Free MLB Picks For Today 9/2/2020
San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Giants at Rockies—MLB pick is San Francisco Giants +129 odds. Logan Webb takes the mound for the Giants. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six of seven games. Exception was against the Dodgers lineup. He held Colorado to one earned run nearly a month back. Kyle Freeland throws for San Francisco. Last start allowed four earned runs and 11 hits in 4 1/3rd innings in a loss to San Diego. Bullpen for Colorado terrible at home with an ERA over eight and the team was pounded by the Giants on Monday. Play Giants +129 odds.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Cardinals at Reds—MLB free pick is St Louis Cardinals +134 odds. On the mound for the Cardinals will be Johan Oviedo. The righthander has allowed two earned runs in each of his past two starts. He pitches to a Reds lineup that struggles against righthanders. Tyler Mahle starts for Cincinnati. In his past three starts against the Cardinals the righthander has allowed eight earned runs in 14 2/3rd innings. He has been hit in his past two starts. Reds bullpen has struggled and lit up in the opener. Play Cardinals +134 odds.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Miami Marlins Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Blue Jays at Marlins—Free pick is Toronto Blue Jays and Miami Marlins under the total of 7.5 runs. Hyun Jin Ryu is on the hill for Toronto. The lefty past three starts has allowed four earned runs in 17 innings of work with a WHIP of 0.94. Ryu has pitched very well in his career against the Marlins. Bullpen has been good for Toronto. Sixto Sanchez throws for Miami. Sanchez just held the Rays to no runs over seven innings. Marlins struggle hitting lefty’s with a .197 batting average and run production lower for the Blue Jays on the road. Play Miami and Toronto under 7.5 runs.
Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Cubs at Pirates—MLB pick is Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs over 9.5 runs. On the hill for Chicago will be Kyle Hendricks. The righthander has struggled by allowing eleven earned runs in his past three starts tossing 17 2/3rd innings. Chicago bullpen on the road ERA over six and gave up a big lead to the Pirates to force extra innings on Monday. Joe Musgrove starts for the Pirates. He has struggled with an ERA of 6.75 and WHIP of 1.77. Play Pirates and Cubs over 9.5.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Rays at Yankees—MLB free pick is Tampa Bay Rays +100 odds. It will be Charlie Morton pitching for Tampa Bay. Past three starts veteran has allowed four earned runs in 12 2/3rd innings. Rays lineup hit and generate runs on the road. Jordan Montgomery is on the mound for New York. He sports and ERA of 4.44. Yankees dealing with injuries to Judge, Stanton and Torres. As they opened this series the team was hitting .205 over their past seven games. Rays have won seven of nine against New York. Play Tampa Bay +100 odds.
Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Nationals at Phillies—Free pick is Philadelphia Phillies +105 odds. Zack Wheeler throws for the Phillies. The righthander is in great form with an ERA of 2.58 and WHIP of 1.12 in six starts working 38 1/3rd innings. He usually gets his team into the seventh inning. Max Scherzer has been roughed up over his past three starts for ten earned runs in 17 2/3rd innings. This year is walks and homers allowed up. Scherzer allowing 43% hard contact. Philadelphia has won seven of eight by hitting and producing runs. Nationals have lost seven of eight after getting shut out in the opener. Play Phillies +105 odds.
Atlanta Braves vs. Boston Red Sox Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Braves at Red Sox—MLB pick is Boston Red Sox +110 odds. Starting for Boston will be Mike Kickham. He returns to the Majors since the 2014 campaign and has been in the minors ever since. Kickham did put up good strikeout numbers on the farm. Robbie Erlin throws for the Braves. He allowed four earned runs in four innings in his last start. Braves hit only .189 against lefty’s and struggles to score runs. Play Red Sox +110 odds.
Detroit Tigers vs. Milwaukee Brewers Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Tigers at Brewers—MLB free pick is Detroit Tigers +145 odds. Getting the start for the Tigers is Spencer Turnbull. The lefty comes off a great start against the Cubs allowing no run over 5 2/3rd innings of work. His lineup is batting .335 over their past seven games and Detroit has won six straight after winning the opener of this series. Adrian Houser throws for Milwaukee. Past three starts he has allowed eleven earned runs in 16 innings of work. Houser strikeout numbers are way down and has been crushed by the home run ball. Hard contact is 40%. Brewers batting only .199 against righty’s and struggles to score. Play Tigers +145 odds.
Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Indians at Royals—Free pick is Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals to play under the total of nine runs. Tristen McKenzie starts for Cleveland. The righthander has allowed three earned runs with thirteen strikeouts in ten innings. Is a high prospect for Cleveland. He is backed by a good bullpen. Jacob Junis counters for KC. Junis has allowed two earned runs in each of his three starts and backed by an improved bullpen. Royals have scored five runs in their past three games. Play Cleveland and Kansas City under nine runs.
Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
White Sox at Twins—MLB pick is Chicago White Sox +130 odds. On the hill for Minnesota will be Jose Berrios. Control has been an issue for Berrios as in his first seven starts has a walk rate of 11.3% and is pitching to 43.4% hard contact. Reynaldo Lopez counters for the White Sox. He has allowed two earned runs in each of his past two starts. White Sox bullpen on the road and ERA of 2.37. This White Sox team can hit and have won 11 of 16 on the road. Twins just broke a six game losing streak. Play White Sox +130 odds.
Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Rangers at Astros—MLB free pick is Houston Astros on the run line -1.5 runs at -111 odds. Getting the start for the Astros is Christian Javier. The righthander has put solid numbers at home with an ERA of 2.08 and WHIP of 0.69 in three starts totaling 17 1/3rd innings. Astros bullpen has been better at home and their lineup puts up nearly six runs per game against lefthanders. Kolby Allard counters for the Rangers. He has been pounded as in his past three starts allowing 12 earned runs in nine innings resulting in losses by two runs or greater each game. His time in the Majors has been marred by control problems with a career walk rate of 9.8%. This year it is 12% and is allowing 44% hard contact. His bullpen has an ERA of over six on the road. Play Astros run line -1.5 runs at -111 odds.
San Diego Padres vs. LA Angels Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Padres at Angels—Free pick is LA Angels +155 odds. Dinelson Lamet starts for San Diego. He has lasted only five innings in each of his past two starts walking a total of six batters. That is an issue because the Padres have bullpen has struggled on the road. Julio Teheran held the Astros to three earned runs in his past start. He has pitched well against San Diego in his career. Play Angels +155 odds.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. LA Dodgers Pick Prediction 9/2/2020
Diamondbacks at Dodgers—MLB pick is LA Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks under the total of eight runs. Walker Buehler throws for LA as he returns from the DL with a blister. He is more comfortable pitching at Dodger Stadium and held the Rockies to one run over six innings with eleven strikeouts last time out. He has a strong bullpen behind him and pitching to a weak hitting Arizona team. Zac Gallen counters for the Diamondbacks. Gallen solid numbers on the year with an ERA of 2.09 and WHIP of 1.02 in his seven starts. He goes an average of six innings. Rest for each bullpen coming in off a day off. Play Diamondbacks and Dodgers under eight runs.