Free MLB Picks For Today 5/12/2021
Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Orioles at Mets—MLB pick is Baltimore Orioles +160. Getting the start for Baltimore will be Matt Harvey. The righthander enters with a 3-2 record with ERA of 3.60. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of his past five starts. Taijuan Walker counters for New York. Four earned runs allowed in his past two starts working thirteen innings. He has had issues with control this season with a walk rate of 11%. Orioles getting good work from their bullpen with an ERA of 3.34 with teams batting .203 against them. New York is 28th in scoring and second last in home runs. Play Baltimore +160.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Reds at Pirates—MLB free pick is Cincinnati Reds on the run line -1.5 runs at +108 odds. On the hill for Cincinnati will be Sonny Gray. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of his past four starts. Gray has pitched well against the Pirates in his career. Trevor Cahill counters for Pittsburgh. He was crushed by the Reds last month for seven earned runs in four innings. On the season Cahill is 1-4 with an ERA of 6.75 and WHIP of 1.57. Pirates 29th in scoring and last in homers. Pittsburgh has lost eight of ten struggling to score. Play Cincinnati on the run line -1.5 runs at +108.
Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Cubs at Indians—Free pick is Cleveland Indians -110 odds. Starting for Cleveland is Sam Hentges. The lefty makes his first start after making four relief appearances. Hentges posted a high strikeout rate in the minors. Zach Davies goes for Chicago. The veteran has had struggles with an ERA of 6.30 and WHIP of 1.83. Control has been an issue for Davies with a walk rate of 13% with teams hitting .290 against him. Indians opened this series winning six of their past seven. They have the better bullpen with their unit having an ERA of 2.71 with teams batting .200. Play Cleveland -110.
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Padres at Rockies—MLB pick is San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies to play under the total in Game 1 of their doubleheader. Yu Darvish is the starter for the opener. The righthander has been outstanding allowing one earned run in five of his past six starts with the exceptions being two runs allowed. Jon Gray counters for Colorado. Gray has given up three earned runs or fewer in six of his seven starts. The righthander has seen a rise in his strikeout rate and teams are batting .212 against him. Both pitchers have the ability to go deep in this seven inning game. Padres bullpen has been strong this season holding teams to .209 hitting. Play San Diego and Colorado under.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Phillies at Nationals—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies -136. Starting for Philadelphia will be Zach Wheeler. The righthander in his seven starts has an ERA of 2.83 and WHIP of 0.97 posting 6 2/3rd innings average. Jon Lester makes his second start of the season. In his last start the lefthander surrendered three earned runs in five innings of work. As they opened this series the Nationals have lost five of their past six games struggling to score runs. Play Philadelphia -136.
New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Yankees at Rays—Free pick is New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays to play under the total of seven runs. Starting for New York will be Gerrit Cole. The righthander in his seven starts has an ERA of 1.61 and WHIP of 0.72. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in every start. Ryan Yarbrough tosses for the Rays. The lefthander has good control and pitches soft contact. New York bullpen has been good with an ERA of 2.79 with WHIP of 1.02. Rays pen has improved after a slow start. Past ten games Rays batting only .208. Play New York and Tampa Bay under seven.
Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Royals at Tigers—MLB pick is Detroit Tigers +160. Starting for the Tigers will be Casey Mize. The righthander coming off a good start holding the Red Sox to one run and three hits over six innings. Danny Duffy counters for the Royals. The lefty did allow three earned runs with eight hits to Cleveland in 5 2/3rd innings last game out. KC opens this series losing eight straight Past ten games Royals have a bullpen ERA of 7.13 and scoring only 3.62 runs per game. Play Detroit +160.
