Free 2015 Baseball Betting Picks, and Odds: Arizona Diamondbacks at Texas Rangers.

Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Wednesday July 8th, 2015. At 8:05 PM EST.

The (40-42) Arizona Diamondbacks of the National League West Division will stay in the “METROPLEX”. For game two of a two-day series. Arizona will play the (41-42) Texas Rangers of the AL West in 2015 Interleague Baseball action. The teams will play at Globe Life Park in Arlington as a suburb of Dallas, Texas. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Arizona Diamondbacks have enough talent to make a run at a playoff spot in the second half of the season. The Texas Rangers have one of the most potent offenses in the American League. The opening betting line has Texas as a -140 Home Favorite Against The Spread. The betting odds total is nine and a half runs for Wednesday’s game.

The 2015 Arizona Diamondbacks won three of four in their last series against Colorado. Arizona is third in the NL West, six games out of first-place. Arizona is 18-21 on the road this season.
*First Baseman Paul Goldschmidt leads the batting order in all five major categories.
*Center Fielder A.J. Pollock has a .303 batting average.
*The Arizona offense has a .403 slugging percentage.
*Starting Pitcher, Chase Anderson has a staff best 3.71 earned runs average.
*Relief Pitcher Brad Ziegler has a team-high twelve saves.
*Arizona Pitchers have given up ninety-one homers this season.
*Arizona will begin a three-game trip at the Mets on Friday July 10th.
*Notable injuries: Center Fielder Ender Inciarte is out until later this month with a hamstring injury.
*The betting odds under the total are 9-3-1 Arizona last thirteen interleague baseball games.
*Arizona is 1-9 the last ten between the teams in the “LONE STAR STATE”.
*The Arizona Diamondbacks are 5-5 their last ten MLB Betting Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total six times, staying under the betting odds total three and has a push.
*The Arizona Diamondbacks will have the Right Handed Jeremy Hellickson. Who is (6-5) with a 5.06 earned run average on the mound for the second game of the series. The Des Moines, Iowa native went seven innings, giving up three hits and a run his last start on July 2nd, an 8-1 victory over Colorado.

*Bovada.Lv lists the Arizona Diamondbacks at 66/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Title.

The 2015 Texas Rangers are on a three-game losing streak. The Rangers are third in the Division, seven games from the top spot. Texas is 15-22 at home this season.
*Designated Hitter Prince Fielder leads the batting order with a .347 batting average, fifty RBI’S, a .413 on base percentage and has one hundred and ten hits.
*First Baseman Mitch Moreland has a team-high fourteen homers.
*The Rangers batting order has gone “YARD” ninety times this season.
*Starting Pitcher Colby Lewis leads the rotation with eight wins and seventy-five strikeouts.
*Relief Pitcher Shawn Tolleson leads the staff with twelve saves.
*Notable injuries: Outfielder Josh Hamilton is nursing a groin injury.
*Texas entertains San Diego for three games on Friday July 10th.

*The Rangers are 8-2 their last ten interleague baseball games.
*Texas is 14-6 the last twenty meetings between the teams.
The Texas Rangers are 4-6 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total five times, staying under the betting odds total seven four with a push.
*Left Hander Matt Harrison, who is (0-0) with a 0.00 earned run average, will be on the hill. The 6’4″ 250 pound Durham, North Carolina native is seeing his first action of the season due to a spine injury.

*The Texas Rangers are 14/1 to win the 2015 MLB AL Pennant.

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College Football ATS Picks and, Odds: 2015 Northern Illinois Huskies Football Preview.

Written and authored by NCAA Football Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for NCAA Football news and notes.

Northern Illinois has been the model of consistency in the Mid-American Conference over the past decade. Head Coach Rod Carey enters his third season on the sidelines with a 23-6 record. The Huskies went 11-3 last season, 7-1 in the MAC. Northern Illinois beat Bowling Green in the Conference title game but lost 52-23 to Marshall in the Boca Raton Bowl. The 2015 Northern Illinois Huskies return twelve starters and are one again the team to beat in the MAC-West Division. The Northern Illinois Huskies plays home games at the 23,500 seat Huskie Stadium on campus in DeKalb, Illinois.

