Free MLB Picks For Today 8/22/2021
Atlanta Braves vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Braves at Orioles—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves -155. Getting the start for Atlanta is Touki Toussaint. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his six starts. John Means to counter for the Orioles. Means has struggled since returning from the IR surrendering 16 earned runs in 26 innings. Team is 2-8 in his past ten starts. After winning the opener of this series the Braves have won nine of ten and Orioles lost fifteen straight. Past ten games Baltimore hitting .217 with a bullpen ERA 5.70 and WHIP 1.41. Play Atlanta -155.
Detroit Tigers vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Tigers at Blue Jays—Free pick is Detroit Tigers and Toronto Blue Jays to play under the total of 10.5. Steven Matz to start for the Blue Jays. The lefthander has allowed four earned runs total in his past five starts working 26 1/3rd innings. Drew Hutchison to counter for the Tigers. Errors were costly in his start six days ago. Tigers bats have been cold with a .214 batting average past five games. Toronto held to three runs or fewer in both games in this series. Play Detroit and Toronto under 10.5.
Texas Rangers vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Rangers at Red Sox—MLB pick is Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox to play under the total of 9.5 runs. Starting for Boston is Nathan Eovaldi. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of six starts. He faced the Rangers earlier in the season surrendering one earned run in six innings. Kolby Allard counters for the Rangers. The lefthander past three starts allowed seven earned runs in 18 1/3rd innings. Past ten games Texas hitting .198 against righthanders but their bullpen an ERA of 3.40. Red Sox pen has performed well in the Yankees and Rangers series. Play Texas and Boston under 9.5.
Chicago White Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
White Sox at Rays—MLB free pick is Chicago White Sox +115. Starting for Chicago is Reynaldo Lopez. The righthander in his past three starts allowed one earned run in 11 innings of work. Chris Archer expected to start. He returns from an injured forearm. Past ten games Rays batting .229 against righthanders and in that period White Sox bullpen allowing only .197 hitting. Play Chicago +115.
Miami Marlins vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Marlins at Reds—Free pick is Cincinnati Reds -143. On the hill for Cincinnati will be Vladimir Gutierrez. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven of his past eight starts. Sandy Alcantara counters for the Marlins. Past three starts the righthander surrendered eleven earned runs in 18 2/3rd innings. Team is 2-5 in his past seven starts. After dropping the first two in this series the Marlins had lost five straight and 42 of 63 on the road. Marlins bullpen past ten games an ERA 6.87, WHIP 1.66 and opponents batting .292. Play Cincinnati -143.
Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Mariners at Astros—MLB pick is Houston Astros -171. Framber Valdez to start for the Astros. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in four of his past five starts. He has pitched well against the Mariners in his career. Tyler Anderson to throw for the Mariners. The lefthander has struggled in his past two starts against the Astros. Astros bats have pounded the Mariners pitching in this series. Past ten games Seattle hitting .204 against lefthanders. In that period Houston bullpen an ERA 2.45 and WHIP 0.95. Houston best in baseball in run production and hitting. Play Astros -171.
Washington Nationals vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Nationals at Brewers—MLB free pick is Milwaukee Brewers run line -1.5 runs at -110. Adrian Houser gets the start for Milwaukee. The righthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in four of his past five games. Sean Nolin counters for the Nationals. The lefty in his lone start allowed four earned runs in three innings to the Mets in defeat. In parts of four seasons in MLB, Nolin carries an ERA 7.34 and WHIP 1.86. Past ten games Washington bullpen ERA 5.45 and WHIP 1.40. Play Milwaukee run line -1.5 runs at -110.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Pirates at Cardinals—Free pick is Pittsburgh Pirates and St Louis Cardinals to play under the total of 8.5 runs. Adam Wainwright to get the start for the Cardinals. The veteran has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. He faced the Pirates twice this year allowing one earned run in fifteen innings. Steven Brault to counter for the Pirates. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five straight. The under has come in ten straight starts for Brault. Past ten games Pirates batting .187. Both bullpen in good form in that period of time with Cardinals ERA 2.31 and Pirates 3.93. Play Pittsburgh and St Louis under 8.5.
Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Royals at Cubs—MLB pick is Kansas City Royals -103. Carlos Hernandez to start for KC. The veteran past four starts allowed six earned runs in 23 2/3rd innings of work. Alec Mills to throw for Chicago. He pitches to high contact with ten strikeouts in his past 25 innings. Royals have won the first two in this series and have won five of six. Cubs have lost 14 of 16. Past ten games Cubs bullpen ERA 8.63, WHIP 1.72 and opponents batting .291. KC pen in way better shape with ERA 3.11, WHIP 1.08 and opponents batting .200. Play Royals -103.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Diamondbacks at Rockies—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies on run line -1.5 runs at +100. Getting the start for Colorado is Jon Gray. The righthander has pitched well at home with an ERA 3.27 and WHIP 1.08 in eleven starts. Taylor Widener to go for Arizona. Widener past five starts allowed eighteen earned runs in 22 2/3rd innings of work. By winning the first game of this series the Rockies have won 42 of 63 at home and Arizona dropped 46 of 60 on the road. Past ten games Rockies bullpen an ERA 2.57 and WHIP 1.17. Play Colorado run line -1.5 runs at +100.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Phillies at Padres—Free pick is Philadelphia Phillies +155. Kyle Gibson to start for the Phillies. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in four straight starts. Ryan Weathers expected starter for the Padres. The lefthander has been pounded in his past four starts for 25 earned runs in 15 2/3rd innings. As the Phillies won the opener of this series the Padres have lost eight of nine. Past ten games Padres batting .219 against righthanders with bullpen ERA 4.20 and WHIP 1.40. Play Philadelphia +155.
San Francisco Giants vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Giants at Athletics—MLB pick is San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics to play under the total of 8.5 runs. On the mound for San Francisco is Logan Webb. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in ten straight starts. Under has come in six straight times with Webb starting. Frankie Montas goes for Oakland. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in nine straight. Past ten games Oakland bullpen an ERA 3.06, WHIP 1.02 and opponents batting average .194. Giants pen in that period an ERA 2.95, WHIP 1.01 and .213 opponents batting. Play San Francisco and Oakland under 8.5.
New York Mets vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Mets at Dodgers—MLB free pick is New York Mets and LA Dodgers to play under the total of nine runs. Starting for New York is Marcus Stroman. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. Under came in seven straight with Stroman starting. David Price counters for LA. The lefty has allowed two earned runs in each of his past three starts. Under is 8-1-1 in his past ten starts. Past ten games Dodgers bullpen an ERA 1.47, WHIP 0.90 and opponents batting .142. Mets pen in that period a WHIP of 1.19. New York 28th in run production and 25th in home runs. Play Mets and Dodgers under nine.
LA Angels vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 8/22/2021
Angels at Indians—Free pick is Cleveland Indians -127. On the hill for Cleveland is Cal Quantrill. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his past seven starts. Jose Suarez counters for the Angels. Suarez past five starts allowed 17 earned runs in 25 innings. Indians doing a good job of hitting lefthander past ten games with a batting average of .272. In that period LAA batting .225 against righthanders. Indians bullpen has been outstanding in the Twins series and opener against Angels. Play Cleveland -127.