MLB Games Today
It is Monday, August 22 and there are 9 MLB games today! The first MLB game of the day starts at 2:10 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.
Julio Urias (LAD) Under 7.5 Total Strikeouts
Julio Urias and the Los Angeles Dodgers will be facing the Milwaukee Brewers. Urias has a 2.4 ERA and 24.4% strikeout rate. Urias has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 8.0 innings which seems unlikely. The Brewers have a 23.6% strikeout rate and 10.4% swinging strike rate as well as a 17.6 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -155.
This line is very likely to move, and Julio Urias (LAD) Under 6.5 Total Strikeouts is also a viable bet today,
Jake Odorizzi (ATL) Over 3.5 Total Strikeouts
Jake Odorizzi and the Atlanta Braves will be facing the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jake Odorizzi has a 4.15 ERA and 17.3% strikeout rate. Odorizzi has been averaging 0.7 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.7 innings which is definitely in his range of outcomes today. The Pirates have a 25.4% strikeout rate and 10.9% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.1 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -135 and BetMGM for -140.
Pablo Lopez (MIA) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Pablo Lopez and the Miami Marlins will be facing the Oakland Athletics. Lopez has a 3.83 ERA and 23.8% strikeout rate. Lopez has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.0 innings which seems unlikely with this matchup. The Athletics have a 23.2% strikeout rate and 11.9% swinging strike rate as well as a 13.0 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -115.
Noah Syndergaard (PHI) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Noah Syndergaard and the Philadelphia Phillies will be facing the Cincinnati Reds. Syndergaard has a 3.95 ERA and 18.3% strikeout rate. Syndergaard has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 7.5 innings which will be tough if he gets behind early. The Reds have a 24.2% strikeout rate and 11.2% swinging strike rate as well as a 13.7 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -160.
Sean Murphy (OAK) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Sean Murphy and the Oakland Athletics will be facing the Miami Marlins. Murphy has a 33.3% on base percentage, 0.448 SLG, and 0.253 batting average. Murphy also has a 128 wRC+. Pablo Lopez will be pitching for The Marlins and has a 3.83 ERA, 23.8% strikeout rate, 3.59 xFIP and 1.07 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -160.