Wednesday's Betting Tips

Wednesday's Betting Tips

Wednesday's Betting Tips
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Weather to watch

The weather forecasts look promising for 15 games on the MLB slate today. Expect the retractable roof to be closed at Chase Field in Arizona, where there’s a 50 percent chance of precipitation this afternoon.

Who’s hot?

Felix Hernandez allowed one run in 7 2/3 innings in the first start following his perfect game to lead the Mariners to their seventh straight victory, beating the Indians 5-1 on Tuesday. Seattle, which has won 14 of its last 15 contests at Safeco Field, has not had an eight-game winning streak since June 23-July 1, 2007.

Who’s not?

The Tribe tries to avoid an eighth consecutive loss Wednesday. The Indians, who are 1-7 on their nine-game road trip, have lost 17 of 18 away from home and 20 of 24 overall.

Key stat

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew gained 47.7 percent of the team’s total yards last season, the highest percentage in the NFL.

Game of the day

New York Yankees at Chicago White Sox (-130, 8.5)

Injury that shouldn’t be overlooked

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul underwent successful surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb. Paul is expected to be out of action for approximately eight weeks, which means he would miss the majority of training camp and the preseason. He should be ready for the Clippers’ opener Oct. 31 against Memphis.

Notable quotable

“I’m going to make a prediction. If Roger throws well for the Skeeters, two or three outings, it wouldn’t surprise me if we saw him at Minute Maid (Park).” Nolan Ryan predicting Roger Clemens will be pitching for the Houston Astros in the near future. Clemens is making a comeback attempt at the age of 50 with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League.

Betting news and notes

Baltimore starter Tommy Hunter is 14-4 with a 3.58 ERA in 30 career games at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia declared himself ready to return to the rotation after a pain-free bullpen session on Tuesday. He could return Friday at Cleveland.

Houston hasn’t won a series in an NL opponent’s park this season. The Astros are 12-49 on the road.

The Giants are hitting .342 (67-for-196) with runners in scoring position this month, which is the highest average in the majors.

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