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MLB Live In-Game Betting Cheat Sheet

Springer MLB Live Betting

Didn't get your bet in before first pitch? Don't sweat it because most sportsbooks allow you to get bets in right up until the bottom of the ninth. Many in-game trends develop throughout the MLB season that can give bettors of the live game a serious advantage with their in-game wagers. OddsShark is here to give you that edge with our MLB Live In-Game Betting Cheat Sheet so be sure to bookmark this page and keep it handy when making live MLB bets.

How the live MLB cheat sheet works:

The report below is updated daily and shows team records when either winning or losing at important checkpoints during the game. We also display the run differential in those situations which is very important because in-game runline betting (baseball's version of a spread) is often where bettors find their value.

The MLB Live Betting Cheat Sheet indicates which teams are great with a lead and what teams can't be trusted when ahead in a game. You're not likely to find great moneyline value when the Yankees or Red Sox are up by a few runs, but bettors would should consider them on the runline if the odds are fair.

Live MLB Betting Tips

Here's a few things to keep in mind when making in-game baseball wagers:

  • How is the bullpen of the team you're betting on performing? If it's been locking down opposing offenses and is injury free, don't hesitate to pull the trigger. However, be very cautious if it's been prone to blown saves or has been overused in recent days.
  • Live betting is often all about timing. Did the big favorite go down by a run in the first inning? If so, this might be a spot to jump on as they'll be offering much better odds than they were before the game.
  • Sometimes a starting pitcher just doesn't have it. His velocity is down and his breaking balls aren't moving the way they should be. Pay very close attention to the in-game commentary as this could be a great indication that the pitcher could implode in upcoming innings.
  • Are any big bats out of the lineup? This could have a major impact on a team's ability to score runs.
  • Before making a bet, check out the data below!

When leading

Team After 1st Inning After 3rd Inning After 5th Inning After 7th Inning
Angels 22-6 (+3.68) 34-10 (+3.32) 45-8 (+3.72) 53-8 (+3.44)
Astros 23-2 (+4.60) 37-8 (+4.24) 52-8 (+4.13) 61-4 (+4.40)
Athletics 18-10 (+1.18) 37-8 (+3.13) 43-4 (+3.70) 50-0 (+4.14)
Blue Jays 11-9 (+1.05) 28-9 (+2.08) 33-5 (+3.08) 42-6 (+2.75)
Braves 27-9 (+2.81) 41-5 (+3.80) 49-9 (+3.38) 54-3 (+4.16)
Brewers 25-11 (+1.53) 38-13 (+2.20) 48-8 (+2.96) 56-2 (+3.52)
Cardinals 20-10 (+1.27) 44-14 (+2.17) 47-8 (+3.05) 54-5 (+3.61)
Cubs 18-5 (+3.35) 31-8 (+3.28) 41-6 (+3.60) 57-3 (+3.83)
Diamondbacks 32-8 (+3.00) 43-11 (+2.91) 49-15 (+2.77) 57-6 (+3.33)
Dodgers 29-9 (+2.11) 37-12 (+2.73) 44-14 (+2.93) 56-5 (+3.69)
Giants 18-7 (+1.76) 29-11 (+2.02) 40-8 (+2.65) 49-5 (+2.98)
Indians 25-11 (+2.47) 43-10 (+3.28) 55-7 (+3.81) 62-3 (+4.15)
Mariners 23-8 (+1.71) 38-8 (+2.00) 47-8 (+2.11) 52-4 (+2.36)
Marlins 14-12 (+0.50) 22-13 (+1.49) 33-14 (+1.83) 40-8 (+2.48)
Mets 21-12 (+2.21) 32-16 (+1.67) 36-16 (+2.44) 38-6 (+3.48)
Nationals 25-11 (+2.64) 41-13 (+2.94) 43-11 (+3.31) 51-5 (+3.86)
Orioles 9-12 (+0.05) 17-17 (+0.91) 28-8 (+2.58) 30-6 (+2.97)
Padres 19-8 (+2.11) 22-10 (+2.03) 32-6 (+2.58) 39-3 (+3.36)
Phillies 20-5 (+2.92) 38-9 (+2.94) 47-9 (+3.00) 56-6 (+3.37)
Pirates 21-8 (+1.72) 41-10 (+2.45) 47-8 (+2.95) 53-1 (+3.76)
Rangers 12-10 (+1.00) 28-11 (+2.51) 35-9 (+3.16) 45-5 (+3.24)
Rays 21-7 (+1.36) 36-11 (+2.45) 44-10 (+2.70) 53-4 (+3.11)
Red Sox 31-3 (+4.15) 47-5 (+3.79) 62-4 (+3.95) 72-4 (+3.87)
Reds 15-6 (+2.57) 25-9 (+2.21) 31-9 (+2.48) 44-3 (+3.43)
Rockies 22-9 (+1.94) 37-17 (+1.28) 44-16 (+1.77) 53-7 (+2.70)
Royals 13-15 (-0.04) 22-21 (+0.16) 27-14 (+1.51) 30-9 (+2.18)
Tigers 15-15 (+0.57) 24-18 (+0.81) 36-9 (+2.16) 40-4 (+2.61)
Twins 18-9 (+1.37) 29-14 (+1.30) 38-8 (+2.65) 48-5 (+3.08)
White Sox 9-13 (+0.23) 16-16 (+0.75) 26-9 (+2.57) 32-8 (+2.80)
Yankees 31-5 (+3.19) 50-11 (+2.84) 60-5 (+3.65) 59-2 (+4.03)

