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Thursday’s MLB Over/Under: Handicapping Jacob Nix’s Second Career Start

Betting odds: Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres

  • Over/Under: 8
  • First pitch: 10:10 p.m. ET (MLB Network)
  • Probable Pitchers: Clay Buchholz (5-2, 2.67 ERA) vs. Jacob Nix (1-0, 0.00 ERA)

Zylbert’s 2018 MLB Over/Under Betting Record: 79-51-3, +22.6 units

Yesterday’s Result: Marlins-Braves Under 8.5, Urena vs. Gausman (WIN)

*Each bet graded as if it were to win 1 unit


Well, not how I drew it up in last night’s Marlins-Braves Under 8.5 wager. Jose Urena became the talk of baseball for getting ejected after just one pitch when he drilled Atlanta’s rookie sensation Ronald Acuna to start off the ballgame.

Luckily, the Miami pen was able to overcome that deep hole and help manufacture a low-scoring affair for the under.

Last Friday night, San Diego showcased its 2015 third-round draft pick, Nix, in his first career start. It turned out to be a dandy, as the 22-year-old

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Credit:

Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Jacob Nix (63).

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