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[BBL] May 8, 2018

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Tuesday's AL baseball games

By Gracenote

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Tuesday's AL baseball games

Here are some quick-hitting betting notes for Tuesday's American League games, including a matchup with the New York Yankees hosting the Boston Red Sox.

Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (-0.5; 8.5)

Hot pitching stat: Yankees right hander Luis Severino allowed zero earned runs on five hits while striking out 10 through nine innings the last time he toed the rubber.

Cold batting stat: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is 2-15 with four strikeouts in his career against Severino.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 17°C under sunny skies with wind blowing in from right field at 4 kph.

Key betting note: The Money Line has played to the win in each of Severino's past four outings.

Seattle Mariners at Toronto Blue Jays (+0.5; 8.5)

Hot pitching stat: Mariners left hander James Paxton gave up zero earned runs while striking out 16 in his last outing.

Hot batting stat: Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson is 6-15 with one home run and four RBI's lifetime against Paxton

Weather: Temperatures will be around 15°C under sunny skies with wind blowing out to centre field at 9 kph.

Key betting note: The Mariners have only won one of the previous seven meetings against the Blue Jays.

Detroit Tigers at Texas Rangers (-0.5; 9.5)

Cold pitching stat: Tigers right hander Mike Fiers gave up five earned runs and six hits through four innings in his last trip to the mound.

Hot batting stat: Rangers third baseman Joey Gallo is 2-6 with two home runs in his career against Fiers.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 27°C under partly cloudy skies and with wind blowing in from centre field at 22 kph.

Key betting note: The Over has played to the win is seven of Fiers' previous 10 appearances.

Houston Astros at Oakland Athletics (+0.5; 7.5)

Cold pitching stat: Athletics left hander Sean Manaea was saddled with the loss after giving up four earned runs and six hits through six innings in his previous appearance.

Cold batting stat: Astros shortstop Carlos Correa is 3-17 with seven strikeouts lifetime against Manaea.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 13°C under sunny skies with wind blowing out to centre field at 14 kph.

Key betting note: The Under has played to the win in eight of the past 10 times Manaea has taken the mound.
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