Oakland Athletics vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Athletics at Red Sox—MLB free pick is Boston Red Sox -135. Reported as the starter for Oakland on Wednesday is James Kaprielian. The righthander struggled in his two appearances last year for the Athletics. Eduardo Rodriguez is on the hill for Boston. The lefty has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five of his six starts. Athletics split their ten games on their home stand. Red Sox open this home stand winning three of four on the road to the Orioles. Boston top hitting club in baseball and third in runs scored. Play Boston -135.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Blue Jays at Braves—Free pick is Toronto Blue Jays -115 odds. Starting for Toronto is Hyu Jin Ryu. The lefty in his six starts posts an ERA of 3.31 and WHIP of 1.10. Lefty Max Fried goes for Atlanta. Fried has struggled on the year with an ERA of 8.44 and WHIP of 2.06. Ryu has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of his six starts. He has pitched well against the Braves in his career. Fried has been hurt by a 28.6% fly ball to home run ratio. Teams are hitting .365 on him. Atlanta hitting only .178 against lefty’s. Toronto bullpen has performed better as they sit with an ERA of 2.92. Play Toronto -115.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Cardinals at Brewers—MLB pick is St Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers to play under the total of 7 runs. On the hill for Milwaukee will be Brandon Woodruff. The righthander has pitched well with an ERA of 1.73 and WHIP of 0.77 in his seven starts. John Gant counters for the Cardinals. He too has thrown well with an ERA of 2.15 in six starts with the team going under in five of his six starts. Under Woodruff the Brewers under in five of seven. Brewers batting only .204 against righthanders. Milwaukee has shown improvement in their bullpen with an ERA of 2.61 and WHIP of 1.00 in their past ten games. In that period of time opponents batting only .175 on the Cardinals pen. Play St Louis and Milwaukee under seven.
Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Twins at White Sox—MLB free pick is Chicago White Sox -125. Starting for Chicago will be Dallas Keuchel. The lefthander in his seven starts has an ERA of 3.79 and WHIP of 1.21. Past three games Keuchel has allowed four earned runs in 19 innings of work. He has pitched well against the Twins in his career. J.A. Happ counters for Minnesota. Team is 2-3 in his five starts. White Sox has crushed Happ in his past three starts for fourteen earned runs in 14 1/3rd innings. Twins have dropped four of five when they open this series. White Sox winners of seven of ten. Chicago batting .290 against lefthanders and dating back to last year they have won 20 of 21 when facing lefty’s. Over their past five games Twins bullpen ERA is 6.27 and White Sox at 1.69. Play Chicago White Sox -125.
LA Angels vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Angels at Astros—Free pick is Houston Astros -113 odds. Getting the start for Houston will be Jose Urquidy. The righthander in his past three starts has allowed four earned runs in his past three starts working 20 innings. Andrew Heaney counters for the Angels. Heaney has an ERA of 4.11. He has struggled the past few seasons with hard hit contact. Astros now healthy and doing a good job of hitting lefthanders. Past five games Astros bullpen has an ERA of 3.12 with WHIP of 0.98. Angels in that period at an ERA approaching seven and WHIP of 2.05 as teams batting .301 on this unit. Play Houston -113.
Miami Marlins vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Marlins at Diamondbacks—MLB pick is Miami Marlins and Arizona Diamondbacks to play under the total of 7.5 runs. It will be Trev Rodgers on the mound for Miami. The lefty in seven starts has an ERA of 1.89 and WHIP of 1.08. He is posting a strikeout rate of 33.1% with teams hitting only .194 against him. Zac Gallen counters for the Diamondbacks. Gallen past three starts has allowed five earned runs with 18 strikeouts in 17 innings of work. These are two batting lineups that are slumping. Past five games Marlins bullpen ERA is 1.77 with teams hitting only .173 on this unit which also possess a WHIP of 0.79. Play Miami and Arizona under 7.5.
Seattle Mariners vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 5/12/2021
Mariners at Dodgers—MLB free pick is Seattle Mariners on the run line +1.5 runs at +100 odds. Starting for Seattle will be Justin Dunn. The righthander in their past four starts has allowed seven earned runs in 21 innings of work. Julio Urias counters for the Dodgers. He has been hit of late as in his past three starts allowed nine earned runs in 17 innings. LA has been involved in a lot of one run games. As they opened this series the Dodgers had lost eight of ten. Mariners bullpen has performed well on the season. Play Seattle on run line +1.5 runs at +100.