Odds and Trends in Major League Baseball (July 24th)

MLB Jul 24, 2022

Trends can be 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 ODDS:

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National League


Cubs (37-57) @ Philadelphia (49-45)
— Smyly is 0-0, 5.79 in his last three starts.
— Cubs are 3-8 in his starts.
— under 9-2
— allowed run in first inning: 3-11
— record in first 5 innings: 3-7-1
— He is 0-0, 4.40 in three starts vs Philly.
— Cubs won their last three games.
— Cubs are 19-25 on road.
— under 10-4-3 last 17 games
— scored run in first inning: 34-94
— record in first 5 innings: 36-43-15
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-4-4
— Falter is 1-1, 5.91 in five starts.
— Philly is 4-1 in his starts.
— under 4-1
— allowed run in first inning: 3-5
— record in first 5 innings: 3-1-1
— He gave up five runs in 3.2 IP, in three relief stints vs Chicago.
— Phillies won three of last five games.
— Philly is 24-23 at home.
— under 12-6-1 last 19 games
— scored run in first inning: 24-94
— record in first 5 innings: 37-40-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-4.2-3



St Louis (51-45) @ Cincinnati (35-58)
— Mikolas is 2-0, 1.26 in his last two starts.
— St Louis is 11-8 in his starts
— under 5-1 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 4-19
— record in first 5 innings: 9-6-4
— He is 3-3, 4.94 in 11 starts vs Cincinnati.
— Cardinals are 8-11 in their last 19 games.
— St Louis is 22-25 on road.
— over 5-2 last seven games
— scored run in first inning: 33-96
— record in first 5 innings: 43-38-15
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-2.2-3.2
— Mahle is 1-2, 4.58 in his last three starts.
— Reds are 6-11 in his starts.
— over 11-6
— allowed run in first inning: 4-17
— record in first 5 innings: 7-8-2
— He is 3-4, 4.57 in 13 starts vs St Louis.
— Reds won seven of last 11 games.
— Cincinnati is 19-29 at home.
— over 6-2 last eight games
— scored run in first inning: 22-93
— you’re reading armadillosports.com
— record in first 5 innings: 27-51-15
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-4.1-5



Miami (44-50) @ Pittsburgh (40-55)
— Alcantara is 2-1, 1.41 in his last four starts.
— Miami is 12-7 in his starts.
— under 9-2 last 11
— allowed run in first inning: 4-19
— record in first 5 innings: 8-4-7
— He is 1-0, 2.89 in four starts vs Pittsburgh.
— Miami is 5-10 in its last 15 games.
— They didn’t score in four of last five games.
— Marlins are 22-27 on road.
— under 13-7-2 last 22 games.
— scored run in first inning: 15-94
— record in first 5 innings: 35-41-18
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-3-7.1
— Keller is 2-1, 3.00 in his last three starts.
— Pittsburgh is 6-10 in his starts.
— under 6-3 last nine
— allowed run in first inning: 6-16
— record in first 5 innings: 4-8-4
— He is 1-0, 2.53 in three starts vs Miami.
— Pirates lost five of last seven games.
— Pittsburgh is 21-24 at home.
— under 11-6 last seventeen games
— scored run in first inning: 20-95
— record in first 5 innings: 32-46-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-3.2-2



Colorado (43-52) @ Milwaukee (52-43)
— Kuhl is 2-0, 4.63 in his last four starts.
— Colorado is 10-7 in his starts.
— under 11-6
— allowed run in first inning: 5-17
— record in first 5 innings: 4-7-6
— He is 4-2, 3.09 in ten starts vs Milwaukee.
— Colorado lost its last three games.
— Rockies are 15-29 on road.
— over 6-1 last seven games.
— scored run in first inning: 29-94
— record in first 5 innings: 27-49-18
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-7-2.2
— Lauer is 0-0, 3.22 in his last four starts.
— Milwaukee is 10-7 in his starts
— under 3-1-2 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 3-17
— record in first 5 innings: 7-4-6
— He is 1-4, 7.30 in nine starts vs Colorado.
— Brewers are 5-9 in their last 14 games.
— Milwaukee is 24-19 at home.
— under 7-5 last dozen games
— scored run in first inning: 31-95
— record in first 5 innings: 42-36-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-8-3



