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Line Movements, 2020
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Red hot White Sox open as small underdogs against Brewers

by Mike Spector | White Sox Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 3rd 5:07pm ET

The Chicago White Sox are currently +100 underdogs against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, according to BettingPros consensus odds. The Brewers are small -115 favorites... View More

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Athletics and Mariners appear headed for another low-scoring battle in series finale

by Mike Spector | Athletics Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 3rd 10:50am ET

In the last 11 times the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners have met in Seattle, the under is 10-1. In addition, the under is 7-0 in the last seven meetings... View More

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Dodgers look to continue their dominance over the Padres in key NL West series

by Mike Spector | Dodgers Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 3rd 10:45am ET

The Los Angeles Dodgers are 39-16 in their last 55 meetings with the San Diego Padres, including a 5-0 record in the last 5 games in San Diego... View More

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Early money 4:1 on Giants for series opener against the Rockies

by Mike Spector | Rockies Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 3rd 10:40am ET

Despite receiving just 45% of early bets, 81% of the money has been wagered on the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies for Monday's series opener... View More

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A number of trends suggest the under is the play in Cubs-Royals opener

by Mike Spector | Cubs Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 3rd 10:32am ET

The under is 5-0 in the last five meetings between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs. In addition, the under is 4-0 in Chicago's last four interleague games against teams with a losing record. Conversely, the under is 6-1 in Kansas City's last seven games vs. a team with a winning record... View More

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Recent trends point to the over in Twins-Pirates matchup

by Mike Spector | Twins Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 3rd 10:25am ET

In the last six meetings between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Minnesota Twins, the over is 5-1. In addition, the over is 6-2 in the last eight meetings between these teams in Minnesota... View More

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Mets are small favorites in rematch of Opening Day pitching matchup against the Braves

by Mike Spector | Mets Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 3rd 10:17am ET

The New York Mets are -125 moneyline favorites over the Atlanta Braves on Monday, according to BettingPros consensus odds. The pitching matchup is a rematch from Opening Day which pitted New York's Jacob deGrom against Atlanta's Mike Soroka... View More

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Phillies return from long layoff as huge underdogs against the Yankees

by Mike Spector | Phillies Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 3rd 10:10am ET

The Philadelphia Phillies are set for their first game action since July 26th as they begin a four-game series against the New York Yankees. The Phillies are currently +250 underdogs according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Indians look to continue their dominance over the Reds in Monday's series opener

by Mike Spector | Indians Correspondent |
Mon, Aug 3rd 10:04am ET

The Cleveland Indians are 10-1 in the last 11 meetings in Cincinnati. In addition, they have dominated the NL Central, going 7-1 in their last eight games against that division's opponents... View More

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Yankees are the biggest favorite on the board for Sunday night matchup against the Red Sox

by Mike Spector | Yankees Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 12:49pm ET

The New York Yankees are -220 moneyline favorites over the Boston Red Sox, according to BettingPros consensus odds. Currently, they are the only favorite with odds of -200 or higher on the entire Sunday slate... View More

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Early money more than 4:1 in favor of the Athletics in series finale vs. Mariners

by Mike Spector | Athletics Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 12:42pm ET

The Oakland Athletics have received 64% of the bets and 83% of the money in advance of their series finale against the Seattle Mariners... View More

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Astros favored in rubber match against the Angels

by Mike Spector | Astros Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 12:38pm ET

The Houston Astros are currently -150 moneyline favorites against the Los Angeles Angels, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Dodgers are heavy favorites in Kershaw's season debut against the Diamondbacks

by Mike Spector | Dodgers Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 12:32pm ET

The Los Angeles Dodgers are -200 moneyline favorites over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Public Betting

Giants are rare favorites in series finale against the Rangers

by Mike Spector | Giants Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 12:27pm ET

The San Francisco Giants are currently -117 moneyline favorites, according to BettingPros consensus odds. If they remain favorites, it would be just the second time they have been favored in a game all season... View More

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Padres-Rockies over/under on Sunday is the season's highest thus far

by Mike Spector | Rockies Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 12:20pm ET

The over/under for the Rockies-Padres series finale is currently set at 13 runs, according to BettingPros consensus odds. If the line does not get any lower before first pitch, it would go off as the highest total for an MLB game this year... View More

Public Betting

Larger wagers coming in on Pirates in advance of series finale vs. Cubs

by Mike Spector | Pirates Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 12:16pm ET

Despite receiving just 30% of bets, the Pittsburgh Pirates have received 40% of the betting money in advance of their series finale on Sunday against the Chicago Cubs... View More

