Best sportsbook promotions and odds boosts for Saturday: MLB and NFL Preseason

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Matthew Lowrimore

NFL· 2 months ago

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Matthew has been with Pickswise for over a year now, covering a wide variety of sports. His main passion is college football and that is the sport 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 do everything he can to make his readers money.

We have put together a list of all of the day’s best odds boosts, which happen to be from DraftKings Sportsbook, FanDuel Sportsbook, and BetMGM Sportsbook. We’ll discuss whether or not they are worth playing. Let’s dive in.

Pete Alonso to hit a home run – Boosted to +330 with DraftKings Sportsbook

Right away this is a tough play to consider backing because Walker Buehler will be on the mound for the Dodgers. Yes, Pete Alonso has plenty of power, but Buehler rarely makes costly mistakes. It is more like that the Mets are unable to generate much offense, so avoiding this prop looks to be the best play.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

Red Sox to record 3+ home runs – Boosted to +380 with DraftKings Sportsbook

Looking for plenty of Red Sox players to show their power tonight and a matchup against Jorge Lopez might just be the key. Lopez has been bad enough to expect at least a couple of mistakes too, so a small play on this prop looks to be worth a play.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

Reds vs Phillies: Over 2.5 hits in the first inning – Boosted to +190 with DraftKings Sportsbook

The starting pitching in this game might suggest some early hits and runs for that matter. Luis Castillo will be the starter for the Reds and as we know, he has not been himself this season. Matt Moore with start for the Phillies and he looks to be one of their weakest links in terms of starting pitching. Both lineups are strong at the top, too, so backing this prop looks to be a decent play.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

DJ Lemahieu to record 2+ hits – Boosted to +300 with DraftKings Sportsbook

This prop will focus on the individual performance of DJ Lemahieu. The Yankees will be facing Dylan Cease and the White Sox. Cease has been solid this season, posting an ERA of 3.99. Lemahieu only recorded 1 hit in the game the other night against Chicago, so looking to fade him tonight also looks like a decent play.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

Chargers to win by 7+ points – Boosted to +160 with DraftKings Sportsbook

The Los Angeles Chargers will kick off their preseason with a rivalry game with the Los Angeles Rams. The Chargers will not be playing basically any starters, but with this being the first game for their new head coach, I expect him to want to put on a good show. Our experts like the Chargers in this spot, so this looks to be worth a small play.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros, and Los Angeles Dodgers All to Win – Boosted to +300 with FanDuel Sportsbook

Looking for a three-team parlay here, however our experts certainly do not love all of the matchups for these teams. We do like the Dodgers to handle the Mets but would lean to Baltimore to beat Boston. Because of our lack of faith in the return of Chris Sale for the Red Sox, look to avoid this play.

Be sure to check out all of our MLB picks for today’s action.

Braves lead at the end of the 5th inning – Boosted to +100 with BetMGM Sportsbook

After a lengthy weather delay on Friday night, the Braves and Nationals will go back at in on Saturday evening. Patrick Corbin will start for the Nationals and his inability to pitch well this season is enough to want to back the Braves in the first half of this game.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

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DraftKings

$200

Bet $5 on the NFL, Get $200!

Register for a new DraftKings Sportsbook account

Bet $5+ on the Money Line of any NFL game

If your team wins, you will be issued a $200 free bet bonus!

Must be 21+ located in AZ, CO, CT, IA, IL, IN, MI, NJ, PA, TN, VA, WY or WV to play. Offer valid only for new customers. Full terms available at DraftKings Sportsbook.

FanDuel Sportsbook

$150

Bet $5, Win $150 CASH on the Cardinals vs. Texans!

Register for a new account with FanDuel Sportsbook and make a deposit of $10+

Bet $5 on the Cardinals vs. Texans

If you pick the winner correctly, you win $150 in CASH!

21+ and new players only. Max bet $5, max reward $150. Must deposit $10+ to be eligible for promotion. Full terms available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Unibet

$50

Bet $5, Win $50 if Your Team Makes a 3-Pointer!

Sign up for a new account with Unibet and make your first deposit

Bet $5 on any NBA team to win their next game

If your team hits a 3-pointer during the game, you win a bonus $50 - regardless of the game's outcome!

