2013 mlb predictions

2013 MLB predictions and performance from start of the baseball season

2013 mlb predictionsYear after year we see the failed or backlash of countless sports broadcasters, writers, sports bloggers and radio hosts attempt to pull out of the hat some head spinning validation to call their MLB predictions at the start of the season, mid season and leading to the playoffs for their world series predictions.

This year is no different watching the countless sport media outlets broadcast their 2013 mlb predictions. While all these sports experts are perceived professionals in all sports, or just baseball, they acquire a following each week over their choice of mediums;  TV, Twitter, or wherever else they’ve made a presence for greater exposure and connection with their fans.

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betting against the squares

Handicapper strategy, betting against ‘squares’

betting against the squaresIf you’re new to sports investing or betting on sports, you’re going to hear a strategy approach used by some expert handicappers and experienced sports bettors called ‘betting against squares’. If you haven’t heard of this betting term yet, I suggest you also browse through other common, and some not-so-common, sports investing and betting terminology.

Betting against squares is a handicapping betting strategy where the investor or bettor, wagers against the public consensus or opinion. This is usually referred to as ‘squares’.

While this seems a rather simplistic strategy, there is an important strategic element to this method. While some expert handicappers may produce sports picks based on this method, which can produce some big wins during the season, the sports investors and handicappers who successfully apply the betting against squares strategy apply a methodical statistical analysis on the game match ups.

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MLB run lines betting tips

Handicapping baseball? Betting on MLB runlinesMLB baseball offers baseball bettors and expert handicappers more opportunities to wager on their MLB picks than any other sports as NFL or NBA due to is long season. This creates good investment opportunities for the avid sports bettor and expert handicappers as there are more options to find great value in MLB odds, as well as big trends in the statistics such as hot streaks.

The run line is not as common in MLB betting as the other betting opportunities, but for those who use it will try to get an extra run or lay off an extra run depending on the game situations. Expert MLB handicappers will look for this in their recommended baseball betting strategies, however more often than not alternate run lines are still preferred by most people betting on MLB and still prefer using only +1.5 and -1.5 run lines.

Never heard of MLB run line betting? Lets do a quick run through. MLB run line betting is populate among online sports bettors as they find it can be a lucrative and entertaining baseball betting strategy. To best understand why MLB run lines can create good investing opportunities you first need to understand the basics behind it. MLB run line betting is simply about selecting a team and predicting their performance. Read more

MLB key statistics for MLB handicapping

Key statistics in MLB handicapping

MLB key statistics for MLB handicappingIf you’re handicapping MLB, or a beginner MLB handicapper and looking for the advantage on the MLB season, then its integral you know the key stats in baseball.

Although everything in baseball is recorded as a measurement of some kind, yet savvy bettors and expert handicappers still manage to find out the most important stats in the piles of information to make their MLB picks or baseball bets. Knowing the key stats in baseball also can become a big advantage when betting on MLB doubleheaders. Handicapping MLB Doubleheaders offer its own betting strategies, and knowing the key stats in MLB, can offer an advantage on picking the underdog or favorite.

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MLB handicappers betting strategies and doubleheaders

Handicapping MLB on doubleheaders

MLB handicappers betting strategies and doubleheaders The MLB league understands the distaste among ball players of doubleheaders, and a love for them by sports fans. But for gamblers betting on MLB, there is a growing appreciation for MLB doubleheaders. And for a specific group of MLB bettors and expert handicappers, they view investing on MLB doubleheaders as progressive wagering.

Progressive wagering on MLB is one of many MLB betting strategies that allow baseball bettors to keep increasing the size of their investment or bet even when facing losses. If you win once, your ‘chase’  can result in huge benefits. Expert MLB handicappers understand this and look for these doubleheader opportunities for specific teams where they see an advantage with the underdog or the favorite.

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