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Quick Look At The MLB Matchups For 04-12-2023

We have a total of 14 games today with the day's first pitch scheduled for 12:35 PM EST when the Astros take on the Pirates at PNC Park. Early projections are for the Cardinals and Rockies to lead the day in runs scored while Marlins and Phillies should be a pitching dual with one of the lowest projected run totals of the day.

Astros (-170) vs Pirates (+141) 9.0 O/U

12:35 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
64°

Temp

38%

Humidity

W

Direction

11 MPH

Wind

Houston Astros
Jose Urquidy (3.86 ERA)
5-7

Season

106-59

Home

94-72

Away

3-7

Last 10

Pittsburgh Pirates
Rich Hill (10.00 ERA)
7-4

Season

73-91

Home

54-110

Away

3-7

Last 10

    Yordan Alvarez (HOU) is our 2nd highest projected batter today with 16.0pts projected
    Chas McCormick (HOU) is our 5th highest projected batter today with 15.6pts projected
    PNC Park is one of the toughest ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing just 0.84 per game
    Rich Hill (HOU) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 10.0 runs per game.
    Jose Urquidy (PIT) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 1.93HR per 9 innings pitched
    Rich Hill (HOU) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 5.0HR per 9 innings pitched
    The Pirates bats are one of the worst in baseball ranking #29 overall
    The Astros are the hardest team to strikeout in baseball leading with just 8 per game
    The Astros are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 4.9 per game
    The Pirates are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.7 per game

Padres (-110) vs Mets (-110) 8.0 O/U

1:10 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
68°

Temp

28%

Humidity

WNW

Direction

9 MPH

Wind

San Diego Padres
Blake Snell (7.88 ERA)
7-5

Season

89-76

Home

79-84

Away

7-3

Last 10

New York Mets
Tylor Megill (1.64 ERA)
6-6

Season

101-60

Home

79-87

Away

7-3

Last 10

    Blake Snell (NYM) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 7.9 runs per game.

White Sox (+139) vs Twins (-165) 8.0 O/U

1:10 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
63°

Temp

54%

Humidity

SW

Direction

14 MPH

Wind

Chicago White Sox
Lucas Giolito (9.00 ERA)
5-7

Season

91-74

Home

87-79

Away

2-8

Last 10

Minnesota Twins
Sonny Gray (0.75 ERA)
7-4

Season

84-77

Home

67-98

Away

2-8

Last 10

    Byron Buxton (MIN) is our 3rd highest projected batter today with 15.8pts projected
    Sonny Gray (MIN) has the #11 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 7.0 per start.
    Lucas Giolito (MIN) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 9.0 runs per game.
    Lucas Giolito (MIN) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.0HR per 9 innings pitched

Yankees (-120) vs Guardians (+100) 9.5 O/U

1:10 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
64°

Temp

46%

Humidity

WSW

Direction

16 MPH

Wind

New York Yankees
Clarke Schmidt (9.45 ERA)
7-4

Season

104-61

Home

89-73

Away

8-2

Last 10

Cleveland Guardians
None (nan ERA)
7-5

Season

86-76

Home

89-77

Away

8-2

Last 10

    The Yankees are ranked #1 for Home Runs (1.0) per game
    Clarke Schmidt (CLE) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 9.5 runs per game.
    Clarke Schmidt (CLE) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.7HR per 9 innings pitched

Cardinals (-170) vs Rockies (+141) 12.5 O/U

3:10 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
52°

Temp

23%

Humidity

S

Direction

11 MPH

Wind

St. Louis Cardinals
Jack Flaherty (1.80 ERA)
4-7

Season

98-68

Home

83-78

Away

4-6

Last 10

Colorado Rockies
Jose Urena (14.40 ERA)
5-7

Season

90-75

Home

52-110

Away

4-6

Last 10

    Paul Goldschmidt (STL) is our 4th highest projected batter today with 15.6pts projected
    Jose Urena (STL) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 14.4 runs per game.
    Jose Urena (STL) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 5.4HR per 9 innings pitched

Brewers (+105) vs Diamondbacks (-125) 8.5 O/U

3:40 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
66°

Temp

37%

Humidity

E

Direction

9 MPH

Wind

Milwaukee Brewers
None (nan ERA)
8-3

Season

95-71

Home

90-74

Away

2-8

Last 10

Arizona Diamondbacks
None (nan ERA)
7-5

Season

75-90

Home

56-108

Away

2-8

Last 10

    Chase Field is one of the toughest ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing just 0.87 per game

Marlins (+156) vs Phillies (-190) 7.5 O/U

4:05 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
63°

Temp

34%

Humidity

WSW

Direction

11 MPH

Wind

Miami Marlins
Edward Cabrera (5.40 ERA)
5-7

Season

76-89

Home

57-106

Away

7-3

Last 10

Philadelphia Phillies
Zack Wheeler (5.59 ERA)
4-7

Season

94-67

Home

76-89

Away

7-3

Last 10

    Zack Wheeler (PHI) is our 3rd highest projected pitcher today with 33.8pts projected
    Zack Wheeler (PHI) has the #25 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.0 per start.
    Zack Wheeler (MIA) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.6 runs per game.
    Edward Cabrera (PHI) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.4 runs per game.
    The Marlins are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.7 per game