Washington (31-65) @ Arizona (42-52)
— Fedde is 0-2, 6.52 in his last four starts.
— Washington is 9-9 in his starts
— over 6-3 last nine
— allowed run in first inning: 3-18
— record in first 5 innings: 6-10-2
— He is 2-2, 5.06 in four starts vs Arizona.
— Washington lost 17 of last 19 games.
— Nationals are 16-29 on road.
— over 4-1 last five games.
— scored run in first inning: 29-96
— record in first 5 innings: 26-59-11
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-3-3
— Martin is making his first ’22 start.
— In his career, he is 1-4, 6.89 in 15 games (8 starts)
— This year in AAA, he is 6-3, 5.10 in 12 starts at high-altitude Reno.
— allowed run in first inning: 0-0
— record in first 5 innings: 0-0
— He gave up a run in 2 IP in relief vs Washington.
— Diamondbacks are 3-0 in last three games.
— Arizona is 24-26 at home.
— under 6-3 last nine games
— scored run in first inning: 26-94
— record in first 5 innings: 36-35-23
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-2-1



San Francisco (48-46) @ Dodgers (63-30)
— Cobb is 0-2, 3.49 in his last seven starts.
— Giants are 6-8 in his starts
— under 4-1 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 3-14
— record in first 5 innings: 3-6-4
— He hasn’t pitched against Los Angeles.
— Giants are 0-3 in their last three games.
— San Francisco is 22-24 on road.
— under 6-4 last ten games
— scored run in first inning: 22-94
— record in first 5 innings: 38-39-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-2-4
— Kershaw is 2-0, 0.79 in his last three starts.
— Dodgers are 7-5 in his starts.
— under 6-5-1
— allowed run in first inning: 1-12
— record in first 5 innings: 7-3-2
— He is 24-15, 1.91 in 51 starts vs San Francisco.
— Dodgers are 24-6 in their last 30 games.
— Los Angeles is 33-13 at home.
— under 15-8-2 last 25 games
— scored run in first inning: 33-93
— record in first 5 innings: 54-24-15
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-3-3



San Diego (54-42) @ NY Mets (58-37)
— Musgrove is 0-2, 5.04 in his last four starts.
— Padres are 12-4 in his starts.
— under 5-4 road starts
— allowed run in first inning: 3-16
— record in first 5 innings: 10-2-4
— He is 1-4, 5.63 in five games (4 starts) vs New York.
— Padres are 10-15 in last 25 games.
— San Diego is 29-21 on road.
— under 13-7 last 20 games.
— scored run in first inning: 26-96
— record in first 5 innings: 45-29-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-2-4
— Carrasco is 2-0, 1.56 in his last three starts.
— Mets are 10-4 in his last 14 starts.
— over 6-1-1 last eight
— allowed run in first inning: 5-17
— record in first 5 innings: 12-5-2
— He is 1-0, 2.57 in one start vs San Diego.
— Mets are 0-3 in their last three games.
— Mets are 28-17 at home.
— under 7-2-1 last ten games.
— scored run in first inning: 34-95
— you’re reading armadillosports.com
— record in first 5 innings: 49-26-20
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-3-2

