04/18/2008 Public Betting: MLB Baseball Trends Print
Written by Anthony Rome   
Friday, 18 April 2008 05:28

Several series are starting this weekend in MLB and there’s a full slate of action on Friday. The Mets and Phillies meet in Philadelphia, while the Dodgers visit Atlanta and San Diego takes on NL West rival Arizona. Make sure to click on the links provided below the trends and get live odds from Sportsbook.com.

PITTSBURGH (7 - 8) at CHICAGO CUBS (9 - 6) - 2:20 PM

IAN SNELL (R) vs. RICH HILL (L)
Top Trends for this game.
PITTSBURGH is 14-31 (-15.1 Units) against the money line as a road underdog of +100 to +125 over the last 3 seasons.
PITTSBURGH is 33-76 (-31.6 Units) against the money line in road games after a loss over the last 3 seasons.
PITTSBURGH is 25-62 (-26.9 Units) against the money line in road games when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 3 seasons.
SNELL is 37-30 (+13.3 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
SNELL is 37-30 (+13.3 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
CHICAGO CUBS are 869-948 (-195.5 Units) against the money line in all games since 1997.
CHICAGO CUBS are 463-446 (-120.4 Units) against the money line in home games since 1997.
CHICAGO CUBS are 81-95 (-29.0 Units) against the money line in day games over the last 3 seasons.
CHICAGO CUBS are 814-868 (-174.7 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field since 1997.
CHICAGO CUBS are 645-697 (-129.3 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters since 1997.
CHICAGO CUBS are 433-426 (-106.0 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a losing record since 1997.
 
Head-to-Head Series History
CHICAGO CUBS is 3-0 (+3.0 Units) against PITTSBURGH this season
3 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+3.1 Units)
 
IAN SNELL vs. CHICAGO CUBS since 1997
SNELL is 1-4 when starting against CHICAGO CUBS with an ERA of 6.31 and a WHIP of 1.430.
His team's record is 2-4 (-1.8 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 3-2. (+0.7 units)
 
RICH HILL vs. PITTSBURGH since 1997
HILL is 2-1 when starting against PITTSBURGH with an ERA of 4.08 and a WHIP of 1.245.
His team's record is 4-2 (+1.5 units) in these starts. The OVER is 3-3. (+0.0 units)
 

NY METS (8 - 6) at PHILADELPHIA (8 - 8) - 7:05 PM
JOHAN SANTANA (L) vs. COLE HAMELS (L)
Top Trends for this game.
NY METS are 42-41 (-18.6 Units) against the money line against division opponents over the last 2 seasons.
SANTANA is 7-12 (-12.3 Units) against the money line against division opponents over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
SANTANA is 10-13 (-14.1 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
NY METS are 98-73 (+18.5 Units) against the money line in road games over the last 3 seasons.
NY METS are 12-2 (+10.9 Units) against the money line in road games when playing on Friday over the last 2 seasons.
NY METS are 57-38 (+16.6 Units) against the money line in road games after a win over the last 3 seasons.
SANTANA is 69-21 (+37.7 Units) against the money line after a win since 1997. (Team's Record)
 
Head-to-Head Series History
NY METS is 2-1 (+0.5 Units) against PHILADELPHIA this season
2 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.0 Units)
 
JOHAN SANTANA vs. PHILADELPHIA since 1997
SANTANA is 0-0 when starting against PHILADELPHIA with an ERA of 1.93 and a WHIP of 1.713.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.1 units) in these starts. The OVER is 0-1. (-1.1 units)
 
COLE HAMELS vs. NY METS since 1997
HAMELS is 1-1 when starting against NY METS with an ERA of 2.77 and a WHIP of 1.308.
His team's record is 2-2 (-0.3 units) in these starts. The OVER is 3-1. (+1.9 units)
 

WASHINGTON (4 - 12) at FLORIDA (9 - 6) - 7:10 PM
TIM REDDING (R) vs. ANDREW MILLER (L)
Top Trends for this game.
WASHINGTON is 2-12 (-9.9 Units) against the money line in April games this season.
WASHINGTON is 1-10 (-10.0 Units) against the money line after a loss this season.
FLORIDA is 9-3 (+8.4 Units) against the money line in night games this season.
WASHINGTON is 58-44 (+34.5 Units) against the money line when the total is 9 to 9.5 over the last 2 seasons.
WASHINGTON is 25-23 (+16.3 Units) against the money line on the road when the total is 9 to 9.5 over the last 2 seasons.
WASHINGTON is 50-50 (+14.9 Units) against the money line against left-handed starters over the last 3 seasons.
 
