SportsGrid Model: Top MLB Player Props For Today’s Postseason Games (Oct. 16)


Oct 16, 2023

Diving into today’s MLB postseason matchups, we’re spotlighting a few selections based on SportsGrid’s best MLB player props today. We employ a star rating system to evaluate each pick’s success likelihood.

Let’s get things started in H-Town with the Astros star slugger.

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Note: All odds and props courtesy of FanDuel Sportsbook.

HOU Yordan Alvarez OVER 0.5 RBI vs. Rangers (+130)

  • He is looking to rebound following an 0-for-4 showing in Game 1
  • He is hitting .350 (7-for-20) with four home runs and six RBI this postseason
  • Alvarez is 8-for-11 (.727) with four RBI and a 1.273 slugging percentage in his career against Rangers right-handed starter Nathan Eovaldi
  • He is hitting .296 (29-for-98) with five home runs and 14 RBI lifetime against current Rangers pitchers

PHI Bryce Harper OVER 0.5 RBI vs. Diamondbacks (+170)

  • He is hitting .368 with three home runs and five RBI this postseason
  • He is hitting .333 (4-for-12) lifetime against Diamondbacks right-handed starter Zac Gallen
  • Gallen posted a 4.42 ERA on the road during the regular season compared to a 2.47 ERA at home
  • Harper is 14-for-45 (.311) with two home runs and seven RBI in his career against current Diamondbacks pitchers

TEX Marcus Semien OVER 0.5 HR’s @ Astros (+600)

  • He hit 29 home runs in 162 games during the regular season
  • Semien is 9-for-31 (.276) with two home runs in his career against Astros left-handed starter Framber Valdez
  • Semien is hitting .327 (64-for-196) with ten home runs lifetime against current Astros pitchers

AZ Zac Gallen UNDER 5.5 K’s @ Phillies (-130)

  • Gallen has struck out four batters in each of his two starts this postseason (eight K’s in 11.1 IP)
  • He recorded three strikeouts over 5.2 IP in his lone start against Philadelphia this season
  • Philadelphia is hitting .274 as a team this postseason with a .538 slugging percentage and a .892 OPS

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