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  • MARCH 14TH, 2014

    2014 Minnesota Twins Win Total Analysis

    The Minnesota Twins managed to avoid last place in 2013, even though they lost the same number of games that they did in 2012. Consecutive 96-loss seasons don’t leave much room for optimism and the Twins are now mired in a three-year slump during which they have accumulated 291 losses. This comes after a string of six division titles in nine years during t.....

  • MARCH 9TH, 2014

    2014 Milwaukee Brewers Win Total Analysis

    If a pattern that started six years ago holds true, the Milwaukee Brewers are in line for a big season in 2014. Back in 2008, the Brewers snuck into the playoffs as the wild card with a 90-72 record and were promptly dispatched by the Philadelphia Phillies. The following year, the Brewers were unable to replicate that performance and finished 80-82. It got w.....

  • MARCH 7TH, 2014

    2014 Miami Marlins Win Total Analysis

    Seasons that end in 100 losses aren’t supposed to be that exciting. But, every fifth day for the Marlins, everybody, not just Marlins fans, wanted to watch Jose Fernandez. Any Marlins fans who did watch through Game 162 did get to see history as Henderson Alvarez pitched a no-hitter in a 1-0 walk-off win against the Tigers. Outside of the Fernandez starts .....

  • MARCH 5TH, 2014

    2014 Los Angeles Dodgers Win Total Analysis

    The Dodgers and their payroll approaching $220M are projected to be one of the top teams in baseball this season. It was a tale of two seasons for the Dodgers in 2013, beginning the year just 38-43 through the month of June. In July and August, nobody could slow down the Dodgers, who rattled off 42 wins in 54 games. With the division in hand by the end of Au.....

  • MARCH 4TH, 2014

    2014 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Win Total Analysis

    Things didn’t go as planned for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim last season. With a large financial commitment to Josh Hamilton and the second year of Albert Pujols’s mega free agent deal, the Angels were expected to contend in the top-heavy American League West with Texas and Oakland. The lineup expenses prevented the Angels from addressing their pitc.....

  • MARCH 4TH, 2014

    MLB Betting: Overpriced Pitchers

    One of the biggest mistakes baseball bettors make is to simply look at the record of the starting pitcher instead of looking at the team record with that particular starting pitcher on the mound. When you place a bet on a baseball game you win or lose your wager depending on what the team does, not what the starting pitcher does. If your team wins, you don.....

  • MARCH 2ND, 2014

    2014 Kansas City Royals Win Total Analysis

    The Kansas City Royals haven’t made the playoffs since the last time they won the World Series. That year was 1985 and after just the second winning season since the start of the new millennium, expectations are high in Kansas City. The Royals improved by 14 games last season, finishing third in the AL Central behind a couple of 90-game winners in the Indi.....

  • MARCH 2ND, 2014

    2014 Houston Astros Win Total Analysis

    As expected, the move to the American League wasn’t kind to the Houston Astros. The 111 losses were the most in franchise history, making it the third consecutive season that the Astros hit a new record for futility. For the second straight season, the Astros went through 25 position players and 26 pitchers. Houston was the youngest team in the American Le.....

  • FEBRUARY 28TH, 2014

    2014 Detroit Tigers Win Total Analysis

    The Detroit Tigers enter the 2014 season looking for their fourth consecutive American League Central Division title, but the focus in the clubhouse is on something more. In the three subsequent playoff appearances, the Tigers have fallen twice in the American League Championship Series and were swept in the World Series in 2012. A division title won’t be .....

  • FEBRUARY 28TH, 2014

    2014 Colorado Rockies Win Total Analysis

    It has the makings of a long season in Colorado as the Rockies as the team is projected to be looking up at its National League West counterparts for the third straight season. The Rockies have finished 64 games below .500 over the last three seasons as a lack of pitching depth and various injuries have made life difficult for the team. Despite a great home .....