Best sportsbook promotions and odds boosts for today 7/26: MLB

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Matthew Lowrimore

MLB · 2 weeks ago

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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.

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

Houston Astros -1.5 and Luis Garcia to record 4+ strikeouts – Boosted from +125 to +145 with PointsBet Sportsbook

For this prop, we will need the Houston Astros to cover the -1.5 run line and Luis Garcia will need to record at least 4 strikeouts. Garcia is 8-5 on the season and has an ERA of 3.65. He has a total of 100 strikeouts this season through 17 starts. Over this span, he has recorded at least 4 strikeouts in 7 straight starts and 15 of his 17 starts overall. Our experts do like the Astros to easily win this game on the run line because they will be facing a weak Oakland Athletics team and are superior in almost everyway. For that reason, backing this prop looks to be well worth a play.

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

Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 and Freddie Freeman to have 1+ RBI – Boosted from +270 to +315 with PointsBet Sportsbook

This prop will need the Los Angeles Dodgers to cover the -1.5 run line and Freddie Freeman will need to record at least 1 RBI. Freeman is batting .322 on the season and has 62 RBIs on the season, which is tied for 11th in the league. He did go 0-for-4 last night, but in the month of July, he has recorded 15 RBIs and will be facing Josiah Gray tonight, who has struggled this season. Our experts do like the Dodgers to win on the run line against a dreadful Washington Nationals side, therefore backing this prop looks to be worth a small play.

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

Aaron Judge or Pete Alonso to Hit a Home Run – Boosted from -110 to +150 with FanDuel Sportsbook

For this prop, we will need Aaron Judge or Pete Alonso to hit a home run. Judge has clearly found something this year and it seems like almost every night he hits a ball a mile and a half into the stands. He has 37 home runs this season and we are not even into the month of August yet. Tonight he will be facing Taijuan Walker and the New York Mets. Walker has given up just 4 home runs this season, but Judge has a different kind of power right now.

Alonso on the other hand, has 25 home runs this season, which is tied for 5th in the league. He is coming off the Sunday Night game where he hit a home run and now will be facing Jordan Montgomery and the New York Yankees. Montgomery has allowed 13 home runs this season, so he is bound to make a mistake or two and Alonso is a guy who can take full advantage. For that reason, backing this prop looks to be worth a small play.

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

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