Welcome back to USA Best Bets for another exciting day of MLB Best Bets! We’ve got expert picks and predictions ready for you as we resume the Mets vs. Red Sox game from yesterday and have 15 more thrilling matchups to enjoy today. Let’s dive into our top prop bets and make this another winning day.
Best MLB Prop Bets for Today 7/22:
MLB Bet: Reid Detmers (Angels) over 6.5 strikeouts (-115) (to win 0.75U)
Reid Detmers has faced tough opponents recently, but today he’s up against the Pittsburgh Pirates, a more favorable matchup for him. The Pirates have struggled against left-handed pitching, with a league-worst 31.7% strikeout rate and a wRC+ of 63 in the last 30 days. Detmers has shown serious strikeout potential, recording 8 or more strikeouts in 5 straight games before his last 2 starts. Even in his recent start against Houston, he managed 6 strikeouts against a tough lineup. With a variety of effective pitches, Detmers has what it takes to excel against the Pirates’ right-handed-heavy lineup.
MLB Best Bet Picks Today: YRFI & NRFI
If you prefer bets that are settled quickly, YRFI (Yes Run First Inning) and NRFI (No Run First Inning) bets are perfect for you. These bets only take the first inning to be resolved, offering a thrilling short-term betting experience. Now, let’s dive into our YRFI and NRFI best bets for today.
MLB Bet: Atlanta Braves vs. Milwaukee Brewers: YRFI (-124)
The Braves have been the most profitable YRFI team in baseball, scoring a first-inning run in 41.05% of their games. With a powerful top of the order featuring Ronald Acuna Jr., Matt Olson, and Austin Riley, they are primed to take advantage of the matchup against Adrian Houser. Houser has struggled in the opening frame, with a 7.20 ERA and a .350 batting average allowed. The Braves will look to capitalize on Houser’s struggles early in the game.
MLB Bet: New York Mets vs. Boston Red Sox: NRFI (-113)
In this pitching duel, we expect a scoreless first inning between Max Scherzer of the Mets and James Paxton of the Red Sox. Scherzer showed his class in his last start with 7 scoreless innings, and we believe he can keep Boston’s lineup in check early on. James Paxton has been impressive for the Red Sox and has a strong record in the first inning. Considering New York’s struggles in scoring early, we see the NRFI bet as a solid option.
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