Free MLB Picks For Today 5/16/2021
San Francisco Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Giants at Pirates—MLB pick is San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates to play under the total of eight runs. On the mound for San Francisco will be Alex Wood. The lefthander in his five starts has an ERA of 1.80 and WHIP of 0.80. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five straight starts. Mitch Keller counters for the Pirates. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in four of his seven starts. Pittsburgh batting only .191 against lefthanders. In their past five games Giants hitting only .183 against righthanders. Pirates under in three of four. Giants under in four of five. Play San Francisco and Pittsburgh under eight.
New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Yankees at Orioles—MLB free pick is New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles to play over the total of nine runs. On the hill for Baltimore will be Thomas Eshelman. The righthander makes his first start in 2021. In the Majors he pitches to high contact and has been hurt by the home run ball. In his limited time in the Majors teams are batting .284 on Eshelman. Jordan Montgomery counters for the Yankees. The lefty pitches to hard contact this season. Yankees bats are coming alive. Play New York and Baltimore over nine.
LA Angels vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Angels at Red Sox—Free pick is LA Angels and Boston Red Sox to play over the total of 9.5 runs. Getting the start for LA will be Jose Quintana. The lefty in six starts has an ERA of 9.00 and WHIP of 2.14. He has given up eleven earned runs with eight walks in his past three starts working 11 innings. Nathan Eovaldi throws for the Red Sox. The righthander in his past five starts has given up 19 earned runs in 27 2/3rd innings. Red Sox do a great job of hitting lefthanders. Past ten games Angels bullpen ERA is over eight and teams batting .317 on this unit. Play LA Angels and Boston Red Sox over 9.5.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Phillies at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Philadelphia Phillies +150 odds. Chase Anderson gets the start for Philadelphia. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his seven starts. Robbie Rays counters for Toronto. Past two starts Ray surrendered six earned runs in twelve innings with four homers. Phillies getting great work out of their bullpen with an ERA of 0.52 and WHIP of 1.10 in their past five games. Play Philadelphia +150.
Chicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Cubs at Tigers—MLB free pick is Detroit Tigers +127 odds. Starting for Detroit will be Matthew Boyd. The lefty has pitched well with an ERA of 1.94 and WHIP of 0.94 in his seven starts. Kyle Hendricks counters for Chicago. In his seven starts the righty sits with an ERA of 6.23 and WHIP of 1.67. Past three starts Hendricks has surrendered fourteen runs with twelve earned in 15 2/3rd innings. Cubs have lost four of five after their 9-8 road loss in the opener. Tigers have won five of six. In that period the Tigers are hitting and getting good work from their bullpen. Play Detroit +127.
New York Mets vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Mets at Rays—Free pick is New York Mets -110 odds. Marcus Stroman gets the start for New York The righthander enters with an ERA of 1.99 and WHIP of 1.03. Three earned runs allowed in his past three starts in 16 1/3rd innings. Josh Fleming counters for Tampa Bay. In is last start he did allow three earned runs with five walks in six innings in a loss to Houston. Fleming has had issues with control with a 9.2% walk rate. New York looking to avoid the sweep had won seven straight to open this series. Mets pitching has allowed three runs or fewer in seven of nine. Play New York -110.
Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Royals at White Sox—MLB pick is Chicago White Sox on the run line -1.5 runs at +120 odds. Dylan Cease gets the start for Chicago. The righthander has surrendered three earned runs in his past three starts working 17 innings. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Cease has pitched well against the Royals in his career. Brady Singers starts for KC. Singer in his past two starts has given up seven earned runs in nine innings. Royals in their past ten games are batting only .205 against righthanders with the White Sox bullpen an ERA under two. Play White Sox on run line -1.5 runs at +120.
Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Athletics at Twins—MLB free pick is Oakland Athletics -105 odds. On the hill for Oakland will be Chris Bassitt. The righthander has allowed two earned runs in each of his past six starts. He does a good job of limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 1.10. He has pitched well against the Twins in his career. Kenta Maeda throws for Minnesota. Past four games Maeda surrendered fifteen earned runs in 19 innings pitched. He has been hurt by the home run ball. Twins have dropped eight of their past ten. Run production and issue. Twins bullpen has struggled with an ERA near five. Athletics crushed Maeda for seven runs and three homers in three innings three weeks ago. Play Oakland -105.
Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Rangers at Astros—Free pick is Texas Rangers +168 odds. Starting for Texas will be Kyle Gibson. Righthander in his eight starts posts and ERA of 2.28 and WHIP of 1.04 with teams wins in five of those games. Two starts against the Astros the righthander allowed no runs in fifteen innings. Lance McCullers Jr. starts for the Astros. McCullers good numbers on the campaign but has had issues with control with a 12.1% walk rate. Rangers bullpen has performed well on the year. They are in the top ten in hitting. Play Texas +168.
Atlanta Braves vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Braves at Brewers—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers to play under the total of 7.5. Freddy Peralta gets the start for the Brewers. Peralta has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his seven starts. The righthander has a 39.4% strikeout rate with teams batting .142 on him. Huascar Ynoa throws for the Braves. Ynoa in his past three starts has given up on earned run in 18 1/3rd innings. Past ten games Braves hitting .172 against righthanders and Brewers .169. Brewers bullpen has performed well in that period. Play Atlanta and Milwaukee under 7.5.
Miami Marlins vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Marlins at Dodgers—MLB free pick is LA Dodgers on the run line -1.5 runs at +114 odds. Starting for Miami will be Pablo Lopez. The righthander in his last start surrendered six earned runs in 4 1/3rd innings in an 11-3 defeat to Miami. LA could be eying a bullpen game with Alex Vesia starting. The lefty has posted high strikeout rates in the minors and his brief stints the past two season in the Majors. Dodgers bats hot as the team has won five of six scoring six runs or greater and covering the run line in each games. Past ten games Marlins batting only .183 against lefty’s. Miami has lost six of eight and have struggled for run production. They are 24th in the league in scoring and 28th in homers plus strike outs a lot. Play LA Dodgers Run Line -1.5 runs at +114.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Reds at Rockies—Free pick is Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies to play over the total of 11.5 runs. Jeff Hoffman gets the start for Cincinnati. The righthander has struggled as in his past three starts has allowed ten earned runs with eight walks in 10 1/3rd innings. Over has come in six of his seven starts. Antonio Senzatela counters for the Rockies. He too has struggled giving up eleven earned runs with six walks in 14 2/3rd innings. Both teams have put up runs in this series. Both bullpens have struggled on the season. Play Reds and Rockies over 11.5.
Washington Nationals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Nationals at Diamondbacks—MLB pick is Washington Nationals -108. Starting for Washington is Erick Fedde. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. He faced the Diamondbacks a month ago allowing one run with nine strikeouts in five innings. Luke Weaver goes for Arizona. Weaver in his past six starts has given up seventeen earned runs in 23 1/3rd innings. A month back Weaver faced Washington allowing four runs in four innings. Diamondbacks have lost seven of ten. Past ten games Diamondbacks have a bullpen ERA of 6.21 with WHIP near 2 and opponents batting .318. National bullpen performing better. Play Washington -108.
Cleveland Indians vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Indians at Mariners—MLB free pick is Seattle Mariners +160 odds. Reported as the start for Seattle will be Yusei Kikuchi. Past three starts lefthander has allowed six earned runs in his past three starts working 20 1/3rd innings. Shane Bieber throws for Seattle. Bieber in his past three starts has given up eight earned runs in 18 2/3rd innings. Mariners bullpen has performed well. Indians batting only .188 against lefthanders. Play Seattle +160.
St Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 5/16/2021
Cardinals at Padres—Free pick is St Louis Cardinals +113 odds. Kwang hyun Kim starts for St Louis. Kim has allowed one earned run in each of his past four starts. Dating back to last year team record is 9-1 in his past ten starts. Ryan Weathers throws for the Padres. Weathers has been primarily used out of the bullpen this year. He does allow 40.4% hard hit contact. His numbers have looked good on the year. But the Cardinals do a good job of hitting lefty’s and Padres batting only .214 against lefthanders. Play St Louis +113.