Best MLB Prop Bets Today 5/8/22

It is Sunday, May 8, and there are 15 MLB games today! The first MLB game of the day starts at 11:35am 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.

Walker Buehler (LAD) Over 5.5 Total Strikeouts

Walker Buehler will be facing the Chicago Cubs. Buehler has a 2.12 ERA and 21.5% strikeout rate through his first five starts this season. The Cubs are striking out 24.1% of the time and have a collective .134 ISO. Available at PointsBet for +110, FanDuel for +102, and DraftKings for +105.

Patrick Sandoval (LAA) Over 4.5 Total Strikeouts

Patrick Sandoval will be facing the Washington Nationals this afternoon. Sandoval has a 25.6% strikeout rate and a 1.29 ERA. The Nationals have a 20.0% strikeout rate, but have struggled their last couple of games. Available at PointsBet for -105.

Alek Manoah (TOR) Under 6.5 Total Strikeouts

Alek Manoah will be facing the Cleveland Guardians today. The Guardians have not been striking out a lot, with only a 19.9% strikeout rate and a .141 ISO. Manoah has a 27.1% strikeout rate and 1.45 ERA. Available at BetMGM for -149, FanDuel for -152, and DraftKings for -150.

Tucker Barnhart (DET) Under 0.5 Total Hits

Tucker Barnhart and the Detroit Tigers will be facing the Houston Astros this afternoon. For the Astros, Framber Valdez will be the starting pitcher. Valdez has a 18.8% strikeout rate and 3.34 ERA but a 72.0% ground ball rate. Available at DraftKings for -105.