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Recent trends point to the under in Indians-Twins series finale

by Mike Spector | Indians Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 12:04pm ET

The under is 42-18-2 in the last 62 meetings between the Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins. In the last 51 meetings in Minnesota, the under is 35-14-2... View More

Injuries

Betting public backing the underdog Royals early against the White Sox

by Mike Spector | Royals Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 11:58am ET

Despite receiving just 34% of the bets, the Kansas City Royals have received 82% of all betting action in advance of their series finale against the Chicago White Sox... View More

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Early money 3:1 in favor of the Braves over the Mets on Sunday

by Mike Spector | Braves Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 11:11am ET

The Atlanta Braves have received 66% of the bets and 73% of the money in advance of their series finale on Sunday against the New York Mets... View More

Public Betting

Sharp money appears early on Orioles in matchup versus the Rays

by Mike Spector | Orioles Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 11:07am ET

Though 79% of all early bets have been on the Tampa Bay Rays, the Baltimore Orioles have received 47% of the money wagered. Baltimore is attempting to sweep the three-game series after winning the first two games 6-3 and 5-4 respectively... View More

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Unique rules in first game of doubleheader between the Reds and Tigers

by Mike Spector | Reds Correspondent |
Sun, Aug 2nd 11:01am ET

Both games of today's doubleheader between the Reds and Tigers, and all subsequent doubleheaders for the remainder of the MLB season will be seven inning games... View More

Public Betting

Reverse line movement happening on the Athletics-Mariners line on Saturday night

by Mike Spector | Mariners Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 7:21pm ET

The Oakland Athletics have received 72% of the bets and 88% of the money in advance of their matchup with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Despite this action, the line has lowered from Oakland -155 to -150 moneyline favorites, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Money overwhelming in favor of Giants ahead of Saturday's game against the Rangers

by Mike Spector | Giants Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 7:18pm ET

Thus far, 68% of the bets, but a whopping 93% of the money has been wagered on the San Francisco Giants ahead of their meeting with the Texas Rangers... View More

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Early money 3:1 in favor of the Cubs against the Pirates

by Mike Spector | Cubs Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 6:02pm ET

60% of all bets and 73% of all money wagered has come in on the Chicago Cubs in advance of their game with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night... View More

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Padres-Rockies game easily the highest total on Saturday's slate

by Mike Spector | Padres Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 5:46pm ET

The total for the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies matchup currently stands at 12.5 runs, according to BettingPros consensus odds. That is a full two runs higher than the next biggest total on the board... View More

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Early money 4:1 in favor of Dodgers over the Diamondbacks

by Mike Spector | Dodgers Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 5:37pm ET

The Los Angeles Dodgers have received 71% of bets and 79% of the money thus far in advance of their game Saturday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks... View More

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Rays are the most expensive favorite on the board Saturday against the Orioles

by Mike Spector | Rays Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 8:26am ET

The Tampa Bay Rays are currently -220 moneyline favorites over the Baltimore Orioles, according to BettingPros consensus odds. At -220, they are the most expensive favorite on Saturday's MLB slate... View More

Public Betting

Early money nearly 3:1 in favor of the Indians against Twins on Saturday

by Mike Spector | Indians Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 8:21am ET

Though the percentage of bets is 51/49, 71% of the money has been wagered on the Cleveland Indians thus far in advance of Saturday's game against the Minnesota Twins... View More

Breaking News

Cardinals-Brewers line remains off the board while awaiting MLB's decision

by Mike Spector | Cardinals Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 8:17am ET

After Friday's series opener between the Cardinals and Brewers was postponed due to two St. Louis players testing positive for coronavirus, the line for today's matchup remains off the board while the teams await MLB's decision on tonight's status... View More

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Braves starter to be on pitch count against the Mets on Saturday

by Mike Spector | Braves Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 8:12am ET

According to Braves manager Brian Snitker, Atlanta starter Touki Toussaint is likely to be limited to 75 pitches on Saturday against the New York Mets... View More

Injuries

Yankees big favorites over Red Sox in Tanaka's season debut

by Mike Spector | Yankees Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 8:06am ET

As Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka is set to make his season debut, the Yankees are currently -195 moneyline favorites over the Boston Red Sox, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Trends

Recent trends point to the over in Astros-Angels matchup

by Mike Spector | Astros Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 8:00am ET

In Houston's last seven games vs. American League West opponents, the over is 6-0-1. In addition, the over is 9-1-2 in the Astros' last 12 games as a favorite... View More

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Royals look to avoid another hard-luck loss against the White Sox

by Mike Spector | Royals Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 7:54am ET

