MLB Betting Trends of the Day 04/21/2019

Date | AuthorAdmir Aljic

Last Updated: 2019-04-21

MLB – TRENDS OF THE DAY

There are 15 games scheduled in Major League Baseball on Sunday, including the Pittsburgh Pirates looking for a sweep of the San Francisco Giants, which would be their sixth victory in a row. Other action includes the Toronto Blue Jays at the Oakland Athletics, the Boston Red Sox at the Tampa Bay Rays, the New York Mets at the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Kansas City Royals at the New York Yankees.

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  • Featured game: San Francisco Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have won the first two games of this series, giving them five straight victories. That moves Pittsburgh to 12-6 this season, first in the NL Central. The San Francisco Giants have lost four games in a row, dropping to 8-14 which is last in the NL West. San Francisco is 16-36 in their last 52 games and they are now 7-25 in their last 32 games on the road. The Giants have lost their last eight games on a Sunday. Pittsburgh has won five straight games at home against a right-handed starter and they have won their last four games on a Sunday. The Pirates have won six straight at home.

San Francisco starts Dereck Rodriguez. The Giants are 2-9 in his last 11 starts but have gone 6-2 in his last eight starts on the road. San Francisco is 1-8 in his last nine starts against teams with a winning record. Pittsburgh starts Chris Archer. Archer is 1-0 this season with a 2.00 earned run average. He has made three starts, tossing 18 innings while allowing just four runs this season.

  • Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

Boston may be in the last place in the AL East, but don’t tell that to the Tampa Bay Rays, who have dropped the first two games of this series to the Red Sox. Tampa Bay is still in first at 14-7 while Boston is still in last at 8-13. Boston is 4-9 in their last 13 games on the road but is 24-9 in their last 33 games on a Sunday. They are 60-29 in the last 89 games against AL East teams. Tampa Bay is 10-1 in their last 11 games on a Sunday and is 5-1 in their last six games against a left-handed starter. They are 42-18 in their last 60 games.

The Red Sox start David Price. Boston is 4-0 in his last four starts on a Sunday and is 11-3 in his last 14 starts against AL East teams. The Red Sox are 42-19 in his last 61 starts. Tampa Bay starts Tyler Glasnow. The Rays have won his last four starts and are 5-2 in his last seven starts at home. However, they are 1-5 in his last six starts against AL East teams.

  • Kansas City Royals vs. New York Yankees

The New York Yankees buried the Kansas City Royals on Saturday, 9-2. Kansas City drops to 7-14, last in the AL Central while New York is 10-10, second in the AL East. The Royals are 5-15 in their last 20 games and are 8-23 in their last 31 games on a Sunday. They are also 17-45 in their last 62 games on the road. New York is 5-1 in their last six games and they are 5-1 in their last six games at home. However, they are 1-7 in their last eight games on a Sunday. The Yankees are 86-39 in the last 125 meetings between these two teams and are 49-18 in the last 67 meetings in New York.

Kansas City starts Jorge Lopez. The Royals have lost his last five starts and are 1-4 in his last five starts on the road. The Yankees go with James Paxton. Paxton is 2-2 with a 3.91 ERA this season. After giving up 10 earned runs in his first 15 innings this season, he tossed eight shutout innings against Boston in his last start, striking out 12.

  • New York Mets vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals blasted the New York Mets on Saturday, 10-2. New York is 11-9 and in second in the NL East while St. Louis is also 11-9, third in the NL Central.  The Mets are 2-6 in their last eight games and are 2-6 in their last eight games against teams with a winning record. They are 9-4 in their last 13 games on the road when facing a right-handed starter. St. Louis is 7-1 in their last eight games at home and they are 5-2 in their last seven games on a Sunday. The Cardinals are 11-4 in their last 15 games against NL East teams.

Noah Syndergaard will start for New York. The Mets are 4-1 in his last five starts and are 4-1 in his last five starts on the road. They have won his last four starts on a Sunday. St. Louis will counter with Dakota Hudson. Hudson is 0-1 with a 6.08 ERA this season. In his last outing, he was shelled by the Milwaukee Brewers, allowing six runs in 3.2 innings pitched.

  • Toronto Blue Jays vs. Oakland Athletics

The Toronto Blue Jays destroyed the Oakland Athletics on Saturday, 10-1. Toronto is in third in the AL East at 10-12 while Oakland is in fourth in the AL West at 11-12. The Blue Jays are 6-1 in their last seven games on the road and are 6-1 in their last seven games overall. However, they are 0-5 in their last five games on a Sunday. Oakland is 1-5 in their last six games and is 1-5 in their last six games on a Sunday. However, they are 7-3 in the last 10 meetings between these two teams.

Toronto starts Aaron Sanchez against Brett Anderson. The Blue Jays are 5-0 in the last five Sunday starts by Sanchez and are 9-4 in his last 13 starts. However, they have lost his last four starts against AL West teams. The A’s are 9-0 in the last nine home starts by Anderson against teams with a losing record and are winners of his last four starts at home.

