Sharp Bettors Targeting 2 West Coast Matchups Sunday Afternoon
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Cody Bellinger
- Sharp bettors swept their Saturday plays, going 3-0 on three totals.
- Sunday's board isn't littered with sharp action, as only two games feature particularly sharp angles: Giants-D-backs and Astros-Dodgers.
Wiseguys kicked off the weekend with a nice little sweep on Saturday, going 3-0 on three over/under plays.
Despite the full slate of games, sharp action has been a tad more scarce on Sunday, as today’s sharpest angles feature only two plays, one of which comes on another total, the other on a side.
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Betting Terms to Know
Steam Move: Sudden, drastic and uniform line movement across the market caused by an overload of sharp action from respected players.
Reverse Line Movement: When the betting line moves in the opposite direction of the betting percentages. It’s a top smart money indicator.
Line Freeze: When one side is getting heavy betting but the line won’t budge, indicating sharp liability on the other side.
Juice: The tax or commission that bettors must pay the sportsbook in order for them to accept your wager. A -115 juice means a bettors would have to wager $115 to win $100.
San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks
- Sharp angle: Over 8.5
- First pitch: 4:10 p.m. ET
Here’s a case where the public side is actually the same as the sharp side. Sixty-nine percent of bettors are on this over, accounting for 91% of dollars wagered on the total. Sharpies have also steamed this total at ABC and Bovada, and the total has risen from 8 to 8.5 as a result.
Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Ketel Marte (4) celebrates with Nick Ahmed (13).
Houston Astros at Los Angeles Dodgers
- Sharp angle: LAD -115
- First pitch: 4:10 p.m ET
In baseball, allowing 14 runs is not a winning strategy. Perhaps that’s why only 29% of bettors are behind the Dodgers this afternoon following their 14-0 loss last night.
Sharp bettors are among that 29%, however. The Dodgers have moved from -107 to -115 at Pinnacle behind 47% of dollars and five steam moves from books across the market.