Free MLB Picks For Today 9/1/2021
St Louis Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Cardinals at Reds—There was a rainout on Tuesday so they make this game up with a doubleheader. Game 1 MLB pick is St Louis Cardinals +120. Starting for St Louis is Miles Mikolas. The righthander makes his fourth start of the season and has given up four earned runs in 13 1/3rd innings of work. Sonny Gray to go for the Reds. Gray has faced the Cardinals twice this year allowing thirteen earned runs with four homers in seven innings. Team is 1-6 in his past seven starts against St Louis dating back to the 2019 campaign. Reds have lost four of six as this series began. Past ten game Cincinnati batting .214 with a bullpen ERA 4.97 and WHIP 1.42. Cardinals outperforming the Reds in both areas in this span. Play St Louis +120 in Game 1.
Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Rockies at Rangers—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies and Texas Rangers to play under the total of nine runs. Starting for Colorado is Kyle Freeland. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his past seven games. Kohei Arihara counters for the Rangers. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in three of his six starts. He gets called up after two scoreless innings in Triple A rehab start for his shoulder. Both bullpen has shown improvement past ten games. Rockies bat only .206 on the road and the Rangers 29th in MLB in runs scored and hitting. Play Colorado and Texas under nine.
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Padres at Diamondbacks—Free pick is Arizona Diamondbacks +204. Starting for Arizona is Taylor Widener. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four straight starts. He has faced the Padres twice this year allowing two earned runs in eleven innings. Yu Darvish counters for the Padres. Darvish past eight starts allowed 32 earned runs in 41 1/3rd innings of work. Team is 2-6 in those games. He faced the Diamondbacks nearly three weeks ago allowing five earned runs in 2 2/3rd innings of a 12-3 defeat. Following the opener of this series the Padres had lost seven of ten. Past ten games they are batting .185 with a bullpen ERA 5.73. Play Arizona +204.
Houston Astros vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Astros at Mariners—MLB pick is Houston Astros -125. Starting for Houston is Jake Odorizzi. The veteran has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of his past four starts. He faced the Mariners eleven days ago allowing one run in 5 2/3rd innings of a 15-1 win. Logan Gilbert to counter for Seattle. The righthander has been pounded past three starts for nineteen earned runs with five homers in 12 2/3rd innings. He faced the Astros eleven days ago allowing nine runs with two homers in 4 2/3rd innings losing 15-1. Past ten games Astros batting .289 with the Mariners hitting .198 against righthanders. Houston best in baseball in hitting and run production. Play Houston -125.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Phillies at Nationals—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies on run line -1.5 runs at -110. Aaron Nola starts for Philadelphia. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of his past four starts. Paolo Espino counters for the Nationals. Espino past five starts allowed sixteen earned runs in 19 1/3rd innings resulting in losses in four of those games. After losing the opener of this series the Nationals had lost seven of nine. Past ten games Washington batting .211 against rigthhanders with a bullpen WHIP of 1.46. Play Philadelphia run line -1.5 runs at -110.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Orioles at Blue Jays—Free pick is Toronto Blue Jays on run line -1.5 runs at -140. Getting the start for Toronto is Steven Matz. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven straight starts. Matt Harvey to counter for Baltimore. Harvey past four starts allowed fifteen earned runs with five homers in 21 innings resulting in team losses each game. He has faced the Blue Jays three times this season allowing thirteen earned runs in 13 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Toronto bullpen an ERA 1.91 with WHIP 1.06. Orioles pen in this period an ERA 6.28 and WHIP 1.42. Blue Jays sit second in hitting and best in the Majors in homers. Play Toronto run line -1.5 runs at -140.
