Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Pro players cashed on the Twins (+115) yesterday, but swung and missed on the Athletics (+122) and Padres (+155). It’s no consolation for a losing day, but this is why wiseguys love betting dogs. When they win, they earn plus-money payouts. Yesterday’s plays went 1-2, but lost only 0.85 units. Had they gone 1-2 betting all favorites (at -150 or -175), they would be down 2.5 units or more. Volume betting, long season, stay the course, think long term.
After analyzing Tuesday’s 15-game slate using Sports Insights’ Sportsbook Insider Pro betting tools, I’ve pinpointed three MLB bets that professional players are focusing on, including games that start at 7:05 and 7:10 p.m. ET.
All data as of 2:15 p.m. ET
Boston Red Sox – New York Yankees Under 8.5
7:05 p.m. ET
The Sox and Yanks kick off a pivotal three-game series in the Bronx tonight. The public sees Betts, Judge and Stanton on the same field with a short outfield porch and automatically assumes it will be a high-scoring game. Not the sharps. Nearly 80% of bets are on the Over, yet the total has either remained frozen at 8.5 or fallen to 8 depending on the book, indicating Under liability. Wiseguys at Pinnacle hammered the Under 8.5, triggering a pair of steam and reverse line moves. This Under also matches a profitable Bet Labs system: Contrarian Unders for Winning Teams (+168.72 units since 2005).