2017 MLB Regular Season Betting Recap

by John Ewing • October 2, 2017

The 2017 MLB postseason begin Tuesday with the AL Wild Card game. Before the first pitch of the playoffs let’s look back at the regular season the only way we know how, from a betting perspective. Most Profitable Moneyline Teams Least Profitable Moneyline Teams Best Over Teams Best Under Teams Bet Labs Over/Under Pro Systems […]

Trend of the Week: Cubs vs. Reds

by John Ewing • August 16, 2017

Context Game three of a four-game set between the Chicago Cubs (62-56) and the Cincinnati Reds (50-70) is scheduled for Wednesday night. This is an important series for the defending champions who are looking to pull away in the NL Central. Yet off a loss to a team 20 games below .500 can the Cubbies […]

Will the Dodgers break the MLB wins record?

by John Ewing • August 14, 2017

The Dodgers (83-34) have the best record in baseball. L.A. needs 34 more wins to make history. Will the Dodgers break the MLB win record? Will Dodgers win 117 or more games (BetOnline) Yes +550 No -900 Since the All-Star break, the Blue Crew is 21-5 and a ridiculous 48-9 since June 7th. The team […]

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 […]

Cubs vs. the Field

by John Ewing • August 1, 2017

At the All-Star break the Cubs were two games under .500. The defending champions have begun the second half on a tear winning 13 of 16 games and taking a 2.5 game lead in the NL Central. The Cubbies appear to be over their World Series hangover, is it time to bet them to repeat? […]

Who will be the MLB Home Run Leader?

by John Ewing • July 26, 2017

Players are hitting home runs at a record setting pace in 2017. On average, 1.26 balls are leaving the park per game, which would shatter the record of 1.17 set in 2000. Leading the way is Aaron Judge. The Yankees rookie won the Home Run Derby and is tied with Giancarlo Stanton for the MLB […]

Windy in Wrigley

by John Ewing • July 24, 2017

Most modern stadiums are constructed to limit the effect wind can have. However, Wrigley Field was opened in 1914 and its game-altering winds are part of its charm. At Wrigley, the average total for all games since 2005 is 8.50 runs and the average runs scored are 8.93. This is in line with the averages […]

Are MLB runs scored influenced by the temperature?

by John Ewing • June 27, 2017

Baseball is played in a range of temperatures. The coldest game in our database had an average temperature of 25 degrees and was played between the Twins and Orioles in April 2007. The hottest game since 2005 was played between the Diamondbacks and Marlins in July 2009, the average temperature that day was 110 degrees. […]

Should you bet the OVER or UNDER in day games after a doubleheader?

by John Ewing • June 26, 2017

A Twitter user asked if there were any over/under betting trends for a day game after a doubleheader. Great question. We’ve shown that there is value on the favorite in the second game of a doubleheader but should you be the OVER or UNDER in a day game after a doubleheader? First, we will use the […]

Don’t bet Aaron Judge to win the Home Run Crown

by John Ewing • June 23, 2017

Aaron Judge hit his 25th home run of the season Thursday against the Angels. The young slugger is just the third rookie in MLB history to hit 25 dingers in 68 or fewer games. Judge is on pace for 58 homers. He is the favorite (3/2) but you shouldn’t bet him to win the home […]