Free MLB Picks For Today 9/4/2020
Miami Marlins vs. Tampa Bay Rays Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
Marlins at Rays—MLB pick is Miami Marlins +130 odds. Starting for Miami will be Pablo Lopez. The righthander has pitched well with an ERA of 2.10 and WHIP of 1.17 in his six starts. He has allowed no greater than two earned runs in his starts. Josh Fleming throws for Tampa Bay. In his lone home start the lefty has given up two earned runs over five innings. He had a high walk rate and opponents batted .282 last year as he pitched in his highest level at the time in Triple A. Marlins have gotten great work from their pitching staff their past ten games. Play Miami +130 odds.
Game 2 Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
In Game 2 it will be Cody Ponce throwing for the Pirates to face Trevor Bauer for the Reds in a seven innings game.
Pirates vs Reds Game 2—MLB free pick is Pittsburgh Pirates +180 odds. Starting for the Pirates will be Cody Ponce. The righthander coming off a good start against the Cardinals allowing no earned runs in 5 2/3rd innings in victory. Team has won eight of their past fifteen. Trevor Bauer counters for the Reds. Past two starts the righty has allowed seven earned runs in 11 2/3rd innings. Reds hitting only .209 against righthanders struggling to score. Play Pirates +180 odds.
Game 2 Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
Game 2 starters will feature Wil Crowe for Washington facing Josh Tomlin for Atlanta for seven innings.
Nationals vs. Braves Game 2 Free pick—Play Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves over the total of eight runs in Game 2. Josh Tomlin goes for the Braves. In three starts this year the veteran has allowed nine earned runs in 11 1/3rd innings. Four homers allowed. Nationals send Will Crowe in Game 2. Crowe In his debut allowed four earned runs in 3 2/3rd innings at Miami. Nationals hit and score runs on the road. Braves produce strong offense at home. Play Nationals and Braves over eight.
Game 2 Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
Scheduled starters for Game 2 are Chris Mazza for Boston to battle Ross Stripling for the Blue Jays.
Red Sox vs. Blue Jays Game 2 MLB free pick is Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox to play over the total of 8.5 runs. Chris Mazza tosses for the Red Sox. In two starts the righty thew a total of 5 2/3rd innings surrendering seven earned runs with fourteen hits. Boston pitching has been crushed past seven games giving up nearly seven runs per game. Ross Stripling makes his Toronto debut. Given plenty of opportunity the righthander could not stick in their starting rotation. Past three starts righthander has given up eleven earned runs in 11 innings pitched with seven homers. His strikeouts are down and pitching to 47.7% hard contact. Play Red Sox and Blue Jays over 8.5 in Game 2.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
Phillies at Mets—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies -102 odds. It will be Jake Arrieta on the hill for Philadelphia as he faces Mets righty Rick Porcello. Both pitchers are struggling at the moment. Prefer the Phillies as they are showing improvement at the plate and on the mound. Win streak now five straight and ten of their past eleven after beating the Nationals on Thursday. Mets pitching past three games have allowed 20 runs and have dropped five of seven overall. Play Phillies -102 odds.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cleveland Indians Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
Brewers at Indians—Free pick is Milwaukee Brewers and Cleveland Indians to play under the total of 8.5 runs. Both teams near the bottom of Major League Baseball in run production and hitting. Indians best in run prevention. Carlos Carrasco takes the hill for the Indians. He had a good outing against the Cardinals last time out surrendering no runs and two hits over six innings. Bullpen has been outstanding for the Indians. Corbin Burnes tosses fo r Milwaukee. He has allowed one earned run or fewer in three of four starts after holding the Pirates to no runs over six innings. Each team entering on an off day so bullpens rested. Play Brewers and Indians under 8.5.
Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
White Sox at Royals—MLB pick is Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals to play under the total of nine runs. Both lineups struggled for runs as they opened up this series. Dane Dunning throws for the White Sox. He faced the Royals less than a week ago and gave up no runs over five innings. He throws to a KC lineup that 29th in scoring. Brady Singer is on the hill for the Royals. Singer has given up three earned runs or fewer in five of his seven starts and the KC bullpen has performed well. Play Royals and White Sox under nine.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
Cardinals at Cubs—MLB free pick is St Louis Cardinals +119 odds. Getting the start for St Louis will be Jack Flaherty. The righthander has pitched well with an ERA of 1.93 and WHIP of 0.80 in his four starts. Past four starts against Chicago he has allowed one earned run or fewer in each start. His teams have won six of seven at Wrigley. Cardinals have won three of four and the bullpen is rested with an off day on Thursday. Yu Darvish starts for the Cubs. He has pitched well but his bullpen has not. Tough spot for Chicago playing their first home game after a ten game road trip with no day off in between. Play Cardinals +119 odds.
Houston Astros vs. LA Angels Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
Astros at Angels—Free pick is Houston Astros -106 odds. Lance McCullers takes the mound for the Astros. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in two of his past three starts. Team has won six of their past eight games. Dylan Bundy counters for the Angels. Bundy in his past three starts has allowed nine runs seven earned in fifteen innings. Angels bullpen has struggled at home. Team has put up a total of eight runs in their past four games. Play Astros -106 odds.
Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
Rangers at Mariners—MLB pick is Texas Rangers +100 odds. Getting the start for Texas will be Kyle Cody. A prospect who has had a very high strikeout rate in the minors. Yusei Kikuchi counters for the Mariners. Past three starts the lefty has allowed twelve earned runs in his past 15 1/3rd innings. He has been hampered by control issues this season. Mariners bullpen ERA over six this season. Play Rangers +100 odds.
San Diego Padres vs. Oakland Athletics Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
Padres at Athletics—MLB free pick is San Diego Padres +134 odds. Zach Davies gets the start for the Padres. The veteran has allowed two earned runs in his past two starts working 18 2/3rd innings limiting his baserunners with a WHIP of 0.96. Padres have won eight of twelve games. Jesus Luzardo counters for the Athletics. Nine earned runs given up in his past 16 1/3rd innings. He sports a 9.2% walk rate and allowing 40% hard contact. Athletics lineup struggling now. Play Padres +134 odds.
Colorado Rockies vs. LA Dodgers Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
Rockies at Dodgers—Free pick is Colorado Rockies and LA Dodgers to play under the total of nine runs. Getting the start for the Dodgers will be Dustin May. The righthander sports an ERA of 2.83 and WHIP of 1.17 in his seven starts. LA bullpen has been outstanding. Dodgers pitching has allowed eight runs in their past four games. Antonio Senzatela counters for Colorado. The veteran has shown improvement this year with an ERA of 3.32 and WHIP of 1.10 on the year. Rockies bullpen ERA over a half lower on the road. Their lineup struggles hitting on the road. Play Rockies and Dodgers under nine runs.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants Pick Prediction 9/4/2020
Diamondbacks at Giants—MLB pick is San Francisco Giants -119 odds. Tyler Anderson goes for San Francisco. He pitched well against Arizona at home two weeks ago allowing no earned runs over nine innings. Team has won seven of their past eleven games. Past seven games Giants putting up six runs per game hitting .304. Diamondbacks go with Taylor Clarke. Control has been a major issue with a walk rate of 12.6%. Diamondbacks ERA on the road nearly six. They have now lost 15 of 20 on the road. Arizona struggles hitting and scoring against lefty’s. They have lost eleven of twelve overall scoring two runs or fewer in four of five. Play Giants -119 odds.