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Saturday’s 5 Most Popular MLB Picks: Reds vs. Rockies, Red Sox vs. Orioles, Nationals vs. Giants, More (April 30)

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Every MLB team’s in action Saturday, including a couple afternoon games before getting into the early-evening window.

We’re still seeing a solid influx of baseball action rolling in from bettors, especially on a handful of notable games tonight.

The theme of the day’s chalk, as we’re seeing lopsided ticket counts in Reds vs. Rockies, Red Sox vs. Orioles and others.

5 Most Popular Bets for Saturday MLB

*Odds and public betting trends data as of Saturday afternoon. Find real-time MLB odds here.

1. Rockies (-140) vs. Reds

8:10 p.m. ET

The Reds are going nowhere, fast — they’re a league-worst 3-17 — so bettors will continue fading the sacrificial lambs.

The Rockies are catching 89% of the moneyline tickets, the most in Saturday’s tracker (you can see all the public betting data here).

2. Red Sox (-170) vs. Orioles

7:05 p.m. ET

Another bottom-feeder that isn’t generating any attention is Baltimore, which is on the cusp of dropping six straight. 

Boston’s pulling in 86% of the wagers as big chalk behind Nathan Eovaldi, who’s won four straight as a road favorite.

3. Giants (-210) vs. Nationals 

4:05 p.m. ET

Bettors expect a bounce-back from the Giants, who were routed 14-4 at home Friday.

San Francisco’s generating 85% of the moneyline bets despite being priced north of -200.

4. Braves (-110) vs. Rangers

7:05 p.m. ET

Bettors see no reason not to back Atlanta at a short price versus the Rangers.

We’ve logged 82% of the tickets on the reigning champs, who trot out Bryce Elder.

5. Brewers (-160) vs. Cubs

7:10 p.m. ET

The Brewers are starting to look like the NL Central favorites, ripping off six wins in their last seven tries after a sluggish start out the gates.

The public’s all over Milwaukee following its 11-1 shellacking of Chicago, as the favorite’s pulling in 82% of bets.

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