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[BBL] Jun 9, 2018

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Saturday's AL Games

By Gracenote

Here are some quick-hitting betting notes for Saturday's American League games, including an AL Central matchup in Detroit with the Tigers hosting the Cleveland Indians.

Kansas City Royals at Oakland Athletics

Cold pitching stat: Royals left hander Danny Duffy allowed four earned runs on seven hits through five innings the last time he toed the rubber.

Hot batting stat: Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie is 3-6 with two RBIs lifetime against Duffy.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 18°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing out to centre field at 24 kph.

Key betting note: The Royals are 3-7 SU in Duffy's last 10 trips to the mound.

Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers (+0.5; 9.5)

Cold pitching stat: Indians right hander Mike Clevinger surrendered four earned runs on seven hits through six innings in his previous outing.

Hot batting stat: Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario is 1-3 with one double and one RBI lifetime against Clevinger.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 19°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing out to right field at 15 kph.

Key betting note: The Indians have played to the Over in seven of Clevinger's last 10 trips to the mound.

Seattle Mariners at Tampa Bay Rays (-0.5; 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Mariners right hander Felix Hernandez gave up one earned run on five hits through eight innings the last time he took the mound.

Cold batting stat: Rays first baseman C.J. Cron is 2-20 with nine strikeouts lifetime against Hernandez.

Weather: The game will be played under the dome at Tropicana Field.

Key betting note: Hernandez is 9-2 with a 1.89 ERA in 17 career starts against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Houston Astros at Texas Rangers (+0.5; 9.5)

Cold pitching stat: Rangers left hander Mike Minor allowed five runs (four earned) on six hits through five innings in his previous outing.

Hot batting stat: Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel is 2-4 with one home run and three RBIs lifetime against Minor.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 35°C under sunny skies with wind blowing in from centre field at 18 kph.

Key betting note: Minor has allowed at least three earned runs in each of his previous seven starts.
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