Free MLB Picks Today and Best Bets [Thursday, 5/2/2024]

Free MLB Picks Today and Best Bets [Thursday, 5/2/2024]

MLB betting is back for another great slate, and we're here to give you our top picks for Thursday's baseball action.

Today's MLB best bets come from a range of matchups, including Blue Jays vs. Nationals and Angels vs. Guardians.

By using data-driven simulations and machine learning, the bets featured below are led by a run line play at 6:45PM ET.

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MLB Best Bets Today: 5/2/2024

After diving deep into the numbers and conducting thousands of simulations of today's action, DimersBOT, our famous predictive analytics model, has figured out the best baseball bets for you to make on upcoming games on Thursday, May 2, 2024.

It should be noted that the below bets are for games happening on Friday.

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 +1.5 (-105)

Our model has pinpointed the next MLB betting opportunity today, which comes in the Blue Jays vs. Nationals game. We recommend a run line bet on Nationals +1.5 at -105 odds, which provides an edge of 2.4%.

 

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Angels vs. Guardians Over 8 Runs (-105)

Our model has found another great MLB bet, this time in the matchup between the Angels and Guardians. We suggest placing an over/under wager on Over 8 Runs, available at -105 odds. Our analysis shows a compelling 2.6% edge for this bet.

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

 

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MLB Best Bets: Thursday, 5/2/2024

As of 8:02PM ET, here are the next two MLB bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Blue Jays vs. Nationals Nationals +1.5 -105 @ BetMGM 2.4%
Angels vs. Guardians Over 8 Runs -105 @ FanDuel 2.6%

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Upcoming MLB Games to Bet On [5/2/2024]

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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.

Conclusion

This article, enhanced by AI and automation, aims to deliver accurate MLB 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.

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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