Best Bets Today for All Sports [Friday, 5/17/2024]

Best Bets Today for All Sports [Friday, 5/17/2024]

Another big day of sports has arrived, with our powerful computer model working hard to provide you with the best bets for Friday, May 17, 2024.

Today's best bets come from a range of sports events scheduled over the next 24 hours, with MLB standing out as an attractive betting opportunity.

Through the use of our own cutting-edge simulations and machine learning, the bets featured here are led by the White Sox vs. Yankees game at 1:05PM ET.

For access to everything Dimers has to offer on Friday, May 17, 2024, check out Dimers Pro where you will get each of today's best bets, props and trends, as well our innovative parlay picker.


Best Bets for All Sports Today: 5/17/2024

Following extensive number crunching and thousands of simulations, DimersBOT, our independent predictive analytics model, has precisely determined the best bets to place on upcoming sports events on Friday, May 17, 2024.

Due to the time of day now (11:31PM ET), it should be noted that the below bets are for events happening on Saturday.

Keep in mind that the earliest game time is at the top of this list of picks. To get access to our full list of today's best bets, including customizable filters and sorting options, consider joining Dimers Pro.

MLB: White Sox ML (+240)

Our model has pinpointed the next betting opportunity today across all sports, which comes in the White Sox vs. Yankees game in MLB. We recommend a bet on White Sox ML at +240 odds, which provides an edge of 3.7%.


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MLB: White Sox +1.5 (+110)

Our model has found another great bet, again in the MLB matchup between the White Sox and Yankees. We suggest placing a run line wager on White Sox +1.5, available at +110 odds. Our analysis shows a compelling 2.7% edge for this bet.

Please be aware that this game is scheduled for tomorrow. We strongly advise you to capitalize on these favorable odds now, before the lines move.


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WNBA: Sparks vs. Aces Over 165.5 Points (-110)

  • Edge: 6.9%
  • Probability: 59.3%
  • WNBA Matchup: Sparks vs. Aces (3:00PM ET, Saturday)

Our next pick for Friday's sports action comes from the Sparks vs. Aces WNBA matchup. We recommend an over/under bet on Over 165.5 Points, offered at attractive odds of -110. Our model indicates a favorable 6.9% edge for this wager.

Remember, the outcome of this bet will be determined tomorrow. We strongly recommend taking advantage of these favorable odds while they are still available.


MORE: WNBA Best Bets

Best Sports Bets Today: Friday, 5/17/2024

As of 11:31PM ET, here are the next three bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
White Sox vs. Yankees (MLB) White Sox ML +240 @ FanDuel 3.7%
White Sox vs. Yankees (MLB) White Sox +1.5 +110 @ FanDuel 2.7%
Sparks vs. Aces (WNBA) Over 165.5 Points -110 @ DraftKings 6.9%

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While the bets listed are all positive expected value (+EV) opportunities, subscribing to Dimers Pro grants you instant access to all of today's best bets identified by our model.

Included in Friday's picks is a +300 moneyline play with an edge of 2.2%.

To access these picks, along with a comprehensive range of props, trends and parlays for May 17, 2024, join Dimers Pro now.

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This article, enhanced by AI and automation, aims to deliver accurate insights quickly, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are rooted in current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

All odds and probabilities in this article are correct and accurate at the time of publication.

Ryan Leaver
Senior Sports and Sports Betting Editor

Ryan Leaver has long been entrenched in the world of sports and sports betting, now specializing in the NBA, NFL, college football, college basketball, and soccer. His passion shines through in his detailed game previews, best bets, props, and futures articles for both the NBA and NFL, along with his sharp prop bets for college football and insightful best bets for college basketball. Ryan’s expertise also extends to soccer, where he frequently offers practical betting tips and highlights the bets of the day. 

Known for his keen eye for valuable betting promos, Ryan adeptly guides bettors toward opportunities that enhance their wagering experiences. Collaborating often with DimersBOT, his articles are meticulously researched and offer savvy betting advice, making him a trusted source for sports bettors.

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