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Tips, picks, and betting odds from a proven model for the MLB score on Friday, Aug 19

SportsLine produces MLB predictions on Friday. You can also get the best bets to make sure you don’t lose your money.



When the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves face off in the opening game of a three-game series on Friday in Atlanta, the Houston club will have the opportunity to get back at the Atlanta team. The Astros and Braves last played each other in the World Series, which the Astros lost in six games. This Friday’s game will mark the teams’ first encounter since that time. According to the most recent Braves vs. Astros odds from Caesars Sportsbook, Atlanta is a -130 favorite while Houston is a +110 underdog.

At Truist Park, the first pitch is scheduled for 7:20 p.m. ET. There are 15 games in all scheduled by MLB for Friday. In other big league games, the American League Central-leading Guardians host the resurgent White Sox, while the struggling Yankees take on the Blue Jays in an effort to turn things around. Check out SportsLine’s computer model’s MLB predictions and betting tips before placing any MLB picks or parlays.

Since the beginning of the 2021 season, the top-rated MLB money-line picks have gone 300-260 according to the SportsLine Projection Model, which simulates every MLB game 10,000 times. The Atlanta Braves were predicted by the same model to be one of the three best bets to win the World Series in 2021, with odds of 10-1. Anyone who has used the model has experienced positive results.

Four assured MLB best bets for Friday have now been locked in by the model. There is still time to place these MLB picks because they all involve games that start at or after 7:05 p.m. ET. If the picks were properly parlayed, the payout would be much higher than 11-1. The model’s MLB predictions are exclusively available at SportsLine.

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The algorithm, which performed 10,000 simulations for each of the games on Friday, predicts that Texas (+118) will defeat Minnesota. The Rangers recently outperformed themselves offensively for the first time in four weeks, defeating the A’s with 10 runs on 10 hits. The Twins recently defeated the Royals 4-0.

In the game on Friday, Texas enjoys a significant pitching advantage. Since April 17 (a span of 21 starts), Martin Perez (9-3, 2.79 ERA) of the Rangers has only lost one game. Meanwhile, Dylan Bundy (6-5, 4.76), who will start for Minnesota on Friday, has lost three of his last four games. Look here to see who else to support.

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Three additional best bets for Friday were also locked in by the algorithm, one of which was a wager on another American League underdog. Only at SportsLine can you view the model’s MLB Friday best bets and parlay selections.

What MLB picks ought to you focus on for a payout of much more than 11-1? What Friday underdog does the model like? Visit SportsLine right now to discover the MLB best bets generated by a sophisticated model that has been profitable since the beginning of 2021, going 300-260.