Free MLB Picks For Today 5/3/2021
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 5/3/2021
Brewers at Phillies—MLB pick is Milwaukee Brewers +103 odds. On the hill for Milwaukee will be Adrian Houser. The righthander has been consistent allowing three earned runs or fewer in seven straight starts dating back to last year. They have won six of nine. Vince Velasquez counters for Philadelphia. In two starts he has allowed five earned runs in 8 1/3rd innings with four homers. Houston does get an extra day of rest for this spot. Phillies have dropped three of four. Play Milwaukee +103.
LA Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 5/3/2021
Dodgers at Cubs—MLB free pick is LA Dodgers on the run line. Getting the start for LAD will be Walker Buhler. The righthander in five starts has an ERA of 3.16 and WHIP of 0.96 on the campaign. Kyle Hendricks counters for the Chicago. The righthander has struggled surrendering sixteen earned runs with nine homers in 13 2/3rd innings. He has seen a decrease in his strikeout rate and increase on the walk side. There has also been a big dip in velocity. Cubs hitting only .216 against righthanders. Play LA Dodgers on run line -1.5 runs.
Texas Rangers vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 5/3/2021
Rangers at Twins—Free pick is Texas Rangers +159 odds. On the hill for Minnesota will be Kenta Maeda. The right has struggled as in his past two starts allowed twelve earned runs with six homers in 8 2/3rd innings of work. Team record in his past six starts is 1-5. Dan Dunning counters for Texas. Three good starts for Dunning and two poor ones. Rangers took three of four against a good Boston team. Texas bullpen has been sharp with an ERA of 2.38 in their past ten games. Minnesota has a losing record at home dropping eight of thirteen. Play Rangers +159.
New York Mets vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 5/3/2021
Mets at Cardinals—MLB pick is St Louis Cardinals +130 odds. Starting for St Louis will be Adam Wainwright. The righthander in his past four starts has allowed eight earned runs in 20 1/3rd innings. Joey Lucchesi counters for the Mets. He has allowed six earned runs in eight innings of work in three appearances. Cardinals have been hot winning four straight and eight of ten. New York 29th in the league in runs and homers. Play St Louis +130.
San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 5/3/2021
Giants at Rockies—MLB free pick San Francisco Giants +100 odds. On the hill for San Francisco will be Aaron Sanchez. In his five starts this season Sanchez has allowed two earned runs or fewer. Teams are betting .193 on his this year. German Marquez goes for Colorado. In his last start the righthander allowed four earned runs in four innings in 7-3 defeat at San Francisco. Rockies go home five of seven. Past five games Rockies bullpen has an ERA approaching seven. Play San Francisco +100.
Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 5/3/2021
Indians at Royals—Free pick is Cleveland Indians -105 odds. Aaron Civale gets the start for the Indians. The righthander is 4-0 on the season with an ERA of 2.94 and WHIP of 0.92 averaging 6 2/3rd innings per start. Team record is 4-1 in his five starts. Daniel Lynch gets the start for KC. The lefthander did pitch to high contact in the minors as many expected more strikeouts out of him. Lynch does not figure to go deep into this game which exposes a Royals bullpen who sits with an ERA approaching five. Indians have won five of seven winning consecutive series to the White Sox and Twins. Royals return home after losing two of three at Minnesota as their pitching staff surrenders 25 runs in the three games. Play Cleveland -105.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 5/3/2021
Blue Jays at Athletics—MLB pick is Toronto Blue Jays +109. Starting for Toronto will be Steve Matz. The lefty in five starts is 4-1 with an ERA of 4.00 and WHIP of 1.15. Frankie Montas counters for Oakland. It has been a struggle for the righthander the past two seasons. This year he sits with an ERA over six as teams are batting .283 against him. He sits with a 18.2% home run to fly ball rate. Toronto has won seven of nine after sweeping the Atlanta Braves in a three game series. Their bullpen has been outstanding with an ERA of 2.61. Play Toronto +109.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 5/3/2021
Rays at Angels—MLB free pick is Tampa Bay Rays -113. On the hill for Tampa Bay will be Tyler Glasnow. The righthander sits with an ERA of 1.67 in six games and sports a WHIP of 0.79. Shohei Ohtani counters for the Angels. In 13 2/3rd innings pitched this season Ohtani has walked thirteen batters. He has gone no further than five innings in any start. First home game after a nine game road trip for the Angels where they lost five. Past ten games Rays bullpen sits with an ERA of 2.49 and Angels over four. Play Tampa Bay -113.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 5/3/2021
Pirates at Padres—Free pick is Pittsburgh Pirates and San Diego Padres to play under the total of nine runs. On the hill for Pittsburgh is Tyler Anderson. The lefty in his past three starts has allowed four earned runs in 16 1/3rd innings of work. He faced the Padres over two weeks ago allowing one run over 5 1/3rd innings. Anderson pitches to a San Diego lineup that bats only .216 against lefty’s. Miguel Diaz gets called up for the start to cover injuries. He has shown good velocity in the minors and figures to not go deep here. Padres bullpen has an ERA under three. Pirates bullpen too has performed well. Play Pittsburgh and San Diego under nine runs.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 5/3/2021
Orioles at Mariners—MLB pick is Seattle Mariners -110 odds. On the hill for Baltimore will be Dean Kremer. The righthander in four starts has allowed fourteen earned runs in 15 innings of work. In parts of two seasons Kremer has a walk rate of 11.6% and teams batting .285 against him. Kremer has been hurt by the home run. Erik Swanson goes for Seattle. He was recalled from the training site for this outing. He has eight career starts but has spent most of his time in the bullpen. He did had 24.3% strike out rate last year. Mariners bullpen has been outstanding with an ERA of 2.30. They come off taking two of three at home to the Angels. Play Seattle -110.