Wednesday Sharp Report: Pros Betting Cardinals-Marlins, Two Other Games

Aug 08, 2018 2:18 PM EDT

Derek Dietrich. Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

  • Professionals are causing massive reverse line movement for tonight's Cardinals-Miami game.
  • Wiseguys are also leveraging public money to find value with a pair of AL contrarian Unders.

Pro players split their four Tuesday plays, winning both totals but losing both moneylines. The Blue Jays were the killer. They checked off all the boxes for sharp players: contrarian in a heavily bet game, more money (44%) than bets (36% bets), sharp reverse line movement +117 to -108 and Pinnacle steam. Toronto took a 3-1 lead into the 8th but then imploded late and lost, 10-7, in 10 innings. The Red Sox reached +808 on the live moneyline.

After analyzing Wednesday’s 14-game slate using Sports Insights’ Sportsbook Insider Pro betting tools, I’ve pinpointed three MLB bets that professionals are focusing on, starting at 7:10 p.m. and 8:10 p.m. ET.

>> All data as of 2:00 p.m. ET. Download The Action Network App to get real-time MLB odds 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 bettors would have to wager $115 to win $100.

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