MLB Games Today
It is Wednesday, August 31 and there are 15 MLB games today! The first MLB game of the day starts at 2:05 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.
Ryan Feltner (COL) Over 3.5 Total Strikeouts
Ryan Feltner and the Colorado Rockies will be facing the Atlanta Braves. Ryan Feltner has a 5.87 ERA and 18.8% strikeout rate. Feltner has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.0 innings which is extremely likely. In this matchup Feltner should be able to find some strikeouts as well. The Braves have a 24.5% strikeout rate and 13.1% swinging strike rate as well as a 19.0 ISO.
Lance Lynn (CWS) Under 7.5 Total Strikeouts
Lance Lynn and the Chicago White Sox will be facing the Kansas City Royals. Lynn has a 5.0 ERA and 25.2% strikeout rate. Lynn has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 7.3 innings which seems unlikely. The Royals have a 21.5% strikeout rate and 11.3% swinging strike rate as well as a 13.5 ISO.
Patrick Sandoval (LAA) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Patrick Sandoval and the Los Angeles Angels will be facing the New York Yankees. Sandoval has a 3.05 ERA and 24.0% strikeout rate. Sandoval has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.0 innings which could be tough if he gets behind early. The Yankees have a 22.1% strikeout rate and 10.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 18.6 ISO.
Mike Minor (CIN) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Mike Minor and the Cincinnati Reds will be facing the St. Louis Cardinals. Mike Minor has a 6.1 ERA and 18.1% strikeout rate. Minor has been averaging 0.8 strikeouts per inning. Although his strikeout efficiency has been somewhat low, the matchup tonight could be beneficial for him. The Cardinals have a 20.3% strikeout rate and 10.5% swinging strike rate as well as a 17.1 ISO.
Shohei Ohtani (LAA) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels will be facing the New York Yankees. Ohtani has a 36.0% on base percentage, 0.525 SLG, and 0.269 batting average. Ohtani also has a 145 wRC+. Gerrit Cole will be pitching for The Yankees and has a 3.31 ERA, 32.0% strikeout rate, 2.79 xFIP and 1.26 HR/9.