MLB Tuesday three-team mega parlay (+1370 odds): Nationals pull upset over Mets

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The MLB trade deadline is in the rearview mirror, and we now know more or less where things stand. Why not celebrate our lucky day by going for a big payday on Tuesday? That’s right; after cashing this MLB mega parlay each of the past two Tuesdays we’re back with another one–this time a three-teamer with a payout north of 13/1, and we’re counting on the Nationals to pull an upset.

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. On Friday, we went 11-4 on MLB sides.

I’ve been on fire with these mega parlays recently. I just cashed this MLB mega parlay last Tuesday at 12/1 odds, and I did the same thing the previous Tuesday at 13/1 odds. Let’s make it three Tuesdays in a row!

Detroit Tigers -1.5 (+145)

Washington Nationals ML (+200)

New York Yankees -1.5 (+100)

Parlay odds: +1370

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

Detroit Tigers -1.5 over Baltimore Orioles (+145)

To start this mega parlay off, we’ve got the Tigers. A couple of months ago that would’ve sounded a bit off, but not anymore. Detroit has quietly been an above .500 team the past couple of months now. They get the gift of a fresh series with the Orioles here, who have lost five straight. Incredibly, Baltimore’s woeful pitching staff managed to give up at least nine runs in all five of those games. Considering the Orioles will start Keegan Akin and his 7.66 ERA here, I don’t see their pitching issues getting much better.

Particularly not against a Detroit lineup that has the seventh-highest batting average in the league over the last 30 days. Baltimore has won only one of Akin’s eight starts this season, and they’re just 1-14 when he pitches at all. Tigers starter Casey Mize has been a bright spot all season, and he’s got a 3.57 ERA to go with a 1.13 WHIP. There’s no reason for oddsmakers to have this game priced as even.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for Detroit Tigers vs Baltimore Orioles

Washington Nationals ML over New York Mets (+200)

Speaking of teams that are getting undervalued, I think it’s a bit ridiculous the Nationals are this big of an underdog here. Sure they’re in a bit of a rough patch, but most of their recent losses have been close games where they still produced on offense. In fact, they’ve scored at least four runs in each of their last six defeats. Washington is fourth in MLB in OPS over the past 30 days, while the Mets can’t hit anything at the moment. New York is riding a four-game losing streak, and they scored only seven total runs in those four games.

Nationals starter Paolo Espino has pitched about as well as the team could’ve hoped for, and he still has a 3.66 ERA even after getting hit hard his last time out. The Mets haven’t scored more than five runs in a game since July 21st, so I couldn’t imagine laying a price like this with them without Jacob deGrom on the mound. Carlos Carrasco has made all of two appearances this season and hasn’t gotten out of the fifth inning in either of them. Getting 2/1 with the Nationals here is too good to pass up.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for Washington Nationals vs New York Mets

New York Yankees -1.5 over Kansas City Royals (+100)

Are the Yankees officially back? Yeah, I think that’s fair to say. They’ve earned it after winning nine of their past 11 games entering this one. The trade deadline acquisition of Joey Gallo has given them an unrivaled amount of pop in the middle of their lineup, and they’ll get to face off against Royals rookie Daniel Lynch here.

Lynch has a 6.00 ERA through his first six starts, and asking him to face an offense that features Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, and Gallo batting consecutively in his seventh start is tough. Even if he manages to hold his own (which I think is unlikely), it might not matter for the run line. Kansas City has scored two runs or fewer in five of their past nine games, so we might only need a few from the Yankees here to cash this.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals

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