Yankees vs. Rays Odds, Sharp Pick: How Pros Are Betting ALDS Game 5 (Oct. 9)
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Yankees vs. Rays Game 5 Odds
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For the first time all series, last night’s Yankees-Rays ALDS matchup did not end with at least 12 runs scored. As such, it was also the first time that the under hit all series.
For most bettors, though, the 5-1 final score in Game 4 wasn’t enough to attract an under bet in tonight’s series-decider. In fact, 82% of bets have landed on the over as of the mid-afternoon.
Perhaps that’s because tonight’s Gerrit Cole-Tyler Glasnow matchup has led to an over/under of just 7.5 …
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Our sharp action indicators — as well as the discrepancy between bets and dollars — reveal a professional opinion on this under, which is backed by one of our PRO betting systems.
Per Sports Insights Bet Signals, which track and record instances of market movement caused by sharp action, five waves of pro money have hit the under in this game, giving a clear sharp edge to the under.
Sharp Action edge: Under
As mentioned, 82% of bettors have landed on the over in this game. But those bets have generated just 62% of actual money landing on the total.
That means bigger bettors — the ones more likely to be sharps — are taking the under, further strengthening the indication of professional activity.
Big Money edge: Under
Thanks to the public’s heavy backing of the over, the under is now in a spot that’s been profitable over the years, so much so that it’s become one of our PRO betting systems.
Since 2005, when 65% or more bettors take the over in a game between winning teams, the under has a 55.1% win rate on a sample of more than 2,600 games.
PRO Systems edge: Under