American League

New York (65-31) @ Baltimore (47-47)
— Cortes is 1-1, 4.50 in his last five starts.
— New York is 12-5 in his starts.
— over 4-1-1 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 5-17
— record in first 5 innings: 8-5-4
— He is 1-0, 1.74 in three starts vs Baltimore.
— New York is 4-8 in its last 12 games.
— New York is 28-19 on road.
— over 13-2 last fifteen games
— scored run in first inning: 33-96
— record in first 5 innings: 51-24-21
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 6.2-6.1-2
— Kremer is 1-0, 3.48 in his last four starts.
— Baltimore is 6-2 in his starts.
— under 5-3
— allowed run in first inning: 2-8
— record in first 5 innings: 3-3-2
— He is 1-2, 5.01 in five starts vs New York.
— Orioles won 12 of their last 15 games.
— Baltimore is 26-18 at home.
— over 6-1-1 last eight games.
— scored run in first inning: 16-94
— record in first 5 innings: 35-45-14
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-4-4



Toronto (52-43) @ Boston (48-47)
— Stripling is 1-1, 4.15 in his last four starts.
— Blue Jays are 7-6 in his starts
— over 5-1 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 2-13
— record in first 5 innings: 6-3-4
— He is 0-0, 2.70 in two starts vs Boston TY.
— Blue Jays won seven of their last eight games.
— Toronto is 22-24 on road.
— over 37-17 last 54 games
— scored run in first inning: 34-95
— record in first 5 innings: 39-34-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-4-3
— Bello is 0-1, 10.13 in two starts.
— Red Sox are 0-2 in his starts.
— over 1-1
— allowed run in first inning: 2-2
— record in first 5 innings: 0-1-1
— He hasn’t pitched against Toronto.
— Red Sox lost 12 of last 15 games.
— They were outscored 59-9 in last four games.
— Boston is 23-22 at home.
— over 11-4 last 15 games.
— scored run in first inning: 27-95
— record in first 5 innings: 38-34-23
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-6.1-3



Minnesota (51-44) @ Detroit (38-57)
— Gray is 0-2, 9.45 in his last three starts.
— Minnesota is 8-5 in his starts.
— over 4-1 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 2-13
— record in first 5 innings: 6-5-2
— He is 3-1, 2.63 in six starts vs Detroit.
— Minnesota is 4-6 in its last ten games.
— Twins are 24-22 on road.
— over 10-3 last 13 games
— scored run in first inning: 34-94
— record in first 5 innings: 48-33-13
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-x-3.1
— Garcia is 3-0, 3.31 in his last three starts.
— Tigers are 4-3 in his starts.
— over 4-3
— allowed run in first inning: 4-7
— record in first 5 innings: 2-3-2
— He is 0-1, 8.00 in two starts vs Minnesota TY.
— Tigers are 2-10 in their last 12 games.
— Detroit is 23-25 at home.
— over 6-3 last nine games
— scored run in first inning: 21-95
— record in first 5 innings: 30-51-14
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 6-x-6



Cleveland (48-45) @ White Sox (47-48)
— Bieber is 1-1, 3.92 in his last three starts.
— Cleveland is 11-6 in his starts.
— under 5-2 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 1-17
— record in first 5 innings: 8-6-3
— He is 2-0, 1.20 in two starts vs Chicago this year.
— Guardians are 5-1 in their last six games.
— Cleveland is 23-26 on road.
— over 4-1 last five games.
— scored run in first inning: 29-93
— record in first 5 innings: 35-39-19
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-4-6.1
— Cease is 4-1, 0.88 in his last five starts.
— White Sox are 14-5 in his starts.
— under 10-9
— allowed run in first inning: 4-19
— record in first 5 innings: 11-7-1
— He is 1-1, 3.27 in two starts vs Cleveland this year.
— White Sox are 6-3 in their last nine games.
— Chicago is 20-27 at home.
— over 5-2 last seven games
— scored run in first inning: 23-95
— record in first 5 innings: 40-44-11
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-6-5



