Odds and Trends in Major League Baseball (Sept. 21st)

MLB Sep 21, 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

Washington (51-97) @ Atlanta (93-55)
— Espino is 0-3, 4.78 in his last five starts.
— Washington is 6-10 in his starts.
— over 8-7-1
— allowed run in first inning: 4-16
— record in first 5 innings: 3-6-7
— He is 0-1, 5.79 in two starts vs Atlanta TY.
— Washington is 3-10 in its last 13 games.
— Nationals are 27-47 on road.
— under 5-1 last six games.
— scored run in first inning: 39-148
— record in first 5 innings: 39-88-21
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-4-7.1
— Elder is 0-0, 0.69 in his last two starts.
— Braves are 3-3 in his starts
— under 4-1 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 2-6
— record in first 5 innings: 2-4
— He is 1-0, 4.76 in one start vs Washington.
— Braves won their last five games.
— Atlanta is 52-25 at home.
— under 8-2 last ten.
— scored run in first inning: 39-148
— record in first 5 innings: 82-48-18
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-3-3.2



NY Mets (95-55) @ Milwaukee (78-70)
— Walker is 2-0, 2.51 in his last two starts.
— Mets are 13-13 in his starts
— over 7-3 last 10
— allowed run in first inning: 7-26
— record in first 5 innings: 12-8-6
— He hasn’t pitched against Milwaukee.
— Mets won their last six games.
— Mets are 45-29 on road.
— over 12-7 last 19 games.
— scored run in first inning: 51-150
— record in first 5 innings: 81-42-27
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-3-5
— Houser is 2-0, 4.74 in his last four starts.
— Milwaukee is 8-12 in his starts.
— under 3-1 last four
— allowed run in first inning: 8-20
— record in first 5 innings: 6-11-3
— He is 0-1, 4.50 in 3 games (one start) vs New York.
— Brewers are 7-5 in last 12 games.
— Milwaukee is 41-30 at home.
— over 7-3 last ten games
— scored run in first inning: 49-148
— record in first 5 innings: 64-56-28
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5.1-3.1-7



Chicago (63-85) @ Miami (61-88)
— Stroman is 1-1, 2.35 in his last four starts.
— Chicago is 2-7 in his last nine starts.
— under 3-0 last three
— allowed run in first inning: 5-22
— record in first 5 innings: 10-8-4
— He is 1-0, 2.55 in four starts vs Miami
— Cubs are 5-3 in their last eight games.
— Cubs are 32-41 on road.
— under 10-2 last 12 games
— scored run in first inning: 48-148
— record in first 5 innings: 60-64-24
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 7-5-3
— Luzardo is 0-2, 5.64 in his last four starts.
— Marlins are 1-10 in his last 11 starts
— over 3-1 last four
— allowed run in first inning: 2-15
— record in first 5 innings: 4-7-4
— He is 2-0, 3.75 in two starts vs Chicago.
— Miami is 20-49 in its last 69 games.
— Marlins are 30-44 at home.
— over 8-4-1 last 13 games.
— scored run in first inning: 24-148
— record in first 5 innings: 54-66-29
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 0-4-2.1



San Francisco (71-77) @ Colorado (64-84)
— Webb is 2-4, 5.91 in his last six starts.
— San Francisco is 4-7 in his last 11 starts.
— under 6-1 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 10-30
— record in first 5 innings: 15-10-5
— He is 0-1, 4.26 in two starts vs Colorado TY.
— Giants are 6-4 in their last ten games.
— San Francisco is 32-41 on road.
— under 11-2 last 13 games
— scored run in first inning: 34-148
— record in first 5 innings: 57-65-26
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.2-5.1-8
— Marquez is 2-1, 4.68 in his last four starts.
— Colorado is 5-2 in his last seven starts.
— over 3-0 last three at home
— allowed run in first inning: 10-28
— record in first 5 innings: 6-16-6
— He is 5-8, 6.98 in 15 starts vs San Francisco.
— Colorado is 7-5 in its last 12 games.
— Rockies are 40-36 at home.
— under 15-7-1 last 23 games.
— scored run in first inning: 36-145
— record in first 5 innings: 40-80-25
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.2-5.1-3



St Louis (87-62) @ San Diego (82-66)
— Mikolas is 1-3, 4.80 in his last five starts.
— St Louis is 8-5 in his last 13 starts.
— under 7-4 last 11
— allowed run in first inning: 7-30
— record in first 5 innings: 12-13-5
— He is 2-1, 2.59 in four starts vs San Diego.
— Cardinals are 34-14 in their last 48 games.
— St Louis is 36-35 on road.
— under 6-1 last seven games
— scored run in first inning: 48-149
— record in first 5 innings: 65-58-26
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.1-x-2
— Snell is 2-2, 2.74 in his last four starts.
— Padres are 7-6 in his last 13 starts.
— over 3-1 last four
— allowed run in first inning: 4-21
— record in first 5 innings: 5-10-6
— He is 0-0, 2.77 in two starts vs St Louis.
— Padres won their last four games.
— San Diego is 39-31 at home.
— under 6-1 last seven games.
— scored run in first inning: 38-148
— record in first 5 innings: 67-51-30
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-3-3.1



