MLB Day Game Betting Report

MLB Day Games Betting Report: Rangers Win During Day

Something just hits differently with day baseball.

Whether you're sitting out in the bleachers on a Sunday afternoon or switching back and forth between a spreadsheet and the game on your computer at work, you can be profiting off that days ball, too.

Below, we've compiled a team and player MLB Day Games Betting Report to help your day baseball bets. All the data collected below is for 2023 day MLB games, which are characterized as games with a start time before 5 pm ET:

Best Day Game MLB Teams

TeamProfit ($)Num. GamesWinsLosses
NY Yankees+$567.7121156

The Texas Rangers' afternoon success comes on the back of some big bats. Corey Seager, Leody Tavares, and Josh Smith all rank inside the top 10 in day game OPS. Seager leads the back with a .400 batting average and 1.267 OPS during afternoon contests.

Worst Day Game MLB Teams

TeamProfit ($)Num. GamesWinsLosses
Chi White Sox-$853.8124816
Kansas City-$682.8522616
Chi Cubs-$463.3623914

There aren't many big surprises with the worst day teams, as it's many of the league's worst teams overall. The one trend to pick out is the day game struggles of the AL Central, with three of the five worst teams in day baseball coming from the AL Central division.

Best Day Game Hitters

Pete Alonso25990161820
Salvador Perez20777131526
Shohei Ohtani17665151724
Aaron Judge17665171725
Patrick Wisdom19663101114

Whatever Sal Perez does before day games, he should probably start doing before the night ones, too. The Royals catcher has a 1.041 OPS in day games so far this year, hitting .338 in the contests. Sal's night splits make him an easy fade for evening games, but you should be taking his hit and RBI props every time the Royals play in the afternoon:

Day: .338/.366/.675, 7 HR, 15 RBI
Night: .235/.287/.418, 4 HR, 13RBI

Best Day Game Pitchers

NameDay StartsERABAA
Kevin Gausman60.45.201
Drew Rasmussen41.19.192
Justin Steele61.22.217

Minimum 20 innings pitched

Kevin Gausman loves the sunshine. In the Blue Jay righty's six day starts this year, he's pitched 40.0 innings, struck out 32.9 percent of batters, and posted a .45 ERA. In his four night starts, on the other hand, Gausman has a 7.83 ERA.