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MLB Daily Dish: Schedule, odds, free picks for May 30

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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Paul Blackburn throws to a Los Angeles Angels batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, May 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Welcome to the Daily Dish, where we go through the MLB schedule for the day, giving you the starting pitcher matchups, and recent performance trends, and then listing some of our best bets if you choose to bet on the games. 

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MLB Odds and Schedule, May 30

Milwaukee Brewers (29-19) at Chicago Cubs (19-26), Game 1 — 1:05 p.m. ET, Game 2 — 7: 40 p.m.

  • MIL Starting Pitcher (Game 1): Ethan Small (MLB debut)
  • CHC Starting Pitcher (Game 1): Matt Swarmer (MLB debut)
  • MIL Starting Pitcher (Game 2): Aaron Ashby (0-3, 2.91 ERA, 1.353 WHIP, 10.3 K/9)
  • CHC Starting Pitcher (Game 2): Drew Smyly (2-5, 4.08 ERA, 1.336 WHIP, 7.0 K/9)
  • Last 10: MIL is 6-4 in their last 10 games. CHC is 4-6 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: CHC is 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. MIL is 3-7-0 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: CHC averaged 5.3 runs per game in their last 10.  MIL averaged 3.9 runs per game in their last 10.
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed: CHC allowed 6.2 runs on average in their last 10 games. MIL allowed 2.9 runs.
  • MLB Free Pick: With two pitchers making their MLB debuts in Game 1, we’ll take the pass there. See below for Game 2.

 

Minnesota Twins (28-19) at Detroit Tigers (16-29), 1:10 p.m.

  • CIN Starting Pitcher: Dylan Bundy (3-2, 4.55 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 8.29 K/9)
  • DET Starting Pitcher: Beau Brieske (0-4, 5.04 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 5.34 K/9)
  • Last 10: MIN is 7-3 in their last 10 games. DET is 4-6 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: DET is 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. MIN is 7-3-0 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: DET averaged 2.2 runs per game in their last 10. MIN has averaged 5.3 runs per game in their last 10
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed: DET allowed 4.3 runs on average in their last 10 games. MIN allowed 4 runs on average.
  • MLB Free Pick: 

 

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San Diego Padres (29-17) at St. Louis Cardinals (26-20), 2:15 p.m.

  • SD Starting Pitcher: Nick Martinez (2-2, 3.86 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 9.3 K/9)
  • SF Starting Pitcher: Packy Naughton (0-1, 2.89 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 7.71 K/9)
  • Last 10: SD is 7-3 in their last 10 games. STL is 6-4 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: SD is 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. STL is 6-3-1 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: STL averaged 5.7 runs scored in their last 10 games. SD averaged 3.7 runs scored.
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed: STL allowed 4.6 runs on average in their last 10 games. SD allowed 2.6 runs on average.
  • MLB Free Pick: 

 

San Francisco Giants (24-21) at Philadelphia Phillies (21-26), 4:05 p.m.

  • SFG Starting Pitcher: Logan Webb (5-1, 3.54 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 6.75 K/9)
  • PHI Starting Pitcher: Kyle Gibson (3-2, 3.94 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 8.44 K/9
  • Last 10: SFG is 3-7 in their last 10 games. PHI is 3-7 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: PHI is 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. SF is 6-4-0 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: PHI averaged 4.1 runs in their last 10 games. SF averaged 4.6 runs in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed: PHI allowed 5.3 runs on average in their last 10 games. SF allowed 6.5 runs on average in their last 10 games.
  • MLB Free Pick: 

 

Houston Astros (29-18) at Oakland Athletics (19-30), 4:07 p.m.

  • HOU Starting Pitcher: Framber Valdez (4-2, 2.83 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 7.17 K/9)
  • OAK Starting Pitcher: Paul Blackburn (5-0, 1.70 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 6.8 K/9)
  • Last 10: HOU is 6-4 in their last 10 games. OAK is 4-6 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: OAK is 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. HOU is 1-9-0 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: OAK averaged 4.1 runs in their last 10 games. HOU averaged 2.5 runs in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed: OAK allowed 5.3 runs on average in their last 10 games. HOU allowed 3 runs on average in their last 10 games.
  • MLB Free Pick: 

 

Miami Marlins (19-25) at Colorado Rockies (21-25), 4:10 p.m.

  • MIA Starting Pitcher: Pablo López (4-2, 2.04 ERA, 0.96 WHIP, 9.51 K/9)
  • COL Starting Pitcher: Ryan Feltner (0-1, 5.40 ERA, 1.4 WHIP, 12.6 K/9)
  • Last 10: MIA is 3-7 in their last 10 games. COL is 3-7 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: COL is 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. MIA is 5-5-0 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: COL averaged 3.8 runs in their last 10 games. MIA averaged 3.4 runs in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed:  COL allowed 5.1 runs on average in their last 10 games. MIA allowed 4 runs on average in their last 10 games.
  • MLB Free Pick: 

 

Kansas City Royals (16-29) at Cleveland Guardians (19-23), 6:10 p.m.