Junior quarterback Drew Hare led the Huskies to an upset win at Northwestern early last season and wound up with (2,322) passing yards. Hare will be under center again in 2015. The Huskies backfield in stacked, and it will probably be running back by committee with three players getting the majority of carries. Northern Illinois lost its best receiver from a year ago, but the wideout position is where the team has the most talent and speed. Florida native Tommy Lee Lewis is the headliner. First-team preseason All-Conference Center Andrew Ness anchors a young offensive line. Northern Illinois will get pushed again by Toledo and Western Michigan. The Northern Illinois Huskies went 7-7 on NCAA Football Point Spread Predictions last season, going over the betting odds total five times and staying under the betting odds total nine.
*Northern Illinois put up 441.2 yards of offense per game, 40th in the nation.
*NIU went 2-5 ATS at home last season.
*The Huskies were 5-2 to the number on the road.
*The betting odds total was 3-4 in DeKalb last season.
*Northern Illinois went over the betting odds total twice on the road.
*The Huskies stayed under the betting odds total five times on the road.
*The Huskies passing attack averaged 192.1 yards per contest, 99th in the FBS.
*NIU scored an average of 31.5 ppg ranking 50th nationally.
*The 249.1 yards per contest running the football was 17th in the NCAA Football landscape.

Seven starters return to the 2015 Northern Illinois defense from last season unit. There’s depth and talent in a secondary that got tested early in 2014, but came on strong. Safety Marlon Moore (99) tackles led the team, two other starters return. Two aggressive and physical linebackers are back in the mix, leaving one spot open. Defensive End Perez Ford is the leader of an experienced defensive line.
*The Northern Illinois defense allowed the opposition 391.6 yards per game, 59th in the FBS.
*The Huskies pass defense was 64th nationally, giving up 228.5 yards per contest to opponents.
*The 25.6 ppg given up by NIU was 52nd in NCAA Football.
*The Huskies run defense gave up 163.1 yards per game last season, 60th in the nation.
*The Huskies will get a nice payday with a trip to Ohio State on September 19th.
*Northern Illinois ends 2015 with home conference games with Western Michigan and Ohio University.

Bovada lists Northern Illinois at over/under eight and a half wins in 2015.

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Free Winning 2015 MLB Expert Picks, and Odds For Tonight: New York Mets at San Francisco Giants.

Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Tuesday July 7th, 2015. At 10:15 PM EST.

The (42-41) New York Mets of the National League East Division will be in “NORTHERN CALIFORNIA”. For the second of a three-game series. New York will take on the (42-41) San Francisco Giants of the NL West in 2015 Baseball action. The teams will play at AT&T Park on the Bay in San Francisco, California. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the New York Mets are right where they are supposed to be. The Mets still have time to catch up with Washington in the Division. The San Francisco Giants are trying to get back to the postseason and defend their World Series title. The opening betting line has San Francisco as a -145 Home Favorite Against The Spread. The betting odds total is seven runs for Tuesday’s game.

The 2015 New York Mets have won two of three and plays the first game at San Francisco on July 6th. The Mets are second in the Division, four and a half games out of first-place. The Mets are 13-27 on the road this season.
*Shortstop Wilmer Flores leads the offense with a .258 batting average and has thirty-eight RBI S.
*Right Fielder Curtis Granderson leads the batting order with thirteen homers and has seventy-six hits.
*The Mets have a .358 slugging percentage.
*Starting Pitcher Jacob deGrom leads the rotation with a 2.30 earned run average and has one hundred and two strikeouts.
*Relief Pitcher Jeurys Familia has twenty-two saves to his credit.
*The Mets pitching averages 7.97 strikeouts per nine innings.
*Toronto will finish out the first half of the season at Arizona on Friday July 10th.
*Notable injuries: Third Baseman David Wright is still on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury.
*The betting odds under the total are 8-2 the Mets last ten as underdogs.
*The betting odds under the total are 14-5 the Mets last nineteen overall.
*The New York Mets are 6-4 their last ten Baseball Betting Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total four times and staying under the betting odds total six.
*The New York Mets will have Right Hander Bartolo Colon. Who is (9-6) with a 4.55 earned run average on the pitchers mound for game two of the series? The Altamira native went seven innings, giving up three hits and no runs his last start on July 1st, a 2-0 no decision to the Cubs.

*Bovada.Lv lists the New York Mets at 14/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Crown.

The 2015 San Francisco Giants are slumping, losing six in a row. The Giants are second in the NL West, four games from the top spot. San Francisco is 21-20 at AT&T Park this season.
*Catcher Buster Posey leads the batting order in home runs and runs batted in.
*Second Baseman Joe Panik has a team-high ninety-three hits.
*The Giants offense have hit sixty-eight homers this season.
*Starting Pitcher Madison Bumgarner leads the staff with eight wins, a 3.34 era and has one hundred and fourteen strikeouts.
*Relief Pitcher, Santiago Casilla has a team-high twenty saves.
*Notable injuries: Outfielders Hunter Pence and Nori Aoki are on the disabled list.
*The Giants close out the first half of the season with a homestand against Philadelphia.

