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

Phillies (39-32) @ Nationals (33-38) 
Arrieta is 1-1, 7.47 in his last three starts; he is 1-2, 5.07 in 14 starts vs Washington. Team in his starts: 8-6
5-inning record: 6-7-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 3-14 Over/under: over 4-0-1 last five

Corbin is 0-3, 13.50 in his last three starts; he is 3-2, 3.58 in six starts vs Philly. Team in his starts: 7-7
5-inning record: 7-6-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 4-14 Over/under: last three over

Phillies lost five of last seven games; they’re 4-7 in road series openers- five of their last six games went over. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 5-1 last six games.

Nationals are 14-7 in their last 21 games; they won last three home series openers- over is 11-3 in their last 14 home games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 10-5-1 in their last 16 games.

Mets (34-37) @ Braves (42-30)
Wheeler is 0-1, 7.71 in his last three starts; he is 6-3, 3.19 in 11 starts vs Atlanta. Team in his starts: 7-7 
5-inning record: 5-6-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 3-14 Over/under: 9-4-1

Soroka is 7-0, 2.48 in his last ten starts. Team in his starts: 8-3
5-inning record: 7-3-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 3-11 Over/under: 3-6-2 

Mets lost 16 of last 20 road games; they’re 7-5 in road series openers- over is 5-1 in their last six games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 11-3 last 14 games.

Atlanta won eight of its last nine games; they’re 6-6 in home series openers- their last eight games went over. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 7-0 last seven games.

Marlins (25-44) @ Cardinals (36-34)
Hernandez allowed three runs in 5.2 IP (96 PT) in his first start. Team in his starts: 0-1
5-inning record: 0-0-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 0-1 Over/under: 1-0 

Mikolas is 0-5, 6.03 in his last six starts; he is 2-1, 3.91 in six games (4 starts) vs Miami. Team in his starts: 7-7
5-inning record: 3-8-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 4-14 Over/under: under 7-1 last eight

Miami lost eight of last ten games; they’re 5-5 in road series openers- five of their last seven games went over. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 4-0 in their last four games.

St Louis won five of last seven games, is 5-6 in home series openers- under is 7-1 in their last eight home games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 4-1 in their last five games.

Brewers (40-31) @ Padres (35-37)
Chacin is 0-4, 7.58 in his last four starts; he is 7-2, 3.52 in 16 games (12 starts) vs San Diego. Team in his starts: 4-8
5-inning record: 2-6-4 Allowed run in 1st inning: 6-12 Over/under: 3-4-5 

Lucchesi is 2-1, 4.15 in his last three starts; he is 0-0, 5.79 in one start vs Milwaukee. Team in his starts: 7-6
5-inning record: 7-4-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-13 Over/under: 6-6-1 

Brewers won six of last nine games; they’re 6-6 in road series openers- over is 6-3 in their last nine road games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 13-1-1 in their last 15 games.

San Diego lost six of last eight games; they scored 38 runs in last three games- over is 12-3 in their last 15 games. Padres won their last six home series openers. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 10-5 last 15 games.

Giants (30-39) @ Dodgers (48-24) 
Beede is 0-1, 9.50 in four starts. Team in his starts: 3-1 
5-inning record: 0-4 Allowed run in 1st inning: 3-4 Over/under: 2-2

Maeda is 1-1, 4.70 in his last three starts; he is 4-3, 4.04 in 12 games (8 starts) vs SF. Team in his starts: 7-6
5-inning record: 8-4-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 4-13 Over/under: 7-6

Giants won four of last five games, are 6-5 in road series openers- over is 4-2 in their last six road games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 5-0 in their last five games.

Dodgers won eight of last nine home games; they’re 8-3 in home series openers- under is 11-4-1 in their last 16 games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: under 10-3-1 last 14 games.

American League
Rays (43-28) @ New York (43-27)
Chirinos is 2-1, 2.22 in his last four starts. Team in his starts: 5-2 
5-inning record: 4-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-7 Over/under: 3-4

Tanaka is 1-2, 6.75 in his last three starts; he is 9-4, 3.33 in 16 starts vs Tampa Bay. Team in his starts: 7-7 
5-inning record: 6-5-3 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-14 Over/under: 5-6-3

Rays lost four of last six games; they’re 9-2 in road series openers- over is 3-0-1 in their last four road games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: under 5-1 in their last six road games.

New York is 5-8 in its last 13 games; they’re 9-3 in home series openers- five of their last six games went over. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 10-2 last dozen games.

Angels (35-37) @ Blue Jays (26-45)
Pena is 1-0, 10.12 in his last three games; they use an opener ahead of him. Team in game where opener starts: 7-5 
5-inning record: 0-0 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-12 Over/under: 0-0

Jackson is 1-4, 12.41 in six starts; he is 6-4, 3.39 in 14 games (11 starts) vs LAA. Team in his starts: 1-5
5-inning record: 1-4-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 4-6 Over/under: 4-2

Angels won five of last eight games, are 6-3 in last nine road series openers; over is 7-3-1 in their last 11 games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 6-2-2 last ten games.

Toronto lost seven of last ten games, are 3-8 in home series openers- over is 4-0-1 in their last five games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 4-1 last five home games.

Indians (37-33) @ Rangers (38-33)
Clevinger is making his first start since April 7; he is 1-0, 0.00 in two starts (12 IP) this year, and is 0-1, 2.42 in five games (3 starts) vs Texas. Team in his starts: 2-0
5-inning record: 1-0-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 0-2 Over/under: 1-1

Lynn is 1-0, 3.44 in his last three starts; he is 2-0, 0.75 in two starts (12 IP) vs Cleveland. Team in his starts: 8-6
5-inning record: 8-5-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 5-14 Over/under: last five under

Indians are 8-3 in last 11 games, 5-6 in road series openers under is 5-1 in their last six road games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 6-4 last ten games.

