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Last Updated Jun 24, 2022, 8:29 PM

MLB Player Props for Friday, June 24

Prop betting expert Stuart Durst gives his top prop bets to consider for MLB action on Friday, June 24. Check out his top play for the diamond action below.

  • Paul Goldschmidt (STL) Over 1.5 Total Bases (+100)
  • J.D. Martinez (BOS) Over 0.5 Hits/Julio Rodriguez (SEA) Over 0.5 Hits (-115)

Paul Goldschmidt (STL) Over 1.5 Total Bases (+100)

Goldy has been one of the strongest plays of the season, and I’m very surprised we’re getting +100 odds today. Goldschmidt has plenty of experience against Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks batting .317 (13-41) with 9 of those 13 hits being doubles. Hendricks is currently 2-6 with a .543 ERA this season through 13 starts, his pitch arsenal consists of 31% changeup, 30% sinker, and 28% 4seam fastball. Goldy hits .304/.429/.310 vs those 3 pitches, anytime I see a pitcher with a high sinker percentage I always target him. He’s currently second in the league batting .340 and that improves to .402 at home this year. 

J.D. Martinez (BOS) Over 0.5 Hits/Julio Rodriguez (SEA) Over 0.5 Hits (-115)

Bit of a stark contrast here between the two players. J.D is the definition of a professional hitter, a veteran who is having success in almost any matchup. Julio Rodriguez is a 21 year old electric rookie that is batting .273 with 9 home runs, 33 RBI’s, and 19 stolen bases. Julio is facing off against Michael Lorenzen who he’s currently 2-3 against, Loreznan throws plenty of pitches currently at 28% sinker, 21% 4 seamer, 18% changeup, and 18% slider.

Julio has had success against those pitches batting .343/.317/.345/.208, Lorenzon also throws a cutter 10% of the time which he crushes batting .455. Rodriguez has been playing very well, batting .379 over his last 7 games. JD Martinez is currently .326 on the season and .370 on the road this season. He’s currently 3-6 in his career vs Cal Quantrill, crushing his top 3 pitches. Martinez has consistently been one of the best hitters in baseball this season, I think we’re getting him at a great price here despite a couple slower games. 

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