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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Monday’s games
National League
Braves (12-8) @ Reds (3-18)
Foltynewicz is 1-1, 2.70 in his last three starts (under 2-0-2). Team in his starts: 1-3
5-inning record: 1-1-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-4

Romano is 0-2, 5.76 in four starts this year (over 3-1). Team in his starts: 1-3
5-inning record: 0-2-2. Allowed run in 1st inning: 3-4

Atlanta won six of its last nine games; nine of their last 13 games stayed under. Reds lost 13 of their last 14 games. Under is 4-1 in their last five games.

Padres (8-15) @ Rockies (12-11)
Mitchell is 0-2, 5.03 in four starts this season (over 2-2). Team in his starts: 0-4
5-inning record: 0-3-1. Allowed run in 1st inning: 3-4

Bettis is 3-0, 1.44 in four starts this season (under 3-1). Team in his starts: 4-0
5-inning record: 4-0. Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-4

Padres lost five of their last six games; over is 5-2-1 in their last eight games. Colorado lost three of its last four games; under is 5-4 in its home games.

Marlins (5-16) @ Dodgers (10-10)
Garcia is 2-0, 0.00 (11 IP) in two MLB starts. Team in his starts: 1-1
5-inning record: 2-0 Allowed run in 1st inning: 0-2

Buehler is making his first MLB start; he is 1-0, 2.08 in three AAA starts (13 IP) this season. Buehler has allowed 8 runs in 9.1 IP in 8 big league relief stints.  Team in his starts: 0-0
5-inning record: 0-0 Allowed run in 1st inning: 0-0

Marlins lost ten of their last 12 games; six of their last eight road games went over. Dodgers won six of their last seven games; eight of their last ten games went over.

Nationals (10-12) @ Giants (9-12)
Gonzalez is 2-1, 2.91 in four starts this season (under 3-1). Team in his starts: 2-2
5-inning record: 3-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-4

Stratton is 1-0, 1.89 in his last three starts (over 2-2). Team in his starts: 3-1
5-inning record: 1-2-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-4

Washington lost three of its last four games. Over is 6-3-2 in their last 11 road games. Giants are 2-6 this season is game following a win; they’re 3-4 at home. Over is 5-2 in their home games.

American League
Twins (8-8) @ New York (11-9)
Odorizzi is 1-1, 2.86 in four starts this season (under 3-1). Team in his starts: 2-2
5-inning record: 1-2-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-4

Tanaka is 2-2, 6.75 in four starts this season (over 2-2). Team in his starts: 2-2
5-inning record: 2-1-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 2-4

Twins lost four of their last five games; over is 5-2 in their last seven road games. New York is 5-2 in its last seven games; they’re 7-5 at home. Over is 9-3 in their home games.

Indians (11-8) @ Orioles (6-16)
Carrasco is 3-0, 2.60 in four starts this season (under 3-1). Team in his starts: 3-1
5-inning record: 3-0-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-4

Gausman is 1-0, 3.71 in his last three starts (over 2-2). Team in his starts: 2-2
5-inning record: 2-1-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 3-4

Cleveland won eight of its last 11 games; under is 6-2 in their last eight road games. Orioles lost 10 of their last 12 games; under is 8-1 in their home games

A’s (11-11) @ Rangers (8-15)
Cahill blanked White Sox for seven IP (92 PT) in his first ’18 start. Team in his starts: 1-0
5-inning record: 1-0 Allowed run in 1st inning: 0-1

Moore is 1-3, 6.41 in four starts this season (over 3-1). Team in his starts: 1-3
5-inning record: 1-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 0-4

Oakland won six of its last seven games; over is 7-3 in their last ten games. Rangers lost nine of their last 11 home games (over 8-3).

