The Cleveland Indians had been one of the hottest teams in baseball from May to August, but have slumped of late. After losing Jose Ramirez for the season, are they still a good bet to win the 2019 AL Pennant?
The Cardinals have been red hot in the month of August, and have now risen to favorites in the division for the first time since May behind a productive lineup and lights-out bullpen.
The New York Mets have won five straight and 29 of their last 37. Their odds to win the 2019 World Series have gotten shorter, but are they worth an investment?
In a two-week span, the World Series odds of the Cleveland Indians dropped from +1533 to +1850. Has that created betting value on the Tribe or is this a team to fade, considering ace Corey Kluber suffered a setback in his rehab assignment?
Trout’s Dominance Keeps Devers (+2500) a Massive AL MVP Longshot; Does Red Sox’ Hottest Hitter Have Betting Value?
Mike Trout has won the American League MVP award twice in his career. He’s a heavy favorite to do so again in 2019 as he’s a -1200 favorite. Is there any value betting on either the favorite or a player like Rafael Devers or DJ LeMahieu at long odds? Dave Golokhov analyzes the AL MVP race as of mid-August.
Cody Bellinger is the -240 favorite to win the 2019 National League MVP, the lowest his odds have been all season long. Is he the value play for bettors, or could Christian Yelich (+180) repeat as MVP with a strong final quarter of the year?
The Yankees will try to snap a season-high four-game losing streak when they visit the Dodgers this weekend as +160 underdogs, in the NL East the Mets host the Braves as the -170 favorite.
Armed with a high-powered offense and an easier schedule down the stretch, here’s why the Twins need to be your pick to close out the AL Central over the Indians.
Who’s Going to Win the NL Central? Cubs, Cardinals, Brewers All Within Two Games, But Odds Favor Chicago
The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are tied atop the NL Central standings. The Cubs are +115 favorites to win the division, but the Cardinals (+140 odds) have been red-hot since the MLB All-Star break. With the struggling Milwaukee Brewers lagging behind at +325, which team is the best value bet to win the division?
Chris Sale has inflammation in his elbow. If he’s out for the rest of the season, do the Boston Red Sox still have a shot to still win the 2019 AL Pennant? Dave Golokhov analyzes the latest MLB playoff odds.
Nationals (+940) Overtake Cubs (+1000) for Third-Best Pennant Odds; Still Have Worst Bullpen in National League
At +940, the Washington Nationals have passed the Chicago Cubs and now have the third-best odds to win the NL Pennant. Is there value on the Nats with Max Scherzer set to return this week, or do the bullpen problems and historical playoff ineptitude make them a stay-away? Bob Duff analyzes the best bet when it comes to Washington’s playoff forecast.
The Colorado Rockies visit the division rival Arizona Diamondbacks this week as +145 underdogs on the MLB series prices in sportsbooks. Over in the NL Central, the St. Louis Cardinals look to take over sole possession of first place as they host the Milwaukee Brewers as -150 series favorites.
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. Bob Duff analyzes the stats and trends and tells you if this is an overreaction or if bettors should wager on a streaking St Louis team before it’s too late.
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.