Head-to-Head Series History
FLORIDA is 3-0 (+3.7 Units) against WASHINGTON this season
2 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.0 Units)
 
TIM REDDING vs. FLORIDA since 1997
REDDING is 3-1 when starting against FLORIDA with an ERA of 2.03 and a WHIP of 1.387.
His team's record is 4-2 (+1.9 units) in these starts. The OVER is 3-3. (-0.3 units)
 
ANDREW MILLER vs. WASHINGTON since 1997
MILLER is 0-0 when starting against WASHINGTON with an ERA of 16.22 and a WHIP of 2.703.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.3 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-0. (+1.0 units)
 

MILWAUKEE (9 - 6) at CINCINNATI (7 - 9) - 7:10 PM
BEN SHEETS (R) vs. BRONSON ARROYO (R)
Top Trends for this game.
MILWAUKEE is 17-30 (-22.7 Units) against the money line as a road favorite of -125 to -150 since 1997.
MILWAUKEE is 64-107 (-37.5 Units) against the money line in road games over the last 3 seasons.
MILWAUKEE is 35-52 (-16.1 Units) against the money line in road games in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
MILWAUKEE is 46-80 (-29.3 Units) against the money line in road games against right-handed starters over the last 3 seasons.
MILWAUKEE is 24-50 (-24.2 Units) against the money line in road games after a win over the last 3 seasons.
MILWAUKEE is 16-28 (-13.5 Units) against the money line in road games when playing against a team with a losing record over the last 2 seasons.
CINCINNATI is 33-21 (+16.1 Units) against the money line when playing on Friday over the last 3 seasons.
CINCINNATI is 198-235 (-64.5 Units) against the money line in home games after a win since 1997.
ARROYO is 13-24 (-13.0 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
ARROYO is 13-24 (-13.0 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
 
Head-to-Head Series History
CINCINNATI is 2-1 (+1.3 Units) against MILWAUKEE this season
2 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+0.9 Units)
 
BEN SHEETS vs. CINCINNATI since 1997
SHEETS is 7-4 when starting against CINCINNATI with an ERA of 3.07 and a WHIP of 1.086.
His team's record is 7-8 (-3.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 7-7. (-0.4 units)
 
BRONSON ARROYO vs. MILWAUKEE since 1997
ARROYO is 6-2 when starting against MILWAUKEE with an ERA of 3.51 and a WHIP of 1.220.
His team's record is 7-2 (+4.8 units) in these starts. The OVER is 5-4. (+0.4 units)
 

LA DODGERS (7 - 8) at ATLANTA (6 - 9) - 7:35 PM
DEREK LOWE (R) vs. BUDDY CARLYLE (R)
Top Trends for this game.
LA DODGERS are 95-58 (+25.9 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a losing record over the last 3 seasons.
ATLANTA is 169-170 (-31.0 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 3 seasons.
ATLANTA is 77-85 (-24.0 Units) against the money line when the total is 9 to 9.5 over the last 3 seasons.
ATLANTA is 41-46 (-18.3 Units) against the money line at home when the total is 9 to 9.5 over the last 3 seasons.
ATLANTA is 3-10 (-10.0 Units) against the money line in home games when playing on Friday over the last 2 seasons.
ATLANTA is 167-166 (-29.1 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 3 seasons.
ATLANTA is 63-66 (-18.0 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 2 seasons.
ATLANTA is 42-46 (-13.0 Units) against the money line after a win over the last 2 seasons.
 
Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.
 
DEREK LOWE vs. ATLANTA since 1997
LOWE is 2-3 when starting against ATLANTA with an ERA of 4.28 and a WHIP of 1.366.
His team's record is 4-4 (+0.6 units) in these starts. The OVER is 7-1. (+6.0 units)
 
BUDDY CARLYLE vs. LA DODGERS since 1997
CARLYLE is 0-0 when starting against LA DODGERS with an ERA of 7.20 and a WHIP of 1.000.
His team's record is 0-1 (-1.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 0-1. (-1.2 units)
 

