MLB picks, odds predictions: Experts targeting Yankees vs. Rays today
Of the 15 games on today’s MLB schedule, expert bettors have identified three that present the best value.
All the information about to be presented is drawn from the Action Network PRO Report, which provides betting percentages and five “signals” — sharp money, big money, PRO systems, model edge, and expert picks — that help distinguish certain plays.
Today’s report has identified two sides and one total that satisfy at least three of the above signals. Without further hesitation, here are the recommendations.
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Game #1 – Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees, 7:05 p.m. ET
The Yankees eclipsed the Rays 2-0 in Tuesday’s series opener, but experts are coming back in on the Rays.
We’ve tracked sharp action coming in on the Rays, which opened as a consensus +130 underdog but now sit anywhere between +115 and +126 depending on the book. Further, big money has flown in on the Rays — as of this writing, the Rays have seen 38 percent of all bets against 47 percent of the total handle.
Lastly, one top MLB betting expert from The Action Network is backing the Rays, the third and final signal in their direction.
Game #2 – Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays, 7:07 p.m. ET
Each of the first two games of this series have seen at least 11 runs, but bettors are expecting more defense Wednesday.
We’ve tracked sharp action on the under, which opened at 9.5 runs, but has fallen to nine at a few shops. Additionally, bettors interested in the former number will have to lay -115 at all books holding steady.
Furthermore, big money is interested in the under as well. As of this writing, that market has seen 55 percent of all bets against 75 percent of the total handle.
Lastly, one top MLB betting expert from The Action Network is backing the under to give it three signals in its direction.
Game #3 – Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals, 7:45 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have won three straight against the Pirates, but bettors like Pittsburgh to avoid a sweep.
We’ve seen sharp action come in on the Pirates moneyline, which opened at +130 but now sits in a range between +143 and +158. Additionally, sizable amounts of big money have come in on the Pirates. As of this writing, the Pirates have seen only 18 percent of all moneyline bets against 73 percent of the total handle.
Lastly, two top MLB betting experts from The Action Network are supporting the Pirates to give them three total signals.