Free MLB Picks For Today 8/19/2021
LA Angels vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 8/19/2021
Angels at Tigers—MLB pick is LA Angels. Starting for LAA will be Patrick Sandoval. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past seven starts. His numbers have been better on the road with an ERA 3.26 and WHIP 1.09. Matt Manning counters for the Tigers. Manning in his past four starts allowed fifteen earned runs in 20 2/3rd innings. Past seven games Tigers batting .231. As this series opened the Angels had won three of four in Detroit. Play LA Angels.
Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 8/19/2021
Mariners at Rangers—MLB free pick is Seattle Mariners. Chris Flexen will start for Seattle. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. Dane Dunning to counter for the Rangers. Dunning past four starts allowed eight earned runs in 20 2/3rd innings. He doesn’t pitch deep into games. Texas is 29th and second last in MLB in hitting as well as run production. Past ten games Rangers batting .200 against righthanders and their bullpen has a WHIP of 1.59 with opponents batting .277. Mariners pen in better form in this period with an ERA 2.17, WHIP 0.99 and opponents hitting .196. Play Seattle.
Houston Astros vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 8/19/2021
Astros at Royals—Free pick is Houston Astros on run line -1.5 runs. Luis Garcia to start for the Astros. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of his past five starts. Mike Minor to counter for KC. Minor has been pounded over his past nine starts for 38 earned runs in 50 innings. His ERA has been well over five the past three seasons. Astros are best in baseball in hitting and run production plus sitting eighth in homers. KC 24th in runs scored and 28th in home runs. Houston has done a great job of hitting lefthanders on the season. Past ten games Astros bullpen an ERA 2.48 and WHIP 1.16. Play Houston on run line -1.5 runs.
Oakland Athletics vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 8/19/2021
Athletics at White Sox—MLB pick is Chicago White Sox. Starting for Oakland is James Kaprielian. The righthander in his past three starts allowed eleven earned runs in 15 2/3rd innings. His numbers have not been as good on the road where he carries an ERA 4.93 and WHIP 1.38. Dylan Cease counters for Chicago. Cease has allowed three earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. His numbers have been good at home with an ERA 2.44 and WHIP 1.07. White Sox offense sits seven in run production and sixth in hitting which outperforms Oakland. White Sox bullpen in good form in past ten games with ERA 3.32 and opponents batting .203. In that period White Sox batting .275 against righthanders. After winning the opener of this series Chicago has won 40 of 62 at home. Play White Sox.