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Money Line, TOR Blue Jays @ BOS Red Sox


The Jays and Red Sox still have one more game on Monday to close the series. Toronto got a great bounce-back win on Saturday, thanks to yet another home run from 1B Vlad Guerrero Jr. He was not alone either as the Jays hit five home runs on Saturday to get the win. They are still trying to sort out their bullpen but the group backed up Steven Matz in the win. It is going to be one day at a time for the pen, probably for the rest of the season.

Boston has a pretty simple formula, score more than three runs and they win. Only three times all season long have they scored more than three runs and lost a ballgame so when they only scored a couple on Saturday the loss was to be expected. For all of their success this season they are only three games over .500 at Fenway Park. I know that doesn’t quite jive with the offensive numbers but it is true.

On the surface, it might just look like Robbie Ray is having a good season, but he has been much better than that. Last year in 20 innings with the Jays he gave up 14 walks. This year he has given up 14 walks in 64 innings. That improvement makes him one of the toughest pitchers to beat in the American League. Martin Perez has been a fade for me most of his career. He has pitched well for Boston but got hit hard in his last start against Houston. The Astros have a similar lineup to Toronto, with lots of quality right-handed hitters so I worry it will happen again on Sunday. I love the Jays to beat up on Perez while Ray holds the offense below that magic three-run mark. 

Take Toronto.

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MLB Best Bets

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At Pickswise our expert handicappers spend hours analyzing each match of the MLB season, delving into the latest MLB statistics, team news, travel, schedule, weather, trends to name just a few angles we cover and consider.

With a typical MLB regular season containing a total of 2,430 games, researching this many games in the required depth is an exhaustive task. Our experts take care of all of that, so you don’t have to.

With a large number of games each day throughout the 2021 season and up to 15 matches on any given day, being selective in your wagers is key in trying to secure a long-term profit. That’s where our confidence ratings and MLB best bets come into play.

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Across our site, our expert handicappers provide the best free MLB predictions and match previews for every game of the MLB season and include a confidence rating for each of our MLB predictions.

The rating system runs from one to three stars, the more stars, the more confidence in the pick, with the most confident MLB Picks highlighted here on our MLB best bets page.

As soon as the sportsbooks release the odds and lines for today’s MLB games our expert handicappers will be combining these with their research to find today’s MLB best bets. 

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Baseball Betting – Best Baseball Bets Today 

Baseball betting can be tricky with so many games played each day and across the season – 2,340 in just the regular season alone! There are also many different ways that you can wager on baseball betting, from traditional markets like the Money Line, Run Line, and Runs Totals, to MLB Prop Bets such as player runs, hits, and strikeouts, or Team Props such as team runs or innings betting. Our baseball best bets page is the best place to start when looking at your baseball betting today. Here our expert handicappers post their best baseball bets on today’s slate with full analysis, reasoning, and odds.  Check out our MLB Predictions and Picks page for all of our other baseball betting previews and picks.

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