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04/24/2013 11:05 AM

Date WLT Pct Net Units Record

04/23/13 14-­12-­1 53.85% +­790 Detail
04/22/13 12-­10-­0 54.55% +­720 Detail
04/21/13 16-­15-­1 51.61% -­265 Detail
04/20/13 17-­15-­0 53.13% +­555 Detail
04/19/13 9-­3-­0 75.00% +­3030 Detail
04/18/13 11-­6-­1 64.71% +­2720 Detail
04/17/13 10-­13-­1 43.48% -­1265 Detail
04/16/13 14-­11-­1 56.00% +­1560 Detail
04/15/13 12-­4-­0 75.00% +­3650 Detail
04/14/13 15-­13-­0 53.57% +­530 Detail
04/13/13 14-­16-­0 46.67% -­1510 Detail
04/12/13 10-­6-­0 62.50% +­2555 Detail
04/11/13 5-­6-­1 45.45% -­460 Detail
04/10/13 15-­10-­1 60.00% +­2240 Detail
04/09/13 14-­14-­0 50.00% -­440 Detail
04/08/13 12-­7-­1 63.16% +­2080 Detail
04/07/13 15-­13-­2 53.57% +­840 Detail
04/06/13 11-­18-­0 37.93% -­4805 Detail
04/05/13 17-­12-­0 58.62% +­2035 Detail
04/04/13 15-­7-­0 68.18% +­4160 Detail
04/03/13 15-­15-­0 50.00% -­350 Detail
04/02/13 8-­6-­0 57.14% +­1305 Detail
04/01/13 10-­13-­0 43.48% -­1935 Detail

Totals 291-­245-­10 54.29% +17740



Wednesday, April 24

Game Score Status Pick Amount

Toronto - 12:35 PM ET Toronto -125 500
Baltimore - Under 8.5 500

Chi. Cubs - 12:35 PM ET Chi. Cubs +153 500 POD # 5
Cincinnati - Under 7 500

St. Louis - 1:05 PM ET St. Louis +134 500 POD # 1
Washington - Under 7 500

Cleveland - 2:10 PM ET Cleveland +115 500 POD # 6
Chi. White Sox - Under 8 500 POD # 2

Seattle - 2:10 PM ET Seattle -109 500
Houston - Over 8 500

Atlanta - 3:10 PM ET Atlanta -120 500
Colorado - Under 9.5 500 POD # 3

Arizona - 3:45 PM ET San Francisco -152 500
San Francisco - Under 7 500

Oakland - 4:05 PM ET Oakland +143 500 POD # 4
Boston - Over 8 500

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04/24/2013 06:10 PM

Evening Best Bets:

Pittsburgh - 7:05 PM ET Pittsburgh +101 500 POD # 3
Philadelphia - Under 7 500 POD # 4

Kansas City - 7:08 PM ET Kansas City +156 500 POD # 2
Detroit - Under 7.5 500

LA Dodgers - 7:10 PM ET NY Mets -165 500
NY Mets - Over 7 500

NY Yankees - 7:10 PM ET Tampa Bay -130 500
Tampa Bay - Under 7 500

Texas - 10:05 PM ET LA Angels +134 500 POD # 1
LA Angels - Under 8 500

Milwaukee - 10:10 PM ET Milwaukee -113 500
San Diego - Over 7.5 500

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04/25/2013 10:18 AM

Top Money Pitchers

April 25, 2013


Top Five in the Money Starting Pitchers

We’re a little more than three weeks into the baseball regular season. While there are some teams who have been big surprises, it’s always important to remember that the season is 162 games long. No one is going to win the World Series in the month of April. Similarly, bettors can’t have a profitable year just by winning in April. Betting on Major League Baseball is a long grind it out season.

It’s no secret that starting pitchers are crucial to handicap when betting on baseball. With that being said, I’m going to take a look at starting pitchers who have been making a lot of money for bettors in 2013. They have been the guys to back so far this year, but can they keep up their amazing numbers? Let’s take a closer look at these five in the money pitchers on a case-by-case basis.

Pitchers are listed according to money earned by $100 bettors so far this season.

1) Patrick Corbin - Arizona Diamondbacks (+465)

Corbin was called up late last year and showed some promise while struggling to be consistent on the mound. He looks so much more confident this year, and it looks like the Diamondbacks have found their “Ace” of the future. Corbin’s career numbers show a major dichotomy between pitching at home and on the road. In his young career, Corbin has a 2.62 ERA at home and a 5.04 ERA on the road. Most of that differential is because of a couple terrible starts on the road last season. Corbin has started three games on the road this year and has a stellar 2.21 ERA. The books are too low on Corbin right now.

2) Julio Tehran - Atlanta Braves (+439)

Tehran is a totally different case than Corbin. Tehran is a highly touted prospect who the Braves are counting on to be very good this year, but he hasn’t been thus far. How is he on this list? The Braves have been giving him some amazing run support. Atlanta has scored at least six runs in each of Tehran’s four starts this year. Tehran’s ERA is 5.48 in 2013. He did have a solid start at Coors Field earlier this week, so maybe he’s going to turn it around soon. Tehran won’t be on this list long if he doesn’t start throwing the ball better.

3) Tim Lincecum - San Francisco Giants (+418)

Lincecum cost bettors a lot of money last year, but the Giants are 4-0 in his four starts so far this season. He still hasn’t looked like the Lincecum of old, but he has been much better than last season. Lincecum has a new look on the mound without the long locks, and he is trying to reinvent himself as a pitcher. He doesn’t have the same velocity he had a few years ago, but if he improves his control he can still be very good. Tread lightly with Lincecum until he proves himself in 2013.

