Free MLB Picks For Today 8/16/2019
Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees Pick Prediction 8/16/2019
Indians at Yankees—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians +140 odds. Getting the start for Cleveland will be Aaron Civale. The righthander has pitched well in his three starts giving up two earned runs working 18 innings averaging a strikeout per inning. Masahiro Tanaka goes for New York He has been up and down. Tanaka has allowed five earned runs or greater in three of his past seven starts. Indians bullpen is in the better form for the season. Cleveland has won four of five against the Yankees. Play Cleveland Indians +140 odds.
San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pick Prediction 8/16/2019
Padres at Phillies—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies -122 odds. Starting for Philadelphia will be Vince Velasquez. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six of his past eight starts. He has pitched well in career against San Diego allowing no runs in 16 innings of work. Chris Paddack starts for San Diego. He has allowed thirteen earned runs in his past four starts tossing 20 1/3rd innings with five homers allowed. He faced the Phillies over two months ago and was shelled for six runs five earned with two homers in 4 1/3rd innings in defeat. San Diego bullpen is struggling with an ERA of 7.20 in their past ten games with teams batting .301 against this unit with a WHIP of 1.80. Play Philadelphia Phillies -122 odds.
Minnesota Twins vs. Texas Rangers Pick Prediction 8/16/2019
Twins at Rangers—Free pick is Minnesota Twins -101 odds. Twins send Jake Odorizzi to the mound on Friday night. The righthander has gotten right giving up two runs in his past three starts working 17 1/3rd innings. Mike Minor goes for Texas. He has struggled of late at home in his past three starts allowed twelve earned runs in 14 1/3rd innings of work. Team is 3-4 in his past seven starts. Minnesota does a good job of hitting lefthanders with a team batting average of .286. Past five games Twins hitting .351 against lefty’s. In that span Texas hitting only .220 against righthanders and their bullpen ERA sits at 9.35. Texas has lost seven of nine. Play Minnesota -101 odds.
San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Pick Prediction 8/16/2019
Giants at Diamondbacks—MLB pick is San Francisco Giants +126 odds. Starting for San Francisco will be Jeff Samardzija. The righthander is in great form as in his past four starts allowing three earned runs in 24 innings of work. San Francisco is 6-2 in his past eight starts. Mike Leake goes for Arizona. IN two starts for his traded team the righthander has allowed eleven runs ten earned with five homers over 10 1/3rd innings of work. He has allowed 31 hits with three walks in his past 16 innings. Too many baserunners on the base paths. Play San Francisco +126 odds.