Free MLB Picks For Today 7/9/2021
St Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Cardinals at Cubs—MLB pick is St Louis Cardinals +166. On the mound for St Louis is Wade LeBlanc. The lefthander in his past two starts has allowed one earned run in ten innings of work. Kyle Hendricks the expected starter for Chicago. The righthander at home posts and ERA of 4.04 in his nine starts. Chicago has lost 11 of 12 as they closed their series with the Phillies. Past ten games Cubs hitting .205 against righthanders with their bullpen an ERA of 7.71 and WHIP of 1.61. Cardinals outperforming in this period in wins, hitting and bullpen. Play St Louis +166.
Chicago White Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
White Sox at Orioles—MLB free pick is Chicago White Sox -136. Starting for Chicago is Dallas Keuchel. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of his ten stars. Jorge Lopez counters for Baltimore Lopez past five starts allowed 21 earned runs in 24 2/3rd innings. White Sox have won seven of ten with Orioles dropping four of five. Past ten games White Sox hitting .311 against righthanders and Orioles bullpen an ERA over five. Play Chicago -136.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Hawks at Marlins—Free pick is Miami Marlins +128. On the hill for Miami is Zach Thompson. The righthander has pitched well with an ERA of 2.25 and WHIP of 1.00 in his five starts. Charlie Morton counters for the Braves. Morton past two starts allowed seven earned runs in 11 1/3rd innings. In three starts against the Marlins this year the veteran has surrendered thirteen earned runs in 15 1/3rd innings. Miami in his home stand won three of four against the Dodgers. Past ten games Marlins bullpen an ERA of 2.15 as teams batting .191. Braves bullpen has been poor on the road. Atlanta opened this trip losing two of three at Pittsburgh. Play Miami +128.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Blue Jays at Rays—MLB pick is Toronto Blue Jays +130. Ross Stripling the expected starter for the Blue Jays. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven of his past eight starts. Shane McClanahan goes for the Rays. The lefty in his past six starts surrendered 16 earned runs in 28 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Blue Jays batting .305 with a bullpen ERA of 3.89. In that period Rays bullen an ERA of 7.27 and WHIP of 1.67. Play Toronto +130.
Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Royals at Indians—MLB free pick is Cleveland Indians -130. Tristan McKenzie the expected starter for the Indians returning from the minors. He faced KC twice this year surrendering one earned run in 8 2/3rd innings. Brad Keller throws for the Royals. The righthander has been roughed up for 28 earned runs in 31 2/3rd innings resulting in losses in each game. Both teams struggling but past ten games Indians bullpen better. In that period KC bullpen ERA is 6.23 as teams batting .280 and Indians pen an ERA of 3.32 with batting average of .221 against. Play Cleveland -130.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Pirates at Mets—With the rain out the pitching matchups stay the same from Thursday. Free pick Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets to play under the total of eight runs. Expected starter for Pittsburgh is JT Brubaker. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Taijuan Walker scheduled to go for New York. Walker having a good season with an ERA of 2.44 and WHIP of 1.01 in his fifteen starts. Past ten games Pirates batting .202 against righthanders and Mets .201. Both bullpens have ERAs under four this year with WHIP of 1.30. Play Pittsburgh and New York under eight.
Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Athletics at Rangers—MLB pick is Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers to play under the total of nine runs. Starting for the Athletics will be Cole Irvin. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of his past six starts. Jordan Lyles counters for the Rangers. Lyles has surrendered two earned runs or fewer in three of four starts. He has pitched well against the Athletics this season. Athletics held to three runs or fewer in six of eight games. Past ten games Athletics batting .205 as a team. Rangers are 25th in the league in run production. Play Oakland and Texas under nine.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Phillies vs. Red Sox—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox to play over the total of 10.5 runs. Garrett Richards is the starter for the Red Sox. The veteran has struggled at home with an ERA of 6.79 and WHIP of 2.07 in his six starts. Vincent Velasquez the starter for the Phillies. Velasquez past six starts allowed 22 earned runs in 21 2/3rd innings. Phillies bullpen past ten games has been bad with an ERA of 8.54, .312 batting average against and WHIP of 1.71. Red Sox fourth in scoring and third in hitting on the season. Play Philadelphia and Boston over 10.5.
Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Tigers at Twins—Free pick is Detroit Tigers +192. Matt Manning starts for the Tigers. Manning has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of four starts. He had one very bad start. Kenta Maeda counters for the Twins. The veteran past three starts allowed nine earned runs in 16 innings. Team has lost seven of his past ten starts. As this series opened the Tigers had won four of five with the Twins losing seven of nine. Past ten games Minnesota hitting .214 against righthanders with their bullpen an ERA of 5.94 and WHIP of 1.47. Play Detroit +192.
New York Yankees vs Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Yankees at Astros—MLB pick is Houston Astros -115. Jake Odorizzi will go for the Astros. The veteran in his past four starts allowed one earned run in 20 innings. Nester Cortes expected starter for the Yankees. He has worked mostly in the bullpen and had one start tossing 3 1/3rd innings and has a walk rate of 9.8% on the season. In parts of three seasons in the Majors the lefthander has an ERA of 5.58 hurt by the home runs and 10.2% walk rate. Astros have won six of seven. They are tops in scoring and team hitting. New York struggles sitting 23rd in run production. Astros are hitting lefty’s and New York past ten games batting .224 against righthanders. Yankees bullpen in that span an ERA of 5.40. Play Houston -115.
Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Nationals at Giants—MLB free pick is Washington Nationals +165. Logan Webb gets the start for San Francisco. He returns from a shoulder injury and doesn’t figure to go very deep into this game. Paolo Espino expected starter for the Nationals. Espino has worked nineteen games this year and has an ERA of 2.48 with WHIP of 0.93. Past ten games Nationals are hitting .288. They had won two their first three at San Diego. Giants had dropped two of three to start this home stand to St Louis. Play Washington +165.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Reds at Brewers—Free pick is Cincinnati Reds -110. Wade Miley is the starter for the Reds. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven of his past eight starts. Erick Lauer the starter for the Brewers. Lauer past five starts allowed fifteen earned runs in 24 1/3rd innings. He faced the Reds three weeks ago giving up four earned runs with four walks in five innings. As this series opened the Reds had won six of their past seven with the Brewers dropping three of four. Past ten games Reds bullpen ERA is 1.52 as teams batting .180 on this unit. In this period Milwaukee hitting .164 against lefty’s. Play Cincinnati -110.
LA Angels vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Angels at Mariners—MLB pick is Seattle Mariners +110. Starting for Seattle is Marco Gonzalez. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six of his past eight starts. Alex Cobb throws for the Angels. Cobb has been crushed on the road with an ERA of 7.76 and WHIP of 1.64 in his six starts. Mariners open this series winning five of eight. They have won 26 of 45 at home and the Angels have a losing record on the road. Angels bullpen has struggled on the road with an ERA near five. Play Seattle +110.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Diamondbacks at Dodgers—MLB free pick is LA Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks to play over the total of 7.5 runs. Madison Bumgarner expected to start for the Diamondbacks. The veteran has struggled with an ERA of 5.73 in his twelve games. He returns from the DL from a shoulder injury and figures to be on a pitch count. David Price expected to go for LAD. They are trying to stretch him out into the rotation and will be limited. Price in three starts has an ERA of 2.84. Diamondbacks in that period an ERA of 4.83 in the pen as teams batting .265. LAD in that span batting .290 against lefty’s. Play LA Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks over 7.5.
Colorado Rockies vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 7/9/2021
Rockies at Padres—Free pick is San Diego Padres on the run line -1.5 runs at -110. Blake Snell starts for the Padres. The lefthander in his past two starts has allowed no runs in nine innings of work. Kyle Freeland expected to go for Colorado. Freeland has struggled on the road with an ERA of 6.50 and WHIP of 1.72. Snell has been effective at home with an ERA of 1.43 and WHIP of 1.03 in his seven starts. Rockies have lost 33 of 39 on the road and Padres winning 31 of 17 at home as they closed out their series with the Nationals. Past ten games Rockies bullpen an ERA of 7.31 with WHIP of 1.69 and their offense batting only .215 against lefthanders. Padres outperforming in all areas in this period. Play San Diego run line -1.5 runs at -110.