MLB Monday Picks

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August 18, 2020 12:24 AM

An incredible thirteen games on tap today in the MLB, so there's a good chance you're struggling to nail down your bets.

Our computer has been run through all of today's games and has spit out it's best picks, including moneyline, run line and total runs bets.

So, have a read, grab your favorites and get that parlay down before today's action begins!

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Red Sox @ Yankees

BEST: Red Sox +1.5 (-130*) has a 64% probability

Our model has the Sox covering the run line in this at a 64% likelihood. If you’re looking for a bit bang for your buck, the +140 on offer at the moneyline should entice you, with our data suggesting Boston is a 49% chance of winning.

Suggested Moneyline and Over/Under plays HERE

Nationals @ Braves

BEST: Total runs: Under 10.5 (-105*) has a 53% probability

Our modelling doesn’t see many runs coming in this one, giving it a 53% chance of going under 10.5. The slightly better odds* for unders means that our computer is quite strong on this pick.

Suggested Moneyline and Run line plays HERE

Blue Jays @ Orioles

BEST: Orioles +1.5.5 (-130*) has a 56% probability

With our numbers giving the Orioles a 45% chance of winning outright in this one, the run line looks a solid play.

Suggested Moneyline and Over/Under plays HERE

 

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Royals @ Twins

BEST: Royals +1.5 (-110*) has a 56% probability

We’re projecting the Royals to cover in this one after falling just short of the run line in their previous three games.

Suggested Moneyline and Over/Under plays HERE

Tigers @ White Sox

BEST: White Sox moneyline (-160*) has a 62% probability

Our model is very strong on this one, giving the White Sox a 62% chance of grabbing the dub. Decent odds for a favorite and a great one to add to your parlays.

Suggested Over/Under and Run line plays HERE

Padres @ Rangers

BEST: Total runs over 8.5 (-110*) has a 59% probability

One of the best picks of the day, our numbers are telling us that this one has a big chance of seeing runs and at -110, this is a great play.

Suggested Moneyline and Run line plays HERE

Rockies @ Astros

BEST: Total runs: Over 9.5 (-120*) has a 55% probability

Another solid total runs play here with our data suggesting this is a 55% chance of going over. The Astros also look a good play at the moneyline.

Suggested Over/Under and Run line plays HERE

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Mariners @ Dodgers

BEST: Total runs: Under 10 (-115*) has a 60% probability

Rarely does our modelling give a 60% chance of the total runs going under the number being set by the sportsbooks. This is looking likely to be a low-scoring game.

Suggested Moneyline and Run line plays HERE

Athletics @ Diamondbacks

BEST: Diamondbacks +1.5 (-170*) has a 65% probability

We’ve crunched the numbers and have the Diamondbacks at a 65% chance of covering. We also have them as a 53% chance at the moneyline if that takes your fancy.

Suggested Moneyline and Over/Under plays HERE

 

Giants @ Angels

BEST: Angels moneyline (-180*) has a 63% probability

Pretty low odds but our model is pushing this one quite hard. A great ML bet for your parlays.

Suggested Run line and Over/Under plays HERE

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*Odds and percentages correct at time of publishing.