Saturday’s 5 Most Popular MLB Bets: Reds vs. Dodgers, Yankees vs. Orioles, Angels vs. Rangers, More (April 16)
Matthew Stockman/Getty Images. Pictured: Julio Urias
Try and name an MLB team not in action Saturday; you can’t.
Today’s 15-game slate is already up and running with a few matchups in the early window. The betting public, however, has found a couple moneylines in the afternoon and evening slots, including Reds vs. Dodgers, Yankees vs. Orioles, Angels vs. Rangers and others.
Here are the top five MLB sides with lopsided betting ticket splits.
Saturday’s 5 Most Popular MLB Bets
*Odds and public betting trends data as of Saturday afternoon. Find real-time MLB odds here.
1. Yankees (-175) vs. Orioles
7:05 p.m. ET
The public’s expecting New York to bounce back after losing to the O’s in extras Friday.
We’ve logged a hefty 86% of the wagers on the Yankees, the most of any side (you can see all the public betting data here).
2. Dodgers (-220) vs. Reds
10:10 p.m. ET
The Dodgers have outscored the Reds 12-4 in the first two meetings of the four-game set. Bettors have no problem laying north of -200 Saturday, with 83% of the tickets riding starting left-hander Julio Urias and the favorites.
3. Angels (-115) vs. Rangers
7:05 p.m. ET
The only other team catching 80% or more of the moneyline bets is the Angels (81%) against the Rangers.
Right-hander Noah Syndergaard shut out the Astros in his first start with the Halos last week, while Shohei Ohtani bashed his first two bombs of the season Friday.
Shohei Ohtani just went deep on the first pitch of the game 🔥 pic.twitter.com/FqvtGWN43B
— Action Network (@ActionNetworkHQ) April 16, 2022
4. Astros (-145) vs. Mariners
9:10 p.m. ET
The Mariners — both on paper and on the diamond — look vastly improved. However, the betting market’s still flocking to the AL West’s cream of the crop, as three out of every four bets are on the Astros tonight.
5. Rockies (-125) vs. Cubs
8:10 p.m. ET
Another favorite bettors like is Colorado at a short price.
We’ve tracked 73% of the tickets on the Rockies at home, rounding out the five most lopsided moneyline bets Saturday.