Archive for the ‘2014’ Category.

MLB 2014 Preseason Futures Odds: What Went Right and What Went Wrong

September 29, 2014

As we head into the 2014 MLB post-season, it’s time to take a look back to some preseason predictions. Based on Las Vegas odds to win the World Series in the preseason, some of the favorites made the oddsmakers look smart. Others didn’t fair so well. Let’s take a look back at what Las Vegas […]

MLB Betting Report

July 27, 2014

We’re slightly beyond the midway point in the 2014 baseball season. That means it’s time to take a look back at what happened in the first half and a look ahead. You can still place your wagers on the team you think will win the World Series. Many of the preseason favorites (Tigers, A’s, etc.) […]

Handicapping Major League Baseball Teams as of June 11, 2014

June 11, 2014

We are approximately 2/5 of the way through the 2014 baseball season. It’s been an interesting season to say the least. There are teams I expected more from that are disappointing, and teams that have been a pleasant surprise. At the 2/5 mark, this is how I would handicap each team’s chances to win the World […]

3 MLB Baseball Events To Watch This Week

May 21, 2014

The baseball season is winding its way toward the month of June, which means that any team that has been horrible through the first one and a half months of play is coming up on that point in time when it has to start winning consistently in order to have a shot at the playoffs. […]

Revisiting the Preseason MLB Futures Odds

April 29, 2014

We’re about 1/7 of the way into the Major League Baseball season, so I figured now was a good time to take a look back at the preseason futures odds and see which teams are making bettors nervous and which teams are making bettors happy. It should be noted that there is a long way […]

MLB Team Salaries and Betting Odds Comparison

April 9, 2014

Many people believe that in a sport like baseball, which has no salary cap, you can buy a championship. Simply spend more money and you win. Many years it has proved to be the case but there are also many years where is has not. With this simple idea in mind we are comparing the […]

BASEBALL: American LEAGUE PREVIEW 2014

March 29, 2014

Opening Day is just two days away. There will be a full slate of baseball games with Ace starting pitchers. Baseball is alive and well in the USA. American League Preview from a Bettor’s Perspective The 2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox are not the favorite to win the series in 2014. In fact, […]

Baseball: National League Preview 2014

March 29, 2014

National League Preview from a Bettor’s Perspective There are 3 guarantees in life; death, taxes and the St. Louis Cardinals contending for a National League Pennant. It doesn’t matter who the manager is or what prospects come up through the system. St. Louis is in it almost every year. There must be something in the […]

5 Common Baseball Betting Mistakes to Avoid

March 21, 2014

As baseball season fast approaches, that means many of us are preparing for what will hopefully be a profitable season at the sportsbooks. Baseball is a difficult sport to bet on because any team can win on any given day. A team with a 10-30 record can beat a team with a 30-10 record. There […]

How to Make Money Betting on Baseball Games

March 13, 2014

I’m ready for baseball season and not only for the cold beers, warm weather and sausage races. I’m also ready to start making some money betting on baseball games. Baseball is a difficult sport to bet on because outcomes of games are so random. Unlike football or basketball, it’s not rare for a vastly inferior […]