Free MLB Picks For Today 9/3/2020
Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Pick Prediction 9/3/2020
Cubs at Pirates—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates to play over the total of 9.5 runs. On the hill for Chicago will be Alec Mills. The righthander has struggled as in his past three games has allowed 13 earned runs with five homers in 13 2/3rd innings of work. His lineup is producing runs on this road trip and the Cubs bullpen has struggled. JT Brubaker counters for the Pirates. In three starts at home an ERA of 7.00 with high WHIP of 1.70. Starters and relievers on both sides not strong. Play Pirates and Cubs over 9.5 runs.
Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros Pick Prediction 9/3/2020
Rangers at Astros—MLB free pick is Texas Rangers and Houston Astros to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Zack Greinke gets the start for the Astros. The veteran on the season sits with an ERA of 2.68 and WHIP of 0.94 in 40 1/3rd innings of work. He pitches to a Rangers lineup putting up only 3.7 runs per game. Lance Lynn counters for the Rangers. The righthander has also put up strong numbers with an ERA of 1.93 and WHIP of 0.91 in 51 1/3rd innings of work. Lynn gets into the seventh inning in his starts. Play Rangers and Astros under 7.5.
Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pick Prediction 9/3/2020
Nationals at Phillies—Free pick is Washington Nationals +148 odds. Starting for the Phillies will be Zach Eflin. He has had a rough first three seasons in the Major Leagues. This year he has an ERA over four and averages only 5 1/3rd innings per start which exposes a weak Phillies bullpen. Anibal Sanchez throws for Washington. In his past three starts against the Phillies the righthander has allowed five earned runs in 17 2/3rd innings. Play Washington +148 odds.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox Pick Prediction 9/3/2020
MLB pick is Toronto Blue Jays -118 odds. It will be newly acquired Taiwan Walker starting for Toronto. In his past three starts Walker has allowed three earned runs in his past 19 innings. Blue Jays have the better bullpen. Martin Perez counters for Boston. The lefty has not pitched well at Fenway this year with an ERA of 7.36 in three starts. Red Sox have lost three straight as their pitching staff was pounded by the Atlanta Braves bats. Play Toronto -118 odds.
San Diego Padres vs. LA Angels Pick Prediction 9/3/2020
Padres at Angels—MLB pick is San Diego Padres -138 odds. On the hill for the Padres will be Mike Clevinger. The newly acquired righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four straight starts. He has pitched well against the Angels in his career. Andrew Heaney counters for LA. He has given up fifteen earned runs in his past four starts tossing 21 2/3rd innings. Hard contact an issue for Heaney at 48.5% last year and a career 40%. Prefer the Padres lineup and they are crushing the baseball now. Play Padres -138 odds.
Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals Pick Prediction 9/3/2020
White Sox at Royals—MLB free pick is Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals to play under the total of ten runs. Dylan Cease is on the hill for the White Sox. Past three starts the righthander has allowed three earned runs in 10 1/3rd innings of work. His bullpen has performed well on the road. Danny Duffy counters for KC. Duffy over his past three years allowed only five earned runs in 15 2/3rd innings pitched with a WHIP of 1.08. Cease has pitched well against the Royals this year. KC bullpen has performed well. Play White Sox and Royals under ten runs.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. LA Dodgers Pick Prediction 9/3/2020
Diamondbacks at Dodgers—Free pick is Arizona Diamondbacks and LA Dodgers to play under the total of 8.5 runs. Clayton Kershaw throws for the Dodgers. The veteran is great form allowing two earned runs in his past three starts working 20 innings. LA bullpen good. Luke Weaver throws for the Diamondbacks. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of his past five games pitching a bit better since a bad start. Arizona has struggled to score runs against lefty’s. Play Dodgers and Diamondbacks under 8.5 runs.