Odds and Trends in Major League Baseball (Sept. 20th)

MLB Sep 20, 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:

First, here's a look at the current odds and totals for all of today's games at SPREADS.CA.

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National League

Arizona (68-79) @ Los Angeles (102-44)
— Davies is 0-0, 5.12 in his last four starts.
— Arizona is 5-1 in his last six starts.
— under 5-2 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 7-24
— record in first 5 innings: 8-7-9
— He is 4-5, 3.16 in 13 starts vs Los Angeles.
— Jameson blanked San Diego for 7 IP (90 PT) in his one start.
— Arizona is 1-0 in his starts.
— under 1-0
— allowed run in first inning: 0-1
— record in first 5 innings: 1-0
— He hasn’t pitched against Los Angeles.
— Diamondbacks are 3-10 in last 13 games.
— Arizona is 29-40 on road.
— under 7-1 last eight
— scored run in first inning: 41-147
— record in first 5 innings: 62-51-34
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.2-3.2-2
— Anderson is 2-0, 1.93 in his last two starts.
— Dodgers are 20-5 in his starts
— under 9-2-1 last 11
— allowed run in first inning: 6-25
— record in first 5 innings: 14-6-5
— He is 6-3, 4.81 in 15 starts vs Arizona.
— Grove is 0-0, 5.40 in three starts.
— Dodgers are 2-1 in his starts
— under 2-1
— allowed run in first inning: 2-3
— record in first 5 innings: 0-1-2
— He gave up 2 runs in 5 IP (77 PT) vs Arizona last week.
— Dodgers are 12-3 in last 15 games.
— Los Angeles is 50-18 at home.
— under 6-1 last seven games
— scored run in first inning: 49-146
— record in first 5 innings: 86-31-29
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-6-3



ChiCubs (62-85) @ Miami (61-87)
— Sampson is 1-1, 1.77 in his last four starts.
— Chicago is 7-8 in his starts.
— under 10-3-2
— allowed run in first inning: 5-15
— record in first 5 innings: 3-10-2
— He is 0-1, 4.50 in one start vs Miami
— Cubs are 4-3 in their last seven games.
— Cubs are 31-41 on road.
— under 9-2 last 11 games
— scored run in first inning: 48-147
— record in first 5 innings: 60-63-24
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2-7-5
— Lopez is 2-2, 3.90 in his last five starts.
— Marlins are 2-7 in his last nine starts
— over 5-1 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 10-29
— record in first 5 innings: 13-11-5
— He is 1-2, 3.18 in three starts vs Chicago.
— Miami is 20-48 in its last 68 games.
— Marlins are 30-43 at home.
— over 8-3-1 last 12 games.
— scored run in first inning: 24-147
— record in first 5 innings: 53-66-29
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 7-0-4



Washington (51-96) @ Atlanta (92-55)
— Corbin is 2-1, 3.16 in his last four starts.
— Washington is 6-23 in his starts.
— over 7-4 last 11
— allowed run in first inning: 10-29
— record in first 5 innings: 8-18-3
— He is 0-3, 10.53 in three starts vs Atlanta TY.
— Washington is 3-9 in its last 12 games.
— Nationals are 27-46 on road.
— under 4-1 last five games.
— scored run in first inning: 39-147
— record in first 5 innings: 39-87-21
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5-3-4
— Morton is 2-1, 4.58 in his last three starts.
— Braves are 6-7 in his last 13 starts
— over 4-1 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 9-28
— record in first 5 innings: 15-10-3
— He is 5-6, 4.98 in 14 starts vs Washington.
— Braves won their last four games.
— Atlanta is 51-25 at home.
— under 7-2 last nine.
— scored run in first inning: 39-147
— record in first 5 innings: 81-48-18
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4.1-3-3



NY Mets (94-55) @ Milwaukee (78-69)
— Carrasco is 2-0, 1.50 in his last two starts.
— Mets are 9-2 in his last 11 starts
— over 11-4-1 last 16
— allowed run in first inning: 7-26
— record in first 5 innings: 17-7-2
— He is 2-1, 3.12 in four starts vs Milwaukee.
— Mets won their last five games.
— Mets are 44-29 on road.
— over 11-7 last 18 games.
— scored run in first inning: 51-149
— record in first 5 innings: 81-41-27
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-4-3
— Ashby is 0-5, 6.67 in his last six starts.
— Milwaukee is 1-11 in his last 12 starts.
— over 3-0 last three
— allowed run in first inning: 4-17
— record in first 5 innings: 4-10-3
— He is 0-0, 6.75 in 2 games (1 start) vs New York.
— Brewers are 7-4 in last 11 games.
— Milwaukee is 41-29 at home.
— over 6-3 last nine games
— scored run in first inning: 49-147
— record in first 5 innings: 63-56-28
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 1-5.1-3.1



