Free MLB Picks For Today 7/21/2021
Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Orioles at Rays—MLB pick is Tampa Bay Rays on run line -1.5 runs at +130. Michael Wacha to start for the Rays. The veteran has performed well at home with an ERA of 1.50 and WHIP of 0.83 in his four starts. He does not go deep into games which is OK because the Tampa Bay bullpen has an ERA of 2.73 and WHIP of 1.01. Keegan Akin takes the hill for the Orioles. Akin has been pounded on the year with an ERA of 8.82 and WHIP of 1.99 in his eight starts. Team record in his eight starts is 1-7. Past ten games Orioles bullpen ERA is 5.63 and WHIP of 1.40. Orioles have dropped 32 of 50 on the road following the opener of this series and the Rays have won 28 of 46 at home. Play Tampa Bay run line -1.5 runs +130.
San Diego Padres vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Padres at Braves—MLB free pick is San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves to play over the total of 7.5 runs in Game 1. Starting for San Diego will be Chris Paddack. The righthander has been pounded allowing twelve earned runs in his past two starts working seven innings. Kyle Muller the expected starter. Muller in his last start allowed a weak hitting Marlins team three earned runs in 5 2/3rd innings. He has walked eight batters in 14 2/3rd innings of starting work. Control has been a major issue for Muller in the minors. Past ten games both lineups hitting well. Braves bullpen in that period an ERA of 5.05 and WHIP of 1.51. Play San Diego and Atlanta over 7.5 in Game 1.
New York Mets vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Mets at Reds—Free pick is New York Mets and Cincinnati Reds to play over the total of ten runs. Starting for Cincinnati will be Jeff Hoffman. The righthander in his past six starts has allowed fifteen earned runs in 10 1/3rd innings with a WHIP approaching two. Marcus Stroman starts for New York. Over his past four starts the righthander has allowed ten earned runs in 18 innings. Both bullpens struggling past ten games with New York an ERA of 6.00 and WHIP of 1.79. Reds pen in this span an ERA of 7.02 and WHIP of 1.65. Teams batting .297 on the Mets pen and .292 on the Reds pen over that period of time. Play New York and Cincinnati over ten.
Kansas City Royals vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Royals at Brewers—MLB pick is Milwaukee Brewers -162. On the hill for Milwaukee is Brett Anderson. The lefthander in his past three starts allowed three earned runs in 12 1/3rd innings of work. Brad Keller throws for KC. Keller has been hammered for 29 earned runs in his past seven starts in 39 1/3rd innings. As this series opened the Royals had lost eight of ten. In that period the Royals 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 -162.
Seattle Mariners vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Mariners at Rockies—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies +115. Starting for Seattle is Chris Flexen. The righthander has had struggles on the road with an ERA of 5.92 and WHIP of 1.60 in his seven starts. Flexen pitches to high contact which is an issue pitching at Colorado. Chi Chi Gonzalez counters for the Rockies. Gonzalez has allowed three earned runs or fewer in three of four starts. As this series opened the Rockies had won 32 of 51 at home with Seattle three games under .500 on the road. Past ten games Mariners batting .191 against righthanders. Rockies hit well at home. Play Colorado +115.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Pirates at Diamondbacks—Free pick is Arizona Diamondbacks -125. Starting for Arizona will be Madison Bumgarner. The lefthander held a weak hitting Cubs lineup to one earned run in six innings. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven of ten starts. Max Kranick to start for the Pirates. He surrendered three earned runs in three innings in his past start against the Mets. His numbers were not impressive in the minors. As the Pirates lost the opener of this series, they have lost 32 of 47 on the road. Pirates last in MLB in run production and homers. Play Arizona -125.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Phillies at Yankees—MLB pick is Philadelphia Phillies +135. Expected primary pitcher for Philadelphia is Christopher Sanchez. Good minor league numbers and standing out is a 25.6% strikeout rate. Asher Wojciechowski counters for the Yankees. He gets called up from the minors for this season. In parts of four seasons in MLB the righthander has an ERA of 5.95 and pitches to high contact. Past ten games Phillies are hitting righthanders plus getting good work from their bullpen. Play Philadelphia +135.
