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Wednesday Sharp Report: Pros Betting Braves-Pirates and Yankees-Marlins

Aug 22, 2018 10:58 AM EDT
  • Sharps are betting two MLB games on Wednesday, headlined by Atlanta Braves-Pittsburgh Pirates (7:05 p.m. ET), with Atlanta listed as a -113 favorite and an over/under of 8.
  • Wiseguys are also betting New York Yankees-Miami Marlins (7:10 p.m. ET), with New York listed as a -168 favorite and an over/under of 7.5.

It was a mixed bag for the sharps Tuesday night. Goodfellas went 2-2-1 with their five plays. Overall, Unders went 9-5-1 and produced +4.12 units won.

After analyzing Wednesday’s 15-game slate using Sports Insights’ Sportsbook Insider Pro betting tools, I’ve pinpointed two MLB bets that professionals are focusing on, starting at 7:05 p.m and 7:10 p.m. ET.

>> All data as of 3:15 p.m. ET. Download The Action Network App or check out our MLB live odds page to get real-time data and track your bets.

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 bettor would have to wager $115 to win $100.

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