END OF APRIL 20th MLB TRENDS                                         

 

MLB – TRENDS OF THE DAY

It is an unbelievably busy day in Major League Baseball as there are 17 games scheduled, including a pair of doubleheaders. The featured game of the day will be the Chicago Cubs taking on the Arizona Diamondbacks with Chicago looking for their fifth straight victory. In other action, the Minnesota Twins will play a pair against the Baltimore Orioles as will the Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians. Other games include the Boston Red Sox at the Tampa Bay Rays and the Miami Marlins hosting the Washington Nationals.

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  • Featured game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Chicago Cubs.

The Chicago Cubs won the opening game of this series, 5-1. Arizona drops to 10-10 while Chicago moves to 9-9. Arizona is in third in the NL West while Chicago is in fourth in the NL Central. Arizona is now 4-1 in their last five games after seeing their four-game winning streak come to an end. The Diamondbacks are 5-2 in their last seven games on the road and are 2-7 in their last nine games against NL Central teams. Chicago is 6-1 in their last seven games and is 5-1 in their last six games against a right-handed starter. The Cubs are 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams.

Zach Greinke Goes for Arizona. The Diamondbacks are 4-1 in his last five starts and are 9-4 in his last 13 starts on the road. He has been especially effective against teams with a losing record, as Arizona has gone 22-7 in the last 29 such contests. Chicago will start Yu Darvish. Darvish has been rocked this year, going 1-2 with a 6.11 ERA in his four starts. Darvish has lasted into the sixth inning in each of his last two starts but has given up seven total runs in those 11 innings.

  • Minnesota Twins vs. Baltimore Orioles, Game 1

After Friday night’s game was postponed due to rain, these two teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday. The Minnesota Twins enter this contest in second in the AL Central at 9-7. The Baltimore Orioles are in third in the AL East at 8-12.  Minnesota has won four straight games on the road against teams with a losing record and is 15-7 in their last 22 games. However, they are 3-7 in their last 12 games against AL East teams and are 4-12 in their last 16 games on the road when facing a team with a winning percentage at home of less than .400. Baltimore is 0-4 in their last four opening games of a doubleheader and is 9-42 in their last 51 home games against teams with a winning record on the road. The Twins are 20-8 in the last 28 meetings between these two teams and are 5-1 in the last six games in Baltimore.

The game one starters pit Jose Berrios for Minnesota against Dan Straily for Baltimore. In the last five starts for Berrios, the Twins are 4-1 and they are 12-5 in his last 17 starts against teams with a losing record. Straily has struggled this season, going 1-1 with a 10.24 ERA. Straily gave up one run in five innings in his last start but gave up 10 total runs and 4.2 innings combined in his two previous appearances.

  • Washington Nationals vs. Miami Marlins

The Miami Marlins won the opening game of this series, 3-2. The Washington Nationals are 9-9 and are in fourth in the NL East while the Marlins are 5-15 and in last in the division. Washington is 7-2 in their last nine games on a Saturday and they are 12-6 in their last 18 games against teams with a winning percentage of less than .400. Miami is 4-1 in their last five games on a Saturday, but they are 16-36 in their last 52 games against NL East teams. The Nationals are 21-7 in the last 28 meetings between these two teams and are 9-4 in the last 13 games in Miami.

Max Scherzer will go for Washington. The Nationals are 19-7 in his last 26 starts against teams with a losing record and are 39-15 in the last 54 starts against teams from the NL East. The Nationals are 7-0 in the last seven starts by Scherzer against the Marlins. Jose Urena will start from Miami. The Marlins have lost his last four starts and are 6-15 in his last 21 starts at home.

  • Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Boston Red Sox won the opening game of this series, 6-4. Boston is in the last place in the AL East at 7-3 while the Tampa Bay Rays are in first with a 14-6 record. The Red Sox are 2-4 in their last six games and are 2-5 in their last seven on the road. They are 4-9 in their last 13 games against a right-handed starter. Tampa Bay is 6-2 in their last eight games against AL East teams and is 17-4 in their last 21 games against teams with a winning percentage below .400. The Red Sox snapped a four-game losing streak against Tampa Bay with the victory on Friday.

Rick Porcello starts for Boston. The Red Sox have lost his last four starts, but they are 14-6 in his last 20 starts on a Saturday. Tampa Bay starts Charlie Morton. Morton has been awesome this season, going 2-0 with a 2.18 ERA. He has made four starts already, allowing five total runs in 20.2 innings pitched.

  • Atlanta Braves vs. Cleveland Indians, Game 1

After Friday night’s contest was postponed, these two teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday. The Atlanta Braves are in fourth in the NL East at 9-9 and have lost three straight games. The Cleveland Indians are in first in the AL Central at 11-7. They have won three straight games. The Braves are 2-5 in their last seven games and they have lost their last four interleague games. Atlanta is 2-7 in their last nine games on the road. Cleveland has won their last four interleague games and has won their last four games at home. They are 9-4 in their last 13 games.

Julio Teheran will start for Atlanta. The Braves are 8-3 in his last 11 starts but have gone 1-4 in his last five interleague starts. The Indians start Corey Kluber. They are 1-5 in his last six starts and are 3-7 in his last 10 interleague starts.

END OF APRIL 20th MLB TRENDS                                         

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