MLB Live In-Game Betting Cheat Sheet

With around 40 games remaining in the MLB season, it's become clear what teams we can depend on and what teams we can't trust with a lead.

Lots of in-game betting trends have developed that can give bettors of the live game a serious advantage with their in-game wagers. For example, the Padres are a surprising 41-1 when leading after seven innings. This is the best mark in baseball, so look for them in this spot.

So, if you're looking for an edge with your live MLB wagers, be sure to consult this page first.


UNDER Hot When Mariners Hit Los Angeles

The Seattle Mariners are inching closer to a postseason spot, and a strong finish to their seven-game road trip would go a long way to boosting those chances. Seattle concludes its four-game series with the lowly Los Angeles Angels Thursday.

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  • The Angels are 1-12 SU and 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games.
  • The Mariners are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games against teams with losing records.
  • The Mariners are 5-1 SU in their last six games against the Angels.

Hisashi Iwakuma and Matt Shoemaker are the probable starters. Iwakuma (14-7, 3.84 ERA) has been fantastic this month, winning all three of his starts to improve to 8-1 since losing at Detroit on June 22. Iwakuma is 8-3 with a 2.86 ERA in 16 career games against the Angels in his career.

Shoemaker (6-13, 4.22) suffered his second straight loss and fourth in five starts last Saturday, when he gave up five runs and 12 hits in six innings at Cleveland. Shoemaker is 3-4 with a 3.91 ERA in 10 career outings against the M’s.

The UNDER is trending when the Mariners travel to the Golden State. In the Mariners’ last 13 road games against the Halos, the UNDER is 10-3.

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Fantastic Pitcher's Duel at AT&T Park Today

AT&T Park is the setting for a fantastic pitcher’s duel on Thursday, as Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets take on Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants.

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  • The Mets are 3-1 SU in their last four games against the Giants.
  • The total has gone UNDER in six of the Mets' last seven games on the road with Jacob deGrom as the starting pitcher.
  • The total has gone OVER in the Mets' last three games against the Giants.

Bumgarner (11-7, 2.11 ERA) picked up his lone victory since the All-Star break in his last outing and, but he was 0-3 in his first five starts after the break. The veteran has been superb against the Mets, going 4-0 with a 1.03 ERA and 0.91 WHIP in five career starts.

DeGrom dominated the Giants in his lone career outing in the Bay Area, pitching eight innings of two-hit shutout ball on July 8, 2015. He enters this contest on the heels of a fantastic 0.65 ERA over his past four starts but has only one victory to show for it due to the Mets’ inconsistent offense.

Bouncing back away from home has been no problem for the Mets lately. New York is 8-1 in its last nine games on the road after suffering a road loss.

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MLB Odds Betting - San Diego Padres Underdogs vs Diamondbacks at San Diego

The Arizona Diamondbacks will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Padres in San Diego at PETCO Park on Thursday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The San Diego Padres will rely on Paul Clemens to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Archie Bradley will be his counterpart for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Paul Clemens is 2-2 this season, and Archie Bradley is 4-8.

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Minnesota Twins Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Kansas City Royals

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Kansas City and Minnesota on Thursday, with the host Royals trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Kansas City Royals will turn to Dillon Gee and his 4-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Minnesota Twins send Tyler Duffey (8-8) to the hill.

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Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Chicago White Sox dueling the Cleveland Indians on Thursday at Progressive Field.

Chicago puts its faith in starter Carlos Rodon to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-8. Getting the ball for the Cleveland Indians is Danny Salazar, who owns a 11-4 record on the season with a 3.30 ERA.

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Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Washington Nationals dueling the Atlanta Braves on Thursday at Turner Field.

The Atlanta Braves will turn to Rob Whalen and his 1-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Washington Nationals send Reynaldo Lopez (1-1) to the hill.

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Cincinnati Red-Hot When Straily Takes The Mound

The Cincinnati Reds are not exactly a team you think of when you mention the word ‘dangerous,’ but Dan Straily has been just that. The righty has a 2.13 ERA while allowing opponents to hit just .209 in his six starts since the All-Star break – which have all been wins for the Reds. Cincy and Straily close out their series with the Miami Marlins Thursday.

  • Christian Yelich went 2-for-2 with a solo home run in his only plate appearances against Dan Straily.
  • The OVER is 5-1 in the Reds’ past six games.
  • The Marlins are 8-3 in their past 11 road games coming off a road loss.

Jose Fernandez will take the bump with plenty of rest, as the Marlins’ ace skipped his last start to help limit his workload. Fernandez went seven innings without allowing a single earned run in his first outing against the Reds this season.

The Marlins have traditionally had the Reds’ number, as Miami has won eight of the past 10 meetings between the two teams. However, the Reds have won the past two games between the clubs while outscoring the Marlins 9-5.

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UNDERS Commonplace when ‘Stros, O’s Meet

Offense has been hard to come by when the Houston Astros and Baltimore Orioles have clashed. The two teams have averaged a combined 5.4 runs per game in their past five meetings – all of which went UNDER. The Astros and Orioles kick off a four-game set in Baltimore Thursday.

  • Jose Altuve went 1-for-13 in the Astros’ past series with the Orioles.
  • The UNDER is 22-8 in the Orioles’ past 30 games.
  • The Astros are 2-9 SU and against the runline in their past 11 games against teams with winning records.

The Orioles are happy to see that Kevin Gausman’s spot in the rotation has him pitching at Camden Yards. Gausman has a 2.39 ERA at home this season, compared to a wretched 5.32 ERA on the road.

Joe Musgrove has had an excellent start to his MLB career, as the righty has a 1.47 ERA with a 0.8 WAR through his first three appearances – two starts. The rookie has started his career by posting a stellar 21/2 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

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MLB Betting Line Favors the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Philadelphia Phillies

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Philadelphia and Los Angeles on Thursday, with the host Phillies trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Ross Stripling, with a record of 3-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Los Angeles Dodgers, while the Philadelphia Phillies trot Jerad Eickhoff to the mound in this one. He is 8-12 so far in 2016.

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