Free MLB Picks For Today 6/17/2021
Baltimore Orioles vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 6/17/2021
Orioles at Indians—MLB pick is Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians to play over the total of 8.5 runs. Starting for the Orioles will be Jorge Lopez. The righthander in his past two starts has allowed eight earned runs in 9 2/3rd innings resulting in over the totals in each game. Sam Hentges is the expected starter for the Indians. The lefty has appeared in ten games with an ERA of 5.06 with control problems sporting an 11.5% walk rate. Past ten games Orioles hitting .326 against lefthanders and Indians doing a good job hitting righthanders. Baltimore bullpen an ERA at five in that period and the Indians over four. Play Baltimore and Cleveland over 8.5.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 6/17/2021
Diamondbacks at Giants—MLB free pick is San Francisco Giants on the run line -1.5 runs at +109. Starting for San Francisco will be Kevin Gausman. The righthander has been outstanding with an ERA of 1.43 and WHIP of 0.78 in his thirteen starts. Caleb Smith counters for the Diamondbacks. Past two seasons the lefthander has struggled with control with a 20% walk rate last year and 10.6% this season. Smith faced the Angels last time out surrendering four earned runs in five innings. With their loss in the second game of this series the Diamondbacks have dropped 12 straight 27 of 29. Past ten games Arizona hitting only .205 as a team and a bullpen ERA near five. Giants bullpen in that period an ERA of 1.45 as teams bat .189 on this unit and a WHIP of 0.79. Play San Francisco run line -1.5 runs at +109.
New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 6/17/2021
Yankees at Blue Jays—Free pick is Toronto Blue Jays +100. On the mound for the Blue Jays is TJ Zeuch. Four earned runs allowed in his two starts on the season. Michael King counters for the Yankees. The righthander in his three starts has allowed ten runs eight earned in 11 1/3rd innings. He faced the Blue Jays last year giving up five earned runs in 2 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Blue Jays hitting .290 against righthanders with the Yankees bullpen ERA over five in that period. Play Toronto +100.
Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 6/17/2021
Cubs at Mets—MLB pick is New York Mets -125. On the mound for New York is Marcus Stroman. The righthander has pitched well on the season with an ERA of 2.32 and WHIP of 1.08 in thirteen starts. His numbers are better at home. Cubs send Kyle Hendricks to the hill. Hendricks has allowed three earned runs in each of his past four games. Cubs have a losing record on the road and with the Mets wins in the first two games of this series is 19-6 at home. Past ten games Chicago hitting .190 as a team. New York bullpen has been sharp at home with an ERA of 2.52 as teams hitting .204 on this unit. Play New York -125.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 6/17/2021
Cardinals at Braves—MLB free pick is St Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves to play over the total of nine starts. On the mound for the Cardinals will be John Gant. The righthander has been hammered in his past two starts for twelve earned runs in 5 2/3rd innings walking eight batters. Charlie Morton the expected starter for Atlanta. Morton has allowed eleven runs nine earned in his past three starts tossing fourteen innings. Braves bullpen has been struggling with an ERA over five past ten games. Play St Louis and Atlanta over nine.
Chicago White Sox vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 6/17/2021
White Sox at Astros—Free pick is Chicago White Sox +125. On the mound for Chicago will be Dylan Cease. The righthander in his past two starts has allowed two earned runs with 17 strikeouts in 12 innings of work. Team record in his past ten starts is 8-2. Jose Urquidy counters for the Astros. Urquidy past two starts has surrendered nine earned runs with five homers over 11 1/3rd innings. As they closed out their series with the Rays, the White Sox had won seven of nine. Past ten games Chicago a bullpen ERA of 2.25 with teams batting .193 on this unit. Play Chicago +125.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 6/17/2021
Brewers at Rockies—MLB pick is Colorado Rockies on the run line +1.5 runs at -110. On the mound for the Rockies will be German Marquez. The veteran has put up better numbers at home with an ERA of 3.99 and record of 4-1. Brandon Woodruff counters for the Brewers. Woodruff past two games has allowed four earned runs with three homers in 12 innings of work. Rockies play better at home as they just won their series against the Padres. Brewers struggled to score in the first two at home to Cincinnati losing that series scoring a total of three runs in those games. Past ten games Milwaukee hitting only .203. Play Colorado on run line +1.5 runs at -110.
Cincinnati Reds vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 6/17/2021
Reds at Padres—MLB free pick is Cincinnati Reds +148. Starting for the Reds will be Wade Miley. The lefty in his past four starts has allowed four earned runs in 22 2/3rd innings. Joe Musgrove throws for the Padres. The righthander in his past two starts has given up six earned runs with three homers in 11 1/3rd innings resulting in losses both games. As they closed their series with the Brewers the Reds had won five straight and eight of ten. Padres as they closed out their series with the Rockies had lost eight of ten. In that period the Padres batting only .191 with a bullpen ERA of 4.41. Play Cincinnati +148.
Detroit Tigers vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 6/17/2021
Tigers at Angels—Free pick is Detroit Tigers and LA Angels to play over the total of 8.5 runs. Getting the start for Detroit will be Matt Manning. He makes his MLB debut here. Manning in seven starts in Triple A this season has an ERA of 8.07. They hit .299 on him in Triple A and Manning had a 27.5% home run to fly ball rate. Shohei Ohtani counters for the Angels. Past three starts the righthander has allowed seven earned runs in 17 innings. He does not go very deep into games and Manning doesn’t figure either.
Angels pitching has allowed six runs or greater in four of their past five games as the bullpen allowing .292 hitting and an ERA of 5.41. Tigers in that period a bullpen ERA of 5.66. Play Detroit and LAA over nine runs.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 6/17/2021
Rays at Mariners—MLB pick is Tampa Bay Rays and Seattle Mariners to play under the total of 8.5 runs. Step down in class for the Rays pitching staff to face the Mariners hitters. Starting for Tampa Bay will be Rich Hill. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in eight of his past nine games. Lone exception game against an Orioles lineup that hit’s lefty’s well. Justin Dunn counters for Seattle. Dunn has surrendered two earned runs or fewer in seven of his past nine starts. Dunn and ERA of 2.95 at home and Hill 2.89 on the road. Mariners a weak hitting team batting .181 against lefthanders at home and .205 against righty’s. Past ten games Rays bullpen an ERA under one as teams batting .137 on this unit. Mariners bullpen has performed better in their home ballpark. Play Tampa Bay and Seattle under 8.5.