PHI (+130) over MIN – Aaron Nola might be one of the best unknown pitchers in the MLB largely in part because he pitches for the Philadelphia Phillies (“PHI”) and has a deceiving 3.51 ERA that should be much lower. Nola currently ranks 4th in the MLB in xFIB at 2.80 only behind Kershaw, Syndergaard, and Jose Fernandez and ahead of names like Strasburg, Arrieta, and Scherzer. Continue reading “JD’s Vegas MLB Picks (June 21st)”
JD’s Pick & Methodology
Today’s MLB action presents quite a few opportunities that I perceive to be lines with strong value. The two teams I feel strongest about are the Toronto Blue Jays (“TOR”) and the San Francisco Giants (“SFG”), currently Vegas is offering lines of (-241) for SFG and (-260) for TOR. Seeing as both of these teams are so heavily favored, it makes sense for me to utilize a parlay bet, which will effectively reduce the juice (or VIG) that I will be paying the house in order to make this bet. Continue reading “JD’s Vegas MLB Picks (June 14th)”
CapFigure is proud to announce the establishment of a new contributor page. Long-time friend & die-hard MLB fanatic “JD” will be posting his picks based on Vegas odds for MLB games throughout the season. Without further ado, here are JD’s thoughts for today:
Milwaukee Brewers (NL) at Philadelphia Phillies (NL)
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In the buttoned-up corporate climate of today’s MLB, Odubel Herrera brings an outwardly notable and infectious confidence to the youth-filled Phillies’ roster. Entering play on the 25th of May, the Phillies have shocked the baseball world by amassing a 25-21 record; in no small part due to the all-star level production of its’ 24 year-old Centerfielder, Herrera.
Philadelphia Phillies’ CF Odubel Herrera makes two spectacular running catches in the bottom of the 9th inning, ensuring SP Cole Hamels’ no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs. (Source: Colin Fitzgerald, July-25th-2015, Wrigley Field)