Free MLB Picks For Today 9/22/2021
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Pirates at Reds—MLB pick is Cincinnati Reds on the run line -1.5 runs at -120. Getting the start for Cincinnati is Luis Castillo. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of his past ten starts. He has dominated the Pirates past three seasons allowing five earned runs in six starts working 38 innings. Team is 5-1 in those games. Will Crowe expected starter for the Pirates. Crowe has struggled in his eleven home starts with an ERA of 6.44 and WHIP 1.57. Past ten games Pirates batting .217 against righthanders. Reds bullpen in this period an ERA 1.59 and WHIP 0.76. Play Cincinnati run line -1.5 runs at -120.
Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
White Sox at Tigers—MLB free pick is Detroit Tigers +145. Getting the start for Detroit is Casey Mize. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven straight starts. Reynaldo Lopez to counter for the White Sox. Lopez past four starts allowed sixteen runs thirteen earned in 17 innings of work resulting in three losses. White Sox have lost five of eight after losing the first two in this series. Chicago a losing record on the road and the Tigers a winning one at home. Tigers have won seven of nine. Past ten games Detroit bullpen an ERA 3.75 and WHIP 1.27. White Sox on this road trip batting .209 against righthanders. Play Detroit +145.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Blue Jay at Rays—Free pick is Toronto Blue Jays -105. Starting for Toronto is Ross Stripling. The veteran is expected to start or work as the primary pitcher after an opener. He has worked 16 1/3rd innings against the Rays this year and allowed five earned runs. Michael Wacha to throw for the Rays. Wacha past seven starts allowed 27 runs 26 earned in 35 1/3rd innings. He had two starts against the Blue Jays this year surrendering six earned runs in eight innings. Past ten games Blue Jays batting .287 and Rays .189 against righthanders. In that period Blue Jays bullpen a WHIP 1.01 and opponents batting .202. Play Toronto -105.
Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Royals at Indians—MLB pick is Kansas City Royals -105. Carlos Hernandez to start for KC. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six of his past eight starts. Logan Allen counters for the Indians. Allen in his return to the rotation started four games and allowed thirteen runs twelve earned in 21 2/3rd innings. Team is 1-8 in his past nine starts. Past ten games Indians batting .220 against righthanders. Royals in this period a team batting average .299 with bullpen ERA 3.10 and WHIP 1.18. Play KC -105.
Washington Nationals vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Nationals at Marlins—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins -130. On the hill for Miami is Elieser Hernandez. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in nine of his past ten starts. Josiah Gray to counter for Washington. Gray has been pounded in his past four starts for 22 earned runs in 17 1/3rd innings. Team is 2-8 in his past ten starts. After losing the opener of this series the Nationals had dropped seven of ten. In that period Washington bullpen, an ERA 6.09 and WHIP 1.53. Miami a winning record at home and the Nationals 26-46 on the road after losing the opener of this series. Play Miami -130.
Texas Rangers vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Rangers at Yankees—Free pick is Texas Rangers on run line -1.5 runs at -135. Getting the start for New York will be Corey Kluber. The righthander coming off a good outing against the Indians allowing no runs and four hits in six innings. Taylor Hearn will counter for the Rangers. Hearn past three starts allowed thirteen earned runs in 16 1/3rd innings. After dropping the opener in this series the Rangers had lost five of six held to two runs or fewer in five of those games. Rangers are 29th in scoring and 27th in home runs. Play Texas run line -1.5 runs at -135.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Orioles at Phillies—MLB pick is Baltimore Orioles +266. On the hill for Philadelphia is Zack Wheeler. The righthander past seven starts allowed 21 earned runs in 45 innings of work. Keegan Akin counters for the Orioles. Akin has allowed three earned runs or fewer in five of seven starts. Phillies lose to a lot of bad teams of late. Past ten games Philadelphia bullpen an ERA 6.47 and WHIP 1.51. Play Baltimore +266.
