MLB Games Today
It is Tuesday, August 16 and there are 15 MLB games today! The first MLB game of the day starts at 6:40 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.
Jose Suarez (LAA) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Jose Suarez and the Los Angeles Angels will be facing the Seattle Mariners. Suarez has a 4.04 ERA and 22.4% strikeout rate. Suarez has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.0 innings which seems like it will be difficult if he gets behind early. The Mariners have a 22.7% strikeout rate and 10.7% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.0 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -160.
Justin Steele (CHC) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Justin Steele and the Chicago Cubs will be facing the Washington Nationals. Steele has a 3.63 ERA and 23.7% strikeout rate. Steele has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.0 innings, but this matchup will be tough to find strikeouts. The Nationals have a 19.7% strikeout rate and 10.7% swinging strike rate as well as a 12.7 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -140 and DraftKings for -140.
Dylan Cease (CWS) Under 7.5 Total Strikeouts
Dylan Cease and the Chicago White Sox will be facing the Houston Astros. Cease has a 1.96 ERA and 33.0% strikeout rate. But this matchup does not strikeout much. The Astros have a 19.5% strikeout rate and 10.3% swinging strike rate as well as a 18.0 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -155.
Ryan Pepiot (LAD) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Ryan Pepiot and the Los Angeles Dodgers will be facing the Milwaukee Brewers. Ryan Pepiot has a 3.92 ERA and 25.3% strikeout rate. Pepiot has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 3.6 innings which is extremely likely. Ryan is having an amazing rookie season, even with his limited starts, and this matchup should be another chance to show his stuff. The Brewers have a 23.3% strikeout rate and 10.3% swinging strike rate as well as a 17.5 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -135 and DraftKings for -155.
Juan Soto (SD) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Juan Soto and the San Diego Padres will be facing the Miami Marlins. Soto has a 41.4% on base percentage, 0.488 SLG, and 0.255 batting average. Soto also has a 153 wRC+. Edward Cabrera will be pitching for The Marlins and has a 2.05 ERA, 27.1% strikeout rate, 3.97 xFIP and 0.68 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -150.