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MLB Runline Records: Pittsburgh Pirates best in the League

6/29/13 in MLB   |   GeorgeMon   |   159 respect

Jun 28, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Ryan Reid (43) delivers a pitch against the Milwaukee Brewers after the eighth inning at PNC Park. The Pittsburgh Pirates won 10-3. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
The Pittsburgh Pirates have been winning gamblers a lot of money on the runline.

Betting baseball can be a tricky situation—there are so many stats to follow that a bettor could get lost just trying to figure out what is important and what’s not. One of the easiest ways to wager on a game is to bet on the runline.
 
A runline is similar to a spread, but is instead a 1.5 run margin of victory that always stays the same but has differing prices depending on the team and the situation. Most MLB games are decided by one-run, so for a favorite to give up 1.5 runs is a big disadvantage, and the team will typically receive a positive payout for their win—something in the range of +125 to +200.
 
Underdogs receiving the 1.5 runs will typically be charged extra and will fall in the range of -125 to -200—which means that a bettor will have to bet between $125 and $200 to win $100. Here is a quick look at the top 10 runline teams in Major League Baseabll
 
Top runline teams:
 
Pittsburgh:  52-27
Chicago Cubs: 45-33
San Diego: 46-34
Oakland: 46-35
Minnesota: 43-33
Baltimore: 45-36
St Louis: 43-36
Miami: 42-36
Toronto: 42-37
Philadelphia: 43-38
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