How Sabermetric Luck Affects Betting Markets

We are less than 10% through the MLB season, but hot streaks and disappointing starts have already begun to change the perceptions of many teams around the league.  The Brewers’ early nine-game winning streak turned some heads, while the Diamondbacks 4-14 start already has manager Kirk Gibson on the hot seat.  Although some people will…

MLB Prop Betting: 2014 Home Run Champion

People are always talking about how pitching wins championships, but perhaps more importantly, chicks dig the long ball. The home run is arguably the most exciting moment in baseball and most of the league’s most popular players are powerful sluggers. But can bettors profit from these top sluggers? Every year sportsbooks release a number of…

MLB Betting: Most Profitable Pitchers at Home

Our Bet Labs archive includes historical data for every game played since 2005 and includes a variety of filters that subscribers can use to create winning betting systems. Using this historical database, we decided to examine which starting pitchers had been the most profitable to bet on. One of the trends we have noticed over…

2014 MLB Season Win Totals Comparison

We’re into March Madness just as much as you, but with the number of teams in the tournament dwindling, it’s time to look forward to America’s pastime.  Naturally, every team’s optimistic prior to the season but sportsbooks and prognosticators give us their indications of the teams we can expect to see in the hunt for…