MLB Games Today
It is Tuesday, August 9 and there are 16 MLB games today, including 1 double header! The first MLB game of the day starts at 4:10 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.
Ryan Feltner (COL) Over 3.5 Total Strikeouts
Ryan Feltner and the Colorado Rockies will be facing the St. Louis Cardinals. Ryan Feltner has a 5.75 ERA and 20.8% strikeout rate. Feltner has been averaging 0.9 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 4.4 innings which is extremely likely. The Cardinals have a 20.5% strikeout rate and 10.6% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.9 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -120.
Zack Wheeler (PHI) Under 6.5 Total Strikeouts
Zack Wheeler and the Philadelphia Phillies will be facing the Miami Marlins. Wheeler has a 2.69 ERA and 27.0% strikeout rate. Zack has been a bit all over the place this season and if he gets behind early it could be a difficult matchup. The Marlins have a 23.5% strikeout rate and 11.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 13.5 ISO. Available at DraftKings for +115 and FanDuel for +105.
Julio Urias (LAD) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Julio Urias and the Los Angeles Dodgers will be facing the Minnesota Twins. Urias has a 2.57 ERA and 23.8% strikeout rate. Urias has been averaging 0.9 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.7 innings which seems unlikely. The Twins have a 21.5% strikeout rate and 10.4% swinging strike rate as well as a 16.6 ISO. Available at FanDuel for +105 and DraftKings for +105.
Freddy Peralta (MIL) Over 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Freddy Peralta and the Milwaukee Brewers will be facing the Tampa Bay Rays. Freddy Peralta has a 4.46 ERA and 29.1% strikeout rate. Peralta has been averaging 1.3 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 4.6 innings which is extremely likely in this matchup. The Rays have a 23.9% strikeout rate and 11.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 13.8 ISO. Available at DraftKings for -175.
Trey Mancini (HOU) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Trey Mancini and the Houston Astros will be facing the Texas Rangers. Mancini has a 34.1% on base percentage, 0.419 SLG, and 0.266 batting average. Mancini also has a 116 wRC+. Martin Perez will be pitching for The Rangers and has a 2.47 ERA, 21.6% strikeout rate, 3.62 xFIP and 0.55 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -170.