At least one game has already been postponed at the time of this writing, but there is still a loaded slate of MLB games throughout the day on Friday with tons of ways to make some cash. Below is a look at three of the best bets for the player prop betting market.
All odds come courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.
MLB player prop bets for Friday, May 6
JT Brubaker, O 4.5 strikeouts (-130)
If the Pittsburgh Pirates starter can get to at least 5 innings against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night, he should surpass this strikeout total. The Reds have the second-worst lineup in terms of strikeouts per game, and Brubaker was a strong strikeout pitcher in his first full season as a starter in 2021.
Zack Collins, U 0.5 hits (-105)
The Toronto Blue Jays catcher has cooled off a bit after a strong start at the plate early on. He has one hit over his last last 15 at-bats over his previous four games and is going up against Cleveland Guardians starter Shane Bieber, who is one of the top pitchers in baseball.
Tucker Barnhart, O 0.5 hits (-125)
The Detroit Tigers catcher is hitting the ball well this season with a .298 batting average heading into Friday’s game against the Houston Astros. Barnhart recorded a hit in eight of his last 10 games and performs better against right-handed pitchers, which Astros starter Luis Garcia is.
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