Free MLB Picks For Today 6/2/2023
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Brewers at Reds—Corbin Burnes to start for Milwaukee. Burnes in eleven starts carries an ERA of 3.68 and WHIP of 1.19. The righthander fans 9.1% with 42.4% walks. Ground balls dealt at 42.4% with 1.27 home runs per nine innings. Brandon Williamson will start for Cincinnati. Williamson has three starts in 2023 producing an ERA of 5.02 and WHIP of 1.47. The lefthander has a strikeout rate of 19% and 14.3% walks. Grounders come in at 33.3% with 1.26 home runs per nine innings. Brewers hit .207 against lefthanders pushing across 2.6 runs per game against them. Reds return home off a successful road trip. Past ten games they are hitting .303. Play Cincinnati +163.
Oakland Athletics vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Athletics at Marlins—Hogan Harris to be primary starter for Oakland. Harris in two appearances allowed six earned runs with six walks in 5 1/3rd innings. He is a third round pick in 2019 out of Louisiana. He pitched in three levels of the minors in 2022 with poor results coming only in Triple A. In eight Triple A starts the lefthander posted an ERA of 3.82 and WHIP of 1.42 striking out 30 in 30 2/3rd innings. Edward Cabrera to start for Miami. Cabrera has eleven starts on the campaign posting an ERA of 5.02 and WHIP of 1.50. The righthander has a K rate of 28.4% with 15.1% walks. Ground ball rate of 51.9% with 1.21 home runs per nine innings. Athletics have shown improvement on the mound in the Braves series. Marlins are 28th in scoring in the Majors. Play Oakland on run line +1.5 runs at -122.
St Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Cardinals at Pirates—Jack Flaherty to start for St Louis. Flaherty has eleven starts in 2023 with an ERA of 4.81 and WHIP of 1.53. The righthander is striking out 23% with 13.5% walks. Ground balls dished at 47.1% with 0.93 home runs per nine innings. Roansy Contreras to start for Pittsburgh. Contreras appeared in ten games delivering an ERA of 4.33 and WHIP of 1.39. The righty fans 16.4% with 10.5% walks. Ground balls come in at 36.1% with 0.87 home runs per nine innings. Past ten games Cardinals batting only .196 against righthanders. Flaherty pitching well past three games. Play St Louis and Pittsburgh under 9.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Washington Nationals MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Phillies at Nationals—Zack Wheeler to start for Philadelphia. Wheeler in eleven starts has an ERA of 3.60 and WHIP of 1.14. The righthander has a K rate of 27.7% with 5.5% walks. Grounders served at 40.7% with limited home run damage. Josiah Gray is the starter for Washington. Gray has eleven starts in 2023 posting an ERA of 2.77 and WHIP of 1.41. The righty strikes out 19.1% with 11.6% walks. Ground balls sit at 43.7% with 0.88 home runs per nine innings. Gray’s form outstanding allowing two earned runs or fewer in nine of ten starts. Past ten games Phillies hitting .211 against righthanders. Nationals in this period hitting .285 at a team. Play Washington +160.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Rays at Red Sox—Tyler Glasnow to start for Tampa Bay. Glasnow in his season opener allowed three earned runs with eight strikeouts in 4 1/3rd innings at home to the Dodgers. He has seen limited work the past three seasons with injuries. The righthander in 107 career appearances, 68 starts, has an ERA Of 4.02 and WHIP of 1.24 striking out 524 batters in 414 innings. Garrett Whitlock to start for Boston. Whitlock has four starts on the campaign producing an ERA of 5.14 and WHIP of 1.19. The righty dals 18.1% strikeouts with 3.6% walks. Ground ball rate of 42.2% with 2.14 home runs per nine innings. Rays bullpen are not dominant anymore with an ERA of 4.76 on the road. Red Sox trending heavily to the over at home. Play Tampa Bay and Boston over 9.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Blue Jays at Mets—Chris Bassitt to start for Toronto. Bassitt in eleven starts carries an ERA of 3.80 and WHIP of 1.15. The righthander is striking out 20.7% with 9.4% walks. Ground balls sit at 41.8% with 1.49 home runs per nine innings. A FIP of 5.21 suggests a rise in ERA if form holds. Justin Verlander to start for NYM. Verlander has five starts on the campaign with an ERA of 4.80 with WHIP of 1.10. The veteran is dealing 18.2% K’s with 5% walks. Ground balls come in at 36.6% with 1.50 home runs per nine innings. Past ten games Blue Jays batting .323 against righthanders. Verlander has given up six earned runs total in two of his past three starts. Play Toronto +121.
Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Mariners at Rangers—Luis Castillo to start for Seattle. Castillo has eleven starts in 2023 with an ERA of 2.69 and WHIP of 0.99. The righthander fans 29.8% with 5.9% walks. Ground ball rate of 42.9% with 0.85 home runs per nine innings. Jon Gray to start for Texas. Gray in ten starts has an ERA of 2.81 and WHIP of 1.11. The veteran is striking out 19.9% with 8.2% walks. Ground balls sit at 37.3% with 1.25 home runs per nine innings. Mariners 13-20 against winning teams. Rangers 10-3 facing teams averaging 4.4 runs per game or fewer. Team record behind Castillo 3-12 when a road favorite of -110 or greater. Team record behind Gray 17-9 as a home underdog of +100 or greater. Play Texas +107.
