Free MLB Picks For Today 5/25/2021
Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Cubs at Pirates—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs -120. On the hill for Chicago will be Jake Arrieta. The righthander in his two starts against the Pirates allowed three earned runs in 12 innings of work. In his past five starts against the Pirates the veteran allowed four earned runs in 31 2/3rd innings. Pittsburgh is expected to start Miguel Yajure. He has struggled with nearly 13% walk rate in parts of two seasons in the Majors. Cubs go to Pittsburgh winning two of three at St Louis for six wins in their past eight. Pirates return home after a bad road trip at Atlanta where they get outscored 33-3 in their three game series. Six losses in their past seven. In the past ten games Cubs bullpen ERA is 1.24 and WHIP of 0.96. Pirates bullpen approaching five in that period. Play Chicago -120.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Phillies at Marlins—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies +118. On the hill for Philadelphia is Vincent Velasquez. Righthander in his past three starts has allowed one earned runs in each game working 17 innings. Sandy Alcantara throws for Miami. Past two games the righthander has given up eight earned runs in 7 1/3rd innings. Marlins hitting only .220 past ten games with Phillies doing better. Miami a losing record at home. Play Philadelphia +118.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Reds at Nationals—Free pick is Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Starting for Cincinnati will be Tyler Mahle. The righthander has been sharp on the road with an ERA of 1.71 and WHIP of 1.13 in five starts. Max Scherzer throws for Washington. The veteran has given up two earned runs or fewer in four straight and seven of his past eight starts. He has pitched well against the Reds in his career. Cincinnati hits only .230 against righthanders on the road. Nationals bullpen has been good on the year. Play Cincinnati and Washington under 7.5 runs.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Blue Jays at Yankees—MLB pick is Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees to play over the total of nine runs. On the hill for Toronto will be Steven Matz. The lefty in his past five starts has allowed nineteen earned runs working 24 2/3rd innings. Corey Kluber counters for New York. Kluber in his past three starts has given up six earned runs in 20 2/3rd innings. In his two outings against the Blue Jays this season the veteran surrendered five runs four earned with three homers walking five in eight innings. Past ten games Blue Jays hitting .290 against righthanders with a bullpen ERA of 6.00. Yankees .271 overall in that period. Play New York and Toronto over nine.
Colorado Rockies vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Rockies at Mets—MLB free pick is New York Mets on the run line -1.5 runs at -110 odds. Jake deGrom is inserted back into the rotation. deGrom in his six starts posts and ERA of 0.68 and WHIP of 0.60. His last start was on May 9th as he was dealing with issues to his side. He has allowed one earned run or fewer in every start. Kyle Freeland is expected to make his 2021 debut following a shoulder injury. He doesn’t figure to go deep into this game. Rockies bullpen past ten games has an ERA of 6.54. They hit only .205 on the road against righthanders and have a road record of 2-17 as they opened this series. New York bullpen ERA is 1.66 with a WHIP of 1.11 at home this season. Play Mets on the run line -1.5 runs at -110.
Kansas City Royals vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Royals at Rays—Free pick is Tampa Bay Rays on the run line -1.5 runs at +110 odds. Starting for Tampa Bay will be Rich Hill. The lefty has shown great improvement as in his past five starts allowing three earned runs in 27 2/3rd innings. Brad Keller counters for the Royals. In his nine starts the righthander has an ERA of 6.52 and WHIP of 1.84. In three starts against the Rays, Keller has allowed fifteen earned runs with nine walks in 13 innings. He faced the Rays over a month ago surrendering five earned runs with three walks in 1 2/3rd innings. Rays carry an eleven game win streak. Past ten games they are hitting .324 against righthanders. In that period they are putting up 8.13 runs per nine innings. Tampa Bay ERA in that period is 2.41 with WHIP of 1.02. Royals hitting only .221 on the road putting up 3.8 runs per game. Play Tampa Bay on run line -1.5 runs at +110.
Atlanta Braves vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Braves at Red Sox—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox to play over the total of 9.5 runs. Getting the start for Boston will be Garrett Richards. The veteran has struggled at home with an ERA of 7.10 and WHIP of 2.13 in his three starts. Charlie Morton counters for the Braves. Past four starts Morton has allowed ten earned runs in 21 innings. Braves are hitting pushing across 33 runs on Pittsburgh in their three game series. Boston second best in the Majors in runs scored and hitting. Atlanta is the top home run hitting team in the league. Morton home run to fly ball rate is 18.2%. Play Atlanta and Boston over 9.5 runs.
Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Indians at Tigers—MLB free pick is Cleveland Indians -140. Starting for the Indians will be Aaron Civale. The righthander this season has an ERA of 3.30 and WHIP of 1.02 with team record of 7-2. Civale doing a great job of limiting baserunners as in his past three games has a WHIP of 0.97. Tarik Skubal starts for the Tigers. He posts and ERA of 5.45 and WHIP of 1.53 in his seven starts where the team is 1-6 in his games. Team record in Civale’s six career starts against the Tigers is 6-0. Two team wins in his two starts as the righty has allowed four earned runs in 14 2/3rd innings. Two starts for Skubal against the Indians in 2021 and the lefty allowed eight earned runs with three homers in 9 1/3rd innings resulting in losses in both games. Indians with the better bullpen with an ERA of 2.64 as teams hitting only .194 on this unit. Play Cleveland -140.
