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Dallas Mavericks vs. Golden St Warriors NBA Pick Prediction 5/18/2022 by Tony T. Mavericks at Warriors—Hardaway remains out for Dallas. Payton out for Golden St with Iguodala and Porter questionable. Dallas eliminated Phoenix in seven games after their 123-90 win.
Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat NBA Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Celtics at Heat—Marcus Smart questionable for Boston. Kyle Lowry doubtful for Miami. Miami eliminated the 76ers in six games after their 99—90 win in Game 2 back on Thursday. So, they have four days rest entering Game 1.
LA Angels vs. Texas Rangers MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Angels at Rangers—Reid Detmers to start for LAA. Detmers in six starts has an ERA of 3.77 with WHIP of 0.84. He comes off a nine inning no hitter thrown against the Rays. Strikeout rate is at 16.8% with 6.7% walks. Ground balls are at 42.7% and limits homers.
Houston Astros vs. Boston Red Sox MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Astros at Red Sox—Jose Urquidy the starter for Houston. Urquidy in six starts has an ERA of 4.40 with WHIP 1.33. The righthander pitching to high contact with 15.7% strikeout rate with good control. Home run rate sits at 1.26 per nine innings. Nathan Eovaldi the starter for the Red Sox.
Seattle Mariners vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Mariners at Blue Jays—Logan Gilbert to start for Seattle. Gilbert in seven starts carries an ERA of 2.13 and WHIP 1.11. He posts a strikeout rate of 27.5% but walks 9.2%. He limits home runs but has a line drive rate of 25.3%. Jose Berrios to start for Toronto. Berrios in seven starts posts an ERA of 5.82 with WHIP 1.56.
Washington Nationals vs. Miami Marlins MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Nationals at Marlins—Joan Adon to start for Washington. Adon in seven starts carries an ERA of 7.03 with WHIP 1.72. The righthander has a 19.2% strikeout rate but 15.2% walks. He does allow 1.13 home runs per nine innings. Cody Poteet to start for Miami.
San Diego Padres vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Padres at Phillies—Mike Clevinger to start for San Diego. Clevinger in two starts allowed five earned runs in nine innings. He worked 8 2/3rd innings in the minors for rehab allowing two earned runs with ten strikeouts. With the Padres with this short sample a strikeout rate of 23.8% with 11.9% walks. Ground balls come in at 48.1% with velocity down. Zach Eflin to start for Philadelphia.
Cincinnati Reds vs. Cleveland Guardians MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Reds at Guardians—Connor Overton expected to start for the Reds. Overton in three starts allowed three earned runs in 17 innings of work. He pitched 19 innings in Triple A to start the season and posted an ERA of 2.84 with WHIP 0.95. In his time this season with the Reds the righthander has a 12.9% strikeout rate with 9.7% walks. He is getting 43.8% ground balls and has not allowed a homer.
Detroit Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Tigers at Rays—Beau Brieske to start for Detroit. Brieske has four starts allowing nine earned runs in 21 innings. He worked ten innings in Triple A and allowed five earned runs with two homers. With Detroit he pitches to high contact with 11.5% walk rate. He is allowing 2.14 home runs per nine innings.
Minnesota Twins vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Twins at Athletics—Dylan Bundy to start for the Twins. Bundy in five starts has an ERA of 5.76 and WHIP 1.32. The veteran has a strikeout rate of 20.6% with walk rate good at 4.7%. Ground ball rate sits at 46.3% but home runs are at 1.48 per nine innings. His FIP is 4.01 which signals a drop in ERA if these numbers remain the same. James Kaprielian to start for Oakland.
Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. White Sox at Royals—Dylan Cease to start for Chicago. Cease in seven starts carries an ERA of 3.55 with WHIP 1.11. The righthander has a 36.9% strikeout rate with 9.6% walks. He limits home run damage and sits with a 43.9% ground ball rate. Brady Singer to start for KC.
New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Yankees at Orioles—Jameison Taillon to start for New York. Taillon in six starts has an ERA of 2.93 and WHIP 1.17. The righthander has seen his strikeout rate drop to 19.4% but control has improved with a walk rate of 2.3%. He is allowing 46.9% ground balls and limits home run damage. Spenser Watkins to start for the Orioles.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Pirates at Cubs—JT Brubaker to start for Pittsburgh. Brubaker in seven starts has an ERA of 5.34 with WHIP 1.38. He posts a 24.3% strikeout rate but walking 11.8%. He does allow 1.19 home runs per nine innings. Keegan Thompson to start for Chicago. Thompson in eight appearances posts an ERA of 1.67 with WHIP 1.07.
Atlanta Braves vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Braves at Brewers—Tucker Davidson to start for Atlanta. Davidson in one appearance allowed five earned runs in 2 2/3rd innings. He has worked five starts in Triple A posting an ERA of 4.44 and WHIP 1.11 striking out 34 in 26 1/3rd innings. Adrian Houser to start for the Brewers.
St Louis Cardinals vs. New York Mets MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Cardinals at Mets—The opener of this series rains out, so they play two on Tuesday. We pick from Game 1. Johan Oviedo to start for St Louis. Oviedo makes his 2022 debut after eight starts in the minors where he gave up 24 earned runs with 12 homers in 39 2/3rd innings.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. LA Dodgers MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Diamondbacks at Dodgers—We look at Game 1. Merrill Kelly to start for Arizona. Kelly in seven starts has an ERA of 1.71 and WHIP 1.12. The righthander sits with a strikeout rate of 22.4% with good control. He is getting 44.5% ground balls and allows 0.21 home runs per nine innings.
San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Pick Prediction 5/17/2022 by Tony T. Giants at Rockies—Alex Cobb the starter for San Francisco. Cobb in five starts has an ERA of 3.98 with WHIP 1.38. The veteran a strikeout rate of 31.5% with 9% walks. Ground balls sit at 69.2% with minimal home run damage. Chad Kuhl to start for Colorado. Kuhl in six starts has an ERA of 2.88 with WHIP 1.02.