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Today's Optimizers and Datasheets

(Note: Needs Excel Version 2010 or later)

Daily Round-Up

Below we will provide you with a couple key pieces of information from each game. The starting pitchers, their stats, the total projected runs, and Vegas lines. In general, it makes sense to target teams facing weaker pitchers and in games that are expected to be higher scoring!

NYY vs. BAL

Starting Pitchers

NYY: Corey Kluber (2-2), 3.06 ERA, 35 SO, 5.01 IP

BAL: Dean Kremer (0-3), 6.23 ERA, 25 SO, 4.33 IP

Projections

Total: 9

Line: NYY (-1.5)

LAA vs. BOS

Starting Pitchers

LAA: Griffin Canning (3-2), 5.19 ERA, 30 SO, 4.33 IP

BOS: Nick Pivetta (5-0), 3.19 ERA, 35 SO, 5.17 IP

Projections

Total: 9.5

Line: BOS (-1.5)

CHI C vs. DET

Starting Pitchers

CHI: Jake Arrieta (3-3), 4.31 ERA, 28 SO, 5.18 IP

DET: Tarik Skubal (0-5), 5.67 ERA, 26 SO, 3.86 IP

Projections

Total: 8.5

Line: CHI (-1.5)

NYM vs. TB

Starting Pitchers

NYM: David Peterson (1-3), 5.54 ERA, 32 SO, 4.33 IP

TB: Tyler Glasnow (4-2), 2.37 ERA, 75 SO, 6.13 IP

Projections

Total: 7

Line: TB (-1.5)

PHI vs. TOR

Starting Pitchers

PHI: Vince Velasquez (1-0), 4.18 ERA, 30 SO, 3.31 IP

TOR: Steven Matz (5-2), 4.86 ERA, 37 SO, 5.28 IP

Projections

Total: 10.5

Line: TOR (-1.5)

TX vs. HOU

Starting Pitchers

TX: Wes Benjamin (0-1), 4.76 ERA, 5 SO, 2.7 IP

HOU: Zack Greinke (2-1), 4.23 ERA, 35 SO, 5.53 IP

Projections

Total: 9

Line: HOU (-1.5)

OAK vs. MIN

Starting Pitchers

OAK: Frankie Montas (4-2), 5.50 ERA, 35 SO, 5.14 IP

MIN: Matt Shoemaker (2-3), 6.43 ERA, 19 SO, 4.66 IP

Projections

Total: 8.5

Line: OAK (-1.5)

ATL vs. MIL

Starting Pitchers

ATL: Drew Smyly (1-2), 6.12 ERA, 22 SO, 5 IP

MIL: Adrian Houser (3-3), 3.44 ERA, 31 SO, 5.17 IP

Projections

Total: 8

Line: MIL (-1.5)

CIN vs. COL

Starting Pitchers

CIN: Wade Miley (4-2), 2.00 ERA, 27 SO, 6 IP

COL: German Marquez (1-4), 5.49 ERA, 40 SO, 4.88 IP

Projections

Total: 10.5

Line: CIN (-1.5)

WAS vs. ARI

Starting Pitchers
WAS: Max Scherzer (2-2), 2.33 ERA, 61 SO, 6.58 IP

ARI: Riley Smith (1-2), 4.85 ERA, 12 SO, 3.71 IP

Projections

Total: 8.5

Line: WAS (-1.5)

CLE vs. SEA

Starting Pitchers

CLE: Aaron Civale (5-0), 2.91 ERA, 33 SO, 6.58 IP

SEA: Chris Flexen (3-1), 3.78 ERA, 23 SO, 5.51 IP

Projections

Total: 8

Line: CLE (-1.5)

STL vs. SD

Starting Pitchers

STL: Johan Oviedo (0-1), 4.61 ERA, 13 SO, 4.4 IP

SD: Joe Musgrove (2-4), 3.00 ERA, 54 SO, 5.57 IP

Projections

Total: 7.5

Line: SD (-1.5)

MIA vs. LAD

Starting Pitchers

MIA: Sandy Alcantara (1-2), 2.72 ERA, 48 SO, 6.15 IP

LAD: Clayton Kershaw (5-3), 2.62 ERA, 46 SO, 5.52 IP

Projections

Total: 7

Line: LAD (-1.5)

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