Free MLB Picks For Today 4/25/2021
Oakland Athletics vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Athletics at Orioles—MLB pick is Oakland Athletics -140. On the hill for the Athletics will be Jesus Luzardo. The lefthander settled down in his last start holding the Twins to no runs and two hits over 5 2/3rd innings of work. John Means counters for the Orioles. Past three starts lefty has surrendered four earned runs in 16 2/3rd innings. As they won the first game of this series the Athletics had won twelve straight. Orioles had dropped three of four since dropping that opener to Oakland. Won’t get in front of his freight train. Play Oakland -140.
Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Royals at Tigers—MLB free pick is Kansas City Royals -130 odds. On the hill for KC will be Danny Duffy. The lefty has been sharp as in his past three starts allowing one earned run in 18 innings of work. Michael Fulmer counters for the Tigers. In two starts the righty has surrendered five earned runs in nine innings. He has been crushed by the Royals in his past three appearances for fifteen earned runs in 8 2/3rd innings. Since winning the first two games of this series the Royals have won three straight. Tigers have dropped eight of nine. Detroit batting only .178 against lefthanders. They sit with a bullpen over six. Fulmer allowing 41% hard contact. Play Kansas City -130.
Seattle Mariners vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Mariners at Red Sox—Free pick is Seattle Mariners +187 odds. Getting the start for Boston will be Nick Margevious. The lefty in two starts has allowed three earned runs in seven innings. Eduardo Rodriguez counters for the Red Sox. In three starts the lefty has allowed six earned runs in sixteen innings of work. Mariners have hit Rodriguez in the past. Mariners have won seven of ten after taking two of three in this four game series. Red Sox have dropped five of eight. Seattle getting great work out of their bullpen with an ERA of 2.55. Play Seattle +187.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Blue Jays at Rays—MLB pick is Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays to play under the total of eight runs. On the hill for Toronto will be Hyun Jin Ryu. The lefty in four starts has allowed eight earned runs in 24 innings pitched. Josh Fleming counters for the Rays. Fleming in two starts has given up one earned run in 10 1/3rd innings. Blue Jays bullpen has been outstanding with an ERA of 2.18. Rays bullpen has shown improvement past five games. They do perform better at home. Blue Jays scoring only 3.5 runs and hitting .212 on the road this season. Play Toronto and Tampa Bay under eight.
Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Nationals at Mets—MLB free pick is Washington Nationals +144. Getting the start for Washington will be Patrick Corbin. The lefthander bounced back with a good start holding the Cardinals to no runs and four hits over six innings. Taijuan Walker counters for the Mets. Walker has surrendered five earned runs with eleven walks in fourteen innings of work. Nationals have won three of four after winning on Saturday 7-1. Mets have dropped seven of ten. New York sits second last in the league in runs scored and homers. Mets bullpen has struggled with an ERA approaching six in their past five games. Play Washington +144.
New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Yankees at Indians—Free pick is New York Yankees -115 odds. On the hill for New York will be Jameison Taillon. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or less in two of three starts. He does not go deep into games. Triston McKenzie goes for Cleveland. The righthander has allowed five earned runs in three starts working thirteen innings. McKenzie doesn’t go deep into games and he gets no run support. After dropping the first two games of this series the Indians had dropped five of six. They are hitting only .205 as a team and Yankees have began to hit. Play New York Yankees -115.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Diamondbacks at Braves—They will play two seven innings games on Sunday. We will look at Game 2 of this doubleheader. For Game 2 we will take Arizona Diamondbacks +173 odds. Madison Bumgarner is on the hill for Arizona. He did who improvement in his last start working five innings allowing one earned run and two hits in five innings against the Nationals. Drew Smyly counters for the Braves. He has worked two games surrendering nine runs seven earned in eleven innings. As they opened this series the Diamondbacks had won five straight seeing improvement in offense. Braves have struggled facing lefthanders hitting only .184. Smyly’s strikeout rate down and his hard contact has been over 40% past three seasons. Play Arizona +173.
LA Angels vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Angels at Astros—MLB free pick is LA Angels and Houston Astros to play over the total of 8.5 runs. Getting the start for LAA will be Dylan Bundy. The righthander surrendered five earned runs in five innings in his last start facing Texas. Lance McCullers Jr. counters for Houston. In his last start the righthander allowed six earned runs with three walks in 3 /23rd innings facing the Tigers. Angels have hit McCullers last season. Angels have played to over in six of seven and Houston in three straight. Both bullpen have struggled. McCullers has a walk rate of 15% this season. Play LA and Houston over 8.5 runs.
