Free MLB Picks For Today 9/18/2021
Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Indians at Yankees—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians +161. Getting the start for Cleveland is Aaron Civale. The righthander has put up good numbers on the road with an ERA 3.35 and WHIP 1.05 in eight starts. Luis Gil to counter for the Yankees. Gil pat two starts allowed eight earned runs with three homers in 9 1/3rd innings. Civale has pitched well against the Yankees in his career. Past ten games New York batting .222 against righthanders. Indians bullpen in this period an ERA 3.41 and WHIP 1.14. Play Cleveland +161.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Orioles at Red Sox—MLB free pick is Boston Red Sox on run line -1.5 runs at -140. Starting for Boston is Nick Pivetta. In his past two starts against the Orioles, all this season, he allowed three earned runs in twelve innings. Team is 6-0 in Pivetta’s six starts against Baltimore. Zac Lowther to counter for the Orioles. The lefty has been pounded in three starts and four bullpen appearances with an ERA 9.92 WHIP 1.78 and walk rate of 11.1%. Past ten games Orioles bullpen an ERA 9.37 and WHIP 1.88. Play Boston run line -1.5 runs at -140.
LA Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Dodgers at Reds—Free pick is LA Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds under eight. Max Scherzer gets the starts for LAD. The righthander has allowed no runs in his past four starts working 29 2/3rd innings. Sonny Gray starts for the Reds. Gray past four starts surrendered six earned runs in 23 innings of work. Past ten games Dodgers bullpen an ERA 2.60 and WHIP 0.95. Reds bullpen has shown improvement as in that period an ERA 2.83 and WHIP 0.91. Play Cincinnati and Los Angels under eight.
Minnesota Twins vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Twins at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Toronto Blue Jays -167. Getting the start for Toronto is Steven Matz. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. Bailey Ober goes for the Twins. Ober past three starts allowed seven earned runs in 14 1/3rd innings. As this series began the Twins had lost six of eight and Blue Jays won eight of ten. In that period Blue Jays batting .302. play Toronto -167.
Colorado Rockies vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Rockies at Nationals—MLB free pick is Washington Nationals -116. Starting for Colorado is Kyle Freeland. The lefty past two starts allowed eleven earned runs with five homers in 10 1/3rd innings resulting in losses both games. Patrick Corbin counters for the Nationals. Corbin has put together back to back good starts allowing five earned runs in fourteen innings resulting in team wins both games. Past ten games Rockies batting .194 against lefty’s with a bullpen ERA 5.11. Nationals in that period are batting .333 against lefty’s. Play Washington -116.
Detroit Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Tigers at Rays—Free pick is Detroit Tigers +166. Starting for Detroit will be Tarik Skubal. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his past seven starts. Ryan Yarbrough counters for the Rays. Yarbrough in nine home starts carries an ERA of 5.40. After the opener of this series the Tigers had won five of seven and the Rays lost five of eight. Past ten games Tampa Bay bullpen an ERA 6.06 with WHIP 1.51. Play Detroit +166.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Pirates at Marlins—MLB pick is Pittsburgh Pirates +121. Starting for Pittsburgh will be Bryce Wilson. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six of his past nine starts. Edward Cabrera counters for the Marlins. Cabrera in his four starts allowed twelve earned runs with five homers in 16 1/3rd innings. As this series began the Pirates had won six of nine. Past ten games they are batting .261. Marlins in this period hitting .218 with a bullpen WHIP of 1.45. Play Pittsburgh +121.
Chicago White Sox vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
White Sox at Rangers—MLB free pick is Chicago White Sox run line -1.5 runs at -135. Lance Lynn gets the start for Chicago. The righthander on the road has an ERA of 2.13 with WHIP 1.18. Spencer Howard counters for the Rangers. Howard has been pounded in his six home starts for 20 earned runs in 14 2/3rd. He has walked ten. Past ten games Chicago bullpen an ERA 2.43 with WHIP 1.06. Texas sits 24th in the Majors in run production and 27th in homers. Play White Sox run line -1.5 runs at -135.
