Free MLB Picks For Today 8/11/2020
Miami Marlins vs. Toronto Blue Jays Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Marlins at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Miami and Toronto to play under the total of 8.5 runs. Hyu Jin Ryu makes his fourth start of the year. He has pitched well against the Marlins in his career. In his last start the lefthander held Atlanta to no runs and a hit over five innings. Miami have not hit of late. It will be Elieser Hernandez on the hill for the Marlins. He held a good Orioles hitting lineup to no runs over 4 1/3rd innings. Blue Jays average only 2 runs and hit .206 at home. Both bullpens have performed well. Play Marlins and Blue Jays under 8.5.
Kansas City Royals vs. Cincinnati Reds Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Royals at Reds—MLB free pick is Kansas City Royals +170 odds. Getting the start for KC is Kris Bubic. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs in each of his two starts. Royals bullpen has been good. They enter on a four game win streak. Luis Castillo starts for Cincinnati. Eight earned runs allowed in his past two starts working 11 innings. Reds bullpen has been bad. Past seven games Cincinnati hitting only .172. Castillo has dealt with control issues the past two seasons. Play Kansas City +170.
Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Braves at Yankees—Free pick is New York Yankees on the run line -1.5 runs at +120 odds. Jordan Montgomery goes for New York. The prospect has put up good numbers as he entered the Major Leagues. He is backed by a great lineup and bullpen. Montgomery pitches to the Braves lineup that hits only .175 against lefty’s. Touki Toussaint starts for Atlanta. He enters with an ERA over six and has struggled with control the past few seasons. Play Yankees on run line -1.5 runs at +120 odds.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Orioles at Phillies—MLB pick is Baltimore Orioles +168 odds. It will be Alex Cobb on the mound for the Orioles. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in all three starts. Orioles bullpen has been good, and they are a .500 team. Zack Wheeler goes for Philadelphia. He is pitching to high contact this season. His bullpen has performed poorly with an ERA over eight. Play Baltimore +168 odds.
Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Nationals at Mets—MLB free pick is New York Mets +136 odds. Rick Porcello goes for New York. He faced the Nationals five days ago giving up one earned run in seven innings. He has pitched well against Washington in his career. Max Scherzer is the named starter for the Nationals. He was limited to one inning in his last start with a hamstring issue. Washington got to the Mets lefty in the opener but face a righthander in this spot. They hit only .196 against righty’s struggling for runs. Play Mets +136 odds.
Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Cubs at Indians—Free pick is Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians to play under the total of nine runs. It will be Jon Lester starting for Chicago. He has pitched well allowing one earned runs in eleven innings of work. Chicago lineup has been inconsistent scoring runs. Adam Plutko goes for Cleveland. Just two runs allowed in seven innings. Indians bullpen has been good while the hitting has slumped. They have played under in 14 of 17. Play Cubs and Indians under nine runs.
Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
White Sox at Tigers—MLB pick is Detroit Tigers +102 odds. Starting for Chicago will be Gio Gonzalez. He gave up four earned runs in 4 1/3rd innings in a defeat against Milwaukee. Gonzalez has been dealing with control issues the past three seasons. Chicago has lost five of six after being held to one run in defeat in the opener of this series. Tyler Alexander a strikeout pitcher in his time in the minors. Detroit bullpen limits baserunners. Win streak for Detroit is now four straight. Play Tigers +102 odds.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Diamondbacks at Rockies—MLB free pick is Arizona Diamondbacks -109 odds. Zac Gallen starts for Arizona. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in all three starts. He has pitched well against Colorado in his career. Team has won four of six after winning the opener of this series. Kyle Freeland is on the hill for the Rockies. In three starts last year against Arizona the lefthander has allowed 13 earned runs in 13 1/3rd innings. Colorado bullpen has struggled at home. Play Arizona -109 odds.
Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Mariners at Rangers—Free pick is Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers to play over the total of 8.5. Mike Minor starts for the Rangers. The lefthander is struggling allowing eleven earned runs in 10 2/3rd innings of work. In three starts against Seattle last year, Minor surrendered 11 earned runs in 17 innings pitched. Texas bullpen has an ERA over five. Marco Gonzalez counters for the Mariners. He was pounded by the Rangers in three starts last year for 13 earned runs in 16 2/3rd innings. Seattle bullpen has been bad. Play Mariners and Rangers over 8.5 runs.
Oakland Athletics vs. LA Angels Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Athletics at Angels—MLB pick is Oakland Athletics +132 odds. Starting for the Athletics will be Mike Fiers. He has been effective as a starter the past few seasons. Oakland bullpen has put up better number than the Angels by far. Athletics have won nine of ten and did put up nine runs on the Angels pitching in the opener. Rather take plus money. Play Oakland +132 odds.
San Diego Padres vs. LA Dodgers Pick Prediction 8/11/2020
Padres at Dodgers—MLB pick is LA Dodgers and San Diego Padres over nine runs. Ross Stripling starts for the Dodgers. Padres have hit him this year and last for 11 runs in 13 innings. He is backed by a very good hitting lineup. Garrett Richards is on the hill for San Diego. Control has been a major issue for Richards and hard contact. Padres bullpen has not been good this year. Play LA and San Diego over 8.5 runs.