MLB Tuesday three-team mega parlay (+1206 odds): Rockies can rout Cubs

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The trade deadline is in the rearview mirror, and we now know more or less where things stand. Why not celebrate by going for a big payday on Tuesday? That’s right, we’re back with another MLB mega parlay, this time a three-teamer with a payout north of 12/1, and we’re counting on the Rockies to keep up their recent solid play.

We’re going big and bold, so let’s not waste any more time. But before we dive in, don’t forget to check out our picks for the side and total on every MLB game, with our team of experts in red-hot form.

I just cashed this MLB mega parlay last Tuesday at 13/1 odds, let’s do it again this Tuesday!

Atlanta Braves -1.5 (+125)

Colorado Rockies -1.5 (+120)

Houston Astros ML (+155)

Parlay odds: +1206

Let’s break down each of the three legs one by one.

Atlanta Braves -1.5 (+125)

Braves starter Max Fried hasn’t had the year he was hoping for, but the lefty is super talented. He’s been very good overall since his disastrous April led to a stint on the IL. Don’t just look at his season-long numbers. This is a guy that had a 2.25 ERA in 11 starts last year for a reason. The Braves’ moves at the deadline show they certainly aren’t throwing in the towel on this season.

Jon Lester will make his Cardinals debut, and the 37-year-old is well past his prime. In 16 starts with the Nationals this year, he’s got a 5.02 ERA and 1.59 WHIP. That’s after carrying a 5.16 ERA in 2020. He looks pretty much done. I don’t see any reason to believe the Braves haven’t got a big edge here.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for Atlanta Braves vs St. Louis Cardinals

Colorado Rockies -1.5 (+120)

Nobody has been paying any attention, but the Rockies have quietly been over .500 over the past six weeks or so. They’ve also been great at home all year. They’ve got some of the starkest home/road splits in the entire league, and are 33-20 in the friendly confines of Coors Field. The Rockies will start Kyle Freeland, who has given up only nine total runs over his past seven starts.

His last four outings have all been against the Padres or Dodgers, two of the best lineups in the entire league. Now he’s getting to step down in competition to face a Cubs offense that just traded away all their best players. Chicago has lost five of their last six, and they’re clearly demoralized. Why wouldn’t they be? The Rockies can roll here.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for Chicago Cubs vs Colorado Rockies

Houston Astros ML (+155)

The Astros shouldn’t be this much of an underdog. Houston has the second-highest OPS in baseball behind only the Blue Jays, I don’t care if they’re facing the Dodgers. Getting north of +150 is a steal. They’ve got by far the best run differential in the American League, while the Dodgers are just 6-8 in their last 14 games. I’m certainly not scared by Los Angeles at the moment.

Lance McCullers Jr. has been really great this season, and the Astros are 10-3 in his last 13 starts. There’s bad blood between these two teams, but it cuts both ways. The Dodgers have already got their revenge and then some, so don’t shade your handicap just because of some perceived motivation for them. Houston will be plenty fired up as well.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for Houston Astros vs Los Angeles Dodgers

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