Which pitcher will emerge as the leader in wins for Major League Baseball this season? The current benchmark stands at 11 victories. As of Monday, Shane McClanahan, Zac Gallen, Zach Eflin, Spencer Strider, Nathan Eovaldi, and Taijuan Walker all boast a tally of 11 wins in their season-to-date records. With so many contenders, this market presents an intriguing betting market with enticing long-shot odds for potential contenders.

Orioles vs Phillies: Dean Kremer starting

The only pitcher that is a contender in this market that will be starting on Monday, July 24th is Dean Kremer for the Baltimore Orioles. He is currently 10-4 on the season despite an ERA that isn’t that low, at 4.80. If Kremer’s Baltimore Orioles beat the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday and if Kremer is the pitcher of record for the game, then he will join the 11-win pitchers in the big leagues right now.

Most Pitching Wins Betting Futures: How to Win

When it comes to the “Pitcher to Record the Most Regular Season Wins” market, one way that you can play is just trying to back a pitcher immediately after he gets a victory. Sometimes, the oddsmakers aren’t quick to the punch to shorten the betting odds. Kremer is 28 to 1 (bet365) to lead the majors in wins as of Monday morning. If he tallies a win or looks good for it midgame, try to take his betting odds before they shorten.

Playing this way, it doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for plain-old conventional baseball analysis. For instance, the favorite in this market is Shane McClanahan, the ace for the Tampa Bay Rays. However, he is just +300 so he’s not dominating the market. Also, the Rays aren’t winning much at all lately — thereby making it hard for their pitchers to get too many wins, ace or not. Zac Gallen is one of the favorites as well but his Arizona Diamondbacks are likewise struggling at this point in the season. That does make the long shots a bit interesting to keep track of.

Keep an eye on Kremer’s start today. Baltimore vs Philadelphia will start at 6:40 PM ET in a game that the Phillies host.

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