MLB Recap from Tuesday, May 14, 2019: A Decent Night for Chalk Bettors

SUMMARY: 2 Major Upsets, 2 Slight Upsets, 9 Easy Expected Wins

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 was good for chalk bettors who played favorites. The -129 favored Cardinals were given a 54% chance of winning when you adjust the money line to remove the juice. But their 14 to 3 victory was much larger than expected. The Cleveland Indians also scored an easy 9 to 0 win over the Chicago White Sox. They were -196 on the moneyline. There were multiple underdogs that won games. The Pittsburgh Pirates were +148 on the moneyline and ended up beating the Arizona Diamondbacks by 4 runs.

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GAMEVEGAS EXPECTATIONPROJECTIONACTUAL
Indians vs White SoxCLE 4.5, CHW 3.5CLE 5.9, CHW 4.0CLE 9, CHW 0 Easy Expected win
Cubs vs RedsCIN 4.8, CHC 4.7CHC 4.7, CIN 4.1CHC 3, CIN 1 Easy Expected win
Brewers vs PhilliesMIL 4.1, PHI 3.9PHI 4.8, MIL 5.0MIL 6, PHI 1 Easy Expected win
Mets vs NationalsNYM 4.2, WAS 3.8WAS 4.5, NYM 4.2NYM 6, WAS 2 Easy Expected win
Rockies vs Red SoxBOS 4.9, COL 3.6BOS 5.1, COL 4.3COL 5, BOS 4 Slight Upset
Astros vs TigersHOU 5.8, DET 4.6HOU 6.1, DET 3.7HOU 11, DET 4 Easy Expected win
Rays vs MarlinsTB 3.5, MIA 3.0TB 4.2, MIA 2.9TB 4, MIA 0 Easy Expected win
Cardinals vs BravesSTL 4.6, ATL 4.4ATL 4.8, STL 5.0STL 14, ATL 3 Easy Expected win
Angels vs TwinsMIN 4.7, LAA 4.3MIN 5.2, LAA 5.4MIN 4, LAA 3 Expected Win
Rangers vs RoyalsKC 5.2, TEX 4.8KC 6.1, TEX 4.9KC 11, TEX 5 Easy Expected win
Pirates vs D-BacksARI 4.9, PIT 4.1ARI 4.3, PIT 3.5PIT 6, ARI 2 Major Upset
Blue Jays vs GiantsSF 3.9, TOR 3.6TOR 4.9, SF 4.2TOR 7, SF 3 Major Upset
Padres vs DodgersLAD 3.8, SD 3.2LAD 4.0, SD 3.1LAD 6, SD 3 Easy Expected win
Athletics vs MarinersOAK 4.6, SEA 4.4OAK 4.8, SEA 3.9SEA 4, OAK 3 Slight Upset