Free MLB Picks For Today 6/12/2021
San Francisco Giants vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Giants at Nationals—They play a doubleheader on Saturday after the rain out on Friday. We will give a pick from Game one of this doubleheader. MLB pick is San Francisco Giants on the run line -1.5 runs at +114. On the mound for San Francisco is Kevin Gausman. The righthander is putting up Cy Young numbers as with an ERA of 1.27 and WHIP of 0.76 in his twelve starts. Eric Fedde counters for the Nationals. Fedde has struggled at home with an ERA of 7.56 Nationals open this series dropping three of four. Past ten games they are hitting only .189 against righthanders and a bullpen ERA over five. Giants outperforming the Nationals in the bullpen, plate and starting pitcher here. Play San Francisco Run Line -1.5 runs at +114.
New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Yankees at Phillies—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies +115. On the mound for the Yankees will be Jamesion Taillon. The righthander in his past five starts has given up fourteen earned runs in 24 1/3rd innings. Vince Velasquez counters for the Phillies. The veteran has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his eight starts. Yankees open this series dropping five of seven. Phillies have won four of five. Past ten games Yankees bullpen has an ERA of 5.31 with the Phillies performing better in that period. Philadelphia has won 19 of 31 at home. Play Phillies +115.
Kansas City Royals vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Royals at Athletics—Free pick is Oakland Athletics -140. On the hill for KC will be Jackson Kowar. The prospect was hammered in his first start surrendering four earned runs with two walks in 2/3rd innings. James Kapriellan counters for the Athletics. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of five starts. Following the first game of this series the Royals had dropped five of six with Athletics winning six of eight. Past five games KC hitting only .209 against righthanders. Play Oakland -140.
Seattle Mariners vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Mariners at Indians—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians -105. Tristan McKenzie is being recalled from the minors to make the start. In his time this year in the majors the prospect had a 32.2% strikeout rate with teams hitting .189. He had to fix his control in the minors as he walks too many batters. Yusei Kikuchi gets the start for the Mariners. Six home runs allowed in his past four starts. Mariners on the road bat only .212 against righthanders. Seattle bullpen on the road an ERA near five with the Indians performing better. Play Cleveland -105.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Pirates at Brewers—MLB free pick is Pittsburgh Pirates and Milwaukee Brewers to go under the total of 7.5 runs. Starting for Milwaukee will be Corbin Burnes. The righthander in his ten starts has an ERA of 1.97 and WHIP of 0.71. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in eight of his ten starts. Past ten games Pirates hitting .208 against righthanders and the Brewers .217. Both bullpens performing well in that period with ERA’s under three. Play Pittsburgh and Milwaukee under 7.5.
LA Angels vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Angels at Diamondbacks—Free pick is LA Angels -115. On the hill for LAA will be Alex Cobb. The righthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in three of his past four starts. Team record is 6-2 in his eight starts. Caleb Smith counters for Arizona. The lefthander makes his fourth start as he had 18 appearances out of the bullpen. He has issues with control with a 10.1% walk rate. As this series opened the Angels had won five of six with Arizona losing seven straight. Past ten games Diamondbacks hitting .198 against righthanders. Angels hitting lineup outperforming Arizona and their bullpen has shown improvement in that ten game span with an ERA of 3.03 as teams are batting .175 against this unit. Play LA Angels -115.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Orioles at Rays—MLB pick is Tampa Bay Rays on the run line -1.5 runs at -108 odds. Starting for Tampa Bay is Rich Hill. The lefty pitches in great form allowing five earned runs in his past eight starts working 45 2/3rd innings. Jorge Lopez starts for the Orioles. Lopez in his 12 starts has an ERA of 5.20. As this series opened the Rays had won 20 of 25 and Orioles had dropped 18 of 29 on the road. On the road the Orioles hit only .226 as a team and their bullpen has an ERA near five. Rays pen in their home park an ERA of 2.88 and WHIP of 1.09. Play Tampa Bay Run Line -1.5 runs at -108.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Blue Jays at Red Sox—MLB free pick is Boston Red Sox -120. On the hill for Boston is Nick Pivetta. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven of his past ten starts. Steven Matz goes for the Blue Jays. The lefthander in his past four starts has given up twelve earned runs in 22 innings. He face the Red Sox three weeks ago giving up five earned runs with ten hits and two walks in six innings which averages to two baserunners per inning. Blue Jays opened this series dropping series to the Astros and White Sox going through struggles producing runs in those defeat. Past ten games Red Sox bullpen ERA is at 2.50 and the Blue Jays over five. Team record in Pivetta’s past eight starts is 7-1. Play Boston -120.
