Free MLB Picks For Today 9/17/2021
Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Indians at Yankees—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians +179. Starting for the Indians is Zach Plesac. The righthander past four starts allowed seven earned runs in 23 2/3rd innings of work. Corey Kluber to start for the Indians. Kluber past three starts allowed eleven earned runs with seven walks in 11 2/3rd innings. Cleveland has won two of three and come in on a day off. Past ten games Yankees batting .232 with a bullpen ERA 4.95 and WHIP 1.55. Play Cleveland +179.
Colorado Rockies vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Rockies at Nationals—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies +110. Starting for Colorado is German Marquez. He is moved to Friday after the rain out on Thursday. Marquez past two starts allowed two earned runs in eleven innings of work. Rockies have won five of six on this road trip winning series at Philadelphia and Atlanta. Josiah Gray to start for Washington. Gray past three starts allowed seventeen earned runs with ten walks and five homers in 12 innings of work. Team is 0-4 in his past four starts. Nationals have lost five of seven. Past ten games Nationals bullpen an ERA 5.86 with WHIP 1.58. Play Colorado +110.
LA Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Dodgers at Reds—Free pick is LA Dodgers -168. Walker Buehler to start for the Dodgers. Buehler has allowed two earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. Luis Castillo to counter for the Reds. Castillo past seven starts allowed 24 runs 22 earned in 43 innings of work. Team is 1-6 in those games. Dodgers have won six straight and Reds have dropped seven of ten. In those ten games the Reds are batting .219. LAD bullpen in that period an ERA 2.60 and WHIP 0.95. Cincinnati bullpen at home an ERA 5.74 and WHIP 1.41. Play LA Dodgers -168.
Minnesota Twins vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Twins at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Minnesota Twins and Toronto Blue Jays to play over the total of nine runs. On the mound for Minnesota is Michael Pineda. The righthander past three starts allowed seven earned runs in 13 2/3rd innings. Hyun Jin Ryu counters for the Blue Jays. Ryu past four starts allowed seventeen earned runs in 17 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Blue Jays batting .302 and Twins hitting .265 against lefty’s. Toronto tops in baseball in scoring and homers. Twins fourth in home runs. Play Minnesota and Toronto over nine.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Orioles at Red Sox—MLB free pick is Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox to play over the total of ten runs. Chris Sale expected starter for Boston. Sale is expected to be activated from COVID list. Past three starts the lefty allowed five earned runs in fifteen innings. Keegan Akin starting for the Orioles. Akin has been pounded on the road with an ERA 8.60 and WHIP 1.91 in nine starts. Past ten games Orioles batting .269 against lefthanders. In that period Orioles bullpen an ERA 10.42 with WHIP 2.00. Red Sox pen in that period an ERA 1.40. Play Boston and Baltimore over ten.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Phillies at Mets—Free pick is Philadelphia Phillies -131. Starting for Philadelphia is Zack Wheeler. The righthander past two starts allowed one earned run in 12 2/3rd innings of work. In his past two starts against New York, all this season, Wheeler allowed no earned runs with nineteen strikeouts and six hits in 16 innings of work. Taijuan Walker to counter for the Mets. Walker past four starts allowed seventeen earned runs in 22 1/3rd innings. Team is 1-8 in his past nine starts. New York has lost six of eight. Past ten games Mets batting .210 against righthanders and bullpen ERA 5.85 with WHIP 1.66. Play Philadelphia -131.
Detroit Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Tigers at Rays—MLB pick is Detroit Tigers +195. On the hill for Detroit is Casey Mize. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six straight starts. Luis Patino to counter for the Rays. Patino past seven starts allowed 18 earned runs in 32 2/3rd innings. As this series began the Tigers had won five of six and Rays dropped five of seven. Past ten games Rays batting .236 against righthanders with a bullpen ERA 6.27 and WHIP 1.58. Play Detroit +195.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Pirates at Marlins—MLB free pick is Pittsburgh Pirates +135. Starting for the Pirates is Will Crowe. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past nine starts. Elieser Hernandez to counter for the Marlins. Hernandez past four starts allowed twelve earned runs in 19 1/3rd innings. Pirates have won six of nine. Past ten games they are hitting .266 and Marlins .218. Play Pittsburgh +135.