4) Jon Lester - Boston Red Sox (+412)

Here’s another guy who burned money for bettors last season. The entire Red Sox team looked like a bunch fish out of the water with manager Bobby Valentine leading the way last year. In 2013, the Red Sox are off to a great start, and the pitching of Jon Lester (and Clay Buchholz) is a major reason why. From 2008 through 2011 Lester never had an ERA above 3.47. In 2012, Lester finished with an ERA of 4.82. So far in 2013, Lester sports an amazing 1.73 ERA. The books are quickly adjusting to Lester’s early season success.

5) Matt Moore - Tampa Bay Rays (+411)

Moore is another one of those young highly touted prospects who is quickly coming into his own. His amazing 1.04 ERA tells the story about how awesome he has been in 2013 thus far. There is no doubt he has the ability to put batters away. He led the minors in strikeouts in both 2009 and 2010. Moore has been good at home and on the road, and his control is improving with each start. This guy has the stuff to be a dominating pitcher for many years to come. Don’t be surprised if he ends the season as one of baseball’s biggest money-makers.

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04/25/2013 10:21 AM

Thursday Matinee Tip

April 24, 2013


The Thursday baseball card showcases three getaway games during the afternoon with two former Cy Young Award winners taking the mound. The lone American League matinee takes place at Comerica Park in Detroit as the Royals look to keep up their winning ways as an underdog.

Royals at Tigers - 1:05 PM EST

Kansas City was expected to make progress inside the AL Central this season and the Royals are following suit with a first place start through the first three weeks. Ned Yost's club wraps up a quick two-game set in the Motor City after Wednesday's 7-5 loss, as both teams send their aces to the mound in the series finale.

Justin Verlander (2-2, 2.13 ERA) has alternated wins and losses in each of his four starts, coming off a defeat at Seattle in his last outing. The former MVP struck out a season-high 12 in his previous trip to the rubber, as the Tigers provided Verlander with no offense in a 2-0 loss to the Mariners as a $1.65 road favorite. Verlander lost his only home start, a 7-0 shutout to the Yankees as nearly a $2.00 favorite on April 7, snapping an 11-game winning streak at Comerica Park dating back to 2012.

The Royals send out James Shields (1-2, 3.00 ERA), who has been involved in four contests decided by one run so far. Shields received a no-decision in his previous outing, a 4-3 defeat at Boston last Saturday, but the righty allowed just one earned run in six innings. Kansas City won his only non-quality start, a 9-8 victory at Philadelphia as a $1.20 underdog on February 7. Shields dominated the Tigers as a road 'dog last April as a member of the Rays, scattering six hits and two earned runs in eight innings of a 4-2 triumph.

Pirates at Phillies - 1:05 PM EST

Pittsburgh stumbled out of the gate by losing five of its first six games. The Bucs have rebounded nicely with a 11-4 hot stretch over the last 15 contests, as Pittsburgh wraps up its series with its cross-state rivals at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies aren't an automatic victory anymore with its trio of Roy Halladay, Cole Hamels, and Cliff Lee, as Philadelphia owns a dreadful 4-10 record when those pitchers start.

Lee (2-1, 2.83 ERA) dominated in his first two starts, beating the Braves and Mets by tossing at least eight innings each time. However, the southpaw has lost each of his last two outings to the Reds and Cardinals, while allowing all five runs in a 5-0 home defeat to St. Louis last Saturday. Dating back to last August, the Phillies have drilled the 'under' in 11 of Lee's last 12 starts, including five of six at Citizens Bank Park.

The Pirates counter with James McDonald (2-2, 4.12 ERA), who is seeking the consistency that made him 10-2 to start last season. McDonald has traded off quality starts with non-quality outings in his first four trips to the mound in 2013, coming off a solid outing against the Braves. The right-hander shut down the powerful Atlanta lineup as a short home 'dog by allowing two hits and one earned run in six innings of a 3-1 victory.

Dodgers at Mets - 1:10 PM EST

Two teams trying to find their way in the National League race wrap up their series at Citi Field, as Los Angeles heads back to the West Coast following Thursday's getaway game. The Dodgers plated just 13 runs during a recent six-game losing streak, but scored a combined 14 runs in consecutive victories over the Orioles and Mets. New York has cooled off after a 7-4 start by losing five of its last eight games, but knocked off the Dodgers last night thanks to a walk-off grand slam.

Jeremy Hefner (0-2, 7.07 ERA) looks to lower his high ERA as the New York right-hander has failed to escape the fourth inning in each of his last two outings. Hefner received a no-decision in his previous outing against Washington, allowing three earned runs in four innings of work, but the Nats edged the Mets, 7-6. The Mets are a perfect 3-0 to the 'over' in his three starts, as the opposition has scored exactly seven runs in each of his three outings.

Southpaw Hyun-Jin Ryu (2-1, 4.01 ERA) is delivering plenty of innings through his first four starts, going at least six innings each time. The Dodgers have split each of his two outings in the favorite role, but this is the first time Ryu has been listed as road 'chalk.' Ryu has drilled the 'over' in each of his previous three trips to the mound, as the Los Angeles offense has scored at least five runs in those three contests.

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04/25/2013 10:23 AM

Armadillo: Thursday's six-pack

Since 2003, first round picks in NFL Draft by Big Dozen schools:

Ohio State 14
Penn State 8
Iowa 6
Wisconsin 6
Michigan 6
Illinois 5
Nebraska 4
Purdue 3
Northwestern 1
Michigan State 1
Minnesota 1
Indiana 0


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Armadillo: Thursday's List of 13: Clearing out a cluttered mind........

