Free MLB Picks For Today 10/8/2020
Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves Pick Prediction 10/8/2020
Marlins at Braves—MLB pick is Miami Marlins +125 odds. Getting the start for the Marlins will be Sixto Sanchez. The righthander held the Cubs to no runs and four hits over five innings. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past seven starts. Kyle Wright counters for the Braves. Wright in two starts against Miami has given up eight earned runs with three homers in seven innings of work. He makes his postseason debut here. Control has been a major issue for Kyle Wright in parts of three seasons in Major League Baseball by compiling a walk rate of 14.9%. Play Marlins +125 odds.
Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics Pick Prediction 10/8/2020
Astros at Athletics—MLB free pick is Houston Astros. Frankie Montas gets the start for the Athletics. The righthander has struggled with and ERA of 5.56 and WHIP of 1.49 in eleven starts this year. In his last two starts against the Astros, Montas has allowed seven earned runs with two homers in 8 1/3rd innings of work. Houston goes with likely a bullpen game. Christian Javier or Luis Garcia could open for Houston. Javier pitched three innings against the Twins in his last appearance allowing no runs over three innings. In twelve starts he is 5-2 with an ERA of 3.48. Athletics likely without their top bullpen arm on Thursday as Liam Hendricks pitched three innings yesterday. Play Astros.
New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays Pick Prediction 10/8/2020
Yankees vs. Rays—Free pick is New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays to play over the total of nine runs. Getting the start for New York will be Jordan Montgomery. The lefty has allowed seven earned runs in his past two starts working ten innings. He faced the Rays over a month ago and surrendered four earned runs with two homers in 2/3rds innings. Yankees bullpen has been hit in the playoffs. Ryan Thompson counters for Tampa Bay. He will open this game as the Rays go with a bullpen game in this spot. Yankees are hitting and have played over in all five playoff games. Rays have played over in four straight. Play Rays and Yankees over nine runs.
San Diego Padres vs. LA Dodgers Pick Prediction 10/8/2020
Padres vs. Dodgers—MLB pick is a LA Dodgers. Padres will go with Adrian Morejon. The lefty in his past three starts has allowed five earned runs in 6 1/3rd innings. LA has won all five playoff games. Dodgers have options for Game 4 and that includes innings from Dustin May, Julio Urias and Tony Gonsolin. All three are effective pitchers for LA. Dodgers hitting well in the postseason. Play LA Dodgers.