The biggest theme of MLB betting is ‘opportunity.’ That’s because teams play 162 games a year and on any given day from April to October there are up to 15 games to wager on. This means if your MLB predictions get hot, you can really build up your bankroll quickly. It also means that if you have a not-so-great day at the sportsbook window, you can get right back on the horse the next day whereas in the NFL you have to wait nearly a week to get back into your baseball picks.
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There are 2,430 total games in the MLB regular season and our expert MLB picks provide insight and analysis into every game, if you’re looking for the best MLB bets today we have you covered.
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We offer our MLB expert picks throughout the 6-month MLB season with great success. Some of our MLB predictions will be marquee matchups while others are under-the-radar plays with tremendous value. Pitching matchups, weather, injuries, travel schedule and many other factors are all taken into account to find the best daily MLB betting tips.
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Our confidence rating indicates how confident we are in our MLB predictions. The rating system runs from one to three and the more stars, the more confidence in the play.
Free MLB Picks Moneyline
The most popular way to bet on the MLB is via the Moneyline. This means games are basically handicapped based on each of the team’s starting pitcher. “Sure thing” pitchers such as Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer, and Clayton Kershaw are going to cost you, often requiring a $200 or more wager to make $100 (-200). Finding an even pitching matchup or one of those stud pitchers that may be fatigued or injured and going against them is the best way to make money in MLB betting. Our free MLB expert picks help you identify these profitable matchups for every game of the baseball season.
Free MLB Picks Against The Spread
The spread in baseball is known as ‘the run line’. Many bettors feel there isn’t as much value laying -200 on an all-star caliber pitcher because that hurler can turn the game over to his bullpen who will subsequently blow the game and cost them the win. Therefore betting on the run line (-1.5 or +1.5) is a great way to find better MLB prices compare to the Moneyline. A Clayton Kershaw pick on the ML (win outright) for example might be -240 but betting that same game to win by 2 runs or more (run line) could be priced at -120. MLB runline betting works in the opposite way too. There are a lot of 1-run games in baseball and betting on a team +1.5 runs is a great way to string together wagering wins if you think teams can keep games close.
Free MLB Picks Totals
There’s no other sport where the stadiums and the weather are so crucial to the scoring as the MLB. This is why our free MLB picks on the totals see almost as much wagering from the public as the sides of a game.
The dimensions of the MLB parks are also different and need to be factored in when making your MLB predictions. Coors Field for example is located in the high altitude of Denver, Colorado which means it’s not unlikely to see scores similar to 11-8 three or four times a week. Minute Maid Park in Houston for example has a left field wall that is just 315 feet from home plate compared to AT&T Park in San Francisco that has a right-center field alley of 421 feet.
Weather is a major factor when picking our your MLB predictions today. The ball travels better on 92 degree Summer days in Arlington, Texas or when the wind is blowing out to left field at 23 MPH at Wrigley Field in Chicago. So before you head to the window make sure your check the weather report to give your ticket the best chance of cashing.
Alternate Free MLB Expert Picks
There are numerous ways to have success betting on the MLB. For example, if you are confident in a team’s starting pitching but have reservations on their bullpen and relievers, sportsbooks offer first 5 inning lines. Also if you are really confident in a particular matchup you can bet on alternate runlines or taking a team to win by -2.5 or even -3.5 runs with increasing payouts. Another fun way to essentially bet on all MLB games of the day at once is with a grand salami wager. This ante has you wagering whether all of the combined games of the day go ‘over’ or ‘under’ a set amount of runs. There’s plenty of fun to be had on a daily basis with our MLB predictions.
MLB Playoff Predictions
In addition to free daily MLB picks, we also provide insight into MLB postseason betting. From wild card ‘play-in’ matchups to Game 7 of the World Series, there’s nothing quite like the excitement of October baseball. In the MLB postseason Pitching rotations are shortened in the playoffs and home field becomes an even bigger advantage but it’s important to make sure the lines reflect that. Our experts analyse every playoff game and give you their expert MLB predictions to help you make the best selections in October and finish off the season in profit.
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