MLB Betting Lines

Betting on the MLB has been popular since the National League and the American League merged into a single competitive organization shortly after the 20th century started. As the big show grew and expanded to a league of thirty teams, more baseball enthusiasts founds themselves with the opportunity to bet on their home squad.  Currently, one of the most popular ways to wager on MLB betting lines during the regular season and playoffs is through online sportsbooks.

MLB Betting Lines Today

When you need to have access to the latest updates in terms of MLB betting lines today, look no further than this page. We list all the upcoming matchups, in addition to the moneylines that will show you which team is expected to win.

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Away Score Home Money Line
Tuesday 03 October
Minnesota Twins 20:00 New York Yankees +230 -263 Odds
Wednesday 04 October
Colorado Rockies 20:00 Diamondbacks +160 -169 Odds

MLB Standings

The grueling regular season of Major League Baseball extends over 162 games, which inevitably separates the contenders from the pretenders. Check out the latest MLB standings to learn how all thirty teams are performing this season.

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# team P W L p+ p- %
AL - East
1 Boston Red Sox Boston Red Sox 162 93 69 785 668 0.574
2 New York Yankees New York Yankees 162 91 71 858 660 0.562
3 Tampa Bay Rays Tampa Bay Rays 162 80 82 694 704 0.494
4 Toronto Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays 162 76 86 693 784 0.469
5 Baltimore Orioles Baltimore Orioles 162 75 87 743 841 0.463
AL - Central
1 Cleveland Indians Cleveland Indians 162 102 60 818 564 0.630
2 Minnesota Twins Minnesota Twins 162 85 77 815 788 0.525
3 Kansas City Royals Kansas City Royals 162 80 82 702 791 0.494
4 Chicago White Sox Chicago White Sox 162 67 95 706 820 0.414
5 Detroit Tigers Detroit Tigers 162 64 98 735 894 0.395
AL - West
1 Houston Astros Houston Astros 162 101 61 896 700 0.623
2 Los Angeles Angels Los Angeles Angels 162 80 82 710 709 0.494
3 Texas Rangers Texas Rangers 162 78 84 799 816 0.481
4 Seattle Mariners Seattle Mariners 162 78 84 750 772 0.481
5 Oakland Athletics Oakland Athletics 162 75 87 739 826 0.463
NL - East
1 Miami Marlins Miami Marlins 162 77 85 778 822 0.475
2 Atlanta Braves Atlanta Braves 162 72 90 732 821 0.444
3 New York Mets New York Mets 162 70 92 735 863 0.432
4 Philadelphia Phillies Philadelphia Phillies 162 66 96 690 782 0.407
NL - Central
1 Chicago Cubs Chicago Cubs 162 92 70 822 695 0.568
2 Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee Brewers 162 86 76 732 697 0.531
3 St. Louis Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals 162 83 79 761 705 0.512
4 Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates 162 75 87 668 731 0.463
5 Cincinnati Reds Cincinnati Reds 162 68 94 753 869 0.420
NL - West
1 Los Angeles Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers 162 104 58 770 580 0.642
2 Arizona Diamondbacks Arizona Diamondbacks 162 93 69 812 659 0.574
3 Colorado Rockies Colorado Rockies 162 87 75 824 757 0.537
4 San Diego Padres San Diego Padres 162 71 91 604 816 0.438
5 San Francisco Giants San Francisco Giants 162 64 98 639 776 0.395

The majority of wagering takes place using the moneyline system, which uses positive and negative numbers to let players know the odds of each team winning and the reward that bettors can expect for predicting the winning team. When you see the San Francisco Giants as a -275 favourite over the +325 Colorado Rockies, you can be sure that betting on Colorado will be a fairly big risk. As such, in order to win $325 with a wager on the Rockies, you only need to bet $100. Since the Giants are the favoured team, you’ll need to bet $275 to win $100.

Hardcore fans of betting on the MLB have used statistical analysis of past results along with the odds provided for these games to help discover specific situations which offer a slightly higher chance of winning. These betting systems are designed to implemented over an entire season, but can help inform your decision for individual games as well. For example, baseball betting systems that determine the worthiness of a team based on starting pitchers can help you determine if a starter is more likely to dominate for the win or make it more difficult for his team to win by getting rocked while on the mound.

Despite the fact that some systems have proven to be somewhat logical and effective, smart betting fans will keep themselves updated on the latest news in the MLB to avoid getting surprised by a last-minute substitute for a starting pitcher or a slugger. When wagering on baseball or anything other sport, you should remember that the outcome is impossible to predict with complete certainty, regardless of any insight that you possess.

In addition to betting on single games, you can also bet on who will win the World Series, make the playoffs or win a post-season series. Additionally, you might be able to bet on over/under wagers and individual props, such as whether or not the starting pitcher will get the decision. Access that you have to various types of wagers and prop bets depends on the sportsbook that you sign up with.