Major League Baseball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Sunday

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The Major League Baseball action for Sunday August 12th features fifteen games on the schedule to the delight of MLB bettors worldwide. Two games air over national television.

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On TBS TV at 1PM Eastern Time the New York Yankees are home to the Texas Rangers. Getting the start for New York will be lefthander C.C. Sabathia to oppose Rangers lefty Martin Perez. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side New York Yankees favored by -225 odds with the return on the underdog Texas Rangers at +195 odds. The run total came in at ten runs. Texas has played inspired baseball since the All Star Break. Heading into Saturday the team has won six of their past nine games after their 12-7 victory on Friday night. We have seen the run production increase as they have scored double digit runs in five of their past nine games. Martin Perez has poor overall numbers with an ERA of 6.15 and WHIP of 1.95 in ten starts. Over his past three starts Perez has limited the damage giving up five runs in 18 innings. C.C. Sabathia has not gone deep in recent starts averaging 4 2/3rd innings in his past three. Management doesn’t allow C.C. to throw over 100 pitches. Sabathia battled the Rangers lineup earlier in the year and got hammered for seven runs in 4 1/3rd innings.

ESPN Sunday Night Baseball gets underway at 8PM Eastern Time as the Chicago Cubs host the Washington Nationals. On the hill for Chicago will be lefty Cole Hamels to battle Nationals righty Max Scherzer. Washington is favored by -141 odds with the Cubs bringing back +131 odds. Max Scherzer is putting up Cy Young type numbers again in 2018. He checks in with a 15-5 record and ERA of 2.28 with WHIP of 0.90. Scherzer comes off an outing at home to Atlanta giving up one runs in seven innings but got no run support in a team 3-1 defeat. Cole Hamels will make his third start with the Cubs since his trade from the Texas Rangers. Chicago is 2-0 in his starts as the lefty has allowed a total of one run in those two games.

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