MLB Baseball Sports Betting Match ups Sunday August 18, 2019

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The MLB action for Sunday August 18th features fifteen games on the schedule to the delight of Major League Baseball bettors worldwide.

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The action begins at 1:20PM Eastern Time on TBS TV as the Atlanta Braves have a home date with the LA Dodgers. Getting the start for LAD will be Tony Gonsolin as he will battle Max Fried. LA won the opener of this series on Friday night 8-3 for their eighth win in nine games. The team hit four homers in the victory and got solid work from lefthanded reliever Julio Urias who tossed three scoreless innings allowing one hit. Braves bullpen continued their struggles as the unit surrendered five runs in 2 1/3rd innings. Gonsolin will get recalled from the minors for this start as Dustin May will come out of the bullpen. The LA starting righthander is 1-1 in two starts and a relief appearance with an ERA of 3.21. He started at home against St Louis on August 5th allowing no runs and two hits over six innings of a home win. Max Fried checks in with a mark of 14-4 with an ERA of 3.99. He faced a hot New York Mets team on Tuesday giving up one run and six hits over six innings of a 5-3 home victory.

ESPN Sunday Night Baseball begins at 7PM Eastern Time as the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Chicago Cubs. Chicago is favored by -151 odds with Pittsburgh bringing back +141 odds. Run total came in at 9 ½ runs. On the mound for Chicago will be lefthander Jose Quintana as he battles Pirates right Mitch Keller. Cubs broke their four game losing streak after their 2-0 road win at Pittsburgh on Saturday. Pirates have fallen out of contention for a playoff spot as the team slumped following the All Star Break. With the loss Pittsburgh has a record of 51-72 and has lost 25 of 33 games. Jose Quintana checks in with a record of 10-7 with ERA of 4.11. He faced the Phillies on Tuesday giving up one earned run with fourteen strikeouts in six innings. Mitch Keller is 1-1 with an ERA of 7.94 in 17 innings pitched. He comes off his best outing on Monday allowing one earned run in five innings of a 10-2 road win at LA Angels.

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