MLB Picks and Predictions for 6/21/21 - Free MLB Picks
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MLB Games on Monday, June 21st
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It’s a lighter slate of games across the MLB on Monday with only 14 teams in action. Let’s take a look at the best MLB picks on Monday to make you money.
Atlanta Braves at New York Mets - Game 1
The Atlanta Braves and New York Mets face in a doubleheader on Monday, which means each of these games is only seven innings long. Jacob deGrom left his last start with a shoulder injury, but it appears he is going to start the first game of this doubleheader. deGrom is going to lock down the Braves offense, and the Mets will win this game on the run line.
Play: Mets -1.5
Atlanta Braves at New York Mets - Game 2
It’s unclear at this point who is going to start this game for the Braves or the Mets, but the Mets have the fresher bullpen, and they might not even be touched in the first game. Look for that to be the difference as the Mets win Game 2 on the money line.
Play: Mets ML
Houston Astros -150 at Baltimore Orioles +140 Total: 10
Both of these starting pitchers have given up plenty of runs this season. Jake Odorizzi sits with an ERA of 5.78 while Keegan Akin sits with an ERA of 5.76. The Astros offense was strong all weekend against the White Sox, and it will carry over in this game. Back the over to cash.
Play: Over 10
Oakland Athletics -125 at Texas Rangers +115 Total: 8.5
Kyle Gibson hasn’t gotten a ton of run support this season, but there is no doubt that he is the ace of this staff. Gibson sits with an ERA of 2.09 and he is going to have no issue locking down the A’s in this game. Back the Rangers as home underdogs to come away with the victory.
Play: Rangers ML +115
Cleveland Indians +133 at Chicago Cubs -144 Total: 10.5
The Cubs didn’t find a whole lot of success against the Marlins over the weekend, and that isn’t going to change in this game. Aaron Civale will get the start for the Indians and he currently sits with a 10-2 record overall. The Cubs offense is going to struggle to score again, and the Indians will win this game as underdogs.
Play: Indians ML
Cincinnati Reds -125 at Minnesota Twins +105 Total: 9.5
Why the Twins still send out J.A. Happ to the mound still is a bit shocking. Happ sits with a 6.12 ERA and every start it continues to rise. The Reds offense is going to have no issue getting to him early, and they will win this game on the run line.
Play: Reds -1.5
Milwaukee Brewers -137 at Arizona Diamondbacks +110 Total: 9.5
The Arizona Diamondbacks have lost 17 games in a row, and at some point, the losing streak has to end. Even though that day is going to come, it’s not going to happen on Monday. Brett Anderson hasn’t been great, but Merrill Kelly has been worse for the Diamondbacks. Back the Brewers to get the job done on the money line.
Play: Brewers ML
Los Angeles Dodgers +104 at San Deigo Padres -125 Total: 6.5
6.5 is a low total, but it is too high in this game. Julio Urias has been strong for the Dodgers, and it has been the same thing for Yu Darvish with the Padres. Look for both teams to have cold bats, and the under will cash.