Free MLB Picks For Today 9/21/2020
New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays Pick Prediction 9/21/2020
Yankees at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees over the total of 10.5. New York has clinched a spot in the playoffs. Toronto and eighth seed up four games on Seattle. Michael King gets the start for the Yankees. The righthander has surrendered eight earned runs with eight walks over 11 1/3rd innings. Matt Shoemaker counters for Toronto. He posts an ERA near five on the year. Judge and Stanton both in the lineup. Yankees tied with Minnesota in the loss column for a four seed and to be home in the first round. Yankees have been hitting now healthy. Play Yankees and Blue Jays over 10.5.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cincinnati Reds Pick Prediction 9/21/2020
Brewers at Reds—MLB pick is Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Milwaukee will send Brandon Woodruff to the hill. The righthander has allowed six earned runs over his past three starts working 18 1/3rd innings with a WHIP of 0.81. Luis Castillo counters for the Reds. Castillo has allowed only one earned run in his past two starts working sixteen innings. Both teams are weak hitting lineups. Cincinnati bats .207 against righty’s and the Brewers only .2214. Both offensies sit near the bottom of the league in scoring. Each are in a playoff race. Play Milwaukee and Cincinnati under 7.5 runs.
Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves Pick Prediction 9/21/2020
Marlins at Braves—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins +149 odds. Marlins competing for a playoff spot and a bigger game for them. Trevor Rogers starts for Miami. He has had one really bad start in his five this season. Huascar Ynoa counters for Atlanta. Eight earned runs allowed in his past three outings pitching 7 1/3rd innings. Atlanta struggles to hit lefty’s. Play Miami +149 odds.
Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Pick Prediction 9/21/2020
Cubs at Pirates—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs on the run line -1.5 runs at +100 odds. Starting for Chicago will be Jon Lester. The veteran in his past two starts has allowed two earned runs in eleven innings of work. JT Brubaker counters for the Pirates. Past two starts the righty has allowed eight earned runs in 10 2/3rd innings pitched. Cubs with still something to play for and the Pirates are out of the playoffs. Pittsburgh in their past seven games hitting only .168 batting scoring 2.6 runs per game. Play Cubs run line -1.5 runs at +100 odds.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Mets Pick Prediction 9/21/2020
Rays at Mets—MLB free pick is Tampa Bay Rays +170 odds. Tampa Bay sends prospect Peter Fairbanks to the hill. The righthander had a high strikeout rate in the minors and in his limited time in the Majors this year it is 32%. Expect the good Rays bullpen to see plenty of work here. Jacob deGrom counters for the Mets. Last start he allowed three earned runs in only two innings at Philadelphia. Rays have won five of six and Mets drop five of eight. New York playoff chances are dire. Play Rays +170.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Kansas City Royals Pick Prediction 9/21/2020
Cardinals at Royals—Free pick is St Louis and Kansas City under nine runs. Carlos Hernandez has 9 1/3rd innings of work for KC this year. Was a good strikeout pitcher in the minors. His WHIP this season is 1.07 with the Royals. Be careful because some databases are pulling up stats for the Carlos Hernandez in the majors over 16 years ago. They are not the same player. Adam Wainwright counters for the Cardinals. Veteran sports an ERA of 2.87 and WHIP of 0.98 as he averages 6 2/3rd innings of work per start. Play Royals and Cardinals under nine.
Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners Pick Prediction 9/21/2020
Astros at Mariners—MLB free pick is Seattle Mariners +131 odds. Marco Gonzalez starts for Seattle. The lefthander has pitched well on the season with an ERA of 3.49 and WHIP of 0.90 in nine games. Lance McCullers Jr. takes the mound for Houston. McCullers has not pitched as well on the road with an ERA of 13.50 and WHIP of 2.44 in four starts. Astros not hitting as in their past seven games batting .203 and putting up less than three runs per game. Play Mariners +131 odds.
Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants Pick Prediction 9/21/2020
Rockies at Giants—Free pick is San Francisco Giants -130 odds. It will be Johnny Cueto starting for San Francisco. The veteran has allowed seven earned runs in his past three starts working 17 2/3rd innings. He has pitched well against the Rockies in his career. German Marquez counters for the Rockies. His last two trips pitching at San Francisco the righthander has allowed thirteen earned runs in ten innings of work. Rockies have lost nine of twelve and San Francisco is in the thick of a playoff race. Play Giants -130 odds.