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Do MLB Home Teams Have a Case of the Mondays?

Monday can be one of the more interesting days in baseball. Every team in the league plays over the weekend and while many teams will receive their day off on Monday, there is consistently an ample slate of  games. This is a common travel day, but does either team hold an advantage?

One would assume that the team playing at home would gain an extra advantage as their added rest should prove beneficial. However, using our BetLabs software, you can see that there is a bias towards visitors on the first day of the work week.

Cain is Willing, But is he Able? Examining Value Following a No-Hitter

Last Wednesday, Giants’ pitcher Matt Cain tossed arguably the greatest game in the long and storied history of Major League Baseball. In an era dominated by hitters, the 27-year old right hander threw just the 22nd perfect game in league history, complete with 14 strikeouts, in a 10-0 victory over the Houston Astros. Tonight, Cain (8-2, 2.18 ERA) will take the mound for the first time since this dazzling display with many wondering how he will follow up his momentous feat.