Free MLB Picks For Today 7/20/2021
LA Angels vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Angels at Athletics—MLB pick is LA Angels +155. Jose Suarez gets the start for the Angels. The lefthander in his two starts has allowed three earned runs in eight innings. He has put up good numbers in eleven appearances with an ERA of 2.29 in 35 1/3rd innings of work. Teams are batting .208 on Suarez and he carries a 1.19 WHIP. James Kaprielian counters for the Athletics. Past three starts the righthander allowed six earned runs with four homers in 18 innings. Team record 1-3 in his past four starts. Past ten games Athletics hitting .213 with the Angels bats alive at .286. Play LA Angels +155.
Kansas City Royals vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Royals at Brewers—MLB free pick is Kansas City Royals -145. On the hill for Milwaukee is Eric Lauer. The lefthander in his past three starts allowed two earned runs in 18 1/3rd innings. Mike Minor counters for the Royals. Minor has been pounded over his past four starts for 24 earned runs in 20 innings of work. Royals have lost eight of ten. In that period KC bullpen an ERA of 7.28 and WHIP of 1.51. Brewers pen in that period an ERA of 2.27 and WHIP of 1.04. Play Milwaukee -145.
Miami Marlins vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Marlins at Nationals—Free pick is Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Getting the start for Miami is Trevor Rogers. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. Paolo Espino the starter for Washington. Espino has worked well at home with an ERA of 2.41 with WHIP of 1.07 in four starts. Miami bullpen past ten games an ERA of 2.28 with WHIP of 1.09. But in that period, they are batting only .217 against righthanders. Miami 28th in the Majors in scoring and 27th in homers. Play Miami and Washington under 7.5.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Phillies at Yankees—MLB pick is New York Yankees +105. Aaron Nola starts for New York. The righthander has been hammered in his past four starts for seventeen earned runs in 18 1/3rd innings of work. Domingo German throws for New York. German has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten games. Tough to back the Phillies bullpen. Philadelphia has lost 28 of 48 on the road and the Yankees a winning home record. Play New York +105.
Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Red Sox at Blue Jays—MLB free pick is Boston Red Sox +180. On the hill for Boston will be Garrett Richards. The righthander has put up better numbers on the road with an ERA of 3.92 in eleven starts. Alex Manoah counters for the Blue Jays. Manoah past four starts allowed seven earned runs in 20 innings of work. He averages five innings per start. Past ten games Blue Jays bullpen an ERA of 5.34 and WHIP 1.43. As this series opened the Red Sox had won 28 of 47 on the road and Toronto two games over .500 as their designated home sites. Play Boston +180.
Texas Rangers vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Rangers at Tigers—Free pick is Detroit Tigers +100. On the mound for Texas is Dane Dunning. The young righthander has struggled on the road where has posted an ERA of 6.54 and WHIP of 1.78 in his eight starts. Team is 1-7 in those games. Tarik Skubal counters for Detroit. The lefty has pitched better at home where he has an ERA of 3.72 and WHIP of 1.26 in nine games. As this series opened the Rangers had lost 33 of 46 on the road and the Tigers had a winning record at home. Past ten games Texas batting .197. Play Detroit +100.
New York Mets vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Mets at Reds—MLB pick is Cincinnati Reds -140. Wade Miley starts for Cincinnati. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in eight of his past nine starts. Expected starter for New York is Robert Stock. The righty has struggled in his two starts by allowing seven earned runs with eight walks over eight innings of work. In parts of four seasons in the Majors, Stock has a walk rate of 12.1%. Past ten games Mets bullpen ERA of 6.28 and WHIP of 1.71. New York 27th in scoring and 24th in homers. Play Cincinnati -140.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Orioles at Rays—MLB free pick is Baltimore Orioles +165. John Means returns to the hill to make his twelve start of the year. The lefty has an ERA of 2.28 and WHIP of 0.83. Shane McClanahan counters for the Rays. The lefthander in his past three starts allowed seven earned runs with seven walks in 15 1/3rd innings. Past ten games Tampa Bay hitting .195 against lefthanders. On the season the Rays batting only .206 against lefthanded starters. Orioles have done a good job this year of hitting lefty’s. Baltimore did open this series taking two of three at KC. Play Baltimore +165.
