Major League Baseball Championship Betting Trends

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Major League Baseball Championship Betting Trends

What a great day for sports fans. Both Major League Baseball Championship Series games are availble to bet on.

A tied series at one between Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers and the Arizona Cardinals look to stop the Los Angeles Dodgers growing momentum after they cut the Cardinals series lead to 2-1 last night.

Before you decide to put your money down on a bet check out the baseball betting stats for the four teams.

Major League Baseball Championship Betting Trends.

Red Sox at Detroit Tigers
Game Time: 4 PM ET at Comerica Park.
Series: 1-1

  • David Ortiz Grand Slam in the 8th inning on Sunday was the latest game-tying grand slam in postseason history.
  • Boston managed to win one of two at home despite striking out 32 times.
  • Detroit’s Justin Verlander pitched 15 scoreless innings in the division series against Oakland.  His last outing was an 8 inning beauty with just two hits allowed and 10 strikeouts in the divisional win-or-go-home game against the A’s.
  • Verlander is 3-4 all-time against the Red Sox with a 3.63 ERA after 11 starts.
  • The Tigers have recorded no-hitters into at least the sixth inning in three straight games
  • Detroit set a major league record with 1,428 strikeouts during the regular season.
  • The Red Sox are 13-23 since Apr 19, 2011 on the road after a game at home and 20-32 since Aug 10, 2011 on the road after a win as a favorite.
  • The Red Sox are 49-83 since Aug 06, 2005 as a road dog after a game as a favorite
  • Boston John Lackey had 29 starts in 2013 with a 10-13 record and a 3.52 ERA. He faced the Tigers twice, losing one and the other ended with a no decision; he allowed 14 hits and 5 runs over those two games against Detroit with a 3.14 ERA.
St. Louis Cardinals at Los Angeles Dodgers

Game Time: 8 PM ET at Dodgers stadium.
Series: Cardinals lead 2-1.
  • The last time the Dodgers held an opponent scoreless with 4 hits or fewer in a postseason was in Game 2 of 1988 World Series vs. Athletics. They did it on Monday in the 3-0 victory in Game 3.
  • The last postseason series with fewer than 10 combined runs in the first three games of a series was the 1972 World Series.  Dodgers and Cards have combined 9 run in first three games of this series.
  • Dodgers Hanley Ramirez is on fire. Despite missing game 3 of the series, he’s batting 455 with seven RBIs in the playoffs.
  • The Dodgers have outhit the Cardinals 23-12 in the series, but they were they were scoreless in 22 straight innings before Adrian Gonzalez’s RBI double on Monday.
  • Los Angeles listed Ryan Nolasco as their starting pitcher for Tuesday night; he was 13-11, with a 3.70 ERA in the regular season.  He’s 2-0 against the Cards with a 0.75 ERA in 2013.
  • Cardinals Carlos Beltran is 2 of 11 in the series, but he has bat .340 with a home run in 47 career at-bats against Nolasco.
  • St. Louis pitcher Lance Lynn three two innings as a reliever in the 13-inning opening game in the series.  He is 0-2 with a 6.94 ERA in three career postseason starts.
  • Lynn only start against the Dodgers this season had him throwing six innings and allowing just two hits in a 7-0 win at Dodgers stadium, on May 24th.