13) The players I’m most interested in at the NFL Draft this weekend are: Marcus Lattimore, the South Carolina RB who has injured his knee twice; CB Honey Badger Mathieu, who is just under 5-9 and has failed multiple drug tests, but was a proven big game performer at LSU, and of course LB Manti Te’o, the most enigmatic of all of this year’s candidates.

12) Ted Lilly’s start Wednesday made him the 8th different Dodger to start on the mound in LA’s first 20 games.

11) Hey Twitter users: if you see something posted from The Onion, its not real, it’s a joke, a parody. They post outrageous things in the name of humor and people who don't know them overreact, and then they have a good laugh at the expense of others.

They’re the Twitter version of the fake-to-third, throw-to-first pickoff move that used to be legal and had everyone in the stands yelling “Balk!!!”

10) So far this season, the Braves have out-homered opponents 35-13.

9) Stephen Strasburg's last four starts: 0-4, 5.55. Washington scored total of seven runs in those four games, but still.....

8) Matt Brady is just 88-82 in four years at James Madison, but he made the NCAA tournament, so he got a 4-year contract extension; Buffalo fired Reggie Witherspoon, who had generally done better than that at Buffalo (92-66 in his last five years there), but never made the field of 68. That’s the reality at a lot of these mid and low-majors programs.

Getting into the NCAAs excites the alumni, and they in turn contribute more money to the school. In the end, its always about the money.

7) Glad to see Brandon Inge back in the big leagues, in Pittsburgh; he is a tough, gritty guy and a good teammate who was a big help to the A’s before hurting his shoulder LY. We wish him well.

6) White Sox have already played 11 one-run games (5-6); the Bronx Bombers have only played two (2-0).

5) Six of eight NBA playoff series are 2-0. Not a lot of drama there.

4) Surprised the Sporting News had Les Miles ranked #9 amongst current college football coaches; he’s done an excellent job in Baton Rouge, is better than #9. So what if he wears his hat funny and chews grass? He has to go up against Nick Saban (at Alabama) and Saban's ghost (at LSU) and he does pretty darn well. No way there are eight programs better than LSU's.

3) Why did Cleveland give Mike Brown $20M to come back to coach the Cavaliers?

Wouldn’t Alvin Gentry be just as good, if not better, for a lot less money?

2) Jeff Duncan of NOLA.com reports that of the all defensive players drafted since 2003, 36 made the Pro Bowl; of those 36, only seven were drafted after the second round.

1) When you’re listening to expert after expert break down the NFL Draft over the next few days, remember that Tom Brady was once taken 30 picks after Marc Bulger, and Kurt Warner was never drafted.

Not a lot of expertise there.
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04/25/2013 10:25 AM

MLB
Dunkel

Texas at Minnesota
The Twins look to take advantage of a Texas team that is 4-10 in its last 14 games in Minnesota. Minnesota is the pick (+110) according to Dunkel, which has the Twins favored by 1/2 a run. Dunkel Pick: Minnesota (+110). Here are all of today's picks.

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

Game 901-902: Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (1:05 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Pittsburgh (McDonald) 16.423; Philadelphia (Lee) 15.595
Dunkel Line: Pittsburgh by 1; 6 1/2
Vegas Line: Philadelphia (-175); 7
Dunkel Pick: Pittsburgh (+155); Under

Game 903-904: LA Dodgers at NY Mets (1:10 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: LA Dodgers (Ryu) 15.101; NY Mets (Hefner) 14.670
Dunkel Line: LA Dodgers by 1/2; 9
Vegas Line: LA Dodgers (-120); 8
Dunkel Pick: LA Dodgers (-120); Over

Game 905-906: Cincinnati at Washington (7:05 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Cincinnati (Arroyo) 15.075; Washington (Gonzalez) 14.848
Dunkel Line: Cincinnati by 1/2; 7
Vegas Line: Washington (-130); 7 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Cincinnati (+110); Under

Game 907-908: Chicago Cubs at Miami (7:10 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Cubs (Jackson) 14.456; Miami (Slowey) 14.761
Dunkel Line: Miami by 1/2; 8
Vegas Line: Chicago Cubs (-120); 7 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Miami (+100); Over

Game 909-910: Colorado at Arizona (9:40 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Colorado (De La Rosa) 16.768; Arizona (Cahill) 16.122
Dunkel Line: Colorado by 1/2; 7 1/2
Vegas Line: Arizona (-130); 9
Dunkel Pick: Colorado (+110); Under

Game 911-912: Kansas City at Detroit (1:08 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Kansas City (Shields) 15.440; Detroit (Verlander) 16.988
Dunkel Line: Detroit by 1 1/2; 7 1/2
Vegas Line: Detroit (-180); 7
Dunkel Pick: Detroit (-180); Over

Game 913-914: Houston at Boston (6:35 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Houston (Humber) 13.702; Boston (Buchholz) 15.869
Dunkel Line: Boston by 2; 9 1/2
Vegas Line: Boston (-260); 8 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Boston (-260); Over

Game 915-916: Toronto at NY Yankees (7:05 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Toronto (Buehrle) 14.782; NY Yankees (Kuroda) 14.233
Dunkel Line: Toronto by 1/2; 7 1/2
Vegas Line: NY Yankees (-150); 8 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Toronto (+130); Under

Game 917-918: Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox (8:10 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Tampa Bay (Hellickson) 16.366; White Sox (Sale) 15.037
Dunkel Line: Tampa Bay by 1 1/2; 6 1/2
Vegas Line: Chicago White Sox (-130); 7
Dunkel Pick: Tampa Bay (+110); Under