Texas won six of last nine road games; they’re 3-9 in home series openers- under is 12-6 in their last 18 games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 5-1 in their last six games.

Red Sox (39-34) @ Twins (47-23)
Porcello is 0-2, 5.71 in his last three starts; he is 12-10, 3.83 in 31 starts vs Minnesota. Team in his starts: 8-6
5-inning record: 8-5-1 Allowed run in 1st inning: 4-14 Over/under: last three under

Berrios is 2-0, 3.46 in his last four starts; he is 0-2, 4.15 in three starts vs Boston. Team in his starts: 11-3
5-inning record: 8-1-5 Allowed run in 1st inning: 2-14 Over/under: over 4-0-1 last five

Red Sox won their last five games; they’re 4-8 in road series openers- their last four games went over. Over/under 1st 5 innings: under 7-4 last 11 games.

Minnesota won 10 of last 13 home games; they’re 7-3 in home series openers- over is 11-3-1 in their last 15 games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: under 4-1 in their last five games.

Orioles (21-50) @ A’s (35-36)
Cashner is 2-0, 6.14 in his last four starts; he is 2-1, 6.53 in seven games (6 starts) vs Oakland. Team in his starts: 8-5 
5-inning record: 7-4-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 4-13 Over/under: 8-4-1

Fiers is 3-0, 3.65 in his last four starts; he is 3-1, 2.08 in four starts vs Baltimore. Team in his starts: 7-7
5-inning record: 6-6-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 6-14 Over/under: 5-8-1

Orioles lost their last five games, are 2-9 in road series openers- their last five games went over. Over/under 1st 5 innings: under 3-1 last four road games.

Oakland lost seven of last eight home games, are 7-4 in home series openers; under is 5-4 in their last nine games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 4-1 in their last five home games. 

Royals (23-48) @ Mariners (31-44)
Duffy is 0-2, 6.97 in his last four starts; he is 1-2, 2.54 in nine games (7 starts) vs Seattle. Team in his starts: 4-5 
5-inning record: 4-3-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 2-9 Over/under: 4-5

Milone is 1-1, 3.60 in four starts; he is 5-4, 3.66 in 13 games (12 starts) vs KC. Team in his starts: 1-2
5-inning record: 1-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 1-3 Over/under: 0-3

Kansas City lost 11 of last 15 games; they’re 3-8 in road series openers- under is 6-2 in their last eight games. Over/under 1st 5 innings: under 7-2 in their last nine games

Mariners are 6-5 in last 11 games, 5-6 in home series openers; seven of their last eight games went over. Over/under 1st 5 innings: under 5-2 last seven home games.

Interleague
Astros (48-24) @ Reds (31-38)
Miley is 2-1, 2.25 in his last four starts; he is 5-2, 2.89 in 10 starts vs Cincy. Team in his starts: 10-4
5-inning record: 7-5-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 5-14 Over/under: 5-9

Castillo is 1-0, 2.60 in his last three starts. Team in his starts: 7-7
5-inning record: 10-2-2 Allowed run in 1st inning: 3-14 Over/under: 4-10

Astros won 11 of last 15 games, are 10-1 in road series openers- four of their last five road games went over. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 4-1 last five games.

Cincinnati lost eight of last 12 games; they’re 4-7 in home series openers- 10 of their last 13 games stayed under. Over/under 1st 5 innings: over 5-0 in their last five games.

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Today’s Tips

2019 bankroll: minus 23 calloways
Pending future bets:
– Matt Olson under 32.5 home runs
– Joey Lucchesi, over 8.5 wins
– Cincinnati Reds, under 79.5 wins
– Los Angeles Angels, under 83.5 wins
– Houston Astros (6-1) to win World Series
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%age of times teams score in first inning (road/home/total)
Team (road-home-total)- thru 6/15
Ariz     14-42……5-27…….19
Atl        10-32…..12-34……22
Cubs    10-32……12-34……22
Reds    12-35……10-29…..22
Colo     6-33……14-34……20
LA        7-35……14-31……21
Mia       6-29……9-37……..15
Milw     12-32…..13-34…..25
Mets     13-35……8-31…….21
Philly    7-31…..13-35…….20
Pitt        10-36…..8-30……..18
StL        9-36…..7-29………16
SD         12-31……9-37…….21
SF          4-32……7-35…….11
Wash    13-35…….8-30……21

Orioles  9-31…….12-33…….21
Boston   7-36……..9-32………16
W Sox    6-33…….12-33……..18
Clev        9-29…….10-36……..19
Det          9-29…….12-36……..21
Astros     13-32…..8-38………21
KC           8-32…….13-35…….21
Angels     13-34……9-33……..22
Twins      14-37……7-32………21
NYY         12-34……11-34……23
A’s            6-39…….9-30……..15
Sea           9-38…….9-34…….18
TB            16-32…..11-34…….27
Texas       11-32…….11-34…..22
Toronto   6-33…….9-33……..15


Interleague play- 2019
NL @ AL–  34-31 NL, favorites -$1,705 over 34-29-2
AL @ NL–  27-19 NL, favorites +$502 over 29-15-2
Total: 61-50 NL, favorites -$1,203  Over 63-44-4

Interleague play- 2018
NL @ AL–  78-72 NL, favorites  -$593
AL @ NL–  75-64 NL, favorites +$175
Total: 153-136 NL, favorites -$418

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