Last Updated Aug 30, 2021, 9:53 AM

Diamond Trends for Saturday August 8

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SU Play ON Trend of the Day

Matchup: N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay (2:10 p.m. ET)

-- The Rays are 9-0 SU since Sep 06, 2014 in the second game of a home series after they shut out their opponent last game.

SU Play AGAINST Trend of the Day

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

-- The Angels are 0-11 SU since Oct 01, 2015 as a road dog off a loss as a favorite in which they held the lead.

Over-Under Total Trend of the Day

Matchup: Detroit at Pittsburgh (4:05 p.m. ET)

-- The Tigers are 0-11 OU (-2.86 ppg) since Jul 13, 2019 in the second game of a series after they scored first in the opener.

Starter-Based Trend of the Day

Matchup: Atlanta at Philadelphia

-- The Phillies are 8-0 SU since Sep 15, 2018 when Vince Velasquez starts when their bullpen gave up runs in each of their last two games.

Twitter Submission of the Day

Matchup: Houston at Oakland (4:10 p.m. ET)

-- The Astros are 4-17 since the start of the 2019 season on the road when they are not more than -120 favorites.

Trends are verified using Sports Data Query Language (SDQL)

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