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MLB All-Star Game Betting Trends Chart

The UNDER has paid off in the MLB All-Star Game eight straight times for totals bettors as baseball's best get set to participate in the contest once again on Tuesday night in Minnesota - including last season, when the Senior Circuit was blanked in a 3-0 AL victory.

Here's a look at the All-Star Game betting results from recent seasons at the books.

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Since a dozen runs were scored in the All-Star Game in 2005 the contest hasn't produced more than nine combined runs, leading to that run of UNDER winners at the sportsbooks. In fact, the total for the game at the sportsbooks has been decreasing for the All-Star Game over the past decade, from 10 back in the mid-late 2000s down to 8.5 in more recent years and then to 8 over the past two years.
 
The American League won last year's All-Star Game, reversing a trend of National League wins at the contest from 2010 to 2012. Prior to that the American League had dominated the game, with their lengthy winning streak broken up only by that tie in Milwaukee in 2002.
 
Date AL score NL score AL line NL line OU Location
July 14 2014     -105 -105 8 Minnesota
July 16 2013 3 0 100 -110 8 NY Mets
July 10 2012 0 8 -122 112 8.5 Kansas City
July 12 2011 1 5 -105 -115 8.5 Arizona
July 13 2010 1 3 -120 100 8.5 LA Angels
July 14 2009 4 3 -115 -105 8.5 St. Louis
July 15 2008  4 3 -130 110 10 NY Yankees
July 10 2007 5 4 -125 115 10 San Francisco
July 11 2006 3 2 -140 130 10 Pittsburgh
July 12 2005 7 5       Detroit
July 13 2004 9 4       Houston
July 15 2003 7 6       Chi White Sox
July 9 2002 7 7       Milwaukee
July 10 2001 4 1       Seattle
July 11 2000 6 3       Atlanta
July 13 1999 4 1       Boston
July 7 1998 13 8       Denver
July 8 1997 3 1       Cleveland
July 9 1996 0 6       Philadelphia
 
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Home-field advantage in the World Series will be at stake when the National League hosts the American League in the 2013 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday at Citi Field in New York.

The NL, which has won three straight all-star games, opened as a -130 favorite at Bovada. Mets ace Matt Harvey will get the start in front of his hometown crowd. Detroit’s Max Scherzer gets the start for the AL.

Harvey, a hard-throwing righthander, leads the NL in strikeouts and three times has taken no-hit bids into the seventh inning.

Scherzer won his first 13 starts, but got roughed up Saturday in a 7-1 loss to the Texas Rangers. The righthander gave up four runs on eight hits in six innings and suffered his first loss of the season.

The past five games have all gone under the total (1-6 past seven). The AL, which owned a 12-game unbeaten streak against the NL, has only scored two runs total in the past three All Star games. The total was 8 earlier at GTbets.eu.

Each lineup is stacked-it’s an all-star game after all-but the AL would seem to have a little more pop with the Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera and the Orioles’ Chris Davis. Cabrera, who won the Triple Crown last season, leads the AL in batting and RBIs and is second to Davis with 30 home runs. Davis has 37 home runs at the break.

The Rockies’ Carlos Gonzalez leads the NL with 25 home runs. Mets third baseman David Wright will hit cleanup for the NL, with the Cardinals’ Carlos Beltran and the Nationals’ Bryce Harper joining Gonzalez in the outfield.

The AL won seven straight all-star games before the NL started its current win streak. The last 10 all-star games have averaged 7.7 runs. Teams are batting just .236 at Citi Field this season.