Best MLB Player Prop Bets Today 8/18/22 (Free MLB Bets!)

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It is Thursday, August 18 and there are 11 MLB games today! The first MLB game of the day starts at 1:15 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.

Lucas Giolito (CWS) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts

Lucas Giolito and the Chicago White Sox will be facing the Houston Astros. Lucas Giolito has a 4.92 ERA and 25.8% strikeout rate. Giolito has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning, which would only require him to get through at least 4.5 innings which is extremely likely. The Astros have a 19.5% strikeout rate and 10.3% swinging strike rate as well as a 17.9 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -150.

Andrew Heaney (LAD) Under 6.5 Total Strikeouts

Andrew Heaney and the Los Angeles Dodgers will be facing the Milwaukee Brewers. Heaney has a 1.16 ERA and 32.3% strikeout rate. This matchup will be tough for Heaney if he gets behind early on. The Brewers have a 23.5% strikeout rate and 10.4% swinging strike rate as well as a 17.4 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -150 and FanDuel for -150.

Logan Webb (SF) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts

Logan Webb and the San Francisco Giants will be facing the Arizona Diamondbacks. Logan Webb has a 3.0 ERA and 20.4% strikeout rate. Webb has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning, but his strikeout efficidency has been improving. The Diamondbacks have a 22.2% strikeout rate and 10.0% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.9 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -170.

Jacob deGrom (NYM) Under 9.5 Total Strikeouts

Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets will be facing the Atlanta Braves. deGrom has a 1.62 ERA and 50.0% strikeout rate. deGrom has been averaging 1.7 strikeouts per inning, but this matchup could be tough for him. The Braves have a 24.5% strikeout rate and 13.2% swinging strike rate as well as a 19.4 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -150, BetMGM for -160, PointsBet for -150, and FanDuel for -145.

Trent Grisham (SD) Over 0.5 Total Hits

Trent Grisham and the San Diego Padres will be facing the Washington Nationals. Grisham has a 30.1% on base percentage, 0.371 SLG, and 0.199 batting average. Grisham also has a 94 wRC+. Anibal Sanchez will be pitching for The Nationals and has a 7.2 ERA, 16.3% strikeout rate, 5.36 xFIP and 3.0 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -150.