Miami Marlins vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Marlins at Nationals—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins +135. Starting for Miami is Nick Neidert. The righthander in his past two appearances allowed one earned run in eight innings. Eric Fedde counters for the Nationals. Fedde past four games has been pounded for 20 earned runs in 14 2/3rd innings of work. Past ten games Nationals bullpen an ERA of 7.03 as teams batting .328 on this unit and a WHIP of 1.89. Fedde’s numbers at home worse with an ERA of 6.00 and WHIP of 1.57. Play Miami +135.
Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Red Sox at Blue Jays—Free pick is Boston Red Sox +152. 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. Robbie Ray goes for Toronto. In his past two starts against the Red Sox, once this year and last, the lefthander has allowed seven earned runs in ten innings. 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 +152.
Texas Rangers vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Rangers at Tigers—MLB pick is Detroit Tigers -111. On the mound for Texas is Jordan Lyles. The righthander in his past three starts has allowed ten earned runs with five homers in sixteen innings of work. In his eighteen starts the veteran an ERA of 5.20 and WHIP of 1.49. Matt Manning throws for Detroit. Manning has put up better numbers at home with an ERA of 4.32 in two starts. After losing the opener of this series the Rangers had lost 34 of 57 on the road. Tigers three games over .500 at home. Past ten games Texas hitting .194 and their bullpen an ERA of 5.18 and WHIP of 1.44. Play Detroit -111.
Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Twins at White Sox—MLB free pick is Chicago White Sox -127. Dylan Cease gets the start for Chicago. The righthander has pitched well at home with an ERA of 2.15 and WHIP of 1.09 in nine starts. Michael Pineda expected to start for the Twins. Pineda has struggled as in his past four starts allowed fifteen earned runs in 16 2/3rd innings of work. He faced the White Sox twice this year allowing eight earned runs with three homers in 10 2/3rd innings. After the first two games of this series the White Sox had won 11 of 14 against the Twins. Past ten games Minnesota hitting .209 against righthanders. Their bullpen has struggled with an ERA of 4.81. Play Chicago -127.
Cleveland Indians vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Indians at Astros—Free pick is Houston Astros on the run line -1.5 runs at -125. On the hill for Houston will be Lance McCullers Jr. The righthander has been in great form by allowing two earned runs or fewer in eight of his past nine starts. Eli Morgan throws for Cleveland. Morgan has struggled in his six starts with an ERA of 7.86 and WHIP of 1.52. Cleveland bats have been weak on the road hitting only .215 against righthanders. Past ten games opponents hitting .198 against the Astros bullpen. Play Houston run line -1.5 runs at -125.
Chicago Cubs vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Cubs at Cardinals—MLB pick is St Louis Cardinals -117. Starting for St Louis is Adam Wainwright. The veteran has been sharp at home with an ERA of 2.84 and WHIP of 0.97 in his eleven starts. Kyle Hendricks counters for the Cubs. Hendricks makes his fourth start against the Cardinals this year and allowed seven runs five earned in 19 innings. After winning the opener of this series the Cardinals had won four of five. In that period their team pitching outstanding with an ERA of 2.40 and WHIP of 1.11. Chicago on the road batting .213 against righthanders and have lost 31-49 on the highway after losing in the opening game of this series. Play St Louis -117.
San Francisco Giants vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 7/21/2021
Giants at Dodgers—MLB free pick is San Francisco Giants +161. Logan Webb starts for San Francisco. The righthander has pitched well allowing one earned run or fewer in five straight starts with team wins in each game. Julio Urias counters for LAD. Urias has not been as sharp at home with an ERA of 4.27 and WHIP of 1.23 in eight starts. The lefthander in two starts against San Francisco has allowed seven earned runs in eleven innings. Past ten games Giants doing a good job of hitting lefty’s. In this period Dodgers bullpen an ERA of 4.43 and WHIP of 1.30. San Francisco commits the least amount of errors and allow the least amount of runs in baseball. Play San Francisco +161.