Nationals (+140) vs Angels (-168) 9.5 O/U

4:07 PM
Weather Report
Overcast
59°

Temp

72%

Humidity

E

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

Washington Nationals
None (nan ERA)
4-8

Season

60-105

Home

61-102

Away

3-7

Last 10

Los Angeles Angels
Griffin Canning (nan ERA)
6-5

Season

80-83

Home

71-93

Away

3-7

Last 10

Athletics (+156) vs Orioles (-190) 8.5 O/U

6:35 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
66°

Temp

27%

Humidity

W

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Oakland Athletics
None (nan ERA)
2-9

Season

74-94

Home

71-89

Away

3-7

Last 10

Baltimore Orioles
Dean Kremer (10.12 ERA)
6-5

Season

71-90

Home

66-101

Away

3-7

Last 10

    Ryan Mountcastle (BAL) is our highest projected batter today with 16.0pts projected
    Dean Kremer (OAK) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 10.1 runs per game.
    Dean Kremer (OAK) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 3.38HR per 9 innings pitched

Red Sox (+108) vs Rays (-130) 8.0 O/U

6:40 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
70°

Temp

81%

Humidity

ENE

Direction

23 MPH

Wind

Boston Red Sox
Chris Sale (11.25 ERA)
5-6

Season

91-73

Home

81-85

Away

6-4

Last 10

Tampa Bay Rays
None (nan ERA)
11-0

Season

111-59

Home

83-77

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Chris Sale (BOS) has the #19 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.5 per start.
    Chris Sale (TB) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 11.2 runs per game.
    Chris Sale (TB) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 4.5HR per 9 innings pitched

Tigers (+225) vs Blue Jays (-280) 8.5 O/U

7:07 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
50°

Temp

71%

Humidity

W

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

Detroit Tigers
Eduardo Rodriguez (6.30 ERA)
2-8

Season

75-88

Home

66-96

Away

6-4

Last 10

Toronto Blue Jays
Kevin Gausman (0.00 ERA)
7-4

Season

94-68

Home

93-73

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Blue Jays's Matt Chapman is on the longest hitting streak in baseball at 9 games dating back to 03/31
    The Blue Jays are ranked #3 for Home Runs (1.4) per game
    Kevin Gausman (TOR) is our highest projected pitcher today with 40.3pts projected
    Kevin Gausman (TOR) has the #11 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 7.0 per start.
    Eduardo Rodriguez (TOR) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 6.3 runs per game.
    Eduardo Rodriguez (TOR) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.7HR per 9 innings pitched
    The Blue Jays bats are one of the best in baseball ranking #2 overall
    The Tigers bats are one of the worst in baseball ranking #30 overall
    The Blue Jays are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 5.0 per game
    The Tigers are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.8 per game

Reds (+220) vs Braves (-270) 8.0 O/U

7:20 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
61°

Temp

47%

Humidity

N

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Cincinnati Reds
Hunter Greene (5.63 ERA)
4-6

Season

77-86

Home

68-95

Away

6-4

Last 10

Atlanta Braves
None (nan ERA)
8-4

Season

97-66

Home

94-69

Away

6-4

Last 10

    The Braves are ranked #2 for Home Runs (1.5) per game
    Truist Park is one of the top 3 ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing 1.49 per game
    Hunter Greene (CIN) has the #19 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.5 per start.
    Hunter Greene (ATL) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.6 runs per game.

Royals (+141) vs Rangers (-170) 8.5 O/U

8:05 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
57°

Temp

72%

Humidity

N

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

Kansas City Royals
Brad Keller (2.61 ERA)
3-9

Season

73-89

Home

62-104

Away

5-5

Last 10

Texas Rangers
Nathan Eovaldi (4.22 ERA)
7-4

Season

75-92

Home

59-101

Away

5-5

Last 10

    Nathan Eovaldi (TEX) has the #25 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.0 per start.

Dodgers (-175) vs Giants (+144) 8.0 O/U

9:45 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
48°

Temp

66%

Humidity

W

Direction

19 MPH

Wind

Los Angeles Dodgers
Clayton Kershaw (3.75 ERA)
6-6

Season

115-49

Home

103-64

Away

6-4

Last 10

San Francisco Giants
Alex Cobb (2.53 ERA)
5-6

Season

96-67

Home

91-75

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Clayton Kershaw (LAD) is our 2nd highest projected pitcher today with 38.7pts projected
    Alex Cobb (SF) has the #25 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.0 per start.
    Clayton Kershaw (LAD) has the #19 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.5 per start.
    Clayton Kershaw (SF) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.25HR per 9 innings pitched
    The Dodgers bats are one of the best in baseball ranking #1 overall
    The Dodgers are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 5.2 per game
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