San Diego Padres vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Padres at Brewers—Free pick is San Diego Padres and Milwaukee Brewers under the total of seven runs. Corbin Burnes gets the start for the Brewers. The righthander has been good with an ERA of 2.47 and WHIP of 0.86 in his three starts. Joe Musgrove starts for San Diego. The righty in nine starts has an ERA of 2.47 and WHIP of 0.86. Past three games both pitches have held good form. Brewers hitting only .207 against righthanders. Padres bullpen past ten games has an ERA of 1.77 and WHIP of 0.95. Play San Diego and Milwaukee under seven.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Orioles at Twins—MLB pick is Baltimore Orioles +175. Getting the start for Baltimore is Doug Kremer. His numbers have been better on the road with an ERA of 3.29 in his three starts. Jose Berrios throws for Minnesota. Berrios past four starts has allowed thirteen earned runs in 24 innings pitched. Past ten games Twins hitting only .214 against righthanders. Twins bullpen has struggled on the year with an ERA near five. At home Berrios numbers worse allowing 14 earned runs in 23 innings. Play Baltimore +175.
LA Dodgers vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Dodgers at Astros—MLB free pick is Houston Astros +112. On the hill for LAD will be Clayton Kershaw. The lefthander In his past four starts has allowed eleven earned runs in 18 innings of work. Zack Greinke counters for the Astros. The righthander coming off a good outing at Oakland where he allowed one earned run with eight strikeouts in eight innings of work. Houston returns home where they have won 15 of 24. Astros in their past ten games hitting .320 against lefthanders Astros bullpen sharp at home with an ERA of 3.30 as teams bat .198 against the. LA bullpen on the highway has an ERA near five. Dodgers dealing with key injuries as out are Bellinger, Seager and Pollock. Questionable for Tuesday is Mookie Betts with a shoulder soreness. Play Houston +112.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Cardinals at White Sox—Free pick is St Louis Cardinals and Chicago White Sox to play under the total of eight runs. Getting the start for St Louis will be John Flaherty. The righthander has been solid with an ERA of 2.54 and WHIP of 0.99. Recent form good as the righthander in his past three starts allowed two earned runs in 19 innings of work. Lucas Giolito counters for the White Sox. Giolito has allowed one earned run in each of past three of four starts. Cardinals struggled for runs in their series at the Cubs scoring six in three games. White Sox in their series at the Yankees were held to five runs total in three games. Past five games White Sox hitting only .170. Play St Louis and Chicago under eight.
Texas Rangers vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Rangers at Angels—MLB pick is Texas Rangers +141. On the hill for Texas is Hyeon Jon Yang. The lefthander in two starts has allowed three earned runs striking out ten in 8 2/3rd innings. Andrew Heaney takes the mound for LAA. The lefty in his past three stars allowed ten runs nine eared with four homers in 8 1/3rd innings. Six homers allowed in his past 18 1/3rd innings. Rangers hit Heaney last yere in his three starts for thirteen runs eleven earned in 15 1/3rd innings. Texas opens this series after a three game home sweep of Houston. Angels have lost five of seven hitting only .220. Angels bullpen has an ERA near five with Rangers season long numbers better. Play Texas +141.
Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Mariners at Athletics—MLB free pick is Oakland Athletics on the run line -1.5 runs at +120. Starting for Seattle is Logan Gilbert. The righthander in his two starts has given up seven earned runs with two homers in 6 2/3rd innings resulting in team losses each game. Cole Irvin is on the hill for Oakland. Irvin has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of seven starts. Mariners open this series on a six game losing streak held to two runs or fewer in five of those losses. Past ten games Mariners hitting only .181. Mariners bullpen sits with an ERA approaching nine past five games. Play Oakland on run line -1.5 runs at +120.
San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 5/25/2021
Giants at Diamondbacks—Free pick is San Francisco Giants on run line -1.5 runs at +103. Starting for San Francisco will be Kevin Gausman. The righthander has been outstanding with an ERA of 1.66 and WHIP of 0.80 in nine starts. He goes 6 2/3rd innings per game. Gausman has allowed one earned run or fewer in eight of nine starts. Past three starts against Arizona the righthander allowed four earned runs with 25 strikeouts in 19 innings. Corbin Martin makes his second ever start in the Majors for Arizona. Martin pitched five innings against the Dodgers allowing three earned runs, four walks and two homers in defeat. Diamondbacks have lost eight straight struggling to score runs. Past ten games Arizona batting only .189 and their bullpen has an ERA at 6.34 with teams batting .315 on this unit. Play San Francisco run line -1.5 runs at +103.