MLB Recap from Monday, September 09, 2019: A Decent Night for Chalk Bettors

SUMMARY: 2 Major Upsets, No Slight Upsets, 5 Easy Expected Wins

Monday, September 09, 2019 was good for chalk bettors who played favorites. The -190 favored Astros were given a 64% chance of winning when you adjust the money line to remove the juice. But their 15 to 0 victory was much larger than expected. The Chicago Cubs also scored an easy 10 to 2 win over the San Diego Padres. They were -151 on the moneyline. There were multiple underdogs that won games. The Atlanta Braves were +125 on the moneyline and ended up beating the Philadelphia Phillies by 5 runs.

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GAMEVEGAS EXPECTATIONPROJECTIONACTUAL
Braves vs PhilliesPHI 4.7, ATL 4.3PHI 5.0, ATL 4.2ATL 7, PHI 2 Major Upset
Yankees vs Red SoxNYY 4.8, BOS 4.7BOS 5.4, NYY 5.2NYY 5, BOS 0 Easy Expected win
Brewers vs MarlinsMIL 5.1, MIA 3.9MIL 5.9, MIA 3.8MIL 8, MIA 3 Easy Expected win
D-Backs vs MetsNYM 4.4, ARI 3.1NYM 4.7, ARI 4.0NYM 3, ARI 1 Expected Win
Athletics vs AstrosHOU 5.2, OAK 4.3HOU 5.4, OAK 5.5HOU 15, OAK 0 Easy Expected win
Pirates vs GiantsSF 4.1, PIT 3.4SF 3.5, PIT 3.2PIT 6, SF 4 Major Upset
Indians vs AngelsCLE 4.7, LAA 3.8CLE 5.6, LAA 4.3CLE 6, LAA 2 Easy Expected win
Cubs vs PadresCHC 4.5, SD 4.0CHC 4.6, SD 3.5CHC 10, SD 2 Easy Expected win