Free MLB Picks For Today 7/16/2021
Texas Rangers vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Rangers at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Texas Rangers +200. Getting the start for Texas will be Jordan Lyles. The righthander sits in great form as in his past three games allowed five earned runs in 19 innings of work resulting in teams wins in each game. Robbie Ray counters for the Blue Jays. Ray has posted an ERA of 3.13 in his seventeen starts but team is only 9-8 in those games. Rangers bullpen hit the break in better form. Past ten games Blue Jays bullpen an ERA of 5.17 with WHIP of 1.43. In that period the Rangers were batting .308 against lefthanders. Play Texas +200.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Rays at Braves—MLB free pick is Tampa Bay Rays +120. Michael Wacha gets the start for the Rays. The righthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in six of his past seven games. Charlie Morton throws for Atlanta. Morton has not been as sharp at home with an ERA of 4.21. Rays hit the break winning six of seven. Braves bullpen has struggled on the year with an ERA of 4.58 and WHIP of 1.42. Play Tampa Bay +120.
LA Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Dodgers at Rockies—Free pick is Colorado Rockies +184. Rockies have been a good home team winning 31 of 48. Antonio Senzatela gets the start for the Rockies. The righthander in ten home starts sits with an ERA of 3.75 and WHIP of 1.22. Walker Buehler throws for Los Angeles. Buehler in his past five starts against the Rockies allowed 20 earned runs in 28 2/3rd innings. Rockies have won six of ten to hit the break with the bullpen showing improvement. LAD 26-21 on the road. Play Colorado +184.
Seattle Mariners vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Mariners at Angels—MLB pick is Seattle Mariners +148. Andrew Heaney gets the start for the Angels. The lefthander has been hammered for 18 earned runs in his past four starts working 18 1/3rd innings. He faced Seattle earlier in the season allowing four earned runs and three homers in 3 1/3rd innings in defeat. Chris Flexen starts for the Mariners. The righthander faced the Angels six days ago giving up no runs and three hits over seven innings. Team is 2-0 in his two starts against LAA this year. Mariners hit the break winning six of ten getting great work out of their bullpen with a WHIP of 1.03. Angels bullpen has struggled this year with an ERA approaching five and WHIP of 1.42. Play Seattle +148.
Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Indians at Athletics—MLB free pick is Cleveland Indians and Oakland Athletics to play under the total of 8.5 runs. Chris Bassitt gets the start for Oakland. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten starts. Eli Morgan counters for the Indians. Morgan has allowed three earned runs in two of four starts. On the season Bassitt doesn’t give up baserunners with a WHIP of 1.05. Both bullpen hit the break with excellent form as in their past ten games ERA’s just over two with WHIP on the Indians at 1.16 and Athletics 1.07. Cleveland batting only .213 against righthanders on the road and Athletics at .218. Play Cleveland and Oakland under 8.5.
Minnesota Twins vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Twins at Tigers—Free pick is Minnesota Twins -115 in Game 1. Getting the start for Detroit will be Jose Urena. The righthander in his past four starts allowed 23 earned runs in 13 2/3rd innings. In two starts against Minnesota this year, Urena surrendered eight runs seven earned in 7 1/3rd innings. Charlie Barnes to start for the Twins making his MLB debut. He pitched well in the minors this year. As they hit the break the Twins had won six of eight with Tigers dropping five of six. Detroit bullpen struggling hitting the break with an ERA of 7.99 past ten games and WHIP of 1.68. Play Minnesota -115 in Game 1.
Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Red Sox at Yankees—With the postponement on Thursday the teams meeting for one game on Friday. MLB pick Boston Red Sox +110. Starting for Boston will be Eduardo Rodriguez. The lefthander over his past three starts has allowed six earned runs in 17 innings of work. Team is 2-0 in his two starts against New York this year. He last faced the Yankees nearly three weeks ago surrendering two earned runs in six innings. Domingo German expected starter for New York. German has allowed nineteen earned runs in his past six starts working 20 1/3rd innings. Yankees bullpen numbers have been worse at home and struggled hitting the break. Red Sox are fifth in baseball in runs scored and third in hitting. New York 24th in run production and sit in the lower half of MLB in batting average. Yankees hitters strikeout a lot. Red Sox have won 27 of 44 on the road. Play Boston +110.
Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Marlins at Phillies—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins +130 in Game 1 of the doubleheader. Starting for Philadelphia will be Matt Moore. The lefthander in his past five starts allowed fourteen earned runs in 21 1/3rd innings. Sandy Alcantara expected to go for Miami. Alcantara in his nineteen starts an ERA of 3.01 with WHIP of 1.11. In two starts against the Phillies this year the righthander allowed two earned runs in fourteen innings of work. Marlins have won ten of their past eighteen in Philadelphia. Past ten games Marlins bullpen an ERA of 2.60 as teams batting .207 on this unit. Phillies pen an ERA of 5.18 with WHIP of 1.40. Play Miami +130 in Game 1.
