Few things top heading out to the ballpark in the middle of the summer, with a couple of friends and grabbing a few beers and a hot dog. Of course, many fans want to represent their favourite teams and players when heading out to the game – wrapping themselves in their team’s colours and donning a jersey of their favourite players. Here are the top-10 best-selling MLB jerseys in 2016.
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Biggest Stars And Baseball Betting Odds
Star players influence baseball betting lines and odds for games every time they do or do not play. In baseball, the biggest line and spread movements occur with star pitchers. When the Los Angeles Dodgers spend out Clayton Kershaw to pitcher, they will rarely be the underdog – even when on the road. Star players do not just affect game odds, but future odds. In the offseason when deep-pocketed teams such as the Boston Red Sox spend large sums of money on the biggest free agents, they see a large uptick in their World Series betting futures.
It is always important to remember, teams stacked with stars do not always win. In 2014 and 2015, the Kansas City Royals went to the World Series – winning it in 2015. The Royals have one of the smallest payrolls in the league and have a roster relatively devoid of stars. The Royals faced the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets in the World Series – two teams with a player in the top-10 for jersey sales. The 2016 Cleveland Indians are a similar team to the Royals – as their team is full around youth and depth, not star power. They are nearly the polar opposite of the Chicago Cubs – who have three players in the list.
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After a wild NL Wild Card game and a predictable game between the Oakland and New York, the four Division round matchups are set. The action kicks off Thursday with both NL series, while Friday sees the start of the AL series and the continuation of both NL series. All four series offer intrigue along with great MLB playoff betting
The Oakland Athletics travel to the Big Apple, to face the New York Yankees in a story of David vs. Goliath franchises. Oakland is the first team in 30 years to make the postseason with the lowest payroll in baseball. Can they continue their run of excellence this season with a win over the Bronx Bombers? Plus a recap of all the craziness that transpired in Tuesday night’s NL Wild Card
There is so much that goes into betting on baseball. The starting pitching, injuries, the ballpark and even the man behind the plate calling the game.
Major League Baseball revolves around pitching, more so when the playoffs roll around in October. Contenders with big bats and slick fielders will only go as far as their pitching staff allows. As such, handicapping starting pitchers reveals the odds that a team will win an individual ballgame. Baseball clubs with the best starting pitchers have a much greater chance of winning pennants and World Series rings.
With only two weeks left in the MLB regular season
, it is time to start gearing up for the MLB playoffs. While the Boston Red Sox are the best team in baseball, the Houston Astros could be the best bet to win the World Series. Also, find our MLB playoff power rankings and the best strategies to follow when betting on MLB futures and MLB playoff games in 2018.