New York Mets vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Mets at Red Sox—MLB free pick is Boston Red Sox run line -1.5 runs at -110. Chris Sale to start for Boston. The lefty has allowed two earned runs or fewer in all six starts. Taiwan Walker the starter for New York Walker past five starts allowed 19 earned runs in 27 1/3rd innings of work. As this series began the Mets had lost seven of ten and Red Sox won five in a row. Past ten games Red Sox bullpen an ERA 1.30 and opponents batting .196. Mets pen in this period an ERA 5.84 and WHIP 1.62. New York 27th in run production and 24th in homers. Red Sox fourth in scoring and third in hitting in baseball. Play Boston run line -1.5 runs at -110.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Cardinals at Brewers—Free pick is St Louis Cardinals -100. Miles Mikolas to start for the Cardinals. The righthander coming off a good start to San Diego allowing no runs and three hits in 5 2/3rd innings. Brett Anderson expected starter for the Brewers. The lefthander pitches to very high contact. Past four starts Anderson allowed 12 earned runs in 14 2/3rd innings. Cardinals had been hot on a nine game win streak after winning the opener of this series with the Brewers dropping four of six. Past ten games Brewers batting .218. Cardinals bullpen in this period an ERA 2.68 and WHIP 1.11. Play St Louis -100.
Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Twins at Cubs—MLB pick is Minnesota Twins -105. On the hill for Minnesota is Joe Ryan. The righthander in three starts allowed four earned runs in 17 innings of work. Kyle Hendricks to counter for the Cubs. Hendricks has been pounded past four starts for 22 earned runs in 18 2/3rd innings. The prospect put up great numbers with high strikeout rate in Triple A this season. Past ten games Cubs bullpen an ERA 7.40 and WHIP 1.71. Twins fourth in MLB in homers and Cubs sit 28th in hitting. Play Minnesota -105.
LA Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Dodgers at Rockies—MLB free pick is Colorado Rockies +170. Starting for Colorado is German Marquez. The righthander has pitched well at home with an ERA 3.16 and WHIP 1.09 in his sixteen starts. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in six straight starts against LAD. Walker Buehler to counter for the Dodgers. Buehler Past three starts allowed eleven earned runs in sixteen innings resulting in two defeats. As this series began the Rockies had won 45 of 72 at home. Past ten games Dodgers batting .231 at home. In that period Rockies bullpen, an ERA 3.62. Play Colorado +170.
Houston Astros vs. LA Angels MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Astros at Angels—Free pick is Houston Astros run line -1.5 runs at -130. Luis Garcia to start for the Astros. The righty has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past eight starts. Janson Junk counters for LAA. Junk pitches to very high contact with a strikeout rate of 11.8% which is dangerous against the top hitting and second best scoring team in baseball. Past ten games Angels hitting .209 against righthanders with a bullpen ERA 5.10 and WHIP 1.68. Astros pen in this period an ERA 1.48 and WHIP 0.94. Play Houston run line -1.5 runs at -130.
Atlanta Braves vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Braves at Diamondbacks—MLB pick is Atlanta Braves and Arizona Diamondbacks to play over the total of nine runs. Starting for Atlanta is Ian Anderson. The righthander past three starts allowed ten earned runs with six homers in 13 2/3rd innings. Merrill Kelly to counters for the Diamondbacks. Kelly past two starts allowed nine earned runs with three homers and 21 hits in 9 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Braves batting .263 against righthanders. Diamondbacks bullpen on the road has struggled with an ERA 5.42 and WHIP 1.54. Braves pen not as good on the road. Braves seventh in baseball in scoring and second in homers. Play Atlanta and Arizona over nine.
Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Mariners at Athletics—MLB free pick is Seattle Mariners +127. On the mound for Seattle is Chris Flexen. The righthander in his past two starts against the Athletics allowed three earned runs in 12 innings. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of his past nine starts. Cole Irvin counters for Oakland. Irvin past five starts allowed sixteen earned runs in 23 innings. He faced the Mariners three times this year and the lefty surrendered eleven earned runs in 11 2/3rd innings resulting in losses each game. Past ten games Athletics bullpen an ERA 4.58. Play Seattle +127.
San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 9/22/2021
Giants at Padres—Free pick is San Francisco Giants -122. Getting the start for the Giants is Scott Kazmir. The veteran has started two games and allowed three earned runs in six innings. Vince Velasquez the expected starter for the Padres. Velasquez has been pounded in 18 starts and 4 relief appearances sitting with an ERA of 6.09, walk rate 11.9% and WHIP 1.46. Past ten games Paders hitting .234 with a bullpen ERA 5.84 and WHIP 1.43. Giants outperforming the Padres in these two areas. Play San Francisco -122.