Free MLB Picks For Today 5/2/2021
Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Tigers at Yankees—MLB pick is Detroit Tigers on the run line +1.5 runs at +105 odds. On the hill for Detroit will be Jose Urena. The righthander has allowed five earned runs in his past three starts working 21 innings. Corey Kluber counters for New York. The veteran has not made past fifth inning this year in four of five starts. Kluber has seen a huge drop in his strike out and now pitching to high contact. Control and issue with a 13% walk rate with teams batting .282 against him. Urena has pitched well against the Yankees in his career. New York batting only .203 against righthanders. Play Detroit on the run line -1.5 runs at +105 odds.
Miami Marlins vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Marlins at Nationals—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals to play under the total of seven runs. Trevor Rogers gets the start for the Marlins. The lefthander has been outstanding surrendering two earned runs in his past four starts tossing 24 innings. Max Scherzer counters for the Nationals. He has allowed one earned run in three of his past four starts working 19 innings. Scherzer has a 33% strikeout rate and holding teams to a batting average of .202. Miami in the first two games of this series have scored three runs on Nationals pitching. Both bullpens have performed well. Play Miami and Washington under seven.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Cardinals at Pirates—Free pick is Pittsburgh Pirates +125 odds. On the hill for St Louis will be Carlos Martinez. The righthander sits at 1-4 with an ERA of 4.76. On the road Martinez sits at 0-3 with an ERA over six. Will Crowe starts for Pittsburgh. In his lone start the righthander has allowed one earned run in four innings. Following the first game of this series the Pirates have won six of ten. They are getting good work from their bullpen that sits with an ERA of 3.57. St Louis hits only .215 against righthanders. Play Pittsburgh +125.
Atlanta Braves vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Braves at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves -135 odds. Ian Anderson gets the start for Atlanta. The righthander has found his form as in his past two starts allowed no earned runs in 13 2/3rd innings of work. Team record in his past four starts is 4-0. Ross Stripling gets the start for Toronto. In two starts the righty has given up seven earned runs in 8 1/3rd innings of work. Stripling couldn’t stick in the Dodgers rotational due to ineffectiveness and moved to the bullpen. Teams are batting .342 against him this season. Play Atlanta -135.
Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Cubs at Reds—MLB free pick is Cincinnati Reds -150 odds. Starting for Cincinnati will be Tyler Mahle. The righthander has been solid this season allowing five earned runs in his five starts working 25 2/3rd innings. He has pitched well against the Cubs in his career. Trevor Williams goes for Chicago. In his past four starts Williams has allowed ten earned runs in 18 1/3rd innings. Reds crushed Williams last year for earned runs with four homers in eleven innings. Reds have won eight of fourteen at home. After their win on Saturday the Cubs have dropped six of eight. Chicago hits only .205 against righthanders. Play Cincinnati -150.
Houston Astros vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Astros at Rays—Free pick is Houston Astros -130 odds. Getting the start for Houston will be Christian Javier. The righthander has been sharp as in his past three starts has allowed no earned runs with eight hits in 17 innings of work. Team record in his past ten games is 9-1. Rich Hill goes for the Rays. Hill has struggled surrendering 18 earned runs in five starts tossing 22 1/3rd innings. Astros have won eight of ten after winning the first two games of this series. Rays have lost five of six. Houston does a great job of hitting lefthanders. Past five games their bullpen has an ERA of 1.69. Play Houston -130.
Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Royals at Twins—MLB pick is Kansas City Royals +150 odds. Brad Keller gets the start on Sunday. Two good starts one bad one in his past three. He has pitched well against the Twins in his career. Joe Berrios counters for the Twins. Past three starts righthander has surrendered seven earned runs in 15 innings of work. Royals bats have crushed Berrios for fifteen earned runs in his past 21 1/3rd innings pitched. With their win on Saturday, KC has won seven of nine. Twins have lost seven of ten. Play KC +150.
LA Dodgers vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Dodgers at Brewers—MLB free pick is LA Dodgers. Getting the start for LA will be Julio Urias. The lefty on the year has a 3-0 mark, team is 4-1 in his five starts, with an ERA of 3.23 and low WHIP of 0.98. This could be a bullpen game for the Brewers with the injury to Corbin Burnes. They could open with Suter or newly acquired Zimmermann who happened to retire on Wednesday but came back. Brewers have struggled at the plate with a team batting average of .211. Their bullpen sits with an ERA over four. Play LA Dodgers.
