Free MLB Picks For Today 4/14/2021
New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Yankees at Blue Jays—MLB pick is New York Yankees -124 odds. Corey Kluber gets the start for New York. He faced the Blue Jays on April 3rd allowing one earned run with five strikeouts in four innings of work. Ross Stripling counters for the Blue Jays. He has struggled out of the gate surrendering seven earned runs in 8 1/3rd innings resulting in losses to the Angels and Yankees. Stripling could not stick in the Dodgers rotation bouncing back between starter and reliever. He has been hurt by the home run ball the past two seasons. Toronto only hitting .208 against righthanders. Yankees bullpen has been outstanding. Play New York -124.
Washington Nationals vs. St Louis Cardinals Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Nationals at Cardinals—MLB free pick is St Louis Cardinals -122 odds. On the hill for St Louis will be Adam Wainwright. The veteran had a bounce back start holding the Brewers to one run in five innings in victory. Joe Ross counters for Washington. Ross didn’t pitch last year but has had issues with control in his past two seasons in the league with double digit walk rate. Teams hit him in 2017, 18 and 19. His velocity was down in his first start. Prefer lineup of Cardinals. Play St Louis -122.
Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Cubs at Brewers—Free pick is Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Jake Arrieta gets the call for Chicago. The veteran in two starts on the campaign has allowed three earned runs in twelve innings. Corbin Burnes counters for Milwaukee. Strong beginning for the righty giving up one earned run in 12 1/3rd innings of work. Cubs batting only .134 against righthanders and the Brewers .199. Chicago bullpen has pitched well with an ERA under three. Play Cubs and Brewers under 7.5 runs.
Boston Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Red Sox at Twins—MLB pick is Boston Red Sox +139 odds. On the hill for Boston is Nathan Eovaldi. The righthander has pitched well allowing two earned runs in 12 1/3rd innings of work. His hard contact is way down and sporting good velocity on his fastball. Kenta Maeda throws for the Red Sox. Opponents batting .302 on the righthander this year. As they opened this series the Red Sox had won six straight. Boston batting .306 against righthanders and the Twins at .236. Play Boston +139.
Cincinnati Reds vs. San Francisco Giants Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Reds at Giants—MLB free pick is Cincinnati Reds -113 odds. Getting the start for Cincinnati will be Tyler Mahle. The righthander has allowed two earned runs in nine innings of work this season. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten starts. Mahle a 40% strikeout rate and teams batting only .129 against him. Johnny Cueto is on the hill for San Francisco. He has given up four earned runs in 14 1/3rd innings of work. Cueto threw 118 pitches in his second start of the year after 105 in his opener. Reds are hitting .281 against righthanders and Giants only .191 as a team. Play Cincinnati -113.
LA Angels vs. Kansas City Royals Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Angels at Royals—Free pick is LA Angels -120 odds. On the hill for LAA will be Griffin Cannins. He looks to rebound following a rough start against the Blue Jays. He did strikeout seven Blue Jays in five innings. Brad Keller counters for KC. Keller in two starts has been pounded for ten earned runs with five walks in 3 2/3rd innings. LA is hitting .268 against righthanders and the Royals only .224. Angels bullpen performing a bit better as well. Play LA Angels -120.
San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Padres at Pirates—MLB pick is San Diego Padres on the run line -1.5 runs at -130 odds. Starting for San Diego will be Joe Musgrove. The veteran is off to a great start allowing no earned runs in two starts working fifteen innings. Tyler Anderson takes the hill for the Pirates. The lefty has allowed six earned runs over 10 1/3rd innings in defeats each game. Anderson has been hurt by the long ball with a home run to fly ball rate of 25%. His velocity continues to dip. San Diego is hitting .300 against lefthanders. Pittsburgh has had struggles scoring runs and their bullpen sits with an ERA approaching six. Padres bullpen sits with an ERA of 1 on the season. Play San Diego on the run line 1.5 runs at -130 odds.
