10 Easy, Profitable Tips for Betting Baseball Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports “People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” — Rogers Hornsby The long winter of discontent is finally over. Spring is in the air and with it returns arguably the most profitable sport for sharp bettors: baseball. Unlike football and basketball where the majority of bets are based on the point spread, baseball is a moneyline sport.