Analyzing the Futures Market Following the MLB Trade Deadline

The trade deadline passed yesterday at 4PM eastern time with a flurry of trades — some of which came down to the final seconds. Big names including Jonathan Broxton, Hunter Pence, Shane Victorino and Ryan Dempster all switched teams, but not every big trade waited until the last minute. Within the last two weeks the Angels added a former…

MLB Marketwatch – Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics

Welcome to the 2012 edition of MLB Marketwatch, where the team at Sports Insights gives sports fans unprecedented insight into the MLB betting market. Every week we analyze the sports betting marketplace to pinpoint which games the public is chasing and which the sharps are pounding. Overall Record: 4-4 (+1.22 units) The goal of this…

MLB Betting Trends – Texas Rangers vs. Los Angeles Angels

In Thursday’s matchup between aces C.J. Wilson and Jered Weaver, Los Angeles opened as a -115 favorite at Pinnacle and is receiving 54% of moneyline wagers. Since opening, the line has moved up to -120, where it currently sits at Pinnacle. Sports Insights’ Betting Systems remain quiet regarding this game, suggesting the minimal line movement seen…

MLB Betting Trends – Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners

Texas opened as a -115 favorite at Pinnacle and is receiving 75% of moneyline wagers. Even though the public is pounding the Rangers, the line has dropped to -111, suggesting sharp money has fallen on the Mariners. Due to the lopsided betting percentages, our analysts have circled this game as a Square Play candidate, a…