MLB All Star Game Betting Trends

MLB All Star Game betting trends point to the American League on Tuesday, July 14th in the 79th Major League Baseball All-Star game.

The American League has won 10 straight in MLB All Star Game betting with the 2002 tie mixed in. All Star baseball betting has been all about the American League in recent years but overall the National League still leads.

MLB All Star Game betting statistics show that the National League has won 40 of the All-Star games while the American League has won a total of 36. The longest winning streak for either league in MLB All Star Game betting was by the National League from 1972-1982. If the American League wins in MLB All Star game betting this season they would match that streak. There have been two ties in the history of All Star baseball betting. Four of the last seven games in MLB All Star Game betting have gone over the total as the teams scored 14 runs in 2002, 13 in 2003, 13 in 2004 and 12 in 2005.

Since 1988 in MLB All Star Game betting at the sportsbook, the American League has only lost three times. Last year it was Michael Young hitting a sacrifice fly to give the American League the win in MLB All Star Game betting in 15 innings. It was the longest game in All Star baseball betting history at 4 hours and 50 minutes.

2009 MLB All Star game betting takes place this year on Tuesday, July 14th from Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. MLB All Star Game betting should feature some great young pitching talent on both sides. MLB All Star Game betting information shows that the National League has the scintillating Tim Lincecum while the American League has Zack Grienke. It was Grienke leading the league in ERA at 2.12 heading into the game as All Star baseball betting statistics showed. Grienke was hoping for the start in Tuesday’s game. "I hope to," he said, "I think (Roy) Halladay's got a pretty good argument himself, especially with the experience he has. I'll be happy with either decision. If it's someone besides us two, I think that'd be a little weird."

MLB All Star Game betting information tells us that three of Detroit’s All-Stars, Edwin Jackson, Justin Verlander, and Brandon Inge all said that Grienke should get the start.