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Diamond Trends - Saturday

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PLAY-ON TREND OF THE DAY:

-- The Phillies are 18-0 SU as a 130-plus favorite off a game as a favorite when their starters have produced quality starts for four straight and it is not a series opener.


PLAY-AGAINST TREND OF THE DAY:

-- The Diamondbacks are 0-19 SU when their line is within 20 cents of pickem off a game as a dog when their opponent's starter has a strikeout-per-walk ratio less than 1.97 on the season and it is not a series opener.

HITTER-BASED TREND OF THE DAY:

-- The Royals are 0-18 SU after a game in which Whit Merrifield had multiple hits and they were not shutout.

STARTER-BASED TREND OF THE DAY:

-- Since the start of the 2017 season, the Twins are 15-0 SU at home with Jose Berrios vs an AL foe that is averaging more than 7.5 strike outs a game,

ACTIVE TRENDS:

-- The Cardinals are 0-5 SU as a 130-plus home favorite after a game in which they had more strikeouts than hits. St Louis lost every game by multiple runs.

-- The Cubs are 7-0 OU as a road 160-plus favorite off a game as a favorite that was tied at the end of the sixth inning.


Trends are verified using Sports Data Query Language (SDQL)

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