Free MLB Picks For Today 4/2/2021
Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Orioles at Red Sox—MLB pick is Baltimore Orioles +152 odds. This is a makeup of the game that was postponed on Thursday due to rain. Rescheduled for 2PM Eastern Time Friday with the same pitchers. Baltimore showed improvement last season sitting seventh in batting. John Means starts for the Orioles. He allowed one earned run in each of his final four starts. Nathan Eovaldi counters for the Red Sox. He has been an inconsistent pitcher in his time in MLB. But the Boston bullpen was scary last year with an ERA approaching six. Play Orioles +152.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Miami Marlins Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Rays at Marlins—MLB pick is Tampa Bay Rays -112. Starting for the Rays will be Ryan Yarbrough. The lefty faced the Marlins last year surrendering no runs over 6 2/3rd innings. He has had good control the past few seasons and has low hard contact numbers. Yarbrough doesn’t allow many baserunners. Pablo Lopez counters for the Marlins. Rays hit the Miami veteran last year allowing seven earned runs in two starts working eleven innings resulting in losses each game. Prefer the Rays bullpen if this is a close game late. Play Tampa Bay -112.
LA Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Dodgers at Rockies—MLB free pick is LA Dodgers and Colorado Rockies to play over the total of 11.5 runs. On the hill for Colorado will be Antonio Senzatela. Dodgers have seen a lot of the Rockies righthander the past two season and have hit him with the over cashing in six of eight with one push. Senzatela pitches to high contact in his career in MLB. Rockies bullpen struggled in their home ballpark last year and the Dodgers hitters will be tough to contend in this park. Trevor Bauer makes his debut for LA. He has had his share of injuries and may not go deep in his debut which will expose the Dodges bullpen early. Play LA and Colorado over 11.5.
Chicago White Sox vs. LA Angels Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
White Sox at Angels—Free pick is Chicago White Sox -105 odds. Dallas Keuchel gets the start for the White Sox. The lefthander pitched well down the stretch last year. In 2020 Keuchel had an ERA under two as he was tough to hit a homer on and teams batted only .217 on him. Andrew Heaney counters for the Angels. He struggled down the stretch last year giving up four earned runs or greater in four of his final nine starts. Heaney saw his strikeouts dip last year and finished with an ERA of 4.46. There are questions about the Angels bullpen. Heaney has been hurt by the home run ball in his career. White Sox a good hitting lineup. Play Chicago -105.
Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Astros at Athletics—MLB pick is Houston Astros +115. Houston will send Christian Javier to the hill. A fly ball pitcher but he will be pitching in a good pitchers park in Oakland. Javier a 3.48 in his rookie year in 2020 with the Astros. Jesus Luzardo counters for the Athletics. Astros hit the lefty well in the playoffs. Luzardo finished with an ERA over four in 2020 for Oakland. Late innings the Astros have been clutch. Prefer their lineup here. Play Houston +115.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Diamondbacks at Padres—MLB free pick is San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks to play over the total of 8.5 runs. On the mound for Arizona will be Merrill Kelly. He will facing a potent hitting lineup from the Padres who rocked the Padres for eight runs in the opener. Blake Snell counters for the Padres. The lefthander has been banged up the past few seasons and likely wont go deep here exposing a questionable bullpen for the Padres. Play San Diego and Arizona over 8.5.
San Francisco Giants vs. Seattle Mariners Pick Prediction 4/2/2021
Giants at Mariners—Free pick is San Francisco Giants +115 odds. Veteran Johnny Cueto throws for San Francisco. The veteran improved his strikeout rate last year and lowered his home run rate. San Francisco showed improvement at the plate in 2020. Mariners hitting and bullpen are in question heading into 2021. Yusei Kikuchi gets the start as James Paxton will have to wait for his first start this year. He allowed four earned runs or greater in five of his final nine games. Kikuchi had 10.3% walk rate last year. His ERA has been over five past two seasons. Play San Francisco +115.