Free MLB Picks For Today 8/13/2020
Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets Pick Prediction 8/13/2020
Nationals at Mets—MLB pick is Washington Nationals +107 odds. It will be David Voth on the mound. The righthander has done a good job of limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 0.70 and allowing two earned runs over ten innings. Nationals bullpen has outperformed New York. David Peterson starts for New York. The lefthander has given up five earned runs in eleven innings of work. He struggled with his control his last time out. This is a Nationals lineup that does a good job hitting lefthanders at a .339 clip. Play Washington +107 odds.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pick Prediction 8/13/2020
Orioles at Phillies—MLB free pick is Baltimore Orioles +175 odds. These are not the Orioles of last year this early in the season. After winning the first game of this series they moved one game over .500. Thomas Eshelman starts for the Orioles. One start he allowed two earned runs in four innings. He has an offense sitting second in batting average and fifth in run production. Bullpen has held their own. Jake Arrieta throws for the Phillies. The home run ball has hurt the veteran the past four seasons. His hard contact rate sits at 46.7%. Philadelphia bullpen worst in the Majors with an ERA over ten. Play Baltimore +175 odds.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox Pick Prediction 8/13/2020
Rays at Red Sox—Free pick is Boston Red Sox +148 odds. Tyler Glasnow is on the hill for the Rays. In his past two starts the righthander has allowed six earned runs with six walks over 7 1/3rd innings of work resulting in losses each time. He does not go deep into games. Kyle Hart makes his MLB debut. He showed great ability getting the strikeout in the minors. With Glasnow’s struggles rather take plus money. Play Boston +148 odds.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds Pick Prediction 8/13/2020
Pirates at Reds—MLB pick is Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds to play under the total of 9.5 runs. Anthony DeSclafani starts for Cincinnati. The righthander has allowed no runs and five hits over eleven innings of work. Chad Kuhl goes for Pittsburgh. One run allowed in bullpen work in three innings. Both pitchers are tossing to weak hitting lineups. Pirates bat .178 against righthanders and Reds .196 against righty’s. Play Pirates and Reds under 9.5.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs Pick Prediction 8/13/2020
Brewers at Cubs—MLB free pick is Chicago Cubs on the run line -1.5 runs. Yu Darvish starts for Chicago. The veteran has allowed one earned run in his past two starts working thirteen innings. He has pitched well against Milwaukee allowing one earned run or fewer in four of five starts. He has a top ten hitting lineup and the team returns home winning seven of their past eight games. Brett Anderson starts for Milwaukee. He was hit in his relief appearance against the Reds. He pitches to high contact the past two seasons getting hit hard. The home run has hurt in the past three seasons. Play Cubs on the run line -1.5 runs.
San Diego Padres vs. LA Dodgers Pick Prediction 8/13/2020
Padres at Dodgers—Free pick is LA Dodgers -131 odds. Julio Urias starts for LA. He gets an extra off day as he moves to the Thursday starter. He has a 2.40 ERA in 15 innings of work. Though he may not go deep in games the Dodgers have an outstanding bullpen. Chris Paddack starts for San Diego. He has been tagged for six earned runs in his past 11 2/3rd innings of work and three homers allowed. In his past two starts against the Dodgers the righthander has given up nine earned runs with three homers in ten innings pitched. Padres bullpen has had their struggles. Play LA Dodgers -131 odds.