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MLB Public Betting updated successfully as of Tue 10/15, 12:10 AM
MLB Public Betting updated successfully as of Tue 10/15, 12:10 AM

MLB Public Betting Explained

When bettors talk about public betting they are reference who the general public or the “average joes” are betting on for any given baseball game. You may hear the term public betting or consensus picks used but they are the same thing and show which side of a game the majority of bettors are tacking. Experienced baseball bettors look at MLB public betting percentages to figure out who novice bettors are taking and may choose to “fade the public”. Fading a pick is simply picking the opposite side so if the public is all over one team “fading the public” means a person would be betting on the opposite side. The strategy around “fading the public” is that most bettors bet with their feelings rather than the data, so picking against the public can be somewhat profitable. If a game has a high amount of tickets being placed the higher the likelihood that the public is betting the game, so be sure to check out that data from BetQL before you decide to “fade the public”. If betting with or against the public isn’t part of your baseball betting process check out our sharp page where you can find MLB expert picks.

MLB Consensus Picks

MLB consensus picks are an aggregate of who the public thinks will win any given game. Consensus pick and public betting percentages can be an important part of anyone’s baseball betting strategy, but finding the data isn’t always easy. Finding MLB consensus picks can be difficult because you need data from all the sportsbook and most places do not have the ability to aggregate all of that data. BetQL works closely with the sportsbooks to show all of their relevant data to our users. With BetQL you can see public betting data and figure out who the consensus pick is for any MLB game!

MLB Public Betting Trends

Tracking MLB public betting trends is difficult and when you finally find all of the data you need it is most likely coming from a ton of different sources. BetQL has all the data you need to bet MLB spreads and has all the relevant data in one place. With BetQL you can create custom dashboards that specifically identify value bets based off MLB public betting data. For example you can add the percentage of public tickets or the percentage of public money to see which side the public is leaning. If you are actively fading the public your dashboard will show you exactly which games to fade. Sign up for BetQL and start cashing more tickets!