Best sportsbook promotions and odds boosts for today 6/17: MLB

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Matthew Lowrimore

MLB · 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.

Mike Trout 1+ RBI and the Los Angeles Angels to win – Boosted from +265 to +330 with PointsBet Sportsbook

For this prop we will need Mike Trout to record at least 1 RBI and the Los Angeles Angels to beat the Seattle Mariners tonight. Trout is batting .294 on the season and has 38 RBIs, which is tied for 25th in the league. In 12 games in June, he has 10 RBIs, which includes 4 last night against this same Mariners team in a 4-1 win. Tonight really should not be any different as the Angels will face Robbie Ray. Ray did pitch well in his most recent start, but you still have to like Trout contributing tonight against the Mariners, even if it ends up being against their bullpen.

Our experts would lean to the Mariners to win this game, but at these odds and with how Trout is swinging the bat backing this prop may still be worth a play to lead the Angels to a 2nd straight win.

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

Clayton Kershaw 7+ strikeouts and the Los Angeles Dodgers to win – Boosted from +290 t0 +370 with PointsBet Sportsbook

This prop will need Clayton Kershaw to record at least 7 strikeouts and the Los Angeles Dodgers will need to beat the Cleveland Guardians on Friday night. Kershaw recently made his return to the Dodgers starting rotation after being sidelined for a month with an injury. That was a short outing, but tonight should be a normal start for the lefty. He has an ERA of 2.12 this season and 36 strikeouts on the year. In his 6 total starts, Kershaw has recorded at least 7 strikeouts in 3 of the 6 starts. With him now appearing to be healthy, 7 strikeouts looks to be obtainable. Our experts also like the Dodgers to cruise to a win tonight and cover the run line, therefore backing a dominant performance from Kershaw looks to be worth a play here.

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

New York Mets, Houston Astros, and Los Angeles Dodgers All to Win – Boosted from +230 to +330 with FanDuel Sportsbook

For this parlay we will need 3 MLB teams to win their games: the New York Mets against the Miami Marlins, the Houston Astros against the Chicago White Sox and the Dodgers against the Guardians. Our experts would lean towards a Mets’ win on the run line and we also like the Dodgers to win on the run line because both have the advantage in starting pitching. As for the Astros game, we would lean towards a White Sox upset win. However, because the Astros are still the better team in this matchup, backing this parlay is still worth a small play.

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

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