Free MLB Picks For Today 4/19/2022
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Diamondbacks at Nationals—This game rained out on Monday so we have a day/night doubleheader on Tuesday. We pick from Game 1. Madison Bumgarner the starter for the Diamondbacks. The veteran has had a rough two seasons with the Diamondbacks with low strikeout numbers and high home run per nine inning rate. Two starts all at home for Bumgarner and he has allowed two earned runs with six walks over eight innings.
Josiah Gray the starter for Washington Gray had a rough first year in the Major splitting time with the Dodgers and Nationals finishing with an ERA of 5.48 and WHIP 1.36. He was crushed by the home run rate of 2.42 per nine innings as struggled to get ahead of counts with his secondary pitches.
Diamondbacks have lost six of eight and Nats lost three of four at Pittsburgh. Diamondbacks hitting only .151 as a team. Arizona has played to seven of nine under. Play Washington and Arizona under 8.5 in Game 1.
San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Giants at Mets—A rain out on Monday so schedule for Tuesday is a day/night doubleheader between these two hot start teams. Pitching matchup set for Monday remains for Game 1 and that is what we pick. Alex Cobb the starter for the Giants. Respectable numbers of the Angels last year with an ERA of 3.76 and WHIP 1.26. His strikeout rate jumped to 24.9% with 0.48 home runs per nine innings. Cobb opened the year facing the Padres allowing two runs over five innings.
New York goes with Tylor Megill. The righthander in his first season in the Majors finished with an ERA of 4.52 and WHIP 1.28. A respectable 26.1% strikeout rate but was hurt by a 1.91 home run per nine innings. Megill in two starts allowed no earned runs with eleven strikeouts in 10 1/3rd innings. Giants have won five straight. Mets have won four of five. Giants getting the better work out of their bullpen. Play San Francisco +100 in Game 1.
Chicago White Sox vs. Guardians MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
White Sox at Guardians—Rain postponed the opener of this series on Monday. Just a single game scheduled on Tuesday and the Monday pitching matchups move a day later. Dallas Keuchel the starter for Chicago. The veteran posted a poor season in 2021 with an ERA 5.28 and WHIP 1.54. Keuchel saw his strikeout rate drop to 13.2% and 8.2% walk rate. His home runs jumped to 1.39 per 9 innings.
Cleveland goes with Shane Bieber. Great past three season for the righthander with an ERA of 3.28 and WHIP 1.11 in this period. His strikeout rate has ben over 30% in those three seasons and limited home runs. Two starts all on the road this year with Bieber allowing three earned runs over ten innings.
White Sox have won six of eight. Guardians come off dropping all three at home to San Francisco held to four runs total. White Sox hit .196 against righty’s and Guardians .218 against lefty’s. Play Chicago and Cleveland under eight in Game 1.
New York Yankees vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Yankees at Tigers—Starting for New York will be Gerrit Cole. The righthander started 30 games for the Yankees in 2021 and finished with an ERA of 3.23 and WHIP 1.06. A strikeout rate of 33.5% coupled with a ground ball rate of 43.1% with good control. Cole saw his home run to flay ball rate drop to 1.19 per nine innings. A rocky start to 2022 for Cole as the righthander in two starts has allowed six earned runs with three homers over 9 2/3rd innings.
Tyler Alexander the starter for Detroit. The lefthander in 2021 finished with an ERA of 3.81 and WHIP 1.26. Alexander had a small dip to 19.3% strikeout rate with 1.35 home runs per nine innings.
Yankees dropped two of three at Baltimore over the weekend. Tigers win two of three at KC. New York hitting only .197 against lefty’s and Tigers .174 against righthanders. Both bullpens throwing well. Play Detroit +185.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Cardinals at Marlins—Adam Wainwright the starter for the Cards. The veteran tossed 206 1/3rd innings in 2021 posting an ERA of 3.05 and WHIP 1.06. Wainwright posted a 21% strikeout rate with good control and 47.5% ground ball rate. Two starts on the campaign the veteran has allowed a total of four earned runs in 10 1/3rd innings striking out thirteen.
