Now that the NFL season is officially over, it's time for weather to worry about … Major League Baseball?
You probably thought I would say "March Madness". But MLB opening day bets are available on the Westgate SuperBook. They appeared last week as an additional attraction for tourists in the Super Bowl. Visitors were able to bet their favorite baseball team in February to win the season opener, and then return to the Final Four weekend to redeem the ticket.
- The Mets play the first game of the National League in 2020 and receive the Nationals on March 26th at 1:10 p.m. The Westgate made the Mets -120, with a low sum of 6¹ / ₂ (the Nats return +110 on a short cent line). Bettors wishing to support the Mets must wager $ 120 to win $ 100 or anything in that ratio. Those who want the Nats risk $ 100 to win $ 110, or anything like that.
- The Yankees visit Baltimore later that day at 3:05 p.m. and lay -450 against another virtual Orioles entry into the small league. Baltimore returns +375 for thrill seekers. Nine is the over / under.
It is important to note that all matchups are action bets regardless of who is playing. It is impossible to know who will start as a pitcher so far in advance on the opening day. Even the most logical decisions could suffer injuries in late spring that keep them out of the lineup.
The rest of the slate:
NL: Cubs (+115) at Brewers (-125), Rockies (+135) at Padres (-145), Giants (+285) at Dodgers (-330), Cards (-110) at Reds (even), Phillies (- 155) in Marlins (+145),
Braves (-120) at Diamondbacks (+110).
AL: Tiger (+245) for Indians (-280), Royals (+165) for White Sox (-180), Red Sox (-140) for Blue Jays (+130), twins
(-105) for A (-105), Rangers (-140) for Mariners (+130), Angels (+150) for Astros (-160).
Inter League: Pirates (+180) on Rays
Are there smart bets so far in advance? Sharps will usually tell you it is crazy to place a bet without knowing who the pitchers will be! This is especially true for recreational weather who want to count on an ace that they can expect on the hill. Injury messages will only hurt.
Value bets could only be defended under the following circumstances:
- They believe that an undervalued team will outperform market expectations due to personnel changes or a return to full health after a season of injury. You want to bet this team before the market catches up.
- They are convinced that an overpriced team will be worse than expected due to personnel changes or out of season distractions. You want to ban this team from the gate.
- It doesn't matter who your starting pitcher will be … or it doesn't matter who your opposing starting pitcher will be … because the options are pretty similar.
Sometimes "smart betting" means knowing when to avoid tourist traps.
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