Major League Baseball Series Betting Picks, DFS Plays – May 3

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Dan Shapiro
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Major League Baseball Series Betting Picks, DFS Plays – May 3 has your Major League Baseball series betting picks and DFS plays for May 3. 


Cardinals -139 ( - PITCHING MATCHUP: Pirates RH Vance Worley (2-2, 4.50 ERA) vs. Cardinals RH Michael Wacha (4-0, 2.42)

Wacha had allowed one run and five hits in each of his first three turns. Wacha is 1-0 with a 1.93 ERA in three career games (two starts) against Pittsburgh.

St. Louis has won the last five in this series and are 40-14 in their last 54 home games.  The Cardinals are 16-5 in their last 21 overall.

Worley has not fared well in three career starts against St. Louis, allowing a total of nine runs, 24 hits and five walks in 16 1/3 innings.

Bryce Harper is 7-for-19 with two homers off Mets starter Dillon Gee.

Evan Longoria (8-for-25) and Kevin Kiermaier (3-for-7, one homer) have hit well against Orioles LH Wei-Yin Chen (0-1, 2.78).

Adam LaRoche is 10-for-15 vs. Twins RH Mike Pelfrey (2-0, 2.25).  He is priced at $3.5K on Sunday.

Twins DH Torii Hunter is 6-for-11 with a homer, two RBIs and three runs scored in the series.

Anibal Sanchez is 5-2 with a 1.07 ERA in his career against the Royals.  He is also 1.33 ERA in four career starts in Kansas City.   Sanchez is priced at $7.6K.

Ian Kinsler is 14-for-42 with a home run in his career against Royals RH Jeremy Guthrie (1-1, 5.87).

Carlos Gonzalez and Nolan Arenado, are a combined 10-for-19 with three home runs against Padres RH James Shields (2-0, 2.90).

- Dan Shapiro,

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