MLB

Every day during baseball season, armadillosports.com analyzes daily baseball action, featuring pitchers’ trends, team trends, over/unders and home plate umpire trends. We also have info on who scores/who gives up runs in the first inning, as well as first five inning trends for each team.

Check back every day during baseball season. We’ll have information on all the games thru the World Series.

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Tuesday’s games
National League
Brewers (67-54) @ Cubs (68-49)
Chacin is 3-1, 5.48 in his last four starts; over is 8-1 in his last nine. Team in his starts: 17-8, 9-6 away
5-inning record: 13-8-4 Allowed run in 1st inning: 6-25

Quintana is 1-2, 7.05 in his last three starts; over is 5-2 in his last seven home starts. Team in his starts: 14-8, 7-2 home
5-inning record: 8-10-4 Allowed run in 1st inning: 5-22

Brewers lost five of their last seven games; they’re 11-8 in road series openers, 13-15 vs lefty starters- four of their last five road games went over. Chicago won six of its last nine games; they’re 11-9 in home series openers. Under is 4-1-1 in their last six games. 

Marlins (48-73) @ Braves (66-51)
Richards 1-2, 1.53 in his last five starts; under is 3-1-1 in his last five. Team in his starts: 7-10, 4-5 away
5-inning record: 7-6-4 Allowed run in 1st inning: 7-17

Sanchez is 2-1, 3.98 in his last four starts; under is 5-2-1 in his last eight. Team in his starts: 9-6, 3-3 home
5-inning record: 7-7-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 5-15

Marlins lost six of their last seven games; under is 5-2-1 in their last eight games. Atlanta won six of its last eight games; four of their last six home games went over.

Nationals (60-59) @ Cardinals (64-55)
Gonzalez is 1-3, 4.60 in his last five starts; under is 6-0-1 in his last seven. Team in his starts: 11-12, 4-8 away.
5-inning record: 9-8-6 Allowed run in 1st inning: 2-23

Gant is 1-1, 4.26 in his last five starts (over 4-4-2). Team in his starts: 3-7, 1-4 home
5-inning record: 5-2-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 4-10

Nationals lost five of their last six road games; under is 4-2 in their last six road games. St Louis won its last six games; they’re 19-15 vs lefty starters- over is 9-4 in their last 13 home games. 

Giants (60-60) @ Dodgers (64-56)
Suarez is 1-3, 7.42 in his last five starts; his last three went over. Team in his starts: 8-12, 4-6 away.
5-inning record: 5-8-7 Allowed run in 1st inning: 7-20

Wood is 2-1, 2.04 in his last three starts; over is 7-5-1 in his last 13 starts. Team in his starts: 12-10, 5-5 home 
5-inning record: 9-8-5 Allowed run in 1st inning: 8-22

Giants won three of their last four games; they’re 23-24 vs lefty starters- under is 5-2-1 in their last eight games. Dodgers lost their last four games; they’re 24-19 vs lefty starters. Under is 6-1-1 in their last eight games. 

American League
Rays (60-58) @ New York (74-44)
Bullpen game for the Rays Team in his starts: 0-0 away  
5-inning record: 0-0 Allowed run in 1st inning: 0-0

Happ is 2-0, 3.00 in two starts for New York (over 1-0-1). Team in his starts: 2-0, 2-0 home.
5-inning record: 2-0  Allowed run in 1st inning: 5-22

Rays won four of their last six games; they’re 9-10 in road series openers, 19-13 vs lefty starters- under is 7-3 in their last ten games. New York won six of its last eight games; they’re 13-6 in home series openers. Over is 6-2-2 in their last ten home games. 

White Sox (42-76) @ Tigers (50-69)
Giolito is 0-1, 7.16 in his last three starts; over is 6-4 in his last ten. Team in his starts: 11-12, 7-4 away  
5-inning record: 5-15-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 8-23

Hardy is 0-2, 7.11 in his last four starts (under 7-4). Team in his starts: 4-7, 3-3 home.
5-inning record: 6-3-2  Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-11

White Sox lost six of their last seven games; they’re 8-19 vs lefty starters- under is 6-4 in their last ten games. Detroit lost seven of last ten games; under is 4-2 in their last six home games. 

Blue Jays (53-65) @ Royals (36-82)
Borucki is 2-0, 3.32 in his last three starts (under 5-3). Team in his starts: 4-4, 3-1 away  
5-inning record: 3-2-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 4-8

Fillmyer is 1-1, 3.60 in his last three starts (over 3-1-1). Team in his starts: 1-4, 1-2 home.
5-inning record: 2-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-5

Toronto lost six of its last eight games; over is 8-3 in their last 11 road games. Royals lost nine of their last 11 games; they’re 14-24 vs lefty starters- over is 9-5-1 in their last 15 games. 

