MLB Prop Tracker (July 8)


Welcome to the prop bet tracker. As MLB season gets into high gear, another way to get in on the action is to analyze the day’s best prop bets – from strikeouts to home runs, first to five runs to total bases logged.

Each day, we will try to identify a few picks that are ready to explode in the prop market.

Zach Eflin Over 5.5 Strikeouts (+120, BetMGM)

Zach Eflin has been a brilliant surprise so far this season, and what gets even better is Thursday’s matchup. The Cubs have been a decent offense, but they are striking out far too much – over the last two weeks, they’ve been whiffing at a 30.3% clip, worst in major league baseball. We project him for over seven strikeouts here (7.6, to be exact), and he could smash this easily.

Alek Manoah Over 5.5 Strikeouts (-120, FanDuel)

Rookie right-hander Alek Manoah has been a boss in 2021 – sporting close to a 30% strikeout rate, the precocious young arm now takes his talents to Baltimore, where he squares up against an Orioles squad whiffing at a 24.0% clip in this split in 2021. Couple Manoah’s greatness with a struggling offense, and this could be a big night.

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