When losing

Team After 1st Inning After 3rd Inning After 5th Inning After 7th Inning
Angels 7-20 (-2.04) 11-36 (-2.26) 8-43 (-2.88) 4-51 (-3.22)
Astros 11-17 (-0.61) 13-23 (-0.72) 9-27 (-1.56) 8-38 (-1.83)
Athletics 7-18 (-3.16) 14-32 (-2.30) 14-38 (-2.38) 10-44 (-2.93)
Blue Jays 10-18 (-1.04) 12-38 (-2.38) 8-51 (-3.29) 7-54 (-3.44)
Braves 12-14 (-0.65) 10-31 (-2.15) 10-37 (-2.51) 5-43 (-3.04)
Brewers 10-17 (-1.44) 16-29 (-1.96) 15-37 (-2.31) 7-47 (-3.17)
Cardinals 9-16 (-1.00) 10-25 (-1.74) 12-40 (-2.23) 7-47 (-3.02)
Cubs 15-19 (-1.06) 19-29 (-1.38) 13-38 (-2.14) 5-40 (-3.18)
Diamondbacks 6-17 (-2.22) 11-25 (-1.78) 10-31 (-2.27) 4-41 (-3.07)
Dodgers 6-17 (-1.26) 11-30 (-1.46) 9-35 (-2.09) 5-46 (-2.55)
Giants 10-24 (-2.18) 12-34 (-2.65) 9-40 (-3.24) 3-50 (-3.72)
Indians 10-13 (-0.87) 10-28 (-2.16) 4-33 (-3.19) 1-40 (-3.39)
Mariners 9-15 (-2.17) 14-27 (-2.12) 10-34 (-2.95) 7-45 (-3.17)
Marlins 5-31 (-4.81) 7-46 (-4.25) 6-51 (-4.37) 4-58 (-4.65)
Mets 7-22 (-3.00) 9-30 (-2.72) 10-41 (-3.04) 7-51 (-3.38)
Nationals 3-18 (-2.24) 8-29 (-2.35) 9-41 (-2.38) 5-50 (-2.73)
Orioles 9-28 (-3.22) 6-49 (-3.69) 3-61 (-4.03) 0-73 (-3.96)
Padres 6-25 (-3.45) 12-45 (-2.91) 11-58 (-2.94) 3-65 (-3.72)
Phillies 11-18 (-2.17) 9-31 (-3.02) 7-35 (-3.79) 2-40 (-4.69)
Pirates 6-23 (-2.66) 9-37 (-2.96) 4-45 (-3.45) 4-53 (-3.39)
Rangers 10-27 (-2.00) 15-48 (-2.49) 13-52 (-2.94) 4-57 (-3.57)
Rays 5-11 (-1.31) 8-32 (-2.52) 7-39 (-2.93) 3-46 (-3.18)
Red Sox 9-16 (-1.12) 21-25 (-0.54) 8-28 (-2.06) 4-29 (-2.79)
Reds 9-29 (-2.00) 16-50 (-2.27) 13-55 (-2.78) 5-62 (-3.54)
Rockies 16-28 (-1.68) 11-28 (-2.38) 11-30 (-2.95) 3-43 (-3.89)
Royals 5-27 (-3.03) 4-39 (-3.77) 4-58 (-3.90) 3-66 (-4.14)
Tigers 10-23 (-2.09) 12-40 (-2.58) 8-49 (-3.23) 5-57 (-3.35)
Twins 12-16 (-0.89) 16-27 (-1.30) 11-43 (-2.70) 2-51 (-3.53)
White Sox 10-22 (-2.66) 14-39 (-2.92) 11-58 (-3.58) 6-61 (-4.01)
Yankees 10-18 (-1.21) 8-25 (-2.42) 6-34 (-2.90) 7-38 (-2.73)

Note: This data was updated on August 16th, 2018.

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