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MLB: Latos, Padres test 22-3 trend in key series finale2010-07-29
The Dodgers have been in a prolonged offensive dryspell, having failed to top the five-run mark in any game since the All-star break, scoring just 2.2 runs per game during that stretch. Making matters worse for their key series finale in San Diego on Thursday is that they’ll be squaring off against one of the league’s hottest pitchers in Mat Latos. The Padres are -140 favorites according to Sportsbook.com, and a key 22-3 StatFox Power Trend backs them based on that line.
Runs have certainly been hard to come by for the Dodgers of late. It would be quite surprising if that trend didn't continue in the series finale between them and the Padres on Thursday against Mat Latos, who is 4-0 with a major league-best 0.80 ERA since June 22. He hasn't lost in seven starts since June 4, and San Diego has won them all as the big right-hander has struck out 50 in 46 1-3 innings.
Overall, Los Angeles is trying to stop the Padres from winning an eighth consecutive game started by Latos.
Latos will be opposed by Vicente Padilla (4-3, 3.41 ERA), who has also been impressive of late, going 3-1 with a 1.04 ERA in his last five starts.
Los Angeles made a move just before Wednesday's game that could ignite an offense that has scored 12 runs in seven games. The Dodgers acquired outfielder Scott Podsednik from Kansas City for a pair of minor leaguers. Podsednik, among the major league leaders with 30 steals, is batting .379 during a 15-game hitting streak and gives the Dodgers another solid hitter with Manny Ramirez still on the disabled list.
With the Padres playing as -140 favorites, its noteworthy to cite a particular StatFox Power Trend that will apply this evening:
• SAN DIEGO is 22-3 (+17.9 Units) against the money line as a favorite of -125 to -175 this season. The average score was SAN DIEGO 5.1, OPPONENT 2.2 - (Rating = 4*)
San Diego has been nearly automatic in this favorite role this season, and in my opinion, it has more to do with the Padres’ bullpen than anything else. In fact, San Diego’s relief staff has been the best in the business all season long and currently boasts impressive numbers of 2.79 on ERA and 1.041 on WHIP. Typically, oddsmakers don’t account too much for bullpens when building their daily lines, but with as good as San Diego’s staff has been in the late innings, the Padres have been able to either keep or build leads after the starting pitchers have departed.
Over the last seven games, only 13 hitters have reached base on the San Diego bullpen in 23-1/3 innings, good for a WHIP of just 0.557.
If you’re not sold yet on the Padres’ chances to finish off this series in impressive fashion, consider this power StatFox Super Situation as the potential clincher:
• Play On - Home favorites with a money line of -110 or higher (SAN DIEGO) - with a starting pitcher whose ERA is 3.00 or better on the season (NL) against opponent with a starting pitcher whose WHIP is 1.050 or better on the season-NL. (60-16 since 1997.) (78.9%, +37.5 units. Rating = 3*)
The Padres are favored with their best pitcher on the mound against a Dodgers’ team that is starving for runs. Seems pretty easy doesn’t it? We’ll find out this evening when the teams throw out the first pitch at about 6:35 PM ET.
MLB: Top MLB Interleague Weekend Power Trends 6/11-6/132010-06-11
The second batch of interleague games in Major League Baseball is on tap for this weekend, and as usual, there are some great regional, and even inter-city rivalries highlighting the slate. Unlike recent seasons, the National League proved more than competitive the first time around against its counterparts from the Junior Circuit, winning 22 of the 42 games. This weekend’s games should prove whether or not that was simply a fluke, or if the N.L. truly is closing the gap. Let’s take a look at some of the best matchups, including 3-game sets in Chicago, Tampa, Boston, and Minnesota, while also revealing this weekend’s list of Top StatFox Power Trends to consider.
While neither of the teams in Chicago have gotten off to good starts in 2010, when the Sox and Cubs go head-to-head, it is always intense. The South Siders are 7-games under .500 while their neighbors to the north, the Cubs are 6-games below the median. The White Sox are embarking on a 3-stop road trip and come in as winners in three of their last four games overall. They are 7-5 against the Cubs over the last three years, but the latter are 4-2 at home during that stretch. The Cubs open a lengthy homestand in this set.
One of the more interesting series’ of the weekend is in Tampa, where the Rays host the Marlins. Florida has been one of the few N.L. teams that has actually fared well in interleague play since its inception, but still, they will be looking to snap a 2-10 skid against the Rays. Tampa Bay remains the league’s best team at this point, 18-games over .500 and leading the Yankees by 2-games in the A.L. East.
In Boston, the Phillies and Red Sox renew their emerging rivalry. Boston took two of three games in Philly two weeks back. There are distinct trends in interleague play converging on this series, with Phiilies’ manager Charlie Manuel owning an ugly 24-41 mark vs. A.L. East teams, and Sox skipper Terry Francona boasting a 43-17 record against the N.L. East clubs.
At new Target Field in Minneapolis, a pair of division leaders will get together for three games when the Braves visit the Twins. Surging Atlanta has taken control of the N.L. East Division with a huge run since early May. Ironically, they have cooled off of late, going just 3-4 in their L7 games despite pounding out over 11 hits per game during the stretch. The Twins have been one of the league’s best teams at home this year, going 20-10 while hitting .291 as a club, much of the reason for the comfy 4.5-game lead in the A.L. Central. Minnesota has also been great in interleague play, 28-11 for +16.8 units over the last three seasons.
