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Astros Seeking Payout as Kazmir Starts

Scott Kazmir has given up just one earned run over his first three starts as a member of the Houston Astros as the lefthander takes the ball for them once again on Tuesday night in interleague action against the San Francisco Giants.

Kazmir is 1-1 with a no-decision so far in his time with the Astros, and he gave up four runs (just one earned) in 5 2-3 innings in a loss to the Rangers last time out. Madison Bumgarner (12-6, 3.28 ERA) will hit the hill for the Giants.

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Another UNDER in Locke vs Cardinals?

Jeff Locke has produced an UNDER result for totals bettors at the online sportsbooks in four of his last five starts against the division-rival St. Louis Cardinals as those two teams meet in baseball betting action on Tuesday night.

Locke is 6-6 with a 4.31 ERA on the season, with the Pirates having gone 1-1 with him on the mound against the Cardinals so far this season in a pair of UNDER results. Carlos Martinez (11-4, 2.57 ERA) will counter for the Cardinals.

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NFL Betting Odds: Touchdown Leaders

Marshawn Lynch scored the most touchdowns in the NFL last season, and he's one of the co-favorites at the online sportsbooks to lead the league in that offensive category once again in the 2015 campaign.

At 5Dimes Seahawks running back Lynch is the +650 co-favorite along with Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles and Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant on the odds to lead the NFL in touchdowns in 2015. Lynch scored 17 touchdowns last season, while Bryant had 16, and Charles had 14.

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