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MLB Fantasy: PrizePicks MLB Plays for Tonight’s Games

Eric Lindquist



Eric Lindquist finds the best MLB fantasy PrizePicks prop predictions & expert picks for tonight's MLB slate, July 22, 2021.

With NBA in the rearview, MLB fantasy is the main show in town for at least another month. And what better way to enjoy tonight’s games than by signing up at PrizePicks tonight using promo code “AWESEMO” for a $100 first match deposit bonus for new users? Free money plus three advantageous plays below means plenty of opportunities to win no matter what stakes or buy-in level you prefer. Plus, PrizePicks is purposely lowering certain MLB players’ projections on purpose this evening, giving the player even more of an advantage.

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Note: Player props are constantly moving over at PrizePicks. Make the MLB picks below as soon as possible knowing they might change later on in the day.

Charlie Morton Under 6.5 Strikeouts

Morton has defied the odds by pitching exponentially better after the ban of sticky substances than before it. He has now tallied at least seven strikeouts in six consecutive starts, a remarkable run that has lifted his strikeout rate to 27.7% for the season. But in a middling matchup against the Phillies, who only strike out at a 23.8% clip against right-handed pitching on the season, regression could be in store tonight. The Awesemo Player Props tool agrees with that sentiment, as 6.5 strikeouts for Morton currently projects as one of the best strikeout props to target.

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Austin Meadows Over 7.0. Fantasy Points

One of the best parts about playing on PrizePicks as opposed to traditional DFS sites is there are absolutely no ownership concerns. That means play the best plays (so long as the line on their performance is appropriate) and move along. For tonight, the Rays bats project as one of the best teams to roster against Indians starter Cal Quantrill, so target this matchup with lefty cleanup hitter Austin Meadows. The one knock on Meadows has always been his strikeouts (23.1% strikeout rate this season), but that risk is mitigated by Quantrill’s abysmal 16.6% strikeout rate. He also surrenders 1.45 WHIP to lefties for the year as opposed to a 1.30 WHIP against righties, giving Meadows a few more paths to accumulate enough fantasy points to go over this number.

Andrew Heaney Over 5.5 Strikeouts

Rounding out the three selections today is Angels southpaw Andrew Heaney, who draws a treacherous Twins matchup in Minneapolis. With Alex Kirilloff now done for the season, Miguel Sano and his 36.7% strikeout rate will be back in an everyday first base role, meaning opposing pitchers should receive a bump automatically. Plus, Mitch Garver and his 31.5% strikeout rate was recently activated off the injured list, another bonus for the profile of Heaney for tonight. And while he can certainly give up hard contact, Heaney’s 28.1% strikeout rate is all that matters at this low line of 5.5. Fire up the over to round out the PrizePicks card for tonight.

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