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Major League Baseball is a first-rate sport to bet on. From the regular season to the postseason, the betting scope is as broad as the angles for profit available. If you’re interested in betting on the MLB game today, as it stands, you’ve come to the right place. It doesn’t matter if you are a sharp baller or if you are just starting out and taking your first swing, at SBR we’ve got you covered.

Our expert handicappers painstakingly preview games by analyzing baseball statistics, data records, and trends to not only serve up the best MLB predictions but also deliver comprehensive reasoning for each recommended wager, all the while scrutinizing MLB odds from a list of top-notch online sportsbooks like FanDuel, Tipico, Circa Sports, and theScore Bet.

Baseball is slow, low-scoring, and quiet compared to the NFL, NCAAF, NBA, and other mainstream American sports. However, this sport, fondly known as the national pastime or America’s favorite pastime, is nonetheless prominent with the betting community, which is regularly seeking Major League Baseball picks.

MLB Regular Season Betting

In any given baseball season, a jam-packed schedule stretches before bettors weekly that often cracks more than a dozen games to bet on. In total, a season encompasses 2,430 games that stretch over 6 months from April to October. Today, Major League Baseball has 30 teams – 29 in the United States and 1 in Canada – that are divided equally into the American League (AL) and National League (NL).

2021 MLB Season

The 2021 Major League season appears to be on track, and unless COVID-19 dictates otherwise spring training camps for the 2021 season get underway on February 17, and the regular season Opening Day on April 1 with all 30 teams competing that day. That said the MLB and MLBPA have yet to finalize enhanced health and safety protocols that will help Players and Clubs meet the ongoing challenge of the coronavirus pandemic that continues to cause disruptions in all sports in 2021.

A similar such agreement was made amidst the COVID-19 stricken 2020 MLB season, in which the Los Angeles Dodgers (National League champions) were crowned World Series champions. The Dodgers defeated the Tampa Bay Rays (American League champions) in the 116th edition of the World Series, which was played at a neutral site and began on October 20 and ended in Game 6 on October 27.

The MLB did propose to shorten the season to 154 games in an attempt to allow the level of COVID-19 infection rates to decrease and additional time for the distribution of vaccinations, but that was rejected by the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA). Under the plan, the playoffs would have been expanded from 10 to 14 teams, the designated hitter would have extended to the National League (NL) for the second straight season, and MLB would have kept the experimental rules for seven-inning doubleheaders and beginning extra innings with a runner on second base.

In response to the rejection, MLB confirmed it would instead continue preparations for an on-time start to the 2021 season – the league had released a full 162-game schedule of MLB games for each team last July, anticipating a return to normal after the shortened 60-game 2020 season.

In lieu of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the uncertainty faced by all sports in 2021, it’s important to be vigilant across current events, developments and breaking news before placing wagers on any MLB picks and parlays. It’s a fluid situation that is subject to change at any point in time.

Key Dates of MLB 2021 Season

  • April 1, 2021: Opening Day for 2021 season
  • July 11-13, 2021: MLB Draft
  • July 13, 2021: 91st All-Star Game, at Truist Park in Atlanta
  • July 25, 2021: Hall of Fame induction ceremony
  • Aug. 12, 2021: MLB at Field of Dreams presented by GEICO (White Sox vs. Yankees in Dyersville, Iowa, on FOX)
  • Aug. 22, 2021: MLB Little League Classic (Angels vs. Indians in Williamsport, Penn.)

MLB Expert Picks Live Here!

Some baseball fans have an innate knack for betting the game, literally crushing it with their bets at the sportsbook window and online betting sites. However, if you’ve ever wondered how they do it, why they’re so good with their baseball predictions, then you’re in luck.

SBR’s stable of expert cappers are on tap, freely dispensing not only their recommended bets but also their knowledge, sharing the inner machinations of their thought process and explaining how they’ve whittled down relevant information to arrive at their verdict. Our experts comprise some of the best minds in the handicapping business and during this truncated year they eagerly served up MLB 2020 predictions for the regular season and the postseason.

Often betting previews and tips comes at a premium but here at SBR they don’t. Simply put, we serve up free baseball picks from our experts just like that. No catch. No gimmicks. No trials. Just unfettered access to some of the best minds dedicated to today’s games MLB. What’s more… the best bit… their invaluable recommendations are posted well in advance of games starting, which means that bettors are able (if they so choose) to freely capitalize on their MLB picks.

Free MLB Picks for Today

Here at SBR, our baseball experts serve up a comprehensive serving of the best MLB picks of the day, week, or weekend, scouting reports on pitchers, team news, weather, travel, and so on. These are expert baseball picks, opinions, and insights that will be as important as ever for a successful, value-driven run in gambling this term, as variables such as injury, poor form, etc. always have an impact on MLB games.

Plus, the focus is never only just on marquee matchups or popular teams that frequently occupy national airwaves or, even, on those teams that the public likes to side with in general – otherwise known as MLB consensus picks. On the contrary, it’s a discerning and non-discriminatory look at the broad spectrum of the field in play with a complete breakdown of each and every game.

Our experts don’t shy away from the tough matchups with their MLB picks. Today, there’s no easy road to success, as the saying goes. Our experts know this and are committed to doing the hard work and good research required to build a winning strategy.

Baseball Moneyline

As with any sport, betting the moneyline is the most straightforward of any betting types. It simply doesn’t get more straightforward than placing a wager on a team to win. It’s a 50-50 proposition that can go either way. Betting favorites can come at a hefty premium when a side boasts elite pitchers like Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer, and Clayton Kershaw, to name a few. On the flipside, betting an underdog can be most rewarding – but only if the disadvantaged (by the odds) team in question wins.

MLB Picks on the Run Line

Of all the betting types, MLB picks on the run line and are some of the most sought-after from our expert cappers, though in baseball the spread goes by a different name: the run line and it’s set to a 1.5-run spread. Betting on the run line allows bettors to find value in matchups that are otherwise lopsided in straight up betting markets due to an edge presented by All-Star caliber pitchers.

MLB Total Betting

Our MLB score predictions are keenly followed because no sport is as influenced by environmental and conditional intangibles as much as baseball. These factors can greatly impact the outcome of games and bets. Our top-notch handicappers take care of all the hard graft that goes into researching external factors. Be it research on weather forecasts, geographical realities, stadium dimension, and more – for example, Denver’s altitude makes Coors Field a right challenge for many pitchers, while Wrigley Field in Chicago can get super windy – they’ve got it covered for MLB picks.

More than Just MLB Picks

SBR’s expert handicappers bring wide-ranging expertise to the table, spanning a slew of mainstream American sports that includes NFL, NCAAF, NBA, NHL and more.