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             By J. McCarthy
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San Francisco is 0-6 in Tim Lincecum's last 6 starts as an underdog. The Giants are 2-10 their last 12 Wednesday games. Washington is 20-6 in Jordan Zimmermann's last 26 starts as a home favorite. The Nationals are 8-1 in Zimmermann's last 9 home starts vs. a team with a losing record. Take Washington over San Francisco for another Best Bet winner.

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                    NFL
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 Favorite         Points    (O/U)      Underdog
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            Thursday, August 15th.
             Preseason Week Two
 CLEVELAND          1       (40)        Detroit
 BALTIMORE          4       (41)        Atlanta
 PHILADELPHIA       3       (42)       Carolina
 CHICAGO            5       (38)      San Diego
            Friday, August 16th.
 BUFFALO            3 1/2   (43)      Minnesota
 NEW ENGLAND        3 1/2   (41)      Tampa Bay
 NEW ORLEANS        6 1/2   (40)        Oakland
 KANSAS CITY        1 1/2   (40)  San Francisco
           Saturday, August 17th.
 ARIZONA            2 1/2   (41)         Dallas
 CINCINNATI         3       (41)      Tennessee
 NY JETS            3       (39)   Jacksonville
 HOUSTON            3       (40)          Miami
 ST. LOUIS          4       (40)      Green Bay
 SEATTLE            4       (41)         Denver
            Sunday, August 18th.
 NY GIANTS          1 1/2   (40)   Indianapolis
            Monday, August 19th.
 WASHINGTON         1       (38)     Pittsburgh
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                    MLB
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 Favorite           Odds               Underdog
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              National League
 Cincinnati         6-7            CHICAGO CUBS
 COLORADO       6 1/2-7 1/2           San Diego
 WASHINGTON     6 1/2-7 1/2       San Francisco
 ATLANTA       10 1/2-11 1/2       Philadelphia
 ST. LOUIS      5 1/2-6 1/2          Pittsburgh
 LA DODGERS     7 1/2-8 1/2             NY Mets
              American League
 Cleveland        Even-6              MINNESOTA
 Detroit            6-7           CHI WHITE SOX
 NY YANKEES       Even-6              LA Angels
 Boston           Even-6                TORONTO
 TAMPA BAY     11 1/2-13 1/2            Seattle
 OAKLAND           11-12                Houston
                Interleague
 KANSAS CITY    8 1/2-9 1/2               Miami
 ARIZONA        5 1/2-6 1/2           Baltimore
 TEXAS         10 1/2-11 1/2          Milwaukee
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