Detroit Tigers vs. Houston Astros Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Tigers at Astros—MLB free pick is Detroit Tigers and Houston Astros to play under the total of nine runs. On the hill for Houston will be Lance McCullers Jr. The righthander in two starts has allowed one earned runs in each of his two starts working five innings. Michael Fulmer counters for Detroit. In relief work this season the veteran has allowed on earned run in four innings. Astros bats were quiet in the final two games against Oakland and in the opener against the Tigers. Pirates hitting only .209 as a team with the Astros at .219 against righthanders. Play Houston and Detroit under nine runs.
Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Mariners at Orioles—Free pick is Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles to play over the total of 9.5 runs. On the mound for Seattle will be Justin Dunn. The righthander in his opening start allowed three earned runs with eight walks in 4 2/3rd innings against the White Sox. Dunn has struggled in parts of three seasons in Major League Baseball with a walk rate of 19.2%. Matt Harvey is on the mound for the Orioles. In two starts the righthander has given up six earned runs in 9 2/3rd innings. He has been a victim of high hard hit contact the past few seasons. Seattle does hit righthanders well. Mariners have played over in six of their past seven as each game in the doubleheader on Tuesday landed over. Play Seattle and Baltimore over 9.5 runs.
Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Rays Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Rangers at Rays—MLB pick is Texas Rangers +170 odds. On the hill for the Rays is Rich Hill. The veteran in two starts has allowed eight earned runs in ten innings of work. Kohei Arihara is set to go for the Rangers. Last start he worked four innings and allowed two earned runs. Rangers bats did come alive on Tuesday. Rays batting only .220 against righthanders. Their bullpen sits with an ERA approaching six. Hill’s strikeout rate has declined steadily since leaving the Dodgers. Play Texas +170.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Phillies at Mets—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies -115 odds. On the mound for Philadelphia will be Zack Wheeler. The righthander in two starts has allowed three earned runs with fourteen strikeouts in 11 2/3rd innings pitched. He has faired well facing the Mets in his career. David Peterson throws for New York. The lefty was roughed up by the Phillies for six earned runs in four innings of work. In two lifetime starts against the Phillies, Peterson has allowed eleven earned runs in six innings. Phillies have gotten good work out of their bullpen. Peterson in parts of two seasons in MLB has a walk rate of 11.5%. Phillies bullpen has performed well on the year. Play Philadelphia -115.
Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Indians at White Sox—Free pick is Cleveland Indians. Getting the start for Cleveland is Zach Plesac. The righthander has allowed two earned runs in thirteen innings of work this season. Last season he put up good numbers against the White Sox. Carlos Rodon throws for Chicago. Missed his start Monday to an illness. He makes his second start of the year. Rodon was lightly used the past two years and, in his career, has had control problems with a walk rate of 10%. Indians have won six of seven. Their bullpen is outperforming the White Sox. Play Cleveland.
Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Marlins at Braves—MLB pick is Miami Marlins +204 odds. Starting for Miami is Nick Neidert. The righty held the Mets to one run and three hits over 4 1/3rd innings in his first start. Charlie Morton throws for Atlanta. Veteran in eleven innings has surrendered four earned runs. Marlins on a three game win streak after taking the first two in this series scoring a total of nineteen runs. Atlanta is hitting only .195 against righthanders. Play Miami +204.
Colorado Rockies vs. LA Dodgers Pick Prediction 4/14/2021
Rockies at Dodgers—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies and LA Dodgers to play under the total of eight runs. On the mound for Colorado is Jon Gray. The righthander has allowed one earned run in each of his two starts on the campaign. Gray has pitched well against the Dodgers with the under coming in nine of his past ten starts against LA. Dustin May throws for the Dodgers. In his first start the righthander held the Athletics to no runs and two hits in six innings of work. May has pitched well against the Rockies. Rockies batting only .209 against righthanders. Play LA and Colorado under eight.