MLB Games Today
It is Thursday, August 4 and there are 13 MLB games today, including 1 double header! The first MLB game of the day starts at 12:35 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.
Jeffrey Springs (TB) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Jeffrey Springs and the Tampa Bay Rays will be facing the Detroit Tigers. Jeffrey Springs has a 2.7 ERA and 26.0% strikeout rate. Springs has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 4.5 innings which is definitely possible. The Tigers have a 23.9% strikeout rate and 12.2% swinging strike rate as well as a 10.6 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -170.
Brandon Woodruff (MIL) Under 7.5 Total Strikeouts
Brandon Woodruff and the Milwaukee Brewers will be facing the Pittsburgh Pirates. Woodruff has a 3.55 ERA and 31.0% strikeout rate. The Pirates have a 25.7% strikeout rate and 10.7% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.6 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -165.
Kyle Freeland (COL) Under 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Kyle Freeland and the Colorado Rockies will be facing the San Diego Padres. Freeland has a 4.63 ERA and 16.5% strikeout rate. Freeland has been averaging 0.7 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go over 7 innings which seems unlikely. The Padres have a 21.5% strikeout rate and 10.4% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.0 ISO. The Padres have also recently increased their hitting power with the addition of Juan Soto. Available at FanDuel for -160.
Clayton Kershaw (LAD) Under 6.5 Total Strikeouts
Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers will be facing the San Francisco Giants. Kershaw has a 2.66 ERA and 26.2% strikeout rate. Kershaw has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 7.0 innings which could be tough if he gets behind. The Giants have a 23.1% strikeout rate and 10.7% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.8 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -150 and DraftKings for -165.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (TOR) Under 0.5 Total Runs
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and the Toronto Blue Jays will be facing the Minnesota Twins. Jr. has a 36.3% on base percentage, 0.427 SLG, and 0.311 batting average. Jr. also has a 9.9% swinging strike percentage. Sonny Gray will be pitching for The Twins and has a 3.41 ERA, 22.8% strikeout rate, 3.73 xFIP and 0.85 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -130.