If you’re looking forward to some weekend MLB betting action and you want to know which series’ are looking like the most competitive and attractive matchups that are on this weekend’s docket, look no further. With four weekend series matchups all having the look of must-see TV matchups, let’s get started.
Top MLB Betting Series Of The Weekend (April 29th)
Baltimore Orioles (14-6) at New York Yankees (13-7)
The Baltimore Orioles are off to a fast start in the AL East and enter this weekend series having won six of their last eight games. New York is also playing decent baseball having won three of four and even of their last 10 games overall. Baltimore is ranked a stellar third in team ERA and fifth in quality starts while New York ranks sixth in runs scored per game (4.9) and a stupendous second in team ERA (2.95).
New York Mets (8-13) at Washington Nationals (16-6)
The Mets are currently in last place in the NL East and have lost six straight games and nine of their last 10. On the flip side of the coin, the Washington Nationals have won three straight and a blistering nine of their last 10 games overall. No matter how they’re playing right now, this clash between these NL East division rivals and the two teams that were expected to challenge Chicago the most for NL supremacy, is must-see TV.
The Nats are ranked first in scoring by putting up a whopping 6.3 runs per game while also ranking first in team batting average, OPS and third in home runs. New York is ranked sixth in home run (30) and 10th in team ERA (3.82).
Chicago Cubs (12-9) at Boston Red Sox (11-10)
The defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs will hit the road to take on the Boston Red Sox in a huge showdown that is undoubtedly the signature series of the 2017 season so far. Former Red Sox stars Jon Lester and John Lackey will make their return to Beantown while shortstop Anthony Rizzo make his way back to the franchise that originally drafted him, but foolishly parted way with the young star.
Both teams are the top World Series favorites in their respective leagues, but Boston has lost two straight and four of five heading into Friday night’s opener. Chicago has heated up nicely over the last two week by going 6-2 over their last eight games. The Cubs are ranked fourth in scoring (5.1 rpg), seventh in team batting average and an identical seventh in team batting average (3.65). Boston is ranked fourth in team batting average (.265), fourth in team ERA (3.42) and sixth in quality starts (12).