The MLB playoffs roll on with both the NLDS and ALDS series underway, so let’s jump into some bets for Tuesday, Oct. 12. With the help of the Awesemo expert MLB player prop betting tool, below are three of Awesemo’s best MLB bets today.
Best MLB Bets Today: Player Prop Odds & Betting Picks
Carlos Rodon Over 4.5 Strikeouts (+110)
This is a very risky bet, as the White Sox are facing elimination and will surely be pulling Carlos Rodon at any sign of trouble. However, that is also there are plus odds at five strikeouts for a pitcher that averages 35% strikeouts. The Astros do not strike out much, but in this case it should not matter, with only few strikeouts needed for a winning bet. All this means that this is a profitable bet in the long run, and Awesemo’s model gives it 53% expected ROI.
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Eric Lauer Over 3.5 Strikeouts (-164)
Eric Lauer has had a great season and is taking the mound in an elimination game for the Brewers. Atlanta has a great lineup full of speed and power. However, it also strikes out at a high clip. Lauer will surely have a short leash as well, but again this is a low strikeout total to make up for that. Six batters on the Braves strike out more than 20% of the time, and Lauer will also face the pitcher. There are not many profitable bets on such a short slate, but this one is enticing.
Carlos Correa to Hit a Home Run (+500)
Carlos Correa is going to be facing Rodon to start and then a much-beleaguered bullpen in a game where the Astros look to advance to face the Red Sox. Correa has had another fantastic season and will at least get some at bats against Rodon, who gives up more power and fly balls to the opposite side of the platoon. This is not a great spot for a home run bet, but no bets are in the playoffs, as only the best teams and pitchers have made it this far. The odds make up for the lack of probability, however, and this is still a plus ROI bet.