Game 919-920: Texas at Minnesota (8:10 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Texas (Tepesch) 15.438; Minnesota (Worley) 15.688
Dunkel Line: Minnesota by 1/2; 9 1/2
Vegas Line: Texas (-130); 8 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Minnesota (+110); Over

Game 921-922: Baltimore at Oakland (10:05 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: Baltimore (Hammel) 15.838; Oakland (Parker) 15.499
Dunkel Line: Baltimore by 1/2; 7 1/2
Vegas Line: Oakland (-125); 8
Dunkel Pick: Baltimore (+105); Under

Game 923-924: LA Angels at Seattle (10:10 p.m. EST)
Dunkel Ratings: LA Angels (Richards) 14.724; Seattle (Maurer) 13.527
Dunkel Line: LA Angels by 1; 9
Vegas Line: LA Angels (-140); 8
Dunkel Pick: LA Angels (-140); Over
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04/25/2013 10:25 AM

MLB
Long Sheet

Thursday, April 25

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PITTSBURGH (12 - 9) at PHILADELPHIA (9 - 13) - 1:05 PM
JAMES MCDONALD (R) vs. CLIFF LEE (L)
Top Trends for this game.
LEE is 29-10 (+19.6 Units) against the money line when playing on Thursday since 1997. (Team's Record)
PITTSBURGH is 33-29 (+14.8 Units) against the money line in road games in day games over the last 3 seasons.
PHILADELPHIA is 98-99 (-30.8 Units) against the money line in home games in April games since 1997.
PHILADELPHIA is 24-31 (-12.7 Units) against the money line in day games over the last 2 seasons.
PHILADELPHIA is 90-91 (-19.9 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
PHILADELPHIA is 30-33 (-13.7 Units) against the money line in home games against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
PHILADELPHIA is 41-50 (-17.7 Units) against the money line after a loss over the last 2 seasons.
PHILADELPHIA is 44-56 (-21.5 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons.
PHILADELPHIA is 90-94 (-22.9 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
PHILADELPHIA is 26-38 (-23.4 Units) against the money line when the total is 7 or less over the last 2 seasons.
PHILADELPHIA is 46-48 (-17.7 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 2 seasons.
PHILADELPHIA is 11-20 (-18.4 Units) against the money line at home when the total is 7 or less over the last 2 seasons.
LEE is 14-20 (-13.9 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
LEE is 14-19 (-12.9 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
LEE is 6-12 (-10.1 Units) against the money line after a loss over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
LEE is 3-8 (-10.3 Units) against the money line in home games when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)

Head-to-Head Series History
PITTSBURGH is 2-1 (+1.3 Units) against PHILADELPHIA this season
2 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+0.9 Units)

JAMES MCDONALD vs. PHILADELPHIA since 1997
MCDONALD is 1-2 when starting against PHILADELPHIA with an ERA of 6.10 and a WHIP of 1.645.
His team's record is 2-2 (+0.2 units) in these starts. The OVER is 4-0. (+4.0 units)

CLIFF LEE vs. PITTSBURGH since 1997
LEE is 1-0 when starting against PITTSBURGH with an ERA of 3.05 and a WHIP of 1.016.
His team's record is 1-2 (-2.2 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 2-1. (+1.0 units)

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LA DODGERS (9 - 11) at NY METS (10 - 9) - 1:10 PM
HYUN-JIN RYU (L) vs. JEREMY HEFNER (R)
Top Trends for this game.
NY METS are 77-96 (-32.8 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 3 seasons.
NY METS are 77-96 (-32.8 Units) against the money line in home games in games played on a grass field over the last 3 seasons.
NY METS are 24-43 (-18.3 Units) against the money line against left-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
NY METS is 1-1 (+0.0 Units) against LA DODGERS this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+2.2 Units)

HYUN-JIN RYU vs. NY METS since 1997
No recent starts.

JEREMY HEFNER vs. LA DODGERS since 1997
No recent starts.

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CINCINNATI (13 - 9) at WASHINGTON (10 - 11) - 7:05 PM
BRONSON ARROYO (R) vs. GIO GONZALEZ (L)
Top Trends for this game.
WASHINGTON is 190-160 (+27.6 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 3 seasons.
WASHINGTON is 125-102 (+24.0 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 3 seasons.
WASHINGTON is 91-78 (+20.7 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 3 seasons.
GONZALEZ is 28-10 (+15.9 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
GONZALEZ is 28-10 (+15.9 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
CINCINNATI is 616-690 (+55.9 Units) against the money line in road games since 1997.
CINCINNATI is 112-77 (+16.2 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
CINCINNATI is 404-448 (+37.9 Units) against the money line in road games in night games since 1997.
CINCINNATI is 39-21 (+14.7 Units) against the money line against left-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
CINCINNATI is 308-323 (+46.4 Units) against the money line in road games after a win since 1997.
CINCINNATI is 337-301 (+55.4 Units) against the money line in road games when playing against a team with a losing record since 1997.
CINCINNATI is 112-77 (+16.2 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
CINCINNATI is 2-1 (+0.7 Units) against WASHINGTON this season
3 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+3.3 Units)

BRONSON ARROYO vs. WASHINGTON since 1997
ARROYO is 3-3 when starting against WASHINGTON with an ERA of 3.91 and a WHIP of 1.200.
His team's record is 7-4 (+2.8 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 6-3. (+2.5 units)

GIO GONZALEZ vs. CINCINNATI since 1997
GONZALEZ is 1-0 when starting against CINCINNATI with an ERA of 0.95 and a WHIP of 0.842.
His team's record is 2-1 (+0.7 units) in these starts. The OVER is 2-1. (+1.0 units)

