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[BBL] May 18, 2017

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Thursday’s Baseball Games

By Gracenote

Here are some quick-hitting betting notes for Thursday's Major League Baseball games, including a matchup with the Oakland Athletics hosting the Boston Red Sox.

Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers (+0.5; 10.5)

Cold pitching stat: Tigers right hander Jordan Zimmermann allowed five runs (four earned) on 10 hits through five and one-third innings in his last start.

Hot batting stat: Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is 4-7 with one home run and three RBIs lifetime against Zimmermann.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 28°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing in from right field at 35 kph.

Key betting note: The Tigers are 2-6 SU when Zimmermann toes the rubber.

New York Yankees at Kansas City royal (+0.5; 8.5)

Hot pitching stat: Royals left hander Danny Duffy gave up two earned runs on eight hits over seven innings in his previous outing.

Cold batting stat: Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner is 1-6 with two strikeouts lifetime against Duffy.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 24°C under cloudy skies with wind blowing in from centre field at 14 kph.

Key betting note: The Royals have played to the Under in five of Duffy's last six starts.

Boston Red Sox at Oakland Athletics (+0.5; 9.5)

Hot pitching stat: Athletics right hander Sonny Gray allowed two earned runs on five hits through six innings the last time he took the mound.

Cold batting stat: Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts is 1-6 with two strikeouts lifetime against Gray.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 16°C under clear skies with wind blowing out to centre field at 14 kph.

Key betting note: The Athletics have played Over the total in each of Grays's three starts this season.

Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers (-0.5; 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Marlins right hander Edinson Volquez gave up two earned runs on four hits through six innings in his previous trip to the mound.

Hot batting stat: Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner is 6-12 with one home run and four RBIs lifetime against Volquez.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 18°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing out to right field at 8 kph.

Key betting note: The Marlins are 1-6 SU when Volquez toes the rubber.
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