MLB Top 5 Picks for Aug 17, 2016

Wed, Aug 17, 2016 | Snoozle Auto Generate


Having an edge over the house requires not only knowing which action has the best value, but also the probability of the correctness of the pick. Having an estimate of the probability allows you to better allocate your resources using bet optimization formulas like Kelly criterion and better's edge.

During the MLB season, Snoozle Sports will provide you the top 5 picks for the day based on the projected lineups at the time of the predictions. The predictions are made with Snoozle Sports Monte Carlo MLB Simulator. Historically, this simulator has a slight advantage over the house O/U lines. All the simulation results for the day are also available.

1. Pirates (+110) at Giants (-120)
Over/Under: 8.0 (-120/+100)
OVER with 0.6893 probability estimate
2. White Sox (+215) at Indians (-240)
Over/Under: 9.0 (+105/-125)
UNDER with 0.6743 probability estimate
3. Athletics (+190) at Rangers (-210)
Over/Under: 9.0 (+100/-120)
UNDER with 0.6735 probability estimate
4. Nationals (-162) at Rockies (+152)
Over/Under: 10.5 (-120/+100)
UNDER with 0.6674 probability estimate
5. Marlins (+110) at Reds (-120)
Over/Under: 8.5 (-110/-110)
OVER with 0.6150 probability estimate