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April 2 MLB Prop Bet Picks: Trevor Bauer & Anthony Rendon

Last Updated: Apr 2, 2021

For Tuesday, Juan Carlos Blanco has your April 2 MLB Prop Bet Tips and 4/2/21 MLB Player Prop Bets. All odds were obtained from PointsBet.


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April 2 MLB Prop Bet Picks

Anthony Rendon, Los Angeles Angels vs. Chicago White Sox (9:38 p.m. ET)

To Record 2+ Hits (+160)

Wager: 1 unit (win would pay 2.60 units)

Rendon was on twice on Opening Day via a single and walk, and I like this price on the prospect of him garnering his first multi-hit effort of the young season Friday. The slugger owns a .333 average in 15 career plate appearances against White Sox starter Dallas Keuchel and has historically raked against the left-hander’s two favorite pitches, the sinker and cutter. Rendon is also an excellent contact hitter overall and posted a mammoth .427 on-base percentage at home last season, making this wager worthy of a flyer.


Trevor Bauer, Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies (8:40 p.m. ET)

Over 7.5 Strikeouts (-115)

Wager: 1 unit (win would pay 1.87 units)

Bauer recorded at least eight strikeouts in seven of 12 starts in 2020 on his way to a career-best 35.3 percent strikeout rate. He’s posted double-digit K/9s in four straight seasons and ramped up for the ’21 campaign by racking up 19 punchouts over his last 15 Cactus League frames. The Rockies also struck out against righties at a 24.2 percent clip last season, and Bauer has a well-established track record of hanging in games long enough to have a strong chance of exceeding this benchmark – he worked at least six innings in all but one start last season and 24 of 34 in 2019.


After reading April 2 MLB Prop Bet Tips and 4/2/21 MLB Player Prop Bets, step on the field and make your MLB bets for April 2. Read the rest of our MLB betting tips for April 1 and beyond.

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Juan Carlos Blanco

Juan Carlos Blanco has been playing fantasy sports since 1997 and actively writing about the fantasy sports and sports betting industries since 2015 for multiple websites. He has covered a wide variety of professional sports leagues, including the NFL, MLB, NBA, CFL, Arena Football League, Alliance of American Football, XFL, NPB and KBO. He was the recipient of the FSWA's 2016 Newcomer of the Year award for his work with RotoWire.

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