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Free MLB Picks - Thursday August 19, 2021

Written by:
Mary Montgomery
Published on:
Aug/18/2021

Gambling911.com has some free MLB betting picks for Thursday August 19, 2021 with all lines courtesy of BetOnline here.  They offer a true dime line up to -190 for the best payouts in online baseball wagering.

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Hot Teams

AL East

Tampa Bay Rays - The Rays are winning around 70% of their games of late and own a 71-47 record, four games up from the imploding Red Sox and 7 up from the Yankees.

New York Yankees - They were winning around 70% of their most recent 10 games now and were nine games above the .500 mark with a 65-52 record coming into Monday.  

Toronto Blue Jays - At 63-54, this is a team that can certainly be wagered on.  Like the Yankees, they are winning around 70% of their last ten games of late.

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AL Central

Chicago White Sox - 68-50 was their record.  But the White Sox were playing just .500 baseball at the moment, perhaps because they are in such a comfortable lead in the AL Central.  They were 10 up from the Cleveland Indians.

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AL West

Oakland Atheltics - They were playing at an 80% winning rate and own a 68-50 record.  The A's were 2.5 games under a now struggling Astros squad.

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NL East

Atlanta Braves - Heading into Monday, they were now up a game over the Phillies and playing at an 80% win rate. They owned a 62-56 record.

Philadelphia Phillies - At 61-57 the Phillies were playing at a 60% win rate.

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NL Central

Milwaukee Brewers - They own a 72-47 record and are playing at close to a 70% win rate at the moment.  What's not to like?

Cincinnati Reds - Down 8 games from the Brewers coming into Monday, the Reds are still solid and own a 64-55 record.  They are playing at around a 60% win rate.

St. Louis Cardinals - At 61-56, the Cards have been playing at an 80% win rate recently.

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NL West

San Francisco Giants - They are playing at an 80% win rate and are 4.5 games above the Dodgers.

LA Dodgers - LA is playing at around a 70% win rate after struggling a bit. They still own a 71-46 record and one should have no qualms when it comes to betting on them.

Ice Cold Bullpens

Colorado Rockies - The Rockies have the worst bullpen ERA in baseball right now (5.45).

Top Trends (Coming Into Monday)

  • The UNDER is 9-4 in the last 13 games between the Cardinals and Brewers.

Game Watch 

1. Brewers @ Cardinals 7.5

Brewers Brandon Woodruff (7-6, 2.18) vs. Jon Lester (4-6, 5.32)

Lester pitched well in Saturday's victory over the Royals, surrendering just one run on seven hits across 5 2/3 innings.  But he had a few no decisions before this one.  In two of those three games, their opponents only scored a single run.

Woodruff won this last start.  Brewers opponents have scored no more than 4 runs in three of their last four games.

Go With The UNDER 7.5.

Recap

Coming Shortly

- Mary Montgomery, Gambling911.com

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