MLB - Mon 15/07/2013 - 08:24 EDT

2013 MLB All Star Home Run Derby Proposition Betting Options

As Major League Baseball prepares to showcase the best of its best, in the only pro sports All-Star contest that matters, online betting boards are void of games from the North American sports betting scene today.

Gearing up for tomorrow’s MLB Midsummer Classic, BetOnline has posted nine different categories for the Slugfest in New York. The Home Run Derby begins at 8:00 PM ET on Monday, July 15, 2013, at Citi Field.

American League Big Boppers set to pepper the Big Apple

With defending MLB Home Run Derby Champion and Detroit Tigers slugger Prince Fielder leading the way, the American League is well represented at Citi Field ballpark in New York tonight. Fielder, who has won this event in two of the past four years, will be joined by 2011 Derby Champ and AL Captain Robinson Cano. Chris Davis, who leads the Majors with 37 dingers at the All-Star break (Miguel Cabrera 30) and Oakland Athletics sophomore LF Yoenis Cespedes, who has 38 big flies in 208 games played, will help earn a four-peat Home Run Derby Championship for the Junior Circuit.

National League out to end 3-year Home Run Derby Championship drought

You have to go back to 2009 to find the last National League Home Run Derby winner and he’s in the American League now. The aforementioned Prince of Mash played for the Milwaukee Brewers when he won his first Derby title. The National League side is led by NL Captain and New York Mets home town hero David Wright. Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Pedro Alveraz, who has 24 dingers at the break, Washington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper (13 HR in just 58 games), and Michael Cuddyer (16 home runs for the Colorado Rockies) round out the Senior Circuit squad.

Major League Baseball 2013 Home Run Derby: BetOnline Sportsbook Wagering Options

Although it’s considered to be “gimmick betting” by some, you need to check out the creativity of the bookmakers at the sportsbook. With nine separate categories, BetOnline has the 2013 MLB Home Run Derby covered from start to finish. The wagering option we are focused in on is the “Longest Home Run in Round 1” prop bet. Perdro Alvarez and Prince Fielder are top chalk to be the longest of the long-ball hitters with a +350 price. We’ll back Prince Fielder as he makes Big Daddy Cecil proud with the biggest mash in Round One of the New York Slugfest at Citi Field!


2013 MLB Home Run Derby Betting Odds

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