MLB Games Today
It is Friday, June 17 and there are 16 MLB games today, including 1 double header! The first MLB game of the day starts at 1:05 PM EST.
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Today’s Best MLB Player Prop Bets: Free MLB Bets & Predictions
Each day we use tools to identify the most profitable MLB prop bets available. 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.
Always remember that game conditions and betting lines may change throughout the day after this article is published.
Clayton Kershaw (LAD) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers will be facing the Cleveland Guardians. Kershaw has a 2.12 ERA and 28.3% strikeout rate. The Guardians have a 17.9% strikeout rate and 8.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.0 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -150.
This line is likely to move to 4.5 strikeouts. Clayton Kershaw Under 4.5 Total Strikeouts is also playable. This line is available for +120 at DraftKings, BetMGM, and Betway.
Eric Lauer (MIL) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Eric Lauer and the Milwaukee Brewers will be facing the Cincinnati Reds. Lauer has a 3.36 ERA and 25.8% strikeout rate. Lauer has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.5 innings which seems unlikely. The Reds have a 22.9% strikeout rate and 10.9% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.0 ISO. Available at PointsBet for -120 and FanDuel for -120.
Robbie Ray (SEA) Under 7.5 Total Strikeouts
Robbie Ray and the Seattle Mariners will be facing the Los Angeles Angels. Ray has a 4.52 ERA and 25.1% strikeout rate. Ray has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 8.0 innings which seems unlikely. The Angels have a 25.5% strikeout rate and 11.3% swinging strike rate as well as a 16.3 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -155.
Michael Wacha (BOS) Over 3.5 Total Strikeouts
Michael Wacha and the Boston Red Sox will be facing the St. Louis Cardinals. Michael Wacha has a 2.33 ERA and 16.9% strikeout rate. The Cardinals have a 19.2% strikeout rate and 10.7% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.5 ISO. Available at FanDuel for +115, DraftKings for -115, PointsBet for +100, and BetMGM for -110.
George Springer (TOR) Over 0.5 Total Hits
George Springer and the Toronto Blue Jays will be facing the New York Yankees. Springer has a 34.0% on base percentage, 0.505 SLG, and 0.271 batting average. Springer also has a 136 wRC+. Jordan Montgomery will be pitching for The Yankees and has a 2.7 ERA, 19.2% strikeout rate, 3.59 xFIP and 0.81 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -185
Marcell Ozuna (ATL) Under 0.5 Total Runs
Marcell Ozuna and the Atlanta Braves will be facing the Chicago Cubs. Ozuna has a 28.2% on base percentage, 0.421 SLG, and 0.233 batting average. Ozuna also has a 12.3% swinging strike percentage. Keegan Thompson will be pitching for The Cubs and has a 3.67 ERA, 19.3% strikeout rate, 4.52 xFIP and 1.1 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -120.
Daulton Varsho (ARI) Under 0.5 Total Runs
Daulton Varsho and the Arizona Diamondbacks will be facing the Minnesota Twins. Varsho has a 31.3% on base percentage, 0.433 SLG, and 0.247 batting average. Varsho also has a 11.3% swinging strike percentage. Devin Smeltzer will be pitching for The Twins and has a 2.38 ERA, 12.5% strikeout rate, 4.91 xFIP and 1.32 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -115 and BetMGM for -120.