Service Plays - Sunday 8/15/21

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Martin Green

Barcelona vs. Real Sociedad (Sunday, 2 p.m. ET)
Real Sociedad +0.5 +105 (1 unit)
Both teams to score -150 (1 unit)
Antoine Griezmann to score +115 (0.5 unit)

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Kyle Akins

ANALYSIS: On paper, this might seem like an unusual line with Washington RHP Paolo Espino having a significantly better ERA than Atlanta LHP Drew Smyly. However, Espino has an xFIP more than a run higher than his ERA and is due for regression. Washington never led in Saturday's 12-2 loss. Since July 10, the Nationals are 0-6 as underdogs after they lost and never led in their previous game. Washington also is 0-8 since Sept. 12, 2020 as an underdog after a game as a home dog in which it allowed at least six runs.


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XS Sports

C* Carolina +3 -110

C* Boston Over 10 -120
C* Miami Under 7 +110
C* Arizona Over 9 -120
C* NY Mets Under 7.5 -105

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Bob Balfe

4:10 PM EST
Rotation #927
Blue Jays -115 over Mariners
Logan Gilbert is a young pitcher with great strikeout power that trying to make a name for himself. The problem for Gilbert is his team just doesn’t give pitchers run support and are equally poor at hitting lefties as they are righties. Steven Matz should be able to keep this Seattle Offense in check while the Blue Jays power hitters will make the young Gilbert pay for one or two mistakes. Take the Blue Jays.

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R.J. White

Carolina Panthers @ Indianapolis Colts | 8/15 | 1 PM
Panthers +1.5
With injuries to players who weren't going to feature much if at all in this game in Carson Wentz and Quenton Nelson, I think it ramps up the pressure on Jacob Eason to come out and shine. But the bigger matchup here could be rookie Sam Ehlinger vs. XFL star P.J. Walker, and I think the Panthers have the edge in that one. Indy should be looking to get out of this game as healthy as possible after their rash of injuries, and I think Walker can dominate for a large stretch of the action and get Carolina the win.


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John Bollman

CHI. CUBS @ MIAMI | 08/15 | 1:10 PM EDT
MIAMI -137
ANALYSIS: Elieser Hernandez is making just his third start of the season for the Marlins due to injuries and he had been pitching well in his rehab starts. The Marlins have won three games in a row and are actually above .500 at home at 29-27 while the Cubs have now lost 10 straight games and they are 21-39 on the road. Alec Mills is worse on the road with a 1-3 and 5.40 ERA and the Cubs are 1-12 since the Trade deadline. This line might not be out on some books yet, but I would take it up to -160. Take the Marlins at home.

ANALYSIS: Sonny Gray vs. Aaron Nola and Jesse Winker is back in the lineup for the Reds who tend to struggle against lefties. They face an inconsistent Aaron Nola today though while the Phillies face an inconsistent Sonny Gray. Nola has been much better at home but Gray has reverse splits and has been much better on the road. Both of these teams have been playing well and I think this rubber game should be a toss up so I like the value in the underdog.

ANALYSIS: The Nationals and the Cubs have been to two most fadable teams since the All Star break and I don’t see that changing today. Drew Smyly has pitched well lately and pitched well against Washington this season, although the Nats have the highest wOBA against lefties in the league. Paolo Espino has been solid since entering the rotation, but he won’t pitch more than five innings and the Nats bullpen is terrible. The Nats have lost six in a row and they are 2-11 since the Trade deadline while the Braves are 9-3 since the Trade deadline. Take the Braves to get the sweep.


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Trace Adams

Over Total of the Week
The Pick: 500♦ onthe New York Yankees (Cortes) and the Chicago White Sox (Giolito) to go Over the total. Both listed pitchers must start, or this is a no play.
total is 9 runs.

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