Free MLB Picks Today and Best Bets [Saturday, 5/18/2024]

Free MLB Picks Today and Best Bets [Saturday, 5/18/2024]

MLB betting is back for another big day, and we're here to give you our top picks for Saturday's baseball action.

Today's MLB best bets come from a range of matchups, including Reds vs. Dodgers and Nationals vs. Phillies.

Based on our own cutting-edge simulations and machine learning, the bets listed here are led by an over/under play at 9:10PM ET.

For access to everything Dimers has to offer on Saturday, May 18, 2024, check out Dimers Pro where you will get each of today's best bets, props and trends, as well our top-tier parlay picker.


MLB Best Bets Tonight: 5/18/2024

Following extensive number crunching and thousands of simulations of today's action, DimersBOT, our famous predictive analytics model, has figured out the best baseball bets to make on upcoming games on Saturday, May 18, 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.

Reds vs. Dodgers Over 8 Runs (-112)

Our model has pinpointed the next MLB betting opportunity tonight, which comes in the Reds vs. Dodgers game. We recommend an over/under bet on Over 8 Runs at -112 odds, which provides an edge of 2.6%.


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Nationals vs. Phillies Over 7.5 Runs (-105)

Our model has found another great MLB bet, this time in the matchup between the Nationals and Phillies. We suggest placing an over/under wager on Over 7.5 Runs, available at -105 odds. Our analysis shows a compelling 3.3% edge for this bet.

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



White Sox +1.5 (+118)

Our next pick for Saturday's baseball action comes from the White Sox vs. Yankees matchup. We recommend a run line bet on White Sox +1.5, offered at attractive odds of +118. Our model indicates a favorable 2.8% edge for this wager.

Remember, the result of this bet will not be determined until tomorrow. We highly recommend taking advantage of these favorable odds while they are still available.


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MLB Best Bets: Saturday, 5/18/2024

As of 9:02PM ET, here are the next three MLB bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Reds vs. Dodgers Over 8 Runs -112 @ DraftKings 2.6%
Nationals vs. Phillies Over 7.5 Runs -105 @ BetMGM 3.3%
White Sox vs. Yankees White Sox +1.5 +118 @ FanDuel 2.8%

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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.

Saturday's MLB picks are highlighted by an over/under opportunity with a substantial 4.3% edge over the sportsbook odds.

To access these picks, along with a comprehensive range of props, trends and parlays for May 18, 2024, join Dimers Pro now.

Upcoming MLB Games to Bet On [5/18/2024]

More About MLB

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 sourced 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.

Dave Garofolo
Content Producer

Dave Garofolo, a seasoned fantasy sports and betting enthusiast with a special affection for MLB and NFL, uses his deep knowledge to craft game previews for the NBA, MLB, and NFL. He also brings his expertise to the golf world with tournament previews and parlays for the PGA TOUR and major golf tournaments. Additionally, Dave offers valuable props for NBA, MLB, NHL, and NCAAM basketball, along with best bets for MLB, NHL, and NCAAM. 

When not delving into the world of sports, Dave is an avid advocate for New Haven pizza, enjoys reading comic books, gardening, and spending time with his cats. His broad interests and detailed sports insights ensure that his contributions are both engaging and informative.

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