Positioning in the tight American League wild card race will be on the line on Tuesday when the Toronto Blue Jays and Texas Rangers collide at the Rogers Centre in Toronto. The Blue Jays (80-64) hold the second of the three wild card spots, a half game over the Rangers (79-64). The Mariners (79-65) are another half game back. For Tuesday, Texas’ Max Scherzer squares off against Toronto’s Hyun-jin Ryu. Texas is a slight -115 favorite (risk $115 to win $100) in the latest Rangers vs. Blue Jays odds, while Toronto is a -104 underdog. The over/under for runs scored is 8.
The game is one of 17 on the MLB schedule for Tuesday. Elsewhere in the majors, the Braves and Phillies battle at Citizens Bank Park, and the Yankees and Red Sox play a doubleheader at Fenway Park. 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. It went 331-285 on top-rated MLB money-line picks (+357) over the past two seasons. It entered Week 25 of the 2023 MLB season 82-63 on all top-rated MLB picks this season and has excelled on top-rated run-line picks, going 14-4 (+640). Anybody following the model has seen big returns.
For Tuesday, the model has locked in three confident MLB best bets for games that begin at 6:35 p.m. ET or later. If you successfully parlay the picks, you’d be looking at a payout of more than 10-1. You can see the model’s MLB picks only at SportsLine.
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After simulating every game on Tuesday 10,000 times, the model is taking the Rays (+109) to beat the Twins. Tampa Bay (89-56) owns the second best record in the AL and is trying to catch Baltimore (91-52) in the AL East. Meanwhile, Minnesota (75-69) leads the woeful AL Central by 7.5 games over the Guardians.
The Rays’ bullpen has been red-hot over the last two weeks. Tampa Bay relievers have not allowed an earned run in the last 24.2 innings. Since Aug. 26, the bullpen has a 1.04 ERA, which is the best in the majors over that time. On Monday against Minnesota, Rays relievers pitched three hitless innings while striking out five to close out a 7-4 win. See the model’s top MLB picks here.
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The model also locked in two other best bets for Tuesday, including a play on a big NL underdog, which would pay plus-money. You can see the model’s MLB Tuesday best bets and parlay only at SportsLine.
What MLB picks should you target for a payout of more than 10-1, and which big NL underdog should you be all over on Tuesday? Visit SportsLine now to see the MLB best bets from an advanced model that is 82-63 on all top-rated MLB picks this season, and find out.