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CHICAGO CUBS (6 - 14) at MIAMI (5 - 16) - 7:10 PM
EDWIN JACKSON (R) vs. KEVIN SLOWEY (R)
Top Trends for this game.
CHICAGO CUBS are 67-115 (-32.6 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
CHICAGO CUBS are 26-67 (-29.0 Units) against the money line in road games over the last 2 seasons.
CHICAGO CUBS are 67-115 (-32.6 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
CHICAGO CUBS are 28-61 (-24.6 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 2 seasons.
CHICAGO CUBS are 48-85 (-25.3 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
CHICAGO CUBS are 17-46 (-21.5 Units) against the money line in road games after a loss over the last 2 seasons.
CHICAGO CUBS are 28-50 (-21.0 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a losing record over the last 2 seasons.
JACKSON is 12-24 (-14.6 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
JACKSON is 11-24 (-16.1 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
JACKSON is 2-13 (-12.1 Units) against the money line after a loss over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
JACKSON is 4-12 (-10.5 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a losing record over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
MIAMI is 74-109 (-33.5 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
MIAMI is 15-34 (-17.2 Units) against the money line as a home underdog of +100 to +125 over the last 3 seasons.
MIAMI is 71-97 (-36.7 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 3 seasons.
MIAMI is 13-30 (-17.0 Units) against the money line in April games over the last 2 seasons.
MIAMI is 73-107 (-32.6 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
MIAMI is 52-74 (-30.2 Units) against the money line in home games in night games over the last 3 seasons.
MIAMI is 49-72 (-21.1 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

EDWIN JACKSON vs. MIAMI since 1997
JACKSON is 1-6 when starting against MIAMI with an ERA of 6.38 and a WHIP of 1.663.
His team's record is 1-6 (-6.1 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 3-2. (+0.9 units)

KEVIN SLOWEY vs. CHICAGO CUBS since 1997
SLOWEY is 1-0 when starting against CHICAGO CUBS with an ERA of 4.50 and a WHIP of 0.833.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.2 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-0. (+1.0 units)

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COLORADO (14 - 7) at ARIZONA (12 - 9) - 9:40 PM
JORGE DE LA ROSA (L) vs. TREVOR CAHILL (R)
Top Trends for this game.
COLORADO is 154-224 (-50.7 Units) against the money line as a road underdog of +100 to +125 since 1997.
COLORADO is 64-93 (-30.5 Units) against the money line against division opponents over the last 3 seasons.
CAHILL is 44-32 (+19.0 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record since 1997. (Team's Record)
COLORADO is 11-2 (+9.1 Units) against the money line after a win this season.
ARIZONA is 31-36 (-18.3 Units) against the money line in home games in night games over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
COLORADO is 2-1 (+0.9 Units) against ARIZONA this season
3 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+3.0 Units)

JORGE DE LA ROSA vs. ARIZONA since 1997
DE LA ROSA is 7-3 when starting against ARIZONA with an ERA of 2.37 and a WHIP of 1.171.
His team's record is 8-5 (+2.4 units) in these starts. The OVER is 5-8. (-3.4 units)

TREVOR CAHILL vs. COLORADO since 1997
CAHILL is 1-4 when starting against COLORADO with an ERA of 5.30 and a WHIP of 1.458.
His team's record is 2-4 (-3.8 units) in these starts. The OVER is 2-4. (-2.2 units)

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KANSAS CITY (10 - 8) at DETROIT (10 - 9) - 1:05 PM
JAMES SHIELDS (R) vs. JUSTIN VERLANDER (R)
Top Trends for this game.
VERLANDER is 84-35 (+27.5 Units) against the money line in home games since 1997. (Team's Record)
VERLANDER is 60-27 (+22.8 Units) against the money line in day games since 1997. (Team's Record)
VERLANDER is 84-35 (+27.5 Units) against the money line in home games in games played on a grass field since 1997. (Team's Record)
VERLANDER is 20-4 (+14.0 Units) against the money line in home games when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 3 seasons. (Team's Record)
KANSAS CITY is 47-49 (+14.5 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons.
KANSAS CITY is 13-9 (+11.7 Units) against the money line as a road underdog of +150 to +175 over the last 2 seasons.
SHIELDS is 15-5 (+11.4 Units) against the money line when the total is 7 or less over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)

Head-to-Head Series History
DETROIT is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against KANSAS CITY this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.1 Units)

JAMES SHIELDS vs. DETROIT since 1997
SHIELDS is 5-1 when starting against DETROIT with an ERA of 3.66 and a WHIP of 1.271.
His team's record is 7-2 (+4.6 units) in these starts. The OVER is 4-5. (-1.2 units)

JUSTIN VERLANDER vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
VERLANDER is 15-2 when starting against KANSAS CITY with an ERA of 2.73 and a WHIP of 1.118.
His team's record is 17-6 (+5.4 units) in these starts. The OVER is 9-12. (-3.6 units)

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HOUSTON (7 - 14) at BOSTON (14 - 7) - 6:30 PM
PHILIP HUMBER (R) vs. CLAY BUCHHOLZ (R)
Top Trends for this game.
HOUSTON is 62-120 (-34.8 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
HOUSTON is 80-168 (-60.6 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 3 seasons.
HOUSTON is 52-117 (-40.2 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 3 seasons.
HOUSTON is 62-120 (-34.8 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
HOUSTON is 55-105 (-35.6 Units) against the money line when the total is 8 to 8.5 over the last 3 seasons.
HOUSTON is 23-67 (-29.4 Units) against the money line in road games over the last 2 seasons.
HUMBER is 0-9 (-9.4 Units) against the money line when the total is 8 to 8.5 over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
BOSTON is 443-330 (-56.1 Units) against the money line in home games after a win since 1997.
BOSTON is 83-100 (-31.8 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
BOSTON is 41-52 (-26.4 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 2 seasons.
BOSTON is 71-91 (-36.8 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
BOSTON is 52-72 (-32.2 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 2 seasons.
BOSTON is 53-72 (-30.4 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

PHILIP HUMBER vs. BOSTON since 1997
HUMBER is 2-2 when starting against BOSTON with an ERA of 7.33 and a WHIP of 1.500.
His team's record is 2-2 (+1.5 units) in these starts. The OVER is 4-0. (+4.0 units)

CLAY BUCHHOLZ vs. HOUSTON since 1997
No recent starts.

