Free MLB Picks For Today 4/15/2021
Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets Pick Prediction 4/15/2021
Phillies at Mets—MLB pick is Philadelphia Phillies +200. On the hill for Philadelphia will be Zach Eflin. The righthander in two starts has allowed five earned runs in 13 innings of work. He has faired well in his past two starts against New York. Jacob deGrom counters for New York. He has pitched well this year but team record is 0-2 in both starts. Met have had issues early this season in their bullpen. Eflin has had good control and teams hit only .229 against him. Phillies bullpen improved this season. Play Philadelphia +200.
Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves Pick Prediction 4/15/2021
Marlins at Braves—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins +165 odds. Trev Rogers gets the start for the Marlins. The lefty has allowed two earned runs in ten innings striking out ten batters. Ian Anderson throws for the Braves. Anderson worked 10 1/3rd innings giving up five earned runs with three homers. As they met on Thursday the Marlins had won four straight. Rogers has seen an increase of 2 miles per hour in his velocity this season. Atlanta has had struggles at the plate with a .214 team batting average. Play Miami +165.
San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Pick Prediction 4/15/2021
Padres at Pirates—Free pick is San Diego Padres and Pittsburgh Pirates to play over the total of eight runs. Starting for San Diego will be Chris Paddack. The righthander in two starts has allowed five earned runs with four walks in eight innings pitched. Mitch Keller throws for the Pirates. He has battled control issues walking five with four runs allowed in eight innings. He is backed by a Pittsburgh bullpen with an ERA over five. Pirates offense showing some life as they have been scoring runs. Paddack has struggled with the home run ball and hard hit contact in his career. Keller has a walk rate of 11.1% in his time in the Majors. Play San Diego and Pittsburgh over 8.
Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles Pick Prediction 4/15/2021
Mariners at Orioles—MLB pick is Baltimore Orioles -109 odds. Starting for Baltimore will be Bruce Zimmermann. He has allowed three earned runs in each of his two starts working six innings in each game. He starts against Seattle for the first time. Marco Gonzales throws for Seattle. The lefty has been pounded for twelve earned runs with five walks and five homers in 10 1/3rd innings. Orioles hitting .286 against lefthanders. Gonzales strikeouts and velocity down this year. He has been hurt by hard hit contact the past two seasons. Play Baltimore -109.
Boston Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins Pick Prediction 4/15/2021
Red Sox at Twins—MLB free pick is Boston Red Sox +141 odds. Getting the start for Boston is Garrett Richards. The veteran settled down in his past start holding the Orioles to two runs over five innings. Michael Pineda counters for the Twins. Pineda in two starts has allowed two earned runs over eleven innings with two homers. When Boston won Game 1 of their doubleheader on Thursday it ran their win streak to nine straight. Red Sox second in runs scored and hitting. They bat .299 against righthanders and the Twins only .227. Play Boston +141.
Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox Pick Prediction 4/15/2021
Indians at White Sox—Free pick is Cleveland Indians +128 odds. On the hill for the Indians will be Aaron Civale. The righthander has allowed four earned runs in two starts working 14 2/3rd innings. Lance Lynn counters for the White Sox. Great start to the season for the veteran but his lineup hits only .201 against righthanders and the Indians bullpen has performed better. This is an Indians team that has won six of eight. Play Cleveland +128.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Washington Nationals Pick Prediction 4/15/2021
Diamondbacks at Nationals—MLB pick is Arizona Diamondbacks +152 odds. On the hill for the Nationals will be Patrick Corbin. The lefty was crushed in his first start allowing six earned runs and three walks in 4 1/3rd innings. Team record in his past nine starts is 0-9. Merrill Kelly counters for Arizona. Kelly too has struggled out of the gate. Diamondbacks are batting .275 against lefty’s with the Nationals only .222 against righty’s. Washington has dropped six of eight. Diamondbacks bats have come alive scoring five or greater runs in five straight. Play Arizona +152.
Texas Rangers at Tampa Bay Rays Pick Prediction 4/15/2021
Rangers at Rays—MLB free pick is Texas Rangers +164. Getting the start for Tampa Bay will be Rich Hill. The veteran has allowed eight earned runs in his two starts working ten innings. Jordan Lyles goes for the Rangers. Nine runs allowed in two stats throwing ten innings. Texas has won two straight in this series. Their pitching staff has allowed seven runs in their past four games. Rays have lost seven of ten. Tampa Bay batting only .216 against righthanders. Their bullpen sits with an ERA approaching six. Play Texas +164.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Kansas City Royals Pick Prediction 4/15/2021
Blue Jays at Royals—Free pick is Kansas City Royals +105 odds. Jacob Junis takes the hill for KC. The righthander held the Indians to no runs and a hit over five innings in his first start. Robbie Ray goes for Toronto. Low strikeouts and high walk rate in his first outing. Ray has been hurt by the home run ball and 11% strikeout rate in his career. KC is batting .279 against lefty’s. They have won three of four after winning their two game home series to the Angels. Play Royals +105.
Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics Pick Prediction 4/15/2021
Tigers at Athletics—MLB pick is Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics to play under the total of 8.5 runs. Bay Area temperatures in mid-April has cool temperatures and high humidity so the ball does not carry. Ask the Cincinnati Reds who struggled scoring in San Francisco the past three days. Sean Manaea goes for the Athletics. The lefty comes off a good start holding the Astros to one run over six innings. Tarik Skubal throws for the Tigers. Two starts and mixed results. Detroit batting only .188 against lefthanders. Play Detroit and Oakland under 8.5.
Colorado Rockies vs. LA Dodgers Pick Prediction 4/15/2021
Rockies at Dodgers—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies and LA Dodgers to play under the total of eight runs. Julio Uriais gets the start for the Dodgers. The lefty faced the Rockies in Colorado in his first start allowing one earned run over seven innings. Austin Gomber starts for Colorado. Two starts and the lefty has allowed three earned runs in 9 1/3rd innings. Rockies struggle to hit and score on the road. LA bullpen has been strong at home. As these teams met on Wednesday the Rockies had played to six straight unders. Play Colorado and LAD under eight runs.