Best MLB Props 8/20/21: MLB Picks and Predictions
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Best MLB Prop Bets
MLB Games on Friday, August 20th
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Friday is a strong slate of MLB games and there are plenty of winning MLB prop bets that have value. Let’s take a look at the best MLB prop bets and MLB player props to make your Friday a winning one.
Lance McCullers Jr over 6.5 strikeouts (-120)
Lance McCullers Jr is going to have an impressive start on Friday night. In eight of McCullers last nine starts he has finished with at least seven strikeouts. McCullers is going to pitch with six or more innings and I think he will finish closer to nine strikeouts.
Kansas City Royals to win the series (+105)
The Chicago Cubs have won two games in a row, but this still isn’t a team I trust, and there is value with the Kansas City Royals to win the series. The Royals are 4-6 over their last ten games, but that is still better than the Cubs. Both of these pitching staff’s have issues but the Royals offense will be the difference.
New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers over 0.5 runs in the first inning (-115)
This is the best prop bet on the slate. Carlos Carrasco has been getting hit hard and I don’t think that is going to be something that changes in this game. The Dodgers are going to get their bats going early against him, and they will get the job done in this game. Look for the 0.5 runs in the first inning to cash.
Chris Sale over 7.5 strikeouts (-110)
Chris Sale made his first start of the season and he went five innings finishing with eight strikeouts. Sale should be stretched out even farther in this game, and Sale’s strikeout stuff is still going to be there. Back Sale to finish with at least eight strikeouts.