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Brian Matthews is here kicking off Thursday with his Total Bases Report for Thursday, August 18. Here's a look at who you should be backing today across the earlier MLB games.
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MLB Picks Today: MLB Best Bets, Free Picks, Total Base Props for Thursday, August 18

Handicapper Brian Matthews is here this Thursday ready to kick off the day with his Total Base Report. Before placing any MLB player prop bets today, check out the sheet below. Today's report will come in two pieces. This highlights players from the earlier games on today's MLB slate.

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Check out the BMatt Total Bases Report to find out which hitters you should be paying attention to as you prepare to place your MLB prop picks for today's action.

*This is designed to spotlight players that have high success rates. Pick and choose the spots you like. This is meant as a resource to help you with your plays - not an endorsement to take all as straights*

Click here for the printable version of the total bases report

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Click here for the printable version of the total bases report

Nolan Arenado (STL) vs. Antonio Senzatela

Arenado and Senzatela have never faced off against each other but Arenado has hit his line in 6 of the last 10 games.

Jose Abreu (CWS) vs. Luis Garcia

Abreu has been on fire the last few games. He has hit his line every time in the last 5 games. He is 1 for 3 against Garcia in his career.

Christian Walker (ARI) vs. Logan Webb

Walker is 3 for 8 in his career versus Webb. He has hit his line in 4 of the last 5 games.

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Born in Southern California, Brian lives and breathes sports.  He comes from a football family, with a number of family members who played professionally.  While Brian didn’t play professionally, he took his insights and dominated off the field. In fact, during the 2021 NFL season, his bets and parlays returned a whopping 117.84 units. Specializing in data analysis, Brian takes a unique approach to his NFL, NBA, and MLB bets. You can find him on Twitter at @the_bmatt.

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