Swing for the Fences: Today’s 4/27 Best MLB Prop Picks Featuring Under-the-Radar Stars Bryan Reynolds & Byron Buxton
Bryan Reynolds (Pirates) Over 0.5 Hits (-228)
Bryan Reynolds has been on a hot streak, amassing 25 hits in his previous 23 games. This impressive run translates to a 73% hit rate, with Reynolds hitting the over in 17 out of 23 games.
Taking a closer look at Reynolds’ history against Dodgers’ pitcher Julio Urias, he boasts a .364 career batting average from 11 plate appearances. In addition, Urias hasn’t been at his best against the Pirates recently, with a 4.50 ERA and a 1.44 WHIP in his last three starts, allowing 25 hits, 9 earned runs, and 4 home runs in 18 innings.
Furthermore, Reynolds has maintained a .268 batting average over his last 11 games against the Dodgers, spanning 41 plate appearances. With an 82% hit rate in these games, Reynolds is more than likely to hit the over once again.
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Byron Buxton (Twins) Over 0.5 Hits (-248)
Byron Buxton is another player worth watching, securing 20 hits in his last 22 games. He has hit the over in 14 out of those 22 games, giving him a 64% hit rate. Recently, Buxton has been even more consistent, hitting the over in 5 out of his last 6 games, with an 83% hit rate.
Buxton’s performance against Royals’ pitcher Zack Greinke has been nothing short of remarkable, with a .385 batting average from 14 career plate appearances. Meanwhile, Greinke’s last five starts against the Twins haven’t been his best, with a 4.38 ERA, 36 hits, 12 earned runs, 6 walks, and 4 home runs allowed in 24.2 innings.
Finally, Buxton’s form against the Royals has been solid, boasting a .317 batting average over his last 10 games and 41 plate appearances. Hitting the over in 8 out of those 10 games, Buxton presents an 80% hit rate.