MLB Games Today
It is Friday, May 27 and there are 14 MLB games today! The first MLB game of the day starts at 6:40 PM EST.
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Today’s Best MLB Player Prop Bets: Free MLB Bets & Predictions
Each day we use tools to identify the most profitable MLB prop bets available. 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.
Sean Manaea (SD) Over 6.5 Total Strikeouts
Sean Manaea and the San Diego Padres will be facing the Pittsburgh Pirates. Sean Manaea has a 4.04 ERA and 27.6% strikeout rate. Manaea has been averaging 1.1 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 5.8 innings which is extremely likely. The Pirates have a 24.2% strikeout rate and 9.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 12.8 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -118.
Whit Merrifield (KC) Under 0.5 Total Runs
Whit Merrifield and the Kansas City Royals will be facing the Minnesota Twins. Merrifield has a 26.0% on base percentage, 0.318 SLG, and 0.222 batting average. Merrifield also has a 10.1% swinging strike percentage. Bailey Ober will be pitching for The Twins and has a 2.55 ERA, 19.8% strikeout rate, 4.45 xFIP and 0.73 HR/9. Available at BetMGM for -143 and DraftKings for -145.
Jackie Bradley Jr. (BOS) Under 0.5 Total Runs
Jackie Bradley Jr. and the Boston Red Sox will be facing the Baltimore Orioles. Jr. has a 27.5% on base percentage, 0.331 SLG, and 0.213 batting average. Jr. also has a 13.3% swinging strike percentage. Kyle Bradish will be pitching for The Orioles and has a 5.74 ERA, 24.8% strikeout rate, 3.64 xFIP and 2.03 HR/9. Available at DraftKings for -185 and BetMGM for -189.
Dakota Hudson (STL) Under 3.5 Total Strikeouts
Dakota Hudson and the St. Louis Cardinals will be facing the Milwaukee Brewers. Hudson has a 3.6 ERA and 13.1% strikeout rate. Hudson has been averaging 0.6 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 6.4 innings which seems unlikely. The Brewers have a 23.7% strikeout rate and 10.8% swinging strike rate as well as a 16.9 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -174 and DraftKings for -180.
Jon Gray (TEX) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts
Jon Gray and the Texas Rangers will be facing the Oakland Athletics. Jon Gray has a 5.14 ERA and 22.7% strikeout rate. Gray has been averaging 1.0 strikeouts per inning, which would require him to go at least 4.7 innings which is extremely likely. The Athletics have a 24.3% strikeout rate and 12.1% swinging strike rate as well as a 11.6 ISO. Available at FanDuel for -140 and DraftKings for -160.