Best MLB Betting Picks and Parlay - Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Let's get after this Wednesday with some MLB best bets that can help build our bankroll as we get closer to the weekend. 

It's Wednesday, August 17, 2022, and, as always, we've simulated all of the day's MLB games 10,000 times each to determine where the value lies for sports bettors across the United States.

With our MLB best bets, probabilities, and odds featured each and every day, check out our best betting picks for Wednesday's MLB games below.

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Best MLB Bets Today

Mets vs. Braves, 7:20PM ET

The NL West continues to intrigue; just when you think the Mets have it all sewn up, the Braves return fire. Atlanta have been on fire so far this week, beating New York over the past two nights to once again spice things up in their race to win the division. While the Mets have been humbled, they'll get one of the best aces on the mound tonight in Max Scherzer (8-2, 1.93 ERA). Scherzer has been uber reliable since his return from injury in early July and is New York's best chance of salvaging something from this week. He'll keep the Atlanta offense limited and give his run offense the best chance to thrive.

BET: Mets moneyline (-154) is rated a 54% chance by DimersBOT.


⚾️ Mets vs. Braves Predictions
📈 Betting preview: Mets vs. Braves

Rockies vs. Cardinals, 7:45PM ET

Life has gotten off to a pretty good start for Jordan Montgomery in St. Louis since the pitcher's trade away from New York, notching two starting wins from two attempts without giving up a run, including one of those against his former team. He'll get the chance for another cushy start against the Rockies, a team that is sluggish on the road with an 18-37 record and a pitiful offense that averages just 3.29 runs per game. Their league-worst defense will be put to the test with Germán Márquez (6-9, 5.08 ERA) a costly pitcher on the mound.

BET: Cardinals -1.5 (+104) is rated a 54% chance by DimersBOT.


⚾️ Rockies vs. Cardinals Predictions
📈 Betting preview: Rockies vs. Cardinals

Athletics vs. Rangers, 8:05PM ET

The A's were finally able to break their 9-game losing streak in last night's game against Texas, but any joy might be short lived with Adam Oller (1-5, 7.26 ERA) heading to the bump. Oller has been leaking runs with regularity and could find himself in a shootout with Cole Ragans (0-1, 4.82 ERA) coming off a horrid start last time out, giving up 5 runs against the Astros in just 4 innings. This looks to be a runfest.

BET: Total runs OVER 9 (-102) is rated a 51% chance by DimersBOT.


⚾️ Athletics vs. Rangers Predictions
📈 Betting preview: Athletics vs. Rangers

Your game not here? Find out who we're betting on for every baseball game on Wednesday via our MLB Bet Hub, where we deliver you MLB predictions and suggested bets, or check out the MLB Betting News section.

Best MLB Parlay Today

There are numerous different ways you can wager on MLB games in 2022, such as the moneyline, run line, total, player and team props (strikeouts, RBIs, and home runs), and, of course, parlays. Given the high-risk, high reward nature of parlays, we're going to use the DraftKings Bet $5, win $100 no matter what promo to guarantee a big cash.

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🔥 Mets ML
🔥 Cardinals -1.5
🔥 Athletics-Rangers o9 runs


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*All odds and lines correct at time of publishing

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