*The Giants are 8-3 their last eleven baseball games on Tuesday’s.
*San Francisco is 9-2 the last eleven between the teams.
The San Francisco Giants are 3-7 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total eight times and staying under the betting odds total twice.
*Right Hander Matt Cain, who is (0-1) with a 9.00 earned run average, will be on the hill. The 6’3″ 230 pound Dothan, Alabama native went five innings, giving up seven hits and five runs his last start, a 5-4 loss at Miami on July 2nd.

*The San Francisco Giants are 6/1 to win the 2015 MLB NL Pennant.

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NCAA Football Betting Picks and, Odds: 2015 Central Michigan Chippewas Football Preview.

Written and authored by NCAA Football Expert Analyst Al Presto. Charliessports.com produces it for NCAA Football news and notes.

The 2015 Central Michigan Football team returns ten starters from a team that went 7-6 in 2014. New head coach John Bonamego will follow a long line of a successful coaching tree. Brian Kelly (Notre Dame) and Butch Jones (Tennessee) got their feet wet at Central Michigan. The Chippewas lost the Bahamas Bowl 49-48 to Western Kentucky last year. The Central Michigan Chippewas plays home games at the 33,000 seat Kelly/Shorts Stadium on campus in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

Second-year offensive coordinator Morris Watts has a prolific passer under center again this season. Junior quarterback Cooper Rush (3,149) passing yards in 2014 is ready to has another stellar season. Jesse Kroll returns as the most dependable receiver. Kroll doesn’t have break away speed or athletic ability but is a possession receiver. Running Backs Saylor Lavallii and Devon Spalding must replace the departed Thomas Rawls. The Chippewas have a long history of productive offensive lineman. Three starters are back, including four-year starting center Nick Beamish. Central Michigan should be able to put points on the board this season. The Central Michigan Chippewas went 6-7 on Football Betting Predictions last season, going over the betting odds total six times and staying under the betting odds total six.
*The CMU offense put up 398.1 yards per game, 70th in College Football.
*Central Michigan only went 1-5 Against The Spread at home last season.
*The Chippewas were 5-2 Against The Number on the road.
*The betting odds total was 3-3 in Mount Pleasant last season.
*The Chippewas went over the betting odds total three times on the road.
*Central Michigan stayed under the betting odds total four times on the road.
*The CMU passing attack put up 242.2 yards per game throwing the football, 53rd in the FBS.
*Central Michigan ranked 82nd nationally in scoring, averaging 26.9 ppg.
*The Chippewas ground game averaged 155.8 yards per contest, 77th in the land.

The 2015 Central Michigan defensive line returns three starters to a unit that was tops in the MAC. There is also depth and experience along the front four. The linebackers have to be coached up this season. Both starters graduated from a group that made most of the teams tackles last season. The secondary is solid with safety Tony Annese and cornerback Brandon Greer. There is talent of the defense and first-year coordinator Greg Colby must put it together.
*The Chippewas defense gave up 355.5 yards per contest last season, 30th in the NCAA Football landscape.
*The Chippewas pass defense ranked 75th in the FBS, giving up 232.5 yards per game through the air.
*The 25.2 ppg given up by CMU was 46th nationally.
*Central Michigan allowed the opposition 122.9 yards per contest on the ground, 21st in College Football.
*Central Michigan has a brutal non-conference schedule, opening the 2015 season at home against Oklahoma State.
*There are also non-conference games at Syracuse and Michigan State in September.

Bovada lists Central Michigan at over/under four wins in 2015.

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Sports Handicapper ATS Football Picks and, Odds: 2015 Western Michigan Broncos Football Preview.

Written and authored by NCAA Football Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for NCAA Football news and notes.

