All-Star Game Grand Slam will pay bettors +5,000

Jul 15, 2013 |
Since the Mid-Summer Classic is the only baseball action until Friday, bettors might as well capitalize and make it all the more entertaining by having a look at some prop bets.

Here are some props being offered by some of the online sportsbooks and how they could fare compared to the previous 10 MLB All-Star Games.

Props listed below courtesy of Bet365:

1st Inning runs

Over 1.5 runs +195
Under 1.5 runs -240

There were five runs scored in the top of the first inning in the 2012 All-Star Game. In the past 10 years, three All-Star Games had over 1.5 runs (2012, 2009, 2004).

1st Inning hits

Over 2 hits +150
Exactly 2 hits +275
Under 2 hits +130

There were five hits in the opening frame of the 2012 All-Star Game.

Will there be extra innings

Yes +700
No -1150

One of the last 10 All-Star Games has gone to extra innings. The 2008 ball game went into 15 frames before the host American League won.

First team to score

American League -150
National League +120

The AL has scored first in seven of the last 10 All-Star Games. The NL was the first to score in the 2012 game plating five runners in the top of the first. The visiting team was the first to get on the board in six of the last 10 games.

First home run of the game will be

Solo HR -110
2-run HR +230
3-run HR +750
Grand slam +5000
No HR +300

The solo blast and the two-run jack have been the most common first homer of the game occurring four times apiece in the past 10 games. The first homer last year was a two-run shot by Miguel Cabrera.

The 1983 grand slam by Fred Lynn remains the only slam in All-Star history.

Total hits

Over 17.5 -120
Under 17.5 -120

The previous four games and six of the last seven have fallen under 17.5 hits combined.

Below props courtesy of Ladbrokes:

First pitch of the game will be

Ball +125
Strike -175

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