Free MLB Picks For Today 5/29/2021
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Phillies at Rays—MLB pick is Tampa Bay Rays +105. On the hill for Tampa Bay will be Ryan Yarbrough. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs in six innings in each of his past two starts. Zack Wheeler goes for the Phillies. His numbers have not been as good on the road where he has a WHIP of 1.40. He faced the Rays late last year surrendering four earned runs with four walks over seven innings. As they open this series the Phillies have lost six of their past nine games. Rays have won 13 of their past 14 games. Past ten games Rays bullpen ERA is 3.00 with the Phillies approaching six and a team batting average of .212. Play Tampa Bay +105.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Orioles at White Sox—MLB free pick is Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox to play under the total of eight runs. On the mound for the White Sox will be Lance Lynn. The righthander in his past four starts has allowed three earned runs in 23 innings of work. John Means throws for the Orioles. Means on the road has an ERA of 0.94 and WHIP of 0.63. After the first game of this series the White Sox has played to under in seven of eight. Their bullpen has performed well. Means going nearly seven innings a game. Play Baltimore and Chicago under eight.
Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Royals at Twins—Free pick is Kansas City Royals +120. Starting for the Twins will be J.A. Happ. The lefthander has been hammered for nineteen earned runs in his past three starts working thirteen innings. Carlos Hernandez is the expected starter for the Royals. The righthander has appeared in three games in relief. He has posted a very good strikeout rate in the minors. Royals have won five of eight to begin this series. Past ten games Twins hitting only .223. In that period the Royals are hitting well against lefthanders and a bullpen ERA of 2.23 in that ten game span. Play Kansas City +120.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Reds at Cubs—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs -108. On the hill for the Cubs will be Zach Davies. The righthander has been good as in his past five starts allowed five earned runs in 26 1/3rd innings of work. Luis Castillo counters for the Reds. He has been pounded this year with an ERA of 7.61 and WHIP of 1.80 on the season. Team record in his ten starts is 1-9. Cubs have won eight of ten to begin this series. Chicago bullpen in this period has been outstanding and Reds bullpen ERA is over six. Cubs have shown improvement at the plate and as they opened this series have won 16 of 25 at home. Play Chicago -108.
Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Rockies at Pirates—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies and Pittsburgh Pirates to play under the total of 7.5 runs in Game 2 of the doubleheader. Austin Gomber throws for the Rockies. Over his past three starts the lefthander has allowed three earned runs in 19 1/3rd innings pitched. JT Brubaker goes for the Pirates. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of nine starts. As this series opened the Rockies have played under in six of eight. Pirates have been held to three runs or under in six straight and eight of ten as this series begins. Colorado batting only .195 on the road to righthanders. Pirates hitting only .209 against lefty’s. At home Pittsburgh bullpen has performed well with an ERA of 3.39. Play Colorado and Pittsburgh under 7.5 in Game 2.
LA Angels vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Angels at Athletics—Free pick is LA Angels and Oakland Athletics to play over the total of 8.5 runs. Starting for Oakland will be Frankie Montas. The righthander in his last start allowed four earned runs with two homers in six innings. In his six home start Montas has an ERA of 6.17. Alex Cobb counters for the Angels. Cobb has been hammered on the road allowing ten earned runs in 10 1/3rd innings. Both bullpens struggled with the Angels and ERA over five and Athletics over six past ten games. Play LA Angels and Oakland Athletics over 8.5.
San Diego Padres vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Padres at Astros—MLB pick is San Diego Padres -134. Getting the start for San Diego is Yu Darvish. The veteran has been razor sharp allowing one earned run or fewer in eight of his past nine starts with the exception two runs allowed. Jake Odorizzi returns for the Astros. In eight innings this year the righty has surrendered nine earned runs and three homers. Odorizzi returns from an elbow injury. Past ten games Padres bullpen ERA is 1.49 and WHIP of 0.94. Astros bullpen has an ERA near six with WHIP of 1.65 in that period. Play San Diego -134.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Blue Jays at Indians—MLB free pick is Cleveland Indians +117. On the hill for the Blue Jays will be Ross Stripling. He was traded away from the Dodgers because he couldn’t stick in the starting rotation due to ineffectiveness. Stripling in his past three starts has allowed eleven earned runs in 12 1/3rd innings of work. Sam Hentges counters for the Indians. The lefty has allowed three earned runs or fewer in two of his three starts. As they opened this series the Blue Jays had lost seven of nine games. Indians had won six of nine. Indiana bullpen performing better as in their past ten games and ERA of 2.68 with teams hitting .180 on the unit. Blue Jays a bullpen ERA over five. Play Cleveland +117.
