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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Friday’s MLB
National League
Milwaukee @ St Louis
Brewers (27-29):
Lindblom is 1-0, 0.87 in his last two starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 5-4 Team in first 5 innings: 3-5-1
Allowed run in first inning: 3-9  Totals: over 6-3

Bullpen game
Teams’ record in his starts: 0-0 Team in first 5 innings: 0-0
Allowed run in first inning: 0-0  Totals: 0-0

— Milwaukee won six of its last ten games overall.
— Brewers lost 10 of their last 13 road games.
— Under is 9-5-1 in Milwaukee’s last 15 games.

Cardinals (28-26)
Flaherty is 3-0, 2.05 in four home starts this year.
Teams’ record in his starts: 5-3 Team in first 5 innings: 4-4
Allowed run in first inning: 4-8 Totals: over 5-3

Ponce DeLeon is 0-0, 3.86 in his last three starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 4-3 Team in first 5 innings: 2-5
Allowed run in first inning: 3-7  Totals: over 4-3

— St Louis won six of its last eight games.
— Cardinals are 2-3 in their last five home games.
— Over is 7-2 in Cardinals’ last nine home games.

New York @ Washington
Mets (26-31)
Porcello is 0-2, 4.50 in his last five starts; he is 1-1, 2.08 vs Washington this year.
Teams’ record in his starts: 2-9 Team in first 5 innings: 3-6-2
Allowed run in first inning: 6-11  Totals: under 7-2 last nine

— Mets lost seven of their last 12 games overall.
— New York is 4-5 in its last nine road games.
— Over is 7-3-1 in their last 11 road games.

Nationals (23-34):
Scherzer is 1-3, 4.13 in his last four starts; he is 1-1, 2.57 against the Mets this season.
Teams’ record in his starts: 6-5 Team in first 5 innings: 6-3-2
Allowed run in first inning: 5-11 Totals: over 5-2 last seven

— Washington won four of its last six games.
— Nationals are 4-5 in their last nine home games.
— Over is 5-4 in their last nine games.

Colorado @ Arizona
Rockies (25-31):
Senzatela is 2-0, 1.17 in his last two starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 6-5 Team in first 5 innings: 7-2-2
Allowed run in first inning: 4-11 Totals: under 4-1 last five

Bullpen game
Teams’ record in his starts: 0-0 Team in first 5 innings: 0-0
Allowed run in first inning: 0-0 Totals: 0-0

— Rockies lost 15 of their last 22 games.
— Colorado lost five of its last nine road games.
— Under is 6-2-3 in their last 11 games.

Diamondbacks (22-34):
Gallen is 1-2, 7.88 in his last three starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 6-5 Team in first 5 innings: 3-6-2
Allowed run in first inning: 3-11 Totals: under 6-4-1

Clarke is 0-0, 7.50 in four starts this year.
Teams’ record in his starts: 1-3 Team in first 5 innings: 1-2-1
Allowed run in first inning: 4-4 Totals: 2-2

— Arizona lost 23 of its last 32 games overall.
— Diamondbacks won four of their last six home games.
— Over is 5-3 in their last eight home games.

San Diego @ San Francisco
Padres (34-22)
Lamet is 1-0, 0.87 in his last three starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: won last six Team in first 5 innings: 5-4-2
Allowed run in first inning: 0-11 Totals: over 5-1 last six

Paddack is 1-1, 3.55 in his last three starts; he is 0-0, 3.86 in two starts against the Giants this year.
Teams’ record in his starts: 6-5 Team in first 5 innings: 5-3-3
Allowed run in first inning: 4-11 Totals: over 8-3

— San Diego lost five of its last seven games.
— Padres won five of its last seven road games.
— Under is 5-2 in their last seven games.

Giants (28-28):
Anderson is 3-0, 3.95 in his last three outings.
Teams’ record in his starts: 5-5 Team in first 5 innings: 3-6-1
Allowed run in first inning: 3-7 Totals: over 8-2

Bullpen game
Teams’ record in his starts: 0-0 Team in first 5 innings: 0-0
Allowed run in first inning: 0-0 Totals: 0-0

— Giants won three of their last five games.
— SF won nine of its last 11 home games.
— Over is 5-2-2 in Giants’ last nine home games.

American League
Baltimore @ Toronto
Orioles (24-33):
Lopez is 2-1, 3.50 in his last three starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 2-2 Team in first 5 innings: 2-2
Allowed run in first inning: 0-4 Totals: over 3-1

— Orioles lost 12 of their last 16 games.
— Baltimore is 1-7 in its last eight road games.
— Under is 6-4 in their last ten games.