New York Yankees vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Yankees at Angels—MLB pick is New York Yankees and LA Angels to play under the total of 8.5 runs. Gerrit Cole gets the start for the Yankees. The veteran in his past three starts allowed one earned run in 17 2/3rd innings of work striking out 24. He has pitched well against the Angels in his career. Pack Naughton to throw for LAA. Naughton showed good control in the minors this year. With the Angels he has worked 5 1/3rd innings allowing one earned run. Past ten games New York batting .239. Their bullpen an ERA 3.12 in that period with WHIP 1.10. Play New York and LA under 8.5.
Oakland Athletics vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Athletics at Tigers—MLB free pick is Detroit Tigers +147. On the hill for Detroit is Wily Peralta. The righthander at home has an ERA of 1.93 in four starts. James Kaprielian counters for the Athletics. Kaprielian past five starts allowed eighteen earned runs in 25 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Oakland batting .235 with a bullpen WHIP of 1.50. Tigers do have a winning home mark. Play Detroit +147.
Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Red Sox at Rays—Free pick is Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Starting for Boston is Chris Sale. The lefty in his return from the IR has allowed four earned runs in 15 1/3rd innings. Drew Rasmussen to counter for Tampa Bay. Rasmussen has allowed one earned run or fewer in four straight starts. He pitched four innings against Boston over two weeks ago giving up one run. Rays bullpen past ten games an ERA 3.00 with WHIP 0.98. On the season the Rays are batting .233 against lefthanders. Play Boston and Tampa Bay under 7.5.
Chicago Cubs vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Cubs at Twins—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs +175. Justin Steele gets the start for the Cubs. The lefthander in fourteen appearances has an ERA of 4.15 He put up great numbers in the Cubs Triple A team with an ERA 1.32 in five starts and four relief appearances. Joe Ryan starts for Minnesota. Ryan expected to make his MLB debut putting up good numbers in Triple A this year. But past ten games Twins batting .165 against lefthanders with a bullpen ERA 5.03 and WHIP 1.45. They do have a losing home record. Play Chicago +175.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Pirates at White Sox—MLB free pick is Chicago White Sox run line -1.5 runs at -160. Starting for Chicago is Carlos Rodon. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Mitch Keller to counter for Pittsburgh. Keller past six starts allowed 21 earned runs in 27 1/3rd innings. Past ten games White Sox batting .274. Pirates bullpen has struggled on the road with an ERA 5.10. Pittsburgh last in MLB in scoring and homers. White Sox third in scoring and fifth in hitting. Play Chicago run line -1.5 runs at -160.
Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Indians at Royals—Free pick is Kansas City Royals -125. Starting for KC will be Mike Minor. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs in each of his past three starts. Logan Allen to throw for Cleveland. Allen has been hammered in his eight starts with an ERA 7.53 and WHIP 1.50. He pitches to high contact. His numbers were very poor in Triple A this year. Past ten games KC bullpen an ERA 1.72, WHIP 0.85 and opponents batting .168. Royals have won seven of their past eleven. Indians have a losing record on the road. Play Kansas City -125.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Brewers at Giants—MLB pick is Milwaukee Brewers +134. Getting the start for Milwaukee will be Brett Anderson. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. He faced the Giants three weeks ago surrendering one run in five innings. Kevin Gausman counters for the Giants. Gausman past three starts allowed seven earned runs in 14 2/3rd innings. Giants have lost four of five. In that period they are batting .194 with a bullpen ERA of 4.95. Brewers pen in that period an ERA 1.47, WHIP 0.87 and opponents batting average .188. Play Milwaukee +134.
Atlanta Braves vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 9/1/2021
Braves at Dodgers—MLB free pick is Atlanta Braves and LA Dodgers to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Starting for Atlanta is Max Fried. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. He faced the Dodgers earlier in the year allowing one run in six innings. Max Scherzer throws for LAD. The veteran with his traded team worked five games allowing five earned runs in 29 innings. LAD has gone under in seven of eight with one push. Past ten games Dodgers batting .193 with a bullpen ERA 2.94, WHIP 1.08 and opponents batting .183. Play LA Dodgers and Atlanta Braves under 7.5.