San Diego Padres vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Padres at Braves—With the postponement on Monday the starters remain the same. Free pick is San Diego Padres -135. Yu Darvish starts for the Padres. The righthander in his eighteen starts has an ERA of 3.09 and WHIP of 1.00. Kyle Muller throws for the Braves. Muller in his four appearances has a walk rate of 12.5%. Control has been an issue for Muller in the minors. Past ten games San Diego hitting .298 with bullpen ERA of 3.60. Braves bullpen in this period an ERA of 5.05 as teams batting .281 on this unit. Play San Diego -135.
Cleveland Indians vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Indians at Astros—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians +170. On the hill for Cleveland is Tristan McKenzie. The righthander in his past four appearances has allowed one earned run or fewer. Luis Garcia counters for the Astros. Past two games the lefty allowed seven earned runs in fifteen innings. Indians have won five of six as this series began. Past ten games Indians bullpen an ERA of 2.86 and WHIP of 1.15. In this period Astros batting .183 as a team. Play Cleveland +170.
Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Twins at White Sox—MLB free pick is Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox to play over the total of nine runs. Starting for Minnesota will be Bailey Ober. The righthander In his past four starts has allowed thirteen earned runs in 16 innings of work. He faced the White Sox three times allowing nine earned runs with two homers in 12 1/3rd innings. Dallas Keuchel gets the start for Chicago. The lefty in his past three starts surrendered fourteen runs eleven earned in 13 2/3rd innings. In two starts against Minnesota this year, Keuchel allowed nine earned runs in 12 2/3rd innings. Twins bullpen has struggled this year with an ERA of 4.81 with White Sox at 3.93. Play Minnesota and Chicago over nine.
Chicago Cubs vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Cubs at Cardinals—Free pick is St Louis Cardinals -105. Starting for the Cubs is Trevor Williams. The lefthander in his past five starts allowed fourteen earned runs in 19 1/3rd innings. Cardinals tagged Williams for eight earned runs in two starts over eight innings last year. Johan Oviedo the expected starter for the Cardinals. Oviedo allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past eight starts. He is expected to be called up from Triple A to try and regain his job on the staff. St Louis has won six of nine after winning the opener of this series. Past ten games Cubs bullpen an ERA of 6.02 and WHIP of 1.49. On the road the Chicago batting .213 against righthanders and have lost 31 of 49 on the road. Play St Louis -105.
Seattle Mariners vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Mariners at Rockies—MLB pick is Seattle Mariners +161. On the mound for Seattle is Marco Gonzales. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past nine starts. Team is 3-1 in his past four starts. German Marquez counters for the Rockies. He has pitched well but the Rockies bullpen has struggled with an ERA of 5.63 and WHIP of 1.51 on the season. Mariners open this series winning five of their past seven. Play Seattle +161.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Pirates at Diamondbacks—MLB free pick is Arizona Diamondbacks -105. Taylor Widener the expected starter for the Diamondbacks. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five of his six starts. Tyler Anderson starts for the Pirates. The lefty past five starts allowed thirteen earned runs in 29 2/3rd innings. Diamondbacks have pounded Anderson in the past. With the Pirates loss in the opener of this series they have lost 32 of 47 on the road. Pittsburgh last in the league in run scored and home runs. Play Arizona -105.
San Francisco Giants vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 7/20/2021
Giants at Dodgers—Free pick is San Francisco Giants +125. On the mound for San Francisco is Alex Wood. The lefthander has pitched well allowing two earned runs or fewer in four of his past five starts. Josiah Gray the expected starter for LAD. The prospect has worked 15 2/3rd innings in Triple A this season. He doesn’t figure to go deep into this game but the Giants were able to hit the Dodgers bullpen in their win Monday. Giants have won six of eight. They have won 29 of 50 on the road and are the best defensive team in baseball. Past ten games Dodgers bullpen an ERA of 4.43. Play San Francisco +125.