Free MLB Picks For Today 9/8/2021
Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Mariners at Astros—MLB pick is Houston Astros on run line -1.5 runs at -105. Starting for Houston is Jose Urquidy. In fifteen starts the righthander has a WHIP of 0.98. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten starts. Tyler Anderson to counter for the Mariners. Astros have hit Anderson in the past four fifteen earned runs in his past three starts working 14 1/3rd innings. Houston does a good job of hitting lefty’s and facing the AL West. Past ten games Seattle batting .198 against righthanders and Astros hitting .291 against lefty’s. Astros second in run production and best in baseball in hitting. Mariners 30th and last in hitting. Play Houston run line -1.5 runs at -105.
San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Giants at Rockies—MLB free pick is San Francisco Giants -135. Anthony DeSclafani gets the start for the Giants. The righthander has faced the Rockies three times this season allowing two earned runs in 20 innings resulting in team wins each game. Jon Gray expected starter for the Rockies. Gray past four starts allowed thirteen earned runs in sixteen innings of work. Rockies in the first five games of this home stand batting only .195 against rigthhanders. Giants bullpen in their past ten games an ERA 2.74 and opponents batting .209. After winning the opener of this series the Giants had won 43 of 70 on the road. Play San Francisco -135.
Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Twins at Indians—Free pick is Cleveland Indians -135. Tristan McKenzie to start for Cleveland. The prospect past four starts allowed four earned runs in 27 innings of work. Joe Ryan starts for Minnesota. Ryan in his lone start allowed three earned runs in five innings to the Cubs seven days ago. He has put up good minor league numbers and was once in the Rays organization. Past ten games Twins batting .234. Their bullpen has had struggles on the road with an ERA 4.73 and WHIP 1.40. After the opener of this series the Twins had lost 41 of 69 on the road. Play Cleveland -135.
Texas Rangers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Rangers at Diamondbacks—MLB pick is Texas Rangers -139. Getting the start for Texas is Kohei Arihara. The righthander in his last start held the Rockies to one run in 3 1/3rd innings. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five of his eight starts. Luke Weaver counters for the Diamondbacks. Weaver made his return to the rotation with a good outing against the Padres. As this series began Texas had won five of eight and Arizona dropped eight of nine. Past ten games Diamondbacks batting .226 with their bullpen an ERA 4.30 and WHIP 1.59. Play Texas -139.
New York Mets vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Mets at Marlins—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins +110. Starting for Miami is Sandy Alcantara. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of his past five starts. Rich Hill counters for the Mets. Hill in his past four starts allowed seven earned runs in 19 2/3rd innings. Marlins open this series winning two of three at home to the Phillies. Their bullpen past five games an ERA 1.35 and WHIP 0.87. As this series began New York had lost 42 of 70 on the road and Miami a winning team at home. Mets do sit 27th in MLB in runs scored and 25th in homers. Play Miami +110.
Detroit Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Tigers at Pirates—Free pick is Detroit Tigers +109. Starting for Detroit is Matt Manning. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past ten starts. Mitch Keller counters for the Pirates. Keller past seven starts allowed 21 earned runs in 33 2/3rd innings. After the opener of this series the Pirates have lost eight of ten. In that period, they are hitting .220 with a bullpen ERA 4.68 and WHIP 1.51. Pittsburgh last in scoring and homers in the Majors. Play Detroit +109.
