By Mike Tenay

As the calendar turns to March, hope springs eternal for the 30 Major League Baseball teams that kick off Cactus and Grapefruit League games in Arizona and Florida. It also signals a new addition to the betting boards at Las Vegas sports books, as MLB grind joins the NHL, NBA and college basketball action on the daily schedule.

Expert MLB handicapper Eric Strasser guests this week on the Professor Vegas Sports Betting Podcast to offer his opinions and betting suggestions on the recently posted MLB season win totals. In addition, Strasser, the author of Baseball Betting for Profit, discusses what he’s looking for when he watches spring training. Learn which players and which parts of the preseason games he focuses on. And find out how the offseason moves will affect the contenders and pretenders.

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