Free MLB Picks For Today 10/9/2019
St Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves Pick Prediction 10/9/2019
Cardinals at Braves—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves -105 odds. Braves start Mike Foltynewicz in Game 5. He looked very good in Game 2 win against the Cardinals by allowing no runs and three hits over seven innings. Foltynewicz has allowed one earned run or fewer in five of his past six games. In his past two starts against the Cardinals the righthander has allowed no earned runs in thirteen innings. Jack Flaherty goes for St Louis. He took the loss in Game 2 giving up three runs over seven innings. In his past four starts against the Braves, Flaherty has given up eleven earned runs in 23 2/3rd innings of work. Braves have the better hitting lineup. Cardinals have lost seven of their past eight playoff games on the road. Atlanta is 51-32 at home. Cardinals bullpen struggled down the stretch and in these playoffs. Over their past ten games the St Louis bullpen ERA is 5.48 with a WHIP of 1.53. Play Atlanta -105 odds.
Washington Nationals vs. LA Dodgers Pick Prediction 10/9/2019
Nationals at Dodgers—MLB free pick is Washington Nationals and LA Dodgers under the total of seven runs. It will be Steven Strasberg starting for the Nationals. In Game 2 of this series he held the Dodgers on the road to one run and three hits over six innings. In three starts against the Dodgers this year the righthander has allowed four earned runs in 20 innings. Walker Buehler starts for LA. He was dominant at home to the Nationals giving up no runs and a hit over six innings. He is backed by some strong arms in Clayton Kershaw and Hyun Jin Ryu as it is all hands on deck for this elimination game. Patrick Corbin and Joe Ross are available for Washington in their bullpen. Even Anibal Sanchez to help if needed in the middle innings. Strasberg has a 30% strikeout rate and is a pitcher who throws the fastball only about half the time. He is the type of pitcher that makes power hitting teams look bad on their swings because of movement and change of speeds in the strike zone. Play Washington and LA Dodgers under seven runs.