Odds and Trends in Major League Baseball (Aug. 15th)

MLB Aug 15, 2022

Trends can be quite useful when handicapping Major League Baseball games.

So, we've gathered dozens of trends for today's baseball action and we are sharing them here at POINTSPREADS.CA in our daily report.

THE DAILY ODDS:

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National League

Philadelphia (63-51) @ Cincinnati (45-67)
— Syndergaard is 1-0, 4.91 in two starts for Philly.
— Philly is 2-0 in his starts.
— under 1-0-1
— allowed run in first inning: 1-2
— record in first 5 innings: 1-1
— He is 5-0, 2.11 in six starts vs Cincinnati.
— Phillies are 13-4 in last 17 games.
— Philly is 31-25 on road.
— under 6-0 last six games
— scored run in first inning: 31-114
— record in first 5 innings: 45-49-20
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-0-2
— Minor is 0-3, 6.20 in his last four starts.
— Reds are 1-11 in his starts.
— under 6-0 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 1-12
— record in first 5 innings: 2-7-3
— He is 2-5, 3.60 in eight starts vs Philly.
— Reds are 3-7 in last ten games.
— Cincinnati is 25-34 at home.
— under 14-6-1 last 21 games
— scored run in first inning: 27-113
— record in first 5 innings: 37-59-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4.1-2.2-5.1



San Diego (64-53) @ Miami (49-65)
— Musgrove is 0-3, 5.09 in his last four starts.
— Padres are 2-6 in his last eight starts.
— over 5-0 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 4-20
— record in first 5 innings: 10-4-6
— He is 3-0, 2.19 in four starts vs Miami.
— Padres are 4-1 in last five games.
— San Diego is 32-28 on road.
— over 12-6-1 last 19 games.
— scored run in first inning: 29-115
— record in first 5 innings: 54-36-25
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-2-3
— Alcantara is 1-1, 3.25 in his last four starts.
— Marlins are 14-8 in his starts.
— under 6-2 last eight
— allowed run in first inning: 4-22
— record in first 5 innings: 10-4-8
— He is 1-1, 1.54 in two starts vs San Diego.
— Miami is 10-26 in its last 36 games.
— Miami scored 3 or fewer runs in their last 15 games
— Marlins are 23-32 at home.
— under 11-2-2 last 15 games.
— scored run in first inning: 17-115
— record in first 5 innings: 42-52-21
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.1-10-3



Chicago (47-66) @ Washington (38-78)
— Stroman is 1-0, 3.04 in his last four starts.
— Cubs are 5-10 in his starts.
— under 4-1-1 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 3-15
— record in first 5 innings: 8-5-2
— He is 1-1, 5.17 in six starts vs Washington.
— Cubs are 6-3 in their last nine games.
— Cubs are 23-32 on road.
— under 23-9-4 last 36 games
— scored run in first inning: 38-113
— record in first 5 innings: 44-52-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-5-7.1
— Gray is 0-3, 7.11 in his last five starts.
— Nationals are 2-8 in his last ten starts.
— under 6-2-2 last ten
— allowed run in first inning: 8-21
— record in first 5 innings: 7-10-4
— He is 0-0, 2.84 in one start vs Chicago.
— Washington lost 13 of last 17 games.
— Nationals are 18-42 at home.
— over 7-4-1 last dozen games.
— scored run in first inning: 32-116
— record in first 5 innings: 30-74-12
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5-4-3.1



NY Mets (75-40) @ Atlanta (70-46)
— Carrasco is 5-0, 1.69 in his last seven starts.
— Mets are 15-3 in his last 18 starts
— over 8-3-1 last 12
— allowed run in first inning: 5-22
— record in first 5 innings: 15-5-2
— He is 2-1, 3.43 in four games (3 starts) vs Atlanta.
— Mets are 17-3 in their last 20 games.
— Mets are 35-21 on road.
— under 6-2 last eight games.
— scored run in first inning: 42-115
— record in first 5 innings: 64-28-23
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-3-4
— Strider is 2-1, 3.52 in his last three starts.
— Braves are 7-6 in his starts
— over 4-0 last four
— allowed run in first inning: 1-13
— record in first 5 innings: 6-5-2
— He is 1-1, 5.59 in two starts vs New York.
— Braves are 6-0 in their last six games.
— Atlanta is 37-22 at home.
— over 16-6-3 last 25 games
— scored run in first inning: 33-116
— record in first 5 innings: 63-41-12
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5-7-2



