After a few days off for the 2011 All-Star Break, Major League Baseball returns to action with seven games Thursday. According to Sports Insights’ Betting Trends Data, the Yankees/Blue Jays game is the most heavily bet game of the day, in terms of the total number of bets.
While this game is getting a lot of betting action, it is also very lopsided, with only 27% of moneyline wagers taking the Blue Jays.
Betting Against the Public was very profitable during the first half of the 2011 MLB Season, and this game is one we’ll keep our eye on when selecting the day’s Best Bets and Square Plays.
The following table shows the breakdown of moneyline betting percentages from our six contributing sportsbooks: