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Today’s Best MLB Player Prop Bets: Free MLB Bets & Predictions
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Chad Kuhl (COL) Under 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Chad Kuhl and the Colorado Rockies will be facing the San Francisco Giants. Kuhl has a 2.88 ERA and 22.1% strikeout rate. Kuhl has been averaging 0.9 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.1 innings which seems unlikely. The Giants have a 21.3% strikeout rate and 10.7% swinging strike rate as well as a 14.3 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -128, PointsBet for -140, and DraftKings for -170.
Dylan Cease (CWS) Under 6.5 Total Strikeouts
Dylan Cease and the Chicago White Sox will be facing the Kansas City Royals. Cease has a 3.55 ERA and 36.9% strikeout rate. The Royals have a 19.8% strikeout rate and 11.5% swinging strike rate as well as a 11.0 ISO. Available at FanDuel for +114, PointsBet for +110, and DraftKings for +110.
DJ LeMahieu (NYY) Under 1.5 Total Hits
DJ LeMahieu and the New York Yankees will be facing the Baltimore Orioles. LeMahieu has a 34.3% on base percentage, 0.385 SLG, and 0.262 batting average. LeMahieu also has a 6.1% swinging strike percentage. Spenser Watkins will be pitching for The Orioles and has a 5.19 ERA, 5.24 xFIP and 1.38 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -160 and BetMGM for -161.
Reid Detmers (LAA) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Reid Detmers and the Los Angeles Angels will be facing the Texas Rangers. Reid Detmers has a 3.77 ERA and 16.8 strikeout rate. The Rangers have a 21.7% strikeout rate and 12.4% swinging strike rate as well as a 12.8 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -112 and PointsBet for -115.
Santiago Espinal (TOR) Over 0.5 Total Hits
Santiago Espinal and the Toronto Blue Jays will be facing the Seattle Mariners. Espinal has a 34.4% on base percentage, 0.439 SLG, and 0.281 batting average. Espinal also has a 126 wRC+. Logan Gilbert will be pitching for The Mariners and has a 2.13 ERA, 3.33 xFIP and 0.71 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -150.