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TORONTO (9 - 13) at NY YANKEES (11 - 9) - 7:05 PM
MARK BUEHRLE (L) vs. HIROKI KURODA (R)
There are no Top Trends with records of significance that apply to this game.

Head-to-Head Series History
NY YANKEES is 2-1 (+1.2 Units) against TORONTO this season
2 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+0.9 Units)

MARK BUEHRLE vs. NY YANKEES since 1997
BUEHRLE is 1-8 when starting against NY YANKEES with an ERA of 6.15 and a WHIP of 1.647.
His team's record is 1-12 (-11.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 5-6. (-1.8 units)

HIROKI KURODA vs. TORONTO since 1997
KURODA is 2-1 when starting against TORONTO with an ERA of 3.65 and a WHIP of 1.217.
His team's record is 3-1 (+1.7 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-3. (-2.3 units)

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TAMPA BAY (10 - 11) at CHI WHITE SOX (8 - 12) - 8:10 PM
JEREMY HELLICKSON (R) vs. CHRIS SALE (L)
Top Trends for this game.
TAMPA BAY is 65-45 (+20.2 Units) against the money line against left-handed starters over the last 3 seasons.
CHI WHITE SOX are 38-46 (-26.2 Units) against the money line in home games when playing against a team with a losing record over the last 3 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

JEREMY HELLICKSON vs. CHI WHITE SOX since 1997
HELLICKSON is 0-1 when starting against CHI WHITE SOX with an ERA of 3.17 and a WHIP of 1.764.
His team's record is 0-1 (-1.2 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 1-0. (+1.0 units)

CHRIS SALE vs. TAMPA BAY since 1997
SALE is 1-1 when starting against TAMPA BAY with an ERA of 5.07 and a WHIP of 1.407.
His team's record is 1-1 (-0.2 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 1-1. (-0.2 units)

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TEXAS (14 - 7) at MINNESOTA (9 - 8) - 8:10 PM
NICK TEPESCH (R) vs. VANCE WORLEY (R)
Top Trends for this game.
TEXAS is 54-52 (-20.9 Units) against the money line after a win over the last 2 seasons.
TEXAS is 31-12 (+15.2 Units) against the money line in April games over the last 2 seasons.
MINNESOTA is 36-68 (-30.6 Units) against the money line in home games after a loss over the last 3 seasons.
MINNESOTA is 10-29 (-17.8 Units) against the money line in home games when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons.
MINNESOTA is 69-103 (-34.4 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 3 seasons.
MINNESOTA is 72-89 (-35.0 Units) against the money line in home games when playing on Thursday since 1997.
MINNESOTA is 69-103 (-34.4 Units) against the money line in home games in games played on a grass field over the last 3 seasons.
MINNESOTA is 45-72 (-28.1 Units) against the money line in home games against right-handed starters over the last 3 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

NICK TEPESCH vs. MINNESOTA since 1997
No recent starts.

VANCE WORLEY vs. TEXAS since 1997
No recent starts.

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BALTIMORE (12 - 9) at OAKLAND (13 - 9) - 10:05 PM
JASON HAMMEL (R) vs. JARROD PARKER (R)
Top Trends for this game.
OAKLAND is 103-74 (+38.7 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
OAKLAND is 76-48 (+37.3 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 2 seasons.
OAKLAND is 73-49 (+32.8 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
OAKLAND is 54-44 (+20.3 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons.
OAKLAND is 109-80 (+40.9 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
OAKLAND is 57-35 (+22.2 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 2 seasons.
BALTIMORE is 42-28 (+18.2 Units) against the money line when the total is 8 to 8.5 over the last 2 seasons.
BALTIMORE is 53-41 (+29.8 Units) against the money line in road games over the last 2 seasons.
BALTIMORE is 26-18 (+10.0 Units) against the money line in April games over the last 2 seasons.
BALTIMORE is 14-6 (+8.4 Units) against the money line when playing on Thursday over the last 2 seasons.
BALTIMORE is 98-70 (+38.5 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
BALTIMORE is 72-61 (+21.1 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 2 seasons.
BALTIMORE is 76-58 (+29.1 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
BALTIMORE is 47-32 (+23.2 Units) against the money line after a loss over the last 2 seasons.
BALTIMORE is 60-46 (+29.5 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons.
BALTIMORE is 108-81 (+41.1 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
HAMMEL is 8-1 (+8.3 Units) against the money line when the total is 8 to 8.5 over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)

Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

JASON HAMMEL vs. OAKLAND since 1997
HAMMEL is 1-1 when starting against OAKLAND with an ERA of 6.97 and a WHIP of 1.549.
His team's record is 1-1 (+0.3 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-1. (+0.0 units)

JARROD PARKER vs. BALTIMORE since 1997
PARKER is 1-0 when starting against BALTIMORE with an ERA of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.417.
His team's record is 2-0 (+2.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-1. (+0.0 units)

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LA ANGELS (8 - 12) at SEATTLE (8 - 15) - 10:10 PM
GARRETT RICHARDS (R) vs. BRANDON MAURER (R)
Top Trends for this game.
LA ANGELS are 60-66 (-24.3 Units) against the money line against division opponents over the last 3 seasons.
LA ANGELS are 3-10 (-9.9 Units) against the money line in night games this season.
LA ANGELS are 16-27 (-20.2 Units) against the money line in April games over the last 2 seasons.
LA ANGELS are 556-543 (+61.5 Units) against the money line in road games in games played on a grass field since 1997.
LA ANGELS are 667-656 (+59.5 Units) against the money line in road games since 1997.
LA ANGELS are 159-143 (+27.7 Units) against the money line on the road when the total is 8 to 8.5 since 1997.

Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

GARRETT RICHARDS vs. SEATTLE since 1997
RICHARDS is 1-0 when starting against SEATTLE with an ERA of 1.29 and a WHIP of 0.857.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 0-1. (-1.1 units)

BRANDON MAURER vs. LA ANGELS since 1997
No recent starts.

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04/25/2013 10:29 AM

MLB
Armadillo's Write-Up

Thursday, April 25

Hot pitchers
-- Lee is 2-1, 3.14 in four starts this season.
-- Ryu is 2-0, 4.42 in his last three starts.
-- Arroyo is 1-0, 2.25 in his last couple starts.
-- Slowey is 0-2, 1.90 in his first four starts.
-- de la Rosa is 1-1, 1.50 in his last three starts.

-- Verlander is 2-2, 2.13 in four starts this season. Shields is 1-2, 3.00.
-- Lester is 4-0, 0.90 so far this month.
-- Kuroda is 2-0, 1.66 in his last three starts.
-- Hellickson is 1-1, 2.37 in his last three starts.
-- Tepesch is 1-1, 3.07 in three starts this season.
-- Richards is 1-0, 2.70 in his first two starts this year.

Cold pitchers
-- McDonald is 2-2, 6.41 in his four starts this season.
-- Hefner is 0-1, 10.29 in his last couple starts.
-- GGonzalez is 0-1, 12.00 in his last two starts.
-- Jackson is 0-2, 7.79 in his last three starts.
-- Cahill is 0-3, 3.96 in four starts this season.

-- Humber is 0-3, 8.78 in his last three starts.
-- Buehrle has a 6.65 RA in his first four starts for Toronto.
-- Sale is 0-2, 6.87 in his last three starts.
-- Worley is 0-2, 8.10 in four starts this season.
-- Parker is 0-3, 7.50 in four starts so far this season. Hammel is 1-1, 4.82 in his last three starts.
-- Maurer is 1-3, 7.91 in four starts this season.

Totals
-- Six of last eight Pittsburgh games stayed under total.
-- Ten of last twelve Met games went over the total.
-- Last four Washington games stayed under the total.
-- Eight of last eleven Cub games stayed under the total.
-- Eight of last ten Arizona games stayed under the total.

-- Six of last nine Detroit games went over the total.
-- Seven of last nine Boston games went over the total.
-- Nine of last twelve Toronto games stayed under the total.
-- Under is 3-1-1 in last five Tampa Bay games.
-- Under is 9-4-1 in last fourteen Texas games.
-- 18 of last 21 Oakland games went over the total.
-- 13 of last 15 Angel games went over the total.

Hot teams
-- Pirates won 11 of their last 15 games.
-- Mets won five of their last seven home games.
-- Reds won eight of their last ten games.
-- Rockies won eight of their last eleven games. Arizona won three of four.

-- Royals are 5-1 in game following their last six losses.
-- Red Sox won nine of their last twelve games.
-- Bronx won 10 of its last 15 games.
-- Rays won six of their last eight games.
-- Texas won six of its last eight games. Minnesota won five of last six.
-- Orioles won five of their last seven games.
-- Angels won four of their last six games.

Cold teams
-- Phillies lost seven of their last ten games.
-- Dodgers lost seven of their last nine games.
-- Nationals lost eight of their last eleven games.
-- Miami lost seven of its first nine home games. Cubs lost 12 of their last 16 games overall.

-- Detroit lost four of its last five games.
-- Houston lost seven of its last ten games.
-- Blue Jays lost six of their last nine games.
-- White Sox lost four of their last five games.
-- Oakland lost five of its last six games.
-- Mariners lost 11 of their last 15 games.
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04/25/2013 10:30 AM

MLB

Thursday, April 25

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Trend Report
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1:05 PM
PITTSBURGH vs. PHILADELPHIA
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Philadelphia is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

1:05 PM
KANSAS CITY vs. DETROIT
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Kansas City is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City

1:10 PM
LA DODGERS vs. NY METS
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
LA Dodgers are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games
NY Mets are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
NY Mets are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers

6:35 PM
HOUSTON vs. BOSTON
Houston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Boston's last 21 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home

7:05 PM
TORONTO vs. NY YANKEES
Toronto is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto's last 12 games
NY Yankees are 10-5 SU in their last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Toronto

7:05 PM
CINCINNATI vs. WASHINGTON
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing Washington
Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home

7:10 PM
CHI CUBS vs. MIAMI
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing on the road against Miami
Miami is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games
Miami is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs

8:10 PM
TEXAS vs. MINNESOTA
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas's last 12 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota's last 12 games when playing Texas

8:10 PM
TAMPA BAY vs. CHI WHITE SOX
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 13 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Chi White Sox's last 17 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

9:40 PM
COLORADO vs. ARIZONA
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Arizona
Colorado is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Arizona
Arizona is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
Arizona is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Colorado

10:05 PM
BALTIMORE vs. OAKLAND
Baltimore is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Baltimore is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games

10:10 PM
LA ANGELS vs. SEATTLE
LA Angels are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
LA Angels are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road
Seattle is 3-8 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing LA Angels

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04/25/2013 10:32 AM

MLB

Thursday, April 25

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Hot over pitchers take the mound Thursday
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Thursday features a number of starting pitchers that have satisfied over bettors so far this season. Here is a look at three that take the bump.

