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Best NRFI Bets Today, Best NRFI Picks, Predictions and Odds April 3

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Today’s Best NRFI Picks For April 3rd

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The 2024 MLB season is in full swing, and we are back to sweating best NRFI bets today and offering NRFI betting strategy tips. Which games will have a run scored in the first inning, and which games will not? Here are the best NRFI bets today and free NRFI predictions we think you could make for Wednesday, April 3rd.

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NRFI Prediction 1: Pittsburgh Pirates at Washington Nationals NRFI (-105)

The Washington Nationals and the Pittsburgh Pirates are two of six teams who have yet to score a run in the first inning this season, and we expect these streaks to continue tonight. Both of these teams have done a solid job scoring runs this season, just not in the first inning.

Mitch Keller, the Pirates’ ace, will take the mound tonight in Washington. He did not allow a run in the first inning in his first start in Miami. He did allow a hit, but he then forced a double play. Keller is a strikeout and ground ball pitcher, which is great for limiting runs scored.

Trevor Williams takes the mound for the Nationals, and this is the sweatier side of the NRFI bet. Williams is making his first start of 2024. The Pirates lineup has not seen much of Williams, and Pitchers tend to have the edge when there is a lack of familiarity.

Between both of these teams struggling to produce runs in the first and a solid pitching matchup, this is one of the best NRFI bets to make today.

NRFI Best Bet Today #2: Detroit Tigers at New York Mets NRFI (-135)

The New York Mets are struggling in all facets in 2024, and they are one of six teams that are yet to score a run in the first inning. Tonight, they have a tough matchup against an ascending pitcher, and we think the Mets offense put up another goose egg in the first.

The Tigers offense has been solid to start the year, averaging .75 runs per first inning. Despite this success, we expect some regression, considering the top of this lineup is not that great.

Adrian Houser and Casey Mize are both making their first starts of the season. Mize pitched wonderfully in Spring Training, so if he is able to take that success into tonight, he should be able to get three outs with no problem. Houser is a veteran, so we expect him to be ready to deal in this one.

The weather is supposed to be iffy at Citi Field tonight, so balls should not carry. Add that to the mix of lackluster offenses and solid pitching, and this is one of the best NRFI bets to make.

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