Free MLB Picks For Today 8/29/2020
Cleveland Indians vs. St Louis Cardinals Pick Prediction 8/29/2020
Indians at Cardinals—MLB pick is St Louis Cardinals -119 odds. Starting for St Louis will be Jack Flaherty. The righthander has pitched well with an ERA of 1.98 and WHIP of 0.73 in his starts on the year. He is backed by a good bullpen. Carlos Carrasco counters for the Indians. Over his past three starts the righthander has given up ten earned runs in 12 innings of work with a WHIP of 2.08. Control is an issue with a walk rate of 11.4%. Carrasco has been hurt by the home run ball the past two seasons. Play Cardinals -119 odds.
LA Dodgers vs. Texas Rangers Pick Prediction 8/29/2020
Dodgers at Rangers—MLB free pick is Texas Rangers +140 odds. Getting the start for Texas will be Lance Lynn. The righthander has been outstanding with an ERA of 1.59 and WHIP of 0.86 in seven starts. Ross Stripling counters for the Dodgers. Past three starts Stripling has given up ten earned runs in 11 2/3rd innings of work. Stripling has been crushed by the home run ball. Play Rangers +140 odds.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers Pick Prediction 8/29/2020
Pirates at Brewers—Free pick is Pittsburgh Pirates and Milwaukee Brewers under the total of nine runs. JT Brubaker starts for Pittsburgh. He held the Brewers to two earned runs in four innings last start. Brett Anderson counters for Milwaukee. The lefty in his past two starts has given up three earned runs in twelve innings of work. His bullpen has pitched well at home. Milwaukee hitting only .194 against righty’s. Pirates hitting .199 on the road. Play Pittsburgh and Milwaukee under nine.
Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros Pick Prediction 8/29/2020
Athletics at Astros—MLB pick is Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros under the total of nine runs. Zack Greinke starts for Houston. The veteran in his last three starts against the Athletics has allowed one earned run in 19 innings of work. This season Greinke carries a WHIP of 0.90 in 35 1/3rd innings of work. Frankie Montas counters for Oakland. His past three starts against the Astros the righty has surrendered three earned runs in 18 1/3rd innings pitched. Montas is backed by a very good Athletics bullpen. Play Oakland and Houston under nine.
Washington Nationals vs. Boston Red Sox Pick Prediction 8/29/2020
Nationals at Red Sox—MLB free pick is Washington Nationals -110 odds. Anibal Sanchez will start for the Nationals. The righthander is coming off a great start surrendering one earned run in seven innings against the Marlins. Nationals do a good job of hitting and scoring on the road. They scored in double digits in the opener of this series. Chris Mazza starts for the Red Sox. He has struggled in his years in the minors pitching to high contact. Red Sox bullpen has not been good. Play Nationals -110 odds.
San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Pick Prediction 8/29/2020
Giants at Diamondbacks—Free pick is San Francisco Giants +125 odds. Trevor Cahill takes the mound for the Giants. The veteran has an ERA of 1.64 and WHIP of 1.09 in his three starts. Luke Weaver counters for Arizona. The righthander has struggled with an ERA of 7.77 in six starts. Diamondbacks bullpen has not been good. Past seven games Arizona lineup hitting only .197. Play Giants +125 odds.
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies Pick Prediction 8/29/2020
Padres at Rockies—MLB pick is Colorado Rockies -106 odds. Antonio Senzatella starts for Colorado. He has shown improvement this season with an ERA of 3.96 and WHIP of 1.10 in 36 1/3rd innings. Adrian Morejon counters for the Padres. In his last start he gave up three earned runs in 1 2/3rd innings against the Astros. He has dealt with control issues in the minors and has pitched to hard contact in his time in the Majors. Padres bullen has struggled on the road. Play Rockies -106 odds.