LA Angels vs. Houston Astros MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Angels at Astros—Shohei Ohtani to start for LAA. Ohtani in eleven starts on the campaign carries an ERA of 2.91 and WHIP of 0.95. The righthander has an elite strikeout mark of 35% with 10.9% walks. Ground balls dished at 48.5% with 1.11 home runs per nine innings. Framber Valdez to start for Houston. Valdez in eleven starts has an ERA of 2.38 and WHIP of 1.04. The lefty strikes out 26.9% with 5.2% walks. Ground balls come in at 60.1% with limited home run damage. Past ten games Angels hitting .309 against lefthanders. As this series opened the Astros were 2-8 at home as a favorite of -100 to -150. Play LA Angels +112.
Colorado Rockies vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Rockies at Royals—Chase Anderson to start for Colorado. Anderson in five appearances produces an ERA of 1.31 and WHIP of 0.97. The righthander pitches to contact with 12.5% strikeouts and 6.3% walks. Ground ball rate of 38.7% with limited home run damage. A FIP of 3.61 does suggest a rise in ERA if form holds. Jordan Lyles will start for KC. Lyles has five starts in 2023 posting an ERA of 7.30 and WHIP of 1.38. The veteran fans 16.6% with 8.5% walks. Grounders come in at 29.6% with 2.34 home runs per nine innings. KC 1-7 as a home favorite of -110 or greater. Lyles form massive concern. Team record behind Lyles 0-11. Play Colorado +110.
Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Tigers at White Sox—Reese Olson to start for Detroit. Olson makes his MLB debut on Friday. He was drafted in the 13th round of the 2018 draft. In 2022 the righthander was in Double A with good numbers. He has ten starts in Triple A with an ERA of 6.38 and WHIP of 1.77 striking out 47 in 36 2/3rd innings. Mike Clevinger to start for CWS. Clevinger has nine starts in 2023 producing an ERA of 4.56 and WHIP of 1.46. The righty has a strikeout mark of 19% with 10.4% walks. Ground balls served at 31% with 1.33 home runs per nine innings. Olson’s Triple A numbers are too bad to back. Prefer the White Sox offense. Play Chicago.
Cleveland Guardians vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Guardians at Twins—Aaron Civale to start for Cleveland. Civale has two starts allowing four earned runs with eight strikeouts in 12 2/3rd innings. He returns from the injured list with an oblique. The righthander had 20 starts in 2022 posting an ERA of 2.84 and WHIP of 1.03 striking out 98 in 97 innings. Bailey Ober to start for Minnesota. Ober in seven starts in 2023 posts an ERA of 2.68 and WHIP of 1.02. The righty fans 23.7% with 7.1% walks. Ground balls sit at 28% with limited home run damage. Like Ober’s form. Twins have been good at home in this line range of a -100 to -150 favorite winning 29 of 42. Play Minnesota -129.
Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Cubs at Padres—Jameson Taillon to start for Chicago. Taillon has eight starts posting an ERA of 8.04 and WHIP of 1.69. The veteran fans 21.8% with 7.5% walks. Ground ball rate of 31.1% with 1.44 home runs per nine innings. A FIP of 4.46 does suggest a drop in ERA with his numbers. Michael Wacha to start for San Diego. Wacha in ten starts in 2023 has an ERA of 3.45 and WHIP of 1.10. The righthander has a strikeout mark of 21.2% with 6.1% walks. Ground balls come in at 34.3% with 0.78 home runs per nine innings. Wacha past five starts allowed three earned runs in 32 innings. Cubs struggling for runs and Taillon’s form in horrible shape. Play San Diego on run line -1.5 runs at +120.
Atlanta Braves vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Braves at Diamondbacks—Charlie Morton to start for Atlanta. Morton in ten starts posts an ERA of 3.59 and WHIP of 1.47. The veteran deals 24.5% K’s with 9.3% walks. Ground balls come in at 47.3% with 0.94 home runs per nine innings. Merrill Kelly to start for Arizona. Kelly has eleven starts on the year with an ERA of 2.83 and WHIP of 1.07. The righthander has a career high 27.4% strikeouts with 9.9% walks. Ground balls come in at 48.1% with limited home run damage. Braves offense unimpressive on this road trip scoring a total of seven runs in their three games in Oakland. Diamondbacks 19-12 at home. Five straight wins for Arizona. Kelly has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five of six starts. Play Arizona +110.
New York Yankees vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Yankees at Dodgers—Luis Severino to start for NYY. Severino in two starts allowed two earned runs with ten strikeouts in 11 1/3rd innings. He suffered a lat sprain during spring training. The righthander had nineteen starts in 2022 with an ERA of 3.18 and WHIP of 1.00 posting a 27.7% strikeout rate with 44.3% ground balls. Clayton Kershaw to start for LAD. Kershaw has 11 starts in 2023 producing an ERA of 3.32 and WHIP of 1.14. The veteran has a strikeout rate of 29.4% with 6.3% walks. Grounders come in at 45% with 1.16 home runs per nine innings. Dodgers hitting and scoring runs against righthanders averaging 6 per game. Past ten games Yankees hitting .083 against lefthanders. Play LA Dodgers -134.
Baltimore Orioles vs. San Francisco Giants MLB Pick Prediction 6/2/2023
Orioles at Giants—Dean Kremer to start for Baltimore. Kremer in eleven starts has an ERA of 4.58 and WHIP of 1.44. The righthander delivers 19% strikeouts with 6.7% walks. Ground balls sit at 37.1% with 1.37 home runs per nine innings. Logan Webb to start for SF. Webb has eleven starts in 2023 posting an ERA of 2.75 and WHIP of 1.07. The righty with a career high 26.9% K rate with 4.9% walks. Ground balls sit at 60.3% with 1.00 home runs per nine innings. Orioles 18-9 on the road. Team record behind Krember 12-3 with 5-6 days rest. Baltimore putting gup 5.8 runs a game on the road. Play Baltimore +141.