Those who bet on baseball last year know that the Mets, Phillies, and Braves make for a powerhouse trio that is as strong as any three teams in any other MLB division, and this fact should be clear when you bet on baseball pre-season 2008 games.
There will undoubtedly be a vicious fight for the divisional title in 2008, and when you bet on baseball pre-season NL East games you will be given a hint of just how it all might conclude. Bet on baseball pre-season match ups in any division and you will find teams looking to establish themselves after disappointing seasons in 2007. However, no team has as much to prove in 2008 as do the Mets, and that fact will likely be apparent even when you bet on baseball pre-season games.
The Mets suffered a historic collapse to miss the playoffs last year, shocking everybody who bet on baseball in 2007, and then followed by making the biggest acquisition of the offseason by picking up ace Johan Santana. Expectations are now very high in New York and when you bet on baseball pre-season games involving the Mets you will be offered an indication of just how well the team will be able to handle the pressure.
Nevertheless, many gamblers have been swept in a wave of Santana hype and are expecting big things from the Mets when they bet on baseball pre-season games, so you must be careful that the betting odds are not set so high that there is no value to bet on baseball pre-season Mets games.
However, the Mets certainly will not be walking away with the division, and many of those who bet on baseball believe that both the Braves and Phillies have the potential to offer value to those who bet on baseball pre-season match ups and then eventually win the divisional title. In fact, as you bet on baseball pre-season games you should keep in mind that it was the Phillies, not the Mets, who won the division last year.
Furthermore, the Braves are looking to become true contenders once again and they will be trying to establish a winning culture in the pre-season, so you may find excellent value on the board to bet on baseball pre-season Braves games. Also, the knowledge you pick up when you bet on baseball pre-season NL East games will undoubtedly be valuable as you continue handicapping these three competitive teams throughout the season.