Best MLB Prop Bets Today 5/5/22 | Chris Archer Total Strikeouts

It is Thursday, May 5, and there are 10 MLB games today! The first MLB game of the day starts at 1:35pm 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!

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.

Shane McClanahan (TB) Under 6.5 Total Strikeouts

Available at FanDuel for -138. Shane McClanahan has had a rough start with a 3.00 ERA this season, but still has 42 strikeouts. The Seattle Mariners only has a 21.5% strikeout rate versus left-handed pitchers. It’s likely that McClanahan could struggle.

Chris Archer (MIN) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts

Chris Archer will be starting for the Minnesota Twins today against the Baltimore Orioles. Archer has a 21.2% strikeout rate facing the Baltimore Orioles who have the fourth highest strikeout rate at 25.3%. Available at FanDuel for +104.

Nelson Cruz (WSH) Under 1.5 Total Hits

Nelson Cruz and the Washington Nationals will face the Colorado Rockies and Antonio Senzatela today in Denver. Available at DraftKings for -165 and BetMGM for -167.