Today’s MLB Playoffs Odds: Cubs-Nationals, Diamondbacks-Dodgers: October 7

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Gambling911.com has your MLB Playoffs betting odds for Saturday.


PITCHING MATCHUP: Cubs LH Jon Lester (13-8, 4.33 ERA) vs. Nationals LH Gio Gonzalez (15-9, 2.96)

Lester went 5-1 in September to complete an inconsistent regular season in which he served up a career-worst 26 homers.

He is 9-7 with a 2.63 ERA in 22 career appearances (19 starts) - and posted a 2.84 ERA in two no-decisions against the Nationals this season.

Gonzalez recorded at least 15 victories for the fourth time in his career but struggled down the stretch, losing four of his last six starts.

Washington was a -118 favorite here with Chicago coming in at +110.


PITCHING MATCHUP: Diamondbacks LH Robbie Ray (15-5, 2.89 ERA) vs. Dodgers LH Rich Hill (12-8, 3.32)

Ray won his final six decisions in the regular season, and his 218 strikeouts were the third-most in the NL.

Hill finished the regular season in stellar fashion with three straight victories, and he allowed two runs and eight hits while striking out 26 in 18 innings during that stretch.  He went 0-3 with a 5.03 ERA in four starts against Arizona.

The Dodgers were a -141 favorite with Arizona a +135 dog

- Dan Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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