Free MLB Picks For Today 4/23/2021
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Brewers at Cubs—MLB pick is Milwaukee Brewers +130 odds. Starting for the Brewers will be Brett Anderson. The lefthander in three starts has allowed five earned runs in seven innings of work. Kyle Hendricks will counter for Chicago. The veteran in his three starts has allowed ten earned runs with seven walks over 13 innings. Brewers enter play after a three game sweep at San Diego. Cubs a weak hitting team batting only .191 on the season. Brewers bullpen has performed well. Hendricks has seen a dip in his velocity. Play Milwaukee +130.
Oakland Athletics vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Athletics at Orioles—MLB free pick is Oakland Athletics -126 odds. Getting the start for Oakland will be Cole Irvin. The lefthander comes off a strong outing on Saturday holding the Tigers to no runs and four hits over six innings. Jorge Lopez counters for the Orioles. Lopez has struggled to begin the season allowing thirteen earned runs with five homers in 13 2/3rd innings. Eleven straight wins for the Athletics. Orioles have been shutout in two of their past three games. Play Oakland -126.
Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Nationals at Mets—Free pick is Washington Nationals +239 odds. Erick Fedde gets the start for Washington. The righthander has allowed one earned run in each of his past two starts. Jake deGrom counters for the Mets. In his last start against the Cubs the righthander allowed three runs none earned over six innings. Team record in his past three starts against the Nationals is 0-3. Mets lineup struggling for run production as they had dropped three of four as they closed out their series against the Cubs. Mets bullpen sits with an ERA of 5.45. Play Washington +239.
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Mariners at Red Sox—MLB pick is Seattle Mariners and Boston Red Sox to play over the total of 9.5 runs. On the hill for Seattle is Yusei Kikuchi. The lefthander in three starts has allowed ten earned runs in nineteen innings. Martin Perez counters for Boston. The lefty makes his fourth start and has surrendered nine earned runs in 13 2/3rd innings. Red Sox are hitting and the Mariners have shown the ability get runs on the board. Play Seattle and Boston over 9.5.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Blue Jays at Rays—MLB free pick is Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays to play under the total of seven runs. Starting for Toronto will be Steven Matz. The lefty has given up one earned run in each of his three starts making it through at least six innings each game. Tyler Glasnow throws for the Rays. Glasnow in four starts has surrendered two earned runs in 24 2/3rd innings. He sits with a 40% strikeout rate and teams are batting .108 against him. Matz has seen a rise in his velocity and not getting hurt anymore by the homer run ball. Blue Jays sit with a bullpen ERA of 2.30. Play Blue Jays and Rays under seven runs.
Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Royals at Tigers—Free pick is Detroit Tigers +120 odds. Casey Mize goes for the Tigers. In three starts the righthander has allowed six earned runs in 16 innings of work. Mike Minor counters for the Royals. The lefty has allowed nine earned runs in 15 2/3rd innings. Both bullpens have had their struggles. KC hitting only .180 and averaging 2.2 runs per game on the road. Play Detroit +120.
New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Yankees at Indians—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians +118 odds. On the hill for Cleveland will be Logan Allen. In three starts the lefthander has allowed six earned runs in 12 innings of work. Jordan Montgomery is on the hill for New York. He has been roughed up in his past two starts for eight earned runs with four homers in eleven innings. As they opened this series the Yankees have lost six of seven struggling to score runs. Yankees hitting only .204 as a team. Indians bullpen has performed well. Play Cleveland +118.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Diamondbacks at Braves—MLB free pick is Arizona Diamondbacks +132 odds. On the hill for Arizona will be Luke Weaver. In three starts the righthander has allowed seven earned runs in 16 2/3rd innings. He has done a good job of limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 0.84. Huascar Ynoa counters for the Braves. He was roughed up by the Cubs in his last start for six earned runs with three homers in four innings. Diamondbacks a hot team winners of five straight showing improvement in run production. Diamondbacks getting good production out of their bullpen. Play Arizona +132.