Mariners (69-51) @ A’s (71-48)
Paxton is 2-1, 3.32 in his last three starts; under is 6-2 in his last eight. Team in his starts: 14-9, 8-4 away  
5-inning record: 9-8-6 Allowed run in 1st inning: 5-23

Fiers is 1-0, 1.77 in his last four starts; under is 9-3-1 in his last 13. A’s in his starts: 1-0, 1-0 home.
5-inning record: 1-0  Allowed run in 1st inning: 6-22

Mariners won four of their last five games; over is 7-3 in their last ten road games. A’s won 10 of their last 12 games; they’re 24-19 vs lefty starters— under is 11-4 in their last 15 games.

Interleague
Red Sox (85-35) @ Phillies (65-52)
Porcello is 3-1, 4.38 in his last four starts; over is 7-3 in his last ten. Team in his starts: 16-8, 8-5 away  
5-inning record: 16-8 Allowed run in 1st inning: 7-24

Pivetta is 1-0, 1.50 in his last two starts; over is 7-2-1 in his last ten. Team in his starts: 13-10, 7-5 home.
5-inning record: 9-11-3  Allowed run in 1st inning: 8-23

Red Sox won 1o of their last 11 games; they’re 12-8 in road series openers. Boston’s last three games stayed under. Phillies won their last six home games; they’re 12-6 in home series openers. Under is 11-3 in their last 14 games. 

Mets (50-66) @ Orioles (35-84)
Vargas is 0-5, 8.87 in his last six starts; under is 6-2-2 in his last 10. Team in his starts: 2-10, 1-6 away  
5-inning record: 2-10 Allowed run in 1st inning: 8-12

Cashner is 1-0, 4.07 in his last four home starts; over is 4-0-1 in his last five starts overall. Team in his starts: 7-15, 3-8 home.
5-inning record: 7-11-4  Allowed run in 1st inning: 7-22

Mets won four of their last four games; they’re 11-7 in road series openers. Under is 5-3 in their last eight road games. Baltimore lost its last five games; they’re 5-14 in home series openers, 14-22 vs lefty starters- Orioles’ last three games stayed under.

Indians (67-51) @ Reds (52-67)
Kluber is 2-0, 1.93 in his last three starts; over is 16-3-1 in his last 20. Team in his starts: 15-9, 7-3 away  
5-inning record: 16-5-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 6-24

Romano is 3-1, 4.50 in his last five starts; over is 11-3 in his last 14. Team in his starts: 12-10, 7-5 home.
5-inning record: 6-11-5  Allowed run in 1st inning: 7-22

Cleveland won eight of its last ten games; under is 5-2 in their last seven road games. Reds won five of their last seven home games; under is 3-2-1 in their last six home games. 

Diamondbacks (65-55) @ Rangers (53-68)
Corbin is 3-0, 2.73 in his last four starts; under is 7-3 in his last ten. Team in his starts: 14-10, 7-4 away.
5-inning record: 11-6-6 Allowed run in 1st inning: 4-24

Gallardo is 4-0, 2.78 in his last four starts (over 8-1). Team in his starts: 8-1, 5-0 home
5-inning record: 7-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 4-9

Arizona is 9-7 in its last 16 games,; over is 5-2-1 in their last eight road games. Rangers lost six of their last nine games; they’re 15-19 vs lefty starters- over is 9-3 in their last 12 home games.  

Pirates (61-58) @ Twins (54-63)
Taillon is 4-1, 2.38 in his last five starts; over is 8-3 in last 11. Team in his starts: 13-10, 7-5 away.
5-inning record: 13-8-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 6-23

Odorizzi is 0-1, 6.56 in his last five starts; over is 4-2 in his last six. Team in his starts: 10-14, 6-5 home
5-inning record: 9-10-5 Allowed run in 1st inning: 6-24

Pirates are 9-4 in their last 13 road games, 9-9 in road series openers. Under is 5-3 in their last eight games. Minnesota lost five of its last seven games; they’re 6-1 in last seven home series openers. Under is 5-1 in their last six games. 

Angels (60-60) @ Padres (48-73)
Barria is 2-0, 2.70 in his last three starts; under is 6-2 in his last eight. Team in his starts: 8-9, 4-3 away.
5-inning record: 8-7-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 4-16

Kennedy allowed six runs in four IP (87 PT) in his first MLB start, an 8-4 loss. Team in his starts: 0-1, 0-0 home
5-inning record: 0-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-1

Angels lost six of their last eight road games; under is 6-3 in their last nine games. San Diego is 6-12 in its last 18 games; over is 12-5-1 in those games.  