Colorado Rockies vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Rockies at Reds—Free pick is Colorado Rockies and Cincinnati Reds to play over the total of nine runs. On the mound for the Rockies is German Marquez. The righthander faced the Reds four weeks ago surrendering four earned runs in six innings of a 9-6 win. In that same game Wade Miley threw for the Reds and allowed eight earned runs over three innings. Miley goes on Saturday. Cincinnati puts up nearly six runs per game at home. Their bullpen has been atrocious in their home stadium with an ERA of 7.20. Rockies bullpen away from home bad as well with an ERA approaching six as teams bat .284 on this unit. Play Colorado and Cincinnati over nine runs.
Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Braves at Marlins—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves -130. On the hill for Atlanta will be Max Fried. The lefthander has surrendered one earned run in each of his past five of six games. Zach Thompson throws for the Marlins. In his MLB debut the righthander allowed two earned runs over three innings. His ERA was high in the minors the past few seasons. Past ten games Marlins hitting only .227 against lefthanders and their bullpen sits with an ERA of 5.56 and WHIP of 1.53. Braves have dominated the Marlins in recent seasons winning 38 of 53. Play Atlanta -130.
San Diego Padres vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Padres at Mets—MLB free pick is San Diego Padres and New York Mets to play under the total of seven runs. Getting the start for San Diego will be Joe Musgrove. The righthander has pitched well with an ERA of 2.33 and WHIP of 0.84 in his eleven starts. He has allowed one earned run or fewer in three of four starts. Marcus Stroman counters for the Mets. Stroman in his twelve starts has an ERA of 2.40 and WHIP of 1.08. Stroman held the Padres to no earned runs over 6 2/3rd innings five days ago. Padres have been held to two runs or fewer in three straight and six of their past seven games. Past ten games Padres hitting only .189. Mets bullpen has been outstanding at home with an ERA of 1.69 as teams batting .196 on this unit. Padres bullpen has performed well on the road with an ERA of 2.79 with teams batting .215. Play San Diego and New York under seven.
Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
White Sox and Tigers—Free pick is Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers to go under the total of 9 runs. On the mound for the White Sox will by Dylan Cease. The righthander has pitched well against the Tigers in his career. Cease faced the Tigers twice this year surrendering no earned runs with nineteen strikeouts in fourteen innings. Jose Urena tosses for the Tigers. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten starts. Urena in 12 innings pitched against the White Sox this year allowed four earned runs. Past ten games Tigers hitting only .224 against righthanders Detroit near the bottom of the league in run production and hitting. Play Chicago and Detroit under nine.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Cardinals at Cubs—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs on the run line -1.5 runs at +120. On the mound for the Cubs is Kyle Hendricks. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five straight games. Jon Gant is the starter for the Cardinals. Gant in his last start allowed seven earned runs in four innings against the Reds. Gant has struggled with control in the majors with a double digit walk rate in five straight seasons. He is pitching to high contact with his lowest strikeout rate in four seasons. St Louis has lost seven of eight games. Cubs have won four of five. Chicago has won 21 of 31 at home. Past ten games Cardinals have a bullpen ERA of 6.10 and WHIP of 1.72. Cubs bullpen ERA in that period is 2.50 and WHIP of 1.08. Play Chicago run line -1.5 runs at +120.
Texas Rangers vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Rangers at Dodgers—MLB free pick is LA Dodgers on the run line -1.5 runs at -139. Getting the start for LA will be Trevor Bauer. The righthander in his thirteen starts has an ERA of 2.40 and WHIP of 0.89. His numbers have been better at home. Kolby Allard throws for the Rangers. Past four starts the lefty has surrendered eighteen earned runs in 13 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Texas hitting only .174 against righthanders with their bullpen ERA of 6.75. Dodgers outperforming the Rangers at the plate, bullpen and Saturday’s starting pitcher. Play LA Dodgers run line -1.5 runs at -139.
Houston Astros vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 6/12/2021
Astros at Twins—Free pick is Houston Astros -111. On the hill for Houston is Luis Garcia. The righthander has been outstanding surrendering five earned runs in his past five starts working 29 innings. Jose Berrios counters for the Twins. Berrios at home has an ERA of 4.71 in five starts. In his last start the righthander allowed four earned runs in six innings at Kansas City. Astros has won seven of ten after their 6-4 win in the opener. Twins have dropped seven of ten. In that ten game period the Astros batting .314. Houston has won 17 of their past 24 against the Twins and are best in baseball in scoring and batting. Play Houston -111.