Free MLB Picks For Today 8/7/2020
New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Yankees at Rays—MLB pick is New York Yankees +105. It will be Masahiro Tanaka getting the start for New York. He has pitched well against the Rays in his career with a team mark of 13-5 as the righthander has an ERA of 3.20 and WHIP of 0.92. He is backed by a good bullpen and hitting lineup. Blake Snell starts for the Rays. Yankees have been able to hit Snell. Tampa Bay has lost six of their past seven after getting shutout against the Red Sox. Rays struggling at the plate. Play New York Yankees +105 odds.
Detroit Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Tigers at Pirates—MLB free pick is Detroit Tigers -113 odds. Tigers return to action after their series with Cardinals postponed. Good news is their bullpen is fresh and the team is off to a 5-5 start. Matt Boyd gets the start and is backed by a bullpen that has limited baserunners. Pirates counter with Chad Kuhl. He has struggled with control in his time with the Majors and the bullpen has performed poorly. Pirates have lost seven of eight and are hitting poorly with a team batting average of .189. Play Detroit -113 odds.
Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Braves at Phillies—Free pick is Atlanta Braves -103 odds. Starting for Atlanta will be Kyle Wright. He doesn’t figure to go deep and is backed by a bullpen that has performed well. Atlanta has done a great job of scoring and hitting against righthanders. Vincent Velasquez goes for the Phillies. He gave up four runs with two homers in three innings against the Marlins. Velasquez has struggled with control and giving up the home run ball. Phillies bullpen has been pounded and saw several innings in the Yankees series. Play Atlanta -103 odds.
Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Twins at Royals—MLB pick is Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals over the total of nine runs. Jakob Junis starts for KC. Walks and hard contact has bothered Junis. His lineup is hitting .286 against lefthanders. Devin Smeltzer is the starter for the Twins. Smeltzer has gives up high hard contact in his time with the Major Leagues. Twins bullpen has been hammered on the road. Play Minnesota and Kansas City over 9.
Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Indians at White Sox—MLB free pick is Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox to play under the total of nine runs. Aaron Civale is on the hill for Cleveland. He has done a good job of limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 1.08. Through their first thirteen games the Indians have gone under in 12. Their bullpen is good but lineup hits only .178 against righthanders. Dylan Cease goes for Chicago. He held the Royals to two runs over six innings in his past start. His bullpen has performed well. Play Indians and White Sox under nine runs.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Reds at Brewers—Free pick is Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers under 8.5 runs. Trevor Bauer starts for the Reds. The righthander has allowed one run in 13 2/3rd innings of work this season. Cincinnati batting only .206 and have issues scoring runs on the road. Erik Lauer starts for Milwaukee. Lauer has pitched well against the Reds in his career. Brewers bat only .187 against righthanders and struggle for runs. Play Cincinnati and Milwaukee under 8.5 runs.
Chicago Cubs vs. St Louis Cardinals Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Cubs at Cardinals—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs and St Louis Cardinals under 7.5 runs. On the hill for St Louis will be Jack Flaherty. The righthander held the Pirates to two runs over seven innings in his first start. Cardinals return to action after a long layoff due to postponements. That could impact the hitting for St Louis. Cardinals bullpen is fresh and has been very good. Jon Lester goes for Chicago. The veteran has pitched well allowing one earned run in two starts working eleven innings. Cubs hitters have been dominated by Flaherty. Play Cubs and Cardinals under 7.5.
LA Angels vs. Texas Rangers Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Angels at Rangers—MLB free pick is LA Angels on the run line -1.5 runs at +100 odds. Griffin Canning starts for LA. He is coming off a good outing at home to Houston where he allowed one run over six innings. Angels go to Texas after winning two of three at Seattle with strong offensive showing. Jordan Lyles starts for Texas. He allowed four runs with five walks over four innings at San Francisco. Lyles has been hampered with control and hard contact the past few seasons. Rangers are not hitting. Play LA Angles on the run line -1.5 runs at +100 odds.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Diamondbacks at Padres—Free pick is San Diego Padres -121 odds. Zach Davies is on the hill for the Padres. He makes his home debut after starts at the Giants and Rockies where he limited his walks. San Diego does a good job of hitting righthanders and scoring runs. Luke Weaver starts for Arizona. He has been pounded for ten runs in 7 1/3rd innings and five walks. Diamondbacks bullpen has struggled and the team has had issues scoring runs. Play San Diego -121 odds.
Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Astros at Athletics—MLB pick is Oakland Athletics -102 odds. Chris Bassitt goes for the Athletics. He has pitched well allowing one earned run in two starts working 9 2/3rd innings. He is backed by a bullpen that is playing well. Six straight wins for the Athletics after their win at home to Texas. Zack Greinke starts for Houston. He has allowed five runs in nine innings. His strikeouts and velocity have been way down. Astros a .500 team after their loss to the Diamondbacks. Play Oakland -102 odds.
Colorado Rockies vs. Seattle Mariners Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Rockies at Mariners—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies and Seattle Mariners under the total of nine runs. Starting for Colorado will be Antonio Senzatela. He has pitched well in his two starts allowing three earned runs in eleven innings. Rockies don’t hit as well on the road. Yusei Kikuchi counters for Seattle. The righthander held the Athletics to no runs over six innings in his last start. Mariners hitting only .207 at home. Play Colorado and Seattle under nine runs.
San Francisco Giants vs. LA Dodgers Pick Prediction 8/7/2020
Giants at Dodgers—Free pick is LA Dodgers on the run line -1.5 runs at -131 odds. Julio Urias is on the hill for LA. The left has given up three runs over eleven innings. He doesn’t pitch deep into games but the Dodgers bullpen is rested coming off a day off. LA bullpen has been outstanding. LA hitting .284 at home. Jeff Samardzija starts for the Giants. He has been pounded giving up ten earned runs in 9 2/3rd innings. San Francisco has struggled to score on the road. Their bullpen has not been good and hurt by the home runs. Play LA Dodgers on the run line -1.5 runs at -131 odds.