  • KC Starting Pitcher: Jon Heasley (0-2, 4.72 ERA, 1.88 WHIP, 4.73 K/9)
  • CLE Starting Pitcher: Zach Plesac (1-4, 5.40 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 5.82 K/9)
  • Last 10: KC is 2-8 in their last 10 games. CLE is 3-7 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: CLE is 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. KC is 9-1-0 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: CLE averaged 3.6 runs in their last 10 games. KC averaged 4.7 runs in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed: CLE allowed 3.1 runs on average in their last 10 games. KC allowed 6.8 runs on average in their last 10 games
  • MLB Free Pick: 

 

Baltimore Orioles (20-28) at Boston Red Sox (22-25), 7:10 p.m.

  • BAL Starting Pitcher: Tyler Wells (1-4, 4.30 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 5.97 K/9)
  • BOS Starting Pitcher: Rich Hill (1-2, 3.86 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 6.17 K/9)
  • Last 10: BAL is 5-5 in their last 10 games. BOS is 7-3 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: BOS is 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. BAL is 6-4-0 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: BOS averaged 8.1 runs in their last 10 games. BAL averaged 4.9 runs in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed: BOS allowed 4.6 runs on average in their last 10 games. BAL allowed 5.8 runs on average in their last 10 games.
  • MLB Free Pick: 

 

Washington Nationals (17-31) at New York Mets (31-17)

  • WSH Starting Pitcher: Erick Fedde (3-3, 3.55 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 8.28 K/9)
  • NYM Starting Pitcher: David Peterson (2-0, 2.16 ERA, 1 WHIP, 7.92 K/9)
  • Last 10: WSH is 5-5 in their last 10 games. NYM is 7-3 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: NYM is 8-2-0 in their last 10 games. WSH is 6-4-0 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: NYM averaged 6.6 runs in their last 10 games. WSH averaged 4.3 runs in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed: NYM allowed 5.5 runs on average in their last 10 games. WSH allowed 5.1 runs on average in their last 10 games.
  • MLB Free Pick: Because I cover the Mets for amNewYork, I always pass on making picks for this team.

 

Tampa Bay Rays (27-19) at Texas Rangers (22-23), 8:05 p.m.

  • TB Starting Pitcher: Drew Rasmussen (5-1, 2.68 ERA, 0.99 WHIP, 8.45 K/9)
  • TEX Starting Pitcher: Glenn Otto (2-2, 4.91 ERA, 1.4 WHIP, 7.67 K/9)
  • Last 10: TB is 6-4 in their last 10 games. TEX is 5-5 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: TEX is 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. TB is 5-5-0 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: TEX averaged 4.5 runs in their last 10 games. TB averaged 4.2 runs in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed: TEX allowed 3.5 runs on average in their last 10 games. TB allowed 3.3 runs on average in their last 10 games.
  • MLB Free Pick: 

 

Atlanta Braves (22-25) at Arizona Diamondbacks (23-25), 8:10 p.m.

  • ATL Starting Pitcher: Spencer Strider (1-1, 2.22 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 13.68 K/9)
  • ARI Starting Pitcher: Zac Gallen (3-0, 2.22 ERA, 0.83 WHIP, 8.66 K/9)
  • Last 10: ATL is 6-4 in their last 10 games. ARI is 5-5 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: ARI is 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. ATL is 6-4-0 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: ARI averaged 4.9 runs in their last 10 games. ATL averaged 4.3 runs in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed: ARI allowed 5.5 runs on average in their last 10 games. ATL allowed 4.1 runs on average in their last 10 games.
  • MLB Free Pick: 

 

Pittsburgh Pirates (19-26) at Los Angeles Dodgers (32-14), 10:10 p.m.

  • PIT Starting Pitcher: Zach Thompson (2-4, 5.51 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, 7.08 K/9)
  • LAD Starting Pitcher: Walker Buehler (5-1, 2.91 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 7.18 K/9)
  • Last 10: PIT is 4-6 in their last 10 games. LAD is 8-2 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – O/U: LAD is 4-6-0 in their last 10 games. PIT is 2-6-2 in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Score: LAD averaged 5.9 runs in their last 10 games. PIT averaged 3.6 runs in their last 10 games.
  • Last 10 – Runs Allowed: LAD allowed 2.3 runs on average in their last 10 games. PIT allowed 4.8 runs on average in their last 10 games.
  • MLB Free Pick: 

 

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