Free MLB Picks For Today 8/8/2021
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Rays at Orioles—MLB pick is Tampa Bay Rays on run line -1.5 runs at -125. On the mound for Baltimore is Jorge Lopez. The righthander in his 22 starts has an ERA of 5.91 and WHIP 1.63. He faced the Rays in mid-June surrendering five earned runs in 4 2/3rd innings. Michael Wacha to throw for the Rays. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past ten starts. As they blew out the Orioles in the opener of this series the Rays had won six of eight. Past ten games Orioles batting .213 against righthanders with a bullpen ERA 8.17, WHIP 1.71 and opponents batting .285. Rays bullpen in this period an ERA 1.62, WHIP 1.15 and opponents batting .197. Play Tampa Bay on run line -1.5 runs at -125.
New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Mets at Phillies—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies -143. Starting for Philadelphia is Zack Wheeler. The righthander has surrendered three earned runs or fewer in seven of ten starts. His numbers have been good at home with an ERA 2.22 and WHIP 0.88. Taijuan Walker counters for the Mets. He has been pounded in his past four starts for 20 earned runs in 15 innings of work with seven home runs allowed. As they dropped the opener of this series the Mets have dropped seven of nine. Past ten games New York batting .180 against righthanders. Phillies bullpen improved in this period with an ERA 3.14. Play Philadelphia -143.
Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Mariners at Yankees—Free pick is New York Yankees -149. On the mound for Seattle is Yusei Kikuchi. The lefthander has recent struggles as in his past five games allowing nineteen earned runs in 27 innings of work. He faced the Yankees a month ago surrendering five earned runs in five innings. Luis Gil expected starter for New York. Gil high strikeout rates in the minors this year. He faced the Orioles on Tuesday allowing no earned runs in six innings. As they won the opener of this series the Yankees had won seven of eight and Mariners dropping seven of ten. Past ten games New York bullpen an ERA 2.66 and WHIP 0.98. Mariners pen in this period an ERA 4.86. Yankees do hit lefty’s better in this span. Play New York -149.
Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Red Sox at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays to play over the total of 9.5 runs. On the hill for Toronto is Hyun Jin Ryu. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or greater in three of six starts. Garrett Richards to throw for the Red Sox. Richards past six starts allowed 22 earned runs in 30 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Red Sox doing a good job of hitting lefty’s but their bullpen an ERA 4.99 and opponents batting .285. Boston fourth in hitting. Blue Jays second in run production and they lead the league in hitting as well as homers. Play Boston and Toronto over 9.5.
Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Tigers at Indians—MLB free pick is Detroit Tigers +157. On the mound for Detroit is Wily Peralta. The righthander has allowed one earned runs or fewer in six of his past eight starts. He faced the Indians five weeks ago allowing no earned runs in five innings. Zach Plesac to start for Cleveland. The righthander in his past three starts allowed twelve earned runs and four homers in 16 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Tigers bullpen an ERA 2.11, WHIP 1.20 and opponents batting .209. Cleveland sits 25th in MLB in hitting. Play Detroit +157.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Pirates at Reds—Free pick is Pittsburgh Pirates +216. Getting the start for the Pirates is Bryse Wilson. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of his past five starts. Team is 5-3 in his eight starts. Tyler Mahle to throw for the Pirates. Mahle has struggled in his ten home starts with an ERA of 6.18 and WHIP 1.49. Reds bullpen has been poor at home with an ERA 5.84 and WHIP 1.43. Play Pittsburgh +216.
Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Nationals at Braves—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves run line -1.5 runs at -110. Starting for Atlanta is Max Fried. The lefthander in his past four starts allowed six earned runs in 25 innings. Patrick Corbin to start for the Nationals. Corbin past six starts allowed 25 earned runs in 33 1/3rd innings. After losing the opener of this series the Nationals have lost five straight. Past ten games Washington bullpen an ERA 6.75 and WHIP 1.63. Braves pen in this period an ERA 1.86 and WHIP 0.96. Play Atlanta run line -1.5 runs -110.
