MLB Predictions for April 1, 2021
- 1 MLB Picks April 1st, 2021
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In this article, we consider the betting odds for the MLB 2021 season before making our MLB predictions. We look at the schedule of matches lined up for 1 April 2021 and name our top five MLB picks from the scheduled matches on the day. From the 15 games set to be played, we have chosen what we consider sure-shot winners.
MLB Picks April 1st, 2021
Schedule on April 1, 2021
The following MLB matches are lined up for 1 April 2021: Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees (India time 10:35 pm on 1 April); Cleveland Indians vs Detroit Tigers (India time 10:40 pm on 1 April); Baltimore Orioles vs Boston Red Sox (India time 11:40 pm on 1 April); Minnesota Twins vs Milwaukee Brewers (India time 11:40 pm on 1 April); Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs (India time 11:50 pm on 1 April); and Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies (India time 12:35 am on 2 April). At 1:40 am India time on 2 April, five more matches will begin: St. Louis Cardinals vs Cincinnati Reds; Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Diego Padres; Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies; Tampa Bay Rays vs Miami Marlins; and Texas Rangers vs Kansas City Royals. New York Mets will face off against Washington Nationals (India time 4:39 am on 2 April); Chicago White Sox will play against Los Angeles Angels (India time 7:35 am on 2 April); Houston Astros will take on Oakland Athletics (7:37 am India time on 2 April); San Francisco Giants will meet Seattle Mariners (7:40 am India time on 2 April).
Our Top Five Picks
The following are our top five MLB picks from the schedule on April 1, 2021:
Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees
Prediction: We back New York Yankees to beat Blue Jays.
Score Prediction: Yankees 7.2 – 1.0 Blue Jays.
Yankees have established a 56-47 h2h advantage over Blue Jays. Though Yankees won the last two encounters between the sides, Blue Jays won the previous three.
Arizona Diamond Backs vs San Diego Padres
Prediction: We back Diamond Backs to beat Padres.
Score Prediction: Diamond Backs 7.0 – 2.8 Padres.
Diamond Backs lead 46-36 in the h2h comparison with Padres, with a 4-1 record in the last five games between the sides.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Colorado Rockies
Prediction: We back Dodgers to beat Rockies.
Score Prediction: Dodgers 6.4 – 3.6 Rockies.
Dodgers enjoy a 61-36 h2h advantage over Rockies, with a 4-1 record in the last five meetings.
Atlanta Braves vs Philadelphia Phillies
Prediction: We back Phillies to beat Braves.
Score Prediction: Phillies 5.6 – 3.5 Braves.
Phillies have established a 49-44 h2h advantage over Braves, with a 3-2 dominance in the last 5 meetings between the sides. However, the last time these teams met on 31 August 2020, Braves won a thriller.
Texas Rangers vs Kansas City Royals
Prediction: We back Royals to beat Rangers.
Score Prediction: Royals 5.2 – 3.8 Rangers.
Rangers enjoy a 35-14 advantage over Royals in the h2h comparison between the teams. However, Royals lead 2-1 in the last three completed games.
While we have picked what we consider sure-shot winners, we would advise you to bet responsibly and allow for possible upsets.