Free MLB Picks For Today 5/28/2021
Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Reds at Cubs—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs -141. Starting for the Cubs will be Adbert Azolay. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven straight starts. Reds go with Vladimir Gutierrez. The prospect makes his Major League Baseball debut. Only 17 innings pitched in the minors this year and has had high ERA’s in his first three years in the Minors and over six in 2019. Cubs return home winning four straight and eight of ten after sweeping a three game series at Pittsburgh. After losing the suspended game the Reds had dropped seven of nine. In that ten game period the Cubs bullpen has been outstanding with the Reds an ERA at six. Play Chicago -141.
Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Rockies at Pirates—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies at -112. On the hill for the Rockies will be Jon Gray. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his eight starts. Mitch Keller counters for the Pirates. Keller in his past three starts has allowed fourteen earned runs in 13 1/3rd innings of work. Rockies after splitting the first two with the Mets had won four of five. Pirates have lost six straight and nine of ten after getting swept in a three game series to the Cubs. Play Colorado -112.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Brewers at Nationals—Free pick is Milwaukee Brewers +106. On the hill for Washington is Jon Lester. The lefty has struggled as in his past two starts allowed eleven earned runs with four homers in 9 1/3rd innings. Teams hitting .289 on Lester and the veteran is dealing with control issues. Lester’s velocity has dropped. Brett Anderson starts for the Brewers. The lefty has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Play Milwaukee +106.
Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Braves at Mets—MLB pick is New York Mets +130. Expected starter for New York is Taijuan Walker. The righthander has an ERA of 2.05 and WHIP of 0.98 in his eight starts. Ian Anderson counters for the Braves. Past four starts the righthander allowed eight earned runs in 22 innings walking nine. New York bullpen has performed the best of the two teams. As they won the opener of their doubleheader the Mets had won twelve of seventeen at home and the Braves a losing record at home. Play New York +130.
New York Yankees vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Yankees at Tigers—MLB free pick is New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers to play under the total of seven runs. Starting for the Yankees will be Gerrit Cole. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in nine of his ten starts. Casey Mize counters for the Tigers. Mize has been sharp allowing five earned runs in his past four starts working 26 innings. Yankees have been held to two runs or fewer in six of their past ten games. Tigers two runs scored or fewer in four of five. Past five games Detroit hitting only .151 against righthanders. Yankees bullpen ERA under three for the season. Tigers showing improvement from their pen with an ERA of 2.08 as teams hit .152 on this unit past ten games. Play New York and Detroit under seven.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Blue Jays at Indians—Free pick is Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians to play under the total of eight runs. Starting for Toronto will be Hyun Jin Ryu. The lefthander is in good form as in his past three games allowed three earned runs in 20 2/3rd innings of work with a WHIP of 0.92. Prospect Eli Morgan goes for the Indians. Morgan had a 23.2% strikeout rate in the minors this year. He may not go very deep into this game so the Indians can lean on their bullpen that posts and ERA of 2.69 on the year as teams are hitting .196 on this unit. On the season the Indians are hitting only .212 against lefthanders. Under has come in six of nine Ryu’s starts. Play Toronto and Cleveland under eight runs.
Miami Marlins vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Marlins at Red Sox—MLB pick is Miami Marlins +140. Starting for Miami is Cody Poteet. The righthander in three starts has allowed two earned runs and two walks over 17 innings of work. Martin Perez counters for the Red Sox. Lefty in his last start did allow three earned runs over six innings. Heading into their finale with the Braves the Red Sox were hitting .202 past five games. Marlins have gotten good work from their bullpen this year with an ERA of 3.54 and WHIP of 1.12. As they open this series the Marlins have won six of nine. Play Miami +140.
Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Royals at Twins—MLB free pick is Kansas City Royals +133. Starting for KC will be Kris Bubic. The lefty in two starts this year has given up two earned runs in eleven innings resulting in teams wins each game. Randy Dobnak counters for the Twins. In eight appearances this year Dobnak has an ERA of 5.75 and has been hurt with the home run ball. He posts a 33.3% home run to fly ball rate. His strikeout rate has dipped considerably. KC opens this series winning five of eight. Past ten games KC bullpen has an ERA of 2.23 with teams hitting .202 on the unit. In that period Twins batting .219 against lefthanders. Play Kansas City +133.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Orioles at White Sox—Free pick is Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox to play over the total of nine runs. On the hill for Baltimore is Matt Harvey. The veteran has been crushed over his past three starts for eighteen earned runs in 10 2/3rd innings with each game going over. Dallas Keuchel counters for the White Sox. Lefthander has allowed twelve runs ten earned in his past three starts tossing 16 2/3rd innings. Orioles have played to over in eight of their past ten. In that period they bullpen sits with an ERA of 7.65 as teams are hitting .310 on this unit. White Sox bullpen in this period an ERA of 5.00 with opponents batting .327. Orioles are doing a good job of hitting lefthanders. Play Baltimore and Chicago over nine runs.
San Diego Padres vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Padres at Astros—MLB pick is San Diego Padres -104 odds. On the hill for San Diego is Dinelson Lamet. The righthander has started three games with two in relief and has an ERA of 1.64. He does not expect to go deep into this game but the Padres bullpen has been outstanding with an ERA of 1.49 and WHIP of 0.94 in their past ten games. Framber Valdez goes for the Astros. The lefty makes his first start coming off the DL with a broken finger. Astros bullpen has struggled with an ERA of near six in that period of ten games. Houston enters this series dropping four of their past five games. Padres have won eight of ten. Play San Diego -104.
LA Angels vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Angels at Athletics—MLB free pick is LA Angels +134. Strange circumstances sees Shohei Ohtani getting the start as he was pushed back to Friday due to issues getting to the park on Thursday. Ohtani in six starts has an ERA of 2.37. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of six. Sean Manaea starts for the Athletics. Past three starts the lefty has allowed eleven earned runs in 13 innings pitched. At home Oakland is hitting only .212 and their bullpen has struggled with an ERA near five. LAA began this series after winning three straight. Play LA Angels +134.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Cardinals at Astros—Free pick is St Louis Cardinals -101. Starting for the Cardinals will be Johan Oviedo. The prospect has struggled in his four games and return after a good minor league start. Madison Bumgarner will start for the Diamondbacks. The veteran in his past two starts has allowed nine runs seven earned in ten innings of work. As this series opened the Diamondbacks had lost eleven straight. In that ten game period the Diamondbacks are batting .198 with a bullpen ERA of 5.50 as teams are batting .295 against them. Play St Louis -101.
San Francisco Giants vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Giants at Dodgers—MLB pick is LA Dodgers on run line -1.5 runs at +110 odds. On the mound for the Dodgers is Walker Buehler. The righthander in his past two starts has given up one earned runs in fourteen innings of work. He has pitched well against the Giants in his career with a team record of 6-0 in his lifetime starts. Five of those wins came by two runs or greater. Anthony DeSclafani counters for the Giants. The righthander got crushed in his last start against LA five days ago surrendering ten earned runs in 2 2/3rd innings of work. As they opened this series the Dodgers had won eight of nine. Their bullpen has been strong at home with an ERA of 2.27. Play LA Dodgers on run line -1.5 runs at +110.
Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 5/28/2021
Rangers at Mariners—MLB free pick is Texas Rangers +104. Starting for Seattle is Justus Sheffield. The lefty in his past three starts has allowed fifteen runs twelve earned in 16 innings of work. He faced the Rangers three weeks ago allowing seven runs five earned over five innings in a 10-2 defeat. Jordan Lyles gets the start for Texas. Lyles has allowed three earned runs or fewer in three of four starts. Mariners opened this series dropping seven of nine. They are hitting only .176 at home. Rangers hitting better. Play Texas +104.