Best MLB Player Prop Bets Today 8/20/22 (Free MLB Bets!)

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It is Saturday, August 20 and there are 16 MLB games today, including 1 double header! The first MLB game of the day starts at 1:05 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.

Freddy Peralta (MIL) Over 5.5 Total Strikeouts

Freddy Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers will be facing the Chicago Cubs. Freddy Peralta has a 4.21 ERA and 27.6% strikeout rate. Peralta has been averaging 1.2 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.0 innings which is extremely likely in this matchup and he should be able to find plenty of strikeouts. The Cubs have a 23.5% strikeout rate and 11.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.3 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -140 and BetMGM for -145.

Kris Bubic (KC) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts

Kris Bubic and the Kansas City Royals will be facing the Tampa Bay Rays. Bubic has a 5.11 ERA and 19.4% strikeout rate. Bubic has been averaging 0.9 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.7 innings which could be tough for him if he gets behind early. The Rays have a 24.0% strikeout rate and 11.9% swinging strike rate as well as a 13.9 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -155, BetMGM for -165, and FanDuel for -155.

Glenn Otto (TEX) Under 4.5 Total Strikeouts

Glenn Otto and the Texas Rangers will be facing the Minnesota Twins. Otto has a 4.96 ERA and 17.9% strikeout rate. Otto has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.25 innings which seems unlikely. The Twins have a 21.5% strikeout rate and 10.4% swinging strike rate as well as a 16.5 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -145.

Mitch White (TOR) Over 3.5 Total Strikeouts

Mitch White and the Toronto Blue Jays will be facing the New York Yankees. Mitch White has a 3.72 ERA and 18.7% strikeout rate. White has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.0 innings, however it definitely seems in his range of outcomes. The Yankees have a 22.3% strikeout rate and 10.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 19.1 ISO. Available at BetMGM for -130, FanDuel for -135, and DraftKings for -130.

Trey Mancini (HOU) Over 0.5 Total Hits

Trey Mancini and the Houston Astros will be facing the Atlanta Braves. Mancini has a 33.7% on base percentage, 0.417 SLG, and 0.264 batting average. Mancini also has a 115 wRC+. Spencer Strider will be pitching for The Braves and has a 3.04 ERA, 37.2% strikeout rate, 2.5 xFIP and 0.48 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -150.