San Francisco Giants vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Giants at Cardinals—Free pick is San Francisco Giants -115. Getting the start for San Francisco is Kevin Gausman. The righthander has pitched well with an ERA of 1.73 and WHIP of 0.82 in eighteen starts. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. Adam Wainwright counters for the Cardinals. Wainwright faced the Giants in his last starts surrendering three earned runs with four walks in five innings. San Francisco has won six of eight to hit the break and has the best record in the Majors. They have won 27 of 46 on the road. Cardinals a losing team that ranks 27th in the league in run production with 4.12 per game. They are 26th in hitting and 24th in homer. Play San Francisco -115.
Houston Astros vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Astros at White Sox—MLB pick is Houston Astros -137. Lance McCullers Jr. gets the start for the Astros. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven of his past eight starts. He faced the White Sox over three weeks ago allowing two earned runs in six innings in an 8-2 Astros win. Dylan Cease goes for the White Sox. Cease has battled control in the Majors with an 11% walk rate in parts of three seasons. The righthander battled the Astros a month ago surrendering seven runs six earned in 3 1/3rd innings of a 10-2 defeat. Houston bullpen was outstanding to hit the break with an ERA of 2.38 as teams batting .189 on this unit past ten games. Astros best in baseball in run production and hitting plus the team makes the most contact of any team. Play Houston -137.
New Mets vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Mets at Pirates—MLB free pick is New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates to play under the total of 7.5 runs. On the hill for New York is Marcus Stroman. The righthander has pitched well this year with an ERA of 2.74 and WHIP of 1.13 in his eighteen starts. JT Brubaker expected to start for the Pirates. Brubaker has been great in his home ballpark with an ERA of 3.40 and WHIP of 0.95 in his seven starts. Pirates bullpen at home has an ERA of 3.85 as opponents bat .227 on this unit. Pittsburgh last in MLB in run production and homers. Mets offense 29th and second last in scoring. Play New York and Pittsburgh under 7.5.
San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Padres at Nationals—Free pick is San Diego Padres -135. Chris Paddack gets the start for San Diego. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past ten starts. Eric Fedde counters for the Nationals. Fedde past three starts has allowed fourteen earned runs in 13 1/3rd innings. In parts of five seasons in the Majors, the righthander has an ERA of 4.98, 10.1% walk rate and crushed by the home run ball. Paddack numbers have been better on the road where he has a WHIP of 1.05 in eight starts. Nationals hit the break dropping eight of ten with a bullpen ERA of 4.95. Padres in that period their pen an ERA of 2.49 and WHIP 1.17. Play San Diego -135.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Brewers at Reds—MLB pick is Milwaukee Brewers -115. Hitting the hill for Milwaukee will be Brandon Woodruff. The righthander has been sharp in eighteen starts with an ERA of 2.06 and WHIP of 0.81. Tyler Mahle counters for the Reds. Mahle at home has struggled with an ERA of 6.06 in seven starts. Reds bullpen has not been good at home with an ERA of 5.68 and WHIP of 1.40. Brewers pen outperforming the Reds. Play Milwaukee -115.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Orioles at Royals—MLB free pick is Kansas City Royals on the run line -1.5 runs at +114. On the mound for Baltimore is Keegan Akin. The lefthander has been hammered as in his past four starts allowed 23 earned runs in 17 innings of work. Danny Duffy goes for KC. Duffy in eleven starts an ERA of 2.57 and WHIP of 1.26. KC one game under .500 at home and Orioles 15-31 on the road. Royals have done a good job of hitting lefthanders at home. Baltimore bullpen has not been good this year sitting with an ERA of 5.03 and WHIP 1.40. Play Kansas City run line -1.5 runs at +114.
Chicago Cubs vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 7/16/2021
Cubs at Diamondbacks—Free pick is Arizona Diamondbacks +134. Madison Bumgarner gets the start for Arizona. The lefthander returns off the DL as he last worked on June 2nd. Bumgarner has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his past nine starts. Kyle Hendricks goes for the Cubs. The veteran in his past three starts allowed seven earned runs in 18 1/3rd innings. But the Cubs have lost 28 of 43 on the road where they bat .215. As they hit the break the Chicago bullpen an ERA of 7.41 and WHIP of 1.67 past ten games. Arizona hitting better in their home ballpark. Play Arizona +134.