Vegas veteran Benjamin Eckstein, author of Americas Line, brings three decades of expertise to produce weekly??selections within hisEcks & Bacon column.
LAS VEGAS — Most of you are too young to remember the singer Meat Loaf, however, the big man said two out of three ai not bad. Thats exactly what we posted in this space, setting the few columns in 8-2. We are going to take 80%, babbeee!!
Back on the Baseball Board, although the Tigers have become the DARLINGS of of the sportsbooks here in Vegas and around the Earth, do not think theyre gonna be able to solve Jose Berrios at home in Minnesota. Bet the game last night at once Boyd was the listed starter for Detroit, however theyve shifted to VerHagen, and also the line jumped to -320. Still like the Twinkies, but will scale the wager .
And if you are in the area, try the Cards with Jack Flaherty within the Rockies. Why? Flaherty has started four matches since the beginning of August, allowing one TEENY-TINY made run on 26 innings. Got out the calculator, punched in some numbers, and it spit out a 0.35 ERA. You heard me, ZERO stage THREE FIVE. And as my dad said, when you find an ERA having a ZERO since the number, start the wallet!!!
STAND UP for some actual, live College Football actions tomorrow. You have probably seen this one, if youre a geek. Florida is currently 27-1 in games the last 28 decades. TWENTY-SEVEN wins and just 1 loss. Very remarkable, yeah. But while you envision the Charleston Southerns of the planet, there is a W basically guaranteed. The 1 loss came from Michigan back. This match is currently in Orlando, and it is STILL a neutral field, while it is nearer to Gainesville compared to Miami. Thinking that the Gators are gonna venture out a win, however, using only one returning starter on the offensive line, provide the pay into your Hurricanes (+7 points) and first-year head trainer Manny Diaz.
Looked at dawn night at Hawaii, and if wed love to jump onto a double-digit home dog, the Rainbow Warriors, even the Pac-12 (Zona Wildcats) just might be too much for a middle-of-the-road Mountain West squad. Taking a hall pass.
Anybody play the My guy Martin Mac has a few words concerning the Travers Stakes in Saratoga.
It seems as if we will have a dry track for the Travers. Dropping a few love and cash on Code of Honor. He has been working good leading up to this race and comes off a win in the Grade 3 Dwyer In Belmont. So were throwing $25 to place, $50 around the nose , and $25 to show.
Benjamin Eckstein is a sportswriter/oddsmaker that is syndicated. His column, Americas Line, together with all the Ecks & Bacon appetizer, has conducted at the New York Daily News and above 100 other papers since 1988. Its possible to follow him on line at??Www.Americasline.Com. He is beloved by most, when he picks winners, and detested by others, when he picks on the occasional failure. If you wanna slice of Eck, hit his Email…Ben@Americasline.Com.