Free MLB Picks For Today 9/16/2021
Colorado Rockies vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 9/16/2021
Rockies at Braves—MLB pick is Colorado Rockies +157. Starting for Colorado is German Marquez. The righthander past two starts allowed two earned runs in eleven innings of work. Team is 6-2 in his past eight starts. Ian Anderson counters for the Braves. Anderson past four starts allowed ten earned runs with thirteen walks in 16 innings of work. After winning the opener of this series the Rockies had won four of five on this road trip. On this trip Rockies batting .279 against righthanders with a bullpen WHIP of 1.21. Play Colorado +157.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 9/16/2021
Reds at Pirates—MLB free pick is Cincinnati Reds -145. Getting the start for Cincinnati is Tyler Mahle. The righthander in his sixteen road games has an ERA 1.87 and WHIP 0.98. Cody Ponce to start for the Pirates. Ponce has started twice allowing nine earned runs in 6 2/3rd innings. He has an ERA of 7.12 in ten appearances with teams hitting .333 and WHIP 1.73. Pirates sit 30th in runs scored and in homers. Play Cincinnati -145.
LA Angels vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 9/16/2021
Angels at White Sox—Free pick is Chicago White Sox on run line -1.5 runs at +115. Getting the start for Chicago is Reynaldo Lopez. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in all six starts this season. Alex Cobb expected to throw for LAA. Cobb expects to return to the rotation after missing seven weeks with a wrist injury. Cobb numbers poor on the road with an ERA 5.71 and WHIP 1.58 in eight starts. After dropping the opener of this series, the Angels had lost six of eight. Past ten games Angels batting .208 with bullpen ERA 4.48 and WHIP 1.39. Play White Sox on run line -1.5 runs at +225.
Oakland Athletics vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 9/16/2021
Athletics at Royals—MLB pick is Oakland Athletics -120. Starting for KC is Daniel Lynch. The lefty past two starts allowed ten earned runs in 8 2/3rd innings surrendering four homers. Paul Blackburn counters for the Athletics. Blackburn has allowed three earned runs or fewer in three of five. After the opener of this series the Athletics had won eleven of fifteen in KC. Oakland a winning record on the road. Royals 27th in homers and 22nd in run production. Play Oakland -120.
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 9/16/2021
Padres at Giants—MLB free pick is San Francisco Giants -150. Getting the start for San Francisco is Kevin Gausman. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in nine straight starts. He faced the Padres three times this year allowing one earned run in each start resulting in wins each game. Ross Detwiler to counter for the Padres. Detwiler has worked primarily out of the bullpen this year and has opened five games. His ERA this year is 4.86 with an 8.7% walk rate. After losing the first two in this series the Padres had lost five straight and Giants winning nine in a row. Past ten games Padres batting .197 with a bullpen ERA 5.15. Giants in this span a team batting average .313 with pen ERA 1.89 and WHIP 1.09. Play San Francisco -150.
New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 9/16/2021
Yankees at Orioles—Free pick is Baltimore Orioles +212. Starting for New York is Jordan Montgomery. The lefty in his last start allowed seven runs five earned in 3 1/3rd innings. In his past three starts against the Orioles, all this season, allowed eight earned runs in 12 2/3rd innings resulting in losses each game. Chris Ellis counters for Baltimore. Ellis in his past three starts allowed two earned runs in 14 2/3rd innings. He faced the Yankees twelve days ago surrendering no runs and a hit in five innings. Past ten games Yankees batting .226 against righthanders with a bullpen ERA 5.48 and WHIP 1.59. In this period Orioles hitting .313 against lefthanders. Play Baltimore +212.
Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 9/16/2021
Cubs at Phillies—MLB pick is Chicago Cubs +180. Kyle Hendricks to start for Chicago. He faced San Francisco in his past start allowing one run in six innings. His numbers have been better on the road with an ERA 3.73 and WHIP 1.23 in thirteen starts. Adonis Medina starts for the Phillies. Medina in seventeen starts in Triple A has an ERA 5.05 with a WHIP 1.43 and walk rate 8.7. After losing the opener of this series the Phillies had lost six of seven. Past ten games Phillies bullpen an ERA 6.21 and team batting .226.
Detroit Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 9/16/2021
Tigers at Rays—MLB free pick is Detroit Tigers +188. Starting for Detroit is Tyler Alexander. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Dietrich Enns counters for the Rays. Enns past five bullpen appearances allowed seven runs six earned in fifteen innings of work. Tigers have won five of six after sweeping Milwaukee in their two game series. Rays have lost five of seven. Past ten games Rays bullpen an ERA 6.02 WHIP 1.62 and opponents batting .300. Play Detroit +188.
Houston Astros vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 9/16/2021
Astros at Rangers—Free pick is Houston Astros run line -1.5 runs at -145. Getting the start for Houston is Framber Valdez. The lefthander faced the Rangers twice this year allowing two earned runs in thirteen innings of work resulting in wins each games. Glenn Otto counters for Texas. Otto past two starts allowed ten earned runs in eight innings. Past ten games Astros batting .285 with Rangers hitting .198 against lefty’s. Texas 29th in scoring and 26th in homers. Astros best hitting team in baseball and third in scoring. Play Houston run line -1.5 runs at -145.