Free MLB Picks For Today 10/1/2021
Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Reds at Pirates—MLB pick is Cincinnati Reds on run line -1.5 runs at +105. Getting the start for Cincinnati is Luis Castillo. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of his past seven starts. He has pitched well against the Pirates in his career allowing one earned run or fewer in five of six starts dating past three seasons. Will Crowe will counter for the Pirates. Crowe past four starts allowed fourteen earned runs in 16 2/3rd innings. He faced the Reds earlier in the season surrendering seven runs three earned in four innings. Pittsburgh has lost seven of ten as they closed their series with the Cubs. Past ten games Reds batting .305 against righthanders with a bullpen WHIP 1.06. Pirates pen in this period an ERA 5.40 and WHIP 1.66. Play Cincinnati run line -1.5 runs at +105.
Boston Red Sox vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Red Sox at Nationals—MLB free pick is Boston Red Sox on run line -1.5 runs at +100. Starting for Boston is Eduardo Rodriguez. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in four of five. Josh Rogers to counter for Washington. Rogers in parts of three seasons in the Majors carries an ERA 5.50. He spent time in the Orioles organization prior to arriving in Washington. Nationals have lost five of six. Past ten games Red Sox batting .300 against lefthanders and Nationals .188. In that period Nationals bullpen an ERA 7.34 and WHIP 2.01. Play Boston run line-1.5 runs at +100.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Rays at Yankees—Free pick is Tampa Bay Rays +125. Getting the start for Tampa Bay is Shane McClanahan. The lefthander has allowed two earned runs in his past three starts working fifteen innings. Nestor Cortes to start for New York. Past two starts the lefthander allowed five earned runs in 8 2/3rd innings. Rays had won five of six after splitting the first two against Houston. Past ten games Rays are batting .277 against lefthander with a bullpen ERA 2.89 and WHIP 1.12. Tampa Bay has won five of seven in New York this year. Play Rays +125.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Orioles at Blue Jays—MLB pick is Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles to play over the total of ten runs. Getting the start for Toronto is Steven Matz. The lefthander past three starts allowed nine earned runs in 14 2/3rd innings. Primary pitcher for Baltimore is Tom Eshelman. Past seven appearances Eshelman allowed 19 earned runs in 20 1/3rd innings. Blue Jays bullpen past ten games an ERA 4.91 with Orioles at 4.74. Baltimore does a good job of hitting lefty’s. Play Toronto and Baltimore over ten.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Phillies at Marlins—MLB free pick is Miami Marlins +125. Getting the start for Miami is Sandy Alcantara. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight of nine games. Ranger Suarez to counter for the Phillies. He too has put up good numbers but Philadelphia has lost five of his past eight starts with lack of run and bullpen support. As the Phillies lost the first two in the series against the Braves, Atlanta reduced their magic number to one. Past ten games Philadelphia batting .222 with a bullpen WHIP 1.50. Play Miami +125.
New York Mets vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Mets at Braves—Free pick is Atlanta Braves and New York Mets to play under the total of 8.5 runs. Starting for Atlanta is Huascar Ynoa. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in six of his past eight starts. Tyler Megill expected starter for New York. Megill past three starts against the Braves allowed six earned runs in 14 2/3rd innings. Past ten games New York batting .224 with a bullpen ERA 2.54 and WHIP 1.05. Braves pen in this period an ERA 2.33. Play Atlanta and New York under 8.5.
Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Indians at Rangers—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians -115. On the mound for Texas is Spencer Howard. The righthander past five starts allowed fifteen earned runs in 12 1/3rd innings. Team is 3-7 in his past ten starts. Eli Morgan to start for Cleveland. Morgan has allowed one earned run or fewer in three of four starts. Past ten games Indians bullpen an ERA 2.77 and WHIP 1.15. Rangers 29th in MLB in scoring and 27th in homers. Play Cleveland -115.
Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Twins at Royals—MLB free pick is Kansas City Royals +110. Starting for Minnesota is Jon Gant. The righthander past ten starts allowed 29 earned runs in 34 innings. Team is 2-8 in those games. Jon Heasley to counter for the Royals. Heasley pitched well in his two MLB starts. He did put up good numbers in the minors. As they closed their series with the Indians, the Royals had won six of nine. Past ten games Royals bullpen an ERA 2.85 and WHIP 1.20. Play KC +110.
Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Athletics at Astros—Free pick is Oakland Athletics +120. Starting for Oakland is Sean Manaea. The lefthander faced the Astros four times this year allowing eight earned runs in 25 2/3rd innings with three time wins. Brandon Bielak to spot start for Houston. Bielak has struggled in MLB for parts of two seasons with an ERA 5.38 and WHIP 1.52. As they closed their series with the Rays the Astros had dropped five of six. Past ten games Astros batting .222 with a bullpen ERA 5.73and WHIP 1.59. Play Oakland +120.
Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Tigers at White Sox—MLB pick is Detroit Tigers +220. Wily Peralta to start for Detroit. The righthander has allowed two earned runs or fewer in eight of his past nine starts. Lance Lynn to counter for Chicago. Lynn past four starts allowed fourteen earned runs in 21 1/3rd innings. Past ten games Tigers bullpen an ERA 2.09 and WHIP 1.23. Play Detroit +220.
Chicago Cubs vs. St Louis Cardinals MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Cubs at Cardinals—MLB free pick is Chicago Cubs +170. On the hill for Chicago is Adbert Alzolay. The righthander in his past seven appearances from the bullpen allowed three earned runs in 17 1/3rd innings. Dakota Hudson to counter for St Louis. Hudson returned in a bullpen appearance from Tommy John injury and gave up two earned runs in 3 2/3rd innings. Past ten games Chicago batting .280 against righthanders. Nothing to play for St Louis who will be Wildcard number two. Play Chicago +170.
Colorado Rockies vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Rockies at Diamondbacks—Free pick is Colorado Rockies -115. Starting for Colorado is Jon Gray. The righthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in four of their past five games. Humberto Castellanos expected to start for Arizona. Castellanos past four starts allowed fourteen earned runs in nineteen innings of work. As they closed their series with the Giants the Diamondbacks had lost eight of ten. Past ten games Arizona batting .203 against righthanders with a bullpen WHIP 1.53. Rockies pen in this period an ERA 3.35 and WHIP 1.14. Play Colorado -115.
San Diego Padres vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Padres at Giants—MLB pick is San Francisco Giants -130. Starting for San Francisco is Anthony Desclafani. The righthander in his thirteen home starts carries an ERA 3.32 and WHIP 1.09. Team is 9-4 in those games. Joe Musgrove to start for the Padres. Musgrove past four starts allowed 14 earned runs in 22 2/3rd innings. San Diego bullpen past ten games an ERA 4.89 with the Giants at 2.44. San Francisco in this period hitting .280 against right handers. As they closed their series with the Dodgers the Padres had lost eleven of twelve. Play San Francisco -130.
LA Angels vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Angels at Mariners—MLB free pick is Seattle Mariners on run line -1.5 runs at +120. Marco Gonzales to start for the Mariners. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in nine of ten. Team is 8-1 in his past nine starts against the Angels. Jose Suarez expected starter for the Angels. Suarez past two starts allowed seven earned runs in 10 2/3rd innings. Angels have lost seven of ten after their bullpen blew a big lead to Texas on Thursday. Mariners have won nine of ten. In that period Mariners a bullpen ERA 2.43 and WHIP 1.08. Angels pen in this period an ERA 5.59. Play Seattle run line -1.5 runs at +120.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 10/1/2021
Brewers at Dodgers—Free pick is Milwaukee Brewers and LA Dodgers to play under the total of eight runs. Starting for LAD is Clayton Kershaw. The lefthander has allowed three earned runs or fewer in eight straight starts. Erick Lauer to counter for Milwaukee. Lauer has allowed one earned run or fewer in five straight and eight of teen starts. Past ten games Brewers batting .191 against lefthanders with a bullpen WHIP 1.05. Dodgers pen in that period an ERA 2.95 with opponents batting .187. Play Brewers and Dodgers under eight.