Minnesota Twins vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Twins at Astros—MLB free pick is Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros to play over the total of nine runs. On the mound for Houston is Kenta Maeda. The righthander past four starts allowed twelve earned runs in 23 1/3rd innings. Lance McCullers to throw for the Astros. McCullers past three starts allowed eight earned runs with eight walks in 17 2/3rd innings. Twins bullpen past ten games an ERA of 5.28. Astros top run producing teams in MLB and sixth in homers. Twins top half of MLB in runs and hitting. They sit third in homers. Play Minnesota and Houston over nine.
San Francisco Giants vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Giants at Brewers—Free pick is Milwaukee Brewers -120. Starting for Milwaukee is Brett Anderson. The lefthander past four starts allowed three earned runs in 20 2/3rd innings of work. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six straight. Johnny Cueto to start for the Giants. Veteran in his past six starts allowed fifteen earned runs in 31 2/3rd innings. As they won the opener of this series the Brewers had won eight of ten. In that period Milwaukee bullpen an ERA 3.89 and WHIP 1.21. Play Milwaukee -121.
Kansas City Royals vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Royals at Cardinals—MLB pick is Kansas City Royals +139. On the mound for KC is Kris Bubic. The lefthander in his past three starts allowed six earned runs in 18 innings of work. Team is 3-1 in his past four starts. Jon Lester to throw for the Cardinals. Veteran past seven starts allowed 26 earned runs in 30 1/3rd innings of work. Past ten games Royals bullpen an WHIP 1.03 and opponent batting .149. That is outperforming the Cardinals. St Louis 26th in run production and 24th in homers. Play Kansas City +139.
Miami Marlins vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Marlins at Rockies—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies -155. Starting for Colorado is Kyle Freeland. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six of his past eight starts. Trevor Rodgers to start for Miami. Past three starts the prospect allowed six earned runs in 12 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Rockies batting .305 with Marlins hitting .176 against lefty’s. With the win the opener of this series the Rockies had won 36 of 57 at home and Marlins losing 36 of 56 on the road. Play Colorado -155.
Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Rangers at Athletics—Free pick is Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics to play under the total of 8.5 runs. Starting for the Rangers is Jordan Lyles. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past eight starts. He has pitched well against Oakland in his career. Daulton Jeffries expected starter for the Athletics. The prospect makes his second start. He did ability to get strikeouts in the minors. Past ten games Rangers batting .192 against righthanders and Athletics .193. In that period Rangers bullpen an ERA 2.79 and WHIP 1.12. Athletics in that ten game period an pen ERA 2.18 and WHIP 1.12. Play Texas and Oakland under 8.5.
LA Angels vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Angels at Dodgers—MLB pick is LA Angels and LA Dodgers to play under the total of nine runs. Walker Buehler to start for the Dodgers. The righthander past five starts allowed four earned runs in 33 1/3rd innings. Reid Detmers to start for the Angels. Detmers put up great numbers in the minors and makes his second start in the Majors. Past ten games Angels batting .219 against righthanders. Both bullpen in good form past ten games Angels ERA 1.85 and WHIP 0.97. LAD pen an ERA of 2.50 and WHIP 1.18. Play LA Dodgers and LA Angels under nine.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
Diamondbacks at Padres—MLB free pick is Arizona Diamondbacks +188. Madison Bumgarner to start for Arizona. The veteran in good form as in his past four starts allowed five earned runs in 25 innings of work. Blake Snell to counter for the Padres. Snell past four starts allowed thirteen earned runs in nineteen innings. Diamondbacks put runs on the board in their series against the Giants and in the opener of this series. Tatis not expected to be in the lineup with his shoulder injury. Play Arizona +188.
Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 8/8/2021
White Sox at Cubs—Free pick is Chicago Cubs +166. On the hill for the White Sox is Dylan Cease. The righthander has struggled on the road with an ERA of 5.91 and WHIP 1.44 in his eleven starts. Zach Davies to counter for the Cubs. Davies numbers have been better at home. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past ten starts. As this series opened the White Sox lost two of their past three series losing two of three to the Royals twice. Past ten games White Sox batting .216. Cubs bullpen has performed well at home. Play Chicago Cubs +166.