The Kansas City Royals have lost three of their last four games, with each of the losses coming by one run. That includes yesterday's 3-2 series opening loss to the Chicago White Sox... View More

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Surprising trend supports Detroit as underdogs against the Reds on Saturday

by Mike Spector | Tigers Correspondent |
Sat, Aug 1st 7:48am ET

The Detroit Tigers are 42-13 in their last 55 interleague home games vs. a team with a losing record... View More

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Athletics are the second-biggest favorite on the board against Mariners on Friday night

by Mike Spector | Athletics Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 12:45pm ET

The Oakland Athletics are currently -200 moneyline favorites over the Seattle Mariners, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Public Betting

Conflicting betting trends so far in Dodgers-Diamondbacks matchup

by Mike Spector | Dodgers Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 12:42pm ET

Thus far, 66% of all bets have come in on the Los Angeles Dodgers, yet the Arizona Diamondbacks have received 66% of the money... View More

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Astros big favorites over the Trout-less Angels on Friday

by Mike Spector | Astros Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 12:34pm ET

The Houston Astros are currently -175 moneyline favorites over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Rangers odds shrinking significantly against the Giants

by Mike Spector | Rangers Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 12:28pm ET

The Texas Rangers opened as -155 moneyline favorites against the San Francisco Giants, but are now currently at -130 according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Cubs are the biggest favorite on the board Friday night against the Pirates

by Mike Spector | Cubs Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 12:24pm ET

According to BettingPros consensus odds, the Chicago Cubs are -225 moneyline favorites over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night. Those odds make them the biggest favorites on the entire board for all of Friday's games... View More

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Indians line holding steady despite betting support on the Twins

by Mike Spector | Indians Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 12:20pm ET

The Cleveland Indians' moneyline against the Minnesota Twins has held steady since it opened, only dropping slightly from -126 to -125 according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

Public Betting

Bets and money overwhelmingly in favor of the Rockies against the Padres on Friday night

by Mike Spector | Rockies Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 12:13pm ET

71% of the bets and 84% of all money thus far has been wagered on the Colorado Rockies in advance of their series opener against the San Diego Padres on Friday... View More

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Pair of trends support why the White Sox are favored over the Royals on Friday

by Mike Spector | White Sox Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 12:09pm ET

When the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals open a three-game series on Friday, a pair of trends favor the White Sox. Chicago isv6-2 in their last eight games as a road favorite, while the Royals are 17-36 in their last 53 home games against a left-handed starter... View More

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Recent trends point to the under in Rays-Orioles matchup

by Mike Spector | Rays Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 12:01pm ET

The under is 6-2 in the last eight meetings between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles. In addition, the under is 4-1 in the last five meetings in Baltimore... View More

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Early money 9:1 in favor of Reds over Tigers

by Mike Spector | Reds Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 11:52am ET

The Cincinnati Reds have received 91% of all money wagered thus far in their series opener against the Detroit Tigers... View More

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Braves small favorites over Mets in rematch of a recent pitching matchup

by Mike Spector | Braves Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 11:46am ET

The Atlanta Braves are currently -125 moneyline favorites over the New York Mets, according to BettingPros consensus odds... View More

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Recent trends heavily favor the Yankees in first meeting against the Red Sox

by Mike Spector | Yankees Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 11:39am ET

The New York Yankees are 4-0 against the Boston Red Sox in their last four meetings in the Bronx, including an 8-1 record in their last nine meetings overall... View More

Public Betting

Conflicting betting trends appear early in Cardinals-Brewers matchup

by Mike Spector | Cardinals Correspondent |
Fri, Jul 31st 9:12am ET

The St. Louis Cardinals have attracted 63% of all bets, yet just 38% of the money so far in advance of their series opener against the Milwaukee Brewers... View More

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Money is 4:1 in favor of the Padres for Thursday's rubber match against the Giants

by Mike Spector | Padres Correspondent |
Thu, Jul 30th 3:18pm ET

So far, 79% of all money wagered on the rubber match between the San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants has been wagered on the Padres... View More

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Recent trends suggest the over is the right play in Mariners-Angels series finale

by Mike Spector | Angels Correspondent |
Thu, Jul 30th 3:12pm ET

In the last 10 meetings between the Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels, the over is 8-2. In addition, the over is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in Los Angeles... View More

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Sharp money on Diamondbacks in series opener against the Dodgers

by Mike Spector | Diamondbacks Correspondent |
Thu, Jul 30th 3:07pm ET

Though the Los Angeles Dodgers have received 73% of all bets in their series opener at Arizona, 55% of all money has been wagered on the Diamondbacks... View More

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