MLB Props: Take Trea Turner, Freddie Freeman Total Bases on Tuesday Night

Tuesday's Major League Baseball slate is loaded with favorable batter-versus-pitcher histories.

The Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics all have multiple batters in their projected lineups that have faced their opponent's starting pitcher over 10 times.

The Dodgers sit in the most favorable situation against Colorado Rockies starter German Marquez, who has the worst totals of the starting pitchers across Tuesday's slate.

Marquez is tied for fourth in most hits allowed this season and he has the highest home run concession numbers of any starter on Tuesday.

That could allow Trea Turner, Freddie Freeman and the rest of the heavy hitters in the Dodgers lineup to create a large edge on the scoreboard.

Milwaukee will try to do the same against long-time Chicago Cubs foe Kyle Hendricks. New York and Oakland face pitchers that now reside different leagues and divisions, but they have seen them plenty of times due to previous stops in their careers.

Tuesday MLB Player Props

Trea Turner Over 1.5 Total Bases (+110)

Trea Turner faced German Marquez 10 times in his career. That number is on the low side compared to the rest of his Dodgers teammates.

Turner has a .400 career batting average and four RBI in 10 at-bats against the Colorado right-hander.

The Dodgers shortstop comes into Tuesday with a four-game hitting streak from the team's current home stand. He has nine total bases in that span.

Turner should have at least four opportunities to get on base on Tuesday if the Dodgers flip the order around against Marquez.

That thinking led me to choosing two Dodgers sluggers for total bases props.

Freddie Freeman Over 1.5 Total Bases (-105)

Freddie Freeman has a .267 career batting average with one home run and two RBI in 15 at-bats against Marquez.

Freeman's total bases prop makes sense on Tuesday because of his home run potential against a starter that has been tagged for 15 long balls and 55 earned runs this season.

Freeman has eight total bases and a home run over his last four games, and like Turner, he should see plenty of plate opportunities to hit this prop if the Dodgers cash in on their familiarity with Marquez.

Ramon Laureano Over 0.5 Singles (+125)

I'm not a fan of the total bases price of -170 on Ramon Laureano, but I love the matchup against Yusei Kikuchi.

Laureano has a hit in five of his last six games and he faces Kikuchi, a Toronto lefty and former Seattle starter, who gave up 27 hits in 21.1 innings of work in June.

Laureano has a .278 career batting average in 18 at-bats against Kikuchi. That could help him attack the Blue Jays starter from the first at-bat.

Laureano does not have a double since June 27, so most of his hits will either be singles or home runs. I'll take the singles price at plus-money over a lower payout for the total bases prop.

Andrew McCutchen Over 1.5 Total Bases (+145)

The Milwaukee Brewers have seen Kyle Hendricks three times this season.

The last two meetings matter most to tonight's props since the first start came on the opening week of the MLB season.

Andrew McCutchen hit a home run off Hendricks in the April 29 clash at American Family Field in Milwaukee. He owns a .250 career average in 25 at-bats against the Chicago right-hander.

Hendricks has pitched well of late with 25 strikeouts in his last four meetings, but it is hard to replicate strong results against a lineup that has seen him three times already.

Christian Yelich (.233 BA in 45 at-bats), Kolten Wong (.358 BA in 53 AB) and Jace Peterson (.421 BA in 19 AB) are other options to consider on the total bases market because of their strong histories against Hendricks.

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