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Quick Look At The MLB Matchups For 04-08-2023

We have a total of 14 games today with the day's first pitch scheduled for 2:10 PM EST when the Astros take on the Twins at Target Field. Early projections are for the Nationals and Rockies to lead the day in runs scored while Astros and Twins should be a pitching dual with one of the lowest projected run totals of the day.

Astros (-105) vs Twins (-115) 7.5 O/U

2:10 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
43°

Temp

64%

Humidity

ESE

Direction

9 MPH

Wind

Houston Astros
Luis Garcia (5.40 ERA)
3-5

Season

106-59

Home

92-70

Away

2-8

Last 10

Minnesota Twins
Joe Ryan (1.50 ERA)
5-2

Season

82-75

Home

67-98

Away

2-8

Last 10

    Joe Ryan (MIN) has the #27 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.0 per start.
    Luis Garcia (MIN) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.4 runs per game.
    Luis Garcia (MIN) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 1.8HR per 9 innings pitched
    The Astros are the hardest team to strikeout in baseball leading with just 7 per game
    The Astros are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 4.9 per game

Reds (+117) vs Phillies (-140) 8.5 O/U

4:05 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
43°

Temp

39%

Humidity

NE

Direction

11 MPH

Wind

Cincinnati Reds
Nick Lodolo (3.60 ERA)
3-3

Season

77-86

Home

67-92

Away

7-3

Last 10

Philadelphia Phillies
Bailey Falter (3.38 ERA)
2-5

Season

92-65

Home

76-89

Away

7-3

Last 10

    Trea Turner (PHI) is our 5th highest projected batter today with 13.8pts projected
    Nick Lodolo (CIN) is our 2nd highest projected pitcher today with 32.4pts projected
    Nick Lodolo (CIN) has the #3 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 9.0 per start.

Royals (+113) vs Giants (-135) 8.5 O/U

4:05 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
48°

Temp

90%

Humidity

ESE

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

Kansas City Royals
Brady Singer (1.80 ERA)
2-6

Season

73-89

Home

61-101

Away

6-4

Last 10

San Francisco Giants
Sean Manaea (13.50 ERA)
3-4

Season

94-65

Home

91-75

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Sean Manaea (KC) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 13.5 runs per game.
    Sean Manaea (KC) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 4.5HR per 9 innings pitched

Marlins (+141) vs Mets (-170) 8.0 O/U

4:10 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
43°

Temp

35%

Humidity

N

Direction

8 MPH

Wind

Miami Marlins
Trevor Rogers (6.23 ERA)
3-5

Season

76-89

Home

55-104

Away

7-3

Last 10

New York Mets
None (nan ERA)
4-4

Season

99-58

Home

79-87

Away

7-3

Last 10

    Trevor Rogers (NYM) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 6.2 runs per game.
    Trevor Rogers (NYM) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.08HR per 9 innings pitched
    The Marlins are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.7 per game

Athletics (+225) vs Rays (-280) 7.5 O/U

4:10 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
79°

Temp

71%

Humidity

SE

Direction

11 MPH

Wind

Oakland Athletics
None (nan ERA)
2-5

Season

74-94

Home

71-85

Away

6-4

Last 10

Tampa Bay Rays
Jeffrey Springs (0.00 ERA)
7-0

Season

107-59

Home

83-77

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Jeffrey Springs (TB) is our highest projected pitcher today with 35.6pts projected
    Jeffrey Springs (TB) has the #1 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 12.0 per start.

Red Sox (-135) vs Tigers (+113) 8.5 O/U

4:10 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
39°

Temp

57%

Humidity

SE

Direction

8 MPH

Wind

Boston Red Sox
Tanner Houck (5.40 ERA)
3-4

Season

91-73

Home

79-83

Away

6-4

Last 10

Detroit Tigers
Joey Wentz (5.06 ERA)
2-5

Season

75-86

Home

66-95

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Comerica Park is one of the toughest ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing just 0.79 per game
    Joey Wentz (BOS) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.1 runs per game.
    Tanner Houck (DET) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.4 runs per game.
    Tanner Houck (DET) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 3.6HR per 9 innings pitched
    The Tigers bats are one of the worst in baseball ranking #29 overall
    The Tigers are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.8 per game

Mariners (+117) vs Guardians (-140) 8.5 O/U

6:10 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
41°

Temp

42%

Humidity

ESE

Direction

9 MPH

Wind

Seattle Mariners
Marco Gonzales (7.20 ERA)
3-5

Season

87-74

Home

89-73

Away

8-2

Last 10

Cleveland Guardians
Cal Quantrill (7.71 ERA)
5-3

Season

84-74

Home

89-77

Away

8-2

Last 10

    Cal Quantrill (SEA) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 7.7 runs per game.
    Marco Gonzales (CLE) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 7.2 runs per game.
    Marco Gonzales (CLE) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 1.8HR per 9 innings pitched
    Cal Quantrill (SEA) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 1.93HR per 9 innings pitched

