The New York Mets (18-9) and the Philadelphia Phillies (11-14) square off in an NL East battle on Thursday. New York has been playing great baseball to start the season, winning or splitting all eight series it has played in thus far. On the flip side, Philadelphia is in a slump, dropping three straight games. But with Aaron Nola on the mound, Philadelphia is a -160 money-line favorite (risk $160 to win $100) in the latest MLB odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while New York is a +140 underdog.
First pitch is set for 6:45 p.m. ET. The game is one of seven on the MLB schedule for Thursday evening. Other matchups include the Toronto Blue Jays visiting the Cleveland Guardians (+140) and the Baltimore Orioles hosting the Minnesota Twins (-160). 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 and is off to a sizzling start to the 2022 season. It’s on a 28-13 roll on top-rated MLB money-line picks through four weeks, returning over $1,100 for $100 players. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.
Now, the model has locked in four confident MLB best bets for Thursday. If you successfully parlay the picks, you’d be looking at a payout of over 15-1. You can only see the model’s MLB picks at SportsLine.
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The model, which simulated every game on Thursday’s schedule 10,000 times, is taking the New York Mets (+140) to win against the Philadelphia Phillies in the first contest of their four-game series. New York has shown its ability to be one of the top teams in the league. The Mets have been a solid team on road, going 9-4 thus far.
Designated hitter Pete Alonso has monster power and pop in his swing. Alonso can consistently produce runs for the Mets in the middle of their lineup. He has a batting average of .260 while leading the team in home runs (5) and RBIs (21). In his last outing, Alonso went 1-for-4 with a double.
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The model also locked in three other MLB best bets for Thursday, including another pick that brings back plus money. You can only see the model’s MLB best bets and parlay only at SportsLine.
What MLB picks should you target for a payout of over 15-1? And what other pick can bring a big return on Thursday? Visit SportsLine now to see the MLB best bets from an advanced model that is on a 28-13 roll on top-rated MLB money-line picks through four weeks, and find out.