Free MLB Picks For Today 7/17/2021
Minnesota Twins vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Twins at Tigers—With the rainout on Friday they will try again on Saturday to get two games in. 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.
Texas Rangers vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Rangers at Blue Jays—MLB free pick is Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays to play over the total of ten runs. Starting for Toronto will be Hyun Jin Ryu. The lefthander has struggled over his past seven starts giving up 22 earned runs in 40 1/3rd innings. Kolby Allard throws for the Rangers. Allard past four starts allowed thirteen earned runs in 23 1/3rd innings. Blue Jays fourth in run production and hit the most home runs of any team. Rangers bullpen has struggled on the road with an ERA of 5.42 with WHIP of 1.50. Blue Jays pen at home an ERA of 4.49. Toronto hitting .277 at home. Play Texas and Toronto over ten.
Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Indians at Athletics—Free pick is Cleveland Indians +165. Cal Quantrill gets the start for the Indians. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five of his eight starts. Sean Manaea counters for the Athletics. Manaea past two starts allowed seven earned runs with four homers over 11 2/3rd innings. Athletics bullpen an ERA of 4.32 at home with the Indians performing better on the road. As this series opened the Athletics .500 team facing winning teams. Oakland sits 22nd in the Majors in hitting. Play Cleveland +165.
Chicago Cubs vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Cubs at Diamondbacks—MLB pick is Arizona Diamondbacks +110. Diamondbacks expected to start Taylor Widener. In six starts this year the righthander has an ERA of 2.54. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five of his six starts. Adbert Azolay makes the start for Chicago. The righthander has struggled 20 earned runs in his past five starts working 22 2/3rd innings. Team record is 1-6 in his seven starts. As this series opened the Cubs had lost 29 of 45 on the road. They bat .216 on the road. Play Arizona +110.
Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Marlins at Phillies—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins +115. On the hill for Miami will be Zach Thompson. The righthander in his foe starts has an ERA pf 2.62 with WHIP of 1.00. Vince Velasquez the starter for the Phillies. Velasquez has been roughed up as in his past four starts allowed 17 earned runs in 19 2/3rd innings. Phillies bullpen has struggled at home with an ERA of 5.48 and WHIP of 1.44. Eight blown home saves in seventeen tries. As this series opened the Marlins had won 12 of their past 19 meetings. Play Miami +115.
San Diego Padres vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Padres at Nationals—Free pick is San Diego Padres -125. On the hill for San Diego is Blake Snell. The lefthander in his past two starts has allowed no earned runs in nine innings of work resulting in team wins each game. Patrick Corbin counters for the Nationals. The lefty in his seventeen starts has an ERA of 5.40 with WHIP of 1.40. Nationals have lost 15 of 25 against lefthanded starters. They have lost seven of nine and their pitching was pounded by the Padres bats on Friday night. Nationals have averaged only 3.6 runs per game at home. Play San Diego -125.
New York Mets vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Mets at Pirates—MLB pick is New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates to play under the total of nine runs. On the hill for Pittsburgh is William Crowe. The righthander has allowed two earned runs in each of his past two starts. Tylor Megill counters for New York. Megill past two starts has allowed one earned run in each game. Pirates bullpen has performed well at home. Pittsburgh last in baseball in scoring and homers. Mets 29th in scoring and 23rd in home runs. Play New York and Pittsburgh under nine runs.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Orioles at Royals—MLB free pick is Kansas City Royals -140. Brady Singer gets the start for the Royals. The righthander past three starts allowed five earned runs in fourteen innings of work. Jorge Lopez the expected starter for the Orioles. Lopez in his eighteen starts sits with an ERA of 5.95 and walk rate of 9.9%. In parts of six seasons in MLB the righthander has an ERA of 6.01. Teams are batting .293 on Lopez this year. Orioles have lost 40 of 58 against righthanded starters. Past seven games Orioles surrendering 7.5 runs per game. Royals bullpen performing better than the Orioles. Play Kansas City -140.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Brewers at Reds—Free pick is Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Brandon Woodruff gets the start for Milwaukee. The righthander in his eighteen starts has an ERA of 2.06 with WHIP of 0.82 in his eighteen starts. Luis Castillo the starter for the Reds. Castillo in his past six starts has allowed seven earned runs in 38 2/3rd innings. Brewers bat only .217 against righthanders. Brewers bullpen has been good on the road with an ERA of 3.33 and WHIP of 1.28. Play Cincinnati and Milwaukee under 7.5.
