MLB Picks and Predictions for 8/9/21 Free MLB Picks
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MLB Games on Monday, August 9th
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It’s a really light slate of games across the MLB on Monday with only five games taking place, but there is still plenty of value across the board. Let’s take a look at a free MLB pick on each of the five games to make your night a winning one.
Cincinnati Reds at Cleveland Indians
Luis Castillo got out to a slow start for the Cincinnati Reds, but he has been pitching a whole lot better as of late. Over Castillo’s last three starts he has given up five runs total, and in this game, he is going to get the job done again. Look for the Indians to struggle to score, and the Reds will win this game on the run line.
Play: Reds -1.5
Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs
The Milwaukee Brewers are going to have no issue against the Chicago Cubs in this game. Freddy Perelta gets the start for the Brewers and he isn’t getting enough attention for what he has done this season. Over Peralta’s last three starts he has gone 16 innings total giving up only two runs. Look for the Brewers to get the job done on the run line.
Play: Brewers -1.5
Chicago White Sox at Minnesota Twins
The Minnesota Twins were impressive over the weekend against the Houston Astros winning three of their four games. Lucas Giolito gets the start for the White Sox and he had his issues in his last start. Getting the start for the Twins will be Beau Burrows and he comes into this game with an ERA of 11.00. In this game both teams are going to run up the score and the over is going to cash.
New York Yankees -170 at Kansas City Royals +155 Total: 9.5
The New York Yankees are dealing with COVID issues but over the last week they have gone 8-2. In this game though, the Yankees offense is going to have issues getting going. Getting the start for the Royals will be Carlos Hernandez and he sits with a 3-1 record overall. The Yankees are going to struggle to score in this game, and that will lead to the Royals pulling the upset.
Play: Royals ML
Miami Marlins +205 at San Diego Padres -244 Total 7.5
The Miami Marlins and the San Diego Padres are both going to struggle to score in this game. Zach Thompson sits with an ERA of 2.53 while Joe Musgrove sits with an ERA of 2.87. Look for the Marlins and Padres to both struggle in this game, and that will lead to this game being low scoring.