Major League Baseball Betting Odds, Trends and Picks – August 8

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Gambling911.com has your MLB betting odds, trends and picks for Tuesday night’s games.

Yankees-Blue Jays  - PITCHING MATCHUP: Yankees LH CC Sabathia (9-4, 3.81 ERA) vs. Blue Jays LH J.A. Happ (4-8, 3.92)

Sabathia allowed four runs for the second straight outing after surrendering two homers in six innings of a 4-3 loss to Detroit last Tuesday and was clobbered the last time he faced Toronto so expect some regrouping here by an otherwise solid pitcher.

Happ followed his victory over the Yankees on July 4 with an 0-3 mark in four outings before snapping that winless stretch on Wednesday.  Happ has recorded seven quality starts in his last 10 outings, but only has a 4-4 mark to show for it.

Four of the last five games in this series have resulted in 9 or fewer runs including just five runs scored when these two pitchers went up against one another on July 4.

The Yankees have scored three or fewer runs in six of their last eight games overall although Toronto has been able to score vigorously of late.

The Blue Jays are 7-1 in Happ’s last 8 starts vs. Yankees while the Yankees are 3-10 in the last 13 meetings in Toronto.

This one can still go OVER so we will have to pass on the Yankees-Blue Jays game Tuesday despite some good stats to feed off of.

Astros-White Sox - PITCHING MATCHUP: Astros LH Dallas Keuchel (9-1, 2.15 ERA) vs. White Sox LH Derek Holland (5-11, 5.27)

Let’s see, Keuchel surrendered a homer and allowed three runs total in his second straight start on Wednesday for his first loss while Holland has gone  0-5 in his last nine outings since recording his last win on June 13.

The UNDER is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Chicago and 9-2 in the last 11 meetings.

Eight of the last ten games in this series have gone UNDER the current number of 9.5.

This total though is two runs above the average total in this series so exercise caution here. 

Cardinals-Royals - PITCHING MATCHUP: Cardinals RH Michael Wacha (8-4, 3.66 ERA) vs. Royals LH Jason Vargas (13-5, 3.10)

Wacha lasted only four innings after he was pulled for a pinch hitter in his last start at Milwaukee, giving up one run on five hits while not factoring in the decision. He was 5-1 over his previous six starts, permitting two runs or fewer in each of the victories.

Vargas was 12-3 with a 2.22 ERA after winning his seventh consecutive start on June 30 but has been up and down ever since including a loss in his last start. 

Eight of the last ten in this series have gone UNDER the current number of 9.  The total was starting to trend downward to 8.5 at some books early afternoon.

The UNDER is 11-4 in Vargas' last 15 home starts.

The UNDER is 16-6-4 in the Cardinals last 26 overall.

The Cardinals are 8-20 in their last 28 interleague games vs. a left-handed starter though they are 7-2 against left-handers overall.

GO WITH THE UNDER 9 HERE

TODAY’S MLB BETTING ODDS

08/08/2017

901

MIAMI MARLINS

V WORLEY

+126

o10-110

16:05:00

902

WASHINGTON NATIONALS

A COLE

-136

u10-110

08/08/2017

903

SAN DIEGO PADRES

L PERDOMO

+132

o9-120

16:10:00

904

CINCINNATI REDS

S ROMANO

-143

u9EV

08/08/2017

905

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES

Z EFLIN

+140

o9½EV

16:35:00

906

ATLANTA BRAVES

J TEHERAN

-155

u9½-120

08/08/2017

907

LOS ANGELES DODGERS

K MAEDA

-128

o9½+105

18:40:00

908

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

Z GODLEY

+118

u9½-125

08/08/2017

909

CHICAGO CUBS

J QUINTANA

-177

o8-110

19:15:00

910

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS

T BLACH

+158

u8-110

08/08/2017

911

NEW YORK YANKEES

C SABATHIA

+113

o9-110

16:05:00

912

TORONTO BLUE JAYS

J HAPP

-123

u9-110

08/08/2017

913

BOSTON RED SOX

C SALE

-209

o7-120

16:10:00

914

TAMPA BAY RAYS

A PRUITT

+179

u7EV

08/08/2017

915

HOUSTON ASTROS

D KEUCHEL

-265

o9½-115

17:10:00

916

CHICAGO WHITE SOX

D HOLLAND

+225

u9½-105

08/08/2017

917

SEATTLE MARINERS

A MIRANDA

-123

o9-120

19:05:00

918

OAKLAND ATHLETICS

K GRAVEMAN

+113

u9EV

08/08/2017

919

BALTIMORE ORIOLES

J HELLICKSON

+105

o9-120

19:05:00

920

LOS ANGELES ANGELS

P BRIDWELL

-115

u9EV

08/08/2017

921

DETROIT TIGERS

M BOYD

+152

o8½-120

16:05:00

922

PITTSBURGH PIRATES

C KUHL

-170

u8½EV

08/08/2017

923

TEXAS RANGERS

A CASHNER

+104

o9-120

16:10:00

924

NEW YORK METS

C FLEXEN

-114

u9EV

08/08/2017

925

COLORADO ROCKIES

G MARQUEZ

+207

o8-110

16:10:00

926

CLEVELAND INDIANS

C KLUBER

-247

u8-110

08/08/2017

927

MILWAUKEE BREWERS

M GARZA

+107

o10-115

17:10:00

928

MINNESOTA TWINS

A MEJIA

-117

u10-105

08/08/2017

929

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS

M WACHA

-121

o9+105

17:15:00

930

KANSAS CITY ROYALS

J VARGAS

+111

u9-125

08/08/2017

941

AWAY RUNS

 

-130

 

16:05:00

942

HOME RUNS

 

+110

 

08/08/2017

943

OVER RUNS

   

o139½-105

16:05:00

944

UNDER RUNS

   

u139½-115


- Dan Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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