Texas Rangers vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Rangers at White Sox—Free pick is Texas Rangers +204 odds. On the hill will be Kohei Arihara on Sunday. The righthander in four starts has allowed five earned runs in four starts working 20 1/3rd innings. Lucas Giolito counters for Chicago. Giolito has surrendered fifteen earned runs in four starts tossing 18 2/3rd innings. Rangers bats have woke up this week averaging nearly seven runs per game entering Saturday. Chicago bullpen has struggled this year. Giolito has been hurt by the home run this year. Play Texas +204.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Pirates at Twins—MLB pick is Pittsburgh Pirates +160 odds. On the hill for Minnesota will be Matt Shoemaker. In his past two starts the veteran has allowed nine earned runs with five walks over 8 1/3rd innings. Wil Crowe counters for the Pirates. Crowe makes his fourth career start and his first for the Pirates. He has worked only nine innings in his career and doesn’t figure to go deep in this game. Pirates have won seven of eleven after their win on Saturday. Twins have dropped nine of eleven. Pittsburgh is getting good work from their bullpen and Minnesota is not. Shoemaker have been crushed with a high home run to fly ball rate the past two seasons. Play Pittsburgh +160.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Brewers at Cubs—MLB free pick is Milwaukee Brewers -137. On the hill for Milwaukee will be Brandon Woodruff. The righty has been sharp allowing two earned runs in his past three starts working nineteen innings. He has pitched well against the Cubs allowing one earned run in his past three starts tossing 20 innings. Jake Arrieta counters for Chicago. Past two starts righthander has surrendered four earned runs with four walks working five innings in each game. With their win on Saturday the Brewers have won four of their past five. Cubs have struggled all season hitting righthanders. Arrieta is giving up 38% hard contact. Play Milwaukee -137.
Cincinnati Reds vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Reds at Cardinals—Free pick is St Louis Cardinals -121. On the mound for St Louis is Jack Flaherty. The righthander has settled down as in his past three starts allowed three earned runs in seventeen innings of work. He has pitched well in his career against the Reds. Luis Castillo counters for Cincinnati. Righthander has allowed seventeen runs thirteen earned in four starts working 19 1/3rd innings. Cardinals have pounded Castillo for 20 earned runs in his past 22 2/3rd innings. Cincinnati has lost six straight struggling for runs. Reds bullpen has been pounded with an ERA of 5.51. Teams are batting .317 against righthanders and getting hurt by the home run. Play St Louis -121.
Miami Marlins vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Marlins at Giants—MLB pick is Miami Marlins +100 odds. On the hill for San Francisco will be Logan Webb. The righthander has allowed ten earned runs in 14 1/3rd innings of work with seven walks. It was announced that lefthander Braxton Garrett will go for Miami. He has worked only 7 2/3rd innings this year but has shown the ability to get the strike out. Webb has struggled in his career with an ERA of 5.43. He has been hurt with a walk rate of 10%. Teams are batting .344 against him. Marlins bullpen has been good with a WHIP of 1.08. San Francisco batting only .216 as a team. Play Miami +100.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Phillies at Rockies—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies -118 odds. On the hill for Colorado will be Jon Gray. The righthander in four starts has allowed six earned runs in 22 1/3rd innings of work. He has faced the Dodgers lineup twice in that period. Chase Anderson goes for Philadelphia. Team record is 0-7 in his past seven starts. He has allowed six earned runs in 13 innings pitched. Phillies have dropped seven of ten after their loss in the opener of this series with Rockies winning three of four. Philadelphia bullpen ERA near five now. Anderson strikeout rate way down and walk rate way up. He has been crushed by the homer past two seasons. Play Colorado -118.
San Diego Padres vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 4/25/2021
Padres at Dodgers—Free pick is San Diego Padres and LA Dodgers to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Starting for LA will be Dustin May. The righthander in three starts has allowed five earned runs and 22 strikeouts in 15 1/3rd innings. Joe Musgrove counters for the Padres. He has pitched well surrendering three earned runs with 37 strikeouts in 26 innings of work. Padres bullpen has been good this year. LA has struggled at the plate. LAD sits with a bullpen ERA of 2.35 at home. Play Dodgers and Padres under 7.5.