Baseball has not yet become a loved game among Europeans, the main reason being the difficult rules of this American sport. Many that bet on baseball matches only know the victory types of bets and Under/Over. Below we will explain to you all the type of bets offered for this game by the Bet365 online bookmaker:
Handicap: you bet using a handicap on one of the two teams
Total Number of Points: you bet on the total number of points scored within a match (the points scored from the extra inning count too)
The first Inning – Winning team: bets on the team that will win the first inning (a baseball match contains 9 innings)
A Run in the first Inning: bet if you think that there will at least a point scored in the first inning
First Inning – Runs: bet on how many runs there will be in the first run (in general the limits are Under/Over 1.5 runs)
First Inning – Hits: you can bet on the number of hits of the first inning (these are only the correct hits and can be seen on live score websites under the column H)
Most hits in the first Inning: bet on the team that has the most hits in the first inning
Innings – Handicap: bet using handicaps on the two teams in different moments of the match (the odds are offered up to the 3,5 or 7 inning)
Innings – Total: bet on the number of points scored in different moments of the match (the odds are offered up to the 3,5 or 7 inning)
Leader after (Inning): bet on the team that leads the score ofter a certain inning has ended (if you choose a team after a certain inning and the result is a draw, then the bet is lost)
Extra Innings (YES/NO): bet if the match will have extra time or not (if the result is a draw after 9 innings, extra time will be given to determine the winner)
First team to score: bet on the team that will be the first one to score. Pay attention, in MLB the home team is always in advantage.
The last team to score: bet on the team that will be the last one to score. Pay attention, you have to be careful when choosing the moment of placing this pick. If the home team leads, she will not play in the last inning. If the away team leads or the match is at a draw, the away team will hit the ball.
First team to score wins the match (Yes/NO): choose this pick if you are sure that the team first to score will also win the match. We remind you the fact that the away team is first to heat and has high chances of scoring.
Handicap – Alternative: you can bet on various handicaps on the two teams
Total / Match – Alternative: you can bet o various points scored during the match
4 1/2 Innings – Handicap – Alternative: you can bet on various handicaps for the two teams (Pay attention, the score displayed on the panel in the middle of the 5th inning is the one that counts – after the away team has finished the inning and before the home team to hit the ball)
4 1/2 Innings – Total – Alternative: you can bet on various points scored during a match (Pay attention, the score displayed on the panel in the middle of the 5th inning is the one that counts – after the away team have finished the inning and before the home team to hit the ball)
The team with most points in an Inning: bet on the team you think will score most runs in a single inning
Double Result: This type of bet is just like half time/full time in football. It counts only after the 4 1/2 innings, plus the result at the end of the match. Pay attention, not the final result of the 5th inning will be taken into consideration but its middle.
Point difference: Bet on a team that will win at a difference of exactly “x” points.
The first home-run of the game : here you have multiple betting options:
- HR – solo: the moment one hits a home run without any other player being on the bases.
- HR – 2 Runs: the player hits a home run and has another team player on a base
- HR – 3 Runs: the player hits a home run and has two more team players on bases
- Grand Slam: this is rare. There must be players on all three bases and the one that hits the ball must make a home-run
- No HR: there will be no home runs during the match
Total hits: here you bet on the total number of hits during a match (these can be followed on live score websites)
Baseball is a beautiful sport once you start watching it and and manage to learn all the rules. It is the sport in which fans fill up the arena and enjoy the show. Here you will not witness hits or any other displays of aggression. The ambitions are high in baseball too, but you need to know that the rules are noble.