Best sportsbook promotions and odds boosts for Monday: Stanley Cup Finals and MLB

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Matthew has been with Pickswise for a while now, covering a wide variety of sports. His main passions are college football and UFC, and those are the sports he has covered the most. Matthew uses a variety of methods to handicap games, including stats, trends, injuries, and situational factors. His goal is to consistently give out winners and will put in the research to try and achieve this.

There is not much sports action today besides the Stanley Cup Finals and a medium-sized slate of MLB baseball games. However, there are still promotions and boosts on offer from sportsbooks. But which ones should you look to capitalize on?

We’ve put together a list of all of the day’s best boosts, which happen to be from DraftKings Sportsbook and PointsBet Sportsbook, and whether they are worth playing. Let’s dive in.

Kris Bryant to record 2+ hits (Boosted to +250), DraftKings Sportsbook

The Chicago Cubs had a rough time in Cincinnati, losing three in a row to the Reds and they have now lost nine in a row. Kris Bryant had a productive series, however, picking up six hits in the three games with the Reds. He now faces Matt Moore and the Philadelphia Phillies, which should give him confidence to keep hitting at a high level. Moore has an ERA of 5.79, so backing this odds boost looks to be a solid play. Be sure to check out our picks on the side and total for all of tonight’s MLB matchups.

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Tim Anderson to record a hit and Jose Abreu to record an RBI (Boosted to +230), DraftKings Sportsbook

The Chicago White Sox continue to ravage the AL Central and tonight should not be much different. The Minnesota Twins will start Bailey Ober, who has an ERA of 5.84. Tim Anderson is coming off a three-hit game, while Jose Abreu had four RBIs on Sunday. For that reason, this looks to be an odds boost worth playing. Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

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Lightning to score first and win (Boosted to +200), DraftKings Sportsbook

The Tampa Bay Lightning have dominated Montreal over three games and it appears the same will happen tonight. Tampa Bay has scored first in all three games, leading to a 3-0 series lead. We expect them to close out the series tonight, so backing them to score first as well looks to be a solid play. Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

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Nikita Kucherov to record a point and the Lightning to win (Boosted to +120), PointsBet Sportsbook

Nikita Kucherov has been amazing this postseason and he has five points in the Stanley Cup Finals. We like him to continue that trend tonight and even expect him to have at least two points. For this odds boost, he will need just one though, plus a Lightning win, which seems likely. For that reason, this odds boost is worth a play. Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

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Shohei Ohtani to hit a home run (Boosted to +235), PointsBet Sportsbook

Shohei Ohtani has been sensational this season, which is why he is frontrunner for the AL MVP. He is coming off a home run in Sunday’s game, and with Boston starting Martin Perez, another home run looks to be likely. Perez has an ERA of 4.04 and his inconsistent pitching makes this odds boost worth a small play that Ohtani can continue dominating MLB pitching. Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

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