MLB Games Today
It is Wednesday, September 7 and there are 17 MLB games today, including 2 double headers! 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.
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 2.59 ERA and 26.5% strikeout rate. Kershaw has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 7.0 innings which seems unlikely. The Giants have a 23.3% strikeout rate and 10.7% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.8 ISO.
Luis Castillo (SEA) Under 7.5 Total Strikeouts
Luis Castillo and the Seattle Mariners will be facing the Chicago White Sox. Castillo has a 2.71 ERA and 26.7% strikeout rate. Castillo has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 7.3 innings which could be difficult in this matchup. The White Sox have a 20.4% strikeout rate and 11.6% swinging strike rate as well as a 12.8 ISO.
Drew Hutchison (DET) Under 3.5 Total Strikeouts
Drew Hutchison and the Detroit Tigers will be facing the Los Angeles Angels. Hutchison has a 4.06 ERA and 15.0% strikeout rate. Hutchison has been averaging 0.6 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.7 innings, and in this matchup I just don’t see that happening. The Angels have a 26.1% strikeout rate and 11.9% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.4 ISO.
Nick Pivetta (BOS) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Nick Pivetta and the Boston Red Sox will be facing the Tampa Bay Rays. Nick Pivetta has a 4.37 ERA and 22.6% strikeout rate. Pivetta has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.0 innings which is extremely likely. The Rays have a 23.4% strikeout rate and 11.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.2 ISO.
Rhys Hoskins (PHI) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Rhys Hoskins and the Philadelphia Phillies will be facing the Miami Marlins. Hoskins has a 34.0% on base percentage, 0.465 SLG, and 0.248 batting average. Hoskins also has a 125 wRC+. Trevor Rogers will be pitching for The Marlins and has a 5.57 ERA, 20.8% strikeout rate, 4.36 xFIP and 1.15 HR/9.