MLB Games Today
It is Saturday, August 13 and there are 16 MLB games today, including 1 double header! The first MLB game of the day starts at 1:10 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.
Jacob deGrom (NYM) Under 9.5 Total Strikeouts
Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets will be facing the Philadelphia Phillies. deGrom has a 2.53 ERA and 50.0% strikeout rate. deGrom has been averaging 1.8 strikeouts per inning, but this matchup will be tough to keep up that rate. The Phillies have a 22.2% strikeout rate and 11.1% swinging strike rate as well as a 17.2 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -150.
Logan Webb (SF) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Logan Webb and the San Francisco Giants will be facing the Pittsburgh Pirates. Logan Webb has a 3.17 ERA and 19.9% strikeout rate. Webb has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning, but this matchup is great for him. The Pirates have a 25.5% strikeout rate and 10.7% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.3 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -160.
Graham Ashcraft (CIN) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Graham Ashcraft and the Cincinnati Reds will be facing the Chicago Cubs. Ashcraft has a 3.94 ERA and 15.0% strikeout rate. Ashcraft has been averaging 0.7 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 8.6 innings which seems unlikely. The Cubs have a 23.4% strikeout rate and 11.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.6 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -150.
Shane McClanahan (TB) Under 7.5 Total Strikeouts
Shane McClanahan and the Tampa Bay Rays will be facing the Baltimore Orioles. McClanahan has a 2.24 ERA and 33.3% strikeout rate. McClanahan has been averaging 1.3 strikeouts per inning, but the matchup will be tough today. The Orioles have a 23.0% strikeout rate and 12.3% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.5 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -135 and FanDuel for -150.
Cody Bellinger (LAD) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers will be facing the Kansas City Royals. Bellinger has a 26.7% on base percentage, 0.402 SLG, and 0.21 batting average. Bellinger also has a 86 wRC+. Brad Keller will be pitching for The Royals and has a 4.45 ERA, 15.7% strikeout rate, 4.34 xFIP and 0.98 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -170.