MLB Picks and Predictions for 6/26/21 - Free MLB Picks
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Saturday is another solid day of MLB games taking place all over the United States. Let’s take a look at a free pick on each of the MLB picks to make your day a winning one.
Houston Astros at Detroit Tigers
Case Mize has been strong this season for the Detroit Tigers, but he has actually been the second-best pitcher on the mound in this game. Framber Valdez will get the start for the Astros and he sits with a 4-0 record and an ERA of 1.67. Look for both teams to struggle to score in this game, and the under is going to cash.
Cleveland Indians +135 at Minnesota Twins -155 Total: 9
We are back at the point where no matter how many runs the Twins are up the bullpen can’t be trusted to close out the game. The Twins can’t be laying this type of number no matter who the starting pitcher is. Back the Indians to pull off the upset.
Play: Indians ML
Seattle Mariners +169 at Chicago White Sox -199 Total: 8
The Mariners are a good value at plus money on Saturday. Lance Lynn has been strong for the Chicago White Sox but as of late he has taken a bit of a step back. In the last game he went four innings giving up eight hits and six runs. Back the Mariners to pull off the upset.
Play: Mariners ML +169
Pittsburgh Pirates -133 at St. Louis Cardinals -160 Total: 8.5
Both of these teams have had some real issues the last few weeks. Both pitchers in this game have lower ERA’s but they don’t have great records because they haven’t gotten a ton of run support. Look for both teams to struggle to score in this game, and the under is going to cash with ease.
Baltimore Orioles +233 at Toronto Blue Jays -255 Total: 10
I don’t love the -255 that has to be laid with the Blue Jays, but they are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. Keegan Akin gets the start for the Baltimore Orioles and he sits with an ERA of 6.42. The Blue Jays are going to win this game by at least three runs/
Play: Blue Jays -2.5
Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers
The only real bright spot for the Rangers this squad has been the play of Kyle Gibson. Gibson sits with a 5-0 record and an ERA of 2.17. In this game look for the Royals to struggle to score and the Rangers will win this game on the run line.
Play: Rangers -1.5
Washington Nationals -125 at Miami Marlins +105 Total: 8
The Marlins offense was good on Friday, and it’s going to happen again in this game. Look for the Marlins to score enough runs against Patrick Corbin to come away with the victory as underdogs. Back the Marlins on the money line.
Play: Marlins ML
Los Angeles Angels +147 at Tampa Bay Rays -160 Total: 8.5
Alex Cobb is coming off one of his best starts of the season and he is going to find a lot of success in this game. In Cobb’s last start he went 5.2 innings giving up only three hits and one run. Back the Angels to win this game on the money line.
Play Angels ML
Atlanta Braves at Cincinnati Reds
The Braves might be the best play on the board on Saturday. Luis Castillo comes into this game with a 2-10 record and an ERA of 5.61. Look for the Braves to hit a few long balls and for the Braves to win this game on the run line.
Play: Braves -1.5
Colorado Rockies +182 at Milwaukee Brewers -200 Total: 8.5
The first game of this series took extra innings, but it was the Brewers that were able to come away with the 5-4 victory. These are two pitchers who have given up plenty of runs in this game, and there is going to be no shortage of scoring in this game. Look for this game to go well over the total.
Philadelphia Phillies +222 at New York Mets -268 Total: 6.5
The Mets have been super careful with Jacob deGrom and he probably isn’t going to go more than six innings in this game. As long as the Phillies can keep it close that long, they can win this game against the Mets bullpen.
Play: Phillies ML
Houston Astros -222 at Detroit Tigers +184
Lance McCullers gets the start for the Houston Astros and he is going to be strong in this game. McCullers sits with a 4-1 record and an ERA of 2.90. Look for the Astos to also struggle to score in this game, and the under is going to cash.
New York Yankees +100 at Boston Red Sox -120 Total: 10
Runs are going to be hard to come by in this game. Jordan Mongomery and Nathan Eovaldi aren’t elite, but they aren’t going to have a blowup game in this one. This game should finish closer to eight or nine, and the under will cash.
Chicago Cubs +160 at Los Angeles Dodgers -192 Total: 9
Alec Mills sits with a 3-1 record but a high ERA of 5.18. That means he has gotten plenty of run support, and the Cubs are going to give him that in this game. This isn’t my favorite play on the board, but there is a ton of value. Back the Cubs.
Play: Cubs ML
Oakland Athletics +104 at San Francisco Giants -125 Total: 8
The Giants should really be closer to -140 or -150 in this game and with it sitting at -125 there is a ton of value. Alex Wood has been strong with the Giants sitting with a 6-3 record. Even though Wood is coming off a bad start. He is going to bounce back and lock down the A’s. Back the Giants on the money line.
Play: Giants ML
Arizona Diamondbacks +219 at San Diego Padres -263 Total: 8
I don’t love the odds that have to be laid with the Padres, but betting on the Diamondbacks this season, hasn’t been a winning formula this year. The Padres are going to run up the score against Merrill Kelly, and the Padres will win this game on the run line.
Play: Padres -1.5