Free MLB Picks For Today 8/9/2021
Cincinnati Reds vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 8/9/2021
Reds at Indians—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians +145. Starting for the Reds is Luis Castillo. The righthander has not been as strong on the road with an ERA of 4.50 and WHIP 1.36 in eleven starts. He averages only 5 1/3rd innings in his road starts. Sam Hentges to start for the Indians. Past two outings he worked one inning each game. In recent starts he struggled against the Rays, Astros and Twins hitting lineup. Reds bullpen on the road an ERA 4.57 and WHIP 1.44. Indians pen in this period an ERA 3.18 and opponents batting .214. Cleveland has won two of three in their series against the Tigers putting up runs. Indians have a winning home mark. Play Cleveland +145.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 8/9/2021
Brewers at Cubs—MLB free pick is Milwaukee Brewers on the run line -1.5 runs. Starting for the Brewers is Freddy Peralta. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in thirteen of his past fourteen starts. Alec Mills to counter for the Cubs. The righthander past three starts allowed eight runs seven earned in 17 innings of work. Chicago has lost nine of eleven. Past ten games Cubs bullpen an ERA 7.24, WHIP 1.67 and opponents batting average .299. Brewers pen and hitting outperforming Chicago in this period. Play Milwaukee run line -1.5 runs.
Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 8/9/2021
White Sox at Twins—Free pick is Chicago White Sox -170. Lucas Giolito to start for Chicago. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of five starts. Charlie Barnes expected to be the primary pitcher for Minnesota. Barnes In two starts the righthander allowed six earned runs in 8 2/3rd innings pitching to high contact. In the minors Barnes sat with high ERA and walk rates past two seasons. Past ten games Twins bullpen at home has struggled with an ERA of 5.18 with White Sox outperforming Minnesota. Chicago fourth in MLB in scoring and eighth in hitting. Play Chicago -170. Home Run Prop will be Jose Abreu to hit a home run at +360. He faces Twins pitching. In their three game series over a month ago, Abreu hit two home runs in the three games. He is on pace for over 30 home runs this year and in 60 games last year he hit 19. Looks like bullpen game for Minnesota. Bullpen has been a weak spot for the Twins. Minnesota 29th and second last in the Majors in home runs allowed surrendering 1.41 per games and they don’t miss a lot of bats. Abreu confirmed in the lineup and bat’s third. White Sox the road team and guaranteed a ninth inning at bat. Abreu third in the lineup as his White Sox face a poor Twins pitching staff so five plate appearances a good possibility. Play Jose Abreu to hit a home run at +360.
New York Yankees vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 8/9/2021
Yankees at Royals—MLB pick is New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals to play under the total of 9.5 runs. Jameison Taillon starts for the Yankees. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six straight starts. Carlos Hernandez to start for KC. Hernandez has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of his past four starts. Yankees have played to over eight of ten. In that period they are hitting .231 against righthanders with an bullpen ERA 2.79 and WHIP 1.00. KC in that period of ten games batting .184 against righty’s and bullpen ERA 2.90, WHIP 1.00 and opponents hitting .154. Play New York and Kansas City under 9.5.
Miami Marlins vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 8/9/2021
Marlins at Padres—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins and San Diego Padres to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Joe Musgrove starts for the Padres. The righthander has surrendered two earned runs or fewer in four of his past five starts. Zach Thompson expected to start for the Marlins. Thompson has put up strong numbers on the road with an ERA of 2.66 and WHIP 1.05. Past ten games Padres bullpen an ERA 1.62 and WHIP 1.08. Marlins in this period an ERA 3.10. Miami struggled to hit on the road with a team batting average .211. Tatis expected to miss on Monday but should return soon. Play Miami and San Diego under 7.5 runs.