Free MLB Picks Today and Best Bets [Friday, 5/17/2024]

Free MLB Picks Today and Best Bets [Friday, 5/17/2024]

MLB betting is back for another great day, and we're here to bring you our top picks for Friday's baseball action.

Today's MLB best bets come from a range of matchups, including White Sox vs. Yankees, which starts at 1:05PM ET.

Thanks to advanced simulations and machine learning, the bets featured below are led by an over/under play with an edge of 3.3%.

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MLB Best Bets Today: 5/17/2024

After crunching the numbers and conducting thousands of simulations of today's action, DimersBOT, our leading predictive analytics model, has identified the best baseball bets for upcoming games on Friday, May 17, 2024.

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.

White Sox vs. Yankees Over 8 Runs (-108)

Our model has pinpointed the next MLB betting opportunity today, which comes in the White Sox vs. Yankees game. We recommend an over/under bet on Over 8 Runs at -108 odds, which provides an edge of 3.3%.


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White Sox ML (+240)

Our model has found another great MLB bet, again in the matchup between the White Sox and Yankees. We suggest placing a wager on White Sox ML, available at +240 odds. Our analysis shows a compelling 2.6% edge for this bet.

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



Twins vs. Guardians Over 7.5 Runs (-110)

Our next pick for Friday's baseball action comes from the Twins vs. Guardians matchup. We recommend an over/under bet on Over 7.5 Runs, offered at attractive odds of -110. Our model indicates a favorable 4.2% edge for this wager.

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


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MLB Best Bets: Friday, 5/17/2024

As of 10:02PM ET, here are the next three MLB bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
White Sox vs. Yankees Over 8 Runs -108 @ DraftKings 3.3%
White Sox vs. Yankees White Sox ML +240 @ FanDuel 2.6%
Twins vs. Guardians Over 7.5 Runs -110 @ FanDuel 4.2%

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Friday's MLB picks are highlighted by an over/under opportunity with a substantial 4.8% edge over the sportsbook odds.

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Upcoming MLB Games to Bet On [5/17/2024]

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This article is part of our MLB player props and MLB best bets series.

For more MLB betting content, we have MLB trends for every game, as well as daily MLB betting news and the latest World Series odds and predictions.


This article, enhanced by AI and automation, aims to deliver accurate MLB insights quickly, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are drawn from 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.

Jason Bevilacqua
Head of Content and Communities

Jason Bevilacqua has a deep-rooted passion for sports and has been actively involved in sports betting for many years. Specializing in the MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS, and NFL, Jason delivers engaging game previews across these leagues. His expertise is particularly evident in his best bets for MLB, NHL, and college basketball. Additionally, Jason contributes valuable MLB and NFL props, as well as NBA first basket plays. 

Since joining Dimers in 2020 as the Head of Social and Community, Jason has also made significant contributions to the editorial department, offering daily articles that are not only well-researched but also deeply insightful. His strategic approach and collaboration with DimersBOT ensure his betting advice is top-notch.

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