MLB Games Today
It is Sunday, September 18 and there are 15 MLB games today! The first MLB game of the day starts at 12:10 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.
Ken Waldichuk (OAK) Under 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Ken Waldichuk and the Oakland Athletics will be facing the Houston Astros. Waldichuk has a 5.4 ERA and 20.9% strikeout rate. This matchup wll be tough to find strikeouts. The Astros have a 19.6% strikeout rate and 10.2% swinging strike rate as well as a 17.7 ISO.
Alex Cobb (SF) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Alex Cobb and the San Francisco Giants will be facing the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cobb has a 3.48 ERA and 24.5% strikeout rate. Cobb has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.0 innings which seems unlikely. The Dodgers have a 21.7% strikeout rate and 10.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 19.3 ISO.
Gerrit Cole (NYY) Under 8.5 Total Strikeouts
Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees will be facing the Milwaukee Brewers. Cole has a 3.3 ERA and 32.4% strikeout rate. Cole has been averaging 1.3 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go nearly 7.0 innings which could be tough. The Brewers have a 23.7% strikeout rate and 10.4% swinging strike rate as well as a 17.5 ISO.
Jeffrey Springs (TB) Over 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Jeffrey Springs and the Tampa Bay Rays will be facing the Texas Rangers. Jeffrey Springs has a 2.41 ERA and 26.6% strikeout rate. Springs has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.5 innings which is extremely likely. The Rangers have a 23.6% strikeout rate and 13.0% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.8 ISO.
Austin Hays (BAL) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Austin Hays and the Baltimore Orioles will be facing the Toronto Blue Jays. Hays has a 30.6% on base percentage, 0.414 SLG, and 0.249 batting average. Hays also has a 105 wRC+. Alek Manoah will be pitching for The Blue Jays and has a 2.43 ERA, 22.9% strikeout rate, 3.92 xFIP and 0.81 HR/9.
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