The Western Michigan Football program have made the postseason six times and are winless in Bowl action. The Broncos went 8-5 last season, 6-2 in the MAC. The Broncos lost 38-24 to Air Force in the Idaho Potato Bowl last season. Head Coach P. J. Fleck enters his third season with a 9-16 record. Western Michigan returns sixteen starters from last season squad, including one of the best young running backs in the land. The Western Michigan Broncos play home games at the 30,000 seat Waldo Stadium on campus in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

The 2015 Western Michigan offense returns nine starters. All-American running Back Jarvion Franklin (1,551) rushing yards and (25) touchdowns is the headliner. Junior quarterback Zach Terrell (3,443) passing yards is looking to have another monster season. The offensive line is “BEEFY”, talented and has a few NFL caliber players. Wide Reciever Corey Davis (1,408) yards receiving in 2014 is also getting looks at the next level. The 2015 Western Michigan offense will be among the best in the entire country. The Western Michigan Broncos went 10-3 on NCAA Football ATS Predictions last season, going over the betting odds total eight times and staying under the betting odds total five.
*The Broncos offense was 42nd in the NCAA Landscape last season, averaging 438.2 yards per games last season.
*Western Michigan went 4-2 Against The Point Spread in Kalamazoo last season.
*WMU went 6-2 Against The Point Spread on the road.
*The betting odds total was 2-3 at Waldo Stadium last season.
*The Broncos went over the betting odds total six times on the road.
*Western Michigan stayed under the betting odds total twice on the road.
*The Broncos passing game ranked 35th in the FBS, putting up 267.3 yards per contest through the air.
*Western Michigan averaged 33.8 ppg last season, 34th nationally.
*The Western Michigan running game was 57th in College Football with 170.8 yards per contest.

Seven starter return to coordinator Ed Pinkham defense. The departure of nose tackle Richard Ash must be addressed. There are three players who will be in the rotation at the position. The Broncos have athletic linebackers who can make plays from sideline to sideline. Wideout Darius Phillips moved to cornerback in the spring and held up well. Ronald Zamort anchors the other side of the field. Western Michigan is looking to take it to another level this season.
*WMU ranked 46th in the FBS defensively, giving up 371.2 yards per game on offense.
*The Broncos pass defense was 49th in College Football, giving up 217.6 yards per contest through the air.
*The 24.9 ppg given up by Western Michigan was good enough for 44th nationally.
*The Broncos rush defense held opponents to 153.5 yards per game running the football, 47th in the NCAA Football landscape.
*Western Michigan host Michigan State on September 4th. The Broncos travel to Ohio State at the end of September.
*End of the season road trips to Northern Illinois and Toledo could determine the MAC West title.

Bovada lists Western Michigan at over/under eight wins in 2015.

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Free College Football Betting Predictions and, Odds: 2015 Kent State Golden Flashes Football Preview.

Written and authored by NCAA Football Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for NCAA Football news and notes.

The 2015 Kent State Golden Flashes Football team returns sixteen starters on both sides of the football. Head Coach Paul Haynes enters his third season with a 6-17 record. Kent State is looking to improve on a 2-9 record, 1-6 in the MAC. Haynes took over for Darrell Hazell, now the head coach at Purdue. The Golden Flashes are trying to get back to the postseason under Haynes and his staff. The 2015 Kent State Golden Flashes play’s home games at the 25,000 seat Dix Stadium on campus in Kent, Ohio.

Former Miami University head coach Don Treadwell is the new offensive coordinator at Kent State. Treadwell will have plenty to work with at the skilled positions. Quarterback Colin Reardon (2,466) passing yards last season will be under center. Running Back Traylon Durham went down with a foot injury in 2014. Durham looked good in the spring and is set to be one of the premier backs in the MAC. Junior Wide Reciever Ernest Calhoun expects to lead an inexperienced group. Senior Anthony Pruitt sat out the 2014 season but leads the offensive line that returns two other starters. If the running game gets going the Golden Flashes will be competitive in the MAC East. Kent State went 5-6 on NCAA Football Expert Picks last season, going over the betting odds total four times, staying under the betting odds total six times with a push.
*The Kent State offense put up 315.5 yards per contest last season, 119th in the land.
*The Golden Flashes were 3-3 ATS at home last season.
*Kent State went 2-3 Against The Point Spread on the road.
*The betting odds total went 2-3-1 at Dix Stadium last season.
*Kent State went over the betting odds total twice on the road.
*The Golden Flashes stayed under the betting odds total three times on the road.
*Kent State ranked 61st in College Football throwing the football, averaging 233.6 yards per game last season.
*The 16.4 ppg Kent State scored ranked 123rd in the FBS.
*The Golden Flash offense only put up 81.8 yards per contest on the ground, 123rd in the NCAA Football landscape.

