Free MLB Picks For Today 8/17/2019
Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees Pick Prediction 8/17/2019
Indians at Yankees—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians +148 odds. Starting for Cleveland will be Zach Plesac. The righthander has pitched well with a 6-3 mark in 14 starts with an ERA of 3.27 and WHIP of 1.19. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten starts. He faced the Yankees over two months ago giving up two runs over seven innings of a 5-2 home win. James Paxton starts for New York. He has been inconsistent on the season. Over his past five starts the lefty has given up 20 runs 17 earned in 26 innings of work. He faced Cleveland twice last year and allowed eight earned runs with seven walks and three homers in 10 2/3rd innings. Play Cleveland Indians +148 odds.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds Pick Prediction 8/17/2019
Cardinals at Reds—MLB free pick is St Louis Cardinals -110 odds. On the hill for St Louis will be Miles Mikolas. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten starts. Anthony DeSclafani starts for Cincinnati. The righthander has struggled giving up thirteen runs with five homers in his past three starts tossing 14 1/3rd innings. Team is 2-5 in his past seven starts. St Louis has won six of their past seven games. Reds have lost five of six. Cardinals bullpen in past five games has an ERA of 1.80 while the Reds 6.88. Play St Louis Cardinals -110 odds.
San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pick Prediction 8/17/2019
Padres at Phillies—Free pick is San Diego Padres -107 odds. On the hill for San Diego will be Dinelson Lamet. The righthander has pitched well giving up two earned runs in his past two starts tossing 12 innings. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of five. Zach Eflin starts for Philadelphia. He returns to the lineup. He has been pounded giving up 36 runs 32 earned in his past six starts working 26 2/3rd innings. He was demoted to the bullpen because of ineffectiveness. Tough to back Eflin. Play San Diego Padres -107 odds.
Minnesota Twins vs. Texas Rangers Pick Prediction 8/17/2019
Twins at Rangers—MLB pick is Minnesota Twins on the run line -1.5 runs at -111 odds. On the mound for Minnesota will be Jose Berrios. Other than one bad outing the righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. He is limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 1.15 in 153 1/3rd innings of work. Ariel Jurado goes for Texas. He has struggled with an ERA of 7.09 in his past seven starts. He comes off a poor start at Toronto giving up eight runs in 3 2/3rd innings on Monday. Twins have won the first two of this series and have won four of five against the Rangers this season. Rangers have lost eight of their past ten games. Past ten games Rangers bullpen ERA sits at 7.63 and the team is batting .186 against righthanders. Play Minnesota Twins on the run line -1.5 runs at -111 odds.