Miami Marlins vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Marlins at Red Sox—Free pick is Miami Marlins +130. Starting for the Marlins is lefthander Trevor Rogers. Marlins starter has been outstanding with an ERA of 1.75 and WHIP of 1.06 in his ten starts. He has allowed one earned run or fewer in four straight and six of seven. Nathan Eovaldi gets the start for the Red Sox. Past four games righthander has given up thirteen earned runs in 20 2/3rd innings. Miami has won six of nine to open this series. Team is 7-3 in Rogers ten starts. Red Sox bats struggled in recent games facing Charlie Morton and Zach Wheeler. Marlins bullpen has been good on the year. Play Miami +130.
New York Yankees vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Yankees at Tigers—MLB pick is New York Yankees -145. On the hill for Detroit will be Spencer Turnbull. The lefty in his last start allowed three earned runs in six innings of work in a loss to Cleveland. Turnbull has piled up good numbers against bad hitting teams. Turnbull faced the Yankees four weeks ago giving up four earned runs in five innings of a 6-4 defeat. Prospect Deivi Garcia goes for the Yankees. In his lone start the righty allowed two earned runs in four innings against the Orioles. As this series opened the Yanks had won seven of nine with the Tigers dropping five of six. Yankees bullpen has performed well with an ERA of 2.89 and WHIP of 1.06. Tigers bullpen ERA is 5.50. Play New York -145.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Brewers at Nationals—MLB free pick is Milwaukee Brewers +105 in Game 1 of doubleheader. 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. Freddy Peralta is the announced starter for the Brewers in Game 1. Peralta. The righthander in his past three starts has allowed two earned runs in 17 2/3rd innings. Peralta has a 38.4% strike out rate with teams batting .140 against him. Nationals have lost two of three to the Reds held to six runs total. Play Milwaukee +105.
San Francisco Giants vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Giants at Dodgers—Free pick is LA Dodgers on the run line -1.5 runs at +105 odds. Starting for the Dodgers will be Julio Urias. The lefthander has allowed four earned runs in his past three starts working 19 2/3rd innings. Logan Webb throws for the Giants. He has not been as sharp on the road surrendering 16 earned runs in 25 innings of work. After winning the opener of this series the Dodgers have won nine of ten games. Their bullpen has been sharp at home in that period with an ERA of 2.43 and WHIP of 1.07. They are outperforming San Francisco in the pen in that period. With the win in the opener of the series LAD had won four in a row against the Giants. Play LA Dodgers on run line -1.5 runs at +105 odds.
Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Braves at Mets—MLB pick New York Mets +130. Game was rained out on Friday and no change expected in the starting pitchers for the opener of this series. 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.
Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Rangers at Mariners—MLB free pick is Seattle Mariners -116. Starting for Seattle will be Justin Dunn. The righthander has allowed six earned runs in his past four starts tossing 19 innings. In his three starts against the Rangers last year Dunn allowed four earned runs in 18 innings of work resulting in wins in each game. Mike Foltynewicz counters for the Rangers. The righthander over his past four starts has given up twelve earned runs over 22 1/3rd innings. He faced the Mariners three weeks ago giving up four earned runs in 6 2/3rd innings of a 5-4 defeat. After losing the opener of this series the Rangers had dropped six of nine games with Seattle winning three of four. In that ten game period the Rangers batting only .203 as a team. At home Seattle bullpen has performed well with an ERA of 3.26 and WHIP of 1.10 while the Rangers pen an ERA of 5.49 on the highway. Play Seattle -116.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 5/29/2021
Cardinals at Diamondbacks—Free pick is St Louis Cardinals -146. On the hill for St Louis is Adam Wainwright. The veteran in his past three starts has allowed six earned runs in 20 1/3rd innings of work and doing a good job of limiting baserunners. Seth Frankoff is the starter for Arizona. In his two starts the righthander has surrendered seven earned runs and five walks over 8 2/3rd innings Team record is 5-1 in Wainwright’s past six starts. With their defeat in the opener of this series the Diamondbacks had dropped eleven straight and fourteen of fifteen. In their past ten games Diamondbacks hitting .203 as a team with a bullpen ERA approaching five with teams batting .285 on this unit. Play St Louis -146.