Max bet $5. 21+ and new players only. Full terms available from Unibet.

DraftKings

$200

Bet $5 on the NBA, Get $200!

Register for a new DraftKings Sportsbook account

Bet $5+ on the Money Line of any NBA Basketball game

If your team wins, you will be issued a $200 free bet bonus!

Must be 21+ located in AZ, CO, CT, IA, IL, IN, MI, NJ, PA, TN, VA, WY or WV to play. Offer valid only for new customers. Full terms available at DraftKings Sportsbook.

BetMGM

$200

Bet $10, Get $200 If Your Team Scores A Touchdown!

Register for a new BetMGM account & deposit $20+

Bet $10 on your team to win Money Line

Win $200 in free bets if your team scores a touchdown

21+. Terms & conditions apply.

PointsBet

$200

Bet $20, Get $200 If Your Team Scores A Touchdown!

Register for a new PointsBet account & deposit $20+

Bet $20 on your team to win Money Line (NFL or NCAAF)

Win $200 in free bets if your team scores a touchdown

Caesars Sportsbook

$5,000

Get a $5,000 Risk Free Bet!

Register for a new Caesars Sportsbook account & make a deposit

Place your first bet up to $5,000 risk-free!

Get refunded up if you lose - up to $5,000!

21+. Terms & conditions apply.

BetRivers

$250

Get a $250 Deposit Bonus!

Sign up for a new BetRivers account using promo code PICKSWISE

Make a deposit & get it doubled up to $250 total

To get a $100 bonus, deposit $100

Must be 21+. Play in IA Only. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-BETS OFF

BetMGM

$1,000

Get a $1,000 Risk Free Bet!

Register for a new BetMGM & deposit

Place your first bet up to $1,000 risk-free!

Get refunded up if you lose up to $1,000

21+. Terms & conditions apply.

FanDuel Sportsbook

$1,000

Get a $1,000 Risk Free Bet!

Register for a new FanDuel Sportsbook account & deposit

Place your first bet up to $1,000 risk-free!

Get refunded up if you lose up to $1,000

21+. Terms & conditions apply.

DraftKings

$1,000

Get a $1,000 Deposit Bonus!

Register for a new DraftKings Sportsbook account & deposit

DraftKings will match 20% of your deposit up to $1,000 total

To get a $100 bonus, deposit $500

21+. Terms & conditions apply.

Unibet

$500

Get a $500 Risk-Free Bet!

Register for a new Unibet account & make a deposit

Place your first bet up to $500 risk-free!

Get refunded up if you lose up to $500

New players only. Terms & conditions apply. 21+. VA only.

Monkey Knife Fight

$100

Claim 100% Instant Deposit Match up to $100!

Register for a Monkey Knife Fight account & deposit using promo code PICKSWISE100

Monkey Knife Fight will match your first deposit up to $100

Deposit $100 and you'll get $100 bonus + a free $5 game

18+. Terms and conditions apply. You must live in one of the states where real money DFS is legal.

TVG

$300

Get a $300 Risk-Free Bet with TVG Racebook!

Register for a new TVG account and make a deposit

Place your first single horse win-type bet up to $300

If your horse doesn't win you'll get a refund up to $300

21+. T&C's apply. Please gamble responsibly.

BetAmerica Racing

$200

$200 Sign Up Bonus!

Fast, reliable and fast payouts - you'll have your money in 72 hours, if not sooner!

Proud history of providing safe, secure, and fun betting to American patrons

BetAmerica is owned by the iconic Churchill Downs Incorporated, home of 150 years of wagering history and the world-famous Kentucky Derby

Players who sign up using ‘BET200’ code will get a $200 sign up bonus. Offer valid for 7 days after registering on BetAmerica Racing product only. 21+. T&C's apply. Please gamble responsibly.

TwinSpires

$200

Get a $200 Sign Up Bonus with TwinSpires Racebook!

Register for a new Twinspires account using offer code BET200

Make a deposit and start wagering on horse racing

Earn $100 in bonus cash for every $400 wagered!

21+. T&C's apply. Please gamble responsibly.