MLB Games Today
It is Wednesday, October 5 and there are 16 MLB games today, including 1 double header! The first MLB game of the day starts at 12:35 PM EST.
Today is the last day of the regular season.
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.
Ken Waldichuk (OAK) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Ken Waldichuk and the Oakland Athletics will be facing the Los Angeles Angels. Waldichuk has a 6.18 ERA and 24.0% strikeout rate. Waldichuk has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.5 innings which seems unlikely. The Angels have a 25.8% strikeout rate and 11.9% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.7 ISO.
Bailey Falter (PHI) Under 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Bailey Falter and the Philadelphia Phillies will be facing the Houston Astros. Falter has a 3.9 ERA and 21.4% strikeout rate. The Phillies clinched a playoff berth Monday night, so the team doesn’t have a ton to play for tonight. The Astros have a 19.5% strikeout rate and 10.2% swinging strike rate as well as a 17.6 ISO.
Shohei Ohtani (LAA) Under 7.5 Total Strikeouts
Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels will be facing the Oakland Athletics. Ohtani has a 2.35 ERA and 33.1% strikeout rate. Ohtani has been averaging 1.3 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.2 innings which seems unlikely in a game that largely doesn’t matter. The Athletics have a 23.7% strikeout rate and 12.2% swinging strike rate as well as a 13.0 ISO.
C.J. Cron (COL) Over 0.5 Total Hits
C.J. Cron and the Colorado Rockies will be facing the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cron has a 31.5% on base percentage, 0.468 SLG, and 0.257 batting average. Cron also has a 101 wRC+. Clayton Kershaw will be pitching for The Dodgers and has a 2.3 ERA, 26.9% strikeout rate, 2.9 xFIP and 0.67 HR/9.
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