Baseball betting guide with Betzest

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A lot of the longtime punters will say that baseball is one of the easiest sports to bet on and make a good profit but unfortunately it is one of the least sports bet on. During the summer months, baseball takes centre stage and is a virtue rite of passage in the USA and Canada. Baseballs popularity has continued to grow and with some of the longest leagues in any team sport known to mankind. No sport offers more betting opportunities than baseball.

Baseball Bets

Betzest are on top of everything that is related to baseball betting. Baseball lines are available daily, allowing punters to get in on the action.

  • Point Spread – This is also called ‘the line’ or ‘the spread’. It is used as a margin to handicap the favourite team. The sportsbook predicts that the favoured team will win by a certain number of points.
  • Money Line – Commonly used in baseball betting, it takes the place of the point spread. Money line betting is simply wagering on the contest based on a given price instead of a point spread.
  • Baseball Over/Under – The Over/Under is the number of points a sportsbook expects will be the total score for the match. You will be betting on whether the total points scored will be more or less than this number.
  • Futures – Baseball future betting is available all year round at Betzest. During the offseason, sports bettors can wager on who will win the next World Series, league pennants and division titles.

Baseball betting League guide with Betzest

While most sport enthusiasts tend to associated baseball with North America and MLB, baseball is actually quite popular and played in other countries like Germany, Italy and Ireland. Baseball is hugely popular in Central America and South America along with South Korea and Japan.

Here are some of the most high-profile baseball leagues:

  • Major League Baseball (MLB) – MLB is the biggest and richest league in the world. 30 teams from the USA and Canada are split in to two leagues. The national League and the American League which are then further divided into regional divisions, East, Central and West.
    • Divisional Championships – There are only 5 teams in each division and each team has to play every team in the same division a total of 19 times along with a home series and one away series. They will also play 1 away series against all of the other 10 teams in their league.
    • Pennant Winners – The MLB playoffs place the best teams from the two leagues against each other. They will decide who the National League and American League Champions are through a knockout phase.
    • World Series – This is baseball’s best of seven super bowl. The Pennant winners will face off for the most famous trophy in baseball.
  • Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) – The only professional sports league in Japan was the Nippon professional baseball league. Other sports have increased in popularity in Japan but the NPB still has a firm hold as the sport with the most fans and highest TV ratings in Japan.

Best Baseball Bets

A successful baseball betting strategy takes into consideration the performance of starting pitchers and bullpens, team home/away records and head-to-head records, and what to expect from each team’s offense.

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