Boston Red Sox vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Red Sox at Rangers—Free pick is Boston Red Sox on the run line -1.5 runs at +124 odds. Getting the start for Boston will be Garrett Richards. The veteran in his past three starts has allowed five earned runs in 16 2/3rd innings. Mike Foltynewicz counters for Texas. The righthander has been pounded for thirteen earned runs in 22 innings pitched. Richards has pitched well against the Rangers in his career. As they took the first game of this series the Red Sox have won four of five with Texas dropping six of seven. Red Sox getting great performance from their bullpen outperforming the Rangers. Foltynewicz has been hurt by the home run ball and hard hit contact this season. Play Red Sox on the run line -1.5 runs at +124 odds.
Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Indians at White Sox—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox to play over the total of 7.5 runs. Getting the start for Chicago will be Lucas Giolito. The righthander has struggled in his past two starts allowing twelve runs eleven earned with four homers working 7 2/3rd innings. Zach Plesac throws for Cleveland. Plesac in his past three starts has allowed fifteen earned runs with four homers in 13 1/3rd innings. White Sox have crushed Plesac for sixteen earned runs in his past 13 1/3rd innings. Following the first game of this series the Indians have played over in four of five with one push. White Sox over in seven of ten. Play Chicago and Cleveland over 7.5.
LA Angels vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Angels at Mariners—MLB free pick is LA Angels -135 odds. On the hill for LAA will be Dylan Bundy. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of his past four starts. Justus Sheffield goes for Seattle. Rocky start for the righthander as he has surrendered thirteen earned runs in 22 innings. Bundy pitched well against the Mariners last year with five earned runs allowed in 20 1/3rd innings. Angels crushed Sheffield for ten earned runs in 7 2/3rd innings. Sheffield has struggled with his control in his career with a walk rate of 9.5%. Teams are batting .295 on Sheffield on the year. LA does a great job of hitting righthanders. Mariners hitting only .209 as a team. Angels best in team batting in the league and fifth in homers. Play LA Angels -135.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Orioles at Athletics—Free pick is Baltimore Orioles +166 odds. On the hill for Baltimore will be Bruce Zimmermann. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in four of five starts. Sean Manaea goes for Oakland. He has put up good numbers on the year with an ERA of 2.83 but only averages 5 2/3rd innings per start. Orioles have won three straight after taking the first two games of this series. Athletics have struggled to score runs scoring three runs or fewer in five of six. The game on Saturday down 8-3 the Athletics did get a meaningless homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to get to four runs. Orioles do a great job of hitting lefthanders. Athletics hitting only .211 as a team. Baltimore bullpen has an ERA of 2.81. Play Orioles +166.
Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Rockies at Diamondbacks—MLB pick is Colorado Rockies +139 odds. On the hill for Colorado will be Chi Chi Rodriguez. The righthander in three starts has allowed five earned runs in fifteen innings of work. Merrill Kelly goes for Arizona. The righthander in his past four starts has given up sixteen earned runs in 21 innings of work. Rockies have crushed Kelly for 21 earned runs in 23 2/3rd innings of work. Rockies faced Kelly three weeks ago pushing across seven runs six earned in six innings. Diamondbacks bullpen has an ERA near five at home. Play Colorado +139.
San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Giants at Padres—MLB free pick is San Francisco Giants +155 odds. Getting the start for San Francisco will be Kevin Gausman. The righthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in four of his five starts. He held the Padres to one run over seven innings three weeks ago in victory. Dinelson Lamet goes for San Diego. In his first start he worked two innings recovering from injury. It is like a bullpen game as Lamet doesn’t figure to go deep. Padres bullpen an ERA of 4.50 past five games. Play San Francisco +155.
New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 5/2/2021
Mets at Phillies—Free pick is Philadelphia Phillies -110 odds. On the mound for Philadelphia will be Zach Eflin. The righthander in his past three starts has allowed eight earned runs with 17 strikeouts in 19 2/3rd innings. He has pitched well in recent outings against New York. David Peterson goes for the Mets. The lefty in his past four starts allowed fifteen runs twelve earned in 19 1/3rd innings. In three starts against the Phillies the past three seasons the lefty has surrendered twelve earned runs in 12 innings. New York sits second last in baseball in runs scored and last in homers. As they dropped the first game of this series the Mets have lost seven on nine struggling to get runs. Play Philadelphia -110.