Archive for: June, 2011

Nadal, Murray, and Djokovic Headline Men’s Semifinals at Wimbledon

2011 Wimbledon Tennis Championships Men’s Semifinals Friday, July 1, 2011, approximately 8:00 am, TV: ESPN2, NBC All-England Lawn Tennis Center, Wimbledon, England playing surface: grass Defending Champion: Rafael Nadal Unlike the women’s side, three of the top 4 men’s players in the world made the semifinals at Wimbledon. Defending champion and #1 seed Rafael Nadal, […]

Hapless Astros Look To Avoid Being Swept Against Rangers – Betting Preview

Texas Rangers (43-38) AT Houston Astros (28-53) June 30, 2011 at 8:05 PM EST Opening Line:  TEX -140, HOU +120 Current Line:  TEX -114, HOU -105 Opening Total: 8 Current Total: 7.5 SP:  TEX- Matt Harrison; HOU- Wandy Rodriguez To say that the Rangers have had the Astros number might just be an understatement.  Tonight […]

Bring Out the Brooms: Phillies in Position to Sweep the Red Sox at Citizens Bank Park

The Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies are ready to close out a three-game interleague series Thursday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park Boston Red Sox at Philadelphia Phillies Boston has dropped four of its last five games on its current road trip and managed to plate just 10 runs over that span.  The Red Sox […]

MLB Betting Odds: San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs Series Finale at Wrigley Field

The San Francisco Giants and Chicago Cubs close out a four-game set Thursday afternoon at Wrigley Field San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs San Francisco had its season-high seven-game winning streak snapped last night in a 2-1 defeat to the Chicago Cubs.  The Giants have now reached the regular season’s halfway point with a 46-35 […]

Sharapova Highlights Women’s Semifinals at Wimbledon

2011 Wimbledon Women’s Tennis Championship Semifinals Thursday, June 30, 2011, approximately 8:00 am Eastern, TV: NBC All England Lawn Tennis Center, Wimbledon, England Playing Surface: Grass Some of the star power went out of Wimbledon on the Women’s side on Monday when both Williams sisters and #1 seed Caroline Wozniacki were upset. However, three of […]

Southpaw Showdown in Bronx: Milwaukee Brewers vs New York Yankees MLB Picks & Predictions

The Milwaukee Brewers and New York Yankees will close out a three-game series Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium Milwaukee Brewers at New York Yankees Milwaukee has faced the top three teams in the American League East during interleague action this season and has come away losers in each particular series.  The Brewers well-documented struggles on […]

Let the “Fun” Continue: Struggling Marlins Take On Offensively Challenged A’s in Game 2 of 3 Game Set – Betting Preview

Florida Marlins (34-45) AT Oakland A’s (36-44) June 29, 2011 at 10:05 PM EST Opening Moneyline:  EVEN Current Moneyline:  OAK -114, FLA -105 Opening Total:  7.5 Current Total:  7 SP:  FLA- Ricky Nolasco; OAK- Guillermo Moscoso As I closed last night’s article about this series, I commented: …it would be a stretch to call it […]

Interleague Play: Chicago White Sox Take on Colorado Rockies in Game 2 of 3 Game Set – Betting Preview

Chicago White Sox (38-42) AT Colorado Rockies (39-40) June 29, 2011 at 8:40 PM EST Opening Line:  EVEN Current Line:  EVEN Opening Total:  9 Current Total:  9 SP:  CHW- Mark Buehrle; COL- Ubaldo Jímenez Sometimes players take a while to get going in a season.  Sometimes they take half the season.  This latter case would […]

National League Action: San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs Pro Baseball Odds

The San Francisco Giants and Chicago Cubs continue their four-game set underneath the lights Wednesday at Wrigley Field San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs San Francisco aims to match its longest winning streak in five years after sweeping a Tuesday doubleheader against Chicago by the scores of 13-7 and 6-3.  The Giants busted out offensively […]

MLB Handicapping Preview: Cincinnati Reds vs Tampa Bay Rays Daytime Interleague Action

The Cincinnati Reds and Tampa Bay Rays have split the first two games of their series that ends Wednesday at Tropicana Field Cincinnati Reds at Tampa Bay Rays Cincinnati blew an eighth inning lead in ultimately dropping a 4-3 contest in Tampa Bay Tuesday night and the offense struck out a season high 14 times […]

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