Best MLB Prop Bets Today: MLB Player Prop Bets 8/27/21

Posted: Aug 27, 2021Last updated: Aug 27, 2021

Michael Rathburn is here with your MLB Betting Props of the Day for August 27. Which August 27th strikeout props make up the Best Baseball Prop Picks Today 8/27/21? All odds were obtained from PointsBet.

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MLB Props of the Day: Best Baseball Props Today 8/27/21

Rich Hill, SP, New York Mets vs Washington Nationals (7:10 p.m. ET)

Rich Hill has averaged just 2.75 strikeouts per start in his last 8 and gets a Nationals team that is only striking out 20% of the time in August. The tough thing about the Nationals is they are also walking at a high clip (10%), while slashing .261/.348/.412. for 4.7 runs per game.

While 3.5 is a very low strikeout prop in this current baseball environment; the combination of Hill’s struggles along with the Nationals offense make the under a play for me.

Under 3.5 Strikeouts (-105)

Wager: 1 unit 

Logan Gilbert, SP, Seattle Mariners @ Kansas City Royals (10:10 p.m. ET)

Admittedly, the strikeout prop lines have gotten pretty sharp these days, and it has become harder to find value on MLB player props. I have noticed that the recent performance of a pitcher (last four to eight starts) is where you can usually uncover a nugget or two.

We get that with Logan Gilbert, as he has struggled over his last six starts with a 8.36 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, but still striking out 9.6 K/9. He has averaged five strikeouts per start in that stretch and with his k prop at 5.5 we get him at a good number.

The other side is the Royals as a team do not strike out a ton (20% in August, but 23% on the road). The hope here is that Gilbert continues to give up a lot of contact and is knocked out before the fifth inning and goes under 5.5 strikeouts.

Under 5.5 Strikeouts (-105)

Wager: 1 unit

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Michael Rathburn

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