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Los Angeles Dodgers still thriving at the top of our MLB Power Rankings

Covers Jul 25, 2017 - 1:26 AM ET
The Los Angeles Dodgers may have lost their superstar starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw for more than a month, but they still own the top spot in our weekly MLB Power Rankings. The biggest risers this week were the Pittsburgh Pirates who jumped five spots up to No. 14.

Kershaw injury forces sportsbooks to drop National League Cy Young odds

Covers Jul 24, 2017 - 6:37 PM ET
Clayton Kershaw's potential long-term stint on the DL forced sportsbooks to drop their odds to win the NL Cy Young. What looked to be a two-man race now appears to be Max Scherzer's to lose. How big of a favorite to win the award will Scherzer be once books reopen the prop bet?

MLB Daily Line Drive: Monday's picks, betting odds and analysis

Covers Jul 24, 2017 - 4:30 PM ET
There are 13 games on Monday's MLB schedule, including baseball's top road team getting surprising value tonight in an interleague matchup. Get analysis on all of today's games as well as tips on weather, umpires, and other betting trends with our daily MLB Line Drive.

MLB Daily Line Drive: Sunday's picks, betting odds and analysis

Covers Jul 23, 2017 - 2:48 PM ET
There is a full schedule of MLB games Sunday including the rival Cubs and Cardinals who will battle on Sunday Night Baseball. Get analysis on all of today's games as well as tips on weather, umpires, and other betting trends with our daily MLB Line Drive.

MLB Daily Line Drive: Saturday's picks, betting odds and analysis

Covers Jul 22, 2017 - 4:17 PM ET
There is a full schedule of MLB games Saturday, as teams try to decide if they are buyers or sellers heading into the trade deadline at the end of the month. Get analysis on all of today's games as well as tips on weather, umpires, and other betting trends with our daily MLB Line Drive.

MLB Daily Line Drive: Friday's picks, betting odds and analysis

Covers Jul 21, 2017 - 4:54 PM ET
The Dodgers win streak came to an end Thursday night, meaning they have won just 31 of their last 36 games. See if we like them to get back in the win column Friday night. Plus, get analysis on all of today's games as well as tips on weather, umpires, and other betting trends with our daily MLB Line Drive.

How to handicap the second half of the MLB betting season

Covers Jul 21, 2017 - 12:54 PM ET
Baseball betting changes drastically after the MLB All-Star break. While the process stays the same, there are some unique factors in play that can make or break your bets in July, August and September. Find out how to safely bet the second half of the MLB season.

Finding new ways to cash in on the Los Angeles Dodgers' betting hot streak

Covers Jul 21, 2017 - 12:48 PM ET
Betting the best team in baseball isn't always a profitable strategy especially in the second half of the season when oddsmakers have adjusted. We found three alternative ways to wager the red-hot Los Angeles Dodgers with the hopes of cashing in at higher return rates.

Aaron Judge's power at the plate is taking baseball betting by storm

Covers Jul 21, 2017 - 1:31 AM ET
New York Yankees' rookie sensation Aaron Judge has quickly become a household name, thanks to his remarkable power at the plate and outstanding skills in the outfield. The buzz around Judge has him at the top of the board in American League MVP odds as well as the home run race.

How July’s trade frenzy impacts daily fantasy baseball

Covers Jul 21, 2017 - 1:04 AM ET
The flurry of baseball trades leading up to and including the July 31 non-waiver deadline has a major effect on the fortunes of full-season fantasy owners - but if you think it doesn’t have a similar impact on your daily fantasy rosters, you should probably read this article.

Baseball's best bets highlight this weekend's MLB action

Covers Jul 21, 2017 - 1:00 AM ET
This weekend's MLB slate is loaded with some of the best bets on the diamond this baseball season. We're inside the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas talking about the odds and action with Jason Simbal of CG Technology.

These three MLB betting sleepers could steal their division title

Covers Jul 20, 2017 - 5:29 PM ET
The Astros, Dodgers and Nationals are running away with their divisions but there are still three divisional races worth watching and wagering. Ashton Grewal sizes up the odds on three surprise teams that could steal away their division crowns and cash in big for baseball bettors.

Four MLB anomalies this season and how they impact baseball bettors

Covers Jul 20, 2017 - 2:28 PM ET
There are some funky things going on in baseball and we're not talking about Sammy Sosa's skin pigment. We dug deep to find four anomlies in the big leagues and tried to answer whether these trends would contine in the final two and half months of the season.

MLB Daily Line Drive: Thursday's picks, betting odds and analysis

Covers Jul 20, 2017 - 11:21 AM ET
There is just nine games on the schedule Thursday, but today we are highlighting some teams that are already making moves before the July 31st trade deadline. Get analysis on all of today's games as well as tips on weather, umpires, and other betting trends with our daily MLB Line Drive.

MLB Daily Line Drive: Wednesday's picks, betting odds and analysis

Covers Jul 19, 2017 - 3:05 PM ET
Wednesday will mark the White Sox debut of baseball's top prospect Yoan Moncada, who will start at third base tonight against the streaking Dodgers. Get analysis on all of today's games as well as tips on weather, umpires, and other betting trends with our daily MLB Line Drive.

Dodgers remain atop our MLB Power Rankings post All-Star break

Covers Jul 18, 2017 - 11:10 PM ET
Not much in the way of changes at the top of our MLB Power Rankings for Week 16. The Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, and Washington Nationals continue to make up our top three with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Boston Red Sox not far behind.

Four MLB anomalies this season and how they impact baseball bettors

Covers Jul 18, 2017 - 10:50 PM ET
There are some funky things going on in baseball and we're not talking about Sammy Sosa's skin pigment. We dug deep to find four anomlies in the big leagues and tried to answer whether these trends would contine in the final two and half months of the season.

Trout, the most valuable position player to MLB odds, returns to Angels

Covers Jul 18, 2017 - 6:28 PM ET
Mike Trout makes his return to the Angels lineup on Friday after missing 39 games but that might mean an end to value betting on his club. The Angels were underdogs in their last 20 games and a plus money team during Trout's 39-game absence.

Always consider the home plate umpire when betting MLB totals

Covers Jul 18, 2017 - 6:27 PM ET
When you are researching an Over/Under wager on a Major League Baseball game there are several factors that may help build your case. Joe Fortenbaugh guides you through one factor you may not consider, but may have the biggest impact on your wager.

July good month/bad month MLB starting pitchers

Covers Jul 18, 2017 - 6:24 PM ET
Independence Day Fireworks and the MLB All-Star game go hand-in-hand during the month of July. It’s also the start of the second-half of the MLB campaign. And as we’ve come to learn the key to each and every team’s fortune lies on the pitching staff. Covers Expert Marc Lawrence explores who will sustain and who will unravel this month.
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