MLB Series for the Week – Here’s What’s On tap For the Coming Week!
If you’re an MLB Series fanatic or baseball betting enthusiast that is looking for fun – and value – over the course of the coming week, then you should know that there is a quartet of intriguing series taking place this week that all look like fun-filled affairs just waiting to happen.
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Chicago Cubs (10-9) at Cleveland Indians (11-8)
Analysis: The Chicago Cubs are off to a modest start as they currently sit in fourth place in the NL Central. Chicago has gone a modest 5-5 over their last 10 as they get set for the Inter-league matchup against a Cleveland Indians ballclub that has heated up nicely by winning seven of their last 10 games to move into first place in the AL Central. Chicago lefty Jon Lester (2-0, 3.18 ERA) and Cleveland right-hander Trevor Bauer (1-2, 2.67 ERA) highlight this two-game series on Wednesday.
Boston Red Sox (17-4) at Toronto Blue Jays (13-8)
Analysis: The Boston Red Sox are sitting in first place in the AL East with the best record in all of baseball, but the BoSox have dropped two straight heading into Monday night. The BoSox open up their three-game set against a Toronto Blue Jays ballclub that has also dropped two in a row heading into Monday. Boston is 8-2 over their last 10 while Toronto has gone 6-4 over the same span.
Los Angeles Angels (14-8) at Houston Astros (16-7)
Analysis: The Los Angeles Angels have struggled to a modest 5-5 record over their last 10 games to fall into second place by percentage points against a Houston Astros ballclub that has heated up a bit by going 7-3 over their last 10.
Halos two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani (2-1, 3.60 ERA, .333 BA, 3 HR, 11 RBI) will go up against incendiary Houston right-hander Charlie Morton (3-0, 0.72 ERA) on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Astros staff ace right-hander Justin Verlander (3-0, 1.10 ERA) takes the mound looking to remain unbeaten.
New York Mets (14-6) at St. Louis Cardinals (13-8)
Analysis: The Mets are sitting in first place in the NL East but have gone a modest 5-5 over their last 10 games. St. Louis has heated up in a big way recently by winning three straight and eight of 10 heading into Monday night. On Tuesday, the two National League World Series hopefuls will kick off a two-game set with Mets’ right-hander Steven Matz (1-1, 4.42 ERA) going up against St. Louis right-hander Luke Weaver (2-1, 4.22 ERA). On Wednesday, New York will hand the ball to flame-throwing southpaw Noah Syndergaard (2-0, 3.29 ERA) while St. Louis counters with ace right-hander Michael Wacha (3-1, 4.22 ERA).
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