MLB Playbook: Betting Lines, Odds & Picks for Saturday, August 6

All the latest MLB odds and trends you need to know before betting on today's games

MLB Betting Playbook for Saturday

Saturday is a huge day in MLB, with a massive 17-game schedule for us to sort out here and give some great information on. As always with our betting playbook, we'll have all the latest trends and best bets that you'll want to know before placing a wager on one of these games.

One trend you should definitely know is that the BetQL model is 52-28 (65%) on all 4-star and higher MLB picks in the past seven days for a total return of $1,408 on $100 bets! BetQL subscribers can see more betting trends and all of our best bets with star ratings for every game.


Two of the better teams in all of baseball this year, Mets vs. Braves is sure to be one of the most competitive series' of the weekend.

The Chicago Cubs are 12-25 SU when playing against a team with a losing record this season.

The Seattle Mariners are 18-7 SU vs. teams whose hitters strike out 7 or more times per game in the second half of the season this season.

The Baltimore Orioles are 36-23 SU vs. a bad bullpen that blows 38% or more of their save opportunities this season.

The Washington Nationals are 9-39 SU vs. division opponents this season.

The Houston Astros are 41-15 SU vs. AL teams allowing 4.4 or less runs per game on the season this season.

Kevin Cash is 28-19 SU on the road when the total is 7 or less while managing Tampa Bay.

The Oakland Athletics are 13-32 SU vs. an overused bullpen that pitches more than 3.2 innings per game while at home this season.

The Boston Red Sox are 21-17 SU vs teams who strand 6.9 or less runners on base per game while on the road this season.

The New York Mets are 50-23 SU vs teams who strand 6.9 or less runners on base per game this season.

The Toronto Blue Jays are 44-39 SU vs. an AL team with a team batting average of .255 or worse this season.

David Bell is 32-49 SU when playing on Saturday while managing Cincinnati.

Aaron Boone is 15-24 ATS vs. excellent defensive catchers allowing less than 0.35 stolen bases per game in the second half of the season while managing New York.

Torey Lovullo is 79-66 SU vs. poor power teams averaging 0.9 or less home runs per game while managing Arizona.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are 16-1 SU vs. division opponents while at home this season.

The Los Angeles Angels are 10-30 SU vs. a starting pitcher with good control (less than 1.75 walks per start) this season.