Seattle Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Mariners at Royals—Free pick is Seattle Mariners -120. Yusei Kikuchi to start for Seattle. The lefty has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past ten starts. Kris Bubic to counter for the Royals. Bubic past five starts allowed 18 earned runs in 22 2/3rd innings. He faced the Mariners three weeks ago surrendering five earned runs with four walks in 4 1/3rd innings. As this series began the Mariners had won six in a row in Kansas City. Royals 22nd in runs scored and 27th in homers in MLB. Play Seattle -120.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Diamondbacks at Astros—MLB pick is Houston Astros on the run line -1.5 runs at -135. Lance McCullers Jr. to start for Houston. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past six starts. Humberto Castellanos expected starter for the Diamondbacks. Castellanos has worked eleven games and is pitching to high contact. He had an ERA near five in Triple A this season. As this series began Arizona had lost eight of ten. Past ten games Diamondbacks batting .164 against righthanders and a bullpen ERA 5.66 with WHIP 1.49. Astros in this period batting .313 with a pen ERA 2.13 with WHIP 1.13. Play Houston run line -1.5 runs at -135.
Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Cubs at Brewers—MLB free pick is Milwaukee Brewers on run line -1.5 runs at -130. Starting for Milwaukee will be Corbin Burnes. The righthander has allowed one earned run or fewer in seven of his past ten starts. He has faced the Cubs three times the past two seasons allowing no runs in 15 1/3rd innings. As this series began the Cubs had lost five of six and four straight in Milwaukee. Justin Steele to start for Chicago. Steele past four starts allowed eleven earned runs in 18 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Cubs bullpen an ERA 5.82 with WHIP 1.52. Play Brewers run line -1.5 runs at -130.
San Diego Padres vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Padres at Cardinals—Free pick is St Louis Cardinals -107. Adam Wainwright to start for St Louis. The veteran has been sharp at home with an ERA 2.71 and WHIP 0.97 in seventeen starts. Yu Darvish to counter for San Diego. Darvish past five starts allowed 23 earned runs in 21 2/3rd innings. As this series started the Cardinals had won seven of eight. Past ten games St Louis bullpen an ERA 1.98 with WHIP 0.88. Padres in that period batting .218 against righthanders with a bullpen ERA 5.63 and WHIP 1.43. Play St Louis -107.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Phillies at Mets—MLB pick is Philadelphia Phillies -116. On the hill for Philadelphia is Aaron Nola. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in four of his past five starts. Carlos Carrasco counters for the Mets. Carrasco past seven starts allowed 24 runs 21 earned in 30 1/3rd innings. Nola has faced the Mets three times this season allowing four earned runs in 14 1/3rd innings. Past ten games Phillies batting .282 against righthanders and the Mets .210. New York bullpen in this period an ERA 5.65. Play Philadelphia -116.
Atlanta Braves vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Braves at Giants—MLB free pick is Atlanta Braves and San Francisco Giants to play under the total of 7.5 runs. Charlie Morton to start for Atlanta. Morton has allowed three earned runs or fewer in 11 of his past 12 starts. Alex Wood expected to start for the Giants. Wood has allowed two earned runs in each of his past three starts. He returns from COVID list. Braves past ten games batting .220 against lefthanders. Both bullpens in good form past ten games. Play Atlanta and San Francisco under 7.5.
Oakland Athletics vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 9/18/2021
Athletics at Angels—Free pick is Oakland Athletics -131. Daulton Jeffries to start for Oakland. He showed off good command in the minors and has worked fifteen innings with the Athletics this year. Jose Suarez counters for the Angels. Suarez in five home starts carries an ERA 4.81 and WHIP 1.43. He faced the Athletics earlier in the season allowing four earned runs in 5 2/3rd innings in defeat. As this series began Oakland had won 12 of 16 against the Angels. Past ten games Angels batting .214 with a bullpen ERA 4.95 and WHIP 1.60. Play Oakland -131.