MLB Weekly Baseball Betting Roundup, Picks, Predictions & Previews: Aug. 19
The Kansas City Royals have been the most profitable team to wager on all season long on BetAnySports’ closing MLB money line and they have continued to put money in bettor’s pockets for much of August with a 9-2 record in their last 11 games.
The Royals’ current four-game winning streak following Tuesday’s 3-1 interleague victory against Cincinnati as +110 road underdogs has boosted their overall money line return on the year to +$2219. They are cruising to the AL Central title with a record of 72-46 that has them 13.5 games up in the division. Kansas City has been a moneymaking machine no matter where its plays with a +$1526 return at home and a +$693 return on the road.
The Texas Rangers are making a move in the AL West with an overall record of 60-58 that has them just four games off the pace of the fading Houston Astros. They have also been a hot team to bet on lately with a 5-1 record in their last six games. The Rangers dropped a 3-2 decision to Seattle on Tuesday as +132 home underdogs, but their return on the year is still a healthy +$1890. Texas is actually down -$87 at home this season, but on the road it boasts a highly profitable +$1977 return behind a record of 33-28.
The New York Yankees continue to battle it out with Toronto in the AL East. They hold a slim one-game lead with an even 5-5 record in their last 10 games, while the Blue Jays have gone 8-2 over the same stretch. New York’s money line return on BetAnySports’ board stands at +$794 and Toronto is now up +$118 for the year. Check out BetAnySports for the best online Sportsbook bonuses.
The NL Central with the exception of Cincinnati and Milwaukee has been the most profitable division for bettors this season. The St. Louis Cardinals continue to set the pace with a MLB-best record of 76-43 and a solid money line return of +$1365. Pittsburgh is five games off the pace and its total return is +$981. The Chicago Cubs are holding down third place with a record of 67-50 and their return on the year is +$853. The Cubs have been the hottest of the three lately with an 8-2 run in their last 10 games.
The only other teams in the National League with a positive money line return this season are San Francisco (+$776) and Arizona (+$185). Top