2019 MLB Betting Tips: Wednesday 17th July

July 16th 2019, 11:37am, By: andyrosos

We are back this week with more MLB betting tips after a well-deserved break for the 2019 All-Star game. Wednesday in the MLB offers a fantastic 15 game slate and we have a full preview and betting tips for some of the key matchups of the day below.

MLB Betting Tips Wednesday 17th July

Washington Nationals at Baltimore Orioles (9.05am AEST)

Washington currently sit in second place in the National League East division with a 49-43 record. They are seven games behind the division leading Braves, but have won eight of their last 10 games and have a very sweepable two games series coming up against Baltimore before heading to Atlanta for a four games series.

The Orioles have won just four of their last 10 games and currently sit last in the American League East division with a league worst 28-65 record. They have lost their last two games in a row and will have righty Asher Wojciechowski on the mound Wednesday, who is yet to record a win in the 2019 season.

The Washington starting pitcher is still unknown as they attempt to cover for the injured Max Scherzer. Regardless of their starter, we think they should be too strong against the Orioles on the road. Look for them to make inroads into the Braves division lead over the next week.


Arizona Diamondbacks at Texas Rangers (10.05am AEST)

Fantastic inter conference matchup between the Diamondbacks and Rangers on Wednesday as both teams look to climb the standings in their respective divisions. The Diamondbacks currently sit 14 games behind the division leading Dodgers, but are well and truly in the wild card race in the National League, just 1.5 games behind the current wildcard team.

The Rangers are in a very similar position, they have a 50-44 record and while they sit a full six games behind the Astros in the AL West division, they are just 3 games outside of the Wildcard race. The Rangers will have right hander Lance Lynn on the mound Wednesday, who has been dominant in 2019 so far with a 12-4 record and a 3.69 ERA through 19 starts.

Alex Young will be on the mound for the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, making just his third MLB start and fourth appearance overall. He has a 2-0 record and an impressive 0.68 ERA through the small sample size of starts. The lefty has allowed just one run in 11 innings when starting. Arizona represent great value with Young on the mound Wednesday.


New York Mets at Minnesota Twins (10.10am AEST)

The Mets started with a three games series in Miami after the all-star break and after losing the first game, they bounced back to win the next two on Sunday and Monday. They’ll be looking for their third straight win on Wednesday as they kick off a two games series with the Minnesota Twins. Steven Matz will return to the starting rotation to replace Zack Wheeler on Wednesday after making two relief appearances before the all-star break. He has a 5-6 record with a 4.89 ERA in 2019.

He’ll be facing off against right hander Michael Pineda for the Twins, who is coming off a fantastic stretch of games before the all-star break. He allowed just one run in each of four of his last five games before the all-star break and has a 2019 record of 6-4 with a 4.56 ERA.

Tough game to call here between an in form team in the Mets and an in form pitcher in Pineda. Minnesota’s batting has been a little troubling lately, winning just five of their last 10 games. They’ll have the home field advantage here but we actually like the Mets on the back of a days break and a few strong performances.

TIP: Mets to win – Odds coming soon

 

TIPS

2019-20 EPL: Week 3 Preview & Betting Tips

Week 3 of the EPL season gets underway Saturday morning with Aston Villa taking on Everton! We preview the key value games of the week and give our betting tips here read more

2019 NRL: Round 23 Preview & Betting Tips

Round 23 of the NRL season gets underway on Thursday night with the Eels taking on the Bulldogs from 7.50pm! We have a full preview and betting tips for all eight games over the weekend here. read more

Horse Racing Tips: Thursday, August 22nd

Racing takes place at Hawkesbury, Moe and Beaudesert this afternoon and Luke Krahe has provided his best bets for each track here! read more

ESports Betting Tips: LCS Summer Split Finals

The LCS Summer Split Finals will be played out this weekend between Team Liquid and Cloud9! The winner will walk away with $100,000 in prize-money and Prezlus has a full preview and tips for the event here read more

ARTICLES

Understanding the Betfair Markets

In our next strategy guide for the Betfair platform, we take a look at understanding how the Betfair markets work and what different types of backs and lays you can place with Betfair! read more


Understanding Back and Lay Betting on Betfair

Unlike your ‘normal’ betting agency where it’s you versus the Bookmaker, Betfair is a peer-to-peer wagering platform. Betfair allow you to both ‘back’ and ‘lay’ bets, which gives you complete control and a totally unique betting experience. View how full guide to backing and laying here read more


Major Harness Races in Australasia

There are approximately 90 Group 1 level harness races in Australia and New Zealand each year; we've highlighted some of most high profile races on the annual racing calendar here. read more


Harness racing form: what are the most important things to consider

Harness racing form can be daunting to punters that are new to the sport and form analysis for the trots is certainly different to that of the gallops or greyhounds. We've listed what we think the most important factors to consider are when studying the form for a trots race. read more


BLOGS

Betfair Launches Hong Kong Racing Markets

Betfair Australia has announced they will offer markets for every race in Hong Kong starting September 1st! read more


2019 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 22

Round 22 of the AFL season saw some epic matches and some remarkable performances that may go a long way to determine our 2019 Brownlow Medal winner. Check out our summary and vote projections for every game of Round 22 here. read more


2019 AFL Round 22 Odds

With just two rounds to go in the AFL season, the battle for finals seedings is at fever pitch! Check out the odds for all nine Round 22 games courtesy of BetEasy here read more


2019 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 21

Another round and another new leader in the race for the 2019 Brownlow Medal. This year is shaping as one of the most exciting Brownlow counts in history! Find out who got the votes in Round 21 with our vote predictions here. read more


Ladbrokes