Los Angeles (79-34) @ Milwaukee (61-52)
— Urias is 9-0, 2.31 in his last ten starts.
— Dodgers are 14-8 in his starts
— under 4-1 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 6-22
— record in first 5 innings: 14-6-2
— He is 4-1, 2.29 in six starts vs Milwaukee.
— Dodgers are 40-10 in their last 50 games.
— They’ve won 12 of their last 13 games.
— Los Angeles is 39-19 on road.
— over 8-3-1 last 12 games
— scored run in first inning: 42-113
— record in first 5 innings: 69-26-18
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2.1-6-2
— Peralta is 1-0, 4.15 in two starts since coming off the IL.
— Milwaukee is 6-4 in his starts.
— over 5-4-1
— allowed run in first inning: 4-10
— record in first 5 innings: 4-3-3
— He is 1-0, 1.80 in two starts vs Los Angeles.
— Brewers are 4-8 in their last 12 games.
— Milwaukee is 29-22 at home.
— under 4-1-1 last six games
— scored run in first inning: 38-113
— record in first 5 innings: 50-40-23
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2-3-2



Arizona (53-61) @ San Francisco (56-57)
— Bumgarner is 0-2, 7.64 in his last three starts.
— Arizona is 4-10 in his last 14 starts
— over 5-2 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 12-23
— record in first 5 innings: 7-14-2
— He is 2-1, 4.29 in four starts vs San Francisco.
— Diamondbacks are 7-3 in last ten games.
— Arizona is 21-32 on road.
— over 8-5 last thirteen games
— scored run in first inning: 35-114
— record in first 5 innings: 45-40-29
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-2-3.2
— Cobb is 0-2, 4.30 in his last four starts.
— Giants are 6-12 in his starts
— under 6-3 last nine starts
— allowed run in first inning: 4-18
— record in first 5 innings: 3-8-7
— He is 0-1, 6.60 in three starts vs Arizona.
— Giants won six of last eight games.
— San Francisco is 32-27 at home.
— over 9-4-1 last 14 games
— scored run in first inning: 26-114
— record in first 5 innings: 47-47-20
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-1-3

American League

Detroit (43-73) @ Cleveland (60-53)
— Hutchison is 0-2, 5.17 in his last six starts.
— Tigers are 3-6 in his starts.
— under 3-0 last three starts
— allowed run in first inning: 5-9
— record in first 5 innings: 6-3
— He is 1-2, 6.59 in six starts vs Cleveland.
— BGarcia is 0-0, 2.35 in two starts (7.2 IP).
— Tigers are 1-1 in his starts.
— under 1-0-1
— allowed run in first inning: 0-2
— record in first 5 innings: 2-0
— He is 0-1, 2.61 in 11 relief stints vs Cleveland.
— Tigers are 7-26 in their last 33 games.
— Detroit is 17-40 on road.
— under 13-2-2 last 17 games
— scored run in first inning: 22-116
— record in first 5 innings: 36-63-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.1-3-3
— Civale is 0-0, 2.25 in his last three starts (12 IP).
— Guardians are 6-7 in his starts.
— under 4-0 last four
— allowed run in first inning: 4-13
— record in first 5 innings: 3-6-4
— He is 7-0, 2.11 in nine starts vs Detroit.
— Guardians are 18-9 in their last 27 games.
— Cleveland is 29-22 at home.
— under 6-1-1 last eight games.
— scored run in first inning: 36-114
— record in first 5 innings: 48-44-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2-2.1-2



Tampa Bay (60-53) @ New York (72-43)
— Tampa Bay is 6-4 in its last ten games.
— Rays are 25-31 on road.
— under 8-5-2 last 15 games
— scored run in first inning: 32-113
— record in first 5 innings: 50-41-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.1-3-0.2
— Cole is 0-2, 5.40 in his last four starts.
— New York is 15-8 in his starts.
— over 6-2 last eight
— allowed run in first inning: 4-22
— record in first 5 innings: 13-3-6
— He is 2-6, 3.66 in 14 starts vs Tampa Bay
— New York is 2-9 in its last 11 games.
— New York is 41-15 at home.
— under 4-0-1 last five games
— scored run in first inning: 41-115
— record in first 5 innings: 57-33-25
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-4-1



Baltimore (59-55) @ Toronto (61-52)
— Bradish is 0-0, 3.52 in his last three starts.
— Orioles are 8-5 in his starts.
— over 7-1 last eight
— allowed run in first inning: 6-13
— record in first 5 innings: 5-7-1
— He is 0-1, 7.45 in two starts vs Toronto.
— Orioles are 24-11 in their last 35 games.
— Baltimore is 26-34 on road.
— over 9-4-1 last 14 games.
— scored run in first inning: 23-114
— record in first 5 innings: 44-54-16
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.2-4.1-3.2
— Kikuchi is 2-2, 4.94 in his last five starts.
— Blue Jays are 7-12 in his starts
— under 4-1 last five starts
— allowed run in first inning: 7-19
— record in first 5 innings: 5-11-3
— He is 1-3, 6.14 in four starts vs Baltimore.
— Blue Jays are 2-6 in their last eight games.
— Toronto is 35-23 at home.
— under 10-6 last 16 games
— scored run in first inning: 39-113
— record in first 5 innings: 44-44-25
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5-4.1-4.1



