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Betting on Baseball this Week at America’s Bookie

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Jun/20/2017

The official start of summer is just one day away and baseball takes center stage for sports bettors this week at America’s Bookie. Along with a full slate of daily MLB action to choose from, this year’s NCAA Baseball College World Series is also on the betting board.

Oregon State is the top-ranked college team in the nation and after routing LSU 13-1 on Monday night the Beavers extended their current winning streak to 23 games. They will advance on to the Bracket 1 championship game this Friday. In other action in this tournament, Florida State took another step toward an appearance in next week’s championship series with a 6-4 victory against Cal State-Fullerton.

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Tuesday’s betting lineup in the College World Series has TCU listed as a -160 favorite against Texas A&M (+140) and the betting line for the total in this game has been set at 9.5. The other game on the slate pits Florida against Louisville at 7 p.m. (ET). The Cardinals have been listed as -140 favorites in the matchup with the moneyline on the Gators set at +120. America’s Bookie’s total line for this game has been set at 7.5.

MLB action in the National League continues on ESPN this Tuesday night with Game 2 of this week’s four-game set between the New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Mets will go with Robert Gsellman as their starter and they have been opened as +176 road underdogs. The Dodgers are listed as -187 favorites with Brandon McCarthy expected to get the start. The total line for this 10 p.m. start at Dodger Stadium has been set at 8.5.

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Los Angeles (45-26) took the early lead in this series in Monday night’s slugfest with a 10-6 victory as a heavy -287 home favorite. It has now won 10 of its last 11 games heading into Game 2. New York has lost five of its last seven games to fall to 31-38 on the year. Wednesday night’s Mets vs. Dodgers Game 3 will also be carried nationally by ESPN in a 10 p.m. start.

The biggest series in the NL this week is also out west with Arizona going on the road for three games against Colorado. The Rockies (46-26) lead in the heated NL West is down to just a half game over Los Angeles despite winning their last five games. The Diamondbacks (44-26) bring a seven-game winning streak into Tuesday night’s series opener. They are listed as slight +104 road underdogs with Zack Greinke getting the start. Colorado will go with rookie German Marquez as its starter and it sits as a -114 home favorite with the total set at 11.

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Over in the American League, the best race on the board is in the AL East between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees (38-29) kick off a three-game series at home against the Los Angeles Angels this Tuesday night mired in a six-game losing streak after winning their previous six outings. They have been listed as heavy -230 favorites for Game 1 behind starter Michael Pineda. The Angels will go with Parker Bridwell on Tuesday night and the total for this game has been set at 9.5.

Boston (39-31) gave up some ground in the division race with Monday’s 4-2 loss to Kansas City as a +108 road underdog. It has been opened as a heavy -190 favorite for Tuesday’s Game 2 with Chris Sale getting the start. The Royals will go with Matt Strahm as +178 home underdogs and the total line for this game has been set at eight.

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