MLB Free Premium Double Dime Play, Friday 04-09

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MLB Free Premium Double Dime Play, Friday 04-09

 

 
Cleveland  at Detroit 
 
 

MLB – 917 Cleveland Indians @ 918 Detroit Tigers

*DOUBLE DIME PLAY*

Last night we swept the board going 3-0 with 3 underdogs winners: the +150 Orioles, the +122 Indians and the +114 Twins. We are now 8-3 in the season with 5 underdogs winners plays.

For today I believe that we have a great spot and a great chance to collect another winner play even though we are dealing with a favorite team.

The Indians were able to defeat the White Sox last night but going for this contest this is a terrible spot for them. Note that yesterday’s game was a “late game” that went to extra innings so it took longer than usual. Note also that their SP Justin Masterson showed some good stuff but he left the game after “just” five innings. That left a tight game in the hands of a bullpen without Kerry Wood and for the rest of the game six out of the seven pitchers in the Indians’ bullpen made appearances so for today don’t be surprised if the Indians may struggle later in the ballgame.

Today the Indians send D. Huff to the mound and he is far from being a top notch quality pitcher. Last season he struggled on the road and in this spring training even though he had a 4.18 ERA his SO/BB ratios were far from being impressive with 12/8.

Meanwhile the Tigers are in favorable spot. They have defeated the Royals yesterday in an afternoon game with some clutch plays down the stretch. Today it’s their home opening game of the season so we can expect a sellout and a pretty motivated team. Miguel Cabrera and Maglio Ordonez are playing at their best and the Tigers have a pretty confident lineup right now.

Today they will send Rich Porcello to the mound. We know that he had a good rookie season last year but if there were some questions about his ability to keep carrying his good stuff and not fall into a sophomore slump these doubts may have disappeared with his spring training performances> 1.21 ERA and just 3 walks in 6 appearances!

For this contest I believe that we have 4 important edges> better spot, best pitcher on the mound, bullpen advantage and a better lineup and so I’m taking the Tigers in here as my Double Dime Play.

Split the Wager:

Pick: 2 units on 918 Detroit Tigers ML (w/R. Porcello) @ -145 on Betjamaica

Pick: 2 units on 918 Detroit Tigers RL -1.5 (w/R. Porcello) @ +145 on The Greek
  • Andre: Good Luck

    Why don't you post this as a Free Play, where it gets more exposure and people get to see the quality of your analysis - Jeff from Indy

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