Best MLB Underdog Bets
Thursday, August 13th
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One key with betting the MLB or any baseball is finding underdogs who have great value at an underdog price. Very rarely do all favorites win any given day, so picking the right underdogs can make a lot of money. Let’s take a look at a few underdogs who will come out with victories on Thursday
San Diego Padres +130
The San Diego Padres finally look to be a good team and they have a lot of value on Thursday to get the job done. On the mound for the Padres is Chris Paddack who has been strong this season sitting with a 2-1 record and an ERA of 3.18. On the mound for the Dodgers is Julio Urias who has been strong this season, but his biggest issue has been inconsistency and there is really no reason to trust that the falloff isn’t happening. In this game the Padres will get to Urias, Paddack is going to have a good start and the Padres will win.
Chicago Cubs -1.5 +100
With a limited amount of games, sometimes we have to look at run lines at a nice number and that is the case in this one. Brett Anderson will get the start for the Brewers and he has struggled so far this season sitting with an 0-1 record and an ERA of 5.40, For the Cubs it will be Yu Darvish who has only had one bad start this season. Darvish currently sits with a 2-1 record and an ERA of 2.12. Look for Darvish to lock down and the Brewers who have zero confidence will struggle. Back the Cubs on the run line.
Washington Nationals +107
The Washington Nationals and New York Mets face off on Thursday and in this game the value lies with the Nationals. On the mound for the Nationals will be Austin Voth who has a 1-0 record and an ERA of 1.80. For the Mets it will be David Peterson who has been strong this year, but there is no reason that he should be favored in this game. Back the Nationals to get the job done in this game.