COLORADO (6 - 8) at HOUSTON (6 - 10) - 8:05 PM
FRANKLIN MORALES (L) vs. CHRIS SAMPSON (R)
Top Trends for this game.
COLORADO is 103-157 (-41.0 Units) against the money line as a road underdog of +100 to +125 since 1997.
COLORADO is 103-85 (+25.0 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
COLORADO is 42-29 (+16.1 Units) against the money line when the total is 9 to 9.5 over the last 2 seasons.
COLORADO is 103-82 (+28.2 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
COLORADO is 74-59 (+20.0 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 2 seasons.
COLORADO is 78-60 (+26.7 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
COLORADO is 57-45 (+16.9 Units) against the money line after a win over the last 2 seasons.
HOUSTON is 291-296 (-68.4 Units) against the money line when the total is 9 to 9.5 since 1997.
HOUSTON is 3-11 (-10.5 Units) against the money line in home games when playing on Friday over the last 2 seasons.
 
Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.
 
FRANKLIN MORALES vs. HOUSTON since 1997
No recent starts.
 
CHRIS SAMPSON vs. COLORADO since 1997
SAMPSON is 0-0 when starting against COLORADO with an ERA of 11.11 and a WHIP of 2.116.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 0-1. (-1.0 units)
 

SAN FRANCISCO (6 - 10) at ST LOUIS (11 - 5) - 8:15 PM
MATT CAIN (R) vs. TODD WELLEMEYER (R)
Top Trends for this game.
SAN FRANCISCO is 77-101 (-24.1 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
SAN FRANCISCO is 77-101 (-24.1 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
CAIN is 9-26 (-21.2 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
CAIN is 4-17 (-17.0 Units) against the money line when the total is 8 to 8.5 over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
CAIN is 3-13 (-10.7 Units) against the money line in road games over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
CAIN is 2-11 (-9.8 Units) against the money line in April games over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
CAIN is 9-26 (-21.2 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
CAIN is 4-19 (-18.6 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
CAIN is 5-17 (-14.6 Units) against the money line after a loss over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
CAIN is 4-18 (-15.8 Units) against the money line when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
WELLEMEYER is 11-3 (+10.9 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
WELLEMEYER is 11-3 (+10.9 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons. (Team's Record)
SAN FRANCISCO is 617-499 (+86.8 Units) against the money line in night games since 1997.
SAN FRANCISCO is 337-324 (+36.1 Units) against the money line in road games against right-handed starters since 1997.
ST LOUIS is 112-127 (-29.8 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 3 seasons.
 
Head-to-Head Series History
SAN FRANCISCO is 2-2 (+0.2 Units) against ST LOUIS this season
3 of 4 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+2.1 Units)
 
MATT CAIN vs. ST LOUIS since 1997
CAIN is 0-0 when starting against ST LOUIS with an ERA of 2.70 and a WHIP of 0.900.
His team's record is 0-1 (-1.1 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-0. (+1.1 units)
 
TODD WELLEMEYER vs. SAN FRANCISCO since 1997
WELLEMEYER is 1-0 when starting against SAN FRANCISCO with an ERA of 4.09 and a WHIP of 1.273.
His team's record is 2-0 (+2.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-1. (+0.0 units)
 

SAN DIEGO (8 - 7) at ARIZONA (11 - 4) - 9:40 PM
CHRIS YOUNG (R) vs. DAN HAREN (R)
Top Trends for this game.
ARIZONA is 104-80 (+24.2 Units) against the money line in all games over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 57-34 (+16.8 Units) against the money line in home games over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 104-80 (+24.2 Units) against the money line in games played on a grass field over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 76-55 (+20.9 Units) against the money line in night games over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 70-61 (+7.6 Units) against the money line against right-handed starters over the last 2 seasons.
ARIZONA is 65-38 (+27.1 Units) against the money line after a win over the last 2 seasons.
SAN DIEGO is 70-55 (+17.9 Units) against the money line in road games against right-handed starters over the last 3 seasons.
ARIZONA is 64-68 (-31.8 Units) against the money line in home games when playing on Friday since 1997.
 
Head-to-Head Series History
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.
 
CHRIS YOUNG vs. ARIZONA since 1997
YOUNG is 1-3 when starting against ARIZONA with an ERA of 5.53 and a WHIP of 1.048.
His team's record is 2-4 (-3.6 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 1-4. (-3.6 units)
 
DAN HAREN vs. SAN DIEGO since 1997
HAREN is 0-0 when starting against SAN DIEGO with an ERA of 2.25 and a WHIP of 1.250.
His team's record is 2-0 (+2.2 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-1. (-0.1 units)

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