LA Angels vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Angels at Astros—Free pick is LA Angels +117 odds. Andrew Heaney gets the start for the Angels. The lefthander has settled down since a poor opening start. In his past two starts the lefty has allowed two earned runs with fifteen strikeouts in 11 1/3rd innings. Zack Greinke counters for Houston. Past two starts the veteran has surrendered six earned runs with three homers in 12 2/3rd innings. As they opened this series the Astros had dropped nine of ten games. Angels a good hitting club. They are getting a bit better production from their bullpen. Greinke strikeout rate his lowest since his second year in the Majors. Play LA Angels +117.
Texas Rangers vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Rangers at White Sox—MLB pick is Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox to play under the total of 8.5 runs. On the hill for Texas will be Dane Dunnings. The righthander has allowed one earned run in three starts working 15 innings. Dylan Cease has been announced as the starter for Chicago. Cease in three starts has allowed six earned runs in fourteen innings of work. Texas offense second worst in the league in strikeouts and 24th in both runs scored along with team batting. Play Texas and Chicago under 8.5.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Pirates at Twins—MLB free pick is Minnesota Twins -140. Starting for Minnesota will be J.A. Happ. The lefty in two starts has allowed three earned runs in 8 2/3rd innings. Pittsburgh goes with JT Brubaker. The righthander does not go deep into his games. Pirates have struggled to hit lefty’s. Twins have a very good hitting lineup fourth in team batting and seventh in runs scored. No power in the Pirates lineup as the team sits 28th in homers. Play Minnesota -140.
Cincinnati Reds vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Reds at Cardinals—Free pick is St Louis Cardinals +105 odds. On the hill for the Reds will be Sonny Gray. In his first start of the season the veteran allowed two earned runs but worked only 4 1/3rd innings. Kwang hyun Kim is on the hill for the Cardinals. The lefthander faced the Reds twice last season allowing no runs in eleven innings. Reds have lost four of six on the road. They have lost six of their past eight after getting swept at home in a four game series against the Diamondbacks. Reds don’t hit lefthander as well as those coming from the right side. Reds bullpen has been struggling with an ERA over five past five games. Cardinals bullpen in that span an ERA under two. Play St Louis +105.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Phillies at Rockies—MLB pick is Colorado Rockies -122 odds. On the hill for Colorado will be German Marquez. The righthander has allowed nine earned runs in four starts working 22 2/3rd innings. He held the Mets to two runs over seven innings in his last start. Vince Velasquez makes his first start in 2021 on Friday. He is inserted for Matt Moore is out with COVID protocols. Velasquez lost his starting role due to ineffectiveness. He has a career ERA of nearly five and has struggled with control the past two seasons. Velasquez has also had issues with hard hit contact. Rockies have won three of four after pulling out a two game home sweep of the Phillies. Philadelphia bullpen creeping up with an ERA approaching five. Play Colorado -122.
Miami Marlins vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Marlins at Giants—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins and San Francisco Giants to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Expect temperatures to be in the high 40s and the usual marine layer at the ballpark which suits low scoring games. Sandy Alcantara gets the start for the Marlins. He has done a good job of limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 0.93. He averages 6 1/3rd innings in each start. Alex Wood counters for the Giants. The lefthander faced the Giants in his first start this year allowing no runs and three hits over six innings. San Francisco in their home ballpark has a bullpen ERA of 1.02. The offense sits 23rd in run production and team hitting. Play Giants and Marlins under 7.5.
San Diego Padres vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 4/23/2021
Padres at Dodgers—Free pick is LA Dodgers -144. Clayton Kershaw is on the hill for LA. In his past three starts the lefthander has allowed one earned run in 19 innings of work. He has pitched well against the Padres in his career. Yu Darvish will start for the Padres. He has put up some great numbers as well. San Diego opens this series dropping seven of their past nine with run production lacking. Padres are 29th and second last in the Majors in scoring runs and near the bottom of the league in home runs. LA was able to hit the Padres bullpen in their series in San Diego. Play LA Dodgers -144.