Wise n' Shine: What you need to know to bet better today

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Managing Editor of Pickswise. Born and raised in jolly old London, England, with an undying love for the NFL, NBA, soccer and horse racing. A big-time sports bettor who loves futures markets and backing underdogs. Long-suffering New York Jets fan. For Andrew Wilsher media enquiries, please email contact@pickswise.com.

Good morning bettors! Welcome to debut edition of Wise n’ Shine, your one-stop shop for everything you need to know to bet better today. We’ve got some great NFL preseason action and plenty of MLB games to get excited for today, so let’s get right into it.

About Last Night

Pickswise had a day!
Yesterday was a great day to be a part of the Pickswise Nation, as we cashed all kinds of big bets! Not only did we cash our MLB mega parlay at +890 and our MLB standard parlay at +552, but we also nailed our cross-sport parlay at +989! Make sure you check out today’s MLB mega parlay at +1063 odds as we look to make it two in a row.

MLB favorites continue to crush it
Betting on favorites in the MLB continues to be the way to go for bettors, as they went 12-2 yesterday. That takes their record in the past 8 days up to 81-25 and a 76.4 win percentage! The only dogs to win were the Twins (+132 odds) and the Marlins (+143).

Today’s Slate

NFL Preseason gets underway
Football is officially back! We’ve got two NFL preseason games to get excited for today, including a hot clash between the Washington Football Team and New England Patriots at 7.30pm ET on NFL Network.

Plenty of MLB to get excited for
Baseball fans will be treated to 13 MLB games today, headlined by the crunch clash between the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox live on Fox at 7.10pm ET. Can the White Sox bounce back from their two-game slump against the Twins? Check out our full game preview.

Best Bet of the Day

Chicago White Sox ML over New York Yankees
7.10pm ET, Fox

The first-ever MLB game in Iowa takes place tonight as the White Sox battle the Yankees at the Field of Dreams cornfield. The matchup will bring to life the beloved 1989 movie starring Kevin Costner, and it’s the White Sox who look set to come out on top. Chicago has one of the best offenses in the league and love hitting against left-handers, which is perfect for them as Andrew Heaney takes the mound for the Yankees. Make sure you check out our full game preview for this nationally televised game.

Stat of the Day

The Washington Football Team has not had a winning preseason record since 2016. Tonight they take on a Patriots team that has gone 3-1 in each of its last two preseasons. Read our full Football Team vs Patriots preview here.


Before you bet on this week’s NFL action, make sure you check out our article highlighting the 5 things you need to know about betting on NFL preseason, and how it’s important to remember that not every team wants to win.

Odds on the move

Simpson set to strike in Wyndham
Golfer Webb Simpson has received plenty of support as he bids to win the Wyndham Championship for a second time. He is now +1000 with FanDuel Sportsbook to win the PGA Tour event, having been +1200 yesterday. Simpson tees off at 12.59pm ET and has finished second or third the last four times he has played in his tournament. Check out our full Wyndham Championship preview.

Boost of the day

Patriots and Steelers both to win tonight
Boosted to +360 with DraftKings Sportsbook

Get the Patriots to beat TWFT and the Steelers to beat the Eagles at +360 with DraftKings Sportsbook, boosted from +340!

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