MLB Player Props | Tuesday’s Best Bet on Max Scherzer Strikeouts (May 9)

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Sarah Stier/Getty Images. Pictured: Max Scherzer

Mets vs. Reds Game Odds

Mets Odds-200
Reds Odds+165
DateTuesday, May 9
Time6:40 p.m. ET
How to WatchBSOH
Odds via BetMGM as of Tuesday

Action Network's MLB player prop projections are live for the regular season. Those advanced projections have a best bet Tuesday, May 9, on New York Mets starting pitcher Max Scherzer vs. the Reds.

Projections found a huge edge and pick on Scherzer's strikeout total of 6.5 against Cincinnati Tuesday.

The MLB model crunches odds for every player and designates both a grade and edge percentage based on how strong the bet is.

Tuesday's Max Scherzer player prop is an "A-" pick from projections when the veteran right-hander toes the slab tonight.

In fact, at the time of writing, it's expert projections' best bet Tuesday of any strikeout prop.

MLB player prop projections as of Tuesday. Odds via BetMGM.

Max Scherzer Player Props, Pick

Utilizing our MLB player prop projections, the best bet for Scherzer Tuesday vs. the Reds is over his strikeout total.

Our projections made this number a little bit higher. The consensus total around the market is 6.5. However, we made the fair strikeout over/under for Scherzer in this spot more like an even 8, offering a Grade-A pick and 16% edge for over bettors. 

The over is as expensive as -146 around the market, but MGM has the best price at -110.

To get Tuesday's best picks, projections and analysis, check out our MLB plays for May 9 here!

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