Tuesday's MLB American League betting cheat sheet

Sep 9, 2013 |
Mark Buehrle is 6-0 in his last nine outings.
Photo By - USA Today Sports
Mark Buehrle is 6-0 in his last nine outings.
Photo By - USA Today Sports
Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Tuesday's American League games:

New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles (-123, 9)

Hot pitching stat:
Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova is 4-2 with a 2.49 ERA and just three home runs allowed in nine second-half starts.

Hot batting stat:
New York OF Ichiro Suzuki is batting .308 in 13 at-bats against Orioles starter Miguel Gonzalez, and homered off him in their last encounter Aug. 30 at Yankee Stadium.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to left-center field at 8 mph.

Key betting note:
The under is 10-3-1 in Tillman's last 14 home starts.


Kansas City Royals at Cleveland Indians
(-121, 8.5)

Cold pitching stat:
Royals right-hander Jeremy Guthrie is 3-3 with a 5.83 ERA in seven career starts and two relief appearances against the Indians, who selected him 22nd overall in 2002.

Hot batting stat:
Indians OF Nick Swisher is 13-for-37 with two homers and nine RBIs lifetime against Guthrie.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to right field at 13 mph.

Key betting note:
The over is 18-6-2 in Cleveland right-hander Zach McAllister's last 26 home starts.


Los Angeles Angels at Toronto Blue Jays (-135, 9)

Hot pitching stat:
Blue Jays lefty Mark Buehrle is 6-0 in his last nine outings, recording seven quality starts over that stretch.

Hot batting stat:
Angels OF Mike Trout has four home runs in 13 career games against the Blue Jays.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow toward right field at 12 mph.

Key betting note:
The over is 8-0 in the last eight meetings between the teams.


Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays (-140, 7.5)

Cold pitching stat:
Rays ace David Price has dropped back-to-back starts, surrendering 10 runs over 14 innings in that span.

Cold batting stat:
Red Sox OF Daniel Nava has struggled against Price against his career, going 1-for-18 with eight strikeouts.

Weather:
Dome.

Key betting note:
The under is 7-1 in Price's last eight starts with four days' rest.


Oakland Athletics at Minnesota Twins (+154, 8)

Hot pitching stat:
Athletics righty Jarrod Parker has won nine consecutive decisions, and hasn't allowed more than three runs in a start since July 28.

Cold batting stat:
Twins C Ryan Doumit is a career .235 hitter with zero home runs and eight strikeouts in 34 at-bats against the Athletics.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-70s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 5 mph.

Key betting note:
Minnesota has lost 10 of right-hander Liam Hendriks' last 11 home starts.


Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox (+133, 9)

Cold pitching stat:
Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello was roughed up in his last outing, allowing nine runs over five innings of a 20-4 trouncing at the hands of the Boston Red Sox.

Cold batting stat:
White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez is hitting just .186 with a solo homer in 43 career at-bats versus Porcello.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow from right to left field at 9 mph.

Key betting note:
Detroit is 10-1 in Porcello's previous 11 starts against the White Sox.


Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners
(-155, 8)

Cold pitching stat:
Mariners left-hander Joe Saunders is 3-5 with a 6.49 ERA and a .368 opposition batting average in 10 second-half starts.

Hot batting stat:
Seattle 2B Nick Franklin is 4-for-9 with a pair of home runs against Astros starter Jordan Lyles.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-70s under clear skies. Wind will blow in from left field at 5 mph.

Key betting note:
The over is 5-0 in Saunders' last five home starts.


Interleague

Pittsburgh Pirates at Texas Rangers (-115, 8.5)

Hot pitching stat:
Pirates lefty Francisco Liriano is 4-1 with one save and a 3.10 ERA in six starts and two relief appearances against the Rangers.

Cold batting stat:
Texas OF Alex Rios is batting just .241 with eight strikeouts in 29 at-bats against Liriano.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-90s with sunny skies. Wind will blow in from right field at 8 mph.

Key betting note:
The Rangers have won starter Martin Perez's last seven outings, five of them coming away from Texas.

** Odds courtesy Betonline.com

** Odds, stats, weather forecast and probable pitchers as of 8:18 p.m. Monday

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