Free MLB Picks For Today 8/21/2021
Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Twins at Yankees—MLB pick is New York Yankees on run line -1.5 runs at -115. Starting for New York is Gerrit Cole. The righthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in three of five starts. He faced the Twins earlier this year allowing two earned runs in six innings. Kenta Maeda to counter for the Twins. The righthander past three starts allowed eight earned runs in sixteen innings. Twins have dropped both games of this series surrendering seven and ten runs. Yankees have won eight straight with seven by two runs or greater. Past ten games Yankees bullpen an ERA 2.52 and WHIP 1.25. Twins bullpen has struggled this year and the team has lost 35 of 59 on the road. Play New York run line -1.5 runs at -115.
Chicago White Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
White Sox at Rays—MLB free pick is Tampa Bay Rays -124. Luis Patino to start for the Rays. The righthander has pitched well at home with an ERA of 2.04 and WHIP 0.96 in four starts. Dallas Keuchel to counter for the White Sox. Keuchel past five starts allowed 17 earned runs in 28 1/3rd innings. Rays bullpen has been good at home with an ERA 2.45, WHIP 1.00 and opponents batting .193. Play Tampa Bay -124.
Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Royals at Cubs—Free pick is Kansas City Royals -104. Kris Bubic gets the start for the Royals. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in four of his past five starts. Reliever Keegan Thompson expected starter for the Cubs. Thompson in his only start threw three innings allowing one run. Cubs have lost eight of ten. Past ten games Chicago bullpen an ERA 8.62, WHIP 1.71 and opponents batting .296. With their win in the opener of this series the Royals have won four of five. Their bullpen in this period an ERA 1.83 and WHIP 1.07. Play Kansas City -104.
Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Tigers at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Detroit Tigers +233. Getting the start for Detroit is Wily Peralta. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten starts. Hyun Jin Ryu to counter for the Blue Jays. Ryu past two starts allowed eleven earned runs in ten innings. Blue Jays have lost five of six. Past ten games Toronto bullpen an ERA 5.56 and WHIP 1.47. Play Detroit +233.
New York Mets vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Mets at Dodgers—MLB free pick is New York Mets and LA Dodgers to play under the total of nine runs. Starting for LAD will be Max Scherzer. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten starts. He has pitched well against the Mets in his career. Rich Hill counters for the Mets. Hill past two starts allowed two earned runs in 8 2/3rd innings. Dodgers past ten games hitting .214 against lefthanders but bullpen sharp with an ERA 1.35 and WHIP 0.92. New York 28th in run production in the Majors and 26th in homers. Play New York and Los Angels under nine.
Washington Nationals vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Nationals at Brewers—Free pick is Milwaukee Brewers on run line -1.5 runs at -110. Starting for Milwaukee will be Eric Lauer. The lefthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in six straight starts. Paolo Espino to counter for the Nationals. His performance has been poor on the road with an ERA 6.51 and WHIP 1.55 in three starts. Past ten games Brewers batting .314 against lefthanders. Nationals bullpen in that period an ERA 5.26. Brewers have won 8 of 11. Play Milwaukee run line -1.5 runs at -110.
San Francisco Giants vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Giants at Athletics—MLB pick is San Francisco Giants -114. Kevin Gausman to start for the Giants. Gausman has allowed three earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. He has pitched well against Oakland in his career. Sean Manaea to counter for the Athletics. Manaea past eight starts allowed 26 earned runs in 41 innings. As this series began the Giants had won eight of ten. In that period the Giants batting .287 against lefthanders and Oakland .225 against righthanders. Giants bullpen in that period an ERA 2.70 and WHIP 0.99. Play San Francisco -114.
LA Angels vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Angels at Indians—MLB free pick is Cleveland Indians -125. On the mound for Cleveland is Triston McKenzie. Past three games the prospect has allowed five earned runs in 21 innings. Reid Detmers counters for the Angels. The lefty in his three starts allowed twelve earned runs with four homers in 15 1/3rd innings. LAA lost the opener of this series 9-1. Indians with their win have now won nine of ten against the Angels. Cleveland edge in the bullpen with an ERA 3.66 with opponents batting .226. Play Cleveland -125.
Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Mariners at Astros—Free pick is Seattle Mariners +140. Starting for Seattle is Logan Gilbert. His numbers have been better on the road with an ERA 3.47 and WHIP 1.09 in seven starts. Jake Odorizzi counters for the Astros. The veteran past six starts allowed 20 earned runs in 26 2/3rd innings. He faced the Mariners twice this year allowing seven runs in 9 2/3rd innings. Mariners have won seven of nine. Past ten games Seattle bullpen an ERA 2.37 and WHIP 0.89. Play Seattle +140.
Miami Marlins vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Marlins at Reds—MLB pick is Cincinnati Reds on the run line -1.5 runs at +110. Starting for Cincinnati will be Wade Miley. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past eight starts. Zach Thompson to counter for the Marlins. Thompson past three starts allowed eight runs seven earned in fourteen innings. Marlins have lost five straight and have lost eight of nine to the Reds. Past ten games Miami bullpen an ERA 6.87, WHIP 1.66 and opponents batting .292. Marlins have lost 42 of 63 on the road. Play Cincinnati run line -1.5 runs at +110.
Texas Rangers vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Rangers at Red Sox—MLB free pick Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox to play under the total of 9.5. Starting for the Rangers is Jordan Lyles. He has had his struggles no doubt. Eduardo Rodriguez to counter for Boston. The lefty has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Rangers have been held to one run or fewer in three of their past four starts. Past ten games they are hitting .224.Rangers bullpen in that period an ERA of 3.40. Rangers are 29th in MLB in scoring and hitting. Play Boston and Texas under 9.5.
Atlanta Braves vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Braves at Orioles—Free pick is Atlanta Braves on run line -1.5 runs at -135. Starting for Atlanta will be Drew Smyly. The lefty has allowed three earned runs or fewer in his past ten games. Matt Harvey to counter for the Orioles. Harvey past three starts allowed ten earned runs with four homers in 13 2/3rd innings. Fourteen straight losses for Baltimore by two runs or greater. Braves have won nine of ten. Past ten games Orioles hitting .200 against lefthanders with a bullpen ERA 6.04 with WHIP 1.43. Play Atlanta run line -1.5 runs at -135.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Diamondbacks at Rockies—MLB pick is Colorado Rockies -148. Starting for the Rockies is Kyle Freeland. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Zach Gallen to work for the Diamondbacks. Gallen past five starts allowed 21 earned runs in 26 2/3rd innings. Rockies have won five straight. They have won 42 of 63 on the road. Diamondbacks have lost 46 of 60 on the road. Past ten games Rockies bullpen an ERA 2.57 with WHIP 1.17. Play Colorado -148.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Pirates at Cardinals—MLB free pick is St Louis Cardinals on run line -1.5 runs at -105. On the hill for the Cardinals is J.A. Happ. The lefthander has worked three games for his traded team allowed three earned runs in 16 2/3rd innings. He has faced the Pirates twice this year allowing one earned runs in 13 1/3rd innings. Dillon Peters to throw for the Pirates. Peters in parts of five seasons in MLB has an ERA 5.70 , walk rate 10.1% and WHIP 1.62. Pirates have dropped eight of ten. In that period, they are hitting .187. Cardinals in that period a pen ERA 2.31 and WHIP 1.00. Play St Louis on run line -1.5 runs at -105.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 8/21/2021
Phillies at Padres—Free pick is Philadelphia Phillies +149. Starting for the Phillies will be Aaron Nola. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of his past five starts. Joe Musgrove counters for the Padres. Musgrove surrendered six earned runs in five innings against Arizona in his past start. San Diego has lost nine of ten. Past ten games Padres batting .219 against righthanders with their bullpen ERA 4.29 and WHIP 1.40. Play Philadelphia +149.