Best sportsbook promotions and odds boosts for Wednesday: NL Wild Card Game

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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 DraftKings Sportsbook, FanDuel Sportsbook, and PointsBet Sportsbook. We’ll discuss whether or not they are worth playing. Let’s dive in.

Max Scherzer to record 10+ strikeouts – Boosted from +325 to +380 with DraftKings Sportsbook

This prop will focus on Max Scherzer and we will need him to record 10 strikeouts. Scherzer has 22 strikeouts in 2 starts against the Cardinals this season. He also has a K/9 of 11.72 this season, so this looks to be a prop worth backing.

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

Nolan Arenado or Paul Goldschmidt to hit a home run – Boosted from +135 to +165 with DraftKings Sportsbook

This prop will focus on a few of the heavy hitters for the Cardinals. We will need either Nolan Arenado or Paul Goldschmidt to hit a home run. Combined these guys went for 65 home runs during the regular season, but Goldschmidt only had 1 against the Dodgers, while Arenado had 0. Facing Max Scherzer will make this prop even tougher, as he did not allow a home run to the Cardinals this season. For that reason, this looks to be a prop you should stay away from.

Max Scherzer to record 8+ strikeouts and the Dodgers to win – Boosted from +170 to +230 with FanDuel Sportsbook

Going back to Scherzer and here we will need him to record just 8 strikeouts but will also need the Dodgers to win. As mentioned before, Scherzer has a ton of strikeouts this season–so asking him to have 8 is not too much. We also would lean towards the Dodgers to win comfortably, therefore backing this prop looks to be worth a play.

Over 7.5 runs scored and the Dodgers to win – Boosted from +180 to +220 with FanDuel Sportsbook

This prop will focus on the amount of runs scored, and the Dodgers to win the game. We do like the Dodgers, but with two capable pitchers on the mound our experts would actually look towards the under. For that reason, this looks to be an odds boost best to avoid.

Paul Goldschmidt to record a hit and the Cardinals to win – Boosted from +250 to +275 with PointsBet Sportsbook

Switching our focus to the Cardinals, we will need Goldschmidt to record a hit and the Cardinals to win. While Goldschmidt is 7 for 20 against the Dodgers this season (.350), a Cardinals’ win tonight seems unlikely. For that reason, this is probably an odds boost that is best to avoid.

Max Scherzer to record 7+ strikeouts and the Dodgers to win – Boosted from +100 to +120 with PointsBet Sportsbook

One more time we will go back to Scherzer and for this prop, we will only need 7 strikeouts. As mentioned in a few other props, we like him to record closer to 10 strikeouts, so this prop looks to be more than worth a play. This prop will also need the Dodgers to win, but again, that is something we believe will happen–thus making this worth a play.

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