Two primary wagering rules apply when baseball games get called early: Full-game moneyline s become official once the game goes five innings — or if the home team leads after 4.5 innings. In contrast, wagers on the over/under , team totals and/or runlines don’t become official until the teams complete nine innings — or the home team leads after 8.5 innings.
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Jul 10, 2019, 12:45 PM EDT. Download App. For those not familiar, if an MLB game gets called early due to rain after five innings (or 4.5 with the home team leading), it is an official game. In that scenario, moneyline bettors will get paid out based on which team led at the conclusion of the last completed inning while other bets (over/unders, live bets, runlines) get refunded.
Extra Innings - If a baseball game goes 9 or more innings and is NOT completed (e.g., suspended, rain, or darkness), wagers on the total still have action and are settled according to rule 3 above. 5. For the 5 Inning Moneyline and Run Line, wagers are official after 5 complete Innings or 4½ if the home team is winning.
Here’s a quick look at five of the most important rules to keep in mind when making your baseball picks. 1. If a game does not go the regulation nine innings (or 8.5, if the home team is ahead), your over/under and run line bets will be cancelled. For example, let’s say you bet over 9.5 in a game between Texas and Baltimore.
Baseball Betting Rules When wagering on total runs (over/under) the game must go 9 innings (8.5 if the home team is ahead) to have action. If a game is called or suspended in extra innings, the score will be determined after the last full inning unless the home team scores to tie, or takes the lead in the bottom half of the inning, in which case the score is determined at the time the game is called.
Wagers are always listed pitchers, if a listed pitcher does not throw out the first pitch the wager will be graded No Action. The game must go 9 innings or 8½ if the home team is winning for action. If a game is suspended before completion but after 9 innings Total Runs + Hits+ Errors wagers still have action.
For an over/under or run line bet to be valid, the game must last at least 8.5 innings. That means, if a team leads 15-6 and rain ends the game after seven innings, all bets on the total (and run...