There is a full slate of games on the MLB betting board for this Saturday and we have taken a look at four key matchups and included some relevant notes to help you before making your selections. New York Yankees vs. Oakland Athletics The Yankees have won just four of their last 16 games overall and are winless in their last five games played on the road. The Yankees are 1-11 in their last 12 matchups against the A’s in Oakland. Over their last 10 games, the A’s are scoring an average of just 3.0 runs a game, which is down from their season average of 4.2 per contest. The A’s have won four straight against teams from the AL East. Boston Red Sox vs. Texas Rangers The Red Sox have won just one of their last five games played away from Fenway Park and are 12-15 overall on the road so far this season. The Rangers are 8-2 in their last 10 games overall, but just 5-11 in their last 16 at home. They own an 8-4 record against teams from the AL East in 12 games played against them this season. Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago Cubs The Royals have enjoyed much success against teams from the NL Central, winning six of their last seven. They are also a very good road team in interleague play, having won 10 of 13 in this spot. The lovable losers are 14-11 at home this season and 4-1 in their last five interleague games played at Wrigley. However, the Cubs are just 1-4 overall in their last five matchups played at home. Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals The Dodgers have not faired well against teams from the NL Central, winning just two of their last seven overall. Even worse, the Dodgers have won just once in its last five meetings with the Cardinals in St. Louis. The Cardinals are a very impressive 19-5 at home this year and are currently on a five-game winning streak. Additionally, they own the highest winning percentage (.667) in all of baseball.
We now know LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will face Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, in what should turn out to be an eventful series to say the least. Oddsmakers have priced the Warriors at 5/12 to win the championship compared to the Cavaliers, who are pegged at 19/10 on the betting board. Below are some useful crib notes for your reference and could be a big help before making your selections on this classic NBA Finals matchup. Cleveland Cavaliers The Cavaliers have covered the spread in six of their last seven games against teams from the Pacific Division and 13 of 16 overall versus Western Conference opponents. The Cavaliers are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games that follow a straight up win as well as coming off three days rest. Golden State Warriors The Warriors are a perfect 4-0 against the spread in in their last 4 games versus Eastern Conference opponents and 6-2 ATS in their last eight when playing on three days rest. At home, the Warriors are 20-8-2 against the spread in their last 30 games when hosting a team with a winning record, but just 3-8 (ATS) overall in their last 11 at the Oracle Arena. OVER/UNDER The Cavaliers have stayed UNDER the posted total in their last four games in a row played on the road and five of their last seven following an ATS win. The Warriors have stayed UNDER the posted total in their last seven games played at home and 10 of 12 overall. HEAD TO HEAD The Cavaliers are just 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 meeting versus the Warriors, including 1-5 ATS when the matchup takes place in Golden State. ODDS TO WIN THE NBA FINALS MVP Stephen Curry is the frontrunner on the NBA odds board to capture the Finals MVP at 10/23, followed by LeBron James (2/1), Klay Thompson (11/1) and Kyrie Irving (12/1).