MLB Games Today
It is Tuesday, October 4 and there are 18 MLB games today, including 3 double headers! The first MLB game of the day starts at 3:33 AM 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.
Taijuan Walker (NYM) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Taijuan Walker and the New York Mets will be facing the Washington Nationals. Walker has a 3.59 ERA and 19.3% strikeout rate. Walker has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 7.5 innings which doesn’t seem likely. The Nationals have a 20.2% strikeout rate and 10.7% swinging strike rate as well as a 12.9 ISO.
Eric Lauer (MIL) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Eric Lauer and the Milwaukee Brewers will be facing the Arizona Diamondbacks. Lauer has a 3.83 ERA and 23.5% strikeout rate. Lauer has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.0 innings. This matchup will likely be tough for Lauer. The Diamondbacks have a 22.1% strikeout rate and 10.1% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.5 ISO.
Jameson Taillon (NYY) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Jameson Taillon and the New York Yankees will be facing the Texas Rangers. Jameson Taillon has a 3.83 ERA and 20.9% strikeout rate. Taillon has been averaging 0.9 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.5 innings. The Rangers have a 23.9% strikeout rate and 13.1% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.7 ISO.
Manny Machado (SD) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres will be facing the San Francisco Giants. Machado has a 36.4% on base percentage, 0.529 SLG, and 0.294 batting average. Machado also has a 151 wRC+. Carlos Rodon will be pitching for The Giants and has a 2.88 ERA, 33.4% strikeout rate, 2.91 xFIP and 0.61 HR/9.
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