MLB NRFI Pick Today | Custom Bet for Cristian Javier & Sonny Gray (Thursday, August 3)

MLB NRFI Pick Today | Custom Bet for Cristian Javier & Sonny Gray (Thursday, August 3) article feature image

Photo by Ron Schwane/Getty Images. Pictured: Minnesota pitcher Sonny Gray.

Shayne Trail breaks down his favorite NRFI/YRFI bets of the day below, but you can follow all of his bets in the Action Network app

Cristian Javier


Sonny Gray

MatchupAstros vs. Yankees · Twins vs. Cardinals
First Pitch7:15 p.m. ET · 7:45 p.m. ET

Our first NRFI selection for today features Houston Astros pitcher Cristian Javier. This season, Javier has been in excellent form, holding a 16-4 NRFI record with a 9-2 road NRFI split, bringing his road NRFI record to an impressive 20-4 since 2022.

When facing teams' leadoff hitters this season, Javier has only surrendered 10 hits in 53 at-bats, resulting in a .189 average. Against these Yankees hitters in the past, Javier has held his own, with Gleyber Torres going 0-7, Anthony Rizzo 1-8, Aaron Judge 0-7, and Giancarlo Stanton 1-6.

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Our second NRFI selection today will be Minnesota Twins ace Sonny Gray. This season, Gray has been stellar, holding a 19-2 NRFI record with a near-perfect 9-1 Road NRFI split, bringing his overall NRFI record to an impressive 40-5 since 2022.

When facing batters the first time through the order, Gray has been very proficient, allowing only a .208 average. Sonny Gray has also held his own against the St. Louis Cardinals hitters, with Dylan Carlson going 2-12, Willson Contreras 3-15, Paul Goldschmidt 1-20, and Lars Nootbaar 0-1.

This custom NRFI selection is priced at (-123) on DraftKings.

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