Odds and Trends in Major League Baseball (Sept. 7th)

MLB Sep 07, 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

NY Mets (85-51) @ Pittsburgh (50-84)
— deGrom is 4-1, 1.98 in six starts.
— Mets are 4-2 in his starts.
— under 5-1
— allowed run in first inning: 0-6
— record in first 5 innings: 4-1-1
— He is 1-3, 2.43 in six starts vs Pittsburgh.
— Bassitt is 5-0, 2.75 in his last six starts.
— Mets are 7-0 in his last seven starts.
— over 5-2 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 3-25
— record in first 5 innings: 15-6-4
— He is 0-0, 5.40 in one start vs Pittsburgh.
— Mets lost their last three games.
— Mets are 39-28 on road.
— under 9-6 last 15 games.
— scored run in first inning: 48-136
— record in first 5 innings: 72-37-27
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 6.1-x-3
— Wilson is 0-2, 7.88 in his last four starts.
— Pirates are 8-9 in his starts
— over 5-0-1 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 8-17
— record in first 5 innings: 7-7-3
— He is 0-0, 0.00 in one start (3 IP) vs New York.
— Pirates are 7-22 in their last 29 games.
— Pittsburgh is 27-39 at home.
— under 6-3 last nine games
— scored run in first inning: 24-134
— record in first 5 innings: 40-68-26
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.2-x-3



Milwaukee (71-64) @ Colorado (58-79)
— Lauer is 2-1, 3.24 in his last three starts.
— Brewers are 15-10 in his starts
— under 5-1 last six
— allowed run in first inning: 5-25
— record in first 5 innings: 12-6-7
— He is 1-4, 7.40 in ten starts vs Colorado.
— Brewers are 3-5 in last eight games.
— Milwaukee is 36-38 on road.
— under 8-4 last dozen games
— scored run in first inning: 44-135
— record in first 5 innings: 57-51-27
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3.1-4-3
— Freeland is 0-2, 6.08 in his last five starts.
— Colorado is 12-14 in his starts.
— over 9-6 last 15
— allowed run in first inning: 9-26
— record in first 5 innings: 10-12-4
— He is 2-2, 2.52 in four starts vs Milwaukee.
— Colorado is 15-30 in its last 45 games.
— Rockies are 37-33 at home.
— under 8-4 last dozen games.
— scored run in first inning: 33-134
— record in first 5 innings: 36-73-25
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 7-3.1-5.2



San Francisco (64-69) @ Los Angeles (93-41)
— Cobb is 2-0, 1.46 in his last four starts.
— Giants are 4-10 in his last 14 starts
— under 5-2 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 3-22
— record in first 5 innings: 6-9-7
— He is 0-1, 5.25 in two starts vs Los Angeles.
— Giants won three of last four games.
— San Francisco is 27-37 on road.
— over 7-1 last eight games
— scored run in first inning: 30-133
— record in first 5 innings: 53-57-23
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4.2-3-7
— Kershaw is 0-1, 5.79 in his last four starts.
— Dodgers are 9-7 in his starts
— over 3-1-1 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 3-16
— record in first 5 innings: 10-3-3
— He is 0-1, 5.84 in three starts vs San Francisco TY.
— Dodgers are 3-1 in last four games.
— Los Angeles is 48-17 at home.
— over 5-0 last five games
— scored run in first inning: 49-134
— record in first 5 innings: 79-31-24
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2-7-2



Miami (55-79) @ Philadelphia (74-61)
— Rogers is 0-4, 6.04 in his last five starts.
— Marlins are 1-7 in his last eight starts
— under 3-1 last four
— allowed run in first inning: 6-20
— record in first 5 innings: 4-13-3
— He is 1-4, 7.05 in eight starts vs Philly.
— Miami is 15-40 in its last 55 games.
— Marlins are 29-41 on road.
— under 22-10-2 last 34 games.
— scored run in first inning: 19-134
— record in first 5 innings: 46-60-28
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-x-1.1
— Falter is 3-0, 2.45 in his last three starts.
— Phillies are 8-2 in his starts.
— under 7-3
— allowed run in first inning: 4-10
— record in first 5 innings: 6-3-1
— He is 0-0, 6.75 in four games (1 start) vs Miami.
— Phillies lost six of last eight games.
— Philly is 40-30 at home.
— over 9-4 last 13 games
— scored run in first inning: 37-135
— record in first 5 innings: 55-57-23
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5-x-2.1



