Money Management

Money management is the number one reason why most gamblers lose with their baseball betting.  It is just as, if not more important, than how many of your MLB picks win.  You might be following the best baseball handicappers in the world, but without proper money management you will end up with less money than… Read More »

Handicapping Bullpens

One of the most under-rated baseball handicapping strategies has to do with looking at bullpens.  A good and rested bullpen has a higher chance of protecting your team’s lead.  A bad bullpen will really play with your emotions.  Imagine your team ahead in the late innings, you can almost feel the money you won already… Read More »

Using MLB Matchups for Betting

Figuring out how a pitcher compares to a hitter comes down to much more than simple stats like ERA and batting average (learn how to calculate those stats). If you are going to bet baseball intelligently, these things should be considered.  But, if you really want to be good at MLB handicapping then you must… Read More »

Handicapping MLB Rookie Pitchers

Evaluating rookie or new pitchers in Major League Baseball (MLB) can be a complicated chore. Some come out guns blazing and look ready to set the world on fire.  Others struggle to find themselves against the better competition.  Here is how to evaluate the rookie pitchers in order to improve your MLB handicapping. Tread Lightly These… Read More »

General Betting Tips

Most people lose with their baseball betting, but if you are smart you can turn a profit.  It’s not rocket science.  The books want to trick you into throwing your money away.  The key is to make intelligent bets and stay within yourself.  Here are a few tips on how to do that and win… Read More »

Calculating Baseball Stats

At first glance, baseball statistics may seem needlessly complex and confusing.  But, once you learn how to calculate these numbers correctly, it’s pretty simple.  You can identify the best, and worst, players in the game based purely on the statistical numbers they produce. This will make it easy for you to handicap baseball.  Let’s take… Read More »

Handicapping MLB Spring Training Games

If you’re interested in handicapping baseball then spring training is always a big question mark. As much as the MLB has become stat-driven, it still isn’t quite clear exactly how spring training stats transfer to the regular season.  That goes for both individual performances and entire teams. I’m going to make the case that spring training is… Read More »

Handicapping Pitchers

Pitching rules the roost when it comes to handicapping which MLB teams are going to win each day.  When tries derive which starter has the advantage and by how much we turn to the use of statistics.  This helps guide us in finding value with the daily baseball lines. Traditional statistics combined with some of the… Read More »

Shopping Around for the Best MLB Odds

Baseball betting needs to be treated like any other transaction involving money. I would not buy the first car I see without shopping for the best deals, so the same thing should be done when placing a bet. I like to keep accounts with several of the biggest MLB betting sites to make sure I always get… Read More »

Listing Pitchers or Action

There are some aspects of baseball betting that can be difficult for novices to grasp but that can make a huge difference in results. One of the most important of those is the distinction between “action” and “listed pitcher” bets.  Check our betting glossary for more terms you might be unfamiliar with. When I place… Read More »

Baseball Betting Glossary with Slang Definitions & Terms

We want you to know what we are talking about when we get in depth with betting terminology, so use this gambling glossary to get comfortable with the vocabulary, slang and general lingo used by bettors. Baseball Betting Terms, Slang, Definitions & Vocabulary Action With baseball betting action means bets. Having action means having a… Read More »

Weather Conditions & Baseball Betting

Anytime a sport is being played outdoors the weather is going to be a factor.  Sometimes you will have perfect conditions, other times players will have to deal with bad temperatures, the wind, or precipitation.  Baseball is a sport that is played in all sorts of conditions. You can use this with your baseball handicapping… Read More »

Looking for Improved MLB Teams

Every MLB season sees at least one team surprise with a winning year that few people expected. While it may seem like these turnaround seasons come out of nowhere, I believe that they are actually very easy to predict.  And if you can do so then you’ll make some money betting baseball during the first… Read More »

Betting Starting Pitchers on Short Rest

In the 1968 World Series, Detroit Tigers left-hander Mickey Lolich was asked to pitch in Game 7 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals on only two days rest. While Lolich later admitted he was almost out of gas, he pitched a complete game 4-1 victory over the Cardinals and ace Bob Gibson… Read More »