The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox renew their rivalry on Thursday when the two teams open a four-game series at Fenway Park. The Yankees (59-23) own the best record in baseball and lead the AL East by 14 games over the Red Sox and Rays (both 45-37). New York is a -160 favorite in the latest Yankees vs. Red Sox odds from Caesars Sportsbook while Boston is a +135 underdog.
First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. ET from Boston. The game is one of 13 on the MLB schedule for Thursday. Elsewhere in the majors, the Dodgers‘ Tony Gonsolin (10-0, 1.54 ERA) goes for his 11th win of the season, and White Sox righty Dylan Cease (7-3, 2.51) looks to continue his hot streak when he takes on the Tigers. 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 it is 271-232 on top-rated MLB money-line picks since the start of the 2021 season, returning well over $500 for $100 players. This is the same model that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves at 10-1 as one of three best bets to win it all last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen profitable returns.
Now, the model has locked in four confident MLB best bets for Thursday. The parlay doesn’t start until 7:10 p.m. ET, giving you plenty of time to make your MLB picks. If you successfully parlay the picks, you’d be looking at a payout of well over 14-1. You can see the model’s MLB picks for Thursday only at SportsLine.
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The model, which ran 10,000 simulations on each of the 13 games on Thursday, is picking Miami (+150) to take down the New York Mets. The Marlins (39-41) are playing some of their best baseball this season. Prior to being shut down by Shohei Ohtani on Wednesday, they had won their last six games. Meanwhile, New York (51-31) is just 6-7 in its last 13 games.
In addition, Garrett Cooper is having a solid season. The versatile 31-year-old ranks 13th in the majors in batting average (.311), the best of any season in his career with at least 44 at-bats. He also has 20 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 38 RBI.
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The model also locked in three other best bets for Thursday, including a play on an American League underdog. You can see the model’s MLB Thursday best bets and parlay only at SportsLine.
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