Top MLB Series and Winning Favorites - September 5th

Top MLB Series and Winning Favorites – September 5th

Written by on September 4, 2017

The MLB regular season is coming down to its final few weeks, and that means that every game on the calendar takes on some level of importance for the current MLB series. The Wild Card races in both the AL and NL appear as though they are going to go down to the wire, and even the teams that are out of it have something to play for. Likewise, some of those teams will be looking to play the role of the spoiler, while others will be looking at their current roster and deciding who stays and who goes once the season comes to an end. We ae going to be taking a look at the schedule for the week and picking out some games and series that jump off the page each day. Let’s get the ball rolling by taking a look at the latest baseball betting odds and lines for Tuesday’s match-ups, as there are some great ones on tap.

Top MLB Series and Winning Favorites – Tuesday, September 5th

New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles

Divisional match-ups are always a little more intense than most, but the pressure its increasing even higher when those games have playoff implications. As it stands at the moment, the Yankees look to be in a rather comfortable spot in the Wild Card, but things can change very quickly. On the other hand, the Orioles are just a game and a half back of the final WC spot, and can really help their cause with a series win over their AL East rivals. Hence, New York has been playing .500 baseball over the last 10 games, during which time the Orioles have picked up 8 wins. Momentum seems to be swinging in the favor of Baltimore right now. MLB Series Pick: Baltimore Orioles

NEW YORK YANKEES TEAM STATISTICS

  • Average Score For 5.18
  • Offensive Hits 9.03
  • Offensive Walks 3.77
  • Average Score Against 4.17
  • Defensive Hits 7.86
  • Defensive strikeouts 9.51

BALTIMORE ORIOLES TEAM STATISTICS

  • Average Score For 4.88
  • Offensive Hits 9.40
  • Offensive Walks 2.46
  • Average Score Against 5.04
  • Defensive Hits 9.28
  • Defensive strikeouts 7.64

MLB Betting Predictions for Last Two Months of the Regular Season

Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds

One of the biggest surprises of the season has been the performance of the Milwaukee Brewers. Many people predicted them to finish last in the NL Central, but they have pushed the World Champion Chicago Cubs all the way this season. In addition, they lead at the top its been extended to 3.5 games now, and it looks as though the Cubs are heading towards a division crown, but that does not mean that the Brew Crew are out of it. They are putting pressure on the suddenly flagging Colorado Rockies, and now sit just a half game out of the final Wild Card spot. Consequently, this is a series that they should win, and it may well put them in a postseason spot by the time it ends. MLB Series Pick: Milwaukee Brewers

MILWAUKEE BREWERS TEAM STATISTICS

  • Average Score For 4.53
  • Offensive Hits 8.43
  • Offensive Walks 3.20
  • Average Score Against 4.38
  • Defensive Hits 8.58
  • Defensive strikeouts 8.31

CINCINNATI REDS TEAM STATISTICS

  • Average Score For 4.75
  • Offensive Hits 8.68
  • Offensive Walks 3.58
  • Average Score Against 5.47
  • Defensive Hits 9.10
  • Defensive strikeouts 8.11

Minnesota Twins at Tampa Bay Rays

Are the Brewers a safe bet in Tuesday's MLB series? The Cleveland Indians took a while to get going, but have now opened up a 9-game lead on the Minnesota Twins in the Central, which make them look like a lock for the division crown. The good news for the Twins is that the WC race in the AL is about as tight as it gets, and as it stands right now, they are holding on to one of the two coveted spots. Therefore, it’s going to be interesting to see how Minnesota handles the pressure of being in that position as they come down the stretch, and this series against the Tampa Bay Rays may well prove to be a good test of their nerve. While the Rays chances of getting in are slim, they are just 4 back of the Twins, so not mathematically doing just yet, especially if they win this series. MLB Series Pick: Milwaukee Brewers

MINNESOTA TWINS TEAM STATISTICS

  • Average Score For 4.95
  • Offensive Hits 8.831
  • Offensive Walks 3.75
  • Average Score Against 4.95
  • Defensive Hits 9.23
  • Defensive strikeouts 7.21

TAMPA BAY RAYS TEAM STATISTICS

  • Average Score For 4.30
  • Offensive Hits 8.30
  • Offensive Walks 3.42
  • Average Score Against 4.33
  • Defensive Hits 8.19
  • Defensive strikeouts 8.12

Arizona Diamondbacks at LA Dodgers

It doesn’t really matter how you get into the playoffs that matters, as it is often the form you are in when you arrive there that counts. The LA Dodgers have been the best team in baseball this season, but they have been taking their foot of the gas this past couple of weeks, and are coming into this week having gone 2-8 in their last 10 games. Moreover, the Arizona Diamondbacks have been unbeaten during that same stretch, winning 10 straight games to all but secure a spot in the Wild Card game. In detail, they may end up facing the Dodgers in the post season, so you can bet that they will want to get in their heads a little with a series win in this one. MLB Series Pick: Arizona Diamondbacks

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS TEAM STATISTICS

  • Average Score For 4.93
  • Offensive Hits 8.66
  • Offensive Walks 3.50
  • Average Score Against 4.02
  • Defensive Hits 8.12
  • Defensive strikeouts 9.16

LOS ANGELES DODGERS TEAM STATISTICS

  • Average Score For 4.91
  • Offensive Hits 8.52
  • Offensive Walks 4.03
  • Average Score Against 3.43
  • Defensive Hits 7.41
  • Defensive strikeouts 9.53