Chicago White Sox vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
White Sox at Rangers—Free pick is Texas Rangers +169. On the hill for Chicago is Dylan Cease. The righthander has not been sharp on the road with an ERA 5.37 and WHIP 1.37. Past two starts Cease has allowed eleven runs ten earned in 7 2/3rd innings. Taylor Hearn to counter for Texas. Hearn has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five straight starts. White Sox have lost five of eight. Past ten games Rangers ERA 3.45 and WHIP 1.22. They have showed improved hitting. Play Texas +169.
Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Cubs at Brewers—MLB pick is Milwaukee Brewers on the run line -1.5 runs at -115. Starting for Milwaukee will be Adrian Houser. The righthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in seven of his past nine starts. Zack Davies counters for the Cubs. Davies past eight starts allowed 36 earned runs in 39 innings of work. Chicago has lost six of eight. Their bullpen has been crushed in the Phillies and Giants series as past five games an ERA 7.36 and WHIP 1.59. Brewers pen in this period an ERA 1.32. Play Milwaukee run line -1.5 runs at -115.
Seattle Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Mariners at Royals—MLB free pick is Seattle Mariners -109. On the mound for Seattle is Chris Flexen. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past eight starts. Brady Singer to counter for KC. Singer in his past start allowed six earned runs with five homers in 4 2/3rd innings. Royals pitching has allowed seven runs or greater in four of their past five. Mariners have won their past four at KC. Play Seattle -109.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Diamondbacks at Astros—Free pick is Houston Astros on run line -1.5 runs at -119. Starting for Arizona is Madison Bumgarner. The lefty past four starts allowed nineteen earned runs with seven homers in 23 innings of work. Team is 0-4 in those games. Lance McCullers to counter for the Astros. McCullers has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Arizona has lost eight of ten. Past ten games Arizona batting .164 against righthanders with Astros hitting .319 against lefty’s. In that period Arizona bullpen an ERA 5.66 with WHIP 1.49 and Astros pen ERA 2.40 with WHIP 1.19. Play Houston run line -1.5 runs at -119.
San Diego Padres vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Padres at Cardinals—MLB pick is St Louis Cardinals -131. On the mound for St Louis is Miles Mikolas. The righthander in his four home starts carries a WHIP of 1.15. Vincent Velasquez to start for the Padres. Velasquez has been pounded in his 21 appearances with an ERA 5.95 and WHIP 1.48. Cardinals have won seven of eight. Past ten games San Diego hitting .218 with a bullpen ERA 5.30 with WHIP 1.32. Cardinals pen in this period an ERA 1.98 and WHIP 0.88. Play St Louis -131.
Oakland Athletics vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Athletics at Angels—MLB free pick is Oakland Athletics +100. On the mound for Oakland will be Cole Irvin. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past eight starts. In his past two starts against LAA, all this year, Irvin allowed one earned run in 13 1/3rd innings. Angels will go with Kyle Tyler as primary pitcher. Tyler has worked seven innings with the big club. The righthander struggled in Triple A with an ERA 5.14. Past ten games Angels batting .202 and Athletics .276 against righthanders. Play Oakland +100.
Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 9/17/2021
Braves at Giants—Free pick is Atlanta Braves and San Francisco Giants to play under the total of eight runs. Ian Anderson to start for the Braves. The veteran has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of his past six starts. Logan Webb expected starter for the Giants. Webb has been strong at home with an ERA 1.69 and WHIP 0.97 in nine games. San Francisco bullpen past ten games an ERA 2.64 and WHIP 1.27. Braves pen in this period a WHIP 1.02 and opponents batting .190. Play San Francisco and Atlanta under eight.