White Sox (-130) vs Pirates (+108) 8.5 O/U

6:35 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
39°

Temp

55%

Humidity

ESE

Direction

8 MPH

Wind

Chicago White Sox
Mike Clevinger (0.00 ERA)
3-5

Season

91-74

Home

85-77

Away

3-7

Last 10

Pittsburgh Pirates
Vince Velasquez (5.79 ERA)
5-2

Season

71-89

Home

54-110

Away

3-7

Last 10

    PNC Park is one of the toughest ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing just 0.82 per game
    Mike Clevinger (CWS) has the #6 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 8.0 per start.
    Vince Velasquez (CWS) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.8 runs per game.
    Vince Velasquez (CWS) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 3.86HR per 9 innings pitched
    The Pirates bats are one of the worst in baseball ranking #30 overall
    The Pirates are one of the worst run scoring teams in baseball at 3.7 per game

Yankees (-135) vs Orioles (+113) 8.0 O/U

7:05 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
46°

Temp

37%

Humidity

NE

Direction

2 MPH

Wind

New York Yankees
Jhony Brito (0.00 ERA)
4-3

Season

104-61

Home

86-72

Away

3-7

Last 10

Baltimore Orioles
Cole Irvin (13.50 ERA)
4-3

Season

69-88

Home

66-101

Away

3-7

Last 10

    The Yankees are ranked #2 for Home Runs (1.1) per game
    Jhony Brito (NYY) has the #27 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.0 per start.
    Cole Irvin (NYY) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 13.5 runs per game.
    Cole Irvin (NYY) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 2.25HR per 9 innings pitched

Cardinals (-160) vs Brewers (+134) 8.5 O/U

7:10 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
43°

Temp

70%

Humidity

SSE

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

St. Louis Cardinals
Jordan Montgomery (5.40 ERA)
2-5

Season

98-68

Home

81-76

Away

3-7

Last 10

Milwaukee Brewers
Eric Lauer (3.38 ERA)
6-1

Season

94-70

Home

89-73

Away

3-7

Last 10

    Eric Lauer (MIL) has the #27 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.0 per start.
    Jordan Montgomery (MIL) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.4 runs per game.

Padres (+134) vs Braves (-160) 9.0 O/U

7:20 PM
Weather Report
Light Rain, Mist
46°

Temp

90%

Humidity

ENE

Direction

15 MPH

Wind

San Diego Padres
Luis Garcia (9.82 ERA)
4-4

Season

89-76

Home

76-83

Away

6-4

Last 10

Atlanta Braves
Charlie Morton (5.06 ERA)
6-2

Season

95-64

Home

94-69

Away

6-4

Last 10

    Juan Soto (SD) is our 4th highest projected batter today with 14.3pts projected
    The Braves are ranked #1 for Home Runs (1.5) per game
    Charlie Morton (ATL) is our 3rd highest projected pitcher today with 32.1pts projected
    Truist Park is one of the top 3 ballparks in baseball for HR's allowing 1.51 per game
    Charlie Morton (SD) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.1 runs per game.
    Luis Garcia (ATL) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 9.8 runs per game.

Dodgers (-155) vs Diamondbacks (+130) 9.0 O/U

8:10 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
55°

Temp

40%

Humidity

E

Direction

7 MPH

Wind

Los Angeles Dodgers
Noah Syndergaard (1.50 ERA)
5-3

Season

115-49

Home

102-61

Away

2-8

Last 10

Arizona Diamondbacks
Zach Davies (1.80 ERA)
4-4

Season

72-89

Home

56-108

Away

2-8

Last 10

    Mookie Betts (LAD) is our 3rd highest projected batter today with 14.4pts projected
    Noah Syndergaard (LAD) has the #27 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 6.0 per start.
    Zach Davies (LAD) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 1.8HR 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

Nationals (+114) vs Rockies (-136) 10.5 O/U

8:10 PM
Weather Report
Partly cloudy
41°

Temp

45%

Humidity

SSW

Direction

6 MPH

Wind

Washington Nationals
Trevor Williams (5.40 ERA)
2-6

Season

60-105

Home

59-100

Away

4-6

Last 10

Colorado Rockies
Austin Gomber (4.50 ERA)
3-5

Season

88-73

Home

52-110

Away

4-6

Last 10

    Lane Thomas (WAS) is our 2nd highest projected batter today with 15.1pts projected
    Trevor Williams (COL) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 5.4 runs per game.
    Trevor Williams (COL) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 3.6HR per 9 innings pitched
    Austin Gomber (WAS) is one of the easiest pitchers to hit a home run off of at 3.0HR per 9 innings pitched

Blue Jays (+102) vs Angels (-122) 9.0 O/U

9:07 PM
Weather Report
Sunny
55°

Temp

74%

Humidity

ENE

Direction

4 MPH

Wind

Toronto Blue Jays
Jose Berrios (12.71 ERA)
5-3

Season

93-68

Home

92-72

Away

3-7

Last 10

Los Angeles Angels
Tyler Anderson (0.00 ERA)
4-3

Season

78-81

Home

71-93

Away

3-7

Last 10

    Shohei Ohtani (LAA) is our highest projected batter today with 15.5pts projected
    The Blue Jays are ranked #3 for Home Runs (1.2) per game
    Jose Berrios (TOR) has the #12 highest strikeout rate in baseball averaging 7.0 per start.
    Jose Berrios (LAA) is one of the worst starters in baseball allowing 12.7 runs per game.
    The Blue Jays bats are one of the best in baseball ranking #2 overall
    The Blue Jays are one of the highest run scoring teams in baseball at 5.0 per game
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