Free MLB Picks For Today 6/5/2021
Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Tigers at White Sox—MLB pick is Detroit Tigers on the run line +1.5 runs at -105. On the hill for Detroit will be Tarik Skubal. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven of his past ten starts. He is backed by an improved Tigers bullpen that in their past ten games has an ERA of 2.29 and WHIP of 1.09. Lucas Giolito gets the start for the White Sox. Past five starts the righthander has surrendered fourteen earned runs in 26 2/3rd innings. Following the first game of this series the Tigers had won four of their past six games. Past five game White Sox cooled down against hitting lefty’s with a batting average of .214. Play Detroit on run line -1.5 runs at -105.
Cincinnati Reds vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Reds at Cardinals—MLB free pick is Cincinnati Reds -120. On the hill for Cincinnati will be Tyler Mahle. The righthander has pitched well on the road with an ERA of 1.23 and WHIP of 0.98 in his seven starts. Johan Oviedo gets the start for the Cardinals Oveido has been crushed as his four starts allowed 12 earned runs in 15 1/3rd innings. In parts of two seasons the righthander has an ERA 5.44 pitching to high contact and control issues with a 12.3% walk rate. After winning the first game of this series the Reds had won three of four and the Cardinals dropping four of five. Past ten games Cardinals hitting only .219 with a bullpen ERA over five. Play Cincinnati -120.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Rays at Rangers—Free pick is Tampa Bay Rays on run line -1.5 runs at +100. Rich Hill gets the start for the Rays. The lefty in his past seven starts allowed five earned runs in 40 2/3rd innings. Kolby Allard counters for the Rangers. His lone start the lefty allowed two earned runs with two homers in four innings. In eight starts and three bullpen outings last year Allard was crushed with an ERA approaching eight. In parts of four MLB seasons the lefty has an ERA of 6.00 with a walk rate of 10%. Rangers opened this series losing nine straight with Rays winning six of eight. Past ten games Rangers hitting only .185 as a team with a bullpen ERA of 5.40 and .284 batting average against. Rays outperforming Rangers in those areas. Play Tampa Bay run line -1.5 runs at +100.
Houston Astros vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Astros at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Houston Astros -105. On the hill for Houston is Jose Urquidy. The righthander in his past five starts allowed fie earned runs in 29 2/3rd innings. Ross Stripling counters for the Blue Jays. Stripling in his seven starts has an ERA of 5.11. Past two seasons it has been ERA’s over five and hurt by the home run ball. As this series opened the Astros had won four of five. Houston best in MLB in hitting and third in runs scored. Play Houston -105.
Miami Marlins vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Marlins at Pirates—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins -145. Starting for the Marlins is Trevor Rogers. The lefty in his eleven starts has an ERA of 1.87 and WHIP of 1.10. Chase De Jong makes his second start for the Pirates. In parts of five seasons in the majors the righthander has an ERA of 6.67, walk rate of 10.5% with teams batting .283 on him. De Jong the past few seasons has ping ponged from MLB to the minors due to ineffectiveness. The Pirates past ten games hitting only .212 as a team. Marlins bullpen has performed well this season. Pittsburgh has struggled hitting lefthanders. Pittsburgh 30th and last in the Majors in hitting along with homers. Play Miami -145.
Cleveland Indians vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Indians at Orioles—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians and Baltimore Orioles to play under the total of 8.5 runs. On the mound for the Orioles is John Means. The lefthander in his eleven starts has an ERA of 2.05 and WHIP of 0.80. Orioles lineup is batting only .217 against righthanders in their past ten games. Aaron Civale counters for the Indians. He also has pitched well this year with an ERA of 3.28 and WHIP of 1.07 in his eleven starts. Cleveland bullpen has been good on the season. Under has come in 14 of their past 19 meetings. Play Cleveland and Baltimore under 8.5.
Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Twins at Royals—MLB free pick is Kansas City Royals +110. On the hill for the Royals will be Mike Minor. The lefthander in his past two starts has allowed three earned runs in 11 innings of work. Jose Berrios counters for the Twins. Royals have hit Berrios the past two seasons for twelve earned runs in 15 1/3rd innings. By losing the opener of this series the Twins had dropped five of seven with KC winning five of six. Past ten games Royals bullpen ERA is 1.86 as teams batting .138 on this unit. Royals outperforming the Twins in the pen and batter’s box. Play Kansas City +110.
Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Nationals at Phillies—Free pick is Washington Nationals +120. Joe Ross gets the start for the Nationals. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past seven starts. He has pitched well against the Phillies in his career. Spencer Howard starts for the Phillies. In parts of two seasons in the Majors, Howard has an ERA approaching six with control problems a walk rate of 11.4%. Phillies bullpen past ten games has an ERA of 5.45. Play Washington +120.
LA Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Dodgers at Braves—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves +130. On the hill for LAD will be Clayton Kershaw. The veteran in his past four games has allowed thirteen earned runs in 25 2/3rd innings of work. In his past two starts against the Braves, Kershaw allowed eight earned runs in 11 1/3rd innings. Charlie Morton takes the mound for the Braves. Past three starts Morton has allowed five earned runs with 23 strikeouts in 18 innings of work. Past ten games Braves hitting .306 against lefthanders. Dodgers in that period hitting only .222 as a team. Play Atlanta +130.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Diamondbacks at Brewers—MLB free pick is Arizona Diamondbacks and Milwaukee Brewers to play under the total of 7.5 runs. On the mound for Milwaukee will be Brandon Woodruff. The righthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in nine of his past ten starts with the exception allowing two runs. Merrill Kelly counters for Arizona. Kelly has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past eight starts. Past ten games Brewers hitting only .199 as a team. Diamondbacks bullpen in that period has been good with an ERA of 2.06. Play Arizona and Milwaukee under 7.5.
Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Cubs at Giants—Free pick is Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants to play under the total of 7.5 runs. On the mound for San Francisco will be Kevin Gausman. The righthander has been outstanding allowing one earned run or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. Cubs will send Kohl Stewart to the hill. Steward in his lone start held the Padres to no earned runs over five innings. He had 26.4% strikeout rate in the minors this year. Both bullpens sharp with Cubs ERA 1.24 as teams batting .152 on this unit past ten games. Giants pen has an ERA of 2.77 and WHIP of 1.00 in that period. Play Chicago and San Francisco under 7.5.
Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Red Sox at Yankees—MLB pick is New York Yankees -120. On the hill for Boston is Eduardo Rodriguez. The lefty has been hammered nineteen earned runs in his past four starts working 19 2/3rd innings. Teams are hitting .296 on him and his velocity has dropped. Jamison Taillon counters for the Yankees. Past two starts the righty has surrendered three earned runs in ten innings. Past ten games Red Sox hitting only .203 as a team. Yankees bullpen in that span an ERA of 2.06 as teams are batting .197 on this unit. NY bullpen performing better. Play New York Yankees -120.
Seattle Mariners vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Mariners at Angels—MLB free pick is LA Angels -124. On the hill for LAA will be Alex Cobb. The righthander has shown promise as in his past three starts allowed one earned run in 17 innings of work. Team is 5-2 in his seven starts. Yusei Kikuchi is on the mound for the Marines. Angels have roughed up the lefthander for 26 earned runs in 20 2/3rd innings. Seattle hitting only .208 on the year. Past ten games Angels bullpen outperforming Seattle. Play LA Angels -124.
Oakland Athletics vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Athletics at Rockies—Free pick is Oakland Athletics and Colorado Rockies to play over the total of 11.5 runs. On the hill for Colorado is Kyle Freeland. The lefthander in his two starts this year has allowed four earned runs with seven walks in eight innings. He pitched four innings in each start. Cole Irvin counters for the Athletics. Irving has struggled in his past three starts allowing thirteen earned runs in 15 2/3rd innings. Rockies bullpen has struggled this year at home with an ERA of 6.28 as teams batting .278 on this unit. Oakland on this road trip began it scoring 23 runs in their three game series at Seattle. Play Oakland and Colorado over 11.5.
New York Mets vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 6/5/2021
Mets at Padres—MLB pick is San Diego Padres +107. Starting for San Diego is Joe Musgrove. The veteran has pitched well on the year with an ERA of 2.08 and WHIP of 0.76 in his ten starts. On earned run allowed in his past three starts working 16 2/3rd innings. Jacob deGrom goes for New York. Great numbers but has pitched six innings and five innings twice in his past four starts. Padres bullpen has been good at home with an ERA of 2.11 and WHIP of 0.97. Mets bullpen on the road an ERA of 4.38 with teams batting .257. As this series opened the Padres were 19-10 at home and the Mets 12-17 on the road. Play San Diego +107.