MLB NRFI Picks, Odds | Expert Custom Bet for Hunter Greene, Shane Bieber

MLB NRFI Picks, Odds | Expert Custom Bet for Hunter Greene, Shane Bieber article feature image

Joe Robbins/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images. Pictured: Hunter Greene

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

Greene &


MatchupReds vs. Astros · Guardians vs. Diamondbacks
First Pitch4:10 p.m. ET · 10:10 p.m. ET

Today, we will create a custom No Runs First Inning (NRFI) bet by analyzing the performances of two pitchers. This personalized bet can be crafted through sportsbooks such as DraftKings and Barstool. This NRFI bet is different from a traditional NRFI, as it combines two separate half innings from the first innings of two different games. This approach allows you to have a better edge and tailor the bet to your preferences.

Our initial focus will be on Hunter Greene, the hard-throwing right-hander from the Cincinnati Reds. Greene has been nothing short of exceptional to the NRFI this season, boasting an impressive 12-1 record. He has been particularly dominant on the road, with a stellar 7-1 split to the NRFI away from home. Greene's overall NRFI record since last season stands at an impressive 32-7.

What adds to Green's advantage in this matchup is the fact that he has never faced the Houston Astros in his career, creating an element of unfamiliarity. Additionally, several Astros hitters have been struggling in recent weeks, with Corey Julks (2-15) and Mauricio Dubon being prime examples.

The other pitcher in this combo NRFI is Shane Bieber of the Cleveland Guardians. Bieber has been nothing short of spectacular this year, amassing a remarkable 12-2 NRFI record which now brings his record to an impressive 38-7 since last season. When facing leadoff hitters this season, Bieber has been stingy, allowing only nine hits in 44 at-bats, resulting in a .205 average.

Bieber has yet to surrender a leadoff home run this season, highlighting his ability to start games on a strong note. In previous encounters, Bieber has held his own against hitters from the Arizona Diamondbacks, including Ketel Marte (0-3), Christian Walker (0-3), Josh Rojas (0-3) and Emmanuel Rivera (0-2).

This custom NRFI is priced at -127 at DraftKings Sportsbook.

As always, six outs to glory…

How would you rate this article?

This site contains commercial content. We may be compensated for the links provided on this page. The content on this page is for informational purposes only. Action Network makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the information given or the outcome of any game or event.