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In the meantime, let’s find out where smart money leans on Monday’s MLB slate…
8:10 PM ET: Houston Astros vs. San Francisco Giants (-185, 9)
The Giants (11-16) lost three games in a row and were swept in a short two-game series against the Padres, losing 6-4 as a +130 dog on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Astros (15-13) lost 2 of his 3 games at home to the Phillies, but yesterday’s series finale saw him go 4-3, making his favorite at -155 home. Earned. In tonight’s series opener, the Giants handed the ball to right-handed Ross Stripling (0-1, 6.89 ERA) while the Astros countered fellow right-hander Luis Garcia (2-2, 4.00 ERA). . The line saw Houston listed as the home favorite at -175 and San Francisco as the road dog at +160. The Pros put the choke on the Astros, putting Houston up from -175 to -185. The Astros received 79% of the bets, but 92% of the money, showing a strong mix of support from both the pros and Joe. He is 109-58 (65%) as a non-division winner this season. Monday’s home winner favorite is 11-6 (65%) this season, and he’s 133-80 (62%) in 2020 and beyond. Houston is also worthy of being an interleague favorite. Both teams batted .245. The difference is on the mound, with Houston’s ERA of his 3.22 and San Francisco’s ERA of his 4.75. The Giants are 5-9 as a dog, against right field he’s 6-10, and on the road he’s 4-9.
10:10 PM ET: Los Angeles Dodgers v Philadelphia Phillies (-165, 8.5)
The Phillies (15-14) took 2 of 3 against the Astros, but lost 4-3 on Sunday by a +135 road dog. Conversely, the Dodgers (16-13) swept the Cardinals at home, and on Sunday he went 6-3 with a -140 winning percentage at home. In tonight’s series opener, Philadelphia will get right-handed Tyhuan Walker (2-1, 4.97 ERA) while Los Angeles will send out fellow right-hander Tony Gonsolin (0-0, 0.00 ERA). The line began with the Dodgers listed as his favorite at home at -155 and the Phillies listed as his dog at +140 on the road. The Pros gave the Dodgers a win at home, putting Los Angeles up from -155 to -165. The Dodgers have received 78% of bets and 85% of funds, showing both public and strong support. He is 109-58 (65%) as a non-division winner this season. The winning favorite to receive more than 10 cents of steam is he 57-33 (63%). The pros are also leaning in here as the total is 8.5, indicating that the overs have surged to -120 and may climb up to 9. Overs have received 73% of his bets, but his 93% of the money, the difference is stark for Overs.