Last Updated Aug 30, 2021, 9:53 AM

Diamond Trends for Saturday August 1

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SU Play ON Trend of the Day

Matchup: Houston at L.A. Angels (7:05 p.m. ET)

-- The Astros are 10-0 SU since Sep 01, 2019 past the first game of a series on the road after they drew 5+ walks last game.

SU Play AGAINST Trend of the Day

Matchup: Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs (8:15 p.m. ET)

-- The Pirates are 0-16 SU since May 27, 2019 on the road after they allowed 5+ walks last game.

OU Trend of the Day

Matchup: Cincinnati at Detroit (6:10 p.m. ET)

-- The Tigers are 0-10 OU (-3.10 ppg) since Jul 13, 2019 in the second game of a series after they scored first in the series opener.

Starter-Based Trend of the Day

Matchup: Oakland at Seattle (9:10 p.m. ET)

-- The Athletics are 9-0 SU since Aug 25, 2018 when Mike Fiers starts as a favorite when their starter went fewer than 6 innings in each of their last two games.

Trends are verified using Sports Data Query Language (SDQL)

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