Free MLB Picks For Today 8/5/2021
New York Mets vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Mets at Marlins—MLB pick is Miami Marlins +110. Getting the start for New York will be Rich Hill. The lefty In his two starts for New York as a traded player allowed seven earned runs in ten innings of work. He faced the Marlins earlier in the season allowing four earned runs in four innings. Braxton Garrett expected starter for Miami. Garrett has allowed two earned runs in each of his four starts. As Miami won the first two in this series the Mets have lost five of six and 31 of 53 on the road. Past ten games New York batting .223. Marlins bullpen has been sharp in this period with an ERA 2.30 and WHIP of 1.02. Play Miami +110.
Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Red Sox at Tigers—MLB free pick is Boston Red Sox -125. On the hill for Boston is Martin Perez. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past eight starts. He faced the Tigers earlier in the year allowing two earned runs in 5 2/3rd innings. Tarik Skubal goes for the Tigers. Skubal past five starts allowed eighteen earned runs in 27 2/3rd innings. Red Sox bullpen and hitting has outperformed the Tigers on the season. Boston sits fifth in the league in run production and fourth in hitting. Play Boston -125.
LA Angels vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Angels at Rangers—Free pick is Texas Rangers +109. Starting for Texas is Dylan Bundy. The veteran has struggled with an ERA of 6.75 and WHIP 1.41 in his fifteen starts. Team is 5-10 in his fifteen starts. Bundy faced the Rangers earlier in the year allowing five earned runs in five innings in defeat. Spencer Howard starting for the Rangers. Howard a traded player has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven of his past nine starts. Past ten games Angels batting .225. Angels bullpen has been weak. As they split the first two in this series the Angels have lost 28 of 51 on the road. Play Texas +109.
Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Cubs at Rockies—MLB pick is Colorado Rockies on the run line -1.5 runs at +115. Antonio Senzatela starts for the Rockies. The righthander has put up descent numbers at home with an ERA of 3.75 and WHIP 1.21 in ten starts. Jake Arrieta throws for the Cubs. Veteran has struggled by allowing 22 earned runs in his past six starts working 20 1/3rd innings. As they lost the opener in this series the Cubs have lost six of seven and 36 of 56 on the road. Rockies winning the opener has won 34 of 54 at home. Chicago bullpen past ten games an ERA of 7.34 and WHIP 1.75. Play Colorado run line -1.5 runs at +115.
San Francisco Giants vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Giants at Diamondbacks—MLB free pick is San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks to play over the total of 9.5 runs. On the hill for Arizona is Merrill Kelly. The righthander in his past three starts allowed nine earned runs in 20 1/3rd innings. In his past two starts against the Giants, all this season, Kelly surrendered seven earned runs with three homers in ten innings. Alex Wood to start for the Giants. Wood past three starts allowed eight earned runs in 15 1/3rd innings. Past ten games Diamondbacks doing a good job hitting lefty’s. But their bullpen in poor form in this period with an ERA of 5.35, WHIP 1.41 and opponents batting .279. Giants bullpen has struggled in the Astros and Diamondbacks series. Play San Francisco and Arizona over 9.5.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Phillies at Nationals—Free pick is Washington Nationals +142. Starting for Philadelphia is Aaron Nola. The righthander has struggled on the road with an ERA of 5.29 in his twelve starts. Team is 4-8 in those starts. Joe Ross to start for the Nationals. In two starts against the Phillies this year, Ross allowed no earned runs in 11 innings. Following the first two games of this series the Phillies have lost 32 of 55 on the road. Nationals sit third in the Majors in hitting. Phillies have had issues in their bullpen this year with an ERA of 4.56 and WHIP 1.41. Play Washington +142.
Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Mariners at Yankees—MLB pick is Seattle Mariners +165. Tyler Anderson will start for Seattle. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six straight starts. Nestor Cortes expected starter for the Yankees. Cortes in parts of three seasons in MLB has an ERA of 5.32, walk rate 9.7% and WHIP 1.49. Past ten games Yankees hitting .233 with a bullpen ERA of 4.63. Mariners bullpen good form as in that period a WHIP 1.00 and opponents batting average .199. Play Seattle +165.
Cleveland Indians vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Indians at Blue Jays—MLB free pick is Toronto Blue Jays on the run line -1.5 runs at +102. On the hill for Toronto is Ross Stripling. The righthander in his past three starts allowed three earned runs in 10 1/3rd innings. He faced the Indians earlier in the year allowing one earned run in five innings. Triston McKenzie the starter for Cleveland. The prospect has struggled this year and was sent down to the minors in mid-June. Past three games McKenzie allowed thirteen earned runs with six homers in fourteen innings. As they split the first two in this series the Blue Jays had won six of seven. Cleveland on the road bats only .219. Past ten games Indians bullpen an ERA of 5.40 and WHIP 1.41. Blue Jays pen in this period a WHIP of 1.01 and opponents batting .192. Play Toronto on run line -1.5 runs at +102.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Pirates at Reds—Free pick is Pittsburgh Pirates +209. On the mound for Pittsburgh is Will Crowe. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his past eight starts. Team is 5-2 in his past seven starts. Sonny Gray starts for the Reds. The righthander past three games allowed fourteen earned runs in fourteen innings. Gray in his nine home starts has an ERA of 5.23 and WHIP 1.44 with team going 3-6 in those games. Reds bullpen at home an ERA of 6.01 and WHIP 1.45. Play Pittsburgh +209.
Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Royals at White Sox—MLB pick is Kansas City Royals +179. Starting for Chicago is Dallas Keuchel. The lefty past six starts allowed 22 earned runs in 30 innings. He faced KC over a week ago surrendering four earned runs in six innings in defeat. David Lynch starts for the Royals. Lynch past two starts allowed three earned runs in fourteen innings. Past ten games Chicago batting .190 against lefthanders. In this period Royals bullpen an WHIP of 1.30 and opponents hitting .184. KC has a winning record facing lefthanded starters. Play Kansas City +179.
Minnesota Twins vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Twins at Astros—MLB free pick is Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros to play over the total of nine runs. On the mound for Minnesota is Griffin Jax. In his three starts the righthander allowed eight earned runs in fourteen innings of work. He has appeared in seven games this year and has an ERA of 6.41 and has been pounded by the home run ball. Framber Valdez expected starter for the Astros. Valdez past five starts allowed thirteen earned runs in 26 1/3rd innings. Past ten games Twins bullpen an ERA of 6.25 and WHIP 1.41. Astros top scoring and hitting team in baseball. Minnesota third best in home runs. Play Minnesota and Houston over nine.
Atlanta Braves vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 8/5/2021
Braves at Cardinals—Free pick is Atlanta Braves -107. Starting for the Braves is Kyle Muller. The lefty past three starts allowed two earned runs in fourteen innings. He has allowed one earned run or fewer in five of six starts. Wade LeBlanc counters for St Louis. Past four starts the veteran has allowed eight earned runs in 17 2/3rd innings. Braves getting good performance from their bullpen as in their past ten games an ERA of 1.99 and WHIP 1.01. St Louis 26th in run production and 25th in homers. Braves a better offense team that is seventh in scoring and fourth in homers. Play Atlanta -107.