Tuesday’s 5 Most Popular MLB Bets: Royals vs. Cardinals, Yankees vs. Blue Jays, D’backs vs. Marlins, More (May 3)
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The MLB volume finally picks up following Monday’s modest, eight-game slate.
Tuesday’s board features a whopping 16 games — a handful of which are shaping up for lopsided ticket counts in the betting market.
Using our public data trackers, we can see that bettors are already loading up on Royals vs. Cardinals, Yankees vs. Blue Jays, D’backs vs. Marlins and a couple other moneylines.
Tuesday’s 5 Most Popular MLB Picks
*Odds and public betting trends data as of Tuesday afternoon. Find real-time MLB odds here.
1. Marlins (-180) vs. Diamondbacks
9:40 p.m. ET
Bettors don’t think the Diamondbacks can notch consecutive wins over the Marlins.
Miami — off a 5-4 loss Monday — is attracting 90% of tickets, the most of any moneyline today (you can check out all the public betting data here).
2. Twins (-170) vs. Orioles
7:05 p.m. ET
Another chalky favorite bettors love Tuesday are the Twins, catching 83% of the public support.
Minnesota’s red-hot, winning 10 of the last 11 entering tonight’s clash with the Orioles.
3. Brewers (-210) vs. Reds
7:40 p.m. ET
The Reds own a league-worst 3-19 record, and now play on the road against the NL Central-leading Brewers and Brandon Woodruff.
No surprise to see Milwaukee generating unbalanced action Tuesday, as 83% of bettors are the Brew Crew ML.
4. Blue Jays (-125) vs. Yankees
7:07 p.m. ET
The Blue Jays are attracting just shy of eight out of every 10 tickets at a short price vs. the division-rival Yankees.
We’ve logged 79% of the wagers on Toronto behind right-hander Alek Manoah, marking the fourth-most popular sides.
5. Cardinals (-115) vs. Royals
8:10 p.m. ET
Surprise, surprise: The fifth and final side getting pounded Tuesday is another favorite.
The Cardinals shut out the Royals, 1-0 on Monday, and are pulling in more support to repeat, with 77% of the betting tickets riding St. Louis ML.