MLB Picks and Predictions for 8/2/21 Free MLB Picks
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Monday isn’t a full slate of games across the MLB but there are still plenty of ways to make money with free MLB picks. Let’s take a look at the best MLB picks to make your Monday a winning one.
Cleveland Indians +230 at Toronto Blue Jays -270 Total: 9.5
Eli Morgan isn’t the best pitcher, but he has been more consistent as of late. In each of Morgan’s last three starts, he has given up three runs. That type of outing might not be enough for the Cleveland Indians, but it’s going to be enough for them to keep it close. Back the Indians getting the run and a half.
Play: Indians +1.5
Philadelphia Phillies -120 at Washington Nationals +100 Total: 9
The Phillies should be a lot bigger favorite in this game. The Nationals were the big sellers at the trade deadline, and over their last ten games, they have only three runs. Josiah Gray gets the start for the Nationals and he has been awful this season. The Phillies will hop on him early, and they will get to him early. Back the Phillies on the run line.
Play: Phillies -1.5
Baltimore Orioles +160 at New York Yankees -230 Total: 9.5
This is going to be the highest-scoring game of Monday. These are two starting pitchers Jorge Lopez sits with with an ERA of 6.19 while Andrew Heaney sits with a 5.27 ERA. This game is going to be a shootout with both teams running up the score. I wouldn’t be shocked if there were 20 runs scored in this game.
New York Mets at Miami Marlins
The Miami Marlins had issues over the weekend against the New York Yankees and the biggest issue was with their offense. In this game, the offense isn’t going to get any better facing off with Tylor Megil. I also expect that the Mets are going to struggle to score, and this game is going to go under the total.
Los Angeles Angels at Texas Rangers
Dane Dunning has been a better pitcher as of late, and I expect the Angels are going to struggle to score in this game. Look for the Rangers to give him enough run support, and for Rangers to win this game.
Play: Rangers ML
Seattle Mariners +148 at Tampa Bay Rays -161 Total: 8.5
The Mariners are going to get the job done in this game. The Mariners are a team that isn’t elite, but they have exceeded expectations with their play this season. Chris Flexen is going to make the Rays struggle to score, and that will lead to the Mariners getting the job done.
Play: Mariners ML +148
Pittsburgh Pirates +167 at Milwaukee Brewers -192 Total: 9
The Milwaukee Brewers are going to have no issue getting the job done in this game. The Pittsburgh Pirates send Bryce Wilson to the mound, and he sits with a 4.83 ERA. Look for the Pirates to struggle to score in this game, and that will lead to the Brewers getting the job done in this game.
Play: Brewers -1.5
San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks
Runs are going to be hard to come by in this game. Anthony DeSclafani has been strong this season, and I don’t trust the Arizona Diamondbacks to find offensive success. The Giants scored five runs on Sunday, and they should score that or less in this game. Back the under to cash.