Free MLB Picks For Today 6/16/2021
Miami Marlins vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Marlins at Cardinals—MLB pick is Miami Marlins -110. Starting for the Cardinals will be Johan Oviedo. The righthander has struggled with an ERA of 5.72 and WHIP of 1.52 in his six starts. Team record is 1-5 in his starts. Oviedo has had control issues with a 14.1% walk rate. Sandy Alcantara throws for the Marlins. The righthander has allowed nine earned runs in his past five starts working 34 innings. Cardinals have dropped eight of ten despite their win in the opener of this series. Past ten games Cardinals hitting .318 against righthanders. Miami in this period outperforming the Cardinals at the plate, bullpen and starter. Play Miami -110.
Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Tigers at Royals—MLB free pick is Detroit Tigers +139. On the hill for Detroit is Tarik Skubal. The lefthander has shown improvement allowing four earned runs in his past three starts tossing 17 innings. Brady Singer counters for the Royals. Singer past four starts has surrendered fifteen earned runs in 20 innings. In his past two starts against the Tigers, all this season, he allowed seven earned runs in 9 2/3rd innings. With their loss in the opener of this series the Royals have lost four straight and nine of ten. Past five games KC a bullpen ERA approaching seven. Play Detroit +139.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Reds at Brewers—Free pick is Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers to play under the total of eight runs. On the hill for Cincinnati will be Tyler Mahle. The righthander in his past four starts has given up six earned runs working 23 1/3rd innings. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past seven starts. Freddy Peralta counters for the Brewers. Peralta has allowed one earned run or fewer in three straight and five of his past six starts. Lone exception he allowed two earned runs. At home Milwaukee bats .204 and the Reds .235 on the road. Past ten games Brewers bullpen an ERA of 3.03 as teams hit .203 on this unit. Play Cincinnati and Milwaukee under eight.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Rays at White Sox—MLB pick is Chicago White Sox -132. On the mound for the White Sox is Lucas Giolito. The righthander in his past five starts has allowed nine earned runs in 34 innings. He has pitched well against the Rays in his career with three earned runs allowed in 20 2/3rd innings. Ryan Yarbrough counters for the Rays. He has an ERA of 3.63 in his 13 appearances. He does pitch to high contact. Dating to last season the White Sox have won 30 of 34 against lefthanded starters following the first game of this series. Following the opener of this series the White Sox have won six of eight. Play Chicago -132.
LA Angels vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Angels at Athletics—MLB free pick is Oakland Athletics -131. On the mound for the Athletics will be Cole Irvin. The lefty in his past two starts allowed two earned runs in twelve innings of work. Griffin Canning counters for the Angels. Canning past four starts allowed twelve earned runs in 18 innings pitched. Oakland has hit Canning in 2020 as he allowed ten earned runs with five homers In 13 1/3rd innings. After taking the opener of this series the Athletics had won four straight and eight of ten. Past five games Athletics hitting .283 against righthanders. Angels a losing road record. Play Oakland -131.
San Diego Padres vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Padres at Rockies—Free pick is San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies to play over the total of 11.5. On the mound for Colorado will be Kyle Freeland. The lefthander has been hammered for 23 earned runs in his past five starts working 19 1/3rd innings. Blake Snell counters for the Padres. Snell past four starts has surrendered fifteen earned runs in 17 2/3rd innings. Rockies bullpen has struggled at home with an ERA over six and WHIP of 1.54. Colorado hits well in their ballpark. Play San Diego and Colorado over 11.5.
