MLB Games Today
It is Thursday, September 8 and there are 7 MLB games today, including 1 double header! The first MLB game of the day starts at 1:15 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.
Nestor Cortes (NYY) Under 5.5 Total Strikeouts
Nestor Cortes and the New York Yankees will be facing the Minnesota Twins. Cortes has a 2.68 ERA and 25.9% strikeout rate. Cortes has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.0 innings which seems unlikely. The Twins have a 21.9% strikeout rate and 10.4% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.9 ISO.
Dylan Cease (CWS) Under 8.5 Total Strikeouts
Dylan Cease and the Chicago White Sox will be facing the Oakland Athletics. Cease has a 2.13 ERA and 31.4% strikeout rate. Cease has been averaging 1.3 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go nearly 7.0 innings which seems unlikely. The Athletics have a 23.4% strikeout rate and 12.0% swinging strike rate as well as a 12.9 ISO.
Corbin Burnes (MIL) Over 6.5 Total Strikeouts
Corbin Burnes and the Milwaukee Brewers will be facing the San Francisco Giants. Corbin Burnes has a 3.02 ERA and 30.4% strikeout rate. Burnes has been averaging 1.2 strikeouts per inning, and this matchup should allow him to find plenty of strikeouts. The Giants have a 23.3% strikeout rate and 10.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 15.8 ISO.
Rhys Hoskins (PHI) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Rhys Hoskins and the Philadelphia Phillies will be facing the Miami Marlins. Hoskins has a 33.9% on base percentage, 0.465 SLG, and 0.249 batting average. Hoskins also has a 125 wRC+. Sandy Alcantara will be pitching for The Marlins and has a 2.36 ERA, 22.9% strikeout rate, 3.41 xFIP and 0.61 HR/9.