MLB Best Bets: Baseball Predictions to Consider on DraftKings Sportsbook for October 17 – DraftKings Nation

MLB Best Bets: Baseball Predictions to Consider on DraftKings Sportsbook for October 17 – DraftKings Nation

The winner of the Rays-Astros series will be decided tonight, as amazingly, this series went the distance. Meanwhile, the Braves-Dodgers series has a good chance to end tonight, as the Braves currently sit up in the series 3-2. Despite only two games on the docket, we have some good bets to take advantage of on the DraftKings Sportsbook, so let’s get right into it. As always, feel free to follow me on Twitter @SBuchanan24.

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Atlanta Braves Moneyline +128

Walker Buehler is getting too much love in this game and I want to take advantage of that. Yeah, anyone can look at his line from Game 1 and see that he threw five innings allowing just one run on three hits and seven strikeouts. So what is there to hate? Well for starters, that may have been one of the uglier one run performances I’ve seen in awhile. Second, his command being as shaky as it is, will get him in trouble soon. Buehler walked five in that game and this is a Braves team that will take walks. During the regular season they had a 10.1% BB%, which ranked eighth in the league. When men are on base, that’s where Buehler falls apart this season, posting a 4.64 FIP and a .307 wOBA. Coupled that with some poor numbers
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