Three Underdog MLB Baseball Betting Picks for August 27th 2010

Touthouse HandicappersSenior Writer IAugust 27, 2010

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Pick: Chicago White Sox +130 (Rocky Atkinson)
Chicago White Sox come in 3 1/2 games behind the Twins in the AL Central race. This is an important home series against the NY Yankees, who are tied with Tampa Bay with the best record in the Major League this year. NY Yankees are 11-24 last 3 years on the road when the total is 10 to 10 1/2. Chicago White Sox are 26-9 the past 3 years and 7-2 this year as a home underdog of +100 to +125. The White Sox don’t do bad at home scoring almost 5 runs per game this year. AJ Burnett is 9-11 with a 4.80 ERA overall this year, 5-6 with a 4.95 ERA on the road and 0-2 his last 3 starts. Freddy Garcia has a 10-5 overall record on the season and he is 5-3 at home this year. We’ll recommend a small play on the Chicago White Sox tonight! Thanks and good luck, Rocky

Pick: Boston Red Sox +110 (Dennis Macklin)
The Red Sox have picked Tampa Bay as the place to make their “Last Stand”. Jon Lester steps in for DiceK to face Ray ace David Price as Beantown looks to sweep this key three game set. Lester rocks nasty 1.88 ERA in his last six roadies. Price is 4-0 in his L6 but has been the beneficiary of strong support based on ho-hum 3.68 ERA. BoSox are 10-5 on turf and 11-5 L16 as a road dog at this price. More coincidence than trend, the Rays an awful 3-16 in L19 Friday games. Put up or shut up for Boston, take the Red Sox.

Pick: Arizona Diamondbacks +167 (Jim Feist)
Arizona is not a bad offensive team, 8th in the NL in runs scored. It’s the pitching that has been awful, although for this game they have a reliable starter in Barry Enright. He doesn’t walk anyone and has allowed 50 hits in 59 innings this season, plus is a decent strikeout pitcher. The Diamondbacks have been a .500 team in August despite being underdogs most of the time. Tim Lincecum has been struggling, with an 0-3 record and an ERA over 10 his last three starts. Play the Diamondbacks.