The Atlanta Braves can move closer to clinching the National League East when they face the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The Braves (94-50), who own the best record in baseball, already have clinched a playoff berth, and their magic number to clinch the NL East is four. Meanwhile, the Phillies (79-65) lead the NL wild card race. On Tuesday, Atlanta’s Max Fried squares off against Philadelphia’s Zack Wheeler. Atlanta is a -122 favorite (risk $122 to win $100) in the latest MLB odds, while Philadelphia is a +102 underdog. The over/under for runs scored is 8.5.
The game is one of 17 on the MLB schedule for Tuesday. Elsewhere in the majors, the Rangers and Blue Jays collide in an important game in the American League wild card chase, and the Yankees and Red Sox play a doubleheader at Fenway Park. Before making any MLB picks or parlays, be sure to check out the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times. It went 331-285 on top-rated MLB money-line picks (+357) over the past two seasons. It entered Week 25 of the 2023 MLB season 82-63 on all top-rated MLB picks this season and has excelled on top-rated run-line picks, going 14-4 (+640). Anybody following the model has seen big returns.
For Tuesday, the model has locked in three confident MLB best bets for games that begin at 6:35 p.m. ET or later. If you successfully parlay the picks, you’d be looking at a payout of more than 10-1. You can see the model’s MLB picks only at SportsLine.
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The model, which ran 10,000 simulations on each of the 17 games on Tuesday, is taking Tampa Bay (+111) to knock off Minnesota. The Rays enter the game on a roll, having won four straight games, tied for the longest active winning streak in the majors. Meanwhile, the Twins have lost back-to-back games, including the first game of the series against Tampa Bay on Monday, 7-4.
Rays starter Zack Littell is coming off arguably his best start of the season. On Thursday against the Mariners, the 27-year-old righty allowed one run on five hits across eight innings in a 1-0 Tampa Bay victory. Meanwhile, Minnesota is set to start Joe Ryan, and the Twins have lost four of his last five starts. See the model’s top MLB picks here.
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The model also locked in two other best bets for Tuesday, including a play on a big NL underdog, which would pay plus-money. You can see the model’s MLB Tuesday best bets and parlay only at SportsLine.
What MLB picks should you target for a payout of more than 10-1, and which big NL underdog should you be all over on Tuesday? Visit SportsLine now to see the MLB best bets from an advanced model that is 82-63 on all top-rated MLB picks this season, and find out.