Top MLB Betting Straight Up Picks for the Weekend

Posted by Eric Williams on May 20, 2016 in

When betting on Major League Baseball, you can bet straight up or take run line bets. You can also bet against the spread. Betting straight up picks just simply is picking the winner. For this, we are going to give you some of the best straight up MLB odds picks for the weekend in Major League Baseball.

Top MLB Betting Straight Up Picks for the Weekend

Friday May 20, 2016

The list for Major League Baseball Straight Up Picks for the weekend has got to start in San Diego on Friday night with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers are sending Scott Kazmir against Christian Friedrich of the San Diego Padres. Kazmir is coming off the great outing against St. Louis. He is 3-3 on the season. Friedrich was not bad in his first start, but the Dodgers are going to get to him this weekend. Look for the Los Angeles Dodgers at -138 to be one of the best Straight Up Picks for the weekend.

Earlier in the day on Friday is the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox. A game pitting who many are predicting will be the Top 2 in the American League Central. Dillon Gee for the Kansas City Royals against Jose Quintana for the Chicago White Sox. Quintana is really good this season, and will be in the mix for earned run average title. Look for Quintana at home to be the reason Chicago wins this game. The best straight up pick for the weekend features the Chicago White Sox -165 over the Kansas City Royals on Friday.

Saturday May 21, 2016

Saturday, the Seattle Mariners are at the Cincinnati Reds. One of the best pitchers in the American League, with Felix Hernandez going against one of the worst pitching staffs in baseball in a hitters ball park. Look out John Lamb, you are in trouble against a surprising Seattle team. Felix Hernandez dominates the Reds offense, the Mariners offense smacks John Lamb around the ball park. All of those results is a good reason to bet the Seattle Mariners -166 Straight up on Saturday in Major League Baseball.

Sunday May 22, 2016

Sunday, we see the New York Mets take on the Milwaukee Brewers. This is the final game of a three game series at Citi Field. Chase Anderson is coming off a great outing against the Cubs, but he is going against Noah Syndergaard of the Mets. Syndergaard is much better of a pitcher. Chase Anderson has not been very good this season, outside that start against the Cubs. Look for the Mets to win this game easily. A great Straight Up bet for Major League Baseball is the New York Mets -177 over the Milwaukee Brewers.

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The final game is also on Sunday, with the Sunday Night Baseball game of the week. The San Francisco Giants are playing better baseball than anyone else. This game features Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants, against Kyle Hendricks of the Chicago Cubs. While the Cubs have been the best team in baseball so far, not in this one. Bumgarner looks brilliant in this game is our prediction. One of the best Straight Up picks for Major League Baseball this weekend is the San Francisco Giants -144 over the Chicago Cubs.

There you go! Those are a few of the best Straight Up picks in Major League Baseball for this weekend!