The Action Network’s PRO Report was designed to track, organize and summarize a handful of important betting value indicators, like sharp action, lopsided money and winning historical systems, across all major sports so users can quickly find a day’s smartest bets.
With football season and March Madness officially behind us, we’ve now reached the daily grind of MLB, NHL and NBA, where the windows are very small to analyze player and injury news, as well as betting market information to pinpoint the savviest picks.
So, with this in mind, here are Friday’s sharpest bets according to our PRO Report feature.
Friday’s Sharp Betting Picks
Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds
7:10 p.m. ET | MLB Network
The Cubs opened as -113 favorites against the Reds in this matchup, and sharp money is already flowing on Cincinnati.
Four separate instances of wiseguy action has already hit Cincy, which, when coupled with the 73% of money laying the favorite as well, it’s no surprise to see this moneyline climb to -128 (click here for live MLB odds) thus far.
PRO Report Pick: Reds -128
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Brooklyn Nets
8 p.m. ET | NBA TV
With Kevin Durant expected to sit tonight for rest and Kyrie Irving questionable with a groin injury, pro bettors are dropping big bucks on the Blazers as short road favorites (click here for live NBA odds).
Sharps have popped Portland four times since this number opened, pushing it from Blazers +1 to -1.5 at a handful of influential sportsbooks across the market.
PRO Report Pick: Trail Blazers -1.5
Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins
8:10 p.m. ET | BSN
The Twins opened at -135 against the Royals tonight and have stretched it to a market consensus of -140.
Why? Yup, you guessed it … sharp action.
Wiseguy money has hit Minnesota twice since this line opened, driving the Twins up to -140 as of the time of writing.
PRO Report Pick: Twins -140