MLB Games Today
It is Monday, August 15 and there are 14 MLB games today, including 1 double header! The first MLB game of the day starts at 3:10 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.
Luis Castillo (SEA) Under 7.5 Total Strikeouts
Luis Castillo and the Seattle Mariners will be facing the Los Angeles Angels. Castillo has a 2.71 ERA and 26.1% strikeout rate. Castillo has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 7.3 innings which seems unlikely in this matchup. The Angels have a 26.0% strikeout rate and 11.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.2 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -145.
Yusei Kikuchi (TOR) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Yusei Kikuchi and the Toronto Blue Jays will be facing the Baltimore Orioles. Kikuchi has a 5.13 ERA and 25.0% strikeout rate. Kikuchi has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.5 innings which will be tough for him if he gets behind early. The Orioles have a 23.1% strikeout rate and 12.4% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.3 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -130 and DraftKings for -150.
Kris Bubic (KC) Under 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Kris Bubic and the Kansas City Royals will be facing the Minnesota Twins. Bubic has a 5.02 ERA and 19.0% strikeout rate. Bubic has been struggling to find strikeouts while giving up a lot of contact, this matchup will ceetainly be challenging. The Twins have a 21.7% strikeout rate and 10.5% swinging strike rate as well as a 16.6 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -125 and DraftKings for -140.
Freddy Peralta (MIL) Over 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Freddy Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers will be facing the Los Angeles Dodgers. Freddy Peralta has a 4.37 ERA and 28.6% strikeout rate. Peralta has been averaging 1.2 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.0 innings which is well within his range of outcomes tonight. The Dodgers have a 21.4% strikeout rate and 10.3% swinging strike rate as well as a 19.0 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -110 and DraftKings for -120.
Elvis Andrus (OAK) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Elvis Andrus and the Oakland Athletics will be facing the Texas Rangers. Andrus has a 29.7% on base percentage, 0.366 SLG, and 0.237 batting average. Andrus also has a 94 wRC+. Glenn Otto will be pitching for The Rangers and has a 5.2 ERA, 18.9% strikeout rate, 4.94 xFIP and 1.3 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -175.