Team over/under record in pitcher's starts indicated in italics. All stats prior to Wednesday's games

Jeremy Hefner, New York Mets (0-2, 7.07 ERA)

4-0 over/under

Hefner has just 14 innings pitched in four starts this season. The Mets have lost all four games in which he gets the start and the over is 4-0. Hefner has not pitched more than four innings in any of his last three starts.

The Mets host the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday in the second game of their series. They are tops in the National League with a 14-4 over/under record.

Gio Gonzalez, Washington Nationals (1-1, 5.85 ERA)

3-1 over/under

Gonzalez has gone cold after a sparkling start to the season. The Nationals' lefty has a loss and two no-decisions in his last three games, all of which have gone over the total. According to fangraphs.com, Gonzalez has lost about one mile per hour off of his fastball and his percentage of strikes is down four percent from 2012.

The Cincinnati Reds visit the Nationals Thursday. The teams have played three games this season. All have gone over the total.

Jarrod Parker, Oakland (0-3, 7.50 ERA)

3-1 over/under

Oakland is king of the hill in the over/under standings at 17-4. The A's pitching has been decent and is third in the majors with 13 quality starts. Jarrod Parker has just one of those quality starts. He's coming off a loss against the Tampa Bay Rays, giving up just one earned run in 6 1-3 innings. Despite that outing, his 7.50 ERA is worst among Oakland's starters and his 18 innings pitched are the fewest among the starting rotation.

Oakland open its series with Baltimore Thursday. It will be the first meeting between the two clubs.

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MLB

Thursday, April 25

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MLB bettors - beware of these burnt-out bullpens
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Plenty of MLB clubs had to dig deep into their bullpens Wednesday with four games needing extra innings. That could leave those teams dangerously thin on relievers if their Thursday starters get into trouble.

Here’s a look at the teams involved in those extra-inning affairs and how their pitching staff stacks up versus Thursday’s opponent:

Toronto Blue Jays (+130 vs. New York Yankees)

The Blue Jays needed 11 innings to get by Baltimore Wednesday, going through four relievers in the process after starter Brandon Morrow lasted 6 1/3 innings. Aaron Loup, who blew a three-run lead in the seventh, Darren Oliver, Esmil Rogers and Casey Janssen all saw action out of the pen.

Toronto goes with lefty Mark Buehrle, who went seven solid innings vs. the Yankees in his most recent start but had Loup spoil the day in a 5-3 loss last Saturday. The Blue Jays bullpen has a 3.08 collective ERA and a 4-6 record in 22 games.

Baltimore Orioles (+113 at Oakland A’s)

The Orioles went five deep into the bullpen Wednesday after starter Josh Stinson lasted just under six innings versus Toronto. Tommy Hunter, Darren O'Day, Troy Patton and Jim Johnson all worked at least one inning while Brian Matusz threw just three pitches in the extra-innings loss.

Baltimore has one of the better bullpens in the bigs, posting a 2.44 ERA. The O’s handed the ball to Jason Hammel, who has gone at least six innings in each of his four starts this season.

Colorado Rockies (+112 at Arizona Diamondbacks)

The Rockies took a 6-5 extra-innings thrilling over the Atlanta Braves (who are off Thursday) Wednesday, using up four relievers over those 12 innings. Colorado looked to Adam Ottavino, Rex Brothers, Rafael Betancourt and Matt Belisle out of the bullpen. Ottavino and Belisle each put in two innings of work for the win.

Jorge De La Rosa gets the nod for the series opener at Arizona. The lefty has worked six inning in each of his last three starts, allowing just three runs total – including back-to-back scoreless efforts – in that span.

Arizona Diamondbacks (-121 vs. Colorado Rockies)

The Diamondbacks could also be depleted in the bullpen Thursday after some overtime versus the San Francisco Giants. Arizona switched up four different relievers in the 3-2 road win, calling out Brad Ziegler, Heath Bell, David Hernandez and Matt Reynolds.

The D-backs bullpen owns a 2.58 ERA – third lowest in the National League. Arizona goes with right-hander Trevor Cahill versus the Rockies Thursday. He’s been solid in his last two starts, pitching seven innings in each while giving up just three runs on 12 total hits.

Los Angeles Dodgers (-115 at New York Mets)

The Dodgers lost to the Mets on a walk-off Grand Slam in the 10th inning Wednesday and burned through a big chunk of bullpen in the process. Los Angeles used J.P. Howell, Ronald Belisario, Kenley Jansen, Brandon League and Josh Wall over the final five innings, giving up a one-run lead in the ninth.

The Dodgers go with rookie Hyun-Jin Ryu versus the Mets Thursday. He’s pitched at least six innings in all four starts. Los Angeles relievers combined for a 4.08 ERA and have two blown saves, including Wednesday’s, this year.

New York Mets (+106 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers)

New York needed four relievers to come back against the Dodgers Wednesday. The Mets leaned on LaTroy Hawkins, Scott Rice, Scott Atchison and Bobby Parnell out of the bullpen after starter Matt Harvey went six innings. New York’s bullpen lugs the second-highest ERA for a group of relievers in the majors at 5.13.

The Mets march Jeremy Hefner to the mound Thursday. He’s pitched just seven total innings in his last two starts and served as a reliever in last week’s 11-3 thrashing at the hands of the Rockies. Hefner is 0-2 with an ERA north of 7.00.

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