Free MLB Picks For Today 8/4/2021
Minnesota Twins vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Twins at Reds—MLB pick is Minnesota Twins and Cincinnati Reds to play over the total of nine runs. Starting for Cincinnati will be Luis Castillo. The righthander at home has an ERA of 3.94 and WHIP 1.42 in eleven starts. Last time out he allowed three earned runs with two homers in six innings against the Cubs. Griffin Jax expected starter for Minnesota. Jax in three starts allowed eight earned runs in fourteen innings. Past ten games Twins batting .281 against righthanders and Reds .293. In this period Twins bullpen an ERA of 6.51 and WHIP 1.37. Reds bullpen has been poor at home with an ERA of 5.91 and WHIP 1.43. Twins top half of league in hitting and run production. They are third in homers. Play Minnesota and Cincinnati over nine.
Seattle Mariners vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Mariners at Rays—MLB free pick Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays to play under the total of eight runs. On the hill for Seattle is Logan Gilbert. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of ten starts. In his six road starts Gilbert an ERA of 3.14 and WHIP 1.01. Josh Fleming goes for the Rays. Fleming numbers have been better at home with an ERA of 2.23 and WHIP 0.99 in his appearances. Both bullpens in good form. Past ten games Rays pen an ERA of 2.08 and WHIP 1.10. Mariners in this period an ERA of 3.79 and WHIP 1.03. Play Seattle and Tampa Bay under eight.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Pirates at Brewers—Free pick is Milwaukee Brewers on the run line -1.5 runs at -130. Getting the start for Pittsburgh is Freddy Peralta. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. He faced the Pirates on July 29th surrendering no runs and two hits in six innings. Steven Brault expected starter for the Pirates. He returns from the IR with a lat injury. In five seasons in MLB the lefthander has an ERA of 4.68, walk rate 11.4% and WHIP 1.52. In his first start of the season, Brault not expected to go deep. That exposes a Pirates bullpen in their past ten games with an ERA 6.98, WHIP 1.83 and opponents batting .293. Brewers in this period batting .299 against lefthanders with a bullpen ERA 2.83 and WHIP of 1.06. Play Milwaukee on run line -1.5 runs at -130.
San Diego Padres vs. Oakland Athletics Reds MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Padres at Athletics—MLB pick is Oakland Athletics -105. Starting for Oakland will be Frankie Montas. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Joe Musgrove counters for the Padres. Musgrove past six starts allowed seventeen earned runs working 31 1/3rd innings. No Tatis in lineup for the Padres. San Diego has lost five of eight to open this series. Past ten games they are batting .232. Athletics bullpen in this period an ERA 2.25 and WHIP 1.18. As this series began Padres a .500 road team and Oakland a winning home mark. Play Oakland -105.
Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Orioles at Yankees—MLB free pick is Baltimore Orioles +233. Getting the start for Baltimore is Matt Harvey. The veteran past three starts allowed no earned runs in 18 1/3rd innings. He faced the Yankees early in the year allowing one run and three hits in six innings in victory. Jameson Taillon counters for New York. He has pitched well recently but averages only five innings per start. After their win to open this series, the Orioles had won seven of ten. Past ten games Yankees batting .182 against righthanders and their bullpen an ERA of 5.14. Play Baltimore +233.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Phillies at Nationals—Free pick is Washington Nationals -115. On the hill for Philadelphia is Chase Anderson. Past five starts the righthander has surrendered 22 earned runs in 19 1/3rd innings. Paolo Espino counters for the Nationals. Espino has allowed three earned runs or fewer in his nine starts. Phillies bullpen has had struggles. After their first game of this series the Phillies sat ten games under .500. Play Washington -115.
New York Mets vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Mets at Marlins—MLB pick is Miami Marlins +152. Starting for Miami is Zach Thompson. The righthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in five of his past seven starts. Carlos Carrasco counters for the Mets. Carrasco returning from injury worked four innings allowing one earned run against the Reds. Following the loss in the opener of this series the Mets had lost four of five. In this period Mets batting .171 against righthanders. Mets bullpen has struggled on the road with an ERA 4.89 and WHIP 1.48. Marlins pen good in their home park an ERA of 2.77 and WHIP 1.12. Play Miami +152.
Cleveland Indians vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Indians at Blue Jays—MLB free pick is Toronto Blue Jays on run line -1.5 runs at -120. On the hill for Toronto is Steven Matz. The lefty past two starts allowed two earned runs in 10 2/3rd innings. Jean Carlos Mejia the starter for the Indians. Mejia has been hammered as in his past seven starts allowing 32 earned runs in 32 1/3rd innings. Blue Jays second in the Majors in hitting and scoring. Best in baseball in home runs and they strikeout the second least in the league. Past ten games Indians bullpen an ERA of 5.77 and WHIP 1.49. Play Toronto run line -1.5 runs at -120.