Kansas City Royals vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Royals at Orioles—MLB pick is Kansas City Royals -135. Starting for KC is Mike Minor. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in four straight. He has pitched well against the Orioles in recent starts. Matt Harvey expected starter for Baltimore. Harvey at home has struggled with an ERA 6.40 and WHIP 1.54 in 13 starts. Team is 3-10 in those games. After winning the opener of this series the Royals had won three of four and Orioles dropped seven of ten. Past ten games Orioles bullpen an ERA 6.16 and WHIP 1.42. Royals pen in this period an ERA 2.98. Play KC -135.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Blue Jays at Yankees—MLB free pick is Toronto Blue Jays -101. Getting the start for Toronto is Alek Manoah. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten starts. Luis Gil expected starter for New York. He makes his fourth start of the year. He worked 11 games started ten in Triple A carrying an ERA of 4.66 with a walk rate of 14%. He has a walk rate of 10 in his three starts with the Yankees. Team is 6-1 in Manoah’s past seven starts. After winning the opener of this series the Blue Jays had won eight of nine and Yankees losing seven of nine. Past ten games New York batting .218 with a bullpen ERA 5.56 and WHIP 1.38. Toronto third in scoring and best in homers in baseball. Yankees 21st in run production and 24th in hitting. Play Toronto -101.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Rays at Red Sox—Free pick is Tampa Bay Rays -105. On the mound for Tampa Bay is Shane McClanahan. The lefty has allowed two earned runs or fewer in three of his past four starts. Nathan Eovalid counters for the Red Sox. Eovaldi past seven starts allowed 20 earned runs in 40 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Red Sox bullpen an ERA 4.93 and WHIP 1.48. Rays pen in this period 3.30. Rays are best in baseball in run production baseball and seventh in homers. Play Tampa Bay -105.
Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Nationals at Braves—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves on run line -1.5 runs at -115. Starting for Washington is Sean Nolin. The lefthander past seven starts allowed 22 earned runs in 29 2/3rd innings. Team is 1-6 in those games. As this series opened the Nationals had lose eight of ten with 41 losses on the road in 65 games. In that ten game period their bullpen an ERA 6.81, WHIP 1.70 and opponents batting .287. Braves seventh in runs scored and second in homers in the Majores. Play Atlanta run line -1.5 runs at -115.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Phillies at Brewers—MLB free pick is Philadelphia Phillies +148. Starting for Philadelphia is Kyle Gibson. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six of his past seven starts. Freddy Peralta counters for the Brewers. Peralta past three starts allowed nine earned runs in 9 1/3rd innings. He faced the Phillies earlier in the season surrendering five earned runs in four innings of a 5-4 defeat. As this series began the Phillies had won eight of ten. In that period the Phillies are batting .293 against righthanders with bullpen ERA 2.70 and WHIP 0.97. Brewers pen in this span an ERA 6.57 and WHIP 1.62. Play Philadelphia +148.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Reds at Cubs—Free pick is Chicago Cubs +120. On the hill for Chicago is Alec Mills. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in seven of his past nine starts. Vladimir Gutierrez counters for the Reds. Gutierrez past two starts surrendered nine runs eight earned with three homers in 6 1/3rd innings resulting in losses each game. After losing the opener of this series the Reds had lost seven of nine and Cubs won seven straight. Past ten games Reds batting .228. Cubs bullpen in that period an ERA 3.20 and WHIP 1.11. Play Chicago +120.
LA Angels vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Angels at Padres—MLB pick is LA Angels +155. Oliver Ortega expected to see the primary work for the Angels. He pitched well in relief in Triple A. Yu Darvish throws for the Padres. The veteran has been hammered in his past nine starts for 37 earned runs in 44 innings of work. Team went 2-7 in those games. Padres past ten games are batting .217 with a bullpen ERA 4.24 and WHIP 1.35. Play LA Angels +155.
LA Dodgers vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
Dodgers at Cardinals—MLB free pick is St Louis Cardinals +100. Adam Wainwright gets the start for the Cardinals. The righthander has allowed one earned run in his past three starts working 21 1/3rd innings. He has given up two earned runs or fewer in eight of nine starts. Looks like a bullpen game for LAD as Andre Jackson starts. He makes his second appearances in the Majors this year. He struggled in Triple A prior to arriving in Los Angeles. Team is 8-1 in his past nine starts. Past ten games Dodgers batting .174 against righthanders. Cardinals bullpen in good form in this period. Play St Louis +100.
Chicago White Sox vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 9/8/2021
White Sox at Athletics—Free pick is Oakland Athletics -145. On the mound for Oakland is Frankie Montas. Past three starts the righthander allowed three earned runs in 20 2/3rd innings. Dallas Keuchel gets the start for Chicago. The lefty has been hammered past eight games allowing 33 earned runs in 37 1/3rd innings. Team is 2-6 in those games. Past ten games White Sox bullpen ERA 4.64. Athletics as this series opened had won five of six at home to the White Sox. Play Oakland -145.