Free MLB Picks For Today 8/5/2019
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays Pick Prediction 8/5/2019
Blue Jays at Rays—MLB pick is Tampa Bay Rays on the run line -1.5 runs at -113 odds. Starting for Tampa Bay will be Charlie Morton. He is 12-3 on the season in 23 starts with an ERA of 2.78 and WHIP of 1.07. He takes a huge step down in class as he has faced the Red Sox and Yankees in four of his past five starts. Morton has allowed on earned run or fewer in three of four starts against Toronto. Jacob Waguespack starts for Toronto. In 30 innings of work the righthander has an ERA of 4.80. Tampa Bay is hot winner of six straight and eight of nine games. Rays bats crushed the Blue Jays pitching when they met last week in Toronto for 22 runs in the three games. Tampa Bay is batting .291 against righthanders in their past five games. Rays have won 21 of their past 29 against Toronto. Play Tampa Bay on the run line -1.5 runs at -113 odds.
Oakland Athletics vs. Chicago Cubs Pick Prediction 8/5/2019
Athletics at Cubs—MLB pick is Oakland Athletics +134 odds. Starting for Oakland will be Chris Bassitt. He has pitched well allowing six earned runs in his past four starts working 23 innings. Team record in his past eight games is 6-2. Kyle Hendricks starts for Chicago. He too has put up good numbers. Oakland has won seven of their past eight games and can’t turn down these plus odds. Cubs played nine straight NL Central contenders in the Brewers and Cardinals and now go out of division and league to battle the Athletics. Oakland has won 22 of their past 32 road games. Play Oakland +134 odds.
Atlanta Braves vs. Minnesota Twins Pick Prediction 8/5/2019
Braves at Twins—MLB free pick is Minnesota Twins -104 odds. Tough to resist these odds on a good hitting team in the Twins. They have won three straight and eight of their past ten games. Jake Odorizzi goes for Minnesota. He is 6-1 at home with an ERA of 3.81. He comes off a good start at Miami allowing one run over 5 2/3rd innings. Team has won fourteen of his past eighteen starts. Mike Soroka starts for Atlanta. Soroka is a young guy who has logged 114 innings and has been giving up some baserunners of late. Minnesota a very good team that must keep winning as Cleveland is on their tracks. Braves have dropped two of three at home to Cincinnati as they travel to Minnesota. Play Minnesota Twins -104 odds.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Pick Prediction 8/5/2019
Phillies at Diamondbacks—Free pick is Philadelphia Phillies -104 odds. Starting for Philadelphia will be Vince Velasquez. The righthander has allowed two earned runs in three of his past four starts. Team is 3-1 in those four games. Merrill Kelly starts for Arizona. He has been pounded giving up fourteen runs with fifteen hits and five homers in his past two games working 8 1/3rd innings. Diamondbacks bullpen has been crushed with an ERA of 6.07 in their past ten games while the team hits only .217 against righthanders. In that span the Phillies are batting .277 against righty’s. Play Philadelphia -104 odds.