Jesus Luzardo to throw for the Marlins. Lefty had a forgettable 2021 with an ERA of 6.61 and WHIP of 1.62. Walk rate of 11% and ground ball rate fell to 38.4% and strike 1.89 home runs per nine innings. Cardinals hitting .277 against lefty’s. Their bullpen has been outstanding with an ERA of 2.14. Play St Louis -115.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Blue Jays at Red Sox—Yusei Kikuchi the starter for the Blue Jays. The lefty in his 29 starts with Seattle in 2021 has an ERA of 4.41 and WHIP 1.32. He struggled his last two seasons in Seattle with control but had a 24.5% strikeout rate. Kikuchi allowed 1.55 home runs per nine innings.
Nathan Eovaldi to throw for the Red Sox. The veteran started 32 games for Boston in 2021 posting an ERA of 3.75 and WHIP 1.19. Good strikeout rate of 25.5% and saw the ground balls go down to 42%. Eovaldi did limit homers. In two starts this season the righthander has allowed five earned runs with four homers in ten innings.
Red Sox split their four game home series against the Twins. Blue Jays hit righthanders well and getting good work from their bullpen. Play Toronto +120.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Rays at Cubs—Josh Fleming the primary pitcher for Tampa Bay in a bullpen game. The lefty had a poor 2021 posting an ERA of 5.09 and WHIP 1.35. Strikeout rate 14.5% with 55.7% ground ball rate. He did limit homers. Fleming in two outings allowed five runs three earned over 6 2/3rd innings. Justin Steele starts for Chicago.
In his rookie season in 2021 Steele had an ERA of 4.26 and WHIP 1.35 with nine starts and eleven under the bullpen. A strikeout rate last year of 23.8% and 50.3% ground ball. Home run did hurt him with 1.89 per nine innings.
In two starts this year Steele allowed two earned runs with 9 1/3rd innings. Rays have lost five of six with the 4-2 loss in the opener. They have been held to two runs or fewer in five of their past eight games. Cubs getting good work from their pen. Play Chicago -105.
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Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Pirates at Brewers—JT Brubaker the starter for Pittsburgh. A poor 2021 for Brubaker with an ERA of 5.36 and WHIP 1.29. He was crushed by the home run ball at 2.03 per nine innings. The righthander has been pounded this year allowing eight earned runs with seven walks in 7 1/3rd innings.
Corbin Burnes to start for Milwaukee. The veteran put together a strong 2021 with an ERA of 2.43 and WHIP 0.94. He posted a 35.6% strikeout rate with 48.8% grounders. Only 0.38 home runs per nine innings. Burnes in two starts all on the road allowed three earned runs in 12 innings. Brewers have won five of seven with their 6-1 win in the opener. Bullpen performing well for Milwaukee. Play Milwaukee on run line -1.5 runs at -110.
LA Angels vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Angels at Astros—Patrick Sandoval the starter for the Angels. The lefty started fourteen games with three out of the pen and put up an ERA 3.62 with WHIP 1.21. Saw improvement in strikeout rate at 25.9% and only 1.14 homers per nine innings. He worked four innings against the Marlins this season giving up one unearned run with three walks in four innings.
Framber Valdez starting for the Astros. Good 2021 with an ERA 3.14 and WHIP 1.25. He did see his strikeout rate dip to 21.9% with only 0.80 home runs per nine innings. Valdez in two starts in 2022 allowed one earned run in 9 2/3rd innings. Astros have pounded Sandoval for nine runs in 7 1/3rd innings the past two seasons. Houston took the opener 8-3 and that is four wins in five games against the Angels this season. Play Houston -150.
Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Twins at Royals—Chris Archer to start for Minnesota. The righthander worked only six games the previous two seasons due to injuries. He has had an ERA of four or higher in five straight seasons. Control has been an issue the past two seasons and the home run ball. Archer faced the Dodgers allowing no runs and two hits over four innings.
Royals go with Carlos Hernandez. The hurler saw parts of two seasons in MLB with a career ERA of 4.04 and WHIP 1.37. Walk rates have been high and pitches to high contact. He faced Cleveland in his opening starts allowing four earned runs with eight baserunners in 4 1/3rd innings.