Kansas City (48-68) @ Minnesota (58-55)
— Bubic is 1-0, 3.41 in his last five starts.
— Royals are 7-11 in his starts.
— over 3-0 last three starts
— allowed run in first inning: 7-18
— record in first 5 innings: 6-6-6
— He is 1-3, 4.65 in six starts vs Minnesota.
— Kansas City is 7-4 in its last 11 games.
— Royals are 19-34 on road.
— over 12-6 last 18 games
— scored run in first inning: 31-116
— record in first 5 innings: 45-52-21
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-6-3
— Ryan is 3-0, 2.62 in his last six home starts.
— Home side is 7-1 in his last eight starts
— over 3-1 last four starts
— allowed run in first inning: 7-18
— record in first 5 innings: 7-7-4
— He is 2-0, 0.77 in two starts vs Kansas City.
— Minnesota is 11-18 in its last 29 games.
— Twins are 31-25 at home.
— over 20-10-1 last 31 games
— scored run in first inning: 38-113
— record in first 5 innings: 58-39-16
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-4-4



A’s (41-74) @ Texas (51-63)
— Kaprielian is 2-1, 2.53 in his last four starts.
— A’s are 6-2 in his last eight starts
— under 5-2 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 4-18
— record in first 5 innings: 6-7-5
— He is 1-2, 4.47 in nine starts vs Texas.
— A’s are 2-11 in their last 13 games.
— Oakland is 24-36 on road.
— under 33-19-2 last 54 games
— scored run in first inning: 26-115
— record in first 5 innings: 36-62-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.1-2.2-2
— Otto is 0-3, 4.61 in his last five starts.
— Texas is 1-8 in his last nine starts
— under 5-3 last eight starts.
— allowed run in first inning: 5-18
— record in first 5 innings: 5-12-1
— He is 1-1, 9.24 in three starts vs Oakland.
— Rangers are 15-26 in last 41 games.
— Texas is 25-32 at home.
— over 6-0-1 last seven games
— scored run in first inning: 27-114
— record in first 5 innings: 40-50-24
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 6.1-4.2-3



Houston (75-41) @ White Sox (59-56)
— Urquidy is 3-0, 2.92 in his last four starts.
— Astros are 15-6 in his starts
— under 4-1 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 6-21
— record in first 5 innings: 15-5-1
— He is 1-0, 2.57 in one start vs Chicago.
— Astros are 11-6 in their last 17 games.
— Houston is 36-23 on road.
— over 5-1 last six games
— scored run in first inning: 40-116
— record in first 5 innings: 69-32-15
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-3-3
— Cueto is 0-2, 3.86 in his last four starts.
— White Sox are 7-8 in his starts.
— under 9-5-1
— allowed run in first inning: 3-15
— record in first 5 innings: 6-8-1
— He is 4-6, 3.33 in 14 starts vs Houston.
— White Sox are 18-11 in their last 29 games.
— Chicago is 28-29 at home.
— under 11-6-2 last 19 games
— scored run in first inning: 27-115
— record in first 5 innings: 48-52-15
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-2-3



Seattle (62-54) @ LA Angels (51-64)
— Castillo is 1-0, 1.84 in two starts for Seattle.
— Seattle is 2-0 in his starts
— allowed run in first inning: 0-2
— record in first 5 innings: 1-0-1
— He is 1-0, 2.57 in one start vs Anaheim.
— Mariners are 7-5 in their last 12 games.
— Seattle is 31-28 on road.
— over 6-1-2 last nine road games
— scored run in first inning: 34-116
— record in first 5 innings: 45-51-20
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.1-3-2
— Ohtani is 1-3, 4.13 in his last four starts.
— Angels are 10-9 in his starts
— under 3-0 last three
— allowed run in first inning: 4-19
— record in first 5 innings: 10-5-4
— He is 3-0, 1.80 in four starts vs Seattle.
— Angels are 9-6 in their last 15 games.
— Angels are 26-33 at home.
— under 14-5-1 last 20 games
— scored run in first inning: 33-115
— record in first 5 innings: 53-46-16
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-5-3



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