Max Scherzer and Pedro Severino. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Wiseguys went 1-1 with their plays on Wednesday, cashing the Rays-Astros Under 7.5 and losing the Mets-Rockies Under 11.5 (they also took the Pirates but that game got rained out). With contrarian betting not performing like its historical norm (dogs getting 30% or fewer moneyline bets are -17.4 units this season), sharps have been eyeing totals as a way to offset moneyline losses as they await regression.
After analyzing Thursday’s slate using Sports Insights’ Sportsbook Insider Pro betting tools, I’ve pinpointed three MLB bets that professionals are focusing on, starting at 7:05 p.m., 7:10 p.m. and 10:07 p.m. ET.