MLB Weekly Baseball Betting Roundup: Aug. 12 2015

Following Tuesday’s MLB results, the lead in four of the six divisions is down to 2.5 games or less. The Toronto Blue Jays in the American League and the New York Mets in the National League has made major moves in their respective East Division races and the top team on MLB money line return, the Kansas City Royals continues to add to their season total.

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Toronto made a statement last weekend in the AL East race with its three-game sweep of New York on the road and with Tuesday’s 4-2 victory against Oakland at home as a -168 favorite it has now won its last nine games. The Blue Jays are just a half a game in back of the Yankees with a record of 62-52. Their money line return on the year is finally in the black at +$58, while New York’s return has sunk to +$452 with a 4-6 record in its last 10 MLB baseball betting games.

The Mets have vaulted to the top of the NL East behind a 9-2 run in their last 11 games. With Tuesday’s 4-0 shutout of Colorado as a heavy -210 home favorite, New York is now 61-52 with a +$37 return on the year. Any bettors along for the ride over the past 11 games would have pocketed $689.

Kansas City has been a solid bet all season long with a +$2082 return on Bookmaker USA online Sportsbooks MLB money line and following a recent 2-6 slide that started at the end of July, the Royals have regained their form with a five-game winning streak that has opened-up a commanding 12-game lead in the AL Central. With Tuesday’s 6-1 romp over Detroit as -165 home favorites, their return in their home ball park is now +$1499.

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The Texas Rangers remain in the thick of the AL West Division race at 55-56 on the year and despite dropping their last two games they still have the second-best money line return on the year at +$1594 at the USA online sports betting websites. They have easily been the top road team to bet on with a +$1952 return behind a record of 32-27. Houston is clinging to a one game lead over Los Angeles in this division with a record of 61-53.

The team with the best money line return in the NL is the St. Louis Cardinals. They now hold a six-game lead over Pittsburgh in the NL Central and their overall return jumped to +$1425 after Tuesday’s crucial 4-3 victory over the Pirates as -140 home favorites in Game 1 of this week’s three-game showdown. Top


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