Tampa Bay (52-42) @ Kansas City (37-57)
— Springs is 0-0, 6.28 in his last three starts.
— Tampa Bay is 9-2 in his starts.
— over 2-0-1 last three
— allowed run in first inning: 2-11
— record in first 5 innings: 3-2-6
— He gave up four runs in 4.2 IP, in four relief stints vs Kansas City
— Tampa Bay won seven of last nine games.
— Rays are 21-24 on road.
— over 16-9-2 last 27 games
— scored run in first inning: 28-94
— record in first 5 innings: 44-31-19
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-4-4
— Bubic is 0-2, 5.60 in his last five starts.
— Royals are 4-10 in his starts.
— under 5-2 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 5-14
— record in first 5 innings: 2-6-6
— He hasn’t pitched against Tampa Bay
— Kansas City lost four of last five games.
— Royals are 20-28 at home.
— over 3-2 last five games
— scored run in first inning: 27-94
— record in first 5 innings: 34-45-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-5-3



Texas (42-51) @ A’s (35-62)
— Perez is 3-0, 3.72 in his last six starts.
— Texas is 13-5 in his starts.
— over 4-0 last four
— allowed run in first inning: 3-18
— record in first 5 innings: 8-3-7
— He is 0-0, 0.69 in two starts vs Oakland TY.
— Rangers are 6-14 in last 20 games.
— Texas is 21-25 on road.
— over 15-8 last 23 games
— scored run in first inning: 22-93
— record in first 5 innings: 34-41-18
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-3.1-5.2
— Blackburn is 0-3, 7.46 in his last five starts.
— A’s are 1-8 in his last nine starts.
— under 8-4 last 12
— allowed run in first inning: 7-18
— record in first 5 innings: 12-6
— He is 0-2, 10.54 in three starts vs Texas.
— A’s are 9-7 in their last 16 games.
— Oakland is 14-32 at home.
— under 25-9-2 last 36 games
— scored run in first inning: 25-97
— record in first 5 innings: 30-52-15
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 9-2-4



Houston (63-32) @ Seattle (51-44)
— Valdez is 1-1, 2.25 in his last four starts.
— Astros are 10-3 in his last 13 starts.
— under 11-6-1
— allowed run in first inning: 3-18
— record in first 5 innings: 8-5-5
— He is 4-0, 1.21 in five starts vs Seattle.
— Astros are 27-9 in their last 36 games.
— Houston is 33-18 on road.
— under 7-1 last eight games
— scored run in first inning: 32-95
— record in first 5 innings: 58-25-12
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 8-3-2
— Ray is 3-0, 1.36 in his last seven starts.
— Seattle is 6-0 in his last six starts.
— under 4-1 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 3-19
— record in first 5 innings: 7-8-4
— He is 3-1, 5.40 in seven starts vs Houston.
— Mariners won 14 of last 16 games, but lost last two.
— Seattle is 24-22 at home.
— under 7-2 last nine home games
— scored run in first inning: 27-95
— record in first 5 innings: 37-42-16
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-3.1-3



Interleague Game

Angels (39-55) @ Atlanta (58-38)
— Detmers is 0-0, 1.50 in his last two starts.
— Angels are 0-8 in his last eight starts.
— over 7-6-1
— allowed run in first inning: 6-14
— record in first 5 innings: 5-5-4
— He hasn’t pitched against Atlanta.
— Angels are 12-38 in their last 50 games.
— Angels are 17-28 on road.
— over 7-3 last ten games
— scored run in first inning: 27-94
— record in first 5 innings: 44-39-11
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-1.2-5
— Anderson is 2-0, 2.30 in his last three starts.
— Atlanta is 12-6 in his starts.
— over 9-6-1 last 16
— allowed run in first inning: 5-18
— record in first 5 innings: 11-3-4
— He hasn’t pitched against Anaheim.
— Braves are 35-11 in their last 46 games.
— Atlanta is 33-20 at home.
— over 5-0 last five games
— scored run in first inning: 28-96
— record in first 5 innings: 54-32-10
— bullpen IP last 3 days: x-3-3

Note:  Credit for much of this data goes to ArmadilloSports. com.