San Francisco (70-77) @ Colorado (64-83)
— San Francisco hasn’t named a starter.
— Giants are 5-4 in their last nine games.
— San Francisco is 31-41 on road.
— under 10-2 last 12 games
— scored run in first inning: 34-147
— record in first 5 innings: 56-65-26
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 8-3.2-5.1
— Freeland is 2-0, 1.02 in his last three starts.
— Colorado is 14-14 in his starts.
— over 4-1 last five at home
— allowed run in first inning: 8-28
— record in first 5 innings: 12-12-4
— He is 0-0, 6.57 in two starts vs San Francisco TY.
— Colorado is 7-4 in its last 11 games.
— Rockies are 40-35 at home.
— under 14-7-1 last 22 games.
— scored run in first inning: 36-144
— record in first 5 innings: 40-79-25
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-3.2-5.1



St Louis (87-61) @ San Diego (81-66)
— Wainwright is 2-0, 4.57 in his last two starts.
— St Louis is 7-3 in his last ten starts.
— over 4-2 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 7-29
— record in first 5 innings: 14-10-5
— He is 7-5, 2.54 in 15 starts vs San Diego.
— Cardinals are 34-13 in their last 47 games.
— St Louis is 36-34 on road.
— under 5-1 last six games
— scored run in first inning: 48-148
— record in first 5 innings: 65-57-26
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5-3.1-x
— Clevinger is 0-2, 10.13 in his last three starts.
— Padres are 12-7 in his starts.
— over 6-2 last eight
— allowed run in first inning: 4-19
— record in first 5 innings: 9-5-5
— He is 0-1, 3.60 in one start vs St Louis.
— Padres won their last three games.
— San Diego is 38-31 at home.
— under 5-1 last six games.
— scored run in first inning: 37-147
— record in first 5 innings: 66-51-30
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2-3-3

American League

Houston (97-51) @ Tampa Bay (82-65)
— Javier is 2-0, 3.31 in his last three starts.
— Astros are 12-11 in his starts.
— under 6-3 last nine
— allowed run in first inning: 6-22
— record in first 5 innings: 10-8-4
— He is 0-0, 5.40 in one start vs Tampa Bay.
— Astros are 20-6 in their last 26 games.
— Houston is 47-28 on road.
— under 16-7-2 last 25 games
— scored run in first inning: 52-148
— record in first 5 innings: 89-37-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-3-4
— McClanahan is 2-0, 1.50 in his last four starts.
— Rays are 7-7 in his last 14 starts.
— over 5-1-1 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 6-25
— record in first 5 innings: 14-6-5
— He hasn’t pitched against Houston.
— Tampa Bay is 4-7 in its last 11 games.
— Rays are 49-26 at home.
— under 11-6 last 17 games
— scored run in first inning: 41-147
— record in first 5 innings: 70-52-25
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 7.1-3.1-3



Detroit (56-91) @ Baltimore (76-70)
— Wentz is 1-1, 1.23 in his last three starts.
— Tigers are 2-2 in his starts.
— over 2-2
— allowed run in first inning: 1-4
— record in first 5 innings: 2-2
— He hasn’t pitched against Baltimore.
— Tigers are 6-13 in their last 19 games.
— Detroit is 25-46 on road.
— under 3-2 last five games
— scored run in first inning: 29-147
— record in first 5 innings: 48-79-20
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4.2-4.1-2
— Voth is 2-2, 2.13 in his last five starts.
— Orioles are 10-4 in his starts.
— over 7-7
— allowed run in first inning: 2-14
— record in first 5 innings: 9-2-3
— He is 0-0, 6.23 in one start vs Detroit.
— Orioles are 5-9 in last 14 games.
— Baltimore is 41-31 at home.
— under 21-11-1 last 33 games.
— scored run in first inning: 32-146
— record in first 5 innings: 55-69-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.1-3.1-6



LA Angels (64-83) @ Texas (63-83)
— Sandoval is 1-0, 2.60 in his last three starts.
— Angels are 3-10 in his last 13 starts.
— under 4-2-1 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 5-24
— record in first 5 innings: 12-10-2
— He is 0-2, 3.33 in four starts vs Texas.
— Angels won three of last four games.
— Angels are 30-42 on road.
— over 5-3 last eight games
— scored run in first inning: 43-147
— record in first 5 innings: 67-58-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2-3-4
— Ragans is 0-2, 6.04 in his last six starts.
— Rangers are 3-3 in starts.
— under 3-2-1
— allowed run in first inning: 2-6
— record in first 5 innings: 1-3-2
— He hasn’t pitched against Anaheim.
— Rangers lost 14 of last 19 games.
— Texas is 30-41 at home.
— over 4-2 last six games
— scored run in first inning: 40-146
— record in first 5 innings: 52-66-28
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.2-4.1-x



Cleveland (80-67) @ ChiSox (75-71)
— Civale is 0-1, 3.48 in his last four starts.
— Guardians are 8-8 in his starts.
— under 7-0 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 5-16
— record in first 5 innings: 4-7-5
— He is 4-3, 5.00 in eight starts vs Chicago.
— Guardians are 12-3 in their last 15 games.
— Cleveland is 40-35 on road.
— under 26-12-2 last 40 games.
— scored run in first inning: 44-146
— record in first 5 innings: 59-59-28
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 10.1-3-3.2
— Cease is 2-1, 1.61 in his last four starts.
— White Sox are 13-4 in his last 17 starts.
— under 3-1 last four home starts
— allowed run in first inning: 6-29
— record in first 5 innings: 16-12-1
— He is 4-3, 4.08 in eight starts vs Cleveland.
— White Sox are 13-5 in their last 18 games.
— Chicago is 35-37 at home.
— over 6-1 last seven home games
— scored run in first inning: 37-147
— record in first 5 innings: 60-70-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5-5-x



