Free MLB Picks For Today 5/23/2021
Chicago White Sox vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
White Sox at Yankees—MLB pick is Chicago White Sox +113 odds. Getting the start for Chicago will be Dallas Keuchel. The lefty has pitched better on the road with an ERA of 3.54 and WHIP of 1.14 in his five starts. Jameison Taillon counters for New York. The righthander has allowed eleven earned runs with four homers in his past three starting working 15 1/3rd innings. Chicago is looking to avoid the sweep. White Sox sit third in run production and fourth best hitting team in the league. Prior to their win on Sunday the Yankees had been held to two runs in each of their prior three games and four of five. They sit 24th in runs scored and 23rd in the league in hitting. Play White Sox +113.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Orioles at Nationals—MLB free pick is Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals to play over the total of nine runs. On the hill for Baltimore is Matt Harvey. The veteran has struggled of late as in his past two starts allowing nine earned runs in nine innings of work. Patrick Corbin takes the mound for the Nationals. The lefty in his eight starts has an ERA of 6.10 and WHIP of 1.45. Orioles have allowed nine runs or greater in four of their past five games. Past ten games Nationals doing a good job of hitting righthanded pitching. In that five game period the Orioles bullpen has been crushed with an ERA of 7.33 as teams are hitting .333 against this unit and a WHIP of 1.98. Play Baltimore and Washington over nine.
Boston Red Sox vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Red Sox at Phillies—Free pick is Boston Red Sox +107. Eduardo Rodriguez gets the start for the Red Sox. The lefty has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five of his eight starts. Zach Wheeler throws for the Phillies. He has put up some good numbers against weak hitting teams and had trouble facing the Mets twice and the Giants. Boston has been hot as they have won six of eight after taking the first game of this series with Philadelphia losing five of six. Boston have been hitting well with their bullpen sitting with an ERA of 2.87 in their past ten games. Phillies bullpen of late has had struggles with an ERA over five in their past five games. Play Boston +107.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Rays at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Tampa Bay Rays +120. On the hill for Tampa Bay is Josh Fleming. In four starts Fleming has an ERA of 1.69 and WHIP of 0.79. Hyun Jin Ryu counters for the Blue Jays. Ryu has allowed four earned runs twice in two of his past five starts. He is facing a Rays team that is hot winner of eight straight and scoring seven runs or greater in eight of those wins. Blue Jays have lost three straight. They have given up seven runs or greater in four of their past five. In that period their bullpen has an ERA approaching six with the Rays bullpen at 1.96 ERA and a WHIP of 0.91. Play Tampa Bay +120.
Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Twins at Indians—MLB free pick is Cleveland Indians -125 odds. Starting for Cleveland is Zach Plesac. The righthander has allowed seven earned runs in his past five starts working 28 2/3rd innings. J.A. Happ throws for the Twins. Happ has been crushed as in his past two starts allowing sixteen earned runs in seven innings with five walks and two homers. With their loss on Saturday the Twins have dropped five of eight and Indians winning three of four. Indians have the better bullpen with an ERA of 2.71 while the Twins approaching five. Play Cleveland -125.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Brewers at Reds—Free pick is Milwaukee Brewers -124. Starting for Milwaukee will be Freddy Peralta. The righthander has been outstanding with an ERA of 2.40 and WHIP of 0.89 in his eight starts. Luis Castillo counters for the Reds. Team record in his nine starts is 1-8 as the righthander has an ERA of 7.44 and WHIP of 1.80. Castillo in his past five starts has given up 22 earned runs in 23 innings. Peralta has allowed no earned runs in his past two starts working thirteen innings. Brewers evened this series with the 4-3 win on Saturday. With the loss the Reds have dropped five of six. Reds bullpen has an ERA approaching eight in their past five games. Play Milwaukee -124.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Pirates at Braves—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves on the run line -1.5 runs at +106. Getting the start for Atlanta will be Max Fried. The lefty has pitched well as in his past three starts has allowed one earned run in each game. JT Brubaker starts for the Pirates. He comes off his worst outing surrendering five earned runs with three walks in 5 2/3rd innings. Team is 1-4 in his past four starts. Pirates have dropped five of six after dropping the second game of this series. They have been held to one run in each of their past two games. Atlanta is hitting well. Pirates bullpen past five games has an ERA over seven. Play Atlanta on run line -1.5 runs at +106.
