MLB Sharp Report: Pros Betting Padres-D-Backs and 2 Other Saturday Games
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Considering today’s volume of games, it’s somewhat surprising to see the scarcity of sharp action on the board. But pros aren’t betting for the sake of betting. When they like a game, they might hammer it, but when they don’t, they’ll pretend it doesn’t even exist.
Here are the three plays they’ve zeroed in on tonight, with start times of 7:10, and 8:10 p.m. ET.
All data as of 2 p.m. ET on Saturday. For live numbers, check out our MLB live odds page.
New York Mets-Atlanta Braves Over 9
7:10 p.m. ET
Sharps started hitting this over at 7.5. Since then, they’ve kept coming back, driving the total up to it’s current number of 9.
The juice currently sits on the under, meaning you may get another shot at an 8.5 before first pitch.
Chicago White Sox (+188) vs. Houston Astros
7:10 p.m. ET
On the surface, this looks like a game in which the White Sox stand no chance. Perhaps that’s why sharps are on Chicago, looking to take advantage of a potentially undervalued team. Only 25% of bettors are behind the ChiSox, but 48% of dollars has brought them from +210 to +188.
San Diego Padres (+154) at Arizona Diamondbacks
8:10 p.m. ET
In what seems to be a common theme this season, wiseguys are all over San Diego. Like the White Sox, the Padres have received just 26% of bets, but those have accounted for 54% of dollars. That discrepancy, plus a Pinnacle steam move has dropped San Diego’s line down from +175.
Photo: Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed