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MLB Playoff Betting Report: Phillies Are Cash Money

With the 2023 MLB postseason underway, we've amassed a playoff betting report to satiate all your baseball wagering needs. This historical data is an excellent betting tool if you're interesting in World Series odds, series prices, prop bets, or specific futures, such as World Series MVP.

Right now, the ALCS and NLCS are underway, so let's look at which teams and managers are worth betting on.

MLB Team Playoff Betting Data

Playoff Data as of October 13
TeamsSU Results (Since 1999)Runline Results (Since 2016)O/U Results (since 1999)
Arizona Diamondbacks23-225-417-27-1
Houston Astros73-5654-3663-61-5
Philadelphia Phillies43-2612-1133-32-4
Texas Rangers25-257-121-23-6

MLB Team Playoff Betting Trends

  • Houston is money ATS in the postseason (54-36 runline since 2016)
  • The Astros are 11-6 SU over the last three ALCS (2020-2022)
  • Phillies by far the best playoff team since 1999 (43-26 SU)

MLB Managers Playoff Betting Report

Playoff Data as of October 13
ManagerSU Results (Since 1999)Runline Results (Since 2016)
Bruce Bochy (TEX)40-239-1
Dusty Baker (HOU)54-4435-21
Rob Thomson (PHI)16-717-6
Torey Lovullo (ARI)6-36-3

MLB Managers Playoff Betting Trends

  • Dusty Baker isn't the most successful postseason manager (54-44 SU), but since taking over the Astros in 2020, he's 31-15 SU.
  • Bruce Bochy is the most successful postseason manager. He's 40-23 SU, dating back to his Giants days.
  • Five of Torey Lovullo's six playoff wins have come this season
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