8/20/2008 MLB Public Betting Trends, Odds, Spread & Pitching Matchups Print
Written by Anthony Rome   
Wednesday, 20 August 2008 04:35

Check out top public betting trends and tips, as well as find out which teams and pitchers are both hot and cold. Also, be sure to check out up to the minute live odds from online sports book SBG Global.

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Hot Pitchers
-- Myers is 2-1, 2.28 in his last four starts.
-- Mets won six of last seven Pelfrey home starts. Braves won five of Jurrjens' last six road starts.
-- Cubs won nine of Lilly's last ten Wrigley starts.
-- Davis has 2.77 RA in his two starts for Pirates.
-- Peavy is 2-2, 2.00 in his last four starts. Arizona won six of last seven Haren starts.
-- Billingsley is 3-0, 2.34 in his last five starts.
-- Cain is 3-1, 1.96 in his last five starts.
-- Liriano is 3-0, 2.45 since coming back from minor leagues.
-- White Sox are 11-2 at home when Floyd starts.
-- Royals won last eight Meche starts (4-0, 2.33 in last five).
-- Purcey has a 2.25 RA in his lat two starts.
-- Garza is 2-1, 2.89 in his last four starts.

Cold Pitchers
-- Rodriguez has an 8.68 RA in his last four starts. Brewers lost six of last eight Parra starts.
-- Balestar is 1-5, 6.21 in his last seven starts.
-- Arroyo is 1-3, 5.11 in his last four starts.
-- Cardinals lost four of last five Wellemeyer home starts.
-- Marlins lost six of last seven Olsen road starts.
-- Braden has a 4.81 RA in his last four starts.
-- Dickey is 1-3, 7.26 in his last five starts.
-- Jackson allowed three runs in five IP (97 PT) in first '08 start.
-- Buchholz is 0-6, 7.19 in his last eight starts. Waters has a 4.32 RA in three starts for Orioles.
-- Pettitte is 1-2, 6.82 in his last five starts.
-- Weaver has a 6.48 RA in his last five starts.
-- Robertson is 1-2, 8.17 in his last seven starts. Millwood is 0-3, 9.00 in his last four starts.

Hot Teams
-- Phillies won three of their last four games.
-- Mets won seven of their last eight games. .
-- Cubs won ten of their last twelve games.
-- Brewers won ten of their last fourteen games. Astros are 10-4 in their last fourteen road games.
-- Arizona won six of its last eight games. Padres are 6-4 in their last ten road games.
-- Rockies won six of their last seven road games. Dodgers won eight of their last ten home games.
-- Indians won eight of their last eleven games.
-- Blue Jays won six of their last seven games.
-- Red Sox won six of their last eight games.
-- Rays won eleven of their last fourteen games.
-- Twins won nine of their last twelve games.
-- White Sox won eight of their last ten games.

Cold Teams
-- Nationals lost last eleven games, allowing 50 runs in their last six contests.
-- Cardinals lost eight of their last eleven home games. Pirates lost eleven of their last seventeen games.
-- Braves lost eight of their last nine games.
-- Reds are 4-19 in their last 23 games.
-- Marlins lost four of their last six games. Giants are 3-7 in their last ten home games.
-- Royals lost six of their last seven games.
-- Bronx is 3-9 in its last twelve road games.
-- Orioles lost eight of last eleven home games.
-- Tigers are 6-12 in their last eighteen games. Rangers lost ten of their last twelve games.
-- Angels lost four of their last five games.
-- Oakland is 6-25 in its last 31 games.
-- Mariners lost nine of their last ten games.

Totals
-- Under is 6-0-1 in Phillies' last seven home games.
-- Over is 4-0-1 in last five Pelfrey starts.
-- Over is 13-6 in Houston's last nineteen games.
-- Five of last seven Cub games went over the total.
-- Under is 6-1 in Pittsburgh's last seven road games.
-- Under is 7-0-1 in Peavy's last eight starts.
-- Over is 6-2-1 in last nine games at Dodger Stadium.
-- Four of Cain's last five starts stayed under the total.
-- Five of last six Cleveland home games went over total.
-- Over is 8-4-1 in Baltimore's last thirteen games.
-- Under is 6-2 in last eight Bronx games.
-- Under is 11-5 in Garza's last sixteen starts.
-- Six of last seven Detroit road games went over the total.
-- Over is 10-4 in last fourteen Minnesota games.
-- Seven of last eight Seattle road games went over the total.

Umpires
-- Hst-Mil-- Four of last five Scott games stayed under total.
-- Wsh-Phil-- Over is 7-1-1 in last nine Rapuano games.
-- Atl-NY-- Last five Campos games all went over the total.
-- Cin-Chi-- Four of last five McClelland games went over total.
-- Pitt-StL-- Over is 9-4-1 in last fourteen Fairchild games.
-- SD-Az-- Underdog is 5-2 in last seven Meriwether games.
-- Col-LA-- Underdog won last seven O'Nora games.
-- Fla-SF-- Over is 5-2-1 in last eight Joyce games.
-- A's-Min-- Under is 13-4-2 in last nineteen Knight games.
-- Sea-Chi-- Under is 19-5-3 in Bell games this season.
-- KC-Cle-- Favorite is 7-2 in last nine Hernandez games.
-- Bos-Blt-- Over is 8-0-1 in last nine Marquez games.
-- NY-Tor-- Visitor is 11-2 in last 13 Demuth games, winning the last seven in row; underdog is 10-3 in his last thirteen.
-- LA-TB-- Over is 9-4 in last thirteen Meals games; he tossed Tampa manager Maddon last night, after making one of worst calls I've ever seen at first base. Rays weren't happy with him.
-- Det-Tex-- Last five Barry games stayed under the total.

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