Free MLB Picks For Today 4/30/2021
St Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Cardinals at Pirates—MLB pick is St Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates to play under the total of 8.5 runs. Starting for the Cardinals will be John Gant. The righthander in his past four starts has allowed five earned runs in 20 innings of work. JT Brubaker is on the hill for the Pirates. Brubaker has pitched well in 22 1/3rd innings allowed five earned runs in 22 1/3rd innings. As they closed their series with the Phillies the Cardinals have played to under in four of five with on push. Cardinals hitting only .215 against righthanders. Both bullpens have performed well. Play St Louis and Pittsburgh under 8.5.
Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Tigers at Yankees—MLB free pick is Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees to play over the total of eight runs. Starting for Detroit will be lefty Tarik Skubal. The hurler in three starts has allowed ten runs nine earned with nine walks over 13 1/3rd innings. Gerrit Cole counters for the Yankees. Cole in his past three starts has allowed four earned runs in 19 1/3rd innings. Yankees do a good job of hitting lefthanders. Tigers bullpen has been bard with an ERA of 5.72. Yankees get a lot of runs here. Play New York and Detroit over eight runs.
New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Mets at Phillies—Free pick is New York Mets -140. On the mound for New York will be Marcus Stroman. The righthander in his four starts has allowed six earned runs in 24 innings of work. He has pitched well against the Phillies in his career. Chase Anderson throws for the Phillies. The righthander in his past three starts has allowed ten earned runs with six walks over 11 2/3rd innings. Mets bullpen has shown improvement with an ERA under one in their past five games. Philadelphia bullpen has struggled with an ERA approaching five now. Play New York Mets -140.
Miami Marlins vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Marlins at Nationals—MLB pick is Miami Marlins +100. Getting the start for Miami will be Pablo Lopez. The righthander in his past two starts has allowed one earned run in twelve innings of work. He pitched well against the Nationals last season. Jon Lester is expected to make his Nationals debut. He is not expected to go deep and last year saw a dip in his strikeout rate and ERA over five. Miami batting .275 against lefthander and averaging six runs per game. Marlins bullpen has shown improvement with an ERA under three in their past five games. Play Miami +100.
Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Cubs at Reds—MLB free pick is Cincinnati Reds -120 odds. On the hill for Cincinnati will be Wade Miley. Miley has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of his four starts. Jake Arrieta counters for the Cubs. Four earned runs with seven walks allowed in his past three starts tossing 16 innings. After dropping the third game of their series against Atlanta the Cubs have lost five straight as their pithing staff has been crushed. Reds batting .291 against righthanders at home. Cubs hitting only .176 as a team. Past five games Chicago sits with an ERA approaching seven. Play Cincinnati -120.
Houston Astros vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Astros at Rays—Free pick is Houston Astros -115. On the mound for Houston will be Lance McCullers Jr. the righthander has given up two earned runs or fewer in three of four. Ryan Yarbrough is listed as the start for Tampa Bay. The soft tossing lefty has an ERA over four on the season. As they closed their series with the Mariners the Astros have won six of seven. With their loss to Oakland the Rays have lost six of eight struggling to score runs. Play Houston -115.
Boston Red Sox vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Red Sox at Rangers—MLB pick is Boston Red Sox on the run line -1.5 runs at -105 odds. Nathan Eovaldi gets the start for Boston. The righthander has an ERA of 3.77 in his five starts limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 1.15. Kohei Arihara takes the mound for the Rangers. The righthander in his last start allowed five earned runs with four walks in two innings. As they opened this series the Rangers have lost five straight. Red Sox top hitting team in baseball. Rangers batters lead the league in strikeouts. Play Boston run line -1.5 runs at -105.
Atlanta Braves vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Braves at Blue Jays—MLB free pick is Toronto Blue Jays +105. On the hill for Toronto will be Robbie Ray. The veteran has shown improvement allowing five earned runs with fifteen strikeouts in sixteen innings of work. Drey Smyly counters for the Braves. The lefty has been hammered in three starts with fifteen runs twelve earned in fifteen innings pitched. He has seen a huge drop in his strikeout rate this season. Blue Jays have won four of six. Their bullpen has been outstanding with an ERA of 2.30 and outperforming the Braves. Play Toronto +105.
Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Indians at White Sox—Free pick is Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox to play under the total of 6.5 runs. On the mound for Cleveland will be Shane Bieber. The righthander has been sharp as in his past three starts allowed five earned runs with 33 strikeouts in 24 innings of work. Past two starts against Chicago has allowed no earned runs with 21 strikeouts in fourteen innings. Dallas Keuchel counters for the White Sox. Veteran in his past two starts has given up two earned runs in eleven innings. He has pitched well against Chicago in his career. Indians a weak hitting team batting only .207. Their bullpen has been outstanding with an ERA of 2.71. Play Indians and White Sox under 6.5.
Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Royals at Twins—MLB pick is Kansas City Royals +125 odds. Brady Singer is on the hill for the Royals. The righthander in great form as in his past three starts has allowed two earned runs with 22 strikeouts in 18 innings of work. Michael Pineda counters for the Twins. Last time out he surrendered five runs four earned with two homers in 4 1/3rd innings against a light hitting Pirates team. Royals hot as they have won six of seven. Twins going the opposite direction dropping eight of ten. KC bullpen has been outstanding with an ERA of 0.59 in their past five games. On the season the Twins bullpen sits with an ERA approaching five. Play KC +125.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Orioles at Athletics—MLB free pick is Baltimore Orioles and Oakland Athletics to play under the total of eight runs. First home game for Oakland after a road trip that ended in Tampa Bay on Thursday. Baltimore also has a long flight as they faced the Yankees at home on Thursday afternoon. John Means starts for Baltimore on Friday. The lefthander has been sharp surrendering five earned runs in 23 innings of work and now he works in pitchers park. He has pitched well against Oakland in his career. Mike Fiers counters for Oakland. He makes his 2021 debut and finished strong for Oakland last year. He has pitched well against the Orioles in recent seasons. Six of eight unders for Baltimore with one push past eight games. Oakland under in three straight. Orioles hitting only .206 against righthanders. Both bullpens sharp past five games with ERAs just over two. Play Baltimore and Oakland under eight.
LA Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Dodgers at Brewers—Free pick is LA Dodgers -130. This figures to be a bullpen game for the Dodgers with Alex Viero getting the start. They will be dealing to a Brewers lineup that bats only .206 against righthanders. Freddy Peralta gets the start for Milwaukee. Past two games the righthander has allowed five earned runs with four walks over nine innings. Brewers opened this series dropping two of three at home to Miami scoring a total of seven runs. LAD bullpen outperforming Milwaukee. Play LA Dodgers -130.
San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Giants at Padres—MLB pick is San Francisco Giants +175 odds. On the hill for San Francisco will be Logan Webb. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in three of four starts. Last time out he held the Marlins to no runs and three hits over seven innings. He has pitched well against the Padres in his career. Yu Darvish counters for San Diego. Darvish has put up good numbers for the Padres. Giants have hit Darvish the past two seasons for eleven runs in 17 1/3rd innings. Giants playing well winning five of seven. Padres at home hitting only .217. Play San Francisco +175.
Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Rockies at Diamondbacks—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies +105 odds. On the hill for Colorado will be Jon Gray. The righthander has been ultra-consistent. He sits with an ERA of 2.54 and WHIP of 1.09 on the season. Madison Bumgarner counters for Arizona. Rockies have hit him well the past two seasons. Bumgarner was pounded in his only home start. Rockies do hit lefthanders well. Diamondback bullpen struggling with an ERA near seven over their past five games. Play Colorado +105.
LA Angels vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 4/30/2021
Angels at Mariners—Free pick is Seattle Mariners +135. On the hill for Seattle will be Chris Flexen. The righthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in three of four starts. He held the best hitting team in baseball, Red Sox to only one run over seven innings. Andrew Heaney counters for LA Angels. Heaney has had struggles with the Angels but off to a good start. An ERA over four in the past four seasons. He does have a high walk rate of 9%. He has been a victim of hard contact the past few seasons. Mariners bullpen has been outstanding with an ERA of 2.38 which greatly outperforms the Angels. Play Seattle +135.