MLB Games Today
It is Saturday, October 1 and there are 16 MLB games today, including 1 double header! The first MLB game of the day starts at 1:05 PM EST.
Every day, we provide a list of the best MLB prop bets available. Here are today’s top MLB player prop bets for maximum profit. If you’re new and wondering the best way to start betting for profit, take a look at our useful getting started with baseball betting guide! And if you enjoy this article, make sure to share it!
Today’s Best MLB Player Prop Bets: Free MLB Bets & Predictions
We use our own statistics tools to identify the most profitable MLB prop bets available each day. We evaluate bets based on the expected probability of winning the bet as well as the potential profit of the bet. We’ve developed tools that allow us to find the highest ROI MLB bets every day. We highlight our favorite MLB prop bets on this site each day. We do our best to provide the best MLB bets as well as identifying the most profitable player props each day, however it’s important to always use good bankroll management when deciding how much to bet, take a look at our guide to bankroll management.
In our daily article we select our favorite bets of the day, and try to lay out why it could be a good bet to place using data. For each bet we share the data on the matchup and give you the most important statistics to make informed bets.
Always remember that game conditions and betting lines may change throughout the day after this article is published.
Michael Grove (LAD) Under 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Michael Grove and the Los Angeles Dodgers will be facing the Colorado Rockies. Grove has a 4.07 ERA and 18.9% strikeout rate. This will be a tough matchup for Grove to find strikeouts. The Rockies have a 21.5% strikeout rate and 10.4% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.2 ISO.
Kris Bubic (KC) Under 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Kris Bubic and the Kansas City Royals will be facing the Cleveland Guardians. Bubic has a 5.81 ERA and 18.0% strikeout rate. In this matchup, Bubic will have to throw his best stuff in order to styay ahead. The Guardians have a 18.1% strikeout rate and 9.1% swinging strike rate as well as a 12.9 ISO.
Nestor Cortes (NYY) Over 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Nestor Cortes and the New York Yankees will be facing the Baltimore Orioles. Nestor Cortes has a 2.56 ERA and 25.5% strikeout rate. Cortes has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.0 innings which is extremely likely. The Orioles have a 23.0% strikeout rate and 11.9% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.6 ISO.
Nick Lodolo (CIN) Over 6.5 Total Strikeouts
Nick Lodolo and the Cincinnati Reds will be facing the Chicago Cubs. Nick Lodolo has a 3.75 ERA and 30.1% strikeout rate. Lodolo has been averaging 1.3 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go over 5.0 innings. The Cubs have a 23.8% strikeout rate and 11.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.7 ISO.
Austin Riley (ATL) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Austin Riley and the Atlanta Braves will be facing the New York Mets. Riley has a 34.9% on base percentage, 0.534 SLG, and 0.275 batting average. Riley also has a 144 wRC+. Max Scherzer will be pitching for The Mets and has a 2.13 ERA, 31.3% strikeout rate, 3.21 xFIP and 0.71 HR/9.
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