Arizona (69-80) @ Los Angeles (103-45)
— Bumgarner is 0-5, 8.75 in his last seven starts.
— Arizona is 6-14 in his last 20 starts.
— over 6-2 last eight
— allowed run in first inning: 14-29
— record in first 5 innings: 9-16-4
— He is 9-11, 2.81 in 23 starts at Los Angeles.
— Diamondbacks are 4-11 in last 15 games.
— Arizona is 30-41 on road.
— under 8-2 last ten
— scored run in first inning: 41-149
— record in first 5 innings: 64-51-34
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.2-2-8
— May is 2-2, 4.10 in five starts.
— Dodgers are 2-3 in his starts
— under 3-2
— allowed run in first inning: 0-5
— record in first 5 innings: 2-1-2
— He allowed 3 runs in 1.1 IP in two games vs Arizona.
— Dodgers are 13-4 in last 17 games.
— Los Angeles is 51-19 at home.
— under 7-2 last nine games
— scored run in first inning: 50-148
— record in first 5 innings: 86-32-29
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 6-3-7

American League

Houston (98-51) @ Tampa Bay (82-66)
— McCullers is 2-1, 2.34 in six starts.
— Astros are 4-2 in his starts.
— under 6-0
— allowed run in first inning: 0-6
— record in first 5 innings: 2-1-3
— He is 3-2, 2.81 in five starts vs Tampa Bay.
— Astros are 21-6 in their last 27 games.
— Houston is 48-28 on road.
— under 17-7-2 last 26 games
— scored run in first inning: 53-149
— record in first 5 innings: 90-37-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-4-4
— Kluber is 0-2, 15.88 in his last two starts.
— Rays are 9-4 in his last 13 starts.
— over 6-2-1 last nine
— allowed run in first inning: 6-28
— record in first 5 innings: 13-14-1
— He is 6-3, 3.03 in ten starts vs Houston.
— Tampa Bay is 4-8 in its last 12 games.
— Rays are 49-27 at home.
— under 12-6 last 18 games
— scored run in first inning: 41-148
— record in first 5 innings: 70-53-25
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.1-3-5



Detroit (57-91) @ Baltimore (76-71)
— Manning is 1-0, 2.55 in his last three starts.
— Tigers are 5-6 in his starts.
— under 8-3
— allowed run in first inning: 3-11
— record in first 5 innings: 3-3-5
— He is 1-1, 3.86 in two starts vs Baltimore.
— Tigers are 7-13 in their last 20 games.
— Detroit is 26-46 on road.
— under 4-2 last six games
— scored run in first inning: 29-148
— record in first 5 innings: 49-79-20
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4.1-2-3.1
— Lyles is 0-2, 12.46 in his last two starts.
— Orioles are 9-4 in his last 13 starts.
— under 9-6-1 last 16
— allowed run in first inning: 8-29
— record in first 5 innings: 13-14-2
— He is 0-2, 4.58 in three starts vs Detroit.
— Orioles are 5-10 in last 15 games.
— Baltimore is 41-32 at home.
— under 22-11-1 last 34 games.
— scored run in first inning: 32-147
— record in first 5 innings: 55-70-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.1-6-4



LA Angels (65-83) @ Texas (63-84)
— Davidson is 0-3, 7.13 in his last four starts.
— Angels are 2-4 in his starts.
— over 4-2
— allowed run in first inning: 2-6
— record in first 5 innings: 2-4
— He hasn’t pitched against Texas.
— Angels won four of last five games.
— Angels are 31-42 on road.
— under 3-1 last four games
— scored run in first inning: 43-148
— record in first 5 innings: 67-58-23
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-4-4
— Dunning is 0-2, 6.52 in his last four starts.
— Rangers lost his last five starts.
— over 7-4-1 last 12
— allowed run in first inning: 11-28
— record in first 5 innings: 10-12-6
— He is 0-1, 3.96 in four starts vs Anaheim TY.
— Rangers lost 15 of last 20 games.
— Texas is 30-42 at home.
— over 4-3 last seven games
— scored run in first inning: 41-147
— record in first 5 innings: 52-66-29
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4.1-x-4.1



Cleveland (81-67) @ ChiSox (75-72)
— McKenzie is 1-0, 2.75 in his last three starts.
— Guardians are 12-6 in his last 18 starts.
— under 6-2 last eight
— allowed run in first inning: 8-27
— record in first 5 innings: 14-11-2
— He is 1-0, 2.63 in four starts vs Chicago TY.
— Guardians are 13-3 in their last 16 games.
— Cleveland is 41-35 on road.
— under 26-13-2 last 41 games.
— scored run in first inning: 44-147
— record in first 5 innings: 60-59-28
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-3.2-6
— Lynn is 4-0, 2.66 in his last four starts.
— White Sox are 11-7 in his starts.
— under 6-2-1 last nine starts
— allowed run in first inning: 5-18
— record in first 5 innings: 10-6-2
— He is 1-1, 4.50 in four starts vs Cleveland TY.
— White Sox are 13-6 in their last 19 games.
— Chicago is 35-38 at home.
— over 7-1 last eight home games
— scored run in first inning: 37-148
— record in first 5 innings: 60-71-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5-x-5



