Best sportsbook promotions and odds boosts for today 6/16: NBA Finals and MLB

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Matthew Lowrimore

NBA · 1 week 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 are from PointsBet Sportsbook and FanDuel Sportsbook. We will discuss whether or not they are worth playing. Let’s dive in.

Jayson Tatum to make 4+ Threes and the Boston Celtics to win – Boosted from +150 to +175 with PointsBet Sportsbook

For this prop, we will need Jayson Tatum to make at least 4 three-points and the Boston Celtics to win Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. Tatum is averaging 23.2 points in the Finals and likely need to do even more if the Celtics are going to force a Game 7 tonight. He is averaging 3.3 made three-pointers in the postseason this season, but 3.8 made three-pointers per game in the Finals. He has made at least 4 three-pointers in 3 of the 5 games so far in the Finals, so with this game being at home, he should be expected to have a similar performance.

Our experts like the Celtics to cover tonight and win to force a Game 7. To do this, Tatum will need to have a big game, and that will likely start with him knocking down several three-pointers. For that reason, backing this prop looks to be a solid play.

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

Klay Thompson to Score 10+ Points in ANY Quarter of Game 6 – Boosted from +170 to +230 with FanDuel Sportsbook

This prop will need Klay Thompson to score at least 10 points in any quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics. Thompson is averaging 18.0 points per game in the Finals, a number that could be better, but he has still come up big at times in the 5 games so far. His three-point shooting makes this prop obtainable because when he gets hot, he could easily knock down 3 or 4 shots in a row from long range. Especially, if the Celtics tighten up their defense on Stephen Curry, Thompson becomes one of the top secondary scoring options. This prop is asking a lot, but because Thompson can get hot so quickly and because the Warriors are looking to close out the series, this prop looks to be worth a small play.

Shohei Ohtani to get a hit, record 5+ strikeouts and the Los Angeles Angels to win – Boosted from +205 to +230 with PointsBet Sportsbook

For this prop, we will need Shohei Ohtani to record at least 1 hit, record at least 5 strikeouts and the Los Angeles Angels will need to win tonight against the Seattle Mariners. As a pitcher, Ohtani is having a decent year, posting an ERA of 3.64 and he has 71 strikeouts. He has at least 5 strikeouts in 5 of his last 6 starts as well and should be able to reach this number against the Mariners.

At the plate, Ohtani is improving by the game, recording a hit in 10 straight games now. His average is up to .259, so he should also be able to have success against this Mariners’ pitching staff. Our experts do like Seattle to win the game tonight, but with the likelihood that Ohtani can record a hit and 5 strikeouts, this prop still looks to be worth a play.

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

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