fri, Aug 14th 4:45pm ET

The Mets opened as -190 moneyline favorites over the Philadelphia Phillies. However, after news broke that Jacob deGrom was scratched from his start due to neck stiffness, New York's odds plummeted all the way to +100 underdogs, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Yankees open -200 over Braves on Wednesday

by Mike Spector | Yankees Correspondent |
Wed, Aug 12th 10:17am ET

The New York Yankees open as -200 moneyline favorites over the Atlanta Braves, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Trends

Two pitchers going in opposite directions meet in White Sox-Tigers matchup

by Mike Spector | Tigers Correspondent |
Wed, Aug 12th 8:56am ET

The Chicago White Sox are -125 moneyline favorites over the Detroit Tigers in Wednesday's series finale, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Blue Jays are big underdogs against the Braves in first game after a long layoff

by Mike Spector | Blue Jays Correspondent |
Tue, Aug 4th 1:44pm ET

The Toronto Blue Jays are +150 moneyline underdogs while the Atlanta Braves are -177 favorites in these teams' series opener, according to BettingPros consensus odds. This is the first game Toronto has played since July 30th, as their series against the Phillies was postponed due to coronavirus concerns... View More

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Betting public backing the underdog Royals early against the White Sox

by Mike Spector | Royals Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 11:58am ET

Despite receiving just 34% of the bets, the Kansas City Royals have received 82% of all betting action in advance of their series finale against the Chicago White Sox... View More

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Yankees big favorites over Red Sox in Tanaka's season debut

by Mike Spector | Yankees Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 8:06am ET

As Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka is set to make his season debut, the Yankees are currently -195 moneyline favorites over the Boston Red Sox, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Astros odds to win the AL West worsen after Verlander injury

by Mike Spector | Astros Correspondent |
Mon, Jul 27th 12:10pm ET

The Houston Astros dropped from -182 to +100 favorites to win the AL West division, after news that ace Justin Verlander would miss significant time with a forearm strain... View More

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Nationals' Stephen Strasburg scratched (hand) from start against Yankees

by Mike Spector | Nationals Correspondent |
Sat, Jul 25th 4:00pm ET

World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg was scratched from his first start against the Yankees earlier today with a nerve issue in his hand. He will be replaced by Erick Fedde... View More

Breaking News

Kershaw late scratch from start for the Dodgers

by Mike Spector | Dodgers Correspondent |
Thu, Jul 23rd 7:59pm ET

With the Dodgers and Giants scheduled start just hours away, Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw was scratched from the start with a stiff back and will be placed on the IL. He is replaced by Dustin May, who becomes the first Dodgers rookie to start on Opening Day since Fernando Valenzuela in 1981... View More

Breaking News

Yankees-Nationals line on the rise after Juan Soto's news

by Mike Spector | Nationals Correspondent |
Thu, Jul 23rd 3:50pm ET

Washington Nationals star Juan Soto tested positive for the coronavirus afternoon. He will be out indefinitely from the lineup while he quarantines... View More