All 30 teams are slated to take the field on Sunday, July 18th and with the amount of makeup games and playing of suspended matchups, there will be total of 18 games on the slate. There are plenty of opportunities for bettors to take advantage of on DraftKings Sportsbook.
Here we’re going to be tracking all the best MLB picks base on the odds and lines on DraftKings Sportsbook for Sunday’s baseball action.
MLB picks for Sunday, July 18th
Giants -1.5 (+125) vs. Cardinals
The San Francisco Giants will enter Sunday with the best record in the MLB at 58-33, and they should be good enough to beat the 45-47 St. Louis Cardinals by at least two runs on Sunday. For as good as San Francisco’s record looks, they have been just as impressive in covering run lines. They are covering at an astounding 63.7% rate, which is much higher than any other team in the sport. Getting the Giants with plus value in this spot is great value.
Brewers vs. Reds under 8 runs (-120)
The Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds have seen two high scoring games in this series, but that should end on Sunday. The Brewers will start with Corbin Burnes on the mound, and he has been fantastic this season. He will enter with a 2.36 ERA and has not allowed more than one run in any of his last three starts. For the Reds, Sonny Gray will throw with a 3.19 ERA and has allowed three runs or less in 11 of his 12 starts, so this is a good spot to go after the under.
Drew Smyly over 5.5 strikeouts (-115)
The Atlanta Braves starter has a 7-3 record, but he has not racked up too many strikeouts throughout the season. The lefthander will look to change that on Sunday when he goes up against the Tampa Bay Rays, which rank No. 1 in all of baseball in strikeouts with at least 21 more than every other team. Smyly finished with four strikeouts in his last time out, but he had seven in his start prior to that.
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