New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Yankees at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Toronto Blue Jays on the run line +1.5 at -115. Getting the start for New York is Gerritt Cole. In his past two starts the veteran has allowed seven earned runs in eleven innings. Team record 2-3 in his past five starts. Ross Stripling counters for the Blue Jays. The righthander has allowed six earned runs in his past three starts working 15 2/3rd innings. As this series opened the Yankees had lost seven of their past nine. Past ten games Blue Jays doing a good job hitting righthanders. Play Toronto on run line +1.5 runs -115.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Pirates at Nationals—MLB free pick is Washington Nationals -145. On the hill for Pittsburgh is Chase De Jong. The righthander in his past two starts has allowed seven earned runs, five walks and three homers over three innings. In thirteen starts and five relief appearances in his career in the Majors the righthander has an ERA of 6.62, walk rate 10.6% and teams batting .282 on him. Pablo Espino the expected starter for Washington. He has had one start and thirteen relief appearances this year. Espino posts and ERA of 2.78 with excellent control. Teams batting .193 on the righthander. Pirates have lost eight start to start the season. Past ten games Pirates hitting only .223. They are last in the Majors in runs scored and homers. Play Washington -145.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Orioles at Indians—Free pick is Cleveland Indians -150. On the mound for the Indians will be Aaron Civale. The righthander has done a good job of limiting baserunners with an WHIP of 1.00 and ERA of 3.17 in his thirteen starts. Keegan Akin goes for the Orioles. The lefthander in his three starts has averaged only 3 1/3rd innings. Civale has pitched better at home with an ERA of 2.59 in six starts. With Cleveland winning the opener of this series the Orioles had dropped five straight. Baltimore on the road hitting only .193 against righthanders with a bullpen ERA approaching five. Play Cleveland -150.
Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Cubs at Mets—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs and New York Mets to play under the total of six runs. On the mound for the Mets is Jack deGrom. The Cy Young Award candidate in his ten starts has an ERA of 0.56 and WHIP of 0.53. Robert Stock is recalled from the minors to make this start. In parts of three seasons in the Majors the righthander has an ERA just over four. Past ten games Cubs hitting only .183 but their bullpen has been outstanding with an ERA of 1.88 as teams batting .159 on this unit. At home Mets bullpen has an ERA of 2.58 as teams batting .202 on this unit. Play Chicago and New York under six.
Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Rangers at Astros—MLB free pick is Texas Rangers on the run line +1.5 runs at +100. On the mound for the Rangers is Jordan Lyles. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six of his past seven starts. Zack Greinke counters for the Astros. The righthander was tagged for four earned runs in three innings against the Red Sox in his last outing. He has faced the Rangers twice the past two seasons allowing six earned runs in thirteen innings. Past five games Texas hitting .300 against righthanders. Astros bullpen in that period an ERA near five. Greinke an ERA over five in his seven home starts. Play Texas on Run Line +1.5 runs at +100.
Boston Red Sox vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Red Sox at Braves—Free pick is Boston Red Sox +132. On the hill for Boston is Garrett Richards. The veteran in his eight road starts carries and ERA of 2.89. Ian Anderson starts for the Braves. Over his past three starts the righthander has allowed eight earned runs in 15 1/3rd innings. In the opener of this series the Red Sox bats were able to deliver double digit run production. Braves had lost four of five to open this series batting just .224 in that period with a bullpen ERA approaching five. Play Boston +132.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Phillies at Dodgers—MLB pick is Philadelphia Phillies +139. On the hill for the Phillies will be Zack Wheeler. The righthander in his thirteen starts has an ERA of 2.29 and WHIP of 0.90. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his past seven starts. Clayton Kershaw counters for LAD. Kershaw past five games has allowed eleven earned runs in 18 innings. Following the opener of this series the Phillies had won seven of ten. Past ten games they are hitting .285 against lefty’s and have a bullpen ERA of 2.95 with WHIP of 1.04. Play Philadelphia +139.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Diamondbacks at Giants—MLB free pick is San Francisco Giants on the run line -1.5 runs at +120. Starting for the Giants is Anthony DeSclafani. The righthander in great form as in his past three starts allowed four earned runs in 19 2/3rd innings. He has pitched well against Arizona the past few seasons. Merrill Kelly counters for the Diamondbacks. Past three starts the righthander has allowed twelve earned runs in 17 2/3rd innings. After the Giants won the opener of this series the Diamondbacks sat with a 9-28 road mark, had lost 11 straight and 24 of 26. Past ten games Arizona hitting .206 as a team. Giants bullpen in that period an ERA under one and WHIP of 0.71. Play San Francisco on run line -1.5 runs at +120.
Minnesota Twins vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 6/16/2021
Twins at Mariners—Free pick is Seattle Mariners +102. Starting for Seattle is Justus Sheffield. The lefthander has pitched well at home with an ERA of 3.58 in five home starts. Bailey Ober counters for the Twins. Ober has surrendered seven earned runs in thirteen innings of work. Past ten games Twins sit with a bullpen ERA of 6.18 as teams batting .275 on this unit. Losing the opener of this series Minnesota had dropped 19 of 31 and the Mariners have a winning home mark. Play Seattle +102.