Blue Jays (30-27):
Walker has thrown 10 scoreless innings in his two Buffalo starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 4-1 Team in first 5 innings: 3-2
Allowed run in first inning: 1-5 Totals: under 4-1

— Blue Jays are 7-10 in their last 17 games overall.
— Jays are 11-4 in their last 15 home games.
— Over is 10-4 in their last 14 games. 

Detroit @ Kansas City
Tigers (22-33):
Turnbull is 1-1, 5.14 in his last four starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 6-4 Team in first 5 innings: 3-4-3
Allowed run in first inning: 1-10  Totals: under 6-3-1

— Detroit lost 17 of its last 22 games.
— Tigers is 2-13 in their last 15 road games. 
— Under is 4-3 in their last seven road games.

Royals (23-33):
Keller has allowed one run in 27 IP in four home starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 5-3 Team in first 5 innings: 4-3-1
Allowed run in first inning: 2-8  Totals: under 5-3

— Royals lost four of their last six games.
— KC is 5-1 in its last six home games.
— Under is 6-2 in their last eight games.

Houston @ Texas
Astros (29-28):
Urquidy is 1-1, 2.37 in his last three starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 2-2 Team in first 5 innings: 1-1-2
Allowed run in first inning: 0-4 Totals: under 3-1

— Astros are 5-3 in their last eight games overall. 
— Houston lost 14 of its last 18 road games.
— Under is 8-2 in their last ten road games.

Rangers (19-38):
Cody is 1-1, 2.70 in four starts (13.1 IP)
Teams’ record in his starts: 2-2 Team in first 5 innings: 2-1-1
Allowed run in first inning: 2-4  Totals: 2-2

— Texas lost 29 of its last 38 games.
— Rangers are 5-6 in their last 11 home games.
— Under is 6-3 in their last nine games.

Seattle @ Oakland
Mariners (25-31):
Kikuchi is 0-2, 8.10 in his last two starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 3-5 Team in first 5 innings: 3-5
Allowed run in first inning: 3-8 Totals: 4-4

— Seattle lost nine of its last 14 games overall.
— Mariners are 1-4 in their last five road games.
— Under is 5-1 in their last six games.

A’s (34-22):
Bassitt is 3-0, 0.45 in his last three starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 7-3 Team in first 5 innings: 6-4
Allowed run in first inning: 4-10  Totals: under 8-2

— Oakland is 11-8 in its last 19 games.
— A’s are 7-2 in their last nine home games.
— Under is 7-2 in their last nine home games

Interleague
Philadelphia @ Tampa Bay
Phillies (28-29)
Velasquez is 1-1, 5.40 in six starts this year.
Teams’ record in his starts: 1-5 Team in first 5 innings: 3-3
Allowed run in first inning: 1-6 Totals: under 4-2

— Philly lost four of its last four games.
— Phillies are 2-7 in their last nine road games.
— Over is 13-7 in their last 20 games.

Rays (37-20):
Morton is 1-1, 4.30 in his last three starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 4-4 Team in first 5 innings: 3-5
Allowed run in first inning: 3-8 Totals: under 5-1 last six

— Tampa Bay won nine of its last 13 games overall.
— Rays are 10-5 in their last 15 home games. 
— Under is 8-2 in their last ten games

Miami @ Bronx
Marlins (29-28):
Alcantara allowed two runs in 12 IP in splitting his last two starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 4-2 Team in first 5 innings: 1-2-3
Allowed run in first inning: 2-6 Totals: 3-3

— Miami lost four of its last five games overall.
— Marlins are 1-4 in their last five road games.
— Over is 15-9-1 in their last 25 games.

Bronx (32-25):
Happ is 1-1, 1.40 in his last three starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 5-3 Team in first 5 innings: 4-2-2
Allowed run in first inning: 1-8 Totals: under 5-1 last six

— Bronx lost four of its last five games.
— New York won its last seven home games.
— Over is 7-2 in their last nine games.

Boston @ Atlanta
Red Sox (22-35):
Bullpen game
Teams’ record in his starts: 0-0 Team in first 5 innings: 0-0
Allowed run in first inning: 0-0  Totals: 0-0

— Red Sox are 9-9 in their last 18 games.
— Boston is 3-1 in its last four road games.
— Over is 11-5 in their last 16 games.

Braves (34-23):
Wright is 2-0, 2.92 in his last two starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 3-4 Team in first 5 innings: 1-5-1
Allowed run in first inning: 0-7 Totals: under 5–2

— Braves won five of their last seven games. 
— Atlanta is 5-5 in its last ten home games.
— Under is 5-3-1 in their last nine games.

