MLB Games Today
It is Tuesday, August 23 and there are 16 MLB games today, including 1 double header! The first MLB game of the day starts at 2:20 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.
Frankie Montas (NYY) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Frankie Montas and the New York Yankees will be facing the New York Mets. Frankie Montas has a 3.87 ERA and 23.8% strikeout rate. Montas has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.0 innings which is definitely in his range of outcomes today. The Mets have a 20.0% strikeout rate and 10.3% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.1 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -140 and DraftKings for -150.
Corbin Burnes (MIL) Under 7.5 Total Strikeouts
Corbin Burnes and the Milwaukee Brewers will be facing the Los Angeles Dodgers. Burnes has a 2.48 ERA and 32.0% strikeout rate. Burnes has been averaging 1.3 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.2 innings which could be tough if he gets behind in this matchup early. The Dodgers have a 21.7% strikeout rate and 10.5% swinging strike rate as well as a 18.9 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -145.
Justin Verlander (HOU) Under 6.5 Total Strikeouts
Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros will be facing the Minnesota Twins. Verlander has a 1.95 ERA and 25.0% strikeout rate. Whis this machup isn’t amazing for the hitters, Verlander definitely could get behind and give up a lot of contact. The Twins have a 21.4% strikeout rate and 10.3% swinging strike rate as well as a 16.2 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -120.
Ranger Suarez (PHI) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Ranger Suarez and the Philadelphia Phillies will be facing the Cincinnati Reds. Ranger Suarez has a 3.31 ERA and 20.2% strikeout rate. Suarez has been averaging 0.9 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 4.4 innings which is extremely likely. The Reds have a 24.2% strikeout rate and 11.1% swinging strike rate as well as a 13.6 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -145 and FanDuel for -165.
Austin Hays (BAL) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Austin Hays and the Baltimore Orioles will be facing the Chicago White Sox. Hays has a 31.5% on base percentage, 0.424 SLG, and 0.256 batting average. Hays also has a 113 wRC+. Dylan Cease will be pitching for The White Sox and has a 2.09 ERA, 32.3% strikeout rate, 3.2 xFIP and 0.74 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -155.