MLB Games Today
It is Thursday, September 22 and there are 13 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.
Justin Verlander (HOU) Under 6.5 Total Strikeouts
Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros will be facing the Baltimore Orioles. Verlander has a 1.78 ERA and 27.2% strikeout rate. Verlander has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 7.0 innings which seems unlikely. This matchup will be tough for Verlander. The Orioles have a 22.9% strikeout rate and 11.9% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.3 ISO.
Max Fried (ATL) Over 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Max Fried and the Atlanta Braves will be facing the Philadelphia Phillies. Max Fried has a 2.52 ERA and 22.9% strikeout rate. Fried’s strikeout efficiency has been a bit weak, but he shoulod be able to attack this offense. The Phillies have a 22.2% strikeout rate and 11.2% swinging strike rate as well as a 17.1 ISO.
Jack Flaherty (STL) Under 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Jack Flaherty and the St. Louis Cardinals will be facing the San Diego Padres. Flaherty has a 5.09 ERA and 15.0% strikeout rate. Flaherty has been averaging 0.7 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at over 7.0 innings which would be a stretch. The Padres have a 21.2% strikeout rate and 10.0% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.1 ISO.
Shane Bieber (CLE) Over 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Shane Bieber and the Cleveland Guardians will be facing the Chicago White Sox. Shane Bieber has a 2.83 ERA and 25.7% strikeout rate. Bieber has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.0 innings which very possible. The White Sox have a 20.6% strikeout rate and 11.7% swinging strike rate as well as a 13.2 ISO.
J.P. Crawford (SEA) Over 0.5 Total Hits
J.P. Crawford and the Seattle Mariners will be facing the Oakland Athletics. Crawford has a 33.7% on base percentage, 0.349 SLG, and 0.25 batting average. Crawford also has a 105 wRC+. Adrian Martinez will be pitching for The Athletics and has a 5.77 ERA, 18.9% strikeout rate, 4.32 xFIP and 2.27 HR/9.
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