Free MLB Picks For Today 10/22/2019
Washington Nationals vs. Houston Astros Pick Prediction 10/22/2019
Nationals at Astros—MLB pick is Washington Nationals and Houston Astros to play under the total of 7 runs. It will be Gerrit Cole on the hill for the Astros. The righthander in his three playoff starts has allowed one earned run over 22 2/3rd innings of work with 22 strikeouts. Cole has a 39.9% strikeout rate which help avoid big innings. Cole has allowed one earned run or fewer in eight of his past nine starts with six under the totals and a push in that span. At home Cole has a WHIP of 0.76. Max Scherzer will counter for the Nationals. In his past fifteen playoff innings the veteran has given up one earned runs with 21 strikeouts. In those two starts Scherzer went seven innings. Scherzer has a 35.1% strikeout rate. We did see the Nationals bats struggle against a top flight righthander in Walker Buehler in the NLDS. Houston in their past ten games is batting only .201. Play Washington and Houston under 7 runs.