Cincinnati (53-80) @ Chicago (57-78)
— Minor is 2-0, 4.67 in his last three starts.
— Cincinnati is 3-11 in his starts.
— under 8-2 last ten
— allowed run in first inning: 2-14
— record in first 5 innings: 4-8-2
— He is 6-1, 5.27 in seven starts vs Chicago.
— Reds are 9-17 in last 26 games.
— Cincinnati is 24-41 on road.
— under 3-2 last five road games
— scored run in first inning: 32-133
— record in first 5 innings: 44-67-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 9.1-x-3.1
— Assad threw nine scoreless IP in two starts TY.
— Chicago is 1-1 in his starts.
— under 1-0-1
— allowed run in first inning: 0-2
— record in first 5 innings: 2-0
— He hasn’t pitched against Cincinnati.
— Cubs lost seven of last nine games.
— Cubs are 29-38 at home.
— over 4-2-2 last eight games
— scored run in first inning: 45-135
— record in first 5 innings: 53-59-23
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 1-x-5



Washington (48-88) @ St Louis (80-56)
— Abbott is 0-2, 5.79 in four starts.
— Washington is 1-3 in his starts.
— over 2-2
— allowed run in first inning: 0-4
— record in first 5 innings: 1-3
— He is 0-0, 3.00 in two games (1 start) vs St Louis.
— Washington is 11-11 in its last 22 games.
— Nationals are 26-41 on road.
— under 12-6 last 18 games.
— scored run in first inning: 37-136
— record in first 5 innings: 37-81-18
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-4-3
— Montgomery is 5-0, 1.47 in six starts for St Louis.
— St Louis is 6-0 in his starts.
— under 4-1-1
— allowed run in first inning: 0-6
— record in first 5 innings: 5-0-1
— He hasn’t pitched against Washington.
— Cardinals are 27-8 in their last 35 games.
— St Louis is 46-23 at home.
— under 5-1-1 last seven games
— scored run in first inning: 46-136
— record in first 5 innings: 62-50-24
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 1-4-4



Arizona (65-70) @ San Diego (75-61)
— Henry is 3-3, 4.83 in six starts
— Arizona is 3-3 in his starts
— over 4-2
— allowed run in first inning: 2-6
— record in first 5 innings: 3-3
— He hasn’t pitched against San Diego.
— Diamondbacks are 9-4 in last 13 games.
— Arizona is 27-36 on road.
— over 11-4 last fifteen games
— scored run in first inning: 39-134
— record in first 5 innings: 58-44-32
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5-2-2
— Darvish is 2-0, 1.93 in his last two starts.
— Padres are 14-11 in his last five starts.
— under 4-1 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 7-25
— record in first 5 innings: 18-3-4
— He is 2-0, 1.80 in three starts vs Arizona TY.
— Padres are 7-4 in last 11 games.
— San Diego is 36-29 at home.
— over 8-3 last eleven games.
— scored run in first inning: 34-138
— record in first 5 innings: 60-46-29
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4.2-3-1.2

