Free MLB Picks For Today 8/12/2021
Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Nationals at Mets—MLB pick is Washington Nationals +155. Getting the start for Washington will be Eric Fedde. The righthander has faced the Nationals twice this season allowing three earned runs in twelve innings. Trevor Williams expected starter for New York. Williams has appeared in thirteen games this year and sits with an ERA of 5.06. Teams are batting .283 on him and a WHIP 1.53. He has been pitching to hard contact this year. As this series opened the Mets have lost eight of nine. Past ten games New York batting .174 against righthanders and has a bullpen ERA of 4.41. Nationals outperforming the Mets in this period at the plate. Play Washington +155.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Cardinals at Pirates—MLB free pick is St Louis Cardinals -125. On the hill for St Louis is Wade LeBlanc. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven straight starts. JT Brubaker to throw for the Pirates. Brubaker past six starts allowed 26 earned runs in 29 2/3rd innings. He faced the Cardinals three times this year allowing eleven earned runs in 16 2/3rd innings resulting in team losses each game. By losing the opener of this series the Pirates have lost eight of nine. Past ten games Pirates batting .198, bullpen ERA 7.75, WHIP 1.78 and opponents batting .287. Cardinals pen in this period an ERA 3.00, WHIP 0.89 and opponents batting average .172. Play St Louis -125.
LA Dodgers vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Dodgers at Phillies—Free pick is LA Dodgers run line -1.5 runs at -115. Mitch White expected to throw for the Dodgers. The reliever has appeared in 15 games this year and has an ERA of 3.75 with opponents batting .229. Ranger Suarez starting for the Phillies. He has put up good numbers out of the bullpen but has averaged three innings per start. That exposes a Phillies bullpen in their past ten games that has an ERA 4.54 and WHIP of 1.49. Dodgers bullpen in this period outperforming the Phillies. LAD is hitting. Play LA Dodgers run line -1.5 runs at -115.
Oakland Athletics vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Athletics at Indians—MLB pick is Oakland Athletics -160. On the hill for Oakland is Chris Bassitt. The righthander in his past two starts allowed one earned run in fourteen innings of work. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of ten starts. Eli Morgan to start for the Indians. Morgan’s numbers have been poor at home with an ERA of 6.94 and WHIP of 1.50 in five starts. As they won the opener of this series the Athletics had won five straight and eight of ten along with 31 of 54 on the road. Their bullpen past ten games an ERA 1.26, WHIP 0.79 and opponents batting .146. Play Oakland -160.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Brewers at Cubs—MLB free pick is Milwaukee Brewers on the run line -1.5 runs. Starting for Chicago is Kyle Hendricks. The righthander past three starts allowed eight earned runs with six walks in 17 1/3rd innings. Brandon Woodruff expected starter for Milwaukee. Woodruff has been sharp on the road with an ERA of 2.20 and WHIP 0.78 in eleven starts. Hendricks faced the Brewers six weeks ago allowing four earned runs in six innings. After their doubleheader loss the Cubs have dropped eight of ten. Past ten games Chicago bullpen an ERA 6.50, WHIP 1.53 and opponents hitting .283 on this unit. Play Milwaukee run line -1.5 runs.
Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Tigers at Orioles—Free pick is Baltimore Orioles -130. John Means to start for the Orioles. The lefthander past two starts allowed two earned runs in eleven innings. He faced the tigers six weeks ago allowing one earned run in six innings in victory. Matt Manning to start for the Tigers. Manning past three starts allowed fifteen runs twelve earned in 14 2/3rd innings. Tigers bullpen on the road has struggled with an ERA 5.92 and WHIP 1.64. Play Baltimore -130.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Rays at Red Sox—MLB pick is Tampa Bay Rays -110. Starting for Tampa Bay is Drew Rasmussen. The righthander in 27 appearances an ERA 4.15 and strikeout rate 29.2%. Tanner Houck to counter for the Red Sox. Houck in Triple A this year had an ERA 5.14. Huge variance in bullpen performance. Past ten games Rays pen ERA 1.46 and WHIP 1.19. Red Sox in this period an ERA 6.69, WHIP 1.71 and opponents batting .308. Rays hit well in the Orioles series and put up eight on the Red Sox in the opener of this series. Play Tampa Bay -110.
Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Rangers at Mariners—MLB free pick is Texas Rangers +173. On the hill for Texas is Mike Foltynewicz. The righthander past two starts allowed three earned runs in eleven innings of work. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five of eight games. Marco Gonzales to start for Seattle. The lefthander in two starts against Texas allowed seven earned runs with three homers in 9 1/3rd innings. Past ten games Rangers bullpen an ERA of 3.27. Seattle batting only .205 at home. Play Texas +173.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Reds at Braves—Free pick is Atlanta Braves -135. Getting the start for Atlanta is Kyle Muller. The lefthander past four starts allowed five earned runs in 18 2/3rd innings. He faced the Reds six weeks ago allowing no runs in five innings. Vladimir Gutierrez to throw for Cincinnati. Past four starts Gutierrez surrendered ten earned runs in 21 1/3rd innings. He took the loss against the Braves six weeks ago surrendering three earned runs in six innings. As they won the opener of this series, Atlanta has won six of seven. Past ten games their bullpen an ERA of 2.87 and WHIP 1.17. Reds bullpen has been poor on the road with an ERA 4.48 and WHIP 1.44. Play Atlanta -135.
New York Yankees vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Yankees at White Sox—MLB pick is Chicago White Sox -151. Andrew Heaney to start for New York. The lefthander has been pounded past eight starts for 32 earned runs in 41 1/3rd innings. He faced the White Sox earlier in the year surrendering seven earned runs in three innings. Carlos Rodon to go for Chicago. Rodon has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of his past five starts. He faced the Yankees earlier this season surrendering no runs striking out 13 in six innings. Past ten games White Sox bullpen an ERA of 3.79 and WHIP 1.09. Huge step up in class for Yankees after facing the Royals, Mariners, Orioles and Marlins in consecutive series. As this series opened the White Sox had won 38 of 58 at home. Play Chicago -151.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Blue Jays at Angels—MLB free pick is Toronto Blue Jays -130. Jose Berrios to throw for the Blue Jays. The traded player enters in good form as in his past three starts allowed one earned run in 19 innings of work. He faced LAA seven weeks ago allowing no earned runs in seven innings. Shohei Ohtani to throw for the Angels. Ohtani has put up good recent numbers as well. Difference here is the Blue Jays in the better hitting form. Angels past ten games batting .218. Toronto best hitting and home run hitting team in baseball. They are second best in run production. Angels bullpen has had struggles at home with an ERA 4.63 and WHIP of 1.44. Blue Jays lineup can do damage to this Angels pen. Play Toronto -130.
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Padres at Diamondbacks—Free pick is San Diego and Arizona to play over the total of nine runs. Starting for San Diego is Yu Darvish. The veteran past six starts allowed 23 earned runs in 32 2/3rd innings. Taylor Widener to counter for Arizona. Widener past four starts allowed 17 earned runs with six homers in 17 2/3rd innings of work. Padres have been hitting. Arizona past ten games bullpen an ERA 7.23, WHIP 1.69 and opponents batting .311. Play San Diego and Arizona over nine.
Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 8/12/2021
Rockies at Giants—MLB pick is Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Starting for Colorado is German Marquez. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of his past nine starts. Logan Webb to counter for San Francisco. Webb has surrendered two earned runs or fewer in eight of nine starts. Rockies hitting only .205 against righthanders on the road. Giants bullpen past ten games an ERA 2.08, WHIP 0.85 and opponents batting .161. Play Colorado and San Francisco under 7.5.