Pittsburgh @ Cleveland
Pirates (18-39):
Keller is 1-1, 3.24 in four starts this year.
Teams’ record in his starts: 1-3 Team in first 5 innings: 2-2
Allowed run in first inning: 0-4  Totals: over 2-1-1

— Pirates are 3-0 in their last three games.
— Pittsburgh is 0-8 in its last eight road games.
— Under is 5-0 in their last five games.

Indians (33-24):
Carrasco is 1-1, 1.41 in his last five starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 5-6 Team in first 5 innings: 4-3-4
Allowed run in first inning: 2-11 Totals: over 6-2-3

— Cleveland won its last five games.
— Indians are 8-7 in their last 15 home games.
— Under is 8-4-1 in Cleveland’s last 13 home games.

Chicago @ Chicago
Cubs (32-25):
Darvish is 0-2, 4.74 in his last four starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 8-3 Team in first 5 innings: 6-4-1
Allowed run in first inning: 2-11 Totals: under 5-1 last six

— Cubs lost their last three games overall.
— Chicago is 6-5 in its last 11 road games.
— Under is 14-4 in their last 18 games.

White Sox (34-22):
Cease is 0-1, 4.26 in his last three starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 6-5 Team in first 5 innings: 7-2-2
Allowed run in first inning: 3-11  Totals: over 6-5

— Chicago lost its last five games overall.
— White Sox are 0-5 in their last five road games.
— Under is 13-4-1 in their last 18 games.

Cincinnati @ Minnesota
Reds (29-28)
Mahle is 1-1, 4.03 in his last four starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 4-4 Team in first 5 innings: 3-4-1
Allowed run in first inning: 2-8 Totals: under 4-2 last six

— Cincinnati won nine of its last 11 games.
— Reds are 7-5 in their last 12 road games.
— Under is 6-2 in the Reds’ last eight games.

Twins (34-22)
Berrios is 3-0, 2.05 in his last four starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 6-5 Team in first 5 innings: 6-4-1
Allowed run in first inning: 2-11 Totals: under 5-1-2 last eight

— Twins won their last four games. 
— Minnesota won 11 of its last 12 home games.
— Under is 6-2-1 in their last nine games.

Anaheim @ Los Angeles
Angels (25-31):
Heaney is 1-1, 5.30 in his last three starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 5-6 Team in first 5 innings: 4-4-3
Allowed run in first inning: 2-11 Totals: under 3-1

— Angels won 14 of their last 20 games. 
— Halos won five of their last six road games.
— Under is 5-1 in Angels’ last six road games.

Dodgers (40-17)
Kershaw is 4-1, 2.35 in his last six starts.
Teams’ record in his starts: 4-4 Team in first 5 innings: 6-1-1
Allowed run in first inning: 1-8  Totals: 4-4

— Dodgers are 10-7 in their last 17 games overall.
— LA lost four of its last seven home games.
— Over is 4-2-2 in their last eight home games.

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Times scored in the first inning (road-home-total)
thru August 10

American League
Baltimore 3-7, 2-7= 4-14
Boston 1-7, 2-9= 3-16
Chicago 2-10. 3-8= 5-17
Indians 1-9, 2-8= 3-17
Tigers 2-6, 1-9= 3-15
Astros 1-9, 2-7= 3-16
Royals 3-9, 3-8= 6-17
Angels 2-10, 1-7= 3-17
Twins 3-9, 3-8= 6-17
Bronx 4-11, 3-5= 7-16
A’s 0-5, 4-12= 4-17
Mariners 2-8, 2-10= 4-18
Rays 1-6, 1-11= 2-17
Rangers 3-6, 1-9= 4-15
Blue Jays 3-14, 0-0= 3-14

National League
Arizona 2-10, 1-7= 3-17
Braves 1-9, 3-9= 4-18
Cubs 2-5, 1-8= 3-13
Reds 4-8, 4-8= 8-16
Rockies 0-8, 5-8= 5-16
Dodgers 3-9, 3-8= 6-17
Marlins 3-11, 0-0= 3-11
Brewers 1-8, 0-6= 1-14
Mets 1-8, 1-10= 2-18
Phillies 0-2, 1-9= 1-11
Pirates 2-8, 0-8= 2-16
Cardinals 0-2, 1-3= 1-5
Padres 0-7, 5-10= 5-17
Giants 1-12, 2-6= 3-18
Nationals 0-1, 3-12= 3-13

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Interleague play- 2019
NL @ AL–  83-63 NL, favorites -$1,467 over 68-67-5
AL @ NL–  69-66 NL, favorites -$1,800 over 74-58-8
Total: 152-129 NL, favorites -$3,267  Over 142-125-13

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