Free MLB Picks For Today 8/20/2021
Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Royals at Cubs—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs +108. Jake Arrieta gets the start for Chicago. The righthander is coming off a good start against the Marlins where he allowed no earned runs over six innings. Brad Keller to counter for the Royals. Keller past three games allowed ten earned runs in 14 2/3rd innings. Team is 1-9 in his past ten starts. Cubs do return home on a two game winning streak beating the Reds. KC bats only .220 on the road and sit 24th overall in run production and 28th in homers. Play Chicago +108.
Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Twins at Yankees—MLB free pick is Minnesota Twins +200. Starting for Minnesota is Charlie Barnes. The lefthander has allowed one earned run in two of his three starts. Nestor Cortes throws for the Yankees. Past three games the lefty allowed seven earned runs in 16 2/3rd innings. Corest in parts of sour seasons in MLB carries an ERA of 5.12 and 9.2% walk rate. Twins have won six of nine. Past ten games Twins bullpen ERA 3.21, WHIP 1.09 with opponents batting .185. Play Minnesota +200.
Atlanta Braves vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Braves at Orioles—Free pick is Atlanta Braves on run line -1.5 runs at -160. Starting for Atlanta will be Max Fried. The lefthander past three games allowed two earned runs in 18 innings of work. Keegan Akin to counter for the Orioles. Akin past seven games surrendered 38 earned runs in 26 innings of work. Fourteen straight losses for Baltimore by two runs or greater. Past ten games Orioles bullpen an ERA 6.34 and WHIP 1.43. Braves outperforming the Orioles at the plate and mound. Play Atlanta run line -1.5 runs at -160.
Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Tigers at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Detroit Tigers +228. Starting for Detroit is Tyler Alexander. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his eight starts. Robbie Ray to counter for the Blue Jays. Ray past four games allowed four earned runs in 19 innings of work. Team is 1-2 in this game due to lack of run support. Blue Jays have lost five of six. Past ten games Toronto bullpen an ERA 5.56 and WHIP 1.47. In that period the Tigers hitting .414 against lefthanders. Play Detroit +228.
Texas Rangers vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Rangers at Red Sox—MLB free pick is Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox to play under the total of nine runs. Dane Dunning starts for the Rangers. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his past seven starts. Chris Sale counters for the Red Sox. The lefty returned from injury and allowed two earned runs in five innings to the Orioles. Past ten games Rangers hitting only .216 but their bullpen an ERA of 3.23. Red Sox held to five runs total past five games. Play Texas and Boston under nine.
Miami Marlins vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Marlins at Reds—Free pick is Miami Marlins +175. Starting for Cincinnati will be Sonny Gray. The righthander six starts allowed 23 earned runs in 28 2/3rd innings. Elieser Hernandez to counter for the Marlins. Hernandez past two starts allowed two earned runs in 10 1/3rd innings. At home Gray an ERA 5.44 with WHIP 1.45. Reds bullpen has struggled at home with an ERA 5.80 and WHIP 1.42. Play Miami +175.
LA Angels vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Angels at Indians—MLB pick is LA Angels +104. Jaime Barria to start for the Angels. The righthander has allowed eight earned runs in his four starts in 22 2/3rd innings. Sam Hentges expected starter for the Indians. Hentges has struggled in his ten starts with an ERA 2.09 and WHIP 2.09. Angels have won three straight. Indians in this period batting .207 against righthanders, but their bullpen an ERA 5.57 and WHIP 1.75. Play LA Angels +104.
Chicago White Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
White Sox at Rays—MLB free pick is Tampa Bay Rays +114. Lucas Giolito to start for the White Sox. The righthander past three starts allowed nine earned runs with five homers in 16 inings of work. Team is 1-4 in his past five starts. Michael Wacha to counter for the Rays. Wacha has put up good numbers at home with an ERA 3.37 and WHIP 1.12 in seven starts. Tampa Bay has won four straight. Past five games Rays hitting .283 with bullpen ERA 2.15 and WHIP 0.92. They have won 39 of 51 at home. Play Tampa Bay +114.
Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Mariners at Astros—Free pick is Seattle Mariners +167. On the hill for Seattle is Yusie Kikuchi. The lefty has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten starts. Lance McCullers to counter for the Astros. McCullers Jr. past five starts allowed 14 earned runs in 25 innings of work. He faced the Mariners seven weeks ago allowing four earned runs in six innings. Mariners have won seven of eight and Astros dropped four of five. Past ten games Mariners bullpen an ERA 2.37 and WHIP 0.89. In that period Astros batting .195 against lefty’s. Play Seattle +167.
Washington Nationals vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Nationals at Brewers—MLB pick is Milwaukee Brewers run line -1.5 runs at -120. Starting for Milwaukee will be Brett Anderson. The lefty has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Patrick Corbin expected starter for the Nationals. Corbin past six starts allowed 39 earned runs in 33 1/3rd innings. Brewers have won eight of ten hitting .307. Nationals bullpen in this period an ERA 5.26. They have lost seven of nine. Play Milwaukee run line .105 runs at -120.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Diamondbacks at Rockies—MLB free pick is Arizona Diamondbacks +167. Tyler Gilbert the starter for the Diamondbacks. In his MLB debut the lefty allowed no earned runs in nine innings against the Padres in victory. Austin Gomber the starter for the Rockies. Past two games the lefthander allowed nine earned runs in 11 innings of work. Arizona has won six of seven. Past ten games Diamondbacks batting .295 against lefthanders. Play Arizona +167.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Pirates at Cardinals—Free pick is St Louis Cardinals on run line -1.5 runs at -105. Getting the start for St Louis is Miles Mikolas. The righthander returned from injury and allowed one earned runs in four innings against the Cubs. Mitch Keller to throw for the Pirates. Keller past four starts allowed fourteen earned runs in 17 innings of work resulting in losses by two runs or greater each game. Pittsburgh last lost nine of ten and St Louis winner of seven of nine. Those seven wins came by two runs or greater. Past ten games Pirates batting .192. In that period Cardinals bullpen an ERA 1.80 and WHIP 0.93. Pirates last in MLB in scoring and homers. Play St Louis run line -1.5 runs at -105.
New York Mets vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Mets at Dodgers—MLB pick is New York Mets and LA Dodgers to play under the total of eight runs. Walker Buehler to start for LAD. The righthander has allowed one run or fewer in five straight starts. He held the Mets to one run over seven innings of a 2-1 win six days ago. Carlos Carrasco counters for New York Two good starts and two bad ones for the righthander. Past ten games Dodgers bullpen an ERA 1.35, WHIP 0.92 and opponents batting .146. New York is 28th in run production and 26th in homers. Play LA and New York under eight.
San Francisco Giants vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Giants at Athletics—MLB free pick is San Francisco Giants -120. Alex Wool to start for the Giants. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six if nine starts. He held the Athletics to one earned run in 5 1/3rd innings under two months ago. James Kaperilian to counter for the Athletics. Past six starts the righthander allowed eleven runs in 15 2/3rd innings. Both bullpen in outstanding form. Giants the better hitting lineup and Oakland in the worse spot playing their first home game after a ten game road trip. Athletics have been held to three runs or fewer in three of their past four and have dropped four of five. Play San Francisco -120.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 8/20/2021
Phillies at Padres—Free pick is Philadelphia Phillies +188. Starting for Philadelphia is Matt Moore. The lefthander has up better numbers on the road. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past seven games. Last start he did allow no runs over six innings against the Reds in victory. Team is 7-3 in Moore’s past ten starts. Blake Snell to throw for San Diego. Snell past ten starts allowed fifteen earned runs in 31 innings of work. San Diego has lost seven of eight. Past ten games San Diego bullpen an ERA 4.47. Past seven games San Diego hitting .234. Play Philadelphia +188.