Free MLB Picks For Today 9/8/2020
Chicago White Sox vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Pick Prediction 9/8/2020
White Sox at Pirates—MLB pick is Chicago White Sox on the run line -1.5 runs at +101 odds. Dylan Cease gets the start for Chicago. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his past seven starts. They enter play on a four game win streak all by greater than two runs. Lineup is putting over six runs per game past five. Joe Musgrove goes for the Pirates. The righthander in four starts has an ERA of 6.62 and WHIP of 1.64. His lineup struggles to score as they hit only .210 against righthanders. Play White Sox run line -1.5 runs at +101 odds.
Game 2 Boston Red Sox vs. Philadelphia Phillies Pick Prediction 9/8/2020
Red Sox at Phillies—MLB pick is Boston Red Sox +157 odds. Listed pitchers for Game 2 are Chris Mazza and Vincent Velasquez. He held Toronto to one run over four innings in his previous start. Vincent Velasquez was demoted to the bullpen due to ineffectiveness and starts in Game 2. Velasquez carries and ERA of 6.75 and WHIP of 1.50. Velasquez has been crushed by a 15.9% walk rate and the home run ball. Play Red Sox +157 odds.
Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Mets Pick Prediction 9/8/2020
Orioles at Mets—MLB free pick is Baltimore Orioles +163 odds. Michael Wacha throws for the Mets. The righthander has struggled with an ERA of 7.20 and WHIP of 1.75 in his five starts. John Means counters for the Orioles. He too has struggled but his team is on a four game win streak and coming off a day off which rests the bullpen. Over past five games Baltimore is putting up 6.55 runs per game and bullpen is performing well. Play Orioles +163 odds.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Detroit Tigers Pick Prediction 9/8/2020
Brewers at Tigers—Free pick is Detroit Tigers +138 odds. Getting the start for Detroit will be Spencer Turnbull. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six of his seven starts. Tigers are above average in runs and team batting. Brewers near the bottom of MLB in those areas. Adrian Houser tosses for Milwaukee. Past five games the righty has given up 20 earned runs in 26 innings of work. His lineup batting only .207 against righthanders Play Tigers +138 odds.
Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves Pick Prediction 9/8/2020
Marlins at Braves—MLB pick is Miami Marlins +117 odds. Sixto Sanchez gets the start for the Marlins. In his past two starts he has worked seven innings each time giving up a total of two earned runs striking out fifteen. Kyle Wright counters for Atlanta. The righty has struggled by allowing 25 earned runs in 21 1/3rd innings. In his time in Major League Baseball, Wright has a walk rate nearly 18% and has been crushed by the home run ball. Wright is giving up 46.8% hard contact on the year. Play Marlins +117 odds.
LA Angels vs. Texas Rangers Pick Prediction 9/8/2020
Angels at Rangers—MLB free pick is LA Angels -121 odds. On the hill for LA will be Andrew Heaney. The lefthander has been sharp allowing one earned run in his past two starts working 14 2/3rd innings. He pitches to a Rangers lineup that is last in runs scored and 29th in team batting. They are also near the bottom in homers. Lance Lynn starts for the Rangers. He has struggled by surrendering ten runs nine earned in his past twelve innings of work. Angels are hot winners of five straight. Texas has lost eight of nine. Play Angels -121 odds.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs Pick Prediction 9/8/2020
Reds at Cubs—Free pick is Cincinnati Reds -104 odds. Starting for Cincinnati will be Tyler Mahle. Past three starts he has limited baserunners with a WHIP of 1.02 and on the season, it is 1.07 in five starts. Alec Mills past five games allowed 21 earned runs in 24 2/3rd innings. Mills in nine innings pitched against Cincinnati this year has given up six earned runs with four homers. Cubs have lost four of five struggling to score runs in their defeats. Play Reds -104 odds.
Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres Pick Prediction 9/8/2020
Rockies at Padres—MLB pick is Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres to play under the total of nine runs. Mike Clevinger starts for San Diego. The righthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in three of four starts. He is pitching to the Rockies lineup batting only .217 on the road. Chi Chi Gonzalez counters for Colorado. He did show improvement late last season including an outing against the Padres where he allowed one earned run in a start. Rockies bullpen has performed better on the road. Play Colorado and San Diego under nine runs.
LA Dodgers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Pick Prediction 9/8/2020
Dodgers at Diamondbacks—MLB free pick is LA Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks under the total of nine runs. Walker Buehler starts for LA. He doesn’t allow baserunners with a WHIP of 0.97 in his is starts. He held the Diamondbacks to no runs over five innings in his past start. Luke Weaver throws for Arizona. He faced LA in his past start giving up two runs over 5 1/3rd innings. He has given up two earned runs or fewer in three of four. Diamondbacks struggle for runs and are last in homers. Play LA Dodgers and Arizona under nine.
Seattle Mariners vs. San Francisco Giants Pick Prediction 9/8/2020
Mariners at Giants—Free pick is Seattle Mariners +152 odds. Logan Webb is on the hill for the Giants. The righthander in his past two starts has allowed nine earned runs in nine innings of work. His walk rate is 9.3% and career 39.6% pitching to hard contact. Ljay Newsome counters for Seattle. One run allowed in four innings of work against the Padres in his lone start. He has three innings of relief work giving up a run. Good strikeout numbers in the minors last season with low walk rates. Team record is 1-4 in Webb’s past five starts. Mariners carry a six game win streak. Play Seattle +152 odds.