Houston Astros

Dodgers vs. Astros: World Series Game 7 Betting Trends

by John Ewing • November 1, 2017

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Houston Astros 3-1 on Tuesday to force a Game 7. The Fall Classic is headed for a winner-take-all showdown. LA opened as -110 favorites but have been bet up to -162 behind 61% of moneyline bets and 64% of moneyline dollars. Home favorites in the MLB playoffs have the […]

Can the Dodgers force a Game 7?

by John Ewing • October 30, 2017

The Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 in 10 innings on Sunday to take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. The World Series shifts to L.A. for Game 6 on Tuesday. Can the Dodgers force a Game 7? Since 2005, 93 teams (not counting Wild Card games) have faced elimination at home. […]

Value on the Astros, but not because of momentum

by John Ewing • October 26, 2017

The Houston Astros evened the World Series at one game apiece with a 7-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night. The 11-inning affair was the 36th playoff game to go to extra-innings since 2005. Game 3 takes place Friday in Houston. The Astros have opened as -114 favorites on the moneyline. After […]

Trend of the Week: White Sox vs. Astros

by John Ewing • August 9, 2017

Context The White Sox beat the Astros 8-5 on Tuesday. It was a surprising result for many bettors as 85% of moneyline tickets were on Houston. The Astros (71-41) have the best record in the American League, the ChiSox (42-68) have the worst. Can the Southsiders win two games in a row or will the […]

World Series Value Bets 5.2.17

by John Ewing • May 2, 2017

The first month of the MLB season is in the books. We are now a sixth of the way through the 2017 schedule. Chicago is still the favorite to repeat but is there value betting the Cubbies to win it all? To find out we compared FanGraphs’ World Series projections to the future odds at […]

World Series Value Bets 4.3.17

by John Ewing • April 3, 2017

The Cubs, Giants and Yankees all lost on Opening Day. Chicago is the favorite to repeat, while San Francisco and New York have top ten World Series odds. After one game, do any of these teams have value to be crowned MLB champions? No but we compared FanGraphs’ World Series projections to the future odds […]

Trend of the Week

Trend of the Week: Rangers over Astros

by John Ewing • August 5, 2016

Trend Texas is 9-1 against Houston this season Context The Rangers have a chance to put the AL West out of reach when they begin a three-game series at Houston Friday. The Astros desperately need to win as they trail Texas by 6.5 games in the division but beating the Rangers has proven difficult. Results […]