Let’s Bet Better: What you need to know to build better bets on Friday, July 8

Good morning, BettingPicks4You people! We have a terrific Friday of sports ahead of us, with a very busy day of baseball, Wimbledon’s men’s semifinal and MLS games. Let’s not waste any time and jump straight into it to see how we can build better bets (once again!)

Last Night Picks Results

Winning streak continues in the MLB

Another night, another great delivery from the BettingPicks4You MLB experts! We hope you followed our picks yesterday, as the results were excellent! Below is a selection of our wins…in case you missed them! 

Same Game Parlay Tigers vs White Sox WON at +400 odds 

Total Hits Under 14.5 WIN & Race to 4 runs – Neither 

Yankees v Red Sox 

New York Yankees ML – WIN (-160) & Over 8.5 WIN (-120) 

Phillies v Nationals

Phillies -1.5 win (+105) Astros v Royals – Astros -2.5 win (+110)

and more wins across the MLB picks! Let’s hope we can continue the trend today. 

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Today’s Slate & Betting Picks

Big day of 15 baseball games

We have a huge slate of 15 MLB games today, with the Rays that take the Reds on ESPN+ at 6:40 pm ET. Pirates vs Brewers is on Apple TV+ at 8:10 pm ET, and Blue Jays vs Mariners is at 10:10 pm ET. We have covered all the baseball games today, as usual, so read today’s MLB games previews here. 

Tennis and MLS also on the menu

Due to Rafael Nadal withdrawing from the tournament, we have only one semi-final today at Wimbledon. Our tennis expert Mark Wighan has delivered great results so far in the tournament, so make sure you read his preview and tennis tips for today’s match. We also have MLS tonight, with the HUGE LA El Trafico derby between Galaxy and LAFC. Read today’s soccer predictions. 

Best Bet of the Day

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies vs St. Louis Cardinals

8:15 pm ET

Tip Reasoning

  • Philadelphia is 20-18 on the road
  • Zack Wheeler has a 2.66 ERA
  • Wheeler has recorded 99 strikeouts in 88 innings

 Check out our best bet of the day by reading our full preview for Phillies vs Cardinals 

Parlays of the day & Must Read

Yesterday our Same Game Parlay on the MLB hit! Make sure you check the one we have prepared for today, in addition to our Friday Night MLB Parlay at +500 odds. We also have an intriguing soccer parlay for tonight as the MLS is back, which returns a healthy +368 odds. Read all of our great sports picks as they come in throughout the day on our homepage, and make the most of the wagering opportunities with our great picks.

Stat of the Day

Phillies Wheeler has recorded 99 strikeouts in 88 innings.

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John was born and raised in London, John has always been in love with American sports. He started to write football articles back in 2006 on his own blog and has also worked for several newspapers. John other passion was betting and has worked as a trader for several top sports book in the UK. As sports trader and has joined leading UK betting tipping site BettingTips4You in 2013 and he is now head of content. He has a great passion for US Sports so hasn't wasted the opportunity to write also for NewJerseySafeBetting, now that online sportsbetting has been legalized in the state.