MLB Betting: Sports Handicappers News, Notes For Saturday

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Saturday is not just about the Kentucky Derby morning line and Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao. There are some big pitching matchup for Saturday MLB baseball betting.

Among the top clashes Cole Hamels-Dan Haren, Anibal Sanchez-Corey Kluber, David Price-Edison Volquez among many others. Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals with Liriano-Lackey, Rays-Orioles with Archer-Gonzalez and the aforesaid Phillies-Marlins are expected to be low scoring, each with totals of just 7 at the sportsbooks. says that the Yankees-Red Sox will be the highest scoring with a posted total of 9. Joe Duffy, CEO of and SBR Forum’s Peter Loshak give their expert thoughts.

Among the points they touch on:

Phillies Cole Hamels: fading excellent pitchers on bad teams is a widely accepted angle by sharps. Corey Kluber for the Indians is having a hangover effect with 4.24 off Cy Young Award.

Taijuan Walker is 3-0 with a 2.57 ERA in five starts to Astros, yet 1-5 4.73 era in 10 other starts. He faces Astros Collin McHugh 10-0 with 2.08 era in 14 starts since Aug 1 of last year.

Also, the Rangers Nick Martinez has a sparkling 0.35 ERA in 26 IP. Check out the video for more super sharp intel.

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