LA Angels vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Angels at Rangers—MLB free pick is LA Angels -154. Shohei Ohtani gets the start for the Angels. The righthander in great form allowing two earned runs or fewer in eight of his past nine starts. Kolby Allard the starter for the Rangers. Lefty has been hammered past three starts for 17 earned runs in thirteen innings of work. Team record in his past ten starts is 1-9. Past ten games Texas batting .192. Rangers sit 29th and second last in MLB in scoring and hitting. Angels the better hitting team. Play LA Angels -154.
Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Red Sox at Tigers—Free pick is Detroit Tigers +148. Starting for Boston is Eduardo Rodriguez. The lefthander past four games allowed eleven earned runs in fifteen innings. Casey Mize counters for the Tigers. Mize has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. He faced the Red Sox earlier in the year surrendering one earned run with three hits over six innings. Entering this series Boston had lost five straight. Past ten games Red Sox batting .222 against righthanders. Tigers bullpen in this period an ERA of 3.63 with opponents batting .212. Play Detroit +148.
Atlanta Braves vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Braves at Cardinals—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves +100. On the hill for Atlanta is Drew Smyly. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in ten straight starts. He faced the Cardinals six weeks ago allowing no runs one hit in 5 2/3rd innings. J.A. Happ a traded player debuts for St Louis. The lefthander has been hammered in his past five starts for 28 earned runs in 27 1/3rd innings. Past ten games Braves bullpen an ERA of 2.14 and WHIP 1.07. Braves average 5.6 runs per game against left handed starters. St Louis 25th in baseball in run production and homers. Braves the better hitting team and fourth in homers. Play Atlanta +100.
Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Royals at White Sox—MLB free pick is Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox to play under the total of 8.5 runs. On the hill for Chicago is Lucas Giolito. The righthander past three starts allowed one earned runs in each game. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his past nine starts. He faced the Royals a week ago allowing one run in six innings. Carlos Hernandez the starter for KC. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in two of three starts. He faced the White Sox on July 29th allowing no runs in six innings. Past ten games Chicago hitting .206 against righthanders and KC is .195. In that period Royals bullpen a WHIP 1.15 and opponents batting .179. White Sox pen opponents batting .180 and WHIP 1.08. Play Kansas City and Chicago under 8.5.
Houston Astros vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Astros at Dodgers—Free pick is Houston Astros and LA Dodgers over the total of 8.5 runs. Jake Odorizzi gets the start for the Astros. The righthander past three starts allowed ten earned runs, four homers and seven walks in 13 1/3rd innings. Max Scherzer debuts as a traded player for the Dodgers. Scherzer past three starts surrendered eleven earned runs in 11 2/3rd innings. Astros tops in the league in scoring and hitting. LAD third in the league in scoring. Houston bullpen has struggled on the road with an ERA 4.33 and WHIP 1.42. Play Houston and LA over 8.5.
Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Cubs at Rockies—MLB pick is Colorado Rockies -160. Starting for the Rockies is Jon Gray. The veteran has put up good numbers at home with an ERA of 3.14 and WHIP 1.04 in his ten starts. Team is 7-3 in his ten home starts. Alec Mills counters for the Cubs. Mills performances has not been good on the road with an ERA of 5.93 in 30 1/3rd innings. Alec Mills have walked 14 batters in his road games. As this series opened Chicago has lost five of six and 35 of 55 on the road. Rockies winning 33 of 53 at home. Cubs were sellers at the trading deadline. Play Colorado -160.
San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 8/4/2021
Giants at Diamondbacks—MLB free pick is San Francisco Giants on run line -1.5 runs at -110. Kevin Gausman starts for the Giants. The righthander has put up great numbers on the road with an ERA of 1.55 and WHIP of 0.96 in his twelve starts. Zac Gallen throws for the Diamondbacks. Gallen past four starts allowed thirteen earned runs in 17 2/3rd innings. Following their win in the opener of this series the Giants had won 10 of 11 against the Diamondbacks this year. Gallen past three starts against San Francisco allowed eleven earned runs in 9 2/3rd innings. Two of this starts came this year and one last season in September. At home Diamondbacks bullpen has been bad with an ERA 5.54, WHIP 1.54 and opponents batting .293. Giants outperforming Arizona on the mound and at the plate. Play San Francisco on run line -1.5 runs at -110.