Free MLB Picks Today and Best Bets [Thursday, 5/16/2024]

Free MLB Picks Today and Best Bets [Thursday, 5/16/2024]

MLB betting is back for another great day, and we're here to serve up our top picks for Thursday's baseball action.

Today's MLB best bets come from a range of matchups, including Nationals vs. Phillies and White Sox vs. Yankees.

With the help of data-driven simulations and machine learning, the bets listed here are led by an over/under play at 6:40PM ET.

For access to everything Dimers has to offer on Thursday, May 16, 2024, check out Dimers Pro where you will get each of today's best bets, props and trends, as well our next-gen parlay picker.


MLB Best Bets Today: 5/16/2024

After diving deep into the numbers and conducting thousands of simulations of today's action, DimersBOT, our leading predictive analytics model, has figured out the best baseball bets for upcoming games on Thursday, May 16, 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.

Nationals vs. Phillies Over 7.5 Runs (+100)

Our model has pinpointed the next MLB betting opportunity today, which comes in the Nationals vs. Phillies matchup. We recommend an over/under bet on Over 7.5 Runs at +100 odds, which provides an edge of 2.8%.


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White Sox vs. Yankees Over 8 Runs (-115)

Our model has found another great MLB bet, this time in the matchup between the White Sox and Yankees. We suggest placing an over/under wager on Over 8 Runs, available at -115 odds. Our analysis shows a compelling 2.7% edge for this bet.

Please keep in mind 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 ML (+220)

Our next pick for Thursday's baseball action comes from the White Sox vs. Yankees matchup. We recommend a bet on White Sox ML, offered at attractive odds of +220. Our model indicates a favorable 2.5% edge for this wager.

Remember, the result of this bet will not be determined until tomorrow. We encourage you to act swiftly and capitalize on these favorable odds while they remain available.


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MLB Best Bets: Thursday, 5/16/2024

As of 10:04PM ET, here are the next three MLB bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Nationals vs. Phillies Over 7.5 Runs +100 @ BetMGM 2.8%
White Sox vs. Yankees Over 8 Runs -115 @ DraftKings 2.7%
White Sox vs. Yankees White Sox ML +220 @ DraftKings 2.5%

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

Thursday's MLB picks are highlighted by an over/under opportunity with a substantial 6.8% edge over the sportsbook odds.

To access these picks, along with a comprehensive range of props, trends and parlays for May 16, 2024, join Dimers Pro now.

Upcoming MLB Games to Bet On [5/16/2024]

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 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.

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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