Free MLB Picks For Today 4/28/2021
Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Twins at Indians—MLB pick is Minnesota Twins -118 odds. On the mound for Minnesota will be J.A. Happ. The lefty in three starts has allowed three earned runs in three starts working 16 innings. Logan Allen counters for Cleveland. Past two starts the lefty has allowed nine runs seven earned in 4 1/3rd innings resulting in team losses in each game. Minnesota hits better against lefthanders. Cleveland is batting only .203 against lefty’s. Allen has struggled in his career with nearly an 11% walk rate and career 42% hard hit contact rate. Play Minnesota -118.
Miami Marlins vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Marlins at Brewers—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins -105 odds. Starting for Miami will be Sandy Alcantara. The righthander makes his sixth start of the season and has done a great job of limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 1.04. Eric Lauer has been reported as the starter for the Brewers. The lefty has struggled in parts of three seasons with a 40.6% hard contact rate and ERA approaching five. Miami does a better job of hitting lefty’s and Brewers hitting only .205 against righthanders. Marlins bullpen is performing better than Milwaukee. Play Miami -105.
Kansas City Royals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Royals at Pirates—Free pick is Kansas City Royals -120 odds. Lefthander Mike Minor gets the start for the Royals. Minor has allowed two earned runs or fewer in two of three starts. Mitch Keller counters for the Pirates. Keller in 16 1/3rd innings pitched this season has allowed thirteen earned runs. As they opened this series the Royals have won five straight. Pirates have struggled to hit lefthanders batting only .190. Play KC -120.
Cincinnati Reds vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Reds at Dodgers—MLB pick is Cincinnati Reds and LA Dodgers to play over the total of 7.5 runs. Day baseball and temperatures are warming up on Wednesday in LA. Sonny Gray gets the start for the Reds. The righthander has struggled allowing seven earned runs with five walks and two homers in eight innings of work. Clayton Kershaw counters for LA. He did allow three earned runs all homers against the Padres last time out. Kershaw has seen his strikeout rate and velocity dip. Both bullpen have had their struggles. Play Cincinnati and LA Dodgers over 7.5.
New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Yankees at Orioles—MLB free pick is New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles to play over the total of nine runs. On the hill for the Yankees will be Domingo German. The righty has surrendered ten runs nine earned in 13 innings of work. He has been hurt by the home run ball and surrendering .317 batting average. Dean Kremer is announced as the starter. Kremer in three starts has an ERA approaching seven. He has struggled in his career with a 13.5% strikeout rate in his career. Play New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles over nine.
Boston Red Sox vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Red Sox at Mets—Free pick is Boston Red Sox +208 odds. On the hill for Boston will be Nick Pivetta. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of four starts. Jacob deGrom counters for the Mets. He faces the best hitting lineup of the season here against a Red Sox team that leads the league in hitting and fourth in scoring. Mets sit fourth worst in the league in scoring and home runs. Red Sox bullpen has performed better than New York as they sit with an ERA of 3.29. Play Boston +208.
Washington Nationals vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Nationals at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Washington Nationals +143 odds. On the hill for Toronto is Steven Matz. He was tagged in his last start for three earned runs with two walks over five innings. Last year in two starts against Washington the lefthander has allowed thirteen earned runs with five homers in 7 1/3rd innings. Eric Fedde throws for the Nationals. Past three starts the righty has surrendered five earned runs with 17 strikeouts in 14 2/3rd innings. Nationals have pounded lefty’s this season. Their bullpen has performed well. Play Washington +143.
Oakland Athletics vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Athletics at Rays—MLB free pick is Oakland Athletics +146 odds. On the hill for Oakland will be Cole Irvin. In his past two starts the lefty has allowed one earned runs in 11 1/3rd innings resulting in teams win in each game. Tyler Glasnow counters for the Rays. Glasnow was pounded last time out for five earned runs in six innings. As they won the first game of this series the Athletics have won fourteen of their past fifteen games. Past ten games Athletics bullpen has an ERA of 2.27. With their loss in the series opener the Rays have lost four of five. Play Oakland +146.
Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Cubs at Braves—Free pick is Chicago Cubs +117. Getting the start for Chicago will be Kyle Hendricks. The righthander in his past three starts has two good starts and one bad one. Huascar Ynoa is on the mound for the Braves. The righthander has allowed eight earned runs with four homers in ten innings. Cubs put up six runs with three homers on Ynoa eleven days ago. Past ten games Cubs have improved batting .267 against righthanders. In that period Braves bullpen has an ERA approaching six. Play Cubs +117.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Phillies at Cardinals—MLB pick is St Louis Cardinals -110 odds. On the hill for St Louis will be Vincent Velasquez. The veteran makes his second start of the year as he fills in for Matt Moore in the rotation. He lasted two innings in his first start this year allowing two earned runs with two homers over four innings. Johan Oviedo makes his first start of the year for the Cardinals. He has not allowed a run in 4 2/3rd innings of relief. After the first game of this series the Phillies sit at 3-7 on the road hitting only .217 and pushing across just 3.1 runs per game. Past ten games Phillies bullpen has an ERA of 6.55. Play St Louis -110.
LA Angels vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Angels at Rangers—MLB free pick is Texas Rangers +112. On the hill for Texas will be Dane Dunning. In four starts the righthander has allowed six earned runs in 17 2/3rd innings of work. Alex Cobb goes for the Angels. In his three starts the veteran has surrendered eleven runs ten earned over 14 1/3rd innings. Dunning has surrendered one earned run or fewer in three of four starts. Past ten games Angels bullpen has an ERA near six with teams batting .293 against them. Play Texas +112.
Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Mariners at Astros—Free pick is Seattle Mariners +184. Justin Dunn gets the start for the Mariners. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in his three starts. Zach Greinke counters for Houston. Over his past three starts the veteran has surrendered eight earned runs over 19 2/3rd innings. Mariners have gotten great work from their bullpen that sits with an ERA of 2.35 and WHIP of 1.02. Mariners have won all three starts by Dunn this year. Play Seattle +184.
Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Tigers at White Sox—MLB pick is Chicago White Sox on the run line -1.5 runs at -105 odds. Getting the start for Chicago will be Carlos Rodon. The lefty has been outstanding surrendering one earned run in three starts working nineteen innings. White Sox have won and covered the run line in each of his three starts. Casey Mize counters for Detroit. In his past two starts the righty has surrendered eleven earned runs with five homers over 9 2/3rd innings. As they opened this series the Tigers have been held to two runs or fewer in nine of their past ten games. White Sox have scored four or greater runs in five of their past six. Detroit hitting only .181 against lefty’s and their bullpen sits with an ERA near six. Play White Sox on the run line -1.5 runs at -105 odds.
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Padres at Diamondbacks—MLB free pick is Arizona Diamondbacks +142 odds. On the hill for Arizona will be Taylor Widener. In two starts the righthander has allowed four earned runs in 11 1/3rd innings. Ryan Weathers goes for San Diego. His numbers have been good but the lefty averages only 4 2/3rd innings per start. As this series opened the Diamondbacks had won seven of eight. Past five games they are batting .315 against lefthanders. In that period the Padres bullpen sits with an ERA of 5.48. Play Arizona +142.
Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 4/28/2021
Rockies at Giants—Free pick is Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants to play under the total of seven runs. Starting for Colorado will be German Marquez. The veteran in his past two starts has allowed four earned runs in thirteen innings of work. He has pitched well against the Giants in his career. Alex Wood starts for San Francisco. The lefty in two starts has allowed one earned run in twelve innings. Rockies bat only .193 on the road. Giants hitting only .213 against righthanders. San Francisco bullpen has been good in their home park. On the road Rockies average only 1.12 runs per game. Play Colorado and San Francisco under seven.