MLB Games Today
It is Saturday, August 27 and there are 15 MLB games today! The first MLB game of the day starts at 3:07 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.
Dustin May (LAD) Under 7.5 Total Strikeouts
Dustin May and the Los Angeles Dodgers will be facing the Miami Marlins. May is making his second start after rehabbing from Tommy John surgery. In his first start he gave up no runs and had a 50.0% strikeout rate. His first start was also against the Marlins, which likely favors the batters here. The Marlins have a 23.8% strikeout rate and 11.9% swinging strike rate as well as a 13.6 ISO.
Jose Urquidy (HOU) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Jose Urquidy and the Houston Astros will be facing the Baltimore Orioles. Urquidy has a 3.63 ERA and 18.9% strikeout rate. Urquidy has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 7.5 innings which could be tough if he gets behind early. The Orioles have a 23.0% strikeout rate and 12.3% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.4 ISO.
Kyle Gibson (PHI) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Kyle Gibson and the Philadelphia Phillies will be facing the Pittsburgh Pirates. Gibson has a 4.3 ERA and 19.0% strikeout rate. Gibson has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 7.5 innings. The Pirates have a 25.5% strikeout rate and 10.9% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.2 ISO.
Dallas Keuchel (TEX) Over 3.5 Total Strikeouts
Dallas Keuchel and the Texas Rangers will be facing the Detroit Tigers. Dallas Keuchel has a 8.53 ERA and 15.0% strikeout rate. Keuchel has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.0 innings which is extremely likely. The Tigers have a 24.6% strikeout rate and 12.7% swinging strike rate as well as a 10.5 ISO.
Jose Ramirez (CLE) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Jose Ramirez and the Cleveland Guardians will be facing the Seattle Mariners. Ramirez has a 35.5% on base percentage, 0.545 SLG, and 0.283 batting average. Ramirez also has a 150 wRC+. Luis Castillo will be pitching for The Mariners and has a 2.93 ERA, 26.4% strikeout rate, 3.31 xFIP and 0.73 HR/9.