Wise n’ Shine: MLB best bets and Week 3 college football predictions for Wednesday, September 13

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Good morning, Pickswise Nation. The week in Major League Baseball continues with a full 15-game schedule on Wednesday. With gridiron action at both the pro and college levels kicking off again on Thursday, we can start looking ahead toward more football. It’s another big day in the world of sports, so let’s get right to it and make your next bet better with Wise n’ Shine!

About Last Night

Yankees sweep DH against Red Sox
It’s too little, too late for the Yankees, but they will always take a doubleheader sweep of the rival Red Sox regardless of the circumstances. New York won by scores of 3-2 and 4-1 on Tuesday, so the teams are now tied in the standings at 73-72. Meanwhile, it was a successful night for Pickswise with a 2-0 sweep of YRFI/NRFI bets and a 1-0 record on MLB player props to extend us to an 11-3 run in that bet type!

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Today’s Slate

A full 15 games in Major League Baseball
As is the case with almost every Wednesday, we have a full schedule of 15 MLB games on our hands. It includes the continuation of another Red Sox vs Yankees series in addition to the finale of the Padres and Dodgers’ 3-game set. Meanwhile, Atlanta has a chance to clinch the National League East title in Philadelphia. Don’t miss our MLB predictions. 

Best Bet of the Day 

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays ML over Minnesota Twins (-125)
7:20 pm ET, Bally Sports 

The Rays and Twins finish a series on Wednesday afternoon after splitting the first two games. Dallas Keuche has made 6 appearances for the Twins, and somehow they have won 5 of those. Keuchel hasn’t really been all that good in most of them — his outings are short, and he gets knocked around quite a bit. Yet the Twins will keep running him out there, and they keep winning his starts. I imagine the Rays should do quite a bit of damage in the early innings and chase Keuchel from the game. Both of these bullpens are fantastic, so whoever comes out of those early innings with a lead is likely to keep it and that should be the Rays. Check out our full Rays vs Twins predictions.

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We have already cooked up our best YRFI/NRFI bets for Wednesday, so make sure not to miss those plays after we went 2-0 yesterday.

Looking ahead, check out the NCAAF Week 3 betting lines and the NFL Week 2 opening lines. We also have NFL power rankings and player prop bets for Thursday Night Football between Minnesota and Philadelphia. Meanwhile the golf season is not over yet and Diane Knox Balas has delivered her Fortinet Championship best bets. 

Read all of our sports betting articles as they arrive throughout the morning and afternoon on the Analysis tab. 

Quote of the Day 

“He‘ll be the guy.

— Jets head coach Robert Saleh on Zach Wilson, who is expected to be the starter moving forward now that Aaron Rodgers is out for the year with a torn Achilles’.

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