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1:35 p.m. ET
Happy Sunday! It’s a great day to gamble. We’re coming off a brutal defeat in our last “Best Bet” after Chicago recorded an error to let a run score with 2 outs in the bottom of the 5th inning. Today, we bounce back stronger than ever. Let’s dive in.
You might be wondering how on earth my best bet of the day ended up being in a game that features two horrible teams. My answer is simple: Edge. Zac Gallen takes the mound for Arizona and should consume the entirety of this half first bet.
There’s something about Zac Gallen that makes the Diamondbacks want to score for him. Arizona has won the first half outright or tied (push) in every single one of his starts this season.
In those 9 games, Arizona is averaging 3.1 runs per game in the first 5 innings. Gallen has allowed 3 or less first half runs in 8/9 starts and has only allowed 3 or more runs in one start all season. The Pirates starter, Zach Thompson has been decent of late, but still holds a 5.18 ERA this season.
In the first game of this series we saw Arizona explode for 8 runs. Last night, they took a devastating loss to a walk-off home run. I think this sparks them today and they bounce back with revenge on their mind.