MLB Betting Trends

Free MLB Diamond Surfing Trends Report for Friday, April 26th, 2024

As we head into another exciting day of Major League Baseball, a deep dive into the “80% Club” stats from ATS STATS offers some compelling historical insights that might guide today's betting strategies. Here's an analysis of key trends based on head-to-head matchups and system performance across various teams:

Head to Head Trends:

  • San Francisco Giants as Home Favorites:
  • When playing as home favorites with totals between 8.5 and 9.0, the Giants have a reasonable 6-4 SU record, but the games predominantly trend under, with a 2-8 O/U record.
  • Chicago Cubs as Road Favorites:
  • The Cubs have demonstrated strong performance as road favorites with totals between 7.5 and 8.0, boasting a 29-6 SU record. However, scoring in these games is more restrained, with a 15-20 O/U record.
  • Chris Sale's Team as Home Favorites:
  • Teams led by Chris Sale as home favorites with totals between 8.5 and 9.0 hold an impressive 24-6 SU record. Despite their success, the O/U tends to lean towards the under at 12-16-2.

Team System Trends:

  • Pittsburgh Pirates in Night Games:
  • On the road during night games before a conference game and coming off an over after a home loss as underdogs, Pittsburgh maintains a balanced 7-7 SU record, but games tend to be high scoring, evidenced by an 11-2-1 O/U record.
  • Toronto Blue Jays on Fridays:
  • Playing at home on Fridays before non-division games, particularly after losing against an AL Central opponent, Toronto has a 12-7 SU record but games trend heavily towards the under with a 3-16 O/U record.
  • Milwaukee Brewers' Scoring Outbursts:
  • At home on Fridays after scoring 7 or more runs in their last game against an NL Central opponent, Milwaukee shows a weaker 5-7 SU record but continues to score well, with a 10-2 O/U record.

Random System Trends:

  • Seattle Mariners in Series Openers:
  • At home in the first game of a series against non-conference opponents after winning the previous series, Seattle excels with a 14-2 SU record, though games tend to be lower scoring (5-9-2 O/U).
  • Texas Rangers After Intra-Division Losses:
  • Playing at home during night games after an AL West loss, Texas has a strong 20-5 SU record with a tendency towards the under (9-15-1 O/U).

Smart Stats System Trends:

  • LA Angels’ Struggles As Underdogs:
  • As home underdogs over the last five years, the LA Angels have a balanced 12-12 SU record but a pronounced tendency for high-scoring outcomes with an 18-4-2 O/U record.
  • Atlanta Braves as Strong Home Favorites:
  • Playing as -200 to -220 home favorites in April, Atlanta boasts a solid 12-1 SU record but with more mixed scoring results (4-8-1 O/U).

These trends offer a snapshot into potential outcomes based on historical performances, suggesting opportunities in unders for games with San Francisco and Toronto, while indicating possible overs in matchups involving Pittsburgh and Milwaukee. As always, integrating these insights with other data such as current team form, injuries, and starting pitchers will enhance betting strategies for today's MLB games.