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Ballpark factors in MLB Over/Under Betting

Ballpark factors can significantly influence the outcome of MLB games, with some parks favoring hitters and others favoring pitchers. Here are lists of hitter-friendly and pitcher-friendly ballparks based on recent data and general consensus:

Hitter-Friendly Ballparks:

  1. Coors Field (Colorado Rockies)
  2. Globe Life Field (Texas Rangers)
  3. Great American Ball Park (Cincinnati Reds)
  4. Guaranteed Rate Field (Chicago White Sox)
  5. Fenway Park (Boston Red Sox)
  6. Yankee Stadium (New York Yankees)
  7. Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia Phillies)
  8. Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles Dodgers)
  9. T-Mobile Park (Seattle Mariners)
  10. Chase Field (Arizona Diamondbacks)

Pitcher-Friendly Ballparks:

  1. Oracle Park (San Francisco Giants)
  2. Petco Park (San Diego Padres)
  3. Busch Stadium (St. Louis Cardinals)
  4. PNC Park (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  5. Citi Field (New York Mets)
  6. Kauffman Stadium (Kansas City Royals)
  7. Marlins Park (Miami Marlins)
  8. Tropicana Field (Tampa Bay Rays)
  9. Oakland Coliseum (Oakland Athletics)
  10. Angel Stadium (Los Angeles Angels)

Factors to Consider:

  • Altitude: Coors Field, for example, is at a high altitude, which makes it extremely hitter-friendly due to thinner air and reduced ball resistance.
  • Dimensions: Parks with shorter fences and smaller outfield dimensions tend to favor hitters.
  • Weather: Wind patterns and climate can also affect how hitter- or pitcher-friendly a park is.

These lists can help you make more informed over/under bets by considering the environment in which the game is played.