New York Yankees starters have had it tough post-All Star break. As the starters fall flat, the Yanks’ odds have fallen too. Are they still worth betting?
The Philadelphia Phillies swept the Chicago Cubs this week. Will this hot streak propel them to a World Series run or is this just a brief spurt? Their odds to win the 2019 Fall Classic are at a long +3500, potentially making them an intriguing buy-low option. Dave Golokhov analyzes their prospects.
The average odds for the St. Louis Cardinals to win the 2019 World Series improved from +3167 to +2300 in the past week. Is this an overreaction or should bettors wager on a streaking St Louis team before it’s too late? Bob Duff analyzes the stats and trends.
The Washington Nationals will look to extend their lead in the NL wild card race as they play host to the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend as -190 favorites and the Atlanta Braves aim to maintain their perch atop the NL East standings as they host the NL-leading Los Angeles Dodgers. Who should you bet on this weekend?
The New York Mets lost .332 hitter Jeff McNeil (hamstring injury) and have dropped two games in a row, hampering their playoffs odds. Is there any value backing or fading the Loveable Losers as the 2019 MLB playoffs approach?
The Philadelphia Phillies came into this season expecting a run deep into October, but with Jake Arrieta now likely gone for the season and Bryce Harper not producing at a superstar level, do they still have a chance at a pennant? Bryan Thiel dives into the stats to see if there’s any value from a bettor’s perspective.
Should Bettors be Concerned about Astros After Gerrit Cole’s Injury & Losses to Orioles & White Sox?
The Houston Astros have been slumping for the past week in losses to the Orioles and White Sox and recently had to scratch Gerrit Cole from a scheduled start. Chris Amberley tells you why you shouldn’t let the losses and injury concerns distract you from keeping the ‘Stros as your World Series favorite.
Atlanta Braves (+1000) Still Considered 2019 World Series Long Shots Compared to NL-Leading Dodgers (+280)
Is the future now for the Atlanta Braves young core? We examine the Braves’ hot play, their World Series odds, and whether they are a good bet to represent the NL in the 2019 World Series.
The Tampa Bay Rays’ 2019 World Series odds have been lengthened to +3000 despite winning 10 of their last 12 games and having a favorable schedule down the stretch. Are they a good bet at this price, given that they are currently occupying a Wild Card spot?
Two series with playoff implications open up on Tuesday as the Cubs travel to Philadelphia and the Mets will look to stay hot against the Braves in Atlanta. See all prices for series opening on August 13th here
The Chicago Cubs have opened up a two-game lead on the St. Louis Cardinals and 2.5 on the Milwaukee Brewers. Are they the best bet to win the 2019 NL Central crown, based on factors like strength of schedule, run differential, and head-to-head performance? Dave Golokhov breaks down the latest numbers.
The Washington Nationals are 6.5 games behind the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves. BetOnline lists them at +600 to win the division. Is there any value betting on the Nats with Max Scherzer still on the injured list and the bullpen in shambles, despite deadline additions?
The Boston Red Sox have slipped down the standings over the last couple of weeks. Is there value betting on the reigning champions to win the 2019 American League Pennant at +2100 odds? Dave Golokhov analyzes the Red Sox playoff hopes through a betting lens.
The New York Mets have won 14 of 15 games. Their 2019 NL Pennant odds improved from +6000 to +1900 in a week. Is there any value betting on the hottest team in baseball to keep up this run all the way through October?
Seven MLB series open up on Friday, August 9, including an NL East battle between the Washington Nationals and New York Mets and an interleague matchup between the Texas Rangers and Milwaukee Brewers. Get the series prices for each here.
Monday, August 5 sees a bevy of MLB series get underway, including a pair of interleave clashes in the Atlanta Braves vs Minnesota Twins and St Louis Cardinals vs LA Dodgers. See the odds for all series opening up today.
The Tampa Bay Rays quietly improved themselves at the trade deadline, and their odds to win the American League Pennant. Are they a sneaky-good value play at this point?
The National League pennant odds of the Atlanat Braves dripped from +440 to +340 after beefing up their bullpen at the MLB trade deadline.
Los Angeles Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin Ryu looks like the leader in the Cy Young race. Is anyone else a better bet at this point?
Cody Bellinger, 2019 WAR Leader, Still Odds-on Favorite to Win NL MVP; Home Run Leader Christian Yelich Given +110 Odds
Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers and Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers are the two favorites to win the 2019 National League MVP this season. Who’s the better bet at the current odds, which have Bellinger considerably shorter?