2009 MLB Betting Systems Mid-Season Report

This week’s All-Star break marks the halfway point of the 2009 Major League Baseball season. Through the first three and a half months of MLB play, the betting systems at SportsInsights have proven to be profitable across the board. For those interested in learning more about MLB wagering, be sure to read our article, How to Bet on Major League Baseball.

SportsInsights’ square plays have a history of being extremely consistent and this season has been no different. From 2004-2008, square plays averaged a result of +11.09 units per season. (To learn more about the significance of units won, read our article The Importance of True “Units Won” in Evaluating Betting Strategies.) The following table shows a breakdown of square plays through the first half of the 2009 season:

Month Units
July +0.09
June +14.26
May -1.12
April +11.3
Overall +24.53

A bettor wagering an average of $50 per play this season would currently be up $1226.50.

This season, multiple sportsbooks have been profitable for Premium Pro members following SportsInsights’ steam moves. Thirteen sportsbooks have posted positive units won with six producing units won in double-digits.

Sportsbook Units
Pinnacle +38.56
Canbet +28.29
Bet Jamaica +18.50
5Dimes +13.78
ABC +12.40
Phoenix +12.22

Smart Money plays have been a solid complement to Square Plays and Steam Moves in 2009. Through the first half of the MLB season, the Top 5 sportsbooks are:

Sportsbook Units
BetOnline +12.02
CRIS +9.11
ThePig +7.11
Canbet +4.64
BetAtlas +2.68

SportsInsights’ Best Bets system is relatively new but has established itself as a successful way to place moneyline baseball bets since its inception. Best Bets simply show the days most profitable Steam Moves and Smart Money plays for Premium Pro members.

Year Units
2008 +55.85
2009 +42.37

A bettor wagering an average of $50 per Best Bet would currently be up an impressive $2118.50.

Sports Marketwatch – MLB Edition

Every Tuesday and Friday, SportsInsights picks two featured MLB games and publishes its Sports Marketwatch that is made available to all members. The Marketwatch focuses on moneyline underdogs since they historically show value over time.

Heading into this week’s All-Star break, Sports Marketwatch has a record of +16.18 units.

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