Rockies (63-55) @ Astros (73-46) 
Marquez is 1-0, 3.05 in his last three starts; under is 5-2 in his last seven. Team in his starts: 11-11, 6-4 away.
5-inning record: 10-10-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 15-22

Verlander is 2-3, 5.06 in his last five starts; over is 4-2 in his last six. Team in his starts: 14-11, 6-8 home
5-inning record: 15-6-4 Allowed run in 1st inning: 6-25

Rockies won their last three games; they’re 13-6 in road series openers. Over is 8-3 in their last 11 road games. Houston lost its last eight home games, they’re 9-10 in home series openers. Under is 6-1 in their last seven games. 

Umpires
Mia-Atl: Under is 4-2 in last six Nauert games.
Wsh-StL: Last three TGibson games stayed under.
SF-LA: Under is 9-3 in last dozen Cooper games.

Chi-Det: Under is 11-6 in last 17 Wendelstedt games.
Tor-KC: Last three Hudson games went over the total.
Sea-A’s: Seven of last nine Hoye games went over. 

Cle-Cin: Underdogs won five of last six Tumpane games.
Az-Tex: Home side won eight of last nine Davis games.
LAA-SD: Last four Holbrook games stayed under the total. 

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Teams’ records in first five innings:
Team (road-home-total)- thru 8/13
Ariz       30-21-8……30-21-9……..60-42
Atl          27-27-7…..28-20-8………55-47
Cubs      21-24-13……27-25-8…….48-49
Reds      18-36-4……20-30-9….…38-66
Colo       30-18-14……31-21-6……60-40
LA           30-22-8…….28-22-12……59-44
Miami   21-30-7…..26-26-12…….47-56
Milw        24-28-9…..31-23-6…….55-51
Mets        25-27-4……23-25-13…..48-50
Philly      24-24-13…..30-17-8……54-41
Pitt        27-24-6……28-22-12……..55-46
StL       30-25-8……23-27-6………53-52
SD          20-34-9……19-31-7…….39-65
SF         26-26-10…..23-23-12………49-49
Wash    27-23-11..…27-24-7………54-47

Orioles  17-33-11……19-31-10……36-64
Boston  32-21-11……35-15-6……..67-36
W Sox  16-37-6…..…17-33-10……33-70
Indians   24-21-13……37-15-9……61-36
Det      19-31-9…..…27-25-11.……46-56
Astros 30-17-14……29-20-11…….59-36
KC           18-33-8…….22-30-9…..40-63
Angels      25-24-9……27-28-8……52-52
Twins       19-32-11……28-24-8…..47-56
NYY         29-21-9……36-17-7…….65-37
A’s         23-29-10……24-23-10…..47-52
Seattle    31-25-7……28-19-14…….59-42
TB           26-22-12……26-24-8……52-45
Texas       21-30-8…..24-32-6…….45-62
Toronto 17-30-10……20-28-14……37-58

%age of times teams score in first inning (road/home/total- 8/13)
Ariz       25-59…….22-61…..…47
Atl          19-60……23-56………42
Cubs      12-58……..18-58……..30
Reds      14-58……..13-61……..27
Colo       21-61…….23-58.……..44
LA          20-60……..23-60..…..43
Miami    13-58……..19-63…….32
Milw      21-60…..…21-61…….42
Mets       22-55……..19-61…….41
Philly      13-61……..19-56…….32
Pitt         15-57……..19-63…….34
StL          21-63……..18-56…….39
SD           16-63……..14-58…….30
SF            12-60………18-61..…..30
Wash      23-61……..18-58……..41

Orioles   19-61……..17-59………36
Boston     19-63……22-57………41
White Sox 16-58……16-59…….32
Clev          16-57…….25-60……..41
Detroit     18-59……..17-61….…35
Astros     17-60…..…13-60………30
KC            15-59..…….18-59…….33
Angels     15-56…..….18-63…….32
Twins       14-60………13-57…….27
NYY         13-59……..24-59………37
A’s            17-64…..…..14-57…….31
Seattle     22-61………19-61…..…41
TB             18-60..……19-57……..37
Texas        9-59…….…16-61…..…25
Toronto   14-57………13-61….….27


Interleague play- 2018
NL @ AL–  61-57 NL, favorites  +$161
AL @ NL–  59-47 NL, favorites -$643
Total: 120-104 NL, favorites -$482

Interleague play- 2017
NL @ AL–  86-58 AL, favorites -$434
AL @ NL–  75-72 NL, favorites +$396
Total: 159-131 AL, favorites -$38

Totals in interleague games
NL @ AL: Over 72-70-4
AL @ NL: Over 75-65-8
Total: Over 147-135-12