Minnesota (73-74) @ Kansas City (58-88)
— Bundy is 1-1, 5.40 in his last four starts.
— Twins are 12-14 in his starts.
— under 4-1-1 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 6-26
— record in first 5 innings: 15-8-3
— He is 2-2, 4.11 in nine starts vs Kansas City.
— Minnesota is 4-7 in its last 11 games.
— Twins are 30-42 on road.
— under 6-3 last nine games
— scored run in first inning: 46-147
— record in first 5 innings: 73-53-21
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 13-1.1-6
— Greinke is 0-2, 4.05 in his last four starts.
— Royals are 11-12 in his starts.
— under 4-1 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 4-23
— record in first 5 innings: 7-12-4
— He is 0-3, 5.68 in four starts vs Minnesota TY.
— Kansas City is 11-23 in its last 34 games.
— Royals are 34-41 at home.
— over 5-2 last seven games
— scored run in first inning: 39-147
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— record in first 5 innings: 53-72-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2.1-3-5.1



Seattle (81-65) @ Oakland (53-94)
— Castillo is 2-0, 2.66 in his last four starts.
— Seattle is 5-3 in his starts
— over 4-3-1
— allowed run in first inning: 2-8
— record in first 5 innings: 5-1-2
— He is 0-1, 7.20 in one start vs Oakland.
— Mariners lost four of their last six games.
— Seattle is 42-33 on road.
— under 16-7-1 last 24 games
— scored run in first inning: 48-146
— record in first 5 innings: 63-62-21
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2-1.2-3
— Sears is 0-2, 8.00 in his last four starts.
— A’s are 3-4 in his starts.
— over 4-3
— allowed run in first inning: 1-7
— record in first 5 innings: 3-2-2
— He is 1-0, 1.80 in one start vs Seattle.
— A’s are 8-17 in last 25 games.
— Oakland is 23-48 at home.
— over 11-3 last 14 games
— scored run in first inning: 38-147
— record in first 5 innings: 47-75-25
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-2-5.1



Interleague Game(s)

Boston (71-75) @ Cincinnati (58-89)
— Bello is 1-3, 3.54 in his last four starts.
— Red Sox are 1-7 in his starts.
— under 6-2
— allowed run in first inning: 2-8
— record in first 5 innings: 1-5-2
— He hasn’t pitched against Cincinnati.
— Red Sox are 4-7 in their last 11 games.
— Boston is 34-38 on road.
— under 8-5 last 13 games.
— scored run in first inning: 40-146
— record in first 5 innings: 59-57-30
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2-4.1-4
— Lodolo is 1-1, 2.21 in his last three starts.
— Cincinnati is 2-5 in his last seven starts.
— over 4-1
— allowed run in first inning: 4-16
— record in first 5 innings: 7-5-4
— He hasn’t pitched against Boston.
— Reds are 7-12 in last 19 games.
— Cincinnati is 29-43 at home.
— under 7-3-1 last 11 games
— scored run in first inning: 33-147
— record in first 5 innings: 49-74-24
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 9-4-x



Toronto (83-64) @ Philadelphia (80-65)
— Stripling is 2-0, 2.95 in his last three starts.
— Blue Jays are 8-1 in his last nine starts.
— under 5-2 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 4-21
— record in first 5 innings: 10-5-6
— He is 2-0, 4.08 in six starts vs Philly.
— Blue Jays are 15-6 in their last 21 games.
— Toronto is 40-32 on road.
— over 4-1-1 last six games
— scored run in first inning: 46-146
— record in first 5 innings: 59-55-34
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-3-x
— Gibson is 1-1, 8.53 in his last three starts.
— Phillies are 16-12 in his starts.
— over 4-2 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 5-28
— record in first 5 innings: 12-15-1
— He is 5-1, 4.14 in ten starts vs Toronto.
— Phillies are 0-4 in their last four games.
— Philly is 44-31 at home.
— over 15-9 last 24 games
— scored run in first inning: 38-146
— record in first 5 innings: 60-62-24
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-1-3.1



Pittsburgh (55-92) @ NY Yankees (88-58)
— Pirates haven’t named a starter
— Pirates lost its last four games.
— Pittsburgh is 27-49 on road.
— under 5-3-1 last nine
— scored run in first inning: 26-147
— record in first 5 innings: 46-73-27
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2.2-4-x
— Cortes is 1-0, 2.40 in his last three starts.
— New York is 16-9 in his starts.
— under 5-0-1 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 6-25
— record in first 5 innings: 13-6-6
— He hasn’t pitched against Pittsburgh.
— New York is 9-4 in its last 13 games.
— New York is 50-22 at home.
— over 7-4 last 11 games
— scored run in first inning: 49-146
— record in first 5 innings: 70-47-29
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5.1-3-4

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