Angels (14-8) @ Astros (16-7)
Skaggs is 2-1, 3.98 in four starts this year (over 2-2). Team in his starts: 3-1
5-inning record: 2-1-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 2-4

Cole is 2-0, 1.29 in four starts this season (under 2-1-1). Team in his starts: 4-0
5-inning record: 2-0-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-4

Angels lost five of their last six games; under is 3-0-1 in their last four home games. Houston won its last six games, scoring 43 runs in their last five games. Over is 3-0-1 in their last four games. 

Mariners (11-9) @ White Sox (4-14)
Leake is 3-1, 4.50 in four starts this season (over 3-0-1). Team in his starts: 3-1
5-inning record: 1-0-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-4

Gonzalez is 0-3, 13.14 in three starts this season (over 3-0). Team in his starts: 0-3
5-inning record: 0-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 2-3 

Seattle won four of its last five road games; over is 7-3 in their road games. White Sox lost 12 of their last 13 games; over is 5-0-1 in their last six games.

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Teams’ records in first five innings:
Team (road-home-total)- thru 4/22
Ariz           5-3-1……6-1-4…..11-4
Atl             5-3……..6-3-3…….11-6
Cubs         5-5-2……1-5-1…….6-10
Reds         2-10-1……1-6-1…..3-16
Colo          7-6-2……3-5-1……10-11
LA             4-3-1…..5-6-1……..9-9
Miami        2-6-1…..4-4-4……..6-10
Milw          6-3…….6-7-1………12-10
Mets          4-4-1……6-4-2………9-8
Philly         3-4-4…..4-2-3……..7-6
Pitt             7-2-4……7-2……….14-4
St. Louis    8-3-1…….5-4……..13-7
SD             3-3-2…..3-10-1……..6-13
SF              6-4-5…..2-4-1……..8-8
Wash         8-4……..4-5-1……..12-9

Orioles       2-7-4…….2-5-2……4-12
Boston       6-2-4……..5-2-2……11-4
White Sox  4-5………1-7-1………5-12
Cleveland   5-3-3……5-1-2…….10-4
Detroit        2-5………6-5-2…….8-10
Astros         6-3-5……5-3-1…….11-6
KC              3-7-2……3-4-1…….6-11
Angels        8-1-1……2-8-2…….10-9
Twins          2-5-3……3-2-1…….5-7
NYY            5-2-1……7-3-2…….12-5
A’s               4-3-1……5-6-3……9-9
Seattle         5-4-1……2-3-5……7-7
TB                4-3-1……4-6-3…….8-9
Texas           5-4-1……..4-9……..9-13
Toronto        4-5-2……3-6-1…….7-11

%age of times teams score in first inning (road/home/total- 4/22)
Ariz        4-8……..4-11………..8
Atl          3-8……..7-13……….10
Cubs      3-12……..3-7…………6
Reds      1-13……..1-8………..2
Colo       7-14……3-9..………10
LA           3-8……..3-11..………6
Miami     4-9……..5-13……….9
Milw        2-9……..1-13…..…….3
Mets       1-9……..6-11…………7
Philly      2-11……..4-10…………6
Pitt          2-13……..3-9…………5
StL          4-11……..2-9…………6
SD           2-9……..1-13……….3
SF           1-13………2-7……….3
Wash       8-12……..5-10………13

Orioles     5-13……1-9………..6
Boston     4-12……..6-9………10
White Sox 2-10…….2-9……….4
Clev          3-11……..3-8……….6
Detroit       1-7…….3-13………4
Astros       3-13……3-7……….6
KC            2-12……..3-8………..5
Angels     5-10……..2-11……….7
Twins       2-10……..0-6……….2
NYY         2-8……..5-12……….7
A’s            4-8……..5-14………9
Seattle      5-10…….3-10……….8
TB             3-8…….3-13……..6
Texas        1-10……3-13…….4
Toronto    2-11…..3-10……..5


Interleague play- 2018
NL @ AL–  10-3 NL, favorites -$349
AL @ NL–  2-2 , favorites -$112
Total: 12-5 NL, favorites -$461

Totals in interleague games
NL @ AL: Under 7-5-1
AL @ NL: Under 2-2
Total: Under 9-7-1

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