There are also big series’ out west between the A’s and Giants, as well as the Dodgers and Angels, a series which is covered fully in the StatFox MLB Series Betting regular feature.
Now, here’s a look at some of the Top StatFox Power Trends you’ll want to utilize in your weekend wagering, including several focusing on interleague performance.
<b><i>ST LOUIS at ARIZONA</b></i>
<li>ARIZONA is 11-3 OVER (+7.9 Units) when playing against a good team (Win Pct. 54% to 62%) this season. The average score was ARIZONA 6.1, OPPONENT 5.2 - (Rating = 1*)
<b><i>CHI WHITE SOX at CHICAGO CUBS</b></i>
<li>CHICAGO CUBS are 10-20 (-19.3 Units) against the money line vs. teams outscored by opp by 0.5 or more runs/game this season. The average score was CHICAGO CUBS 4.1, OPPONENT 4.7 - (Rating = 3*)
<b><i>HOUSTON at NY YANKEES</b></i>
<li>NY YANKEES are 9-0 UNDER (+9.0 Units) in home games vs. NL teams allowing 4.8 or more runs/game on the season over the last 3 seasons. The average score was NY YANKEES 2.7, OPPONENT 3.9 - (Rating = 1*)
<b><i>NY METS at BALTIMORE</b></i>
<li>NY METS are 18-5 UNDER (+12.3 Units) when playing against a terrible team (Win Pct. <=38%) over the last 2 seasons. The average score was NY METS 3.9, OPPONENT 3.5 - (Rating = 2*)
<b><i>WASHINGTON at CLEVELAND</b></i>
<li>WASHINGTON is 17-6 UNDER (+9.9 Units) vs. a poor bullpen whose ERA is 4.50 or worse this season. The average score was WASHINGTON 4.0, OPPONENT 3.9 - (Rating = 1*)
<b><i>PITTSBURGH at DETROIT</b></i>
<li>DETROIT is 9-0 (+9.0 Units) against the money line in home games vs. NL teams scoring 4.3 or less runs/game on the season over the last 3 seasons. The average score was DETROIT 6.2, OPPONENT 3.7 - (Rating = 1*)
<b><i>FLORIDA at TAMPA BAY</b></i>
<li>FLORIDA is 13-4 (+11.8 Units) against the money line when playing against a top-level team (Win Pct. > 62%) over the last 3 seasons. The average score was FLORIDA 5.1, OPPONENT 3.8 - (Rating = 2*)
<b><i>PHILADELPHIA at BOSTON</b></i>
<li>PHILADELPHIA is 18-6 (+10.6 Units) against the money line in road games vs. a poor bullpen whose ERA is 4.50 or worse over the last 2 seasons. The average score was PHILADELPHIA 5.4, OPPONENT 4.5 - (Rating = 1*)
<b><i>KANSAS CITY at CINCINNATI</b></i>
<li>CINCINNATI is 14-3 (+11.0 Units) against the money line when playing against a bad team (Win Pct. 38% to 46%) this season. The average score was CINCINNATI 5.2, OPPONENT 3.0 - (Rating = 2*)
<b><i>ATLANTA at MINNESOTA</b></i>
<li>MINNESOTA is 39-25 (+19.7 Units) against the money line vs. NL teams scoring 4.8 or more runs/game on the season since 1997. The average score was MINNESOTA 5.5, OPPONENT 4.2 - (Rating = 0*)
<b><i>TEXAS at MILWAUKEE</b></i>
<li>TEXAS is 27-9 (+17.7 Units) against the money line vs. a poor bullpen whose WHIP is 1.550 or worse over the last 2 seasons. The average score was TEXAS 6.1, OPPONENT 4.3 - (Rating = 2*)
<b><i>TORONTO at COLORADO</b></i>
<li>COLORADO is 51-28 UNDER (+20.6 Units) vs. AL teams allowing 4.7 or less runs/game on the season since 1997. The average score was COLORADO 4.4, OPPONENT 5.0 - (Rating = 1*)
<b><i>SEATTLE at SAN DIEGO</b></i>
<li>SEATTLE is 30-15 UNDER (+12.9 Units) vs. a very good bullpen whose ERA is 3.33 or better over the last 3 seasons. The average score was SEATTLE 3.8, OPPONENT 3.8 - (Rating = 0*)
<b><i>LA ANGELS at LA DODGERS</b></i>
<li>LA ANGELS are 8-1 (+8.9 Units) against the money line in road games against NL West opponents over the last 2 seasons. The average score was LA ANGELS 7.1, OPPONENT 4.0 - (Rating = 1*)
<b><i>OAKLAND at SAN FRANCISCO</b></i>
<li>SAN FRANCISCO is 68-44 UNDER (+17.2 Units) vs. teams whose hitters strike out 7 or more times/game over the last 2 seasons. The average score was SAN FRANCISCO 4.1, OPPONENT 3.5 - (Rating = 1*)