American League

Minnesota (68-65) @ NY Yankees (81-54)
— Ryan is 1-3, 9.00 in his last five road starts.
— His last road start was August 9
— Twins are 5-5 in his last 10 starts
— over 5-3 last eight
— allowed run in first inning: 8-22
— record in first 5 innings: 9-9-4
— He hasn’t pitched against New York.
— Minnesota lost four of last five games.
— Twins are 28-36 on road.
— over 27-21-3 last 51 games
— scored run in first inning: 43-133
— record in first 5 innings: 67-46-20
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-3-x
— Cole is 1-3, 3.04 in his last four starts.
— New York is 3-7 in his last ten starts.
— under 5-0 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 5-27
— record in first 5 innings: 15-5-7
— He is 3-0, 3.80 in four starts vs Minnesota.
— German is 1-1, 2.18 in his last three starts.
— New York is 3-6 in his starts.
— under 5-3-1
— allowed run in first inning: 2-9
— record in first 5 innings: 3-5-1
— He is 1-0, 5.87 in two starts vs Minnesota.
— New York lost six of last nine games.
— New York is 46-20 at home.
— under 19-5-1 last 25 games
— scored run in first inning: 46-135
— record in first 5 innings: 65-43-27
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-4-x



Toronto (75-60) @ Baltimore (72-64)
— Manoah is 1-1,1.31 in his last three starts.
— Blue Jays are 4-8 in his last 12 starts
— under 4-0 last four
— allowed run in first inning: 4-26
— record in first 5 innings: 12-8-6
— He is 1-1, 3.78 in three starts vs Baltimore TY.
— Blue Jays are 7-2 in their last nine games.
— Toronto is 37-31 on road.
— over 9-3-1 last 13 games
— scored run in first inning: 41-135
— record in first 5 innings: 51-51-33
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-5.1-5.2
— Kremer is 2-0, 2.08 in his last four starts.
— Orioles are 11-5 in his starts.
— under 11-3 last 14
— allowed run in first inning: 4-16
— record in first 5 innings: 5-6-5
— He is 1-1, 7.79 in four starts vs Toronto.
— Orioles lost three of last four games.
— Baltimore is 40-28 at home.
— under 16-7 last 23 games.
— scored run in first inning: 30-136
— record in first 5 innings: 54-60-22
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-10.2-6



Boston (67-70) @ Tampa Bay (75-56)
— Pivetta is 1-1, 3.54 in his last four starts.
— Red Sox are 4-7 in his last 11 starts.
— over 5-1-1 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 8-27
— record in first 5 innings: 9-13-5
— He is 0-2, 10.12 in two starts vs Tampa Bay TY.
— Red Sox won five of last seven games.
— Boston is 32-36 on road.
— over 6-3 last nine road games.
— scored run in first inning: 37-137
— record in first 5 innings: 54-54-29
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5-2-4
— Springs is 3-1, 2.82 in his last four starts.
— Tampa Bay is 13-6 in his starts.
— under 7-1 last eight
— allowed run in first inning: 5-19
— record in first 5 innings: 6-6-7
— He is 0-1, 7.20 in two starts vs Boston TY.
— Tampa Bay is 22-9 in its last 31 games.
— Rays are 46-24 at home.
— under 3-1 last four games
— scored run in first inning: 38-134
— record in first 5 innings: 63-47-24
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 6-4-7



Texas (59-76) @ Houston (87-49)
— Hagans is 0-2, 4.91 in four starts.
— Rangers are 2-2 in his starts.
— under 2-1-1
— allowed run in first inning: 2-4
— record in first 5 innings: 0-2-2
— He gave up five runs in 4.1 IP vs Houston August 11.
— Rangers lost nine of last ten games.
— Texas is 31-38 on road.
— over 8-5 last thirteen games
— scored run in first inning: 35-135
— record in first 5 innings: 46-61-28
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-1-5
— Javier is 2-2, 2.42 in his last five games
— Astros are 3-6 in his last nine starts.
— over 3-0 last three
— allowed run in first inning: 5-20
— record in first 5 innings: 9-7-4
— He is 2-1, 3.27 in four starts vs Texas TY.
— Astros are 10-4 in their last 14 games.
— Houston is 44-21 at home.
— under 9-3-1 last thirteen games
— scored run in first inning: 46-136
— record in first 5 innings: 82-34-20
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2-3-2.1