Houston Astros vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Astros at White Sox—MLB pick is Houston Astros -110. On the hill for Houston will be Jake Odorizzi. The righthander in his past four starts allowed three earned runs working 22 innings. Lucas Giolito is going for Chicago. Giolito past three starts has allowed eleven earned runs in 16 1/3rd innings. Houston top run producer in the Majors and tops in team batting. As this series began, they had won 26 of 43 on the road. As this series began the Astros had won all four against the White Sox. By winning the opener of this series it is now five straight. Play Houston -110.
San Francisco Giants vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Giants at Cardinals—MLB free pick is San Francisco Giants -117. On the hill for San Francisco will be Anthony DeSclafani. The righthander in his eighteen starts has an ERA of 2.68 and WHIP of 1.00. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven of his past eight starts. Kwang Hyun Kim is on the mound for the Cardinals. Kim has put up some good numbers but doesn’t pitch deep into games. Giants the better offensive teams sitting sixth in scoring and second in home runs. Cardinals 27th in run production and 25th in team batting. Past ten games San Francisco batting .283. In that period Cardinals bullpen an ERA of 7.02 and WHIP of 1.74. Play San Francisco -117.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Rays at Braves—Free pick is Tampa Bay Rays at +110. Getting the start for Tampa Bay is Josh Fleming. The lefty has appeared in fourteen games and has an ERA of 3.26 and WHIP of 1.03. Teams batting .211 against Fleming. Max Fried the starter for the Braves. Fried in his past three starts allowed eleven earned runs in fifteen innings of work. Rays have won seven of eight after winning the opener of this series. Past ten games Atlanta batting .187 against lefthanders. Braves bullpen coughed up another in their loss on Friday. On the year Atlanta pen an ERA of 4.61 and WHIP of 1.43. Play Tampa Bay +110.
Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Red Sox at Yankees—MLB pick is Boston Red Sox -110. Nathan Eovaldi will get the start for Boston. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his past nine games. In two starts against the Yankees this year, Eovaldi allowed two earned runs in 13 2/3rd innings. Past ten games New York batting .185 against righthanders. In that period their bullpen an ERA of 6.18. Boston fourth in scoring and third in hitting. Yankees sit 25th in run production. Play Boston -110.
Seattle Mariners vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Mariners at Angels—MLB free pick is Seattle Mariners +111. On the hill for Seattle is Yusei Kikuchi. The lefthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in four of his past five starts. Alex Cobb counters for LAA. Cobb past six starts allowed seventeen earned runs in 32 2/3rd innings. Kikuchi has been strong on the road with an ERA of 2.52 and WHIP of 1.02 in nine starts. Mariners winning the first in this series have won four of five. Angels bullpen has struggled at home. Play Seattle +111.
LA Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 7/17/2021
Dodgers at Rockies—Free pick is LA Dodgers and Colorado Rockies to play over the total of twelve runs. On the mound for the Dodgers will be Walker Buehler. The righthander in his past five starts against the Rockies has allowed 20 earned runs in 28 2/3rd innings of work. Kyle Freeland goes for the Rockies. The lefthander has struggled with an ERA of 5.48 in his nine starts. Teams are batting .308 on his and Freeland walk rate is 9.3%. Past three games LAD has scored 39 runs. Rockies hit well at home and pushes across 5.6 runs per game. Rockies bullpen at home an ERA of 5.40 with WHIP of 1.50. Dodgers bullpen on the road an ERA of 4.10 and WHIP of 1.45. Play LA Dodgers and Colorado over twelve.