MLB Sharp Report: 4 Tuesday Games Attracting Wiseguy Action
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- Using The Action Network's betting tools, we analyze how sharps are betting Tuesday's MLB slate.
- Tigers-Twins, Rangers-Angels, Athletics-Mariners and Padres-Giants are all attracting attention from professional bettors.
Monday’s baseball board was a bit lacking as far as sharp action goes, but wiseguys seem to have found a handful of games with value tonight, especially out West.
In addition to Tigers-Twins at 8 p.m. ET, the remainder of tonight’s sharp report plays come after 10 p.m. ET.
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 sportsbooks 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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Detroit Tigers @ Minnesota Twins
8:10 p.m. ET
Sharp angle: Tigers (moved from +147 to +133)
The Tigers have picked up only 37% of bets to this point, but those bets have accounted for 46% of dollars wagered. They’ve also drawn a steam move from Carib at +140, all of which has helped bring this line down from +147 to +133.
Texas Rangers @ Los Angeles Angels
10:07 p.m. ET
Sharp angle: Rangers (moved from +146 to +135)
In a similar spot, the Rangers have attracted 43% of bettors accounting for 56% of the money wagered on this game. They’ve also been on the receiving end of a steam move — from Pinnacle at +144 — which has brought this line down more than 10 cents to +135.
Oakland Athletics @ Seattle Mariners
10:10 p.m. ET
Sharp angle: Mariners (moved from +102 to -102)
Sharp action has caused this Mariners line to jump from plus- to minus-money tonight. Seattle is drawing only 35% of bets, but the M’s have been steamed two times — once at +102 and again at -106.
San Diego Padres @ San Francisco Giants
10:15 p.m. ET
Sharp angle: Padres (moved from +111 to -104)
After opening as slight dogs, the Padres are now listed as a pick’em (-104 on both sides) against San Francisco tonight, and like the Mariners, it’s not because they’re the popular side.
San Diego has drawn only 36% of bets, but with those wagers accounting for 55% of dollars, it’s clear that sharps are behind the Padres. They’ve also been steamed two times so far today, most recently at +100.
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