Cleveland (70-64) @ Kansas City (55-82)
— Morris allowed 3 runs in 2 IP (54 PT) in his first MLB start.
— Cleveland is 0-1 in his starts
— under 1-0
— allowed run in first inning: 1-1
— record in first 5 innings:0-1
— He hasn’t pitched against Kansas City.
— Guardians are 4-8 in their last 12 games.
— Cleveland is 37-34 on road.
— under 20-5-2 last 27 games.
— scored run in first inning: 40-133
— record in first 5 innings: 52-55-26
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 6-4.1-1
— Greinke is 1-1, 2.70 in his last three starts.
— Royals are 10-10 in his starts.
— over 9-6-1 last 16
— allowed run in first inning: 3-20
— record in first 5 innings: 7-10-3
— He is 12-9, 3.55 in 28 starts vs Cleveland.
— Kansas City is 8-16 in its last 24 games.
— Royals are 32-39 at home.
— over 9-5 last 14 games
— scored run in first inning: 36-137
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— record in first 5 innings: 51-65-21
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4.1-4-2.2



Detroit (51-84) @ LA Angels (59-76)
— Hutchison is 1-1, 3.38 in his last four starts.
— Tigers are 5-8 in his starts.
— under 5-2 last seven
— allowed run in first inning: 6-13
— record in first 5 innings: 8-4-1
— He is 1-3, 5.48 in four starts vs Anaheim.
— Tigers are 15-37 in their last 52 games.
— Detroit is 21-45 on road.
— under 23-12-2 last 37 games
— scored run in first inning: 26-136
— record in first 5 innings: 44-72-20
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 5-3.2-2.1
— Sandoval is 2-2, 2.48 in his last five starts.
— Angels are 5-10 in his last 15 starts.
— under 4-1 last five
— allowed run in first inning: 5-22
— record in first 5 innings: 10-10-2
— He is 2-0, 1.84 in two starts vs Detroit.
— Angels are 8-3 in last 11 games.
— Angels are 31-39 at home.
— under 5-3 last eight games
— scored run in first inning: 38-136
— record in first 5 innings: 61-56-19
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 2.1-2-3.1


ChiSox (68-68) @ Seattle (77-59)
— White Sox haven’t named a starter
— White Sox are 5-2 in their last seven games.
— Chicago is 34-32 on road
— under 6-1 last seven games
— scored run in first inning: 33-136
— record in first 5 innings: 54-65-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 4-2-2
— Castillo is 2-1, 2.39 in six starts for Seattle.
— Seattle is 4-2 in his starts
— over 3-2-1
— allowed run in first inning: 2-6
— record in first 5 innings: 3-1-2
— He is 0-0, 1.35 in one start vs Chicago.
— Mariners are 21-10 in their last 31 games.
— Seattle is 42-31 on road.
— under 11-2-1 last 14 games
— scored run in first inning: 44-136
— record in first 5 innings: 58-57-21
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 8-2-3



Interleague Game(s)

Atlanta (85-51) @ Oakland (50-86)
— Strider is 3-0, 1.08 in his last four starts.
— Braves are 11-6 in his starts
— over 7-1 last eight
— allowed run in first inning: 1-17
— record in first 5 innings: 9-5-3
— He hasn’t pitched against Oakland.
— Braves are 21-5 in their last 26 games.
— Atlanta is 38-26 on road.
— under 4-3 last seven games.
— scored run in first inning: 37-136
— record in first 5 innings: 76-43-17
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-4-5
— Waldichuk allowed a run in 4.2 IP (93 PT) in his first MLB start.
— A’s are 0-1 in his starts.
— over 1-0
— allowed run in first inning: 1-1
— record in first 5 innings: 0-0-1
— He hasn’t pitched against Atlanta.
— A’s are 5-9 in last 14 games.
— Oakland is 22-44 at home.
— under 8-6 last 14 games
— scored run in first inning: 33-136
— record in first 5 innings: 43-70-23
— bullpen IP last 3 days: 3-3-4.1

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

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