Tuesday's MLB American League betting cheat sheet

Check out our quick-hitting betting notes for Tuesday's American League games:

New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays
(-107, 8.5)

Hot pitching stat:
Blue Jays right-hander R.A. Dickey is 3-0 in his last four starts, including a 6 1/3-inning gem in a 5-2 win over the Yankees on Aug. 26.

Hot batting stat:
New York OF Alfonso Soriano is 4-for-12 with a pair of homers and six RBIs in his career against Dickey.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-50s with sunny skies. Wind will blow from right to left field at 7 mph.

Key betting note:
The under is 15-3 in Toronto's last 18 games against a division foe.


Seattle Mariners at Detroit Tigers
(-270, 8.5)

Cold pitching stat: Mariners right-hander Brandon Maurer is 1-3 with a 7.71 ERA and seven home runs allowed in 32 2/3 road innings as a rookie.

Cold batting stat:
Seattle 1B Justin Smoak is hitless with three strikeouts in six all-time at-bats versus Detroit right-hander Anibal Sanchez.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-50s with clear skies. Wind will blow in from left field at 5 mph.

Key betting note:
Detroit is 7-0 in Sanchez's last seven starts on five days' rest.


Baltimore Orioles at Boston Red Sox
(-140, 9.5)

Cold pitching stat:
Orioles right-hander Scott Feldman was lit up in his previous start against Boston, allowing four runs on six hits over five innings en route to a 7-3 loss back on July 27.

Cold batting stat:
Baltimore slugger Chris Davis has just two hits, including a homer, with six strikeouts in 11 at-bats against Red Sox starter Ryan Dempster.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-50s with clear skies. Wind will be calm.

Key betting note:
Boston is 9-1 in Dempster's last 10 starts.


Texas Rangers at Tampa Bay Rays
(-140, 8.5)

Cold pitching stat: Rays right-hander Jeremy Hellickson has won just one of his last eight starts, giving up four or more runs four times in that span.

Hot batting stat:
Tampa Bay 3B Evan Longoria is 4-for-6 with one home run in his career against Rangers starter Alexi Ogando.

Weather:
Dome.

Key betting note:
The under is 13-2-2 in Hellickson's last 17 starts against the American League West.


Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals
(-123, 8)

Hot pitching stat: Indians right-hander Corey Kluber was sensational in his previous start against the Royals, limiting them to three hits while fanning eight over 7 2/3 innings of a 3-0 victory.

Cold batting stat:
Kansas City 1B Eric Hosmer and DH Billy Butler are a combined 2-for-24 with eight strikeouts against Kluber.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-70s with a 65 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow out to left field at 6 mph.

Key betting note:
The over is 5-1 in Kluber's last six road starts against teams with winning records.


Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox
(-130, 8.5)

Cold pitching stat: Twins right-hander Mike Pelfrey has dropped back-to-back decisions, surrendering 13 runs over nine innings in that span.

Hot batting stat:
White Sox 1B Paul Konerko is 5-for-8 with a double and two RBIs against Pelfrey.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-60s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow in from center field at 9 mph.

Key betting note:
Minnesota is 3-13 in Pelfrey's last 16 starts as an underdog.


Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics
(OFF, OFF)

Hot pitching stat:
Athletics right-hander Sonny Gray is 2-1 with a 1.21 ERA and 30 strikeouts in four road starts.

Cold batting stat: The six active Angels hitters who have faced Gray are a collective 0-for-6 against him.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-50s under clear skies. Wind will be calm.

Key betting note:
The over is 7-1-1 in the Angels' last nine Tuesday games.


Interleague

Cincinnati Reds at Houston Astros
(-156, 8.5)

Hot pitching stat: Reds right-hander Mike Leake is 7-2 with a 3.05 ERA and just six home runs allowed in 94 road innings this season.

Hot batting stat:
Cincinnati 1B Joey Votto has five hits, including two doubles and a homer, in seven at-bats against Astros starter Jordan Lyles.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow from right to left field at 8 mph.

Key betting note:
Houston is 4-24 in Lyles' last 28 starts against teams with winning records.


** Odds, stats, weather forecast and probable pitchers as of 11:43 p.m. ET Monday.

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Posted by I_Need_A_Detox
1 year ago

lol arial
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Posted by I_Need_A_Detox
1 year ago

Can't see Arial Sanchez losing in this spot. Might be worth the -270 (im sure it will be up to 300).
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Posted by I_Need_A_Detox
1 year ago

"lol arial "