Best sportsbook promotions and odds boosts for Tuesday 5/31: MLB and NHL Playoffs

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Matthew Lowrimore

MLB · 4 weeks 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 FanDuel Sportsbook and PointsBet Sportsbook. We will discuss whether or not they are worth playing. Let’s dive in.

Colorado Avalanche (NHL), New York Yankees, and Los Angeles Dodgers all to win – Boosted from +230 to +330 with FanDuel Sportsbook

This parlay needs 3 teams to win their games tonight across the NHL and MLB: the Colorado Avalanche against the Edmonton Oilers in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, the New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Angels and the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Dodgers lost last night against the Pirates in a game where they had a huge advantage on the mound. Tonight is an excellent chance for them to bounce back with another big advantage in terms of the starting pitching and just about every position on the field. Our experts like the Avalanche to open the Western Conference Finals with a big win, but would lean towards the Angels with Noah Syndergaard on the mound tonight. Because of the lack of faith in Jordan Montgomery and the Yankees, avoiding this parlay looks to be the best option.

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

Nathan MacKinnon to score a goal and Colorado Avalanche to win – Boosted from +190 to +215 with PointsBet Sportsbook

For this prop, we will need Nathan MacKinnon to score a goal and for the Colorado Avalanche to beat the Edmonton Oilers in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. MacKinnon has 8 goals so far in the NHL postseason, but had just 3 goals in the series against the St. Louis Blues. All the goals came in the same game as he scored a hat-trick. Against the Oilers, MacKinnon might have more success because of the amount of goals that Mike Smith has been allowing. Our experts like the Avs on the puck line tonight to open this series with a big win, therefore backing this prop looks to be worth a play behind a potent Avalanche offense, led by MacKinnon.

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

Shohei Ohtani to record 2+ hits and the Los Angeles Angels to win – Boosted from +438 to +550 with PointsBet Sportsbook

This prop needs Shohei Ohtani to record at least 2 hits tonight against the New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels to win the game. Ohtani is hitting .250 on the season. He just had 2 hits in his most recent game, which were both home runs. The Angels have Noah Syndergaard on the mound tonight, who is coming off a game in which he allowed 1 earned run over 8.0 innings. He should be able to build on that performance tonight and with the Yankees missing some key pieces, 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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