Nobody breaks down betting on baseball better than Adam Burke. His twice-a-week podcast, The Bettor’s Box, is a favorite among the top baseball handicappers and his insight and analysis is available to you as part of our BangTheBook media content. The Bettor’s Box goes in depth on several games and several teams during the Monday and Thursday recordings and this Thursday show was no different. If you want to get better at baseball betting, this is the show for you.
Listeners of the show can also hit Adam up on Twitter at his handle, @SkatingTripods, to talk baseball betting, topics for the show, or any other sport at BangTheBook. He’s always willing to discuss baseball, as well as the other sports. Don’t hesitate to ask him for more clarification about sabermetrics or about the observations that he has seen in previous games.
Beginning with a look Beyond the Box Score, Adam looked at some of the most interesting results from the series that have been played this week. The series between the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers has been interesting over the first two games and Adam had a lot of thoughts on both of those teams. Other series that were discussed included the Texas Rangers against the Houston Astros and the Seattle Mariners against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Line movements are always discussed on every episode of the show to give some perspective on what the oddsmakers and the betting market are thinking about certain pitchers and certain teams. With a look at some line moves for Thursday and a pick on one of Thursday night’s division rivalry matchups, listeners should pay close attention to see if their thoughts line up with the moves and with the pick.
Adam takes a sabermetric approach to betting on baseball and he passes that knowledge on to you. Regular listener Kevin hit Adam up on Twitter and asked him about what sabermetric stats he uses regarding totals. If you’re interested in betting on totals or interested in how to apply sabermetrics to betting on baseball, this is a good segment for you. There is an underrated element of baseball and statistics that are not properly factored into lines. Adam discussed that and more.
Finally, what is Adam looking ahead to for this weekend? It’s always important to look ahead and get an idea about the teams and the matchups before firing on the games. With thoughts on three of this weekend’s key series, Adam filled the gap between shows with some good thoughts to keep listeners occupied.
With daily fantasy tips and some thoughts on the games coming up prior to Monday’s show, fans of The Bettor’s Box are able to be more informed than other baseball handicappers because of the content of this show. It’s well worth the time to listen.
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