BetAmerica bettor needs a Minor Cy Young for a big score

Pitching a bet on Cy Young Action is balanced on the World Series here at BetAmerica Sportsbook, but we do have one bettor hoping for a big payday betting on the Cy Young Award. This bettor is hoping to cash in on Texas Rangers pitcher Mike Minor’s hot start to the season. He holds a $100 ticket on Minor to win the American League Cy Young Award at 300-1 odds. BetAmerica baseball analyst Robert Criscola has other opinions in a [...]

Wednesday MLB preview: Mets at Phillies, Rays at Twins

New York Mets (37-43) at Philadelphia Phillies (41-38), 7:05 p.m. ET Jason Vargas (3-3, 3.75 ERA) (NYM) +140 / +1.5 runs (-135) / Over 11 runs (-105) Nick Pivetta (4-2, 5.54 ERA) (PHI) -155 / -1.5 runs (+115) / Under 11 runs (-115) MLB free play: Over The Mets and Phillies have exceeded some lofty totals in the first two games of this series, and it looks like bettors should go back to the well Wednesday night. Jason Vargas' 4.65 [...]

Tuesday MLB preview: Mets at Phillies, Rays at Twins

New York Mets (37-42) at Philadelphia Phillies (40-38), 7:05 p.m. ET Walker Lockett (0-1, 23.14 ERA) (NYM) +140 / +1.5 runs (-135) / Over 10.5 runs (-110) Jake Arrieta (6-6, 4.12 ERA) (PHI) -155 / -1.5 runs (+115) / Under 10.5 runs (-110) MLB free play: Over The Mets and Phillies should not struggle to plate runs Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park. Walker Lockett will make his second start for the Mets, as Noah Syndergaard continues rehab for a [...]

Wednesday MLB preview: Royals at Mariners, Red Sox at Twins

Kansas City Royals (25-48) at Seattle Mariners (31-46), 6:40 p.m. ET Brad Keller (3-8, 3.97 ERA) (KC) +110 / +1.5 runs (-180) / Over 9 runs (EVEN) Marco Gonzales (7-6, 4.50 ERA) (SEA) -120 / -1.5 runs (+150) / Under 9 runs (-120) MLB free play: Royals moneyline The Royals are just 1-9 in their last 10 games started by Brad Keller, but they look like the right side to wrap up a three-game set with the Mariners. Keller has [...]

Tuesday MLB preview: Red Sox at Twins, Rockies at Diamondbacks

Boston Red Sox (40-34) at Minnesota Twins (47-24), 8:10 p.m. ET David Price (4-2, 3.52 ERA) (BOS) -120 / -1.5 runs (+125) / Over 9.5 runs (-115) Michael Pineda (4-3, 5.04 ERA) (MIN) +110 / +1.5 runs (-150) / Under 9.5 runs (-105) MLB free play: Twins moneyline The Twins, still hanging with the top teams in baseball, appear to be getting disrespected by oddsmakers Tuesday night, as they're slight underdogs against the Red Sox. Michael Pineda will start for [...]

MLB Tuesday preview: Twins at Indians, Red Sox at Royals

Minnesota Twins (40-18) at Cleveland Indians (29-30), 7:10 p.m. ET Devin Smeltzer (0-0, 0.00 ERA) (MIN) +120 / +1.5 runs (-175) / Over 9 runs (-110) Shane Bieber (4-2, 3.67 ERA) (CLE) -130 / -1.5 runs (+145) / Under 9 runs (-110) MLB Free Play: Twins moneyline The Twins and their incredible offense should overwhelm the Indians at Progressive Field on Tuesday night. Minnesota enters as the top team in the majors in batting average (.275) and home runs (109). [...]

Cash in on MLB Parlay Boost With Monday Night Baseball

The Monday night MLB schedule features 10 games, including the World Series favorite Houston Astros kicking off a three-game series at home. With BetAmerica’s MLB Parlay Boost, you can take your swing at the week's baseball betting action and increase your payout by placing a two- or three-team MLB parlay wager, which will earn you a 3 percent or 5 percent boost, respectively. Below is a preview of three intriguing matchups Monday, plus the full evening schedule and moneyline odds [...]

MLB Monday Preview: Mets at Phillies, Blue Jays at Twins

New York Mets (9-6) at Philadelphia Phillies (9-5), 7:05 p.m. ET, ESPN Noah Syndergaard (1-1, 4.74 ERA) (NYM) +105 / +1.5 runs (-210) / Over 7.5 runs (EVEN) Aaron Nola (1-0, 6.46 ERA) (PHI) -115 / -1.5 runs (+175) / Under 7.5 runs (-120) Another important NL East series begins Monday night, as the New York Mets face the Philadelphia Phillies in the first of three games at Citizens Bank Park. Noah Syndergaard, looking to improve on his horrendous numbers [...]

Less Might Be More for Baseball to Recapture Lost Appeal

  While life may not be a spectator sport, baseball has been nothing but for me. As a son of a baseball junkie, a long-suffering Cleveland Indians fan no less, a general fondness for the game undoubtedly rubbed off on me. But my interest in the day-to-day goings-on in the major leagues has admittedly been dormant for a quarter-century with little sign of awakening. Early Memories of the Game As was the case with horse racing, my awareness of baseball [...]