Eight starters from the 2014 team return on defense. The Golden Flashes have a lot of young players returning; freshman and sophomore saw plenty of action last season. Defensive tackle Chris Fairchild sat out last season, but his return gives credibility to the run defense. The linebackers are instinctive and have a chance to be one of the best groups in the MAC. The secondary returns two productive safeties, and there will be an Ohio State transfer anchoring down one cornerback positions.
*Kent State was 90th in the land in total defense, giving up 430.3 yards per contest.
*The Kent State pass defense was 47th nationally, giving up 216.3 yards per contest through the air.
*The 29.0 ppg given up by Kent State ranked 83rd in the FBS.
*Kent State allowed the opposition 214.0 yards per game running the football, 109th in College Football.
*Kent State has out of conference road trip to Illinois and Minnesota of the Big 10 in September.
*The home conference schedule looks favorable.

Bovada lists Kent State at over/under four and a half wins in 2015.

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Free 2015 MLB Expert Predictions, and Odds For Tonight: Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds.

Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Bobby Wallace. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Saturday July 4th, 2015. At 7:15 PM EST.

The (33-48) Milwaukee Brewers of the National League Central Division will take the trip to the “BUCKEYE STATE”. For game two of a three-day weekend set. Milwaukee will play the (36-41) Cincinnati Reds also of the NL Central in 2015 Baseball action. The teams will play at Great American Ball Park. On the banks of the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Milwaukee Brewers may be able to put things together in the second-half of the season. Cincinnati is going in the opposite direction. The NL Central has two playoff ready teams with St.Louis and Pittsburgh. The opening betting line has Milwaukee as a +115 Road Underdog Against The Spread. The betting odds total is eight, and a half runs for Saturday’s game.

The 2015 Milwaukee Brewers are on a five-game win streak. Milwaukee plays Cincinnati in the first game of the series on July 3rd. The Brewers are last in the Division, nineteen and a half games out of first. Milwaukee is 18-22 on the road this season.
*First Baseman Adam Lind leads the offense with  a .365 on base percentage and has seventy-seven hits.
*Right Fielder Ryan Braun leads the batting order with fifteen homers and fifty-three runs batted in.
*The Milwaukee offense has a .386 slugging percentage.
*Starting Pitcher, Mike Fiers has a staff best 4.14 ERA and ninety-three strikeouts.
*Relief Pitcher Francisco Rodriguez has a team-best eighteen saves.
*The Brewers pitching staff have served up ninety-two home runs.
*Milwaukee begins a homestand on July 6th, hosting Atlanta.
*Notable injuries: Left Fielder Khris Davis is out until after the All-Star break with a knee injury.
*Milwaukee is 2-8 their last ten as a betting odds underdog.
*The Brewers are 2-6 the last eight between the teams.
*The Milwaukee Brewers are 8-2 their last ten Baseball Betting Picks overall, going over the betting odds total four times, staying under the betting odds total five with a push.
*The Milwaukee Brewers will have Right Hander Jimmy Nelson, who is (5-8) with a 4.48 earned run average on the pitchers mound for game two of the series. The Klamath Falls, Oregon native went five innings, giving up six hits and four runs his last start on June 29th, a 7-4 win at Philadelphia.

*Bovada.Lv lists the Milwaukee Brewers at 500/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Central Title.

The 2015 Cincinnati Reds have won two of three. The Reds are fourth in the NL Central, fourteen out of the top spot. Cincinnati is 22-15 in the “QUEEN CITY” this season.
*Third Baseman Todd Frazier leads the batting order with twenty-five home runs, fifty-four RBI’S and has eighty-seven hits.
*Second Baseman Brandon Phillips has a team-high .288 batting average.
*The Cincinnati offense has a .405 team slugging percentage.
*Starting Pitcher Johnny Cueto leads the rotation with five wins, a 2.84 earned run average, and one hundred strikeouts.
*Relief Pitcher Aroldis Chapman has staff best sixteen saves.
*Notable injuries: Shortstop Zack Cozart is out for the season with a torn ligament in his knee.
*Cincinnati will be on the road for seven starting on July 6th.

*The Reds are 9-2 their last eleven baseball games at home.
*The betting odds under the total are 6-2 Cincinnati last eight as a betting odds favorite.
The Cincinnati Reds are 5-5 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total six times and staying under the betting odds four.
*Right Hander Joshua Smith, who is (0-1) with a 5.62 earned run average, will be on the hill. The 6’2″ 220 pound Lipscomb University alumni pitched five innings, giving up four hits and three runs his last start, a 7-2 road defeat to the Mets on June 28th.

*The Cincinnati Reds are 100/1 to win the 2015 MLB NL Central Division.

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