Free MLB Picks For Today 8/24/2020
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays Pick Prediction 8/24/2020
Blue Jays at Rays—MLB pick is Tampa Bay Rays and Toronto Blue Jays to play under the total of eight runs. Blake Snell takes the hill for the Rays. The lefty has done a good job of limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 1.17 on the year. Snell has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven straight starts against the Blue Jays. Bullpens are solid on both sides. Tanner Roark counters for Toronto. He battled a good Orioles lineup last time out surrendering only an earned run in five innings. Play Rays and Blue Jays under eight.
Miami Marlins vs. Washington Nationals Pick Prediction 8/24/2020
Marlins at Nationals—MLB free pick is Washington Nationals -120 odds. Pablo Lopez goes for the Marlins. He is a pitcher that doesn’t go deep into games and the Marlins bullpen has not performed. Team has lost seven of nine games. Austin Voth is on the mound for the Nationals. He battled the Marlins late last year and allowed only one run over five innings. Washington bats came alive Sunday for nine runs. They do have the better bullpen. Play Nationals -120 odds.
Chicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers Pick Prediction 8/24/2020
Cubs at Tigers—Free pick is Chicago Cubs -132 odds. Huge step down in class for the Cubs after facing the White Sox over the weekend. Tough to back the Tigers who have dropped 11 of their past 13 games. He allowed three runs in 4 2/3rd innings in his debut with a homer. Alec Mills counters for the Cubs. In his time with the Chicago Cubs in 2018 and 2019 he put up some good strikeout numbers ERA. He had good outings at Cincinnati and home to the Royals. He faces this level of competition here. Play Cubs -132 odds.
Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians Pick Prediction 8/24/2020
Twins at Indians—MLB pick is Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians to play under the total of 8.5. Kenta Maeda starts for Minnesota. He comes off a solid outing at Milwaukee allowing one run over eight innings. He has done a great job of limiting baserunners this year with a WHIP of 0.63. He is dealing to an Indians lineup that is 29th in scoring and batting average. Indians best and Twins second best in run prevention. Aaron Civale counters for Cleveland. He too has done a great job of limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 0.97. Civale has pitched well against the Twins in his career. Play Minnesota and Cleveland under 8.5 runs.
Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers Pick Prediction 8/24/2020
Athletics at Rangers—MLB free pick is Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers to play under the total of eight runs. Lance Lynn starts for the Rangers. The veteran has performed well with an ERA of 1.37 and WHIP of 0.81 in his six starts. He is getting into the seventh inning in his starts. His lineup does not hit. Jesus Luzardo tosses for Oakland. Three great outings and one bad one. He held the Diamondbacks to no runs in 6 1/3rd innings last time out. Athletics bullpen has been very good. Play Athletics and Rangers under eight runs.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers Pick Prediction 8/24/2020
Reds at Brewers—Free pick is Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers under the total of 8.5 runs. Trevor Bauer starts for Cincinnati. The righthander has been outstanding in his four starts with an ERA of 0.68 and WHIP of 0.57. He is tossing to a Milwaukee lineup batting only .189 against righty’s. Brett Anderson throws for Milwaukee. In his last start the lefty allowed one run over six innings against the Twins. He is battling a Reds lineup that has trouble scoring and batting only .188 on the road. Play Reds and Brewers under 8.5.
Kansas City Royals vs. St Louis Cardinals Pick Prediction 8/24/2020
Royals at Cardinals—MLB pick is Kansas City Royals +164 odds. Brad Keller starts for KC. No runs allowed and a WHIP of 0.90 in his three starts on the season. Kansas City bullpen has performed well. Jack Flaherty counters for the Cardinals. He was on a limited pitch count in his last start against the Cubs not making out of the second innings. St Louis not a strong hitting ballclub right now. Play KC +164 odds.
LA Angels vs. Houston Astros Pick Prediction 8/24/2020
Angels at Astros—MLB free pick is LA Angels and Houston Astros under the total of 9.5 runs. Houston sends Framber Valdez to the hill. Over his past three starts the lefthander has allowed three earned runs in 20 1/3rd innings of work. He has pitched well against the Angels in his career. First home game after a three game road trip for an Astros team that struggled hitting the baseball in San Diego. Patrick Sandoval goes for the Angels. His lineup bats only .188 against lefty’s. Sandoval a prospect who last year with the Angels and his time in the minors was a strikeout pitcher. He gets the Astros in a tough spot for them so the damage could be limited. Play Angels and Astros under 9.5 runs.
Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Pick Prediction 8/24/2020
Rockies at Diamondbacks—Free pick is Colorado Rockies +147 odds. Ryan Castellani gets the start for Colorado. He does a good job of limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 0.97 in 14 1/3rd innings. Rockies bullpen has been good on the road. Merrill Kelly goes for Arizona. He surrendered four earned runs in five innings in his last start at Oakland. Arizona bullpen has an ERA near five. Their lineup has been held to six runs total in their past five games. Play Rockies +147 odds.