Minnesota opened this road trip splitting a four game series with the Red Sox. KC broke a five game losing streak with their 3-1 win against Detroit on Sunday. Both teams struggling at the plate and in the bullpen. Play Minnesota -115.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Phillies at Rockies—Kyle Gibson to start for the Phillies. The righthander in 30 starts posting an ERA of 3.71 and WHIP 1.22. Control improved and home runs fell to 0.84 per nine innings. Gibson in two appearances allowed four earned runs in 11 2/3rd innings.
Kyle Freeland to start for the Rockies. The lefty has put up respectable numbers in his time in Colorado with an ERA 4.28 and WHIP 1.41. His strikeout rate jumped to 20.4% in 2021 with home runs at 1.49 per nine innings. Freeland in two starts allowed ten earned runs in nine innings. Phillies have lost six of seven dropping the opener of this series 4-1. Phillies bullpen an ERA of 4.43 with the Rockies sitting at 1.80. Play Colorado +114.
Baltimore Orioles vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Orioles at Athletics—Chris Ellis to start for the Orioles. The righthander a career minor leaguer with 30 1/3rd innings of work in the Majors. He showed promise in six starts and a relief appearance in 2021 with an ERA of 2.15 and WHIP 1.19 in 29 1/3rd innings. Control has been an issue in the Majors for Ellis. Cole Irvin throws for the Athletics. He started 32 games with Oakland in 2021 and posted an ERA of 4.24 and WHIP 1.33.
In the pitcher’s park in Oakland the numbers were better at home. Irvin pitches to high contact and limited homers. He started two games this year allowing seven earned runs with four homers in 11 2/3rd innings. Athletics took Game 1 of this series 5-1. Both lineups struggling and getting good work from their bullpen. Play Baltimore and Oakland under the total.
Cincinnati Reds vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Reds at Padres—Reiver Sanmartin to throw for the Reds. The lefty started two games in 2021 with an ERA of 1.54 and WHIP 1.20 in 11 2/3rd innings. He has worked two games this season allowing five earned runs with five walks in 7 1/3rd innings. Joe Musgrove starting for the Padres. The veteran in 31 starts in 2021 had an ERA of 3.18 and WHIP 1.08. He posted a strikeout rate of 27.1% and limited home runs to 1.09 per nine innings.
Musgrove in two starts allowed two earned runs in 12 2/3rd innings. Reds have lost seven straight after their 4-1 loss in the opener. Reds batting only .179. They have lost all seven in this streak by two runs or greater. Play San Diego Padres Run Line -1.5 runs at +122.
Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Rangers at Mariners—Jon Gray throws for Texas. The righthander in his last season with the Rockies posted an ERA of 4.59 and WHIP 1.33 in 29 starts. Control was an issue last year with a 9% walk rate. Gray opened at Toronto allowing three earned runs in four innings. Robbie Ray starts for Seattle. Ray had a turnaround season with Toronto last season posting an ERA of 2.84 and WHIP 1.04. His strikeout rate jumped up to 32.1% but home run was a 1.54 per nine innings.
In two starts the lefty allowed seven earned runs with four homers and six walks in 13 1/3rd innings. Rangers have lost five of six. Rangers are batting .308 against lefthanders. Mariners hitting only .215 as a team. Play Texas +128.
Atlanta Braves vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 4/19/2022
Braves at Dodgers—Max Fried to start for the Braves. The lefthander has a strong 2021 starting 28 games posting an ERA of 3.04 and WHIP 1.09. Strikeout rate improved to 23.7% and allowed only 0.81 homers per nine innings. Fried in two starts has allowed eight runs seven earned in 11 innings.
Walker Buehler the starter for LAD. The righthander started 33 games last year posting an ERA of 2.47 and WHIP 0.97. He had a strikeout rate of 26% and allowed 0.82 homers per nine innings. Buehler in two starts has allowed four earned runs in 10 2/3rd innings. LAD has won eight of ten with the eight victories coming by two runs or greater. Play LA Dodgers on run line -1.5 runs at +145.
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