Wise n' Shine: What you need to know to bet better on Saturday, July 23

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Keith

NFL · 3 weeks ago

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A Bostonian with a love for stats and baseball. Using knowledge and passion to find the right bet in MLB, NBA, NFL, and more. A lover of bold sports takes and sweat free plus odds picks.

Wise n’ Shine, Pickswise Nation! The MLB is back into fill swing, the PLL is back, and we have a hefty slate of MLS games today to get excited for. Let’s get right into making your next bet better.

About Last Night

Blue Jays make history in Boston
The Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Boston Red Sox 28-5 last night, marking the biggest victory margin of the season. 28 runs is the most runs the Red Sox have allowed in franchise history, and they have now been outscored 55-8 in their last 3 games. Not exactly the way they wanted to start their second half of the season to say the least. We also extended our NRFI/YRFI streak to 21-5 in our last 26 bets, so you won’t want to miss today’s NRFI/YRFI bets.

Today’s Slate

Big slate of MLB action
Saturday offers a massive slate of 16 MLB games for us to get into. The Guardians and White Sox get things started at 1:10 pm ET, and we have several games on FOX including Astros vs Mariners at 4:10 pm ET and Giants vs Dodgers at 7:15 pm ET. We also have the Rangers and the Athletics finishing off the night on FOX Sports 1. Find out our picks for all of today’s MLB games.

PLL and MLS action too!
The Premier Lacrosse League is back! Action starts with Atlas vs Redwoods at 5:00 pm ET on ESPN2, and you can check our PLL picks for all of this weekend’s games. Plus, we have a 12-game MLS slate and we’ve got best bets for each of those matchups. Make sure you read our MLS predictions.

Best Bet of the Day

MLB: St. Louis Cardinals ML over Cincinnati Reds
6:40 pm ET

Not only is Mike Minor struggling, but he’s also a lefty. Nolan Arenado and the Cards have been smashing lefties this season. They’re a top-10 lineup against such pitching and put it on display against some of the best southpaws in baseball. St. Louis lit up Giants ace Carlos Rodon for 8 runs in just 3.2 innings earlier this season in the nationally televised Sunday Night Baseball game. Minor has avoided the Cards this season, but he’s allowed 9 runs across his last 2 starts. One of those came against a weak Pirates lineup. Saturday shapes up nicely for the Cardinals to give Minor his 7th loss in 9 starts. Check out our full preview for Cardinals vs Reds

Must-watch

Enhance your betting knowledge by watching our daily show Let’s Bet It!, available at 10:00 am ET on our YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/c/Pickswise.

Lauren Jbara and Jared Smith host today’s show, and are joined by Daniel Robertson, Co-Host of “BetMLS w/ DRo & Oso”, to give out his favorite MLS picks for the weekend. Lauren and Jared will also be discussing College Football transfers to watch out for.

You can also access LBI shows at any time through Spotify and Apple Podcasts (search for Let’s Bet It Presented By Pickswise).

Must-read

We’ve got a wh0le host of MLB betting content for you to sink your teeth into. Our MLB mega parlay (+1032 odds) is live, and today’s YRFI/NRFI best bets are ready for a read as we look to improve on our 21-5 run.

We’re also gearing up for this weekend’s Premier Lacrosse League action and have our PLL Week 7 best bets live, where we went 3-0 last time. Plus, we’ve got this week’s best PLL player props, all of which are at plus-money odds.

Plus, our NFL season preview content is growing constantly, and you can find out who could be this season’s Bengals as well as the top 3 NFL teams to regress this season. Head over to our NFL analysis tab for even more futures best bets and articles.

There’s always plenty more great betting content on our Analysis tab.

Stat of the Day

Zack Wheeler has not allowed a run in 5 of his last 7 starts at home this season.

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