Minnesota (73-75) @ Kansas City (59-88)
— Ober is 0-1, 3.58 in his last six starts.
— Twins are 5-3 in his starts.
— under 4-4
— allowed run in first inning: 2-8
— record in first 5 innings: 4-3-1
— He is 0-0, 4.50 in two starts vs Kansas City TY.
— Minnesota is 4-8 in its last 12 games.
— Twins are 30-43 on road.
— under 6-3-1 last ten games
— scored run in first inning: 46-148
— record in first 5 innings: 73-54-21
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 1.1-6-3.1
— Lynch is 0-4, 7.36 in his last six starts.
— Royals are 1-6 in his last seven starts.
— over 3-1 last four home starts
— allowed run in first inning: 8-24
— record in first 5 innings: 10-12-2
— He is 1-3, 4.50 in five starts vs Minnesota TY.
— Kansas City is 12-23 in its last 35 games.
— Royals are 35-41 at home.
— over 5-2-1 last eight games
— scored run in first inning: 39-148
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— record in first 5 innings: 54-72-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-5.1-3.2



Seattle (81-66) @ Oakland (54-94)
— Ray is 2-2, 3.52 in his last four starts.
— Seattle is 5-2 in his last seven starts
— over 4-1 last five road starts
— allowed run in first inning: 8-29
— record in first 5 innings: 10-14-5
— He is 1-1, 2.41 in three starts vs Oakland TY.
— Mariners lost five of their last seven games.
— Seattle is 42-34 on road.
— under 17-7-1 last 25 games
— scored run in first inning: 48-147
— record in first 5 innings: 63-63-21
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 1.2-3-3.2
— Kaprielian is 0-4, 7.14 in his last six starts.
— A’s are 1-5 in his last six starts.
— under 6-1 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 5-23
— record in first 5 innings: 8-8-7
— He is 2-1, 5.17 in six starts vs Seattle.
— A’s are 9-17 in last 26 games.
— Oakland is 24-48 at home.
— over 11-4 last 15 games
— scored run in first inning: 38-148
— record in first 5 innings: 48-75-25
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2-5.1-4



Interleague Game(s)

Boston (72-75) @ Cincinnati (58-90)
— Red Sox are 5-7 in their last 12 games.
— Boston is 35-38 on road.
— under 8-5-1 last 14 games.
— scored run in first inning: 40-147
— record in first 5 innings: 60-57-30
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4.1-4-4
— Anderson is 1-2, 5.54 in four starts.
— Cincinnati is 2-2 in his starts.
— over 2-2
— allowed run in first inning: 1-4
— record in first 5 innings: 2-2
— He is 0-0, 7.64 in four starts vs Boston.
— Reds are 7-13 in last 20 games.
— Cincinnati is 29-44 at home.
— under 7-3-2 last 12 games
— scored run in first inning: 33-148
— record in first 5 innings: 49-75-24
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-x-4



Toronto (84-64) @ Philadelphia (80-66)
— Gausman is 4-1, 4.38 in his last six starts.
— Blue Jays are 7-2 in his last nine starts.
— over 6-1 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 7-28
— record in first 5 innings: 12-12-4
— He is 1-3, 5.22 in five starts vs Philly.
— Blue Jays are 16-6 in their last 22 games.
— Toronto is 41-32 on road.
— over 5-1-1 last seven games
— scored run in first inning: 47-147
— record in first 5 innings: 60-55-34
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-x-5
— Wheeler is 0-2, 7.94 in his last two starts.
— Phillies are 8-6 in his last 14 starts.
— under 3-1 last four
— allowed run in first inning: 3-23
— record in first 5 innings: 10-11-2
— He is 0-2, 8.40 in three starts vs Toronto.
— Phillies are 0-5 in their last five games.
— Philly is 44-32 at home.
— over 16-9 last 25 games
— scored run in first inning: 38-147
— record in first 5 innings: 60-63-24
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 1-3.1-4



Pittsburgh (55-93) @ NY Yankees (89-58)
— Contreras is 0-4, 7.36 in his last seven starts.
— Pittsburgh is 2-9 in his last 11 starts.
— over 6-1 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 9-22
— record in first 5 innings: 6-15-1
— He hasn’t pitched against New York.
— Pirates lost its last five games.
— Pittsburgh is 27-50 on road.
— over 4-2 last six
— scored run in first inning: 26-148
— record in first 5 innings: 46-75-27
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-x-3
— Severino is 2-2, 2.52 in his last four starts.
— His last start was July 13.
— New York is 11-5 in his starts.
— under 6-3 last nine
— allowed run in first inning: 3-16
— record in first 5 innings: 7-5-4
— He threw 6 shutout IP in his one start vs Pittsburgh.
— New York is 10-4 in its last 14 games.
— New York is 51-22 at home.
— over 8-4 last 12 games
— scored run in first inning: 49-147
— record in first 5 innings: 71-47-29
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-4-4

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

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