New York Mets vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Mets at Marlins—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins +105. On the hill for Miami will be Cody Poteet. The righthander in two starts has allowed two earned runs in ten innings of work. Jordan Yamamota was called up and expected to start on Sunday as Lucchesi got the nod on Saturday. In parts of three seasons in the Majors the righthander has an ERA over six and has been hurt by the home run ball. With their defeat on Saturday the Mets have lost five of eight. Past ten games Mets hitting .208 against righthanders with their bullpen ERA over five. Play Miami +105.
Houston Astros vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Astros at Rangers—Free pick is Houston Astros on the run line -1.5 runs at -104. Starting for Houston will be Christian Javier. Overall the righthander has an ERA of 3.27 and does a great job of limiting baserunners with a WHIP of 0.98. Mike Foltynewicz goes for Texas. The righthander in his past three starts has allowed twelve earned runs in 15 1/3rd innings of work. Astros a great hitting team looking to avoid the sweep here. Texas a losing record at home where they average 3.7 runs per game. Play Houston run line -1.5 runs at -104.
Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 5/2432021
Tigers at Royals—MLB pick is Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals to play under the total of nine runs. Starting for Detroit is Casey Mize. The righthander in his past three starts has allowed four earned runs in 20 2/3rd innings of work. Kris Bubic counters for KC. Bubic in his first start allowed no runs and a hit over six innings against the Brewers. Tigers hit only .213 against lefty’s. Both bullpen showing improvement as past ten games Tigers with an ERA of 2.57 and KC at 2.43 as opponents hitting about .200 on each unit. Play Detroit and Kansas City under nine.
LA Dodgers vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Dodgers at Giants—MLB free pick is LA Dodgers and San Francisco Giants to play under the total of 7.5 runs. On the hill for LAD will be Julio Urias. The lefty has allowed one earned run in three of his past four starts. He has pitched well against the Giants in his career. Anthony DeSclafani counters for San Francisco. Past two starts the righthander has allowed one earned run in twelve innings. Dodgers under in six of eight. Past ten games Dodgers bullpen ERA is 1.62 with WHIP of 0.69. San Francisco bullpen has performed well at home. LA missing key bats in their lineup missing Bellinger, Seager and Pollock. Play LA Dodgers and San Francisco under 7.5.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Diamondbacks at Rockies—Free pick is Colorado Rockies -145. Starting for the Rockies is Jon Gray. The righthander has pitched well at home with an ERA of 2.00 and WHIP of 1.00 in six starts. Taylor Widener counters for the Diamondbacks. Widener in his past three starts allowed eight runs seven earned with four homers in 16 1/3rd innings. Diamondbacks have lost seven straight and 12 straight on the road. Rockies 15-12 at home where they hit well. Past ten games Arizona batting only .192. Play Colorado -145.
Seattle Mariners vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Mariners at Padres—MLB pick is San Diego Padres on the run line -1.5 runs at -105 odds. Starting for San Diego is Yu Darvish. The veteran pitches in great form by allowing one earned run or fewer in seven of his past eight starts with the exception surrendering two runs. Yusie Kikuchi throws for the Mariners. Past six starts the lefty has allowed nineteen earned runs in 31 innings. Padres hit Kikuchi in his two starts last year for eight runs with six walks in nine innings. Seattle has lost five straight and seven of ten with every defeat by two runs or greater. Mariners batting only .195 this season. Padres hitting .304 against righthanders past five games. Play San Diego on run line -1.5 runs at -105.
Oakland Athletics vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Athletics at Angels—MLB free pick is Oakland Athletics -110. On the hill for Oakland is Sean Manaea. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six of his eight starts. Dylan Bundy counters for the Angels. Bundy has been hammered for thirteen earned runs in his past two starts working 7 1/3rd innings. Angels have lost three straight and seven of ten. In that period they are hitting only .210 against lefthanders with a bullpen ERA near five. Athletics have won four of their past five against the Angels after winning the first two of this series. Play Oakland -110.
Chicago Cubs vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 5/23/2021
Cubs at Cardinals—Free pick is St Louis Cardinals -130. Starting for St Louis will be Adam Wainwright. The veteran has pitched well at home with an ERA of 3.00 and WHIP of 1.15 in his five starts. Zach Davies takes the mound for Chicago. Cardinals have pounded Davies in the past. Davies has been pounded in his four road starts with an ERA of 8.59 and WHIP of 2.24. Cardinals have won three of four on this home stand and have won 16 of 25 at home. Cubs have lost 7 of 20 on the road. Play St Louis -130.