Free MLB Picks For Today 8/18/2020
Cleveland Indians vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Pick Prediction 8/18/2020
Indians at Pirates—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians and Pittsburgh Pirates to play under the total of nine runs. Carlos Carrasco starts for the Indians. Carrasco’s strikeout rate is 31% and teams are batting only .198 against him. Plus, he faces a weak hitting team and is backed by a strong bullpen. He is facing a Pirates lineup that hits only .198 against righthanders. JT Brubaker starts for Pittsburgh. A prospect who put up good numbers in the minors. He is throwing to an Indians lineup that bats only .187 on the road. Each bullpen rested coming off a day off. Play Indians and Pirates under nine.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees Pick Prediction 8/18/2020
Rays at Yankees—MLB free pick is New York Yankees +113 odds. Masahiro Tanaka starts for New York. Past two starts he has allowed two earned runs in nine innings. He faced the Rays eleven days ago shutting them out in five innings allowing one hit. Blake Snell starts for Tampa Bay. He does not go deep in games and the bullpen has struggled. Yankees have won six straight. Play Yankees +113 odds.
Seattle Mariners vs. LA Dodgers Pick Prediction 8/18/2020
Mariners at Dodgers—Free pick is Seattle Mariners and LA Dodgers playing over the total of 9.5 runs. Hot weather in LA with a 4:10PM Pacific time start. Dodgers are second in run production and in homers. Bullpen for Seattle has an ERA of 6.35. LA has played to over in five straight all during this heat have in Southern California. Marco Gonzalez the Mariner starter is pitching to 45.7% hard contact. Gonsolin also pitches to hard contact and that is concern playing in extreme hot temperatures. Play Dodgers and Mariners over 9.5.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles Pick Prediction 8/18/2020
Blue Jays at Orioles—MLB pick is Baltimore Orioles +125 odds. Starting for Baltimore will be Wade LeBlanc. He had a recent bad start against Miami but has been serviceable. Their bullpen has been OK. Nate Pearson gets the start for the Blue Jays Team is 0-3. In his past two starts the righty has allowed ten runs seven earned in 7 1/3rd innings. Prefer the Orioles hitting lineup fifth in batting and sixth in scoring. Blue Jays near the bottom of the league in scoring. Play Baltimore +125 odds.