Astros produce a solid response to adversity test
Cruising along with a solid 34-20 record on June 3, Houston had a problem as they lost seven straight contests. The skid saw the Astros AL West lead shrink from six games over the LA Angels to just two games over the red hot Texas Rangers. Houston’s previous high losing streak was three games and many wondered how they would rebound from the adversity. Just fine is the answer as the Astros have won six of their last seven contests including two of three against the Mariners last weekend.
Mediocre Mariners have been mauled in five of their last eight games
Better results were expected in Seattle this season. The Mariners sit 8.5 games behind the ‘Stros and their 30-37 record is just two games clear of the AL West cellar dwelling Oakland Athletics. Seattle was outscored by a 42-2 margin during their last five loses and four contests were shutouts including 10-0 and 13-0 blowouts in Houston. Sandwiched in, Seattle won 8-1 to avoid a Lone Star State sweep and they split a four game series at home against the stumbling San Francisco Giants. Only Philadelphia has produced less runs than the 225 scored by Seattle who have a .233 team batting average.
Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners MLB Prediction: We like the Astros pitching advantage here as RHP Lance McCullers (3-1 ERA 2.00) faces Roenis Elias (3-4 ERA 3.67) in the battle on the bump. McCullers didn’t allow a run or a hit and gave up four walks while recording four strikeouts over five innings during Houston’s 13-0 win last Saturday. Elias took the loss after giving up seven earned runs on seven hits and four walks over 3.1 innings. Hesitant to give up runs with road teams, we are aligning with the Astros and a 500 unit wager on the money line price posted at the BetOnline sportsbook.
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The final numbered UFC card of the year is upon us and it serves up a banger of a main event between Charles Oliveira and the number one contender Dustin Poirier for the lightweight championship of the world.
Live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 11th the two top-ranked 155-pounders in the world will go head-to-head in a five-round bout to crown the undisputed champion of the UFC's lightweight division.
We'll take a look at the betting odds for the bout and see what picks we can find to earn you some hard-earned cash for the holidays.
The NHL has served up some great entertainment so far this season and we continue with a host of fixtures tonight including the New Jersey Devils hosting the San Jose Sharks live from the Prudential Centre.
We'll also see the St Louis Blues taking on the Tampa Bay Lightning from the Scottrade Centre.
We'll preview both of these games and provide you with the best betting picks we can find to try and earn you some cash for the holiday season.
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With the off-season now upon us though, we've taken a look at the early odds for the 2022 season which is currently scheduled to start on March 31st 2022 to take a look at any value in the initial odds that we could possibly find.