MLB Picks

  • JUNE 6TH, 2014

    MLB Betting Trends for Series Starting 6/6

    It’s rare that all of the series in Major League Baseball start on the same day, but this weekend it works out that way. Everybody gets started on Friday to start off the weekend series. Boston and Detroit meet in a rematch of the ALCS from last year, but both of those teams are strangely struggling mightily so far this year. Plenty of nice high profile ma.....

  • JUNE 5TH, 2014

    2014 Updated MLB Futures Odds

    With two months complete and part of the first week of June, it’s time for an updated look at the Major League Baseball futures market. If the season ended today, there would be some interesting playoff participants as the American League would be Toronto, Detroit, Oakland, Los Angeles of Anaheim, and Seattle. The National League would have the Atlanta, Mi.....

  • JUNE 5TH, 2014

    MLB Starting Pitcher Betting Report

    A couple weeks ago at BangTheBook, an article was published about looking at starting pitchers using sabermetrics rather than the traditional baseline of earned run average. ERA is both defense-dependent and subject to luck, two things that pitchers cannot really control. Traditionalists who don’t subscribe to sabermetric theory can argue points about how .....

  • JUNE 5TH, 2014

    MLB Pick of the Day: June 5 2014

    GAME: Los Angeles Angels (30-26) at Houston Astros (24-34) DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 5 - 7:10 PM EST WHERE: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas PITCHERS: Angels - Tyler Skaggs (L) vs Astros - Brad Peacock (R) LATEST ODDS: Angels -125 Total 8.5 MLB Pick of the Day Record: 2-1 +125, Tough Extra inning loss last night to the Indians After a terri.....

  • JUNE 4TH, 2014

    MLB Betting — Yankees Try to Avoid Fourth Straight Loss as Nuno Gets Start

    The Oakland Athletics dealt the New York Yankees their third straight defeat on Tuesday, so things are not all that gleeful in the Bronx. Will they get any happier with Vidal Nuno on the mound for Wednesday's contest? Nuno (1-2, 5.48 ERA) is something of a stopgap presence in the rotation, inserted due to injuries to CC Sabathia and Michael Pineda, and he.....

  • JUNE 4TH, 2014

    Free MLB Picks: 6/4/14

    This article is made for the baseball betting veterans that love to bet on the Boys of Summer because they realize it is a quick way to build your bankroll for the upcoming football season. Okay it’s not actually quick and in fact it is a grind, but the smart baseball handicappers do know how to make money betting on America’s pastime. One way to do it i.....

  • JUNE 4TH, 2014

    MLB Pick of the Day: June 4

    GAME: Boston Red Sox (27-29) at Cleveland Indians (27-30) DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 4 - 7:05 PM EST WHERE: Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio Pitchers: Boston - Brandon Workman (R) Cleveland - Corey Kluber (R) Latest Odds: Indians -155 Total 8.5 MLB Pick of the Day Record: 2-0 +225 The Boston Red Sox have been playing solid brand of ball .....

  • JUNE 4TH, 2014

    MLB Betting: Week 9 MLB Thoughts

    After going 76-86 and finishing 16 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers, the San Francisco Giants have the best record in baseball during the first week of June. No team in second place or lower is more than four games over .500 and only two third-place teams have records above .500. In the American League, 13 of the 15 teams are either above .500 or no more.....

  • JUNE 3RD, 2014

    Free MLB Picks 6/3/14

    Baseball is one of the most unique sports to bet on. It is different than basketball and football and offers up different betting opportunities for the sports handicapper that takes time to figure out the sport. If you are new to betting on baseball, it could be an intimidating venture for your first time out. That is why Bangthebook.com offers up a one stop.....

  • JUNE 3RD, 2014

    MLB Pick of the Day: June 3 2014

    Matchup: Toronto Blue Jays at Detroit Tigers Date/Time: June 3 2014 7:10PM Est Pitchers: Toronto - Drew Hutchison (R) vs Detroit - Anibal Sanchez (R) Latest Odds: Detroit Tigers -135 Total 8 MLB Pick of the Day Record: 1-0 The first place Toronto Blue Jays in the Eastern Division of the American League have been on a major roll in their last w.....