Free MLB Picks For Today 5/13/2021
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Blue Jays at Braves—MLB pick is Toronto Blue Jays +136 odds. On the hill for Toronto will be Ross Stripling. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in three of his four starts. Charlie Morton counters for the Braves. It has been a struggle as the righthander has allowed 21 runs 15 earned in his past five starts working 23 1/3rd innings. Blue Jays have crushed Morton the past two seasons for ten earned runs in 9 1/3rd innings. After winning the first game of this series the Blue Jays have won four of six. They have the better bullpen with an ERA of 2.86. Past five games Braves hitting only .205 as a team. Play Toronto +136.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Phillies at Nationals—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies -110. Starting for Philadelphia will be Zach Eflin. The righty in his seven starts sports an ERA of 3.38 and WHIP of 1.13. Patrick Corbin throws for Washington. Corbin in his six starts has an ERA of 7.36 and WHIP of 1.53. Eflin has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his seven starts. Corbin in his past three starts has given up nine earned runs with six homers in 17 innings of work. After taking the opener of this series the Phillies have won six of their past eight. The loss meant the Nationals had dropped six of seven. Philadelphia bullpen has improved past five games. Play Philadelphia -110.
Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Royals at Tigers—Free pick is Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers to play over the total of 8.5 runs. On the hill or KC will be Daniel Lynch. The lefthander has been crushed in his two starts for eleven earned runs with five walks over 5 1/3rd innings. Spencer Turbull goes for Detroit. Past three starts the righty has allowed eleven runs with nine earned in 14 innings. Both bullpens have been pounded with the Royals with an ERA over six and Tigers over eight in their past five games. Both poor hitting lineups showed in the opener that they can hit bad pitching. Play Kansas City and Detroit over 8.5.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Cardinals at Brewers—MLB pick is St Louis Cardinals +119 odds. On the hill for St Louis will be Jack Flaherty. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Corbin Burnes counters for the Brewers. He comes off a poor outing in his last start giving up five runs four earned in five innings in defeat. He returns off a DL sting with COVID protocols. Winning the first game of this series the Cardinals had won four straight and eight of ten. Brewers dropped seven of nine by losing Game 1 of this series. They had been held to two runs or fewer in four of five. Brewers hitting only .201 against righthanders. St Louis bullpen has pitched well holding teams to .183 hitting. Play St Louis +119.
Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Twins at White Sox—MLB free pick is Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox to play under the total of eight runs. Starting for Chicago will be Carlos Rodon. The lefty in his five starts has an ERA of 0.58 and WHIP of 0.68. Michael Pineda counters for Minnesota. Pineda has done a good job this year of limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 0.96 in his six starts. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his six starts. Pineda has pitched well against the White Sox in his career. Past ten games White Sox bullpen has an ERA under two with WHIP of 0.98. Play Minnesota and Chicago under 8.
San Francisco Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Giants at Pirates—Free pick is Pittsburgh Pirates +144 odds. It will be Will Crowe on the hill for the Pirates. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in two of his three starts. Anthony DeSclafani counters for the Giants. The righthander in his past two starts has given up six earned runs in 11 1/3rd innings. Pirates have hit DeSclafani for thirteen earned runs in 21 innings. Team record in DeSclafani’s past nine starts against the Pirates is 1-8. San Francisco hits only .216 against righthanders on the road. Both bullpens sit with ERA’s around four. Play Pittsburgh +144.
Oakland Athletics vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Athletics at Red Sox—MLB pick is Oakland Athletics +100 odds. Garrett Richards starts for the Red Sox. Veteran has struggled pitching at Fenway by surrendering ten earned runs in 6 1/3rd innings of work. Sean Manaea counters for the Athletics. The lefty in his seven starts has an ERA of 3.07 and WHIP of 1.07. By taking the opener of this series the Athletics have won nine of thirteen on the road. Success led by a bullpen that sports an ERA of 2.47 away from home with a 100% save percentage. Play Oakland +100.
New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Yankees at Rays—MLB free pick is Tampa Bay Rays +129 odds. Starting for Tampa Bay is veteran Rich Hills. The lefty has settled down as in his past three starts allowed two earned runs in fifteen innings of work. Jameson Taillon gets the call for the Yankees. Taillon has struggled on the road surrendering nine earned runs in 7 2/3rd innings. Rays bullpen has been sharp at home with an ERA of 3.15 with WHIP of 1.17. Tampa Bay has had success at home against the Yankees this season. Play Rays +129.
Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Rangers at Astros—Free pick is Texas Rangers +175 odds. Mike Foltynewicz starts for the Rangers. The veteran past three starts has given up seven earned runs in 18 innings of work. Christian Javier counters for the Astros. Javier over his past two starts has given up eight earned runs with six walks over 10 1/3rd innings pitched. Past seven games Rangers have improved their hitting. Their bullpen has rest with a day off on Wednesday. Team has nearly a five unit return away from home this season. Play Texas +175.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Reds at Rockies—MLB pick is Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies to play over the total of 10.5 runs. Starting for the Reds is Luis Castillo. The righthander has struggled with an ERA of 6.42 in his seven starts. His strikeout rate and velocity are both down and teams are betting .315 against him. Chi Chi Gonzalez counters for the Rockies. Past three starts righthander has allowed fourteen earned runs in 13 2/3rd innings. Both bullpens have ERA’s over five. Reds have gone over in 22 of 31. Play Reds and Rockies over 10.5.
Miami Marlins vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Marlins at Diamondbacks—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins -120 odds. Starting for Miami will be Trevor Rogers. The lefthander in seven starts has an ERA of 1.89 and WHIP of 1.08. He has allowed one earned run or fewer in three of his past four starts. Merrill Kelly counters for the Diamondbacks. Up and down season for the righthander as he checks in with an ERA of 5.40 and WHIP of 1.46 in his seven starts. Diamondbacks have lost seven of nine after dropping the game on Wednesday. They have had struggles with run production. Marlins getting better work out of their bullpen. Diamondbacks bullpen ERA sits at 5.23 with WHIP of 1.49. Play Miami -120.
Cleveland Indians vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 5/13/2021
Indians at Mariners—Free pick is Cleveland Indians and Seattle Mariners to play under the total of seven runs. Starting for Cleveland is Zach Plesac. The righthander in his past two starts has allowed no earned runs with six hits in 13 2/3rd innings of work striking out thirteen. Chris Flexan counters for the Mariners. Flexen in his past four starts has allowed nine earned runs in 23 1/3rd innings. Both lineups are struggling to score runs. Past five games Indians batting .204 and Mariners .211. Each bullpen has been performing well. Play Cleveland and Seattle under seven.