Pick #1 – Houston Astros at Kansas City Royals
Just because we might be having the middle of the week blues does not mean we can not liven things up with some MLB baseball betting and tonight we focus in on the Houston Astros (42-17) versus the Kansas City Royals (25-32) and we get one of the premiere teams in league against one of the worst. This bet is favorable from the onset as the opening line on the total of 8 has now swung a half point up to an 8.5 in large part to early savvy money action pouring over to one side of the bet which we will gladly tail. Were getting all the right indicators for this game and that is highlighted by stats such as the total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games and that the total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Houston and that the total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing at home against Houston giving us not only a situation specific play but also streaking trends that should easily shoot us to OVER the combined number we are trying to reach. The public consensus for this game is 63% in favor of the under so we get the nice general consensus and public fade that we always like to have on our side in this one as well. The Houston Astros put up 5.53 runs this year per game on average and the Kansas City Royals put up 3.61 runs on the year as a per game average so we get our favorite betting spot to be in where just the basic averages get us to where we need to go. The weather at Royals Stadium is looking like 81°F and Partially cloudy with a Humidity is 64% and a Wind blowing East-northeast at 2 mph giving us a great weather scenario where the hitting should really be able to thrive. One of the best parts of this pick is that we get Jason Vargas (L) pitching who pitched his worst baseball of the year in may sporting a 3.12 ERA an as hot and powerful as the Astros bats are right this number should only be growing tonight. We also get starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel (L) pitching who did not pitch as his normal dominant self in May either posting a 2.88 ERA which a hungry home team should be able to take advantage of. The computer predicted score for this matchup is 10.6 so the OVER 8.5 play gets all the right leans and we even get a huge approval from the AI predictor and at a +100 juice we should be super happy to lock in this nice value in this spot for all of the reasons above.
Houston Astros at Kansas City Royals - Wednesday, June 07, 2017 8:15 PM
921 Houston Astros -1½ -105 -161
922 Kansas City Royals +1½ -115 +151
921 Houston Astros Over 8½ +100
922 Kansas City Royals Under 8½ -120
Betting odds provided by 5Dimes
OVER 8.5 (2 Units)
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