MLB Picks

  • JUNE 22ND, 2013

    MLB Pick: Texas Rangers at St. Louis Cardinals 6/22

    The perennial powerhouse Rangers enter Friday's game in the middle of a heated pennant race with Oakland that has seen several lead changes despite the early calendar date. Having won three of their last four games, Texas will look to continue their success behind the pitching arm of rookie left hander Martin Perez. The 22 year old Venezuelan debuted with th.....

  • JUNE 21ST, 2013

    Handicapping the MLB Odds: Umpire Report for June 21st, 2013

    Batter up! Umpires do a heck of a lot more than just call balls and strikes. Each one of those calls has an effect on how the end result of a game pans out. Join us today at Bang the Book, as we look at some of the most notable trends involving umpires thus far this season. Brian Knight has had an interesting season behind the plate to say the least. Home te.....

  • JUNE 21ST, 2013

    MLB Pick: Tampa Bay Ray vs. New York Yankees

    Matchup: Tampa Bay Ray vs. New York Yankees Date/Time: Friday, June 22, 7:05 p.m. (ET) Television: MLB Extra Innings MLB Betting Odds: VietBet Money Line: Tampa Bay (+106)   New York (-116) Total Line: 8                      Game Overview Tampa Bay drew first blood against its bitter AL East rivals in Game 1 of this extended weekend ser.....

  • JUNE 20TH, 2013

    MLB Pick: Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals

    Matchup: Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals Date/Time: Thursday, June 20, 8:15 p.m. (ET) Television: WGN, FSMW MLB Betting Odds: JustBet Money Line: Chicago Cubs(+174)  St. Louis Cardinals (-184) Total Line: 7.5 An 18-game winner and All Star a season ago, Lynn has picked up where he left off, posting a 9-1 record with a 3.56 ERA in his first 14 starts of .....

  • JUNE 20TH, 2013

    MLB Betting – Worst MLB Run-Line Teams (6/20/13)

    One of the most underrated bets in baseball is the run-line. Teams can win or lose tons of money thanks to that -1.5 or +1.5 line, and today, we're going to look at some of the ones that have beaten the run-lines with the most efficiency this season. Betting the run-line can be one of the best, or one of the worst bets in baseball. Listed below are the teams.....

  • JUNE 19TH, 2013

    Worst 5 Teams On the MLB Odds at Home (6/19/13)

    Going on the road isn't always easy, but some teams do it better than others. Check out the teams that have really been terrible on the road and made you the most money. Some teams have built in home field advantages that they take advantage of, while others just have bad mojo at theirs. Check out which teams have been sucking it up on the MLB betting lines .....

  • JUNE 19TH, 2013

    MLB Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Yankees

    Matchup: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Yankees Date/Time: Wednesday, June 19, 7:05 p.m. (ET) Television: ESPN2 MLB Betting Odds: VietBet Money Line: Los Angeles (+165)   New York (-175) Total Line: 8                      Game Overview The Dodgers were slated to play a quick two-game series against New York before heading back to the.....

  • JUNE 18TH, 2013

    Worst Money Pitchers in Baseball (Updated 6/18/13)

    The 2013 MLB season has featured a lot of shaky pitching performances thus far this season. Take a look at some of the worst arms in the bigs for your bankroll on the MLB odds. There's nothing like having a great pitcher to back on a consistent basis on the MLB betting line. Here at Bang the Book, we're monitoring the most profitable starting pitchers that m.....

  • JUNE 18TH, 2013

    MLB Pick: LA Dodgers at NY Yankees

    Matchup: LA Dodgers at NY Yankees Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 7:05 p.m. (ET) Television: KCAL, WWOR MLB Betting Odds: TopBet Money Line: Yankees -125, Dodgers +120 Total Line: 8 The floundering Dodgers are hoping a trip back to their birth state will bring them new life as the boys from Chavez Ravine have dropped six of their last eight to fall into dead la.....

  • JUNE 17TH, 2013

    MLB Betting Power Poll: Top Money Teams in Baseball (6/17/13)

    Listed below are the best teams for baseball betting fans this year. Just because your team isn't winning the most games doesn't mean that they aren't making you the most money!Our MLB power poll is back, as we analyze all of the best and worst money teams in the bigs that MLB betting action has to offer through 6/17/13. 1: Pittsburgh Pirates (41-28, +$1,6.....

  • JUNE 17TH, 2013

    MLB Pick: Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

    Matchup: Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Date/Time: Monday, June 17, 7:05 p.m. (ET) Television: ESPN MLB Betting Odds: VietBet Money Line: Chicago (+185)   St. Louis (-200) Total Line: 7.5   Game Overview Chicago heads into Game 1 of this four-game set against its NL Central Division rivals fresh off a 4-3 loss to the New York Mets this past Sunday a.....

  • JUNE 16TH, 2013

    Free MLB Pick: San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves

    Matchup: San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves Sunday, June 16, 8 p.m. (ET) Television: ESPN MLB Betting Odds: Bookmaker Money Line: San Francisco (+146)   Atlanta (-156) Total Line: 8   Game Overview San Francisco took the first game of this weekend series 6-0 on Friday night as a 126 road underdog but found itself on the wrong end of a 6-5 decision in.....