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Which pitchers can rack up the strikeouts on June 14th? Find out in Jason Radowitz's best MLB strikeout bets article. Start the weekend on the right foot with these MLB player prop bets for Friday.
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Best MLB Strikeout Bets: Lock In This Expert's Best MLB Player Prop Bets for Friday

With a full slate of games on tonight's MLB board, I've added my favorite three strikeout props below.

Let's have a huge start to the weekend!

June 14 Best MLB Strikeout Props

Chris Sale Over 7.5 Ks (+102) Click here to see which sportsbook has the best odds

The Atlanta Braves will pitch Chris Sale against the Tampa Bay Rays tonight.

The left-handed ace has already struck out 31.1% of batters this season and has added 30.7% of strikeouts against batters over the last 30 days.

He'll face off against a Rays projected lineup that has struck out 27% of the time against lefties. In the projected lineup, there will be all nine lefties, which also plays into Sale's favor.

After all, Sale has added 32.2% of strikeouts against righties and just 21.4% of strikeouts against lefties. He dominates righties and will face a Rays lineup that has seven righties that have struck out at a very high rate over the last 30 days.

Take Sale to earn at least eight strikeouts. He could potentially reach 10+.

Tarik Skubal Under 6.5 Ks (-140) Click here to see which sportsbook has the best odds

I'm a huge fan of Tarik Skubal. I think he's one of the best pitchers in the MLB. But this matchup against the Astros is not it.

While Skubal has struck out 31% of batters this season, he'll face an Astros lineup that has struck out only 12.2% against lefties in the last 30 days.

The Houston lineup iterally has one batter that has struck out more than 17.2% of the time against lefties.

Instead, the Astros have only walked 3.8%. They're aggressive at the plate and looking to put the ball in play against lefties. Give me Skubal's Under.

Luis Castillo Under 5.5 Ks (+126) Click here to see which sportsbook has the best odds

Luis Castillo has struck out nearly 25% of batters this season. That's a solid rate. However, over the last 30 days, Castillo has only struck out 17.4% of batters. He's added just 11.1% of strikeouts against lefties and has earned just 22.4% of strikeouts against righties.

That's not ideal, especially going up against the Texas Rangers. While the Rangers haven't hit for power, the projected lineup has still struck out just 16.9% of the time against righties over the last month.

There's not a single batter in the Texas lineup that has struck out more than 21.3%.

Additionally, Castillo has alloweed a .171 ISO and wOBA of .315 to his last 121 batters. He's been far from perfect. At +126, I'll absolutely grab Castillo's Under.

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Jason grew up an avid sports fan. His passion for sports writing grew in high school and he developed a blog that was strictly for New York Sports. From his work, you will quickly realize that he loves looking at games from an analytical and numbers perspective and hopes to provide you with that same perspective in his articles.

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